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Tony Abbott PM-elect party wins Australian elections Tony Abbott PM-elect party wins Australian elections

Australians learned election results Saturday and it was an overwhelming victory for the conservative opposition party. Early Sunday reports indicated the coalition would win a clear majority of 88 out of the 150 House of Representative seats. Labor would probably …

Kickstarter Expanding to Australia and New Zealand ‘Soon’ Kickstarter Expanding to Australia and New Zealand ‘Soon’
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Kickstarter has announced that it will open up to Australia- and New Zealand-based projects soon. While there is no official launch date, the company promises that project creators in those countries will have access to its platform “in the very …

Intel Report: Syrian Regime Confirmed Chem Agressor Intel Report: Syrian Regime Confirmed Chem Agressor
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Recognizing the number of casualties is a moving target, at least 426 children are among the 1,429 people killed in last week’s chemical weapons attacks in Syria. The UN estimates 70,000+ have been killed during the two year conflict as …

Crocodile Attack During Birthday Party Crocodile Attack During Birthday Party
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A crocodile attack occurred Saturday in the Northern Territory of Australia at Mary River Park. The popular camping site and tourist destination is located 65 miles from Darwin, the state’s capital. “The Mary River [in Australia] is known worldwide to …

Oklahoma Shooting: Teens Killed “For the Fun of it” Oklahoma Shooting: Teens Killed “For the Fun of it”
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Three teenagers have been charged in the murder of 22-year-old Christopher Lane. Lane, an Australian native, was attending college on a baseball scholarship at the East Central University. He was visiting his girlfriend in Duncan, Oklahoma, when he decided to …

Researchers Use 3D Printers To Make Cartilage Researchers Use 3D Printers To Make Cartilage

Cartilage is an incredibly vital component of our bodies. Unfortunately, it can be easily damaged by a variety of diseases and injuries. To replace it, researchers have turned to 3D printers. The Herald Sun reports that researchers at St. Vincent’s …

Scammer Sells Online iPhone-Shopper Two ‘Apples’ Scammer Sells Online iPhone-Shopper Two ‘Apples’
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Someone basically pulled the ol’ “Oh, so you want a new Apple for Christmas” dad trick on an unsuspecting online shopper in Brisbane, Australia last week. According to police, a 21-year-old woman was shocked to find that the two new …

Australian Saints Row IV Will be Cut Off From World Co-Op Australian Saints Row IV Will be Cut Off From World Co-Op

After being refused a rating by the Australian Classification Board, Saints Row IV was finally rated “MA 15+” last week. To obtain the rating, publisher Deep Silver and developer Volition had to remove an entire mission from the Australian version …

Saint’s Row IV Passes Australian Ratings Board Saint’s Row IV Passes Australian Ratings Board

Saints Row IV has now been given a rating by the Australian Classification Board, after initially being rejected. Saints Row publisher Deep Silver and Australian distributor AIE have announced that Saints Row IV has been given an “MA 15+” rating …

Microsoft Launches Bing Ads In Australia, New Zealand Microsoft Launches Bing Ads In Australia, New Zealand

Microsoft announced on Monday that Bing Ads are now available in Australia and New Zealand. The company announced their pending arrival back in April. Earlier this month, Microsoft released some stats about Bing Ads and the Yahoo Bing Network. The …

Saints Row IV Rejected by Australian Ratings Board, Again Saints Row IV Rejected by Australian Ratings Board, Again

Last month, the upcoming Saints Row IV was refused a rating by the Australian Classification board. The board stated that the game could not be given one of the country’s new R 18+ ratings due to “interactive, visual depictions of …

State of Decay Rejected by Australian Ratings Board State of Decay Rejected by Australian Ratings Board

Earlier this week, the Australian Ratings Board announced it had rejected Saints Row IV over an “Alien Anal Probe” weapon in the game, as well as “alien narcotics” that give players super powers. Though the Saints Row series is known …

Saints Row IV Rejected Over “Alien Anal Probe” Weapon Saints Row IV Rejected Over “Alien Anal Probe” Weapon

Earlier this week it was announced that the Australian Classification Board that it had rejected Saints Row IV, which had been expected to receive one of Australia’s new R 18+ ratings. The board stated that the game was rejected due …

Saints Row IV Rejected by Australian Ratings Board Saints Row IV Rejected by Australian Ratings Board
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The Australian Classification Board, the organization charged with providing ratings for video games, this week rejected Saints Row IV. The game was expected to get a R 18+ rating, but was refused classification over its content. It is the first …

First Day of Winter 2013 Celebrated With Google (21 Days Late In Australia) First Day of Winter 2013 Celebrated With Google (21 Days Late In Australia)
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It’s the first day of winter in some parts of the world, and Google is showing a doodle where appropriate. Well, almost. Google is showing this doodle in Brazil, Australia, Chile, Uruguay, Peru, Paraguay, New Zealand, Bolivia and Argentina. In …

‘God’s Bathtub’ Discovered By Scientists In Australia ‘God’s Bathtub’ Discovered By Scientists In Australia
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I would imagine that God’s bathtub would be very big and very beautiful. That seems to be what led scientists to bestow the name upon a lake recently discovered in Australia. Scientists in Australia have discovered a lake, now called …

Giant Pink Slugs Found In Australia Giant Pink Slugs Found In Australia
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Giant pink slugs have been found on a mountainside in Australia, and park rangers say that on a good day, you can see hundreds of them clustered on the rocks, creating an odd juxtaposition between nature and a very unnatural …

Nurse Admits to Murdering 11 in Sydney Nursing Home Fire Nurse Admits to Murdering 11 in Sydney Nursing Home Fire

A 37-year-old Australian Man has admitted to setting a fire at a Quaker Hill nursing home that took the lives of 11 elderly patients and injured another 8. Roger Dean had been working as a nurse at the nursing home …

Germany, Australia Think The Xbox One Is An Orwellian Nightmare Germany, Australia Think The Xbox One Is An Orwellian Nightmare
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Much of the controversy surrounding the Xbox One thus far has been focused on its vague used game policy. Now another controversy may be brewing in countries with strong privacy laws. Gamasutra reports that both Germany and Australia have expressed …

Nurse Admits Murdering 11 Elderly Patients Nurse Admits Murdering 11 Elderly Patients

An Australian man this week pleaded guilty to murdering 11 elderly residents of a nursing home where he worked briefly in 2011. According to an Australian Associated Press report, 37-year-old Roger Dean admitted during his Australian Supreme Court trial to …

Man Attempts To Bust Ghosts, Stumbles Upon Wife Having Sex With Stepson Man Attempts To Bust Ghosts, Stumbles Upon Wife Having Sex With Stepson
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Being a ghostbuster isn’t easy. You may stumble upon some rather scary things, including your son having sex with your wife. The Mercury reports that a 28-year-old woman recently pled guilty to five counts of sexual intercourse with a minor. …