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  1. Hundreds gather in Sydney protesting against refugee and asylum seeker policyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | ABC News

    Hundreds of demonstrators have gathered in Sydney to protest against Australia's policies on refugees and asylum seekers, in the city's biggest rally of its kind for more than a year. Protesters said recent events on Manus Island and Nauru have again highlighted the conditions asylum seekers endure and supported calls for a more humane system of detention.

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  2. Fever continue winning netball run against PulseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | ABC News

    West Coast Fever racked up their seventh win of the trans-Tasman netball league with a 51-48 victory over Central Pulse in Wellington. The Pulse, fourth in the New Zealand conference, had only two wins from six starts going into Sunday's match while the Fever were unbeaten with their closest result a fourth round 59-59 draw with New South Wales Swifts.

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  3. Isis video threatens UK attack and calls for 'blood' as...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 min 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 UK authorities are to review security ahead of First World War commemorations in the wake of a foiled alleged terror plot in Australia and a new Isis propaganda video calling for attacks in the West.

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  4. Exhibition immortalises Lieutenant Spencer WestmacottRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Waikato Times

    Juliet and Amanda Shallard take in a larger-than-life sculpture of their grandfather and great grandfather at Te Papa's Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War exhibition. Lieutenant Spencer Westmacott was injured in the charge.

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  5. Marathon swimmer Heidi does Malaysia proud againRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | The Star Online

    On Saturday, the 26-year-old splashed her way to a commendable fourth-place finish in the third leg of the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup in Noumea, New Caledonia. The Perth-based Heidi completed the gruelling race at the Anse Vata Bay in 2'12:34.12, just two seconds behind third-placed Coralie Codevelle of France.

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  6. Special guests at Anzac dawn ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Dominion Post

    Steve Edge of Derby England is laying a wreath on behalf of the British Legion at the Masterton Cenotaph at the Anzac Day dawn ceremony. In a fitting demonstration of the gratitude that New Zealand's allied nations still feel toward our soldiers that gave their lives during the two world wars, an Englishman is laying a British Legion wreath at the Masterton's cenotaph on Anzac Day.

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  7. Bevin and Parsons crowned Jayco Adelaide Tour victorsRead the original story

    54 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    Avanti Racing have dominated the Jayco Adelaide Tour, winning three from four stages and sweeping the podium overall, boosting Patrick Bevin into the Subaru National Road Series lead. Bevin took out the event's opening stage on Thursday clinching the yellow jersey, before going on to win stage two and set up teammate Neil van der Ploeg for Sunday's final stage honours.

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  8. New barber in TimaruRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Timaru Herald

    A former New Zealand's top model hairdresser will be shaping the hair of Timaru men within the next few weeks. Many may know Criss Hathaway from when he had Headworkz Hair Salon with his ex-wife.

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  9. Increased security after planned Australia Anzac Day attackRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    Security will be boosted at Anzac Day commemorations in Australia's state of Victoria, as its premier on Sunday urged people to turn up despite arrests linked to an alleged Islamic State-inspired attack plan. Police arrested five men in counter-terrorism raids in the state's capital Melbourne on Saturday and charged one of them -- 18-year-old Sevdet Besim -- with conspiring to commit a terrorist act on Anzac Day on April 25 when ceremonies are held across the nation to remember fallen Australian and New Zealand Army Corps troops.

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  10. Back to LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    PIP COURTNEY, PRESENTER: In 2006, locals in the Mary Valley, two hours north of Brisbane, were shell-shocked when the Queensland government announced it was going to forcibly acquire nearly 500 farms, homes and businesses to make way for a $2 billion dam. Despite being told it was hopeless, the community fought back and after 3.5 years of campaigning it won, when the federal government knocked the proposal on the head.

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  11. Michael Hendry breaks through in JapanRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | ISeeekGolf

    New Zealand's Michael Hendry has today won his first Japan Golf Tour event with a one shot victory over Kazuhiro Yamashita at the opening event of the 2015 season, the Token Homemate Cup in Nagoya.

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  12. Prince Harry a polo possibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    What does Prince Harry love more than partying in Vegas? Polo, which is why he's been invited to Polo in the Valley in Perth on Sunday and he may just attend. The fourth in the line to the throne reportedly decompressed from his long haul flight from Canberra with a spot of fishing at the Diggers Rest cattle station near Kununurra last week.

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  13. Northcliffe, WA, faces spike in suicides after surviving bushfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    After surviving one of Western Australia's biggest bushfires, the town of Northcliffe now faces a spike in suicides and suicide attempts in the community. The remote South West town was in the direct line of fire when a massive blaze tore through nearly 100 hectares of bush in February.

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  14. Anzac centenary security review as terror fears rise after...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Western morning News

    British police are reviewing security operations ahead of the centenary of the Anzac landings following a foiled alleged terror plot in Australia. The annual Anzac Day ceremonies - commemorating Australian and New Zealand Army Corps' First World War battle in Gallipoli on April 25 - take on extra poignancy this year, marking the 100th year of the Turkish conflict.

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  15. Five-star Betten wins againRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

    Brisbane triathlete Sam Betten rides in the Dirt n Dust Triathlon of 2015. His win was his fifth in a row.

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  16. Prince Harry flies a Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    Prince Harry flies a helicopter and takes part in a game of wheelchair Australian rules football while on a four-week military attachment there. Rough Cut .

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  17. 'Wollongong just crying out for the Big Durry'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    About 25 years ago I achieved something some people have only dreamed of - I spent time chilling out inside the Big Prawn. About 25 years ago I achieved something some people have only dreamed of - I spent time chilling out inside the Big Prawn.

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  18. Why childcare is not just a women's issueRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    Neglected argument: We're still stuck on trying to make women feel guilty for casting off the apron and getting out into the workforce. Photo: Michele Mossop The audience gathered to hear Tony Abbott address a business leaders' lunch in Sydney last week was strikingly statistically representative.

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  19. China concerned at reports of New Zealand-U.S. plan to spy on diplomatsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    China on Sunday expressed concern about a report that New Zealand and United States spy agencies planned to hack into a data link between Chinese government buildings in Auckland. The plan was revealed in documents from U.S. National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, the Herald on Sunday newspaper reported.

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  20. Anyaorah hits game winner to lead Canberra Gunners to first winRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Age

    A clutch two-pointer with 11 seconds remaining from US recruit Nnaebuka Anyaorah sealed the Canberra Gunners' first win of the South-East Australia Basketball League season at Dandenong on Saturday night. With scores level 86-all, Anyaorah held his nerve to drain the match winner and help the Gunners break their duck after losses to Albury-Wodonga and Mt Gambier to start their campaign.

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