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Rupert Murdoch's six children are reportedly each set to receive a $2.8 billion windfall from the sale of 21st Century Fox...
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The monster pending approval from EU regulators. And when it does, each of Rupert Murdoch’s six children are in line for $US2 billion ($2.8 billion) payday, according to The Financial Times.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-10-17 06:28 UTC
Cervical cancer set to be eliminated from Australia in global first...
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Thanks to world-leading vaccine and screening programs, the dangerous disease could be almost unheard of in Australia in coming decades, new research has revealed.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-10-04 16:48 UTC
Angry ABC staff weigh up 'sacking' their own board representative...
Possible vote escalates the turmoil inside the ABC and puts fresh pressure on its embattled directors to stand down.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-09-29 16:37 UTC
Public execution: the future of the ABC looks grim through a PBS lens...
Despite the dominance of television culture, America's PBS offers our own public broadcaster a dire glimpse into its own future, should commercial rivals and agenda-driven politicians dilute its reach.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-09-29 16:37 UTC
The scene after an earthquake and tsunami strike Indonesia...
A 10-foot tsunami was triggered late Friday afternoon by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake and quickly hit the two cities and nearby settlements, about 800 miles northeast of Jakarta.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-09-29 16:28 UTC
Indonesia tsunami: Authorities lifted warning 34 minutes BEFORE 18ft waves smashed into coast killing 400 people...
Experts have come under fire after the warning was lifted before hundreds were killed in Palu on Sulawesi island in Indonesia
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-09-29 16:28 UTC
Earthquake causes 3-metre tsunami in Indonesian island Sulawesi w/VIDEO...
A powerful earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday, triggering a three-metre-tall tsunami that an official said swept away houses in at least two cities.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-09-29 16:27 UTC
Scores killed in Indonesia quake-tsunami...
MAKASSAR, Indonesia: Scores of people were killed when a powerful quake and tsunami struck central Indonesia, an AFP photographer at the scene ...
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-09-29 16:26 UTC
Indonesia tsunami: Palu airport closed and communication cut off to 600,000 people...
A HUGE 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia caused a powerful tsunami, cutting off communication to more than 600,000 people, and prompting authorities in the devastated region of Sulawesi to shut an airport in Palu.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-09-29 16:25 UTC
Tsunami Hits Small City on Indonesia's Sulawesi After Quake...
A tsunami of up to two meters hit a small city on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi after a major 7.5 quake struck offshore Friday, collapsing buildings and washing a vessel ashore, but there was no word on casualties, officials said.Authorities received
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-09-28 18:00 UTC
Murdoch caps long career by laughing all the way to the bank...
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Rupert Murdoch had one more blockbuster deal in him. And it might be the grizzled veteran's sweetest yet.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-07-20 06:52 UTC
Australia is denying student visas, says Chinese government...
The Chinese education ministry says some people are denied visas. Students in China believe those studying science and technology are being targeted.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-03-15 06:26 UTC
Australia considers visas for 'persecuted' white......
Australia's conservative government is considering fast-tracking visas for white South African farmers so they can flee their "horrific circumstances" for a "civilised country". Steve Ciobo, agreed the farmers' situation was "cause for concern". "Let's be frank, if we see in this case -- people who
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-03-15 06:06 UTC
Australia's homelessness worsening, census data shows...
The number of homeless people in Australia jumped by 14 per cent in the five years to 2016, according to census data which also reveals a "significant" increase in older women on the streets and a growing group living in overcrowded accommodation.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-03-15 06:05 UTC
Hookworms don't just wiggle in your feet and cause extreme pain, they could solve gluten intolerance...
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As we cringed at the tale of a woman who contracted hookworm on a beach holiday, a 60-strong research group in Cairns were infecting themselves for the sake of science.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-02-07 06:12 UTC
Earthquake-causing meteor leaves southeast Michigan residents awestruck...
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Boom!Residents of southeast Michigan were left a bit shaken Tuesday night after a big bright flash lit up the sky and the ground beneath them shook.A flying saucer? No. A shooting star? Not quite.The National Weather Service eventually solved the mystery,
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-01-17 08:02 UTC
iPhone manufacturers exposed to toxic chemicals for less than $3 an hour...
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New reports claims workers' skin at an Apple factory is peeling off.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-01-17 07:58 UTC
More than 17,000 students without teachers due to nationwide shortage...
Two weeks out from the first day back at school, the nationwide teacher shortage has reached crisis point.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-01-17 07:58 UTC
$200 private health insurance price rises on the cards...
Consumers will be slugged with an average 4 per cent rise in private health insurance premiums this year despite major Turnbull government reforms designed to rein in costs.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-01-17 07:54 UTC
Rusty the dog homeward-bound after 1,500 km cross-country odyssey...
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The little dog that made a big 1,500 kilometre journey from Queensland to South Australia after hitching a ride on a truck, will make the trek home next week.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-01-17 07:52 UTC

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