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A Deloitte Access Economics report , released on Monday, has for the first time linked 64,000 jobs to the reef, including 33,000 in Queensland in 2015/16. Former US vice-president Al Gore, who is headlining July's Ecocity World Summit in Melbourne, said the report was a timely and holistic view of the economic value provided by the reef.
  • Newcomer Malan leads England to series win vs South Africa

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    AB de Villiers' team went down by 19 runs in the deciding game of the rubber, bringing to six the number of defeats they have suffered in the nine matches they have played in England . I will wait until the final decision on the coach and things like that are made. Phehlukwayo's throw hit Roy on his boot who in the process of running back had changed his path which prompted an appeal from the South African players led by Chris Morris .
  • Christopher Pyne suggests gay marriage could happen 'sooner than everyone thinks'

    Christopher Pyne suggests gay marriage could happen 'sooner than everyone thinks'

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    The Liberal Party is becoming a tinderbox and Christopher Pyne, who was secretly recorded boasting of the extent of moderate influence and flagging a policy change on same-sex marriage, needs to be reined in, senior conservatives warn. And your friends in Canberra are working on that outcome, ' Mr Pyne said. "I'm going to make sure that I'm concentrating on the issues that people who elected me want, which is to get the best return back through the farm gate", he told reporters after ...
  • Wisconsin senator wants health care vote delayed

    Wisconsin senator wants health care vote delayed

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    That was my term because I want to see - and I speak from the heart, that's what I want to see. "I want to see a bill with heart", he said, confirming a switch from his laudatory statements about the House bill at a Rose Garden ceremony with House GOP leaders last month.
  • Trump seeks support for controversial GOP health care bill

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    And Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, appearing on ABC's This Week, said: "It's hard for me to see the bill passing this week, but that's up to the majority leader". At the same time, Democrats say, he has striking liabilities. Interestingly, the people who have been most hurt by the Affordable Care Act are the people who earn too much to get tax credits but they buy their own insurance.
  • Senator Rand Paul says would consider partial repeal of Obamacare

    Senator Rand Paul says would consider partial repeal of Obamacare

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    The Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, which was released by Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Thursday , would significantly cut federal funding for the low-income Medicaid program. "This bill that's now in front of the United States Senate is not the answer", Heller, a moderate who is up for re-election in 2018, said at a news conference in Las Vegas.
  • Great Barrier Reef worth A$56bn, report finds

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    But without ramped-up protection efforts, it warns much of that could be at risk as the reef suffers from repeated mass coral bleaching events, poor water quality and climate change. "Any failure to protect this indispensable natural resource would have profound impacts not only to Australia but around the world", he added. "There has never been a more critical time to understand precisely what the reef contributes and, therefore, what we stand to lose without it", said Dr John Schubert, ...
  • Azerbaijan F1 Grand Prix 2017 Results: Daniel Ricciardo Wins Incident-Rich Race

    Azerbaijan F1 Grand Prix 2017 Results: Daniel Ricciardo Wins Incident-Rich Race

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    But Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari was given a penalty for unsafe driving and Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes had to stop due to his headrest coming loose and presenting a safety issue. As if Hamilton hadn't seen enough drama already, his headrest came loose just past the midway point of the race. "We came back to it this weekend and I am as competitive as at the beginning of the season, like in Bahrain and China where I was in Q3".
  • Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban

    Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban

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    Some road crossings around Greenwich Village, the flagship neighbourhood of the LGBT community, were painted in colors so that the march participants would cross the rainbow if they wanted to approach the Stonewall Inn , a bar where the story of the LGBT March in NY began.
  • Balotelli signs new Nice contract

    Balotelli signs new Nice contract

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    Mario Balotelli had an average shot accuracy of 69% in Ligue 1 last season . The length of the contract remains a mystery as Nice didn't reveal how many years will run on Balotelli's new deal, however his salary is believed to have decreased to make him more affordable for the club.
  • Formula One: Vettel, Hamilton clash as Ricciardo wins in Baku

    Formula One: Vettel, Hamilton clash as Ricciardo wins in Baku

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    Lance Stroll , an unheralded Belgian-Canadian racing driver, just secured his first ever podium finish in Formula One . Both took damage and it enabled Vettel to move up to second place. After the pit stops and the three retirements, Bottas was still at the back of the grid, but he did unlap himself. "I'm just lost for words", said Stroll, from Montreal, who earned his first podium finish.
  • Canada's Lance Stroll makes history at Azerbaijan Grand Prix

    Canada's Lance Stroll makes history at Azerbaijan Grand Prix

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    This wasn't the first time for the British driver to show his rude and unsportsmanlike behavior and this is exactly why he is one of the champions who are the least favorite among the fans. Asked if he expected Vettel to apologise, Hamilton said: "I don't fancy seeing him". "If I get a penalty then we should both get a penalty", the German driver said.