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Police Brutality at Sydney Mardi Gras 2013 to be Investigated (Video)

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A video of a Sydney policeman holding a teenager down to the ground during the city’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras has prompted authorities to launch an investigation. In the video, Jamie Jackson, 18, who was arrested allegedly for offensive language, gets slammed to the floor by a police officer. A female can be heard saying: [...]

PHOTO Australian library to move Lance Armstrong books to the fiction section

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An Australian library in Sydney posted this note over the weekend. The post read that following Lance Armstrong admitting to taking performance-enhancing drugs and having blood transfusions in all his seven Tour de France wins, the library was moving all of his books to the fiction section. Armstrong, 41, admitted taking PEDs in a long interview [...]

WATCH Giant yellow duck floats into Sydney harbour

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NEW YORK – Watch a 50 ft giant yellow duck that ended up into Sydney harbour. It was made by the artist Florentijn Hofman who said: ‘It relieves everyday tensions, as well as defining them. Its purpose is to do no more than amaze.’

Wealthy woman leaves $12.5million “thank you” gift to kind neighbour who bought her milk

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SYDNEY – Betty Harris, a wealthy widow, decided to leave her $12.5million estate to her next-door neighbour as a thank you gift. The next-door neighbour helped the elderly woman in daily chores such as going to buy her milk or fresh bread and taking out her rubbish. Betty Harris died at the age of 95 [...]

Swimmig koala picked up in Australia

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SYDNEY – According to Sky News Australia a swimming koala was picked up by a group of canoeists on the Gold Coast. He was taken as an “unusual passenger on their morning paddle recently”. The site informs: “The animal was then lifted in and made itself comfortable on deck. Once over the shock the canoeists said [...]

Lady Gaga flies out 20 people to Oz

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SYDNEY, Australia – Lady Gaga is feeling lonely on her world tour so she has decided to fly out 20 of her closest friends to Australia. Gaga’s mates will have all expenses paid and will attend her concert in Sydney on June 21. The Sun

PICTURE: Naked couple caught having sex on clock tower balcony in Sydney’s city centre

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SYDNEY, Australia – This pic was taken in the city centre of Sydney, Australia, on Friday. The snap shows a naked couple having sex on the edge of a balcony of a clock tower opposite a busy shopping center. Source: Mirror

KFC to pay $8m to girl paralysed by poisoned chicken

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An Australian girl who was left severely brain damaged and forced to spend her life in a wheelchair after eating at fast-food chain KFC will receive an A$8m compensation.  Monika Samaan was seven years old when she she was hospitalized with her parents and her brother after eating a “Twister” chicken wrap at a KFC [...]

PHOTO: Rihanna not wearing much under her raincoat

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SYDNEY, Australia – This photo isn’t revealing in itself but it does give us ‘for for thought’ nontheless. Rihanna wasn’t wearing much underneath her raincoat as she walked into a restaurant in Sydney, Australia. No pics of her inside the restaurant have been published yet but it’s not hard to imagine that many diners might have [...]

A-League: Sydney ends Brisbane 15 month unbeaten streak

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SYDNEY – Sydney FC ended Brisbane Roar’s record 36-match, 15-month unbeaten streak in Australia’s A-League with a 2-0 victory on Sunday. Dimitri Petratos scored after just 36 seconds and former Blackburn player Brett Emerton added a second Sydney goal in the 20th minute. Last week, Brisbane beat the Perth Glory 4-0 to surpass the Australian [...]

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