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  1. Drug trafficker owns operation at centre of strawberry scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    A fruit growing and packing business at the centre of the Australian strawberry contamination scandal is owned by a convicted drug trafficker named in a confidential report on organised crime. Donnybrook Berries, at Elimbah near Caboolture in the heart of strawberry country north of Brisbane, is owned by Pasquale "Pat" Cufari from Mildura, in the Australian state of Victoria.

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  2. Millie Bobby Brown Defends Friendship With DrakeRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WENN Blog

    ... films Stranger Things in the state. The British star met the Hotline Bling rapper before he performed in Brisbane, Australia back in November and they shared photos of their encounter on social media. It's so important to push yourself in life ...

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  3. Well-known resident who loved town diesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Kent Online

    George Galdies worked for the council for more than two decades, and loved the town he'd lived in for 54 years. He worked for Ashford Borough Council as a groundsman and looked after Victoria Park for 21 years before retiring at 55. His granddaughter Melanie Stanford, who lives in Brisbane, Australia, said: "George was a well-known member of the Ashford community.

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  4. Ex-Springboks coach Jake White would consider Wallabies jobRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Former Springboks coach Jake White would consider coaching the Wallabies in the unlikely event the Australian Rugby Union were prepared to give the South African the top job. White, who guided the Springboks to World Cup glory in 2007, is one of several candidates to have his name bandied around as a potential replacement for Wallabies coach Michael Cheika who has guided the Australian side to five losses in seven tests this year.

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  5. Australian challenge will show Silver Ferns where they're really atRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Noeline Taurua will have a pretty fair idea how her new-look Silver Ferns are tracking come late Sunday afternoon. New Zealand face Australia, for so long the benchmark of world netball, in their final game of the Quad Series in Melbourne.

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  6. JLT Cup: Jake Weatherald solution to Australia's opening conundrumRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    Jake Weatherald punished the New South Wales attack with four sixes and 11 fours to score an unbeaten 106 off 98 balls on Thursday night. IF scoring centuries is among Justin Langer's key selection criteria , then the Australia coach doesn't need to look any further than Jake Weatherald.

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  7. Girl critically injured after second Queensland shark attack in 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    This is the moment the RACQ CQ Rescue Helicopter arrived at Cid Harbour in the Whitsunday Islands to tend to a 12-year-old girl who had been attacked by a shark. A 12-year-old girl who was seriously injured in a shark attack in Australia has been flown to Brisbane in a critical condition.

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  8. Turbulent times: who profits when you fly?Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Qantas boss Alan Joyce is fond of pointing out that it's never been more affordable for Australians to fly. While this might be the case, airfares becoming drastically cheaper over the past couple of decades doesn't mean that flying is always cheap.

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  9. Australia supermarket bans needles amid strawberry crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Nation

    Australian Opposition Leader Bill Shorten and Labor MP Susan Templeman eat strawberry pancakes, amid ongoing cases of fruit contamination.//AFP Braetop Berries strawberry farmer Aidan Young holds a strawberry as he poses amid strawberries he will destroy following a nationwide needle scare, on his farm in the Glass House Mountains in Queensland on September 20.//AFP Empty shelves, normally stocked with strawberry punnets, are seen at a Coles Supermarket in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, September 14.//EPA-EFE Sydney - Sewing needles were taken off the shelves at a major Australian supermarket chain Thursday amid a national panic over sharp objects being found inside strawberries and other fruit.

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  10. Pensioner, 53, is named a person of interest and questioned by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    Strawberry spiking mystery deepens: Pensioner, 53, is named a person of interest and questioned by police for 'tampering with fruit' A man questioned by police in relation to the strawberry contamination crisis has denied any wrongdoing and insists he has nothing to hide. Police visited the pensioner's Terowie home in South Australia's Mid-North region on Thursday following claims he tampered with two punnets of strawberries from different growers bought from a supermarket in nearby town of Jamestown.

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  11. Pete Samu ruled out with a knee injury for the next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Pete Samu tries to break through a tackle during the Wallabies' test against Argentina at the Gold Coast on Saturday. The Wallabies are set to be dealt a back-row blow before their next two tests, with their Crusaders rep Pete Samu ruled out for the next month after hyper-extending his knee last weekend.

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  12. Morrison rejects Dutton sacking demandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NEWS.com.au

    Scott Morrison is standing by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton despite claims he misled parliament over visas he gave au pairs. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has narrowly avoided a vote of no confidence over his decision to give visas to two detained au pairs.

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  13. Queensland the nation's biggest drawcardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Mercury

    QUEENSLAND has overtaken Victoria to become the nation's interstate migration capital, but it's not for our beautiful weather and glorious beaches. Here are the reasons so many people are relocating to the Sunshine State.

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  14. Grattan / Dutton back in spotlight after split Senate report on au pair affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Canberra City News

    ADAM Bandt from the Greens will try to move a no confidence motion against Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton today after a Senate inquiry's majority report said he had misled parliament in the au pair affair . It found he had personal connections in the two 2015 cases, one in Brisbane and the other in Adelaide, when he intervened to grant tourist visas to two women, overriding his officials.

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  15. Wallabies back-rower Pete Samu ruled out of Tests with knee injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sydney Morning Herald

    The Wallabies are set to be dealt a back-row blow before their next two Tests, with Pete Samu ruled out for the next month after hyper-extending his knee last weekend. Samu is expected to be left out of the Wallabies squad for games against South Africa and Argentina, leaving a massive hole in the Australian back row for two crucial matches.

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  16. Strawberries spook Australia into raising jail terms for food tamperingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Reuters

    Australia on Thursday increased the jail term to 15 years for anyone convicted of contaminating foodstuffs as a scare over needles found in strawberries and other fruits gripped the country. Empty shelves, normally stocked with strawberry punnets, are seen at a Coles Supermarket in Brisbane, Australia, September 14, 2018.

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  17. North and South Korea say they plan to bid for 2032 OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Now Newspaper

    ... That would give the Koreas until 2025 to put together a joint bid. Germany, with a multi-city bid, Brisbane, Australia and Jakarta, Indonesia are among those who have indicated they would bid for the 2032 Games. The India Olympic Committee has also ...

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  18. What driving instructors never taught you as Ford launches 2018...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    Adjusting the height of your seat, holding the steering wheel properly and how to stop your car skidding: The things driving instructors NEVER tell you that could save your life Ford Australia has launched their 2018 'Driving Skills for Life' program, aiming to educate young drivers and decrease the road toll. In the past 12 months, more than 570 motorists died on Australian roads, with program director James Stewart saying inexperience plays a major role.

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  19. Massive queue of cars lines up outside Queensland farmers market...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    The picture that shows why the strawberry terrorists won't win: Massive queue of cars lines up outside an embattled farm after evil needle scandal forced them to the wall Hundreds of Australians have queued for as long as two hours to show their support for farmers in the midst of the fruit contamination crisis. A photo shared to Facebook on Wednesday morning shows a long line of cars waiting to buy strawberries from a local Queensland farm.

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  20. Australian plans for new military base on Manus Island in Papua New ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    Should we be afraid? Military stand-off with China escalates as Australia plans a new military base in Papua New Guinea to ward off Beijing's designs on the South Pacific Australia's geopolitical tensions with China are set to escalate as it plans to build a new military base in Papua New Guinea that can also host American warships. Six weeks before he was overthrown in a Liberal Party leadership coup, former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull discussed with his then PNG counterpart Peter O'Neill the idea of re-developing the Lombrum Naval Base on Manus Island.

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