In 1977, my house at Cygnet, in Tasmania’s Huon Valley, was destroyed by fire because of a poorly installed wood heater. I rebuilt, but it was challenging. The members of the community in Cygnet gathered around me in a way you wouldn’t believe.They were absolutely fantastic folk, and it was […]

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One of the most prominent figures on Fox News isn’t joining in on the cheerleading of President Donald Trump’s assassination of Iran’s most important military leader. During his show on Friday, host Tucker Carlson delivered a lengthy monologue criticizing the escalation of tensions with Iran sparked by the killing of […]

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Each year Forbes Magazine releases its lists of the world’s richest men and women. In the case of the women, much remained the same as the 2011 list including the fact that most of the women are not self-made, but instead inherited their money. Many of the richest women in […]

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More than a third of British Airways flights from Heathrow were cancelled as thousands of passengers were disrupted for a second day. The airline was hit by a worldwide computer system power failure on Saturday, causing cancellations and delays for thousands of passengers. All long-haul services will fly from Heathrow, […]

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President Donald Trump met with France’s newly elected president Emmanuel Macron Thursday in Brussels ahead of a NATO summit, and it was hard to miss the handshake between the two world leaders ― white knuckles and all. “The two presidents, each wearing dark suits and blue ties (Trump’s was thick […]

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