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sarah palin has taken a swipe at the media and defended daughter bristol after her family ended up in a brawl
today, 13:53

Sarah Palin has taken a swipe at the media and defended daughter Bristol after her family ended up in a brawl

FORMER Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has defended her daughter for allegedly punching a man in the face at a party and blamed the "liberal media" for targeting her family. Ms Palin took...

white tiger kills man in delhi zoo enclosure
today, 11:09

White tiger kills man in Delhi Zoo enclosure

A NEW Delhi zoo official says a man was killed by a tiger after climbing into the moat surrounding the animal's enclosure. National Zoological Park spokesman Riyaz Ahmed Khan says a guard repeatedly warned the man not...

white tiger kills schoolboy in delhi zoo enclosure
today, 10:51

White tiger kills schoolboy in Delhi Zoo enclosure

A WHITE tiger attacked and killed a schoolboy who appeared to have jumped over a barricade into an enclosure at the New Delhi zoo, a manager said. "The boy seems to have leapt over the railing into the tiger...

today, 09:11

Focus now on university employee in student Hannah Graham's disappearance

OFFICIALS investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student are now focusing on the man they believe was the last person seen with her. Police have searched his apartment for a second time and trying...

today, 07:49

US airstrikes begin against Islamic State jihadists in Syria as 130,000 Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey

THE US and its partners have begun airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria using a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk missiles fired from ships in the region. A Pentagon official said: "I can...

suspects in kidnapping of israeli teens killed in shootout
today, 06:53

Suspects in kidnapping of Israeli teens killed in shootout

TWO suspects in the fatal abduction of three Israeli teens in June have been killed in a West Bank shootout. Marwan Qawasmeh and Amer Abu Eisha of Hebron, were located and killed in an exchange of gunfire with Israeli...

renewable energy use jumps by 3pc in act, independent commission finds
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today, 09:48

Renewable energy use jumps by 3pc in ACT, independent commission finds

Greenhouse gas emissions in the ACT have dropped by 2.4 per cent and renewable energy use has risen by almost 3 per cent, according to a new report from the Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission (ICRC).The...

share market recovers with better-than-expected chinese manufacturing index
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today, 09:48

Share market recovers with better-than-expected Chinese manufacturing index

Better-than-expected Chinese manufacturing data has helped the local share market and the Australian dollar bounce back from yesterday's losses.The All Ordinaries index closed 0.9 per cent higher to close at 5,416,...

tiger-3 digital radar: australian innovation made from modified rugby posts attracts global attention
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today, 08:23

Tiger-3 digital radar: Australian innovation made from modified rugby posts attracts global attention

An innovative Australian digital radar built with a series of modified rugby goalposts is attracting worldwide attention.A consortium led by La Trobe University in Melbourne developed the Tiger-3 digital radar, which...

construction industry must stop thinking of safety as a cost: act work safety commissioner
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today, 08:23

Construction industry must stop thinking of safety as a cost: ACT Work Safety Commissioner

A downturn in the ACT's construction industry could be contributing to the territory's high rate of serious injuries on work sites, the Work Safety Commissioner says.The comment came as Workplace Safety Minister Mick...

financial planners need an independent regulator: lobby group
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today, 08:23

Financial planners need an independent regulator: lobby group

The peak body representing financial services providers has admitted that an independent external regulator is needed to stamp out unethical, and at times unlawful, behaviour amongst financial planners.In the face of...

nt petrol prices could be reduced using natural disaster legislation, cdu lecturer says
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today, 06:31

NT petrol prices could be reduced using natural disaster legislation, CDU lecturer says

A Charles Darwin University law lecturer and former Labor politician has urged the NT Government to use a piece of legislation usually reserved for natural disasters to reduce chronically high petrol prices.Motorists...

madonna and nicki minaj post selfie, sparking rumours of new collaboration
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Madonna and Nicki Minaj post selfie, sparking rumours of new collaboration

ARE Nicki Minaj and Madonna recording a new secret project together? The performers sparked rumours of another creative collaboration by posting a photo of them hanging out in New York yesterady. Minaj posted a selfie...

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The Bachelor: has Blake Garvey given away which girl he will pick?

THE BACHELOR hunk Blake Garvey has admitted he's keen to move away from his hometown of Perth to a city on the east coast. Could his revelation about where he'd like to settle be a clue as to which of the final four...

5 min. ago

Dancing with the Stars' Ricki-lee Coulter felt like a "crash test dummy' in rehearsals

IT'S been 10 years since Ricki-lee Coulter made headlines as the biggest loser who should have won Australian Idol. The reality TV moment, which saw the 2004 series favourite eliminated well before her time, was a...

top gear host jeremy clarkson blamed for souring of relationship between uk and china
today, 08:13

Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson blamed for souring of relationship between UK and China

THE British Government's charm offensive in China to attract trade and favour could be damaged, not by misfired politics or diplomacy but caustic Top Gear star Jeremy Clarkson. That's what the British Labour Party...

former neighbours star stephanie mcintosh is seven months pregnant with her first child
today, 06:55

Former Neighbours star Stephanie McIntosh is seven months pregnant with her first child

AUSTRALIAN actress Stephanie McIntosh is expecting her first child with boyfriend Pete Hieatt. The former Neighbours star, who is believed to be at least seven months along, has managed to keep her pregnancy news...

today, 05:28

Reality stars say social media can be "terrifying" for TV contestants

WHEN Em Rusciano rose to fame on the second season of Australian Idol in 2004, there was no such thing as Twitter or Facebook. The only digital interaction the bright-eyed and naive contestants had with viewers was...

sm supermalls pulls t-shirt saying:  it's not rape. it's a snuggle with a struggle'
today, 08:30

SM Supermalls pulls T-shirt saying: "It's not rape. It's a snuggle with a struggle'

THE Philippines' biggest mall operator has been forced to pull a T-shirt from its shelves that made fun of rape, following social media outrage. A photo of the dark blue T-shirt with the slogan: "It's not rape....

can sibling conflict cause mental health problems later in life?
today, 07:37

Can sibling conflict cause mental health problems later in life?

EARLY sibling aggression, when not dealt with, can lead to lifelong issues, including learning, social and mental health problems. University of Queensland researcher John Pickering said sibling aggression is one of...

flight attendants and pilots share their beauty secrets for surviving air travel
today, 07:01

Flight attendants and pilots share their beauty secrets for surviving air travel

AIR travel doesn't leave anyone looking or feeling their best, but attendants and pilots have a few tricks up their sleeves for arriving refreshed. Pop Sugar interviewed two flight attendants and a pilot, to discover...

the deadly pandemic and the secret flock of 250,000 chickens who will save us
today, 04:39

The deadly pandemic and the secret flock of 250,000 chickens who will save us

IT MAY look like an ordinary building, but this facility will be the one thing saving Australia from a deadly pandemic like nothing we've ever seen. Inside the CSL biotechnology Manufacturing Facility in Broadmeadows,...

flavours of malaysia food festival in sydney
today, 02:54

Flavours of Malaysia food festival in Sydney

FOUR of Malaysia's top chefs are heading to Sydney for the Flavours of Malaysia culinary festival, which starts on Thursday and runs for two weeks. The event will be held at the Grace Hotel will host the event, which...

restaurant review: bistro papillon french noshery in clarence st, sydney
today, 02:07

Restaurant review: Bistro Papillon French noshery in Clarence St, Sydney

WE don't always want all the pomp and ceremony when we dine out. Sure, we have our special occasions at the restaurants carving a new path for our culinary landscape, but the truth is, we just want somewhere we can...



socceroos utility chris herd leaves aston villa for bolton on a loan deal
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Socceroos utility Chris Herd leaves Aston Villa for Bolton on a loan deal

RECENT Socceroos debutant Chris Herd has sealed a deal with English Championship club Bolton Warriors on a one-month loan from Aston Villa. The 25-year-old utility, who is a graduate of Villa's academy, made two...

13 min. ago

1989 Canberra v Balmain rugby league grand final: what happened as the game went into overtime

IN the final instalment of our countdown to commemorate the 25th anniversary of rugby league's greatest grand final, we reveal what really happened on the field as the epic encounter charged into overtime. With17...

13 min. ago

Bulldogs forward Pat O'Hanlon suffered multiple ankle and leg compound fractures in the first week of the...

CANTERBURY forward Pat O'Hanlon knew his career was in jeopardy the moment he looked down to see bone poking out of his blue sock. The Bundaberg front-rower is the forgotten man of Canterbury's premiership charge, his...

13 min. ago

Jamal Idris throws Panthers teammate Jamie Soward under the bus over infamous diving incident

IT was the moment the Bulldog army declared war on Jamie Soward and the they haven't stopped peppering him verbal bullets ever since. Playing for St George Illawarra in a top-of-the-table thriller against Canterbury...

13 min. ago

Rabbitohs pivot Adam Reynolds won't be ruffled for finals showdown with Sydney Roosters

HE will play under the excruciating pressure of a 43-year premiership drought. Yet South Sydney halfback Adam Reynolds remains calm and cool, declaring Tuesday: "I don't feel the pressure." Reynolds knows...

13 min. ago

Greg Inglis fresh and energised for preliminary final clash with Roosters after escaping Sydney chaos

HE is fresh, fit, energised - and ready. Big Greg Inglis has returned from a week off feeling reinvigorated and pumped for Friday night's massive preliminary final against Sydney Roosters at ANZ Stadium. RABBITOHS NOT...

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