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The man with a vision for a floating Olympics (and why it’s not as strange as it sounds)


The ‘blue economy’ is opening up an ocean of opportunity. We have floating wind farms and hotels — Russia even has a nuclear facility at sea. Could the Olympics be next? And what are the risks?

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Two Giuliani associates tied to Trump Ukraine scandal arrested on campaign finance charges


Two foreign-born Florida businessmen are arrested at an airport outside Washington, carrying one-way tickets to Vienna, on suspicion of conspiring to funnel foreign money to US political candidates.

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The radical climate solution no-one really wants


Australia’s climate policy keeps an uneasy status quo as politicians consider compromises, writes Michelle Grattan.

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The radical climate solution no-one really wants


Australia’s climate policy keeps an uneasy status quo as politicians consider compromises, writes Michelle Grattan.

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Signal failure sparks Sydney train meltdown, passengers report 70-minute delays


Chaos hits commuters travelling into the city on Friday morning as urgent repairs at Wynyard caused delays of more than an hour, in the latest calamity to hit the train network.

         October 10, 2019 at 10:32PM https://ift.tt/2VAyzPU
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Townsville breaks world record in high-vis for mental health


Thousands of Townsville locals gathered on Thursday afternoon to break the world record for ‘most people wearing high-visibility vests at a single venue’.

         October 10, 2019 at 10:15PM https://ift.tt/316sITg
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Guess who? It’s the ABC News quiz


What do Sia, a skinned python, and an NRL grand final all have in common? They’re all in this week’s news quiz!

         October 10, 2019 at 10:09PM https://ift.tt/2B2aFDk
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Getting on a plane could kill Shaffan, but the Government says it costs too much to let him stay


The parents of a little boy who suffers from a rare genetic condition say his life would be at risk if he is deported from Australia, after his application for permanent residency was rejected over the cost of his ongoing care.

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Juliette Kaplan who played Pearl Sibshaw in ‘Last Of The Summer Wine’ has died aged 80 from cancer


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Wales have drawn 1-1 with Slovakia in their Euro 2020 qualifier in Trnava while Scotland have lost 4-0 to Russia in their Euro 2020 qualifier in Moscow and Northern Ireland have lost 3-1 to Holland in their Euro 2020 qualifier in Rotterdam


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