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4 hrs ago | Canada.com

Meet Duchess Kate's 'royal sister' from Down Under

A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by ships and helicopters.

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8 hrs ago | The Reporter

Expert: 'Essentially they have found' Flight 370

The head of a water wreckage recovery firm says he believes searchers have essentially found the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 but are waiting for photographic proof before announcing it.

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12 hrs ago | Central Michigan Life

Global Love: Crowd-funding to reunite transgender couple

When the distance of the relationship spans the entire Pacific Ocean and more than 10,000 miles, it certainly does not make the situation any easier.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Suria

Australian state premier quits over wine...

A leading Australian politician resigned Wednesday after admitting to a "massive memory fail" when he told a corruption inquiry he never received a bottle of wine worth Aus$3,000 .

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NEWS.com.au

Royals touch down in Australia

WILLIAM and Kate were due to be greeted this afternoon by Premier Barry O'Farrell.

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Newswise

New Insight Into SIDS Deaths Points to Lack of Oxygen

Research at the University of Adelaide has shed new light onto the possible causes of sudden infant death syndrome , which could help to prevent future loss of children's lives.

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NEWS.com.au

Power out in Adelaide Hills

RESIDENTS in Adelaide's poorer areas have the lowest percentage of local park space among the nation's capitals, a study has found.

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The Age

'The food court of the future'

Melbourne's shopping-centre food courts have never been overly troubled by the notion of quality or fashion, yet the buzz over the opening of Emporium Melbourne on Wednesday is as much about the food as the footwear.

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The Star Online

After 50-year wait, Sydney to get second airport in Australia infrastructure drive

Australia has approved a $2.4 billion project to build a long-awaited second airport for Sydney, likely boosting near-term investment and jobs in a bet that the city's air travel demand will grow enough to justify a surge in terminal capacity.

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NEWS.com.au

Buddy's Other Woman

AFL star Buddy Franklin's 'The Other Woman' Kate Upton hits Australia with co-stars Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann to promote movie Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton star as three women who team up to plot revenge on the man who cheated on all of them! TELEVISION presenter Jesinta Campbell may be wishing her sizzling Thailand Getaway trip had ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Search for Aurelie Lhorme: body retrieved at base of cliff

Police have retrieved a body, believed to be of missing French tourist Aurelie Lhorme, from the base of a cliff on South Australia's far west coast.

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The Age

Why some men pay for sex

Why do so many men visit sex workers? You only have to look at the ads in your local paper to realise there seems to be a great demand.

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The Age

DJs deal 'water tight': Dick Smith chief

Dick Smith chief Nick Abboud said his deal to operate David Jones' electronics floor space was ''water tight'' and would not be affected by the proposed $2.15 billion takeover by Woolworths Holdings of the upmarket department store.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Australia readies for royal visit

They'll see the beach, the bush, Uluru and Taronga Zoo but the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - aka Prince William and Kate - are in for anything but an average tourist experience when they touch down in Sydney on Wednesday.

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Beacon

FIU to provost: It's not goodbye, it's see you later

University members only had kind words to say about Provost and Executive Vice President Douglas Wartzok - knowledgeable, inspirational, tireless, a leader.

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The New Zealand Herald

Fertility tourism: Couples desperate for a baby heading overseas

India has become a popular destination for families wanting to use a surrogate to have children.

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Iol.co.za

Cyclone Ita heading for Coral Sea

Cyclone Ita rolled out into the Coral Sea on Monday, leaving thousands of homes without power and floods down Australia's Barrier Reef coast, officials said, as danger warnings were lifted.

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West Australian

Santos to supply domestic gas amid exports

Chief executive David Knox said the $18.5 billion his company has invested in Australian gas would not have occurred if gas exports had been restricted.

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NEWS.com.au

'Smart' power meters come at a price

THE Dublin Irish Pub at Glenelg wants to build a large deck out onto Moseley Square but the local council is going to take some convincing.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Ottawa doubles number of Irish workers allowed on two-year visas

The federal government has quietly doubled the number of Irish workers allowed to enter the country without the usual check to ensure Canadians aren't being displaced.

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