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  1. Money managers bet on oil to rise

    Theage.com.au - Health 02.27 / 20:32 www.theage.com.au
    Hedge funds have never been so confident that the price of US oil will eventually rally as the current global glut…
  2. Large fire burning out of control at Coolaroo recycling factory

    Theage.com.au - Health 02.27 / 20:32 www.theage.com.au
    A massive fire is burning out of control at a recycling factory in Melbourne's north, with more than 130 firefighters on the…
  3. Five members of drug syndicate charged in out-of-sessions bail hearing

    Theage.com.au - Health 02.27 / 19:42 www.theage.com.au
    Five players in a high-level Vietnamese drug syndicate - including a man who shot at police during a drug raid in St Albans before fleeing - have been charged overnight in an out-of-sessions court…
  4. US Jewish centres report another wave of hoax bomb threats: NBC

    Theage.com.au - Health 02.27 / 19:07 www.theage.com.au
    NEW YORK, Feb 27 (Reuters) - At least 16 Jewish community centers and schools around the United States reported receiving bomb threats on Monday, NBC News reported, the fifth wave of such threats this year that have stoked fears of a resurgence of…
  5. Cory Bernardi offers Tony Abbott a 'warm welcome' to join his breakaway conservative party

    Theage.com.au - Health 02.27 / 18:39 www.theage.com.au
    Cory Bernardi says if Tony Abbott should defect and join his newly formed Conservative party after the former prime minister was castigated, including by the senior conservative cabinet minister Mathias Cormann for urging the government to adopt a more right-wing…
  6. BHP, striking Escondida copper workers resume talks

    Theage.com.au - Health 02.27 / 16:47 www.theage.com.au
    BHP Billiton and striking workers at its Escondida copper mine have resumed talks in an effort to reach a wage…
  7. Wesfarmers coal mines attract bids from Fortescue, Apollo

    Theage.com.au - Health 02.27 / 16:20 www.theage.com.au
    Fortescue Metals and Apollo Global are reportedly among the bidders for Wesfarmers's Australian coal…
  8. Oscars 2017: Mahershala Ali becomes first Muslim actor to win an Oscar

    Theage.com.au - Health 02.27 / 14:15 www.theage.com.au
    Ali, who converted to Islam from Christianity in his 20s, is the first Muslim actor to win an Academy…
  1. Popular Dutch university courses are heavily oversubscribed

    Dutchnews.nl - Education & Family 02.27 / 10:04 dutchnews.nl
    Universities with a fixed number of places for certain degree courses have been heavily oversubscribed, the Telegraaf reports on…
  1. Does ‘Get Out’ Deserve Its 100 percent on Rotten Tomatoes?

    Europe.newsweek.com - Culture 02.27 / 18:39 europe.newsweek.com
    It's an inspired and original horror story, but is it really better than 'The…
  2. This Week on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and Viceland: An Oscars Replay and Seven Other Movies and Shows to Watch

    Europe.newsweek.com - Culture 02.27 / 18:24 europe.newsweek.com
    Catch new original series such as "Patriot," the series premieres of "Taken" and "When We Rise," and comedy from Trevor…
  3. Why Japanese Tattoo Artists Are Thriving in Britain—but Not Back Home

    Europe.newsweek.com - Culture 02.27 / 17:58 europe.newsweek.com
    There's a long-running tradition of Japanese tattoo artists in Britain, but the art is still taboo in…
  4. The Biggest Fashion Statement at the Oscars? Political Accessories

    Europe.newsweek.com - Culture 02.27 / 15:41 europe.newsweek.com
    Stars showed support for ACLU and Planned Parenthood at the…
  5. Katalin Berek Hungarian Actress Dies Aged 87

    Hungarytoday.hu - Culture 02.27 / 15:20 hungarytoday.hu
    Hungarian actress Katalin Berek has passed away at the age of eighty-seven. After a long period of illness Katalin Berek’s -a recipient of the state actors’ award, Jászai Mari Prize and Kazincy Prize– death has been confirmed by the state news agency MTI. Katalin Berek was born on the 7th of October, 1930. She was raised in an orphanage of Makó. She […] The post Katalin Berek Hungarian Actress Dies Aged 87 appeared first on Hungary Today…
  6. Foo Fighters Returns To Budapest After Twenty Years

    Hungarytoday.hu - Culture 02.27 / 13:33 hungarytoday.hu
    The last great American “arena rock band” will return to Hungary for the first time in 20 years. The iconic band had already visited Budapest in 1997 as the performer of the well-known Sziget Festival. This time, the Foo Fighters have confirmed that they will give an all-night long concert at the Budapest Arena on June 26th, 2017. The Foo Fighters was […] The post Foo Fighters Returns To Budapest After Twenty Years appeared first on Hungary Today…
  7. The Week in Reading: The Best New Book Releases for February 28, 2017

    Europe.newsweek.com - Culture 02.27 / 13:05 europe.newsweek.com
    Everything you need to know about the eight best books released this…
  8. Oscars Accounting Firm Apologizes for Best Picture Mix-up

    Europe.newsweek.com - Culture 02.27 / 11:25 europe.newsweek.com
    PwC says Warren Beatty was mistakenly given the wrong…