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New leader may not mean new climate policies, despite Australian solar success

By Matt Siegel & Byron Kaye SYDNEY (Reuters) – Soaring electricity prices, high solar panel uptake & plenty of sunshine are pushing Australia to the forefront of a solar battery…

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Australia says El Nino-reinforcing weather condition ends

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A climate condition that has reinforced the impact of an El Nino weather event in recent months has broken down over the past fortnight, yet a strong…

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Australia leader talks down prospect of US-led army in Syria

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — There is no support among world leaders for the prospect of a U.S.-led army in Iraq & Syria to take back ground from Islamic State militants,…

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Robertson inspired by Aussie holiday

London (AFP) – Former world champion Neil Robertson is ready to launch his bid for the UK Championship title after recharging his batteries in a rare trip home to Australia….

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Richie McCaw by the numbers

148 tests (1st all-time), 131 wins (1st all-time), 110 as captain (1st all-time), 97 wins as captain (1st all-time) Test debut: W Ireland 40-29, Dublin, Nov. 17, 2001 Last test:…

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Australia to again attempt grand slam win in Europe in 2016

SYDNEY (AP) — The Wallabies will attempt to win a grand slam against the so-called "home nations" for the first time since 1984 when they play England, Ireland, Scotland &…

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Obama to meet new Canada, Australia leaders

Washington (AFP) – US President Barack Obama will hold his first face-to-face talks with the new prime ministers of Canada & Australia on the margins of a Asia-Pacific summit in…

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World Cup qualifier: Rogic joins Australia, Leckie in doubt

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia midfielder Tom Rogic says he's fit to play in Thursday's World Cup qualifier against Kyrgyzstan yet Germany-based striker Mathew Leckie is unlikely to play due…

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Australia's Christmas Island 'in meltdown' says opposition

By Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian opposition politicians on Monday demanded that the government disclose the extent of destruction caused by ongoing riots at a controversial immigration detention centre…

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Burns, Warner centuries as Australia pound Kiwis

Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) – Joe Burns smashed two sixes to reach his maiden Test century & back-to-back tons as amassed a huge lead over in the first Gabba Test on…

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