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Australia lose some shine without Johnathan Thurston, says Adam Blair

5 hours 40 min ago
The Kiwi captain says the replacements are all world class but the loss of Thurston is a gap the Kangaroos won't be able to fully fill.
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More boom times coming for David Hayes and his Caulfield Cup winner

5 hours 42 min ago
Invitations to this year's $6 million Japan Cup have been extended to world champion Australian race mare, Winx, as well as Saturday's shock Caulfield Cup winner, Boom Time.
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Houston Astros reach World Series after game seven win over New York Yankees

5 hours 43 min ago
The Houston Astros reached Major League Baseball's World Series for the first time since 2005 after beating the New York Yankees 4-0 in game seven of the American League Championship Series on Saturday.
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Nicholas Harding: 28 Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery

5 hours 52 min ago
The portrait artist has depicted a wide range of people from Hugo Weaving to his mother-in-law.
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Little-known start-up Meituan Dianping just hit a valuation of $30 billion

5 hours 55 min ago
China's Meituan Dianping just became the world's fourth-most valuable startup ahead of high-fliers like Airbnb and Space X.
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OPEC says 'all options are open' as production compliance at record level

5 hours 57 min ago
Producers announce the highest level of compliance with their agreement to curtail production.
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'Yes' supporters rally in the heart of Canberra for marriage equality

6 hours 1 min ago
More than 1000 'yes' supporters have rallied in the heart of Canberra on Sunday.
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Israel Folau to take a break from rugby, won't play another Test for Wallabies in 2017

6 hours 3 min ago
Michael Cheika believes Wallabies fullback Israel Folau will become a better player as a result of taking a break from rugby for the rest of the year after the upcoming Barbarians game.
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'Chaotic and punitive': Tim Pallas lashes Commonwealth over funding uncertainty

6 hours 5 min ago
Relations between the state and federal governments are marred by a "chaotic and punitive approach"on the part of the Commonwealth that has undermined funding certainty, according to Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas.
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Lucy Turnbull unveils plan for three Sydneys

6 hours 7 min ago
The three-city concept was first established by the Aboriginal people, who saw Sydney as a land of three regions: eastern, central and western.
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Embarrassing Sydney defeat has been the catalyst for Melbourne City's early season success

6 hours 12 min ago
Melbourne City has to prove their resilience next weekend when they leave Melbourne for the first time this season to take on Adelaide United at Coopers Stadium. They have won their two home matches against Brisbane and Wellington, and the Victorian derby against Melbourne Victory.
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Bodyboarder dies after going missing off Fingal Head

6 hours 17 min ago
The man's body was pulled from the water but he was unable to be revived.
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The race for AFL premiership No.17 between Essendon and Carlton has resumed

6 hours 19 min ago
After many years in a state of suspended animation, the race to become the single most successful club in VFL/AFL history is experiencing its first meaningful twitches.
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Twin mosque attacks kill scores in one of Afghanistan's deadliest weeks

6 hours 19 min ago
Just as on any other day, Zareen Gul, 60, held the hand of her grandson, Ali Seyar Nazari, 10, and left home to attend the early evening prayer in their neighbourhood mosque in the west of Kabul.
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National Maritime Museum exhibit shows how shipping containers shaped the world

6 hours 20 min ago
The impact of using containers to ship by sea has been likened to the impact of binary code on modern computing.
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3AW's Neil Mitchell's 30 years on air - and loving it

6 hours 23 min ago
Talkback host Neil Mitchell is celebrating three decades in radio.
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Melbourne sells $500m worth of property at auction as listings surge

6 hours 36 min ago
Melbourne's auction market produced yet another robust result for most sellers as the spring selling season moves towards a remarkable crescendo next weekend.
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Winx challenging Phar Lap's record as she tries to match Kingston Town as three-time winner of Cox Plate

6 hours 37 min ago
Champion mare Winx will start the shortest-priced Cox Plate favourite since Phar Lap.
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Canberra Olympic Pool to be training ground for Canberra/Broulee Nippers

6 hours 40 min ago
Only 15 per cent of ACT students meet the national benchmark set by the Australian Water Safety Council.
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Stephen Moore says Wallabies win over New Zealand was one of his favourite victories

6 hours 41 min ago
Outgoing Wallabies stalwart Stephen Moore says his side's victory in Brisbane over the All Blacks was one of the best he has been involved in across his 125-Test career.
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