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 2020-10-22 02:21 

Sydney Morning Herald

Steel Prince almost certainly into Melbourne Cup field...

Steel Prince's penalty for Geelong Cup win virtually assures him of a Melbourne Cup start for the second year in succession....

 2020-10-22 02:07 

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Employers face jail, millions in fines as beefed-up workplace death laws pass WA Parliament...

Under the new legislation, employers charged with industrial manslaughter will face up to 20 years in jail and $10 million in fines....

 2020-10-22 02:07 

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Woman gets nine years for strangling date, but could be out in three...

Jamie Lee Dolheguy - who once believed she was a werewolf - was 18 when she fatally choked Maulin Rathod, a man she had just met after inviting him to her home....

 2020-10-22 02:07 

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Eleven charged with murder over the death of teen Solomone Taufeulungaki...

Nine teenage boys and two young men have been charged with murder over the death of Melbourne teenager Solomone Taufeulungaki....

 2020-10-22 02:06 

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Liam Neeson may be an Honest Thief but he's a boring one, too...

The latest vehicle for the brooding Irish star is not only formulaic, but unsatisfying even on an action-movie level....

 2020-10-22 01:58 

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NSW, Victoria house prices plunged as pandemic took hold, new data shows...

Home owners rushed to refinance loans as the turmoil unleashed by the coronavirus caused a sharp plunge in property values in NSW and Victoria....

 2020-10-22 01:44 

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Merger of state's museums and archives a step closer...

A parliamentary inquiry has given the green light to plans to bring together two cultural custodians of the state's history....

 2020-10-22 01:40 

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Macron leads call to confront extreme Muslim 'counter-society'...

The gruesome beheading of school teacher Samuel Paty has stunned France and forced it to confront difficult truths....

 2020-10-22 01:35 

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Apple and Google: Big Tech's unlikely 'frenemies'...

Inside Google, it is called the "Code Red" scenario. Losing the company's hallowed position as the iPhone's de facto search engine would be a nightmare moment. No wonder that the internet giant pays through the nose for the privilege....

 2020-10-22 01:30 

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Tech giants part of a 'galactic empire': Home Affairs boss...

Michael Pezzullo says Australia, the US and UK are forming a "rebel alliance" to take on tech giants seeking to disengage from "sovereign international society"....

 2020-10-22 01:11 

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Please Explain podcast: Biden prepares while Trump rallies ahead of final debate showdown...

In this episode, climate and environment editor Nick O'Malley is joined by US correspondent Matthew Knott to discuss the dying days of the 2020 US election....

 2020-10-22 01:09 

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Australia Post spent $12,000 on Cartier watches for employees...

Australia Post boss Christine Holgate defended the purchase saying the employees were being rewarded for brokering a deal with Australian banks....

 2020-10-22 01:06 

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Ask a Reporter: Will the LNP move Labour Day again?...

The LNP has a recent history of agitating for a move from May Day to October, but say it would not be on Deb Frecklington's agenda....

 2020-10-22 01:05 

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Your Daily Horoscope for Thursday, October 22...

Free daily horoscope for each star sign from renowned Astrologer Hedy Damari. Forecasts for the day ahead in life, love and career....

 2020-10-22 01:02 

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Christmas shopping opening hours to be 'staggered' across stores...

Christmas shopping will be turned on its head this year, with the state government flagging opening hours could be staggered to allow stories to safely reopen....

 2020-10-22 00:59 

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In a sign of changed times, the new Borat is far less funny than its predecessor...

It's a mixed pleasure to renew acquaintance with Borat Sagdiyev, the grinning, outlandishly bigoted Kazahk journalist who remains the best-known alter ego of Sacha Baron Cohen....

 2020-10-22 00:52 

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Public servant referred to police for leaking COVID-19 'road map'...

A government employee is being investigated by E-Crime detectives for the unauthorised disclosure of information....

 2020-10-22 00:51 

Sydney Morning Herald

Bulked-billed screening for serious disorders would give women 'rainbow of options': experts...

The Medical Services Advisory Committee has advised that testing for fragile X syndrome, cystic fibrosis and spinal muscular atrophy be listed on the Medical Benefits Scheme....

 2020-10-22 00:51 

Sydney Morning Herald

Fires burn in Lagos after soldiers shoot anti-police protesters...

Armed police tried to enforce a round-the-clock curfew in the commercial capital, setting up checkpoints, but gunfire could be heard despite calls for calm....

 2020-10-22 00:47 

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Underworld convictions in doubt after police caught secretly paying off witness...

Documents show police paid money into the prison canteen account of a drug cook-turned supergrass known as "Mr Cooper"....

 2020-10-22 00:45 

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Big trouble in Carefree, Arizona: 'Everything is at stake'...

The arid plains of Arizona have long been reliably Republican territory. But some lifelong conservatives no longer feel at home in Donald Trump's party....

 2020-10-22 00:44 

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The Panthers star who wears his Bible inspiration on a mouthguard...

After Penrith's only loss of 2020, their youngest star Stephen Crichton was left embarrassed. So he had a permanent reminder etched before his team's record run....

 2020-10-22 00:33 

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Demons' Hannan requests a trade to the Bulldogs...

Melbourne forward Mitch Hannan wants to be traded to the Western Bulldogs after 50 games with the Demons....

 2020-10-22 00:32 

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Can Australian Idol 2.0 replicate the success of the original?...

Television talent quests are not new, but Seven is banking on an early 2000s classic to revive its ratings fortunes....

 2020-10-22 00:26 

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Driving under the stars in the tunnel: NorthConnex to open in less than two weeks...

Drivers will pass under starscapes, trees and birds when the NorthConnex opens to drivers on October 31....

 2020-10-22 00:19 

Sydney Morning Herald

Socceroos friendly against England at Wembley set to be scrapped...

A spike in COVID-19 cases in the UK and Europe appears set to consign Australia's match against England at Wembley to the scrapheap....

 2020-10-22 00:04 

Sydney Morning Herald

Power shift: China-US economic battle reshaped by the pandemic...

The US and China dealt with the spread of the devastating coronavirus pandemic in vastly different ways, shifting the dynamic between the world's two leading economies....

 2020-10-22 00:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Want to reduce plastic waste? These start-ups can help you clean up your act...

As more of us search for ways to cut our single-use plastic consumption, one start-up founder believes your laundry detergent bottle could last more than just your lifetime....

 2020-10-21 23:56 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Boy, could he play': Dusty's journey to Richmond greatness...

When Dustin Martin was drafted by the Tigers, the chief recruiter made three key points. Eleven years later, Wayne Campbell reflects on Dusty's brilliant career so far, including his dalliance with leaving the Tigers, his neck tattoo and the first tim...

 2020-10-21 23:56 

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Russia, Iran have some US voter registration data, aim to interfere in election: FBI...

The US government said Russia, Iran have obtained some voter registration data and aiming to interfere in the presidential election....

 2020-10-21 23:49 

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Aged care inquiry lawyers call for staff ratios and tougher laws, enforcement...

Senior counsel assisting the aged care royal commission have made 124 recommendations to the commissioners on what should be contained in the final report next February....

 2020-10-21 23:43 

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'Those answers are made up': Clive Palmer grilled in Twisted Sister case...

The former politician claims he was not inspired by Twisted Sister's We're Not Gonna Take It and wrote original lyrics for a song used in campaign advertisements....

 2020-10-21 23:40 

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'He messed it up': Obama enters campaign with brutal Trump slap down...

The former US president promised Americans that if Joe Biden and Kamala Harris win the election then "you won't have to think about the crazy things they said every day"....

 2020-10-21 23:38 

Sydney Morning Herald

Woodside's LNG revenue plunges as COVID-19 shocks persist...

Woodside has suffered sharp fall in revenue as the full extent of the virus-triggered oil price crash flows through to sales of LNG....

 2020-10-21 23:35 

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Tablet interactive: Coronavirus outbreak...

Follow news and events as they happen....

 2020-10-21 23:32 

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'Just don't do it, guys': Farr-Jones's warning for Wallabies...

The man who led the Wallabies to the 1991 World Cup has warned the current crop against taking a knee, arguing Australia does not have 'major' issues around race....

 2020-10-21 23:29 

Sydney Morning Herald

From the Archives, 1950: Reds under the bed...

On this day in 1950 the Commonwealth police launched synchronised raids on Communist Party offices around Australia. It was the first action under the Communist Party Dissolution Act that became law on October 20th, 1950....

 2020-10-21 23:27 

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Fresh charges laid as third woman comes forward alleging Tinder rape...

Police have laid additional charges against Sydney man Joshua Rini after a third woman came forward reporting she was sexually assaulted after meeting him on Tinder....

 2020-10-21 23:23 

Sydney Morning Herald

Crown chairman Coonan apologises to shareholders for casino's failures...

Crown Resorts chairman Helen Coonan has "unreservedly apologised" to investors as the casino giant faces a possible shareholder revolt at today's annual general meeting....

 2020-10-21 23:18 

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WA department created safety plan for 'sex ring' member before housing him with victim...

Concerns about placing a sexually abused Perth teen with an accused sex offender were ignored by the WA government when it put in place a futile 'safety plan' that expected the 13-year-old girl to "manage the risk" of being abused again he...

 2020-10-21 22:49 

Sydney Morning Herald

It's 'good business': Putin pitches COVID-19 vaccine to tycoons as $US100b chance...

President Vladimir Putin pitched the potential of Russia's unproven coronavirus vaccine to a group of top business leaders on Wednesday as the country is set to fall short of its production goals....

 2020-10-21 22:44 

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Victoria records five new coronavirus cases...

Victoria has recorded five new cases of the coronavirus, all of which have been linked to known outbreaks or close contacts....

 2020-10-21 22:34 

Sydney Morning Herald

Collett says Yes Yes Yes to Sydney over Melbourne Cup...

A chance to win the Golden Eagle and reunite with The Everest placegetter Gytrash has resulted in red hot hoop Jason Collett electing to skip the Melbourne Cup....

 2020-10-21 22:26 

Sydney Morning Herald

Crash and burn: Short-video app Quibi shutting down just months after launch...

It was launched with high-profile backers and some big names on screen, but the short-video app is shutting down....

 2020-10-21 22:14 

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Wife killer John Chardon dies in prison...

He was suffering from shortness of breath before his health deteriorated on Wednesday evening....

 2020-10-21 22:09 

Sydney Morning Herald

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UWA axes four senior staff, with more changes ahead in $70m savings restructure...

The University of Western Australia has not avoided the fate of its peers as it chases $70 million in cost savings, with senior management jobs a potential target in its cost-reducing restructure....

 2020-10-21 22:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Adam Sandler's latest Netflix flick laughs all the way to the bank...

Here's our guide to which TV shows and movies are worth streaming and what you can safely skip....

 2020-10-21 21:34 

Sydney Morning Herald

ASX to fall; Scene set for fiery Crown AGM...

The ASX is set to fall today after a volatile day of trading on Wall Street and sluggish local trading on Wednesday....

 2020-10-21 21:30 

Sydney Morning Herald

Cat's grand final chance at least 10 years in the making...

Cam Guthrie has been one of the AFL's most improved players in 2020 and on Saturday night he will play in his first grand final after missing out as an emergency in 2011....

 2020-10-21 21:24 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Fears of growing outbreak as two schools in Melbourne's north close...

Health authorities say extensive contact tracing is underway but they expect additional COVID-19 cases will be detected....

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