News National Top Stories – Tuesday 16 February, 2016
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Top Stories – Tuesday 16 February, 2016

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‘Trickery, gaming’ used to deceive buyers of iconic Aussie products

Milo and All-Bran are just two common items which carry strong health claims. New research tells a very different story. Read more.

 

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Damaging lessons of the past are now haunting the PM of the present

ANALYSIS: The crown is slipping from Malcolm Turnbull’s head. If further revelations of dodgy business arise, the ALP storm back into contention. Read more.

 

The truth is out there, according to Warnie.

Shane Warne convinced aliens turned monkeys into humans. Really

Has the former cricketer eaten poisonous berries on I’m a Celebrity? Outlandish theory about evolution comes from former spin king. Read more.

 

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Beware of the latest Apple prank – it threatens to kill your iPhone

Whatever you do, don’t do this on your iPhone. A prank which claims to show a classic logo on your phone could destroy it. Read more.

 

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How Labor’s negative gearing plans could make homes more affordable

Cutting tax breaks for property investors is now a bipartisan policy. While the govt mulls it over, the ALP’s plan could help homebuyers. Read more.

 

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Civil servant doesn’t go to work for six years, continues to collect pay

Nobody noticed that Joaquin Garcia, an engineer, was no longer at work until he was about to receive an award for long service. Read more.

 

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Beware of the ATO’s super death trap. How to keep it in the family

Dying with a high super balance could be dangerous to your children’s wealth. Here’s how to avoid an inheritance tax nightmare. Read more.

 

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Rebel Wilson shocks with ‘racist’, ‘transphobic’ BAFTAs speech

Edgy Aussie actress attracts harsh criticism with a series of jokes which sparked a furious response. Watch the speech here. Read more.

 

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Lawrence Mooney launches savage Twitter attack on young journalist

His new show got a bad review at the start of the festival season, sparking a personal, expletive-laden Twitter tirade. Read more.