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  • Royal couple
  • Britain's Prince William, his wife, Kate, and their baby son, George, arrived in sunny Sydney on Wednesday to the cheers of thousands of fans as they kicked off their tour of Australia.
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  • A boss handed out generous bonuses to bus employees as a thank you
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australia, news
  • Police charged a nurse on Saturday with multiple counts of murder over a Sydney nursing home fire that killed four elderly people and critically injured 14 others
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  • Australian police say a tense standoff with a man who was holed up inside a lawyer's office in Sydney claiming to have a bomb has ended.
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  • An Air Canada flight returned to Sydney airport on Thursday after crew members saw smoke coming from an oven in the galley, an airline official said
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  • 'The Hangover' star Bradley Cooper will appear as Lucifer in a movie version of the classic poem 'Paradise Lost' to be filmed in Sydney
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australia, entertainment
  • A second Muslim man has been charged in Australia in connection with an attack on a recent convert to Islam who was allegedly whipped 40 times for drinking alcohol
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  • Qantas and Virgin Australia plan to cancel flights into and out of the southern city of Adelaide on Tuesday, when an ash cloud from a Chilean volcano is expected to again move into Australian airspace. Some service on a budget carrier between the country's two largest cities was also suspended
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  • Kim Clijsters
  • Kim Clijsters won her second straight Grand Slam title and the fourth of her career
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australia, sports
  • Miles-wide walls of water are surging across northern and western Victoria state and another death has been confirmed in the wake of Australia's record rainfall
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australia, national/world
  • Authorities told townspeople in Australia's southeast to flee homes with three days of supplies Wednesday as a surging river threatened another community in a flooding crisis that has devastated the country's mining industry
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  • A sinking yacht was caught on camera in Australia
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australia, news
  • Cars were sent careening into trees, and were left bobbing like corks in the churning brown water in Australia
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australia, news
  • A high school teacher has angered parents by giving students an assignment on plotting a terrorist attack
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australia, news
  • Australian police arrested a Chinese ship captain and senior officer Wednesday and charged them with damaging the Great Barrier Reef
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australia, national/world
  • Her work among the needy in the 1800s has led to Mother Mary MacKillop's elevation as Australia's first saint
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australia, national/world
  • J.K. Rowling
  • J.K. Rowling's name has been added to a lawsuit that claims she stole ideas for her 'Harry Potter' books from another British author
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australia, entertainment
  • Two 8-year-old boys in a young lifeguards training program rescued a man who was struggling in the ocean off Australia's east coast
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australia, national/world
  • While meteorologists said the worst of the rain was over, rivers and reservoirs were still rising from the extra water
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australia, national/world