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A Starbucks employee quit her job after her manager made a demanding request during a 'tough' situation.
Collins Street in Melbourne's CBD throws up unique hazards for cyclists. See what they are worried about.
A third crude tank has caught fire and collapsed at Cuba's main oil terminal in Matanzas as an oil spill spread flames from a second tank that caught fire two days earlier in the island's biggest oil industry accident in decades.Huge columns of fire rose into the sky and thick black smoke bellowed all day on Monday, darkening the sky as far away as Havana.
New Zealand conservationists are cheering a bumper kakapo breeding season, boosted by artificial insemination of the rare parrot.With 55 kakapo chicks reaching 150 days old, the official population now stands at 252 birds, the highest tally since the 1970s.
Former US president Donald Trump has tried to turn the news that the FBI had searched his Florida estate to his benefit, citing the investigation in text messages and emails soliciting political donations from his supporters.The unprecedented search marked a significant escalation of the federal investigation into whether Trump illegally removed records from the White House as he was leaving office in January 2021.
Dan Himbrechts/AAP The much-debated term “neoliberalism” again entered the political debate last week, with Greens leader Adam Bandt using a National Press Club speech to decry neoliberalism in the Labor Party. Bandt claimed that since the Keating and Hawke governments, Labor has adopted neoliberalism by “privatising public services, cutting taxes for the wealthy and adopting more austerity”. Keating hit back, calling Bandt “a bounder and distorter of political truth”, angrily rejecting suggesti
Legislation has been drafted to relax South Australia's Sunday trading laws, allowing shops to open earlier.The changes will also allow all shops across metropolitan Adelaide to trade on Boxing Day.
Lamont Dozier, the middle man in the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team that wrote and produced "You Can't Hurry Love," "Heat Wave" and dozens of other hits and helped make Motown an essential record company of the 1960s and beyond, has died at age 81.Dozier's death was confirmed on Tuesday by Paul Lambert, who helped produce the stage musical "The First Wives Club" that Holland-Dozier-Holland wrote for.
A concerned resident spotted a man behaving strangely in the bushes of a park in Western Australia. Read more.
Choking back tears, New Zealand MP Sam Uffindell has asked voters for a second chance following revelations of a historic boarding school bashing that led to his expulsion.Mr Uffindell will stay in parliament and the opposition National partyroom after leader Chris Luxon declared the 38-year-old a "changed man" since the 1999 assault.
Vegetable prices will return to normal, offering shoppers some relief. Find out when.
The US tech heavy Nasdaq stock index fell after a dismal forecast from Micron Technology pulled chip and technology stocks lower.It came as markets await US inflation data that could lead the Federal Reserve to further tighten its aggressive plans to curb inflation.
A senior Ukrainian official has suggested a series of explosions at a Russian air base in Crimea could have been the work of partisan saboteurs, as Kyiv denied any responsibility for the incident deep inside Russian-occupied territory.The adviser to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy also suggested Russian incompetence as a possible cause of Tuesday's blasts.
The fallout from Australia criticising China's Taiwan retaliation continues with yet another scathing message. Find out more.
The child was found unresponsive following a concern for welfare check. Find out more.
James Marape has been returned as Papua New Guinea's prime minister after a national election marred by violence and fraud allegations.Mr Marape was declared prime minister on Tuesday afternoon after receiving a unanimous 97 votes in the post-election parliamentary sitting.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has almost doubled its profits in 2021/22 to a record $US760 million ($A1.The US-listed company owns News Corp Australia, as well as numerous mastheads in the US and UK, alongside book publisher HarperCollins and a majority stake in real estate advertising company REA Group.
A thief may now have herpes after the greedy act at a popular tourist spot in Tasmania. Read more.
Porsche driver Richard Pusey asked insurers for $2.2 million compensation over the "trauma" of Melbourne's Eastern Freeway crash that killed four police, prosecutors claim.
A heap of jelly-like eggs were found washed up on an Aussie beach, sparking curiosity. See the photos.