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- Ebola nurse ‘must avoid public’A DAY after she went for a bike ride a US court has restricted an Ebola nurse’s movements as her boyfriend insists she isn’t trying to get anyone sick.
- ‘We are not trying to push limits’THE boyfriend of an Ebola nurse refusing to be quarantined insists she is not trying to get anyone sick or push any limits.
- Is this the next economic bubble?IN MODERN technology, the most notorious and devastating example of an economic bubble has to be the dotcom bust. But the next one could be right around the corner.
- First pic of son who killed mumTHIS is the disturbed son who horrified a New York suburb when he decapitated his mother and left her on the street before killing himself.
- Aussies have no idea about their own countryAUSTRALIA, you may think you know this wide brown land of ours well, but it turns out we have some pretty significant blind spots. Here’s where we sit on the Index of Ignorance.
- Khan’s run spree buries AussiesYOUNIS Khan notched a double ton as Pakistan declared at 6-570, then removed Chris Rogers on day two of the second Test.
- ARU washes hands of Beale sagaHISTORY almost was made in the ARU boardroom when a journalist attempted to leak a document to a sport’s national governing body.
- Cooper’s chance to impress CheikaALL the focus has been on Kurtley Beale in recent weeks, while his amigo Quade Cooper has flown under the radar.
- Wanderers’ strike rate a key factorWESTERN Sydney’s ability to score goals away from home will be the key to winning the Asian Champions League tomorrow morning.
- Koukash sets sights on BroncosENGLISH billionaire Marwan Koukash has turned his attention to the Brisbane Broncos as he attempts to buy his way into the NRL.
The Canberra Times
- Foxtel bidding to 'create addicts' with 2015 lineupAustralia's first prime-time adult animation show, more sports channels and a live weekly comedy series will underpin Foxtel's push in 2015 to "build addicts".
- Macquarie first-half profit jumps on funds managementMacquarie Group has posted a a 35 per cent jump in first-half profits, the company's third-highest interim result, underpinned by strong income from its funds management division.
- ANZ posts record $7.1b profitANZ Bank has delivered a 10 per cent jump in profits and higher dividends, helped by a strong performance in its Australian and international divisions and its wealth business.
- Pirate Bay co-founder Svartholm Warg found guilty of hackingSwedish hacker and founder of file-sharing website Pirate Bay has been found guilty of hacking crimes in Denmark.
- Media went too far on Nova Peris email scandal, says Malcolm TurnbullNewspapers went too far in publishing salacious personal emails between ALP Senator Nova Peris and Trinidadian athlete Ato Boldon, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull says.
The Sydney Morning Herald
- Fight against superyachtsThese residents have fought off unit developments and turned old industrial sites into parklands. Now there's a new battle over their idyllic bay.
- New human remains found at MH17 siteDutch PM says the site is 'complex and chaotic' after remains were found where aircraft parts had been on fire.
- Suburbia takes a stand against developmentYou may not be familiar with the acronyms - or even their cause - but these are the people resisting change across Sydney.
- Sydney's investment explosionInvestors have lit the fuse under the biggest residential property boom in more than a decade.
- Harris denied permission to appealCourt of Appeals confirms it has refused the 84-year-old's application to appeal.
The Daily Telegraph
- Sex lives of famous mistresses revealedA NEW book has slipped between the sheets with Australia’s rich, powerful and famous to chronicle
- Taronga Zoo welcomes baby gorilla MjukuuHIS name is Swahili, meaning “second generation” — and Mjukuu is certainly one cute and positive step forward for Taronga Zoo’s western lowlands gorillas.
- AFP issue nationwide terror-watch warning to teachersEXCLUSIVE: Federal police have asked staff at East Hills Boys High School to monitor their students amid fears terrorism recruiters are targeting youngsters.
- Kindy crisis: 400 preschoolers suspendedA CRISIS is emerging in our kindergartens with the number of four to six-year-olds sent home for unruly behaviour soaring to its highest level.
- Cop won’t stop in the search for missing William TyrellWILLIAM Tyrell disappeared from his grandmother’s garden on the mid-north coast and the officer in charge admits police have no new leadson whether he wandered off or was abducted.
- Victims of their own successPopular gourmet food trucks in the firing line after council cracks down on dirty toilets and overflowing rubbish bins.
- Law agencies target big-betting crime suspectsMillions of dollars are being wagered on Victorian racing by a suspected crime syndicate.
- Gillard's conduct 'questionable'Evidence 'supports finding' former PM received money from allegedly corrupt former boyfriend: lawyer.
- Australia called on Ebola fightWashington wants 100 Australians to run three Ebola field hospitals in West Africa.
- How Melbourne got her groove backThere was a time when the city's pulse beat hardest during business hours.
- Virgin spaceship crashes in US desertVIRGIN Galactic's SpaceShipTwo craft has exploded in midair and crashed in the Mojave Desert, with the California Highway Patrol reporting one fatality.
- Hot conditions spark total fire banNSW is set to swelter at the weekend. Temperatures are expected to reach up to 39 degrees and a total fire ban has been issued for parts of the state.
- Albany Anzac events attract thousandsA SYMBOLIC departure of naval warships from Albany is just one event being held at the southern WA town this weekend as part of Anzac commemorations.
- G20 legislation activated in BrisbanePARTS of South Brisbane have become restricted areas under special G20 legislation.
- Tropical cyclone season beginsFIVE cyclones are expected to form off Queensland this wet season, with the first expected about mid-January.
- Hey baby, this could be love at first biteSPRING has brought snakes out and about in the Brisbane region, breeding and looking for food. See the hot spots
- Latest bill shock is a welcome oneTHERE’S another shock in store for Queensland electricity customers. But it’s good news for a change.
- Hi-tech hobby that could end in tragedyIT’S taking off in popularity among amateurs and professionals alike. But authorities fear a disaster is simply a matter of time.
- Now Labor’s on wrong side of the lawyersTHE Newman Government has been on the receiving end of the legal fraternity in recent months. Now it’s the Opposition’s turn.
- The costly mistake made by parentsTHINGS have changed since today’s parents were kids. And modern mums and dads are making a big mistake that’s costing them a packet.
- Why eggs and jam could be G20 threatSouth Bank businesses are 'wary and nervous' how looming event will impact them, with some strict ground rules being enforced.
- Gold Coast SMS bully Dan Shearin pleads to keep his jobMan who sent 1439 messages to girlfriend says jail too harsh.
- Park narks will not crash partyCouncil will target bootcamps, not birthdays, with park fines.
- G20 uniforms hit bum noteIt's sensible. It's practical. It's the height of functionality.
- Tourist dies after 4WD rolloverA European tourist has died after a 4WD rollover on Fraser Island.
The West Australian
- SBW returns to rugby against USA (AAP)Sonny Bill Williams says he's a long way from being a fully restored rugby athlete for his New Zealand Test return against the United States.
- Oi, America Movil, Telefonica to bid for Brazil's TIM - sources (Reuters)By Guillermo Parra-Bernal and Danilo Masoni SAO PAULO/MILAN (Reuters) - Brazil's Grupo Oi SA, Mexico's America Movil SAB and Spain's Telefonica SA agreed to place a joint bid worth arou...
- Perth house sales drop while prices rise (AAP)Rents in Perth have dropped by about $10 per week and the median purchase price for first home buyers in the city has also decreased, new data shows.
- Kerry to meet Iranian FM in Oman Nov 9-10: US (AFP)Washington (AFP) - Secretary of State John Kerry will meet his Iranian counterpart in Oman early next month to discuss the next steps towards a complex nuclear deal, a US official said F...
- Snowland in Perth melts away (The West Australian)A city snow playground might not return to Perth because it was too popular.
- 'When your number's up...'A month after his Esperance close encounter with a great white - having seen photos of the incident - Andy Johnston says he'd do it all again.
- Church's $88 million towerThe Uniting Church has designs to build a 41-storey residential tower in Perth.
- Gillard's conduct 'questionable'She committed no crime in dealings with union officials, but questions have been raised.
- Cigarettes back on WA stageWA Opera stages show complete with smoking scenes, weeks after pulling Carmen over cigarettes.
- Perth remembers the AnzacsOne hundred years on people line the streets of Fremantle.
- Drink-driver abused by angry familyA REPEAT drink-driver who killed two young men has been threatened in court by angry family members disappointed in his eight-year sentence.
- Gillard ‘did not commit any crime’FORMER PM Julia Gillard did not commit a crime over an alleged corrupt slush fund but her professional conduct as a solicitor is criticised.
- Celebs all dolled up for HalloweenBREKKIE WRAP: IN today’s spooky edition of the news from overnight, Hollywood celebrities were barely recognisable as they dressed up for Halloween.
- LNG exports to top coal, fuelled by GorgonAUSTRALIA is expected to be the world’s largest exporter of LNG within four years — driven largely by WA’s Gorgon project. But what does it mean for domestic gas?
- Commuter sex attack: boy, 15, chargedA BOY charged with sexually assaulting a young commuter on a footbridge at Warwick train station earlier this week is just 15 years old.
- Firefighter dies from bushfire injuriesA FIREFIGHTER who was helping a neighbour contain a bushfire on his property north of Adelaide has died in hospital from his injuries.
- Feast on South Australia’s 50 best restaurantsTHE Advertiser Food Awards review team will present reviews of 150 establishments in full in the new edition of The Advertiser Food Guide out next week. Here are 50 of the best.
- Oval footy transport tax will ‘slug fans’ADELAIDE Oval AFL fans are facing an extra $5 per game ticket charge to cover a new State Government public transport charge. TAKE OUR POLL
- ‘Aussie first’ bust of synthetic dope labPOLICE say they are concerned at the discovery of a sophisticated laboratory used to make synthetic cannabis, in what is believed to be the first case of its kind in Australia.
- Women’s Hospital shuts door on breast feedingPARENTS and health workers are concerned over a State Government decision to close the breastfeeding unit at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital from January next year.
- Abbott's Tassie sweetenerOPPOSITION Leader Tony Abbott has defended the Coalition's $16m pledge to a privately owned Hobart business.
- Truck crash causes delaysUPDATE A CRANE has been called in to clear a truck roll-over on the Midland Highway at Bridgewater.
- Dive team joins kayaker searchTHE search for missing Adelaide kayaker William McCallum is continuing today, with little hope of finding him alive.
- Bell rings for young thespiansYOUNG actors will attempt to embody the works of the bard when they audition for a Bell Shakespeare scholarship.
- Soothing sounds ease painTHE TSO has recorded a CD of tunes designed especially to calm and soothe ill babies and children.
- Spring does its darndest in OctoberONE day just walking to work risks an embarrassing inside-out umbrella moment and the next I’m digging out the sunscreen ahead of a two-hour sunbaking session.
- Ice addict back in jailA MAGISTRATE was surprised to hear that an ice addict, who has spent less than five years of his adult life as a free man, was only 30 years old.
- Dunk’s focus on job at handBEN Dunk knows the opportunities that next week’s Tweny20s against South Africa could open up if he can successfully translate his ‘‘master blaster’’ ways to the international arena.
- Competitor injured in Gorge fallTASMANIA Police, SES crews, Search and Rescue personnel and paramedics were called to the Cataract Gorge yesterday afternoon after a man slipped down an embankment.
- Tassie sentimental location for winHALF a century after winning the Australian junior championship at Royal Hobart, Robyn Puckett added the senior amateur title in Launceston.
- Caterham F1 team have two weeks to find a buyerAUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - The Caterham Formula One team may have to be wound up if a buyer does not emerge in the next two weeks, an administrator said on Friday.
- Federer's number one hopes take a hit in Paris defeatPARIS (Reuters) - Roger Federer's hopes of finishing the season as world number one took a hit when the Swiss second seed was dumped out of the Paris Masters with a 7-6(5) 7-5 defeat...
- Raonic stuns Federer at Paris MastersRoger Federer is out of the ATP's Paris Masters, damaging his chances of overtaking Novak Djokovic in the race for the season-ending world number one spot.
- Odds shorten on Chelsea emulating Arsenal's 'Invincibles'LONDON (Reuters) - Premier League leaders Chelsea are increasingly looking the part as the new 'Invincibles' as they look to their returning goalscoring predator Diego Costa to ...
- Hamilton leads Mercedes one-two in U.S. practiceAUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Championship leader Lewis Hamilton laid down a marker on Friday after leading title rival team mate Nico Rosberg in a familiar Mercedes one-two in first practice ...
Sky News Australia
- Vic man jailed 20 years for killing twoA man has been jailed for 20 years for killing two men and seriously injuring a third during a brawl.
- Objects spotted in MH370 searchObjects have been spotted on a beach near Augusta in WA that may be linked to missing flight MH370.
- Govt's audit to be released next weekJoe Hockey will next week release the commission of audit that's helping him frame his first budget.
- PM says MH370 search won't be abandonedPM Tony Abbott has reaffirmed Aust's pledge to do everything possible to find the missing Malaysian plane.
- William and Kate pack for ACTBluebloods the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will leave Canberra a little greener after their visit.
- Man charged with accessory to NSW murder (AAP)Police investigating the disappearance of a man on the NSW Central Coast in 1995 have charged a man with being an accessory to murder.
- G20 legislation activated in Brisbane (AAP)Parts of South Brisbane have become restricted areas under special G20 legislation.
- Vasse by-election final result announced (AAP)Results for the Vasse by-election in WA are due to be officially declared with Liberal candidate Libby Mettam taking the vacant seat.
- Hot conditions spark total fire ban (AAP)NSW is set to swelter at the weekend. Temperatures are expected to reach up to 39 degrees and a total fire ban has been issued for parts of the state.
- Tropical cyclone season begins (AAP)Five cyclones are expected to form off Queensland this wet season, with the first expected about mid-January.
- 'We can win'Labor can defeat Abbott at the next election, Gillard says
- Hurt Qld climber 'fell up to 40 metres'A woman who fell from a cliff in southeast Queensland may have tumbled 40 metres.
- Sydney NBN switch-on suffers tech glitchHalfway through the media launch of Sydney's first connection to the network, it cut out.
- Keira Knightley marries in south of FranceBritish actress Keira Knightley has married singer James Righton in a discreet ceremony in the southern French village of Mazan, according to the mayor.
- Cops called on grandfather, girl playing at beachA fun day at the beach turned sour for a Sydney grandfather and his six-year-old granddaughter after somebody saw the little girl swimming naked and called police.
- Albany Anzac events attract thousandsThe WA town of Albany is hosting events to commemorate 100 years since the departure of WW1 Anzac troops.
- Man dies after fighting SA bushfireA man who suffered severe burns fighting a bushfire in South Australia's mid north has died.
- Commission says Gillard 'committed no crime'The union royal commission has said former PM Julia Gillard committed no crimes in setting up an AWU fund.
- Armed robbers evade police in Sydney suburbA manhunt continues for several armed bank robbers in a Sydney suburb with residents under lockdown.
- Appeal setback for disgraced Rolf HarrisEntertainer Rolf Harris has lost his bid to appeal against convictions for a string of indecent assaults.
Ten News on Twitter
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- Bali is on high terror alert, with threats against VIP'S like Julia Gillard, ahead of tomorrow's memorial. More at 5 #tennewsTenNewsSydney: Bali is on high terror alert, with threats against VIP'S like Julia Gillard, ahead of tomorrow's memorial. More at 5 #tennews
- The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Severe Weather Warning for the Illawarra, South Coast, Southern Tablelands & Snowy Mountains #tennewsTenNewsSydney: The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Severe Weather Warning for the Illawarra, South Coast, Southern Tablelands & Snowy Mountains #tennews
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- Fallout continues after Slipper's resignation. Ron Wilson gives us more in a TEN News iUpdate #tennews http://t.co/00F4JFgjTenNewsSydney: Fallout continues after Slipper's resignation. Ron Wilson gives us more in a TEN News iUpdate #tennews http://t.co/00F4JFgj
Australian Financial Review
- Parkinson: budget whiners will sink usTreasury secretary
- Turnbull lets loose in China-US critique“In conversation” with the Financial Review’s editor-in-chief, it was Malcolm Turnbull unplugged.
- Budget sales job failing, says Malcolm TurnbullMalcolm Turnbull has suggested the government was struggling with its budget because it failed to adequately make the case for change, including waiting too long to release a report by it...
- Cyber attacks a threat to US investment in China, Kurt Campbell saysCyber attacks and an increasingly inhospitable regulatory environment are undermining US business confidence in China, the Obama administrations’ former highest ranking diplomat for the r...
- Lack of public support killed carbon price, Shorten to explainOpposition leader Bill Shorten believes pricing carbon ultimately failed in 2009 because there was insufficient public consensus to force the opposition rebels and Greens to back Kevin Ru...
- Big banks too big to fail concept should be investigated says BOQ chiefBank of Queensland has called on the government to consider whether Australia's big four banks are 'too big to fail'.
- Money dries up for resources projects after record $30b spendFalling commodity prices and rising costs have resulted in the lowest spending on new resource projects in more than a decade.
- Treasury Wine Estates seeks Supreme Court injunction to stop Mark Elliott accessing its shareholder registerTreasury Wine Estates has sought an injunction against Mark Elliott to stop him accessing its shareholder register.
- Decision over ADM's $3.4b GrainCorp bid hinges on HockeyArcher Daniels Midland wants to take everything but politics off the table as the deadline for its $3.4 billion bid for GrainCorp approaches.
- Saputo 'misinformed' Warrnambool shareholders over bid, claims Murray GoulburnMurray Goulburn is urging the Abbott government to halt Saputo's bid to control Warrnambool Cheese & Butter.
- Cooper returns with new tricksWALLABIES magician Quade Cooper will have more than a little something up his sleeve when his team clash with the Barbarians at Twickenham.
- Goalscoring great Duric retiresSINGAPORE international Aleksandar Duric, the world’s most prolific ever goalscorer, has retired from football at the age of 44.
- Injury sidelines Silva for a monthMANCHESTER City said midfield star David Silva could be out of action for up to a month after hurting his knee in a League Cup game.
- Replay: fans flock to see Aussies floggedCRICKET fans in Abu Dhabi were so desperate to see Younis Khan flog Australia’s bowlers that they were jumping fences just to get into the ground.
- Decision time after Leapai loses againALEX Leapai’s comeback from his world heavyweight boxing title loss ended in disappointment on Friday night when he was outpointed by Malik Scott.
- Robbie Shields takes George Naylor MedalWollongong United striker Robbie Shields became the first player since 1990 to win back-to-back Player of the Year awards when we was awarded the George Naylor Medal on Friday night.
- Kindness catches up with Rikki OrganSome of the who's who of Wollongong entertainment met at Harbourfront Restaurant this week for a quiet gathering that was a big surprise for a man many regard as a local legend.
- Illawarra Folk Festival celebrates anniversaryThe Illawarra Folk Festival's 30th year will be celebrated with what is being called the biggest line-up in the festival's history.
- Matt Cooper on fire in Halloween exhibitionOne-time Dragons star Matt Cooper got into the Halloween spirit on Thursday night's special episode of Dancing with the Stars.
- Shellharbour dog salon built on dreamsTiarne Perkiss is living, breathing and working her passion in a new dog grooming salon that opened last weekend in Shellharbour.
- Call for witnesses to teen bashingTWO boys were bashed and robbed by a gang of youths on Thursday night.
- Brazen teens in Strand robberiesA CUNNING teen wrapped clothes around his hands and covered his face while he broke into nine luxury residences on The Strand, some on the second level.
- Couple driven to make a saleA TOWNSVILLE couple is throwing in a vintage Mustang convertible with the sale of their riverside suburb home in the hope it will stand out from the crowd.
- CQU comes to CBDA NEW 600-student university campus will make the CBD its home by next year.
- Sign of dispute on payA FORMER Townsville commander spoke out at Lavarack Barracks yesterday in protest at the Federal Government’s “unfair” defence pay proposal.
The Border Mail
- Greens launch headquartersTHE Greens launched their campaign headquarters in Wodonga four weeks out from the Victorian election.
- Not bad for a mob of amateursSKETCHING a bottle was a tough gig for Dog Barrett when he took up pastel drawing five years ago.
- No licence, but he kept on drivingAnother year off the road
- Artists ‘true about place’PIECES retained from the demolition of Albury’s art gallery will become exhibits when the revamped Dean Street landmark opens next year.
- Heat, winds equal fire banTODAY’S first total fire ban of the 2014-15 season in the eastern and southern Riverina regions comes just one day ahead of the start of the annual bushfire danger period.
The Gold Cost Bulletin
- Meet the Eckstein’s ‘super’ mumTHEY’VE earnt reputations as two of the best endurance athletes in the world. But Shannon and Caine Eckstein’s mother Donna says despite being credited with six ironman and fi...
- Not too late for Cup day lookMELBOURNE CUP might be right around the corner but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to get the Flemington look for less.
- Schoolies’ living the luxe lifeCASHED-UP schoolies are forking out more than $2000 each to secure five-star luxury apartments for next month’s week of party madness.
- Passenger blacklisted by airlinesA FLY-IN, fly-out plumber charged with knocking on a cockpit door during a flight, has been blacklisted by airlines pending a court decision.
- Family, friends farewell KymberlieAS Wayde Kelly looked around the room, little needed to be said to show just how much the love of his life Kymberlie Shepherd was appreciated.
- Indonesia girl back with family after 2004 tsunamiA girl who was swept away in the Indian Ocean tsunami seven years ago said Friday she broke down in tears this week after tracking down her parents, who had long lost hope of finding her...
- Not just NKorea, political dynasties are all overIf North Korea's new leader is looking for advice on how to carry on his family's dynasty, he could turn to Rahul Gandhi, who is on a quest to become the fourth generation of h...
- Chinese villagers demand release of detaineesProtesters gathered Saturday outside a town hall in southern China to appeal for the release of people detained during demonstrations over a planned power plant expansion, a witness said.
- Social networking booming in Egypt, RussiaA new survey shows people in poorer countries send text messages more often than those in wealthier countries. Men in Spain and Germany access the Internet on their phones twice as much ...
- Faces of the recession: homeless childrenThe National Center on Family Homelessness said 1.6 million children were living on the streets of the United States in 2010 or in shelters, motels and doubled-up with other families. Th...
Yahoo! News - Australia & Pacific
- Slade issues Wallaby World Cup warningAustralia are "definitely still contenders" to win next year's World Cup in England despite their current off-field strife, according to All Blacks fly-half Colin Slade. It needed S...
- Australia fight to save Test after Younis's epic 213Australia were left with a daunting task to save the second Test and series after Younis Khan hit an epic double hundred to put Pakistan in command on Friday.
- China and Russia thwart plan for Antarctic ocean sanctuaryBy Morag MacKinnon PERTH Australia - China and Russia have thwarted an international attempt to create the world’s largest ocean sanctuary in Antarctica as both nations eye the region’s ...
- Pakistan holds big lead vs Australia after 2nd dayABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Australia was facing an uphill task to level the two-match test series against Pakistan after losing opener Chris Rogers in a brief session while ch...
- Plans for Antarctic marine reserves fail againTwo marine reserves proposed for Antarctica failed to win approval at international talks in Australia on Friday, campaigners said, adding the decision left one of the world's last ...
Yahoo! News - Australia
- Australia fight to save Test after Younis's epic 213Australia were left with a daunting task to save the second Test and series after Younis Khan hit an epic double hundred to put Pakistan in command on Friday. Younis notched a memorable 2...
- Proteas seek momentum in T20 Australia seriesSouth Africa hope a win against Australia in a Twenty20 series getting under way this week will set them on the path for a successful summer, coach Russell Domingo said Friday. The Protea...
- Australia set to pay polluters to cut emissionsAustralia is set to approve measures giving polluters financial incentives to reduce emissions blamed for climate change, in a move critics described as ineffective environmental policy. ...
- US, Australia end sanctions after Fiji electionsThe United States and Australia said on Friday they were lifting sanctions against Fiji after elections in the Pacific island nation last month following eight years of military rule. US ...
- US and Australia drop sanctions against FijiThe U.S. and Australia have removed sanctions against Fiji following democratic elections last month in the South Pacific nation. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Friday began ...