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Could you afford the world's most expensive food?

Finances Online shared with me an infographic of the world's most expensive foods.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Beef, Meat, Australia, World News,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Heritage Foundation

After the Malaysian Airlines Atrocity: 10 Ways the U.S. Should Respond to Russia's Role in Ukraine

Evidence is mounting that Russian-backed insurgents in eastern Ukraine were responsible for the shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines plane, with the loss of 298 lives.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Strategic Defense Initiative, Australia,

Townsville Bulletin

Rally to fight dredging

The Senate Environment and Communications References Committee public hearing into the adequacy of the Federal and Queensland Governments' efforts to stop the rapid decline of the Reef moves to Townsville after hearings in Brisbane and Mackay.

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NEWS.com.au

Philippines deports 'Australian jihadist'

MELBOURNE man Robert Edward Cerantonio who is suspect of using the internet to urge people to join jihad in Iraq and Syria is on his way back to Australia.

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Russia Taday

Great Barrier Reef in 'worst state since records began', scientists say

The Great Barrier Reef off Australia's east coast is "in the worst state since records began" and in 40 years large swathes of coral structures will be replaced by seaweed and algae, scientists told a senate inquiry.

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ABC News

French teens meet WWI diggers' descendants 100 years on

Three years after the discovery dubbed the 'Lost Diggers', nine teenagers from Vignacourt have flown to Australia to meet with a number of the known descendants of the Australian soldiers captured in the images.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Family, Teenagers, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel,

ABC News

MH17: Officials gather in Brisbane to sign condolence book, pay respects to crash victims

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman met with officials from the Netherlands, Belgium, Britain and the Philippines at the executive building to add the first signatures to the book.

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Related Topix: Australia, Travel, World News, Pacific Travel, Queensland, Australia Travel, Australia Travel, Oceania, Melbourne, Australia Travel,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sydney Star Observer

Queer sex workers and decriminalisation: The key to fighting stigma

As the 20th International AIDS Conference gets underway in Melbourne, workers in the sex industry are hoping that a range of HIV and AIDS issues relating to them will be addressed, as well as bring about attention to its causes and issues.

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NEWS.com.au

How to save every time you buy

DON'T book flights for a Friday afternoon. And always get groceries on Monday. Save cash by shopping smarter, not shopping less.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel,

The Globe and Mail

Theft of classic red Corvette leaves Calgary owner 'lonesome' for his baby

Betsy is - well, was - Mr. Jelley's 1962 'Vette. They have been together nearly 41 years, a lifetime filled with Sunday drives.

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The New Zealand Herald

MH17: Australia unites to demand action on downed plane

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott vowed to maintain pressure on Vladimir Putin after a phone call to the Russian President.

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Switched

This Intrepid 84-Year-Old Woman Saved Her Neighbor's Dog From Wild Coyotes

When faced with a heart-stopping situation, one brave Bensenville, Illinois, woman didn't hesitate to step up to the plate.

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ABC News

Leaps And Bounds - Transcript

DAVID WENHAM, PRESENTER: Hello. This is David Wenham and this is coming to you via my smart phone in Manchester, England.

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Related Topix: Australia, Arts, Ballet, Greater Manchester County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Dance, Travel, Australia Travel, Pacific Travel, Queensland, Australia Travel

New Jersey Herald

Double disasters taint Malaysia Airlines

Hit by two astonishing tragedies in quick succession, the Malaysia Airlines brand may become the airline industry's equivalent of asbestos or News of the World: toxic to the public and, experts say, impossible to redeem.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Australia, South Korea,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

ABC News

Newman Govt pledges to re-think law-and-order agenda after poll shock

ELEANOR HALL: The Queensland Government is promising to re-assess its controversial law-and-order agenda in response to its massive defeat in the weekend by-election.

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NEWS.com.au

Iraq suicide bomber confirmed as Aussie teen

A TRUCK has collided with a number of vehicles on the Hume Hwy and motorist are advised to expect delays near Campbelltown.

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NEWS.com.au

Leaders losing patience with Russia

On July 17 Putin warned biting sanctions will boomerang and hit back at US national interests, will inflicting "very serious damage" on an already tattered US-Russia relationship.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Vladimir Putin,

The Telegraph

Russia and America lobby silent India

New Delhi, July 19: Thursday's missile attack on a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine has triggered a race between America and Russia to lobby India ahead of a tense diplomatic calendar where New Delhi's clout among developing nations could prove critical.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Age

This is a tragedy which touches us deeply: Abbott

Ukraine officials accuse Russia of helping separatists of destroy evidence at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down on the Russia-Ukraine border.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Vladimir Putin, Australia, Oceania, World News,

NEWS.com.au

'Proof' Russian rebels behind MH17 tragedy

TONY Abbott has described the crash scene of MH17 as 'chaotic' and 'outrageous' and says there can be no room for excuses or blame shifting by Russia.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Terrorism, Travel

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