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Authorities across four countries are trying to learn who sent dozens of email bomb threats Thursday afternoon, causing anxiety and business disruptions but no reported violence.
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December 14, 2018 - 8:59 am
By Jay Croft and Madeline Holcombe (CNN) — Authorities across four countries are trying to learn who sent dozens of email bomb threats Thursday afternoon, causing anxiety and business disruptions but no reported violence. Threats were reported across the United States, Canada, Australia and New...
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Holy Cow
Seven Australia
November 27, 2018 - 10:41 am
By Euan McKirdy and Alex Stambaugh, CNN (CNN) -- This is one farm animal you wouldn't want any beef with. "Knickers," an enormous Holstein-Friesian, is making headlines after his owner declared him -- unofficially -- Australia's biggest steer. The 7-year-old stands at a whopping 194 centimeters (76...
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Gay Penguins
Sea Life Sydney via CNN
October 26, 2018 - 1:59 pm
By Lianne Kolirin (CNN) -- A same-sex penguin couple just became parents at an aquarium in Sydney, Australia. Sphen and Magic -- or Sphengic, as they are collectively known -- proved themselves natural parents when they incubated a dummy egg given to them by staff at Sydney's Sea Life Aquarium,...
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OUT100 Newsmaker of the Year Chelsea Manning attends OUT Magazine #OUT100 Event presented by Lexus at the the Altman Building on November 9, 2017 in New York City.
Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for OUT Magazine
August 30, 2018 - 8:06 am
By Ben Westcott and Angus Watson, CNN (CNN) -- US whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been refused a visa to enter Australia where she was due to make a series of public appearances, her touring company announced Thursday. The company, Think Inc., said in a statement it had been notified of the...
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U.S. Air Force Master Sargent Derek Anderson talks about the risky operation of extracting the trapped boys and their soccer coach to Associated Press during an exclusive interview in Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
AP Photo/Vincent Thian
July 11, 2018 - 8:58 am
By Stephen Wright, Associated Press MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The Thai boys saved from a flooded cave endured dives in zero visibility lasting up to half an hour and in places were put in a harness and high-lined across rocky caverns, said a leader of the U.S. contingent that was part of the...
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A kangaroo interrupts the Women's Premier League between Belconnen United and Canberra FC match in Canberra for over 30 minutes.
Lawrence Atkin/Capital Football via AP
June 25, 2018 - 6:46 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian soccer team competing at the World Cup is called the Socceroos. But a different kind of soccer-roo has dominated a pitch for half an hour in Canberra during a women's match. The misguided marsupial made its first appearance on the stadium soccer field...
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From left: Australia's Daniel Arzani and France's Kylian Mbappe
AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin and AP Photo/David Vincent
June 22, 2018 - 11:06 am
By Anne M. Peterson, AP Sports Writer SAMARA, Russia (AP) — France's Kylian Mbappe and Australia's Daniel Arzani, the two youngest players at the World Cup with birthdays just 15 days apart, are both having an impact in Russia — in very different ways. Mbappe, the 19-year-old phenom who plays for...
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Britain's Prince Harry, left, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex ride in a carriage to attend the annual Trooping the Colour Ceremony in London, Saturday, June 9, 2018.
AP Photo/Frank Augstein
June 11, 2018 - 10:53 am
LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace says Prince Harry, and his wife, the former actress Meghan Markle, will be touring Australia, Fiji, the Kingdom of Tonga and New Zealand this fall. The royal couple, now known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, will be making the tour around the time of the Invictus...
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Bali
April 23, 2018 - 1:46 pm
By Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN (CNN) -- Escaping to Bali after an argument with your mom might be every teenager's dream. But for one particularly adventurous -- and reckless -- 12-year-old Australian boy, the dream became reality, even if it wasn't for much more than a week. The boy in question, whom...
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