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  1. Davis Cup blow as Kyrgios pulls outRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

    AUSTRALIA's hopes of upsetting the Czech Republic in Davis Cup have been rocked with the withdrawal of Nick Kyrgios. The teenager is not ready to resume after suffering back soreness during last month's run to the Australian Open quarter-finals.

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  2. When it's Snowy, Icy and Cold, it's Hot and Dry Somewhere ElseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    ... a challenge to have "summer empathy" for our friends down under, but the fact is, it's in the high 80s in Darwin, Australia. Darwin is in the northern part of the country. Melbourne and Sydney towards the south certainly have their warm and dry ...

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  3. What happened to Aussie IS fighters?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Northern Territory News

    Sydney's Ginger Jihadi and Islamic State poster boy Abdullah Elmir has re-emerged showing-off his guns to Australian friends. THE overwhelming majority of Australians who have returned home after fighting in Syria and Iraq did so more than two years ago - and before Islamic State existed, the head of the nation's chief spy agency says.

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  4. Astonishing moment huge snake devours flying fox WHOLE after six-hour battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Mirror.co.uk

    The 1.5-metre carpet python was spotted wrapping itself around the animal - which is about the size of a house cat - before squeezing it to death and swallowing it. The incredible spectacle took place in Howard Springs Nature Park in Darwin, Australia, and was spotted by park ranger Louise Kean as she took an evening stroll.

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  5. Radical plan to dig cemeteries out of a holeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | NEWS.com.au

    TONY Abbott has savagely attacked Australia's human rights chief, saying his government has "no confidence" in her after a report into children in immigration detention was released. DYSFUNCTION in the federal Liberal Party is causing concern in the NSW branch, with fears the leaks against Tony Abbott will hurt yet another state campaign.

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  6. Habitat use and behaviour of birds in areas invaded by buffel grass...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | CSIRO Publishing

    Lauren Young A B and Christine Schlesinger A A Research Institute for Environment and Livelihoods, Charles Darwin University, PO Box 795, Alice Springs NT 0871, Australia. B Corresponding author.

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  7. Dempsey, Australian Defense Chief Discuss Security IssuesRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Official Wire News

    ... since 2011," Thomas explained. Currently, there's a 1,150-member rotational presence of U.S. Marines in Darwin, Australia, he said. And the growing cooperation between the countries' air forces, he added, is a "tangible measure of the strength of ...

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  8. Call to send in troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Northern Territory News

    THE recovery operation in remote Territory communities affected by Cyclone Lam has brought out the best of the human spirit but Defence Force troops should have been sent in to assist with the clean up effort, according to a local indigenous organisation. Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation chief executive Alastair King said he was surprised the Australian Army had not been sent into the northern Arnhem Land region to assist with recovery operations.

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  9. The Darwin ElevatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Examiner.com

    ... having discovered the initial vessel in orbit - works out the future landfall location of the elevator in Darwin, Australia , and then goes on to establish Platz Industries to exploit it. Platz then begins buying all the land around where the ...

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  10. 1,500 homes damaged by Cyclone Marcia in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Nation

    Australian officials said Sunday all efforts were being made to help those hit by Tropical Cyclone Marcia, which smashed through Queensland state leaving 1,500 homes damaged and thousands without electricity. Marcia was one of two fierce cyclones which hit northern Australia within hours on Friday.

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  11. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | RTE.ie

    Australian officials have said all efforts are being made to help those hit by tropical Cyclone Marcia, which smashed through Queensland state leaving 1,500 homes damaged and thousands without electricity. The first, Tropical Cyclone Lam, hit remote communities in the Northern Territory near Elcho Island, some 500 kilometres east of Darwin.

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  12. New $93m abattoir for Top EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Northern Territory News

    MANAGEMENT of a new abattoir near Darwin hopes the Asian middle-class will develop a strong liking for Australian beef. The $93 million Australian Agricultural Company's Livingstone Beef facility was opened by Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Saturday.

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  13. Cyclone havoc in northwest AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    Houses with roofs peeled back like tin cans. Trees torn out by the roots and tossed on to buildings.

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  14. PM says terrorists on welfare unacceptableRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Yahoo!

    He said up to November, 55 of 57 Australians who had travelled to the Middle East to join the Islamist death cult had been on welfare, and that wasn't good enough. "If you are fit enough to go overseas to fight for a terrorist organisation, surely you should not be abusing the welfare system back in Australia," he told reporters in Darwin on Saturday. 9 comments

  15. PM opens AACo's abattoir near DarwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | ABC News

    The Australian Agricultural Company , with Prime Minister Tony Abbott in attendance, has officially opened its Livingstone Beef facility in the Northern Territory. The $91 million abattoir near Darwin is a huge investment and a huge show of confidence in Australia's northern beef sector.

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  16. Beef industry turns around in NTRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Yahoo!

    In a turnaround for Australia's cattle industry, more than 300,000 head of cattle will soon be exported as boxed beef from a new $100 million facility opened in the Northern Territory. Prime Minister Tony Abbott, in Darwin for the launch, said the prospects for the Australian beef industry had never been brighter.

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  17. Flood warnings, clean up in Australia after twin cyclonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Straits Times

    A Feb 20, 2015 shows one of the last groups of evacuees fleeing Cyclone Lam arriving at the Darwin showgrounds shelter in Darwin, Northern Territory, on Feb 19, 2014. -- PHOTO: EPA Young people playing with big sea waves due to the Tropical Cyclone Marcia, on the Gold Coast, Queensland, on Feb 20 2015.

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  18. Flood warnings, clean-up as Australia recovers from twin cyclonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Yahoo!

    Australia was Saturday assessing the damage from two severe cyclones that left a trail of destruction, wrecking hundreds of homes and cutting electricity to thousands as authorities warned of more flooding and gusty winds. Tropical Cyclone Marcia barrelled through the northeastern state of Queensland Friday at the highest-rated category five, ripping apart houses, uprooting trees and bringing down power lines.

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  19. Norfolk harbour hero to be given a bravery award from Down UnderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Eastern Daily Press

    Tony Haynes who is going to receive a heroism award from the Australian government following an incident where he saved a woman's life and was severely injured himself. Picture by: Sonya Duncan When Tony Haynes strode up the gang plank of HMAS Jervis Bay in an Australian harbour little did he realise that disaster was about to strike.

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  20. Australian student 'fighting with ISIS'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Northern Territory News

    Talking to Eddie McGuire on his Triple M breakfast show, Independent Senator Jacqui Lambie says courts should have the option to order the death penalty on Australians who support terror overseas. A 23-year-old student from Perth has reportedly left university and joined the Islamic State jihadist group in Iraq.

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