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  1. Fiery US watchdog has 'A-team' geared up for Rio Tinto stoushRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Jaws dropped in Australia this week when news broke that Rio Tinto was in the cross-hairs of the US Securities and Exchange Commission which, in a rollicking, 60-page complaint filed in a New York district court, used thunderous and vivid language to accuse the Anglo-Australian miner and two former top executives of fraud. The SEC's words were pointed as it accused the company, former chief executive Tom Albanese and former chief financial officer Guy Elliott of "deceptive acts" to conceal a "devastating loss in value" of coal assets in Mozambique, and their own "terrible decision" to buy the assets for $US3.7 billion in 2011.

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  2. Rio Tinto's Scramble for Africa 2 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Bloomberg

    David Fickling is a Bloomberg Gadfly columnist covering commodities, as well as industrial and consumer companies. He has been a reporter for Bloomberg News, Dow Jones, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and the Guardian.

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  3. Overnight ...Global wrap: Caution on ASX; Snapchat goes to moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | Yahoo!

    Snap, the parent company of messaging and video app Snapchat, and NBCUniversal are launching a joint venture studio to produce scripted shows and other genres to air on Snapchat. Australian shares have started marginally higher as investors tread cautiously following falls in mining stocks and news that Rio Tinto has been charged with fraud.

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  4. Singapore, Australia reaffirm close bilateral relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Minister for Education and Second Minister for Defence Ong Ye Kung and Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop. SINGAPORE: Singapore and Australia have reaffirmed their "close and long-standing" bilateral relations during a visit by Minister for Education and Second Minister for Defence Ong Ye Kung.

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  5. Biohacker Meow-Meow to teach Wollongong about BitcoinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Illawarra Mercury

    ENTREPRENEUR: Meow-Ludo is leaving his Sydney biohacking lab for Wollongong to teach Illawarra tech-heads about cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. For details www.coursecouch.com Picture: Christopher Pearce A scientist who made headlines for implanting an Opal Card chip into his hand is one of the first people to sign up to new Illawarra skill sharing website, Course Couch.

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  6. Toronto Wolfpack add two more players to prepare for promotion campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 1 | Penticton Herald

    The Toronto Wolfpack, beefing up for life in the second-tier Championship, have signed hooker Andy Ackers and English international loose forward Joe Westerman. They are the sixth and seventh off-season additions for the rugby league team, which won the Kingstone Press League 1 title in its first year to secure promotion.

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  7. Why Australia must act on sexual violence in armed conflictRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 28 | PressReleasePoint

    On 4 September, members of the lower house of Federal Parliament debated a motion recognising and calling for the investigation and prosecution of sexual violence perpetrated by Australians fighting with violent extremist organisations in Syria and Iraq. When sexual violence is perpetrated as part of an armed conflict, it is a war crime.

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  8. If you really want politics out of sport, don't alienate anyone different from the conformist modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | The Age

    Here's a deal. If we must take politics out of our sport, can we please take sport out of our politics? No more serving prime ministers up on the podium to hand out the trophy.

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  9. Smith urges Albany to vote 'YES'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 24 | Yahoo!

    Liberal Senator for Western Australia Dean Smith has urged those in Albany to vote 'Yes' in the same-sex marriage postal vote. "Since 1961, the Marriage Act has been amended 20 times and amending it again to allow committed same-sex couples to marry will strengthen, not diminish, the institution of marriage," Senator Smith said.

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  10. Labor accused of politicising road tollRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 24 | The Mercury

    Labor frontbencher Anthony Albanese is taking the coalition to task over the national road toll, linking the figure to apparent underspending in safety schemes. Labor has been accused of grubby political point scoring after linking the climbing national road toll to more than $200 million in unspent funds allocated for safety initiatives.

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  11. Labor raps Turnbull over road safety spendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 24 | NEWS.com.au

    Labor frontbencher Anthony Albanese is taking the coalition to task over the national road toll, linking the figure to apparent underspending in safety schemes. Labor is taking the Turnbull government to task over the climbing national road toll, saying the coalition has failed to spend more than $200 million allocated for safety initiatives.

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  12. Lisa Wilkinson accuses minister of headbutting Tony AbbottRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Daily Mail

    'That isn't even funny': Awkward moment Today Show host Lisa Wilkinson jokingly accuses Christopher Pyne of Tony Abbott gay marriage headbutt Chris Pyne has awkwardly dismissed a joke made by Lisa Wilkinson that he was the man who headbutted Tony Abbott . Appearing on the Today Show on Friday morning, Pyne laughed off the co-host's probing if he had been the culprit behind an alleged headbutting of the former prime minister because of his anti same-sex marriage views.

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  13. What's next for Toronto Wolfpack after 'outstanding' debut?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | CBC News

    Wolfpack captain Craig Hall hoists the League 1 trophy as he and his teammates celebrate their promotion to the second tier of English rugby league. Benjamin Blum is a senior writer with CBC Sports and an associate producer with the CBC News social media team.

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  14. Asian Australian communities targeted by both sides of same-sex marriage debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | The Age

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  15. Superyacht industry potential once stifled in Australia draws hope from GST relaxationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | ABC News

    But Australia has been sluggish to capture the lucrative international superyacht market due to restrictive GST fees placed on charter vessels entering Australia. The Queensland Government has been calling for a change on the tax which requires a payment of 10 per cent of the value of fully-imported superyachts - a fee which often reaches into the millions.

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  16. Bikie, cartel links for Australian banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    LABOR has again called for a royal commission after all four of Australia's big banks were implicated in money laundering operations by crime groups. Anthony Albanese has used money laundering claims to renew calls for a Royal Commission into the banking sector.

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  17. Toronto Wolfpack beef up for next season in England's ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    The newly promoted Toronto Wolfpack have beefed up their roster for life in the second-tier of English rugby league, signing four players with some heavyweight credentials. Fresh off winning the Kingstone Press League 1 title to secure promotion, the Wolfpack have added Australians Dave Taylor and Josh McCrone, Albanian-born Olsi Krasniqi and Fiji international Ashton Sims for next season's campaign in the second-tier Championship.

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  18. Toronto Wolfpack beef up for next season in Englanda s ChampionshipRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | Medincine Hat News

    The newly promoted Toronto Wolfpack have beefed up their roster for life in the second-tier of English rugby league, signing four players with some heavyweight credentials. Fresh off winning the Kingstone Press League 1 title to secure promotion, the Wolfpack have added Australians Dave Taylor and Josh McCrone, Albanian-born Olsi Krasniqi and Fiji international Ashton Sims for next season's campaign in the second-tier Championship.

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  19. Toronto add Taylor and KrasniqiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Sky Sports

    Australian duo Dave Taylor and Josh McCrone and Salford's Albanian-born forward Olsi Krasniqi have been unveiled as the latest signings for ambitious Toronto Wolfpack. The Canadian club, fresh from clinching promotion from Kingstone Press League 1, have confirmed the signing of Warrington's Fijian Test prop Ashton Sims and followed up their earlier recruitment of Widnes centre Tom Armstrong with further eye-catching additions as they prepare for the step up to the Championship.

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  20. Carling-Jenkins criticism shows wives of criminal men will be blamed regardless of how they reactRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    If a man commits a crime in a forest and his wife isn't around to stop him, is it still his crime? Myths about men's violence against women extend further than the victims. As was driven home this week, wives of violent men are also held responsible for crimes they knew nothing about; and where once they were impugned for divorcing unsatisfactory men, they are now equally censured for not divorcing them.

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