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2 hrs ago | Common Dreams

Australia, Indonesia Attack WikiLeaks for Publishing Censorship Order

After WikiLeaks released a secret gag order in Australia blocking the country's media from reporting on a massive political corruption scandal, international leaders are evading culpability and scrambling to control the narrative.

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Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, WikiLeaks, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Sydney, Australia Travel, US News, Liberal Political News

3 hrs ago | The China Post

Activists, media slam Australian gag order in bribery case

An Australian court's gagging order banning the reporting of allegations against several foreign political leaders in a major bribery scandal was Thursday slammed as unacceptable by activists and media groups.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, WikiLeaks, Travel, Pacific Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

7 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Hearing delayed in Duncan baseball player slaying

You now have an easier online way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman .

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8 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Australian couple leaves Down syndrome baby with Thai surrogate

Gammy, a six-month-old baby abandoned by his Australian parents, could die because his impoverished Thai surrogate mother cannot pay for medical treatment for his congenital heart condition.

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Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Thailand Travel, Medicine

8 hrs ago | The Age

The Infinite Man - touching on time

People who've have just watched Hugh Sullivan's feature film The Infinite Man often tell the Adelaide filmmaker two seemingly contradictory things afterwards: they liked the movie, but they're not entirely sure what happened.

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12 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

What's happening with this wild weather?

VOLUNTARY euthanasia advocate Dr Philip Nitschke will meet police tomorrow as they investigate whether he should face charges of assisting in the suicide of terminally ill man Max Bromson.

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Related Topix: Weather, Australia, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Melbourne, Australia Travel, Oceania,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Canberra City News

Dance phenomena and other arts in Canberra this weekend

"NO Lights No Lycra" is the evocatively-named event created by Alice Glenn and Heidi Barrett back in 2009.

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Related Topix: Canberra, Australia Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Footloose, Music!, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Kevin Bacon, Dance, Playhouse, Photography, Arts, Australia, Oceania, World News

Yahoo!

Risk of Ebola in Australia 'very low'

It's possible but highly unlikely that the deadly Ebola virus would reach Australia, but if it did the country would be well prepared to respond, medical experts say.

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Related Topix: Pacific Travel, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Neville Hobson

FIR Interview: Photographer and Social Activist Angus Malcolm on Online Communication and Fundraising

Warwick Rowers describes itself as a large and highly active sports club with substantial ambitions.

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Related Topix: Activism, Travel, Pacific Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Photography, Arts

USA Today

World needs 533,000 new pilots over next 20 years

World needs 533,000 new pilots over next 20 years Boeing forecasts need for hundreds of thousands new pilots and plane technicians.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Travel, Pacific Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

WikiLeaks breaks gag order

Australians, intrigued by the latest revelation from WikiLeaks, took to social media to pass on a document they were never meant to see.

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Related Topix: WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, Travel, Europe, United Kingdom Travel, World News, United Kingdom, Europe Travel, Australia, Pacific Travel

Sydney Morning Herald

The Opal card is no gem

Every Herald reader should know about the Guangzhou Metro because it provides an insight into the mind-boggling mediocrity of Transport for NSW, for which we all have to pay, including those who don't use public transport.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Pacific Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

Townsville Bulletin

Slice of paradise

Peter and Eileen Nethercott of Island Leisure Resort in Nelly Bay have created North Queensland's first tropical Island retirement village.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Sydney Morning Herald

How much is a frequent flyer point worth?

I'm often asked just how much a Qantas frequent flyer point is actually worth. The answer, frustratingly, is "it depends".

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Related Topix: Headphones, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Travel, Pacific Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

The Straits Times

Sniffer dog warning sends Australian jet passengers on a rush to flush

Aircraft of Australian low-cost carrier Jetstar Airways and Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia are seen at Changi International Airport in Singapore on May 8, 2014.

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Reuters

Sniffer dog warning sends Australian jet passengers on a rush to flush

Australian budget airline Jetstar apologised on Wednesday after a crew member told passengers on a flight from the Gold Coast tourist strip, including some returning from a popular music festival, to flush away "anything you shouldn't have".

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Indymedia.ie

Australia bans reporting of multi-nation corruption case involving Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam

Did Abbot really think he could suppress a story like this? He seems intent on turning Australia into a dictatorship.

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Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

ABC News

Hobart council set to charge $25 for Taste of Tasmania

Hobart Lord Mayor Damon Thomas has backed a new $25 entry fee for the Taste of Tasmania, saying it will allow the food festival to grow.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Travel, Pacific Travel

Bendigo Advertiser

Salisbery captures league award

BENDIGO Braves forward Dustin Salisbery has captured the player of the week awards for round 17 in the South East Australia Basketball League season.

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Related Topix: Australia, Travel, Oceania, World News, Pacific Travel

Medical News Today

Addiction Medicine Specialist says pharmaceutical abuse is a growing problem in Queensland

Addressing the 2014 Australian Winter School Conference in Brisbane in late July, Dr Rowan said the increased prevalence of chronic pain and growing use of prescription and over-the-counter painkillers is contributing to higher rates of addiction and substance dependency.

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