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  1. .com | Former Australian PM Rudd 'not running for UN chief post'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | News24

    Kevin Rudd is not a candidate to be the next United Nations' secretary-general, a spokesperson said on Friday, despite the former Australian prime minister leaving the door open for the high-profile job in an interview. The 57-year-old Mandarin-speaking Rudd, who is based in New York as head of the policy institute Asia Society, has been campaigning for the diplomatic post according to his friends, analysts and former Labor Party colleagues, The Sydney Morning Herald reported.

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  2. Muslims in Australia 'under attack'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | NEWS.com.au

    YOUNG women can't walk through a nightclub or a music festival without being grabbed and harassed. This partygoer says it's disgusting and it has to stop.

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  3. Why we miss Effie and her hairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | NEWS.com.au

    THE Muslim man subjected to a vile racist rant on a Sydney train says he wants to press charges over the incident, which has left his wife too afraid to travel alone. WEST Australian Premier Colin Barnett has let loose at his state and territory counterparts for failing to reach an agreement on the GST at today's COAG meeting.

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  4. Drones an option for pastoralists wanting a bird's eye viewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | ABC News

    Drones are becoming an option for Northern Territory pastoralists wanting to get a bird's eye view of their land. But drone operator Ben Frichot said it was not as simple as operating a remote controlled plane.

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  5. Police plea for man missing six weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | NEWS.com.au

    THE Muslim man subjected to a vile racist rant on a Sydney train says he wants to press charges over the incident, which has left his wife too afraid to travel alone. WEST Australian Premier Colin Barnett has let loose at his state and territory counterparts for failing to reach an agreement on the GST at today's COAG meeting.

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  6. Subsidised drug hope for MS patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | NEWS.com.au

    THE Muslim man subjected to a vile racist rant on a Sydney train says he wants to press charges over the incident, which has left his wife too afraid to travel alone. WEST Australian Premier Colin Barnett has let loose at his state and territory counterparts for failing to reach an agreement on the GST at today's COAG meeting.

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  7. Famous motorcycle pudding leaves MerimbulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Merimbula News Weekly

    A piece of Australian motorcycling folklore, the infamous Pudding, has been residing in Tura Beach for more than a month with motorcycling fanatic Steve Treloar. A piece of Australian motorcycling folklore, the infamous Pudding, has been residing in Tura Beach for more than a month with motorcycling fanatic Steve Treloar, but sadly he will be parting with it this weekend when he passes it on to the next custodian.

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  8. Jock rustles up some global chef shufflingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | NEWS.com.au

    WEST Australian Premier Colin Barnett has let loose at his state and territory counterparts for failing to reach an agreement on the GST at today's COAG meeting. THREE products bearing the Anzac logo have been pulled from Target's shelves following advice from the Department of Veterans' Affairs.

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  9. Would you use this free airport parking service?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NEWS.com.au

    THE Muslim man subjected to a vile racist rant on a Sydney train says he wants to press charges over the incident, which has left his wife too afraid to travel alone. WEST Australian Premier Colin Barnett has let loose at his state and territory counterparts for failing to reach an agreement on the GST at today's COAG meeting.

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  10. Gun Control review: Peter Corris uses his hero Cliff Hardy to investigate Australian societyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Gun Control, Peter Corris' 40th crime novel to feature Sydney-based private investigator Cliff Hardy, arrives in the shape of a respectable large-format paperback. The artistic cover features a photographic image of receding interior doors and windows in a gloomy dilapidated house.

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  11. Thunder out to defend territoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Northern Territory News

    TERRITORY Thunder coach Xavier Clarke snarled when asked if Darwin's TIO Stadium was the impregnable fortress it was supposed to be. "We don't like losing in Darwin,'' Clarke said through clenched teeth.

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  12. Outback girls get crash course in carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | ABC News

    On a well-lit street corner in the outback town of Broken Hill, a scrum of women in skirts gather around a stationary automobile. It was not the result of a crash, or the arrival of some matinee celebrity, but of a shout-out on local media by a local garage encouraging women to learn more about cars.

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  13. MomentumA Righteous NationRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | 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.

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  14. Ceremony marks death of 10,000 Anzac troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | SFGate

    The Ascot lifeboat, which sustained fire during the Gallipoli landing of April 25, 1915, is on view in the Australian War Memorial in Canberra as part of its new First World War galleries. A conductor shares stories of Ecuador's high country, including the market town of Otavalo, on Tropic's new two-day train excursion from Quito, Tren de Libertad Participants in the 2015 Tour de Montana, July 13-19, can opt to camp or stay in a hotel during the six-night, 320-mile cycling trip through Big Sky country.

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  15. Train traveller rates KiamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Kiama Independent

    Railway adventurer and part-time author Phillip Overton, who lives on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, has penned the Train Tripping travelogue series. So far his three published window-seat guides have taken him from Cairns to Sydney, and been released as 99-cent e-books.

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  16. Police launch new taskforce to tackle youth crime in Alice SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | ABC News

    The Northern Territory Police will lead a new holistic taskforce to try to reduce the rates of youth crime in Alice Springs and remote parts of the NT. Two-thirds of all property crime offences are committed by young people, with many offenders repeating their behaviour, Deputy Police Commissioner Mark Payne said.

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  17. NSW Rising Stars selectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | HarnessLink.com

    The harness racing participants for this year's Rising Stars Series have been announced, with the cream of the junior talent in New South Wales competing in heats conducted throughout the state. The drivers will gather at the Breeders' Challenge barrier draw on June 21 before competing in heats at Young, Bathurst, Newcastle, Penrith and Tabcorp Park Menangle.

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  18. Jobs for Women to be a feature filmRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Green Left Weekly

    In Wollongong in the early 1980s, jobs for women were scarce. They either had to wake at dawn to travel to Sydney on the diesel train or they sewed in backyard sweatshops for minimal wages.

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  19. Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct to 'bring new industries' after 2018 Commonwealth GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | ABC News

    The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland says a new health research precinct will be one of the greatest lasting legacies to come from the 2018 Commonwealth Games. "It's going to be based on a lot of IT and medical and really that's one thing that's lacking on the Gold Coast," he said.

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  20. Is Australia really that expensive?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NEWS.com.au

    AUSTRALIA is the most expensive place in the world to buy a whole range of products. A new report tells us exactly how we measure up against other nations.

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