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Friday, September 30, 2016

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Aerial shark patrols off Perth beaches set to begin

Aerial shark patrols of Perth beaches are set to resume this weekend amid a spike in detections along the metropolitan coast.



Saudi Arabia warns of 'consequences' over 9/11 law

Saudi Arabia warns of "disastrous consequences" from a United States law allowing relatives of the victims of the September 11 attacks to sue the kingdom.



More shark attacks occurring along Australian coastlines, researchers warn

Australia has the second-highest incidence of unprovoked shark attacks, behind the US, and new research shows the number of people being bitten in Australian waters is steadily increasing.



Veteran showman passes family legacy down to third generation

This will be the last Perth Royal Show for veteran ride owner-operator Robert Crowley, who after almost 60 years will pass the reins to his own son to continue the family tradition into a third generation.



Scientists' 3D-printed fossil of Canberra region fish an Australian first

3D-printed models of a 400 million-year-old fossil found near Canberra are used by ANU researchers to better understand the origin of teeth.



Philippines' Duterte appears to liken himself to Hitler

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte appears to liken himself to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and says he would "be happy" to exterminate three million drug criminals in the country.



Qantas plane makes emergency landing in Darwin

A Qantas plane with 170 passengers on board is forced to make an emergency landing at Darwin International Airport.



SPC-Adrmona in fruitful fightback after nearly closing in 2014

Australia's largest fruit and vegetable processor and manufacturer SPC-Ardmona is fighting back after problems on all sides nearly forced it to close in 2014.



'Too soon' for timeframe on $2b Singaporean defence upgrades

A senior Singaporean politician says it is too soon to talk about when his country will spend $2 billion upgrading defence force bases in Australia.



Pandas on parade: 23 cubs make their debut in China

A giant panda breeding program sees 23 panda cubs born in 2016, giving hope to the survival of the vulnerable species.