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Carbon tax puts senators in spotlight

New Senate crossbenchers will again be centre-stage this week when the government seeks their backing to repeal the carbon tax.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Northern Territory News

Ian's coming out 'will save lives'

With no question off limits, Sir Michael Parkinson CBE explores the private and sometimes troubled world of Ian Thorpe OAM.

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NEWS.com.au

Will Clive kill the economy?

IF you live in the bush you'll die three years younger than if you live in the city because of poor access to healthcare.

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NEWS.com.au

Setback in bid to bring murder suspect to justice

THE children of murder victim Graziella Dailler are seeking a Coronial inquest into her death and want those who break domestic violence intervention orders to be electronically monitored.

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The Age

Rivers of gold: Raids take shine off alleged scam that has cost taxpayers an estimated $200m

When the illicit river of gold was discovered, it was believed to be one of Australia's largest tax fraud operations.

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The Age

Back to basics

Old school: Kevin Donnelly's views have made him a favourite of the Abbott government and its education minister, Christopher Pyne.

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No place for radical extremists: Bishop

The government will do everything it can to ensure Australians don't become radicalised overseas and bring their extremist views back home, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

National Public Radio

Indicted Russian's Family Say He's Innocent

Family members of a Russian man charged with hacking in the United States insist he is innocent and fear he will die in custody if he doesn't have his medication.

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The New Zealand Herald

Rebecca Barry Hill: Stranger than fiction

The next time there's a horrible news event, whether it's a missing plane, a natural disaster or a murder, you can bet someone is already plotting the fictionalised version.

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The New Zealand Herald

Editorial: Quake levy as part of rates a no-brainer

The burden of relief for the uninsured should never again fall on taxpayers, the majority of whom have voluntarily taken out insurance.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, New Zealand, World News, Opinion

The Age

Dealing with age

Whether driven by idealism, necessity or greed, an increasing number of elderly Australians are supplementing their pensions with a spot of drug distribution.

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McGill Reporter

Radio-burst discovery deepens astrophysics mystery

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.

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Pacific Daily News

2 Taiwanese women charged with visa fraud

As Guam continues to seek expansion of the federal visa waiver program for tourism, a new federal indictment alleges that two Taiwanese women abused the program to work here as bar girls.

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The Times of Israel

Israeli NGO quits BDS case against Sydney academic

An Israeli legal group abandoned its racial discrimination case against an academic in Sydney over his support for the boycott of Israel.

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Channelnewsasia.com

'Bamboo ceiling' hampering Asians in Australia

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.

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The Age

Carbon tax repeal chaos: where it all went wrong

Labor's price on carbon remains despite Tony Abbott's vow to kill it off in the first week of the new Senate.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Narooma News

Angelina Jolie 'Unbroken' film trailer released : Video

Unbroken , the Angelina Jolie movie, partly filmed on Moreton Bay and which includes scenes of Wallaga Lake, will premiere in Australia on January 8, 2015.

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The Age

Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop in her office at Parliament House in Canberra on Wednesday.

Intelligence agencies in Australia will receive an unexpected funding boost to counter what they see as a growing risk of terrorist attacks emanating from the Middle East.

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The New Zealand Herald

Man dies after ice, drink game

A man suffered a heart attack and died after a heavy drinking session during which he had a bucket of ice poured over his head as part of a social media game.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Asylum seeker attempts suicide after being returned to Christmas Island

A woman who is in hospital on Christmas Island after attempting suicide was returned to the offshore detention centre against the advice of mental health professionals after being transferred for treatment in Australia.

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