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1 hr ago | NEWS.com.au

Hundreds of police in terror raids

EXCLUSIVE PICTURES: ASIO and counter-terrorism police swoop on homes across Brisbane and Sydney this morning in what is believed to be the largest anti-terrorism bust in the nation's history. A VICIOUS attack that could cost one man his life all started with the well-used and potentially explosive line: "What are you looking at?" ONE of the two women who attacked a man on a Gold Coast bus has penned an apology.

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3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Kanye West on disabled-fan controversy: 'Welcome to today's news'

Kanye West performs in Sydney, Australia, where he halted the show to make sure everyone was standing--unless they could prove they were disabled. Kanye West performs in Sydney, Australia, where he halted the show to make sure everyone was standing--unless they could prove they were disabled.

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7 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

Hilco Global expands its current practice in Australia opening a new...

Tom Greco, CEO of Hilco Valuation Services , announced today the opening of a new valuation services office that will be located in Sydney, Australia. This new office will be led by Brendan Smyth, a Hilco Valuation Services veteran who has been with the company since 2007.

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8 hrs ago | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

Kanye West on Wheelchair Incident: "Pick a New Target"

The rapper said he's being unfairly "demonized" by the media after he made headlines for reportedly demanding that one of his concertgoers in a wheelchair stand up. A video from the concert last Friday in Sydney, Australia, actually shows the rapper urging the entire audience onto its feet for "Good Life."

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9 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

My Lightbulb Moment: Evan Clark from ClickView

In 1999 I decided to study telecommunications engineering, as the internet was really hotting up and it seemed an attractive career to get into. Then in 2000 there was the dot-com crash and all the telecommunications employers started getting rid of their staff.

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14 hrs ago | Fiji Times

Axed NRL star in demand in Europe

English Super League side Catalan Dragons are facing competition from rugby union for the signature of disgraced NRL star Todd Carney, according to head coach Laurent Frayssinous. The former Dally M medal winner has been forced to look overseas to continue his career after being sacked by all three of his NRL clubs, Canberra, Sydney Roosters and Cronulla, for varying forms of misconduct and is thought to have been offered a three-year deal with the French club.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Rising sea levels to cost Australia billions

Rising sea levels could threaten infrastructure worth more than A$226 billion in Australia if climate change is left unchecked, a study warned Wednesday . File photo of the coastline of the Illawarra region south of Sydney in Australia's New South Wales state.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Australia plays down China 'dirty coal' ban impact

Australia on Wednesday played down the impact of China banning the sale and import of "dirty" coal, saying miners would adapt and exports would not be significantly affected. Coal being stockpiled at the coal port of Newcastle in Australia's New South Wales state.

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Perez Hilton

Jennifer Hudson & Iggy Azalea Team Up To Make Sure He Aint'...

After a video surfaced of Kanye West stopping his concert in Sydney, Australia because two handicapped fans weren't standing, we were pretty shocked. However, there's at least one person who's not subscribing to the general widespread opinion of how the events of that night went down under.

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Central Western Daily

Orange Express: Wednesday, September 17

And earlier this morning I mentioned Jamie Saunders' recovery from a serious viral infection in the intensive care unit at Orange hospital. Have a look at this ... And sadly, movie buffs will bid farewell to Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton this week with the pair ending their 28-year At The Movies partnership.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Carolyn MacCann and Ralf Schulze Join ProExam's Center for...

Professional Examination Service , the most experienced organization in professional licensure and certification services, today announced that Carolyn MacCann, Ph.D., and Prof. Dr. Ralf Schulze have joined the organization's Center for Innovative Assessments as visiting scholars.

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Canada.com

Doug Camilli: Kanye West takes the wheels off his latest controversy

At a gig in Sydney, Australia on Friday, West told everyone to stand up and boogie. He pointed crossly at somebody in the audience who didn't, demanding that the man get up "unless you got a handicap pass where you get special parking and ."

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CTV

Kanye West decries demonizing over wheelchair affair: 'Pick a new target'

Kanye West has blamed the media for sensationalizing a misunderstanding during his concert in Sydney, Australia where he stopped the show and demanded all audience members stand up. The problem was that some members of the audience couldn't stand up due to physical disabilities.

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Wall Street Journal

Australia Presses Russia, China on Islamic State

SYDNEY, Australia-The threat posed by Islamic State to global security should prompt Russia and China to give at least tacit backing to an international coalition targeting radical jihadists in Syria and Iraq, rotating United Nations Security Council member Australia said Tuesday.

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Sarah Marie Summer already had the biggest fake boobs in Australia but she insists they are not big enough, and is now planning a fourth operation to increase them again. The sexy blonde increased her bra size from an 8A to a bra-busting 8M increasing the size of her bust by a staggering 18 cup sizes.

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Gawker

Kanye Responds to Wheelchair Incident: "I'm a Married, Christian Man"

In what certain outlets have characterized as a "rant," Kanye West responded to media publications that reported he told a fan in a wheelchair to "stand up" at one of his concerts. His response? "I'm a married, Christian man... pick another target."

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

IcChuddersfield

Ian Berry's rhapsodies in denim blue

Such is the demand for works by Huddersfield-born artist Ian Berry, who uses fabric from denim jeans to create portraits, installations and urban landscapes, that almost all of the works in a new London exhibition were sold before the doors opened Such is the demand for works by Huddersfield-born artist Ian Berry, who uses fabric from denim jeans to create portraits, installations and urban landscapes, that almost all of the works in a new London exhibition were sold before the doors opened. In fact, Ian says he often has to tell callers to his studio in Sweden, where he now lives and works, that he has nothing left to sell.

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Wall Street Journal

A Farmhouse Hideaway in Australia

This spacious home has two mezzanine levels, open-plan kitchen and dining areas, and a swimming pool that overlooks the green hills of New South Wales. -Andre Cooray This spacious barn-inspired home with dramatic valley vistas is hidden in the coastal area of Myocum, which is at the foothills of the Byron Bay hinterland in New South Wales, Australia.

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International Business Times

Sydney Police Intercept $75M Worth Of Drugs In Frozen Fish Disguised As Liquid In Ice Packs

Sydney police arrested in Fairfield on Thursday two men who attempted to bring into the country over 100 kilogrammes of heroin and methamphetamines worth $75 million by disguising it as liquid in ice packs hidden under frozen fish fillets from Malaysia. Powdered heroin is pictured in this undated handout photo courtesy of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Australia, World News, Prison, Drug Enforcement Administration

CBS Local

Australian Mosquito That Contributes To Heartworm In Dogs Found In Monterey Park, Montebello

An Australian mosquito capable of transmitting viruses to humans and a major contributor to heartworm in dogs was discovered at homes in Monterey Park and Montebello, vector-control officials said Monday. It's not known if the discovery of the mosquito, formally known as Aedes notoscriptus but referred to as "Aussie Mozzie," presents a public health risk.

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