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2 hrs ago |

With Men's Y Chromosome, Size Really May Not Matter

Basic biology has it that girls are girls because they have two X chromosomes the things inside cells that carry our genes.


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3 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

Ferrari 360 Modena gets crashed in Australia

Another Ferrari has been recently crashed in Australia, this time a 360 Modena, while taking part in a drive event.


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7 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Researchers looking into beach rip currents

Vincent Klock was bodysurfing toward the beach when his momentum suddenly turned and he was whisked away from shore.


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10 hrs ago |

Koala clings to car for 88km

Timberwolf the koala was lucky to be alive on Monday after surviving a terrifying 88km ride down a busy Australian freeway clinging to the bottom of a car.


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11 hrs ago |

Dark world of Australia's secret church

AN OLYMPIC gold medallist and former darling of the diving platform, who pleaded guilty to drug charges this month, has revealed her living hell.


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12 hrs ago | West Australian

Fourth mine approved in Qld's Galilee

A fourth mine has been approved in Queensland's Galilee Basin, with Indian mining giant Adani getting the nod to develop one of the world's biggest coal mines.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Advocate

Man charged over Devonport hotel blaze

A 22-YEAR-OLD Burnie man was charged with arson yesterday following a fire at the Elimatta Hotel in Devonport on Friday night.


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Lily Allen's Prank Photograph Gets Australian Police Busted

Australian Federal Police are in hot water after they were involved in a prank gone wrong with British pop star Lily Allen.

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The Otago Daily Times

Plans to extend work for dole scheme

The unemployed will have to perform 40 job searches a month and up to 25 hours community service per week or lose their payments, under an extension of the federal government's work for the dole scheme.


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Right Wing News

Australian Citizen Turned Syrian Terrorist Poses With Heads of...

Sydney, Australia born Mohamed Elomar so hates western life that he left Australia for the killing sands of Syria where he is now enjoying the good life killing people who don't agree with his brand of the "religion of peace" and in sickening new photos he posted to Twitter, he is seen laughing and yucking it up playing with the severed heads of ... (more)

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The Hartford Courant

MH17 Crash

More than a week after a missile destroyed a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 298 over eastern Ukraine, the crash site in territory controlled by pro-Russia separatists remains unsecured.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Oceania, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, New Milford, CT


Asylum seekers land on Cocos Island

A group of 157 asylum seekers detained at sea for weeks on a Customs ship has landed at Cocos Island and could arrive on the Australian mainland within hours, refugee advocates say.


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Daily Mail

'Australia's Queen of diamonds' plunges to her death: Designer to...

Scorn of the 'stitch bitch' Alexander McQueen: How legendary A-list designer hit Madonna in the head with a baked potato and banned Victoria Beckham from free frocks, as revealed by his lover Baffling murder of the Harvard law scholar: Professor killed in 'hit' was targeted two days after writing impassioned essay on the death penalty and getting a ... (more)


Related Topix: Death Penalty, Sex Scandal, World News, Olivia Newton-John, Pop/Rock

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Horse

AVA: Vaccinate Australian Horses against Hendra Now

Beautiful halter bred mare.Injured a front leg and may or may not be perm. lame.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, World News,

Sydney Morning Herald

Conman plays catch me if you can

A cocky New South Wales radio DJ-turned-conman has gone to ground a few days shy of his 21st birthday, after his latest scam left small businesses and young DJs thousands of dollars out of pocket.


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Navy Times

Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

Jerzy Dyczynski and Angela Rudhart-Dyczynski whose daughter, 25-year-old Fatima, was a passenger on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, sit on part of the wreckage of the crashed aircraft in Hrabove, Ukraine, on Saturday.


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By-election tsunami flushes out political debris

THE parents of Fatima Dyczynski completed their pilgrimage of pain to the MH17 crash site last night, laying flowers atop plane debris.


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Australia PM defends treatment of...

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Saturday said his government's treatment of a boatload of 157 asylum-seekers who have been kept at sea for weeks would underline its resolve to stop people-smuggling.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Boat Disaster, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Fri Jul 25, 2014

International Business Times

First Australian Bishop Charged With Child Sexual Abuse: Appears in Court

A Catholic bishop prays near the wreckage of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane that crashed, on Taiwan's offshore island Penghu July 25, 2014.


Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Inventor Spot

Did You Say "Ute"? A Loving Look At Australia's Iconic Coupe Utility

Got ute? Polished up front and utilitarian out back of the C-pillar, these versatile pickup-like vehicles rub rugged shoulders with Mad Max's V8 Pursuit Special when it comes to evoking Australian car culture.


Related Topix: World News, Coupe, Hatchback, Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Chevrolet