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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 24/09/2014


National

The Equalizer review: Denzel Washington stars in gruesome thriller

Editor's note: Prudent approach to buying a home

Church sex abuse survivor Beth Heinrich appears at Royal Commission

Kingsford Kenny keeping the Sydney Swans' cheer cheer alive

In Bloom review: In Georgia, a tale of two girls and a gun

Man, 20, arrested boarding Spirit of Tasmania with weapons, police say

Child sexual abuse: women make up 10 per cent of perpetrators reported to royal commission

ACT road casualties drop for first time since 2008: new report

Serious injuries on ACT construction sites continue to rise

Gillard accuses Rudd of sabotage, offers regret on Beazley

Cheer cheer the red and the white, but no luck for last-minute ticket hopefuls

Buddy bantering with old AFL mates

Collaboration that featured Australian and Swedish percussion ensembles set audiences into a frenzy of rhythmical madness

Government has 'contempt' for Christmas Islanders: Stanhope

Three fans 'humiliated' by police treatment at Roosters-Cowboys match

Building firm Lis-Con says anti-Irish 'racism' and harassment by CFMEU caused business closure

A knight’s strength helped Sim’s journey to gender change

Sailor screamed 'stop' at raping by rubber chicken on HMAS Newcastle, court told

Jamie is a bit too cheesy for comfort

The National Library looks to public for clues to Sunday School banner

Qantas accused of sending more call-centre jobs overseas

Two able seamen plead guilty over hog-tying sailor at navy 'farewell ceremony'

Toilet anxiety: fear of the unmentionable

Fourth person dies after PNG plane crash

Mother wins bid not to return with her child to Germany

Canberra's wedge-tailed eagles thriving on degustation menu

Police Mafia link: John Hatton recalls ordeal of Winchester corruption case

Climate activists rope in Three Sisters to make their point

This is Not a Love Song review: Bittersweet tale of musical passion

The Violent Romantics' My Struggle review: Aimless satire painful to witness

World

Vatican arrests former ambassador

Is Muhsin al-Fadhli an Osama Bin Laden in the making?

Once-banned Modi embraced by US as interests align on China

Barack Obama's Middle East strategy is short on clarity

Melbourne terror shooting: Numan Haider 'planned to behead Victoria Police officers, drape bodies in IS flag'

Bin Laden adviser Sulaiman Abu Ghaith threatens US as he is jailed

Beer pipeline to carry booze under Bruges

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas prepares diplomatic clash at UN with Israel, US

Khorasan hit by US before the public knew of them

New Islamic State jihadist threat makes policing harder

David Cameron to apologise for gaffe over Queen's reaction to Scotland vote

Khorasan and leader Muhsin al-Fadhli: who are they?

Ebola cases could reach 1.4 million in 4 months, CDC estimates

Islamic State strikes: Khorasan network targeted by cruise missiles amid terror threat

17 charged in Colorado after food truck sold tacos with ‘a side of meth’

World leaders urged to change course at UN climate summit as CO2 emissions climb

'Imminent attack' in US prompted air strikes on Khorasan group in Syria

Algeria hunts for kidnapped Frenchman, Paris says no deals

Israel shoots down Syrian warplane

Karzai says goodbye with final gibe at US

Brilliant or reckless? US and Arab nations launch air strikes on Islamic State fighters in Syria

Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti sentenced to life in jail by Chinese court

China increasingly producing 'tools of torture' for export - Amnesty

Ukraine retreats from front line in 'New Russia'

Starbucks tests coffee with beer taste

Australia conspicuous by its absence in climate debate

Hamas rejects Israeli demand to disarm ahead of truce talks

Islamic State: US and partners begin airstrikes in Syria

Islamic State suicide bombers drive right into Iraqi army base

Bank worker Kuntal Patel used Breaking Bad ricin plot to poison 'meddling' mother

Business

QBE shakes up its board

Meet Australia's new $100 million man

Surge in auditor warnings for ASX-listed companies

Alarm bells should sound over company health

Help is always at hand for Telstra chief executive David Thodey

Plantation land comes at a discount and a catch – it's covered with trees

Iron ore falls below $US80 per tonne

Chinese developers snap up Footscray sites

ISPT revealed as buyer of Kingswood Golf Course for $125m

Commercial Property Market Wrap

Agricultural commodity prices are crashing too

ASX director faces protest vote

Nufarm soars as better weather drives crops

Coal price fall forces job cuts, says BHP Billiton boss Dean Dalla Valle

Financial Services Council calls for independent governing body

TPG vows to continue NBN rival network

Regional Express to cut flights on 'marginal routes' in NSW

Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal on track despite failure of Bandanna Energy

Australian shares get a Beijing bounce

Friend or foe: Technology embraced despite a workforce wary of losing their jobs

Sport

Pittsburgh Pirates clinch Major League Baseball post-season berth

V8 champ Jamie Whincup welcomes Penske's move into local competition

Brisbane Roar's Michael Theo to miss A-League season start

Eric Abrams named new technical director of Football Federation Australia

Hobart Hurricanes down Northern Knights at T20 Champions League in India

Injured Jason Day out of Australian Open

Ryder Cup: Sir Alex Ferguson called in to fire up Europe team

I can't be second fiddle to Rory McIlroy, says Graeme McDowell

Manchester United need Louis van Gaal to take control

England's Alastair Cook to discover one-day fate

Four fall foul of Pakistan's new cricket fitness crackdown

Liverpool down Middlesbrough in epic League Cup penalty shoot-out

Choice of Gala Leon as Spain's first female Davis Cup captain stirs debate

Mark Cuban: Don't expect Dallas Mavericks to have a 20-point scorer

Rough ride in store for Ryder Cup teams

I'm not the big dog, I'm just having fun, says Bubba Watson

Serena Williams out of China tournament with illness

Cut the dribble - just bring back the Bullets

Tuggeranong United proposes to maintain FFA Cup momentum with pre-season tournament

Sydney FC score 3-1 win over Sydney United in keenly-contested FFA Cup clash

Swans star Lewis Jetta eyes another battle with Hawks' Cyril Rioli

Hawthorn president hails Hawks for overcoming hurdles to grand final

Matt Priddis wins Brownlow, not good enough to play for Australia

Shaun Higgins tells teammates he is likely to leave Western Bulldogs

Likely 2014 AFL grand final teams interactive

Sydney Swans premiership star Jude Bolton's guide to AFL grand final week

Sydney Swans ruckman Mike Pyke No. 1 with a bullet

Jason Dunstall or Michael O'Loughlin to present AFL premiership cup

Grand final 2014: the 12 players who crossed from other clubs to win the flag

Sydney Swan Ryan O'Keefe confirms AFL retirement

Alex McKinnon declares he is ready for life after rugby league

Leeds CEO out to block Todd Carney's move to the Super League: report

South Sydney Rabbitohs and Sydney Roosters preliminary final should be a classic

South Sydney Rabbitohs desperate to do it for Michael Maguire after pain of last year

Balmain may ask British billionaire to help keep Tigers partnership alive

Jamal Idris spills on why Jamie Soward is the Milkman ... and why Bulldogs fans will never forget

Penrith Panthers rising star Adam Docker's season long battle with concussion

Jerseys stolen from Eric Grothe's car cap off Cronulla's year to forget

Nathan Merritt's retirement announcement further inspiration for Souths

South Sydney Rabbitohs keep quiet about quest to break drought

Andrew Blades says Wallabies ready for physical test against Springboks

Canberra Vikings have a Rising confidence on Thursday night clash

Australian rugby winger Blair Connor keeps alive hope of playing in the French national colours

Senior All Blacks 'disappointed' in Aaron Cruden

Canberra Vikings call up teenager Connal McInerney for NRC debut

Wallabies desperate to break Cape Town drought: James Slipper

Fiji clash at Cardiff blocks James Slipper's view of World Cup

All Blacks stand down Aaron Cruden after night out

Kyle Eastmond not concerned by challenge of Sam Burgess

Ewen McKenzie reveals why slow learner Robinson omitted

Opinion

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

Faith

Fortress Canberra needs reinforcement

The budget facts that Canberra isn't telling you

Migrating flak away from the minister

Entertainment

Julia Gillard more popular than John Howard and Home and Away

Pregnant Missy Higgins promotes book, album

Weird gigs are not unusual for the sex bomb

Jennifer Byrne and Howard Jacobson delve into famous Australians

New season's Mediterranean feast

From frisky to risky

Australian owned business in Los Angeles

Sunday Quiz

Milliners are a step ahead for spring carnival

Legendary photojournalist Don McCullin declares peace impossible

Ariana Grande is on the brink of a major image problem

Where pines whisper of things past

Question Time: Adam Shand on The Real Chopper

Cabin 2 by Maddison Architects "grows out of the land" to win Australian Timber Design Awards

Get HandsOn in the school holidays

Best Brekkie: Ora Cafe works seasonal ingredients into intriguing-sounding combinations

Six reasons to visit Birregurra

Living Museum of the West show views industrial and social history

Tim Winton is curious about a new life for his novel The Riders

Top 10 films

Columns

Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right


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