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16 min ago | WHDH

Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

PERTH, Australia - A Malaysian official met Sunday with relatives of passengers who were aboard the missing jetliner and discussed ways of providing them with financial assistance, as an unmanned submarine continued its search for any signs of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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4 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Royal rest day may be just the time to meet the 'locals'

Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik and his wife Princess Mary are accompanied by Australia's Govenor-General Michael Jeffery and his wife, Marlena , as they look at kangaroos during a walk in the grounds of the Government House in Canberra March 9, 2005.

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8 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Man arrested over Qld mum's death

A man has been charged with murder over the death of a mother of two in far north Queensland, police say.

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12 hrs ago | Yahoo!

NSW pair charged with elderly man's murder

A man and a woman have been charged with the murder of a 76-year-old man in southwest NSW.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Gallery: Royal visit to Australia hits the beach

Alberta's Progressive Conservative caucus says it will finally scrap parts of the provincial Marriage Act that define marriage as a union between a man and a woman, to get in line with federal legislation and public sentiment that wants the rights of gays, lesbian and bisexual Albertans recognized.

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Cryptomundo

Bigfoot Has Australian genes

It's considered Australia's answer to the Loch Ness monster, with everyone from famous politicians to entire families having claimed to see the Yowie.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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