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Google Looking to Future after 20 Years of Search

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Google celebrated its 20th birthday Monday, marking two decades in which it has grown from simply a better way to explore the internet to a search engine so woven into daily life its name has become a verb.... Read full article

Would You Believe This Country’s Banks Have the Highest Cash Reserve Ratios in the World?

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Lebanon ranks only behind Switzerland in terms of gold reserves per person according to this chart below from The Economist.... 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

Vatican announces beatification of John Paul II

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The Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints today published the decree announcing the beatification of John Paul II. Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi said Pope Benedict XVI will perform the beatification in Rome on May 1...... Read full article

Pope Urges Oil Majors to Combat Global Warming and Aid Poor

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Pope Francis has asked that major oil and gas companies respect the 2015 Paris climate agreement to help protect the poor from global warming.... Read full article

American students sing Lebanese national anthem

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(IOWA CITY, IOWA) — A foreign exchange student from Akkar, Lebanon taught 90 American students in Iowa City, Iowa the Lebanese National Anthem this week, just before Lebanese Independence Day.... Read full article

Condoms still banned for birth control: Vatican

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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Benedict's acknowledgement that using condoms may be justified to stop the spread of AIDS did not signify a change in the Catholic Church's ban on their use as contraception, the Vatican said Tuesday.... Read full article

Lebanese poised to take Brazil’s presidency

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Ten kilometers off the northern Lebanese coast, nestled between two mountains, lies the village of Btaaboura. Many of the inhabitances have left the sleepy town to seek their fortunes abroad. Amoung them is Michel Temer, the son of a Lebanese ...... Read full article

Cedars Train-On Squad Names For Rugby League World Cup 2017

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The Lebanese Rugby League Federation has selected a 40-man train-on squad for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup held in Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea. The squad features a host of NRL players, Australian-based Lebanese players ...... Read full article

Apple hiring experts to make iWatch, report says

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APPLE has reportedly started hiring a team of experts to help it take the iWatch from a much-rumoured product to a reality.... Read full article

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