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Footage showing sheep being violently abused by shearers -- including being punched in the face and hit with tools -- was condemned Friday by Australia's Agriculture Minister as "exceptional and cruel".
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A bright object that dazzled in the sky over Australia left people confused. Social media was abuzz with the pictures of the mystery fireball, with users claiming it was either a plane crashing into the ocean or a 'meteor.'
8 hrs ago | McGill Reporter
The discovery of a split-second burst of radio waves by scientists using the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico provides important new evidence of mysterious pulses that appear to come from deep in outer space.
12 hrs ago | ABC News
A former New South Wales director of public prosecutions has backed advice that sexual abuse charges against swim coach Scott Volkers should not have been be reinstated.
13 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
A "bamboo ceiling" exists in Australia for Asians entering positions of power in business, education and politics, the country's race discrimination commissioner has suggested.
An Australian judge has incurred the wrath of child protection and gay rights advocates after stating that incest and pedophilia may no longer be considered taboo - just as gay relationships are now more accepted than they were in the 1950s and 60s.
POLICE have seized more than $1 million in ice, ecstasy and LSD in what's been hailed as one of Launceston's biggest drug busts.
Myer is preparing to hand over a dossier to fraud squad investigators after it was duped into hiring a senior executive who faked his CV.
The Australia Bureau of Meteorology, which received reports of the July 10 meteor around 10 p.m., said it could be natural debris from space or artificial space junk.
Heath Ledger 's father has expressed his sadness after the actor who received his son's scholarship fund was arrested on suspicion of drug possession.
Four people have been charged in northern Tasmania after a raid which netted $1 million in illicit drugs and firearms.
An explosion of rooftop solar cells combined with low demand made for some funny accounting in Queensland, Australia last week.
For many years Indigenous war veterans were forgotten after their service ended, as a new exhibition at the Bandiana Army Museum shows.
Pregnant asylum seeker women on Christmas Island pleaded with medical experts to adopt their children out to Australian families four months ago, as they became anxious about their future.
An Australian passenger on board the Carnival Spirit cruise liner has sent a desperate email to the Government asking for help for the confused passengers who are increasingly feeling trapped.
THE community of Queenstown is reeling over news its Mount Lyell copper mine will not reopen following the deaths of three workers.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 04:20 pm
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