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  1. Sorry Sophia, but we're keeping Australia Day as it isRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | NEWS.com.au

    ... and rock to their first-ever Adelaide show. The wait was well and truly worth it. A VISITOR to tropical Christmas Island has had a very close encounter with a colossal crustacean well known for its thieving tendencies. THE daughter of Labor senator ...

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  2. The faces of the babies Australia wants to send back to 'hell' on NauruRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... up to the High Court decision. If the government loses the case, it's possible the people could be sent to Christmas Island -- which is believed to have been prepared for this contingency -- where they would be kept in detention. So distressed are ...

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  3. No clear winner likely from High Court rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... centres. One measure of his determination not to bend could be the preparation of the family compound on Christmas Island to hold these people until a way can be found around any adverse decision. Sooner or later, however, the Australian government ...

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  4. Conservationist and writer Roger Perry dies aged 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | East Anglian Daily Times

    ... His next overseas job, from 1977 to 1979, was as wildlife adviser, and later as district officer, on Christmas Island in the Pacific Ocean, now part of the Republic of Kiribati. Despite being perhaps best known as a location for Britain's early ...

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  5. 5 things to know about New Year's EveRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | WFTV Orlando

    1. The first place to ring in 2016 was Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati, according to the world clock on timeanddate.com . It's south of Hawaii and east of Australia. It is 19 hours ahead of New York City. Sydney, Australia, is arguably the ...

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  6. 5 things to know about New Year's EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    1. The first place to ring in 2016 was Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati, according to the world clock on timeanddate.com . It's south of Hawaii and east of Australia. It is 19 hours ahead of New York City. Sydney, Australia, is arguably the ...

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  7. Parents' appeal to Martha'sVineyard community raises over$20,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Mourning the loss of their 5-day-old son due to birth complications, the Healys took to social media and appealed for assistance. Five days after he was born, and one day after Christmas, Islander Clayton Jerome Healy died on Dec. 26 due to complications suffered during his birth, following an emergency cesarean section that inhibited his supply of oxygen.

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  8. A Marco Island Style ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Coastal Breeze News

    Christmas Island Style has done it again, bringing Christmas to Marco Island in spectacular style. Chairman Steve Stefanides and his dedicated group of volunteers successfully organized, planned and executed the numerous events that make Christmas here on Marco so special.

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  9. Immoral deterrence & my Manus Island nightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2015 | Asopa People

    ... to life on his own in PNG, a journey potentially every bit as perilous as the one he took from Iran to Christmas Island. After initially accepting an offer of employment, Loghman had second thoughts, fearing he could not survive on the weekly wage ...

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  10. One phone call changes life for Afghani refugeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | ABC News

    ... Chris was Christine Cummins, a resident of Bendigo who worked as a torture and trauma counsellor at the Christmas Island detention centre. When Mr Anwary was eventually transferred off Christmas Island via detention in Darwin and Brisbane, he was ...

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  11. Obi-Mark Kenobi in court for trying to use the force to clean up the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Maldonandburnham Standard

    ... three foot shovel and threatening to beat people and decapitate them at the Magic City Amusement Arcade on Christmas Island. She told the court one of the victims, a woman, told the police he was shouting "I am going to cut everyone's head off in ...

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  12. What's In Santa's Backpack?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | California Game and Fish

    ... rod hardy enough to survive his globetrotting adventures." We also found out he always stops at Australia's Christmas Island to release a few bonefish. That bit of information made the fly fishermen on our staff want stow away on Santa's sleigh. ...

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  13. Bowron: Soon this Christmas madness will be over againRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Dominion Post

    ... apology he gave to the Labour Party in Parliament at the end of play for calling them pro-rapists over the Christmas Island debacle. Trump, Putin and Key are chronic button-pushers clearly bored with their jobs and want to see how far they can go ...

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  14. Have Yourself a Very Broadway Christmas with Our Playlist, Featuring Your Favorite StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Broadway

    ... some cocoa, log in to Spotify and take a listen to your favorite Broadway-fied yuletide hits! Spend time on Christmas Island with our pocket diva Kristin Chenoweth, say a December prayer with patron saint of belting Idina Menzel and more below.

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  15. Google +Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Linn's Stamp News

    ... shown on the this stamp holds a piece of red ribbon with a gift tag. The Christmas tree pictured on this Christmas Island stamp is formed by red crabs, stacked one on top of another, with a green turtle as the base of the tree. Hungary's Christmas ...

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  16. Pets Strut Their StuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Coastal Breeze News

    To welcome in December and, of course, the upcoming holidays, Christmas Island Style held their annual "Pets on Parade" event at CJ's on the Bay in the Esplanade. Singer Rosetta Stone provided the entertainment for the night, singing Christmas tunes and other holiday classics.

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  17. Christmas Decorating ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... is a proud supporter of this event, and has been since the beginning. In 1997, Dave Rice, then the overall Christmas Island Style Chairman, requested Lee County Electric Company's support of a new event on Marco Island, which was a contest to honor ...

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  18. The Top 10 FREE Christmas Themed Indie GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... charm. Download the game for free here ! Playing as very simple, cutesy 'Metroidvania' type games, the two Christmas Island games shout 'Christmas' with their bold graphics and charm. With somewhat unorthodox controls, these basic games will still ...

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  19. Christmas Island Style Starts the SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Coastal Breeze News

    The Christmas Island Style festivities began on November 27 when Santa Claus paid the island a visit, arriving by fire truck and greeted by a happy crowd that filled the Shops of Marco. Lucky youngsters had their photos taken with Santa, as they whispered their Christmas toy wishes in his ear.

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  20. Audrey Young: 3 wise men and a childish stuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    He apologised, as he should have long ago, for suggesting Labour supported rapists and murderers by dint of their advocacy for the legal rights of Kiwis locked up in places such as Christmas Island. Labour leader Andrew Little was the next wise man.

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