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Second radioactive spill in 10 months at ANSTO's Lucas Heights facility

Second radioactive spill in 10 months at ANSTO's Lucas Heights facility

A staff member at the ANSTO facility at Lucas Heights has been involved in a spill of radioactive material, the second such incident in less than a year.

  • by Peter Hannam

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She was told her runny nose was 'allergies.' It was a brain-fluid leak

She was told her runny nose was 'allergies.' It was a brain-fluid leak

Kendra Jackson was losing an estimated half-pint of fluid per day through her nose, which she said ran "like a waterfall".

  • by Lindsey Bever
The Hangover actor Ken Jeong, former doctor, saves woman at comedy show

The Hangover actor Ken Jeong, former doctor, saves woman at comedy show

Former doctor Ken Jeong thought he was being heckled when a woman during his Stand Up Live Comedy Club set unmoored him with a disturbance.

  • by Alex Horton
As Turnbull gasps for oxygen, income tax cuts remain his best bet
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As Turnbull gasps for oxygen, income tax cuts remain his best bet

The decision to abandon the increase in the Medicare levy is just the start of a greater focus on keeping the tax burden low on families.

  • by David Crowe
Wounded US war veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant

Wounded US war veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant

The veteran who lost his genitals from a blast in Afghanistan is recovering well after receiving the world's most extensive penis transplant.