A man who fatally struck a woman with a monkey bike and left her dying on the road has been sentenced to seven years' jail, with a judge calling his actions "morally reprehensible".
A man who fatally struck a woman with a monkey bike and

Caleb Jakobsson sentenced to seven years' jail for monkey bike death

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Llachlan Pettit-Young Teh
Trudy King
North Korean news agency KCNA said the latest launch of an an older style, short-range Scud missile "correctly hit a planned target point with deviation of seven metres".
North Korean news agency KCNA said the latest launch of an an

Why North Korea's older-style Scud missile is bad news

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Sean Harpur
Michael Smith
Treasurer Scott Morrison MP - ScoMo has written into law the rate that Australia's big five banks will be charged under the $6.2 billion major banks' levy.
Treasurer Scott Morrison MP ScoMo has written into law the rate that

Scott Morrison locks $6.2 billion bank levy rate into law

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Ken Weatherall
Wendy Newman
Simon Walsh
"There was no apology but a slight choking sound on the other end. I said goodbye. I rang the switch and asked to be put through to this man's supervisor."

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There was no apology but a slight choking sound on the other

One of my trolls works for my bank. I told his supervisor I was unimpressed

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Matthew Irvine
Sean Harpur
Karunamitra Dharmachari Griffith
The Australian dollar is the worst-performing major developed currency in the past three months.
The Australian dollar is the worstperforming major developed currency in the past

Australia getting left behind as dollar, shares lag

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Steve Kolb
Ian Brown
Dan Rossi
Breaking: A new levy on property owners to fund fire and emergency services in NSW has been delayed indefinitely by the state government after a backlash.
Breaking A new levy on property owners to fund fire and emergency

New NSW fire services levy delayed after furore

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Val Alexander
Norm Maxyne Mccurry
Graham Rice
There are further signs of heat coming out of the east coast housing market, with Sydney and Melbourne leading a 1.1 per cent fall in property prices across Australia.
There are further signs of heat coming out of the east coast

Sydney and Melbourne house prices slip in May

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Ian Brown
Curtis Johnson
The Queen has seen The Crown, and she "really liked it".
Caroline McIlwaine
Ellie Gibson
Mel Jones
The Grounds of Alexandria has just opened its CBD spin-off called the Grounds of the City, featuring French theatre lights and a resident shoeshiner.
The Grounds of Alexandria has just opened its CBD spinoff called the

Grounds of the City opens in the CBD

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Genevieve Dwyer
Karina Rottinger
Erin Jeffrey
Damian Keogh has resigned from the Cronulla Sharks board after he was given an 18-month good behaviour bond without conviction for possessing a prohibited drug.
Damian Keogh has resigned from the Cronulla Sharks board after he was

Damian Keogh resigns from Sharks board after pleading guilty to drug charge

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Chris McGinness
Dennis Borg
Luke Portelli
Tax commissioner Chris Jordan has announced an internal review of the Tax Office's policies and procedures following news that one of its highest ranking officers, Michael Cranston, allegedly abused his position as a public official.
Tax commissioner Chris Jordan has announced an internal review of the Tax

'No deals were done': ATO launches review over $130m fraud

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Anthony Edwards
Linda Tilson
Sharyn Parsons Hart
Breaking: A gunman suspected of shooting dead a Queensland police officer has died.
Breaking: A gunman suspected of shooting dead a Queensland police officer has died

Gunman shot dead after 18-hour siege in Queensland

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Michael McCormick
Tony Gavn
Luke Duggs
Akon Guode, who killed three of her children by deliberately driving her car into a lake, has been jailed for 26 years and six months.
Akon Guode who killed three of her children by deliberately driving her

Mother who killed three kids jailed for at least 20 years

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Verina Green
Matthew Bonasia
Chris McGinness
The mother of three siblings killed in a horrific car crash on Monday has penned an emotional tribute on what would have been her daughter's 18th birthday.
The mother of three siblings killed in a horrific car crash on

Mother of siblings killed on Newell Highway pays tribute on daughter's 18th birthday

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Beverley Wood
Robyn Gray
The ACCC has taken nib health insurance to court, accusing it of concealing changes to some of its policies that left members with surprise out-of-pocket costs.
The ACCC has taken nib health insurance to court accusing it of

NIB cuts benefits for procedures without telling members under MediGap Scheme

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Anthony Dullah
Sydney has had a long history with apartments, dating right back to The Albany, completed in Macquarie Street in 1905.
Sydney has had a long history with apartments dating right back to

Five apartment blocks that revolutionised the way Sydney lived

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Nicholas Triggs
Sebastian Salo
Nowhere are the large potentially huge benefits of fintech – and longer-term risks – clearer than in China.
Nowhere are the large potentially huge benefits of fintech and longerterm risks

The other credit risk to watch in China: fintech-fuelled debt

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Analysis: Donald J. Trump prefers a management style in which even compliments can come laced with a bite, and where enduring snubs and belittling jokes, even in public, is part of the job.
Analysis Donald J Trump prefers a management style in which even compliments

Snubs and slights are part of the job in Donald Trump's White House

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Lynn Alison Becker
Simon Byrne
Nicholas Triggs
Australia's clean energy sector is heading for a record year for new solar and wind farms, generating thousands of jobs in regional areas and bringing the 2020 Renewable Energy Target within range.
Australias clean energy sector is heading for a record year for new

Australia's clean energy rebounds from setbacks, heads for record year

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Steve Bennett
Bart Harrold
Conrado Cognoscenti
Firefighters are battling a large blaze that has engulfed a piece of road machinery and forced the evacuation of five houses in Neutral Bay.
Firefighters are battling a large blaze that has engulfed a piece of

Fireball erupts after road machine hits gas line

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Jamie Gwynne
Chris McGinness
Rudy Nausch