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Wall Street Journal
Economist or Ax-man? RBA Chief Almost Chose Musical Path
A central player in the nation's successful navigation of the global financial crisis, the soft-spoken 55-year-old admits he once faced a crossroads, wondering if guitar - not economics - was his true calling.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Qantas attendant to sue over cabin pesticides sprays
A former Qantas steward who believes he developed Parkinson's disease after repeated exposure to government-mandated pesticides sprayed in the cabin plans to sue Canberra, his lawyer said.
Australia's central banker warns against over confidence: WSJ
The Reserve Bank of Australia kept its main cash rate at a record low of 2.5 per cent last week, saying recent evidence suggested past stimulus was working, albeit slowly [SYDNEY] Australia's top central banker said the nation must guard against becoming over confident in its ability to weather a challenging economic backdrop, the Wall Street ... (more)
Monsters and Critics
Paul Rudd Hosts Star-Studded Saturday Night Live
Paul Rudd arrives at the "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" Australian premiere on November 24, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.
Angelina Jolie takes kids to see 'The Lion King' in Sydney
NOVEMBER 16: Honoree Angelina Jolie arrives at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 16, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Why Lack Of Deposit Should Not Prevent First Home Buyers From Getting ...
December 08, 2013 'The low number of first home buyers applying for new home loans is one of the main reasons why young people are not feeling the benefits of the property boom right now,' revealed Rick Otton , an innovator on how Aussies buy and sell their houses.
Austalia Well On Its Way To Hottest Year Ever
The country has just set a new record for the warmest spring ever . Mean temperatures for Australia's spring were 1.57A C above the 1961-1990 average.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt reunite with kids in Sydney
Angelina Jolie shopped with four of her children in Sydney, Australia on Friday, according to a Dec. 6 report in PopSugar .
The Indian Express
Shivaji museum gets a gift from Down Under a rare pine
The city's biggest museum is set to have an addition to its list of attractions.
Business-News-Schedule at 0930 GMT / 4.30 Am Et
Financial markets are in a state of suspended animation as tension mounts ahead of jobs data that could make or break the case for an imminent scaling back in U.S. stimulus.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Grammy nominations announced
Recording artist Lorde performs onstage during The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! Countdown to Music's Biggest Night on Dec. 6, 2013 in Los Angeles.
(PHOTOS) New artists could dominate Grammy Awards
OCTOBER 15: Lorde 'Ella Yelich-O'Connor', pictured and Joel Little win the APRA Silver Scroll Award for their song Royals at the 2013 APRA Silver Scroll Awards at Vector Arena on October 15, 2013 in Auckland, New Zealand.
Clouds in the Forecast
Cloud computing - still in its relative infancy but hurtling toward maturity at an ever-faster pace - and the exploding usage of mobile devices for business purposes will dominate finance-department plans for technology investments next year, according to CFO's September survey of 148 senior finance executives.
Malaysian National News Agency
Australia Has Sharpened My Skills, Says Zambian Diplomat
Lucy Mtonga is leaving Australia after completing her Master of International Studies at the University of Sydney.
Angelina Jolie gets a visit from son Maddox on the set of Unbroken
But on Friday, Angelina Jolie afforded herself a brief break as she received a surprise visit from son Maddox on the set of the movie.
2015 Ford Mustang Convertible Debuts Alongside Fastback Coupe
Yesterday, Ford took the covers off its all-new 2015 Mustang at a series of events taking place simultaneously all over the globe.
20 most generous countries
Image: People sit down for a Christmas Day lunch served by more than 200 volunteers at a converted train workshop in Sydney, Australia.
DSM-5 mania duration criterion questioned
Researchers believe that the DSM 4-day duration criterion for diagnosing bipolar II disorder is no longer valid and its continued use could exclude a large number of patients with true bipolar II disorder.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Taylor Swift Shows Off Her Sexy Side in Leather Hot Pants on Stage Down Under
The country crooner flaunted her mile-long legs during her recent concert on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at the Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia, where the 23-year-old songbird kicked off the Australian leg of her Red tour, showing off her sexy side in a pair of leather hot pants and a white blouse with a metallic silver collar and matching panel down ... (more)