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2 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

A place where both citrus and cherry trees thrive

Imagine a 6-foot shrub that blooms six months of the year in near-drought conditions.


Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Life, Fruits, Food, Home Gardening, Home

6 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Anzac Day: in the shadow of those lost, students get a poignant reminder of war

France: An Australian schoolgirl unexpectedly wells up with tears over a nameless Fromelles gravestone.


Related Topix: Oceania, World News, France, Family, Kids,

10 hrs ago |

Tigerair Australia continues the build-up of Brisbane base

Pictured with Tigerair Australia cabin crew on the inaugural flights from Brisabane to Cairns were from : Cairns Airport CEO Kevin Brown; Local member for Cairns and Assistant Minister for Tourism, Gavin King; Janice Aniston, GM Aviation and Marketing, Cairns Airport; Rob Sharp, Tigerair CEO; and Mayor of Cairns Bob Manning.


Related Topix: Oceania, World News,

14 hrs ago | WAOW

Rescued eagles released

A gunman suspected of holding a fast food worker hostage for an hour in Wittenberg before surrendering to police was taken to a mental health center for evaluation and later jailed, the Shawano County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday.


Related Topix: Shawano County, WI, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Nekoosa, WI, World News, Onalaska, WI

Wed Apr 23, 2014

This Is Lancashire

William in tribute to 'magnetic' Oz

The Duke of Cambridge has paid tribute to Australia, describing the nation as a "magnet" for investors, visitors and those wanting a better quality of life.


Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Prince Harry


Material on Australian shore not from Malaysia jet

For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.


Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Train Disaster, Explosion

KCRA-TV Sacramento

MH370 search: Object likely not 'of use'

A top Australian official says an object spotted south of Perth, Australia, is "not likely to be of use" in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.


Related Topix: World News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

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.


Related Topix: Audiology, World News,

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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Related Topix: Oceania, World News


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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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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Related Topix: Travel, World News, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

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.


Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, US Military, US Navy, US News

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.


Related Topix: World News, Prince Charles, Oceania, Canada,


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.


Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Gadgets

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.


Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Khan Chittenden

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.


Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Prince Charles

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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Related Topix: Oceania, World News


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.


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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