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Mystery of Freeman’s missing bodysuit likely solved

SYDNEY (AP) — The bodysuit worn by Australian sprinter Cathy Freeman when she lit the flame at the opening of the 2000 Sydney Olympics may have been recovered 14 years after it disappeared from her dressing room.

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Extra Asian Cup security sought after Sydney siege

Staff members from the Lindt Chocolat Cafe with their arms linked pay tribute to their colleague who lost his live during a siege at the popular coffee shop at Martin Place in the central business district of Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. The siege ended early Tuesday with a barrage of gunfire that left two hostages and the Iranian-born gunman dead, and a nation that has long prided itself on its peace rocked to its core. (AP Photo/Steve Christo)

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Asian Football Confederation is requesting extra security for the Asian Cup in Australia following the siege at a Sydney cafe that left two hostages dead.

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