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04/28/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
According to one of the best estimates available, more than 8.6 billion pounds of plastic waste ends up in our oceans every year.

So, how does all this plastic waste end up in the oceans and what can we do about it?
According to one of the best estimates available more than 86 billion

How the world's oceans became choked with plastic

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04/28/2017 at 17:20. Facebook
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Cassini spacecraft just gave Earth another first in space exploration: It passed through the narrow gap between Saturn and its rings, then relayed stunning photographs of the planet’s atmosphere and invaluable data back home.

But it couldn't have safely navigated through the hazardous region of space without some on-the-fly modifications.
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administrations Cassini spacecraft just gave

NASA 'MacGyvered' a spacecraft to fly between saturn and its rings

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04/28/2017 at 16:50. Facebook
In an effort to tackle obesity, hospitals around the country are removing sugary drinks from their fridges that health experts say have no nutritional value, just a whole lot of sugar.
In an effort to tackle obesity hospitals around the country are removing

Putting an end to soft drink in Australian hospitals

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04/28/2017 at 16:20. Facebook
A bikie is due back in court after allegedly damaging a prison cell within hours of his sentencing.

Leonard David Toalei, 29, is accused of damaging a camera in the watch house cell he was placed in after being sentenced to six years' imprisonment on Thursday.
A bikie is due back in court after allegedly damaging a prison

Bikie charged with damaging Gold Coast cell

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04/28/2017 at 15:40. Facebook
"I do not accept there to have been the requisite training in the use of the step and there appears to have been no supervision or monitoring of the plaintiff in the performance of her work whilst using the step."

Coles has been ordered to pay a former employee more than $1 million in damages after she slipped from a safety step at a supermarket.
I do not accept there to have been the requisite training in

Ex-Coles employee awarded $1 million damages for Tuggeranong safety step fall

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04/28/2017 at 15:15. Facebook
Two teenagers have been charged over two separate series of bomb hoaxes to schools across Australia.

Police say the hoaxes, made via phone calls, were made to various educational facilities between May 2016 and April 2017.
Two teenagers have been charged over two separate series of bomb hoaxes

Two teenagers, one from country Victoria and the other, Israel, charged over separate bomb hoaxes to schools

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04/28/2017 at 14:45. Facebook
An Australian rugby league player who tried to swindle money from a casino by sneaking an extra $100 chip onto a poker table after winning a hand has been fined for his actions.
An Australian rugby league player who tried to swindle money from a

Brisbane Bronco Joe Ofahengaue fined for sneaking chip onto poker table

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04/28/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
China's feared corruption investigators have listed an Australian suburb as the possible residence of one of its 'most wanted' international fugitives.
Chinas feared corruption investigators have listed an Australian suburb as the possible

'Most wanted' Chinese fugitive believed to be hiding in plain sight on leafy inner west street

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04/28/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
By Saturday April 29 - 100 days into his term - Donald Trump is expected to have signed 30 executive orders, more than any other president since World War II.

But he has failed to pass legislation to abolish Obamacare, or any other significant legislation.
By Saturday April 29 100 days into his term Donald Trump is

The first 100 days of US President Donald Trump: a timeline

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04/28/2017 at 11:30. Facebook
"As soon as the first human head transplant has taken place, no later than 2018, we will be able to attempt to reawaken the first frozen head."

A neuroscientist claims he will be able to "wake up" people who have been cryogenically frozen within three years, by transferring their brains to donor bodies.
As soon as the first human head transplant has taken place no

Italian neuroscientist plans to bring frozen brains back to life

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04/28/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
The event - which reportedly advertised tickets from between $1500 and $250,000 - was scheduled to make its debut on Friday.

Instead, the 'private island' festival grounds were littered with barely-erected, unfurnished tents and piles of rubbish.

"The gourmet meals that festival-goers were promised consisted of sad-looking cheese sandwiches," the news site said.
The event which reportedly advertised tickets from between 1500 and 250000 was

'Festival scam': Two Perth women stranded on remote Bahamas island

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04/28/2017 at 10:30. Facebook
"I offered him $50 for a cab fare, he said it wasn't enough, so I gave him another $50 and left my phone number with him and he said he'd bring a box of marron.

"I gave him the benefit of the doubt and unfortunately I got burnt."
I offered him 50 for a cab fare he said it wasnt

Has Perth's marron con man returned?

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04/28/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
"Amazon appears to be firing on all cylinders."

A surge in after hours trading for Amazon.com added $US3.3 billion ($4.4 billion) to the fortune of its founder.
"Amazon appears to be firing on all cylinders"

Amazon five-minute share surge worth $4.4 billion for Jeff Bezos

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04/28/2017 at 09:30. Facebook
"Prime Minister Turnbull confirmed that the Pathway to Citizenship for eligible New Zealanders, announced in February 2016, has not been changed."

New Zealanders living in Australia have been assured a crackdown on citizenship requirements has not shifted the goalposts on the "pathway to citizenship" hammered out last year.
Prime Minister Turnbull confirmed that the Pathway to Citizenship for eligible New

Kiwis reassured one year 'pathway to citizenship' in Australia remains

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04/28/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
Google Maps has moved one of Australia's busiest streets to the middle of Africa.

But don't take our word for it – try it for yourself. Open up a new window and type "Collins Street" into Google.
Google Maps has moved one of Australia's busiest streets to the middle of Africa

Google Maps has shifted Collins Street to the middle of Africa

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04/28/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
"We frequently see trigger warnings on challenging digital content; we support the inclusion of similar acknowledgements for VCE texts that are considered to be triggering."

Trigger warnings should be introduced for English texts to notify students of distressing themes, traumatised VCE students say.
We frequently see trigger warnings on challenging digital content we support the

Too many 'depressing messages' in VCE books drives push for trigger warnings

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04/28/2017 at 08:00. Facebook
With his iconic catch phrase 'We're not fancy, but we're cheap,' Luigi Savadamoni spruiked everything from fridge magnets to outdoor chairs in legendary WA Salvage TV ads that have become a part of Perth's history.
With his iconic catch phrase Were not fancy but were cheap Luigi

'We're not fancy but we're cheap': Luigi looks back on WA Salvage

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04/28/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
"Having to crawl through dog poo - that was the line in the sand and we didn't want to go back to what we experienced."

Former Fremantle Dockers champion, and four-time Ross Glendinning medallist, Paul Hasleby says the main motivating factor for the club's infamous 'Demolition Derby' win was the fear of having to crawl through dog turd again.
Having to crawl through dog poo that was the line in the

Crawling through dog turd secret to 'Demolition Derby' win: Paul Hasleby

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04/28/2017 at 06:56. Facebook
#UPDATE: Police are questioning a man in relation to a bushfire burning in Perth's south which has forced the closure of Tonkin Highway in both directions.

Main Roads Western Australia confirmed diversions off the highway were in place between Albany Highway and Ranford Road.
UPDATE Police are questioning a man in relation to a bushfire burning

Tonkin Highway closed as bushfire burns out of control

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04/28/2017 at 06:30. Facebook
Facebook is among a number of tech companies including Google that have restructured their tax affairs in response to the federal government's tougher anti-avoidance measures.
Facebook is among a number of tech companies including Google that have

Facebook Australia pays more tax following government crackdown against multinationals

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