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Australia to strip citizenship from dual-national militants

Australia will seek to strip citizenship from dual nationals who fight with militants overseas or who carry out domestic attacks, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Tuesday, the latest in a series of tough new policies aimed at combating the threat from Islamist radicalism.


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NOAA satellite photo from northern Mexico(bottom left) to Oklahoma (top) in the US. The tornado came as ferocious weather battered swathes of Mexico and the southern United States. (Photo: AFP/Handout/NASA)

Tornado, floods leave deadly trail at Mexico-US border

A tornado ripped into a town in northern Mexico, killing at least 13 people and flattening hundreds of homes in a deadly six-second blast of carnage, officials said.





AS Roma's coach Rudi Garcia celebrates at the end of their Serie A soccer match against Lazio at the Olympic stadium in Rome, Italy, May 25, 2015. (Photo: Reuters/Tony Gentile)

Dramatic derby win sends Roma into Champions League

Roma qualified for the Champions League group stage with a last-gasp 2-1 win over neighbours and bitter rivals Lazio in a passionate Rome derby.



Lush 99.5FM will play only local music on both Aug 8 and National Day (Aug 9) this year. (Photo: Lush 99.5FM)

Lush 99.5FM goes All Local All Day again for National Day

The station has raised the stakes this year, and will play only local music on both Aug 8 and National Day. It will also launch its 50 Songs In 50 Days project to further showcase local music in the days leading up to National Day.





A woman walks with a bag of fast food beverage containers in New York May 31, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Fight over hot new cholesterol drugs may be won in milligrams

Two powerful and innovative cholesterol drugs likely to be approved this summer both target the same protein and have been shown to sharply lower LDL in high-risk patients.  But there is at least one significant difference between the two offerings: the dosages in which they will be sold.



Thousands of bikers gather in Washington to honor vets

One week after a gathering of biker gangs in Texas that resulted in nine deaths and 170 arrests, thousands of motorcycle riders roared into the nation's capital Sunday to honor military veterans, prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action.