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Bondi Beach Closed Due To Algae Bloom
2012-11-27 19:59:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Tourists at Australia's Bondi Beach were surprised to see what looked like blood-soaked water heading their way this week. Bondi Beach is a popular tourists destination around Sydney Australia, but the area had to be closed after a huge algal bloom took over some of the area's waters. Ten News Sydney reported that despite the warnings, a number of beachgoers were still venturing into the water and swimming through the red...

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2005-12-28 01:35:00

By Michael Perry SYDNEY -- Australia's summer -- if you can survive it, you'll love it. Australia has plenty of blue sky, a scorching sun and golden beaches washed by cooling waves. It also has a multitude of creatures that can kill you, and they all come out to play in the summer. Only one week into summer and hundreds of swimmers were chased from the surf at Bondi Beach by an unusually large shark, possibly an aggressive tiger shark or bronze whaler. Bondi Beach lifeguard Rod Kerr,who has...

2005-12-18 21:45:46

By Michael Perry SYDNEY (Reuters) - A security crackdown on Sydney's beaches will be extended over Christmas after further racial violence over the weekend was averted with police arresting seven men with Molotov cocktails and confiscating scores of weapons. Police Commissioner Ken Moroney said on Monday that as calm returned to the beaches, police numbers would be reduced -- but 800 officers would be scheduled on duty until the end of January to deal with the threat of violence. "I...

2005-12-18 14:40:22

By Jim Regan SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police "locked down" two Sydney suburbs on Sunday night, allowing only residents through roadblocks, fearing fresh outbreaks of racial violence after seizing Molotov cocktails. Police said Australia's famous Bondi Beach and the suburb of Brighton-le-Sands near Sydney airport had been sealed off after people were arrested carrying Molotov cocktails. "Only residents can come into Bondi. They have to show proof of residence, like a driver's...

2005-12-18 06:02:03

By Jim Regan SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police seized petrol bombs, knives and iron bars around Sydney beaches on Sunday, along with mobile phones used to spread racist messages, in a huge security operation to prevent fresh inter-communal violence. Police put an extra 500 police on the beaches of Australia's biggest city, taking the total cordon to about 2,000. Officers patrolled on horseback and set up checkpoints around some of Sydney's favorite summer playgrounds, including...

2005-12-18 02:54:08

By Jim Regan SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police boosted security around Sydney's beaches on Sunday, fearing fresh outbreaks of racial violence as they seized petrol bombs, knives, iron bars and mobile phones used to spread racist text messages. Police patrolled beaches on horseback and set up checkpoints around some of the city's favorite summer playgrounds, including Bondi Beach, where a peaceful holiday mood was edged by fears of fresh violence between whites and ethnic...

2005-12-17 23:26:01

By Jim Regan SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police stepped up security around Sydney's beaches on Sunday, fearing fresh racial violence after officers manning road-blocks found knives in cars, and hate messages circulated by mobile phone. Police patrolled beaches on horseback and set up checkpoints around some of the city's favorite summer playgrounds, including Bondi Beach, where a peaceful holiday mood was edged by fears of fresh violence between whites and ethnic Lebanese. "I...

2005-12-17 20:49:40

By Jim Regan SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police stepped up security around Sydney's beaches on Sunday, fearing another eruption of racial violence after road-blocks found cars carrying knives, while hate messages circulated by mobile phone. Police patrolled beaches on horse-back and set up checkpoints around some of the city's favorite summer playgrounds, including Bondi Beach, where the holiday mood was infused by fears of fresh violence between whites and ethnic Lebanese. "I...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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