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2 hrs ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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Mashable

Double Tragedy: Family Loses Relatives On MH17 and MH370

An Australian family is in mourning again after losing relatives on MH17, just months after grieving the loss of loved ones on MH370.

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Switched

Rare, Blue-Colored Red King Crab Gains Celebrity In Alaska

A rare blue-colored red king crab was part of a fisherman's catch earlier this month in Nome, Alaska.

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Suria

G20 trade ministers reaffirm growth...

G20 trade ministers reaffirmed Saturday their commitment to free trade as a central driver of growth and to streamline the flow of goods through borders.

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Cult of Mac Blog

New Apple Store to be built in the biggest shopping mall in Western Australia

Apple is set to open its third brick-and-mortar retail store in Western Australia, at the Lakeside Joondalup shopping mall in Joondalup, Perth.

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Green Left Weekly

Aboriginal communities say 'We're taking back our land and children'

Aboriginal communities from across Australia met in Brisbane on July 11 to attend a day of protest and planning against the ongoing removal of children from Aboriginal families .

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Passenger manifest reveals true horror of MH17 attack

As emergency workers search for victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, Ukraine releases security vision it says shows a launcher with two missiles missing heading towards the Russian border.

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The Age

'This is not an accident, it's a crime': Abbott

A central Queensland family has been hit by both Malaysia Airlines' tragedies this year, reports SMH Crime Editor Nick Ralston.

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