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Suburban homes are being used to grow the majority of cannabis bought and sold in Australia. These so-called 'grow houses' can make profits of around two hundred and fifty thousand dollars in their first three months. Police say that Vietnamese crime syndicates are the biggest players.
Police are investigating a horrific crash on Brisbane's southside Moorooka that has claimed three lives. About eight o'clock last night, a car travelling on Ipswich road careered into oncoming traffic, crashing into two other vehicles. The 18-year-old driver of the first car and two occupants of one of the cars were killed. Five people in a third car escaped with minor injuries.
Childcare providers that hike fees for parents could be named and shamed by the federal government. Major changes to childcare subsidies are now in effect, with the commonwealth covering up to 85 per cent of childcare costs. The overhaul will benefit an estimated one million families and about 300,000 households will be worse off. The education minister, Simon Birmingham has confirmed prices will be monitored closely.
And soccer's World Cup host Russia has caused a major upset by eliminating the 2010 champion Spain. Spain took the lead from a Russian own goal in the 11th-minute but Russia equalised just before half-time from a penalty awarded for a Gerard Pique handball. There were no further goals and Russia won the subsequent penalty shoot-out four-three thanks to two saves by goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev.
郊区住宅现在正被用来大量种植大麻，并在澳大利亚进行大麻买卖 。这些所谓的“大麻屋”前三个月可盈利约25万美元 。警方表示，越南犯罪集团是最大的幕后推手 。
布里斯班南部地区穆鲁卡发生一起可怕车祸，造成3人死亡，目前警方正在进行调查 。昨晚8点左右，一辆车在伊普斯威奇路行驶时冲撞迎面驶来的车辆，与两辆车相撞 。第一辆车的18岁司机和其中一辆车的两名乘坐者死亡 。第三辆车中的5人只受轻伤，侥幸逃生 。
增加父母需支付费用的儿童保育供应商可能被联邦政府点名批评 。现在儿童保育补贴的重大变动已经生效，联邦政府将承担儿童保育费用的85% 。这一调整将惠及约100万个家庭，而约30万家庭的情况则会变得更糟 。教育部长西蒙·伯明翰证实，价格将被密切监控 。
本届世界杯的东道主俄罗斯队淘汰2010年世界杯冠军西班牙队，大爆冷门 。比赛第11分钟，西班牙因俄罗斯自摆乌龙以1比0领先，临近上半场结束时，西班牙队的杰拉德·皮克手球送点，俄罗斯罚进将比分扳成1比1平 。随后两队均未能改写比分，双方进入点球大战，最终俄罗斯凭借守门员伊戈尔·阿金费耶夫扑出的两个点球，以4比3的比分淘汰西班牙 。
1. in effect 开始实施；生效；有效；
A national police alert was in effect.
2. be worse off 处于困境的；境况不佳的；
But even in failure, I was never worse off than before I took the risk.
3. take the lead 领先，带头；
If the team can take the lead, can it push on and increase it, never mind defend it.
4. thanks to 幸亏；归因于；
Profits were up and, thanks to its sales, the company once again climbed to the top of the Fortune 500.