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It looks like Amazon, one of the world's biggest retailers, is setting up shop in Australia - promising cheaper prices, faster delivery times, and access to a greater range of products, including groceries.

Local retailers have already vowed to fight Amazon, with Harvey Norman's founder Gerry Harvey saying Amazon makes lots of sales but books no profit.

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Can Australian retailers survive in the Amazon jungle?

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A report of a train passenger looking at dead bodies on a mobile phone prompts a police safety check at Melbourne's Flinders Street Station during the morning peak.

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Melbourne's Flinders Street Station deemed safe after police check

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yesterday at 23:04. Facebook
Liberal Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm wants the government to stop paying childcare subsidies to families earning over $350,000.

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Leyonhjelm: Government must end 'middle class welfare'

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yesterday at 21:36. Facebook
Within moments of chaos breaking out in London, Conservative MP Tobias Ellwood, whose brother was killed in the Bali terror attack, rushed to the aid of a stabbed police officer.

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'Heroic' MP hailed for attempts to save stabbed officer

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yesterday at 10:00. Facebook
The writer behind landmark political satires such as The Thick Of It, In The Loop and Veep is struggling to come to terms with the election of Donald Trump as US President.

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Trump's 'a walking satire balloon', says Veep creator | 7.30

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Jessica Mauboy, Rosie Batty, Anthony Field and Megan Gale are just some of the celebrities who will sit in Anh’s chair this series.

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yesterday at 04:06. Facebook
"There are moments in life where you reach a point of existential frustration, everything has gone wrong at once, and you search around for other words, but none will suit the occasion quite as well as a nice profanity," says Professor Michael Adams, a staunch advocate of the linguistic value of profanity.

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Three bloody good reasons to embrace swearing | Books and Arts

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The RPSCA has laid a record number of charges to the owner of an alleged puppy farm in southern Queensland where dogs were kept in "appalling conditions".

RSPCA inspector Daniel Young said the owner, Haris Ljuhar, 40, had been charged with 215 animal welfare-related offences.

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Record number of charges issued over alleged Queensland puppy farm

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yesterday at 00:12. Facebook
The Turnbull government is struggling to lock in crossbench support for its controversial changes to section 18C of the race discrimination laws.

Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie will be pivotal to the outcome of the vote.

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Lambie won't support changes to 18C

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03/21/2017 at 22:58. Facebook
When is it OK for a man to wolf-whistle at a woman?

Many will say, "never" - many others will say, "What a stupid question, don't be such a pig".

One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts said in a radio interview that although some people might consider a wolf-whistle "sexual harassment", "some girls" quite enjoy being whistled at, and have even been known to smile in response, writes Ben...
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OPINION: When is it OK to catcall a woman? A guide

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03/21/2017 at 22:05. Facebook
Britain has joined the United States in temporarily banning carry-on electronic devices on planes coming from certain airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats.

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UK, US ban electronics in carry-on luggage on some flights

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03/21/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
Female cockroaches can reproduce healthily for years without ever meeting a member of the opposite sex, a Japanese study has found.

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Cockroaches can breed for generations without males, study finds | ABC Science

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03/21/2017 at 06:00. Facebook
Todd Sampson is about to test his faith in science and entrust his life to the laws of physics in a series of epic experiments.

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03/21/2017 at 04:41. Facebook
Cricket legend Shane Warne has a message for Kelsey following last week's episode of Bullied.

Don't miss the second and final installment of Bullied, tonight at 8.30pm on ABC TV.
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03/21/2017 at 02:40. Facebook
Three burger patties, a veal schnitzel, six pieces of cheese, three eggs, three rashers of bacon, three hash browns, two tomatoes and lettuce served on a whole Vienna loaf.

With a side of curly fries. In 35 minutes.

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Eating challenges a new gold mine for outback pubs | ABC Goldfields

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03/21/2017 at 01:30. Facebook
Your life is dominated by algorithms and you know next-to-nothing about how they work or what consequences they have.

We're here to help you understand more.

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Algorithms run your life, but you know almost nothing about how they work

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03/21/2017 at 00:05. Facebook
We've been hearing a lot about the struggles of young people who can't afford to buy a home due, but the housing affordability crisis is also affecting older Australians.

Many are locked out of the housing market and are struggling to pay rents that now cost more than a mortgage.

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Older Australians falling through the cracks in housing affordability crisis

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03/20/2017 at 22:59. Facebook
Cabinet has agreed on a proposal to water down Australia's racial discrimination laws, replacing the words "insult, offend or humiliate" with "harass".

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Live: Coalition infighting over 18c comes to a head

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03/20/2017 at 21:55. Facebook
Women decide not to have children for many reasons. And we already know fewer women are having kids as each decade goes by. But what does this choice of childlessness mean for women at different stages of their life?

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Choosing a childfree life

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03/20/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
The Fair Work Ombudsman has developed the Record My Hours app, which uses geo-fencing to automatically track how much time is spent at work.

But farm groups say an app that encourages employees to 'spy on their boss' will not lead to better conditions on the job.

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Farmers call for Fair Work to withdraw 'spy on your boss' app that records worker hours | ABC Rural

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