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Wall St flat as US-China trade dispute lingers

Stocks have barely moved on Wall Street, with the market held captive to the ongoing trade dispute between the US and China.

Source: ABC News | 15 Nov 2019 | 10:50 am

Will you sail through our news quiz or sink like a submarine?

A missing US submarine was discovered, a Queensland ranger had a bad run-in with a crocodile, and football superstar Sam Kerr signed a deal that will see her join England's Women's Super League. How much will you remember in this week's news quiz?

Source: ABC News | 15 Nov 2019 | 10:26 am

Socceroos hold on to beat Jordan 1-0 in World Cup qualifier

The Socceroos make history, beating Jordan in Amman for the first time ever — but the World Cup qualifier is not an easy contest for Graham Arnold's men.

Source: ABC News | 15 Nov 2019 | 10:24 am

Australia and others ask for Brexit trade compensation

A number World Trade Organization countries have asked for compensation over Brexit disruption.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 15 Nov 2019 | 8:50 am

Are the mental health challenges young athletes face too great?

In a week where a Test aspirant rules himself out of selection because of mental health concerns and a teenager is hailed as Australian cricket's "next big thing", the pressure placed on young sportspeople is again under the spotlight, writes Richard Hinds.

Source: ABC News | 15 Nov 2019 | 8:46 am

Sonny Bill Williams: ‘It was my duty to step up after Christchurch attack’

Sonny Bill Williams tells Radio 5 Live about converting to Islam and "representing the Muslim community" after the Christchurch mosques attack.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 15 Nov 2019 | 6:07 am

Australian bushfires: Why do people start fires during fires?

As fires takes hold across vast areas of Australia, some people set out to make the problem worse.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 15 Nov 2019 | 5:55 am

Third Australian cricketer on mental health break

Australia captain Tim Paine says the mental wellbeing of players takes priority after Will Pucovski becomes their third player to take a break.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 15 Nov 2019 | 1:07 am

Australia seeks to curb foreign interference in universities

The new rules come amid growing concern about China's influence over universities.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 15 Nov 2019 | 12:52 am

Manus Island refugee author Behrouz Boochani arrives in New Zealand

Behrouz Boochani was held on Manus Island for six years, after trying to claim asylum in Australia.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 15 Nov 2019 | 12:43 am

Hunter fined $5,000 but will keep airboat he used to flush out ducks

Game management officials say they will not tolerate illegal hunting practices after a man fronts court for disturbing protected wildlife during last year's duck-hunting season.

Source: ABC News | 14 Nov 2019 | 7:57 pm

Australia bushfires: Death toll rises as communities remain on alert

A fourth person has died in a week of emergencies that are now threatening east and west coasts.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 14 Nov 2019 | 7:39 pm

CCTV footage from Inflation nightclub shooting

CCTV footage from Inflation nightclub showing police shooting Dale Ewins and Zita Sukys in 2017.

Source: ABC News | 14 Nov 2019 | 5:29 pm

Deputy Police Commissioner says officers shot couple 'in self-defence' inside nightclub

The corruption watchdog slams Victoria Police for its "failure" to review the actions of officers after the shooting of two people at a nightclub in 2017, which has led to compensation payments to three people.

Source: ABC News | 14 Nov 2019 | 5:05 pm

Former AFL player Nick Stevens charged with $144,000 swimming pool business fraud

Nick Stevens has faced court charged with taking payments of more than $30,000 from customers on the false pretence of installing swimming pools.

Source: ABC News | 14 Nov 2019 | 4:33 pm

Sawmiller's threatening sign calling Premier a 'mongrel', among other things, is removed

A Victorian sawmill owner takes down an threatening sign calling Premier Daniel Andrews a "mongrel", but says it may return.

Source: ABC News | 14 Nov 2019 | 3:18 pm

Melbourne Airport congestion to increase due to delay in picking direction of third runway

More flights delays and pricier tickets are on the cards for travellers as Melbourne Airport confirms the north-south direction of its planned $1.5 billion runway.

Source: ABC News | 14 Nov 2019 | 3:04 pm

Yuendumu: Policeman charged with Aboriginal teenager's murder

Kumanjayi Walker's shooting death in Australia has prompted anger and protests across the country.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 14 Nov 2019 | 2:15 pm

Young gun Will Pucovski rules himself out of Test contention over mental health concerns

Young Victorian batsman Will Pucovski, tipped as possible inclusion in Australia's Test squad, removes himself from consideration to deal with his mental health.

Source: ABC News | 14 Nov 2019 | 11:13 am

Robert wanted to see what would happen if he lived without his phone. So he did an extreme detox

After years of scrolling, texting and streaming, Robert Hassan decided he'd had enough. So he boarded a container ship for a five-week digital detox — and "began to make discoveries".

Source: ABC News | 14 Nov 2019 | 9:30 am

Are we culling dingoes thinking they are just wild dogs?

New research could make all the difference to the future of dingoes by busting the myth that they are all but extinct in south-eastern Australia.

Source: ABC News | 14 Nov 2019 | 9:10 am

Why storm-creating bushfires are so dangerous

As Australia faces a large-scale emergency, scientists report a "crazy increase" in firestorms.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 14 Nov 2019 | 6:37 am

Australia bushfires: Pregnant firefighter says she'll continue to do her job

Kat comes from a family of firefighters. She says being pregnant won't stop her serving the community in Australia.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 14 Nov 2019 | 4:11 am

Rainbow Shines Over Panama City Beach Before Alberto’s Arrival

A rainbow appeared across the sky as Subtropical Storm Alberto approached Panama City Beach, Florida, on Monday, May 28. The storm was still about 50 miles southwest of the city on Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Tropical storm warnings had been issued across the Gulf Coast ahead of the storm. Heavy rain was expected in Florida, Alabama and Georgia on Monday with the possibility of a storm surge along the coast, according to the National Hurricane Center. Tornadoes and waterspouts were also possible. Credit: Woody Thornton via Storyful

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Neighbour charged after ‘hammer’ attack

A MAN has been charged with murder after allegedly killing his neighbour during a violent attack in Flinders Park.

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Surfers Ride Waves Along Florida Coast Ahead of Alberto

Subtropical Storm Alberto was due to make landfall along the Florida panhandle on Monday, May 28, but the storm was weakening as it approached land. With a maximum wind speed of 50 miles per hour, Alberto was expected to come ashore in Destin, Florida, in the afternoon, a news report said. Some tropical storm warnings in Alabama had been canceled as the storm approached the mainland. Rough conditions didn’t stop surfers in Navarre, Florida, near Pensacola, from hitting the waves Monday as the storm approached. Credit: Moona Joyner via Storyful

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Man charged for allegedly murdering neighbour with a hammer

A man has been charged with murder in Adelaide after allegedly beating his 74-year-old neighbour to death with a hammer. It is alleged the attack on Dion Hewitt occurred inside his Flinders Park home. His 33-year-old neighbour has been charged and is due to face court today.

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RUSH HOUR: Hugging illusion baffles internet

Live: Rush Hour

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Nationals hail shock Senate recruit in Tasmania

The Nationals have hailed a shock Senate recruit in Tasmania. Steve Martin has joined the party, three months after replacing his one-time party leader Jacqui Lambie after dual citizenship forced her to resign. The move marks a boost for the government's numbers in the upper house. Meanwhile, the Tasmanian Liberals will reportedly refuse to let the new National share their Senate ticket.

Source: AAP National | — Australia’s #1 news site |

Energy policy sets Coalition back in latest Newspoll

The latest Newspoll has revealed more voters trust Labor to deliver lower power prices and secure supply than the Coalition. The poll shows 39 per cent trust Labor, 37 per cent back the coalition, while 24 per cent remain uncommitted to keep prices down and secure supply, the Newspoll conducted for The Australian showed. It comes as the federal government has pushed its NEG while facing mutiny in the partyroom over coal-fired power stations, such as Liddell.

Source: AAP National | — Australia’s #1 news site |

Superannuation industry exposed in landmark report

A report by the Productivity Commission has found Australians are losing $2.6 billion a year in fees and insurance premiums on extra superannuation accounts. The landmark inquiry into the super industry has found a third of accounts are unintended multiple accounts. The commission wants people to only be placed in a default fund when they enter the workforce and for Australians to be given a ‘best in show’ list of 10 high-performing funds identified by an independent expert panel.

Source: AAP National | — Australia’s #1 news site |

Daughter of ambulance worker shares story about father’s suicide (ABC Q&A)

Kim, an audience member on the ABC’s Q&A program, told the panel on Monday night that her father Tony had recently taken his own life and how she feels like the system didn't do enough to help. CREDIT: ABC/Q&A

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Killer laughs before pleading guilty

A FORMER Bandidos bikie has been convicted of murder for a second time after he admitted killing Gold Coast father Greg Dufty.

Source: AAP National | — Australia’s #1 news site |

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