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Musk says he only meant to call cave diver a ‘creepy old man’ in ‘pedo guy’ tweet


Tesla chief executive Elon Musk says he only meant to insult Thai cave rescue diver Vernon Unsworth’s appearance and demeanour by calling him a “pedo guy” on Twitter.

         September 16, 2019 at 11:42PM https://ift.tt/2IaLMcC
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‘Unusual’ snowfall covers Canberra after hot spring day that reached 25 degrees


A significant drop in temperature and drenching of rain overnight saw Canberrans wake up to snow this morning, blanketing the region and delaying highway traffic.

         September 16, 2019 at 11:35PM https://ift.tt/2I838GW
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Live: Berejiklian spill motion cancelled as rebel MPs back down


NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian will no longer face a spill motion as rebel backbenchers receive confirmation further “concessions” will be made to the bill to decriminalise abortion. Follow our live blog for rolling updates.

         September 16, 2019 at 10:05PM https://ift.tt/30nF3C8
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Cold and dry weather hammer Australia’s largest tea plantation


The manager of Australia’s best-known locally produced tea brand says there is a real shift in the climate on its plantations in Queensland’s far north.

         September 16, 2019 at 11:14PM https://ift.tt/2UY4fyl
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‘Tough’ Territorians ready to test the waters


Between salt and freshwater crocodiles, box jellyfish, and the occasional bull shark, the Top End poses risks if you’re planning a quick dip.

         September 16, 2019 at 10:03PM https://ift.tt/2NlHdQS
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Spill motion against NSW Premier called off


An attempt to spill the leadership of NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian is called off by three rebel MPs.

         September 16, 2019 at 11:00PM https://ift.tt/2O8wrgn
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Global markets fall on surging oil prices, ASX to drop


Australian shares are likely to open modestly lower as surging oil prices, and the prospect of higher petrol prices, continue to put a dent in market sentiment.

         September 16, 2019 at 10:37PM https://ift.tt/2NggN2V
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Global markets fall on surging oil prices, ASX to drop


Australian shares are likely to open modestly lower as surging oil prices, and the prospect of higher petrol prices, continue to put a dent in market sentiment.

         September 16, 2019 at 10:37PM https://ift.tt/2NggN2V
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Blast of heat a preview of things to come as WA braces for a hot spring


It is not just Perth feeling the exceptionally early burst of spring warmth, with central parts of Western Australia sizzling in record-breaking heat this past week.

         September 16, 2019 at 10:25PM https://ift.tt/31D3pcV