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George Calombaris’ restaurant empire on the brink of collapse

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Celebrity chef George Calombaris’ restaurant empire is facing voluntary administration after it emerged last year staff were backpaid $7.8 million in wages and superannuation in 2017.

Qantas flight bound for Perth forced to return to London

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A Qantas flight bound for Perth has been forced to return to London this morning after a suspected tail strike on takeoff.

Iran again fails to put satellite into orbit amid US worries

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An Iranian rocket failed to put a satellite into orbit, state television reported, the latest setback for a program the US claims helps Tehran advance its ballistic missile program.

Trump ‘assassin’ arrested outside White House

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Police arrested a man outside the White House yesterday after he threatened to assassinate President Donald Trump.

Two NYPD officers shot by man ‘trying to assassinate police’

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A man with a lengthy criminal record tried to kill two New York Police Department officers sitting in their patrol car then opened fire inside a police precinct the next morning.

More wild weather expected for swamped NSW

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Waterlogged parts of NSW are suffering their worst floods in years with heavy rains and damaging winds forecast to again lash the state.

Epilepsy to cost Australia $12.3 billion

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A report has been released predicting the disorder will cost Australia’s economy about $12.3 billion in 2019/20.

Millions of potential carriers left Wuhan before outbreak

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“Five million out. That’s a big challenge. Many of them may not come back to Wuhan but hang around somewhere else. To control this outbreak, we have to deal with this.”

Town crippled by drought gets two years’ drinking water in downpour

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Levels nearly doubled overnight in Leslie Dam, which supplies water to Warwick and surrounding communities south-west of Brisbane, rising from 7.66 per cent to 12.64 per cent in just a night.

Thai Soldier’s Killing Spree Left 26 Dead, 57 Wounded

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A Thai soldier who killed at least 26 people, most of them in a shopping mall in the northeast of the country, was angry over a land deal involving a relative of his commanding officer, officials said on Sunday.Thai security forces …

Residents swam from cars and homes as Sydney floodwaters rose

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Sydney residents were forced to swim to safety last night as floodwaters engulfed homes and cars.

Six new cases of coronavirus on cruise ship quarantined off Japan

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The Diamond Princess remains quarantined at Yokohama in Japan with 3700 people on board, including 219 Australians who are well, and another seven Australians among the 64 passengers that have tested positive.

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