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Solar Eclipse Turns Sun Into 'Ring of Fire' This Week

The moon will block the sun in a potentially spectacular solar eclipse this week — a celestial event that will transform the sun into a cosmic "ring of fire" in the daytime sky. Full story

Australian miners fired for dancing the Harlem Shake underground

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian mining services company has fired up to 15 workers who performed an underground version of the Harlem Shake and posted it online, in a second incident of the Internet dance craze sparking safety concerns. Full story

Rare Sharks Unexpectedly Found in Australian Waters

A rare shark couple found for the first time off the coast of Australia may force a rethink of the species' range. Full story

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