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  • Australia anti-terrorism raid underway with more than 800 police

    Australia anti-terrorism raid underway with more than 800 police
    Australian police are conducting what they called the largest counter-terrorism operation in the nation's history, with more than 800 police officers participating. Officials announced early Thursday that 15 people had been detained and one person charged "with serious terrorism-related offenses" allegedly related to plans for at least one beheading.
  • Australia thwarts beheading plot, says Islamic State threat persists

    Authorities in Australia have charged a 22-year-old Sydney resident with preparing to sow terror in the country by seizing a person at random and beheading him in a videotaped execution, Australian media reported Thursday. Omarjan Azari exhibits “...

    Drive to be the best - McIlroy or Scott?

    (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy is the best driver in contemporary golf when he is 'on his game' while Adam Scott is consistently the best, day-in and day-out. Both players are regarded as better off the tee than Tiger Woods was at his peak. This was the...

    Grevers dunks demons on way to Australia

    IRVINE, Calif. -- The pool brought back bad memories.  It was the place where Matt Grevers saw his swimming career go dead in the water at exactly the same point in the Olympic cycle -  the U.S. Championships in the middle year between Summer Games....

    Australia to crack down on athletes' entourages

    (Reuters) - The Australian Olympic Committee will make the country's top athletes sign pledges that they have never worked with coaches or support staff that have engaged in doping-related activity. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will introduce...