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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...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/
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...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/meteor, /contrib/detroit
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...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/apple_computer
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...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/
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
7 things you shouldn't touch if you want to avoid the flu...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/health/, /contrib/flu
The 2017/2018 influenza strain is virulent. Flu activity has increased significantly in recent weeks with influenza A(H3N2) viruses predominating so far this season, the CDC. In the past, A(H3N2) virus-predominant influenza seasons have been associated with more hospitalizations and deaths in
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-01-17 07:48 UTC
'Baby brain' is a real, measurable phenomenon, scientists say...
Foggy, absentminded and forgetful. Many women have long insisted that pregnancy-induced "baby brain" is not just a myth, and now Australian researchers have confirmed it is a scientific reality.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-01-14 20:29 UTC
Plane hangs perilously on edge of cliff...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/airlines
A PASSENGER plane late has skidded off the runway just metres away from the sea as it landed at an airport in northern Turkey, local media images
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-01-14 20:24 UTC
Treated sewage used to trial biofuels, boost northern development...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/biofuels
With about a megalitre of sewage flowing from the toilets of Cloncurry every day, the local council has built a new trial site for biofuel plants.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-01-14 20:22 UTC
DACA is 'probably dead', tweets Trump...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/
US President Donald Trump says a program that protects illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children from being deported would
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-01-14 20:22 UTC
Former Fox News contributor who settled sexual harassment lawsuit breaks confidentiality agreement...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/news_media
A former Fox News contributor who reached a $2.5 settlement with the network after alleging sexual assaulton Sunday saidshe brokethe terms of her confidentiality agreementin order to return fire on Fox mogul Rupert Murdoch.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-12-18 00:56 UTC
Massive price drops up end property market...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/sydney
SYDNEY tenants can look forward to a discounted lease on life with rents tumbling across the city's east, west and north and remaining static everywhere else.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-12-18 00:53 UTC
'Bikini bridges', social media and the viral contagion of body ideals...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/internet
The "bikini bridge" phenomenon started as a hoax and caught on quickly because it reflected the cultural expectations placed on women's bodies.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-12-03 22:58 UTC
CVS to buy Aetna for $US69 billion...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/business/
CVS will buy insurance giant Aetna in a roughly $US69 billion ($A97 billion) deal that will help the US pharmacy chain provide more health care and keep a key client, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-12-03 22:54 UTC
Explosives found on man at Swedish airport...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/sweden
A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of trying to carry explosives onto a plane in western Sweden.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-10-06 16:49 UTC
ABC cuts jeopardising safety of remote communities study...
Reduction of local news and station closures disastrous for people living outside Australias cities, researchers say
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-09-22 05:29 UTC

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