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'You can have both higher super and higher wages': Albanese

An "unholy coalition" is attacking the planned increase in the superannuation guarantee, Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese says in his latest ...


Shakera Selman suffers injury during warm-up against India

Brisbane [Australia], Feb 18 (ANI): West Indies' Shakera Selman suffered an injury on Tuesday while taking a catch in the ...


Queensland man to face court over child abuse material allegations

A 20-year-old Queensland resident accused of producing an image and recording that depict the sexual abuse of a boy in ...


Rowan Baxter- Former rugby player, wife and children dead after Brisbane car fire

Former rugby league player Rowan Baxter, wife and children dead after Brisbane car fire CNN International Former rugby league player ...


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Whereabouts of concelebrating priests not established at Pell trial

Dr Chris Friel examines another of the many concerning aspects of the child sexual abuse case against Cardinal George Pell.This ...

McIlroy says no to Premier Golf League

Mexico City - World number one Rory McIlroy has rejected the idea of playing in the proposed Premier Golf League, ...

The burn legacy: why the science on hazard reduction is contested

When it comes to reducing the extent of bushfires, scientists disagree on the best way to do it. Hazard-reduction burning ...

Lawyer: Assange Was Offered US Pardon If He Cleared Russia

LONDON - A lawyer for Julian Assange said Wednesday that the WikiLeaks founder plans to claim during his extradition hearing ...

Under-fire Fuglsang wins 1st stage at Tour of Andalucia

Madrid - Defending champion Jakob Fuglsang won the first stage of the Tour of Andalucia on Wednesday, amid controversy around ...

Aussie Scott takes confidence boost to Mexico after Riviera win

Mexico City - Australia's Adam Scott carries an extra boost of confidence into this week's WGC Mexico Championship after winning ...

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Wall Street makes solid gains as coronavirus fears recede

NEW YORK, New York - U. S. stocks were solidly higher on Wednesday. The dollar too made good ground, particularly ...

International court overturns appeal, Yukos shareholders win billions

MOSCOW, Russia - An international appeals court in the Netherlands has ordered Russia to pay $50 billion in compensation to ...

Stocks in Asia on the rise, euro trades at 3-year low

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were broadly higher in Asia Wednesday, although in mainland China indices remained flat.The Chinese government's approach ...

U.S.-India trade deal not expected during Trump visit next week

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump has signalled that a "big trade" deal might not be on the agenda during ...

U.S. stocks largely weaker, greenback in demand

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street was sharply weaker on Tuesday, joining a global meltdown in stocks. Only the ...

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Israelis and Saudis reportedly discussing cooperation on air travel

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is having discussions about the implementation of direct flights from Tel ...


WHO declares 'progress' in fight against coronavirus

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday hailed "tremendous progress" in the fight against the deadly new coronavirus since it emerged ...


Whereabouts of concelebrating priests not established at Pell trial

Dr Chris Friel examines another of the many concerning aspects of the child sexual abuse case against Cardinal George Pell.This ...


NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik gets presidential pardon from Trump

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. ...


European warships told to avoid rescuing people trying to flee Libya

It is a craven, indefensible choice. On Tuesday, European Union foreign ministers agreed to launch a mission in the Mediterranean ...


Two Saudi babies abducted from hospital in 1990s returned to families

DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia - A baby boy kidnapped from hospital 3 hours after he was born more than twenty years ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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