Australia

9:56am

Fri January 4, 2013
The Two-Way

In Australia, Trees Made Famous By Aboriginal Artist Fall To Suspected Arsonist

Originally published on Fri January 4, 2013 11:47 am

One of the "ghost gums," which fell to the ground after being set afire.
Northern Territory Govt., Dept. of Attorney General & Justice

Two "ghost gum" trees that were revered by many in Australia after being made famous by Aboriginal artist Albert Namatjira have been found toppled over and burned — victims of a suspected arsonist.

The trees, in the outback near Alice Springs, were due to soon be put on Australia's national heritage register, The Guardian says. It adds that:

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7:43am

Thu January 3, 2013
The Two-Way

This May Blow Your Mind: Video Of New Year's Eve Fireworks In Reverse

Originally published on Thu January 3, 2013 9:27 am

In the video, you can watch them disappear.
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5:11am

Tue December 18, 2012

8:24am

Mon December 10, 2012
The Two-Way

Royal Hoax: Nurse's Family 'Devastated,' Radio Hosts 'Shattered' By Her Death

Originally published on Mon December 10, 2012 10:40 am

Flowers and a note outside the apartments near King Edward VII Hospital in central London where Jacintha Saldanha and other nurses stayed.
Carl Court AFP/Getty Images

The family of nurse Jacintha Saldanha is "devastated" and "simply cannot understand or cope with what's happening," a British member of parliament tells the BBC as all those involved try to come to grips with the London nurse's apparent suicide.

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9:14am

Fri December 7, 2012
The Two-Way

Nurse Who Transferred Prank Call About Pregnant Kate Middleton Is Found Dead

Originally published on Fri December 7, 2012 1:11 pm

Two Police Officers stand guard in the early morning at the King Edward VII Private Hospital in London, England.
Chris Jackson Getty Images

A prank call by two Australian DJs pretending to be Queen Elizabeth has ended in tragedy this morning: The nurse who transferred the call that led to the divulging of information about a pregnant Kate Middleton was found dead in an apartment today.

The Guardian reports that the woman, Jacintha Saldanha, worked at the King Edward VII hospital, where Middleton was admitted, suffering from severe morning sickness.

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