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Second IS video warns Japanese hostage 'has 24 hours to live'
SINA - 1/28/2015
Japanese Man Held By IS 'Has 24 Hours To Live' A Japanese hostage held by Islamic State reportedly says they will kill him and a Jordanian pilot within 24 hours if a woman prisoner is not freed. An image
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Pilot in White House drone crash is intelligence employee
Washington Post - 1/28/2015
By Missy Ryan, The man who crashed a recreational drone on the grounds of the White House this week, causing a brief lockdown and exposing an unresolved security vulnerability at the compound, is
Pilot in White House drone crash is intelligence agency employee Washington Post
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Coupons 'help pregnant smokers quit'
BBC - 1/28/2015
Offering shopping vouchers worth a total of £400 to pregnant smokers makes them more likely to quit the habit, say researchers. They have published the results of a trial involving 600 women from Glasgow
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Motorcyclist death review panel to investigate 7500 crashes in WA
Melbourne Age - 22 Hours ago
A state government think-tank set up to combat the high number of motorcyclist deaths in WA will investigate more than 7500 crashes in an unprecedented road safety review. The analysis, to be conducted
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The world's most expensive motorhome
Sydney Morning Herald - 22 Hours ago
Love it or laugh at it - this is the most expensive motorhome in the world. The Marchi Mobile EleMMent Palazzo is the favourite recreational vehicle of Arab oil sheiks, and one recently sold in Dubai
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Oil to deliver a big hit to BHP earnings, says UBS
Sydney Morning Herald - 23 Hours ago
The oil price collapse will cut BHP Billiton's earnings by up to 14 per cent over the next three years, according to UBS. Last week, BHP chief executive Andrew Mackenzie said the company would slash
Oil to deliver a hit to BHP earnings: UBS Sydney Morning Herald
Oil to deliver a big hit to BHP ... Canberra Times
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Missing 43 Students 'All Kidnapped And Killed'
Sky News - 23 Hours ago
Officials investigating the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico have confirmed they were kidnapped, murdered and incinerated by police. Families of the victims believe their loved ones are still
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World Briefing: Uganda: Agency Cuts Refugees’ Rations
Africa News Wire - 23 Hours ago
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Botswana Doctor Is Named to Lead W.H.O. in Africa
Africa News Wire - 23 Hours ago
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Asylum seekers legally detained on Customs vessel, High Court rules
Melbourne Age - 24 Hours ago
The Australian government's detainment of 157 Tamil asylum seekers on the high seas for a month last year was lawful, the High Court has ruled. In the majority decision announced on Tuesday afternoon,
Asylum seekers 'lawfully' held on vessel Melbourne Age
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Socceroos' Asian Cup final with South Korea heading for a sell-out
Melbourne Age - 1/28/2015
Tickets for Saturday night's Asian Cup final between Australia and South Korea have almost sold out after a massive surge in the moments after Jason Davidson's 15th-minute goal against the United Arab
Socceroos' Asian Cup final with South Korea heading for a sell-out Melbourne Age
Sell-out crowd expected for Asian Cup final Melbourne Age
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US executes mentally disabled man
Sydney Morning Herald - 24 Hours ago
Atlanta: The state of Georgia has executed a convicted murderer, Warren Lee Hill, ending a prolonged legal fight that led to a series of court-ordered reprieves and frequently tested the state's standards
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Australian Open 2015: Serena Williams slams Dominika Cibulkova
Melbourne Age - 1/28/2015
Serena Williams broke her run of slow starts at the Australian Open on Wednesday to hammer Dominika Cibulkova 6-2 6-2 and set up an all-American semi-final against teenager Madison Keys. An injury-hampered
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US executes man despite disability claim
Deutsche Welle - 1/28/2015
The 54-year-old murderer was initially sentenced to life imprisonment for killing his 18-year-old girlfriend in 1986, who he shot 11 times. While serving that sentence, however, Hill beat fellow inmate
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Profile: Tony Abbott
Al Jazeera - 1/28/2015
Tony Abbott, Australia's conservative opposition leader, has led his Liberal-National Coalition to victory in the country's 2013 federal election. The straight-talking, pugnacious and socially conservative
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Japan seeks help from Jordan on ISIL hostage
Al Jazeera - 1/28/2015
Japan is seeking help from the Jordanian government after the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIL) group released a new video threatening to kill Japanese journalist Kenji Goto and Jordanian pilot Muath
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Australian Open 2015: Tennis quiz 8
Sydney Morning Herald - 1/28/2015
Think you know your tennis? Test your knowledge with our quiz.
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Brisbane fuel prices go below $1 a litre
Sydney Morning Herald - 1/28/2015
This time last year fuel at $1 a litre was nothing but a distant memory. Now after months of plummeting fuel prices, several Brisbane service stations have smashed through the $1 barrier. At least six
Where to find cheap fuel Melbourne Age
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Still Alice review: Moore and less a haunting combination
Harden Express - 1/28/2015
Julianne Moore's performance in Still Alice has swept all before it in the awards season, and an Oscar seems inevitable. FILM STILL ALICE ???? (M) Selected cinemas (101 minutes) Full movies coverageMovie
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Mexico says murdered students were mistaken for rival gang
France24 - 1/28/2015
‘Islamic State group dreams of fighting West on ground’ Read more US, French citizens among dead in Libyan hotel attack Read more Read more ‘Despicable’ IS video gives Japanese
Islamic State group 'dreams of fighting the West on the ground’ France24
US, French citizens among dead in Libyan hotel attack Palestine Telegraph
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Australian Open 2015 Men's Quarter-Final: Stan Wawrinka v Kei Nishikori
Sydney Morning Herald - 1/28/2015
Online Sports Editor, The Age Follow Scott on Twitter Email Scott Follow our live coverage as defending champion Stan Wawrinka takes on Japanese fifth seed Kei Nishikori. Points to defend: Last
Federal Politics Live: 28 January, 2015 WA Today
Poll Call: Wednesday, January 28 WA Today
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Apple reports biggest quarterly profit in history
Deutsche Welle - 1/28/2015
The company's quarterly results smashed Wall Street expectations, with a 70 percent rise in China sales also being credited as a factor behind the huge surge, which saw revenue rise by 30 percent from
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Auschwitz survivors mark 70th anniversary of liberation
Al Jazeera - 1/28/2015
Holocaust survivors are marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp. The French, German and Austrian presidents are among the world leaders who travelled to take
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Former ACT Chamber of Commerce head takes on new regional role
Melbourne Age - 1/28/2015
Andrew Blyth, the new chairman of the Regional Development Australia committees in the ACT, promises to stand up for Canberra in the corridors of federal Parliament. Mr Blyth resigned as chief executive
Former ACT Chamber of Commerce head takes on new Regional Development role Melbourne Age
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Canberra Grammar School slams knighthood decision as 'inappropriate' and 'undemocratic'
Sydney Morning Herald - 1/28/2015
The principal of Canberra Grammar School has described Prime Minister Tony Abbott's decision to appoint Prince Philip a Knight of the Order of Australia as "inappropriate" and "undemocratic". Justin
Canberra Grammar School describes knighthood as 'inappropriate' and 'undemocratic' Melbourne Age
Canberra Grammar School slam knighthood decision as 'inappropriate' and 'undemocratic' WA Today
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