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 2018-01-23 13:05 

9 News

'Good man' shot dead outside Sydney cafe...

A prominent lawyer described as a good man by his friends was sitting at a table outside a cafe in Sydney's southwest when he was shot dead in broad daylight. Ho Ledinh, believed to be aged in his 60s, was gunned down in a suspected targeted attack ou...

 2018-01-23 13:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Why the decision to axe Reading Recovery is so disappointing...

The NSW government has axed a good, albeit not perfect, program to help students struggling with literacy and failed to replace it with anything remotely comparable....

 2018-01-23 13:01 

9 News

Stick to global rules, Labor warns...

Labor has warned it is not reasonable for major global players to impose their will on other countries just because they don't like existing international rules. Shadow foreign affairs minister Penny Wong will deliver a speech to the Lee Kuan Yew Scho...

 2018-01-23 13:01 

Courier Mail

Historic events Australians find significant revealed...

Historic events of significance for Australians according to a landmark poll by the Social Research Centre. Video: SRC...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

'It was a dog act': Banned football player jailed...

A footballer has been jailed for an on-field kick he labelled "a dog act" because he was "sooky and angry" about losing a final....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Get a fresh perspective on NZ's holiday playground...

FROM white-cloaked peaks to fairytale lakes, Queenstown serves up a scenic smorgasbord....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

'Be my sperm donor': Woman's Facebook search for a father...

IT'S not uncomment to see requests for free furniture or a helping hand posted on social media but how about a call out for sperm?...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Paying it forward makes road smoother for travellers...

One of the nicest aspects of travel comes when you receive unexpected kindness, especially in countries where you do not expect to receive it....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Pilot accused of 'quite extreme' violence on woman...

Businessman accused of flying to rural town, staking out a woman's home and then creeping up on her with a knife...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Melania cans Davos trip with Trump...

MELANIA Trump has cancelled plans to fly with her husband to Davos days after reports of an alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels came to light...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

‘Shoot as many males as possible’...

IT HAS been described as a "good thing" for Aboriginals, but a map shows what colonisation was really like for Australia's first peoples...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Why police don’t roadside test for cocaine...

COCAINE-fuelled drivers have been slipping under the radar roadside and the excuse that it is too expensive to test for has been labelled "bulls**t"....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Shooting combination to be 'unstoppable'...

LIGHTNING'S attacking trio is looking set to be an "unstoppable"; force in the upcoming Suncorp Super Netball season, according to assistant coach Kylee Byrne....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

James Franco shut out of Oscar nominations...

HE WON a Golden Globe and a Critics' Choice Award earlier this month, but James Franco's been snubbed by the Oscars after being claims of "sexually exploitative behaviour"...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Aussie No.2 snubbed for the Demon...

Matt Ebden, Australia's second-ranked player, has been left out of the five-man Davis Cup team to play Germany, strengthening claims Alex De Minaur will debut...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

$15 million plan to tackle carp issue...

FIND out how you can help deal with these pest fish in our waterways....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

'Inaccurate' ads about Lennox lake were not authorised...

THE Preserving Lake Ainsworth group says it was unaware of the advertisements....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Apple’s smart speaker to hit Australian stores...

IN a surprise announcement, Apple has revealed its first smart speaker will go on sale on February 9, with Australia one of the three countries to be able to buy it first....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Have we all been cooking sausages wrong?...

AS Australia Day approaches, Aussies are preparing to celebrate by throwing a few snags on the barbie — but are you cooking them the right way?...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Woman swept into floodwaters dies...

A WOMAN has died after she was swept away in floodwaters at Josephine Falls in Far North Queensland....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Cosby returns to stage after sex scandal...

BILL Cosby has returned to the stage to perform a comedy set for the first time since dozens of women accused him of sex abuse in 2015...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Rusty back home after 3000km road trip...

AFTER a 3000km round trip from Goondiwindi to Snowtown, Rusty the intrepid Australian terrier is back in the arms of his loving family....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Barking dog shot in head with spear gun...

A COURT heard "something has gone wrong" with a man who snapped over a neighbour's barking dog and allegedly bashed it before shooting it in the head with a speargun...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

IT worker claims she was ‘hired for sex’...

ADULT entertainer Soleil Bonnin was offered a plum job with a six-figure salary — despite having no IT industry experience...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

CCTV released of gunman on the run...

FOOTAGE of the man believed to be behind the fatal shooting in Bankstown has been revealed as the gunman remains on the run...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Two words men need to learn...

THE scandal engulfing Aziz Ansari highlights what constitutes consent, and what doesn't, when it comes to sex. Men should pay attention...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

MOVIE REVIEW: Wild animal caper actually pretty tame...

French TV series The Jungle Bunch gets its big-screen debut, which is lively enough for young viewers but has a few moments of humour for parents too....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Bizarre sight shooting across the sky captured...

Once in a lifetime shot caught by amateur photographer...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Tinky Winky actor found dead in street...

TRIBUTES have poured in for actor Simon Shelton Barnes, best known for playing the much-loved Teletubbies character Tinky Winky, who died after collapsing on a Liverpool street...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Michelle consoled on anniversary of Heath’s death...

MICHELLE Williams' best friend, actor Busy Philipps, flew across the US to be by her side on the 10-year anniversary of Heath Ledger's death....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Aussie Shakespearean murder tragedy...

A YOUNG Aussie man who killed his best mate with a machete was spurred on by a woman who acted like Lady Macbeth, a court has heard....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Reason why beauty queen received death threats...

A MISS Italy hopeful has received death threats for parading in a swimsuit in the pageant while carrying her baby with her...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Google wants you to read more...

YOU'RE not the only person who can't find time to read books but Google has a solution: it wants to read them to you...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Pressure builds on new Brit basket case...

THE Australian Open has produced upset after upset and with the weight of a nation on his shoulders, Kyle Edmund is thriving....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

‘Kills players’: The problem tennis can’t ignore...

THERE'S a reason Roger Federer is enjoying a cakewalk to the Australian Open final — and it's less to do with his play than it should be....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

‘Beach was too sandy’: Tourists’ dumbest gripes...

These incredibly stupid complaints by travellers on TripAdvisor have to be seen to be believed....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Radio Rentals to pay out $20 million in refunds...

THIS will include a $6.1m refund to customers and write-offs of default fees....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Man sues dating service after paying $88k per date...

A MAN is suing a "luxury" dating service, which boasts a nearly "100 per cent success rate", after he was left $532,500 out of pocket and partnerless...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Oscar hope: Robbie earns nomination for Academy Awards...

ACTRESS Margot Robbie will be Australia's great hope at this year's Academy Awards after earning her first Oscar nomination overnight....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Drone malfunctions days after unmanned rescue...

"WE'D rather lose a UAV or have the electrics fry than put any member of the public at risk," NSW Surf Life-Saving....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Carrie’s spectacular response to radio stunt...

MOST people would be reduced to a screaming, crying heap if their favourite star ambushed them. Turns out Carrie Bickmore is no exception....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Wait almost over for hot-hitting Wozniacki...

CAROLINE Wozniacki's resurgence is nearing a triumphant completion. The former world No. 1 has never won a grand slam but is the new Australian Open favourite after reaching the final four....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

‘Farcical’ Roar stunned by AFC minnows...

BRISBANE Roar's horror season hit a new low on Tuesday night with an embarrassing 3-2 AFC Champions League playoff loss to Filipino club Ceres-Negros....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Legends agree on huge BBL shake-up...

THE Big Bash League has a giant flaw which needs solving, according to a trio of Australian legends, who say the solution is staring us all in the face....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Unexpected threat to Big Four of tennis...

Greg Dawkins checks out the next generation of men's tennis which is not just knocking at the door at this year's Australian Open, but are pounding at it...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Mum’s cash grab after girl left on bus...

THE Queensland mother whose daughter was left alone on a bus for hours after her first day of school is asking for "donations" to take her child to Dreamworld...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Bigger earthquake possible after swarm of quakes hit...

A BIGGER earthquake could hit the Coffs Coast after 15 shook Dorrigo and Bellingen in the past few days....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

No more boring burgers...

The 'cabbage butcher' pushes the boundaries of a favourite takeaway with these vegie burger recipes...

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Male masseur faces sexual assault charges...

A MALE masseur will face to court today after three separate women allege he sexually assaulted them while giving them a massage....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

Lismore Echo

Secret tapes: ‘Moment I confronted my sexual predator’...

PHILIP'S heart was racing and he felt like throwing up. He was wearing a police wire and was shaking the hand of the man who sexually abused him. Warning: Confronting content...

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