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Mum deliberately drove kids off cliff

A WOMAN who drove her sport utility vehicle off a cliff and into a reservoir in a crash last year that killed her and her three young children did so deliberately, officials have concluded. The June 2016 deaths in Boise, in the US state of Idaho were ruled a triple homicide-suicide by the Ada County Coroner’s Office, the office said ...

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Anti-vax mum’s desperate plea

A MOTHER who served jail time for violating a court order to have her son vaccinated is asking a US judge to prevent any future vaccinations. The Detroit Free Press reports that 40-year-old Rebecca Bredow’s lawyer Clarence Dass says she will have to convince an Oakland County judge that avoiding future vaccinations is “in the best interests of the child.” ...

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Andrew Liveris is an ‘inspiration to us all’

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Malcolm Turnbull and others congratulate Andrew Liveris’ on winning the American Australian Association lifetime award for his Australian/American relationship building. Click here to Read from the source

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Shocking video of road rage in tunnel

SHOCKING video of a road rage incident in Hawaii has been captured in a tunnel of Honolulu’s main freeway system. The footage appears to show a duel between a pick-up truck and a Honda hatchback, in which the driver of the smaller vehicle appears to deliberately ram the other. The collision occurred after the truck driver reportedly cut off the ...

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Gaytime, Magnum ban for summer

PADDLE Pops, Golden Gaytimes, Magnums and Cornettos could be off the menu this summer if a union boycott of Australia’s most iconic ice cream brand Streets takes hold. The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) announced the boycott on Sunday over a potential 46 per cent pay cut for Streets ice cream factory workers. Australia’s largest ice cream manufacturer, Streets is ...

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Moana costume is ‘racist’

A PARENT activist has slammed Disney’s Moana Halloween costume as virtually racist because it appears to “make fun of someone else’s culture”. Sachi Feris from Brooklyn, New York urged parents to not allow their little girls to dress up as the Polynesian cartoon character because it is based on “real history and a real group of people”. The parent said ...

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Damaged plane’s massive dent explained

AN NBA team was stunned to discover the nose of the plane they’d just flown on had been completely smashed in during a domestic flight in the US overnight. Oklahoma City Thunder players took to social media to share the shocking photos after disembarking from their charter flight at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, where they found the nose of the Boeing ...

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Airbnb’s most terrifying listings

THERE are tens of thousands of Airbnb listings around the world but few have backstories like these ones. These properties, which are available to rent on Airbnb, are places were visitors have reported ghostly presences and have heard things go bump in the night. And the fascinating history of the properties could help explain why they’re considered so spooky today. ...

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Rapt with the knuckles

Dreary Chermside in Brisbane’s north was the last place on Earth I expected to have a culinary epiphany. It happened at the new Bavarian restaurant and beer garden at Westfield Chermside shopping centre where – placed before me – was a glorious pork knuckle ($28) with a shining mosaic of brittle crackling protecting a juicy and unctuous fist of meat ...

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A blend to be reckoned with

Is it possible to buy a top-shelf red for less than $30? Certainly. The Great Australian Red challenge has just proved that. And it has also thrown up another bargain bottle for under $25. This year’s trophy went to Pepperjack Certified Shiraz Cabernet 2016 ($29.99) from the Saltram stable. In the final rounds of judging at the National Wine Centre ...

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