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

1 hr ago | Fiji Times

Hulk haunts Tahs

NEMANI Nadolo's thick Australian accent is just one telltale sign the New South Wales Waratahs' decision to let the rampaging winger slip through their fingers could come back to haunt them tonight .

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5 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Late Robin Gibb's song 'Sydney' to be released in September

Robin Gibb's last song 'Sydney' will be released in September from a new album compiled by his wife and son, it has been revealed.

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8 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Video: Michael Jackson wannabe wows rugby league stadium with THRILLER of a dance routine

BALDING breakdancer Ashur Shimon, from Lebanon, rips off shirt inside ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia, revealing hairy body and some blistering moves.

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Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Australia, World News, Weird

9 hrs ago | Surfing News

First female surfing champion enters Surfing Walk of Fame

Phyllis O'Donnell, the first ever ISA women's world surfing champion, has been inducted into the Surfing Walk of Fame, in Huntington Beach, California.

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10 hrs ago | ABC News

Travelling conmen fleece thousands of dollars from Australians

For the last three years, dozens of Irish and British conmen have been fleecing tens of thousands of dollars from Australians.

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15 hrs ago | ABC News

Filming the Secret River

TANYA NOLAN: The acclaimed Australian novel The Secret River, by author Kate Grenville, has won many plaudits over the years, from winning the Commonwealth Writers Prize in 2006 to being shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize that same year.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Groong

ARF Australia reveals 50th Anniversary logo

Thursday, 24 July 2014 SYDNEY: The Armenian Revolutionary Federation is celebrating 50 years of operations in Australia in 2014, and to launch celebrations, the organisation has revealed its Anniversary logo.

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Sydney Morning Herald

'Who won gold? Holy crap!'

Kurt Fearnley leads the T54 1500m race before being swamped by his great rival David Weir of England.

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CBS News

Bill Clinton: "I could have killed" Osama bin Laden

In this file photo, former U.S. President Bill Clinton speaks with the media during a press conference September 12, 2001 outside the entrance to the Sheraton Mirage Hotel in Sydney, Australia on the day after terrorist attacks on the United States.

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Related Topix: Osama bin Laden, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Terrorism, Australia, World News,

HR Magazine

SAAS Firms See Highest Revenue Gains in Six Years

There may be more to come: according to the 2014 Software & SaaS Financial Benchmarking Report from the Software & Information Industry Association, public and private organizations are focusing on investment in order to prepare for further growth.

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USA Today

Lorde gets 'Mockingjay' single

Lorde gets 'Mockingjay' single The 17-year-old singer-songwriter will also curate the film's companion album.

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The Toronto Star

In hiring new Toronto police chief, board may look beyond the usual suspects

The Toronto police board is open to breaking with tradition and hiring a chief from outside, chair Alok Mukherjee indicated while discussing the civilian body's decision not to renew Chief Bill Blair's contract.

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Daily Mail

Bee Gees' Robin Gibb's first anniversary picture released by wife...

Smiling for the camera, Robin Gibb and his wife Dwina chose to mark the first anniversary of their marriage with a gypsy themed party.

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Related Topix: The Bee Gees, Pop/Rock, Wedding, Europe, World News, Isle of Man, Australia,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Pushing buttons gets pedestrians nowhere in downtown Dallas

Of course, city dwellers, tourists and others don't know that. And for those pedestrians, especially around popular spots, pecking at the little buttons is like pushing an already lit elevator switch.

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ABC News

Internet research by jurors could lead more defendants to choose judge-only trials

ELEANOR HALL: A Perth judge has told a court he was "almost speechless with rage" this week, when he had to abort a trial because a juror obtained information about the case outside the courtroom.

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West Australian

Solar power clouds Australia's $10 billion sale of 'poles and wires'

Sun-drenched Australia's growing love of solar power is casting a long shadow over its biggest privatisation in two decades and the second-biggest sale ever of a state asset.

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Switched

All Joan Rivers Really Wants In Life Is For Famous People To Sit On Her Lap

People say that Rivers takes her jokes way too far , and that she simply stirs up controversy and hurls insults to stay relevant.

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ABC News

Child deathrates vary within similar communities: study

A detailed study of Australian baby and infant deaths by region has shown high socio-economic status and distance from hospitals is not always a guarantee of better survival rates.

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Daily Mail

Two brothers who were the rising stars of Aussie boxing who became...

Two brothers who were the rising stars of Aussie boxing who became radicals - one of is wanted for holding severed heads of enemies in Syria and the other is in jail for bashing a police officer They were rising stars in the Australian boxing world, praised for their dedication to the sport and the entertainment they provided in the ring.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Business Times

MH17 crash: Australia focused on crash site, not sanctions: PM

Australia's priority was gaining access to the crash site of downed Flight MH17 in Ukraine, not imposing sanctions on Russia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday [SYDNEY] Australia's priority was gaining access to the crash site of downed Flight MH17 in Ukraine, not imposing sanctions on Russia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday.

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