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发表时间:2017-05-21内容来源:VOA英语学习网

The top stories from ABC News.

The federal opposition has issued the strongest indication yet it could block a plebiscite being held on the question of same-sex marriage. But prime minister Malcolm Turnbull said he still believes Labor will support legislation in parliament to establish the nation-wide vote. Labor and the Greens have voiced concerns about the cost of the plebiscite.

The Northern Territory's chief minister elect Michael Gunner says he'll meet with key indigenous organisations to discuss juvenile detention, after Labor ousted the country Liberal party from power in a landslide election victory.

Labor looks likely to win 18 seats in the legislative assembly and it appears independents will outnumber CLP members.

A man has been granted bail after he allegedly put hydrochloric acid inside a dispenser at a brothel in Sydney's north-west. Police said the 62-year-old man went into the premises in Rydalmere, filling a dispenser inside a room with the highly corrosive acid. He's been charged with a range of offences, including administering poison with the intent to cause injury, distress or pain.

And in the NRL Wests Tigers have ended the Warriors season with a 12-point win in Auckland. The Warriors led until the 72nd minute before the Tigers ran in two tries in the dying stages.

And those are updated headlines from ABC News.

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