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    question for the Aussie's

    The Kiwis still have a lock on Hobbits.
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    Greece Considers Exit from Euro Zone

    It would threaten market confidence in the Euro.
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    Osama Bin Laden is dead!!!

    ... just like any other ex-pat.
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    House to be dissolved tomorrow

    I always thought the house was a bit gelatinous.
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    Stick's column

    So who has applied for PR status?
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    Greece Considers Exit from Euro Zone

    The socialist government said it wanted to increase the average retirement age from 61 to 63 by 2015. The steps would be part of a series of austerity measures aimed at curbing the country's deficit and national debt.
  7. Funny how NO CCTV video from the 6-star hotel has ever been released.
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    Bin Laden: Reefer Man

    ... even harder.
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    RIP Wouter Weylandt

    Link Giro d'Italia organizers said Belgian cyclist Wouter Weylandt died Monday after a high-speed downhill crash during the third stage of the race. RCS Sport spokeswoman Maria Paola Vercesi told The Associated Press that the 26-year-old Weylandt died, but she did not provide any further details. "Things like this shouldn't happen. Absolutely sick to the stomach," British cyclist Mark Cavendish said on Twitter. "My thoughts are with his family. RIP Wouter Weylandt." Weylandt fell at high speed during a descent about 20 kilometers (12.4-miles) from the finish in northern Italy and lay motionless on the roadside before paramedics cut off his helmet and tried to resuscitate him. The Leopard-Trek rider's body was then away by ambulance about an hour after the accident. Monday's third stage was a 173-kilometer (107-mile) ride from Reggio Emilia to Rapallo. Weylandt was the first rider killed in a crash in one of cycling's three main tours since Italian rider Fabio Casartelli died during the 1995 Tour de France. At the Giro, Weylandt is the fourth cyclist to die during the race and the first in 25 years. Orfeo Ponsin died in 1952, Juan Manuel Santisteban in 1976 and Emilio Ravasio in 1986.
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    RIP Lionel Rose

    Link Lionel Rose, 62, the first Australian Aborigine to win a world boxing title, died Sunday near Melbourne after being ill for several months, his family said. He had a stroke in 2007 that left him partially paralyzed. Rose beat Japan's Masahiko "Fighting" Harada in Tokyo in February 1968 to win the world bantamweight title. In December of that year at the Inglewood Forum, Rose was declared the victor in a split decision over Mexico's Chucho Castillo, and an unruly mob among the 15,287 spectators rioted and threw bottles and other debris into the ring. Rose was named Australian of the year after his world title victory, becoming the first Aborigine to receive the honor. He also was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire and finished his career with 42 wins, 12 by knockout, in 53 fights.
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    RIP Dana Wynter

    Link Actress Dana Wynter, 79, died May 5 of congestive heart failure at a hospital in Ojai, Calif., the Washington Post reports. Wynter starred in 1956 sci-fi classic Invasion of the Body Snatchers. The B-movie was her first as a leading lady and earned critical acclaim. In addition to her work on the silver screen, Wynter thrived on television, appearing on The F.B.I., Medical Center, and Cannon.
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    Interesting webcam

    They need "power". :hubba:
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    WWIII - US & Pakistan tensions increase

    Shahzad studied for five semesters in 1997 and 1998 at the now-defunct Southeastern University in Washington, D.C., where he took mostly business classes, receiving several Cs and Ds, an F in basic statistics, and a grade point average of 2.78.[33] In December 1998 he was granted an F-1 student visa.[34] In 1999 he was placed on a US Customs (later merged into DHS) travel lookout list called the "Traveler Enforcement Compliance System".[35] In 2000 he transferred to the University of Bridgeport, where more than a third of the students were foreign students.[3] Shahzad's former teachers at the University of Bridgeport said he appeared to be quiet and unremarkable. On weekends, he would go to Bengali-theme nightclubs in New York City. A classmate remembered him watching new footage of the planes hitting the Twin Towers in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and saying: "They had it coming."[3] He received a B.A. in computer applications and information systems,[3][34] with his parents attending his graduation on May 13, 2002.[36] Just before graduation, in April 2002, he was granted an H1-B visa for skilled workers.[34] He remained in the U.S. for three years on that visa, earning an M.B.A at the University of Bridgeport in 2005.[34]
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    The Clubhouse, Suk Soi 23

    May we inspect the kitchen?
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