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    11 hrs ago | This Is Somerset

    A group of adventurers are setting off on one of the most challenging expeditions on the planet rowing across the Pacific Ocean. The women, dubbed the Coxless Crew, are heading out from the west coast of America for a journey of 8,446 miles across the world's largest expanse of open water.


  2. Big plans for new Cypriot 'airliner'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    A company - that has set up offices in Cyprus - has made an official request to the Cyprus Civil Aviation so that it can obtain a Certificate of Airworthiness and become the island's first 'unofficial national carrier' since the collapse of Cyprus Airways. According to reports in Phileleftheros on Tuesday, 'Cobalt Air' has already been registered in Cyprus as a Cypriot company and is planning flights to and from Europe in a bid to become the island's 'unofficial' air career since the bankruptcy of Cyprus Airways.


  3. Running half marathon for endangered parrotsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Blue Mountains Gazette

    Springwood biologist Lindsey Gray was recently awarded $10,000 by the University of Sydney's Macleay Museum to study kakapo, a critically endangered New Zealand parrot. As the 2015 Macleay Miklouho-Maclay Fellow, Dr Gray will be using DNA extracted from the Macleay Museum's 150-year-old kakapo specimens to help conservationists in New Zealand better understand how inbred the tiny modern population of parrots is compared to historical populations.


  4. Monopoly champion Timothy Hawes seeks his own luckRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Blue Mountains Gazette

    He's like a little kid who never grew up. Timothy Hawes, 47, of Wentworth Falls, is all set to test his wheeling and dealing skills in the Australian Monopoly Championships in Sydney on May 15. Wentworth Falls Monopoly contestant Timothy Hawes is hoping to win the Australian Monopoly Championships next month in Sydney.


  5. Hemmed in: Leura parking chaosRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Blue Mountains Gazette

    Leura has gone bus mad - not mad as in enthusiastic but mad as in cranky. It all stems from the bus stop at Megalong Street.


  6. Help Irish citizens say I Do - join the Yes Equality campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Blaze

    Irish citizens living in Australia have launched a campaign to help raise awareness for the Irish Yes Equality campaign ahead of the Irish referendum on marriage equality. With less than a month 'til Ireland takes to the poll to cast a vote on the issue, a group of Aussie Irish citizens are leading the charge to push for change.


  7. MomentumA Righteous NationRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Stopping into the Misawa bookstore for a fun book to read as I prepared to travel for another 10 days, I spotted T.C. Boyle's newest book, The Women. T.C. is the father of my son's best friend.


  8. Bargain homes luring foreign investorsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Foreigners are snapping up one in five new properties sold in NSW and Victoria, but contrary to popular belief, they're not just buying the expensive stuff. Foreign buyers have been blamed in recent years for inflating property prices, particularly in Sydney and Melbourne, and pricing first-home buyers out of the market.


  9. Oncology ward gets a boostRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

    TOWNSVILLE Hospital's oncology ward will get a $1.56 million refurbishment to create a dedicated bone marrow transplant unit. The makeover will include six pressurised isolation rooms, aimed at reducing the infection risks for patients receiving treatment for blood disorders.


  10. Demi Lovato: Wilmer knows how to handle meRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    Demi Lovatos boyfriend made her "fight for it" during her struggles. The 22-year-old star has been open about her past problems, checking into rehab in 2010 for physical and emotional issues.


  11. Emergency App AusRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | ZDNet Blogs

    The Alert feature is a top idea. I never remember numbers so being able to press a button is great, especially in an emergency.


  12. Cyclone-like Storm Batters Australia's East CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Loaders move tons of sand pushed by strong winds and rain onto a coastal road in Sydney's beachside suburb of Cronulla, April 21, 2015. Cyclone-strength winds, huge seas, torrential rain and flash flooding battered Australia's east coast Tuesday, leaving one woman critically injured and more than 100,000 homes without power.


  13. Eritrean woman tells of Libya to Italy boat journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABC News

    An Eritrean woman who made the perilous boat journey from Libya to Italy has called on the United Nations to tackle the Eritrean dictatorship to stop people from putting their lives at risk. Hundreds of migrants died on Sunday when their boat capsized on the way to Europe, an incident described by Maltese prime minister Joseph Muscat as "possibly... the biggest tragedy to have ever taken place in the Mediterranean" .


  14. Scholarships for artistsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | South Coast Register

    The state government has announced 100 scholarship grants valued at $10,000 each for local artists and arts workers from any art form, including dance, design, digital arts, history, Aboriginal arts, literature, music, theatre, screen and the visual arts. The intent of the scholarships is to unlock the potential of young artists and arts workers living in regional areas.


  15. City folk visit country folk to listen and learnRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC News

    When Luke Whenery usually tours around the country it's with his bass guitar and successful rock band Violent Soho. But this week he's been on a tour visiting farms and talking to residents on the Darling Downs to gain a better understanding of regional issues.


  16. The motorcycle Pudding finds its new custodianRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Merimbula News Weekly

    Australia's motorcycling folklore legend, the infamous Pudding, that resided in Tura Beach for more than a month with motorcycling fanatic Steve Treloar, has been passed on to the next custodian. Australia's motorcycling folklore legend, the infamous Pudding, that resided in Tura Beach for more than a month with motorcycling fanatic Steve Treloar, has been passed on to the next custodian.


  17. Lucy Miller - Super Street ModelRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Super Street

    She may be posing in front of an American flag, but this gorgeous new Super Street girl is Lucy Miller, born and raised in Australia. We were lucky enough to catch her in L.A. during her busy schedule as a model, clothing designer, actress, and, well, she does a lot of things.


  18. 'He wouldn't enable me': Demi Lovato opens up about boyfriend...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'He wouldn't enable me': Demi Lovato opens up about boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama helping her achieve sobriety and says she's more rock and roll now than before She's been sober for three years following stints in rehab to address battles with alcohol, cocaine, depression and an eating disorder. And American singer Demi Lovato says she is very fortunate to have had the support of her boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama during the tough times.


  19. Kiwi ready to star at MeltonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    Outstanding New Zealand harness racing youngster Follow The Stars will make a hit-and-run mission to Melton on Friday night. Successful at Penrith last week, the pacer was sent south by trainer Mark Purdon in a bid to cover his travel costs.


  20. 5 reasons to try skydiving in CanberraRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The RiotACT

    Would you like to experience the adrenaline rush that comes from jumping out of a plane at 15,000 feet and free-falling towards earth at over 200 kilometres per hour? You don't have to leave Canberra to satisfy your inner thrill seeker. We spoke to the team at Canberra's only tandem skydiving company, Skydive Oz Canberra , to find out why the nation's capital is the perfect location for your first tandem skydive.