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  • Human Rights Watch says Papua New Guinea has failed to protect women and children

    Organisation warns of grave dangers from rise of populist leaders and issues a scathing assessment of Australias nearest neighbourPapua New Guineans took to the streets to protest against government corruption and were met by gunfire, Human Rights Watch has said in a scathing assessment of Australias nearest neighbour. In its annual assessment of more than 90 countries, Human Rights Watch has [...]

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    Its Time To Wake Up To The Devastating Impact Flying Has On The Environment

    Ready to get over your post-festive comedown by booking an escape to the sun? For many of you, that will involve flying. And while Im sorry to put a downer on your holiday plans, there are several problems with this from a climate perspective. The first is that aviation is essentially a fossil fuel industry, one which guzzles an eye-watering 5m barrels of oil every day. Burning that fuel currently[...]

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    Baby Kangaroos Can't Get Enough Milk At Feeding Time And It's So, So Adorable

    In Australia, where it seems like everything is trying to kill you, at least there are adorable kangaroos. Kangaroos aren't exactly the safest animals to be around either, but at least they're pretty cute. For orphaned joeys that can't survive on their own, The Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs, Australia, is a life-saver. The sanctuary raises and rehabilitates baby kangaroos and, [...]

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    Somehow 14 million people have watched a video of a road being paved

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    Driver Pulls Into Too-Tight Parking Spot, Then Leaves A Stunning Note On The Car Next To Her

    Let’s face it, we’re all guilty of the occasional bad parking job. Sometimes, you just struggle to pull in close enough to the curb, and other times, you end up taking off your side-view mirror. Nobody’s perfect! What matters most is what you do about it. Some bad apples will ding up another car without leaving so much as a note or worse, they’ll leave a nasty one. [...]

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    Mom Thinks 7-Year-Old Has A Mosquito Bite, Then Finds Out Its A Flesh-Eating Ulcer

    Australian mom of two Amalia Spilman took her kids on a weekend getaway to Rye, on the coast of Victoria in April 2016. As many of us are all too aware, enjoying beautiful scenery is often accompanied by the unpleasant presence of mosquitoes. Amalia’s youngest, 7-year-old Mia, received a nasty bite. Having enough self-control not toscratch an itchy mosquito bite is hard enough for grown [...]

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    Carrie Underwood has 'no real plans' for this year

    Carrie Underwood will be taking it easier in 2017. The Dirty Laundry singer spoke with Ryan Seacrest for E! News on the Golden Globes red carpet on Sunday, and said her schedule for the year remains very open. I think Im gonna enjoy a little time with my family and then start writing, maybe, and just seeing what Im ready to do, she says. I dont know. Theres no real plans. [...]

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    Catastrophe! Feral cats have invaded nearly 100% of Australia

    Pretty deadly: Feral cats have contributed to the extinction of dozens of Australian mammal species.  (Threatened Species Recovery Hub of the Australian Government's National Environmental Science Programme) The cat's out of the bag and all over Australia. A new study finds that feral cats inhabit 99.8 percent of the continent's landmass, including 80 percent of the land that makes up [...]

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    Global Champions Tour: London and Berlin added to 2017 schedule

    (CNN)The world's richest showjumping competition is spreading its reach in 2017, with two of Europe's most powerful capitals joining the schedule.Berlin and London have been added to the 2017 Global Champions Tour calendar, which will take in 15 cities, 12 countries and three continents across eight months. Follow @cnnsport From April's opener in Mexico to the November finale in Qatar, 30 of the [...]

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    Money makes the World Cup go round: more teams means more cash | David Conn

    Fifas Gianni Infantino has pushed through his 48-team World Cup but those complaining, mostly from Europe, must know that the modern tournament has always been about commerce and politics as much as football gloryIt is still less than a year since Gianni Infantino stood dazzled by destiny at the Fifa congress, tapping his heart in disbelief at really being the president, and already he has swept [...]

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