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2 hrs ago | Maldonandburnham Standard

'Mixed' reception for royal couple

William and Kate were given lessons in how to rock the crowds when they visited a music studio and workshop in Adelaide, South Australia.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Australia flags deeper search for Malaysian jet

CANBERRA, Australia - The hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet will likely soon deploy more powerful sonar equipment that can delve deeper as the current search of the most likely crash site in the Indian Ocean has failed to yield any clues, Australia's defense minister said Wednesday.


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The Age

Prince Charles is expected to attend the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli battle.

Gallipoli, Turkey: Australian authorities believe Prince Charles is likely to attend the 100th anniversary Anzac Day dawn service at Gallipoli in 2015.


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1930s Australian home receives stunning energy-efficient renovation

Rather than building a brand new home, it can often make more sense to renovate an existing home and bring it in line with modern standards.


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Oxford Times

Former parishioners invited to help mark 60th anniversary of cleric's ordination

CHURCHGOERS in Black Bourton, Brize Norton and Carterton are being asked to play a part in celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the ordination of their former vicar.


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The Age

Australian film Canopy tries to convey terror of war through a soundscape

Director Aaron Wilson with actors Khan Chittenden and Tzu-yi Mo . Never mind a minute's silence to remember Australia's fallen.


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The Globe and Mail

In photos: Royals visit Australia's Uluru

William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, were in the Australian Outback on April 22, 2014, continuing their 19-day official visit to New Zealand and Australia with their son, Prince George.


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KURB-FM Little Rock

Lorde Postpones Australian Tour Due to Illness

Illness has forced Lorde to postpone a tour of Australia that was scheduled to begin on Thursday, April 24. The Australian promoter Frontier Touring issued a statement saying Lorde will return to her native New Zealand for "immediate rest and recuperation in order to regain complete health and continue touring for the rest of the year."


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Australia's Crown Resort Rumored to Bid $2 Billion for Cosmopolitan Las Vegas

The Cosmopolitan has yet to turn a profit, but Crown would be taking over at time when both visitor numbers and spend are on the rise on the strip.


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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Should Air Canada have fired the baggage handlers caught in a viral video?

What can we say objectively about war in Afghanistan, a clash of civilizations neither the Soviets nor the determined Americans could solve? In this July 28, 2011 file photo, an Air Canada plane sits at a gate at the Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia.

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Police hunt for 'suicide' drug

Elderly members of Philip Nitschke's right-to-die group have had their homes searched by WA Police for an illegally imported so-called suicide drug.

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Wyo. continues Linc review amid Australia charges

State officials say they're not yet privy to the details of any environmental problems a company seeking to experiment with underground coal gasification in Wyoming allegedly caused with a similar project in Australia.


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Sheffield Star

All eyes on Australia in bid to transform empty shops

Sheffield Council and Sheffield University are working on a 'Renew' scheme - modelled on a project in Newcastle, Australia - to 'encourage new life in empty or underused buildings'.


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The Age

Australians gather in Turkey ahead of Anzac Day

One for the road: Young Aussies and Kiwis gather on Backpacker Street, Istanbul before heading to Galipolli.


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Albany Times Union

Why are Americans obsessed with missing

In this March 22, 2014 file photo, flight officer Rayan Gharazeddine on board a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion, searches for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in southern Indian Ocean, Australia.


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Mid Devon Star

George photos taken on Kate stroll

The Duchess of Cambridge has been photographed unawares with Prince George in Australia during a day off from official engagements.


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Australian Labor great Neville Wran dies...

Former Australian state premier Neville Wran has died at the age of 87, prompting tributes from both sides of politics Monday for the man who led New South Wales in the 1970s and 80s.


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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Canberra Times

Repairers say filthy home coffee machines are fire risks

Cockroaches and water leaks are just some of the problems experts say people invite by not taking proper care of their coffee machines.


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Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, boxer wrongly convicted of murder, dies

FEBRUARY 20: Rubin Carter looks on during the Justice WA Rubin "Hurricane" Carter Gala Dinner at the Sheraton Hotel on February 20, 2010 in Perth, Australia.


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Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

PERTH, Australia - A Malaysian official met Sunday with relatives of passengers who were aboard the missing jetliner and discussed ways of providing them with financial assistance, as an unmanned submarine continued its search for any signs of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.


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