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18 July 2017 9:40 AM Canberra's top bars, restaurants and hotels announced at the 2017 ACT AHA Awards

Some of the best in Canberra's hospitality industry have been recognised at the ACT Australian Hotels Association's (AHA) 2017 awards night. Thirty-six awards were presented for the top hotels, restaurants, cafes, bars and industry workers from across Canberra. Pomegranate in Kingston was awarded best restaurant, with Casey Jones named as best pub bistro 44

14 June 2017 4:49 PM US politician Steve Scalise ‘shot at Republican baseball practice in Alexandria Virginia’

US congressman shot at baseball game0:41 US congressman Steve Scalise has been shot after a gunman opened fire at a baseball practice in Virginia. A MAN who opened fire on Republican congressmen was rabidly anti-Trump, asking if those gathered were Democrats or Republicans before shooting. At least four people were shot, including Republican Congressman 66

28 May 2017 7:19 AM Donald Trump ducks Paris pact, faces growing Russia crisis

Under fire abroad over his failure to endorse the Paris climate pact, Donald Trump returned home on Saturday to confront a growing threat to his presidency as top aides tried to contain the fallout from reports that his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is a focus of investigations into possible collusion between Russia and the President's campaign and transition 37

22 May 2017 7:38 AM Ben Ikin expecting Johnathan Thurston to play despite being named Queensland’s 18th man

QUEENSLAND legend Ben Ikin can smell a conspiracy in the Maroons side picked for Origin I, casting doubt over Kevin Walters’ assertion that Johnathan Thurston was “unlikely” to play. Thurston was named 18th man and heads into camp with an injury cloud hanging over him having not played since injuring his shoulder playing for the Kangaroos in their Test win over New Zealand 45

1 May 2017 1:38 AM White House defends Trump invitation to Duterte despite human rights criticism

Trump issued the invitation on Saturday night in what the White House said was a “very friendly” phone conversation with Duterte, who is accused by international human rights groups of supporting a campaign of extrajudicial killings of drug suspects in the Philippines. “There is nothing right now facing this country and facing the region that is a bigger 51

27 March 2017 11:45 AM India v Australia: Dharamsala Test set up for home side to claim series win

A top-order batting collapse looks set to cost Australia any chance of a rare series win in India, with the hosts on the verge of victory in the fourth Test in Dharamsala. India reached stumps on day three on 19 without loss and needing 87 more runs for the victory, having been set a paltry target of 106 when it dismissed Australia for just 137 in its second 32

26 March 2017 4:35 PM Opposition leader Navalny arrested in Moscow as Russians defy protest bans

MOSCOW – Thousands of Russians demonstrated across the country Sunday to protest corruption, defying bans on rallies which were called by prominent Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny — who was later arrested along with scores of others. Navalny called for the protests after publishing a detailed report this month accusing Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev of controlling 39

26 March 2017 3:31 PM Corruption protests sweep Russia

Thousands of people have crowded into Moscow's Pushkin Square for an unsanctioned protest against the Russian government, the biggest gathering in a wave of nationwide protests that were the most extensive show of defiance in years. Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is leading the opposition to President Vladimir Putin, was arrested 26

18 March 2017 6:36 PM Duck hunting protesters to dump 250 carcasses outside Victorian Premier's office

Anti-duck hunting activists said they will collect carcasses at Victoria's wetlands today for a planned protest next week that will see 250 dead ducks dumped outside the office of Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews. Laurie Levy from The Coalition Against Duck Shooting told AAP on Saturday night activists were "exhausted" from the day's "massacre" but would 35

24 January 2017 11:57 AM Scorchers vs Stars semi: Five talking points

The Perth Scorchers defeated the Melbourne Stars and will now host the BBL final at the WACA. Here are five talking points. The fiery quick produced one of the greatest ever Big Bash bowling performances to set his side up for an emphatic victory. Since being out of competitive cricket for over 12 months, Johnson has lost not a single bit of pace, his fastest 66 2