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Tobacco Tax Cut Out of Puff

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A Tasmanian Liberal senator’s call to lower tobacco tax appears to be finding no support. Senator Eric Abetz  had called for a lower taxation rate to ‘fight against this scourge’ of illegal tobacco importation. His remarks referenced a report into the practice by Retail and Trade Brands Advocacy (RTBA) International. Tobacco experts however say that […]

Russian whistleblower exposes true scale of Arctic oil spill

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Vasily Ryabinin stands on the banks of the River Daldykan and pushes a long stick into the blood-orange sludge. Raising the stick, he puts a lighter to it and it ignites it like a torch.

Hundreds take to the water in latest tribute to ‘Chumpy’ Pullin

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Hundreds of people have taken to the water this morning at Palm Beach on the Gold Coast to honour late Olympic snowboarder Alex “Chumpy” Pullin. 

The seaside town that may be home to a $80m Powerball winner

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A beachside town south of Melbourne could be home to a lucky lottery ticket holder completely unaware they have won $80 million.

New cases spark fears of pub outbreak

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Authorities are racing to contact anyone who attended a Sydney pub last week after two people tested positive to coronavirus.  

More than 20 snakes invade US woman’s apartment

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An Aurora, Colorado woman says dozens of snakes invaded her apartment following building renovations.

Iran hurt Lebanon’s people using Hezbollah: US official Brian Hook

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Iran hurt the Lebanese people utilizing its proxy Hezbollah, said Brian Hook, US Special Representative for Iran on Friday.Tehran backs Hezbollah, a Shia militia in Lebanon which has a powerful grip

Facebook bug causes iPhone app crashes

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Popular apps including Spotify, Pinterest and Tinder were crashing on iPhones today in what appeared to be a widespread outage linked to a Facebook bug.

Weather forecast Australia: Saturday July 11, 2020

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Here is what’s expected for the weather Saturday, July 11 across Australia

The risks of vacationing in COVID-19-stricken Florida

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Florida, as usual, has been making headlines, as coronavirus cases across the state spike as angrily as the summer heat. But even in raging pandemic times, there’s still no putting a state this diverse in a box.

Cancer patient ‘assaulted’ outside Sydney hospital

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A man has been charged after allegedly assaulting a cancer patient outside a hospital in Sydney yesterday.

Coronavirus: Kuwait urges citizens, residents against traveling abroad

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Kuwait urged its citizens and residents against traveling abroad at the moment due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of Health said on Friday.“The Ministry of Health urges citizens and

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