Australian abruptly ends Cuba-Fla. swim attempt HAVANA (AP) — Australian endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel ended her attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida after 11 hours in the water when she was stung by a jellyfish Wednesday night.
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Kevin Rudd in The Associated Press This is a tragic day for Australia and for the Australian defense force,Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said in a statement to Parliament. "We know our mission in Afghanistan is hard, but this mission is critical for our common security."
Julia Gillard in Mmegi Online Gillard said the "breakthrough agreement" would "deliver a better return for the Australian people for the resources they own and which can only be dug up once".
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