Aussie traveller tells of Mexico shooting horror

“I know that I ran past four victims and there was at least two others behind me that I didn’t see, where or not they are all dead or not, I’m not sure.” – Tim Mullen

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Trump’s self-serving sympathy for Putin augers badly for America...

OPINION: It remains to be seen whether America’s celebrated checks and balances will prove any hindrance to Trump giving full expression to his monumental egomania and self-obsession.

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Australia records first trade surplus in three years

At a time when a lot of the world is facing economic and political uncertainty, Australia is doing relatively well

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Thrillseekers trapped in Movie World rollercoaster malfunction

Latest Gold Coast theme park safety scare comes just months after the tragic fatal accident at nearby Dreamworld.

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Sussan Ley and the Gold Coast apartment: murky rules mean age of entit...

OPINION: Sussan Ley will have breached the standards if she was found not to be acting in the public interest, or if her entitlement claims are judged to be illegitimate. But the rules on claiming ministerial entitlements are unclear and very complex.

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Year in Review: FactCheck and the weasel-words, cherry-picking and ove...

Bald-faced lies are, thankfully, fairly rare in Australian politics. Being caught in an outright fib or blooper is still seen as shameful. The problem in Australia is that facts and statistics are frequently twisted to paint a misleading picture.

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Aussies and Kiwis complete ‘record year’ at Hogmanay and L...

Antipodeans flocked to Edinburgh for one of Europe’s most celebrated end-of-year outdoors parties, Hogmanay, with many then joining the brave and brazen in the near-freezing temperatures for the ‘Loony Dook’ New Year’s Day swim.

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Australian diet pill resource: Garciania Cambogia

The product Garcinia Cambogia has taken the whole medical industry by storm.

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Bernie Sanders says Donald Trump’s “Dangerous” nucle...

‘Presidents, Republicans and Democrats, have understood that our goal must be to reduce the number of nuclear weapons, not expand them.’

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Major online operators contemplate shutting doors to Australia should ...

The recent efforts from independents calling for greater gambling regulations in Australia that would lead to tightening the regulations for online operators could see some of the major operators close their doors to Australian punters causing a poker room shortage in the country.

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Kevin Rudd: reflections on a troubled country and a troubled world

OPINION: “We live in a deeply unsettled world, where once again the great questions of war and peace rumble across the international headlines, casually, almost as a matter of routine, as if we have become inoculated to their actual meaning,” says former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, arguing there are two competing visions for Australia’s future.

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Perpetrator of Berlin Christmas market terror attack still at large: r...

12 dead after truck ploughs through crowd at German Christmas market in Berlin. One man arrested but real suspect still at large, claims German news.

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The UK won’t easily find post-Brexit trade partners in the Commo...

OPINION: Optimism may be shared by the likes of Australia and Canada, which are big players in the Commonwealth and where the monarchy still looms large in the public imagination. But it is not shared globally.

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Keep calm and get a grip Christopher Pyne: The people are revolting!

OPINION: Peaceful activism and protest is our right so keep calm and get a grip, Christopher, writes TESS LAWRENCE.

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Government gives Greens $100 million for Landcare to get backpacker ta...

The settlement follows days of confusion, with key players changing position, and months of uncertainty for farmers.

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