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  1. Even with PrEP, HIV rates still a concern for gaysRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Washington Blade

    ... drug users and transgender women, the Global Aids Update 2018 report noted. In North America, Western Europe and Australia, the roll-out of PrEP has seen transmission rates drop dramatically among gay men, the Independent reports. Take-up of PrEP, ...


  2. Melbourne Express, Monday, July 23, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | The Age

    The holder of the record for setting Guinness World Records has set one more: the most watermelons sliced on his stomach in 60 seconds. New Yorker Ashrita Furman, 63, chopped through 26 with a katana.


  3. Two separate stabbing incidents investigated by Queensland PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | The Age

    A 26-year-old man with a serious stab wound managed to get help from a neighbour after being assaulted by two men in the Logan suburb of Woodridge, south of Brisbane, on Sunday night. Queensland Police were called to a Blackwood Road address about 8pm, finding the man with a stab wound to the upper body, a broken right arm, and a broken nose.


  4. Is there a rivalry between Canberra's north and south?Read the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | ABC News

    ... that you just get used to the good life!" David and Diane Masters are preparing for a half-year stint on one of Australia's most wild and remote islands and must take everything they'll need with them - from toilet paper to perishables, flour and ...


  5. 'Unacceptable risk': Canberra Hospital unit flunks training ...Read the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | ABC News

    The poor relationship between senior staff in Canberra Hospital's radiology department and a negative environment is having a "significant impact" on the wellbeing of its trainees, confidential documents obtained by the ABC show. The preliminary accreditation report from March showed the department failed to meet 28 of the 32 criteria required to keep training radiologists, resulting in an "unacceptable level of risk to the trainees' training and wellbeing".


  6. Super Rugby rulers to face a foreign challenger in the final matchupRead the original story

    39 min ago | The Standard

    The Lions and New South Wales Waratahs completed the Super Rugby semifinal lineup on Saturday and one of them will have the chance to put a dent in New Zealand's dominance.South Africa's Lions beat Argentina's Jaguares 40-23 in Johannesburg in the last quarterfinal.Australia's Waratahs earlier orchestrated a spectacular second-half comeback in Sydney to beat New Zealand's Highlanders 30-23 after t... The Lions and New South Wales Waratahs completed the Super Rugby semifinal lineup on Saturday and one of them will have the chance to put a dent in New Zealand's dominance. Australia's Waratahs earlier orchestrated a spectacular second-half comeback in Sydney to beat New Zealand's Highlanders 30-23 after trailing 23-6 at halftime.


  7. 'Not another nameless statistic': Kimberley family speaks out after teen takes her own lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | ABC News

    ... has some of the world's worst youth suicide rates , according to a 2016 report published in the Medical Journal of Australia. The report also predicted suicide rates for Aboriginal people in remote WA would double by the end of the decade. "That ...


  8. Bunker bombarded as Browny calls for captain's challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | The Mercury

    NEWCASTLE coach Nathan Brown has called on the NRL to implement the captain's challenge system as a way to quell the refereeing crisis. NRL referees boss Bernard Sutton conceded his men got two crucial calls wrong which potentially robbed Canberra during their 28-24 loss to Cronulla on Friday night.


  9. The world is about to witness the longest lunar eclipse of the centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... the early hours of July 28, red Mars will be sitting just above and to the left of the eclipsed Moon. Across Australia everyone will see the Moon enter Earth's shadow at the exact same moment. In fact, everyone on the night side of Earth will see ...


  10. Workers fighting lock out at Appin coal mineRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Illawarra Mercury

    A protest will take place in Wollongong on Monday as workers oppose the South32 supervisors lock out at the company's Appin coal mine. A new roster requiring an extra four hours of work with no additional pay was "forced onto" supervisors, the Collieries Staff & Officials Association said, and the workers were locked out after taking protected industrial action.


  11. Bakayoko calls Mbappe 'world's best player'Read the original story

    1 hr ago |

    Perth [Australia], June 22 : Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko has said that French footballer Kylian Mbappe, who was rewarded with the young player of the tournament title in the recently concluded FIFA World Cup, is the best football player in the world. Bakayoko, who is also a Frenchman, praised the 19-year-old for his intelligence and asserted that it is not an easy task to match the quickness of the experienced players.


  12. No answers, 10 years onRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner

    Rivers have been drained, bushland scoured and hundreds of people interviewed...still, police can find no sign of missing woman Helen Munnings. Ms Munnings was 20 years old when she was last seen walking along the Bass Highway outside the Burnie paper mill.


  13. Melbourne's top 10 speed camera locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Age

    In the past year, road safety cameras throughout Melbourne have issued 1,301,098 fines, adding up to more than $333 million paid by drivers who have flouted the speed limit or ignored red lights. About 70 per cent of fines in the year to March 2018 were issued by fixed cameras, and these are the locations where large numbers of motorists are getting caught out on a daily basis.


  14. Women under-treated for heart attacks die at twice the rate of menRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Published in today's Medical Journal of Australia , the study of 2898 patients reveals that six months after hospital discharge, death rates and serious adverse cardiovascular events in women presenting with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction in the past decade were more than double the rates seen in men. Sex differences in the management and outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndromes such as STEMI have been reported in the medical literature, but most studies fail to adjust for 'confounding' factors that can affect the accuracy of findings.


  15. Reviewing Nordea Bk Ab SW/SRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... AB SW/S, as provided by MarketBeat. Westpac Banking Corporation provides various banking and financial services in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the Pacific region, and internationally. It operates through five divisions: Consumer Bank, Business ...


  16. Nexa Resources (NEXA) & SOUTH32 Ltd/S (SOUHY) Critical SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... a subsidiary of Votorantim S.A. South32 Limited operates as a diversified metals and mining company primarily in Australia, Southern Africa, and South America. The company has a portfolio of assets producing alumina, aluminum, bauxite, energy and ...


  17. James Sinclair - Last word on a land he lovedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Asopa People

    British journalist Joshua Burt has written of "great scholars endlessly returning to excavate old terrain, to carefully study it from all angles and prod it gently with a stick". Burt could have been describing James Patrick Sinclair, whose final and monumental work about Papua New Guinea, Middle Kingdom, crowns 50 years of writing about Australia's erstwhile colony.


  18. Swimming Australia Athletes Explore Great Barrier ReefRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    ... change and plastic pollution. The idea for Reef expedition was conceived following a conversation between GQ Australia Editor Michael Christensen , Mack Horton and Citizens CEO Andy Ridley at the inaugural GQ Gentlemen's Ball in Melbourne earlier ...


  19. Silver Ferns management could be overhauled after horror run of resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... process and may appoint a caretaker coach to guide the side during the Quad Series. The Silver Ferns then take on Australia in a four-game Constellation Cup series in October, which could be a more realistic start date. "Given our timeframe we need ...


  20. Mine project brings at least 30 Coast jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    West Coast leaders and goldminers were celebrating last week's announcement the underground Blackwater mine at Waiuta may be reopened, with an Australian joint venture with Oceana Gold to begin exploration. Oceana and Tasman Mining aim to reopen the mine, which closed in 1951 after a shaft collapsed, reportedly leaving great riches underground.