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Author Libby Weaver apologises over 'mongolism' in book

November 6, 2017 - 4:52am
Nutritionist Libby Weaver recalls her latest book, which used a derogatory term for Down's syndrome.
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Trump lashes out at 'unfair' Japan trade ties

November 6, 2017 - 3:42am
The US president says Japan has been "winning" on trade but he will push for fairer economic ties.
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Australia gonorrhoea cases surge 63%

November 6, 2017 - 3:14am
Rates of the disease rose 63% in five years, led by infections in young heterosexual city dwellers.
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Trump: Japan could shoot down North Korean missiles

November 6, 2017 - 2:44am
US leader Donald Trump says Japan could intercept North Korean missiles with US military equipment.
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North Korean snacks: 'Speed cakes' and 'man-made meat'

November 6, 2017 - 12:33am
A Reuters photo series documents popular snacks in North Korea, as recreated by defectors in Seoul.
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Australia dual citizenship row: New rules to make MPs disclose status

November 6, 2017 - 12:10am
The prime minister wants new rules to make politicians disclose their place and date of birth.
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What is China's 'magic island-making' ship?

November 6, 2017 - 12:04am
The new dredging ship raises concerns Beijing will continue building islands in disputed waters.
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Australia Manus refugees 'need urgent medication'

November 5, 2017 - 11:44pm
There are concerns after one man collapsed from heart pain and was not treated, activists say.
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