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42 min ago | The China Post

Touring royals meet up with Australian military families

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate met with the families of Australian soldiers killed in recent conflicts Saturday and took a front-row fighter jet seat as their tour headed north.

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Related Topix: Prince William, World News, US Military, US Air Force, Elizabeth Ii, Oceania, New Zealand, Home Gardening, Home

4 hrs ago | The Age

Gallipoli: Mystery man died in first charge on beach at Anzac Cove

Carnage: An Australian soldier lies wounded as his comrades search for the dead and injured on the day of the Gallipoli landing.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News,

5 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Malaysia asks world to pray for missing plane clue

Malaysian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Hamzah Zainudin, left, listens as Malaysia's acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein answers a question from a journalist during a press conference on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, US Military, US Navy, US News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

9 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Brisbane lines up to greet royalty

Queenslanders haven't turned out to see a youthful royal couple woo a crowd since the early years of Charles and Diana's marriage some 31 years ago.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Oceania, World News, Prince William

14 hrs ago | Live Science

Australian endangered species: Largetooth Sawfish

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, The Conversation, Reggae

Fri Apr 18, 2014

ABS-CBN News

St. Pedro Calungsod shrine to be built in Australia

A shrine dedicated to Filipino St. Pedro Calungsod will be built in a church garden in New South Wales, Australia.

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The Washington Post

Australia brings back knights and dames; critics call them a royal embarrassment

Former military chief Peter Cosgrove became Australia's governor-general last month, vowing to uphold the values of equity and compassion as British Queen Elizabeth II's representative in the country.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Elizabeth Ii, Europe, United Kingdom, Prince William

Examiner.com

Australian Joan of Shark: Largest great white shark ever tagged closes beach

The Australian Joan of Shark, which is a name dubbed for this huge great white shark , was spotted a bit too close a popular beach.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Monitoring anklets under fire after rapist does runner

A rapist, who easily removed his electronic monitoring anklet on Wednesday, was able to go undetected for 45 minutes until police were notified.

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Hellomagazine.com

Prince William and Duchess Kate have shear fun at Australian Easter Show

Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge, nee Kate Middleton visited the Royal Easter Show on Good Friday, which took place at the Sydney Olympic Park.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Yahoo!

Royals highlight of Easter Show

A security guard collapsed. The smell of Dagwood Dogs wafted across the Royal Easter Show.

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New Westminster Newsleader

Driver pleads guilty in pedestrian's death

A Kelowna man has pleaded guilty to two charges stemming from the death of an Australian woman in an Uptown New Westminster crosswalk.

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WCNC-TV Charlotte

Search setback: Oil slick not linked to Flight 370

The quest to solve the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 took a step backward Thursday when Australian authorities determined that a small oil slick discovered Sunday in the prime search area was not from the missing Boeing 777.

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia, US Military, US Navy, US News,

Sunherald.com

Spate of Mideast virus infections raises concerns

More than 20 people, many of them health-care workers, have been reported infected with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in two distinct clusters - one in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates - likely involving human-to-human transmission since early last week.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, University of Minnesota, Oceania

The Age

ABC wins unprecedented access in landmark Chinese deal

The ABC has won permission from the Chinese government to have Australia Network content made available to the entire Chinese population - the most extensive access given to any Western broadcaster.

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AlertNet

Dengue outbreak at Australian refugee centre sparks concerns

A woman reads a newspaper containing an advertisement publicising the Australian government's new policy on asylum seekers arriving by boat, in Sydney, Australia, August 2, 2013.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Stocks to watch on Thursday

Shares in Australian Pharmaceutical Industries have been suspended from trade while the drugs distributor and pharmacies operator assesses the carrying value of its assets.

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Pasadena Star-News

Steve Smith: AC/DC retirement rumors; Abba turns down reunion offer

Mark Gable, front man for another veteran Australian hard rock group, The Choirboys, and close friend of the Aussie rock stars, told Australia's ABC radio that AC/DC's 61-year-old rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young is seriously ill - so much so that he will never perform live again.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ac/DC, ABBA, Oceania, World News, Life, Holidays, Christmas, 9

Hillingdon Times

William hails 'confident' Australia

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge prepare to cut the 'flower ribbon' when they officially open the Visitor's Centre at the Botanical Gardens in Christchurch, New Zealand, during their three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand.

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Science, Industry and Business

NASA's TRMM Satellite Adds Up Tropical Cyclone Ita's Australian Soaking

After coming ashore on April 11, Tropical Cyclone Ita dropped heavy rainfall over the weekend that caused flooding in many areas of northeastern Australia's state of Queensland.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Science / Technology, NASA, World News,

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