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  1. Time running out for quake survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Time is running out for survivors trapped in the rubble of the Nepal earthquake as the death toll passes 3600. The 33-year-old embarked on a six week trip to Nepal on March 30 and spent some in Kathmandu before beginning her pilgrimage through the Tsum Valley in the Himalayas.


  2. 10 Top Cobalt-producing CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Resource Investing News

    The cobalt market was an exciting place to be in 2014 , largely due to Tesla Motors' announcement that it plans to build a lithium -ion battery gigafactory. Once it's operating, the gigafactory will require a steady, stable supply of graphite , lithium and cobalt - and more importantly it will require a lot of those materials.


  3. Australia pleads for stay in executions, demands Jakarta probeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    Australians gather outside the Indonesian consulate as they call for a halt to the planned execution of two convicted Australian drug traffickers, on death row in Indonesia, in Sydney, Australia, April 27, 2015. Photo: Reuters Australia made a last-minute plea on Monday for a stay in the imminent execution of two Australian drug traffickers in Indonesia, saying reports that their trial had been tainted by corruption needed to be investigated.


  4. How grief for dad became campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | West Australian

    Diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia at age 66, Stephen Fresson, of Floreat, had spent five agonising months on the stemcell waiting list. He had fought bravely against the effects of the disease, playing the part of the fit recipient while his body wasted away.


  5. Australia concern over doctor in IS videoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Australia Monday said it was deeply concerned about an Australian-trained doctor who appears in an Islamic State propaganda video which urges other medical professionals to join the jihadists. The slick video, uploaded to YouTube, shows a man who identifies himself as Abu Yusuf explaining that he travelled to the city of Raqa in Syria to use his medical skills to help the IS cause.


  6. Thousands beg Australia not to deport autistic Filipino boyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    The mother of an autistic Filipino boy says that her young one faces deportation because he would be a burden to the Australian taxpayer presented a petition Monday signed by tens of thousands of people begging authorities to let him stay. Ten-year-old Tyrone Sevilla arrived in Australia from the Philippines legally as a two-year-old with his mother Maria Sevilla, now a registered nurse in a Queensland hospital.


  7. Four NT tweakers picked to spin with the bestRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

    PINT's Logan, one of four Territorians to feature in next month's Cricket Australia spin camp in Brisbane alongside Brandon King , Dylan Mullen and Akash Patel , will work on his batting with South Australia Redbacks second XI coach Shane McDermott in a bid to become a more complete cricketer. " Shane McDermott, who's in charge of the Emerging Redbacks and South Australia second XI, is going to help me with my batting.


  8. Alessandro Del Piero on bench, Dwight Yorke misses A-League Team of the DecadeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Alessandro Del Piero was good enough to make the official list of the 125 greatest players of all time but the Italian megastar's record-breaking two-year stint at Sydney FC wasn't enough to earn him a start in the players' A-League's Team of the Decade. And while Dwight Yorke might be considered the most important signing in A-League history, given his unexpected leap of faith before the competition even began, the former Manchester United star didn't even make the bench.


  9. Waikato communities unite for AnzacRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Waikato Times

    Families, young and old, came together to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the Anzac landing on the Gallipoli Peninsula. They came in their droves to remember those that served then and those that serve now.


  10. Speed skate track pitched for Melville ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Waikato Times

    Hamilton City Council deputy mayor Gordon Chesterman said the Hamilton Roller Skating Club was professionally organised and delivered on its promises. Hamilton could play host to international speed skating competitions if a $120,000 skate track gets the go-ahead at Melville Park.


  11. Raiders fullback Jack Wighton embracing Country Origin selectionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Age

    Raiders fullback Jack Wighton has "found a home" in the No.1 jersey, but will continue learning from the game's elite custodians to reach his full potential. Wighton's prodigious talent will be on the national stage for the second week in a row when he makes his third consecutive appearance for Country against City at Wagga Wagga on Sunday.


  12. A randomised controlled intervention trial evaluating the efficacy of ...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | BioMed Central

    School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy, University of South Australia, Nutritional Physiology Research Centre , Bonython Jubilee Building, City East Campus, Frome Road, Adelaide 5000, SA, Australia School of Medicine, The Flinders University of South Australia, Health Sciences Building, Sturt Rd, Bedford Park, Adelaide 5042, SA, Australia School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Nutritional Physiology Research Centre , Bonython Jubilee Building, City East Campus, Frome Road, Adelaide 5000, SA, Australia Background The incidence of age-related cognitive decline is rising considerably around the world.


  13. Cheaper, fresher food trucked to APY LandsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    AIRCRAFT with seating for more than 800 passengers are the future of an aviation market facing massive growth and capacity constraints at major airports. WHEN Theresa Goddard touched down at the airport she thought she was meeting the man of her dreams to start her 'incest family'.


  14. Paddon Toughs It Out To Finish In ArgentinaRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    Hayden Paddon and John Kennard are taking the positives, such as their top five pace, away from this weekend's Rally Argentina after a tough, incident-packed event. The New Zealanders finished their third event of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship with the Hyundai Mobis World Rally Team in 16th place overall.


  15. Ex-Lossie man's historic strike sets tongues going Wagga WaggaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Northern Scot

    SURFING on Bondi Beach is a world away from running up Lossiemouth's punishing sand dunes just ask Moray's footballing wizard of 'Oz'. Scott Dunn is loving life Down Under after scoring his first goal for Australian outfit Wagga City Wanderers, who he joined in January.


  16. ADB's Achievements in PNG Highlighted During Portfolio Review MissionRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | M2.com

    The Asian Development Bank and the Government of Papua New Guinea have signed a Memorandum of Understanding confirming the successful review of the 2014 ADB PNG portfolio. Hakaua Harry, Acting Secretary of the Government of Papua New Guinea's Department of National Planning and Monitoring, and Marcelo Minc, Country Director of ADB's Papua New Guinea Resident Mission, participated in today's signing ceremony which was held as part of a week-long mission to review the overall performance of the 2014 ADB PNG portfolio, raise implementation issues, and draft an action plan for 2015.


  17. .com | WATCH: Terrifying avalanche video comes to lightRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News24

    A German climber has filmed a terrifying video of an avalanche barrelling towards the base camp at Mount Everest following the Nepal earthquake. The footage was captured by German climber Jost Kobusch on Saturday, showing the camp of yellow tents at the base of the mountain as he realises "the ground is shaking", the Independent reported on Monday.


  18. Baton relay counting down days to Pacific GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Matangi Tonga

    On July 4-18, 2015, some 3000 athletes, 500 team officials and 1000 technical officials and dignitaries from 21 neighbouring Pacific nations will converge upon Port Moresby for the Pacific Games. Dubbed the "Oil Search Pacific Games Relay" after its major sponsor the baton is travelling across the nation to each of the 22 provinces and will finish its journey at the Opening Ceremony, in Port Moresby, on 4 July 2015.


  19. Australians take NASA balloon for UFORead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Many people in Victoria took a NASA balloon for an unidentified flying object and one of them even called police, the Southland Times reported. People soon took to social media after spotting NASA balloon in the sky above Victoria and thought it was a UFO.


  20. Australian woman killed in Nepal quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Age

    An Australian woman believed to have been on her first expedition to Mount Everest had "no chance" when an avalanche washed away her tent at base camp on the world's highest mountain. Renu Fotedar, 48, is among at least 19 people killed at the Everest base camp, with some 200 Australians believed to be still missing in Nepal after an 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck on Saturday.