Updated September 20, 2018 10:33:58 An aged care worker who was captured on hidden camera slapping and hitting a dementia patient in a Sydney nursing home has been sentenced to at least six months in home detention. Dana Gray, 59, was working in The Poplars aged care home in North Epping last year when one
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Updated September 20, 2018 09:55:56 The banking royal commission is continuing its focus on natural disaster insurance claims, where customers have faced lengthy delays in having their shattered homes repaired. Youi will continue in the stand to be followed by AAMI (Suncorp) and the Insurance Council of Australia. Follow the blog for the latest. Topics:
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Updated September 20, 2018 10:09:40 A crowdfunding campaign has raised more than $100,000 for the family of a New Delhi man who died of toxic fumes while cleaning a sewer with his bare hands earlier this week. He was suffocated in the 6-metre-deep sewer after being lowered down with only a rope tied around his
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(Reuters) – Alibaba (BABA.N) Chairman Jack Ma said the company can no longer meet its promise to create 1 million jobs in the United States due to U.S.-China trade tensions, Chinese news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday. Ma had met U.S. President Donald Trump two years ago and laid out the Chinese e-commerce giant’s plan to
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Sen. McCaskill says will vote against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, facing a tough re-election battle in Missouri, said on Wednesday she will vote against confirming President Donald Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh. FILE PHOTO: Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee ranking member Claire McCaskill (D-MO) questions Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen
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Updated September 20, 2018 10:01:33 Photo: Parts of the Irish coast, such as Slea Head in Coumeenoole, have been battered during Storm Ali. (Reuters: Clodagh Kilcoyne) Map: Ireland A woman is dead in Ireland after strong winds blew her caravan off a cliff during a heavy storm. Irish police said the woman had been sleeping
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Posted September 20, 2018 09:21:29 Young journalists and production staff were deliberately underpaid and exploited by a Queensland news website company, an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman has found. As a result of legal action, Touchpoint Media and director Laurence Ward have been fined $264,924 and ordered to backpay 23 staff a total $305,780
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When the clock strikes midnight tonight, longer and higher hay loads on trucks will be allowed on state roads to take animal feed to farmers. Under current regulations some larger heavy vehicles require a permit to travel on state-controlled roads. The maximum size of vehicle now exempt from having to apply for a permit will
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