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3 hrs ago | KurzweilAI.net

Arecibo detects mystery radio burst from beyond our galaxy

Optical sky image of the area in the constellation Auriga where the fast radio burst FRB 121102 has been detected.

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7 hrs ago | Time

Great Ball of Fire: Russian Space Trash Flies Over Australia

The object, approximately the size of a small truck, was debris from a Russian Soyuz rocket, CNN reports .

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8 hrs ago | ABC News

Star maps point to Aboriginal songlines

The Emu in the Sky is used by the Euahlayi people to inidcate the best time to gather emu eggs.

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12 hrs ago | 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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Thu Jul 10, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Is this Australia's worst airport terminal?

KNOWN as the "tin shed" arriving at this terminal is every Aussie's nightmare. Here's why flying low-cost carriers doesn't always pay off.

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International Business Times

Baby George Takes First Steps in Australia

Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge watch as her son Prince George looks at an Australian animal called a Bilby, which has been named after the young Prince, during a visit to Sydney's Taronga Zoo , tropical climate and extreme media coverage, William was decided to take Baby George for the trip.

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Mashable

11 Ways to Act Like a Local in Australia

Editor's note: Mashable just opened an outpost in Australia and hired Sydney journalist Jenni Ryall to be its editor there.

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Examiner.com

Baby humpback rescued video: Dramatic rescue of 20-ton baby whale brings cheers

A baby humpback whale was finally rescued after a few failed attempts had the prognosis for the whale looking pretty grim.

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ABC News

High school Closing the Gap through agriculture.

Over the last decade Coonamble High School in rural New South Wales, has being making a big push to close the gap with their agriculture course.

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Suria

Australian PM ribbed over...

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was taken to task on social media Thursday for tweeting a "cringe-worthy" photo of himself with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe posing by a giant tyre.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysian Visionary 49th Wealthiest In Australia

Internationally acclaimed Malaysian-born property developer Maha Sinnathamby has been named Australia's 49th wealthiest person in the latest BRW Rich list with a fortune of A$840 million.

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Northern Territory News

Gary the Goat's grand tour

SOCIAL media star Gary the Goat has ticked off all the Top End's tourist attractions: He faced-off with world-famous jumping croc Brutus, edited the NT News , and scored a mother-and-daughter threesome.

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International Business Times

New Zealand Has World's Most Expensive Taxi Fares

New Zealand has the world's highest taxi fares. According to a new survey, a taxi from the city to the airport costs more in Christchurch than anywhere else in the world.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Melbourne: Believe the hype

It seemed everyone knew how cool Melbourne was, except me. Colleagues would talk about the amazing fashion and shopping scene; on radio and in magazines, discussion raved about Melbourne's "culture".

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Channelnewsasia.com

Sydney's 'Asian high-roller' casino wins gaming approval

Australian mogul James Packer's Aus$1.5 billion Sydney casino has been given the green light by the state gaming regulator, taking it one step closer to winning final approval.

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All About Jazz

INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Colin Bailey

All About Jazz is celebrating Colin Bailey's birthday today! Born in Swindon, England on July 9th 1934, Colin Bailey began playing drums at age four.

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Restaurant News Resource

Chanticleer Holdings Announces Grand Opening of Hooters Restaurant in Surfers Paradise, Australia

Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. , owner and operator of multiple restaurant brands internationally and domestically, announced the grand opening of its fourth Hooters restaurant in Australia at one of Surfers Paradise's iconic landmarks, the Pink Poodle.

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The Age

'Piracy on the high seas': Malcolm Fraser

Former Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser has characterised Australia's interdiction and detention of more than 150 Sri Lankan asylum-seekers at sea as ''piracy on the high seas.'

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Membership Of Australia Malaysia Business Council Soars

By Neville D'Cruz MELBOURNE, July 9 -- Membership of the Australia Malaysia Business Council Victoria chapter is increasing rapidly, from a low 20s about four years ago to almost 80 now, with the prospect of hitting the 100 mark in the next 12 months.

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Fairfield City Champion

Sydney train stations 'refreshed' with $33m

FAIRFIELD, Cabramatta and Liverpool train stations will get upgrades with a $33 million expansion of the government's station "refresh" program.

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