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Western Australia, Australia Newswire

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  1. Don't dwell on your worries, take some actionRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Texarkana Gazette

    Last month, I was shocked by an email demanding that I pay $1,000 in bitcoins to a hacker who said he had my password, had recorded me through my computer's camera and would release terrible information about me to my family and friends. I made myself miserable for about 6 minutes.

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  2. Selfie moments lure Asian travellersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    BEING more digitally ready - including offering more social media-friendly photo opportunities at renowned attractions - could be key to attracting more Asian tourists. BEING more digitally ready - including offering more social media-friendly photo opportunities at renowned attractions - could be key to attracting more Asian tourists, research has found.

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  3. Australia tells America: Here's how to fix your voting systemRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Three-year-old Xavier Smythe, right, waits for his father, Tony while he votes at a polling booth at Bondi Beach in Sydney. As Americans prepare to vote in the midterm elections, The New York Times asked readers in Australia to share their experiences and feelings about compulsory voting and explain the ins and outs of the process.

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  4. Question Phelps can't answerRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Mercury

    IN her first appearance since the Wentworth by-election, independent candidate Dr Kerryn Phelps strongly backed her policies but dodged a repeated question. Dr Kerryn Phelps has vowed to make getting refugee children off Nauru one of her first priorities when her victory for the seat of Wentworth is confirmed.

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  5. Airbnb to mobilise users in war against hotel industry's regulation planRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Airbnb will mobilise its community of users and owners on its short-stay accommodation platform to combat a plan by the Australian Hotels Association to regulate home-sharing websites. Last week the AHAWA released a plan to limit the "free for all" by unregistered accommodation businesses that bypass licensing, taxation and regulatory requirements.

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  6. Hockey Down Under: The Nathan Walker EffectRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Capitals Outsider

    Welcome to Australia, where there is more hockey than you think, and passionate NHL fans arise at all hours of the morning to watch their favourite teams battle it out. When people think of Australia, the last thing they think of is ice sports.

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  7. Western Australia Country HourRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | ABC News

    Farmers across borders will send more than 50 truck loads of hay from Western Australian to Bourke, in north-west NSW, in January. Richard House farms grain and 16, 000 merinos at Gnowangerup, just south of Katanning, in WA's Great Southern region.

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  8. The AFL coach ladder: Simpson reigns while Lyon wallowsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Age

    The story couldn't be any more different for Adam Simpson and Ross Lyon after an eventful 2018 for both coaches of Western Australia's two AFL clubs. The West Coast premiership coach's improved relationship with his players was acknowledged as a main driver of the club's shock premiership season and his popularity is now also sky-high with Eagles supporters.

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  9. Are WA's 'tough on drugs' politicians about to drop their rhetoric?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Age

    Western Australia could be on the verge of abandoning its decades-old "tough on drugs" attitude to illicit substance addiction after both sides of parliament backed a plan to examine the decriminalisation of drugs. A high-powered parliamentary committee, to be chaired by Greens MP Alison Xamon with representatives from the Labor, Liberal and National parties, will look at "alternate approaches to reducing illicit drug use".

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  10. Navya has plans for its Saline plantRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Automotive News

    Navya, the French maker of autonomous shuttle buses, has opened a small assembly plant in this town about 40 miles west of Detroit with plans to add an industrial tractor and a robotaxi to its lineup. In fact, CEO Christophe Sapet says, Navya is even exporting vehicles - or more accurately, one vehicle - from the United States.

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  11. Pinoy named judge in IBF title fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manila Bulletin

    Silvestre Abainza, a former Makati police officer, will be one of the three judges in an International Boxing Federation fight for the vacant light-flyweight throne on Oct. 29 at the Midas Hotel and Casino. Ernest Sharif of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania will be the referee while Ben Keilty of Perth, Australia, will be the fight supervisor.

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  12. Fortescue Metal/S (Fsugy) & Fission Uranium (Fcuuf) Head to Head ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    FORTESCUE METAL/S and Fission Uranium are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, valuation and earnings. 0.1% of FORTESCUE METAL/S shares are held by institutional investors.

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  13. Clive Palmer in new legal stoush with Chinese partner over $16b mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Age

    Mining magnate Clive Palmer is being sued by China's largest conglomerate, Citic, over his ongoing "refusal" to co-operate in making more land available on a major iron-ore site in Western Australia. In the latest of a string of legal battles over the Sino Iron project, 100 kilometres south-west of Karratha, Citic Limited and subsidiaries Sino Iron and Korean Steel have launched Federal Court action against Mr Palmer and his private company, Mineralogy, which controls the leases to the tenement.

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  14. Contrasting Fortescue Metal/S (Fsugy) and Its PeersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    FORTESCUE METAL/S is one of 51 publicly-traded companies in the "Metal mining" industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare FORTESCUE METAL/S to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, valuation and earnings. FORTESCUE METAL/S has a beta of 1.94, indicating that its share price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500.

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  15. Passion for interconnections merge with social initiativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Japan Times

    Name: Melanie Brock Title: CEO, Melanie Brock Advisory URL: www.melaniebrockjapan.com DoB: April 10, 1964 Hometown: Albany, Western Australia Years in Japan: 26 With their host's career in Japan spanning decades and boasting high-level contacts such as prime ministers, heads of corporations and sumo superstars, invitees never know who else might be at the table. However, as for her ideal party guests, Brock has thoughtfully curated a list of famous and not-so-well-known locals.

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  16. Alcoa workers reject new offer as BP seeks to terminate agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Green Left Weekly

    Australian Workers' Union WA branch president Andy Hacking said one of the main ongoing issues was the company's treatment of workers who went on strike. Photo: Alex Salmon Workers at Alcoa's aluminium refineries and bauxite mines in Western Australia have voted down a new agreement offered to them after a 52-day strike.

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  17. Chelsea and Barcelona's loss is W-League's gain for A-lister KerrRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sydney Morning Herald

    It's not every day an Australian football player rejects Barcelona. But then again, Sam Kerr is one out of the box.

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  18. Who is the NBL's most exciting player?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Mercury

    FASTER ball movement has transformed the NBL into one of the most exciting and competitive leagues on the planet, outside the NBA. But who is the league's best showstopper? NBL: The Perth Wildcats were always in control during their 88-73 win over the Brisbane Bullets at RAC Arena with guard, Bryce Cotton starring.

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  19. 'Getting in early': WA to trial Australian-first autism programRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sydney Morning Herald

    West Perth child development service senior clinical psychologist Jane Doyle said the pilot project would improve children's social and communicative development, and could ultimately mean more WA children at risk of autism are given timely and effective help. "We're trying to capitalise on that particular age frame because we know it's such an important time for childrens' brain development," she said.

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  20. Comparing Fortescue Metal/S (Fsugy) and Its CompetitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Daily Political

    FORTESCUE METAL/S is one of 51 publicly-traded companies in the "Metal mining" industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare FORTESCUE METAL/S to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings and dividends. This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for FORTESCUE METAL/S and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

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