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Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:33:08 +1100
Khashoggi's son meets with Saudi Crown Prince in Riyadh
The son of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi shakes hands with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the man accused of orchestrating his father's killing.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 06:52:07 +1100
Australian Invictus Games powerlifter charged over steroids, cocaine stash
Afghanistan veteran Tyrone Ian Gawthorne, who gained publicity for his brush with Games founder Prince Harry while training for the Invictus Games last year, is charged with possessing a stash of steroids, cocaine, pepti...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 22:47:07 +1100
'Feat of engineering' or 'bridge of death'? China opens world's longest sea bridge
The $20-billion bridge connecting the country to Hong Kong took almost a decade to build and is known as the "bridge of death" among some local media outlets, with officials saying at least 18 workers died during constru...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:44:07 +1100
'Gravity has caught up with stupidity' with house prices falling in major cities
The boom time is over and we're now experiencing the "house price fall we had to have", according to Deloitte's latest business outlook, which also tips better wage growth on the horizon.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 06:06:36 +1100
Meet Australia's BookTubers, a new generation of book reviewers
Forget the weekend papers, these bibliophiles are seeking like-minded readers online — and finding them in the tens of thousands.

Australian World News

Tue, 08 May 2018 10:48:15 +1000
Melania Trump launches 'Be Best' campaign targeting cyberbullying
The first lady launches her 'Be Best' public awareness campaign, despite criticism her husband has worsened online bullying — one of the issues she hopes to combat.

Tue, 08 May 2018 09:22:57 +1000
Iran deal or no deal? Donald Trump facing serious pressure
Opposing the Iran deal was one of Donald Trump's signature campaign platforms, but as the deadline looms for him to either re-certify it or dump it the President is under serious international pressure not to do it, writ...

Tue, 08 May 2018 08:19:56 +1000
'Mission accomplished': Hezbollah makes big gains in Lebanon elections
Shia group Hezbollah and its political allies pick up seats, giving another boost to Iran's allies in Lebanon and Syria, where Tehran's influence has grown in recent years.

Tue, 08 May 2018 06:33:35 +1000
Trump to reveal fate of Iran nuclear deal
Donald Trump says he will announce his decision on whether to keep the US in the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday (US time) as European allies make last-ditch efforts to convince the US President not to pull out of the agree...

Tue, 08 May 2018 06:03:17 +1000
Critics say plastic capture system will trap marine life, add more garbage to ocean
Young entrepreneur Boyan Slat is getting ready to send a huge clean-up device to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, but some experts believe it's already doomed to fail.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:00:02 +1000
Motorbike hits boy, 5, after running red light in Logan
Police are asking for dashcam footage from the Kingston intersection to help track down the motorcyclist.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 06:53:01 +1000
8@eight: Bears out and about
What happened overnight and what's ahead for the ASX.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 06:28:47 +1000
Sarah Silverman apologises for Louis C.K. story after rebuke from accuser
The comedian had revealed she'd occasionally given Louis C.K. consent to masturbate in front of her.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 06:01:47 +1000
Vladimir Putin-Donald Trump bromance to continue in Paris
US President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin plan to meet in Paris next month, officials say.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 05:57:06 +1000
Woman dead, man arrested after pair found unconscious
Two people, both aged 22, were found unconscious at a home in Endeavour Hills. The woman died at the scene and the man is now in custody.

Canberra Times

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 08:03:12 +1100
Fortnightly rubbish collection flagged in food waste reduction push
A plan to switch to fortnightly rather than weekly garbage collection has been proposed by a government agency investigating ways to reduce food waste and implement organics collection services. 

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 08:01:05 +1100
Gundaroo Drive road closures to cause more headaches for motorists
The westbound lane on Gundaroo Drive between Nudurr Drive and Abena Avenue will be closed from Friday until Monday morning.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 08:00:02 +1100
Motorbike hits boy, 5, after running red light in Logan
Police are asking for dashcam footage from the Kingston intersection to help track down the motorcyclist.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:53:01 +1100
8@eight: Bears out and about
What happened overnight and what's ahead for the ASX.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:28:47 +1100
Sarah Silverman apologises for Louis C.K. story after rebuke from accuser
The comedian had revealed she'd occasionally given Louis C.K. consent to masturbate in front of her.

Independent Australia

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 12:00:00 +1000
Coalition’s hands-off housing policy points to 2019 election defeat
The Coalition's failure to deal with the housing affordability crisis could spell electorate defeat. read now...

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:00:00 +1000
Using children: The national abuse apology and Nauru
As the national apology to victims of institutionalised child sexual abuse was being delivered, the torture of innocent children on Nauru continued. read now...

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +1000
Malcolm Turnbull was right: Political disunity is death
Why did yet another Australian PM fail to live up to the public’s expectations? read now...

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:30:00 +1000
Wentworth democracy
Our Prime Minister has declared that the Wentworth by-election threatens the stability of our country unless a majority vote for the Liberal candidate. read now...

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 11:00:00 +1000
Australia's student housing crisis
Rosie Williams discusses the difficulties involved with trying to find suitable student housing with our international student intake. read now...

Otago Daily Times

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 22:44:18 +1200
Fires at Avondale racetrack extingushed, deemed suspicious
Fire and Emergency New Zealand crews have extinguished two building fires in Avondale.A FENZ spokesman said two separate buildings at the racetrack on Patiki Rd were on fire when crews arrived around 10.15pm and were put out at...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 08:01:05 +1100
Gundaroo Drive road closures to cause more headaches for motorists
The westbound lane on Gundaroo Drive between Nudurr Drive and Abena Avenue will be closed from Friday until Monday morning.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 08:00:02 +1100
Motorbike hits boy, 5, after running red light in Logan
Police are asking for dashcam footage from the Kingston intersection to help track down the motorcyclist.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 06:57:06 +1100
Woman dead, man arrested after pair found unconscious
Two people, both aged 22, were found unconscious at a home in Endeavour Hills. The woman died at the scene and the man is now in custody.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 06:21:57 +1100
Canberra Now: New APS chief's journey; and audit to probe ACT road project
Plus, Kevin Rudd reflects on his time as prime minister; and warm weather brings on snake season.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 06:01:46 +1100
Melbourne Express, Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Melbourne Express is your morning primer - a live blog with breaking news, headlines, transport updates and weather.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:01:47 +1100
Vladimir Putin-Donald Trump bromance to continue in Paris
US President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin plan to meet in Paris next month, officials say.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 06:10:38 +1100
Suitcases discovered, reports of Jamal Khashoggi's body parts found
Turkish investigators have found two suitcases in a Saudi consulate car in Istanbul, as part of the investigation into the disappearance of the journalist.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 05:43:04 +1100
Trump's missile treaty pullout as much about China as Russia
The treaty pullout would give the US new options, as experts warn the ensuing arms race could greatly escalate tensions in the Asia-Pacific.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 04:13:35 +1100
Bomb found at philanthropist George Soros' suburban home
The liberal billionaire philanthropist has been the target of right-wing conspiracy theorists.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 02:57:32 +1100
Khashoggi's son forced to shake hands in photo op with Crown Prince
"This photo makes me want to scream and throw up," one Saudi observer wrote on social media.

The Age

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Shorten veers left on treaty, boats
Bill Shorten has sparked a political storm over sudden policy moves that appeal to the Labor Left.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Course set for vote failure
Progressive politics is close to killing off the worthy idea of constitutional recognition of the indigenous peoples.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Labor props up budget with raids
Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has ordered sweeping raids to prop up the cash-strapped state’s ailing budget.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Fears over Brexit wipe $30bn
Shares fell yesterday, wiping more than $30 billion in value, as investors braced for a British vote to leave the EU.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:15:00 GMT
‘Dole destiny’ for STEM grads
Efforts to increase the number of people studying science and maths are wrongheaded, says Productivity Commission.

The Australian

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Shorten veers left on treaty, boats
Bill Shorten has sparked a political storm over sudden policy moves that appeal to the Labor Left.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Course set for vote failure
Progressive politics is close to killing off the worthy idea of constitutional recognition of the indigenous peoples.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Labor props up budget with raids
Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has ordered sweeping raids to prop up the cash-strapped state’s ailing budget.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Fears over Brexit wipe $30bn
Shares fell yesterday, wiping more than $30 billion in value, as investors braced for a British vote to leave the EU.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:15:00 GMT
‘Dole destiny’ for STEM grads
Efforts to increase the number of people studying science and maths are wrongheaded, says Productivity Commission.

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