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1 hr ago | Bradenton.com

Study: Gene therapy may boost cochlear implants

The approach reported Wednesday isn't ready for human testing, but it's part of growing research into ways to let users of cochlear implants experience richer, more normal sound.

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5 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business

How Australia got the hump with 1 million feral camels

A new study by a University of Exeter researcher has shed light on how an estimated one million-strong population of wild camels thriving in Australia's remote outback have become reviled as pests and culled on a large scale.

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9 hrs ago | KFVS12

Material on Australian shore examined in jet hunt

As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said.

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13 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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Gizmag

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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Skift

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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Related Topix: Oceania, Las Vegas, World News, Video Games, THQ

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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Yahoo!

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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Related Topix: Nembutal, Pentobarbital (generic), Medicine, World News

KGWN

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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Suria

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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