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The aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Marcia in Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia, on Friday. The small town on the Capricorn Coast is bearing the brunt of the wild weather. Another cyclone has made landfall on the country's north coast. Karin Calvert/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Singer Conchita Wurst, representing Austria, performs the song "Rise Like a Phoenix" during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen, Denmark. Wurst, who won the competition, placed seventh on Google's list of 2014's fastest-rising global search requests. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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Al-Jazeera English correspondent Peter Greste, appears in court March 31, 2014, along with several other defendants during their trial on terrorism charges in Cairo, Egypt. Heba Elkholy/AP hide caption

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Al-Jazeera's Australian correspondent Peter Greste, seen here at a court room during trial in Cairo, Egypt, was released and deported Sunday. Ahmed Abd El Latif/AP hide caption

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NPR's Leila Fadel on Weekend Edition Sunday

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An employee in a Sydney bookshop in 2012 adjusts packaged cigarettes, which have to be sold in identical olive-brown packets bearing the same typeface and largely covered with graphic health warnings. William West/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Australian Christmas today is characterized by gastronomic eclecticism. Many of us have abandoned the old British customs — except for the rich and alcoholic Christmas pudding. Edward Shaw/iStockphoto hide caption

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Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his wife, Margie, pay their respects at the Martin Place memorial site on Tuesday in Sydney, Australia. Jennifer Polixenni Brankin/Getty Images hide caption

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A hostage runs to armed tactical response police officers for safety after she escaped from a cafe under siege at Martin Place in the central business district of Sydney, Australia, on Monday. Rob Griffith/AP hide caption

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