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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 22/08/2014


Religious leaders reject negativity directed at Australian Muslims

Muslim leaders worried about new terror laws

Melbourne Response reveals considerations when weighing up abuse payouts

Division on paying ransom leaves journalists at risk from terrorists

Much of Transpacific's fleet 'un-roadworthy': WA employee

Sydney workmates claim half of $70 million Powerball jackpot

Living in fantasy land care of property and share indexes

Topless barmaids ban order ignored at SAS base

Curse of the lottery winners

'The trucks are s--t, I don’t want to kill somebody': ex-Transpacific driver

Shifting sands

Australian Federal Police seize millions from the bank accounts of nine Russian business people


Sticky Carpet: Dan Sultan dominates NIMA awards

CD review: Laura Jean

Top five: critics' picks

The Shortlist top five gigs: August 22-28

French dung beetle release in WA

Peeling back the wall of sound at Ballarat’s Festival of Slow Music

Gang-gang 100 years ago, the phoney war

Fear of flying haunts air travellers after MH17 crash

It's tax season, and the scammers are out in force

Vatican refuses to hand over files on accused pedophile priests

Besties for 40 years, Bert and Ernie have plenty still to teach

Asylum staff hit by mental health crisis

PNG quiet over expat lead on Manus murder

Britain under siege from Zeppelins - 99 years ago

And the bands played on

Fairfax wins Consumer Campaign of the Year at PANPA for supporting amateur photographers

Church's investigator grilled on independence


Best of the world

'Sitting at a desk was not who he was': colleagues remember James Foley

Ukraine accuses Russia of 'invasion' as truck convoy moves in

Aid workers Greta Ramelli and Vanessa Marzullo among 20 Western hostages of the Islamic State

Malaysia mourns as remains of MH17 victims arrive home

At least 70 die from illness in Congo, WHO denies Ebola link

FBI will struggle to charge Ferguson policeman who shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown

Islamic State threat 'beyond anything we've seen', says Pentagon

Israeli air strike kills three Hamas commanders in Gaza

Seven slashed in knife attack in China's Guangzhou

How America's secret mission to free James Foley and other hostages went wrong

Clive Palmer declared 'unreasonable and absurd' by China's foreign ministry

Turkish foreign minister Davutoglu to be new PM

South African parliament turns noisy as Jacob Zuma faces calls to 'pay back the money'

Indonesian president Jokowi's victory party kept in check by history, huge task ahead

James Foley's Islamic State captors taunted family before execution

China's state media jab US on Ferguson unrest

UK doctor clue to identifying James Foley murderer

Peter Greste to appeal against Egypt convictions

Atlantic slows global warming with temperature rises seen resuming from 2030

James Foley murder: why the US didn't pay a ransom

German neo-Nazi killers police probe a 'fiasco'

In case of James Foley, negotiations, silence, then a chilling warning

James Foley: 'could be interesting where I'm going'

James Foley's captors demanded $150 million ransom

Two American Ebola patients discharged from Atlanta hospital after recovery

The police officer who shot Michael Brown is nowhere to be found

Ukraine claims it captured two Russian armoured vehicles as checks begin on disputed aid convoy

Ferguson unrest: National Guard begins to withdraw from riot-plagued city

Israel kills three top Hamas commanders in Gaza air strikes


Earnings reports spur surge in trades

Santos gas find fires shares

Narendra Modi faces balancing act in opening India's economy

IOOF posts profit jump and rewards investors

Dividend bonanza rolls on as RBA urges asset building

Iluka hopes for mineral sands rebound

Bega surge in profit after WCB windfall

Bank of America to pay $16.65b penalty after sale of toxic loans

Former Phosphagenics chief pleads guilty in $6.1 million fraud case

Call centre jobs 'will not exist' in five years, says Telstra chief David Thodey

Tinkler won't budge on Wilkie Creek deal, having lost his horse empire

Is it time to sell Xero as cloud rivals rev up?

AMP and big banks rush to lift planners' qualifications

Proper standards of education would be a good start for the financial advice sector

Super Retail Group to cut out middle man in bid to boost profits

James Packer's Crown Resorts wins extension for Crown Casino

Solid debut for float of labour hire firm Ashley Services

Hong Kong billionaire Fung's Australian gaming push clears regulatory hurdle

ASX still looking for an old-fashioned boom

Breville boilover claims CEO


Gungahlin's Rutikha Ilolahia wins Macdougall Medal but fails to make Vikings

Players mere pawns in the bigger game

Drugs ban means Paul Gallen should never captain NSW again

Darren Lehmann shares winning wisdom with Sydney Swans

Melanie Schlanger typifies Olympic reaction to Sharks bans

Cameron McEvoy stuns big guns with Pan Pacs sprint gold

FFA Cup rekindles interest in the little teams, and it's only getting bigger

Canberra hurdler Lauren Wells may target fourth Commonwealth Games

Queanbeyan Roos replace offensive team song in time for major semi this weekend

NEAFL has left AFL in Canberra divided

Sydney FC to meet Sydney United in FFA Cup round of 16

Dream match-up for FFA Cup round of 16

Olympic athletes slam Sharks' ASADA deal

Erin Phillips reunites with Penny Taylor in bid to add WNBA trophy to world crown

Canberra Brave ready to ramp up AIHL finals preparation

Cadel Evans back in the saddle for Vuelta a Espana

Figure skating champion Daisuke Takahashi denies he was sexually harassed by mother-of-three Seiko Hashimoto

Lankan Rupee won't scare off Villa Verde, says Anthony Cummings

ASADA timeline: From ACC to compromise

Tagger: Six steps from Brent Harvey to Curtly Ambrose

Ruthless Port pummels Blues by 103 points

Darren Lehmann shares winning wisdom with Sydney Swans

Buddy Franklin loss tougher than Gary Ablett, says Cats boss Colin Carter

ASADA deal with Essendon would be improper, claims lawyer

AFL Round 22: Port Adelaide v Carlton

The growing influence of Alastair Clarkson

Jordan Lewis' year of rolling out the barrel

Stefan Martin and Anthony Miles head hidden gems in Alternative All-Australian team

Jonathon Patton set to sign on at Greater Western Sydney until 2017

Hawks won't be flippant against Cats, says coach Alastair Clarkson

Dylan Walker thrilled to be playing alongside childhood hero Lote Tuqiri

Blackest day for NRL and AFL keeps taking dark turns

Newcastle Knights prop Adam Cuthbertson wants last NRL game in Brisbane to be a triumph

Cronulla Sharks players angry and upset over ASADA offer that was too good to refuse

Parramatta Eels rally against Manly Sea Eagles to keep finals hopes alive

Queanbeyan Roos replace offensive team song in time for major semi this weekend

Paul Gallen: I can cope with being called a drug cheat

Parramatta Eels v Manly Sea Eagles

Olympic athletes slam Sharks' ASADA deal

Sack Paul Gallen as Blues captain over drug scandal

Gungahlin's Rutikha Ilolahia wins Macdougall Medal but fails to make Vikings

The constant doubts that drive Mr Rugby Adam Ashley-Cooper

Christian Lealiifano heads back to the Canberra Vikings to push his claims for Wallabies recall

Richie McCaw no spent force, says All Blacks coach

Ewen McKenzie hits out at ref complaints by All Blacks coach Steve Hansen

Ewen McKenzie hits out at ref complaints

Ewen McKenzie throws down gauntlet to All Blacks as Wallabies prepare for Bledisloe clash

Wallabies have the players, game plan to beat All Blacks in Bledisloe Cup rugby Test at Eden Park

ACT Brumbies sign Peter Ryan as assistant coach for Super Rugby season

Brisbane City thrash Sydney Stars in opening round NRC try-fest


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


Private Capital: Canberra Youth Theatre wants you to take a risk

Wes Carr tunes to Vietnam era

First Word: Jil Hogan catches the gardening bug

Wayne Swan slams Rudd and Murdoch in The Good Fight

Capital life: August 23

Jacob Tolo curates works of Pacific Island artists in Tino i le Va

Why is it so?

James Cameron calls on Australian Ray Quint for Deepsea Challenge 3D

These Scottish ghosts are too boring

Applespiel out to make myths out of musicians

Ethan Hawke: to work or not to work

Dandy Warhols 'frozen in time'

CD review: Shihad

CD review: The Gaslight Anthem

Locke: A man, a car, a phone, a movie

There's no holdin' Kingswood back

My Perfect Weekend: Wes Carr, singer

Enjoying a glass

John Farnham and The Seekers to share the stage in one-off concert

Selenitsch discusses kaleidoscopic street sport codes


Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right

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