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16 min. ago

China tells US to back off over Hong Kong,

CHINA has scolded the United States, saying pro-democracy protests sweeping Hong Kong were none of its business and brushing off US calls for restraint, warning it will not tolerate "illegal acts". "The...

 
texas girl kidnapped 12 years ago aged four is found alive in mexico
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16 min. ago

Texas girl kidnapped 12 years ago aged four is found alive in Mexico

A GIRL abducted by her mother 12 years ago has been found safe and well in Mexico after a joint US-Mexican rescue operation. Sabrina Allen went missing in 2002 at the age of four, and was rescued on Tuesday in the...

 
iraqi pilots drop supplies to islamic state group militants by mistake
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44 min. ago

Iraqi pilots drop supplies to Islamic State group militants by mistake

IRAQI military pilots have mistakenly dropped aid packages to ISIS militants, instead of their own soldiers, according to security and military officials. The supplies of food, water and ammunition were intended to...

 
trans woman wants to reverse sex change operation because  being a woman is exhausting'
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today, 20:01

Trans woman wants to reverse sex change operation because "being a woman is exhausting'

A TRANSGENDER woman encouraged to have a £10,000 ($19,000) sex change by Katie Price wants to become a man again - because it's "exhausting" being a woman. Chelsea Attonley, who was born a boy called...

 
brekkie wrap: trans woman wants to be a man again because  being a woman is exhausting'
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today, 20:01

BREKKIE WRAP: Trans woman wants to be a man again because "being a woman is exhausting'

A TRANS woman encouraged to have a sex change by Katie Price wants to become a man again - because it's "exhausting" being female. Chelsea Attonley, who was born a boy called Matthew, said she is tired of...

 
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today, 20:01

Five children and second possible Ebola patient in Texas being monitored; Hospital turned away Ebola...

A MAN who was diagnosed with the Ebola virus in Texas came in contact with young children, and experts are monitoring them for any signs of disease. Meanwhile, the patient has been identified as Thomas Eric Duncan and...

 
tasmanian government under pressure to back a proposed triabunna tourism development
ABC News
today, 12:02

Tasmanian Government under pressure to back a proposed Triabunna tourism development

The Tasmanian Government is being challenged to become a joint venture partner in a multi-million-dollar Triabunna tourism development at the site of the former Gunns woodchip mill.Millionaire businessman Graeme Wood...

 
nsw bus drivers physically attacked, abused daily, survey suggests
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today, 10:50

NSW bus drivers physically attacked, abused daily, survey suggests

Bus drivers in New South Wales say they are facing daily abuse from passengers because of unrealistic public transport timetables.A meeting of 40 bus drivers working for private companies gathered at the Parramatta...

 
share market begins sharply lower but closes significantly higher
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today, 09:32

Share market begins sharply lower but closes significantly higher

The Australian share market saw highs and lows on Wednesday, beginning the day sharply lower before rebounding to close significantly higher.Stocks opened about 0.8 per cent lower after more modest losses on Wall...

 
australian mine deaths preventable if warnings heeded, worksafe seminar hears
ABC News
today, 08:54

Australian mine deaths preventable if warnings heeded, WorkSafe seminar hears

Deaths at three Tasmanian mines could have been predicted and prevented had safety warnings been heeded, a mining safety seminar has heard.Professor Michael Quinlan, who analysed deaths in mines around the world,...

 
east west link: 88 homeowners offered voluntary buyouts for properties
ABC News
today, 07:53

East West Link: 88 homeowners offered voluntary buyouts for properties

More people could come forward for compensation after the Victorian Government announced it would give dozens more homeowners near the proposed East West Link the option to be bought out, the Opposition says.The...

 
it's time to cry for argentina
ABC News
today, 07:23

It's time to cry for Argentina

In Australia, we like to grumble about escalating property prices, but Argentines would relish that luxury. For them, property prices are falling and inflation is rocketing, writes John M Green.Argentina is a country...

 
isla fisher expecting third child with husband sacha baron cohen
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38 min. ago

Isla Fisher expecting third child with husband Sacha Baron Cohen

AUSTRALIAN actor Isla Fisher is expecting her third child with husband Sacha Baron Cohen. The news comes amid reports that Fisher pulled out of Now You See Me 2 due to her pregnancy, reports US Weekly....

 
alyssa milano leaves tv show mistresses because  being a mother comes first'
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today, 19:37

Alyssa Milano leaves TV show Mistresses because "being a mother comes first'

FAMILY comes first for mum-of-two Alyssa Milano who has announced she's leaving her popular TV show Mistresses to look after her kids. Just weeks after giving birth to her second child, daughter Elizabella Dylan...

 
the queen is hiring staff to remove gobs of chewing gum left behind by visitors to a royal residence
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today, 19:22

The Queen is hiring staff to remove gobs of chewing gum left behind by visitors to a royal residence

BUCKINGHAM Palace has revealed a sticky reality - Queen Elizabeth II is looking for a cleaner who can oversee the removal of chewing gum left by visitors to a royal residence. Among the duties for the job at the...

 
sean  diddy' combs says jennifer lopez's bum is  a work of art' and better than kim kardashian's
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today, 17:05

Sean "Diddy' Combs says Jennifer Lopez's bum is "a work of art' and better than Kim Kardashian's

THEY split 15 years ago, but Sean "Diddy" Combs still has a soft spot for Jennifer Lopez ... particularly her famous, er, behind. Talking to Access Hollywood Live, the music mogul gushed about his famous...

 
lena dunham says she will pay artists to perform on her book tour after backlash for expecting them to work for free
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today, 16:38

Lena Dunham says she will pay artists to perform on her book tour after backlash for expecting them to work...

LENA Dunham has done a quick about-turn on not paying opening acts on her upcoming book tour, after copping a barrage of criticism online for expecting people to work for free. The Girls creator was forced to defend...

 
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today, 16:29

Taylor Swift says her fame is incompatible with being in love

TAYLOR Swift has made a career out of mining her love life for art. Now, the superstar reckons that finding love is not remotely on her radar, purely because men are scared off by her job. "Dating or finding...

 
ingredient in anti-impotence drug viagra may affect vision of men with eye problems
news.com.au
today, 15:04

Ingredient in anti-impotence drug Viagra may affect vision of men with eye problems

AN INGREDIENT in the anti-impotence drug Viagra may permanently affect the vision of men with eye problems, say Australian researchers. It's already known that sildenafil, the active ingredient in erectile dysfunction...

 
white woman sues clinic after being given black donor's sperm by mistake
news.com.au
today, 10:22

White woman sues clinic after being given black donor's sperm by mistake

A WHITE woman in the US is suing a sperm bank, alleging the firm mistakenly gave her vials from a black donor. She says it has made it difficult for her and her same-sex partner to raise their now two-year-old...

 
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news.com.au
today, 10:00

Bergeron's restaurant in Louisiana offers a discount to customers carrying a gun

RESTAURANTS use all sorts of gimmicks and deals to get customers through their doors. But Bergeron's restaurant in Port Allen, Louisiana has tried a completely different approach to entice diners. The Cajun restaurant...

 
four senior doctors will be replaced by junior staff at fremantle hospital, the wa opposition says
news.com.au
today, 08:15

Four senior doctors will be replaced by junior staff at Fremantle Hospital, the WA Opposition says

FOUR experienced doctors will be forced to fight for one part-time job following the opening of the Fiona Stanley Hospital, the Opposition says. Opposition health spokesman Roger Cook said today four Fremantle...

 
forget the gym: the best way to stay healthy is to walk more
news.com.au
today, 07:26

Forget the gym: The best way to stay healthy is to walk more

KATY Bowman has a new idea on how to stay fit, one that's easier and more effective than any CrossFit or Insanity DVD out there. It's called walking, and the scientist says we should consider it just as important as...

 
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news.com.au
today, 04:37

Divorces of 179 Italians from a mailbox in England quashed

BRITISH judges were conned into rubberstamping 179 fake divorces masterminded by Italian fraudsters on an "industrial-scale". The scam is likely to have netted more than £500,000 ($933,000) for the...

 

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cricket australia to assess mitch marsh
news.com.au
today, 17:58

Cricket Australia to assess Mitch Marsh

AUSTRALIAN cricket coach Darren Lehmann is crossing his fingers all-rounder Mitch Marsh hasn't joined the list of injury concerns in his Test squad for the upcoming series against Pakistan. Test skipper Michael Clarke...

 
rory mcilroy voted pga tour player of the year for second time in three years
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today, 17:11

Rory McIlroy voted PGA Tour player of the year for second time in three years

ONE incredible month of golf was enough for Rory McIlroy to be voted PGA Tour player of the year. McIlroy won the award, which is a vote of PGA Tour members, for the second time in three years, joining Tiger Woods,...

 
samantha stosur stuns caroline wozniacki, novak djokovic extends winning streak at china open
news.com.au
today, 17:01

Samantha Stosur stuns Caroline Wozniacki, Novak Djokovic extends winning streak at China Open

SAMANTHA Stosur has broken from a worrying form slump to upset world No. 8 Caroline Wozniacki and advance to the third round of the China Open in Beijing. The Australian was the more composed as the two players...

 
wwe facing fan backlash after issuing apology for the big show tearing down russian flag
news.com.au
today, 15:20

WWE facing fan backlash after issuing apology for The Big Show tearing down Russian flag

THE WWE has been on the receiving end of a fan backlash after apologising for an incident in which The Big Show disrespected the Russian flag. The Big Show was due to take on pro-Russian wrestler Rusev when he tore...

 
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today, 15:08

Ahead of the 2014 NRL grand final, Rabbitoh Luke Keary reflects on his journey to South Sydney

LUKE Keary's arrival as the future of South Sydney came after he was told he wasn't good enough to make the cut at three rival NRL clubs. On Sunday night Keary will run out in the No.6 jumper as the Rabbitohs'...

 
wwe facing backlash on twitter after issuing apology for the big show tearing down russian flag
news.com.au
today, 15:08

WWE facing backlash on Twitter after issuing apology for The Big Show tearing down Russian flag

THE WWE has been on the receiving end of a fan backlash after apologising for an incident in which The Big Show disrespected the Russian flag. The Big Show was due to take on pro-Russian wrestler Rusev when he tore...

 
 
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