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Italy bridge collapse: Search through rubble for victims continues

Amazing stories of survival are emerging from Italy’s catastrophic bridge collapse. People have described the split second decisions that stopped them from driving off the edge of the bridge, and the terrifying run for safety as they feared the rest of the structure would come down. Europe correspondent James Glenday reports. Read more here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-16/more-survival-tales-from-genoa-bridge-collapse-2b-victims/10126098 […]

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The black cop who infiltrated the KKK

In the late 1970s, Ron Stallworth hoodwinked David Duke, the Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. This is the inside story of how he did it — and why he thinks racism has only gotten worse since then. Read more here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-07/blackkklansman-ron-stallworth-black-cop-who-infiltrated-the-kkk/9971370 For more from RN, click here: https://www.abc.net.au/rn/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RadioNational […]

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Japan takes a swing at cricket

Former Japanese professional baseball player Shogo Kimura is changing fields, from baseball to cricket. Kimura, spent most of his baseball career as an infielder with the Hiroshima Carps, is now looking to join a top-level cricket league in India or Australia one day. Read more here: For more from ABC News, click here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/ Follow […]

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Genoa bridge collapses killing dozens

Rescuers are trying to find survivors in the rubble of a massive bridge collapse in the north-west Italian city of Genoa. At least 26 people were killed and others badly hurt when the motorway collapsed. Most of the victims were in cars and trucks that plummeted to the ground. Read more here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-15/what-caused-genoas-bridge-to-collapse/10121848 For more […]

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The day Elvis died (This Day Tonight, 1977)

On 17 August 1977, Australian radio stations were inundated with calls as the world mourned the loss of The King. For some, the loss was personal. ABC’s This Day Tonight aired this story. Read more here: For more from ABC News, click here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/ Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews Like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.au Subscribe […]

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Japan’s cricket movement

Former Japanese professional baseball player Shogo Kimura is changing fields, from baseball to cricket. Kimura, spent most of his baseball career as an infielder with the Hiroshima Carps, is now looking to join a top-level cricket league in India or Australia one day. Read more here: For more from ABC News, click here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/ Follow […]

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Jetstar under fire for paying cabin crew as little as $100 a week

Budget airline Jetstar is under fire for using foreign cabin crews on Australian routes and paying them a base pay of as little as $100 a week. Read more here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-14/jetstar-under-fire-over-foreign-cabin-crews-pay-domestic-flights/10107814 For more from ABC News, click here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/ Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews Like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.au Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE […]

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Fighting Trash With Fire, Solution Or Pollution? | Foreign Correspondent

There’s a new push in Australia to build incinerators to burn our waste. Is this the way to go? Those clever Swedes think so. Foreign Correspondent sends War on Waste’s Craig Reucassel to Sweden to investigate. Read more here: https://ab.co/2OxxX8I Watch Foreign Correspondent on iview: http://iview.abc.net.au/programs/foreign-correspondent SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/ABCNEWSAUS About Foreign Correspondent: Foreign Correspondent is the […]