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Barnaby Joyce honours London Bridge terror victims

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Barnaby Joyce honours London Bridge terror victims

- London: Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has paid tribute to victims of the London Bridge terror attack, including two young Australian women. The bridge and nearby Borough Market were the scene of an attack this month in which three men stabbed multiple people after ploughing a van into pedestrians. Mr Joyce, who is in London for talks on agriculture, laid a wreath beside hundreds of others on a footpath leading to the bridge

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» Major delays on Frankston train line | Melbourne Talk Radio

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» Major delays on Frankston train line | Melbourne Talk Radio

- There’s major delays on the Frankston train line this morning due to late running engineering works. Buses are replacing trains on the between Moorabin and Caulfield. Major delays are expected on the Frankston line throughout the morning. Customers should consider alternative transport, says Metro. #MUCK: Frankston rail line suspended btw Moorabbin & Caulfield due to late running engineering works. Buses replacing trains through morning

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Murray-Darling plan doomed to fail unless more water earmarked for conservation: scientists

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Murray-Darling plan doomed to fail unless more water earmarked for conservation: scientists

- There has been no overall improvement in the health of Australia's biggest river system after five years of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan (MDBP), scientists say. Key points: The MDBP governs the use of water from Australia's largest river system A new report says the amount of water allocated for environmental flow needs an increase by one third to improve river health Report also recommends $600m from plan be allocated to help struggling rural communities "Without substantial changes, the MDBP will fail," warns a report due out today from the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists

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Watch: Pilot urges prayers as ‘technical issue’ forces flight to turn back

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Watch: Pilot urges prayers as ‘technical issue’ forces flight to turn back

- PERTH, Australia – An AirAsia X flight to Malaysia from Perth, Australia, was forced to turn back Sunday after the twin-aisle Airbus A330-300 aircraft began shaking due to what the airline called a “technical issue.” A spokesman for the Perth Airport said, “The pilot identified a technical issue with the engine. The plane turned around and safely landed back at Perth Airport

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Australian Human Rights Commission disturbed by government interference

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Australian Human Rights Commission disturbed by government interference

- The outgoing president of the Australian Human Rights Commission says being barred by the government from its offshore detention centres is deeply disturbing. Professor Gillian Triggs finishes her controversial term as president at the end of July. During her five year tenure, Ms Triggs was attacked by the government after launching an inquiry into children held in immigration detention. She was banned from Nauru and Papua New Guinea's Manus Island where Australia detains maritime arrivals, but "asserted jurisdiction" over complaints received by detainees

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Wallabies players not fit for test rugby - Moore

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Wallabies players not fit for test rugby - Moore

- Sydney - Australia's Super Rugby teams have failed to produce players fit enough for test rugby, leaving the Wallabies scrambling to prepare for bigger tests to come against the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship, according to captain Stephen Moore. Australia laboured in a 40-27 win over Italy in Brisbane on Saturday, fading badly in the second half before grabbing two late tries to stave off an embarrassing defeat

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Pilot asks passengers for prayers as 'technical issue' forces in-flight turnaround

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Pilot asks passengers for prayers as 'technical issue' forces in-flight turnaround

- Passengers said they heard a loud bang before the plane began shuddering, according to The West Australian newspaper. (CNN) — An AirAsia X flight to Malaysia from Perth, Australia, was forced to turn back Sunday after the A330 aircraft began shaking due to what the airline called a "technical issue." Passengers said they heard a loud bang before the plane began shuddering, according to The West Australian newspaper

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Pilot asks passengers for prayers as 'technical issue' forces in-flight turnaround

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Pilot asks passengers for prayers as 'technical issue' forces in-flight turnaround

- Passengers said they heard a loud bang before the plane began shuddering, according to The West Australian newspaper. (CNN) — An AirAsia X flight to Malaysia from Perth, Australia, was forced to turn back Sunday after the A330 aircraft began shaking due to what the airline called a "technical issue." Passengers said they heard a loud bang before the plane began shuddering, according to The West Australian newspaper

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Pilot asks passengers for prayers as 'technical issue' forces in-flight turnaround

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Pilot asks passengers for prayers as 'technical issue' forces in-flight turnaround

- Passengers said they heard a loud bang before the plane began shuddering, according to The West Australian newspaper. (CNN) — An AirAsia X flight to Malaysia from Perth, Australia, was forced to turn back Sunday after the A330 aircraft began shaking due to what the airline called a "technical issue." Passengers said they heard a loud bang before the plane began shuddering, according to The West Australian newspaper

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Chileans ramp up extradition request for Pinochet-era murder, torture suspect living in Sydney

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Chileans ramp up extradition request for Pinochet-era murder, torture suspect living in Sydney

- The Turnbull government is facing mounting pressure to grant a Chilean extradition request for a Sydney woman accused of involvement in kidnapping, torture and murder as an agent of former military dictator Augusto Pinochet's feared secret police. Adriana Rivas, a long-time Australian resident recently working as a nanny, has been charged with seven counts of "aggravated kidnapping" from her time with Dirección de Inteligenca Nacional (DINA) and is the subject of a campaign by members of the Chilean community in Australia

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South Asian, African-born women at greater risk of stillbirth in Australia: study

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South Asian, African-born women at greater risk of stillbirth in Australia: study

- South Asian, African-born women at greater risk of stillbirth than those born in Australia, study shows Mothers' ethnicities should should change the way they are monitored in their final weeks of pregnancy to prevent stillbirths, new research shows. Key points: South Asian women 27 per cent more likely to experience stillbirth than women from Australia Women of South Asian ethnicity should undergo surveillance for risks earlier Rates of stillbirth in Australia have not improved in the last two decades The study from the Hudson Institute of Medical Research and Monash University looked at more than 700,000 births in Victoria between 2000 and 2011

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Pilot asks passengers for prayers as 'technical issue' forces in-flight turnaround

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Pilot asks passengers for prayers as 'technical issue' forces in-flight turnaround

- Passengers said they heard a loud bang before the plane began shuddering, according to The West Australian newspaper. (CNN) — An AirAsia X flight to Malaysia from Perth, Australia, was forced to turn back Sunday after the A330 aircraft began shaking due to what the airline called a "technical issue." Passengers said they heard a loud bang before the plane began shuddering, according to The West Australian newspaper

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Pilot asks passengers for prayers as 'technical issue' forces in-flight turnaround

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Pilot asks passengers for prayers as 'technical issue' forces in-flight turnaround

- Passengers said they heard a loud bang before the plane began shuddering, according to The West Australian newspaper. (CNN) — An AirAsia X flight to Malaysia from Perth, Australia, was forced to turn back Sunday after the A330 aircraft began shaking due to what the airline called a "technical issue." Passengers said they heard a loud bang before the plane began shuddering, according to The West Australian newspaper

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Pilot asks passengers for prayers as 'technical issue' forces in-flight turnaround

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Pilot asks passengers for prayers as 'technical issue' forces in-flight turnaround

- Passengers said they heard a loud bang before the plane began shuddering, according to The West Australian newspaper. (CNN) — An AirAsia X flight to Malaysia from Perth, Australia, was forced to turn back Sunday after the A330 aircraft began shaking due to what the airline called a "technical issue." Passengers said they heard a loud bang before the plane began shuddering, according to The West Australian newspaper

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Pilot asks passengers for prayers as 'technical issue' forces in-flight turnaround

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Pilot asks passengers for prayers as 'technical issue' forces in-flight turnaround

- Passengers said they heard a loud bang before the plane began shuddering, according to The West Australian newspaper. (CNN) — An AirAsia X flight to Malaysia from Perth, Australia, was forced to turn back Sunday after the A330 aircraft began shaking due to what the airline called a "technical issue." Passengers said they heard a loud bang before the plane began shuddering, according to The West Australian newspaper

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Lack of inflation in focus as central bankers John Williams, Janet Yellen take the stage

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Lack of inflation in focus as central bankers John Williams, Janet Yellen take the stage

- Inflation, or more simply the lack thereof, is making investors increasingly nervous about what lies ahead for global interest rates and how they should be positioned. With a lack of hard data scheduled to be released this week, the focus will be on a slew of policy speeches by officials from central banks around the world with San Francisco Fed boss John Williams poised to speak in Sydney today on how to foster sustainable growth in the US economy

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Rebel Wilson verdict: celebrities congratulate Hollywood star in win against women's magazine

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Rebel Wilson verdict: celebrities congratulate Hollywood star in win against women's magazine

- Oh the righteous celebrity! The bonhomie wrapped around Rebel Wilson when she emerged victorious in her legal battle with those naughty women's magazines has been truly something to behold. Part-time poet and full-time Hollywood star Russell Crowe hit Twitter to tell his 37-year-old pal: "So brave, so much integrity … now 'f--k off' back to Hollywood and be your brilliant self

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  • Wallabies players not fit for test rugby - Moore
    Wallabies players not fit for test rugby - Moore

    , sport24.co.za

    Sydney - Australia's Super Rugby teams have failed to produce players fit enough for test rugby, leaving the Wallabies scrambling to prepare for bigger tests to come against the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship, according to captain Stephen Moore. Australia laboured in a 40-27 win over Italy in Brisbane on Saturday, fading badly in the second half before grabbing two late tries to stave off an embarrassing defeat

     

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  • South Asian, African-born women at greater risk of stillbirth in Australia: study
    South Asian, African-born women at greater risk of stillbirth in Australia: study

    , abc.net.au

    South Asian, African-born women at greater risk of stillbirth than those born in Australia, study shows Mothers' ethnicities should should change the way they are monitored in their final weeks of pregnancy to prevent stillbirths, new research shows. Key points: South Asian women 27 per cent more likely to experience stillbirth than women from Australia Women of South Asian ethnicity should undergo surveillance for risks earlier Rates of stillbirth in Australia have not improved in the last two decades The study from the Hudson Institute of Medical Research and Monash University looked at more than 700,000 births in Victoria between 2000 and 2011

     

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  • Catholic Church in Spain accuses Qatar of meddling at historic mosque site
    Catholic Church in Spain accuses Qatar of meddling at historic mosque site

    , smh.com.au

    Barcelona: A battle over the ownership of the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba has erupted in bitter accusations of Qatari meddling and Church greed as a special commission last week began to investigate who owns the World Heritage site. A unique architectural symbol of the meeting of East and West, the UNESCO landmark has for years been at the centre of a fierce ownership battle, pitting the Catholic Church against an alliance of Muslim groups, secularists and regional officials who insist it should belong to the people

     

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  • Murray-Darling plan doomed to fail unless more water earmarked for conservation: scientists
    Murray-Darling plan doomed to fail unless more water earmarked for conservation: scientists

    , abc.net.au

    There has been no overall improvement in the health of Australia's biggest river system after five years of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan (MDBP), scientists say. Key points: The MDBP governs the use of water from Australia's largest river system A new report says the amount of water allocated for environmental flow needs an increase by one third to improve river health Report also recommends $600m from plan be allocated to help struggling rural communities "Without substantial changes, the MDBP will fail," warns a report due out today from the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists

     

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  • South Asian, African-born women at greater risk of stillbirth in Australia: study
    South Asian, African-born women at greater risk of stillbirth in Australia: study

    , abc.net.au

    South Asian, African-born women at greater risk of stillbirth than those born in Australia, study shows Mothers' ethnicities should should change the way they are monitored in their final weeks of pregnancy to prevent stillbirths, new research shows. Key points: South Asian women 27 per cent more likely to experience stillbirth than women from Australia Women of South Asian ethnicity should undergo surveillance for risks earlier Rates of stillbirth in Australia have not improved in the last two decades The study from the Hudson Institute of Medical Research and Monash University looked at more than 700,000 births in Victoria between 2000 and 2011

     

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  • Accused Crown staff to face Chinese court - but no live broadcast of trial
    Accused Crown staff to face Chinese court - but no live broadcast of trial

    , smh.com.au

    Shanghai As the trial of Crown staff accused of promoting gambling in China gets underway on Monday, Australian media aren't expected to gain access to a courtroom crowded with the family of the 19 accused. The Baoshan District Court says it will instead provide public updates on its official Weibo social media account. The four Australians, including Crown's vice-president of VIP Operations Jason O'Connor, Jerry Xuan and Jenny Pan Dan, will be spared the full glare of the Chinese legal system's recent embrace of live broadcasting to social media, which can draw millions of viewers to high-profile cases

     

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