From Australia to Zambia, slowing China economy causes pain at 18 Edgar St. in Port Hedland on Australia's northwest coast.Four years ago...vanished down the China sinkhole.From Australia to Zambia, Chile to Indonesia, the...AustraliaChina's investment boom richly benefited Australia. Between 2007 and 2013, the percentage...
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To Serve Man: "Sweeney Todd" at Perseverance Theatre

...neighborhood in 19th century London, "Sweeney Todd" tells the story of a master barber unjustly convicted and shipped off to Australia by a wicked, lecherous judge who not only covets his wife, but also steals his baby daughter. The ex-con returns 15 years...
Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

...helicopters to elephants outfitted with water pumps and hoses. Russia leased two amphibious jets, and Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and Japan also sent aircraft, firefighters or chemicals and experts to help out. More than 30,000 soldiers and firefighting...
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Alaska State Improv Festival to feature international guests

...they are popularly known, have been together since 2005 and appeared in over 40 cities across North America, Europe, and Australia performing in improvised narrative styles as diverse as French farce, 1930s drama, and a Wild West medicine show.B-Teatro...
Five Britons killed after whale boat sinks

...those affected by this terrible accident," Hammond said.Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on Tuesday confirmed...writers Rob Gillies in Toronto, Rod McGuirk in Canberra, Australia, and Greg Katz in London contributed to this report.
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DNA study says dogs first appeared in Central Asia

...represented 38 countries in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, India, the Middle East and islands north and east of Australia. The animals weren't house pets, but rather "village dogs" that wandered freely in the streets or fields.The researchers...
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Hints of life on what was thought to be a desolate early Earth

...the universe because it seemed to start up so quickly.Researchers examined tiny grains of the mineral zircon from western Australia's Jack Hills and chemically dated them to when Earth was barely 400 million years old. Inside one of the 160 some grains...
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Job creator or job killer? A look at Pacific trade deal

...questions and answers:WHAT IS THE TPP?It's an ambitious and labyrinth trade agreement involving the United States, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. Those countries account...
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Today in Sports History for Oct. 21

...butterfly at China's National Games. Liu is timed in 2:01.81, eclipsing the previous world mark of 2:03.41 set by Australia's Jessicah Schipper at the world championships in July.2012 - Tamika Catchings scores 25 points to help the Indiana Fever...
Today In Sports History for Sept. 13

...1 up to win the PGA Championship.1959 - Neale Fraser of Australia wins the men's singles title in the U.S. Open with a...hours, 31 minutes, 38.2 seconds.1970 - Ken Rosewall of Australia beats countryman Tony Roche in the men's singles final at...


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