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    This is how most bushfires in Australia start, and how we know
     20 November 2019
    From lightning strikes to train brakes, bullets and power lines, here's how bushfires usually start in Australia.
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    In Hong Kong, violence is the new normal for protesters and police
    20 Nov: As violence brings Hong Kong to a halt again and again, will support for the city's student protesters wane or is there another way to express dissent? Adam Ni explains.... more
    Doping control assistant involved in Sun Yang drug test says he's a builder who was helping old classmate
    20 Nov: One of three anti-doping officials in the Sun Yang anti-doping saga says he knows nothing about anti-doping and is just a builder helping out an old classmate after they ran into each other at a school reunion.... more
    So many baby boomers are retiring this doctor quit his job to go build them luxury homes
    20 Nov: Australia is at a demographic tipping point, with baby boomers retiring in record numbers and the economy struggling to replace them in the workforce.... more
    Two Jeffrey Epstein investigations are underway. Prince Andrew could be subpoenaed for one of them
    20 Nov: Two prison guards are charged in relation to the death of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, but this is likely to be just the beginning, with the US Attorney-General declaring the case is not over and a legal expert saying Prince Andrew is "vulnerable to extr... more
    'I was saved by mushrooms': Long Litt Woon's unlikely rescue from grief
    20 Nov: The sudden death of her husband plunged Long Litt Woon into grief. She was "in chaos, in a huge mess" — but when she started to learn about mushroom foraging, a "new world opened".... more
    Dr Karl Kruszelnicki says he's 'not particularly smart' despite winning UNESCO prize
    20 Nov: Dr Karl Kruszelnicki receives the UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularisation of Science in Budapest, joining the ranks of winners including David Suzuki and Sir David Attenborough. He's the first Australian to win the award in its 67-year history.... more
    Sweden drops rape investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
    20 Nov: Swedish prosecutors have dropped their preliminary rape investigation into Australian WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.... more
    South Dakota launches anti-drug campaign declaring 'Meth. We're On It'
    19 Nov: An advertising campaign to address methamphetamine use in the US state of South Dakota draws attention for its bizarre catchphrase, "Meth. We're On It".... more
    Donald Trump considers testifying to US Congress over Ukraine dealings
    19 Nov: US President Donald Trump takes a swipe at Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi while also supporting her suggestion that he testify at impeachment hearings about his dealings with aid money for Ukraine.... more

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     28 Nov: German murderer has 'right to be forgotten' by internet, according to top court +++++++++++++++++
     10 Dec: New Zealand police say there are no survivors from White Island volcano eruption; fears for Australian tourists and Ovation of the Seas cruise ship passengers +++++++++++++++
     24 Nov: Escaping Hong Kong's university siege — sewers, makeshift ropes and secret exits +++++++++++++++
     05 Dec: Roger Federer's broken the internet in Switzerland +++++++++++++++
     28 Nov: For some climate systems, the window to act may have already closed, scientists say, urging immediate action ++++++++++++
     11 Dec: Geminid meteor shower will light up our skies this coming weekend +++++++++++
     19 Nov: Hong Kong mask ban ruled 'unconstitutional' as siege of Polytechnic University continues +++++++++++

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      14 Dec: New zealand to provide $1m for unicef, who samoa measles fund (NZ Herald)
      14 Dec: New zealand to provide $1m for unicef, who samoa measles fund (RadioNZ)
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