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7 hrs ago | UAport

Agence France-Presse: Obama chides Putin over separatists, nuke treaty

Separately, the Kremlin said the two leaders had agreed that the current situation in Ukraine - where pro- Russian separatists are battling government - was not in either country's interest.

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11 hrs ago | CBC News

Video of Amazon tribe's 1st contact with modern world released

The previously uncontacted tribe first made contact on June 26. According to a Funai news release, the group reported it had been violently attacked by non-Indians at the headwaters of the Envira River in neighbouring Peru.

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14 hrs ago | WorthyNews

China Develops New Long Range Missiles

China has acknowledged the existence of a new intercontinental ballistic missile said to be capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads as far as the United States, according to Agence France-Presse.

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18 hrs ago | ABC News

Country Hour Friday 1 August

Top End growers have been told to act within the law when trying to mitigate the impact of magpie geese.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Burmanet

Agence France Presse: Myanmar makes $2.86 million heroin bust in 'Golden Triangle'

The Myanmar authorities have seized 140kg of heroin packed into blocks and hidden in a car in the notorious "Golden Triangle" area near the Thai border, police said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Media, IT Services

Wed Jul 30, 2014

ABC News

Learning in the wool shed

A group of students from Sydney learn about wool classing in a shed at Booligal in western New South Wales.

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ABC News

Aerial view of Indian sandalwood plantation

An aerial view of a new Indian sandalwood plantation near Katherine. The trees are all planted within a spray-guard.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Malaysia Sun

International Experts Fail to Reach Malaysian Boeing Crash Site for Third Time Running

"The group of Dutch and Australian experts did not leave Donetsk for the crash site in east Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Media, IT Services

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Malaysia Sun

Malaysia Airlines Loses up to $2Mln Daily after MH370 MH17 Tragedies

"The harrowing reality for Malaysia Airlines after MH17 is that if the government doesn't have an immediate game plan, every day that passes will contribute to its self-destruction and eventual demise," aviation analyst Shukor Yusof told AFP.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Hoped-for 'AIDS cure' drug fails miserably in monkey experiments; HIV outwits Big Pharma yet again

A monkey version of the HIV virus can outwit anti-AIDS drugs just days after entering the body, according to researchers who were disappointed that Big Pharma still cannot produce a human cure for the disease.

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Examiner.com

Second crater found at 'End of the World': First giant hole still a mystery

A mysterious new crater was recently discovered in Siberia! Where did it come from? Tara is here to discuss this new finding, and list out a few of the popular theories as to why it appeared! As if one giant crater at the "End of the World" wasn't enough, now, apparently, there are two.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Daily Star

Shining spotlight on multi-billion waste in Afghanistan

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko speaks during an interview with Agence France-Presse on July 24, 2014 at his office in Arlington, Virginia.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Media, IT Services, Arlington, VA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

India doctors remove 232 teeth from boy's mouth

Doctors in India removed 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy during an operation that took seven hours to complete, Agence France-Presse reported.

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Related Topix: Wisdom Teeth, Health, Media, IT Services

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Examiner.com

China bubonic plague: Government quarantines 'plague' city

Reports out of China indicate that parts of the city of Yumen has been sealed off from the rest of the country, quarantined to hopefully protect the nation of nearly 1.4 billion from the bubonic plague .

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Related Topix: Media, IT Services, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Salon

Putin tightens grip on Internet: Signs new law requiring mass storage of Russians' data

Russian President Vladimir Putin is clamping down on Internet criticism with a a new law requiring Internet companies to store Russian user information on data centers in Russia.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Media, IT Services, Twitter

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Al Bawaba

Israeli airstrikes on Gaza target UN school housing displaced Palestinians

Israeli airstrikes targeted a school run by the United Nations refugee agency that was providing shelter to displaced Palestinians in Gaza Tuesday, according to Agence France Presse.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Media, IT Services

Al Bawaba

EU approves more sanctions on Syria

The EU has included anyone linked or related to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on its sanctions list Agence France Presse reported Tuesday that the European Union has voted to expand sanctions on Damascus over its "violent repression" of civilians.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

France Raid Nets 3 Suspected Jihadists

Two men and a woman were arrested in a Tuesday raid in southern France on suspicion of recruiting fighters for Syria and planning attacks at home, according to police sources, cited Tuesday by Agence France Presse .

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

ABC News

Chip company in financial trouble

Administrators are trying to find a buyer for Griffith-based Potato Magic Australia, which supplies chips to diet food providers.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

ABC News

Alice Fargher

Alice Fargher from Angorichina Station in South Australia's Flinders Ranges says she struggled with loneliness when she came home.

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