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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Idemitsu Mulls Singapore Storage to Feed - World's Oil Stomach'

Idemitsu Kosan Co., Japan's third- biggest refiner, is looking to lease fuel-storage tanks in Singapore as it expands its trading business in Asia's oil hub.

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Related Topix: Australia, Science / Technology

5 hrs ago | ABC News

Longreach teen 'confident' ahead of world rowing champs

A teenager who grew up in Longreach says he is feeling excited ahead of representing Australia at world rowing titles.

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10 hrs ago | Stranger in Paradise

Urban tourism, schoollies & Toolies

Bali, once famous for its pristine villages and natural scenery is now embracing a new form of tourism centred around the increasingly popular by-passes and ring roads.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia, Oceania

15 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Child-molesting co-founder of Dragon Con facing prison over Twitter 'follow' of teen girl

The co-founder of popular sci-fi convention Dragon Con is facing the possibility of life in prison after 'following' a teen girl on Twitter, breaching a plea bargain agreement that has kept him out of prison on child molestation charges.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Gwinnett County, GA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Rivers of gold: Raids take shine off alleged scam that has cost taxpayers an estimated $200m

When the illicit river of gold was discovered, it was believed to be one of Australia's largest tax fraud operations.

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Yahoo!

No place for radical extremists: Bishop

The government will do everything it can to ensure Australians don't become radicalised overseas and bring their extremist views back home, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Philippines,

Fri Jul 11, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Palmer isn't our biggest problem: Abbott

DOMINIC Bird, the Aussie acquitted by a Malaysian court of drug trafficking charges that carried the death penalty, is expected to arrive back home today.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Australia, Oceania, World News,

BroadwayWorld.com

Author Brian Magrath Shares Techniques For Reducing Stress in Newest Book

BRISBANE, Australia, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Distress - A Weapon of Mass Destruction teaches the author's tried and true method of eliminating the stress that plagues many individuals each day.

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Daily Mail

Sydney drops out of list of worlds most expensive cities, but that...

EXCLUSIVE FIRST PICTURE: How ex-wife of Texas 'shooter who executed' her sister's family 'jumped for joy' when she was finally freed from violent marriage - but sent him into downward spiral Glee actress Becca Tobin's boyfriend is 'found dead in Philadelphia hotel' - just days before anniversary of tragic co-star Cory Monteith's death Revealed: ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cory Monteith, Israel, World News, Middle East, Australia, Oceania

Thu Jul 10, 2014

ABC News

Solo winemaker upstages big brands to take major trophy win.

Just outside the Australian Capital Territory, up a dirt road a couple of kilometres off the Federal Highway to Sydney, sits a shed that Nick O'Leary built himself.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Australia, Oceania, World News,

Sydney Morning Herald

What the 'fireball' above Sydney skies really was

Shocked Australians believed they may have been witnessing a plane explosion as a bright light lit the skies from Sydney to Melbourne.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Explosion, Astronomy, Science, Science / Technology, NASA,

NEWS.com.au

Brisbane tipped to lead in house price growth

THE auction market has hit its traditionally quiet time of the year, with fewer properties to go under the hammer this week.

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Clare County Review

Little Aussie wins Buckaroo contest

Harrison Roche traveled quite a long way to compete in the buckaroo contest for Clare's Wild West Day.

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Stranger in Paradise

Urban tourism, schoollies & Toolies

Bali, once famous for its pristine villages and natural scenery is now embracing a new form of tourism centred around the increasingly popular by-passes and ring roads.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia, Oceania

Creative Loafing Atlanta

DragonCon co-founder's social media activities to get closer look by Gwinnett DA

Last we heard from Ed Kramer, the DragonCon co-founder was under house arrest in Duluth as part of a plea deal that ended a long legal battle related to child molestation charges .

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Related Topix: Duluth, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Australia, World News,

NEWS.com.au

Push for Newman's fat cats to disclose interests

CLIVE Palmer has become the wrecking ball of Australian politics, carving a further $10 billion hole out of the federal Budget this week with a series of stunts that senior Coalition members now claim are based on one motive only - to destroy the Abbott government.

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ABC News

More job losses as SA unemployment rises

MARK COLVIN: South Australia is officially the nation's jobless capital. The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate jumped from 6.9 per cent in June to 7.4, the highest in Australia.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Reuters

Regulators detail new capital buffer for top insurers

Regulators published on Wednesday details of how the world's top nine insurers will calculate their first global capital buffer from 2019 to ensure policyholders are protected in a crisis.

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BBC News

Air checks: What do passengers think?

Security checks on electronic and electrical devices are being ramped up at UK airports, in response to what the US calls a "credible threat" of terrorism.

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Bangkok Post

Race to save whale in Australia

Australian authorities struggled to rescue a beached baby whale Wednesday and were forced to suspend the operation as fading light hampered efforts to return it to sea.

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