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Brent holds above $118, caution ahead of US data

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Brent crude steadied above $118 a barrel on Thursday, reflecting caution among investors ahead of a key U.S. employment report after dismal data from the United States to Europe renewed doubts about the state of the global economy. Oil slid the most in two weeks on Wednesday as investors sold off commodities […]

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The HSU: anatomy of a Labor nightmare – ABC Online

Brisbane TimesThe HSU: anatomy of a Labor nightmareABC OnlineThe scandal surrounding the Health Services Union erupted again this week as fraud squad detectives raided the union's Sydney offices and current and former executives traded accusations. The claims of sex, corruption and intrigue have haunted the …Thomson not off the hook, says HSU chiefBrisbane TimesPolice raid […]

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Sydney man charged over online grooming – Herald Sun

Sydney man charged over online groomingHerald SunA SYDNEY man who allegedly used a social networking site to groom young girls for sex has been charged after police went online posing as 12-year-old girls. Detectives from the Child Exploitation Internet Unit assumed the identity of 12 and 13-year-old … and more

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Sydney man charged over online grooming – The Australian

Sydney man charged over online groomingThe AustralianA SYDNEY man who allegedly used a social networking site to groom young girls for sex has been charged after police went online posing as 12-year-old girls. Detectives from the Child Exploitation Internet Unit assumed the identity of 12 and 13-year-old … and more

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Sydney teacher’s death ‘degrading': court – Ninemsn

Sydney teacher's death 'degrading': courtNinemsnA teacher at an exclusive Sydney boys' school was killed by a homosexual lover in an “excruciating and degrading” manner, a court has been told. Yutian Li, 24, has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Ian Craigie, 63, at his unit in inner-city Glebe …Riverview teacher bound and left to die […]

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Olympians go traditional for opening ceremony – ABC Online

The AgeOlympians go traditional for opening ceremonyABC OnlineAustralian Olympic team members model the opening ceremony uniform in Sydney. From left to right: Adam Gibson, Naomi Flood, Murray Stewart, Libby Trickett, Kynan Maley, Sarah Tait and Lauren Jackson. Australia's Olympic opening ceremony uniform has …'Lawn bowler' look for Aussie Olympic uniformsAFPAthletes laud Oly uniformsSBS all 216 […]

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Mum killed by Sydney school bus identified – Ninemsn

Sydney Morning HeraldMum killed by Sydney school bus identifiedNinemsnBy ninemsn staff and AAP The Sydney mother who was carrying her baby when she was hit and killed by a school bus yesterday has been named as 38-year-old Mijin Shin. Another daughter of Ms Shin was on the bus when she was struck at the intersection […]

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Kennedy firms as Brownlow favourite – Fox Sports

Sydney Morning HeraldKennedy firms as Brownlow favouriteFox SportsSource: Phil Hillyard / The Daily Telegraph Sydney Swans midfielder and Hawthorn discard Josh Kennedy has vaulted into equal favouritism for the Brownlow Medal after an incredible start to the 2012 season. Kennedy, who started the year as $251 chance, …Hype over Sydney Swan's super start to the […]

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Preview: Sydney v Adelaide – Sportal.com.au

AFL.comPreview: Sydney v AdelaideSportal.com.auLewis Roberts-Thomson and Nick Malceski are both expected to be fit for selection against Adelaide despite suffering injuries in Sydney's 37-point victory over Hawthorn on Saturday. Roberts-Thomson, who only just came back from a head injury to play …Crows player Jason Porplyzia to be tested for Sydney matchHerald SunSwans look to defy […]

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Singer Jimmy Little farewelled in Sydney – ABC Online

ABC OnlineSinger Jimmy Little farewelled in SydneyABC OnlineHundreds of people gathered at the Sydney Opera House today to pay tribute to singer Jimmy Little at a state memorial service. The music legend died last month at his Dubbo home, aged 75. Politicians, family and friends took the opportunity to pay …Mourners farewell Jimmy Little in […]

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Sunken Sydney ship to be raised in military exercise – CBC.ca

CBC.caSunken Sydney ship to be raised in military exerciseCBC.caA half-submerged ship, long considered an eyesore in Sydney Harbour, will be removed as part of a joint Canadian and American military exercise. The Cape Ann III has sat abandoned in the harbour for several years, since the 53-metre vessel sank while …Ship To “Explode” in Sydney, […]

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Danger is the Goodes – AFL.com

Sydney Morning HeraldDanger is the GoodesAFL.comBy James Dampney 11:25 AM Thu 03 May, 2012 SYDNEY Swans coach John Longmire has compared Adelaide onballer Patrick Dangerfield to Adam Goodes and says curtailing the Crow's influence will be key when the sides go head to head at the SCG on Saturday …O'Keefe wants a sleeper hold off […]

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Transfield, Veolia Win Right To Operate Sydney Ferries – Wall Street Journal

Sydney Morning HeraldTransfield, Veolia Win Right To Operate Sydney FerriesWall Street JournalBy David Winning and Rhiannon Hoyle SYDNEY (Dow Jones)–There is a new captain at the wheel of Sydney Harbour's iconic ferries after Transfield Services Ltd. (TSE.AU) and Veolia Transdev won a contract worth 800 million Australian dollars (US$825 …New berth as Sydney Ferries operator […]

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Sydney man charged over online grooming – Ninemsn

Sydney man charged over online groomingNinemsnA Sydney man who allegedly used a social networking site to groom young girls for sex has been charged after police went online posing as 12-year-old girls. Detectives from the Child Exploitation Internet Unit assumed the identity of 12 and 13-year-old … and more

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Miracle baby survives as mom killed by bus in Sydney accident – FOX 4 News

Stuff.co.nzMiracle baby survives as mom killed by bus in Sydney accidentFOX 4 NewsSYDNEY — An investigation was underway Thursday after a mother was killed but the baby girl she was carrying miraculously survived unhurt when the pair was hit by a school bus in a Sydney suburb. Police said the 38-year-old woman was crossing a […]

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