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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 29/08/2016


National

Merrin's life changing journey from Pozieres to Legacy Week launch

The high school students taking fundamental steps to succeed as entrepreneurs

Man charged after lubricant dispenser filled with acid at Sydney gay sex club

Malcolm Turnbull blames local issues for Northern Territory election drubbing

Lone Ranger: Kakadu uranium miner faces fewer safety checks

Whitlam, East Timor discussed in unclassified CIA presidential briefings

Cheeky 'jail break' girl asks media to use 'better photo' on Facebook

Photos of the week

Canberra plumber used colleague's passport to flee Australian airport for Turkey

What does having a messy desk say about you?

Air Force cadet Eleanore Tibble exonerated before death: Royal Commission

Indigenous man dies in custody in Northern Territory

Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists say

Job security and flexibility - a key to addressing the gender gap

Best of the world - August 25, 2016

This is why schools don't want to talk about drugs

Australians warned to avoid popular Thai areas after deadly bombings

New Zealanders unhappier with Aussie life than any other type of immigrants

Zika safe sex reminder for Australians returning from Rio Olympics

'Angry white men' much more intolerant of cultural differences than women

Little trust in Australian police shown by people born in South Sudan: poll

Climate change: Warning of extreme events and a move into uncharted territory

Childbirth not the same as 'buying a bag of chips': disability discrimination case

Aboriginal jail rates increase by 50 per cent, but rehab fails to reduce reoffending

NSW government to integrate Industrial Court with Supreme Court

Darwin Police search for four men who released three crocs into school office

Bullying and harassment in Australian Federal Police end today, commissioner says

Coming to a town hall near you: songs in praise of Chairman Mao

Controversial Chairman Mao tribute concerts sharpen Chinese community divide

AFP vows action after report finds sexual harassment, bullying rife

World

Zika spreading across Singapore with more than 40 cases reported

China's Communist Party names new chief for Tibet in party reshuffle

Italy earthquake: Bulldozers work to clear Amatrice quake zone

How Turkey's offensive into Syria is opening a hornets' nest

US allies at war as Turks and Kurds clash in Syria

Donald Trump turns slaying of Dwyane Wade's cousin into a campaign appeal

The strange tale of Donald Trump's doctor letter just got stranger

Southwest Airlines plane's engine torn apart in mid-air, forcing emergency landing

Singapore confirms first case of locally transmitted Zika virus

Moscow warehouse fire kills at least 17 migrant workers

Party denies embattled Angela Merkel is delaying decision on fourth term

'SOS' message in sand saves two men stranded on remote island

Lost in translation: the Ancient books that we can't decode

Whitlam, East Timor discussed in unclassified CIA presidential briefings

Italy holds mass State funeral for 35 earthquake victims as toll reaches 290

Bangladesh police kill 'mastermind' of Dhaka cafe attack

Search for missing New Zealand man who may be on 'spiritual journey'

Cousin of Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade fatally shot while pushing baby in pram

Ikea in China: a great place for some shut-eye

White working class at heart of Theresa May's mission to shine a light on injustice

Burkinis are back on the beach as ban is lifted

Students in Nazi dress attack Jewish students in Argentina

Donald Trump finally did a non-Fox News interview. It didn't go very well

Meet Octobot, a soft-bodied robot that moves like an octopus

Richard Branson thought he was going to die after crashing bicycle

After four years cut off from the world, the people of Daraya in Syria are evacuated

Bali police death: Byron Bay community closes ranks around Sara Connor

France's top court suspends 'illegal' burkini ban that 'breaches fundamental freedoms'

Philippines government and National Democratic Front rebels sign ceasefire deal

Judge rejects prosecution bid to extend Oscar Pistorius' jail term

Business

Life's no beach for Ivan Glasenberg's Glencore

Job cuts tipped as Ingham's eyes meaty sharemarket float

The 'naively noble' man who could not get his voice heard

Americans pay millions to whistleblower at BHP; we hound them out of their jobs

Storage Wars: The billion-dollar business based on junk

Salt content of instant noodles 'worrying', researchers say

Peta Credlin takes up Packer policy position at Consolidated Press Holdings

Yellen sees stronger case for interest rate hike

Australia's corporate data gets closer to private hands

Coles, Woolworths look for growth as supermarket wars rage on

NBN needs another $20 billion of public money to finish rollout

For Star Entertainment Group, sometimes the house doesn't win enough

Star Entertainment posts 15 per cent profit rise, beats consensus

8@eight: Investors still on the sidelines

Uber's first-half losses reach at least $US1.27bn

Origin, AGL to win from high energy prices, says Moody's

Golden era of travel is grounding Flight Centre's earnings and Graham Turner's pay

Investigation into Australia's dairy crisis escalated: Minister Joyce

Flight Centre profit falls amid airlines' price war, falling demand after Brexit vote, Zika travel warnings

Fonterra plans for higher milk payout as glut wanes

Sport

Formula one: Ricciardo second in thrilling Belgian Grand Prix

Top harness racing driver allegedly involved in race fixing

Fox Sports considers plan to simulcast Channel Nine's international cricket coverage

Racing: Mick Kent looks to defy spring convention with stable star Abbey Marie

ISIS would have targeted Australian cricketers: report

Holden's Jamie Whincup wins to reach Supercars ton

Melbourne Cup 2016: Andreas Wohler bringing Articus and Red Cardinal for spring, with Protectionist still a chance

Canberra Brave fall painfully short of first AIHL championship

Turnover fall spells end for 30-minute race gap experiment

Live: Sri Lanka v Australia cricket scores, third ODI

Chris Waller believes Winx is the best she's been heading to Chelmsford Stakes

Canberra Raiders Cup: Queanbeyan Kangaroos through to grand final with win over Blues

National Rugby Championship: Vikings put hands up for Wallabies selection

Minjee Lee shines as Ariya Jutanugarn leads LPGA event in Canada

Australian steeplechase record for Genevieve LaCaze

Italy earthquake victims mourned in Serie A matches

Toni Kroos lifts Real Madrid to La Liga victory over Celta Vigo

Capital Football: Canberra Olympic win tense shootout with Tigers to book grand final spot

Socceroos watch: Aaron Mooy helps Huddersfield to best start in 64 years

Bernard Tomic aiming big at US Open as Nick Kyrgios looms

Age Footballer of the Year: Round 23 votes

Ross Lyon wants 'empowered' Dockers leaders to buy-in on plans

Rohan Connolly: The Last Word on round 23

Pavlich farewelled as Fremantle show Bulldogs new tricks

Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley to head to US college in off-season

St Kilda Saints v Brisbane Lions: Club's captain for 2017 won't be known until February

VFL: Cockatoo and other Cats keen for more game time ahead of finals

AFL finals week off is a wrong move

Live AFL: Fremantle Dockers v Western Bulldogs

AFL report card: Essendon finish 18th, but it wasn't your usual season

NRL finals possibilities with one round remaining

Grit and pride: South Sydney Rabbitohs down Newcastle Knights 34-12

NRL 2016: South Sydney Rabbitohs extend Newcastle Knights' miserable season

Wests Tigers keep their NRL finals hopes alive with defeat of NZ Warriors

Set of Six: Kieran Foran's Parramatta contract payout has set precedent

St George Illawarra Dragons begin new halves reign with Drew Hutchinson

Gold Coast Titans' Ryan James avoids suspension for tackle on Penrith's Reagan Campbell-Gillard

Raiders coach Stuart could rest stars, boosting Tigers' NRL finals hopes and hurting Titans

NRL powerless to stop controversial prowler tackle

NRL: Sam Williams to delay contract decision to focus on Canberra Raiders finals charge

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says no extra pressure despite another Bledisloe Cup loss

Bledisloe Cup 2016: Wallabies have legitimate grievances but plenty of problems

National Rugby Championship: Vikings put hands up for Wallabies selection

All Blacks player Owen Franks cleared of alleged eye-gouge of Kane Douglas

Rugby championship: Argentina down South Africa thanks to late penalty

Bledisloe Cup 2016: There is a problem that dwarfs the flashpoints

Quade Cooper didn't get a chance to shine: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen

All Blacks coach Steven Hansen denies ARU claims he met with referee Romain Poite before Bledisloe Cup

Bledisloe Cup 2016: Wallabies green and old as All Blacks prove a class above

Bledisloe Cup: All Blacks beat Wallabies in Wellington to nab 14th consecutive series win

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

Oops! Britney Spears does it again in latest pop culture comeback

Correction: we have a problem

M Mag giveaways - BeefEater, Ultimate Runners and State Schools Spectacular prizes

Overheard

Biomedical Breakthroughs takes close look at our bodies at Melbourne Museum

Savvy Shopper: Nail Father's Day at Afternoons with Albert

Magician doctor prescribes sleight of hand for a dose of wonder

From The Commons to Nightingale, Jeremy McLeod is reluctant frontman of a movement

Why gunning down cartoonists has had the desired effect

Melbourne Day 2016: could the world's most liveable city be even better?

Michael Leunig on IKEA: a glimpse of life in the land of Knodd

Sydney Fringe Festival 2016: Top 10 shows and activities to book right now

Prince's Paisley Park to be turned into a Graceland-style museum

m20-overheard

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week: Ethical threads in the spotlight

Cosplay king Takahiro Sakai brings real-life mecha to SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show

Aging boy band SMAP calls it quits, but Japan can't let go

Gardening: Celebrating three centuries of Capability Brown

Savvy Shopper: Natural selections from Sheridan

Robert Forster on the Go-Betweens: a musical partnership that began with 'no'

Columns

Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right


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