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Ian Macdonald and Eddie Obeid to face court on corruption charges

Former NSW Labor Ministers Eddie Obeid and Ian Macdonald has been ordered to appear in court on corruption charges.

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4 Pakistani men sentenced to death for killing pregnant relative

Four men who killed a pregnant relative outside one of Pakistan’s top courts have been sentenced to death for the crime.

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FoFA laws defeated, financial sector flags extra cost issues

The Senate has voted to overturn the federal government’s financial advice laws, after Labor and the Greens gained the support of key crossbenchers.

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Bishop calls for global action against IS

Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has called for global action to defeat Islamic State militants.

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Lambie demoted as PUP Senate leader

Palmer United Party Senator Jacqui Lambie has been demoted by PUP leader Clive Palmer.

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Stock theft high on the agenda at NSW police conference

Police in rural NSW will today discuss the increasing issue of stock theft at the NSW Police Force Rural Crime Investigators conference.

World

Israeli PM vows to respond with harsh retribution following Jerusalem attack

Israel’s PM has vowed to respond harshly to a fatal attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem.

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Australia to seek FTA with India: Abbott

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has confirmed Australia will seek to sign a Free Trade Agreement with India.

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SA leading the way in renewable energy: report

South Australia is leading the nation in renewable energy investment while Victoria steadily goes backwards.

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Turnbull confirms funding cuts for ABC & SBS

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed the ABC’s annual funding will be reduced by about 5 per cent.