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  1. Continuous training needed for border control: FRCARead the original story

    7 min ago | Fijilive

    Continuous training is needed to keep border control officers on their toes, says Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority chief executive Jitoko Tikolevu. FastKIL Suva coach Gurjit Singh has ruled out Jale Dreloa for the Champions versus Champions Series decider against Ba this weekend.


  2. Mavis Pearl Schell: ObituaryRead the original story

    27 min ago | Cooma-Monaro Express

    Mavis Pearl Schell was born in Perth, Western Australia to Kate and Reverend George Bensley. Her father was a Methodist Minister which meant they lived a very nomadic life, moving every couple of years from parish to parish, mainly in country areas.


  3. Nic Watt Opens New Restaurant in AustraliaRead the original story

    32 min ago | Scoop

    His multi-awarded Japanese restaurant on SKYCITY Auckland's Federal Street has been much more than simply a resounding success. Now celebrated New Zealand chef Nic Watt has turned his attention to Vietnamese cuisine in a new restaurant which opened last week at SKYCITY's Adelaide Casino.


  4. Murray hopeful streak can continue at Australian OpenRead the original story

    47 min ago | Fermanagh Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Andy Murray hopes his own prediction does not come true for at least one more match as he looks to remain on course for a third grand slam title in the Australian Open.


  5. Shandelle Battersby: Safe and steady finishes journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    At times it's a struggle to tear your eyes away from New Zealand's beautiful scenery and keep them firmly on the many treacherous stretches of road. Photo / NZ Herald After the recent spate of tourist-related car accidents making headlines over the holidays, I set off on a South Island road trip the most hypervigilant behind the wheel I've ever been.


  6. Argent Motor Lodge wins Award for customer serviceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    For the third consecutive year award-winning Argent Motor Lodge in Hamilton has won the Travellers Choice Award for excellence in customer service as awarded by Trip Advisor. Popular travel website Trip Advisor has released its Travellers' Choice excellence in customer service award winners, with Hamilton Accommodation provider Argent Motor Lodge being among the recipients.


  7. Greek fighter jet crashes in SpainRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    The kiwi dollar hit a new three-year low amid speculation the Reserve Bank will remove the prospect of higher interest rates. The big thing at this month's Detroit Auto Show wasn't made on an assembly line, but on a 3D printer.


  8. Vandals strike Waiheke sculpture exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    The free headland Sculpture on the Gulf exhibit.started on Friday and runs until mid-February, but some of the pieces have already been damaged.. Large crowds visiting during Auckland's anniversary weekend brought with them a small number of people who didn't show respect for artistic effort, project director Rae Finlay said.


  9. Chelsea Bond: Australia Day ought to be for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Divers pose with an Australian flag during Australia Day underwater party at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. Getty Images photo / Mark Metcalfe My mother is a fifth-generation Australian of English and Irish heritage and my father is Munanjahli and an Australian-born South Sea Islander.


  10. Dammit Weather Channel, Stop Making Up Your Own Names For Winter StormsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Fleen

    So, since the storm bearing down on me looks to be a doozy, I may or may not be able to post tomorrow. Wednesday may be out as well, as I have to spend most of the day on planes, assuming planes are still a thing after this winter joy goes through.


  11. Orange rolls out welcome mat for new citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Central Western Daily

    NEW BEGINNING : Lakhvir Singh pictured with his son Armaan Singh and wife Gurpreet Kaur Singh became an Australian citizen on Monday. Photo: STEVE GOSCH 0126sgaus12 The new citizens were Wei Ling Chen, Eric Cortes Nogueira, Nancy Cortes Valle, Ji Eun Kim, Run Suk Kwak, Lakhvir Singh, Vipul and Rinaben Macwan, Birenda Malla, Sri Ramya Pullepu, Her Sook Rho, Sae Mee Sim, Na Rae Song, Moe Sumn and Weiwei Wu.


  12. Central west holds a special place in Cabonne ambassador Gordon Bray's heartRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Central Western Daily

    AUSTRALIA Day revellers in Cabonne were able to mix with some of the top people in their respective fields, with rugby commentator Gordon Bray and Rural Woman of the Year Pip Job making appearances. HIDDEN JEWEL: Cabonne Australia Day ambassador Gordon Bray praised the central west's beauty during his visit.


  13. Twelve Questions: Dr Jim SalingerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Dr Jim Salinger spent almost 30 years with the New Zealand Meteorology Society and Niwa before an employment dispute in 2009. A climate change expert, he is now sought after at universities around the world.


  14. Nassau County summer camps 2015 open housesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newsday

    Friends, from left, Mason Adelman, Miles Adelman, Matthew Iorio, Aspen Schneider, Sydney Alper, Ava Nappi, Kate Juhel, Gianna Bommarito and Sam Feldman smile for the camera at Buckley Day Camp in Roslyn. Photo Credit: Buckley Day Camp Friends, from left, Mason Adelman, Miles Adelman, Matthew Iorio, Aspen Schneider, Sydney Alper, Ava Nappi, Kate Juhel, Gianna Bommarito and Sam Feldman smile for the camera at Buckley Day Camp in Roslyn.


  15. Keys, 19, reaches first major quarterfinal _ and wants moreRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | USA Today

    Keys, 19, reaches first major quarterfinal _ and wants more Check out this story on MELBOURNE, Australia - Madison Keys turns 20 next month and her mother, Christine, is already sending her teasing texts featuring grandma emojis. It's a good thing for Keys she's making the most of her last Grand Slam as a teenager, beating fellow American Madison Brengle 6-2, 6-4 in the battle of the Madisons at the Australian Open on Monday to reach the quarterfinals of a major for the first time.


  16. What I Learned From Quitting My Job and Traveling Around the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    This past April I quit my job at Dell, crammed some stuff into a backpack, and went to Southeast Asia for about six weeks. Not exactly "traveling the world" as I only went to a few countries, but it was more of a backpacker/adventure travel experience than I had ever had previously.


  17. Upstate New York man, 90, is lone combat veteran returning to...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Fida was a member of the U.S. Army's 7th Division that helped capture the island after a four-day battle The 33 7th Division vets still alive were invited back to the island for a ceremony marking the battle's 71st anniversary A World War II combat veteran from upstate New York is returning to the scene of a bloody Pacific island battle this week as an 'army of one.' 90-year-old Don Fida of Syracuse departed Monday morning for the Marshall Islands, where U.S. forces landed on the Japanese-held atoll of Kwajalein on January 31, 1944, according to The Post-Standard of Syracuse .


  18. Tribute to Saudi King a bridge too farRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Flags fly at half mast on top of the Auckland Harbour Bridge yesterday to acknowledge the passing of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. Photo / Dean Purcell The Government's decision to lower New Zealand flags to mark the death of the King of Saudi Arabia has drawn criticism because of the kingdom's poor human rights record.


  19. Diane P Leone of Saint Augustine, FL Receives Best Of Houzz 2015 AwardRead the original story

    5 hrs ago |

    Over 25 Million Monthly Unique Users Rated Top-Rated Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in the United States and Around the World. Saint Augustine, FL, January 26, 2015 -- -- Diane P. Leone of Diane Leone Interior Design in St. Augustine, FL has been awarded "Best Of Houzz" for Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design.


  20. Govt must respect the right to political asylumRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Nation

    Political asylum" is defined as protection afforded by a nation to foreigners who flee political persecution in their own country. The right to political asylum has been recognised for thousands of years, dating back to ancient Greece.