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38 min ago | CBS News

Which cities get the most and the least sleep?

A new study reveals how much sleep residents of different cities in the world typically get, suggesting that people in Melbourne sleep the most and people in Tokyo sleep the least.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Russia, New York

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

38 min ago | Hindustan Times

2 diplomats in race to be PMs G20 summit sherpa

Indian Ambassador to Russia PS Raghavan and former diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri are in contention to be appointed as personal emissary or "sherpa" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia on November 15-16.


Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Australia, Manmohan Singh

5 hrs ago | Circulation

Physical Activity, Obesity, Weight Change, and Risk of Atrial...

From the School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia ; Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis ; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD ; Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Wake Forest ... (more)


Related Topix: Australia, World News, University of Minnesota, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC

9 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Is Sleeping Apart Good for Couples?By Tim Teeman

The film director Baz Luhrmann and his wife, Catherine Martin, sleep separately most nights of the week.


Related Topix: Australia, Pop/Rock, Baz Luhrmann, Home Listing, Home, World News,

13 hrs ago | ABC News

No-show Clive Palmer irks prestigious economics committee

Clive Palmer is under fire again, this time for failing to turn up to any hearings of the Standing Committee on Economics, which he is required to attend because he is a member.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The forbearance agreements between PREPA an... )--Meggitt Training Systems will demonstrate and discuss the latest in next generation simulation training systems at Land Forces 2014 in Brisbane, Australia, 22-25 Sept... )--Silverthorne Homes announced today its plans for revitalizing two upscale subdivisions in Center Grove and Fishers.


Related Topix: Prairie Village, KS, Australia, World News,

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Meggitt Training Systems Demonstrates Next Generation Simulation Training at Land Forces 2014

Meggitt Training Systems, the leading supplier of integrated live fire and virtual weapons training systems, will join defense agencies and personnel from Australia, Asia and the Indo-Pacific region to demonstrate and discuss the latest in next generation simulation training systems at Land Forces 2014 in Brisbane, Australia, 22-25 September.


Related Topix: Australia, World News

WFNT-AM Burton

What City Gets the Most Sleep?

Melbourne, Australia - 7:05 London, England - 7:02 Denver, Colorado - 7:02 Brisbane, Australia - 7:00 Paris, France - 7:00 Tokyo, Japan - 5:46 Seoul, South Korea - 5:55 Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 6:32 Singapore, Singapore - 6:32 Mexico City, Mexico - 6:32 And while New York is known as the city that never sleeps, perhaps that title should be ... (more)


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, France,

David Hallberg to Withdraw from Upcoming American Ballet Theatre Performances Due to Injury

Due to a recurring foot injury requiring surgery, American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer David Hallberg will withdraw from upcoming performances with the Company this Fall, it was announced today by Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Theater, Australia, World News,


Time ripe for Felix produce meter at Australia congress

Research on analyzing ripeness with the Felix Instruments F-750 produce quality meter was presented at the International Horticultural Congress in Brisbane, Australia.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Life, Fruits, Food, Camas, WA

Sydney Morning Herald

Maps clue to Sydney bomb plot, police suspect

He has blown up a love rival's car and survived an attempt on his life. Now Queensland police investigating whether Newcastle man Daniel Fing was behind something even more sinister: plotting a mass attack on Sydney and his home town.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Australia, World News,

Suncorp Group Limited - Strategy and SWOT Report: New research report ...

Suncorp Group Limited - SWOT Analysis company profile is the essential source for top-level company data and information.


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Mon Aug 18, 2014


Oregon agency rejects coal terminal on Columbia

Oregon state regulators rejected a proposal for a coal terminal on the Columbia River that would be a conduit for exporting millions of tons of American coal a year to Asia.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Boardman, OR, St. Helens, OR, Morrow County, OR, Columbia County, OR, John Kitzhaber, US Governors


Cholesterol drug cuts heart and stroke risks by 30 percent in diabetic women: Study

The cholesterol-lowering drug fenofibrate cuts cardiovascular disease risks by 30 per cent in women with type-2 diabetes, a new University of Sydney study reveals.


Related Topix: Medicine, Tricor, Fenofibrate (generic), Australia, World News,

Daily Mail

The world's fattest man who ate himself to death: Confined to his...

The world's fattest man who ate himself to death: Confined to his bed and too large for surgery, how Ricky Naputi finally lost his battle with food addiction For many years Ricky Naputi, who at his heaviest tipped the scales at more than 400 kilograms , battled with his food addiction, and at the time of his death hadn't walked on his own for more ... (more)


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Business Times

Lian Beng, Heeton, KSH to co-develop Brisbane asset

LIAN Beng Group, together with Heeton Holdings and KSH Holdings will, through their respective subsidiaries, co-develop a A$150 million mixed-use site in Brisbane, Australia.


Related Topix: Australia, World News

ABC News

Qld students improve NAPLAN test results

Queensland's Education Minister says the state's teachers and students can be proud of achieving some of their highest scores in the national literacy and numeracy tests.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Standardized Testing, Education

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Family driven from Oz by crooked cops

IT is Australia's worst house fire, which killed eleven people from two Queensland families.


Related Topix: Australia, World News

The Age

'A bit of a joke': Helpmann Awards still dividing the critics

Sir Robert Helpmann would surely turn in his grave if he could hear the chorus of disapproval for the performing arts awards named in his honour.


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QHealth fails vulnerable new mums

This week's Insight sees an all-male audience discuss the disturbing question - why are male suicide rates so high? QUEENSLAND'S Mental Health Commissioner says the state is failing women at one of the most vulnerable times in their lives - during pregnancy and in the months after they give birth.


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