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The Latest: Vote counting starts in Australian election

The Latest on Australia’s general election (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Votes are being counted after Saturday’s Australian election, with senior opposition lawmakers gaining confidence they will form a center-left government with a focus on slashing g… Continue reading

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Polls open in Australian election; opposition tipped to win

Polling stations have opened in eastern Australia in elections that are likely to deliver the nation’s sixth prime minister in as many years. Continue reading

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Facts and figures in Australian elections on Saturday

More than 16 million Australians are eligible to vote at elections on Saturday that are likely to deliver Australia’s eighth prime minister in 12 years. Continue reading

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Australian leader denies 2 Rwandans are massacre suspects

Australia’s prime minister has denied media reports that that two Rwandan refugees resettled in Australia are suspects in the massacre of eight tourists in Uganda 20 years ago. Continue reading

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Political hero’s death overshadows Australian campaign

Australia’s opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning. Continue reading

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Bob Hawke, beloved ex-Australian prime minister, world record-holding drinker, dies age 89

Australia’s longest-serving Labor Party prime minister, Bob Hawke, died on Thursday, aged 89, according to his wife. Continue reading

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Ex-Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at age 89

Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s longest-serving prime ministers, has died at age 89. Continue reading

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Australian prime minister predicts close election result

Australia’s conservative prime minister has predicted a close result at elections on Saturday as his rival used a campaign rally to revel in the memory of one of his center-left party’s greatest victories 47 years ago. Continue reading

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A mystery to many, Australian PM is a tough sell at election

Scott Morrison has carried an unusual burden for an Australian prime minister campaigning for election. Continue reading

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UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change firsthand

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he’s traveling to three South Pacific island nations to see the effects of climate change firsthand. Continue reading

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Candidates vow next Australian prime minister will last

Both candidates vying to become Australia’s prime minister in elections on Saturday are promising to stay in the job for the entire three-year term, shut the revolving door to high office and put the choice of the nation’s leader back in voters’ hands. Continue reading

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Breaking record for deepest dive, explorer says Pacific’s Mariana Trench ‘incredibly peaceful place’

Victor Vescovo took the journey to what is believed to be the deepest point mankind has visited in any ocean — finding shocking things from new species to human trash — and told Fox News on Tuesday that the discovery of plastic in such far reaches pr… Continue reading

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Papua New Guinea assesses extent of damage from strong quake

Papua New Guinea authorities are assessing the extent of damage from a powerful earthquake that rattled coastal towns the previous evening. Continue reading

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Tsunami alert issued after strong earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea

A tsunami alert that warned of “hazardous” waves was issued for Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands after a powerful earthquake rattled the region late Tuesday. Continue reading

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Powerful quake hits Papua New Guinea, tsunami alert issued

A powerful earthquake stuck Papua New Guinea on Tuesday evening, triggering a tsunami alert for the country and for the nearby Solomon Islands. Continue reading

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New Zealand PM rejects girl’s $3 ‘bribe’ to launch research into dragons

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has reportedly rejected the “bribe” of a young girl who tried to sway the leader into pursuing dragon research. Continue reading

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Australian family finds $24G gold nugget on family walk with dog named Lucky: report

An Australian family experienced a stroke of luck when they found a gold nugget — valued at tens of thousands of dollars — while they were walking their dog on Sunday. Continue reading

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Australian political leaders agree gays don’t go to hell

The leaders of both of Australia’s major political parties have agreed that gays don’t go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign. Continue reading

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Historic deep dive into Pacific’s Mariana Trench yields ‘obvious human contamination’

On the deepest dive ever executed into the Mariana Trench, an American investor-turned-explorer discovered what appeared to be plastic litter nearly seven miles below the surface of the Pacific Ocean. Continue reading

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UN leader visits New Zealand mosques where 51 were killed

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has visited the two New Zealand mosques where 51 worshippers were killed by a gunman in March. Continue reading

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