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Life-supporting planet found?

Astronomers claimed to have discovered a planet that is twice the size of earth and may be capable of supporting human life.

Australia’s Qantas unveils iPhone, iPad push

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Flagship Australian airline Qantas said Thursday it was ditching BlackBerry for Apple's iPhone and rolling out in-flight iPad entertainment streaming, dealing a blow to the US firm's rivals.

Ponting on track to become Australia’s most capped

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Ricky Ponting could break Steve Waugh's record as Australia's most-capped Test cricketer in front of his home fans at Hobart after the international summer schedule was announced on Thursday.

Australia one-day and T20 squads to play Pakistan

The Australia one-day and Twenty20 international squads named on Monday to play Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates from August 28 to September 10.

Cricketers unpaid by Bangladesh Premier League

A dozen cricketers are still waiting to be paid by the Bangladesh Premier League, in a situation which is now being described as a 'joke' by the players' union.

Australians Brad Hogg, Brad Hodge and

6-yr-old Colombian girl survives 18-storey fall

A six year-old girl has survived a fall from the 18th floor of a building in the northwestern Colombian city of Medellin.

Medical staff said that the child is in 'grave' but 'stable' condition.

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Cricket: Khawaja, Hauritz join NSW exodus

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Australian state side New South Wales lost two more top players to a rival on Friday, with former Test players Usman Khawaja and Nathan Hauritz joining reigning Sheffield Shield champions Queensland.

Australia's Rinehart gives ultimatum to Fairfax chief

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Mining magnate Gina Rinehart on Friday laid down an ultimatum to the chairman of troubled Australia media giant Fairfax -- meet a number of performance targets or resign.

Rinehart, Fairfax's biggest

Australian manhunt for 'decapitation' killer

A massive hunt was underway in northern Australia on Wednesday for a fugitive accused of decapitating a man and leaving only a hat where his head should have been.

More than 100 police officers, wit

Asylum-seeker boat sinks en route to Australia

An asylum-seeker boat carrying an estimated 150 people sank Wednesday en route to Australia's Christmas Island, barely a week after another vessel went down in the same area, killing up to 90.

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.