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1 hr ago | The Independent

Australian model Robyn Lawley stages naked protest against huge coal...

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1 hr ago | Detroit Free Press

Australian airline passengers told to flush drugs

CANBERRA, Australia -- An Australian airline apologized on Wednesday for a warning a flight attendant gave passengers who might have been flying high that there were drug-sniffer dogs awaiting them at Sydney airport.

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3 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

WikiLeaks breaks gag order

Australians, intrigued by the latest revelation from WikiLeaks, took to social media to pass on a document they were never meant to see.

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7 hrs ago | The Courier

Guilty plea for lighting fire on total fire ban day

A BALLARAT man told police he had lit a fire at 3pm on a summer day of total fire ban for warmth and light, a court has heard.

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8 hrs ago | The Willits News

Lollapalooza marks a decade in Chicago

Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup that includes Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon.

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11 hrs ago | M2.com

Western Australian delegation explores business opportunities in Aberdeen

The Granite City's profile as an international centre of excellence in the energy industry was under the spotlight today when a parliamentary delegation from Western Australia visited the city.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Humboldt Beacon

EPD: 11 firearms seized after search warrant, no arrests

Criminal Investigations Section , served a Search Warrant at the 3500 block of Summer Street in Eureka.

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West Australian

Tabcorp buys ACT gaming business

As part of the deal, the ACT government will issue Tabcorp with a totaliser and sports bookmaking licence, while the company will pay an annual $1 million licence fee.

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CNN

Australia's CIO Billionaire Earl Reginald Stevenson Steps Up Attacks on Russian President Putin

July 29, 2014 - Moscow, Russia - Australia's super hedge fund billionaire CIO, Earl Reginald Stevenson, today increased his attack on Russian President Putin.

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ABC News

Queensland and Western Australia short of milk, as national production declines

It's not uncommon for Queensland to run low in the colder months but the problem has increased in recent years as farmers leave the industry.

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Illawarra Mercury

St-George Illawarra Dragon Craig Garvey guilty of assault

ST George Illawarra Dragons player Craig Garvey is facing a possible jail term after being found guilty of violently assaulting a man in a Wollongong pub in February.

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Sydney Morning Herald

These five charts show the state of discrimination towards indigenous Australians

One in five young Australians would move if a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent sat next to them, a survey has found.

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Sydney Morning Herald

MH17: Atop the fires of war is repatriation of the 38 dead Australians

They are stoking the fires of war on the steppes of the old Soviet Union, and atop the blaze is Tony Abbott's promise to repatriate the remains of the 38 Australians who perished in the crash of flight MH17.

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Yahoo!

Rebel bikie $20m drug syndicate busted

Brazen Rebels bikies ordered another $10 million worth of speed from the United Kingdom, even though two earlier imports were intercepted.

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ABC News

AFP issues arrest warrants for Australian Islamic State fighters...

The Australian Federal Police has issued arrest warrants for the two most prominent Australians fighting for a banned terrorist group in Syria and Iraq, following the publication several days ago of gruesome photos of one of them brandishing severed heads.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Age

MH17 and Vladimir Putin: what can Australia do?

The families of 38 Australians and permanent residents have been dragged into the geopolitical brinkmanship of Russia and the West.

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The Baltimore Sun

Australian PM Abbott's tough stance on MH17 paying off: poll

Embattled Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's forthright handling of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 appears to have paid off, a poll released on Tuesday showed, although his government has not enjoyed a similar spike in popularity.

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The Age

Australian lead mining caused early Antarctic pollution

The first lead pollution in Antarctica occurred as a result of industrial emissions more than 20 years before explorers reached the South Pole, scientists have discovered.

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GPB.org

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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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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