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 2018-07-21 20:08 

ABC Australia

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'Without betel nut I feel dead': Will a famed PNG singer's brush with cancer break the country's buai-chewing tradition?...

George Telek has been chewing 'buai' — a highly addictive mixture of betel nut, slaked lime powder and mustard — for most of his life. But when doctors were forced to remove a cancerous mouth tumour earlier this year, he now says he...

 2018-07-21 20:03 

ABC Australia

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Crocodiles, jellyfish and tropical disease: Doctors flock to the NT for a taste of the wild...

All kinds of people chase adventure in the Northern Territory — none more so than in the medical field, where tropical diseases, conditions long since eradicated in other developed nations and unique predators makes for a fascinating array of patien...

 2018-07-21 20:00 

ABC Australia

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One tonne of foil — that's a lot of scraps...

A man launches a personal war on waste targeting foil used by hairdressers, and collects one tonne of metal from six hairdressers after just seven months....

 2018-07-21 18:48 

ABC Australia

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Tinkerbella nana — real species name or fairy story? Take the quiz...

Attenborough, Beyonce and jelly beans. What do they all have in common? They've all been immortalised in the scientific name of an organism. Take our species name quiz....

 2018-07-21 12:28 

ABC Australia

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Waratahs into Super semis after Foley leads stunning win over Highlanders...

The Waratahs are into the Super Rugby semi-finals thanks to captain Bernard Foley's personal best 25 points to help his team to a stunning 30-23 win over the Highlanders....

 2018-07-21 09:02 

ABC Australia

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Macau authorities take in 533 dogs after Asia's only greyhound race track shuts...

After ordering the closure of the Canidrome race track, authorities find on the company's property 533 greyhounds, including a dozen suffering from skin disease and other conditions, and are now making arrangements for their care....

 2018-07-20 14:36 

ABC Australia

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Retiring chief justice reveals Corryn Rayney's death was his greatest challenge...

Retiring WA Chief Justice Wayne Martin speaks publicly for the first time of the emotional toll on court staff caused by the 2007 death of "much-loved" Supreme Court registrar Corryn Rayney and the ongoing court cases arising from it....

 2018-07-20 08:38 

ABC Australia

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NRL veteran Luke Lewis to leave rugby league with no regrets...

One of rugby league's greatest servants will hang up the boots at the end of the season, but Luke Lewis knows he has made the right decision following a decorated career....

 2018-07-20 07:46 

ABC Australia

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Barnaby Joyce attacks live export 'zealots' at heated rally of WA farmers...

Barnaby Joyce issues a rallying call to defend Australia's embattled live sheep export trade to a rally of about 1,000 farmers, but WA Agriculture Minister Alannah MacTiernan hits back, warning the crowd he is no friend of theirs....

 2018-07-20 07:26 

ABC Australia

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Tornadoes destroy buildings in Iowa, injure 17...

Residents are caught off guard and forced to run for cover after a flurry of tornadoes and funnel clouds sweep through central Iowa, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing the evacuation of a hospital....

 2018-07-20 06:33 

ABC Australia

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'A ripping yarn and nothing less': Alleged victim's account of drug debt standover questioned...

An alleged threat to shoot off a man's leg over a drug debt is dismissed as the "fantasy" of "a crook" in a Canberra court....

 2018-07-20 06:12 

ABC Australia

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Brazil's 'Dr Bumbum' arrested after four days on the run over patient's death...

A celebrity Brazilian plastic surgeon known as "Dr Bumbum" for his buttock-enhancing operations has been arrested after four days on the run following the death of one of his patients....

 2018-07-20 05:20 

ABC Australia

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Boomers sanctions labelled a 'disgrace' as Maker pleads self-defence...

The sanctions issued to Boomers players have been labelled a 'disgrace' by agent Daniel Moldovan as Thon Maker hits out at his three-game suspension....

 2018-07-20 04:06 

ABC Australia

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Dust storm causing havoc for drought-stricken farmers in northern NSW...

A dust storm in northern New South Wales is making already tough farming conditions even worse for farmers as topsoil blows away in strong winds....

 2018-07-20 02:40 

ABC Australia

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More than 100 jobs to go from Hunter Valley coal mine, union says...

The mining union says 116 jobs are being axed from a major Hunter Valley coal mine, with fears the workforce will be casualised....

 2018-07-20 01:07 

ABC Australia

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Health Minister investigating campaign that paid Instagrammers to get young women to exercise...

A taxpayer-funded campaign that paid Instagram influencers to encourage their followers to exercise more is under "immediate investigation" by Greg Hunt....

 2018-07-19 23:53 

ABC Australia

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Chart of the day: Australia named as fourth-worst country for animal extinctions...

The latest update of the Red List of Threatened Species published recently by the International Union for Conservation of Nature has the number of extinct animal species in Australia at 40, with 106 also listed as critically endangered....

 2018-07-19 22:16 

ABC Australia

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Aussie dollar retreats as US-EU trade tensions drag Wall St lower...

The Australian dollar falls substantially against major currencies, Wall Street is pulled down by the prospect of the EU imposing retaliatory tariffs, and copper prices sink to a one-year low....

 2018-07-19 22:11 

ABC Australia

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Olympic figure-skater dies of stab wound in Kazakhstan...

Kazakhstan's first Olympic figure-skating champion, Denis Ten, is stabbed to death at 25, according to a local news outlet....

 2018-07-19 21:23 

ABC Australia

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Stage winner Thomas booed, Froome slapped in hostile Tour stage...

Geraint Thomas becomes the first Tour de France leader to ever win on Alpe d'Huez, but the yellow jersey holder is booed on the podium and his Sky teammate Chris Froome is slapped by a spectator....

 2018-07-19 21:00 

ABC Australia

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Bird count shows gull numbers are sky high and experts don't know why...

Have you noticed more seagulls hanging around? A bird count by Birdlife Tasmania has revealed gull populations are at record levels....

 2018-07-19 20:53 

ABC Australia

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Qld family farm revives rosella products and provides jobs for locals...

A farming family north of on the Sunshine Coast is winning over new fans with the old-fashioned favourite, growing one of the few commercial crops in the country....

 2018-07-19 20:11 

ABC Australia

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Rock and roll is noise pollution, for ladybirds...

Researchers have discovered ladybirds drastically change their behaviour when they were subjected to AC/DC, and it is bad news for farmers and gardeners....

 2018-07-19 20:09 

ABC Australia

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Questions raised over bowel cancer screening...

A New South Wales specialist says he believes a risky type of colon polyp that can lead to bowel cancer may be more common than previously thought and new assessment guidelines are needed....

 2018-07-19 20:07 

ABC Australia

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Moreton Island property owners cut deal with Tangalooma over proposed 300pc fee hike...

A long-running dispute over a proposed 300 per cent fee hike for Moreton Island property owners is resolved after the Queensland Government helps mediate the deal....

 2018-07-19 19:22 

ABC Australia

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Australian IS terrorist could be released from jail after shock ruling...

A Turkish court has rejected Australia's request to extradite notorious Islamic State terrorist Neil Prakash in a shock ruling overnight that could see him released from jail unless Turkey decides to prosecute him....

 2018-07-19 19:18 

ABC Australia

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From pin-up model to homeless: How a pop-up shelter saved this Melbourne woman...

At the height of her good fortune, while the tip of a Chesterfield cigarette still burned brightly between her fingertips, Maryanne Van Arkadie had no inkling that one day life would be lived out of a suitcase....

 2018-07-19 19:00 

ABC Australia

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There's a hidden benefit to pill testing at festivals...

Australia's first pill testing trial, held at Canberra Groovin' The Moo this year, brought out critics who thought testing results in more drug taking and higher rates of drug-related harm, but this doesn't check out....

 2018-07-19 14:03 

ABC Australia

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Unis pledge to respond to sexual offences by putting students' welfare first...

Universities should train all frontline staff as first responders to sexual assault or abuse as part of measures to protect victims on campus, according to new national guidelines agreed to by the nation's major institutions....

 2018-07-19 13:42 

ABC Australia

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Sunken Russian treasure ship with '$180 billion worth of gold' onboard discovered...

A South Korean company claims to have found a sunken Russian warship which was carrying an enormous amount of gold when it sank 113 years ago but there's speculation about how much treasure is actually aboard the sunken vessel....

 2018-07-19 11:52 

ABC Australia

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Australian nun again ordered to leave Philippines...

Sister Patricia Fox has again been ordered to leave the Philippines after angering President Rodrigo Duterte through her alleged involvement in activism against the country's Government....

 2018-07-19 11:32 

ABC Australia

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South Sudanese leader 'ready' to accept peace deal to end years of civil war...

The deal being negotiated in Sudan would give the country five vice presidents and also covers security and power sharing. Tens of thousands have been killed since fighting erupted in 2013 and a quarter of the population has fled their home....

 2018-07-19 10:46 

ABC Australia

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Missing Brisbane man a suspected kidnap victim...

Police are seriously concerned for the safety of Royce Germain, 27, who they suspect was kidnapped by a group of people after an argument at his unit in the inner Brisbane suburb of Fortitude Valley early on Tuesday morning....

 2018-07-19 09:50 

ABC Australia

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Several Russians reportedly identified as suspects in Skripal poisoning...

A report suggests British investigators have identified several Russians as the suspects in the attempted murder of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, as an expert throws doubt on the culprits ever being arrested....

 2018-07-19 09:28 

ABC Australia

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Eels beat Bulldogs to leave NRL wooden spoon race open...

The Parramatta Eels give themselves a chance of avoiding the NRL wooden spoon with a 14-8 victory over fellow strugglers the Canterbury Bulldogs at Sydney's Olympic stadium....

 2018-07-19 09:18 

ABC Australia

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Israel passes controversial 'Jewish nation-state law'...

Israel passes a law to declare only Jews have the right of self-determination in the country, something members of the Arab minority say is racist and verging on apartheid....

 2018-07-19 08:38 

ABC Australia

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This koala probably had a worse day than you...

A koala has been freed from a fence at a power station south of Adelaide after getting his head stuck. And apparently, he's a "known" to the local fauna rescue team....

 2018-07-19 08:37 

ABC Australia

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Liberal, Labor concerned about how many votes fisherman Garland might net...

The way the major parties are rounding on Braddon by-election candidate Craig Garland suggests the independent fisherman threatens to catch far more votes than they are comfortable with....

 2018-07-19 08:36 

ABC Australia

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Teenagers bitten in separate possible shark attacks in New York...

What appears to be a shark's tooth is removed from the leg of a 13-year-old boy, close to where a 12-year-old girl is also bitten in what could be New York's first shark attacks in 70 years....

 2018-07-19 08:01 

ABC Australia

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IT worker bailed after allegedly stealing $600,000 worth of Amazon equipment...

Detectives investigate whether Christopher Hawker had plans to dismantle and sell off the 'Snowball' devices for a profit....

 2018-07-19 07:18 

ABC Australia

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'Can't say no-one warned them': Tonga to start paying back controversial Chinese loans...

The Tongan Government will soon begin making repayments on controversial Chinese loans that critics have said saddled the small Pacific nation with unsustainable debt....

 2018-07-19 05:58 

ABC Australia

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Queensland Film Festival: A female-first utopia for cinema lovers...

The boutique festival has set a new bar for gender parity in festival line-ups, with a line-up that's 80 per cent female and non-binary....

 2018-07-19 05:32 

ABC Australia

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Catholic Brother says sorry to victims, four decades after indecently assaulting them...

A Catholic brother apologies to five victims of indecent assault in Gippsland in the 1970s, in what a judge says was "shocking conduct."...

 2018-07-19 03:28 

ABC Australia

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Money Money Money: New Mamma Mia film is a cynical cash-grab...

The sequel to the 2008 film is for ABBA diehards only and, even then, only those who like their music turned up to about six....

 2018-07-19 02:15 

ABC Australia

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The case for jailing bosses over workplace deaths...

The parents of Jack Brownlee, who was crushed to death at work, want bosses held accountable for workplace deaths. Business groups, though, say existing laws are working....

 2018-07-19 02:15 

ABC Australia

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The case for jailing bosses over workplace deaths...

The parents of Jack Brownlee, who was crushed to death at work, want bosses held accountable for workplace deaths. Business groups, though, say existing laws are working....

 2018-07-19 02:10 

ABC Australia

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Community 'blindsided' by Fairfax decision to close printing presses, MP says...

Fairfax Media is being urged to reconsider its deal to share printing resources with competitor News Corp, with at least 100 jobs expected to be lost in New South Wales and Queensland....

 2018-07-19 02:07 

ABC Australia

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'We had snakes coming in the house': NT Government acts on 'third-world' homes...

Mindy Timber might be able to see the tall apartment buildings of Darwin's CBD from her front verandah, but life in the One Mile Dam community couldn't be more different....

 2018-07-19 01:43 

ABC Australia

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Employment regains its mojo with booming growth in June...

After the jobs market looked to be cooling, employers have bounced back putting on more than than 50,000 new workers in June, the strongest employment growth since late last year....

 2018-07-19 00:58 

ABC Australia

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'Sick joke': Adelaide hospital patients staying in Riviera Hotel across the road...

A charitable fund is footing the bill for regional patients to stay in a hotel across the road from the new $2.4 billion Royal Adelaide Hospital, because there is nowhere else for them to go on site....

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