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'I'm richer and smarter than they are. I became president and they didn't'

'I'm richer and smarter than they are. I became president and they didn't'

A simmering US President stood, feeling wronged about life, in front of 9000 people. He took a breath and unleashed.

  • by Philip Rucker

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John Lloyd under investigation, but inquiry could be dropped in August

John Lloyd under investigation, but inquiry could be dropped in August

Inquiry into the complaint will be dropped if it remains unfinished when the public service commissioner retires.

  • by Doug Dingwall
PNG signs on to China's Belt and Road Initiative

PNG signs on to China's Belt and Road Initiative

Papua New Guinea will become the second Pacific nation to sign up to China’s massive Belt and Road Initiative infrastructure program.

  • by David Wroe
Katy Gallagher has a new job, at Calvary Hospital

Katy Gallagher has a new job, at Calvary Hospital

Former ACT chief minister Katy Gallagher - who tried to buy Calvary Public Hospital - is now working there.

  • by Daniella White & Kirsten Lawson
Lifesavers awarded for remarkable strength, courage in Moruya rescue

Lifesavers awarded for remarkable strength, courage in Moruya rescue

A former NRL star was among six surf lifesavers who carried a rescue boat to shore across mud flats while performing CPR on a Canberra teenager.

  • by Blake Foden
Drug dealer amassed $158,000 in cash selling heroin to support habit

Drug dealer amassed $158,000 in cash selling heroin to support habit

A Canberra drug dealer amassed $158,000 in cash selling heroin to support his and his partner's habits.

  • by Michael Inman
Extreme makeover: how losing 50kg changes everything (especially sex)

Extreme makeover: how losing 50kg changes everything (especially sex)

Kate Gibbs' stomach is held together with staples. And she's never felt better.

  • by Bree Winchester
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Opinion & Perspectives

Never mind the tax, it's wage growth that's making us glum

Why do politicians keep going on and on about tax when they must know it’s not our real concern?

Peter Martin
    Peter Martin

    The balance between post-political careers and public responsibility

    Have the upper echelons of our public service and political class lost their moral compass?

    David Smith

      Voters are sick of the blame game

      Some issues are clearly bigger than any of our politicians tasked with addressing them and carry a significance that will extend well beyond the duration of the political careers of those involved.

      John Hewson
        John Hewson
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        World Cup 2018

        What we learned from week one of football's biggest shop window
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        What we learned from week one of football's biggest shop window

        The World Cup is football's biggest shopping window and Josh Risdon's VAR incident has made him a hot item ahead of the summer sales.

        • by Dominic Bossi

        Politics

        How much of the $144 billion income tax cuts will you get?

        How much of the $144 billion income tax cuts will you get?

        So you are getting a tax cut. Time to book that cruise, hit up the high street or pay off the plastic? 

        • by Eryk Bagshaw

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        Pressure mounts on Andy Penn as Telstra shares continue to slide

        Pressure mounts on Andy Penn as Telstra shares continue to slide

        The pressure on the Telstra chief executive is yet to abate, with shares in the carrier hitting fresh seven-year lows on Thursday.

        • by John McDuling

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        Entertainment

        Carrie Bickmore reveals she is pregnant with her third child

        Carrie Bickmore reveals she is pregnant with her third child

        The co-host of The Project announced the good news on her Instagram account today. 

        • by Broede Carmody
        Aussie director Cate Shortland tipped to helm Marvel's Black Widow film

        Aussie director Cate Shortland tipped to helm Marvel's Black Widow film

        Marvel's love affair with Aussie talent might continue, with Shortland tipped to direct Black Widow.

        • by Robert Moran

        Lifestyle

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        We need more than a hashtag

        • by Abby Alexander
        Should healthy people take probiotic supplements?

        Should healthy people take probiotic supplements?

        • by Chris Irwin, Corneel Vandelanotte & Saman Khalesi
        The best (and worst) World Cup uniforms

        The best (and worst) World Cup uniforms

        • by Vanessa Friedman and Rory Smith
        Can acupuncture minimise wrinkles?
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        • by Nedahl Stelio
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        Smarter living

        The one important thing to always do after disciplining your child

        The one important thing to always do after disciplining your child

        Parents spend a lot of time worrying about how to discipline their kids, but are they forgetting about a step that is just as crucial: what to do afterwards?

        • by Kate Schweitzer
        The 'shuck, sip, suck' is your go-to winter drink

        The 'shuck, sip, suck' is your go-to winter drink

        Looking for a different whisky experience? Try this salty maritime blast.

        • by Michael Harry

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        Sport

        'I can change technique': Peni vows to modify tackling style after third ban

        'I can change technique': Peni vows to modify tackling style after third ban

        The ACT Brumbies flyer will make his comeback from suspension this weekend as a host of teammates prepare to play club rugby.

        • by Chris Dutton
        ACT government in talks to renew Manuka international cricket contract

        ACT government in talks to renew Manuka international cricket contract

        A four-year deal between the ACT government and Cricket Australia to host men's international matches at Manuka Oval will end this summer.

        • by Eamonn Tiernan
        Canberra's Chima Moneke prepared to take hard road to NBA dream

        Canberra's Chima Moneke prepared to take hard road to NBA dream

        • by Chris Dutton & Roy Ward
        Soliola braves big freeze lying down

        Soliola braves big freeze lying down

        • by David Polkinghorne
        Canberra's Kanga Cup just keeps getting bigger

        Canberra's Kanga Cup just keeps getting bigger

        • by Eamonn Tiernan