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3 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Australia,

8 hrs ago | 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,

12 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

23 hrs ago | 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

Sydney Morning Herald

Conman plays catch me if you can

A cocky New South Wales radio DJ-turned-conman has gone to ground a few days shy of his 21st birthday, after his latest scam left small businesses and young DJs thousands of dollars out of pocket.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Small Business, Personal Finance,

The Age

Abbott's Ukraine mission 'nuts'

Prime Minister Tony Abbott addresses the media on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Netherlands,

NEWS.com.au

By-election tsunami flushes out political debris

THE parents of Fatima Dyczynski completed their pilgrimage of pain to the MH17 crash site last night, laying flowers atop plane debris.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Canada

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,

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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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News

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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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News

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

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