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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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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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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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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,

NEWS.com.au

Ghost planes in Brisbane's airspace

THE equivalent of eight jumbo jets a day landed or left Brisbane Airport empty in the past year because of a massive oversupply of seats in the market.

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Bus Fires * Australia: ... Because new regulations

He believes such incidents could be the ramifications of a new environmental rule which forced engine manufacturers to reduce emissions... "Because of the change, there is an enormous amount of pressure put on diesel", Mr West told The Queensland Times.

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FoodNavigator

Co Yo CEO: Maybe it's time for a 'non-dairy' dairy section

Johnson: "There are so many plant-based alternatives coming out, perhaps it's time for a 'non-dairy dairy' section in the refrigerated case."

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ABC News

More international travellers choose Australian holidays

MARK COLVIN: There's some good news for the tourism industry in an economics report out today.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Age

Business outrage as MH17 probe progresses

An Australian business has expressed the outrage of many by suspending lamb sales to Russia over the MH17 plane disaster.

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Mashable

Tasmania: The Part of Australia Everyone Forgets

Poor Tasmania. It is the island that floats just off the bottom of mainland Australia, and no one can seem to remember it is there.

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Daily Mail

Vladimir Putin should not be allowed to attend G20, John McCain says

Former US presidential candidate John McCain has urged the Prime Minister not to invite Russian president Vladimir Putin to November's G20 summit in Brisbane.

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Examiner.com

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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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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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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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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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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