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‘Men no longer control us’: Inside Kenya’s remote sisterhood of empowerment


Unity Village offers a refuge for those wanting to create an independent life, free from oppression, abuse and inequality. But there’s just one caveat: no men allowed.

         November 16, 2019 at 06:00PM https://ift.tt/2r0IJ0I
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‘Did he marry me for my DNA?’: Cracking Australia’s most baffling cold case


Professor Derek Abbott went looking for a killer. Instead, he found the love of his life. How a dead body on the beach sparked decades of intrigue … and a romance.

         October 14, 2019 at 08:07PM https://ift.tt/2MdEs2k
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Snapchat video of men taunting wombat outrages wildlife advocates


A video shared on social media of a young man taunting a wombat soon after it was apparently hit by a four-wheel-drive angers a wildlife carer, who describes the man’s actions as the “weakest of the weak”.

         October 14, 2019 at 08:04PM https://ift.tt/2ONebtb
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Cancelling the word ‘obese’ won’t make it easier to be fat. Here’s why


The British Psychological Society wants to do away with the phrase “obese people” in favour of “people living with obesity”. But framing obesity as a disease to be cured and fat people as unnatural only reinforces stigma, writes Cat Pausé.

         October 14, 2019 at 08:00PM https://ift.tt/2IOD3gD
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As Syrian troops move in, Australian IS captives plead ‘don’t let us fall into the hands of the regime’


Australian women held in Syria as relatives of Islamic State members have made desperate pleas for help as the notorious Syrian army closes in as part of a deal to protect the nation’s Kurds.

         October 14, 2019 at 07:51PM https://ift.tt/2Be46hc
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Crown whistleblower warns cooler bags of cash ‘tip of the iceberg’ for casino money-laundering concerns


Foreign high-rollers can take bags full of cash to the gambling floor at Crown casino. But a whistleblower says it could be a sign of much bigger problems at Crown Casino.

         October 14, 2019 at 07:32PM https://ift.tt/2IRhUSN
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Crown whistleblower warns cooler bags of cash ‘tip of the iceberg’ for casino money-laundering concerns


Foreign high-rollers can take bags full of cash to the gambling floor at Crown casino. But a whistleblower says it could be a sign of much bigger problems at Crown Casino.

         October 14, 2019 at 07:32PM https://ift.tt/2IRhUSN
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Pedro had a high-paying job working for the President of Ecuador — then he moved to Australia


A growing number of Australians are turning to the gig economy to make ends meet but long hours and unpredictable pay is leaving them little time to spend with loved ones.

         October 14, 2019 at 07:17PM https://ift.tt/35BnrXi
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Pedro had a high-paying job working for the President of Ecuador — then he moved to Australia


A growing number of Australians are turning to the gig economy to make ends meet but long hours and unpredictable pay is leaving them little time to spend with loved ones.

         October 14, 2019 at 07:17PM https://ift.tt/35BnrXi
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Doctor ‘made to feel guilty’ for requesting patients be treated sooner


Elective surgery relief for Sally McShane is still years away under Tasmania’s worsening waiting list. One doctor says his request for a male patient be moved up the list, was met with an “inappropriate” hospital letter.

         October 14, 2019 at 07:17PM https://ift.tt/2VMyatB