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Australian woman killed by US police!

Sparkme prod.An Australian woman has been killed by a US police officer responding to a 911 call in Minneapolis.

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Australian man trapped in dam with just nose above water

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An Australian man has survived, after spending hours struggling to keep his nose above water after his excavator rolled into a dam.

Daniel Miller, 45, had been riding the machine at his remote property 300km (180 miles) north of Sydney.

When the edge of the dam gave way, the farmer was pinned down by a bar on the three-tonne excavator. Continue reading Australian man trapped in dam with just nose above water

Trump abruptly ends call with Australia PM over refugee deal

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Things got heated between President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in a phone call over the weekend, when Trump objected to an agreement over the US receiving refugees.

Trump’s apparent dispute with Turnbull on Saturday came on the same day that he held phone calls with four other world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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It’s Australia Day! -see what’s controversial

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Australia’s national day, held on January 26 every year, isn’t all beer and barbeques.

While many see it as a day to celebrate the Australian lifestyle, for others it’s a painful reminder of death, disease, and cultures now lost forever.
Australia Day marks the arrival of the First Fleet into Sydney Cove in 1788, a date which is mourned by many indigenous people.

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