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Chinese medicine practitioner bailed over alleged manslaughter of patient

A Chinese medicine practitioner is granted bail after being charged over the death of a woman with type 2 diabetes, after he allegedly advised her to replace her medication with herbal remedies.

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Chinese stocks tanked again to cap off a miserable week, and are now at their lowest since 2016

The Shanghai Composite index in China has fallen every day this week. The index is now at the lowest level since January 28, 2016. Capital Economics expects the index to continue its decline in the second half of the year. More »     

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Today I Discovered The Chilling Mystery Of The Isdal Woman

Most of you have probably heard about the the Somerton man before - a corpse discovered propped up against a stone ...

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Family affair: six charged in tobacco raids

A group of Chinese relatives allegedly laundered at least $11 million of dirty money for organised crime groups, after federal police seized 2.5 ...

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Top brokers name 3 ASX shares to sell today

SEEK Limited (ASX:SEK) shares are one of three tipped as sells by top brokers...

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Asian markets gained ground after China said it will resume trade talks with the US

China’s Ministry of Commerce plans to hold low-level trade discussions with the US in late August. Chinese ...

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10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

Good morning. 1. The ASX is set to open lower after US stocks tumbled overnight. It came after Chinese tech giant Tencent reported its first profit decline in almost 13 years, putting pressure on the mega-cap US ...

Mobile blackspots remain as one in six towers promised to boost reception still not operational

Five years ago Tony Abbott announced a massive plan to fix mobile coverage in the bush. An ABC investigation has discovered almost one in six towers funded under round one are not yet operational.

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[$$] The London Report: mining stocks hit two-year lows

Mining stocks hit two-year lows as a strong dollar loaded pressure on metals prices, which dragged the FTSE 100 to its lowest close since April. Miners such as BHP Billiton were hit hardest as weak Chinese ...

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[$$] Copper Slides on Weak Chinese Economic Data, Easing Supply Fears

Copper prices fell to a fresh 13-month low Tuesday after data showed fixed-asset investment in China slowed to a nearly two-decade low in the first ...

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WA workers lament missing out on BHP manufacturing tender - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning HeraldWA workers lament missing out on BHP manufacturing tenderThe Sydney Morning HeraldWest Australian workers have voiced their ...

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There were more disappointments in China's latest round of economic data

The latest round of Chinese economic data missed across the board. July data for retail sales, industrial production and fixed asset investment all missed ...

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Ikea is going to serve kangaroo meatballs in Sydney

Meatballs are as much a part of Ikea's DNA as flatpack furniture. The Swedish homewares giant sells an astonishing $US2 billion worth of food annually around the world, including around 150 million meatballs (that's six for every Australian). More »     

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Today I Discovered The Incredible, Sad Story Of Misuzu Kaneko's Lost Poems

Japanese poet Misuzu Kaneko was a prolific writer who produced hundreds of poems for children in the early 20th century. She became a literary celebrity in Japan in the early 1920s and then, with her untimely death in 1930, her poems and her story were all but lost. More »     

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Union fury as BHP sends South Flank steel work offshore - The West Australian

The West AustralianUnion fury as BHP sends South Flank steel work offshoreThe West AustralianThe Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union has called on Premier Mark McGowan to pressure BHP into reconsidering the award of major steel work linked ...

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Today I Discovered Benjamin Bathurst, The 'Dimension Hopping' Diplomat

Benjamin Bathurst was a British diplomat who disappeared without a trace in Germany in 1809. In a day and age when ...

Ten in hospital after Manchester shooting

Armed officers from Greater Manchester Police were called and discovered several people had been hurt.

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Security Researchers Hack Live Patient Monitor To Send Fake Vitals

If you can talk to a device over a network, then the possibility of hacking it exists. Patient monitors, such as those used in hospitals, are no exception, as McAfee's Advanced Threat Research team recently discovered. More »     

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Today I Discovered Scotland's Mysterious Dog-Killing Bridge

Overtoun Bridge in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland was built in 1895 for ease of access to Overtoun house. While it is quite a nice looking bridge, it isn't anything special compared to most historical sites in Scotland... except for the fact that dogs crossing the bridge feel compelled to throw themselves to their ...

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Don’t Get Too Carried Away with Record Chinese Copper Imports

China is the world’s biggest copper importer. Copper mining is concentrated in Latin America, and companies including Southern Copper (SCCO) and Antofagasta (ANTO) operate copper mines in the region. Copper, which is considered an indicator of the global economy, is languishing near the $6,000 per metric ton level after having topped $7,000 per ...

Air China's new Airbus A350 business class raises the bar

Air China has revealed its all-new business class for its Airbus A350 fleet as the first of the advanced jets took wing from Toulouse to Beijing ...

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Today I Discovered The Patanela Mystery - An Aussie Boat That Disappeared Into Thin Air

While the tale of the Mary Celeste is one of the most enduring stories of missing ships, the Patanela is ...

Turnbull scores points in Beijing

The Chinese government has responded positively to a conciliatory speech by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in which he sought to ease tensions.

Ghost cities and a 'mountain of debt': China has bigger problems than a trade war

Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese exports won't cripple Beijing's economy on their own. But the trade war isn't the ...

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NAB was charging fees for advice to dead customers

NAB discovered in May this year that it had been charging fees for financial planning advice to a customer who was dead, the financial services royal commission heard today. More »     

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Today I Discovered The Origin Of The Word 'Nightmare'

The word 'nightmare' is instilled in us from a very young age - usually the first time a bad dream causes us to scream out for a parent or guardian. But have you ever wondered what a 'mare' actually is? More »     

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10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

Good morning. 1. ROUND TWO. US President Donald Trump will impose a 25% tariff on $US16 billion worth of Chinese goods starting August 23. The tariff will mostly apply to industrial equipment, like tractors and ...

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