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Australia’s Science Minister Is Psyched for Carp-aggedon

Australia has a plan to rid the Murray River of an invasive carp species by introducing a strain of herpes into the river.

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Australia’s Former Defense Minister: Manus Island Better Than Death at Sea

On Wednesday, Papua New Guinea ordered the controversial Manus Island detention facility closed.

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King Coal Is Losing His Throne

Peabody Energy joins a growing list of coal miners who are going broke thanks to a perfect storm of cheap natural gas, the slowdown in China, and tougher environmental rules.

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Here’s What It Takes for an Entire Australian City Council to Get Fired

A celebrity photographer turned reality TV star turned mayor is facing calls to resign amid accusations he bullied his staff.

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Leaks, Possums, and Asbestos: 6 State Residences That Aren’t as Fancy as You’d Think

A partial list of presidential palaces that are more disaster area than Xanadu.

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An Australian Town Is Buried in a Tumbleweed Called ‘Hairy Panic’

A rural city in Australia is fighting to keep its streets clean from a persistent tumbleweed.

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Want to Breastfeed in Australia’s Parliament? Go Right Ahead.

Australian lawmakers will no longer have to worry about missing votes to breastfeed.

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