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Tech Pioneer Revives Unsolved Mystery Around Gay Brother's Death

A new documentary film chronicling the deeply troubling circumstances surrounding death of a young gay American student is raising questions about whether or not his supposed suicide was actually one of a spate of murders committed by "roving gangs of poofter-bashing youths" in the Sydney area the 1980s.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Intoxicated pilot caught just before flight

An intoxicated pilot was caught preparing to fly a commercial passenger jet out of Canberra Airport in Australia while more than three times over the legal flying limit.

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BBC News

Australian founder's forest roots

Two hundred years after his death, one of Australia's founding fathers is being remembered in the Hampshire village where he farmed before his epic journey to the Antipodes.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, New South Wales, Australia Travel

Sydney Morning Herald

Fall from grace for youth leader

Fall from grace: Fadi Abdul-Rahman outside the Masonic temple in Lidcombe that was a boxing gym for youth.

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The Times of Israel

Sydney leader rapped for email accusing Hamas of 'war crimes'

A senior Jewish leader in Sydney, who also holds a government post, is under fire for an email that accuses Hamas of "war crimes" but avoids reference to Palestinian deaths from Israel's operation in Gaza.

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Al Bawaba

Aussie gets an Eastern treat: Arab Film Festival to hit Sydney theatres this August

From 14 to 17 August, the Riverside Theatres in Sydney, Australia, will host the 2014 Arab Film Festival, spotlighting new films from Lebanon, Iraq, Egypt, Palestine and Jordan that capture the struggles of Arab women in the shadows of political turmoil and change.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Boxing Scene

Porter-Brook Showtime Tripleheader Officially Announced

Golden Boy Promotions and SHOWTIME will deliver another explosive night of boxing from the renowned StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., when undefeated IBF Welterweight World Champion Shawn 'Showtime' Porter , of Akron, Ohio defends his belt against fellow unbeaten British star Kell Brook , of Sheffield, England, on Saturday, Aug. 16, headlining a ... (more)

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Daily Camera

CU-Boulder study: Kangaroo tails act as powerful propeller during walking

What they didn't know, until now, was just how powerful that fifth "leg" is when the animal is walking - the tail exerts as much forward-moving force as all four of the kangaroo's legs combined.

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Switched

Most Expensive Men's Hair Cut, On Average, In The U.S. Is In Kodiak, Alaska

If you've seen a lot of long-haired men on Alaska's Kodiak Island, this might be the reason.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

InteliHealth

Weather Not Linked to Back Pain in Study

Does bad weather make your back hurt? Researchers have taken a close look at this question and concluded that the answer is no.

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Related Topix: Weather, Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Australia, World News,

Aidsmap

Therapy with newer, safer antiretrovirals an option for the majority of HIV-positive patients

The majority of patients taking antiretroviral therapy that includes drugs associated with long-term side-effects may have the option of switching to a novel regimen that uses newer and safer anti-HIV drugs, according to Australian research published in PLOS One.

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Related Topix: Norvir, Ritonavir (generic), Medicine, Australia, World News, Ziagen, Abacavir (generic), Viread, Tenofovir (generic), Sustiva, Efavirenz (generic)

Space.com

Australian Fireball Caused by Russian Space Junk

The fireball that lit up skies over Australia Thursday night was actually part of a Russian rocket falling back to Earth, according to media reports.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Author Brian Magrath Shares Techniques For Reducing Stress in Newest Book

BRISBANE, Australia, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Distress - A Weapon of Mass Destruction teaches the author's tried and true method of eliminating the stress that plagues many individuals each day.

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ThinkProgress

Tropical Fish Are Taking Over Temperate Oceans, Causing Underwater Deforestation

It's what every snorkeler diving into warm equatorial water hopes to see - a prismatic array of tropical fish darting around coral reefs.

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Free Republic

Australian Judge Says Incest May No Longer Be Taboo [Abortion Is Solution To Birth Abnormalities]

Australian Judge Says Incest May No Longer Be Taboo Judge in Australia says incest may no longer be a taboo and the only reason it is criminal is potential birth abnormalities, which can be solved by abortion Holding hands Judge Garry Neilson thinks that the community may now accept consensual sex between adult siblings Photo: Alamy By Jonathan ... (more)

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Echo

Stunning waterfronts could inspire Royal Pier development

But stunning vistas from Sydney to South Africa and Copenhagen to Canada could inspire Southampton 's own A 450million Royal Pier development.

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Russia Taday

Outrage as Australian judge says incest, pedophilia 'may be accepted' by society

An Australian judge has incurred the wrath of child protection and gay rights advocates after stating that incest and pedophilia may no longer be considered taboo - just as gay relationships are now more accepted than they were in the 1950s and 60s.

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Converge! Network Digest

AWS Direct Connect Opens in Sydney

Amazon announced the 12th location where AWS Direct Connect is now available -- the Global Switch SY6 data center in Sydney, Australia.

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Universe Today

Flaming Space Junk Makes Jaws Drop in Australia

"I have never seen anything like it. Big, bright and moving gently across sky - slower than a plane, not falling at all but moving across."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Australia, World News, NASA, Tulsa, OK

The Age

'Meteor' or space junk streaks across skies above Melbourne, Sydney

Shocked Australians believed they may have been witnessing a plane explosion as a bright light lit the skies from Sydney to Melbourne.

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