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Weather History: July 26: Record temps, tornadoes, storms, wind & flooding

July 26th is Hurricane Supplication Day on the island of St. Croix in the Virgin Islands.


Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Australia, World News, Hailstorm

2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Uni students break 26-year-old world speed record with solar car

A team of University of New South Wales students have broken a 26-year-old world record for speed, which would make their solar car the fastest electric vehicle to travel 500km on a single battery charge.


Related Topix: World Records, Travel, Pacific Travel, New South Wales, Australia Travel, Australia Travel, Australia, Oceania, World News,

Fri Jul 25, 2014

USA Today

BSkyB to buy Fox's Italy, German pay-TV assets

BSkyB said Friday it had entered into a deal to buy all of the stake in 21st Century Fox's Sky Italia and 57.4% of its interest in Sky Deutschland.


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Pattaya Mail

Happy Royal Birthday HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn was born on July 28, 1952, in the Ambara Villa of the Royal Dusit Palace in Bangkok.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Command and General Staff College, US Military, US Army, The General, Country, Thailand, Southeast Asia, Agriculture, Science

URO Completes World's First Commodity Order Using A Commodity Backed Cryptocurrency

The Urocoin, created and maintained by the URO Foundation , is a commodity-backed encrypted digital currency based on Bitcoin technology, also referred to as a "cryptocommodity."


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Economics News, Bitcoin

Australia Sending 190 Police To Secure MH17 Wreckage

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks during a news conference in Sydney, Australia, last week.


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Miriam Margolyes' love letter to Adelaide

BRITISH stage and screen star Miriam Margolyes has fallen for Adelaide after working here earlier in year.


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Australia activist escapes jail over...

An Australian anti-coal activist escaped jail Friday over a fake press release that temporarily wiped more than Aus$300 million from the share price of mining company.


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Thu Jul 24, 2014

MSDN Blogs

Microsoft Dynamics Retail Industry Functional Training - August 18-21, 2014 - Sydney, Australia

This 4-day instructor-led training helps accelerate your knowledge of the new Retail features introduced in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3.


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Isle News

C5 Alliance appoints Cem Bars as client relationship manager

After growing up in Guernsey, he obtained a degree in Marketing and Advertising from the London College of Communications before working as an account executive for Carlton Screen Advertising .


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Computers

ABC News

PHOTO: From left, President Barack Obama in Washington, and Prince George in Sydney, Australia

President Barack Obama sent the son of Kate Middleton and Prince William a blue alpaca wool baby blanket shortly after his birth last year on July 22, according to the Palace.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Prince William, Entertainment

Daily Mail

Aussie teen suicide bomber who killed FIVE people in Iraq named as...

Aussie teen suicide bomber who killed FIVE people in Iraq named as Adam Dahman... but family still believe he's alive The Australian suicide bomber who killed five people in a terrorist attack in Iraq last week is believed to be 18-year-old Adam Dahman.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Terrorism, Iraq, Metal, Isis

Oxford Mail

The - Poly midwife' who left a lasting legacy in the city

A FORMER city education official of more than 30 years who helped set up some of Oxford's most recognised institutions has died aged 89. He worked extensively behind the scenes with the Department for Education to establish Oxford Polytechnic, known from 1992 as Oxford Brookes University , after the reorganisation of its campus.


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Jewish Chronicle

Hate explodes in cities from Paris to Sydney

Hundreds of pro-Palestinian protesters attacked the Jewish neighbourhood of Sarcelles, a suburb to the north of Paris, on Sunday, clashing with police who stopped them yards from a local synagogue.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Australia, Riot


Australian Foreign Minister: Armenian Case not Genocide

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop informed the Australian Turkish Advocacy Alliance that it was Australian foreign policy not to define the Armenian case as genocide, and that it was unconstitutional for Australian territories to promulgate their own foreign policy.


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Plane with Malaysia Airlines bodies leaves Ukraine

In this framegrab made from a video provided by press service of the rebel Donetsk People's Republic and, pro-Russians collect parts of the burning debris of a Ukrainian military fighter jet, shot down at Savur Mogila, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Netherlands, Australia, Oceania,

Eastern Daily Press

G'day sis! Adopted brother jets in from Australia to meet the...

A brother meets his sister for the first time, after he was adopted at birth in 1945 and later moved to Australia.


Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom, Australia, World News,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Pacific Daily News

On the fridge

DHX Productions presents a "Tribute to The Cool Ruler: Gregory Isaacs" at 9 p.m. July 28 at Abandon Ship, featuring 2 for 30 live on stage at 10 p.m. and DJ Raw Dawg.


Related Topix: Reggae, Gregory Isaacs, Australia, World News,

Hampshire Chronicle

Doubt cast on role of paracetamol

Paracetamol painkillers are no better than a placebo for speeding the recovery of people suffering lower back pain, a study has found.


Related Topix: Back Pain, Health, Australia, World News,

Study: PrEP, Taken Regularly, 100 Percent Effective

Scientists at the International AIDS Conference in Sydney, Australia, released the results of an open label study of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis this week, which found that regular dosing of the drug Truvada is 100 percent effective in preventing HIV-negative people from becoming infected with the virus.


Related Topix: Australia, World News