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3 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Building approvals 'passed their peak'

Australia can't pin all its hopes on the housing sector to drive the economic recovery, as building approvals appear to have passed their peak.

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4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Telecom TV fuels channel battle

New Zealanders now have more television viewing options at lower prices, as internet TV services start and existing platforms react to protect their territory.

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7 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Manslaughter verdict shocks

The parents of a teenager killed in Oamaru four years ago are dumbfounded and outraged over a High Court verdict that found their son's killer guilty of manslaughter, not murder.

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10 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

SA man charged over 40-year NSW rape, murder case

PRISON officers will put the state's jails into lockdown if plans to reintroduce a dedicated dog squad within Correctional Services proceed.

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14 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Child detention slammed at inquiry

Children of asylum seekers have been sent to offshore detention as a deterrent strategy and have been deprived of medication, mental health care and adequate clothing, an inquiry has heard.

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18 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Judges probe as Chorus appeals Comcom pricing

Chorus is in the Court of Appeal challenging a High Court decision that upheld a Commerce Commission price regulation for broadband delivered over the copper wire network.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Stop boats to stop child detention: PM

THE only way to avoid having children in detention is to stop asylum seeker boats trying to reach Australia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says.

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Southland Times

Aussie model's naked message

NAKED MESSAGE: While we're used to seeing Robyn Lawley posing in swimwear and lingerie, her nude selfie protest is a whole different ballgame.

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The Age

MH17: Russia wants new UN resolution before investigators are allowed to access crash site

Paul McGeough reports from Shakhtersk in eastern war-ravaged Ukraine, where fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels have blocked international access to the Malaysia Airlines crash site.

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San Bernardino County Sun

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

In this Aug. 6, 1945 file photo made available by the U.S. Army, the crew of the Enola Gay is debriefed in Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands after returning from their atomic bombing mission over Hiroshima, Japan.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, World News, Japan, Northern Mariana Islands, Dekalb County, GA, Stone Mountain, GA

Air Force Times

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies

The 'Enola Gay' Boeing B-29 Superfortress lands at Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands on Aug. 6, 1945, after the U.S. atomic bombing mission against the Japanese city of Hiroshima.

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Suria

Pacific launches flab fight in world's...

The new chairman of the Pacific Islands Forum said Wednesday that he was determined to change the unhealthy lifestyle choices that have made his region the fattest in the world.

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NEWS.com.au

SA Senate euthanasia candidate dies

A TERMINALLY ill South Australian man who ran for the senate for the Voluntary Euthanasia Party has taken his life in a Glenelg motel room, says campaigner Philip Nitschke.

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Yahoo!

Australia's treatment of child asylum-seekers 'abuse'

The Australian government Wednesday rejected a report from church leaders describing its treatment of child asylum-seekers as "state-sanctioned abuse", saying such claims were "offensive".

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Suria

Pacific launches flab fight in world's...

The new chairman of the Pacific Islands Forum said Wednesday that he was determined to change the unhealthy lifestyle choices that have made his region the fattest in the world.

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Yahoo!

MidWest murder accused to plead not guilty

A 65-year-old man accused of murdering a younger man during an argument at a small settlement in Western Australia's Mid West region on New Year's Eve intends to fight the charge.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Could Ebola reach New Zealand?

The worst Ebola disease outbreak on record is unlikely to reach New Zealand from west Africa, the Ministry of Health's director of public health says.

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The Age

Beyond Blue chairman Jeff Kennett says young people biased against indigenous Australians

One in five young Australians would move if a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent sat next to them, a survey has found.

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Journalgazette.net

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

In this Aug. 6, 1945 file photo, the "Enola Gay" Boeing B-29 Superfortress lands at Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands after the U.S. atomic bombing mission against the Japanese city of Hiroshima ATLANTA - The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and forcing the world into the ... (more)

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The Age

Stereosonic 2014 announces stunning line-up

Electronic dance music festival Stereosonic - which leaves you in no doubt about its musical leanings with stages named "FULL ON" and "HARD" - has announced a big-name line-up for its travelling two-day doof-extravaganza in November and December.

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