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Australia Foils 'Terror Plot' to Bring Down Airplane

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Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired "terrorist plot" to bring down an airplane with an improvised explosive, authorities said Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney.... Read full article

'His name is Tony.. Tony Montana': Crime victim's mate's cheeky response to questions by journalists

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A 23-year-old tradesman from Preston in Melbourne woke up about 4am to the sound of two men allegedly using a grinder to cut his 4WD and $30,000 worth of building equipment from a tree so they could steal it.... Read full article

Muslim bride's unique Martin Place tribute

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As the Sydney siege memorial grows, a Muslim bride has made a pilgrimage to Martin Place on her wedding day. Manal Kassem was adorned in a white dress, hijab and veil when she laid her wedding bouquet on the river of floral tributes...... Read full article

هذه هي قطاعات العمل الأكثر توظيفاً في أستراليا

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أظهرت الأرقام الصادرة أمس أن معدل البطالة لا يزال على ما كان عليه الشهر الماضي أي 5.6% . غير أن المفاجأة كانت بازدياد عدد الوظائف بدوام كامل بنحو 62,000 وظيفة وبالمقابل خسارة 48,000 وظيفة بدوام جزئي... Read full article

Prestons couple to be married by Microsoft

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A Prestons groom-to-be will organise his wedding using only the internet after winning a Microsoft competition. Michael Najm & his fiancee Jenny Romero, were the winners of the computer giant’s social experiment known as the ‘Microsoft Marry Me’...... Read full article

AABN November Dinner "Creative – thinking in Business"

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“Creativity should not just be encouraged in business, it needs to be utilised effectively,” said Nigel Collin of Nigel Collin Creatives addressing members and guests were at the monthly dinner of AABN at Fontana Di Trevi, Bankstown on Wed, 11 Nov.... Read full article

Emma Alkheder designs George Khouzame Foundation logo

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THE George Khouzame Foundation has a new logo for its 2010 Big Give charity event, thanks to Revesby’s Broderick Gillawarna School student Emma Alkheder.... Read full article

EU hits Google with record €2.4bn euro antitrust fine

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The European Union’s competition watchdog has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service.... Read full article

Facebook cited in 20% of U.S divorces‏

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When Facebook gets involved, relationships can quickly fall apart – as Hosni Mubarak and Muammar Gaddafi have discovered. But dictatorships are not the only ties being dissolved by social networking sites: now Facebook is increasingly being blamed...... Read full article

Australia to Compel Chat Apps to Hand over Encrypted Messages

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Social media giants like Facebook and WhatsApp will be compelled to share encrypted messages of suspected terrorists and other criminals with Australian police under new laws unveiled Friday.... Read full article

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