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19 April 2018 9:04 AM Tide is turning in Matildas' rivalry with Japan, says Stajcic

Whether it is the Blue Samurai or Nadeshiko, Japan have become Australia's main regional football rivals, but any sense of sentiment has been abandoned by Stajcic who cares for little else apart from winning the Asian Cup. "Not for me personally, players can speak for themselves," Stajcic said. "The occasion is such a big occasion, the trophy that we're 8

13 April 2018 7:57 AM GWS Giants at the centre of AFL's Canberra Demons divide

The Demons will play five home games at Manuka Oval this season before shifting to the redeveloped Phillip Oval complex in July, which is far less expensive for the club to play at. AFL Canberra boss Steve Mahar maintains the region's governing body is working closely with the Giants to make sure the capital's needs are met when GWS chief executive David 14

11 February 2018 5:03 AM Deadly gas explosion rocks Bolivian Carnival

La Paz: Six people have been killed and dozens are injured after a street vendor's gas canister exploded near the route of the world renowned folkloric Carnival in the Bolivian city of Oruro. Deputy Commander Freddy Betancurt says the blast took place on a street parallel to where participants were making the folkloric entrance to Oruro's Carnival, one of the most important 43

8 February 2018 12:01 PM Cheaper public transport for Queensland veterans

About 19,000 Queensland veterans can now access cheaper public transport in Queensland, with the introduction of a white card concession scheme. From Friday, Department of Veteran Affairs white card holders will receive a 50 per cent discount on public transport fares across the state, bringing them into line with concessions for current gold card holders 21 1

7 February 2018 8:14 PM Israelis have secret pact with Egypt to take on ISIS

Washington: Unmarked Israeli warplanes and helicopters have carried out dozens of covert attacks against the Islamic State and other terrorist groups inside the Egyptian Sinai in recent years, said two former senior US officials. The airstrikes by Israeli planes are conducted with the support of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who has led an often brutal 44

5 February 2018 12:06 AM Opposition plan to put police in 'at risk' Victorian high schools

Full-time police officers will be embedded in 10 Victorian high schools in ‘at risk’ areas if the state Opposition win government. Ramping up it’s tough on crime agenda, Opposition leader Matthew Guy announced at Kew Primary School on Monday that he would roll out a two year pilot where dedicated police members worked in metropolitan and regional schools 22

31 January 2018 10:48 AM 'Marronasuarus': Feast your eyes on these massive South West catches

A WA fisher has pulled what he calls a "marronasaurus" out of a south west fishing spot during the species annual season. According to Recfishwest's fact sheet marron can grow up to 38.5 centimetres and weigh up to 2.2 kilograms. The specimen, caught by Ryan Bradley, stretches lengthways across a carton of Iron Jack beer - and he caught four of similar 14

29 January 2018 11:57 PM Groovin The Moo lineup announced for 2018

The 2018 Groovin The Moo lineup has been announced, revealing what promoters promised would be an "epic" list of acts. Australian rock royalty Paul Kelly and Grinspoon will be joined by heavy rockers Amity Affliction, Flight Facilities and fellow locals Alex Lahey, Ball Park Music, Vera Blue, Baker Boys and Tkay Maidza. International acts Lady Leshurr 34

21 January 2018 11:32 PM Markets Live: Domain shares dumped after CEO exit

Wall Street rose on Friday, led by gains in consumer stocks. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit record closing highs,while the Dow ended the day higher. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 53.91 points, or 0.21 per cent, to close at 26,071.72, the S&P 500 gained 12.27 points, or 0.44 per cent, to 2810.3 and the Nasdaq Composite added 40.33 points, or 0.55 per cent, to 7336.38. For the week, the Dow rose 1.04 per cent, the S&P 500 added 126

21 January 2018 3:51 PM US Navy sails near disputed South China Sea waters, sparking outrage in Beijing

Shanghai: A US Navy destroyer has sailed near the Scarborough Shoal, a disputed South China Sea lagoon claimed by China, angering Beijing. China's foreign ministry said USS Hopper missile destroyer came within 12 nautical miles off Huangyan Island, better known as the Scarborough Shoal and subject to a claim by the Philippines, a historic ally of the United 28