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21 January 2018 11:11 AM Raf 'n tumble: Four-hour battle readies Rafael Nadal for second week at Australian Open

Rafael Nadal concedes he would have preferred to have cruised through to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open in two hours rather than struggled through in four, but said that matches like Sunday's win over Argentine Diego Schwartzman would give him confidence his body could again withstand lengthy matches in the second week of a grand slam. Nadal 5 1

19 January 2018 4:20 AM As NASA reveals stunning images, Antarctica had record low sea-ice coverage in 2017

NASA has released stunning photos of the Antarctic ice caps after its most recent expeditions last year. However, Antarctica had a record-low sea ice coverage of 6.61 million square kilometres in 2017, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said in its latest report. In November last year, NASA conducted two missions as part of its Operation 7

18 January 2018 11:49 PM Dave Taylor, Fuifui Moimoi released by Toronto Wolfpack

Promoted Toronto Wolfpack have released three of their high-profile players, including new signing Dave Taylor, with the new Championship season just around the corner. Taylor, a former Kangaroos forward who was signed from the Raiders, has left without playing a game for the club, along with ex-Eels prop Fuifui Moimoi and Ryan Bailey. The bombshell 8

18 January 2018 11:49 PM Revealed: Perth's home burglary hotspots for 2017

If you live in Gosnells, Thornlie and Morley, you should lock your doors and windows far more often. You're currently living in the three worst WA suburbs for home burglaries. The RAC's latest home burglary insurance claims figures for 2017 show the suburbs worst hit by brazen burglars last year. Gosnells and Thornlie topped the list with the highest 7

18 January 2018 2:18 AM ABS will make 150 staff redundant before June 2019 in 17 per cent staff cut

The Bureau of Statistics will make 150 staff redundant as it reduces its workforce by 17 per cent over the next two years in the latest in a series of cuts to hit the agency. As it shrinks by at least 400 public servants before June 2019, the agency has admitted it won't find all of its cuts through staff attrition alone and will have to let go of office-based 14

17 January 2018 6:25 AM Two senior Ipswich City Council officers resign amid CCC charges

Two suspended senior Ipswich City Council officers charged by the Crime and Corruption Commission last year have resigned from their positions. Suspended Ipswich City Council chief executive Jim Lindsay and chief operating officer of works, parks and recreation Craig Maudsley resigned on Wednesday, according to a media statement released by Ipswich City Council 16

16 January 2018 11:50 PM Ben Simmons jersey sales rocket into the NBA's top 10

The popularity of Ben Simmons continues to boom with the NBA announcing the Australian's Philadelphia 76ers jersey is one of the top 10 sellers. The 21-year-old, who is expected to achieve the rare milestone of being selected in next month's NBA All-Star game in his rookie year, came in eighth on the jersey sales list. Jofra Archer in a BBL star, Roy belts 14

16 January 2018 6:29 AM Australian Open 2018: Milos Raonic slumps to early exit at Melbourne Park

Former world No.3 Milos Raonic was sent tumbling out of the Australian Open first round by Lukas Lacko on Tuesday, the Canadian's earliest grand slam exit since the 2011 French Open. On the comeback trail after a 2017 season disrupted by injury, Raonic looked off the pace as he was picked apart 6-7(5), 7-5, 6-4, 7-6(4) by the 86th-ranked Slovak on showcourt 12

16 January 2018 2:11 AM ANU College company Study Group Australia's registration cancelled by Australian Skills Quality Authority

The company that runs ANU College has had its registration cancelled by the vocational education and training regulator for failing to comply with a suite of requirements linked to the VET Quality Framework. ANU College, run by Study Group Australia, charges international students almost $40,000 for courses it says will help gain placement at the Australian 16 1

15 January 2018 11:12 AM Nick Kyrgios says he can get better, snaps at journalist after easy Australian Open win

Kyrgios had no strapping on his knee on Monday night. At Brisbane he did, and at times during that tournament the knee seemed to trouble him. "Yeah [my knee has settled down], I have had my physio here for the last four or five days and he's been helping me every day and getting treatment ... it's feeling good," he said. Kyrgios will come up against 11