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Ex-Wife Of Sydney Gunman Sought Refuge In Bay Area Before She Was Murdered

The ex-wife of the gunman who held people hostage in a Sydney, Australia restaurant for 16 hours this week sought refuge in the Bay Area from her abusive ex-husband before she was killed, the woman’s relatives told KPIX 5.

12/16/2014

Andrew Bogut #12 and Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors high-five during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Oracle Arena on October 30, 2013 at in Oakland. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Sign 20-Year-Old Australian Man With Leukemia To One-Day Contract

The Golden State Warriors will grant a wish to a 20-year-old Australian man with leukemia by signing him to a one-day contract Thursday, team officials said.

12/04/2014

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Australian Parents Publish Transgender Son’s Birth Announcement 19 Years Later

It’s not everyday you see a birth announcement posted 19 years after the fact.

12/02/2014

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First iPhone 6 Sold In Australia Turns Into Flop On Live TV

Imagine you are first in line to get the brand new iPhone 6. Imagine your local television station wants to interview you. Then imagine you drop your brand new Apple iPhone 6 onto the pavement on live television.

09/19/2014

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Around 100 Attendees Heading To Australia AIDS Conference Among Victims Of Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight

About 100 of the passengers on the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over the Ukraine on Thursday were reportedly AIDS scientists and researchers heading to Australia for a conference.

07/17/2014

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Sanchez Leads Chile To 3-1 Win Over Australia At World Cup

Star striker Alexis Sanchez scored one goal and set up another to lead Chile to a 3-1 win over Australia in stifling conditions in Cuiaba on Friday.

06/13/2014

A Great White Shark swims in Shark Alley near Dyer Island on July 8, 2010 in Gansbaai, South Africa. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Large White Shark Likely Killed By Mystery Sea Creature Off Australian Coast

Great White sharks are thought of as one of the world’s most feared predators, but documentary filmmakers say the tables have been turned after a nearly 10-foot shark was eaten by another sea creature in the waters off Australia.

06/11/2014

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The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.

04/23/2014

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The Outbreak: Viral Videos of The Week

Fan-made alternate ending to HIMYM, Kristen Bell sings as Princess Ana + more viral videos!

04/04/2014

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CW’s ‘Reign’ Raises Adelaide Kane To TV Royalty

How did Adelaide Kane get from the Australia to be crowned Mary, Queen of Scots?

10/16/2013

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