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Refugee crisis: My sons 'slipped from my hands,' says Abdullah Kurdi
Somewhere between Turkey and Greece, the boat carrying Abdullah Kurdi and his family was filling with water. They wore life vests, and Mr Kurdi was holding his wife's han…The Age
Love wins for gay couple after arrest of Rowan County clerk Kim DavisA GAY couple walked out of a Kentucky courthouse with a marriage licence, a day after the county’s defiant clerk was hauled to jail for refusing to licenc…News.com.au
Liberal MP's impassioned plea for refugeesA Coalition MP has made an impassioned plea to the Abbott government to consider taking more refugees from Syria in response to the growing humanitarian …The Age

World

Syria's despair: why the US-led military campaign is failingNo Mr Abbott, we don't have the answer on refugees Horrors shake Europe to the core Comment: Policy misrepresented by New York …
Brisbane Times
Mexican investigation into massacre of 43 missing students deeply …Mexico's investigation into the abduction and apparent massacre of 43 students last year is plagued with errors and omissions with …
ABC Online
Britain opens arms to more refugees from SyriaBritain will take in thousands more Syrian refugees amid growing pressure throughout ­Europe to address the crisis. The …
The Australian
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Australia

Minnipa Agricultural Centre celebrates centenaryMore than 250 people turned up to Minnipa on South Australia's upper Eyre Peninsula to help celebrate the agricultural research …
ABC Online
Twist in Royal Perth Hospital bomb drama as accused jailed on child …A 29-year-old Aveley man, charged over a pipe bomb and weapons scare at Royal Perth Hospital, has also been convicted of online …
The Age
Briony Scott, wife of ABC chief Mark, has lung cancerDr Briony Scott will take the rest of the year off to receive treatment. THE wife of ABC managing director Mark Scott has been …
Herald Sun Melboume
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Business

Economists scramble to revise their projections for the dollarEconomists are scrambling to revise their projections for Australia's dollar after it sank below US70¢ this week, with a surprisingly …
Sydney Morning Herald
Mega-funds take a punt on venture capitalOver 27 years in Silicon Valley as a marketing executive, entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Deepak Natarajan saw his fair share of …
The Australian
Sydney spring auctions: City's housing market set to hit overdriveThe focus on Sydney's housing market is set to hit overdrive this weekend as the first spring auctions take place. The results will …
ABC Online
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Politics

TURC: Union ‘hypocrisy’ over Dyson HeydonUnion and Labor claims of bias hurled at royal commissioner Dyson Heydon have been ­attacked as hypocritical, given the vast …
The Australian
Canning by-election: Liberal candidate outlines 'realistic' plan to …The Liberal candidate for the Canning by-election has outlined a "realistic" plan to tackle the devastating impact of methylamphetamine …
ABC Online
New York Times attacks Prime Minister Tony Abbott over 'stop the …The New York Times has launched a blistering attack on the Abbott government's asylum seeker policies, suggesting they are …
The Age
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Entertainment

Sydney designers set sights on the Mecca of modest dressCollections by designers (from left) Hanadi Chehab, Amalina Aman and Eisha Saleh have been selected for the Indonesian International …
The Age
The Chaser’s Media Circus returns with Peter Greste and John SafranThe same creative team — including Ben Jenkins, Zoe Norton Lodge, Scott Abbot, Andrew Hansen and Julian Morrow — that brought …
The Australian
Clerks director Kevin Smith, aka Silent Bob, is now all about talkingHollywood director and writer Kevin Smith has never been a conventional "celebrity". His slew of "slacker" comedy films – Clerks …
Sydney Morning Herald
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Sports

Sydney Roosters thrash South Sydney Rabbitohs to clinch NRL …"They haven't defended in about 10 minutes." That wasn't a statement made by a commentator or a Roosters fan during the 30-0 win …
Sydney Morning Herald
Lleyton Hewitt left nothing on the court in his final US Open match …Just when we thought that Lleyton Hewitt was going to blaze away in an Indian summer just like mother used to make, just when we …
Brisbane Times
Hawthorn captain Luke Hodge to face leadership group after caught …Remorseful Hawthorn captain Luke Hodge says he feels like an "idiot" after he made a "stupid" decision to drive home on Thursday …
The Age
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