A proposal to create a whale sanctuary in the southern Atlantic Ocean has been defeated at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) conference in Florianopolis, Brazil.

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Italy is getting a better idea how much it will cost to replace the collapsed Ponte Morandi bridge in Genoa, although who will do the rebuilding is unclear.

Woolworths has feted two of its transport partners with the 2018 Carrier of the Year Awards.

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British scientists have discovered how a substance in cannabis called Cannabidiol, or CBD, acts in the brain to reduce abnormal activity in patients at risk of psychosis.

A Dutch non-profit is floating a 600-meter long boom from San Francisco into the Pacific Ocean in an attempt to clean up one of the worst collections of garbage on the planet.

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Tesla shares sank as much as nine percent on Friday (closing down 6.3 percent) with the departure of key "c-suite" executives and another display of questionable behavior by company chief Elon Musk.

If land clearing in New South Wales continues at the current rate, Koalas face extinction in the state by 2050according to a leading conservation biologist.

The world's largest working offshore wind farm just opened off the UK coast, able to generate enough electricity to power 600,000 homes.

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Multiple aides and allies of Donald Trump confirm that his mood is "volcanic" as he demands the New York Times "turn over" the name of the senior Trump administration official who penned a scathing editorial detailing the staff's efforts to "frustrate parts of his agenda and his worst inclinations".

Former foreign minister Julie Bishop says the "embarrassing circus" of "appalling behaviour" she has witnessed in Canberra simply wouldn't be "tolerated in any other workplace across Australia".

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Detroit public schools students beginning the new US school year this week are taking sips from water coolers instead of water fountains, after tests found high lead levels in fixtures at some schools.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is dumping plans to raise the pension age from 67 to 70, which then-treasurer Joe Hockey put in his budget way back in 2014.

Elon Musk really needs to stick to making electric cars and solar power systems after getting caught escalating his attacks on the British diver who helped rescue a group of Thai children from a flooded cave.

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