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  1. Malaysia official: Debris 'almost certainly' from a Boeing 777Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Salinas Californian

    Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss on Thursday described aircraft debris found off the coast of the Indian Ocean island of Reunion as a "major lead" in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Malaysia official: Debris 'almost certainly' from a Boeing 777 Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss on Thursday described aircraft debris found off the coast of the Indian Ocean island of Reunion as a "major lead" in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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  2. Malaysian premier: plane debris to be sent to FranceRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Boston Herald

    This image taken from video, shows a piece of debris from a plane, Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Saint-Andre, Reunion. Air safety investigators, one of them a Boeing investigator, have identified the component as a "flaperon" from the trailing edge of a Boeing 777 wing, a U.S. official said.

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  3. VIDEO: Australian's Balmoral TV 'adventure'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Newsday

    Antiques Roadshow, presented by Fiona Bruce, will be at the Queen's estate on Deeside for the first time just as the Queen embarks on her annual holiday there. Deborah Hughes-Owen, from Western Australia, told BBC Scotland: "Being a big fan of the show and watching it on a regular basis, I thought 'why not'.

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  4. Clive Palmer says Speaker Bronwyn Bishop should quit, let someone younger inRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | ABC News

    Federal MP Clive Palmer says he is calling on Speaker Bronwyn Bishop to resign because of her age and because she is "very biased". Mrs Bishop has come under fire after it was revealed she used taxpayers' money to charter a helicopter to fly to a Liberal party fundraiser.

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  5. Calls to clean up Ballarat's graffitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Courier

    CLEAN IT UP: Former Ballarat police chief inspector Bob Barby believes a whole community approach needs to be taken to tackle the city's graffiti problem. Picture: Adam Trafford Former chief inspector Bob Barby believes the acts of vandalism are a scourge on the city and said the situation hasn't improved since his calls late last year for leaders from Ballarat City Council, Victoria Police, the legal system and the Department of Justice to unite and clean up the graffiti mess.

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  6. Portable eye-scanning machines help close healthcare gap in Torres StraitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | ABC News

    A trial to improve the eye health of residents in the Torres Strait has been hailed a 'revolutionary' way of closing the healthcare gap in remote areas. The CSIRO trial involved setting up three portable eye scanning machines across the Torres Strait, to give residents immediate access to free check-ups.

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  7. U.S. official: Plane debris in Indian Ocean same type as MH370Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A sea-crusted wing part found on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 found since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago, and a tragic but finally solid clue to one of aviation's most perplexing and expensive mysteries. Air safety investigators - one of them a Boeing investigator - have identified the component found on the French island of Reunion as a "flaperon" from the trailing edge of a Boeing 777 wing, the U.S. official said.

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  8. 'a Major Lead' Australia: Debris 'first real evidence' in MH370 huntRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Fox News

    Australian officials investigating the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said Thursday that the discovery of debris on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion was "a major lead", but warned it was "too early" to say whether it belonged to the missing Boeing 777. "It's the first real evidence that there is a possibility that a part of the aircraft may have been found," Australian Transport Minister Warren Truss told reporters Thursday.

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  9. MH370: Plane wing's discovery on French island brings 'significant development'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Los Angeles Times

    Children run past dedication messages left for passengers and others involved with the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner MH370 on the walls of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, in Sepang, Malaysia on March 13, 2014. Children run past dedication messages left for passengers and others involved with the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner MH370 on the walls of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, in Sepang, Malaysia on March 13, 2014.

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  10. Certainty grows that washed-up wreckage from 'lost' MH370Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Bangkok Post

    Air safety investigators -- one of them a Boeing investigator -- have identified the component found on the French island of Reunion as a "flaperon" from the trailing edge of a Boeing 777 wing, the US official said. Flight 370, which disappeared March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board, is the only 777 known to be missing.

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  11. ACT tourism numbers down as national figures riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Age

    ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr is wooing carriers through a $1.1 million fund for co-operation between airlines and tourism agencies promoting Canberra. Released on Wednesday, the Tourism Research Australia survey figures for international visitors in the year to March showed 177,065 overseas tourists coming to Canberra, representing a drop of 2 per cent.

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  12. Culture overhaul to lift Aussie OlympiansRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Yahoo!

    A team culture overhaul will help Australia achieve its lofty goal of returning to Olympic superpower status at the Rio Games, chef de mission Kitty Chiller says. A year out from the Olympics, Chiller and the Australian Olympic Committee believe a top-five finish on the medal table is possible in Rio.

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  13. An incredible oceanographic model predicted a year ago that MH370...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Silicon Alley Insider

    An incredible oceanographic model predicted a year ago that MH370 would end up exactly where debris has now been found A detailed oceanographic map has surfaced which predicted 12 months ago that any debris from the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 could wash up exactly where a large piece of aircraft wing has been discovered on Reunion island near Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. The map was prepared a year ago and predicted the various possible paths of debris if MH370 did indeed crash into the water in the so-called "Southern Corridor," the vast area of the Indian Ocean that became the focus of international search efforts in the months after the plane disappeared.

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  14. NRL stars to begin Indigenous round celebrations early in support of Adam GoodesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The NRL's Indigenous round is officially not for another week but Aboriginal players plan to celebrate their culture in this weekend's games as a show of support for AFL star Adam Goodes. NRL welfare and education manager Dean Widders has been visiting clubs ahead of the Indigenous round and said players had been rehearsing dances and other expressions of Aboriginal culture that they would now perform a week early because of the controversy over the ongoing booing of Goodes whenever he plays for the Sydney Swans.

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  15. The apps that let you earn money while you holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | New Scientist

    New gig economy apps that let you take on small tasks while travelling are a clever way of making a bit of extra spending money for your trip GETTING away from it all can be a chance to rake it in. A crop of start-ups is looking to change the way people travel by encouraging them to rent out their stuff - their car, their spare luggage space, even their skills - to those who need it.

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  16. Steigenberger's first Dubai opening re-affirms international growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Bottom Line

    HFTP is the premier global professional association serving members in hospitality careers. Since 1952, HFTP's mission has been to provide members with superior networking opportunities, industry-leading events, comprehensive certification programs, unique educational opportunities, and other essential resources for professional growth.

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  17. Abu Dhabi Tourism to cross Australia on Four City RoadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | AME Info

    The delegation will visit Perth in Western Australia for the first time to leverage interest and potential trade between the two cities. Abu Dhabi's tourism industry is embarking on a four-destination roadshow to Australia next month in a bid to increase awareness about the emirate's growing business and tourism opportunities.

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  18. Debris in Indian Ocean belongs to Boeing 777, U.S. official says - Thu, 30 Jul 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Spokesman-Review

    Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year, a U.S. official said Wednesday. WASHINGTON - Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year, a U.S. official said Wednesday.

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  19. Sam Smith feels guilty for being free to be gayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Blaze

    The Grammy award winning singer made the admission on his Twitter feed not long after watching a screening of Holding the Man . The singer wrote how he felt terrible for being free to love who he chose when so many others did not have this basic human right.

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  20. Actor Mel Gibson to direct film in old hometown SydneyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Xinhuanet

    Oscar-winner Mel Gibson is looking forward to returning to Australia where he grew up to film and direct a World War II drama called Hacksaw Ridge. Gibson told reporters in Sydney on Thursday the film would be shot around in the city and around New South Wales, and tells the unlikely true story of an American soldier who refused to pick up weapons as he objected to war.

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