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Man's Suspicious Death in Mount Isa

Two family members are assisting police after the suspicious death of a 40-year-old man in Mount Isa in north-west Queensland.

Authorities said the man was found with critical injuries on the front porch of a house in the Mount Isa suburb of Happy Valley about 4:00am. 195 more words

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SYRIA: US War Crime in Jabal Al Tharda, Deir Ezzor and the Implausible Denials

By Prof. Tim Anderson | 21st Century Wire | December 17, 2017

On 17 September 2016 a carefully planned US-led air raid on Jabal al Tharda (Mount Tharda), overlooking Deir Ezzor airport, slaughtered over 100 Syrian soldiers and delivered control of the mountain to DAESH / ISIS.

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Australia News | Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual

Australian Parliament legalizes same-sex marriage following postal referendum
  • With a near-unanimous vote, the House of Representatives voted to amend the Marriage Act to remove the barrier to marriage rights for same-sex couples, following a similar vote in the Senate.
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Two lesbian couples tie the knot in Australia's first same-sex weddings

SYDNEY, Australia — Two female couples tied the knot in Australia’s first same-sex weddings under new legislation allowing gay marriages.

Jan. 9 had been expected to be the first possible date for same-sex weddings due to a four-week waiting period since the landmark law was passed. 236 more words

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Man Dies in Targeted Sydney Shooting

A man has been shot dead outside at a western Sydney unit in a targeted attack with police looking for a silver sedan seen in the area at the time of the shooting. 69 more words

Australia

It's beginning to look ...

I pulled the car up at the traffic lights where I had to turn right onto the highway and all I could see through my windscreen was thick, grey cloud. 715 more words

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