US students to march for their lives

Thousands of American students take to the streets across the US this Saturday, March 24, to demand tighter gun controls.

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Armed to the teeth and spoiling for a fight

How the National Rifle Association became a rootin’, tootin’, shootin’ political lobby group politicians fear.

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The gun madness – an American nightmare

Since the 1960s the United States has been plagued by mass shootings, several of them at schools or colleges.

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Aussies return from their Paralympics triumph

Australia’s Winter Paralympians touched down on home soil this week, following an extraordinary campaign in South Korea.

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Weekly news wrap – Stuff you may have missed

Russia accused of cyber power grid sabotage plan The Trump Administration today accused Russia of having hacked computer management systems at nuclear power plants and other public utilities, planting malware that would allow Moscow to sabotage or switch off critical

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Passengers to feel the squeeze on Melbourne’s new trains

High-capacity trains will soon roll onto Melbourne’s tracks, with fewer seats allowing each carriage to carry 20 percent more passengers. A total of 65 new trains are planned. The first 37 will run on the Cranbourne/Pakenham Line with the rest of

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IWD 2018: #PressforProgress

It’s International Women’s Day… time to ask what progress, if any, has been made since last year’s celebration.

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Weekly news wrap – Stuff you may have missed

Elephant terrorises Rohingya refugees A 12-year-old was child killed and 30 people injured when a rogue elephant tore through a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh yesterday. Camp resident and filmmaker Shafuir Rahman, who recorded refugees fleeing the scene, said one elderly resident

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Barnaby Joyce to step down over sex harassment allegation

Nationals Leader Barnaby Joyce is to quit his role and the Deputy Prime Ministership after being accused of sexual harassment. The harassment allegation emerged overnight when Mr Joyce was already under attack from his own party Nationals MP Andrew Broad had

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