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The mother of Australian surfer Mick Fanning says she is "very upset" about a KFC advertisement that parodies her son's famed encounter with a shark, with legal action being taken over the campaign ∙ godless Left gets clear run as media mocks Christian Right, in particular former prom minister Toe Knee Ass-Bit, claims dumped minister P.Rick Aids&abets ∙ pop superstar Robbie Williams has been left red-faced after accidentally telling a sexy secretary joke to a 15-year-old girl on stage in Brisbane ∙ a world-first review of hundreds of studies on ecological change in the world's oceans suggests a global alteration of the marine ecosystem due to increasing CO2 emissions will result in the collapse of the food chain as we know it ∙ you could almost hear Jeep loyalists let out a collective groan last year when the brand unveiled the Renegade, a $1.5 billion, 90-storey hotel & apartment complex, & thus joined the parade of tiny sport utility vehicles — sometimes called “cute utes” — crowding America's roads.
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me a brochure
suggesting that if
I donated both
money & a sample
of my DNA they
might be able
to bring back
smilodon. I de-
clined. Now if it
had have been
the Agile frog . . .
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Stirred up by Bindi Irwin's emotional performance on Dancing With The Stars, Kim Jong Un said his country was ready to fight any war waged by the United States ∙ Auckland Zoo celebrated the release of its 300th hand-reared kiwi chick by joining a meeting of the security council in Sochi, Russia, chaired by Vladimir Putin ∙ rallies in the Victorian city of Bendigo yesterday drew 600 people for & against the launch of a new series on LifeStyle FOOD ∙ Doctors at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne are refusing to discharge asylum seeker children, with members saying they cannot ethically let them go back to detention centers.
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Frogs face mass extinction with new research showing hundreds of species have been lost over three decades due to factors such as pollution, habitat destruction, & a woman who tried to bring cow urine into the country ∙ a simple childish fight over a puppy led an 11-year-old boy to shoot and kill his eight-year-old neighbor in the US state of Tennessee ∙ Pram Minister Malformed Turnip-Ball has hailed the discovery, in a remote area of Indonesia, of a new species of mammal dubbed the hog-nosed rat as "a gigantic foundation stone for our future prosperity" ∙ following the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, New Zealander train passengers can expect some delays & cancellations today.
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Just got tumblr for my
blackberry! My lipids
go up. There's a lot of
Winter still to come
so some body fat is a
helpful thing. It's what
cowboy poetry is all
about. Nude therapy
has an indisputable
tabloid character but can
breathe life into a city's
stagnant urban core.
Then a small dog dons
snazzy new pumps &
makes an incisive
contribution to the long-
standing debate over
authenticity in talent
is far from complete.
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The latest central bank to cut interest rates in an unexpected move has proved no subject is taboo, no public sensibility too sensitive to trash ∙ giant killer lizards will get their first New Zealand public outing as fully-fledged, flying aeronautical wonders during the Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow ∙ one of the greatest ways to enjoy the water is out on a kayak. The two students who died in a tragic kayaking incident on Lake Tekapo yesterday were on a break from university ∙ a tiny fossil that was once Mr. Garrison's penis has become the first physical evidence that giant reptiles & the animated adults-only cartoon South Park co-existed for a time during the Pleistocene in Australia ∙ radicalisation kit links green activism and 'alternative music' to a man wearing a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle mask who made off with a BMW motorcycle from a Melbourne car dealership.
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