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  1. Australia family found after 10 days in wildernessRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | TwinCities

    A 5-year-old boy and his 7-year-old brother were recovering in a hospital Monday after surviving with their father for 10 days in the Australian wilderness with little food and in weather conditions that ranged from stormy to scorching. Their ordeal began Dec. 11 when dad Steven Van Lonkhuyzen took a wrong turn during a family road trip and then got his four-wheel-drive vehicle bogged in mud.

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  2. State warms to medical cannabis testsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Mercury

    TASMANIA is a step closer to allowing trials of medicinal cannabis after the State Government instructed health officials to work with New South Wales on tests in that state. NSW Premier Mike Baird has announced about $9 million will be spent on at least three trials involving children with severe epilepsy, terminally ill adults and chemotherapy patients.

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  3. Could the Dwarf Planet Ceres Support Life?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SPACE.com

    ... as a herpetologist and wildlife biologist. He has a Ph.D. in evolutionary biology from the University of Sydney, Australia, a bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona, and a graduate certificate in science writing from the University of ...

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  4. Fight to save small Australian towns divides regional expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    There are towns like Nyah West all over Australia, once bustling but now dying a slow death. Should they be saved or allowed to die.

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  5. 'Dragged by hair and sold for a 20 at markets' - Western 'Islamic...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    ... at markets run by the terrorism group. One activist and former Yazidi MP was told of two foreign fighters from Australia who bought a 'group of girls'. A child from the minority Yazidi sect, who fled violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, sits on the ...

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  6. The death that stopped the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... may surprise you. THE death of young, talented and popular lawyer Anna-Jane Cheney two decades ago stopped South Australia in its tracks. This was no domestic dispute between two unemployed drug addicts in the recesses of Adelaide's less attractive ...

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  7. Family found after 10 days in the Australian outbackRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | USA Today

    A father and his two young sons survived for 10 days in a remote national park in Australia by collecting rainwater, their rescuer said. Family found after 10 days in the Australian outback A father and his two young sons survived for 10 days in a remote national park in Australia by collecting rainwater, their rescuer said.

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  8. Australia cafe attacker: Terrorist or just a lunatic?Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A man places flowers for the victims of the cafe attack in Sydney, Australia, on Dec. 16. Before entering the Lindt Chocolat Cafe last week, Man Haron Monis was dismissed as a loner with a large ego, a religious ideologue rejected by fellow Muslims. In the past, the Iranian-born 50-year-old had often picked up a pen to express himself, writing countless letters seen as threatening by recipients ranging from Qantas airlines to grief-torn families of Australian soldiers who had died in Afghanistan.

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  9. Bush survival: Aussie family found alive after 10 days missing in national parkRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    Extreme weather conditions helped a Brisbane dad and his two little sons to survive after spending 10 days in a densely-forested area of a national park. The trio managed to hold out in a bogged car with little to eat and were rescued quite by chance.

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  10. Sydney siege gunman's partner has bail revokedRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    The partner of Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis had her bail revoked Monday after Australian authorities requested a review amid public anger that the pair were on the streets. Amirah Droudis, 35, had been on bail for a year since being charged with the brutal killing of Monis' ex-wife.

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  11. Australia family found after 10 days in wildRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | ABC15.com

    The Dog Fence stretches through the outback June 10, 2005 near Marree Australia.

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  12. Kangaroo fights drone and winsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The unmanned devices have come under under fire recently after a drone came within feet of a passenger jet near Heathrow and it seems one of Australia's most well-known creatures is similarly annoyed by their increasing presence.

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  13. Video: Santa Claus rescues Australian man from burning houseRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Independent

    Fireman Nick Carey had dressed as Santa Claus as part of his fire crew's annual school lollipop drop off Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies A fireman dressed as Santa Claus gave one New South Wales resident the best Christmas present he could have hoped for on Saturday when he rescued him from a burning house. 2 comments

  14. MH17 role 'an honour'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Senior Constable Kat Chivers couldn't accept quickly enough when she was asked to fly to the Netherlands to identify victims of the disaster. One day after receiving a phone call from her Disaster Victim Identification Commander, Senior Constable Chivers and Launceston-based colleague Senior Constable Rodney Walker flew out to Hilversum.

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  15. Ignite's win benefits international charityRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... Ignite, who is donating its money to international humanitarian charity Adventist Development and Relief Agency Australia. "We really do love carolling, and Christmas is a very fun time for us as a group because we are busy with concerts," Miss ...

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  16. Sydney siege gunman's partner's bail revokedRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    An Australian court Monday revoked the bail given to the partner of the Sydney siege gunman who last week stormed a Sydney cafe and sparked a 16-hour hostage crisis that left three people, including him, dead. Amirah Droudis, the partner of the Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis, had her bail revoked after being deemed an "unacceptable risk" by a magistrate, ABC News reported.

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  17. BC Iron Settles in the Sweet SpotRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Resource Investing News

    ... end-of-year Chinese restocking soaks up stockpiles ahead of the new year cyclone (hurricane) season in Western Australia, which puts shipments at risk. Higher-cost production has been more resilient that first thought, but closures continue, and ...

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  18. Boxing Day sales gold for bargain huntersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    WHILE adults in Manoora are finding it hard enough to stomach Friday's massacre they are being warned their children are the ones needing the most assurance after the tragedy. ONE of the WA brothers accused of glassing a Bali restaurateur has released a statement since leaving Indonesia that turns the story on its head.

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  19. Jamie Nicolson is Coldstream's new Right Hand ManRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Berwickshire News

    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. The announcement was made at the Ex-Coldstreamers' coffee morning on Saturday and means that Jamie will be Coldstreamer in 2016.

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  20. Cairns death house facing demolitionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    The house in Australia where the bodies of eight children were found may be demolished to make way for a memorial. Paul Chapman reports.

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