Firefighters control Ten Minutes By Tractor winery blaze on Mornington Peninsula

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Updated February 25, 2018 18:03:44 Photo: The Ten Minutes By Tractor blaze prompted a warning for thick smoke in the area. (Supplied: Dorinda Mercier) Firefighters have controlled a blaze at a winery on the Mornington Peninsula, south of Melbourne. The building adjoining the restaurant and cellar door at the Ten Minutes By Tractor winery at
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Russia barred from flying flag at Games closing ceremony

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) dashed Russian athletes’ hopes of marching behind their national flag at the Winter Games on Sunday, deciding against immediately lifting Russia’s Olympic suspension after fresh doping violations. Russians have been competing as neutral athletes at the Games, their Olympic status suspended, as IOC punishment for
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First observation of optical light from shock breakout in a supernova explosion — ScienceDaily

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Thanks to lucky snapshots taken by an amateur astronomer in Argentina, scientists have obtained their first view of the initial burst of light from the explosion of a massive star. During tests of a new camera, Víctor Buso captured images of a distant galaxy before and after the supernova’s “shock breakout” — when a supersonic
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Design and dictatorship – exhibition celebrates North Korean graphics

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LONDON (Reuters) – North Korea makes headlines with its military parades and nuclear programme but a new London exhibition puts a spotlight on graphic design in the country. “Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK” features highly-stylised government propaganda posters and comics, as well as more run-of-the-mill items such as food packaging, ticket
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Updated February 25, 2018 11:55:11 Video: Fran Kelly interviews Acting Nationals Leader Bridget McKenzie. (Insiders) Acting Nationals Leader Bridget McKenzie has urged her party to put forward just one candidate to replace Barnaby Joyce, after the embattled MP announced on Friday he would quit the role. Key points: Nationals will replace Barnaby Joyce as leader
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