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  1. Tony Abbott morphs from leadership aspirant into political assassin

    Abc.net.au - Top Stories 02.24 / 04:53 www.abc.net.au
    If Tony Abbott abandons hope of ever being prime minister again, he might settle for mortally wounding Malcolm Turnbull and letting someone else bury the corpse, writes political editor Chris…
  2. Ed and Charlie Curnow: the Blue brothers

    Smh.com.au - Top Stories 02.24 / 04:26 www.smh.com.au
    Ed Curnow is entering the next bracket of his career, the one where he has moved from recycled rookie to fringe battler to, now, a team…
  3. Tara Costigan's killer sentenced to 32 years' jail

    Abc.net.au - Top Stories 02.24 / 02:48 www.abc.net.au
    A judge describes the actions of Marcus Rappel, who killed his ex-partner Tara Costigan with an axe in her Canberra home while she held their week-old daughter, as being in the "worst…
  4. Woman sexually assaulted, bitten at Rainbow Serpent music festival

    Smh.com.au - Top Stories 02.24 / 01:35 www.smh.com.au
    A woman was bitten and sexually assaulted three times during a horrific attack at a music festival in …
  5. Capital's Mustang muster expected to draw cars from three states to the city this weekend

    Smh.com.au - Top Stories 02.24 / 01:35 www.smh.com.au
    Ford's Mustang, the first of the "pony cars" that dominated the American performance market in the 1960s and 1970s, were the dream wheels of a generation. We talk to local baby boomers about their love affair with the iconic…
  6. Autumn unlikely to let up on hot weather for Australia

    Abc.net.au - Top Stories 02.24 / 01:19 www.abc.net.au
    Although autumn is on the way, the Bureau of Meteorology warns the hot weather is likely to continue, with warmer than average temperatures forecast for most of southern and eastern…
  7. Letters 2 not for online

    Smh.com.au - Top Stories 02.24 / 00:28 www.smh.com.au
    Perhaps it may have inadvertently slipped your worthy correspondents minds (Letters, February 24)  but the two state solution was accepted by the Jews in 1947, when they agreed to the UN Partition Plan for two States, the Arab state being 43% of the Mandate Territory and an internationally ruled Jerusalem. This was roundly rejected by all the Arab States, as well as the Palestinians. They then invaded the newly created State of Israel, not recognising its right to exist and attempting to an…
  8. 'I had the courage not just to give speeches, but to act': Malcolm Turnbull hits back at Tony Abbott

    Smh.com.au - Top Stories 02.23 / 22:37 www.smh.com.au
    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he will not be provoked by Tony Abbott's most direct attack on his government to…
  1. Striking for ourselves on International Women's Day

    Links.org.au - Politics 02.24 / 11:19 links.org.au
      By Liz Mason-Deese February 20, 2017 — Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal reposted from Viewpoint Magazine — When women in Argentina, and across Latin America, decided to go on strike on October 19, 2016, the mobilization surpassed all expectations. Organized in only a matter of days, the call resonated across Latin America and hundreds of thousands of women across the continent went on strike, marched, and protested. The strike was an immediate response to t…
  2. WA farmers say flood relief funds too slow

    Abc.net.au - Politics news 02.24 / 10:04 www.abc.net.au
    Flood-affected farmers in the south of Western Australia say the State Government has been too slow in reacting to their plight, adding there is a lack of comprehension around the scale of the…
  3. Myanmar's 'hate speech' monk backs controversial Thailand sect

    Abc.net.au - Politics news 02.24 / 09:23 www.abc.net.au
    A firebrand monk who helped stoke sectarian conflict in Myanmar throws his support behind the controversial Dhammakaya sect in Thailand, which is currently at odds with law enforcement over money laundering…
  4. #czarnyprotest: The Black Protest for abortion rights in Poland

    Links.org.au - Politics 02.24 / 09:16 links.org.au
      By Katarzyna Bielińska-KowalewskaFebruary 24, 2017 — Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal reposted from New Politics —In Poland the law on abortion is one of the most restrictive in the European Union, sex education does not exist, and contraception is both expensive and hard to obtain because a medical prescription is often needed. According to a 1993 law, abortion is allowed only in three cases: when pregnancy is a threat to a woman’s life or health; when there is a hig…
  5. Israel denies 'hostile' Human Rights Watch access

    Abc.net.au - Politics news 02.24 / 09:02 www.abc.net.au
    Israel now joins countries such as Cuba, Egypt, Syria, Sudan and Venezuela that have blocked access for Human Rights Watch staff…
  6. Most ATO workers do not 'down tools' at 4:51: commissioner

    Abc.net.au - Politics news 02.24 / 08:22 www.abc.net.au
    Australian Tax Commissioner Chris Jordan defends his workforce, insisting the vast majority do not "down tools" at 4.51pm, while also disputing claims by union…
  7. Seven women honoured in Queensland's new electorates

    Abc.net.au - Politics news 02.24 / 08:03 www.abc.net.au
    The latest reshuffle of Queensland's electorates honours seven distinguished women from all over the…
  8. Premier backs Speaker Telmo Languiller over $40k travel claim

    Abc.net.au - Politics news 02.24 / 08:03 www.abc.net.au
    Victoria's Premier stands by embattled Speaker Telmo Languiller, despite a probe into his taxpayer-funded claim for almost $40,000 for living 80 kilometres from…
  1. Tiger temple where frozen cubs found to open new venue

    Abc.net.au - World 02.24 / 10:23 www.abc.net.au
    The Thai Buddhist temple where 40 frozen tiger cubs were found in a freezer last year is set to open a new tiger facility next…
  2. Trade and investment focus of President Joko Widodo's trip to Australia

    Joko Widodo's ambitious program to develop tourism beyond Bali will be among the issues…
  3. No middle road on a two-state solution for Israel and Palestinian territories

    Abc.net.au - World 02.24 / 09:02 www.abc.net.au
    Stan Grant asks two lawyers — one Palestinian and one Israeli — for an answer to one simple question: why is a resolution so hard? But their answers take him back to a hot and turbulent day in the Gaza Str…
  4. Wairarapa police and community work together for results

    Scoop.co.nz - World 02.24 / 09:01 www.scoop.co.nz
    In response to rising burglary incidents over the last six months Wairarapa Police created a burglary task force to deal directly with local suspects and target known…
  5. The girl with a prosthetic arm that shoots glitter

    Stuff.co.nz - World 02.24 / 08:54 www.stuff.co.nz
    Jordan Reeves is an inventor. But even with a lifetime of amazing creations, she'll find it hard to top her latest device: a prosthetic arm/unicorn horn that shoots…
  6. Trade and investment focus of President Joko Widodo's trip to Australia

    Joko Widodo's ambitious program to develop tourism beyond Bali will be among the issues…
  7. Trade and investment focus of President Joko Widodo's trip to Australia

    Joko Widodo's ambitious program to develop tourism beyond Bali will be among the issues…
  8. Trade and investment focus of President Joko Widodo's trip to Australia

    Joko Widodo's ambitious program to develop tourism beyond Bali will be among the issues…
  1. 'Uncharted' movie script reportedly finished and is ready to go filming

    Au.ibtimes.com - US 02.24 / 09:57 au.ibtimes.com
    The “Uncharted” movie script has been reportedly finished since January and will be available once filming sta…
  2. Xbox 'Games with Gold' for March is all about games with monsters and guns

    Au.ibtimes.com - US 02.24 / 07:56 au.ibtimes.com
    Xbox 'Games with Gold' available free games for the month of…
  3. US Vice President Mike Pence: 'America's Obamacare nightmare is about to end'

    Nzherald.co.nz - US 02.24 / 05:33 www.nzherald.co.nz
    Vice President Mike Pence forcefully defended the Trump administration's plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Thursday night, saying the law known as Obamacare is a "nightmare" and that the administration is…
  4. ‘Neighbours’ spoilers for Feb. 24: Paige makes a crucial mistake about her baby bombshell; fierce rivals intensify their

    Au.ibtimes.com - US 02.24 / 04:46 au.ibtimes.com
    Paige finds a perfect way to tell Jack that he’s the father of her baby. She goes to church to confess but she blabs the whole truth to the wrong p…
  5. Aussie dollar reaches new 2017 high, goes past 77 US cents

    Au.ibtimes.com - US 02.24 / 04:04 au.ibtimes.com
    The Aussie dollar soared against the US currency on Friday, climbing past 77 US cents. On Friday, the Australian dollar reached 77.14 US…
  6. Ivanka Trump is reportedly pushing for a $500 billion child care policy

    Au.ibtimes.com - US 02.24 / 04:04 au.ibtimes.com
    In line with her father’s promises, Ivanka Trump urges lawmakers to support a tax benefit for child care that’s estimated to cost US$500 billion (AU$649) billion over ten yea…
  7. Roger Federer nearly retired after winning 2017 Australian Open

    Au.ibtimes.com - US 02.24 / 03:23 au.ibtimes.com
    Roger Federer, the 18-time Grand Slam champion, considered walking away from the sport after capturing the 2017 Australian Open title last month. The Swiss master admittedly contemplated retirement after realising that he'd be hard pressed to end his career on a higher…
  8. Turnbull and Indonesian counterpart to seal free trade

    Au.ibtimes.com - US 02.24 / 03:02 au.ibtimes.com
    Indonesian President Joko Widodo is expected to arrive in Australia on Saturday morning for a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm…
  1. Border-crossing in the Emerald Isle

    Nzherald.co.nz - Europe 02.24 / 05:33 www.nzherald.co.nz
    A narrow beam of light streaked along the floor of an ancient passageway, straight into the heart of the pitch-black Stone Age burial chamber. A display, using electric light, recreated what first happened more than 5200 years…
  2. Kiwi extradited on paedophile charges named

    Nzherald.co.nz - Europe 02.24 / 01:41 www.nzherald.co.nz
    An accused paedophile identified in the investigation into two jailed Queensland child abusers has been extradited to Brisbane and will remain in custody. Craig Edward Broadley, who is allegedly involved in a worldwide…
  3. Is Airbus sales push for its 'Hercules on steroids' to NZ Mission Impossible?

    Nzherald.co.nz - Europe 02.24 / 01:41 www.nzherald.co.nz
    A hulking European military plane that got a role in a Tom Cruise movie will be flying over the clear skies of Wellington today ahead of a big air show at Ohakea this weekend. The A400M is the Airbus contender to replace New…
  4. PM Bill English keeps John Key's ban on ministers' partners travelling on the taxpayer - with a few exceptions

    Nzherald.co.nz - Europe 02.24 / 01:41 www.nzherald.co.nz
    Prime Minister Bill English will stick to John Key's ban on ministers taking partners overseas on the taxpayers' purse, but says he will consider special cases and has already taken his own wife overseas on the Government's…
  5. White House's reaction 'very positive' as Queen extends US an invitation to join Commonwealth

    Stuff.co.nz - Europe 02.23 / 21:52 www.stuff.co.nz
    The US has been invited to join the Commonwealth, in a project said to be backed by the…
  6. As Storm Doris wollops UK and Ireland, airplanes struggle to land

    Stuff.co.nz - Europe 02.23 / 21:52 www.stuff.co.nz
    As Storm Doris embarked on its destructive path across Britain on Thursday, pilots battled the 145kmh winds to land and…
  1. Windows 10 Redstone 3 build to be completed and released in 2017

    Au.ibtimes.com - Asia 02.24 / 10:59 au.ibtimes.com
    Windows 10 Redstone 2 update has not yet been released, but Microsoft is already working on its new mobile OS update, Redstone 3. Although it may take a while to build the update, it is still set for release by the end of…
  2. ‘Ray Donovan’ season 5 cast list: Two more new characters will join the show

    Au.ibtimes.com - Asia 02.24 / 10:37 au.ibtimes.com
    Graham Rogers and Michel Gill are going to become part of the season-long arc of "Ray Donovan" season 5. Their roles have also been announced as Smitty and Doug Landry, respectively. They will both play a recurring role in the fifth instalment of the show. However, Gill is expected to be in only three…
  3. F1 2017: F1 teams launch cars before pre-season begins in Barcelona

    Au.ibtimes.com - Asia 02.24 / 09:57 au.ibtimes.com
    F1 2017 pre-season testing will run on Feb. 27 in Barcelona, Spain. Before that, F1 2017 teams started to launch their cars this week. Four teams already revealed their powerful engines while the five others will also launch their cars within the…
  4. 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' going for reshoots; casting extras

    Au.ibtimes.com - Asia 02.24 / 08:16 au.ibtimes.com
    “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is reportedly heading for some reshoots in March. They are said to be casting some extras. The actual filming of the movie wrapped long back, so if the director is looking to film now; it must be for minor changes or add…
  5. 'Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS' new system of summoning monsters revealed

    Au.ibtimes.com - Asia 02.24 / 08:16 au.ibtimes.com
    “Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS” will bring new rules for the famous trading card game ani…
  6. ‘Death Stranding’ release date, news & update: Kojima teases online mode; Easter Egg, ‘Horizon Zero Dawn’ & Mads Mikkels

    Au.ibtimes.com - Asia 02.24 / 07:55 au.ibtimes.com
    A lot is being said about the upcoming open world action video game “Death Stranding,” developed by Kojima Productions. It is being designed by Hideo Kojima himself, who has stated that the game will immensely intuitive. No release date for the game has been officially revealed, though a 2018 release date is a pos…
  7. ‘The Bold And The Beautiful’ spoilers for Feb. 24: Ridge and Quinn make a pact; a new character makes her ‘B&B’ debut

    Au.ibtimes.com - Asia 02.24 / 07:35 au.ibtimes.com
    Ridge and Quinn sit down for a heart-to-heart discussion about their obvious attraction for each other. In the end, they come to an agreement but it would be interesting to see if they’d be able to walk the t…
  8. ‘Bloodline season 3 news: Why Netflix pulls plug on ‘Bloodline’; Nolan’s comeback in season 3

    Au.ibtimes.com - Asia 02.24 / 07:35 au.ibtimes.com
    The fate of Netflix original series “Bloodline” no longer remains a mystery. Season 3 will mark the last of the Rayburns fans will see, as the streaming giant has decided to axe the show right after the third sea…
  1. Scientists now think New Zealand may be part of a continent

    Nzherald.co.nz - Africa 02.23 / 21:18 www.nzherald.co.nz
    Scientists say they have identified a new continent, and called it Zealandia. In a new paper , a team of 11 geologists have proposed that a region of the Pacific Ocean east of Australia and containing New Zealand and New…
  1. Hitting the captivating dunes of the Namib, the world’s oldest desert

    Quad biking, skydiving, sandboarding and stargazing: KRIS GRIFFITHS explores the colossal open spaces and quaint colonial charms of…
  2. Michael McGurk planned to 'expose' accused murderer Ron Medich, court told

    The day before he was murdered, Michael McGurk told a businessman based in Hawaii that the following day he planned to "expose" Ron Medich, the man now accused of orchestrating his…
  3. Michael McGurk planned to 'expose' accused murderer Ron Medich, court told

    The day before he was murdered, Michael McGurk told a businessman based in Hawaii that the following day he planned to "expose" Ron Medich, the man now accused of orchestrating his…
  4. Michael McGurk planned to 'expose' accused murderer Ron Medich, court told

    Dailyliberal.com.au - Australia 02.24 / 08:58 dailyliberal.com.au
    The day before he was murdered, Michael McGurk told a businessman based in Hawaii that the following day he planned to "expose" Ron Medich, the man now accused of orchestrating his…
  5. Michael McGurk planned to 'expose' accused murderer Ron Medich, court told

    The day before he was murdered, Michael McGurk told a businessman based in Hawaii that the following day he planned to "expose" Ron Medich, the man now accused of orchestrating his…
  6. Michael McGurk planned to 'expose' accused murderer Ron Medich, court told

    Hillsnews.com.au - National 02.24 / 08:57 hillsnews.com.au
    The day before he was murdered, Michael McGurk told a businessman based in Hawaii that the following day he planned to "expose" Ron Medich, the man now accused of orchestrating his…
  7. Plane crash at Bankstown Airport in Sydney's west

    A jet has skidded along the runway on its fuselage, triggering an emergency response, in an incident at Bankstown Airport in Sydney's…
  8. Trade and investment focus of President Joko Widodo's trip to Australia

    Dailyliberal.com.au - Australia 02.24 / 08:38 dailyliberal.com.au
    Joko Widodo's ambitious program to develop tourism beyond Bali will be among the issues…
  1. Reports of meteor seen across central New Zealand

    Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand 02.24 / 11:17 www.stuff.co.nz
    People across New Zealand have reported seeing a bright light in the sky followed by a loud b…
  2. Dead body recovered from Manawatu River

    Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand 02.24 / 09:55 www.stuff.co.nz
    Following a search of the Manawatu River today, a body has been…
  3. Eyesore sites still blot Christchurch CBD landscape, six years after the earthquake

    Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand 02.24 / 09:34 www.stuff.co.nz
    The past six years have seen most central Christchurch buildings repaired, rebuilt, replaced, or at the very leased, tidily d…
  4. Church's $320m empire cannot be used for Christ Church Cathedral restoration

    Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand 02.24 / 09:14 www.stuff.co.nz
    The Anglican diocese has a $320 million empire of cash and properties, but it cannot be used to fund the $100m Christ Church Cathedral r…
  5. Critics of freshwater plan remain firm as Government goes on the defence

    Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand 02.24 / 08:54 www.stuff.co.nz
    Heated debate around the government's proposed swimming water-quality standards continues, with more groups joining the critical chorus against the …
  6. Car v motorcycle crash in Huntly

    Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand 02.24 / 08:14 www.stuff.co.nz
    A serious crash in Huntly is expected to cause major delays to motorists in the …
  7. Police task force to tackle Wairarapa's meth-related theft

    Nzherald.co.nz - Crime NZ 02.24 / 08:01 www.nzherald.co.nz
    Wairarapa Police have established a new task force to combat a rise in motorcycle burglaries potentially fuelling methamphetamine habits."Operation Gardner" will directly target known burglars and dishonesty offenders as well…
  8. Murdered man Mark Beale's son willing to forgive

    Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand Crime 02.24 / 07:54 www.stuff.co.nz
      When Jareb​ Beale learned a man was arrested for his father's killing on Friday, he thought first…