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  1. A New Movement of Rights and the Right in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Counterpunch

    Scholars have wondered what "triggers" might be in the social furniture of a culture that might propel a people to embrace a bill of rights. Australia remains proudly, and idiosyncratically, opposed.

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  2. Blackmail - the business plan for cheaper wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    For some employers, it is an easy way to boost the bottom line with a low risk of getting caught - hence there is little incentive to comply with industrial laws. "There are employers out there structuring the cost of doing business through stealing wages," said Ged Kearney, president of the Australian Council of Trade Unions .

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  3. History of Australia's offshore detention centre in PNGRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Debris and food are seen at the Manus Island detention centre after a police operation on Manus Island November 23, 2017. AAP/via REUTERS Sydney, Australia has come under sharp criticism from the United Nations and human rights groups for its policy of holding asylum-seekers in offshore detention camps in the Pacific.

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  4. Grants support victims and families of domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Liverpool City Champion

    Sisters of Charity Outreach in Mount Pritchard and Fighters Against Child Abuse Australia in Liverpool have received grants of $10,000 from the Westpac Foundation 200 Community Grants program. In 2017 a total of $540,000 in grants was given to 54 organisations in NSW to help improve the lives of youth at risk, victims of domestic violence, mental health sufferers and to help both Indigenous Australians and refugees.

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  5. Top Photos: November 22, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GolfChannel

    NOVEMBER 23: Rod Pampling of Australia plays a bunker shot on the 14th hole during day one of the 2017 Australia Golf Open at The Australia Golf Club on November 23, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 23: Cameron Smith of Australia inspects the run of the green on the 3rd hole during day one of the 2017 Australia Golf Open at The Australia Golf Club on November 23, 2017 in Sydney, Australia.

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  6. America's Best Mate Doubts U.S. Devotion, Seeks Foreign LiaisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Australia's foreign-affairs blueprint reveals worries about regional instability and China's sway should the U.S. withdraw from alliances SYDNEY-Australia should strengthen ties with like-minded neighbors, a new foreign-policy blueprint says, showing just how concerned the top U.S. ally is about America's wavering commitment to Asia-and China's growing sway.

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  7. World News Schedule at 0600 GMT/1 Am EtRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    Zimbabwe's new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa tells a cheering crowd in Harare that the country is entering a new stage of democracy following Robert Mugabe's removal as president after nearly four decades in power. , moved, by MacDonald Dzirutwe, 805 words) THE HAGUE - A U.N. tribunal convicts former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic of genocide and crimes against humanity for orchestrating massacres and ethnic cleansing during Bosnia's war and sentences him to life in prison.

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  8. Business News Schedule at 0430 GMT/00.30AM ETRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    TORONTO/SAN FRANCISCO - A newspaper advertisement for an Uber Technologies Inc stock sale was juxtaposed with a report that the ride-service provider had covered up a data hack - something of a metaphor for Uber, a company with boundless investor interest, but whose penchant for rule-breaking has led to a series of scandals. , moved, by Jim Finkle and Heather Somerville, 941 words) SYDNEY - Australia calls on the United States to build a strong presence in Asia and bolster ties with "like-minded" partners while warning against China's rising influence.

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  9. Asylum seekers ordered to leave detention centre in Papua New Guinea as it's sealed offRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    Refugee advocates hold placards as they participate in a protest in Sydney, Australia, against the treatment of asylum-seekers at Australia-run detention centres in Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea police sealed off an officially shuttered Australian-run detention camp on Thursday and ordered asylum seekers occupying it to leave as they confiscated food and water the men had stockpiled, asylum seekers told Reuters.

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  10. Has Queensland become an unexpected champion of change during the SSM debate?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sydney Star Observer

    "We walked the streets of our small town in equality shirts with not a homophobic look, shout from a ute, or insult in sight" It's easy to caricature Australia's northern state, particularly when politicians like Bob Katter mention North Queenslanders 'being ripped apart by crocodiles' in the same breath as marriage equality. On the surface, Queensland may have only been the fifth highest state or territory to vote yes but that stat doesn't tell the full story.

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  11. We're headed for commuter chaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | NEWS.com.au

    WHAT looks like a standard rail map for one of Australia's biggest cities is hiding a secret commuters will want to prepare for. Storm clouds formed over Sydney in the afternoon of October 26 as severe storms were due to hit New South Wales later in the day.

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  12. Coach-less Australia wrangle with a finishing problemRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Australia will head into a second World Cup in a row with a newly-appointed coach next year in the wake of Ange Postecoglou's resignation a week after qualification was assured. Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Australia vs Honduras - ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Australia - November 15, 2017 Australia's Mile Jedinak celebrates scoring a goal with team mates REUTERS/Steve Christo SYDNEY: Australia will head into a second World Cup in a row with a newly-appointed coach next year in the wake of Ange Postecoglou's resignation a week after qualification was assured.

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  13. Three coffees a day linked to more health than harm: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    People who drink three to four cups of coffee a day are more likely to see health benefits than harm, experiencing lower risks of premature death and heart disease than those who abstain, scientists said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A cup of latte coffee is pictured at a cafe in Sydney, Australia, May 12, 2014.

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  14. Tiger Woods tells Jason Day this is the best he's felt in three yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Golfweek

    ... Day is one of Tiger's closest friends on Tour, and he added some more promising info this week while in Sydney, Australia for the Emirates Australian Open. "I did talk to him and he did say it's the best he's ever felt in three years," Day said, ...

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  15. Meet the new-look Seawolves men's basketball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... and we're excited about Josiah not only for his skill, but his versatility also, and his size." Rymer, of Sydney, Australia, is just a freshman but he comes with experience gained from playing for the North Sydney Bears on a national circuit in ...

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  16. Jose Aldo: Colby Covington is 'digging his own grave' with his behaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | BloodyElbow

    ... do anything about it." Covington was sent home by UFC officials after his incident with Fabricio Werdum in Sydney, Australia. Werdum threw a boomerang at him in a heated confrontation, and Covington has since pressed charges. During the altercation, ...

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  17. Elvis Gospel Music, TOMORROW - Holy Trinity CathedralRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Scoop

    ... Lee Tamahori as a finalist in the International Film Festival. The film premiered at the State Theatre in Sydney, Australia before going on to win the Peoples Choice Award for the best short film. The highlight of the film was Andy's stunning ...

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  18. Global Markets-Stocks scale fresh record high, crude oil gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... in a window displaying a board showing stock prices at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, July 17, 2017. REUTERS/Steven Saphore "The odds that we'll be at higher highs three to four months from now are very high, though ...

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  19. Milestone for Volvo's Brisbane plantRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Perth's original Volvo truck doyen, Max Winkless, headed off to the Volvo Group factory in Wacol, south-west of Brisbane last week, to be a key part of the celebrations surrounding the 60,000th truck produced at the factory since its start in 1972. Volvo chief executive Peter Voorhoeve acknowledged Max's founding contribution to the Australian Volvo story, while Max outlined the process he undertook to establish the production facility.

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  20. For Thanksgiving Travelers, Stormy Weather Ahead on US CoastsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Space.com

    ... as a herpetologist and wildlife biologist. He has a Ph.D. in evolutionary biology from the University of Sydney, Australia, a bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona, and a graduate certificate in science writing from the University of ...

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