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Motivational Speaker, Nick Vujicic Born Without Limbs Welcomes Twin Girls With Wife (Photos)

Nick Vujicic, the Australian Christian evangelist and motivational speaker born without arms and legs has welcomed a set of identical twin girls with wife, Kanae Vujicic. The twin babies who have been named Olivia Mei Vujicic and Ellie Laurel Vujicic, were delivered December 20. Both the mother and babies are …

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Man fractures skull falling down a cliff in Perth (Photos)

A man who fell more than ten metres down a rocky cliff face near Perth has been rescued by paramedics. An ambulance helicopter was called to Washaway Beach near Barrabooka Street on Friday afternoon to assist the 37-year-old, who fractured his skull during the fall. He was winched to safety …

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British woman, 49, dies after being swept away by strong current while swimming with family in Australia.

A British woman, aged 49, has died after she got swept away by a strong current while swimming with her family in Australia. The family of five had to be rescued by members of the public after encountering the rip tide but the woman, a UK national, was already unconscious. …

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Australian lawmaker proposes to gay partner in parliament speech

Today, an Australian conservative politician proposed to his long-term partner on the floor of parliament, ahead of the passage of a measure for same sex couples to marry. Liberal member of parliament Tim Wilson proposed to his partner Ryan Bolger in the capital of Canberra. In his emotional speech as he proposed, Wilson said, …

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Australian politician forced out because she’s part British

An Australian senator who is British by descent has became the ninth politician to leave Parliament over a 116-year-old constitutional ban on dual nationals running for office that threatens to bring down the government. Skye Kakoschke-Moore, a member of the Nick Xenophon Team minor party, said she discovered she was …

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Australia votes in favor of legalizing gay marriage

Australians have voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage by 61.6% to 38.4%. People were asked their views in a survey sent out by the country’s Bureau of Statistics. It is non-binding, however politicians are expected to follow the results of the poll – the country will then become the …

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