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58 min ago | ABC News

AFP poised with warrants for Australian jihadis arrest

The ABC's '7.30' program has discovered that the AFP have issued warrants for the arrest of Khaled Sharrouf and Mohamed Elomar.

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5 hrs ago | Cooma-Monaro Express

Damaging winds for southern NSW

A Severe Weather Warning for damaging winds has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for people in the Illawarra, Southern Tablelands, Snowy Mountains and Australian Capital Territory forecast districts.

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Related Topix: Weather, Meteorology, Science, Australia, World News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Tribune

Funeral for C. Indiana teen pilot set for Thursday

Funeral services have been scheduled for a central Indiana teenager teen who died when the plane he was piloting crashed over the Pacific Ocean off the coast of American Samoa.

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Related Topix: Indiana, American Samoa, World News

Reuters

Australian PM Abbott's tough stance on MH17 paying off: poll

Embattled Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's forthright handling of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 appears to have paid off, a poll released on Tuesday showed, although his government has not enjoyed a similar spike in popularity.

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The New Zealand Herald

Kiwi group joins Americans in building $140m Fiji resort

Four New Zealand businessmen have joined Americans to develop Vunabaka, a new $140 million Fiji resort, where the first stage of construction is nearly finished.

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Related Topix: Fiji, World News

The New Zealand Herald

Takeover fever strikes NZX

The takeover bids launched for two NZX-listed firms yesterday could signal a new phase of heightened acquisition activity on the local sharemarket as companies take advantage of relatively low interest rates to fund business purchases and increase revenue, say analysts.

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BBC News

Games athlete on sex attack charge

A weightlifter competing at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games is due to appear in court charged with sexually assaulting a man.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Papua New Guinea

Hallam FM

Top Weightlifter Faces Sexual Assault Trial

Papua New Guinea's Toua Udia, 26, was arrested after the alleged assault last Monday at a Tesco near the Athletes' Village in Glasgow.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, World News

The Republic

Commonwealth Games lifter faces sex assault charge

A weightlifter from Papua New Guinea who competed at the Commonwealth Games faces trial over an alleged sexual assault at a Glasgow supermarket.

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Related Topix: World News, Papua New Guinea, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Europe, United Kingdom

Suria

Pacific summit to urge action on climate...

Pacific island leaders will renew calls for meaningful action on climate change at a regional summit opening in Palau on Tuesday, amid fears rising seas will swamp their low-lying nations.

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Related Topix: Palau, World News, Tommy Remengesau, Global Warming, Marshall Islands

Iol.co.za

Koala clings to car for 88km

Timberwolf the koala was lucky to be alive on Monday after surviving a terrifying 88km ride down a busy Australian freeway clinging to the bottom of a car.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News,

The Age

$300b 'carbon bomb' approved

The federal government has approved a giant Queensland coalmine that it says will generate as much as $300 billion for the economy, but which environmental groups say will contribute to a "carbon bomb" and risk causing significant damage to the Great Barrier Reef.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Coast Guard suspends search for Indiana father after plane crash

The Coast Guard has suspended the search for an Indiana man who went missing after he and his teenage son crashed their single-engine plane near Pago Pago Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, World Records, American Samoa, World News

Naracoorte Herald

Commonwealth Games 2014: Jess Trengove, our bronze beauty

NARACOORTE has its own Commonwealth Games medallist after Jess Trengove finished third in the women's marathon on Sunday night.

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The New Zealand Herald

Kiwi killed in gunfight

A young soldier killed in a firefight with Hamas gunmen in the southern Gaza Strip was born in New Zealand - and his family had planned to return here before he and his sister reached the age of military conscription in Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, New Zealand,

Southland Times

Drone death of concern: Locke

Former Green MP Keith Locke is urging New Zealanders to demand information about the Kiwi killed in a drone strike overseas last year.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Terrorism

The Hartford Courant

MH17 Crash

More than a week after a missile destroyed a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 298 over eastern Ukraine, the crash site in territory controlled by pro-Russia separatists remains unsecured.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Australia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, New Milford, CT

Southland Times

Getting a fair deal for consumers

COOL, CALM AND COLLECTED: Commerce Commission chair Mark Berry gives every impression of enjoying the hefty weight of his work.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News

Yahoo!

Asylum seekers yet to land at Curtin

The group of 157 asylum seekers detained at sea for weeks on a Customs ship are yet to arrive on the Australian mainland, refugee advocates say.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WHAS11

Memorial service scheduled to honor crash victims

A memorial service at sea will be held for a 17-year-old pilot from Indiana and his father, whose plane crashed during an around-the-world flight attempt.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, American Samoa, World News, Louisville, KY

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