26Aug/14
CLIVE PALMER FEDERAL POLITICS PRESSER

Australian billionaire politician apologises for TV tirade over China

Australian mining magnate and politician Clive Palmer apologises to China’s ambassador to Australia for a tirade in which he referred to the Chinese government as “bastards.”
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25Aug/14
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U.S. put family in touch with Qatari government before hostage’s release

The U.S. government says it put the family of Peter Theo Curtis, an American missing in Syria since 2012, in touch with the Qatari government before al Qaeda-linked militants in Syria freed the writer on Sunday.
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25Aug/14
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Hello Kitty conquers space

TOKYO, JAPAN / IN SPACE (REUTERS / SANRIO) – Possibly the world’s smallest astronaut at one-and-a-half inches, Hello Kitty is flying higher than ever aboard Japan’s Hodoyoshi-3 satellite.

The queen of cute is part of a Tokyo University plan to develop very small and cheap satellites, says Toshiki Tanaka.
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25Aug/14
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Angel Di Maria arrives in Manchester by private jet as he seems set to become a United player

Angel Di Maria arrives in Manchester by private jet as Manchester United close in on a possible record-breaking transfer for the Real Madrid player.
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25Aug/14
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Boko Haram declares caliphate in Nigerian town

(NVO) – Heavily armed with tanks and machine guns, Boko Haram says it has created an Islamic caliphate in Gwoza, a town in northeastern Nigeria.

The announcement was delivered via a video message, by the Islamist group’s leader, Abubakar Shekau.
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