Federal election wake-up call for Qld govt

The federal science minister has warned the Queensland government to "have a serious rethink" about its failure to approve Adani's coalmine, saying the issue cost Labor dearly in the weekend's election.

Cronk hungry to go out an NRL winner

After drawing the curtain on a glittering 16-year NRL career, Cooper Cronk has promised to write his name in the history books one last time.

US billionaire pays off students' loans

A billionaire technology investor has stunned the entire graduating class at a US university when he announced at their commencement he would pay off their student loans, estimated at $US40 million ($A58 million).

McGregor threatens axe at NRL's Dragons

Paul McGregor has threatened to wield the axe at St George Illawarra after the Dragons slumped to their fourth straight loss at the hands of Newcastle.

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