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Citizen scientist finds oldest white dwarf...
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A German volunteer scientist working with a NASA-led project has found the oldest and coldest-known white dwarf, which significantly is also ringed by debris and dust, the space administration says.
By bwilliams2017 on 2019-02-20 06:00 UTC
Disturbing look at life inside Neverland...
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The newly-released trailer for Michael Jackson documentary Leaving Neverland paints an unnerving picture of life at the reclusive pop icon's former ranch.
By bwilliams2017 on 2019-02-20 05:59 UTC
Streets flood as Cyclone Oma approaches south-east Queensland...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/Australia/
Tropical Cyclone Oma strengthened to category 3 overnight and was expected to come close to the coast and maybe even make landfall.
By bwilliams2017 on 2019-02-20 05:59 UTC
Australia is blocking a billionaire political donor from returning to the country over long held fears he may be a Chinese influence agent...
The controversial Chinese businessman, political donor, and alleged Chinese Communist Party (CCP) operative, Huang Xiangmo, has been denied entry back into Australia and his citizenship application has been rejected.
By bwilliams2017 on 2019-02-06 16:48 UTC
Man shot in incident at Brisbane Airport...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/Australia/
POLICE have shot a man at Brisbane International Airport after he produced a knife and threatened to use explosives.
By bwilliams2017 on 2019-02-02 15:22 UTC
Man held in Brisbane airport bomb scare...
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A man has been arrested after he allegedly sparked a bomb scare at Brisbane Airport. He walked into the airport's international terminal on Saturday evening holding a metal box with exposed wiring and claimed to have a bomb, The Courier-Mail reports c
By bwilliams2017 on 2019-02-02 15:22 UTC
Emergency warning system hacked...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/tech/
A hacker was able to directly message tens of thousands of Australians after infiltrating an emergency warning system used by governments.
By bwilliams2017 on 2019-01-07 07:20 UTC
List of tech and startup events in Singapore...
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Mingling or gaining knowledge? We've curated for you the most comprehensive list of events in the tech and startup community, sorted by topic and date.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-12-26 06:39 UTC
Police catch alleged bank robber after 40 years...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/
A man has been charged over a series of alleged bank robberies across Sydney in the 1970s.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-12-20 05:01 UTC
Warning to swimmers after deadly sting...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/
A little boy has been flown to hospital for a suspected Irukandji jellyfish sting, amid fears the deadly animal is lurking in Queensland waters.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-12-20 05:00 UTC
The Sydney Morning Herald's 20 most-read stories of 2018...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/Australia/
From prime ministers to poo joggers, the stories are a glimpse of what captured our attention in a year of scandals, extreme weather and extraordinary rescues.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-12-19 21:52 UTC
Assange loses court case over cat duties, internet bills...
A judge rejects WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's request to loosen new living requirements, including paying for his internet and cleaning up after his cat, that he says are meant to push him into leaving the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-10-30 03:14 UTC
Australians face $700b wealth wipe-out from world's riskiest debt levels: Morgan Stanley...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/Australia/
Investment bank Morgan Stanley rates Australia as having the riskiest levels of household debt in the world and winding it back could result in a $700 billion hit to the nation's wealth.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-10-30 03:13 UTC
Explosive device found at Soros' NY home...
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An explosive device has been found in a mailbox near the New York home of billionaire financier George Soros, a favourite target of right-wing campaigners in the United States and eastern Europe, the New York Times reported, citing police.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-10-23 06:55 UTC
Mars might hold enough oxygen under its surface for life...
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We've long thought about the unlikely possibility of life on Mars, but it's under the planet's surface where those chances look stronger. A new study published in Nature suggests that the salty water which subsists under Mars' surface coul
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-10-23 06:50 UTC
Rupert Murdoch's six children are reportedly each set to receive a $2.8 billion windfall from the sale of 21st Century Fox...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/news_corp
The monster pending approval from EU regulators. And when it does, each of Rupert Murdoch’s six children are in line for $US2 billion ($2.8 billion) payday, according to The Financial Times.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-10-17 06:28 UTC
Cervical cancer set to be eliminated from Australia in global first...
Thanks to world-leading vaccine and screening programs, the dangerous disease could be almost unheard of in Australia in coming decades, new research has revealed.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-10-04 16:48 UTC
Angry ABC staff weigh up 'sacking' their own board representative...
Possible vote escalates the turmoil inside the ABC and puts fresh pressure on its embattled directors to stand down.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-09-29 16:37 UTC
Public execution: the future of the ABC looks grim through a PBS lens...
Despite the dominance of television culture, America's PBS offers our own public broadcaster a dire glimpse into its own future, should commercial rivals and agenda-driven politicians dilute its reach.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-09-29 16:37 UTC
The scene after an earthquake and tsunami strike Indonesia...
A 10-foot tsunami was triggered late Friday afternoon by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake and quickly hit the two cities and nearby settlements, about 800 miles northeast of Jakarta.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-09-29 16:28 UTC

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