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Friday essay: on the ending of a friendship

-Simone WeilAbout eight years ago, I went to dinner with a dear friend I had known for more than 40 ...


Vital Signs: NBN's new price plans are too little, too late

This week NBN Co announced pricing changes for the National Broadband Network.It includes a new plan boasting a download speed ...


The big budget question is why the surplus wasn't big

The budget was for practical purposes in neither deficit nor in surplus in 2018-19, the final figures released by Treasurer ...


It's Newstart pay rise day. You're in line for 24 cents, which is peanuts

Newstart recipients and other Australians on benefits get their half-yearly pay rise today (and also on March 20). This one ...


International

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Saudis claim sources close to Iranian regime responsible for attacks

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The government of Saudi Arabia says the attacks on its Saudi Aramco oil infrastructure on Saturday ...

Vietnam, Fastest-Growing Carbon Polluter

HO CHI MINH CITY - Carbon emissions are growing faster in Vietnam than any other country in the world, according ...

Rights Groups Urge Release of Journalists in Eritrea

In 2002, newspaper editor Aaron Berhane fled his home country of Eritrea for security reasons, after his paper criticized the ...

Cameroon Courts Paralyzed as Lawyers Strike Over HumanRights Violation

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Cameroon's law courts are at a standstill as lawyers for a third day Wednesday defy government threats ...

Proponents of war causing carnage on unprecedented scale

Proponents of war the world over are causing carnage on an unprecedented scale with most of the casualties being civilians.War ...

Killing fields murders still have law enforcement agencies baffled

Decades Later, Investigators Still Searching for Answers in Murders of Four Women The women seemingly had little in common. One ...

Business

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Buyers and sellers sidelined on Wall Street Thursday

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street saw buyers and sellers sidelined on Thursday, with little movement in shares in ...

San Francisco-based company opens new EMEA headquarters in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - Nitro, a global company specialising in document productivity solutions, has opened a new EMEA headquarters in Dublin.Centrally ...

Stocks rise, dollar mixed on markets in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asian region trader higher on Thursday, with gains across the board.The U.S. dollar softened ...

Security Risk Advisors opens headquarters for Europe in Kilkenny

KILKENNY, Ireland - Security Risk Advisors (SRA), the Pennsylvania-based cyber security consulting company,is establishing a European Headquarters and Security Operations ...

The S&P 500 is officially in an earnings recession

The S&P 500 is officially in an earnings recession for the first time in three years, and the trend is ...

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Car & truck collide on Great Western Highway at Wentworth Falls

WENTWORTH FALLS, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia - A car and a truck have collided on the Great Western Highway at ...


Search for 2 men with hand guns after they shot at man in Blackheath

BLACKHEATH, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia - Police have released descriptions of two men they believe can assist their investigation into ...


George Pell appeals to High Court of Australia

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will decide whether it will hear an appeal in relation to the ...


Friday essay: on the ending of a friendship

-Simone WeilAbout eight years ago, I went to dinner with a dear friend I had known for more than 40 ...


Vital Signs: NBN's new price plans are too little, too late

This week NBN Co announced pricing changes for the National Broadband Network.It includes a new plan boasting a download speed ...


The big budget question is why the surplus wasn't big

The budget was for practical purposes in neither deficit nor in surplus in 2018-19, the final figures released by Treasurer ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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