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21 min ago | The Globe and Mail

BHP Billiton to spin off smaller assets as profit rises 23 per cent

A bucket wheel reclaimer is moved into position at BHP Billiton's iron ore loading facility in Port Hedland, about 1,600 kilometres north of Perth, Australia.

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21 min ago | Yahoo!

Lady Gaga gets Artpop Ball rolling

Lady Gaga kicked off the Australian leg of her latest touring spectacle, ArtRave: The Artpop Ball, at Perth Arena tonight.

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21 min ago | Switched

Taylor Swift's '1989' Is Not About Romance

MAY 05: Taylor Swift attends the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City.

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3 hrs ago | The Age

BHP demerger plan not share slide culprit

As a slide in BHP Billiton's share price that began in London on Tuesday night spilled into the local market on Wednesday morning, BHP and advisers began asking the obvious question: were BHP shareholders giving the group's demerger plan the thumbs down? Their tentative answer after sifting through the evidence was that the selldown was less about ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

A fatal truck crash has resulted in a whole fleet of garbage trucks ...

A fatal crash has resulted in whole fleet of garbage trucks taken off the road for safety checks leaving rubbish bins uncollected all around the country Tens of thousands of homes across Australia are not getting their rubbish collected after the country's largest waste management firm has grounded its entire fleet.

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10 hrs ago | The Daily News

Williams Joins Memphis Obstetrics as OB/GYN

Dr. Jason Williams has joined the staff of Memphis Obstetrics & Gynecological Association PC, where he will focus on women's health care issues, including prevention, diagnosis and management of many general medical conditions.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Health, Health, University of Tennessee, Australia, Knoxville, TN, World News, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Scoop

IVY – Saviour of the Dinosaur An Original Play for Kiwi Kids

Capital E National Theatre for Children presents IVY - SAVIOUR OF THE DINOSAUR An Original Play for Kiwi Kids aged 5 plus From her secret hideaway in a museum basement comes a delightful googley eyed, spindley framed cleaning lady with a difference.

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Manawatu Standard

Samoan support thesis wins speed challenge

QUICKFIRE PRESENTATION: Alesana Pala'amo summed up his thesis in three minutes, winning a competition at Massey University in Palmerston North yesterday.

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NEWS.com.au

Dio Wang: 'I won't leave Palmer'

FOUR Australian cities have made the top 10 list of the most liveable cities around the world - but which of them gets the ultimate bragging rights? SHE likes Milan fashion, Port Kembla suburbs and chats with Imams.

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NEWS.com.au

Smart, educated and unemployed

PRUE Hawkins has a law degree but few employment prospects. She also has Brittle Bone Disease but the government refuses to pay her disability welfare.

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Switched

Earl Sweatshirt Calls Taylor Swift's New Video 'Inherently Offensive'

Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt took to Twitter to call the video "inherently offensive and ultimately harmful."

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Sydney Morning Herald

Topless barmaids no longer welcome at Defence club after soldier's mother discovered photos

Defence has moved to ban topless barmaids from a government recreation club as photos emerged of elite special forces soldiers The ban was revealed after a row erupted between senior officers and the mother of a bisexual former special forces soldier who is under investigation for a matter she says is related to his sexuality.

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This Is London

BHP Billiton fires the starting gun on $15bn mines spin-off

BHP Billiton, the world's biggest miner, today pulled the trigger on a demerger of a host of its lesser mines to create a new business valued at up to $15 billion .

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Nine FIFO suicides in 12 months leads to call for investigation

Nine fly-in fly-out workers have taken their own lives in the last 12 months in Western Australia, with the deaths being referred to the State Coroner for an inquest and families saying they won't have closure until there is an investigation.

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Yahoo!

BHP to spin off assets as annual net profit soars

Global mining giant BHP Billiton posted a 23.2 percent jump in annual net profit Tuesday and said it would create a new independent company by spinning off non-core assets to cut costs and boost productivity.

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ABC News

Blackboy Hill training camp: the birthplace of Western Australias Anzac forces

On August 17, 1914, just 12 days after war was declared, the first volunteers arrived at the newly formed Blackboy Hill camp at the foot of the Darling ranges, east of Perth.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

West Australian

Perth in top ten most liveable cities

Perth has been named the ninth most liveable city in the world, but only rates as the fourth most liveable city in Australia.

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WaterWorld

Joint venture wins prestigious award for work at Australia WTP

Aug. 18, 2014 -- A joint venture between Spain-based water and solutions specialist ACCIONA Agua and Australian water utility solutions provider TRILITY -- known as ATJV -- recently won the prestigious Earth Award from the Civil Contractors Federation for its work on the Mundaring Water Treatment Project.

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The Orlando Sentinel

WOFL hires meteorologist from Australia

Meteorologist Brooks Tomlin will give the forecasts on morning and evening newscasts on weekends.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Moisturising routine reduces skin damage for elderly

Morphological and physiological changes are associated with skin ageing, including reduced vascularity, impaired collagen synthesis and thinning of the hypodermis.

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