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Australian boss gives away cars, vacations for Christmas

Sydney, Nov 21 (DPA) Christmas came early for workers at an Australian nickel refinery this weekend as their boss handed out 55 Mercedes cars and 700 overseas holidays as a surprise bonus.

Rehab Woods out to prove his game in Australia

Sydney, Nov 11 (DPA) Tiger Woods justified his ranking as the world’s second-best golfer Thursday with a workmanlike 2-under-par 69 in the first round of his Australian Masters title defence in Melbourne.

Perry wants Rihanna to get married

Wellington, Nov 11 (IANS) Pop singer Katy Perry, who got married to comedian Russell Brand last month in India, now wants her best friend R&B singer Rihanna to walk down the aisle.

Teenager stabbed in fight organised on Facebook

Auckland, Oct 31 (IANS) A 16-year-old student from an Auckland school was stabbed in a public fight that was organised through the social networking website Facebook.