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A forensic officer recovers papers from a car parked in front of a raided house in the Guildford area of Sydney on Sept. 18, 2014. (credit: SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Prime Minister: Australia Thwarts ISIS Plot Where Supporters Planned to Publicly Behead Random Person

Counterterrorism raids in Sydney on Thursday were sparked by security intelligence that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was planning a random, violent attack in Australia as a demonstration of its reach, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said.

09/18/2014

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HIV-Killing Condom Could Launch In Next Few Months

Australian company working with condom manufacturer to combine anti-viral gel with lubricant.

07/23/2014

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The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.

04/23/2014

The Navy's Bluefin 21 has covered more than 80 percent of the search area in the effort to find out what happened to Malaysian Airlines flight 370. (Australia Department of Defence via Getty Images)

Australia Signals Deeper Search For Malaysian Jet

The Navy’s Bluefin 21 has covered more than 80 percent of the search area.

04/22/2014

The Bluefin 21, Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), is hoisted back on board the Australian Defense Vessel Ocean Shield after successful buoyancy testing on April 1, 2014. (credit: Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter D. Blair/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Robotic Sub Searching For Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight Experiences Technical Difficulties

As a robotic submarine dove into the ocean to look for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person.

04/16/2014

A crew members looks out an observation window aboard a New Zealand P3 Orion aircraft. (Getty Images)

Long Hunt For Missing Jet Looms As Pings Go Silent

Optimism is fading after a week of underwater pings that may have been the black boxes of Malaysian Airlines flight 370.

04/12/2014

A graphic of towed pinger locator detections by Australian ship Ocean Shield in the area being searched for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, is displayed during a media conference involving Angus Houston, head of the Joint Agency Coordination Centre in Perth on April 9, 2014. (credit: GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

Official: ‘No Major Breakthrough’ In Search For Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight

Authorities are confident that a series of underwater signals detected in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean are coming from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane’s “black boxes,” Australia’s prime minister said Friday.

04/11/2014

A graphic of towed pinger locator detections by Australian ship Ocean Shield in the area being searched for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, is displayed during a media conference involving Angus Houston, head of the Joint Agency Coordination Centre in Perth on April 9, 2014. (credit: GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

Aircraft Searching For Missing Malaysian Airlines Jet Picks Up ‘Possible Signal’

An Australian aircraft hunting for the missing Malaysian jet picked up a new possible underwater signal on Thursday in the same area search crews detected sounds earlier in the week that were consistent with an aircraft’s black boxes.

04/10/2014

Masaki Sunako of the Japan Coast Guard looks out of a window on a Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream aircraft for wreckage and debris of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in Southern Indian Ocean on April 1, 2014 near Australia. (credit: Rob Griffith - Pool via Getty Images)

Official: ‘Optimistic’ Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight Will Be Found In ‘Matter Of Days’

A ship searching for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet has detected two more underwater signals that may be emanating from the aircraft’s black boxes, and the Australian official in charge of the search expressed hope Wednesday that the plane’s wreckage will soon be found.

04/09/2014

Australian officials say they are narrowing in on the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. (Getty Images)

More Underwater Pings Heard In Search For Missing Jet

Australian official says there’s hope Malaysian Airlines flight 370 wreckage may soon be found.

04/08/2014

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