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 2017-12-14 07:37 

news.com.au

Woman arrested over fatal Vic hit and run...

A Melbourne woman has been arrested for a hit and run accident that killed an elderly man....

 2017-12-14 07:37 

news.com.au

Israel stages airstrikes in Gaza Strip...

The Israeli military says it has carried out a series of airstrikes on Hamas facilities in the Gaza Strip in response to new rocket attacks....

 2017-12-14 07:37 

news.com.au

Sex outside of marriage ban thrown out...

Indonesia's Constitutional Court has rejected a petition to criminalise consensual sex outside of marriage....

 2017-12-14 07:37 

news.com.au

Get on board Trump vision, says Hockey...

Donald Trump would win another presidential election if one were to be held today, says Australia's ambassador to the United States....

 2017-12-14 07:37 

news.com.au

MPs order detail on cop corruption probes...

Victoria's corruption watchdog received more than 3000 complaints of police misconduct last financial year and almost 1500 were dismissed by the agency in the same period, new figures show....

 2017-12-14 07:37 

news.com.au

Australian jailed for fake Sheeran tickets...

An Australian man has been jailed for four weeks for his role in a scam involving fake tickets to an Ed Sheeran concert held in Singapore in November, local media has reported....

 2017-12-14 07:37 

The Age

UBS tips a BHP buyback and a flurry of cash from miners in 2018...

The Big Australian, BHP, is tipped to unveil aboost for shareholders in early 2018, in the form of an on-market buyback of its London-listed stock....

 2017-12-14 07:36 

news.com.au

Day patrol to combat Alice Springs crime...

A day patrol will return to Alice Springs this summer as the Northern Territory government scrambles to address mounting community safety concerns....

 2017-12-14 07:33 

9 News

Bennelong candidate John Alexander 'failed to declare rental income'...

The Liberal candidate for the upcoming Bennelong by-election, John Alexander, is facing scrutiny after it was reported he had failed to declare income from his luxury property in the New South Wales Southern Highlands. Mr Alexander previously told Fairfax...

 2017-12-14 07:32 

Radio Australia

Pokies ban: Tasmanian pub and club managers warn Labor's policy will close doors, cost jobs...

Tasmanian pubs and club fear Labor's plan to ditch poker machines will cost jobs and force venues to close, with the Government decrying the policy as nanny-ism at its worst....

 2017-12-14 07:31 

Courier Mail

AFL's revamped review panel...

AFL: Officials have made substantial changes to the match review panel, with the panel set to become just one person rather than four....

 2017-12-14 07:23 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ NSW ]

Sydney Girls' champion rower scores ticket to Harvard...

For most year 12 students, the HSC is a time to pare back the extra-curricular activities...

 2017-12-14 07:22 

The Age

Westpac to compensate mortgage holders going back 25 years...

Westpac will repay $11 million to 9400 mortgage holders due to a systems error affecting some loans going back 25 years....

 2017-12-14 07:18 

ABC Australia

[ Tasmania ]

'We won't survive': Tasmanian pubs warn doors will close if Labor enacts pokies ban...

Tasmanian pubs and club fear Labor's plan to ditch poker machines will cost jobs and force venues to close, with the Government decrying the policy as nanny-ism at its worst....

 2017-12-14 07:11 

The Age

Tim Fischer: different values from a different time...

Tim Fischer called the other day. Among the detritus of the past he'd found a photo he thought might stir a memory. It was a picture he had taken of me....

 2017-12-14 07:10 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ NSW ]

Fadi Ibrahim told to avoid shopping centre and entire suburb under new bail conditions...

Fadi Ibrahim is now able to leave his home between certain hours, after he successfully overturned the house arrest he has been living under for three months....

 2017-12-14 07:05 

9 News

Greens want pay rises for public servants...

Junior public servants would receive an annual four per cent pay rise for the next five years under a Greens plan to breathe life into stagnant wage growth across the Australian economy. The Parliamentary Budget Office has costed the plan, estimating it w...

 2017-12-14 07:05 

ABC Australia

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Joe Biden consoles daughter of ailing US senator John McCain...

Former US vice-president Joe Biden consoles the daughter of Republican senator John McCain after she began crying while discussing her father's battle with brain cancer on the chat show The View....

 2017-12-14 07:00 

Courier Mail

Your chance to quiz the Premier...

MERCURY readers will be able to ask Premier Will Hodgman about the issues concerning them most when he drops in for a live interview tomorrow (Friday....

 2017-12-14 07:00 

9 News

Embattled NBN slashing wholesale prices...

The embattled National Broadband Network is slashing wholesale prices in a desperate move to restore public confidence and encourage customers to upgrade to faster internet speeds. Complaints over service drop outs, slow speeds and high prices have dogged...

 2017-12-14 06:59 

9 News

UFC fighter fined for boomerang assault...

Brazilian mixed martial artist Fabricio Werdum has been fined $600 for hitting a fellow fighter in the neck with a boomerang outside a Sydney hotel. The 40-year-old former UFC heavyweight champion was charged with common assault after he allegedly threw a...

 2017-12-14 06:57 

Courier Mail

Trump Junior in nine-hour Senate interview...

Donald Trump Jr has finished a nine-hour interview with the Senate intelligence committee, concluding his third interview on Capitol Hill as part of probes into Russian interference in the 2016 US election....

 2017-12-14 06:57 

Courier Mail

Tuck has the edge in sprint to Sydney...

AUSTRALIAN skipper Wendy Tuck is hoping knowledge of home waters will see her pull off her second victory in the 2017/2018 Clipper round the world race on Friday....

 2017-12-14 06:56 

The Australian

Indonesia's ex-parliament speaker indicted...

Indonesian prosecutors have charged former parliament speaker Setya Novanto over a $A238 million graft scandal after he held up proceedings for hours at the opening of his trial, saying he was ill....

 2017-12-14 06:56 

The Australian

Boy, 14, in hospital after hit-run...

A Perth driver involved in a hit and run in which a 14-year-old boy was injured when he landed on his head is being searched for by police....

 2017-12-14 06:56 

The Australian

NSW returns five million drink containers...

Five million bottles and cans have been returned through NSW's container deposit scheme in the program's first two weeks....

 2017-12-14 06:56 

The Australian

Accused US politician takes own life...

Dan Johnson, a Republican state politician in Kentucky who defiantly denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in his home, has died in an apparent suicide, the county coroner says. He was 57....

 2017-12-14 06:56 

The Australian

Tas truck driver dies in rollover...

A driver has died after crashing his concrete truck in Tasmania's south....

 2017-12-14 06:52 

Courier Mail

CommSec: Market Close 14 Dec 17: Myer shares plunge on profit warning...

Shares in Myer dropped almost 10 percent after the department store owner issued a profit warning today. The ASX 200 closed down 0.2 percent - snapping a five session winning streak....

 2017-12-14 06:52 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ NSW ]

Guns in one car, $650,000 cash in the other: Centennial Park arrests a 'curious picture'...

The actions of three men before they were arrested in dramatic scenes in Sydney's Centennial Park had the hallmarks of a convoy of cash being transported with firearms for protection, a NSW magistrate says....

 2017-12-14 06:51 

Courier Mail

Currumbin Sanctuary's Lost Valley attraction...

New creatures at Currumbin Sanctuary's Lost Valley attraction make their debut ahead of opening...

 2017-12-14 06:51 

Courier Mail

Another DRS controversy...

Cricket: The Decision Review System reared its ugly head again on day one at the WACA with Mark Stoneman adjudged caught behind in controversial fashion....

 2017-12-14 06:49 

Radio Australia

Rogue Darwin mango trader fined for paying backpacker workers as little as $2.68 an hour...

The backpackers were entitled to be paid at least $19.45 an hour, but four of them were not paid at all and the rest were only paid the equivalent of between $2.68 and $4.77 an hour....

 2017-12-14 06:45 

Radio Australia

Emu escapee recaptured in graveyard and returned to Essex village home...

Farage the emu goes running through the snow leaving a "trail of feathers" before reportedly being put in a headlock and returned to its English village home....

 2017-12-14 06:44 

Courier Mail

Watchdog opposes BP and Woolies deal...

Woolworths and BP say they are disappointed with the consumer watchdog's decision to oppose BP's $1.8 billion takeover of Woolworths service stations, and will now assess their options....

 2017-12-14 06:43 

Courier Mail

Raceday focus: Canterbury, Scone and Warren...

BRAVE Song looks well placed in his return to Canterbury and with a little luck in running can make it a winning comeback, according to form analyst Ray Thomas....

 2017-12-14 06:41 

The Age

ASX snaps winning streak...

Australian shares snapped a five-session winning streak to end in the red on Thursday, with Myer falling hard after a profit warning....

 2017-12-14 06:40 

9 News

Ambulance chief defends responce to fatal Qld crash...

A Queensland ambulance chief has hit back at reports the decision not to send on-call paramedics to a nearby fatal road accident cost vital minutes. Two women, Imojen Casey, 18, and Sheila Wilkinson, 67, were killed in a crash on Saturday morning on the W...

 2017-12-14 06:40 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Runaway emu recaptured 'in headlock' in small English village...

Farage the emu goes running through the snow leaving a "trail of feathers" before reportedly being put in a headlock and returned to its English village home....

 2017-12-14 06:39 

news.com.au

NSW returns five million drink containers...

Five million bottles and cans have been returned through NSW's container deposit scheme in the program's first two weeks....

 2017-12-14 06:38 

news.com.au

Boy, 14, in hospital after hit-run...

A Perth driver involved in a hit and run in which a 14-year-old boy was injured when he landed on his head is being searched for by police....

 2017-12-14 06:38 

news.com.au

Indonesia's ex-parliament speaker indicted...

Indonesian prosecutors have charged former parliament speaker Setya Novanto over a $A238 million graft scandal after he held up proceedings for hours at the opening of his trial, saying he was ill....

 2017-12-14 06:38 

news.com.au

Accused US politician takes own life...

Dan Johnson, a Republican state politician in Kentucky who defiantly denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in his home, has died in an apparent suicide, the county coroner says. He was 57....

 2017-12-14 06:38 

news.com.au

Tas truck driver dies in rollover...

A driver has died after crashing his concrete truck in Tasmania's south....

 2017-12-14 06:37 

news.com.au

When love became a festival of hate...

OPINION...

 2017-12-14 06:37 

news.com.au

Turnbull boasts about rise in job numbers...

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull is claiming credit for another surge in the number of Australians finding work, saying his governments policies are boosting confidence. ...

 2017-12-14 06:30 

9 News

Get on board Trump vision, says Hockey...

Donald Trump would win another presidential election if one were to be held today, says Australia's ambassador to the United States. Joe Hockey told the Lowy Institute on Thursday, in a speech marking the first anniversary of the Trump administration,...

 2017-12-14 06:30 

Radio Australia

Sam Dastyari scandal hits Washington amid growing concerns of Chinese political influence...

Leading American political figures are seizing on the Sam Dastyari scandal to highlight the threats posed by Beijing to Western democracies....

 2017-12-14 06:30 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Marco Rubio just name-dropped Sam Dastyari ... and not in a good way...

Leading American political figures are seizing on the Sam Dastyari scandal to highlight the threats posed by Beijing to Western democracies....

 2017-12-14 06:25 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Gay and extramarital sex remains legal in Indonesia after court hearing...

Indonesia's Constitutional Court narrowly rejects a controversial petition to ban gay and extramarital sex in the world's biggest Muslim-majority country....

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