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28 min ago | Daily Mail

Two brothers who were the rising stars of Aussie boxing who became...

Two brothers who were the rising stars of Aussie boxing who became radicals - one of is wanted for holding severed heads of enemies in Syria and the other is in jail for bashing a police officer They were rising stars in the Australian boxing world, praised for their dedication to the sport and the entertainment they provided in the ring.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Terrorism, Family, Kids

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Business Times

MH17 crash: Australia focused on crash site, not sanctions: PM

Australia's priority was gaining access to the crash site of downed Flight MH17 in Ukraine, not imposing sanctions on Russia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday [SYDNEY] Australia's priority was gaining access to the crash site of downed Flight MH17 in Ukraine, not imposing sanctions on Russia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Beatport Stage to Host Stage at Electric Zoo: New York's Electronic Music Festival

Beatport, the principal online destination for electronic music culture, is pleased to announce it will for the first time host a stage at the Electric Zoo Festival, New York City's premier electronic music festival, produced by Made Event.

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Improbable Research

Wilkinson & Huber: The tortoise and the touchscreen

Ig Nobel Prize winners Anna Wilkinson [pictured here, with a tortoise] and Ludwig Huber have now done an experiment with four tortoises and a touchscreen.

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Related Topix: World News, Austria, Australia,

United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

Sydney Jewish board: Newspaper cartoon 'racially vilifies' Jews

The umbrella body of the Jewish community in Sydney threatened to take action against a major newspaper for publishing a cartoon about Gaza that "racially vilifies" Jews.

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

Diss Today

Memory Lane: Photos from Burston archive

Memory Lane is returning this week to the stash of photos of the Burston area in the possession of Helen Grant of Sydney, Australia.

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Lucianne.com

Government Paying $140,368 to Take10 Students on a - Climate Change Journey'

The National Park Service is spending $140,368 to fly 10 students to Sydney, Australia so they can experience a "climate change journey."

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Model D

The glorious potential of cities; or, How eight square blocks can change the world

The Wire and Treme -- delivered an incendiary talk about the alarming rise of American inequality at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas in Sydney, Australia.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, New Orleans, Jazz, Detroit, MI

CNN

"Buying a Piece of the Australian Dream" Australia's Earl Reginald Stevenson in Sydney

July 28, 2014 - Sydney, Australia - "In glamorous five star hotels across Singapore every weekend, property investors are lining up to buy a slice of the Australian dream", stated Earl Reginald Stevenson, the super hedge fund billionaire from Alcoveritras Australia.

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Edmonton Journal

Preview: Down-under talent searched out blues in her teens

In a recent phone conversation, singer Anni Piper was psyched for an impending tour of North American that includes Edmonton's Blues on Whyte, this week through Sunday.

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Related Topix: Blues, Australia, World News, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Blues Band

Gizmag

Australian students break 26-year-old electric vehicle speed record

A group of Australian students has set a new world speed record for an electric vehicle A group of students from the University of New South Wales in Australia has set a new world speed record for an electric vehicle.

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

Trend Hunter Magazine

Bluetooth Baseball Caps - The Snaptrax Baseball Cap Connects With...

The Snaptrax is a Bluetooth-enabled baseball cap -- developed by Sydney, Australia-based entrepreneur Will Miller -- that looks like any regular baseball cap but is anything but.

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Mirror.co.uk

Patient's cousin flew 10,000 to donate a kidney after hearing her life was at risk

A woman suffering from a sore throat ended up having a life-changing operation - thanks to her cousin who flew 10,000 miles to donate a kidney.

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Daily Mail

These beauty queens are taken! Australian Kate Johnson makes...

And Australian ladies who have a ring on it seem to have impressed at the Mrs. International quest in Florida over the weekend, with 30-year-old Kate Johnson picking up two awards.

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Daily Mail

Forget the awkward trip to the doctor's office: Aussies can now...

Did the Oklahoma City bomber have another accomplice? One man's mystery death in a jail cell and his brother's 19-YEAR quest for justice that could reopen case of attack that killed 168 Why a high-five or a 'fistbump' is more hygienic than a handshake Barack Obama 'checks out' of his job years early: The US president has played 81 rounds of golf ... (more)

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, New York, Australia, World News,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

ABC News

Vic Alhadeff resignation: NSW Premier Mike Baird supports CRC chairman's decision to quit

The New South Wales Premier has said the resignation of the chairman of the Community Relations Commission was appropriate because his position had become untenable.

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CBS Local

Researchers Looking Into Beach Rip Currents

Vincent Klock was bodysurfing toward the beach when his momentum suddenly turned and he was whisked away from shore.

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Related Topix: Carolina Beach, NC, Australia, World News, Weather, Florida International University, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Daily Mail

Woman quit toxic relationship and city life moved to remote town...

I'm here to run, not talk politics: Usain Bolt bemused after he's asked about Gaza and the Scottish referendum at Commonwealth Games press conference Inspiring story of woman who quit her toxic relationship and city life to move to remote town with just one pub.... and she now takes some of the most magical photographs of Australia you'll ever see ... (more)

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Right Wing News

Australian Citizen Turned Syrian Terrorist Poses With Heads of...

Sydney, Australia born Mohamed Elomar so hates western life that he left Australia for the killing sands of Syria where he is now enjoying the good life killing people who don't agree with his brand of the "religion of peace" and in sickening new photos he posted to Twitter, he is seen laughing and yucking it up playing with the severed heads of ... (more)

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The Daily Beast

Like Google Earth for the UniverseBy Matthew R. Francis

In just 64 nights, SAMI, an instrument attached to the Anglo-Australian telescope in Sydney, Australia, has recorded demographic information for 1,000 galaxies.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Astronomy, Science, Chemistry

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