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Holt legacy overshadowed by disappearance

Fifty years after former prime minister Harold Holt vanished from a Victorian beach, he remains best known for his disappearance, not his politics.

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Dec 17 2017
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Labor sees policy work as key to poll wins

Labor says the result in the Bennelong by-election shows there are enough people willing to switch their votes that it has a chance at the next federal poll.

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Dec 17 2017
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Holt submarine theory 'madness': grandson

Politicians will pay tribute to former Australian prime minister Harold Holt 50 years after he disappeared while swimming at a Victorian beach.

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Dec 17 2017
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More evacuations near...

Thousands of homes in California are threatened by a raging wildfire that's now the state's third-largest on record as fresh evacuations were ordered.

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Dec 17 2017
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French school bus...

The driver of a French school bus involved in a collision with a train, killing five children, has told authorities the gates at the level crossing were open.

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Dec 17 2017
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Bennelong result...

John Alexander has won the Bennelong by-election, keeping Malcolm Turnbull's parliamentary majority intact and giving the prime minister a new lease on life.

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Dec 17 2017
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Response to abuse inquiry 'needs teeth'

A royal commission has warned child sexual abuse is not a problem from the past, prompting calls for urgent action from governments and institutions.

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Dec 17 2017
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Three dead, seven hurt in Java earthquake

Buildings, including hospitals, have been badly damaged or collapsed in a magnitude-6.9 earthquake off Indonesia's Java island that killed three people.

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Dec 17 2017
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Bennelong win a 'renaissance' for PM

Liberal candidate John Alexander has declared his win in the Bennelong by-election a "renaissance" of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's leadership.

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Dec 16 2017
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Labor 'energised'...

Star Labor candidate in the Bennelong by-election Kristina Keneally claims the party is "energised" despite her loss in the high-stakes poll.

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Dec 16 2017
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Senate vacancy...

The prospect of Kristina Keneally heading to the Senate to replace Sam Dastyari has been floated again after her loss in Bennelong.

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Dec 16 2017
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Gusty winds stoke huge...

The Thomas Fire has destroyed more than 1000 structures, including about 750 homes, in coastal communities in Southern California since erupting on December 4.

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Dec 16 2017
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