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Pro-Beijing Thugs Are Vandalizing Hong Kong Democracy Protests in Australia Now
And the Chinese government has praised them for their "spontaneous patriotism."
Seniors in Australia Keep Getting Swindled by a Line Dancing Scam
Retirees have allegedly been duped out thousands to attend and compete in dancing competitions that never happened.
How to Get a Job at Amazon’s HQ2 if You Really Want It
Amazon is invading Queens, New York and Arlington, Virginia with thousands of jobs and societal disruption. Here’s what you need to know before you join the Jeff Bezos empire.
The Australian Strawberry Needle Bandit Has Been Arrested
Authorities have apprehended a former strawberry farm worker who was inserting needles into fruit for the last two months.
This endangered turtle is so punk, it breathes through its butt
Punk’s not dead. It’s just endangered.
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It's About to Get Much Easier to Buy Medicinal Weed in Australia
Australia's federal health minister announced new measures aimed at bringing a surplus of the drug to the country in just eight weeks.
The 'Sick Note' This Pizza Parlor Owner Left After Getting Too Drunk at the Races Is Pretty Great
Blake Pendlebury owns Gaslight Pizza, and he also owns a share in Irish Constabulary, a horse that won a $250,000 prize at the Magic Millions races on the Gold Coast.
Why the World's Deadliest Bird Keeps Breaking Into People's Houses
Sometimes, to be cruel is to be kind.
asia & pacific
Australia Charged Five Guys for Planning to Take a Motor Boat to Join the Islamic State
The five men planned to travel to Syria to join the violent Islamist extremist group using a small motor boat that would initially take them to Indonesia and the Philippines.
Reuters News Agency
asia & pacific
The New Way to Travel to the Islamic State — by Boat from Australia
As terrorist plots go, it may be one of the less well thought out. Five men were allegedly preparing to sail a 23-foot boat almost 2,000 miles, hoping to join Islamic State in Syria.
VICE News and Reuters
Pregnant 12-Year-Old Forced to Wait Weeks for Court to Approve Her Abortion
In Queensland, Australia, a pregnant preteen had to petition the Supreme Court for the right to terminate her pregnancy.
What to Do When the World's Most Dangerous Bird Walks Into Your House
There’s no running from the murderbird.