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'This has not caused a diplomatic incident': Qld Attorney-General on Prince Frederik rebuff

Tue, 2017-08-22 06:17
The state Opposition Leader questioned whether Crown Prince Frederik would have met his Australian wife Princess Mary, who he met in a bar, under the Queensland laws.
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Family pays tribute to 'beautiful grandmother' found dead in Kew home

Tue, 2017-08-22 06:12
The family of the woman who was found dead in a Kew home said the 70-year-old died "in the company of a person she considered a friend".
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Australia to talk troop numbers with US after Trump unveils new Afghanistan plan

Tue, 2017-08-22 06:11
Australia will discuss potential further troop increases to Afghanistan with the United States.
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Canberra Raiders' Blake Austin calls for everyone to pay NRL referees more respect

Tue, 2017-08-22 06:09
Austin pointed out NRL referee Ashley Klein was someone's son, and potentially someone's father.
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Channel Ten pins hopes on Sunday edition of The Project to fix ratings

Tue, 2017-08-22 06:07
Ten's weekend ratings are dreadful. Which means there's a lot riding on The Project's Sunday return.
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National Retail Association pans 'farcical' changes to Queensland trading hours

Tue, 2017-08-22 06:01
Trading hours reforms are "farcical", will cost jobs in regional areas and result in almost no extra trading opportunities for major retailers, a peak retail association has argued.
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What the Game of Thrones season 7 finale has in store

Tue, 2017-08-22 06:00
HBO had Game of Thrones fans reeling after season seven's penultimate episode, but it appears the stakes are about to get a lot higher in the season finale.
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Rodrigo Duterte's drug war a 'deep concern' for Foreign Minister Julie Bishop

Tue, 2017-08-22 05:58
Foreign minister Julie Bishop says Australia is deeply concerned about a fresh wave of killings in the Philippines under president Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.
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Perth tradie fined 27k for ripping off patio customers

Tue, 2017-08-22 05:58
Nicholas Charles Gudden from Wangara pleaded guilty in the Perth Magistrates Court on Friday to taking payments from customers to his Exclusive Patios business but never starting the work, giving excuses like he had a hand injury when pressed for an explanation.
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SANZAAR to look into possible Sonny Bill Williams concussion in Bledisloe Cup opener

Tue, 2017-08-22 05:58
The 32-year-old stumbled after making a tackle early on and was involved in two more heavy collisions before play stopped.
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Game of Thrones fans distraught after season 7 episode 6 Beyond the Wall episode

Tue, 2017-08-22 05:51
The night is dark and full of terrors.
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Taylor Swift shuts down Kim, Kanye, Katy and Calvin with snake clip

Tue, 2017-08-22 05:48
Why a snake? It all happened when Kim Kardashian West released her second most popular home video and the green snake emoji became code for Taylor Swift.
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'Perfect storm of issues' leaving Aussies on verge of mortgage crisis

Tue, 2017-08-22 05:44
Expensive property markets, soaring levels of household debt and predatory lending practices have come under fire with experts warning thousands of households are on the verge of mortgage stress.
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Taylor Swift set to drop new music this week, following mysterious 'snake' post

Tue, 2017-08-22 05:39
The slippery answer to Taylor Swift's confounding reptilian post on Instagram isn't too far off.
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Kerry Stokes' spare parts surge dwarfs TV troubles at Seven Group

Tue, 2017-08-22 05:38
Seven Group Holdings' shareholders have ignored writedowns in its struggling TV arm to push the company's share price up sharply as it flagged strong growth from mining services and announced the sale of its WesTrac business in China.
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BHP triples dividend as profit surges to $8.5 billion

Tue, 2017-08-22 05:33
BHP chief executive Andrew Mackenzie has admitted the miner's entry into the onshore US shale industry was poorly timed and it "paid too much" as it revealed plans to sell the controversial assets.
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Norfolk Islanders pining for a new deal, want Pacific paradise to be part of NZ

Tue, 2017-08-22 05:24
Changes to the way the Australian territory is governed have some islanders looking to secede.
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Trust deficit undermines Donald Trump's Afghanistan speech

Tue, 2017-08-22 05:22
There were two remarkable things about Donald Trump's speech on Afghanistan
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CSIRO sacks senior executive over credit card 'breach'

Tue, 2017-08-22 05:22
"The individual is no longer employed by CSIRO."
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'Health challenges' forcing Northcote MP Fiona Richardson to miss next election

Tue, 2017-08-22 05:14
Labor MP for Northcote Fiona Richardson has announced she will not stand in the 2018 election.
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