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Australian police charge six in matchfixing sting

By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian police have charged six men in an operation to smash a multi-million dollar matchfixing ring involving several British players & centred on a…

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Australia shares hit 5-yr highs ahead of US Fed meeting

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian shares rose 0.8 percent to hit five-year highs on Monday morning, with gains on Wall Street reinforcing positive sentiment ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting…

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Wacky Ig Nobel prizes show the funny side of science

The tongue-in-cheek Ig Nobel awards were handed to dozens of scientists, including those who confirmed drunk people think they are more attractive & studied the onion enzyme that makes us…

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Huge honey bee losses across Canada dash hopes of upturn

When Allan Campbell opened his hives this spring, he expected a buzzing horde of bees to greet him. Instead, he found that four out of every five hives were filled…

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