The Federal Government is expected to shelve its controversial $7 GP co-payment because it lacks the numbers in the senate to pass the deeply unpopular measure.
A leading emergency doctor says the CPR and excellent hospital care given to cricketer Phillip Hughes has given him the best possible chance of recovery.

Sia the Queen of the ARIAs

Iggy Azalea, One Direction and Five Seconds of Summer all picked up ARIA awards but it was Sia who owned the night, winning four gongs.
Protesters are taking to the streets across the US for a second night in a row after a white police officer who shot a black teen was not indicted.
Super trawlers could soon be allowed to enter Commonwealth waters now that a two year ban has expired. But anti-trawler protestors, including Tasmanian Senator...
Police in Hong Kong have opened a main road that's been closed for almost two months, after clearing a pro-democracy camp and arresting two leaders.
Male and female dancers from across Latin America have taken the term "pole position" to a whole new level.

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Hundreds of thousands of Swiss eat cats and dogs, according to an animal rights group that has demanded the government make it illegal for man to bite dog.

Marriage? I think I'll wait

Despite a rise in Australia's population, fewer people are getting married, they're waiting longer to tie the knot, and they're shunning traditional ceremonies.
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Super trawlers could soon be allowed to enter Commonwealth waters now that a two year ban has expired. But anti-trawler protestors, including Tasmanian Senator Jacqui...
SBS has been given a sneak peak at Australia’s largest-ever Navy ship, to be commissioned as the new HMAS Canberra on Friday.
The Supreme Court in Brisbane has begun hearing a civil case against federal MP Clive Palmer over claims he misused $12 million from two Chinese-owned companies.

Same-sex marriage bill introduced

Liberal Democrat David Leyonhjelm has introduced his same-sex marriage bill into the Senate and hopes the coalition will support a conscience vote.
Lawyers for the man convicted of murdering Sunshine Coast schoolboy Daniel Morcombe argue his confession was involuntary and made while under threat.

Counter-terrorism laws pass Senate

The Senate has passed counter-terrorism laws that enable better cooperation between Australian spies and defence in Iraq.
Defence Minister David Johnston says he didn't mean to cause offence by saying he wouldn't trust Australian submarine builders to construct a canoe.
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Police cars have been vandalised, gunshots heard and tear gas fired in Ferguson after a white police officer Darren Wilson, who shot black teen Michael Brown, was not indicted.
The governor of the US state of Missouri has urged calm ahead of a verdict on whether to indict a white police officer for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager.
The ARIA Awards are on tonight, celebrating Australia's best musical talents. We take a look at some of the nominees, including rapper Iggy Azalea and singer/songwriter Sia.
Students protested in London overnight, rallying against higher education fee hikes.
A massive snowstorm stranded motorists, canceled flights and left at least eight people dead in the northeastern United States, officials said Wednesday.

India's Modi tours Canberra

India and Australia have committed to a free-trade agreement by the end of 2015, a pledge unveiled during Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Parliament House on Tuesday.
The 39th Annual Westchester Cat Show is produced by the Westchester Feline Club in White Plains, New York on November 15, 2014.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has received a ceremonial welcome at Parliament House in Canberra.
Enthusiastic supporters of the Indian Prime Minister have taken a 12 hour train journey from Melbourne to Sydney to hear him speak.