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Australian Prime Minister ‘very confident’ signals are from MH370 [REPORT]

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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday he was "very confident that signals detected in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 were from the aircraft's blackbox. "We have very much narrowed down the search area and we are very…
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Australian authorities plan to widen fruitless MH370 search

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Australian authorities said Friday they would widen the underwater hunt for missing flight MH370, as the deep-sea search for wreckage at the suspected crash site neared completion with no results. Mini-submarine Bluefin-21 has scanned 95 percent of…
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Australia PM warns of extended search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

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The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will likely continue for "a long time", Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott warned Saturday, a day after voicing confidence that signals from the black box had been detected. The Australian-led…
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Australia’s Neil Robertson into world quarter-finals as landmark waits

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Australia's Neil Robertson booked his place in the quarter-finals of this year's World Championships with a 13-7 win over Mark Allen on Monday only to barely miss out on a notable landmark. The world number one was left stranded on 99 competitive century…
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US to send more Marines to Australia

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The United States will send 1,150 Marines to Australia in April, bolstering the roughly 200-member force already in Darwin, officers said Monday. The reinforcements are part of a planned deployment of up to 2,500 US Marines in Australia by 2016-2017…
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Pope’s Top Aide, Cardinal Pell denies Sexual Abuse Charge

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A top advisor to Pope Francis, Cardinal George Pell, has denied all charges of historical sexual abuse at his first appearance today in an...
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Australian journalist held in Egypt defiant on press freedom

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Australian journalist Peter Greste on Friday said his detention and that of his Al-Jazeera colleagues in an Egyptian jail had become a powerful symbol of press freedom worldwide. In a statement from his prison cell on the eve of World Press Freedom…
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Sparkling Sydney kicks off global 2014 party

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Sydney kicked off New Year celebrations with a dazzling fireworks display, the first in a wave of pyrotechnics to usher in 2014 from Hong Kong to world record-chasing Dubai. Seven tonnes of explosives lit up Australia's biggest city, with fireworks…
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‘New Zealander slain in Libya mother-of-two’

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A New Zealand woman found murdered with a British companion in Libya was a mother of two visiting her boyfriend, according to media reports Sunday. The New Zealand foreign ministry confirmed the woman's name as Lynn Howie and said her family had requested…
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Australia PM hails Mandela as ‘truly great man’

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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Friday hailed Nelson Mandela as "a truly great man" after the anti-apartheid hero died in South Africa aged 95. "Nelson Mandela was one of the great figures of Africa, arguably one of the great figures of the…

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