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'Drunk' passenger attempts to enter Virgin Australia plane cockpit

Man accused of sparking plane hijacking scare on Bali flight tells court he was looking for the toilet when he banged on cockpit door - @9NewsBrisbane

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Australia

Australia stocks move higher on banks, energy shares - @KitchenNews

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Australia

Australian Labor leader Bill Shorten asks for review of anti-terror laws that could see journalists jailed for up to 10 years - @australian

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Australia

New report: 1 in 4 Australians has negative attitudes towards Muslims - @SBSNews

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Suspected Melbourne, Australia, Ebola patient given all clear - @9NewsMelb

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Editor's note: Australian media is reporting that Australia's top Islamic State member Mohammed Baryalei is believed to have been killed. We're watching for confirmation. - Jillian

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Sierra Leone condemns Australia's decision to suspend entry visas for people from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa as 'counterproductive' and 'discriminatory' - @BBCNews

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Australia issues blanket ban on visas for travelers from nations affected by Ebola outbreak - @Reuters

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environment

Australia's Academy of Science says draft plan to save the Great Barrier Reef will not stop its decline - @abcnews

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Australia

Photo: A plumes of smoke from a bushfire near Bribie Island, Australia - Tiffany Willard, via @AusNewsNetwork

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Australia

Australian shares hit 1-month high after snapping a 7-day winning streak - @CNBCWorld

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Australian officials deny elite troop shortage after deploying troops with diagnosed mental illnesses and on multiple tours of duty - @AP

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Australia national rugby league team

Michael Cheika appointed coach of Australia national rugby team, union says - @Reuters

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Bali, ID

Body of an Australian man found with his throat slashed and wrapped in plastic in a Bali rice field - @9NewsAUS

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Australia

Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam dies at age 98, family says - @abcnews

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Australia

Australia's Parliament House lifts short-lived face veil ban after prime minister intervenes - @AP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says Australia has reached an agreement with Iraq for its special forces to join fight against Islamic State; timing of Baghdad deployment now a military matter - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she doesn't see Australia sending ground troops to fight Islamic State - @SBSNews

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sports

Rugby coach Ewen McKenzie of Australia's Qantas Wallabies hands in his resignation - @QantasWallabies

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Australia

Australian police arrest 2 suspects for 1974 murder of Barbara McCulkin and her 2 daughters - @ABCNewsBrisbane

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