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  • New Zealand votes in 'dirtiest' poll
    Voters in New Zealand head to the polls after what is being called the dirtiest campaign in the nation's history.
    BBC News.  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:45:08 GMT.
  • VIDEO: First buyer drops brand-new iPhone 6
    The first person to buy the iPhone 6 in Perth, Australia, dropped his new gadget during an interview with a TV reporter.
    BBC News.  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:15:41 GMT.
  • Apple's iPhone 6 Debuts In Australia To Strong Demand
    If the initial demand in Australia is any indication the iPhone 6 is going to be a huge hit.
    By Chuck Jones.  Forbes.  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:24:00 GMT.
  • Li Na, Two-Time Major Winner, Is Retiring With Knee Woes
    The reigning Australian Open winner Li Na, who became the first Grand Slam titlist from Asia by winning the 2011 French Open, announced her retirement in a letter posted on social media.
    By Ben Rothenberg.  International Herald Tribune.  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:00:10 GMT.
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  • Movie Review: Mia Wasikowska Plays Robyn Davidson in ‘Tracks’
    “Tracks” is based on Robyn Davidson’s memoir about her 1,700-mile walk across the Australian desert in 1977, accompanied only by four camels, a dog and the occasional National Geographic photographer.
    By Manohla Dargis.  International Herald Tribune.  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:00:03 GMT.
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  • Australia Detains 15 During Counterterrorism Raids
    Australian police have staged a series of predawn counterterrorism raids and detained 15 people.
    Radio Liberty.  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:35:43 +0000.
  • Australia foils ISIL 'demonstration killings' plot
    Australia's largest ever counter-terrorism raids detained 15 people and foiled an alleged plot by ISIL jihadists to conduct "demonstration killings", including beheading a random member of the public.
    Hurriyet.  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:25:00 +0200.
  • Australia Thwarts 'Violent' Terror Plot, Arrests 15
    Australia has launched its biggest-ever counter-terrorism operation at homes and businesses in Sydney and Brisbane. ...
    Voice of America.  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:07:30 -0400.
  • Australian police hold 6 as ISIS beheading plot alleged
    Australian authorities have six people in custody and say they have identified a suspected ringleader after thwarting an ISIS-inspired plot to carry out random beheadings in Sydney and Brisbane.
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:28:08 EDT.
  • Penske expands engines, power business in Australia, Pacific
    Penske Automotive Group today said it is buying a company that distributes diesel and gasoline engines and power systems in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific markets.  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:46:42 EST.  Subscription required.

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