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1 hr ago | AlertNet

Australia probes "threats" against hospitals days after stepping up terror alert

Australian police were investigating "threats" on Monday against four hospitals in the city of Sydney amid reports of at least one being partially evacuated over a bomb threat, just days after the country raised its terror alert level to "high". Patients and hospital staff were evacuated from parts of Prince of Wales Private Hospital, while police also went to Royal Prince Alfred hospital, Longueville Private hospital and Royal North Shore hospital, media reported.

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2 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

New South Wales Catholic magazine wins religious press award

Sydney, Australia, Sep 15, 2014 / 12:02 am .- The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, in Australia's state of New South Wales, is rejoicing over having won multiple media honors from the country's Catholic and religious journalism associations. "Aurora attracted three awards at the Australasian Catholic Press Association dinner held last Thursday, followed by another four awards at the Australasian Religious Press Association lunch on Sunday," Irene Sutherland, acting communications director of the Australian bishops' conference, told CNA Sept.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Bomb threat at Sydney hospitals

AS nearly 600 Australian military personnel prepare for deployment in Iraq, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has conceded he doesn't know when they will be back. PACK your bags and get out.

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ABC News

Battle of the bush bards at Binalong in southern New South Wales

Bush bards from near and far gathered in Binalong, a small hamlet south west of Yass to take part in the 2014 New South Wales Bush Poetry championships. It was here that one of Australia's greatest bush poets AB 'Banjo' Paterson spent some of his early years prior to schooling in Sydney.

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International Business Times

'Django Unchained' Actress Danielle Watts Mistaken As...

More than 450 policemen, four times the usual number, will patrol Sydney's streets on Tuesday to prevent a third night of racial violence by youth gangs who have attacked people, smashed cars and hurled rocks at police. Officials also said the state parliament of New South Wales was being called into emergency session on Thursday to give police special powers to "lockdown" parts of Sydney, Australia's biggest city, to stop the unrest.

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Paramatta Sun

Kardashian's "Kollection" launch Parramatta

Kim Kardashian attends the Kardashian Kollection Spring Launch at Westfield Parramatta on September 13, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. Returning for a second time, Kim's solo appearance without sisters Khloe and Kourtney attracted fans from all over Australia.

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Paramatta Sun

Kardashian crush ruffles Westfield shoppers

Kim Kardashian attends the Kardashian Kollection Spring Launch at Westfield Parramatta on September 13, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. It was indeed a very bad day to be at this particular shopping centre, unless of course you were one of several hundred Kim Kardashian West fans who pitched up to catch a glimpse of their idol.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Helping Businesses Gain More Exposure, Sydney's Top Banner Shop SK...

Sydney, Australia September 15, 2014 SK Displays, Sydney's top banner shop, recently launched their brand new website which reflects a refreshed and cutting-edge image. Moreover, the upgraded website provides users with ease of use, a wide variety of products to choose from and a detailed list of their satisfied clients.

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HollywoodLife

Nicole Kidman Rushes To Australia After Father's Death - First Pics

After her beloved father's sudden and shocking death, Nicole Kidman has rushed to Sydney, Australia with Keith Urban in tow to be with her family during this difficult time. See the first photos of the actress after the tragic incident with took Dr. Antony Kidman's life.

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ABC News

IS fighter's father warns parents to be vigilant about extremist behaviour

The father of an Australian Islamic State fighter has told parents at a family picnic day to take their children's passports if they think their offspring plan on joining extremists. Thousands of people attended the community barbecue, Muslims Love Australia, in Lakemba in Sydney's south-west on Sunday, which was sponsored by Mamdouh Elomar.

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PR-inside.com

Now Available: M C K Management Pty Ltd - Strategic Swot Analysis Review

The company provides services in real estate securities, mortgage assets and investment management of direct property. It serves areas such as lending, investment banking and finance management and securitization markets in Australia, finance administration, land investment, stock barter ownership and high-tech investment.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Kanye West wheelchair faux pas: Yeezy commands disabled men to rise and dance

Kanye West's wheelchair faux pas has tongues wagging after the rapper commanded two men with disabilities to stand up and dance at a recent concert. Yeezy excused one of the men after he raised a prosthetic limb in the air.

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Horsetalk

It's a girl! Filly foal for star racemare Black Caviar

Champion racemare Black Caviar has safely delivered a filly foal by Exceed And Excel, in the New South Wales Hunter Valley. Managing owner Neil Werrett was present for the arrival, and told Sydney's Sky Sports Radio that the birth went by the book.

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Golf World

Clubfitter helps design latest KZG putter

When your company is popular among clubfitters, it makes sense to engage that audience as much as possible. KZG has done that with its Designer Series putter line by having one of the company's top-100 fitters create each model.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: More from the Dirty Dancing National Tour- Extended Look

Samuel Pergande and Jillian Mueller star as Johnny Castle and Frances "Baby" Houseman in the North American tour of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage. The stage musical of the worldwide smash-hit film opened on September 2nd at the National Theatre, 10 years after the original stage production received its world premiere in Sydney, Australia.

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Examiner.com

Small but real ancient version of 'ikran' discovered in China

Models dressed up as characters from the film 'Avatar' pose in the cock pit during the launch of 'AVATAR' Blu-ray and DVD at Sydney Domestic Airport on April 29, 2010, in Sydney, Australia. A 120-million-year-old winged reptile looks just like the animated ikran that flew to victory in the film "Avatar".

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The Age

Government calls on family and friends to seek return of teenagers in Iraq and Syria

The Australian government has called on the families and friends of young people who might have joined foreign terrorist fighters in Syria and Iraq to convince them to come home, as one 16-year-old has been spirited back into the country. The call came a day after Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced the threat of a terrorist attack on home soil had been lifted from medium to high.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

E! Online

Kim Kardashian Is a Gorgeous ''Yeezus Groupie,'' Says North West...

Still, the 33-year-old beauty, who is currently on tour with her rapper hubby, couldn't help but recently snap a solo pic while waiting backstage for her man to perform in Sydney, Australia. Proudly proclaiming herself a "Yeezus groupie," Mrs. Kanye West was dressed to perfection in a tight white top teamed with a lacy white fitted skirt which hugged her signature curves and featured an extra layer of material on the right side in order to amp of the fierce factor.

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Coast Magazine

Holy Ghost! closes the ceremony with their final set on Pacific Festival's main stage.

Orange County's Pacific Festival was a big success this summer. A nearly sold out crowd ventured to the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort on Aug. 16 to enjoy live indie dance music while swimming in the ocean, dancing in the sand and soaking up the beach city's almost-too-perfect weather.

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Fiji Times

Intercontinental wins Best Fijian Property at HM awards

Update: 2:00PM THE Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa added another accolade to its mantle after being named Best Fijian Property at the Hotel Management Awards in Sydney, Australia last week.

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