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Zuckerberg defends allowing politicians to lie in Facebook ads

Sydney Morning Herald - Fri, 2019-10-18 01:14
Chief executive worries about 'erosion of truth' online, but thinks people should hear for themselves what politicians are saying.
Categories: Media

Mick Mulvaney admits the White House DID hold up Ukraine aid to force server probe

Daily Mail - Fri, 2019-10-18 01:12
Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said $390m in aid to Ukraine was held up to push the country to investigate a Democratic server - then denied he had said it.
Categories: Media

Stamp duty changes, Keystart boost needed to lift WA housing sector out of its rut

Sydney Morning Herald - Fri, 2019-10-18 01:11
"The property industry is the second largest employer in the state and since August 2015, 35,000 jobs have been lost in the construction sector alone."
Categories: Media

'It's time to pursue the next step': Schoenmakers retires

Sydney Morning Herald - Fri, 2019-10-18 01:02
Injury has forced Hawthorn's premiership swingman Ryan Schoenmakers to call time on his career.
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When a tumour claimed Jarrah's remaining eye, Mathilde became his sight at school

Sydney Morning Herald - Fri, 2019-10-18 01:00
Friends for three years, the 11-year-olds share a love of Harry Potter, history and hidden passageways.
Categories: Media

'Rock revival has been pretty huge': Regurgitator is back on the road

Sydney Morning Herald - Fri, 2019-10-18 01:00
One of Australia's most loved and innovative bands, Regurgitator is celebrating 25 years.
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Cosmopolitanism

Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy - Fri, 2019-10-18 00:56
[Revised entry by Pauline Kleingeld and Eric Brown on October 17, 2019. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The word 'cosmopolitan', which derives from the Greek word kosmopolitēs ('citizen of the world'), has been used to describe a wide variety of important views in moral and socio-political philosophy. The nebulous core shared by all cosmopolitan views is the idea that all human beings, regardless of their political affiliation, are (or can and should be) citizens in a single community. Different versions of cosmopolitanism envision this...
Categories: Philosophy

A retiree’s guide to addressing financial risk

Sydney Morning Herald - Fri, 2019-10-18 00:55
Research shows older Australians are increasingly uncomfortable about exposing their retirement savings to the vagaries of the share market.
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India is trying to build the world's biggest facial recognition system

CNN - Fri, 2019-10-18 00:54
In July, Bhuwan Ribhu received some very good news.
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Mars lander's digger comes to life after seven month snag

Sydney Morning Herald - Fri, 2019-10-18 00:53
The mechanical mole was developed with the help of an Australian engineer.
Categories: Media

RWC Daily Podcast: Cheika's bold calls and Toomua spills English beans

Sydney Morning Herald - Fri, 2019-10-18 00:51
The teams have been named, with a few surprises, ahead of Saturday's enormous quarter-final between the Wallabies and England.
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Husband who bought his wife a cute micro pig says the salesman told him porkies

Daily Mail - Fri, 2019-10-18 00:51
Mr Graham, 57, from Malvern, Worcestershire, bought Grace, what he thought was a micro pig, for his wife Sam who is allergic to cats and dogs. Grace now weighs a whopping 28-stone.
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TOM UTLEY: What cheek to complain that I'd called him Mr Phoney Maloney Baloney! 

Daily Mail - Fri, 2019-10-18 00:50
For that great whisky-loving novelist Kingsley Amis, the most depressing words in the English language were, 'Shall we go straight in?' followed closely by, 'Red or white?'
Categories: Media

Scientists freak out over deep sea feast

CNN - Fri, 2019-10-18 00:48
A team of researchers stumbled upon a "whale fall," a carcass of a baleen whale, during a live-streamed deep-sea dive. Incredible video shows a wide variety of sea creatures feasting on it.
Categories: Media

Should you be adding this metal to your skincare routine?

Sydney Morning Herald - Fri, 2019-10-18 00:47
Beauty brands are pushing copper peptides hard, but dermatologists are somewhat unconvinced.
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Political thriller Official Secrets is largely devoid of thrills, writes BRIAN VINER

Daily Mail - Fri, 2019-10-18 00:43
BRIAN VINER: Unfortunately, and ironically, Official Secrets is fatally undermined by the truth. It is not, at least, undermined by Keira Knightley.
Categories: Media

Climate change protesters disrupt London rush hour

Sydney Morning Herald - Fri, 2019-10-18 00:40
Climate-change activists disrupted rail services in London on Thursday, sparking a clash between angry commuters and a protester who had climbed onto the roof of a London Underground train during rush hour.
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CHRISTOPHER STEVENS: The Beeb's got a new police hit - and it's as arresting as Killing Eve

Daily Mail - Fri, 2019-10-18 00:38
CHRISTOPHER STEVENS: Unless you're fluent in Japanese, reputedly the world's most difficult language, you'll need the subtitles for Giri/Haji (BBC2).
Categories: Media

Careers expert reveals how to answer the toughest interview questions

Daily Mail - Fri, 2019-10-18 00:36
A careers consultant has revealed how to answer the toughest interview questions - including what are your weaknesses and how much is your current salary?
Categories: Media

China detains two Americans who ran English-teaching company

Sydney Morning Herald - Fri, 2019-10-18 00:35
The detentions are the latest signs of the Chinese government's growing scrutiny of foreigners working and traveling in the country.
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