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Sat, 19 Sep 2020 10:06:59 +1000
'I dissent': The two words that turned Ruth Bader Ginsburg into an icon
While her battles in the court room made her legendary, it was only in recent years that US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg became a household name and emerged as a pop culture icon.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 13:05:06 +1000
The process to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg has begun. Two Republicans have already said they'll try to stop it
In her final days, Ruth Bader Ginsburg asked that she not be replaced until after the election. But the process has already begun. Here's what happens next.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 19:27:53 +1000
Case drops, seatbelts on? How the trans-Tasman travel bubble is faring
It's been mooted at various points during the pandemic, but a trans-Tasman travel bubble was raised again at last Friday's National Cabinet. What's different this time?

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 15:46:30 +1000
Wait continues for people on JobSeeker as rate won't be confirmed in Budget
The Federal Government is waiting to see what post-pandemic Australia looks like before deciding how much people on JobSeeker will be paid next year.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 20:50:12 +1000
MP Warren Entsch puts Andrew Forrest's Fortescue on notice over sacred sites
A new resolution to mining companies is asking for a halt to activities that may impact sacred sites until relevant laws are strengthened.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 23:00:00 +1000
Is Aldi really cheaper than Coles? I decided to find out
For the budget conscious, the cost of the weekly shop is a constant headache. However, it really does pay to seek out the cheapest supermarket. Here's the proof.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 23:00:00 +1000
Let there be light, and lots of it
As the lockdown stretches on and on, a daily walk at dawn has kept my sanity intact.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 22:57:30 +1000
Robots tested in virtual 'zoo' to prepare for the human jungle
QUT researchers have tested how robots can find their own way without human help by setting up a "zoo" for them to find their way through.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 22:37:11 +1000
AFL live updates round 18: Kade Simpson's farewell game spoiled by Brisbane Lions who defeat Carlton Blues by 17 points
It's an emotional night for Carlton who bid farewell to champion Kade Simpson at the Gabba as the Brisbane Lions aim to keep their hopes of a minor premiership alive.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 22:30:13 +1000
Seventh heaven: Lions roar into finals as Blues bid Simpson farewell
The Lions have surged into top spot on the AFL ladder with a 17-point win over a Carlton side that said goodbye to one of its favourite sons.

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 08:00:00 +1000
The Coalition, koalas and coal
Is Barilaro, Berejiklian or Morrison to blame for the annihilation of Australia’s favourite furry marsupial, the cuddly koala? read now...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 16:30:00 +1000
Rocking through the pandemic: The value of music lyrics
'Rock lyrics are poetry (maybe).' So wrote Robert Christgau in 1967. read now...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 12:00:00 +1000
Trump and fascism: What would a second term look like?
Recent actions by the Trump Administration has seen the invocation of Godwin’s law, the adage that any political discussion eventually devolves into a comparison to Hitler and the Nazis. read now...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 08:00:00 +1000
Wren's week: COVID-19, climate change and collective action
Collective action is key to overcoming the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change, writes John Wren. read now...

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:00:00 +1000
CARTOONS: Mark David's Trumped-up truisms
Whatever will he say next? read now...

Otago Daily Times

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 15:39:05 +1200
Residents evacuated after suspicious item identified, man arrested
Homes have been evacuated by police in Remuera, Auckland, after the discovery of a suspicious item in a vehicle.Emergency services were temporarily forced to close the Greenlane off-ramp on State Highway 1 because of the incident,...

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 17:03:45 +1200
Four people injured, two critically, in serious crash north of Invercargill
Four people have been injured, two critically, in a serious multi-vehicle crash north of Invercargill.Emergency services were called to the smash along State Highway 6, near Makarewa, shortly before 4pm.Fire and Emergency New...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 22:57:30 +1000
Robots tested in virtual 'zoo' to prepare for the human jungle
QUT researchers have tested how robots can find their own way without human help by setting up a "zoo" for them to find their way through.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 22:14:39 +1000
Man charged with robbery, assault after dramatic arrest at Lismore
Police said the man threatened officers with a knife before he was Tasered and arrested on Saturday morning.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 21:19:33 +1000
Missing 3-year-old found by grandad after harrowing day in WA's South West
9 News Perth's Kamin Gok said the toddler was asleep when he was found, and was hungry, but he was speaking and has been reunited with his family.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 21:19:23 +1000
Alerts issued for taxi passengers, clubs and restaurants as NSW records one local case
NSW Health has issued alerts for multiple venues in western Sydney and the South Coast, while investigations are under way after a Concord Hospital worker who cared for COVID-19 patients tested positive.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 20:58:02 +1000
As it happened: Victoria records 21 new COVID-19 cases, seven deaths for Saturday as new cluster is contained
Victoria 's 21 new cases on Saturday brought metropolitan Melbourne's 14-day average down to 39.3.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 19:04:36 +1000
The best of the world in pictures
The finest photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 18:13:46 +1000
France's COVID cases jump to new daily record above 13,000
The country also recorded 154 deaths from the virus in the past 24 hours, a four-month high.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 17:57:42 +1000
Thai protesters rally for big anti-government demonstration
Demonstrations have built since mid-July. The biggest so far drew 10,000 in Bangkok last month, but protest leaders have said they expect this one to be much bigger.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 15:20:44 +1000
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died
A stalwart liberal on the US Supreme Court since 1993, Ginsburg was 87. Her departure could dramatically alter the ideological balance of the court.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 14:50:42 +1000
Beijing vows to protect Chinese firms after Trump's TikTok ban
The US issued a ban on TikTok and WeChat on Friday, citing national security concerns. China replied with a vow to take "necessary measures" to protect its interests.

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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