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    Federal ICAC would investigate sports grants affair, former NSW auditor-general says
     21 January 2020
    The man who worked as the auditor-general of NSW for seven years says if the sports grant case had come across his desk, he would have had to refer it to the NSW ICAC for investigation — and such a corruption watchdog should exist at the federal level.
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    What is a coronavirus and why is a new virus strain making people in China so sick?
    20 Jan: What do we know about the novel coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, that has infected hundreds of people in China, and how worried should we be?... more
    Pig forced to bungee jump in Chinese theme park stunt
    20 Jan: A Chinese theme park which "let the pig make the first jump" on its new bungee-jumping platform suffers a major backlash after video of the stunt is posted online.... more
    The San Francisco 49ers have booked a spot in the Super Bowl, continuing their resurgence in the NFL
    20 Jan: The San Francisco 49ers have booked a spot in the Super Bowl, continuing their resurgence in the NFL... more
    Give yourself an online privacy check-up and start 2020 securely
    20 Jan: 2020 is off to a chaotic start, but locking down your online privacy is still vital.... more
    China's Mekong River dams are generating renewable energy, but are costing locals their livelihoods
    20 Jan: The Mekong River is increasingly being used to generate hydro-electricity but residents downstream say the dams are causing water levels to rise and fall dramatically, leading to the changing of an ecosystem that sustains millions of people.... more
    NSW fire death toll climbs to 21 as 84-year-old man injured in Cobargo bushfire dies in hospital
    19 Jan: Police confirm an 84-year-old man injured in the Cobargo bushfire on December 31 has died in hospital.... more
    Conor McGregor drops Cowboy Cerrone in 40 second TKO at UFC 246 in stunning return to the octagon
    19 Jan: Conor McGregor makes a spectacular return to the octagon, demolishing Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone in just 40 seconds in Las Vegas.... more
    The Amazon's lost tribes are inspiring Colombia's cocaine farmers to become conservationists
    19 Jan: The cocaine trade stripped thousands of hectares of Amazon rainforest to grow coca. But inspired by traditional methods and feeling threatened by climate change, a small group of Colombian farmers are fighting back, writes Luke Taylor.... more
    How to read a wave and learn to bodysurf this summer
    19 Jan: If you're anywhere near the Australian coastline this summer, chances are at some stage you'll end up at the beach. If you're keen to give bodysurfing, or bodyboarding a try this summer, there's a few pointers that can help you get started.... more

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     23 Dec: Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker left a lot of questions. Here are (some) answers +++++++++
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     09 Jan: Why did Iran attack US troops in Iraq? Could this start World War 3? Are Australians involved? ++++++++

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      21 Jan: Rugby: jacob umaga named in england squad (NZ Herald)
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      20 Jan: Nz firefighters return from fighting australian bush fires, happy to be reunited with family (NZ Herald)
      20 Jan: Rising regions make nz's housing market less affordable (Stuff.co.nz)
      20 Jan: Spacex's crew dragon completes fiery emergency escape test ahead of first astronaut mission (CNN)
      20 Jan: Stormy weather disrupts parts of samoa (RadioNZ)
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     Today's News

    Law and Order:
    England rugby coach Eddie Jones has responded to the sanctions placed on one of his former clubs 7:57

    Wellington:
    A person badly hurt after falling from a cliff in Titahi Bay, is now in a stable condition 7:57

    Politics:
    Our Trade Minister will be pushing for a fair playing field for New Zealand at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland 7:47

    Tennis:
    A blip for world number one and local hope Ash Barty in the opening round of the Australian Tennis Open 7:46

    Soccer:
    Real Madrid has signed 18-year-old playmaker Reinier from Brazilian club Flamengo 7:26

    Basketball:
    Sek Henry admits he was hesitant to return to the court in the New Zealand Breakers' Australian basketball league win over Melbourne United 7:16

    Environment:
    A shaky start to the morning for some Cantabrians 7:06

    Law and Order:
    No charges have been laid in the case of the runaway tour bus in Auckland... yet 6:26

    International:
    Federal ICAC would investigate sports grants affair, former NSW auditor-general says 4:36

    Business:
    A resounding win for Australia's consumer watchdog, in its case against the travel website Trivago 22:16

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