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UN official investigates Alabama during crucial Senate election

UN official investigates Alabama during crucial Senate election

Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, will visit Alabama on Thursday and Fridayto investigate poverty, inequality ...

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When gays are against gay marriage

When gays are against gay marriage

I am at the heart of Australia’s No campaign regarding same-sex “marriage” and yet I experience same-sex attraction. I am labelled ...

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First of 1,250 'Armani' refugees coming to America

First of 1,250 'Armani' refugees coming to America

Two dozen refugees held by Australia are on their way to the United States under a deal worked out by the Obama administration. The first of as many ...

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Australia sending more than 1000 refugees to US

Australia sending more than 1000 refugees to US

A group of 50 refugees currently held at detention centers for asylees on remote islands of the Pacific will soon be arriving in the United States. ...

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The best-kept secret about avoiding poverty

The best-kept secret about avoiding poverty

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Mysterious: Cop shoots, kills yoga instructor and bride-to-be

Mysterious: Cop shoots, kills yoga instructor and bride-to-be

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American embassy dismisses concerns over Australian premier's mockery of President Trump

American embassy dismisses concerns over Australian premier's mockery of President Trump

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Weekend anti-shariah rallies planned

Weekend anti-shariah rallies planned

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Australia rocked by terror: 'This is for ISIS', 'This is for Al Qaeda'

Australia rocked by terror: 'This is for ISIS', 'This is for Al Qaeda'

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Muslim advocacy group shakes down California business for $32,000

Muslim advocacy group shakes down California business for $32,000

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Australian senator says what Westerners fear to say about Islam

Australian senator says what Westerners fear to say about Islam

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Muslim-certified Easter eggs put focus on support for Muslim terror

Muslim-certified Easter eggs put focus on support for Muslim terror

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Christians advised to hide their faith in Australia after Muslim gang attack

Christians advised to hide their faith in Australia after Muslim gang attack

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'Baywatch' Pamela Anderson's mash note to Julian Assange

'Baywatch' Pamela Anderson's mash note to Julian Assange

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Anti-vaccination politician is a 'disgrace'

Anti-vaccination politician is a 'disgrace'

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Pope Francis calls for indigenous peoples' veto of economic development

Pope Francis calls for indigenous peoples' veto of economic development

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State Department continues refugee vetting after court stays Trump's travel ban

State Department continues refugee vetting after court stays Trump's travel ban

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Australia thumbs its nose at global warming activists with new coal project

Australia thumbs its nose at global warming activists with new coal project

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Interview: Philip Nitschke of Exit International on euthanasia

Interview: Philip Nitschke of Exit International on euthanasia

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Obama to bring Australia's refugees to the US

Obama to bring Australia's refugees to the US

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China: give U.S. allies a 'bloody nose' in the Pacific Ocean

China: give U.S. allies a 'bloody nose' in the Pacific Ocean

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The dangers posed by Pokemon Go to businesses and national monuments

The dangers posed by Pokemon Go to businesses and national monuments

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Eagle attacks child in Australia

Eagle attacks child in Australia

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India: Numero Uno for number of slaves

India: Numero Uno for number of slaves

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Wealth and power shuts down debate on homosexual marriage

Wealth and power shuts down debate on homosexual marriage

A court injunction can mean jail time for journalists who mention the marital problems of Elton John and David Furnish.

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Video: tourists awed by macabre shark feast

Video: tourists awed by macabre shark feast

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Marine archaeologists resolve mystery of the HMS Endeavour

Marine archaeologists resolve mystery of the HMS Endeavour

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Euthanasia: discrimination of the vilest kind against the most vulnerable

Euthanasia: discrimination of the vilest kind against the most vulnerable

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Terrified mother rescues child from ravenous python

Terrified mother rescues child from ravenous python

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Australia's Islamic naval advisor stirs outrage

Australia's Islamic naval advisor stirs outrage

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Cross-dressing TV personality says Caitlyn Jenner is 'self-mutilated' man

Cross-dressing TV personality says Caitlyn Jenner is 'self-mutilated' man

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Ugly fish: Coconut crabs

Ugly fish: Coconut crabs

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American arrested for posing as Muslim terrorist

American arrested for posing as Muslim terrorist

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'Monstrous' disorder as Chinese stock market crashes

'Monstrous' disorder as Chinese stock market crashes

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The greatness of Pope Francis imperiled by Cardinal Pell

The greatness of Pope Francis imperiled by Cardinal Pell

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'Am I being executed?' says mentally ill prisoner before death

'Am I being executed?' says mentally ill prisoner before death

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Ugly fish: the mysterious Goblin shark

Ugly fish: the mysterious Goblin shark

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Spain plans to invade Australia

Spain plans to invade Australia

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Kangaroos versus Drones: 1 to Zero

Kangaroos versus Drones: 1 to Zero

A drone got too close for comfort amid a group of kangaroos and joeys.

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Australia galvanized by possible terrorist incident

Australia galvanized by possible terrorist incident

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Gay activist calls for mandatory abortion

Gay activist calls for mandatory abortion

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Media executive dismisses nurse's death: 'shit happens'

Media executive dismisses nurse's death: 'shit happens'

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Muslims burn 47 churches in Egypt

Muslims burn 47 churches in Egypt

Muslim jihadist persecution of Christians is increasing worldwide, said the leader of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Christians.

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Ugly mollusc: The invasion of  the African land snails

Ugly mollusc: The invasion of the African land snails

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Australia: Catholic hospitals fear government intervention

Australia: Catholic hospitals fear government intervention

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Catholic priest faces charges of biting off fellow priest's ear

Catholic priest faces charges of biting off fellow priest's ear

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For some children, it was not all Oranges and Sunshine in Australia

For some children, it was not all Oranges and Sunshine in Australia

'Oranges and Sunshine' is a movie that examines social policies that drove young children from the UK to Australia where many were abused at the hands of civil and religious authorities.

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Papua New Guinea: increased cases of malaria expected because of rising temperatures

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Australia: Not as secure as it seems

Australia: Not as secure as it seems

In a high-risk situation, Australia's options are to align with the U.S. and thus accept military burdens, or commit to Asia (viz. China).

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Assisted reproduction shows higher rates of birth defects

Assisted reproduction shows higher rates of birth defects

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Australia: Catholic Church ousts married priest

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Asia is ga-ga for Lady Gaga

Asia is ga-ga for Lady Gaga

Protests against Lady Gaga have emerged in Korea, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Nonetheless, she is welcomed in Japan, Australia, and elsewhere on her Asian tour 'Born this way'.

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Australian troops leaving Afghanistan early

Australian troops leaving Afghanistan early

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Australia: Catholic priest charged with kiddie porn possession

Australia: Catholic priest charged with kiddie porn possession

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Scientists see no difference between abortion and infanticide

Scientists see no difference between abortion and infanticide

Writing in the Journal of Medical Ethics, authors Giubilini and Minerva argue in favor of 'after-birth abortion'.

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Australia To Follow EU Lead On Iran Sanctions

Australia will follow the European Union and ban oil imports from Iran, Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd has announced during a visit to London.

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Myths and realities about bigotry: Strangers at the front door

Myths and realities about bigotry: Strangers at the front door

Take the time to welcome a stranger, even to say 'No, thanks'.

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AUSTRALIA – US – CHINA Obama: US to stay a Pacific power, China reacts

During a state visit to Australia, the US president confirms the deployment of US troops in the region, a top “priority” for Washington. The move worries Beijing because it could undermine its influence in the area.

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Cardinal Pell of Australia expresses unorthodox views about climate change

Cardinal Pell of Australia expresses unorthodox views about climate change

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Reuniting church and state

Reuniting church and state

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Univ. of Michigan team finishes third consecutive solar challenge

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Australia: Barefoot Power wins 'clean-tech' prize

Barefoot Power manufactures solar-power cellphone rechargers.

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