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Australia, Bali, marijuana, SpongeBob SquarePants curtains... it all makes sense

An Indonesian court, set up in a room featuring SpongeBob SquarePants curtains, has sentenced an Australian teenager to two months jail for buying marijuana in Bali.
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An Australian teenager (C) covers his face with a paper as his father (R) stands behind him in a makeshift "children's" courtroom decked out in SpongeBob SquarePants curtains, in Bali, Indonesia on November 25, 2011. (Sonny Tumbelaka /AFP/Getty Images)
An Indonesian court, set up in a room featuring SpongeBob SquarePants curtains, has sentenced an Australian teenager to two months jail for buying marijuana in Bali.
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Aussie hospital mistakenly aborts wrong twin fetus

An Australian hospital has accidentally terminated the wrong fetus while treating a woman carrying twin boys, one seriously ill.
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A woman (L) walks past a model showing a human fetus (C), which forms part of the Leonardo da Vinci exhibition Da Vinci Secrets "Anatomy to Robots" at the Sydney Town Hall on May 20, 2010. (Greg Wood/AFP/Getty Images)
An Australian hospital has accidentally terminated the wrong fetus while treating a woman carrying twin boys, one seriously ill.
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Australian lawmakers pass mining tax: will African and South American nations follow?

The Australian government's plan to impose a 30 percent tax on the iron ore and coal sectors has been approved.
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Farmer Tim Duddy is locked in a bitter legal battle with a large Chinese mining company that holds the exploration licence over the prime agricultural land. (Torsten Blackwood/AFP/Getty Images)
The Australian government's plan to impose a 30 percent tax on the iron ore and coal sectors has been approved.
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Australian ex-lawmaker guilty of sex with child prostitute

An Australia ex-lawmaker has been found guilty of having oral sex with a 12-year-old girl sold into prostitution.
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A other kind of Tasmanian Devil — this one pictured at Taronga Zoo on June 30, 2010. (Greg Wood/AFP/Getty Images)
An Australia ex-lawmaker has been found guilty of having oral sex with a 12-year-old girl sold into prostitution.
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Australia home to 60,000 illegal immigrants — mainly Brits and Americans — so where's the outrage?

The 60,000-odd illegal immigrants in Australia — mainly Americans and Brits — should cause Aussies far more angst than the 4,700 asylum seekers. So why doesn't it?
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Sri Lankan asylum seekers engage in a hunger strike after their boat broke down on the way to Australia's Christmas Island, at Cilegon on October 16, 2009 in Merak, Java, Indonesia. Australian immigration policies and the topic of illegal immigrants have become increasingly controversial in the past decade. (Oscar Siagian/AFP/Getty Images)
The 60,000-odd illegal immigrants in Australia — mainly Americans and Brits — should cause Aussies far more angst than the 4,700 asylum seekers. So why doesn't it?
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Details emerged on Sydney's alleged nurse-turned-nursing home killer

Details have emerged on Sydney nurse who allegedly set blaze that killed five elderly residents of a nursing home.
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A man is given oxygen by ambulance staff after a fire engulfed a nursing home for the elderly, killing at least three and seriously injuring eight, near Sydney on November 18, 2011. (Torsten Blackwood/AFP/Getty Images)
Details have emerged on Sydney's alleged nurse-turned-nursing home killer
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Indonesia calls US troop buildup in Darwin "too close for comfort"

Indonesia is making its displeasure about US troops deployments to Australia known, calling the Darwin base ''simply too close for comfort.''
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Motorists inch their way in a heavy traffic in Sumatra, Indonesia, on November 19, 2011. (Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images)
Indonesia is making its displeasure about US troops deployments to Australia known, calling the Darwin base ''simply too close for comfort.''
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Document detailing Obama's security arrangements Down Under found in Australian gutter

A booklet detailing Barack Obama's security arrangements during his Australian visit this week has been found lying in a gutter in the Aussie capital, Canberra.
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President Barack Obama arrives at the forecourt of Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, on the first day of his 2-day visit Down Under, Nov. 16, 2011. (Stefan Postles/AFP/Getty Images)
A booklet detailing Barack Obama's security arrangements during his Australian visit this week has been found lying in a gutter in the Aussie capital, Canberra.
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Thanks, and see y'all real soon, Obama tells Aussie troops in Darwin (VIDEO)

Obama visited Darwin, Australia's most northerly capital — only 500 miles off the coast of Indonesia — to remind Asia that the USA is here to stay.
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US President Barack Obama greets Australian troops and US Marines with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard (R) at RAAF Base Darwin in Darwin on November 17, 2011. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)
Obama visited Darwin, Australia's most northerly capital — only 500 miles off the coast of Indonesia — to remind Asia that the USA is here to stay.
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The joke's on Australia, as Obama "goes local"

Obama tried to speak a little Aussie English during a visit to Canberra on Wednesday night with some choice phrases from Down Under.
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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard (R) shares a light moment with US President Barack Obama before a parliamentary dinner in Canberra on November 16, 2011. Obama said economic powerhouse China must 'rethink' its attitude to trade if it wants to be part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. AFP PHOTO / POOL (Photo credit should read ALAN PORRITT/AFP/Getty Images) (Alan Porritt/AFP/Getty Images)
Obama tried to speak a little Aussie English during a visit to Canberra on Wednesday night with some choice phrases from Down Under.
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