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The Australian government has reached a deal with a key opposition party and independent senators to push through a carbon emissions plan. The Palmer United Party, led by mining tycoon Clive Palmer, and senators Nick Xenophon and John Madigan agreed to the controversial emissions reduction fund. via Pocket http://ift.tt/1sE11rZ

Joan Rivers’ daughter, Melissa, has hired a legal firm to investigate the circumstances around her mother’s death. The comedian died on 4 September aged 81 following a cardiac arrest during a medical procedure on her throat. via Pocket http://ift.tt/ZZbhEN

China is to get its own version of Big Brother for the first time, with the housemates’ exploits to be broadcast on popular video site Youku Tudou. The reality show, in which contestants are monitored 24 hours a day, has been seen in dozens of countries since launching 15 years ago. via Pocket http://ift.tt/1p0frrK

Retailer Argos’s website has suffered problems for a second day following a revamped design of the site. It displayed an error message on some computers, but not others, saying access had been blocked because of a “high volume of visitors”. via Pocket http://ift.tt/1xDWcTW

Chromebooks aren’t the ideal Minecraft laptops, that’s for sure. There’s no web-based or Chrome app version of Minecraft, which is written in Java. But Chromebook owners aren’t completely out-of-luck if they want to play Minecraft. via Pocket http://ift.tt/1p0hzQv

John Lowe, 82, from Farnham, had denied two counts of murder and a firearms charge. During the trial at Guildford Crown Court, Lowe claimed that the deaths of Christine Lee, 66, and Lucy Lee, 40, were “a terrible accident”. via Pocket http://ift.tt/1zIH50X

The Venezuelan government has recalled its ambassador to Spain in protest at the support Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has voiced for a jailed Venezuelan opposition leader. via Pocket http://ift.tt/1wCoPSl
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