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Australian Labor great Neville Wran dies...

Former Australian state premier Neville Wran has died at the age of 87, prompting tributes from both sides of politics Monday for the man who led New South Wales in the 1970s and 80s.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The News-Review

Guest column: Women's conference encourages, inspires and changes lives

WHEN: April 25-26; sign-up begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday; conference is at 7; for Saturday, sign-up begins at 8:30 a.m. with the conference at 9 a.m. RESERVATIONS: Are encouraged; call 673-1850 or 670-6030 or email Naredo@Q.com or GraceCenters@yahoo.com CHILD CARE: Available for infants to 4 during Saturday lunch and workshops.

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Paddock Talk

Simply Amazing Sera

When John Pizarro won 15 National Championships during his time in Australian karting in the 1970s and 80s, it was a record that was thought would never be topped - until now.

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ABC News

What the Heck is a Bilby?

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, watch their son Prince George looking at an Australian animal, called Bilby, which has been named after the young Prince, during a visit to Sydney's Taronga Zoo Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban Split: Divorce Looms as Couple Fight Over Keith's Upcoming Tour

Keith Urban certainly gets extra brownie points for trying to make his marriage to Nicole Kidman work - but to no avail.

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Sky News

Bailey's Queen Portrait In 'Instagram Style'

Celebrity photographer David Bailey adds the Queen to his list of subjects, as the monarch attends an Easter service in Windsor.

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Mail on Sunday

No more Grumpy George! Baby prince shows his many faces and even...

Gurgling George meets the Australian Easter bunny: Excited prince is introduced to a bilby named in his honour at Sydney zoo The million dollar meth lab: Police raid high tech drug production base in luxury lake front mansion that was stacked with guns Caught! USPS worker who was in 'unspeakable pain' claimed $300k in disability checks for five ... (more)

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Scotsman.com

Future of beards on a razor's edge

It started on the streets of Brooklyn. Some time in the mid-Noughties, hipsters in the boho districts of Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Bushwick began teaming an armful of tattoos with a chinful of whiskers to create a kind of biker-meets-hippy carpenter vibe.

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Canada.com

Gallery: Royal visit to Australia hits the beach

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate enjoyed a sheep-shearing demonstration and greeted crowds of flower-bearing fans at the Sydney Royal Easter Show on Friday morning during their visit to Austalia.

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Edmonton Journal

Air Canada coming under criticism over video showing baggage being dropped

Alberta's Progressive Conservative caucus says it will finally scrap parts of the provincial Marriage Act that define marriage as a union between a man and a woman, to get in line with federal legislation and public sentiment that wants the rights of gays, lesbian and bisexual Albertans recognized.

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Car and Driver

Ferrari LaFerrari XX Confirmed, Is This It Spied at the NA1 4rburgring?

Just days after Antonello Coletta, head of Ferrari's Sporting Activity Department, confirmed to Australia's Drive that a Ferrari LaFerrari XX is under development and will be launched in 2015, our spy shooters captured a suspiciously XX-like LaFerrari lapping on the NurbA1 4rgring.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Autos

Fri Apr 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

the Last Confession, Starring David Suchet, Richard O'Callaghan, ...

The Last Confession, the acclaimed mystery thriller by Roger Crane set in the Vatican, begins its world tour in Toronto tonight, April 19, 2014 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, before touring to Los Angeles, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia.

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Related Topix: Poirot, Entertainment, Drama, Television, David Suchet, Australia, World News,

The Spectator

The Royal Family beats Australia's dreary political class hands down

Only a few hours before the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge landed in Sydney for the start of their much-hyped royal Australian visit, Barry O'Farrell, the popular Premier of New South Wales, stunned the nation by resigning.

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People

Fashion Faceoff, the Royal Tour Edition: Kate Middleton Wears Same Zimmermann Dress as Naomi Watts

Get excited: We have our first Fashion Faceoff of the Royal Tour. The white Zimmermann dress Duchess Catherine wore for a busy day of events Friday - including a stop at the Royal Easter Show and a trip to Sydney, Australia's famed Manly Beach - has also been spotted on a big time Hollywood A-lister.

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Reuters

British royals soak up Sydney

NO REPORTER NARRATION The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued their tour of Australia on Friday with a visit to the Bear Cottage children's' hospice and a beach in the Sydney suburb of Manly.

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National Ledger

Movie News - Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Kate Upton Promote 'The Other Woman'

Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton complimented each other in monochrome outfits at a photo call for 'The Other Woman' in Sydney, Australia.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Toronto Star

Can this man save the TTC?

These are tough times for the Toronto Transit Commission and its millions of users.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Wig comes off the mystery $6 billion man

Padbury Mining says it has finance in place from a mystery backer to fund its port development.

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Newsday

Sydney airport go-ahead

Australia has finally decided after a fractious debate lasting decades to build a second airport in Sydney, its biggest and most populous city.

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New Scientist

Why we get autism but our Neanderthal cousins didn't

It's not what you've got but how you use it. The first maps of gene expression in two of our extinct cousins flag up important differences between the activity of their genes and our own.

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