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John Howard defends free media after Chinese complaints

The former prime Minister reveals Chinese officials complained about media coverage last week. He’s also called for a rational debate about population, without accusations of…

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Housing Minister wants shift to longer-term rental leases

Eoghan Murphy plans to being Bill to Cabinet designed to boost residential tenants’ rights

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Man found guilty of murdering Melbourne rival after man who confessed turns witness

Ali Chaouk is found guilty of murdering Mohammed Haddara, a member of a rival Melbourne family, after the man who initially confessed to the crime…

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Several persons of interest in Toyah Cordingley murder: police

Despite intense speculation over a “key suspect” in the case police say they have several persons of interest and are still a long way from…

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Brexit Vote Delayed: Your Tuesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Former Leighton executive Peter Gregg found guilty of cooking the books

The former chief financial officer of construction giant Leighton Holdings, Peter Gregg, is found guilty of falsifying the company’s accounts.

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Emma Husar considering options after being formally replaced

Former NSW state politician Diane Beamer is formally picked to replace Emma Husar, who is considering how to respond to her disendorsement.

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Forget logic. Investment is driven mostly by emotion

A behavioural finance expert says investors are not as dispassionate as you’d think

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‘My credit card company must hate me because it makes very little out of me’

Me & My Money: Rory Cowan, actor

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Major coal mine plan suffers setback over water supply fears

A NSW Government department has raised grave fears about plans for a new coal mine south of Sydney, predicting groundwater impacts that are unparalleled in…

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Health versus character: The decision that will dictate asylum seekers coming to Australia

Can the Government reasonably argue, as Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has, that the amended bill around medical evacuations from Manus Island and Nauru would…

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Theresa May could lose her hold on leadership in four ways

Even if Theresa May were in a position to renegotiate the Brexit deal, it’s not clear that she will survive as Prime Minister long enough…

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Video of NYPD officers yanking toddler from mom’s arms sparks outrage

“The baby was screaming for his life,” said one witness.

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Emily Atack trades I’m A Celebrity jungle showers for a soak in a bubble bath

EMILY Atack celebrated being out of the jungle with a luxurious bubble bath. The actress posted a cheeky snap to Instagram as she soaked in…

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Voyager 2 enters into interstellar space, but it’s still in the solar system

After 41 years on the road, NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft finally enters interstellar space 18 billion kilometres away from Earth.

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Voyager 2 goes interstellar under the watchful eye of Parkes Radio Telescope

NASA has confirmed that Voyager 2 is now in interstellar space, some 18 billion kilometres from Earth — and its progress is being tracked from…

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UTAS offers ‘queue jump’ deal for foreign enrolments, existing students told to search Gumtree

The University of Tasmania begins offering foreign students the chance to “jump to the head of the accommodation queue” if they pay upfront, while existing…

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Donald Trump’s legal woes have Republicans worried about his re-election chances

President Donald Trump’s intensifying legal troubles are unnerving some of his fellow Republicans.

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ADHD prescriptions are up, but it doesn’t mean we’re overmedicating

Despite a diagnosis of ADHD in kids meaning a higher risk of academic failure, substance abuse issues and imprisonment, many feel medication is overprescribed. A…

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Luke Skywalker’s Star Wars: A New Hope lightsaber withdrawn from auction due to authenticity concerns

Luke Skywalker’s prized weapon is no longer up for sale and while fans say the item may not be one of the original pieces used…

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