From Australia to Zambia, slowing China economy causes pain

...Australia's economy.Australia's unemployment rate, at 6.2 percent, far exceeds the U.S. rate of 5 percent. And the Australian dollar has fallen 14 percent against the dollar this year.Four years ago, Port Hedland was enjoying a roaring business...
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Today In Sports History for Sept. 18

...yards against North Texas State. Receiver Chuck Hughes has 349 of those yards.1967 - U.S. yacht Intrepid beats the Australian yacht Dame Pattie in four straight races to defend the America's Cup.1977 - U.S. yacht Courageous beats the...
My Turn: A model for Alaska's road to economic growth: Boutique steps looked at various approaches to its cost calculations (such as, Broadband Technology Opportunities Program, the Australian National Broadband Plan, and the public policy framework) and settled on the public policy framework which defines...
Differing messages on 777 part frustrate Flight 370 families

...that "the very strong conjectures are to be confirmed by complementary analysis that will begin tomorrow morning."The Australian government, which leads the seabed search for wreckage west of Australia, was also less certain than Malaysia...
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Three-time surf champ fights off shark during South Africa competition

...creature before escaping unharmed during the televised finals of a world surfing competition in South Africa on Sunday.The Australian surfer was struck by the shark from behind and knocked into the water as he sat on his board waiting his turn during...
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Djokovic beats Federer for title

...well be the greatest of all time, as some say, but right now, the best in the men's game is Djokovic.He won the Australian Open in January, then was the runner-up at the French Open last month, denying him a career Grand Slam. Go further...
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Nibali's Tour defense is creaking as Froome takes control

...Quinziato."With the team I have and what they have shown so far, we are pretty confident," Van Garderen said.The Australian rider Dennis is particularly quick, having won the Tour's opening individual time trial in a record average speed...
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...a "temporary blip" because of Greece's timeless appeal."There's something mystical about Greece," said the Australian who started his business 12 years ago. "It tickles a different sense. (...) So we're not panicking. But...
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Today In Sports History for June 24

...Grand Slam. Webb has won her last four majors - including consecutive U.S. Opens - by a combined 25 strokes. The Australian joins Juli Inkster, Louise Suggs, Pat Bradley and Mickey Wright as winners of the LPGA's four majors.2010...
Malaysian leader: Debris found is from Flight 370

...wing, known as the flaperon, came from Flight 370.The Australian government, which leads the seabed search for wreckage...plane off-course.In defining the search area, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau also operated on the theory...
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