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Local news for Sydney, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | Newsday

Spiders 'do better' in cities

Orb-weaving spiders living in urban areas of Australia grow larger and are better able to reproduce than rural dwellers, a new study has shown.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Entomology, Science

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

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

This Is The Craziest, Most Acrobatic Motorcycle Accident You'll Ever See

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

1 hr ago | Wired

Cities Are Making Spiders Grow Bigger and Multiply Faster

Something about city life appears to be causing spiders to grow larger than their rural counterparts.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News,

3 hrs ago | Switched

SeaWorld Drops Appeal Of OSHA Citation Issued After Trainer's Death

SeaWorld Entertainment has dropped an appeal of citations it received after the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale.

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Related Topix: OSHA, Greenland, Arctic Region, Australia,

5 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

Lizards Help Us Find Out Which Came First: The Baby Or The Egg?

Have you ever wondered why we give birth to live young rather than lay eggs? Scientists have pondered this for a long time and answers have come from an unlikely source: some of Australia's lizards and snakes! In research published this month in the American Naturalist , my colleagues and I at the University of Sydney studied reptile pregnancy to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Nutrition, Medicine

7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Sydney, Melbourne to host fourth Australia-India Youth Dialogue

According to an Australian High Commission release, fifteen young leaders from India will visit Melbourne and Sydney to meet and engage with 15 of the best and brightest young leaders of Australia.

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7 hrs ago | ABC News

Research discovery may be used to suppress destructive Queensland fruit fly population

The Queensland fruit fly costs about $300 million a year in control and lost markets, and Plant Health Australia estimates that over 75 per cent of Australian fruit and vegetable exports are susceptible to fruit fly.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Entomology, Science

8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

A fatal truck crash has resulted in a whole fleet of garbage trucks ...

A fatal crash has resulted in whole fleet of garbage trucks taken off the road for safety checks leaving rubbish bins uncollected all around the country Tens of thousands of homes across Australia are not getting their rubbish collected after the country's largest waste management firm has grounded its entire fleet.

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12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Billiton spins off SA assets into NewCo

The Hillside aluminium smelter in Richards Bay will be one of the assets in a new metal and mining company, which is being set up by BHP Billiton as a repository for some of its smaller-scale operations prior to spinning the company off.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

SFGate

NFL to musicians: Pay to play Super Bowl halftime

JUNE 19: Chris Martin of Coldplay performs live for fans at Enmore Theatre on June 19, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

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Related Topix: Dance, Coldplay, Pop/Rock, Australia, World News, Entertainment

Slate Magazine

In Australia, Businesses Get to Vote

In the United States, if the idea of letting corporations vote in elections gets talked about at all, it's usually as the absurd logical end point of treating companies like people.

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Grub Street

Cafe Owner Told Job Applicant 'Coffee Culture Is More About White People'

Nilson Dos Santos, who is black and a Brazilian-born resident of Sydney, Australia, interviewed for a barista job at the inner-city cafA© Forbes and Burton , but was apparently turned away because of his race.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Australia, World News,

PR-inside.com

High There premieres Monday Aug 25 at the Action on Film Festival

The film, co-directed by veteran cinematographer Henry Goren, documents the pair's trip to the island of Hawaii in an attempt to film a reality television series focusing on the world's marijuana meccas pilot.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Monrovia, CA, Australia, World News,

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Music Review | Rock icons Kiss and Def Leppard invade the Target Center

Last night's KISS and Def Leppard show at the Target Center was, on paper, a little slice of rock-and-roll heaven for the "clap your hands, pump your fist" crowd.

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Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Def Leppard, Australia, World News, Dance, Inxs

Daily Times

Australia, Indonesia agree to bury spy row : August 19, 2014,

SYDNEY Australia and Indonesia have agreed a pact to put a damaging spy row behind them, paving the way for the resumption of full defence cooperation, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Australia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono,

Big News Network.com

Australia Offers to Resettle Thousands of Iraqi and Syrian Refugees

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Papua New Guinea, Oceania

Mon Aug 18, 2014

West Australian

Perth in top ten most liveable cities

Perth has been named the ninth most liveable city in the world, but only rates as the fourth most liveable city in Australia.

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ABC News

Earl, Sharks set to learn fate

After more than 18 months of rumours, innuendo and speculation, NRL outcast Sandor Earl and a host of Cronulla players could be about to learn their fate.

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School Bus Fleet

Racy bus ad serves as cautionary tale

A transit bus picking up primary pupils in Sydney, Australia, recently was adorned with an ad that would make most parents cringe.

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New Jersey Herald

Oroho accepts icy challenge for ALS

Along with an army of 18,000 other service-minded individuals, Elenora Benz, of Stillwater, and Eileen Diehl, of Vernon, descended on Sydney, Australia.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Vernon, NJ, Sussex County, NJ

Hypebeast.com

SILO 2014 Mesh Card

Founded by designers and design enthusiasts in Sydney, Australia, SILO is a brand focusing on the use of premium materials and specialized manufacturing techniques to generate quality products.

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