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  1. Blind Beetles Show Extraordinary Signs of SightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newswise

    University of Adelaide researchers have made a surprising discovery in the aquifers beneath the Western Australian desert, which challenges the traditional Darwinian view of evolution. A team, lead by Dr Simon Tierney, discovered that a species of blind predatory water beetles - living underground for millions of years - express vision genes which are usually only found in species with eyes.

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  2. Blind beetles show extraordinary signs of sightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: Blind predatory subterranean diving water beetles from a single calcrete aquifer in the Australian desert are shown left-to-right: Paroster macrosturtensis, P. mesosturtensis, P. microsturtensis . view more University of Adelaide researchers have made a surprising discovery in the aquifers beneath the Western Australian desert, which challenges the traditional Darwinian view of evolution.

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  3. 'Bring the boxing ring', NT Chief Minister Adam Giles tells ACT...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | ABC News

    Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles is lacing up the boxing gloves to teach his counterpart in Canberra a lesson about the Top End. In responding to comments from ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr that " no-one wants to go to Darwin ", Mr Giles was asked by a journalist if he would fight Mr Barr, with the winner's Territory being awarded statehood.

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  4. 'Extraordinary': The blind beetles challenging evolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    Snapchat have launched its new 'Discover' feature that bring news to users in the form of Snapchat Stories. To help you out, we have made a how to guide for using the feature.

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  5. Prince Philip's knighthood dismays AustraliansRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | TurkishPress.com

    As the consort of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II for more than 65 years Prince Philip is not short of titles and medals. Now the 93-year-old Duke of Edinburgh has had a further honor heaped on him by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott - to the disbelief of many Aussies.

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  6. Early strikes propel Roos into deciderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Northern Territory News

    Watch all the highlight's from Australia's Asian Cup semi-final clash against the United Arab Emirates at Newcastle. Ange Postecoglou's side is in the final of the Asian Cup after defeating the UAE 2-0 on Tuesday night at Hunter Stadium.

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  7. Top surgeon 'on long leave' after allegedly slapping nurseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NEWS.com.au

    ROAD rage could be to blame for a man's sudden death following a minor collision in a suburban car park. A FATHER who thought his two daughters were fat and forced them to go on a diet and practice skiing has been sentenced to jail for abuse.

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  8. WWI widows get free Anzac flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NEWS.com.au

    ROAD rage could be to blame for a man's sudden death following a minor collision in a suburban car park. A FATHER who thought his two daughters were fat and forced them to go on a diet and practice skiing has been sentenced to jail for abuse.

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  9. 'I didn't know he was a politician', says woman linked ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    A woman claiming to be a supporter of Kurds fighting against Islamic State has told friends of Matthew Gardiner that she was shocked to learn he was an Australian political figure. The former president of the Labor Party's Northern Territory branch is believed to have travelled to the Middle East earlier this month to support the campaign.

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  10. Refugee advocate Graeme Swincer's efforts recognisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Blue Mountains Gazette

    He's been recognised as one of our nation's outstanding achievers but he almost didn't accept the honour. Graeme Swincer of Faulconbridge is a former agricultural scientist and development worker who, in his retirement, has become a refugee advocate.

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  11. Becoming Aussies on Australia DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Northern Territory News

    Martin Matede and Tausi Emerance Sululu with their children Martin, Jack, Charles, Fatuma, Jessie, and Boyinton Matede. They celebrated Australia Day by becoming Citizens of Australia.

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  12. Gardiner's battle plan stuns matesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Northern Territory News

    FORMER Territory Labor president Matthew Gardiner's "shocking" decision to leave his wife and three young children to fight Islamic State in Syria has left his friends and colleagues stunned. And a new Facebook friend with connections to militants in the Kurdish forces - who Mr Gardiner is believed to be working with - has warned people to stop talking about his presence in the area.

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  13. Top End mob may be first AussiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Northern Territory News

    IT IS possible the first time the word "Australians" was recorded it was in reference to a group of Yolngu people from the Wessel Islands off the Top End coast. In October 1803, navigator and cartographer Matthew Flinders diarised a meeting with "the Australians" on Marchinbar Island, the most northerly of Wessels chain about 500km northeast of Darwin.

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  14. Call for abortion reform in Northern Territory's Alice Springs resources dwindle, AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Medical News Today

    The resignation of the Northern Territory's main termination of pregnancy provider has led to a call for major reforms to the NT's Medical Services Act, published in the Medical Journal of Australia . Dr Suzanne Belton, from the Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin, and her coauthors wrote that termination services in the NT were now reduced to one private hospital and one public hospital .

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  15. Terrorism experts: Matthew Gardiner would be assisted by new friends onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Sydney Morning Herald

    An Australian politician who reportedly escaped the country to join the war in Syria would have been assisted by new friends he made online, terrorism experts believe. Matthew Gardiner, 43, disappeared from his Northern Territory home several weeks ago, leaving behind his wife and three young sons.

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  16. NT Chief Minister says knighthood for Prince Philip 'makes us a bit of a joke'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | ABC News

    Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles says he thought it was April Fools' Day when he heard about Prime Minister Tony Abbott's decision to give Prince Philip a knighthood. Arriving at a function for Australia Day in Darwin, Mr Giles said it was an inappropriate day to reignite the republican debate.

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  17. How to improve Australia? 'More money to the arts' say ballet dancersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The night after the chilling Sydney siege unfolded, Ella Havelka and Jacob Sofer feared the Opera House would be empty for their performance of The Nutcracker . They need not have worried - the show would go on, and so would the crowd.

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  18. Supporter of Kurdish forces urges silence on Labor official's tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | ABC News

    A supporter of Kurdish forces has warned people not to talk about Northern Territory Labor Party official Matthew Gardiner, who has left Australia to fight against Islamic State. Mr Gardiner, 43, recently resigned as secretary of the United Voice union, and on Sunday was stood down as president of the NT branch of the Labor Party and had his membership suspended, after the ABC revealed he had left the country to fight with a Kurdish militia.

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  19. Ex-Labor head Matthew Gardiner 'defriended' Facebook friends before...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Age

    Matthew Gardiner, a senior figure in the Northern Territory branch of the Labor Party, has reportedly gone to fight in Syria. An Australian politician under investigation for reportedly joining the civil war in Syria claims to have had 10 years' experience in the army and left behind a wife and three sons when he disappeared several weeks ago.

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  20. NT Labor president Matthew Gardiner stood down for joining fight against ISRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | ABC News

    MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: The ALP has stood down its president in the Northern Territory. Forty-three-year-old Matthew Gardiner is believed to have travelled to Iraq to assist Kurdish forces fighting against the Islamic State group.

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