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University of Adelaide health researchers tracked the food consumption of 430 children aged nine and 10 over six months, and found that junk foods make up half of many children's daily energy intake.

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Processed and junk foods make up half of many children's daily energy intake, Adelaide researchers conclude.
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A new exhibition called 'In This Skin' features young children, rock stars and identical twins, with large or prominent birthmarks.

Artist and photographer Natalie McComas says she hopes her project will normalise birthmarks and open up a conversation to a wider audience.

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Artist and photographer Natalie McComas says she hopes her project 'In This Skin' will open up a conversation about birthmarks.
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Really.
Israel the illegal occupier & apartheid gang gives out white phosphorous on Palestinians & calls it democracy.
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Thousands of Australians book their holidays on cheap foreign airlines, but how safe are they?

Foreign Correspondent reveals disturbing issues with poor safety standards and pilot training in some Asian budget carriers – including one that shuttles thousands of vacationing Australians to Bali every year.

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An Indonesia AirAsia plane that crashed in 2014 killing all on board had carried thousands of Australian passengers while flying with a mechanical fault for 12 months.
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That's why i always use QANTAS 
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Australia's obsession with real estate is practically a national sport.

But first homebuyers are being sidelined with some difficult choices: vast mortgages, vulnerable to interest rates rising; the prospect of moving to the city's fringes, or even moving back home. 

Four Corners: Home Truths - tonight from 8.30pm on ABC TV. 

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The CIA have given a rare insight into the operation leading to the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden five years ago in a series of live tweets.

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The CIA give a rare insight into the operation leading to the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden five years ago in a series of live tweets.
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BULLCRAP !
Osama is a CIA asset. He was dead way before then.
Saudia Arabia funded 911.
The Bush Neo cons covered it up.
Israel MOSSAD did it
& of course the +ABC Australia will deny it like good little Rothschild puppets. 
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Inspired by Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, 16-year-old inventor and entrepreneur Taj Pabari wants to try and change the world.
He says his DIY tablets gives young people from the age of six to 16 the opportunity to build tech and create tech instead of just consuming it.

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A Brisbane teenager plans to be the next Steve Jobs, juggling high school and running his global tech company.
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+John Armstrong When it comes to fine electronics etc I have passion fingers so I would actually need several kits...
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As Malcolm Turnbull's Government prepares to hand down its budget, ABC will deliver uninterrupted coverage and first-rate analysis and commentary from Australia’s top political and business journalists and commentators.

Tune in to ABC TV from 7.30pm to watch Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison deliver his Federal Budget speech live, before joining Leigh Sales for his first interview of the night.

And, you can follow our comprehensive online coverage here: http://ab.co/1Y4ujlD
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Haterz... I wonder who here actually watched the budget announcment before commenting?
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Prolonged sitting time is linked to heart disease, diabetes, obesity, arthritis and some cancers.

But recognising this and vowing to sit less is not enough to counter the ill effects of sitting for too long.

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Sitting down for too long can be toxic to your health - and to counter the ill effects you need to move more than you'd think.
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New research has found that per capita, Australia has one of the highest rates of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in the world.

Researchers are at a loss to explain why Australian women are not getting the message about drinking while pregnant.

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New research has found that per capita, Australia has one of the highest rates of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in the world.
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Abortion would be the better option for these women. It's 9 months of their life and potentially a life time of problems for the baby.
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The president of the ACT branch of the Sex Party, Steven Bailey, says he has received a note threatening the life of his dog and demanding he 'leave our churches alone'.

Mr Bailey said that his dog would be 'spending a little bit of time in a safe house with some friends' for a few days.

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The president of the ACT branch of the Sex Party tells police he has received a note threatening the life of his dog and demanding he leave our churches alone.
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Oh religion. Keeping humanity down since... well... before recorded time! LOLOLOLOLOL
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says there will be 'substantial' changes to the tax system in tomorrow night's budget, as MPs prepare for what is expected to be the final week of Parliament before the election is called.

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MPs arrive in Canberra for the final week of Parliament before the Prime Minister calls the election.
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+Rosemary Tanti Indeed Rosemary! If I were her I would stand as an Independent. Imagine she and Jacqui teaming up as a force to be reckoned with in Australia. Both would scare the lot of them. What fun!
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This new series of Grand Designs features a diverse range of properties.

Kevin McCloud follows some of Britain's most ambitious building projects, as intrepid individuals attempt to design and build the homes of their dreams.

Tonight from 7.40pm on ABC TV.

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Kevin McCloud follows some of Britain's most ambitious building projects, as intrepid individuals attempt to design and build the homes of their dreams. #GrandDesigns
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good prog.
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