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Strava heatmap shows someone is cutting laps around Pyongyang
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 08:37

The Strava heatmap might create some military security problems, but it also let's take a look at the level of activity happening all over the world. ...

Analysis: FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe's departure a case of curious timing
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 06:46

It is unclear if today's sudden departure was Andrew McCabe's choice or not, but there's no question he was under pressure to go, writes Zoe Daniel. ...

FBI deputy director quits after criticism from Trump
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 04:42

FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, criticised by US President Donald Trump for alleged bias against him and in favour of his 2016 Democratic opponent ...

Scott Morrison tried to delay asylum seekers' visas, documents reveal
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 02:38

The former immigration minister agreed his department should intervene in ASIO security checks to try to prevent asylum seekers from being granted per...

Women don't like me as much as men do because they're 'bitches': Lambie
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 22:37

A parliamentary absence has done little to subdue former senator Jacqui Lambie unique style, as she jokingly claims she is more popular with men than ...

Homes evacuated as strong winds fan out of control bushfire near Augusta
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 20:37

Emergency evacuation centres are open as a bushfire rages near the South West WA town of Augusta, with windy conditions hampering firefighting efforts...

Mariners' Brama gets two games for 'disgusting' tackle on Roar's Gameiro
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 16:36

Central Coast Mariners midfielder Wout Brama is let off with a two-match ban for his tackle that left Brisbane Roar forward Corey Gameiro in tears. ...

Man who brought Great Barrier Reef to world's attention remembered
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 12:35

The Great Barrier Reef is one of Australia's great natural treasures, and it is thanks to the vision and tenacity of pioneering marine scientists like...

Robot marking of NAPLAN tests scrapped
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 10:43

A controversial move towards automated essay scoring, or "robot marking", of NAPLAN tests is scrapped by state and territory education ministers. ...

Robot marking of NAPLAN tests scrapped
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 10:43

A controversial move towards automated essay scoring, or "robot marking", of NAPLAN tests is scrapped by state and territory education ministers. ...

Warning issued after man's face burned in petrol station fire
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 10:43

A man is transported to hospital with facial burns after a fire at a Canberra petrol station, which ignited while he was filling a jerry can on the ba...

It's not a time for more yelling: we need to be smarter, not angrier
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 08:47

We're living in an age of paradox: we've never been healthier or wealthier, but we also haven't more fearful, writes Stan Grant. ...

Aussie blokes, you're eating twice as much salt as you should
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 06:48

Step away from the cured meats and put down those chips: Australian men are eating twice as much salt as the maximum recommended by the World Health O...

Abbott's 'razor gang' considered cutting income support for young 'job snobs'
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 04:38

Cabinet's expenditure review committee considered banning anyone under 30 from accessing income support in a radical proposal ahead of the 2014 budget...

Your favourite Curious Canberra questions from 2017
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 02:36

Green metal boxes, abandoned cars and Jackie Chan all made the top 10. ABC News

Curran the star as England beats Aussies in Perth ODI
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:44

Tom Curran takes five wickets as England strikes late to beat Australia by 12 runs to win the fifth and final ODI in Perth and take the series 4-1. ...

Hackers steal $660m in 'world's biggest cryptocurrency theft'
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 22:41

One of Japan's largest digital currency exchanges says it is going to repay hundreds of millions of dollars worth of virtual money after hackers broke...

Federer beats Cilic to seal 20th major title at Aus Open
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 20:39

Roger Federer is given a tougher-than-expected challenge by Marin Cilic, but the Swiss superstar wins his sixth Australian Open crown — and his 20th...

Live: Federer closing in on the title in Aus Open final
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 18:36

Marin Cilic responds again to Roger Federer, but the Swiss master may have the edge in the fifth set - can he complete a sixth Open title win? Follow ...

Canberrans woken by stunning lightning display
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 16:37

The ACT Rural Fire Service is on the lookout for possible fires started by a spectacular storm in Canberra overnight. ABC...

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