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    Delta strain discovered in Australian children

    Today, our state Premier said that outdoor dining at pubs and clubs will be allowed, gyms can reopen with strict rules and students will be back in classrooms once a majority of NSW adults are vaccinated under the state government’s plan for how Sydney emerges from lockdown. People are...
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    General Patton's Death

    Fascinating read, thanks Mike, when you read about how that truck suddenly turned in front of his jeep , it's clear it was deliberate. What a story.
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    Do You Think The Housing Bubble Will Burst Soon?

    I hope it works out for you Aneeda72
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    Amazon food shops, no checkout just walk out without paying......

    Supermarkets are slowly moving towards sacking all their checkout operators, one day in the future, there will be little work for the average Joe left.
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    Delta strain discovered in Australian children

    It’s finally happened, we now have children under 9 years of age with the Delta variant. Those countries who have started vaccinating children knew what they were doing. Am hoping that even though they are positive, they won't become ill. There is growing concern for children in Queensland's...
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    News photos of the day

    Chinese nationalists vent their fury online after Taiwan wins Badminton gold. In a Facebook post after the match, Lee dedicated the gold medal to "my country, Taiwan". Later, Taiwan's President, Tsai Ing-wen, congratulated the athletes for "winning our country’s first gold medal in badminton"
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    News photos of the day

    A couple who were visiting Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park in Florida stood at the edge of the water and fed floating slices of sweet potato to the resident manatees. Though these so-called “river potatoes” remained underwater, they were very happy to have visitors bearing...
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    News photos of the day

    ASCOT, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 22: Royal Ascot Race Meeting Thursday - Ladies Day. Prince Andrew, ... TIM GRAHAM PHOTO LIBRARY VIA GETTY IMAGES Things have not been going well lately for Robert Maxwell’s favorite daughter Ghislaine. Over the winter of 2020-21, she, her siblings and legal team...
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    Australia today used helicopters and the army to enforce its 'Zero Covid' lockdown,

    Thousands of protesters marched 2 weekends ago and planned another one last Saturday. The cops squashed it flat, not a soul was seen in the city. Job well done.
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    Hello from Texas

    Welcome from Sydney, you are going through my worst nightmare - being left to soldier on when my other half passes away, thinking of you and believe you are being very brave.
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    Are you "languishing?"

    There must be a lot of people on this forum who are 'languishing' at the moment and reading upbeat comments about how people are feeling doesn't help. If we get through this rotten situation unscathed, it will be a miracle.
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    News photos of the day

    Little Bridger Walker of Cheyenne, Wyoming, needed 90 stitches for the damage to his face after he jumped in front of his younger sister to save her from being attacked by a German Shepherd. He is proud of his facial scars and doesn’t see himself as special.
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    News photos of the day

    Virginia Oliver, 101, inspects a lobster before she bands them, in Penobscot Bay in Maine, July 31, 2021. Oliver is the oldest licensed lobsterwoman in the northeastern state, and local historians describe as perhaps the oldest active one in the world.
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    News photos of the day

    A security personnel stands guard on top of a vehicle outside United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) office compound in Guzara district of Herat province on July 31, 2021. | Photo Credit: AFP United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned an attack on...
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    News photos of the day

    Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy celebrates after it was decided that he and Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar would share first place in the high jump final and each get a gold medal. He is holding a cast from an old injury on which is inscribed ‘Road to Tokyo 2020, 2021’ Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Getty...