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1 hr ago | Yahoo!

AFP officers deployed to Kharkiv

Australia has deployed a large contingent of unarmed federal police to Ukraine's second biggest city Kharkiv as it prepares to lead a security mission to secure the MH17 crash site.

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5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Jessica Gomes shops, has a facial, manicure, poses for a photo shoot

Texas to spend $1.3 million a week deploying 1,000 National Guard troops to patrol border amid immigration crisis Why soulmates are 'more likely to split up': Couples who think they're a perfect match find rows harder to get over A day in the life: Model Jessica Gomes shops, has a facial, manicure, poses for a photo shoot then crashes on Saturday ... (more)

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9 hrs ago | The Age

Does commuting cost too much?

Sky-high property prices in the major capitals have pushed an increasing number of Aussie home buyers and renters miles and hours from the central business district in recent years.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

San and Tachi Kids: East meets West in San Bernardino

They're ba-ack. It's been a year since the adorable “San and Tachi Kids” visited The Sun office in San Bernardino.

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NEWS.com.au

Hockey hints at helping Kiwis in Australia

AUSTRALIAN Treasurer Joe Hockey is going to "have a look" at some of the welfare issues facings Kiwis living in Australia.

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Warrnambool Standard

Dancers to learn from the best

Students from Warrnambool's Fusion Dance Academy get the opportunity to learn from some of Australia's top dancers next month.

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International Business Times

Kate Middleton Loses Second Child, Duchess Suffered Miscarriage...

's pregnancy allegations is taking a step further with the latest news that claims that the Duchess of Cambridge suffered a miscarriage even before the pregnancy rumours went viral.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Australia Sending 190 Police To Secure MH17 Wreckage

NPR's Corey Flintoff, reporting from the site of the downed Malaysian airliner in Donetsk, says Australian premier Tony Abbott is close to a deal that would allow dozens of police to guard the wreckage site.

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Iol.co.za

Liberal laws lower HIV in Australia

Nick Castello, a manager at the Boardroom says strict regulations of sex work don't only protect businessmen, but they also protect sex workers against sexually transmitted diseases.

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ABC News

Postie bike riders travel 4,200km for depression awareness, reach Darwin from Adelaide

It started as an idea to raise $10,000 for charity and take a group of men 4,200 kilometres up the centre of Australia on postie bikes, but it became bigger than they imagined.

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Sydney Star Observer

Other countries look to Australia on gay, peer-led HIV testing

MELBOURNE'S peer-led HIV rapid testing clinic PRONTO! could serve as a model in other countries, but may need to adapt to overcome the criminalisation of homosexuality in many parts of the world.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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