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Pussy Riot say no place for Putin at G20

A protester is arrested during a demonstration in front of the Russian consulate in support of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, Friday, Aug. 17, 2012 in New York. A Russian judge found three members of the provocative punk band guilty of hooliganism on Friday, in one of the most closely watched cases in recent Russian history. AP FILE PHOTO

The two best known members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot Saturday called on Australia to withdraw its invitation to President Vladimir Putin to attend this year’s G20 summit.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Former Playboy model jailed over Australia cocaine ring

Brandi Brandt. SCREENGRAB PHOTO

Former Playboy model Brandi Brandt was Friday jailed for at least three and a half years over her involvement with a syndicate which hid cocaine on flights between Sydney and Los Angeles.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Undersea search for Malaysian plane refined

Malaysia Plane

The search area for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean has been refined based on the latest analysis, while the investigation into how the plane came to crash cannot proceed until the wreckage and black boxes are recovered, officials said Thursday.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Australia tycoon apologizes for calling Chinese gov’t ‘mongrels’

clive palmer

Australian tycoon Clive Palmer on Tuesday apologized for calling the Chinese government “mongrels” who “shoot their own people” after a fierce backlash from Beijing and politicians in Canberra.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Australian spider grows bigger in city—study

Giant Golden Silk Orb Weaver Spider. YouTube screengrab

Australian spiders may live happily in the bush, but a new study has found that at least one species also thrives on city life and grows bigger in urban areas.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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