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The oldest gem – ABC Online

ABC OnlineA tiny gem found on an outback sheep station in Western Australia has been declared the oldest known piece of our planet. The zircon is said to be 4.4billion years old and was found…


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Officials upset at Zack Greinke – ESPN

Officials upset at Zack GreinkeESPNGLENDALE, Ariz. — Organizers of Major League Baseball’s season-opening series in Australia are upset about comments from Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke, who said that he was not excited for…





















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Australia accuses Snowden of ‘treachery’ – Financial Times

Financial TimesAustralia has accused Edward Snowden of “unprecedented treachery” and defended Canberra’s intelligence co-operation with Washington in the face of rising tensions with Indonesia over the US whistleblower’s spying allegations. Julie Bishop, Australia’s …US leaker…








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Australian fires turn deadly as heatwave scorches – AFP

AFPMelbourne — Skies over southeastern Australia darkened with huge plumes of smoke and lightning storms Friday after an epic heatwave, with raging wildfires claiming one life and residents warned to “leave and live”. A cool…







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Authorities Break up International Pedophile Ring – ABC News

ABC NewsChild abuse investigators in Britain, the United States and Australia have dismantled an organized crime group that live-streamed child sexual abuse to order from the Philippines. Britain’s National Crime Agency said Thursday that an…




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Australian Open glance – Washington Post

Washington PostMELBOURNE, Australia — A look at the fourth day of the Australian Open tennis championships on Thursday: WEATHER: High of 43 Celsius (109 Fahrenheit). The Extreme Heat Policy was enforced in the mid-afternoon, with…



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Wildfires, blistering heat scorch Australia – USA TODAY

Wildfires, blistering heat scorch AustraliaUSA TODAYCANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Dozens of wildfires sparked by lightning strikes overnight were raging in heat wave conditions across rural southern Australia on Wednesday. Firefighters were able to contain most…





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Bangladesh Opposition Members Go Into Hiding – ABC News

ABC NewsOpposition members in Bangladesh have gone into hiding as police carry out sweeping raids after the country’s violent national election, a news report and a rights group said Thursday. The ruling party easily won…






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Revelers start ringing in 2014 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Exploding fireworks sprayed from Sydney’s iconic opera house and harbor bridge at midnight Tuesday as the world began ushering in a new year. More than 1 million people crammed the…


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East Asia Rings in the New Year – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaFireworks crackled through the night skies in New Zealand and Australia as the two countries started the worldwide celebration of the first moments of 2014. Crowds gathered in public spaces in major cities…








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