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Michael Brown’s Ferguson: ‘This is a war and we are soldiers on the frontline’ |

Michael Brown's Ferguson: 'This is a war and we are soldiers on the frontline' | World news | NewsWire
Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 12, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

When David Whitt returned from the supermarket to his apartment in Ferguson, Missouri one recent evening, he quickly realised that he had made a mistake and would have to head back out on his bicycle.

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How Ebola gained toehold in Nigerian capital |

The man was acting strangely even before he boarded the plane, hunching over in pain and avoiding physical contact with other passengers milling around the airport in Monrovia, Liberia's capital. Once airborne, he was sick several times. By the time he disembarked in Lagos airport – one of the busiest in the continent on a Muslim holiday – he was no longer able to stand unaided, diplomats and a witness told the Guardian.

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WestConnex, the $11.5bn road paved with Coalition gold |

WestConnex, the $11.5bn road paved with Coalition gold | World news | NewsWire
Tony Abbott during a press conference in Sydney for the WestConnex motorway in 2013. Photograph: Paul Miller/AAP

Tony Shepherd, having completed his work heading the Abbott government’s commission of audit and his term as president of the Business Council of Australia, is enthusiastically pursuing his role as chairman of Sydney’s $11.5bn WestConnex road.

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NYPD chief says police ‘not a racist organisation’ despite chokehold death |

NYPD chief says police 'not a racist organisation' despite chokehold death | World news | NewsWire
The New York police commissioner, Bill Bratton, at a recent event where he shared the stage with the NYPD critic the Reverend Al Sharpton. Photograph: Zuma/Rex

New York’s top law enforcement official went on a media blitz on Friday to deny that the chokehold death of a black suspect shows that police are singling out minorities in a crackdown on minor offences and to insist that Mayor Bill de Blasio is “very pro-cop”.

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MP Andrew Cornwell tells Icac he used $10,000 from developer to pay tax |

MP Andrew Cornwell tells Icac he used $10,000 from developer to pay tax | World news | NewsWire
Charlestown MP Andrew Cornwell and his wife, Samantha Brookes, arrive to give evidence at the Independent Commision Against Corruption hearing in Sydney on Thursday. Photograph: Paul Miller/AAP

New South Wales MP Andrew Cornwell’s political career has taken another blow after he admitted using more than $10,000 from a “sham” art sale to a property developer to pay his payroll tax bill.

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