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Metadata retention laws will pass a...

Metadata retention laws will pass as Labor folds

The Federal government's controversial $400 million plan to force telecommunications providers to store the metadata of all phone and internet users for two years will go ahead after the Labor party agreed to support the move.
Leonard Nimoy, Spock of Star Trek, ...

Leonard Nimoy, Spock of Star Trek, dies aged 83

Leonard Nimoy, the sonorous, gaunt-faced actor who won a worshipful global following as Mr Spock, the resolutely logical human-alien first officer of the Starship Enterprise in the television and movie juggernaut Star Trek, died on Friday at his home in Los Angeles.
It?s official: Harrison Ford to sta...

It?s official: Harrison Ford to star in 'faithful' Blade Runner sequel

Alcon Entertainment confirmed on Thursday that Harrison Ford would be reprising his role as Rick Deckard in the sequel to Ridley Scott's 1982 classic Blade Runner.
Tom Schweich tragedy: Days before a...

Tom Schweich tragedy: Days before apparent suicide, potential Missouri governor agonised over alleged anti-Semitic remarks

For days, Missouri state auditor Tom Schweich had been growing outwardly agitated, those close to him noted, over remarks that were made about his religion.
The unlikely life of Afghanistan's ...

The unlikely life of Afghanistan's first female taxi driver

'If you don't feel shame, I feel shame for you,' a man told her when she went for her licence. She passed. He didn't.
Germany backs an extension to Greec...

Germany backs an extension to Greece bailout but dissent stirs among conservatives in Berlin

Finance Minister promise not to let Greece 'blackmail' its euro zone partners as 542 vote 'yes' in the Bundestag.

ABC

Military and cricket to dominate PM...

Military and cricket to dominate PM's talks with NZ leader

A new joint military deployment to Iraq will dominate today's annual bi-lateral talks between Tony Abbott and his New Zealand counterpart John Key, with the pair also attending today's Cricket World Cup clash.

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Mr Spock...

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Mr Spock, dies at 83

Actor Leonard Nimoy, who won a worldwide fan base as the pointy-eared half-human, half-Vulcan Mr Spock in the Star Trek television and film franchise, dies at age 83.

Germany approves Greek bailout exte...

Germany approves Greek bailout extension

Germany's parliament approves a four-month extension of Greece's bailout with 542 members voting in favour of the move, the largest majority so far for a euro zone rescue package.

Prince Harry to quit armed forces: ...

Prince Harry to quit armed forces: reports

Prince Harry will end his active military service after two combat tours of Afghanistan, with several weeks seconded to Australian units, a UK newspaper reports.

Gary Glitter sentenced to 16 years'...

Gary Glitter sentenced to 16 years' jail for child sexual abuse

UK glam rocker Gary Glitter is sentenced to 16 years' jail for the sexual abuse of three young girls between 1975 and 1980.

Bangladesh activists protest agains...

Bangladesh activists protest against US blogger's murder

Hundreds of protesters gather in Dhaka to denounce the murder of a prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin, who was hacked to death with machetes after he allegedly received threats from Islamists.

Bignetwork

Indias practice match against CA XI...

Indias practice match against CA XI cancelled to honour Hughes

The two-day tour match between the Cricket Australia (CA) XI and India was cancelled as a mark of respect for Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, who died Thursday after being hit by a bouncer in a ...
Hughes death a long-term loss for A...

Hughes death a long-term loss for Aussie cricket

Terming left-handed batsman Phillip Hughes "a rising star", Cricket Australia (CA) Thursday said the untimely death of the batsman was a long-term loss for cricket in the country. "Just shy of his ...
Indian cricket team mourns Hughes d...

Indian cricket team mourns Hughes death

The Indian cricket team, currently in Australia to play a four-match Test series, has condoled the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, who died Thursday. "The touring Indian team joins the ...
ICC mourns Hughes death

ICC mourns Hughes death

The Internaional Cricket Council (ICC) offered its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Australia batsman Phillip Hughes, who passed away Thursday following an injury he suffered during a ...
Australian batsman Phillip Hughes i...

Australian batsman Phillip Hughes is dead

Australian batsman Phillip Hughes who was struck on the head by a cricket ball died in hospital, Cricket Australia (CA) said Thursday. The 25-year-old Hughes, who represented the national team in 26 ...
Indian-origin woman killing in Sydn...

Indian-origin woman killing in Sydney too well-planned

The case of an Indian woman's killing by her jilted NRI husband is being heard in Australia and the police report indicates that the incident was so well-planned that it could be viewed as nothing ...

Yahoo

Police find missing 13yo girl (AAP)

Police find missing 13yo girl (AAP)

A 13-year-old schoolgirl, who had been reported missing, has been found safe and well in Queensland.

Baird government safe for now: poll...

Baird government safe for now: poll (AAP)

The Baird government is on track to remain in power at next month's NSW election, according to the latest Newspoll.

Man charged with indecent assault o...

Man charged with indecent assault on boy (AAP)

A 34-year-old man will face court after being charged with indecent assault of a teenage boy in Sydney's west.

Vic grandmothers rally against dete...

Vic grandmothers rally against detention (AAP)

A rally in Melbourne by grandmothers against refugee children in detention will also show support of Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs.

Sydney rally as Greens oppose North...

Sydney rally as Greens oppose NorthConnex (AAP)

Greens NSW MP John Kaye will speak at a community rally against the NSW government's NorthConnex transport project.

Severe fire danger across SA (AAP)

Severe fire danger across SA (AAP)

Total fire bans are in place in eight South Australian districts, with severe fire danger forecast.

NineMSN

'We can win'

'We can win'

Labor can defeat Abbott at the next election, Gillard says
Hurt Qld climber 'fell up to 40 met...

Hurt Qld climber 'fell up to 40 metres'

A woman who fell from a cliff in southeast Queensland may have tumbled 40 metres.
Sydney NBN switch-on suffers tech g...

Sydney NBN switch-on suffers tech glitch

Halfway through the media launch of Sydney's first connection to the network, it cut out.
Keira Knightley marries in south of...

Keira Knightley marries in south of France

British actress Keira Knightley has married singer James Righton in a discreet ceremony in the southern French village of Mazan, according to the mayor.
Cops called on grandfather, girl pl...

Cops called on grandfather, girl playing at beach

A fun day at the beach turned sour for a Sydney grandfather and his six-year-old granddaughter after somebody saw the little girl swimming naked and called police.

Daily Telegraph

Star Trek star Leonard Nimoy dead a...

Star Trek star Leonard Nimoy dead at 83

ACTOR Leonard Nimoy, who will be remembered for his role of Mr Spock on Star Trek, has died at age 83.
Abbott, Key to discuss Iraq commitm...

Abbott, Key to discuss Iraq commitment

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott will formally meet his New Zealand counterpart John Key for bilateral talks.
Indian court acquits six of killing...

Indian court acquits six of killings

AN Indian court has acquitted six men accused of killing three British tourists during religious riots in Gujarat state in 2002.
Harry to serve with Aus armed force...

Harry to serve with Aus armed forces

IT'S been reported Prince Harry will travel to Australia to work with local defence force members before heading to Gallipoli with Prince Charles.
Abuser Glitter faces 16 years jail ...

Abuser Glitter faces 16 years jail in UK

GARY Glitter has been sentenced to 16 years in jail for sexually abusing three schoolgirls.
Committee recommends changes to dat...

Committee recommends changes to data laws

THE joint intelligence and security committee has recommended changes to the government's data retention laws, but backs records being kept for two years.

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