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1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

Australian state leader quits over $2,800 wine

New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell had told a corruption inquiry on Tuesday that he never received a bottle of 1959 Penfolds' "Grange Hermitage" as a gift from businessman Nick Di Girolamo congratulating him on his 2011 election win.

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5 hrs ago | WWWM-FM Toledo

John Mayer Covers Beyonce Onstage in Australia

On April 12, John tweeted , "The best thing about Beyonc? The break in her voice on the first 'baby, love me lights out' in XO.

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8 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Australia readies for royal visit

THEY'LL see the beach, the bush, Uluru and Taronga Zoo but the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - aka Prince William and Kate - are in for anything but an average tourist experience when they touch down in Sydney on Wednesday.

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12 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Ita destroyed 90 per cent of sugar cane

"It's too early to just make a blanket statement to say industry x needs this and industry y needs that," he told reporters in Cairns on Tuesday.

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16 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Qld killer escaped 'after dog squad cuts'

The removal of prison night patrol dog squads was a factor that enabled a murderer and an armed robber to escape from a low security jail near Rockhampton, a union delegate says.

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20 hrs ago | The Star Online

Lock of Napoleon's hair stolen in Australia

A lock of Napoleon Bonaparte's hair and other "priceless" artefacts linked to the French emperor have been stolen from a museum in Australia, police said Tuesday.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Age

Rolling Stones announce extra Australian tour dates

Extra tour dates ... Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts of The Rolling Stones will perform two more Australian shows.

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

MH370: Sub returns to surface after just 6 hours

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Official says sub will be used in search for jet

A Johnson County jail official says the man accused of killing three people outside of Jewish sites near Kansas City is Frazier Glenn Cross.

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TheCourier.com

Robotic submarine deployed in search for planeFILE - " In this April...

In this April 1, 2014 file photo, provided by the U.S. Navy, the Bluefin 21 autonomous sub is hoisted back on board the Australian Defense Vessel Ocean Shield after successful buoyancy testing in the Indian Ocean, as search efforts continue for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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Examiner.com

Crayfish Australia: Fascinating new crayfish species is a ferocious cannibal

Scientists have discovered that Australia 's most advanced and fastest expanding regions was hiding one of the world 's smallest species of crayfish.

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Qld man on seven attempted murder charges

A Queensland man is expected to undergo psychiatric testing after allegedly ploughing his prime-mover into a house, and setting it on fire.

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Reuters

After Japan beef deal, Australia eyes cattle sales to China

Hot on the back of winning lower tariffs for beef exports from its largest buyer Japan, Australia is setting its sights on winning another major prize for its beef industry by persuading China to open its market to live cattle sales.

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Related Topix: Oceania, Life, Food, Beef, Meat

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Yahoo!

Shark victim remembered in memorial

The small community of Tathra has gathered on the beach on NSW's far south coast for a memorial service for shark victim Christine Armstrong.

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SA search resumes for missing Frenchwoman

South Australian police are looking for people in a motorhome who may have spoken to a Frenchwoman shortly before she went missing on the remote west coast.

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The Age

Tony Abbott slumps in polls

On the up: In the preferred prime minister poll Bill Shorten is 44 per cent to Tony Abbott's 45 per cent.

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KIII

Official: Black boxes crucial if those aboard MH370 to be cleared

A top Malaysian official on Sunday reaffirmed the importance of finding the black boxes from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, if the mystery of the missing airliner is ultimately to be solved.

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Playbill

Tony-Winning The King and I Revival Returns to Australia With Lisa...

Lisa McCune and Teddy Tahu Rhodes star in the Australian return of the Tony Award-winning revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I , which begins performances April 13 in Brisbane.

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Charges over motorcyclist death

The driver of a Holden Commodore has been charged with dangerous driving causing death after a motorcyclist died in Secret Harbour last month.

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The Daily Tribune

Missing plane's black box batteries may have died

Former airline pilot John Cox says that the events surrounding Malaysia Airlines 370 are "unprecedented in aviation history."

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