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El Chapo: Mexico officials confirm son of drug lord Joaquin Guzman kidnapped from restaurant

El Chapo: Mexico officials confirm son of drug lord Joaquin Guzman kidnapped from restaurant

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A son of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was among a group of people kidnapped from a restaurant in the Pacific Mexican tourist resort of Puerto Vallarta this week, the state's...

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How do pandas, birds, pigs and seals get the flu?

How do pandas, birds, pigs and seals get the flu?

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Every year we are reminded of the important impact that Influenza A virus (aka 'the flu') has on human health. Most workplaces now offer free flu vaccinations in recognition of the fact that there...

Sports

Exhausted Nathan Lyon can’t break through in Australia’s series of toil

Exhausted Nathan Lyon can’t break through in Australia’s series of toil

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It was his second-last over of the day. Nathan Lyon came in from around the wicket, wide on the crease, the ball angling in to pitch near the line of the stumps. Rangana Herath was on strike,...

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Tasmanian retailers expected to reap $50m in Boxing Day sales

Tasmanian retailers expected to reap $50m in Boxing Day sales

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Boxing Day sales: Tasmanian retailers expected to reap $50m By Rose Bolger Photo: Myer expects the tills to run hot all Boxing Day at the new Hobart store opened last month. (ABC News: Gregor...

Real Estate

Hunter roundtable urges action on affordable housing and child poverty

Hunter roundtable urges action on affordable housing and child poverty

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Hunter roundtable urges action on affordable housing and child poverty Photo: Calls for more affordable housing in the Hunter region, such as this development built by the Catholic Diocese in...

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Tornado causes ‘significant damage’ in Alabama

Tornado causes ‘significant damage’ in Alabama

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Tornado causes 'significant damage' in Birmingham, Alabama Related Story: 14 dead as tornadoes hit south-eastern US Map: United States A tornado struck has struck in...

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Perth pets not forgotten this Christmas

Perth pets not forgotten this Christmas

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Animal delight as Perth pet stores cash in on Christmas bonanza By Rebecca Turner Photo: Aasta Stringer and her dog Neiko choose Christmas treats together. (ABC News: Rebecca Turner) Map: ...

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hearts of australia Ellen Dyer

hearts of australia Ellen Dyer

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hearts of australia Ellen Dyer Ellen Dyer was a Londoner who had a six-week stint at the local hospital, where she met local cowboy Andrew in Alpha, Queensland. At first she thought it was just a...

Health

Why is polio so hard to beat?

Why is polio so hard to beat?

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For just more than two years, Nigerian health officials have been celebrating a country free of the paralyzing effects of the poliovirus. The achievement is yet another a step toward to...

Multiculture

Cronulla: 10 years on

Cronulla: 10 years on

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Cronulla: 10 years on In 2005 thousands of people swarmed through the streets of Cronulla wearing Australian flags and chasing down anyone who wasn't white. The violence made headlines around the...

Education

Brisbane’s Indigenous high school students first to ‘close the gap’

Brisbane’s Indigenous high school students first to ‘close the gap’

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Brisbane's Indigenous high school students first to 'close the gap' Map: Brisbane 4000 Indigenous high school students in Brisbane are graduating at the same rate as...

Entertainment

Beatles make music available on streaming services for the first time

Beatles make music available on streaming services for the first time

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Beatles to stream music catalogue via Spotify, Apple Music for the first time Photo: Fans of the Beatles are getting a big Christmas present this year, as the band releases its music catalogue on...

Food & Wine

At long last Tasmanian oysters ready for market

At long last Tasmanian oysters ready for market

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Tasmanian oyster farmers enjoy strong Christmas harvest despite challenges from weather and pollution ABC Rural Margot Foster Photo: Oysters are being shipped to markets within just 12 -24 hours...

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Queensland Health Minister ‘talking through his hat’ about savings

Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg rubbishes Queensland Health Minister Cameron Dick's claim he has saved $541,000 a fortnight by limiting the...

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First new tourism licence for Tasmanian national parks gets green light

The Tasmanian Government signs off on a new tourism licence for a 12-kilometre circuit walk through Freycinet National Park.

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