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 2019-10-14 12:11 

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Failed independence bid lands separatist Catalan leaders in prison...

Catalonia's push for independence has taken another twist, with lengthy jail terms handed to separatist leaders....

 2019-10-14 11:55 

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The Queen's Speech: Brexit clouds hang over pomp and ceremony...

Queen Elizabeth II tackled Brexit head on in her speech to open the United Kingdom's next Parliament....

 2019-10-14 09:56 

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Meatless McDonalds? The push and problems with plant-based fast food...

Plant-based fast food that tastes and looks like real meat seems like a dream for some but it's more complex than you think....

 2019-10-14 09:48 

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Five arrested following probe into Paris police HQ stabbing rampage...

Five people have been arrested over the 3 October knife rampage where a civilian police employee stabbed four police to death in Paris....

 2019-10-14 07:59 

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Fears government's outsourcing of visa processing just a privatisation smokescreen...

The Morrison government has rejected claims it is privatising the visa processing system, downplaying fears over its outsourcing push....

 2019-10-14 07:50 

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Kurdish leader 'executed' by pro-Turkish militants as Syria offensive intensifies...

Nine civilians, including a political leader, have been shot dead by pro-Turkey forces in Syria....

 2019-10-14 07:14 

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'Genie out of the bottle': Fears Turkey's Syrian offensive could trigger IS 'resurgence'...

An abrupt departure by US forces from northern Syria has created instability in an area where around 12,000 IS fighters are being detained....

 2019-10-14 06:53 

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Female Kurdish political leader 'executed' by pro-Turkish militants as Syria offensive intensifies...

Nine civilians, including a political leader, have been shot dead by pro-Turkey forces in Syria....

 2019-10-14 06:44 

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'Church of Fake News': Donald Trump depicted shooting the media in bizarre meme...

One of the images shows United States President Donald Trump opening fire on the 'Church of Fake News'....

 2019-10-14 06:29 

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Accused Victorian terror plotter wanted to 'target left-wing and Muslim groups'...

A man is standing trial in Victoria's Supreme Court charged with preparing for a terrorist act against left-wing Melbourne groups....

 2019-10-14 05:55 

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Scott Morrison opens up about how his faith guides politics, relationship...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has again put his faith front and centre with a speech at a Parliament House prayer breakfast....

 2019-10-14 05:44 

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12 Hours. Four Syrian hospitals bombed. Evidence reveals one culprit: Russia....

The Russian Air Force has repeatedly bombed hospitals in Syria in order to crush the last pockets of resistance to President Bashar Assad, according to an investigation by The New York Times....

 2019-10-14 04:38 

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Defence industry minister says she wasn't consulted about 'laughable' FOI response...

Journalists and politicians expressed their disbelief after a standard Freedom of Information request from SBS News was met with a cost quote of at least $2,515....

 2019-10-14 03:53 

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David Eastman: Judge rules ACT man who spent 19 years in jail should get $7 million compensation...

David Eastman should receive more than $7 million in compensation after wrongfully spending almost two decades behind bars, a Canberra judge has ruled....

 2019-10-14 03:42 

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Despite tragedy, Aboriginal women artists make it to Paris for first international exhibition...

Five women from a remote arts centre in Arnhem Land are "feeling proud" to be in Paris for an exhibition of their work, despite losing one of their members on the eve of the trip....

 2019-10-14 03:16 

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One Nation will abstain from voting until the government helps dairy farmers...

Relations between the Morrison government and Pauline Hanson's One Nation have soured over calls to re-regulate the dairy industry....

 2019-10-14 03:08 

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I'm a youth worker in regional Australia. This is how we cope with suicide...

South Burnett is only two hours from Brisbane. As a community grapples with the suicide of a 12-year-old boy, this youth worker speaks out about the struggle to get young people help in regional Queensland....

 2019-10-14 03:08 

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Asylum seekers at higher risk of self-harm if held in detention: Study...

The rate of self-harm among detained asylum seekers is 200 times more than the Australian rate of hospital treated self-harm, according to new research....

 2019-10-14 03:03 

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Crossbenchers push to raise age of criminal responsibility in Australia...

Crossbench MPs are behind legislation to raise the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14, saying Australia is out of step with other countries....

 2019-10-14 02:18 

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Kurdish political leader Hevrin Khalaf 'executed' during Turkish bombardment of Syria...

Nine civilians, including a political leader, have been shot dead by pro-Turkey forces in Syria....

 2019-10-14 02:13 

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Josh Frydenberg unleashes competition watchdog on big banks...

The competition watchdog will examine mortgage costs and look into why banks have not passed on official interest rate cuts in full to their customers....

 2019-10-14 02:10 

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Defence industry minister says she wasn't consulted about a 'laughable' FOI response...

Journalists and politicians expressed their disbelief after a standard Freedom of Information request from SBS News was met with a cost quote of at least $2,515....

 2019-10-14 00:55 

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Communities preparing for more devastating mass fish deaths in rural NSW...

In the first in a series of reports from communities along the Darling River, SBS News meets those who have been impacted by water mismanagement and drought....

 2019-10-14 00:55 

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The communities preparing for more devastating mass fish deaths in rural NSW...

In the first in a series of reports from communities along the Darling River, SBS News meets those who have been impacted by water mismanagement and drought....

 2019-10-14 00:27 

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US reportedly leaves dozens of 'high value' IS detainees behind following retreat in Syria...

The US president has already claimed America removed the worst IS prisoners last week....

 2019-10-14 00:21 

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'Disturbingly lightweight': Penny Wong takes aim at Scott Morrison's foreign policy agenda...

Penny Wong has taken aim at Scott Morrison's foreign policy agenda in a speech in Canberra rueing his "disturbingly lightweight" approach....

 2019-10-13 23:24 

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'Absolutely shattering': Aged care royal commissioner Richard Tracey dies...

The chair of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety Richard Tracey QC has died after a short battle with cancer....

 2019-10-13 23:17 

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Canadian rugby team help clean up after Typhoon Hagibis destruction...

Canada's rugby team has turned the disappointment of its World Cup departure into a positive for Japanese residents devastated by Typhoon Hagibis....

 2019-10-13 22:27 

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Scott Morrison's office accidentally emails his talking points to the entire press gallery...

The Prime Minister's office has mistakenly emailed 13 pages of the coalition's talking points to the entire parliamentary press gallery....

 2019-10-13 22:20 

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Barnaby Joyce calls on Australia to help Julian Assange...

Barnaby Joyce is urging Australia to stop the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States, once he serves jail time in England....

 2019-10-13 21:32 

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Kurds announce groundbreaking deal with Syrian army as US withdraws 1,000 troops...

Syria's Kurds have announced a deal with Syria on troop deployment to confront Turkey....

 2019-10-13 21:22 

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Jacqui Lambie rejects horse-trading with 'humanity' over vote to repeal Medevac laws...

The Senator with the deciding vote to determine the fate of the Coalition's push to repeal the Medevac laws says she won't be horse trading over "humanity"....

 2019-10-13 20:57 

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Hundreds of scientists back climate civil disobedience...

In a joint declaration, scientists from 20 countries have broken with the caution traditionally associated with academia to side with peaceful protesters....

 2019-10-13 20:45 

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Death toll rises to 35 as Typhoon Hagibis leaves trail of destruction...

One of the worst typhoons to hit Japan in recent history has killed 35 people, leaving swathes of land inundated and almost half a million homes without power....

 2019-10-13 20:30 

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Hunter Biden breaks silence, defends his work in Ukraine and China...

Hunter Biden has announced he will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm at the end of the month....

 2019-10-13 20:07 

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Gymnast Simone Biles breaks record for all-time most medals won at world championships...

American gymnast Simone Biles has won gold in the balance beam and in the floor exercise at the world championships, taking her career medals to 25....

 2019-10-13 20:05 

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Donald Trump orders withdrawal of up to 1,000 US troops from northern Syria...

The United States is pulling out all of its troops from northern Syria as Turkey advances its offensive against the Kurds....

 2019-10-13 19:38 

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Texas police fatally shoot black woman inside her home...

A white policeman in Texas has shot dead a black woman in her home after being called to do a welfare check on the residence....

 2019-10-13 19:30 

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Brexit is about to get really interesting. The next 18 days will determine what happens...

The next two weeks are shaping up to be crucial in the UK's ongoing Brexit process....

 2019-10-13 18:54 

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US 'to evacuate 1,000 troops' as Turkey advances...

The United States is pulling out all of its troops from northern Syria as Turkey advances its offensive against the Kurds....

 2019-10-13 18:06 

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'Hundreds' of IS relatives escape camp in northern Syria...

Hundreds of foreigners affiliated with IS managed to escape a camp where they were being held following Turkish shelling on Sunday, Kurdish officials say....

 2019-10-13 18:01 

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Death toll rises to 33 after Typhoon Hagibis tears through Japan...

One of the worst typhoons to hit Japan in recent history has killed 33 people, leaving swathes of land inundated and almost half a million homes without power....

 2019-10-13 10:29 

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Law professor v media tycoon: Tunisians vote in presidential run-off...

Tunisians head to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president after the death of Tunisia's first democratically elected president, Beji Caid Essebsi, in July....

 2019-10-13 10:01 

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30 more children in Victoria to be treated with medicinal cannabis...

An extra 30 children with epilepsy will be able to take medicinal cannabis as the state government expands its scheme to help more lives....

 2019-10-13 09:44 

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Voters dismiss 'woeful' Question Time as an 'obnoxious political fight club'...

Submissions to parliament's Procedure Committee, which is conducting a public inquiry aimed at improving the centrepiece of Australia's democracy, dismiss Question Time as "unedifying" and "unnecessarily confrontational and combative&#...

 2019-10-13 09:42 

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23 people killed as Typhoon Hagibis batters Japan...

One of the worst typhoons to hit Japan in recent history has killed 23 people, leaving swathes of land inundated and almost half a million homes without power....

 2019-10-13 08:40 

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Aged care royal commission expected to hear sector 'needs funding to fix staffing'...

The aged care royal commission will this week examine workforce issues, including the link between the quality of care and staff numbers....

 2019-10-13 08:08 

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'Sport is here for everybody': LGBTQ+ Footballers promote inclusivity and pride...

Footballers took to the field on Saturday for two special matches at the Pride Football Australia Tournament in Melbourne....

 2019-10-13 07:31 

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West Papuan woman with neurofibromatosis given new lease of life thanks to Sydney surgeons...

A West Papuan woman has gone under the knife in Australia to remove benign facial tumours after spending a lifetime struggling to eat, drink and speak....

 2019-10-13 07:06 

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'Nowhere to run': Australian woman in Syria fears for Kurds as Turkey steps up assault...

An Australian woman in Syria fears for the future of Kurdish people in the border region....

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