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Police Officer Shoots Dead Unarmed Deaf Man, 29, Who was Using Sign Language

Last edited 24th August 2016

A 29-YEAR-OLD deaf man has been gunned down by a North Carolina state trooper after trying to communicate with the officer using sign language.

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Intense Struggle of 'Greatest Living Catholic Painter'

Last edited 21st August 2016

Whenever Borysewicz addresses a fresh canvas, a daunting set of issues stares back at him.

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Raped for Speaking out Against Rape

Last edited 18th August 2016

A Colombian woman who denounced armed groups for sexually abusing women and girls was abducted by the militants and subjected to a terrible punishment. Her story illustrates just how much power lies in the hands of armed men in Colombia - despite a ceasefire by the left-wing Farc rebels - and how lawless some parts of the country remain.

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Olympic Runner Who Helped Fallen Competitor Finds Inspiration in God

Last edited 18th August 2016

An Olympic runner whose sportsmanship drew headlines this week says that her faith in God helps her to find joy in her sport.

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Aleppo: 'We Have no Food, we Cook Leaves off Trees'

Last edited 11th August 2016

More than two million people are trapped inside the Syrian city of Aleppo - in desperate need of food and running water as intense fighting continues.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Katie Ledecky Prays “The Hail Mary” Before Every Race

Last edited 9th August 2016

U.S. Olympian Katie Ledecky is the world record holder in the 400-, 800- and 1500-meter freestyles, and the American record holder in the 500-, 1000- and 1650-yard freestyles.

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ACU Student Mack Horton Leads Gold Rush in the Pool

Last edited 9th August 2016

Horton held off defending Olympic champion Sun Yang, from China, to become the sixth Australian to win gold in the 400m freestyle. Capping off an exciting opening weekend in Rio for ACU, Exercise and Sports Science student Anabelle Smith produced a remarkable comeback performance in the diving pool to claim the bronze medal in the women’s synchronised 3m-springboard event.

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North and South Korean Gymnasts Pose for Selfie Together at Rio 2016 Olympics

Last edited 9th August 2016

THEIR countries may be at war, but gymnasts from North and South Korea have shown a rare moment of unity in the form of a selfie at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.South Korean gymnast Lee Eun-ju, 17, and her North Korean counterpart Hong Un-jong, 27, paused to snap a smiling picture together during a training period in Brazil.The moment was captured by another photographer and tweeted by political scientist Ian Bremmer who said, “This is why we do the Olympics” about the display between citizens of the two countries that are technically at war.His tweet has been retweeted and liked more than 21,000 times.

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Trolling The Census: How The ABS Knows If You're Lying

Last edited 9th August 2016

Every five years, the Australian Bureau of Statistics asks more than 18 million people to tell the truth.

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5 Things to Consider about the Cardinal Pell Allegations

Last edited 2nd August 2016

On Wednesday, ABC’s 7.30 Report dedicated a full episode to airing allegations of indecent assault against Cardinal George Pell. The report gave slightly more detail to newspaper articles from earlier this year which claimed that Cardinal Pell was being investigated by Victoria Police.

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