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'This is going to be a term of delivery': Tony Abbott pops his head up again

Former prime minister Tony Abbott is maintaining his high-vis presence in national media, using morning television to cement expectations of “a term of delivery” for the Turnbull government. Two days shy of the anniversary of his ousting as prime minister, ...

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Jason Day withdraws from PGA with back injury

World No.1 Jason Day’s place in the lucrative season-ending Tour Championship is in doubt after he withdrew from the BMW Championship with a back injury through just eight holes of the final round. Day tweaked his lower back when he ...

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Metro ranked worst rail network in Australia … again

Metro Trains has been voted the worst city rail system in the country for the fifth year running, with aggrieved commuters singling out the myki ticketing system as the biggest problem. A nationwide satisfaction survey rating service reliability, trip comfort, ...

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Why Hillary Clinton's health is now a real issue in the presidential campaign

Washington: Hillary Clinton’s health became a genuinely dominant issue in Election 2016 with the release on Sunday of an extraordinary video – of the Democratic candidate seemingly disoriented and collapsing after an unscheduled and hasty departure from a solemn September 11 memorial service in ...

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September 11 anniversary: 15 years on, a nation remembers 9/11

New York: With moments of silence and the ringing of bells, the United States on Sunday marked the 15th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks that killed 2,977 people and forever changed how America views itself and its place in ...

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Diego Costa scores twice but Chelsea are held at Swansea

Swansea: Diego Costa scored twice but could not prevent Chelsea losing their 100 percent Premier League record in a controversial 2-2 draw at Swansea on Sunday. The result left Manchester City two points clear of them at the top of the ...

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Safety concerns as popularity of high-purity crystal ecstasy surges in Australia

Sydney: New research suggests ecstasy is making a comeback in Australia, with new calls to rethink pill-testing and quality control. Following a disruption to the supply of ecstasy in 2008 and again in 2010-11, availability has returned, said Amanda Roxburgh from ...

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Drones deployed over Mount Arafat as part of Haj safety initiative

Arafat, Saudi Arabia: Saudi authorities deployed drones to watch over nearly 2 million pilgrims as they ascended Mount Arafat at the climax of the Haj pilgrimage on Sunday, part of stepped up efforts to avoid a repeat of last year’s crush. ...

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Robed women petrol-bomb police station in Kenya's Mombasa

MOMBASA: Three robed women tricked their way into a Mombasa police station where they stabbed one officer and set fire to the building with a petrol bomb before being shot dead, an officer and a witness said on Sunday. The ...

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China's big debt worries George Soros. Should it worry you?

The global economy is full of risks right now. Growth is sluggish, and central banks seem powerless to fix it. Europe faces persistent challenges and division. In the United States, the election looms. But some say the biggest danger of ...

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