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This Analyst Has A Great Snapshot Of What Falling Commodity Prices Are Doing To   - 12/16/2014
Treasurer Joe Hockey gave Australia the bad fiscal news with the MYEFO update on Monday. But amongst the politics of the debate it is sometimes difficult to gauge the true impact of the fall in commodity

Low Oil Prices May Spark A Frenzy Of Australian Oil And Gas Acquisitions   - 12/16/2014
Low oil prices and a sharp fall in share market values have made some Australian oil and gas companies attractive acquisition targets. Roger Dartnell, EY’s Oceania Oil and Gas Transactions leader,

WPP to name Quarta as Chairman - Sky News   - 12/16/2014
(Reuters) - WPP Plc ( WPP.L ), the world's largest advertising company, is likely to end a year long search for a chairman this week when it names Roberto Quarta to the role, Sky News reported. Quarta
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Vintage videogame found in New Mexico landfill sent to Smithsonian   - 12/16/2014
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Dec 16 (Reuters) - A copy of a vintage ET Atari videogame extracted from a New Mexico landfill where hundreds of the cartridges were dumped after the game flopped in the 1980s has made
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TREASURIES-U.S. bonds rally as oil collapse raises anxiety   - 12/16/2014
* Benchmark yields hit two-month low after U.S. oil falls below $54 * Long bond yield touches lowest since September 2012 * Speculation grows on oil turmoil's impact on Fed * U.S. oil futures
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How Sydney incident changes Australia (Opinion)   - 12/16/2014
Editor's note: Max Barry is an Australian writer and the author of five novels, including the political satire "Jennifer Government" and the international thriller "Lexicon." He blogs at maxbarry.com.
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Sydney Siege Shows How Lone Wolves Add to Terrorism Threat   - 12/16/2014
The 16-hour siege in Sydney’s central business district that ended with the death of a gunman and two hostages is the latest in a recent series of lone-wolf incidents that are posing new challenges for

Eastern Field International Ltd. Secures Australian Site Acquisition   - 12/16/2014
TAINHE DISTRICT, China, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The acquisition of extensive mining rights in the region will allow the company to meet supply commitments of certain rare earth metals for at least

This Chart Just Out From Goldman Sachs Says The Aussie Dollar Is About To Crash   - 12/16/2014
The US dollar is one of the primary drivers of the Aussie dollar’s power. It is an important input into any credible fair value model for the Aussie both because it is, ipso facto , the other side of
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Sydney gunman was 'wanted in Iran'   - 12/16/2014
Iran says it requested 14 years ago the extradition of Man Haron Monis - the gunman behind the Sydney siege - but Australia refused to hand him over. The head of Iran's police, Gen Ismail Ahmadi Moghaddam,

There’s Work Ahead If Jeb Bush Does Run, Poll Finds   - 12/16/2014
(NEW YORK) -- Jeb Bush has his work cut out for him, a new ABC News/Washington Post poll finds -- but no more than any of the other potential Republican presidential hopefuls for 2016. Fourteen percent
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15 children among 25 dead in Yemen car bomb attack   - 12/16/2014
Sanaa  -  Fifteen children on a school bus were among at least 25 people killed in a suicide car bomb attack in central Yemen targeting a Shiite militia leader on Tuesday, security sources said.
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Camille Cosby defends her husband   - 12/16/2014
Australia raised terror threat in September Patrick Elligett, news director of The New Daily in Australia, tells José Díaz-Balart that the hostage situation at a Sydney café has “taken everyone by
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Relative of Sydney gunman's ex-wife calls him a "scam artist"   - 12/16/2014
Man Haron Monis' ex-wife Noleen Pal sought refuge in the San Francisco Bay Area from her allegedly abusive ex-husband before she was killed. Her godfather Ayyut Khalik spoke with CBS station KPIX.

Jihadism a global challenge that must be tackled collectively, says former Australian   - 12/16/2014
By Madalena Araujo, CNN In the wake of the more than 16-hour Sydney siege by a self-styled Muslim cleric, former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd told CNN's Christiane Amanpour on Monday that jihadism

Australian Anchor Realizes On-Air She Knows Siege Victim   - 12/16/2014

Brazil prosecutor seeks indictment against former Petrobras CEO   - 12/16/2014
RIO DE JANEIRO Dec 16 (Reuters) - Prosecutors in Rio de Janeiro said on Tuesday that they were seeking to indict the former chief executive officer of Brazilian state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro
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Orange executive sees BT/EE deal closing by early 2016   - 12/16/2014
11:30pm IST PARIS (Reuters) - British telecoms group BT's ( BT.L ) plan to buy UK mobile operator EE for 12.5 billion pounds ($19.7 billion) should be completed by end-2015 or early 2016, said a
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Sydney cafe hostage victims remembered for courage, kindness   - 12/16/2014
The manager of the cafe and a local attorney were both killed during the rescue operation by Australian authorities early Tuesday morning, Sydney time. Staff members from the Lindt Chocolat Cafe with

CBS World News: Sydney hostage crisis highlights lone wolf threat in U.S.   - 12/16/2014
U.S. law enforcement is on alert following Monday's deadly hostage crisis at a coffee shop in Sydney, Australia . Police there were eventually able to take control of the situation , but officials are
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Sydney gunman's final social media posts   - 12/16/2014
CNNMoney reconstructs Man Haron Monis' digital footprints, including pages that were removed. Laurie Segall reports.
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Sydney siege victims died protecting others   - 12/16/2014
(CNN) -- Katrina Dawson was having a Monday morning coffee with a colleague at the cafe down the street from their law firm's office when the nightmare began. The 38-year-old mother of three was among
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OPEC signals "wait and see" approach could last a year   - 12/16/2014
DOHA, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Core Gulf OPEC oil producers signaled this week they are prepared to wait as long as six months to a year to see the market stabilize, quashing hopes for any quick intervention
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Sydney siege hashtag #illridewithyou and its opponents   - 12/16/2014
Many Australians are still showing their support for Muslims using the hashtag #illridewithyou. The trend started even as the siege in Sydney was ongoing on Monday. But, perhaps inevitably, a backlash

Britain faces threat of Sydney-style attack at any moment: PM Cameron   - 12/16/2014
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain faces the threat of a Sydney-style 'lone wolf' attack at any moment, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday, after a 16-hour siege at a cafe in the Australian city in
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