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Fog covers Brisbane delaying flights and suspending CityCat services


South East Queensland awakes to the thickest fog forecasters at the Bureau of Meteorology have seen all year, causing flight delays and public transport disruption.

         August 18, 2019 at 10:54PM https://ift.tt/2TH7NnW
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Search resumes for Sunshine Coast teenager missing for almost two weeks


State Emergency Service volunteers from across the Sunshine Coast, Gympie and Noosa will this morning continue searching for a 14-year-old boy who has been missing for 12 days.

         August 18, 2019 at 10:53PM https://ift.tt/2TGXbFs
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Icelanders issue ‘death certificate’ for extinct glacier, urging climate change action


Icelandic officials and activists hold a memorial service for the Okjokull glacier, declared extinct a decade ago, with an eminent geologist saying all of the nation’s ice masses will be gone in 200 years.

         August 18, 2019 at 10:48PM https://ift.tt/2TODko4
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#Switzerland mulls checking phones and laptops of migrants seeking asylum https://t.co/0uM2qeOmWB


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Report names Australia as third-largest exporter of fossil fuel emissions


When fossil fuels are measured in terms of the amount of CO2 they emit, Australia is the worlds third-largest exporter behind Russia and Saudi Arabia, according to a new report from the Australia Institute.

         August 18, 2019 at 10:37PM https://ift.tt/2P1bBli
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73yo GP shuns retirement to help struggling regional town


At 73 years of age, Dr Graham Fleming could be enjoying a quiet retirement. Instead, the GP is gearing up for a new challenge — giving a struggling regional town its first resident doctor in nearly 18 months.

         August 18, 2019 at 10:31PM https://ift.tt/2P1fOFy
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Girl held her toddler sister aloft as rottweiler dog attacked them in public park


A seven-year-old Perth girl who picked up her toddler sister and held her aloft to save her from an attacking rottweiler dog is among a group of West Australians to be honoured with bravery awards.

         August 18, 2019 at 10:30PM https://ift.tt/2P1QU8C
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Girl held her toddler sister aloft as rottweiler dog attacked them in public park


A seven-year-old Perth girl who picked up her toddler sister and held her aloft to save her from an attacking rottweiler dog is among a group of West Australians to be honoured with bravery awards.

         August 18, 2019 at 10:30PM https://ift.tt/2P1QU8C
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Pundit explains why American sanctions against #NordStream2 could be damaging to US https://t.co/nWOv9wjAWL


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Hubble captures stunning photo of two galaxies destined to collide @HUBBLE_space https://t.co/Cvj9lnVegV