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2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Could new Tahiti resort create a Waikiki in French Polynesia?

The architect used several local contractors on the project, including Joseph Toy , president and CEO of Hospitality Advisors LLC. He assisted and provided advisory services on market and economic analyses.

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Related Topix: French Polynesia, World News,

6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Kiwis would pay to protect NZ's dolphins

New Zealanders want Maui's and Hector's dolphins protected, and are prepared to pay for it, according to a new report.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Dutch, Australians ready MH17 troops amid Ukraine deadly fighting

Dutch and Australian authorities put their troops on standby for deployment to secure the rebel-held crash site of Malaysian flight MH17 in east Ukraine, where fighting between the army and separatists Friday claimed over a dozen more lives.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Australia

Hindustan Times

Australia to ship Tamil asylum seekers to mainland govt source

Australia will transfer 157 Tamil asylum seekers it has been holding at sea for nearly a month to a mainland detention centre, a government source told Reuters on Friday, in a setback for Prime Minister Tony Abbott's tough refugee policies.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea

Nelson Mail

Conservatives introduce Nelson candidate John Green, 81

ON THE TRAIL: Conservative Party leader Colin Craig spoke to a full house at the Nelson Suburban Club last night.

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The Age

Tony Abbott urged to attend Joko Widodo's inauguration

Jakarta: Prime Minister Tony Abbott should travel to Jakarta to attend the inauguration of the new Indonesian president, Joko Widodo, in an attempt to forge a strong personal relationship to shore up fragile bilateral ties, one analyst has said.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Australia

The New Zealand Herald

Dita De Boni: Tin Man needs to find a heart

To some, he is the leader of a marginal political party representing business interests.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, New Zealand, World News

The Age

MH17 victims remembered at Perth memorial service

It was a sombre mood at St Mary's Cathedral in Perth where hundreds gathered for a memorial held for the victims of the MH17 tragedy.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

MH17: 'We believe our daughter is alive'

The Perth-based parents of Fatima Dyczynski, who is believed to be a MH17 victim, are on their way to the flight's Ukrainian crash site, still holding onto the hope that their daughter is alive.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Science / Technology, Space

The Gazette

Witness: Teen's plane didn't show obvious distress

A man who saw a plane flown by an Indiana teen who was killed during an around-the-world flight attempt says the aircraft was flying low but didn't show any obvious signs of distress before diving into the ocean off American Samoa.

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Related Topix: American Samoa, World News, Pakistan, Plainfield, IN, Air Accidents

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Who Is Most To Blame For Climate Change?

Here in southeastern Virginia, our biggest city, Norfolk, is saddled with an unwanted claim to fame.

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Related Topix: College of William and Mary, Anthropology, Science, World News, Marshall Islands

KFVS12

Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

Virginia State Police say two were killed and at least 20 injured when a fierce storm slammed a campground on the state's Eastern Shore.

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Related Topix: Weather, Toddlers, Family, Train Disaster, Australia, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

The New Zealand Herald

Landmark Ngai Tuhoe settlement passes reading

Ngai Tuhoe will take the lead role in the future of their homeland, including Te Urewera, under a landmark settlement that includes a Crown apology for wrongful killings, illegal land grabs, and scorched earth warfare - recognised as some of the worst atrocities in New Zealand history.

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The New Zealand Herald

South Island platinum tender awarded

New Zealand's mineral sector contributes $1 billion to the economy, minister of energy and resources Simon Bridges says.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Yahoo!

Newcrest faces charge of up to $2.5b

Newcrest is warning it's facing a hit of up to A$2.5 billion after reviewing its mining assets.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, World News

NEWS.com.au

Kids suffering on Christmas Island: Triggs

CHILDREN being held in detention on Christmas Island are regressing, sick and suffering symptoms consistent with post-traumatic stress disorder, the human rights watchdog says.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Papua New Guinea, World News

The Fresno Bee

Spokeswoman: Indiana teen pilot dies in crash

Annie Hayat said the plane flown by 17-year-old Haris Suleman went down shortly after leaving Pago Pago in American Samoa Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: American Samoa, World News, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Air Accidents, US Coast Guard, US Military

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Indiana Teen Flying Around the World Dies in Crash [From ABC News]

A teenage boy from Indiana, who was flying around the world with his father on a single engine plane, was killed when their plane crashed earlier Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, American Samoa, World News

West Australian

House prices still booming, led by Sydney

Price growth in almost all capital cities in the three months to June has helped the median Australian house price soar almost 11 per cent in just 12 months.

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Northern Territory News

'We shot down MH17 plane': rebel

PM Tony Abbott says two of the Australian victims of the MH17 disaster will be transported to the Netherlands this afternoon, but many bodies are still unaccounted for.

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