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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 04/05/2016


Muslims on what it's like to live in Australia

Blue Ribbon ice-cream recalled after plastic pieces found inside tubs

Parents share grief after 'spirited' daughter Caitlyn Fischer killed in equestrian accident

Lucy Turnbull joins the Our Watch campaign against family violence

Parents warned over vaporiser burns

'Brilliant' double-life Australian scientist Matthew Hynd jailed in US for child porn

The knee injury ruining sport for thousands of Australian kids

'Leave it with us': Victoria Police promise swift response to NZ dance-off challenge

Budget 2016: Australian Services Union claims 1000 jobs will go

Being a 'mumpreneur' is an option of last resort for most mums

CPSU fails to drag public service minister Michaelia Cash to bargaining table

CSIRO should delay deep job cuts until 'thorough review', Senate committee finds

Glen McNamara speaks to daughters: 'We're both completely innocent, and ... we'll be vindicated'

Budget 2016: Little for ACT to cheer from Scott Morrison's cautious budget

Dutton blames advocates after second refugee sets self on fire in Nauru

Budget 2016: Government will close 17 detention centres, says Dutton

Asylum seeker boat gets within cooee of Cocos Islands

Philip Ruddock out: After 43 years, the father of the Parliament says goodbye

60 Minutes child snatch mum Sally Faulkner unable to contact children

SecureDrop makes leaking to Fairfax Media safe from metadata capture

Jet-lagged bees the key to better surgical recovery?

Port Arthur Massacre filmmaker Paul Moder supports relaxing guns laws

Former High Court judge Michael Kirby calls for urgent reform of privacy laws

Shake up looms for Akta-Vite after family firm buys back Aussie icon

Sydney weather: Autumn finally arrives as nights take a chilly turn

Australian man Mark Eddie Maximus arrested in Lebanon facing terror charges: reports

Australians failing to take steps to avoid heart disease

Cuts to trades training are criticised as 'madness' during construction boom

Renewable energy target in doubt as $10b investment needed

Centrelink 'auto-rejects' tens of thousands of claims


Diamond the size of a tennis ball could fetch $94 million

Canadian wildfire forces evacuation order for entire city

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg calls on Brazilians to protest for change

'Brilliant' double-life Australian scientist Matthew Hynd jailed in US for child porn

As more hospitals are destroyed, UN says 'Enough'

Israeli gets life in prison for murder that escalated into 50-day Gaza war

The biggest threat of climate change is in the water, or lack of it: World Bank

Young Afghan Messi fan Murtaza Ahmedi flees over kidnap fears

Stealing food not a crime if you're in need, Italian court finds

$417,000 McLaren 650S sportscar crashed 10 minutes after owner takes delivery

Man ploughs Prince's symbol into North Dakota farm field

Baby pulled out of rubble three days after building collapsed in Nairobi

Donald Trump links Ted Cruz's father with JFK's assassin ahead of Indiana primary

It's party time as North Korea holds Workers' Party congress in Pyongyang

Brutal gang rape of 14-year-old in Indonesia prompts push to pass sexual violence bill

Chinese police to patrol Italian cities to make Chinese tourists feel safer

The science of bias: we start stereotyping the moment we see a face

Rodrigo Duterte pledges to jet ski to a disputed South China Sea island

Captain James Cook's ship Endeavour 'found'

WhatsApp ordered blocked for 72 hours by Brazilian judge

April joins parade of record global temperatures, making it 12 months in a row

French man sues for $541,000 after being 'bored out' of his job

The UAE's next mega-project may be a mountain

Bitcoin's creator is Australian? What we know about Craig Steven Wright

Starbucks iced coffee contains too much ice, not enough coffee, lawsuit claims

Indonesia detains hundreds of pro-independence demonstrators in Papua

Climbers found in Himalayan glacier 16 years after avalanche

Australian man Scott Dobson jailed for 16 months over assault in Bali nightclub

Operation Fox Hunt: Law council says extradition treaty with China is 'a joke'

Joint sea patrols for Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines to avoid "new Somalia"


Kim Williams signs up to Mojo Power, as customer, then chairman

James Packer's Crown Resorts sells down Macau stake

Aged care funding cuts set to drive industry consolidation

Sigma Pharmaceuticals expects 10pc rise in 1H earnings

Economists question efficacy of battling an inflation war

New Santos CEO Kevin Gallagher to slice costs harder before more asset sales

Oil Search seeks middle ground for LNG pricing

Chinese buyer still keen on Kidman, likens Australian politics to Netflix series House of Cards

Budget 2016: The post-budget political sales pitch

Dick Smith reborn as a website

Tobacco tax rise comes after cigarette prices soar 343 per cent in 20 years

Santos CEO Kevin Gallagher pledges 'discipline' to deliver value

Murray Goulburn director Keira Grant quits

South32 warns of more pain to come for miners

Origin Energy signs up for output from new Queensland solar farm

Budget 2016: Tourism industry blasts retention of 'backpacker tax'

Budget 2016: Credit Suisse says super changes leave ASX 'worse off'

Oil falls on bets US inventories increased last week

TransGrid to develop new businesses in shifting power market

Baby and toddler snack foods not as healthy as presented, CHOICE review says


ACT Brumbies drama: Chief executive Michael Jones has injunction maintained by court

EPL: Chelsea's Eden Hazard rediscovers passion for football

Parents share grief after 'spirited' daughter Caitlyn Fischer killed in equestrian accident

The Canberra Times sport podcast, May 4: Can Stephen Larkham juggle two Brumbies jobs, and do we have a Raiders bromance?

Volvo shocks V8 Supercars by making quick getaway from the circuit

Sydney FC hold no fear in Asian Champions League after reaching round of 16

Leicester City prove sport is heavenly while Parramatta Eels endure hell of a week

Goulburn Stags draw NPL leaders Cooma Tigers in FFA Cup draw

Melbourne Racing Club declares controversial vote null and void

NSW Swifts veteran Susan Pettitt gearing up for Central Pulse's Silver Ferns duo

Yesterday's Songs puts Mike Moroney on track for half-million dollar Warrnambool bonus

Toronto Raptors force overtime with Hail Mary but Miami Heat pull out Game 1 win

Golden State Warriors rally to beat Portland Trail Blazers in NBA Playoffs

Bernard Tomic's Madrid Masters misdemeanour gives critics a free swing

Give golf a chance at the Olympics: Woodbridge

Todd Woodbridge positive over Nick Kyrgios' French Open tilt

Long farewell is fitting for Melbourne Victory veteran Archie Thompson: CEO Ian Robson

Warrnambool carnival: Experienced jumper Tuscan Fire dies in Galleywood Hurdle

Jordan Spieth moving on from 2016 US Masters meltdown

Motorsport: Adrian Coppin targets National Capital Rally title after near misses

Former boilermaker Shane Mumford signs contract extension with GWS Giants

AFL 2016: Up to seven out as teams play safe on head injuries

AFL 2016: The difference with the Dogs

Fremantle Dockers key forward Michael Apeness set for Peel Thunder return

AFL 2016: Brent Harvey was a longshot for games record, says Kangaroos premiership coach Denis Pagan

GWS Giants coach Leon Cameron returns fire at Collingwood president Eddie McGuire

Growing pains: Giants, Suns on different frontiers

Fremantle Dockers ruckman Aaron Sandilands signs new one-year contract

Ultimate Footy: The Hunch Report, round seven

Saints' grand plan for football restructure revealed

Parramatta Eels docked 12 NRL points, fined $1 million over salary cap breach

Parramatta Eels legend Peter Sterling calls for end to legal action for the good of the club

The Canberra Times sport podcast, May 4: Can Stephen Larkham juggle two Brumbies jobs, and do we have a Raiders bromance?

Parramatta Eels prepare to give up on 2016 if Anthony Watmough isn't cleared from salary cap

Parramatta Eels told they won't play for points unless five officials drop legal action

Leicester City prove sport is heavenly while Parramatta Eels endure hell of a week

NRL signs Ivan Cleary to consultancy role as finals extra time rules get revamp

Trans-Tasman Test: Kangaroos forward Sam Thaiday says those who criticise Greg Inglis do so at their own peril

The NRL's half-pregnant salary system doesn't work

Parramatta Eels coach Brad Arthur to draw on Melbourne Storm salary cap experience

ACT Brumbies drama: Chief executive Michael Jones has injunction maintained by court

The Canberra Times sport podcast, May 4: Can Stephen Larkham juggle two Brumbies jobs, and do we have a Raiders bromance?

Brumbies stitch mums on to chests as Nigel Ah Wong starts motor neurone disease campaign

Israel Folau says he won't be paying attention to Eddie Jones talk before England Test series

Wallabies stars say Kurtley Beale's Super Rugby form warrants Australian selection

Super Rugby: Brumbies blow with Matt Toomua to miss Pretoria Bulls clash

New Wallabies jersey for 2016 international season unveiled in Sydney

All Blacks poisoned in 1995 Rugby World Cup by betting syndicates, says bodyguard

ACT Liberals put waiving of $7.5 million development tax for Brumbies under scrutiny

Waratahs assistant coach Nathan Grey gives Leolin Zas' red card a green light


Engineers Australia pin oak forest competition to 'draw out creativity': Annabelle Pegrum

Boston Marathon a journey from trauma to recovery

Marathon running - it's a love-hate thing


Fortress Canberra needs reinforcement

The budget facts that Canberra isn't telling you

Migrating flak away from the minister


Hip-hop musical Hamilton stuns theatre industry with 16 Tony Award nominations

Dusty ballads mark Country and Western: Landscape Reimagined

Goodes and Bryant join Melbourne Theatre Company

Tim the Yowie Man journeys out of Canberra in the footsteps of Henry Lawson

President Barack Obama's ten best jokes at the 2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner

Ghostbusters trailer brings on the ire of misogynists

MasterChef Australia recap: contestants need their most heartbreaking backstories to compete with Cecilia

Hilltop Hoods save the best for their last show at Perth Arena


Maggie Alderson's The Rules: Standing out in purple

Why Botox is the latest must-have accessory of the Instagram generation

Incision decisions

Masterchef Australia and The Voice return on Sunday night

Gardening: the wily ways of the pitcher plant

Savvy Shopper: Purr-fectly chic with Les Nereides

Billy Crystal doesn't want to get too comfortable on Australian tour

Game of Thrones goes sci-fi: How the Expanse is entering a new frontier

You can have it all: Visiting authors explore the lure of luxury

Game of Thrones: Pinocchio stabbings, Jon Snow's health and a very old lady goes to bed

Today hosts Lisa Wilkinson and Sylvia Jeffreys caught up in whispering campaign


Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right

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