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18 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Smoke alert as fire threat enters day two

HE SAID what? A television host has enraged viewers - and his female co-host - for shaming a Bachelorette star and calling her a "sl*t".

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Related Topix: Fire, Australia, World News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Yesterday | The Age

New resolution: Russia

Russia has called for a second United Nations Security Council resolution before Australian and international armed forces are allowed on the ground to support efforts to retrieve the dead and investigate how Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was brought down.

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

Yesterday | Daily Mail

Report names the top ten suburbs in Australia to invest

Russia faces having assets seized around the world after international court rules it has to pay $50billion to shareholders of energy company Putin's government destroyed Charles Barkley offers to pay funeral costs of Philly carjacking crash victims aged 7, 10 and 15 as two suspects are charged with murder Israeli leader Netanyahu vows to continue ... (more)

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News,

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Cancer patients 'taking advantage'

A senior analyst with the Commonwealth Bank's insurance arm has accused some cancer patients of "taking advantage" of life insurance by setting up policies soon before they die.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

ABC News

Queensland prisoners take-up online study

CHRIS UHLMANN: Queensland's Liberal National Government has been unashamedly "tough on crime", increasing sentences, and restricting bail provisions for many offences.

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Related Topix: Prison, Australia, World News

NEWS.com.au

Tassie bikie drug ring accused face life

THAT'S two women. And that's a freight train just behind them. So how did the lucky pair survive being run over? Footage reveals just how close they came to a fatal encounter.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Daily Mail

One sleepy dog! Grover the pug shares mammoth yawns with the camera ...

National Guard on US-Mexico border can't make arrests but serve as 'a powerful reminder that what you are doing is a crime', says Rick Perry One sleepy dog! Grover the pug shares mammoth yawns with the camera as owner films him every morning for two weeks An adorable new home video shows one little dog who is certainly not ready for his early ... (more)

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The Mercury

Busts will hurt bikie gangs, say police

TASMANIAN Police say they have made the biggest drug bust in state history and crippled the criminal activities of the local chapter of the Rebels Outlaw Motor Cycle Club.

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Reuters

Australia's Bentham IMF files suit over optimistic toll road forecasts

Australia's Bentham IMF Ltd , which funds litigation, on Tuesday said it has filed court proceedings seeking A$50 million from a traffic forecaster on behalf of 30 investors who claim to have suffered loss because of optimistic predictions.

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ABC News

Queensland Governor de Jersey sworn in

Queensland Governor Paul de Jersey has been officially sworn into office at an elaborate ceremony at Parliament House in Brisbane.

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Related Topix: John de Jongh, US Governors, Australia, World News, Queen Elizabeth, Oceania

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Yahoo!

Ochre bodies connect to landscape

Instinct means a lot to Australian choreographer Penelope Mullen. It was instinct that took her on a life-changing trip to Brazil a decade ago, a snap decision to jump on a plane to any destination as a way to deal with a debilitating illness.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Arts, Dance,

The Age

Vladimir Putin: what can Australia do?

The families of 38 Australians and permanent residents have been dragged into the geopolitical brinksmanship of Russia and the West.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Australia Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Vladimir Putin, Asia Travel, Hong Kong, China Travel, China Travel

NEWS.com.au

Hundreds farewell 'one of the best'

ALMOST 50 per cent of white Australians believe Aboriginal people are given unfair advantages by the government, a new study shows.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Journalism

Suria

Koala survives terrifying ride clinging...

Timberwolf the koala was lucky to be alive Monday after surviving a terrifying 88-kilometre ride down a busy Australian freeway clinging to the bottom of a car.

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ABC News

Professional arborist Rebecca Barnes heads to US for International Tree Climbing Championships

The reigning Australian Tree Climbing Women's Champion and Asia Pacific Women's Champion wants to do her country proud as one of the 50 competitors in the International Tree Climbing Championships in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, this weekend.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Australia, World News,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Abbott leads the world, but not the polls

THE Western Line is the city's worst. It is overcrowded. It has the most late trains, and is among the most dangerous in terms of violent assaults.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NEWS.com.au

By-election tsunami flushes out political debris

THE parents of Fatima Dyczynski completed their pilgrimage of pain to the MH17 crash site last night, laying flowers atop plane debris.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania, Canada

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Mail

Desperately ill girl whose 18th birthday wish was life WILL get world most expensive drug

Terrifying moment SWAT team stormed a plane after passenger told stewardess 'I want to blow up Canada' and U.S. fighter jets escorted jet back to Toronto An 18-year-old Gold Coast girl has won her bid to have a $680,000-a-year drug subsidised so that she can receive ongoing medical treatments to keep her alive.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

Newsday

Tedium, tragedy and tar: The slowest drops in science

In two famous - and famously lengthy - experiments, scientists wait for pitch to drip from a funnel.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science, Australia, World News,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Australian reporter imprisoned in Egypt to appeal

Journalist Peter Greste's brother Mike Greste said a Cairo legal firm had been appointed and was in the process of lodging the Al-Jazeera-funded appeal.

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Related Topix: Muslim Brotherhood, Australia, World News,

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