Faced with death, the children acted in a way their mother didn't think was imaginable: one took the gun, one tackled the shooter, another hid his baby sister and her nine-year-old daughter administered life-saving first aid.

'I thought I was going to die': Children save mum from domestic violence attack

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The US magazine Entertainment Weekly has published three special edition covers revealing the present-day cast of Twin Peaks.

The move is a stunning revelation for fans of the series, with the US network Showtime trying to reveal as little as possible before the reboot launches in May. Until now almost all images from the new series had been kept under a strict cloud of secrecy.

Twin Peaks 2017: Stunning first look at the cast of the David Lynch TV series

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Low-paid Victorians have been offered the "opportunity" to work for nothing at this weekend's grand prix, sparking union claims the government-sponsored event is in breach of workplace laws.

Angry event workers say the grand prix is setting a precedent for major events to rely on free labour, furthering the creep of unpaid work and internships in Australia.

Opportunity or exploitation? Grand prix under fire over unpaid work

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At 30 years of age, Mzungu was one of the casualties of Fremantle Dockers' season from hell in 2016 and the utility would have been forgiven for thinking his AFL career had come to an unspectacular end.

But the chance to start again came in the most unlikely of places.

In the lead-up to last year's rookie draft, Mzungu was contacted by the GWS Giants with this year's flag favourites...
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Mzungu ready to resurrect career at GWS Giants in AFL opener against Adelaide Crows

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There's a circular, chicken-and-egg relationship between prices and wages. Wages don't need to rise as much when prices aren't rising much, but prices don't rise much when wages (the biggest cost most businesses face) aren't rising much.

Don't be a victim of what economists call "money illusion". It shouldn't matter to workers how big their wage rises are in nominal terms. What matters is how...
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Give bargaining power back to workers to get wages growing again

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The statue of him completing a monster dunk with his legs in the air is nine feet (2.74m) and weighs 1200 pounds (544kg).

It is suspended 10 feet in the air, attached to the side of Staples Center.

Shaq won three titles with the Lakers from 2000 to 2002.

LA Lakers honour Shaquille O'Neal with statue

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"Carrie appears throughout VIII. We are not changing VIII to deal with her passing. Her performance remains as it is in VIII. In Rogue One, we had some digital (characters). We are not doing that with Carrie."

New Star Wars film The Last Jedi has not been changed following Carrie Fisher's death

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Younger viewers still love TV shows. But they expect to be able to watch what they want, when they want, on a device of their choosing.

They've abandoned the networks' schedules ("appointment television"). They don't go to media outlets. They make their own viewing appointments with friends, streaming programs when they feel like it. And it has cost TV networks a whopping $2.5b... and counting.

New viewing habits have cost TV networks $2.5 billion so far

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"When I was growing up film criticism was a real art. And there was intellect that went into that. And you would read reviews, and that doesn't exist anymore," Brett Ratner said.

"Now it's about a number. A compounded number of how many positives vs. negatives. Now it's about, 'What's your Rotten Tomatoes score?'"

Rotten Tomatoes 'the worst thing about movie culture today', says Hollywood director

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The Turnbull government has hand-balled responsibility for protecting people facing big pay cuts on Sundays and public holidays to the Fair Work Commission, effectively guaranteeing Labor and the union movement will mount a ferocious industrial relations campaign all the way until the next election.

Turnbull government backs penalty-rate cuts for low paid workers

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Russia has placed an "18+" classification on the new Power Rangers movie, prompted by the film's inclusion of a gay character.

At issue is a controversial 2013 law in Russia which describes homosexuality as "non-traditional sexual relations" and prohibits the spreading of "gay propaganda".

Russia imposes age restriction on Power Rangers movie

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Tropical Cyclone Debbie has developed into a category one system, having turned back towards the north Queensland coast on Saturday morning.

The Bureau of Meteorology expects the cyclone to cross the coast on either Monday night or Tuesday morning and warned conditions were set for it to potentially intensify to a category four system.

Cyclone Debbie turns towards coast, likely to strengthen to category four

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In the world of elite sports in Australia, there is much admiration for the man who has led Australia to seven Olympic games and was promoted to be vice-president of the International Olympic Committee. John Coates is widely regarded as the man who won the Olympics for Sydney.

But his own organisation has been racked with division in recent years over massive pay packets and a high turnover...
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Coates varnish fading as Olympic battle brews

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Australian firms have secured contracts to supply military equipment to Saudi Arabia, an autocracy accused of ongoing war crimes in a conflict that has killed more than 10,000 civilians.

Defence has approved four military exports to the kingdom in the past year and the Australian government has led the push for more. But the government is refusing to release details of the approved military...
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Australia selling military equipment to Saudi Arabia during brutal Yemen conflict

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Legendary Australian ad man Harold Mitchell, who has tracked Australia's sporting market for more than four decades, says there is no end in sight for the rise of rights deals, despite the difficult times the free-to-air networks are enduring.

"Live sport is one of the most valuable assets there is, and it has been for decades," says Mitchell. "Look at the top-rating television shows in any...
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Pay to play: how sports bodies keeping winning the TV great rights battles

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President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the US healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies.

Republican leaders of the House of Representatives on Friday pulled the legislation due to a shortage of votes despite desperate lobbying...
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Blow for Donald Trump after vote for healthcare overhaul cancelled

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When, after six months into my new regime, I realised the only waste I was producing was food waste I started composting, and my gardens are a lot happier.

I think this is just a much nicer life. My house, particularly my kitchen, is no longer cluttered. My food tastes so much better, and I don't have to remember to put the bins out for rubbish collection day.

Life without waste - it's easier than you think

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"I let my pride for what the Hootsuite team has built get the better of me", Holmes told Fairfax Media.

This, after he messaged a Bloomberg reporter imploring him to "Try me on.. 1(800) 328 - 3425"

This of course spells out 1 (800) EAT DICK

How bad can a tweet be for business? Hootsuite CEO Ryan Holmes should know

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When Edna and Bill Williams were told how much they'd be expected to pay for their private health insurance next year - $17,594 - they were so shocked they couldn't sleep for three nights.

They are already paying top dollar for their BUPA policy: $912 a month, well over the $388 national average for high-level cover. But after April 1, that will rise to $1466 a month - a staggering 60 per...
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Bill shock: meet the couple being slugged with a $7000 health insurance price rise

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"You look back over the last few years and you scratch your head. The sub rule – what was that for? We had players in a vest for three years! Why?," asks the West Coast Eagles coach.

"Last year it was the 10-metre protected area rule. For the first three or four weeks they were paying 50-metre penalties and then it stopped. Why? What does that mean?"

Adam Simpson has implored the AFL to stop...
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Frustated Adam Simpson: 'We had players in a vest for three years! Why?

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