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Yesterday | KFVS12

Albino crocodile named 'Michael Jackson' kills Australian fisherman

A Facebook photo of the 14.5-foot albino crocodile locals of the Northern Territory of Australia dubbed 'Michael Jackson.'

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Indonesia, South Africa, Africa,

Yesterday | KOLD-TV Tucson

Albino crocodile named 'Michael Jackson' kills Australian fisherman

Opposition lawmakers have heckled South African President Jacob Zuma during a parliamentary session in which questions were raised about more than $20 million in state spending on the president's private home.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, South Africa, Africa,

Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

Sticky Carpet: Dan Sultan dominates NIMA awards

Victorian musicians dominated the National Indigenous Music Awards in Darwin last Friday, winning four of the seven categories.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

Yesterday | ABC News

Montara oil spill: Fishermen's lawyer calls for investigation into reports of skin disease

Indonesian and East Timorese fishermen may be suffering from skin conditions caused by the Montara oil spill, the lawyer representing them has said.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Mail

More than One Million Australians won't get their rubbish collected ...

'I felt like someone that sold my child': Surrogate mother reveals how she regrets giving up her baby daughter to gay couple and how the girl has been left traumatised More than ONE MILLION Australian homes won't have their rubbish collected this week after trucks pulled off the road in safety scare... and the bins are starting to overflow ... (more)

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Scoop

Auckland Man Fuelling Fast Jets in Darwin

Pumping up to 600,000 litres of fuel a day is business as usual for Auckland man, Leading Aircraftman Mitchell Taylor, who is part of a Royal New Zealand Air Force Aviation Refuelling team fuelling fast jets at Exercise Pitch Black 2014.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, US Military, US Air Force, Oceania,

Northern Territory News

This tree's got wood

TERRITORIANS have been making the pilgrimage to the Mecca of nature shaped like a penis - a redwood with a walloping tree cock.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Darwin, CA

Anna.aero

Airnorth starts Darwin to Cairns route - via Gove

Cairns Airport welcomed on 18 August Airnorth's inaugural flight from Darwin, operated via Gove, with a special ceremony, including a cake in the terminal.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania, Travel, Pacific Travel, Northern Territory, Australia Travel, Australia Travel

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Singapore, World News, US News, US Military, US Air Force, Australia, Civil Aircraft, Gulfstream 550, Aircraft, Gulfstream Aircraft

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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Related Topix: Wedding, Australia, World News, Thomaston, AL

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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Related Topix: The Sapphires, Jessica Mauboy, Howard University, Australia, World News, Oceania

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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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Australia, US Military, US Air Force

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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Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Queensland, Australia Travel, Australia Travel, Australia, World News, Oceania, Northern Territory, Australia Travel,

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