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Raw: Australia Sweats Out Heat Wave

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January 16, 2014
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A heat wave continued to sweep through Australia's southern states on Thursday, with some areas suffering temperatures reaching 111 degrees Fahrenheit. (Jan. 16)


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Alaska Temperatures Near 100 Degrees

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Raw: India Zoo Keeps Animals Cool in Heatwave

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