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1 hr ago | CNN

Babies caught as Thailand tightens surrogacy laws

A Texan couple faces an agonizing wait for the birth of their baby boy to a surrogate, some 14,000 kilometers away, in a country now under military rule that's changing the laws mid-way through the pregnancy.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

5 hrs ago | International Business Times

Australia & Indonesia End Diplomatic Rift, Resume Intelligence & Military Cooperation

Visiting Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono gestures as he delivers a speech during his visit at the presidential palace in Manila May 23, 2014.

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9 hrs ago | Warrnambool Standard

Kids go crazy about long-distance netball visit to Camperdown

Visiting indigenous girls from Halls Creek in north-west Western Australia with grade 3 and 4 pupils at Mercy Regional College.

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13 hrs ago | Reuters

BHP Billiton says in talks to sell Nickel West unit

BHP Billiton is in talks with potential buyers for all, or part, of its Nickel West division in Australia after excluding the business from a major restructuring.

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17 hrs ago | The Drinks Business

Beetles to fight bush fly menace in Oz

A new species of beetle is being introduced into Western Australia's wine regions in an effort to eradicate swarms of bush flies wreaking havoc on the tourism industry.

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18 hrs ago | Tipperary Today

Nenagh's South Australia Rose Sarah is not afraid of The Cats

With Tipperary Rose Lauren Walsh not being selected for the International Rose of Tralee contest, it was up to Nenagh woman Sarah Harrington to fly the Premier flag at this Monday's opening night.

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21 hrs ago | The Age

Sonic chief raises GP co-payment concern

The proposed introduction of $7 GP co-payment may be keeping people from visiting GPs and pathology services, says Sonic Healthcare.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Aussie miner lawmaker criticized for China tirade

The 60-year-old multi-millionaire called the Chinese "bastards" and "mongrels" and accused Beijing of trying to take over Australia during a nationally televised forum on Australian Broadcasting Corp. on Monday night.

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Brandon Sun

Australian mining magnate turned lawmaker Clive Palmer widely criticized for tirade at China

A larger-than-life Australian mining magnate turned lawmaker, Clive Palmer, was widely accused Tuesday of threatening Australia's relationship with its biggest trading partner through an extraordinary tirade against China.

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Outlook

Six Indian MPs on FIve-Day Visit to Australia

Six Indian parliamentarians are on a five-day visit to Australia, aimed at further enhancing bilateral linkages and understanding between the two nations.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Here's a thought - escape Australia

Time to get away for good?: A new book could send us all scurrying to the airport.

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Merimbula News Weekly

Lonely Planet labels Merimbula's CBD 'unappealing'

Merimbula has made it into the Lonely Planet's East Coast Australia guide book and in Lonely Planet's inimitable style the town centre has been labelled "rather unappealing".

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ABC News

Meentheena station offers Australian veterans a chance to heal in the outback

August 18th marks the anniversary of Australia's most significant campaign in Vietnam, the Battle of Long Tan, and in communities right across the country Vietnam Veterans' Day is commemorated.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Last seen at the Hilton hotel: CBD puzzle

Police investigating suspicious disappearance of Sydney father Phouc Minh Nguyen, who walked out of the Hilton Sydney on May 1. Photo: NSW Police Just hours before a Sydney father vanished, he answered several distressing phone calls and told family he needed to sort out a "complication" with a business associate.

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NEWS.com.au

Malaysia Airlines steps up sales blitz

TOURISTS who escaped a sinking boat in Indonesia speak of their ordeal drinking their own urine and eating leaves, as more survivors are rescued.

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The New Zealand Herald

Cruise line business reaching 'tipping point' in NZ

New Zealand needs to be competitive to continue attracting cruise ship seasons worth more than $365 million, according to the national voice in the sector.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Canberra City News

Bulk billing doctors making house calls

The National Home Doctor Service brings together three leading organisations - Family Care Medical Services , Melbourne Medical Deputising Service and gpSolutions - to form Australia's largest network of bulk-billing home visiting doctors, already working across homes and aged-care facilities in Sydney, Melbourne, Geelong, Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold ... (more)

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Yahoo!

PM to Muslim moderates:join Team Australia

Tony Abbott has called on moderate Muslims to join the "Team Australia" fight against locally-bred extremists ahead of talks with Islamic leaders.

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The Age

PM to moderate Muslims:join Team Australia

Tony Abbott has called on moderate Muslims to join the "Team Australia" fight against locally bred extremists ahead of talks with Islamic leaders.

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ABC News

Northern Australia: Renewed push to seal inland north Queensland highway

The Federal Government's determination to develop northern Australia has raised hopes for improving the condition of a major inland route through Queensland.

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