Rare weather event over Antarctica drives Australia’s dry outlook

A rare event that took place 30 kilometres above the South Pole last week is expected to impact upon Australia’s rainfall outlook.

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Rare weather event over Antarctica drives Australia’s dry outlook

A rare event that took place 30 kilometres above the South Pole last week is expected to impact upon Australia’s rainfall outlook.

         September 05, 2019 at 09:31PM https://ift.tt/30YDeNp

CA Governor Signs Law Allowing Citizens to Refuse to Help Police #PoliceMag https://t.co/pvKwgg3k0p

2 Mississippi Deputies Shot Following Vehicle Pursuit #PoliceMag https://t.co/nLPsEzWRWz

Dow Jones surges on easing US-China trade woes, ASX to rise

Australian shares are likely to open marginally higher after the US and China agreed to meet for talks to resolve their economically-damaging trade war.

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Broome calls for Airbnb crackdown

Broome tourism businesses pin their hopes on a WA parliamentary inquiry to deliver a crackdown on accommodation websites like Airbnb, while others say the resort town’s “sharing economy” should be supported.

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Media freedom is at risk when politics and fundraising mix

When one of Australia’s biggest media companies held a fundraiser for the Liberal Party, its journalists were appalled and rightly so, writes Michelle Grattan.

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The Boomers are poised to become Australia’s Team

The Boomers are providing the kind of fare you might expect from an outfit vying not only for that long awaited championship medal, but also for the title of Australia’s Team, writes Richard Hinds.

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Live: NSW Now: Video of missing backpacker Theo Hayez emerges, graffiti closes train line

MORNING BRIEFING: A new video of missing Belgian backpacker Theo Hayez is released as his family attempt to solve what happened to the 18-year-old, last seen in Byron Bay.

         September 05, 2019 at 10:12PM https://ift.tt/2ZS0JGz

Should dog agility be officially classified as a sport?

Humans get exercise in many ways, including training and competing with their dogs in agility trials. So is it time the competition is officially recognised as a sport?

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