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  1. 'Adam didn't ask to be called an ape'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    WITH one year to go before the Rio Olympic Games, we take a look at 10 Australian rising stars who could become household names. CARETAKER coach Danny Buderus gets his first chance to put Newcastle back on the right path as the Knights visit the Dragons this afternoon.

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  2. Rousey fired up after death of career idolRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    WITH one year to go before the Rio Olympic Games, we take a look at 10 Australian rising stars who could become household names. CARETAKER coach Danny Buderus gets his first chance to put Newcastle back on the right path as the Knights visit the Dragons this afternoon.

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  3. Billy Adams: Bishop gives the country what it bayed for - almostRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    John Howard famously couldn't bring himself to apologise to the stolen generations. This week Bronwyn Bishop finally succumbed over taking taxpayers for an expensive ride.

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  4. Goodes: The tribe has spokenRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    IT is about to become one of the most watched fight videos of the year. A little-known fighter has delivered the most jaw-dropping knockout punch you'll see.

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  5. Bishop accused of fraud as AFP calledRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    LABOR is again calling on police to investigate Bronwyn Bishop, claiming the Speaker's misused expenses justifies an inquiry, as she was accused of fraud. AUSTRALIA will not sign up to the $200 billion Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal after talks failed to resolve significant industry issues.

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  6. Goodes fans praise Swan star's war danceRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

    A Yolngu dancer painted in Sydney Swans AFL player Adam Goodes' jersey performs at the Garma Festival near Nhulunbuy. Picture: AAP Image/Neda Vanovac FROM Arnhem Land to footy fields, people are showing their support for Sydney Swans player Adam Goodes - as Lewis Jetta celebrated his first goal with a war dance.

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  7. Bishop must answer to fresh claims: BurkeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Embattled federal Speaker Bronwyn Bishop is facing fresh claims around her travel expenses, and opposition finance spokesman Tony Burke says she must now also answer questions about her links to the charter company used. Mrs Bishop spent more than $6000 to hire a luxury corporate aircraft to transport her 160km from Sydney to Nowra late last year, according to News Corp Australia, and has refused to confirm whether it was arranged through the same company that organised her helicopter ride to Geelong.

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  8. Bishop's Bendigo connection scrutinisedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    Bendigo political lobbyist Andrew Gibbs' company Primary Policy Partners organised the infamous $5000 helicopter charter through MyJet from Melbourne to Geelong on November 5. Mr Gibbs is the best friend of Mrs Bishop's chief of staff, Damien Jones and is permanently contracted to handle MyJet's political and high-end business bookings. Newscorp is reporting that just two weeks after the now notorious flight, the federal Speaker spent more than $6000 of taxpayers' money to charter a luxury aircraft to travel to the NSW south coast.

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  9. Time to venture out to get true feeling of what's going on in broader communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    Now and then, if you don't venture out, you can get a feeling that everything visible in this country appears on your television in the form of a cooking contest or a real estate dream. It's upsetting but banal, a kind of bacteria living in the free market body that helps sustain the workings of the whole.

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  10. I'm back .....Read the original story

    Yesterday | Your Democracy

    The Speaker is under further pressure as revelations emerge that she hired a corporate aircraft to travel from Sydney to Nowra for a Liberal party fundraiser. Bronwyn Bishop reportedly spent more than $6,000 to hire a luxury corporate aircraft to transport her 160km from Sydney to Nowra a journey of just over two hours by car.

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  11. Police should investigate Bishop: WilkieRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    Independent MP Andrew Wilkie has accused Bronwyn Bishop of fraud, saying fresh revelations the Speaker claimed a $6000 luxury aircraft ride are the final straw. Mr Wilkie, who plans to move a no-confidence motion against the Speaker when parliament resumes, says Mrs Bishop should be investigated by federal police.

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  12. Bronwyn Bishop expenses scandal taken to 'next level' says Opposition Leader Bill ShortenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    New claims surrounding Bronwyn Bishop's expensive charter travel have taken the scandal to "the next level" and the Prime Minister can no longer ignore demands for accountability, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten says. The federal Speaker spent more than $6000 of taxpayers' money to charter a luxury aircraft to travel to the NSW south coast just two weeks after her infamous helicopter ride in 2014, News Corp reported.

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  13. Goodes supporters take on the hatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    THIS footballer must have a different definition of a barbecue, because what happened when he had some friends over was anything but normal. GEELONG leads the Brisbane Lions, while Collingwood has made a very late change for its clash with Melbourne at the MCG.

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  14. The sad sorry saga of Adam GoodesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Canberra Times

    The sad, sorry saga of Adam Goodes makes a number of emphatic points - none of them pleasant - but the most striking one is one that Indigenous people have always known: that a black in a white society can never be accepted on his or her own terms. In other words, the subjugation of a people and a land by the colonial invaders is continuing still, albeit by different, more subtle means, than displacement and murder.

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  15. Where does our poo go? Hannie Rayson goes sniffing around Werribee sewerage farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Canberra Times

    If I asked you to name the most significant legacy of colonial Melbourne, what would you say? The Royal Exhibition Building? The Block Arcade? The State Library? I'll be frank. That answer would never have occurred to me.

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  16. Super trawler protest at SA parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NEWS.com.au

    OUR air force is about to make a big leap forward with advanced new fighter jets that will make Australia's military ties to the US closer than ever. STUDENT protesters in Melbourne have smashed a glass door panel in an attempt to storm a building where the education minister is launching his book.

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  17. Unlucky Australians: Economic reform has failed the once-working classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Canberra Times

    Suburbs like Doveton occasionally make the news. It's usually when some new report comes out telling us that they're still poor, and still have the same issues of unemployment, substance abuse and high imprisonment rates that they had a generation ago.

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  18. Bronwyn Bishop expenses row: Plibersek says Tony Abbott has 'gone missing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Deputy Labor leader Tanya Plibersek has increased the heat on embattled Parliamentary Speaker Bronwyn Bishop, accusing Prime Minister Tony Abbott of protecting his ally. Ms Plibersek, already in campaign mode in Redcliffe with Labor's Petrie candidate Jacqui Pedersen, said Mrs Bishop's position was "untenable".

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  19. Jordan Murdoch, the chilled out CatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sydney Morning Herald

    If Geelong is at its mid-winter worst on Saturday, Jordan Murdoch won't mind. And he won't be wearing long sleeves.

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  20. Jared Rivers to boost Geelong's stocks against FrankstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Geelong's depth continues to grow with veteran Jared Rivers named to return from a knee injury in the VFL against Frankston at Frankston Oval on Sunday Rivers' return bolsters the Cats stocks that have already seen forwards Nathan Vardy and Daniel Menzel make exciting returns over the past month, as the more experienced Matthew Stokes and Dawson Simpson press for further senior opportunities. Vardy said after last week's comeback match - his first in 18 months - that he was keen on just regaining his touch as Cats VFL coach Paul Hood warned both Menzel and Vardy were likely to be a month away from making an AFL return.

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