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Coalition MP calls for ‘wrecker’ Tony Abbott to quit

Related Story: Turnbull at the mercy of a small and ruthless rump in his own party Tony Abbott has been shirtfronted by his own side, with Nationals backbencher and former AFL player Damien Drum taking the former prime minister on. Key points: Mr Turnbull will today address the Coalition party room to try again to win over Mr Abbott's so-called
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Otherwise strong BHP profit slides on oil

BHP's profit has fallen 37 per cent due to a massive write-down on its US onshore oil and gas assets, Donald Trump's corporate tax cuts and the ongoing fallout from its Brazilian dam collapse. The company said its net profit of $US3.7 billion ($5 billion) includes an "exceptional loss" of $US5.2 billion ($7.1 billion), after tax, compared to a profit of $US5.9
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Pope condemns priestly sexual abuse of children in their care

POPE Francis has issued a letter of apology to victims of priestly child sexual abuse and cover-up. The letter was issued on Monday where he addressed to the people of god and condemned the actions that caused “deep wounds of pain and powerlessnes” His letter started with: “If one member suffers, all suffer together with it” (1 Cor 12:26)”. “We showed no care for the
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Dying to Live: Emotional journey of hopeful transplant recipients

Margaret River filmmaker Richard Todd will feature his emotional documentary Dying to Live at this years CinefestOZ in Busselton. The film follows the roller coaster journey of six people who are on the transplant recipient waiting list and whether they will receive a transplant – and if it is successful – how it changes their lives. Mr Todd said it was quite emotional