Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Almost Certainly Crashed

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Malaysia's Prime Minister, in an overnight press conference, confirmed that Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 had flown south, not north, and had almost certainly crashed in the southern ocean. A British satellite company recalculated the position of the last ping from the Malaysian Airlines flight and said that it came from somew... Read article
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Monday Report: 17th March 2014

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WATCH: This Robot Could Probably Beat You at Table Tennis

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Brett Cowan Found Guilty of Murder of Daniel Morcombe

2 minNewsGeneralUpdated Brett Cowan Found Guilty of Murder of Daniel MorcombeBy Thomas FosterPublished on

Standoff at Ukrainian Military Base Ends

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A standoff between pro-Russia soldiers and Ukrainian soldiers at a Ukrainian military base near Sevastopol has reportedly ended without shots being fired on either side. The soldiers, wearing Russian insignias, reportedly drove through the gates of the military base af... Read article
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Russia Dismisses Reports of Ukraine Ultimatum

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Crimean Leader Appeals to Russia as Troops Allegedly Move In

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Violent Protests Grip Venezuela

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18 Feared Dead in Nepalese Plane Crash

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VIDEO: Tainted Love Performed Using Disk Drives

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Friday Report: 21st March 2014

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MAP: Where is Malaysian Airlines Flight 370?

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Malaysian Official Says That Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 Was Hijacked

4 minNewsGeneralUpdated Malaysian Official Says That Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 Was HijackedBy Thomas FosterPublished on

Blackout Grips Darwin

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Contact Lost with Malaysian Airlines Flight; 239 on Board

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Malaysian Airlines is reporting that they have lost contact with a Boeing 777-200 aeroplane that was flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. It left Kuala Lumpur at around 12:30am this morning (8th March) and was expected in Beijing at around 6:30am, but contact was lost around 2:30am. 227 passengers and twelve crew were on board the flight. A Malaysian Airlines statement, ... Read article
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Monday Report: 3rd March 2014

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Here's the news from the weekend. Crimean Leader Appeals to Russia as Troops Allegedly Move In In the midst the turmoil in Ukraine following the Ukrainian revolution sparked by... Read article
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READ: The Internet is F*cked

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The Verge's Nilay Patel has written a frank and upfront piece on, well, why the internet in America is fucked. The growing dominance of the ISP industry by cable companies and telephone companies is a focal point of the article. Given the assertion that the internet is now a utility, not an information service, Patel urges action from t... Read article
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Facebook to Acquire WhatsApp for $16 Billion

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Facebook has announced that they are acquiring mobile messaging app WhatsApp for $16b. The deal includes approximately $12b of Facebook shares and $4b cash. Mark Zuckerberg announced the acquisition on Facebook: ... Read article
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Twelve Dead as Heavy Snow Wreaks Havoc in Japan

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As much as 27cm of snow, almost the most in Tokyo for 45 years, has caused widespread damage and left twelve people dead. Hundreds of thousands of people have also been left without power and services have been disrupted elsewhere. ANA Holdings told the New York Times that 338 domestic flights and a further 12 international flights had been cancelled. A train crash in Kawasaki, west of Japan, left 19 people injured.... Read article
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Toyota to Close Australian Plants by 2017

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AMSA Reports That They Have Found Debris, Possibly Linked to Missing Plane, in Indian Ocean

2 minNewsGeneralUpdated AMSA Reports That They Have Found Debris, Possibly Linked to Missing Plane, in Indian OceanBy Thomas FosterPublished on

Voters in Crimea Overwhelming Support Joining Russia

2 minNewsGeneralUpdated Voters in Crimea Overwhelming Support Joining RussiaBy Thomas FosterPublished on

Friday Report: 14th March 2014

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Kim Jong-Un Re-elected in North Korean Elections Kim Jong-Un has unsurprisingly retained his seat in North Korea's Parliamentary Elections, the first since Kim Jon-Un took over f... Read article
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Kim Jong-Un Re-elected in North Korean Elections

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Kim Jong-Un has unsurprisingly retained his seat in North Korea's Parliamentary Elections, the first since Kim Jon-Un took over from his father Kim Jong-Il. The elections were held on March 9th. Kim Jong-Un won 100% of the vote in his constituency, Paektusan Constituency 111, with no absenteeisms. Although North Korea styles itself as a multiparty democracy, only one candida... Read article
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Friday Report: 7th March 2014

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What's happened this week. Crimean Parliament Votes to Join Russia Crimea's parliament has unanimously voted to join the Russian Federation. The option will be put to the Crimean people on March 16 in a referendum. Russia Dismisses Re... Read article
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Demetriou to Resign as AFL CEO at the End of 2014 Season

3 minNewsSportUpdated Demetriou to Resign as AFL CEO at the End of 2014 SeasonBy Thomas FosterPublished on

Qantas Announces $235m Loss; 5000 Jobs to Go

2 minNewsGeneralUpdated Qantas Announces $235m Loss; 5000 Jobs to GoBy Thomas FosterPublished on

Western Australian Senate Result Voided

3 minNewsPoliticsUpdated Western Australian Senate Result VoidedBy Thomas FosterPublished on

Comcast to Acquire Time Warner Cable for $44.2b

2 minNewsGeneralUpdated Comcast to Acquire Time Warner Cable for $44.2bBy Thomas FosterPublished on

UK Minister of State for Immigration Resigns

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The UK'S Minister of State for Immigration, Mark Harper, has resigned after it was found a cleaner he employed did not have permission to work in the United Kingdom. James Brokenshire has replaced him as the Immigration Minister Harper was behind the controversial 'Go Home' advertising campaign, which pressured illegal immigrants to leave the UK or face arrest. According the Daily Mail, Harper "only became aware of his c... Read article
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Why Do I Find 2048 So Damn Addictive?

6 minOpinionGeneralUpdated Why Do I Find 2048 So Damn Addictive?By Thomas FosterPublished on

Liberals Win Majority Government in Tasmania

2 minNewsPoliticsUpdated Liberals Win Majority Government in TasmaniaBy Thomas FosterPublished on

READ: Silicon Valley's Youth Problem

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The New York Times's Yiren Lu has finally put into words what many people have always thought: Silicon Valley has a youth priority problem. Read the article h... Read article
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Monday Report: 10th March 2014

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Here's the news you need from the weekend. Contact Lost with Malaysian Airlines Flight; 239 on Board Malaysian Airlines lost contact with a Boeing 777-200 aeroplane... Read article
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Crimean Parliament Votes to Join Russia

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28 Killed in Mass Stabbing in Kunming Train Station

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28 people are dead and more than 160 wounded after a group of attackers, wearing black, burst into the Kunming train station and began slashing at people with knives. Chinese state media has called the act a 'violent terrorist attack'. Chinese police appear to have killed five of the attackers, and are... Read article
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Tesla Unveils 'Gigafactory' Plans

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Tesla, the US-based maker of electric cars, has unveiled plans for a huge battery cell factory to supply Lithium-ion batteries to car makers. In a blog post, Tesla said that the factory " will allow us to achieve economies of scale and minimize costs through innovative man... Read article
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Train Derailed by Bomb in Pakistan, Eight Dead

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Ethnic sepratist groups in southwest Pakistan are suspected to have placed a bomb which derailed a train near Kashmor, in the Sindh Province in southwest Pakistan. Among the eight dead were three children. A further 20 were injured. Sindh Province is adjacent to Baluchistan, a region straddl... Read article
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77 Dead as Algerian Military Plane Crashes

2 minNewsGeneralUpdated 77 Dead as Algerian Military Plane CrashesBy Thomas FosterPublished on

Hamdeen Sabahi Announces Candidacy for Egyptian Presidency

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Previously unsuccessful candidate Hamdeen Sabahi has announced his candidacy for the Egyptian presidency. Hamdeen Sabahi is the first candidate to announce his candidacy, but he faces stiff competition if Egypt's current de facto leader, Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Sisi, announces his candidacy at a later date, as is expected... Read article
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