China accuses Australia of being a ‘condescending master’ in the Pacific | Australia news

Beijing has condemned Australia for acting like a “condescending master” towards Pacific countries, insulting climate-vulnerable nations and “spreading the China threat fallacy among island countries”. In excoriating remarks, China’s foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Pacific island leaders do not share Australia’s fear of Chinese influence in the Pacific, and accused Australian leaders

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NRL 2019: Newcastle Knights coach Adam O’Brien, Sydney Roosters, coach replacement

Roosters assistant coach Adam O’Brien is facing a conundrum.The $1.40 candidate to get the vacant Newcastle Knights gig next season, O’Brien has a get-out clause in his deal with the Sydney Roosters.But if the NRL coach-in-waiting exercises it, he will alienate one of the NRL’s most powerful figures in Roosters kingpin Nick Politis.Live

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Eat cheese and drink full-fat milk but limit meat, says Heart Foundation | Australia news

Healthy Australians can indulge in the joy of full-fat milk, cheese and yoghurt without increasing their risk of heart disease or stroke, according to new advice from the Heart Foundation. But they should limit how much red meat they eat to about three meals a week if they want to keep their heart

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NRL 2019: Tevita Pangai Jr, Brisbane Broncos, ban, judiciary, James Graham

James Graham has argued that the judiciary is becoming a “lottery” in the wake of an “excessive” five-game suspension for Brisbane’s Tevita Pangai Jr.The Tonga international had tried to fight the grading of the grade two charge, but lost on Tuesday night.Live stream the 2019 NRL Telstra Premiership on KAYO SPORTS. Every game

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Police kill armed man who held bus hostage in Rio

An armed man who took dozens of people hostage on a bus in Brazil was shot dead by police following a four-hour standoff on Tuesday, authorities said. All the hostages were freed unharmed during the incident in Rio de Janeiro, state Gov. Wilson Witzel said. Camera IconAn armed man holding dozens of people

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Salina Science Mission Open House Today

The public is invited to an open house at the Salina Regional Airport this morning to learn details about a joint scientific mission between the premiere space and weather agencies in the world which will be headquartered in Salina. Smoke from wildfires in the western U.S. and agricultural fires in the southern U.S.

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Four-time flag star to play final AFL game on Saturday

Four-time flag hero Jordan Lewis has announced he is retiring FOUR-TIME premiership star Jordan Lewis will play his final AFL game on Saturday. The 33-year-old will officially announce his retirement at a media conference at 1pm AEST on Tuesday. Lewis played 264 games for Hawthorn in a golden era for the club that

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Sydney news: Barnaby Joyce releases robocall ahead of NSW abortion debate, man dies in house fire in Sunshine Bay

Updated August 20, 2019 07:44:12 Photo: Rallies were held outside NSW Parliament when the abortion bill was in the Lower House. (ABC News: Jonathan Hair) Here's what you need to know this morning.Abortion bill debate continuesNSW Finance Minister Damien Tudehope says he will move an amendment to ban abortions based on gender selection

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Variation in the shape of speech organs influences language evolution

IMAGE: Supplementary Figure 1. The anatomy of the vocal tract shows continuous and overlapping but identifiable variation between broad ethno-linguistic groups. We show the results of the Canonical Variate Analysis (CVA)... view more  Credit: Dan Dediu / Scott Moisik Why do languages sound so different, when people across the world have roughly the same

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Rocket Lab Electron Booster Launches 4 Satellites Into Orbit

Update, 9:15 a.m.: This story was updated to confirm that all four satellites successfully deployed.The private spaceflight company Rocket Lab launched four new satellites into orbit in a dazzling predawn liftoff for the U.S Air Force Space Command and companies in Seattle and France on Monday (Aug. 19).Rocket Lab's two-stage Electron booster soared into

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