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3 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Six-month stretch without asylum boat set to end

The government's stretch of six months without an asylum seeker boat passenger arriving in Australia is set to end, as 157 Tamils who have spent four weeks in limbo aboard the Customs Ocean Protector will be brought to the Australian mainland on Saturday.

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7 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

What you need to know about coffee

DON'T order a latte in Italy, and be prepared for ice cubes in Vietnam. This is the ultimate guide to ordering coffee around the world.

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11 hrs ago | ABC News

Australia's 'grey nomad' phenomenon

Back in the 1980s, no one had heard of grey nomads. These days, travelling around Australia as a retiree is a cultural phenomenon.

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11 hrs ago | Autoblog

Official: Australia's Sunswift claims new EV distance speed world record

With a name like Sunswift, optimism must abound. So let's start with the fact that the team behind it has built a great looking solar-powered car .

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13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Girl Power: G.R.L. Talks New Music, Tour Plans

It's been more than three years since the ladies of G.R.L were first brought together by former Pussycat Doll, Robin Antin .

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17 hrs ago | Canberra Times

Mr Fluffy employee had 'no idea' asbestos insulation was dangerous

David Laughlan was Dirk Jansen's first employee when the man now known as "Mr Fluffy" had the idea of spraying asbestos into people's roof spaces as insulation.

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21 hrs ago | ABC News

More international travellers choose Australian holidays

MARK COLVIN: There's some good news for the tourism industry in an economics report out today.

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22 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

Yours and Owls birthday bash to be a hoot

The Yours and Owls fourth birthday party has been announced, and it's HUGE. To be held in Stuart Park on October 4, the event will be headlined by Dune Rats, The Griswolds and Sticky Fingers, with the likes of Safia, High Tails and Lyall Moloney in support.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Science Daily

Astronomers pioneer a 'Google street view' of galaxies

A new instrument based on bundles of optical fibers is giving astronomers the first 'Google street view' of the cosmos -- incredibly detailed views of huge numbers of galaxies.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Australia vows help to secure Ukraine crash site

Australia's foreign minister says her country stands ready to provide whatever resources are needed to secure the Malaysian airliner's crash site in Ukraine, as newspapers report Australian troops and police could soon be sent.

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The Age

'Hold them through the pain'

Melburnians gather to remember those that perished when MH17 crashed out of the sky.

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NEWS.com.au

The seven best-kept travel secrets

LONGING for some VIP treatment on your next holiday, or just want to find a bargain? An insider has revealed her top tips on how to leverage the digital world to your advantage.

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Live Design Online

Robe Tops The Class At The Academy

Top nightclub The Academy in Canberra, Australia is benefiting from a new Robe moving light installation which was supplied by locally based Elite Sound & Light and is designed to ensure that their popular EDM club nights and visiting live artists can enjoy the very best lighting and visual experiences.

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NEWS.com.au

Inflation tops RBA's target range

AUSTRALIA'S inflation rate has climbed to 3 per cent with people forking out more for medical services, property and cigarettes.

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CNET News.com

Australian team smashes 26-year-old electric car world record

UNSW's Sunswift eVe has broken a long standing electric car speed record and now shifts gears to make the car street legal.

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NEWS.com.au

Don Farrell tops SA pollies in travel expenses

DON Farrell's "extensive" travel responsibilities have been revealed in federal financial entitlements data alongside one South Australian Labor Senator's $260,000, taxpayer-funded office fit out.

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NEWS.com.au

Adelaide beach transformed into Gallipoli

HE'S the Adelaide councillor who is never far from controversy - now he's been challenged to prove he's not a "fraud" and asked to take extended leave.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

AME Info

Abu Dhabi delegation to launch roadshow in Australia

A delegation led by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority plans to travel to Australia later this month for a three-destination road show, aimed at capitalising on growing awareness in the continent, Gulf News has reported.

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The Age

Virgin axes Melbourne to LA route

Virgin Australia will increase flights from Brisbane to Los Angeles to a daily service and abandon its Melbourne-Los Angeles flights as rival United Airlines enters the latter route in October.

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

AAU Junior Olympics coming to Des Moines

Downtown Des Moines is going to be full of young athletes and their families for the next 10 days... The AAU Junior Olympics bringing competitors from as far away as Australia and Saudi Arabia.

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