Oceania Newswire (Page 2)

Oceania Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Oceania. (Page 2)

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  1. Cambodia says no plan to take more refugeesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | UAport

    Cambodia said on Monday it did not intend to accept any more refugees from a South Pacific detention centre under an agreement with Australia, dealing a blow to the controversial resettlement scheme criticised by rights groups.

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  2. It's So LongRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Neatorama

    The longest high-five chain in the world, and a few other interesting "longest" things. LONGEST CAT FUR In August 2013, Guinness World Records awarded its first-ever "cat with the longest fur" title.

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  3. Jungle pilot seeks funds to save lives in Papua New GuineaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    Mark Palm spent some time in Prescott as a child and his parents still live in town, but Palm now spends most of his time thousands of miles away. It sounds like something straight out of Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark: an airplane swoops in, lands on a river filled with snakes, scoops up a gravely ill patient and takes off into dark skies, veering dangerously close to a giant thunderhead.

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  4. Barrick to reduce debt with $298 million from partnership with Zijin MiningRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    Barrick Gold Corp. has received US$298 million cash from selling half of its interest in the Porgera mining operation to Zijin Mining Group. Barrick will use the money to reduce its debt.

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  5. Barrick to cut debt with payment from Zijin pactRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    A dump truck loaded with ore drives along a haul road in the open pit mine at Zijin mining operation in Australia. A dump truck loaded with ore drives along a haul road in the open pit mine at Zijin mining operation in Australia.

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  6. Bridgeworks to beginRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Northern Daily Leader

    THERE'S been some good news for users of the much-maligned Mount Lindesay Rd near Tenterfield, with work about to start on replacing the Bookookoorara Creek bridge. THERE'S been some good news for users of the much-maligned Mount Lindesay Rd near Tenterfield, with work about to start on replacing the Bookookoorara Creek bridge.

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  7. Broken Hill train ticket price spike sparks fears for tourism operatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    MARK COLVIN: Changes to Australia's transcontinental rail service have got people worried in the Silver City - the outback mining town of Broken Hill. The city gave its name to the mining giant BHP, but its biggest boom days are long past, and it's a long drive or an expensive flight from anywhere.

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  8. Cattle seen grazing on mine site despite quarantine for lead contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    MARK COLVIN: The Northern Territory Government says it's still quarantining cattle around the McArthur River mine after one animal was found with lead contamination in last July. The alarm was raised just over 12 months ago after cattle were seen wandering onto the McArthur River mining lease.

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  9. Govt and Opposition still at odds over future of trade union royal commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    MARK COLVIN: The Federal Opposition says the Trade Union Royal Commission is tainted and discredited and should be replaced with a police taskforce. But the Government says the commission should now be allowed to "get on with the job" of exposing corruption in the labour movement.

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  10. Elusive Sea Creature with Hairy, Slimy Shell Spotted After 31 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Live Science

    An elusive sea creature that boasts a vibrant golden shell covered in thick, slimy hair was recently spotted for the first time in 31 years, researchers say. The Allonautilus scrobiculatus , a species of mollusk in the same family as the nautilus, was spotted off the coast of Papua New Guinea in the South Pacific in early August, the scientists said.

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  11. 'Could it work in America?'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    WHAT did xe say? University staff and students have been urged to stop using gendered pronouns like "she" and "he" and use words like "xyr" and "zirs" instead. THE dads, two mums and the kid were supposed to be one big happy family - until they weren't.

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  12. What small business needs to succeedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    THE founder of the online gift store Red Balloon, Naomi Simson, has urged big business to do more for small business to help them thrive. WE KNOW of Trump's plans to build a wall between the US and Mexico, now a presidential rival has floated an idea to build a wall to keep out Canadians.

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  13. Stop another Stolen GenerationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    THE founder of the online gift store Red Balloon, Naomi Simson, has urged big business to do more for small business to help them thrive. IF you like to text and drive, think again.

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  14. What's the weather like for spring?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    IF you like to text and drive, think again. Australia has among the stiffest penalties in the world and losing your license has never been easier.

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  15. Australia denies collapse of refugee deal with CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    A few refugees have been living in a villa in Phnom Penh provided by the International Organization for Migration [Reuters] Australia says a multimillion-dollar deal with Cambodia to take its refugees is on track, despite reports that the Phnom Penh government was backing out. Cambodia is committed to a regional solution and has committed through a memorandum of understanding with the Australian government to resettle some asylum seekers who are found to be genuine refugees.

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  16. HMAS Canberra Initial Operational CapabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Marine News

    The Royal Australian Navy's Amphibious Ship, HMAS Canberra, has completed a graduated operational test and trials program to achieve a key milestone towards Initial Operating Capability. The program included integration of landing craft as well as trials for both the crew, ship and aviation systems.

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  17. NSW Young Nationals support same-sex marriage and condemn party leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Age

    Young leaders of the Nationals have ramped up pressure on opponents of same-sex marriage, voting to support reform and condemning the actions of their party elders. At their annual conference on the weekend, the NSW Young Nationals passed motions supporting same-sex marriage and a free vote for the partyroom, and expressed "disappointment and disillusionment" with the actions of their federal leaders.

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  18. Police involved after AFL star racially abusedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    CANBERRA scored their third win at home for the season but the game wasn't without controversy, with Jamie Soward flattened and Blake Austin going off injured. WHEN you're trying to back-pedal from some wildly inappropriate sexist remarks, this is the exact opposite to what you should do.

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  19. Australian Defence Unveils Indigenous ArtworkRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Marine News

    Anthony Walker's Song Cycle of the Seven Sisters is unveiled by Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky, Secretary for Defence Dennis Richardson and Elder of the Ngunnawal people, Aunty Agnes Shea Defence today unveiled an Indigenous painting at its Science and Technology headquarters in Canberra as a mark of respect for cultural diversity within the organisation. The artwork, Song Cycle of the Seven Sisters, painted by award-winning Indigenous artist Anthony Walker, was unveiled by the Secretary for Defence, Dennis Richardson, Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky, and Elder of the Ngunnawal people, Aunty Agnes Shea.

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  20. Has Australia's Plan to Resettle Asylum Seekers in Cambodia Already Ended in Failure?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TIME.com

    A man rides a motorcycle past a house that is used to temporarily house asylum seekers sent from a South Pacific detention centre, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia August 31, 2015. Cambodia said Monday that the country had no plans to accept any more refugees living on the tiny Pacific island of Nauru.

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