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Published on: Thursday, February 14, 2019

1. The federal government is preparing to transfer up to 300 refugees from Manus Island and Nauru after the medivac bill passed the Senate yesterday.

2. AMP reported that its net profit fell to $28 million in 2018 compared to $848 million in 2017.

3. Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to meet with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Beijing this Friday as trade talks continue between the two countries.

4. The Dow had the strongest gains of the major Wall Street indexes and closed the day 0.46% higher, while the S&P 500 rose 0.30% and the Nasdaq rose 0.08%. 

5. British Prime Minister Theresa May has told a Cabinet meeting on reducing food wastage that she does not throw away jam that is mouldy on top, and instead scrapes the mould away and eats the rest.


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