Australia

Former Trump aide Hope Hicks frustrates Democrats with limited testimony

The Age - 1 ora 4 min fa
Hope Hicks, once a close aide to US President Donald Trump, drew fire from Democrats on Wednesday for not answering questions during a closed House Judiciary Committee session about whether her former boss broke the law.
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Horrible histories: SBS series uncovers skeletons in the closet

The Age - 1 ora 48 min fa
A new genealogy series follows six Australians with family secrets and dark pasts.
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NAB targets tech with $2b funding boost

The Age - 2 ore 33 min fa
National Australia Bank has pledged an extra $2 billion in funding for emerging high-tech firms that often find it hard to get bank finance
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Jimmy Barnes' Melbourne show moves to Rod Laver Arena to meet demand

The Age - 2 ore 33 min fa
Organisers shift Shutting Down Your Town tour to bigger venue to prevent ticket scalpers profiting off desperate fans.
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Sydney University to adopt principles of 'terrific' free speech code

The Age - 2 ore 47 min fa
Vice-chancellor Michael Spence welcomes proposed strengthening of protections around free academic expression.
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New data casts doubt on lockout laws' effects on violence in Sydney's CBD

The Age - 2 ore 47 min fa
New research suggests the rate of non-domestic assaults hasn't decreased in Sydney's CBD since the introduction of controversial lockout laws.
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Target and superquiz, Thursday, June 20

The Age - 2 ore 47 min fa
Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.
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Assisted dying: Everyone's freedom of choice must be respected

The Age - 2 ore 48 min fa
Victoria's assisted dying legislation is now law. Readers have differing views on the subject.
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Picture Editor's Choice, June 20, 2019

The Age - 2 ore 48 min fa
The finest photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.
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Personalities tearing apart a rudderless NSW Labor

The Age - 2 ore 48 min fa
Without a leader, Labor’s chance to use the budget speech to outline its vision has been squandered.
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In relationships, 'trust your sense of smell, it's often right'

The Age - 2 ore 48 min fa
It turns out that the nose may well know.
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Iron ore price is defying gravity, and nothing is bringing it down to earth

The Age - 2 ore 48 min fa
The price of iron ore continues to defy both gravity and the warnings from a plethora of technical financial analysis that the metal price is in bubble territory.
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A great masthead bans political cartoons ... now that's offensive

The Age - 2 ore 48 min fa
The New York Times' decision to end a great tradition - because one of its cartoons created offence - is a step backwards for free speech.
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Third major Sydney hospital unit banned from training junior doctors

The Age - 2 ore 48 min fa
St George Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit has been stripped of its accreditation to train junior doctors amid protracted allegations of bullying and dysfunction among senior staff.
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NSW government forced to intervene to save DV services from cuts

The Age - 2 ore 48 min fa
The Berejiklian government had to save three domestic violence services from funding cuts, after promising no frontline jobs would be axed due to budget cuts.
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Facebook's cryptocurrency calls for driver's licences, stoking privacy fears

The Age - 2 ore 48 min fa
Local regulators have told the social media giant they are "actively watching" the new platforms plans to sweep into the market as early as next year. 
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Are you sure you're washing your face properly?

The Age - 2 ore 48 min fa
When you consider the backlash Kylie Jenner attracted for allegedly not washing her face properly, you have to wonder if we are all, in fact, guilty of the same.
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Blowing in the wind: Australia's China policy is all over the shop

The Age - 2 ore 48 min fa
We need to seize the many opportunities of China, but also stand up to Beijing's excesses. It will respect us when we define our national interest.
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Spying on our own citizens' data: why Australia must tread carefully

The Age - 2 ore 48 min fa
Plans to disrupt the computer and data networks of criminals in Australia are fraught, writes a former director of the Australian Signals Directorate.
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NBN pricing up for review ahead of crucial last rollout year

The Age - 2 ore 48 min fa
The review will look at underserved customers such as renters and the elderly, but a sharp drop in the prices could put the NBN under financial pressure
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