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 2020-02-19 04:05 

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Four dead in mid-air plane crash near Victorian airport...

Four people are dead after two planes collided mid-air near a regional Victorian airport....

 2020-02-19 02:52 

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St Kevin's principal resigns, dean of sport stood down amid grooming scandal...

The announcement follows a series of damning reports about the culture at the $20,000-a-year boys school in Melbourne....

 2020-02-19 02:19 

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Virus-free passengers begin to disembark Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan...

Passengers who have tested negative for the coronavirus are disembarking the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan....

 2020-02-19 02:04 

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Authorities unable to contact four Australians back from coronavirus-affected cruise docked in Cambodia...

NSW Health says it has not been able to make contact with four out of the 22 Australians who returned from a cruise ship that docked in Cambodia last week amid concerns passengers could have the coronavirus....

 2020-02-19 01:39 

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St Kevin's principal resigns amid investigation into the school's handling of grooming allegations...

The announcement follows a series of damning reports about the culture at the $20,000-a-year boys school in Melbourne....

 2020-02-19 01:38 

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'Devastated' child care operator cancels bus services after three-year-old found dead...

Police are investigating what happened before a three-year-old boy was found dead in the back of a childcare minibus....

 2020-02-19 01:16 

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Three children under 10 and a man die in 'horrific' Brisbane car fire...

Three children and a man have died in a car fire in Brisbane, with a woman seriously injured and taken to hospital as police establish a crime scene....

 2020-02-19 00:20 

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Every child in the world is under 'immediate threat' from climate and poor diet, landmark study shows...

The world is failing to protect children from the health dangers posed by climate change and poor diet, a landmark UN report said on Wednesday, warning that every child is under "immediate threat"....

 2020-02-18 23:18 

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'Stay strong': Darwin school children welcome coronavirus evacuees to the Top End...

Students at a Darwin school have welcomed coronavirus evacuees by creating handmade cards for the quarantined Australians....

 2020-02-18 22:42 

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Man killed by flying gas bottle, cars smashed and thousands without power as severe storms lash NSW...

More than 800,000 lightning strikes were detected across New South Wales in the past 24 hours, causing mass power outages, while strong winds left roads and train lines blocked....

 2020-02-18 21:52 

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Investigation underway after three-year-old boy found dead on minibus outside Cairns school...

Queensland Police are investigating the death of a three-year-old boy after his body was found in a bus south of Cairns....

 2020-02-18 20:52 

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Cambodia's Prime Minister has defended allowing a ship to dock despite confirmed coronavirus case...

Passengers of a cruise ship where one woman was confirmed to have the coronavirus have now travelled onwards to a number of countries....

 2020-02-18 20:42 

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'Leave our bloke alone': Australian MPs call for government to support WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange...

The Australian government and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson are being urged to stop Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange's impending US extradition trial....

 2020-02-18 20:23 

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Another 88 people diagnosed with coronavirus on cruise ship off Japan as Australians set to be evacuated...

The total number of coronavirus cases on the cruise ship has risen to 542, the largest cluster outside the epicentre in China....

 2020-02-18 20:11 

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Northern Australia's burning practices could be the answer to preventing future bushfire disasters...

Fire management experts in northern Australia have encouraged the south to take note of their practices, which have already been adopted internationally....

 2020-02-18 19:47 

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Man killed by flying gas bottle in Sydney CBD as wild storms lash parts of NSW...

Cooler temperatures are expected in the southern parts of NSW as thunderstorm activity that downed trees and powerlines around Sydney moves further north....

 2020-02-18 19:05 

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Man killed by flying gas bottle as storms lash Sydney...

Cooler temperatures are expected in the southern parts of NSW as thunderstorm activity that downed trees and powerlines around Sydney moves further north....

 2020-02-18 18:37 

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Turkey court acquits rights defenders in Gezi Park trial...

A court in Turkey has acquitted nine people who were put on a highly controversial trial over the "Gezi Park" anti-government protests in Istanbul in 2013....

 2020-02-18 18:12 

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Most coronavirus infections are mild, says major Chinese study...

In the largest study since the deadly outbreak began, Chinese health officials have published the details of more than 40,000 conoravirus cases....

 2020-02-18 10:46 

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88 more coronavirus cases on cruise ship off Japan ahead of Australians evacuation...

The total number of coronavirus cases on the cruise ship has risen to 542, the largest cluster outside the epicentre in China....

 2020-02-18 09:45 

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Another 88 coronavirus cases confirmed on cruise ship off Japan ahead of Australian evacuation...

The total number of coronavirus cases on the cruise ship has risen to 542....

 2020-02-18 08:39 

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Daughter of missing Uighur parents speaks out after leaked documents detail China's persecution...

A Uighur woman living in Melbourne has told SBS News she fears her parents are being held in a Uighur camp in Xinjiang province....

 2020-02-18 08:36 

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Bosses who underpay workers could be 'named and shamed' as Coles face $20 million hit...

A Federal Government discussion paper will suggest barring bosses who have underpaid workers from being directors....

 2020-02-18 07:35 

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Josh Frydenberg's citizenship challenged in court...

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg's lawyers say the case against him is baseless because his mother was stateless after fleeing from Hungary....

 2020-02-18 06:36 

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Boris Johnson advisor resigns over comments linking race and intelligence...

Andrew Sabisky said he's faced a "giant character assassination" for once saying that black Americans had lower average intelligence than white Americans....

 2020-02-18 06:17 

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Wuhan hospital director reportedly dies from coronavirus...

The director of a hospital in the virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan has reportedly died from the illness....

 2020-02-17 05:34 

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'Radical solution' needed to unlock Celeste Barber's $51 million bushfire donations...

Finding a way to unlock more than $50 million donated to a fund set up by Celeste Barber is likely to be complex and expensive....

 2020-02-17 05:06 

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Australia to evacuate citizens from quarantined cruise ship in Japan...

Australians stranded on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan will be flown home....

 2020-02-17 03:57 

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'I wasn't a feminist trailblazer - I was simply a woman who wanted to fly a plane'...

When Jean McPhee first co-piloted an aircraft as a teenager, she was hooked - but it wasn't the done thing for women at the time. Now 93, she reflects on her lifelong love of flying....

 2020-02-17 03:54 

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Student missing during Gold Coast floods found alive...

A woman who disappeared while walking in the Gold Coast hinterland amid flooding last week has been found alive by water police and taken to hospital....

 2020-02-17 02:13 

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GM to scrap Holden brand in Australia and New Zealand...

General Motors has decided to retire the Holden brand in both Australia and New Zealand....

 2020-02-17 02:00 

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Firefighter insists he was sacked for anti-PM rant after NSW RFS denies claim...

The NSW Rural Fire Service has refuted the claims of a former volunteer who said he was let go after he told the prime minister to "get f**ked" while on duty....

 2020-02-17 01:33 

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China coronavirus cases pass 70,000 as global experts meet to discuss deadly outbreak...

China's latest coronavirus figures show a rise in new cases in the Hubei province where the outbreak started, but a marked drop in deaths....

 2020-02-17 01:16 

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Government accused of 'over-enthusiasm' in redacting Biloela family court documents...

The Immigration Department has been accused of over-enthusiasm in redacting documents to be used in Tamil family's fight against deportation....

 2020-02-17 01:03 

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'A blow to democracy': Federal Court dismisses ABC case against AFP raids...

The Federal Court has dismissed a legal bid by the ABC to block the Australian Federal Police from perusing documents they seized in a 2019 raid....

 2020-02-17 00:59 

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This Trump supporter thought he was taking a photo with Keanu Reeves. His mistake has gone viral....

A Trump supporter has gone viral after sharing a photo of himself posing enthusiastically with a man who is definitely not Keanu Reeves....

 2020-02-17 00:42 

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Michael Bloomberg under increasing fire from fellow US Democrats...

In the week before the Nevada caucus Democratic moderates have stepped up their attacks on each other, as well as billionaire Michael Bloomberg who is about to enter the race....

 2020-02-17 00:23 

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China virus cases pass 70,000 as global experts meet to discuss deadly outbreak...

China's latest coronavirus figures show a rise in new cases in the Hubei province where the outbreak started, but a marked drop in deaths....

 2020-02-16 23:14 

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Outcry as Indian students forced to remove underwear to prove they weren't on their period...

Female students in the Indian city of Bhuj say they were forced to line up and remove their underwear to provide proof they weren't menstruating....

 2020-02-16 22:56 

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Federal Court dismisses ABC case against AFP raids...

The Federal Court has dismissed a legal bid by the ABC to block the Australian Federal Police from perusing documents seized in a 2019 raid....

 2020-02-16 21:04 

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Coronavirus could damage global growth in 2020, IMF says...

The International Monetary Fund said it was "too early" to assess the full impact of the coronavirus epidemic but it had already impacted tourism and transportation sectors....

 2020-02-16 20:52 

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Australians waiting to be evacuated from virus-hit cruise ship as US brings citizens home...

About 200 Australians stranded on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship off Japan are waiting to find out whether they will be flown home as American passengers were taken off the virus-hit ship....

 2020-02-16 20:48 

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Man dies as Storm Dennis brings UK a month's worth of rain in 48 hours...

Rivers across Britain have burst their banks and a number of severe flood warnings remain in place as the second storm in as many weeks pummels the UK....

 2020-02-16 20:32 

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Concerns mount after woman who left 'virus-free' cruise ship in Cambodia tests positive...

An 83-year-old American passenger from a cruise ship that docked in Cambodia after being shunned by other countries has tested positive for the new coronavirus in Malaysia....

 2020-02-16 20:28 

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Visa change allows backpackers to contribute to bushfire recovery as part of working holiday...

Construction work in disaster zones will be added to the government's list of specified work, allowing working holidaymakers to contribute to the recovery effort as part of their visa eligibility....

 2020-02-16 19:43 

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Fire Fight Australia concert raises almost $10 million for Australian bushfire relief...

Headliners Queen + Adam Lambert re-enacted the original band's 1985 Live Aid performance at the Fire Fight Australia concert....

 2020-02-16 19:37 

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'I love my husband': Pete Buttigieg responds to Rush Limbaugh's homophobic remarks...

Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg said he is "not going to be lectured on family values from the likes of Rush Limbaugh or anybody who supports Donald J. Trump as the moral as well as political leader of the United States"....

 2020-02-16 19:16 

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Scott Morrison reportedly considering plan to evacuate Australians on the virus-hit Diamond Princess cruise ship...

About 200 Australians stranded on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship off Japan are waiting to find out whether they will be flown home as American passengers were taken off the virus-hit ship....

 2020-02-16 19:04 

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Volunteer firefighters join stars on stage at Sydney bushfire relief concert...

Headliners Queen + Adam Lambert re-enacted the original band's 1985 Live Aid performance at the Fire Fight Australia concert....

 2020-02-16 18:32 

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After homophobic jibes, presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says US has 'moved on'...

Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg said he is "not going to be lectured on family values from the likes of Rush Limbaugh or anybody who supports Donald J. Trump as the moral as well as political leader of the United States"....

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