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54 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

Prime Minister takes pot-shot at Greens

Soon after claiming voters were being turned off by dirty politics, Prime Minister John Key has taken a shot at Green Party co-leader Russel Norman, saying he must have been smoking dope to believe the Greens could pay off debt faster than National.

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Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

5 hrs ago | BBC News

Arrests over PNG asylum-seeker death

Police in Papua New Guinea have charged two men with the murder of a man seeking asylum in Australia, according to reports in the Australian media.

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9 hrs ago | Daily Times

Melbourne found most - liveable city'; Damascus comes last

LONDON: Melbourne tops the ranking as the world's most pleasant city to live in for the fourth year running, but an Economist Intelligence Unit poll also finds that turmoil in Ukraine and the Middle East have pushed other cities down the list.

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Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Asia, Papua New Guinea, Nigeria,

12 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Here's a thought - escape Australia

Time to get away for good?: A new book could send us all scurrying to the airport.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

16 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Busted ... by a soldier's mum

Topless barmaids photographed entertaining soldiers at a government recreation club.

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19 hrs ago | Yahoo!

PNG police arrest two over Barati killing

Papua New Guinea police have charged two men over the murder of Iranian asylum seeker Reza Barati on Manus Island and are looking for three more suspects.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, World News, Riot

22 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Suitcase murder cops deny sex assault

POLICE and the lawyer in Bali overseeing the suitcase murder case have denied claims that the daughter of the murdered woman has been sexually assaulted while in custody.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, World News

Yesterday | ABC News

Baby 'wasn't moving' when murder accused Mervyn Bell entered WA...

A man accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a 10-month-old baby boy burst into a roadhouse in Western Australia's north with the baby, who was not moving, in his arms, a Perth court hears.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Suria

Australia tycoon blasts Chinese...

Outspoken Australian tycoon Clive Palmer has labelled the Chinese government "mongrels" who "shoot their own people" in a televised tirade that was criticised by Canberra Tuesday as "hugely damaging".

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The New Zealand Herald

Man killed by 4.5m crocodile in front of wife

Police say a 57-year-old fisherman has been killed by a 4.5 metre crocodile in front of his wife while the couple fished in a northern Australian river notorious for the deadly predators.

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The New Zealand Herald

English: Tax cuts ahead but no pre-election reveal

With a surplus, albeit a smaller one of $297 million still in his sights this year, Finance Minister Bill English has confirmed his Government has budgeted for tax cuts some time over the next four years but this morning ruled out announcing them ahead of the election.

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The Age

Australian Jake Drage charged over fatal crash in Indonesia

Jakarta: A West Australian man has been charged over a fatal crash in Indonesia after more than a month in custody, and could spend six years behind bars if found guilty.

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Stuff.co.nz

New master shearer rapt with title

Newly crowned master shearer Nathan Stratford doesn't downplay his new title, in fact the Southlander says "it's pretty cool, it's a high achievement for any shearer".

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Stuff.co.nz

Friends defend Tostee over murder charge

Friends of Gable Tostee, the man charged with the murder of Wellington woman in Australia have vowed to stand by their mate.

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KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

New Zealander Reveals Private "Bucket List" Message from Robin Williams

Days after Robin Williams apparently took his own life, a New Zealander revealed his wife received a private message from the Oscar winner to try to raise her spirits.

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Related Topix: Short, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Jack, Celebrities, New Zealand, Robin Williams, World News, Suicide

West Australian

Newcrest reviews Lihir after $2.2b loss

Newcrest will review the Lihir operations that have plunged the gold miner into the red for a second straight year, but says the project will not be sold.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, World News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

SCF trial draws to a close

New Zealand's longest and most expensive criminal fraud case, the South Canterbury Finance trial, has finally drawn to a close.

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The Age

Lady Gaga meets and greets fans inside Crown Metropol in Perth.

They waited for several hours, but Lady Gaga fans were rewarded with plenty of face time when the star landed in Perth on Sunday.

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The Age

Teenage supporter of Islamic State arrested

A teenage supporter of the terrorist group Islamic State, who gained notoriety after an appearance on television last week, has been arrested over a religious attack on a cleaner at a western Sydney shopping centre.

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FireHouse.com

Australian Firefighter Killed Battling Hotel Fire

Fire and Rescue NSW Firefighter Daniel Howard died after a wall collapsed on him as he fought the fire at the New Occidental Hotel on Marshall Street, ABC Australia reported.

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Related Topix: Fire, Australia, World News,

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