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PM must go or the party will be over

Mike Carlton smh.com.au Time to face facts. Time to pull the pin. Julia Gillard is leading the Australian Labor Party towards a catastrophic election defeat, probably the worst in its federal history. For the good of the party and the … Continue reading

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After child dies, mom’s risk of early death skyrockets: study

Williams Evans EurekAlert In the first two years following the death of a child, there is a 133% increase in the risk of the mother dying, a new study from the University of Notre Dame shows. Titled “Maternal bereavement: the … Continue reading

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Warning issued over anti-carbon tax posters

Simon Cullen ABC News Labor is warning small businesses against displaying the Coalition’s anti-carbon tax posters, saying they risk million-dollar fines if the information is found to be misleading. The Coalition has sent the fliers to bakeries, butchers, dry cleaners … Continue reading

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Bob Brown resigns as Greens leader and Senator

Judith Ireland & Jessica Wright Sydney Morning Herald Bob Brown has resigned as leader of the Australian Greens. He will also resign from the Senate. Senator Brown made the shock announcement to his Greens Party colleagues this morning. Advertisement: Story … Continue reading

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Let voters dump bad government, experts decide

Source: SMH VOTERS should be given the power to force early elections in NSW with a view to dumping unpopular governments, a majority of experts has advised the Premier, Barry O’Farrell. But an early election could only be called with … Continue reading

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Outgoing Future Fund chairman David Murray says carbon tax will be ‘very,very bad’ for economy

Ben Packham The Australian OUTGOING Future Fund chairman David Murray has condemned Labor’s carbon tax as “the worst piece of economic reform I have ever seen in my life”. Mr Murray, who has also lashed the Gillard government’s mining tax, … Continue reading

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The politics of treason

Michael Pascoe Sydney Morning Herald The absolute minimum requirement for becoming a member of parliament should be a willingness to put the interests of the nation ahead of self. And on that basis, the Labor, Liberal and National Party members … Continue reading

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Total candour was only way to stop him

David Marr Sydney Morning Herald No Kevin. This isn’t a breakdown in civility. Your colleagues are at last telling us why you were sacked. And here the political is inescapably personal: you couldn’t run the place. The result was, as … Continue reading

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Apple factories to face independent inspections

BBC News The working conditions in factories which produce Apple products are to be inspected, the computing giant has announced. The Fair Labor Association (FLA) will audit several suppliers, including Foxconn in China, at Apple’s request. Safety at the factories … Continue reading

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Effect of aqueous extract of Arctium lappa L. (burdock) roots on the sexual behavior of male rats

Source: BMC Arctium lappa L. root has traditionally been recommended as an aphrodisiac agent. It is used to treat impotence and sterility in China, and Native Americans included the root in herbal preparations for women in labor. However, its use … Continue reading

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