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13 min ago | Switched

Australia To Scrap Plan For Dumping Near Great Barrier Reef

Australia will abandon plans to dump 3 million cubic meters of dredged sand into the Great Barrier Reef area in its effort to create the world's biggest coal port, the Australian Financial Review reported on Tuesday.

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3 hrs ago | Newsday

Cruises for every type of traveler

Whether your ideal vacation is spent sitting in a spa, in front of a movie screen or strapped into a zip line, there are cruises for all types of travelers.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

ZDNet

IBM's Watson aims to pick the fashion trends

IBM's Watson will use data from social media feeds, advice from friends, moods, and previous outfit decisions to help people choose what clothes to wear, according to IBM's global retail transformation leader for Watson, Keith Mercier.

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Border Mail

Mick McGlone | All we want is our politicians to clearly stick to the rules

Some people adopt the opposite stance and feign ignorance, or hope it will all go away, or get someone to generate some positive spin on it, perhaps refuse to answer any questions on the matter or utter the famous, and oft-quoted line, "I don't remember".

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ABC News

Islamic State 'looking to erase the Syria-Iraq border': former US ambassador

MARK COLVIN: Some may fear that sending more arms to Iraq is like throwing good money after bad.

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Redlands Daily Facts

Trombonist Stewart Undem of Redlands tours Australia with Glenn Miller Orchestra

Stewart Undem of Redlands, professor of low brass at Cal State San Bernardino and California Baptist University in Riverside, recently returned from a two-and-a-half-month tour of Australia as lead trombonist in the Glenn Miller Orchestra.

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BreakingNews.ie

Tributes paid to Irish musician who drowned in Crete

A musician who died along with his partner as he tried to save him from drowning has been remembered as a talented and treasured colleague.

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Mashable

Australia Government Buys Bombproof BMW Fleet for G20 Summit

The Australia Prime Minister has ordered a fleet of bombproof BMWs to protect leaders during the G20 summit this year.

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NEWS.com.au

Jamie's Italian rumoured to open tomorrow

JAMIE Oliver fans are set to converge on his new restaurant at 2 King William St tomorrow morning, when the site is rumoured to open.

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Cellular News

Telstra Testing LTE Using the 700Mhz Bands

Australia's Telstra says that it has secured early access to the 700 MHz spectrum for commercial trials starting in mid September.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Australia steps up Russia sanctions

Prime Minister Tony Abbott told parliament on Monday that Russia was "deliberately and openly" violating Ukrainian sovereignty by moving at least 1000 troops and military vehicles into the country.

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ABC News

Photos of Northcote before gentrification to appear in Melbourne Festival's Vivian Maier exhibition

David Wadelton is an acclaimed Australian artist who has several works in the National Gallery of Australia's permanent collection.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Our most amazing homes

THE property market didn't cool down during winter with new figures revealing Adelaide recorded the strongest growth in home values in the nation last month.

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Asopa People

Dorney's loss leaves Australia voiceless in the South Pacific

FOR most of the last 40 years, Sean Dorney has been the voice of Australia on radio and television.

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Blaze

Standing fast on Oxford St: How these gay retailers have survived

Oxford Street has taken a lot of hits over the years but a small group of gay retailers continue to wave the rainbow flag each day.

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ABC News

BasicsCard users buying cigarettes, bartering with groceries

Welfare recipients are spending money quarantined for essentials on banned items and bartering groceries for cash and alcohol, an ABC investigation has found.

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ABC News

Conservationists hope Sunshine Coast aerial eco-tourism zip line scheme will not get off the ground

Environmentalists fear a proposed tourism development in the Sunshine Coast hinterland will damage one of the region's last rainforest habitats.

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Hindustan Times

Opportunities and threats India faces a tricky diplomacy challenge in Japan

"The Japanese are brilliant at mastering a skill," explained a retired American diplomat.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Advocate

Ten questions | Des Brown

People like the children of the slums of Cape Town smiling and singing that they were loved when they had nothing.

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The New Zealand Herald

Mayor gets itchy feet

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has set himself a globe-trotting agenda for the coming year with planned visits to Taiwan, Japan, China, the United States and Australia.

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