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2 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Australian Jews' safety at 'high warning level'

Thousands came together Sunday in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth as the Australian Jewish community held rallies and solidarity gatherings in a show of support to Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Australia, Oceania, Hamas (Palestine)

3 hrs ago | North Devon Gazette

Picture Gallery: Sticklepath Community School set cream tea world record

HUNDREDS of pupils, parents and grandparents turned out to Sticklepath Community Primary School on Tuesday to set a new world record for a giant cream tea event.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

5 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Samuel Pergande and Jillian Mueller Set to Lead Dirty Dancing...

Samuel Pergande and Jillian Mueller will star as Johnny Castle and Frances "Baby" Houseman in the North American tour of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage.

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Related Topix: West End (Washington, DC), Australia,

6 hrs ago | The Daily Breeze

Pomona man gets 5 years in prison for smuggling cocaine in surfboard

A Pomona man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport in February was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison for trying to smuggle nearly seven pounds of cocaine in a hollowed-out surfboard, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, Australia, World News

10 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Woman flies 10,500 miles to visit sick dad - only to hear husband has died in mountain accident

Diane Francis, 45, jetted back from to Britain from her home in Australia after her father Sylvester Paterson, 79, was admitted to a hospital's coronary care unit Diane flew 10,500 miles from Sydney to visit her ill father in Dundee, only to hear her partner died falling from a New Zealand mountain A woman flew 10,500 miles to be with her sick dad ... (more)

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland,

12 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

'Australia's answer to California'

New South Wales aims to be "Australia's answer to California", accelerating the use of renewable energy and finding new ways to curb waste, in a push that puts it at odds with Coalition counterparts in other states and at the federal level.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Australia, World News,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

TechCrunch

Australian Graphic Design Startup Canva Raises Additional $3.6M

Canva , a site that lets non-designers create graphics using drag-and-drop tools, has nabbed an additional $3.6 million in funding from Founders Fund and Shasta Ventures, as well as existing investors Matrix Partners, Blackbird Ventures, and Square Peg Capital.

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Related Topix: Graphic Design, Arts, Australia, World News,

St. Petersburg Times

New Orleans putting smoked butts in a better place

The first of 50 cigarette butt recycling receptacles was installed at a downtown intersection Monday.

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Related Topix: Trenton, NJ, Canada, Australia, World News, Atlantic City, NJ, Smoking, Health, Medicine

Newsday

Royal family prepares for Prince George's first birthday

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge at Taronga Zoo on April 20, 2014, in Sydney, Australia.

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Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Australia, Entertainment

Business Times

Australia's Fairfax in mining mogul Rinehart's sights: report

Australia's richest person, mining magnate Gina Rinehart, is considering taking over respected media firm Fairfax out of frustration at its direction, a report said Monday.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Express India

Cancer treatment clears two Australian men of HIV

In a discovery that raises hope for AIDS cure, two Australian men have been found to be HIV-free after receiving stem cells to treat cancer.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine, Cancer, Australia, World News,

Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Barry And District News: EXHIBITOR: Robert Tinsley

A BARRY stonemason whose work has featured in the BBC's award-winning TV sci-fi show Doctor Who has travelled back to Medieval times.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News,

Russia Taday

Turkey and Russia discuss Customs Union collaboration

Stalled progress towards EU membership has shifted Turkey's economic interest, and it is now looking for closer cooperation with Russia's Customs Union, Economic Development Minister Aleksey Ulyukayev said.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

CNN

Indonesia's Jokowi eyes Mideast involvement

Editor's note: Aaron L. Connelly is a research fellow in the East Asia Program at the Lowy Institute for International Policy in Sydney, Australia.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, Southeast Asia, World News, Asia Travel, Travel, Indonesia Travel, Australia, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama

Sun Jul 20, 2014

St. Marys Star

League players rise for McKinnon

JULY 18: Jarryd Hayne of the Eels wears the #16 jersey in respect for Alex McKinnon during the round 19 NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Pirtek Stadium on July 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

AGA News

More News from Down Under

With the first Australian Go Congress set for January 2015 in Sydney, look for more activity Down Under in the months ahead.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News,

NEWS.com.au

Iraq suicide bomber confirmed as Aussie teen

A TRUCK has collided with a number of vehicles on the Hume Hwy and motorist are advised to expect delays near Campbelltown.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Iraq, Oceania

Fiji Times

Yaseen to the rescue

The Suva-born Australian resident made the announcement at the handover of $320,000 worth of dialysis equipment to the Lautoka Hospital last Saturday.

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Related Topix: World News, Fiji, Dialysis, Medicine, Health, Australia,

Austin American Statesman

Austin Music Source: Monday music picks: A Sunny Day in Glasgow, Kelley Mickwee

A Sunny Day in Glasgow at Mohawk indoor. With members from Philadelphia, Brooklyn and Sydney, Australia, this alt-pop outfit comes by its name naturally.

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Related Topix: A Sunny Day in Glasgow, Australia, World News, Ravenna (Seattle, WA), West Seattle (Seattle, WA), Rainier Valley (Seattle, WA), Greenlake (Seattle, WA)

Deseret News

Book review: 'Eastward to Zion' tells a different pioneer story

While the Mormon pioneers in the U.S. were migrating west, missionaries continued to preach the gospel around the world.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Australia, World News, Palmyra, NY

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