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Updated: 7 min 35 sec ago

Tsunami waves detected in New Caledonia, Vanuatu after earthquake: PTWC

10 min 10 sec ago
A magnitude 7.0 quake struck on Monday near New Caledonia in the South Pacific, the US Geological Survey said.
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No return date for Hawthorn Hawks' Cyril Rioli

11 min 13 sec ago
Hawthorn haven't put a start date on Cyril Rioli's pre-season as the champion forward helps his father convalesce from heart surgery.
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Detention for 'extremist' 14-year-olds under Labor's broader terror laws

25 min 16 sec ago
Radicalised children as young as 14 could be detained without a court order for up to 36 hours if intelligence shows there is a threat of an imminent attack.
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Australian dollar drops to five-month low

30 min 16 sec ago
The Australian dollar has continued its recent slump, hitting a five-month low against its US counterpart over the weekend.
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Harry Kewell apologises over 'exaggerated' clash with Crawley Town fans

30 min 23 sec ago
Harry Kewell has "apologised for any misunderstanding" regarding "exaggerated" reports of a furious confrontation with Crawley Town fans.
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Jeffrey Tambor won't return for Transparent's fifth season

33 min 50 sec ago
Jeffrey Tambor has reportedly resigned from Amazon's award-winning TV series Transparent after being accused of sexual misconduct.
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Australia is a global top-10 deforester and Queensland is leading the way

47 min 52 sec ago
Most of the tree clearing is happening in Queensland, and it is accelerating.
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Scott Morrison urges company CEOs to support government's tax cuts

55 min 13 sec ago
Federal Labor is maintaining its opposition to the government's plan for further cuts to company tax after the treasurer called on CEOs to take up the fight for tax cuts on its behalf.
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Western Bulldogs name Easton Wood as captain, Marcus Bontempelli as vice-captain

56 min 53 sec ago
Easton Wood will lead the Western Bulldogs in 2018 with Marcus Bontempelli as his vice-captain, with the club announcing a new six-player leadership group on Monday.
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Gold Coast Titans sign Mitch Rein on one-year deal

59 min 13 sec ago
Gold Coast have confirmed hooker Mitch Rein will reunite with new coach Garth Brennan for the 2018 NRL season.
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Former Hanson aide seeks votes on Tinder

1 hour 12 min ago
Saraya Beric said she turned to Tinder because she didn't have the cash to splash on her campaign for the Gold Coast electorate of Mermaid Beach.
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Angela Merkel's 'Jamaica coalition' in jeopardy as deadline passes

1 hour 19 min ago
Angela Merkel's political future is hanging in the balance after political parties last night failed to meet a self-imposed deadline to form a new government.
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'Buried to his neck':Young Perth boy trapped in trench for four hours

1 hour 25 min ago
A child was trapped and buried in a trench for more than four hours on a property in Perth's north on Sunday.
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Maverick Nationals senator warns Malcolm Turnbull to 'sit up and take note' on banking commission

1 hour 30 min ago
Nationals senator Barry O'Sullivan says he is committed to bringing on a powerful commission of inquiry into the banking sector, warning Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to "sit up and take note" if the Parliament backs the measure in defiance of the government.
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Markets Live: $A hits 5-month low

1 hour 55 min ago
Shares are poised for an uncertain start to the week as investors await the next catalyst, while the Aussie dollar is under pressure.
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Why the fashion industry keeps failing to fix labour exploitation

2 hours 29 sec ago
Worker exploitation is rampant in the global fashion industry, according to countless investigations, studies and reports. So why haven’t fashion brands cleaned up their acts?
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Apple's HomePod smart speaker won't launch in time for the holidays

2 hours 5 min ago
Apple is pushing back its plans for a Siri-powered smart speaker until sometime early next year.
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Looming oil price shock that could trigger the next global recession

2 hours 11 min ago
Revenge, it is said, is a dish best served cold.
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Melbourne weather: Enjoy the spring sunshine ... while you still can

2 hours 12 min ago
Melbourne's spell of warm, sunny days are set to continue this week – before rain and storms are expected to put a dampener on the glorious Spring weather.
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Drug dog warning after 13 schoolies charged on the Gold Coast

2 hours 18 min ago
More than a dozen schoolies have been charged overnight as the first weekend of the yearly celebration draws to a close on the Gold Coast.
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