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41 min. ago

US President Barack Obama admits "we tortured some folks' after September 11 terror attacks

US PRESIDENT Barack Obama has acknowledged that US officials had "tortured some folks" in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks, but urged they not be judged too harshly. The US administration is...

 
ugandan court scraps new anti-gay law
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today, 19:56

Ugandan court scraps new anti-gay law

UGANDA'S constitutional court has overturned tough new anti-gay laws that had been branded draconian and "abominable" by rights groups. The law is "null and void," presiding judge Steven Kavuma...

 
abigail  abby' hernandez, 15, says she knew people were looking for her because the conway daily sun recorded each day how long she was missing
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today, 19:28

Abigail "Abby' Hernandez, 15, says she knew people were looking for her because the Conway Daily Sun...

ABIGAIL Hernandez has broken her silence on her nine-month kidnapping ordeal, saying she retained hope when she would see her local paper which recorded how many days she had been missing for. The 15-year-old, who...

 
man guilty of throwing baby out of car window
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today, 17:10

Man guilty of throwing baby out of car window

A Florida man was convicted of murder Thursday for tossing a 3-month-old boy out a moving car window along a motorway, killing the infant instantly. According to prosecutors, 26-year-old Richard McTear attacked...

 
 our president is tougher than yours', russia's deputy prime minister dmitry rogozin tweets picture of putin and obama
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today, 15:26

"Our president is tougher than yours', Russia's deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin tweets picture of...

THE Kremlin has shown what it really thinks about how tough Barack Obama is posting a picture of him with a poodle next to one of Vladimir Putin with a leopard. Russia's deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin tweeted...

 
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today, 13:56

Ebola victims Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol are being flown from Africa to the US

TWO American missionaries who have contracted the Ebola virus are being flown from Africa to the US. The patients, Nancy Writebol and Dr Kent Brantly, will be transported one by one, sources said. One of the two will...

 
philippines announces $3.9 billion plan to relocate thousands displaced by typhoon haiyan
ABC News
today, 15:45

Philippines announces $3.9 billion plan to relocate thousands displaced by Typhoon Haiyan

The Philippine Government says it will spend $US3.89 billion (170 billion pesos) to rehouse some 200,000 families displaced by Typhoon Haiyan last year.Haiyan, one of the strongest typhoons to ever hit land, tore...

 
andrew 'twiggy' forrest says new deal will position australia as china's food bowl
ABC News
today, 14:27

Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest says new deal will position Australia as China's food bowl

Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest is the driving force behind a push to market Australian agricultural produce to China under a single brand.Mr Forrest has joined forces with three of Asia's leading agri-businesses in...

 
explosives storage facility to be relocated to state forest in south west as residents voice concern
ABC News
today, 11:26

Explosives storage facility to be relocated to state forest in South West as residents voice concern

Residents in two shires in WA's South West are voicing concern they were not told about a decision to relocate a Perth explosives storage facility to a nearby state forest.The State Government-owned but privately run...

 
travelling irish and british contractor conmen fleecing thousands of dollars for substandard building work
ABC News
today, 10:53

Travelling Irish and British contractor conmen fleecing thousands of dollars for substandard building work

For the last three years, dozens of Irish and British conmen have been fleecing tens of thousands of dollars from Australians.The Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) said the workmen take cash up...

 
local share market sees sharp fall as investors react to significant worldwide losses
ABC News
today, 09:59

Local share market sees sharp fall as investors react to significant worldwide losses

The Australian share market has ended the week with a sharp fall, as investors reacted to significant losses around the world.All major indices lost ground across the US, Europe and Asia. The All Ordinaries index...

 
wa teachers push for pay rise above inflation in new eba talks
ABC News
today, 09:52

WA teachers push for pay rise above inflation in new EBA talks

Teachers are demanding a pay rise above expected inflation in what is likely to be the next industrial relations battleground for the Western Australian Government.The State School Teachers Union WA (SSTUWA)...

 
designer zac posen covers heidi klum's breasts as the supermodel claims she has  nothing to wear' for project runway
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today, 14:56

Designer Zac Posen covers Heidi Klum's breasts as the supermodel claims she has "nothing to wear' for...

FOR a supermodel, Heidi Klum spends a lot of time without any clothes on. Lucky designer Zac Posen was there to help her cover up. The 41-year-old supermodel posted this picture overnight before the screening of her...

 
paris hilton posts school photo on flashback friday
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today, 14:15

Paris Hilton posts school photo on Flashback Friday

THIS cherub looks so sweet and innocent but who did she grow up to be? If you guessed Paris Hilton then you are spot on. DJ Paris (Frame content direct link: http://instagram.com/p/rIAjNVqgIQ/embed/.) The reality TV...

 
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news.com.au
today, 13:22

Justin Bieber has a thing for Aussie models, posting picture with Shanina Shaik after Orlando Bloom punch...

HE CERTAINLY has a thing for those Australian models. Just when you thought the whole Bieber-Bloom-Kerr-Packers situation couldn't get any more confusing, enter Shanina Shaik. Victoria's Secret model Shaik has been...

 
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news.com.au
today, 13:10

Rufus Sewell addicted to "The Rock' diet after beefing up to fight with Hercules

RUFUS Sewell was in Sydney a fortnight ago, filming his last "chunk" of Alex Proyas's Gods Of Egypt. Due in early 2016, the fantasy film is led by Gerard Butler and Game Of Thrones' Nikolaj Coster-Waldau...

 
offspring's nina is a modern fashion icon. here's how you can adapt her bohemian style
news.com.au
today, 12:05

Offspring's Nina is a modern fashion icon. Here's how you can adapt her bohemian style

THE world pivoted in a new direction when Rachel Green hit our TV screens 20 years ago. It was when we realised the world as we know it didn't begin with a bang but with a choppy bob, spaghetti-strap dresses and crop...

 
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news.com.au
today, 06:13

Sharknado 2: The Second One - the best tweets about the sequel

VIEWERS have survived a feeding frenzy this week - Sharknado 2: The Second One has chomped its way through our television screens. The hotly anticipated sequel to Sharknado aired in Australia on Thursday, July 31 on...

 
clermont-ferrand university hospital in france plans wine bar
news.com.au
today, 16:11

Clermont-Ferrand University Hospital in France plans wine bar

THE French have long been famed for their unshakable belief in the health benefits of a glass of wine. Now, one French hospital plans to take things a step further by opening a wine bar aimed at improving the quality...

 
diane keaton sings on screen again in new film and so it goes
news.com.au
today, 13:18

Diane Keaton sings on screen again in new film And So It Goes

DIANE Keaton has had more hits than misses in a career that spans four decades. But it's her latest movie that has her both excited and nervous about singing on screen for the first time since her famous turn in Annie...

 
abandoned newborn with down syndrome and born to thai surrogate in hospital
news.com.au
today, 08:44

Abandoned newborn with Down Syndrome and born to Thai surrogate in hospital

THE abandoned baby that an Australian couple left in Thailand after they found out he had Down Syndrome, has been rushed to hospital, as Australians donate to save him. Six-month old Gammy is in hospital with a lung...

 
international beer day: 10 things you never knew about beer
news.com.au
today, 06:44

International Beer Day: 10 things you never knew about beer

TODAY is International Beer Day. In honour of this joyous occasion, which fittingly falls a day after Dry July ends, here are 10 awesome facts about beer. The oldest beer ad was found on a clay tablet, dated 4000BC It...

 
dior fusion sneakers: would you pay $1,182?
news.com.au
today, 05:48

Dior Fusion sneakers: Would you pay $1,182?

WE ALL know that sneakers never go out of style. Converse Chuck Taylors are literally the unofficial, rock star sneaker; while Taylor Swift's kitschy Keds collaboration is a continual celebration of childhood. But...

 
michigan man jeff kopp rescues newborn baby while walking his dog
news.com.au
today, 04:04

Michigan man Jeff Kopp rescues newborn baby while walking his dog

A NEWBORN baby who was left on the side of the road her young mother has been rescued by a man walking his dog. Michigan man Jeff Kopp was walking his dog Bobby around his local neighbourhood when Bobby started...

 

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us senators challenge nfl and baltimore ravens over  inadequate' ray rice punishment
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US senators challenge NFL and Baltimore Ravens over "inadequate' Ray Rice punishment

THREE U.S. Senators sent letters to the Baltimore Ravens and the National Football League criticising what they called "plainly inadequate" punishment for star running back Ray Rice. Sens. Richard Blumenthal...

 
sally pearson puts distractions aside to win 100m hurdles at glasgow commonwealth games
news.com.au
13 min. ago

Sally Pearson puts distractions aside to win 100m hurdles at Glasgow Commonwealth Games

COP that Eric. Sally Pearson has shrugged off a week of distractions to defend her Commonwealth 100m hurdles title in stunning style. Her feud with Australian head coach Eric Hollingsworth, who was sent home from the...

 
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news.com.au
23 min. ago

San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker signs multi-year NBA contract extension

San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker has signed a multi-year contract extension to remain with the reigning NBA champions. No contract terms were released but the 32-year-old Frenchman's deal reportedly was for three...

 
usain bolt lets his feet do the talking at glasgow games
news.com.au
28 min. ago

Usain Bolt lets his feet do the talking at Glasgow Games

USAIN Bolt reiterated his denial of calling the Commonwealth Games "a bit shit" after the world's fastest man show finally got underway in Glasgow this morning. A week of headlines about Bolt's alleged...

 
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news.com.au
today, 21:57

Dani Samuels' discus victory at Glasgow fuelled by previous failures

WITH fire raging in her belly after several years of failure, Dani Samuels needed just one massive throw to secure herself a Commonwealth Games gold medal and relaunch her discus career. Samuels stepped into the ring...

 
rohan dennis ditches garmin-sharp and joins cadel evans at bmc
news.com.au
today, 21:57

Rohan Dennis ditches Garmin-Sharp and joins Cadel Evans at BMC

PROMISING young Australian cyclist Rohan Dennis has sensationally quit his professional team Garmin-Sharp to join Cadel Evans at BMC Racing Team. In a move rarely seen in professional road cycling, the 24-year-old has...

 
 
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