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56 min ago | Alamogordo Daily News

Crop circle in Germany attracts many visitors

Thousands of people are trekking to a Bavarian farmer's field to check out a mysterious set of crop circles.

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5 hrs ago | The Age

More elderly public servants? No thanks, we're sorted

A push to swell the ranks of the Australian Public Service's grey army looks set to meet resistance at the top level of the bureaucracy and among its political bosses.

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9 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

Airline passengers rush to flush pot after tip

An Australian airline apologized on Wednesday for a warning a flight attendant gave passengers who might have been flying high that there were drug-sniffer dogs awaiting them at Sydney airport.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Weird

10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | The Willits News

Lollapalooza marks a decade in Chicago

Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup that includes Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon.

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15 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Suspicious package cleared at St. Thomas bank

Pennsylvania State Troopers investigate a possible bomb at the Susquehanna Bank on the 4000 block of Lincoln Way West in near St. Thomas on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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19 hrs ago | Canberra City News

Courtroom drama "The Burning" focuses on father and son at the Q

MOST theatregoers are well-acquainted with Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" and John Whiting's "The Devils," based on a book by Aldous Huxley, but now it's time for Canberrans to see "The Burning," by admired local playwright Duncan Ley, opening tomorrow at The Q. Like "The Devils," it's set in the early 1600s, this time in Germany, where a gripping ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Redwood Times

EPD: 11 firearms seized after search warrant, no arrests

Criminal Investigations Section , served a Search Warrant at the 3500 block of Summer Street in Eureka.

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Canberra City News

Arts in the City / Mad songs and Englishmen

"MAD Songs and Englishmen" is a cheeky title for Salut! Baroque's next concert. It's got nothing to do with Noel Coward, but is rather a look at radical changes in English music between Oliver Cromwell's Commonwealth and the restoration of King Charles.

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Russia Taday

Dutch PM tells Ukraine to stop fighting near MH17 crash site

Investigators work at a the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove , some 80km east of Donetsk The Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, has called Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to ask government forces to stop fighting around the Malaysia Airlines crash site after experts were unable to get there for a third ... (more)

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Wall Street Journal

Australia Issues Arrest Warrants for Syria Terror Suspects

CANBERRA, Australia-Australian police Tuesday issued arrest warrants for two Australian citizens the government accuses of fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham and photographing the severed heads of Syrian soldiers.

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Time

Bloodcurdling Images of Australian Jihadists Puts 'Lucky Country' on Edge

Thousands of people stage a demonstration to protest the Israeli ongoing attacks in Gaza on July 26, 2014, in Melbourne, Australia.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Iraq, Terrorism

Mon Jul 28, 2014

ABC News

More than 200,000 older Australians on the dole

CHRIS UHLMANN: As the Abbott Government seeks to dramatically expand Work for the Dole, AM can reveal there's been a 45 per cent spike in the number of older Australians on unemployment benefits since 2010.

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The RiotACT

Canberra is doomed

Have the changes brought about by a Federal Liberal Government and an increasingly broke and desperate Labor/Green Alliance, started to sink home to Canberrans yet? I can remember so many years ago when the same sort of looney left Labor and Green Alliance took over in Tasmania, promising a change of culture and increased economic security in the ... (more)

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WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

New attempt to visit MH17 crash site

An international team is attempting again Monday to enter the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in war-torn eastern Ukraine, a day after heavy fighting prevented it from getting near.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The RiotACT

WYRD. A new book by Canberran author JG Montgomery

Many of you may remember that I released a book back in 2012 called "A Case for Ghosts" which was critiqued here on RiotACT .

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ABC News

Trees wrapped with scarves in yarn-bombing project

While Canberra shivers through some chilly winter mornings, the trees at the National Arboretum are being kept warm by a colourful new art installation.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Fresh legal challenge as boat people come ashore

Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Saturday the government will still do whatever it can to stop the boats.

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Thanh Nein News

Australia seeks to secure MH17 remains as Abbott deploys police

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's plan to deploy armed police officers to the site of the Malaysian Air crash will focus on reclaiming bodies, amid concern their presence may risk increasing tension in the Ukrainian territory held by Russian-backed rebels.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

ABC News

Pork industry calls for Australian-made bacon labelling overhaul

Australian pork producers say their industry is being undermined by weak labelling laws that make it easy for foreign pig meat to be portrayed as home-grown.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Life, Food, Pork, Meat,

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