Publication: Canberra Times

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To succeed in Iraq, there must be boots on the ground

The US is leading a number of several countries into a new and, as US President Barack Obama says, different kind of war in Iraq and possibly in Syria. The objectives to which the President aspires, the destruction of ISIL Islamic State, are important ... [Published Canberra Times - 57 mins ago]
First reported 35 mins ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 1 reports

Investors give Myer recovery short ...

Department store Myer is re-emerging as one of the most heavily shorted stocks on the market as investors ­discount takeover rumours and factor in the growing threat to sales from a reinvigorated David Jones.After a spike in short selling this week, about ... [Published Canberra Times - 35 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Can Abbott defeat IS in a war of character?

Eleven years ago, Tony Abbott said that winning the war on terror could never be done on the battlefield. It was a test of character, which would be won by moral strength.Perhaps that's why he is now ramping up the moral attack on what he has called the ... [Published Canberra Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Man critically injured in Gold Coast assault

A Gold Coast man has been rushed to hospital in a critical condition following an apparent assault at Southport on Tuesday afternoon.A police spokesman said officers were called to Margaret Street, Southport, where they discovered an injured man about ... [Published Canberra Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Iron ore's best one-day rise since March

Spot iron ore posted its biggest one-day rise since March on Monday as firmer spot steel prices in China spurred a rebound from recent five-year lows, although the recovery is seen as fragile amid growing signs of weakness in the world's second-biggest ... [Published Canberra Times - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Iron Ore, China, Vale SA
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Police seek ACT fugitives during Operation Roam

Uzo Johnson Anajemba is wanted over heroin possession in the ACT in 2011. Photo: Supplied A man wanted over a serious one-punch assault in Civic is among fugitives who police have put a bounty on as part of a nationwide blitz. The targets alleged offenders ... [Published Canberra Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Academics condemn professor for call to go soft on Sri Lanka's war history

Academics and non-governmental organisations have condemned a University of Sydney academic's call for delegates at a human rights conference to go soft on Sri Lanka despite claims of the country's war-time atrocities.A group of lecturers from the university ... [Published Canberra Times - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Banks pull share market lower

The share market has closed lower as investors pulled out of bank stocks in anticipation of a rise in interest interest rates in the United States.Investors are speculating the US Federal Reserve will raise interest rates sooner rather than later, and ... [Published Canberra Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Kitchen Spy unveils Yotam Ottolenghi's special touch in the kitchen

He's Yotam Ottolenghi, the international chef of the moment, known for his casual Mediterranean fare, eponymously named casual London eateries but most of all his bestselling books Ottolenghi, the Cookbook and vegetarian favourite, Plenty and the freshly ... [Published Canberra Times - 4 hours ago]
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Lantern Hotel Group acquires ...

Lantern Hotel Group has expanded its portfolio with the acquisition of the Waterworks Hotel at Botany for $8.25 million.Lantern Group executive director Russell Naylor said the deal was funded through the group's main finance facility."There remains strong ... [Published Canberra Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Strata manager Rachael Kwawegen sentenced to 15 months in prison

Rachael Kwawegen entering Parramatta Local Court. Photo: Sue Williams A Sydney strata manager who stole more than $1 million from the apartment and business owners whose buildings she looked after has been sentenced 15 months in prison.Rachael Kwawegen, ... [Published Canberra Times - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Restaurant review: Acclaimed Greek family returns to serve patrons

As restaurant chains slowly take over the world, there's something extra special about a place run by the owner, even more so by a family.Plaka has been in by the Miras family for almost 40 years, and its closure in Mawson three years ago prompted an ... [Published Canberra Times - 6 hours ago]

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"David Jones will be run much better and will probably come down into the market segment inhabited by Myer, the middle market between discount and high end, through private label" one hedge fund trader said
"Although the 'war on terrorism' has an important military dimension, it's a war that weapons can't win, because, even in death (in a twisted version of the aphorism that the blood of martyrs is the seed of the church) terrorists gain a kind of victory."
"I have doubts on how long this hike in prices can last" said the trader

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