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The Victims of the Sydney siege

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Sydney's Martin Place siege ended tragically, with the loss of two innocent lives. The siege ended at two this morning, after 34-year-old Tori Johnson allegedly wrestled the gunman in an attempt to take action.... Read full article

You're either one of us, or you're not

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AUSTRALIA'S senior Catholic cleric George Pell denounced Catholic politicians who defy church teachings on controversial issues like same-sex adoption. With debate over euthanasia and gay marriage looming in 2011, Cardinal Pell used an interview...... Read full article

Man charged over arson attack on Bellevue function centre in Bankstown

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Police have charged a man over the deliberate lighting of a fire at the bellevue function centre in Bankstown with links to the family of disgraced former NSW MP Eddie Obeid.... Read full article

From Beirut to Boston: The Utter Americanness of Khalil Gibran

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He was an immigrant child from Lebanon who passed through Ellis Island and became America’s best-selling poet. His story is America’s story.... Read full article

Father who raised his 3 young girls after their mother died of breast cancer shares the lessons ...

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Joseph Wakim has raised three daughters after his wife died of cancer. Grace, Michelle and Joy were all under 11 when their mum died in 2003. Mr Wakim raised them solo despite pushes to get help to cook and clean...... Read full article

New police cameras will catch phone use from 700m away

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VICTORIA Police has started using futuristic new traffic cameras to nab drivers who text, talk or tweet on mobile phones. They will also capture people not wearing seatbelts, or those applying make-up or eating while driving.... Read full article

Breaking: Hazmat situation underway at Sydney airport

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Emergency crews have been called to Sydney Airport after reports of a white substance was found when luggage was being unloaded from an American Airlines plane after it touched down.... Read full article

Mother Teresa, the war in Lebanon and the rescue of 100 orphans and children with disabilities

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In 1982, in the middle of fighting, the nun saved from bombardments a group of children in an orphanage. Disabled and ill, the children had been abandoned by the staff. Through faith and prayer, she obtained a ceasefire to evacuate. ... Read full article

Is this the end of shisha? New smoking laws may snuff out Middle Eastern water pipes in outdoor cafe

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LAWS banning smoking in outdoor dining areas from July 6 may spell the end of Parramatta’s popular shisha restaurants.... Read full article

Dr Jamal Rifi named 2015 Australian Father of the Year

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The prestigious 2015 Australian Father of the Year Award has been awarded to Dr Jamal Rif in honour of his devotion to his family, his commitment to his profession and his strong personal efforts to build understanding between Muslim and non-Muslim..... Read full article

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