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4 hrs ago | The Straits Times

RSAF sends 300 personnel and 16 aircraft to air combat exercise in Australia

The Republic of Singapore Air Force has deployed 300 personnel and 16 aircraft to a large-scale multilateral air combat exercise in Darwin, Australia.

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

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

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Yahoo!

Fears crocodile named Michael Jackson killed fisherman

A white-headed crocodile nicknamed Michael Jackson has been shot dead, reports said Tuesday, after the predator apparently killed a fisherman in Australia's north.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Fears crocodile named Michael Jackson killed fisherman

A white-headed crocodile nicknamed Michael Jackson has been shot dead, reports said on Tuesday , after the predator apparently killed a fisherman in Australia's north.

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NEWS.com.au

Bride has wedding at nursing home

BREKKIE WRAP: A BRIDE held her wedding in a Alzheimer's nursing home so her father, who she calls "my hero", could walk her down the aisle.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

ABC News

Sacred Yirrkala drawings returned from WA for Darwin show

When Gundimulk Marawili heard the crayon-on-paper drawings would be returning to the Northern Territory, she knew she had to go to the exhibition.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Anthropology, Science, Oceania, Painting, Arts

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Daily Mail

Jessica Mauboy nets artist of the year at National Indigenous Music Awards

Mystery of mother-of-two, 28, found murdered in her home by her fiancA© just weeks before they were due to get married 'I just saw someone die': New details of Michael Brown shooting revealed by rapper who witnessed and LIVE-TWEETED it as Ferguson police come under fire for releasing unrelated theft video of teen Ferguson steps back from the ... (more)

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Age

Medicare fee jeopardises Aborigines

Health leaders have warned the Abbott government's proposed $7 Medicare fee could widen the gap in life expectancy between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians.

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ABC News

LNP Senator Back meets with NT live export industry to garner support ...

Western Australia Liberal Senator Chris Back says there 'wasn't anybody' against his Private Senator's Bill when it was raised in the Liberal National Party room.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

ABC News

Magistrate Maley suggests link to politics during Darwin festival

Darwin magistrate Peter Maley has courted further controversy by suggesting he is a member of a political party while being questioned on stage at an event for the Darwin Festival.

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U.S. Department of Defense

Remarks by Secretary Hagel at a Troop Event, San Diego, California

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE CHUCK HAGEL: Thank you. At ease. Good afternoon. Thanks for giving me a little time this afternoon.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Manawatu Standard

Army chef at sharp end of exercise

A year ago, Linton-based Private Rowan Signal, 19, was three weeks into his initial recruit course in the heart of an icy Waiouru winter.

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ABC News

Darwin and Adelaide likely export hubs for Queensland uranium

The resurgence of uranium mining in Queensland is gaining momentum, and talk is growing about the economic opportunity that could provide for ports in neighbouring states and territories.

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The Washington Post

Did Chinese mariners reach Australia before the Europeans?

In Australia these days, China seems to shadow the antipodean nation's future. China's appetite for natural resources has reshaped Australia's economy , and the disruptive threat of its expanding navy has led Australian officials to approve the deployment of U.S. marines on Australian soil.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Suria

Australia to sign 25-year US Marine...

Australia and the United States will sign a 25-year deal allowing 2,500 US Marines and air force personnel to train Down Under, Defence Minister David Johnston said Monday, describing it as a "win-win situation".

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Border Mail

Following in Albert Borella's steps

Albert Borella received his Victoria Cross from King George V at Sandringham, England.

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Wall Street Journal

U.S. May Boost Australian Military Presence

DARWIN, Australia-The U.S. is considering rotating more fighter jets and bombers through northern Australia as part of steps to deepen its defense ties with Asia-Pacific allies.

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NEWS.com.au

GFC mortgage levels not far off

If you're waiting for Sydney's housing bubble to burst the best advice is don't hold your breath - not only are prices soaring, they're now at an all time high INTEREST rates would only have to rise two or three times to push mortgage repayments back above their eye-watering pre-GFC levels, new modelling shows.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

ABC News

Australian curator in rarefied air of US art world

ELIZABETH JACKSON: How to make it in America? It's no small feat if you crack the United States in any field, let alone when it comes to the world of art.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

ABC News

World's busiest croc-catching crew on patrol in Darwin

Nine years ago near the central Darwin boat ramp, a saltwater crocodile locked its jaws around veteran ranger Tom Nichols' hand, spun around and tore off two of his fingers.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Australians killed on MH17

The 27-year-old dual Dutch-Israeli national was a student at Melbourne's Swinburne University, living in Windsor.

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