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Cowboys claim first premiership in thrilling NRL grand final win

Image: NRLphotos The North Queensland Cowboys have won a thrilling 2015 NRL Grand Final to claim their first premiership in the history of the game. The all Queensland decider, against

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Anti-abortionist to appeal his visa cancellation

The Federal Government will today rule on the case of an American anti-abortion activist, who has had his Australian visa cancelled. Troy Newman has spent the night detained at Melbourne


Russia denies Syrian civilians have been killed in airstrikes

Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed claims that Russian airstrikes have killed civilians in Syria. Russia has launched its first airstrikes in Syria this week, raising concerns it is targeting

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At least 13 killed in US college shooting

Authorities in the United States have confirmed at least 13 people have been killed and another 20 injured, following a shooting at a college in the state of Oregon. The


PM Turnbull holds “mini-summit” with business leaders on tax reform

Business leaders, unions and welfare organisations are set to hold talks in Canberra today, after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called a snap mini-summit. The leaders are set to discuss urgently


Russia begins airstrikes in Syria, raising international concerns

Russia has carried out its first airstrike in Syria, just hours after being granted permission by the country’s parliament. The Russian Defence Ministry says there has been about 20 flights,