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  • Explosion at DFO, Essendon Airport (plane crash into retail outlets, Melbourne, Australia)

    02/20/2017 2:51:32 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 25 replies
    news.com.au ^ | 21st February 2017
    AN aircraft has crashed into a building near Essendon Airport causing a major explosion. Police say the plane crashed into a building, believed to be DFO, near Bulla Road in Essendon Fields. Police say the plane crashed just before 9am. There are reports the plane was carrying up to five people. ďAt this stage we do not have information regarding possible casualties and police are currently evacuating the area,Ē a Victoria Police statement said. ďThe surrounding roads will be effected for some time.Ē Ambulance Victoria says paramedics are responding to the incident. ďNo details about injuries are known at this...
  • The River of Life flows from Grace not works[Charismatic Caucus]

    02/20/2017 2:28:16 PM PST · by Jedediah · 10 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles, Bible ^ | 2-17-17 | Jedediah
    My River flows for you my children and not by any works of your hands but it is by my Grace , if nothing else was done by you " Behold I AM complete in my sacrifice for all " ,therefore die to self and just allow Me to be your first fruit in and through all for I AM your very breath and spirit ! Now just abide in Me " The Vine" and allow Me to love on you where you are right now by just releasing your yoke of works to Me for I AM your Glory...
  • 'Medallion' Bubble Burts Around The World (Taxicabs)

    02/16/2017 2:14:42 PM PST · by dynachrome · 35 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 2-16-17 | Tyler Durden
    Sandy Spanos is only 58, but now she could lose her house and be unable to pay for treatment for her cancer, which she was diagnosed with two years ago because the reform will leave her and her husband in hundreds of thousands of dollars of debt. Mrs. Spanos invested in three taxi licenses so she could enter retirement comfortably with a good superannuation, but she said it has all been ripped from her. ďWhat did I do wrong?Ē She asked news.com.au. The Victorian government wants to deregulate the taxi industry by abolishing taxi licenses and introducing a single registration...
  • Redback v snake: Extraordinary moment a spider takes on a brown serpent caught in its web [tr]

    02/15/2017 10:57:23 AM PST · by C19fan · 12 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 15, 2017 | Nelson Groom
    It is natureís David versus Goliath battle Ė a redback spider squaring off with a much larger brown snake. Extraordinary footage has surfaced of the moment the spider won a duel to the death with a reptile who slithered too close to its web. The vision of the two deadly creatures has made a splash on social media, where commenters voiced their astonishment at the underdog victory.
  • 'Puff, puff, pass': How WA's dolphins are using blowfish to get high [Australia]

    02/10/2017 2:48:11 PM PST · by Red Badger · 14 replies
    www.watoday.com.au ^ | February 8 2017 | Staff
    In what can only be described as a youngster doing the 'puff, puff, pass', West Australian dolphins may be using blowfish - or 'blowies' - to get high, scientists have found. Murdoch University researcher Krista Nicholson, who monitors dolphins occupying the Peel-Harvey coastal waters off Mandurah, said there were several records of them interacting with blowfish in estuaries and coastal waters around the world. The young dolphin Huubster tosses a blowfish in the air. Photo: Mandurah Dolphin Research Project ============================================================================================================================== She said that in Australia, scientists had seen juveniles mouthing blowies in the Leschenault estuary in WA's South West and...
  • Snake catcher live-streams python eating possum in driveway

    02/10/2017 12:16:06 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    UPI ^ | Feb. 9, 2017 | Ben Hooper
    A snake catcher called to remove a huge python from an Australian home's driveway live-streamed video of the serpent eating a possum. The video, posted to Facebook by Snake Catchers Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan & Gold Coast, shows the scene snake catcher Lana Field was greeted with when she arrived Thursday at the home in the Chapel Hill area of Brisbane, Queensland. Field arrived to find the python in the midst of eating a possum, which it had about halfway into its mouth. "As you can see it's already got the front shoulders down and we're already half-way down the body,...
  • Indonesia 'accepts apology' from Australia over military saga

    02/08/2017 6:03:33 PM PST · by PotatoHeadMick · 12 replies
    BBC ^ | Feb 9 2017 | staffer
    Indonesia's military chief says Australia has apologised over "offensive" training materials used at an army base in Perth. General Gatot Nurmantyo accepted the apology from the chief of Australia's army, the Indonesian military said. Indonesia last month said it had put all defence co-operation on hold, before clarifying the suspension was for one language-training programme. The nation said the materials referenced several sensitive topics. They were "soldiers in the past, East Timor, Papuan independence and 'Pancasila'", a reference to Indonesia's founding philosophy, Gen Nurmantyo said last month.
  • President Trump's telephone calls bring the heat

    02/07/2017 5:48:46 AM PST · by luke1825 · 15 replies
    lowell sun ^ | 2/8 | peter lucas
    Australia should consider itself lucky. President Donald Trump could have threatened to invade instead of just hanging up on Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and the rest of those blokes down under. In what should have been a friendly call to one of our staunchest allies, the call ended up nasty, but not before Trump, as is his wont, bragged about his electoral victory over Hillary Clinton, something of which he cannot stop talking about.
  • Trump Says White House Leaks Coming From Obama Admin Holdovers

    02/06/2017 9:15:19 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 71 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | Kerry Picket
    President Donald Trump pointed the finger at Obama administration holdovers at the White House and National Security Council for leaking information about private phone conversations he had with leaders of Australia and Mexico. ďItís a disgrace that they leaked because itís very much against our country,Ē Trump told Fox News Sunday, accusing ďObama peopleĒ in civil service positions for the leaks. ďItís a very dangerous thing for this country,Ē he added noting that these individuals were still being sought out and replaced. Trump described the media stories of what seemed to be contentious interactions between him and the two foreign...
  • Fascinating World War II handbook reveals what American soldiers were told to expect in Australia

    02/05/2017 12:00:52 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 34 replies
    Daily Mail (Australia/UK) ^ | 5th February 2017 | Max Margan
    Australian men were described by the US military during World War II as incoherent, beer-drinking tough guys who would gamble on raindrops falling on a window. In 1942, the US Army handed a 54-page booklet to its soldiers who were sent to Australia during the war to help them deal with culture shock. Titled 'Instructions for American Servicemen in Australia', the handbook's overriding theme was that the two countries shared a robust military and cultural alliance. But 75 years later, it gives a compelling insight into America's perception of Australians and reveals what the US Army told its men about...
  • Donald Trump's press secretary get Aussie Prime Minister's name wrong TWICE 2/03/2017

    02/04/2017 7:42:24 AM PST · by where's_the_Outrage? · 86 replies
    Youtube ^ | February 2 2017
    Donald Trump's press secretary get Aussie Prime Minister's name wrong TWICE 2/03/2017 Watch Donald Trump's press secretary get Aussie Prime Minister's name wrong TWICE in hilarious fashion Sean Spicer couldn't quite get Malcolm Turnbull's name out properly during a briefing over his phone call row with Trump. Not to mention the mass protests in cities across America as his controversial policies continue to divide the nation. But Spicer found himself stumbling on the most basic of details during Thursday's press conference at the White House; the name of the Australian Prime Minister. In his eagerness to emphasise Trump's anger at...
  • Caroline Kennedy: Trump's Foreign Policy Approach 'Alarming'

    02/03/2017 4:52:50 PM PST · by simpson96 · 58 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 2/3/2017 | Sandy Fitzgerald
    President Donald Trump's "America first" approach to foreign policy is "alarming," Caroline Kennedy, who recently resigned her post as U.S. ambassador to Japan, said Friday morning. "To be taken for granted, or to be insulted as an ally who has fought alongside the United States for example, with Australia, or who contributes a huge amount to American security, in the case of Japan and Korea, is alarming," Kennedy told NBC's "Today" anchor Matt Lauer in an exclusive interview. "I think that, hopefully, the president will realize the benefits of working with our friends and allies around the region." Kennedy resigned...
  • In Tweetstorm, Trump Lashes Out At Iran And "Paid Protesters", Mocks Arnie, Thanks Australia PM

    02/03/2017 6:56:40 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 02/03/2017
    In an early tweetstorm, President Trump fired off a volley of five (so far) tweets early on Friday morning, touching on all the key salient newsitems over the past 24 hours, including the ongoing feud with Schwarzenegger, the Australia PM phone call, the imminent round of Iranian sanctions, his upcoming meeting with business leaders and last but not least, the "professional anarchists" who foiled a speech by Milo Yiannopoulos at UC Berkeley. The good news for traders is that none of them appear to be particularly market moving or focusing on any specific company or part of the market.The...
  • McCain Steps In to Ease Tension With Australia Over Trump Insult (Manchurian Candidate Alert)

    02/02/2017 4:50:27 PM PST · by usafa92 · 44 replies
    NY Slimes ^ | 2/2/2017 | Glenn Thrush
    McCain steps into diplomatic vacuum to soothe allies Mr. Trumpís blustery phone call with Australiaís prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, was enough to pull the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee into the diplomatic breach. In a remarkable statement, Mr. McCain, Republican of Arizona, announced that he had called Australiaís ambassador to the United States, Joe Hockey, to assure him of an ďunwavering support for the U.S.-Australia alliance.Ē ďI asked Ambassador Hockey to convey to the people of Australia that their American brothers and sisters value our historic alliance, honor the sacrifice of the Australians who have served and are...
  • Loose Talk (The Australian Refugee Swap)

    02/03/2017 6:00:53 AM PST · by OddLane · 11 replies
    American Rattlesnake ^ | February 3, 2017 | Gerard Perry
    Whatever adjectives can be used to describe our new President, Ďdiplomaticí is not one which springs readily to mind. His phone conversation with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull merely serves to reinforce a reputation for bluntness that was already solidified within the public imagination. In this case, however, I think his impolitic speech is actually beneficial for American citizens. For the refugee resettlement swap cooked up by his predecessor, which involves the exchange of non-Muslim Central American refugees for Muslim boat people currently being detained at the behest of the Australian government, is another disastrous scheme to further erase our...
  • Turnbull humiliated for thinking he could outsmart Donald Trump, Andrew Bolt writes

    02/03/2017 2:05:05 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 80 replies
    Hearld Sun ^ | 2/02/2017 | Andrew Bolt
    MALCOLM Turnbull thought he could outsmart Donald Trump and trap him into taking 1250 of our boat people. Huge mistake, and now heís been humiliated. There is no surprise that an angry Trump attacked Turnbull in their call at the weekend and hung up halfway through, after just 25 minutes. What did Turnbull expect? This political disaster was always on the cards from the moment Turnbull announced, on November 13 last year, that heíd signed a deal with then US president Barack Obama to take our boat people detained on Nauru and Manus Island. That was very dumb because just...
  • Australiaís Turnbull Tries a Dirty Deed, Meets The Atomic Sledgehammer of American President TrumpÖ

    02/02/2017 9:21:19 PM PST · by Bratch · 61 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | February 2, 2017 | sundance
    ¬† Too funny.¬† Australia Herald¬†Andrew Bolt outlines¬†‚Äúthe leaker‚Ä̬†of the phone call between Australian Prime Minster Malcolm Turnbull and U.S. President Trump¬†came from down under ‚ÄstTurnbull leaked it.¬† Malcolm Turnbull tried to play a game of dirty politics with terrible results. Australia has their own version of the ‚ÄúCalais jungle‚ÄĚ filled with economic migrants unwanted by the majority of the Australian people. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull won‚Äôt accept any asylum seekers, migrants or refugees who arrive by boat.¬† Instead, [Australia] intercepts such vessels and sends them to remote Manus Island, in Papua New Guinea ‚Ästlink¬†‚Äď Prime-Minister Turnbull is stuck betwix a...
  • Sifting Through the Fake News on Trumpís Calls with Mexico and Australia

    02/02/2017 5:22:51 PM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | February 2, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Letís start here with the fake news, because thereís a lot of it out there today. I had a story, I was talking to the vice president yesterday on the program, and I told him that I had a list of stories, 30 fake news stories, 30 out-and-out lies in just the last five days, and that was yesterday. And, of course, we add more to them today. And itís always a bit of a fun challenge to determine where to start with the fake news on each and every day. How about the AP report that Trump threatened...
  • Trudeau won't stand a chance with Trump

    02/02/2017 8:02:46 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Canoe ^ | February 2, 2017 | Mike Strobel, The Toronto Sun
    Memo from Justin Trudeau to all staff: ďIf Trump calls, IíM NOT IN!Ē And who could blame our plucky PM? In a dizzying few hours this week, Donald Trump has rewritten the book on American diplomacy. Rewritten? Hell, heís ripped it up, burned it, spit on it and flung it in the swamp. There is more Marquis de Sade than Marquess of Queensberry about the Donaldís statesmanship. First, he reportedly hangs up on Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull in a spat over refugees. Turnbull insists America take 1,250 folks from Syria and Iraq who are now in Australiaís off-shore island...
  • UN refugee summit: Malcolm Turnbull and Peter Dutton tout Australia's immigration policy

    02/02/2017 4:52:58 PM PST · by onyx · 13 replies
    ABC.NET.AU ^ | Updated 19 Sep 2016, 10:21pm | North America correspondent Stephanie March and political reporter Stephanie Anderson
    Email UN refugee summit: Malcolm Turnbull and Peter Dutton tout Australia's immigration policy By North America correspondent Stephanie March and political reporter Stephanie Anderson Updated September 20, 2016 15:21:12 Video: Malcolm Turnbull speaks at a UN summit about Australia's border control policies (ABC News) Related Story: 'Life jacket graveyard' in London to commemorate refugee deaths Related Story: Turnbull arrives in New York ahead of refugee summit Map: Australia Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Immigration Minister Peter Dutton have used a United Nations summit to encourage world leaders to look to Australia's strict border control policies as a way to...
  • Australian Refugee "Deal"

    02/02/2017 3:14:52 PM PST · by Behind the Blue Wall · 80 replies
    Vanity | February 2, 2017 | Behind the Blue Wall
    Excuse the vanity, but I've been reading about this "deal" entered into apparently by Obama whereby we agreed to accept up to 2000 Australian illegal immigrants/"refugees" into our country, and as far as I know, a deal is defined by a trade of value between two or more parties. So what were we to get in return for accepting these people?
  • Donald Trump says he loves Australia

    02/02/2017 12:47:27 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 54 replies
    news.com.au ^ | 3rd February 2017 | Peter Mitchell
    US President Donald Trump is still talking tough about allies but instead of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in his sights, he is turning up the heat on Barack Obama for negotiating the Manus Island and Nauru refugee deal. Mr Trump said on Thursday he loves Australia and will honour the deal struck by his predecessor but only refugees who pass extreme vetting will be allowed into the US. "If a previous administration does something you have to respect that but you can also say 'Why are we doing this?'" Mr Trump, speaking to reporters before a meeting at the...
  • BY MY SPIRIT[Charismatic Caucus]

    02/02/2017 12:36:23 PM PST · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    Bible , The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 2-2-17 | Holy Spirit
    My corpuscles are the youth of your future endeavors in me therefore as you receive communion by My Spirit and declare it in tongues truly I shall overcome the arsenals and attempts of the enemy to thwart My Will in you for you do not work for flesh and blood or a church Made out of Stone nor a shepherd born into sin but it is My Righteousness that saves you in an eternal manner not mankind or a shepherdís staff and your True charity is to merely do My Will for in these footprints of obedience is where we...
  • Trump reportedly accuses Australian PM of seeking to export next ĎBoston bombersí

    02/02/2017 1:05:51 AM PST · by Boomer · 89 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/2/2017 | FNC Staff
    President Trump reportedly had a fiery conversation over the weekend with Australiaís prime minister over a refugee deal agreed upon under the Obama administration. Trump reportedly blasted the agreement as ďthe worst deal everĒ and accused Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of seeking to export ďthe next Boston bombers.Ē The call went so badly, Trump told Turnbull that he had spoken to Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Russiaís Vladimir Putin and their call was his ďworst so far.Ē
  • ĎThis was the worst call by farí: Trump abruptly ended phone call with Australian leader

    02/02/2017 8:29:05 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 102 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 02/01/2017 | By Greg Miller and Philip Rucker
    <p>It should have been one of the most congenial calls for the new commander in chief ó a conversation with the leader of Australia, one of Americaís staunchest allies, at the end of a triumphant week.</p> <p>Instead, President Trump blasted Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull over a refu≠gee agreement and boasted about the magnitude of his electoral college win, according to senior U.S. officials briefed on the Saturday exchange. Then, 25 minutes into what was expected to be an hour-long call, Trump abruptly ended it.</p>
  • Media Advance New Narrative: ďMean TrumpĒ With Phone Call Leaker in White House

    02/02/2017 1:46:49 AM PST · by onyx · 46 replies
    The latest Mostly Swamp Media (MSM) talking point is rather funny. Keeping up with the continuing technique of ‚Äėmedia reports on media reports‚Äė, today the preferred undermining narrative is to sell a tale of White House leakers.The Associated Press (AP) is transparently still upset about their first-question White House press decorum being violated by the vulgarian Spice; and on the heels of the deplorable decision to allow common-folk in fly-over country to Skype in questions to the daily press briefing (which began today), the AP publishes an account of bad hombre‚Äô Trump talking to the magnanimous defender of all...
  • U.S.-Australia Rift Is Possible After Trump Ends Call With Prime Minister (No G'Day Matey Alert)

    02/01/2017 10:54:07 PM PST · by goldstategop · 41 replies
    New York Times ^ | 02/02/2017 | By Glenn Thrush and Michelle Innis
    WASHINGTON ó A phone call between President Trump and the Australian Prime Minister is threatening to develop into a diplomatic rift between two stalwart allies after the two men exchanged harsh words over refugee policy, and Mr. Trump abruptly ended the call. The phone call last Saturday between Mr. Trump and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull turned contentious after the Australian leader pressed the president to honor an agreement to accept 1,250 refugees from an Australian detention center. Late Wednesday night, Mr. Trump reiterated his anger over the agreement on Twitter. He called the agreement a ďdumb dealĒ and blamed the...
  • Australian Teen Denied Visa†For Space Camp in US Because His Parents Are From Iran

    01/30/2017 9:36:05 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 84 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | 1-30-2017 | Matt Novak
    An Australian teen was denied a visa to attend space camp in the United States today. The 15-year-old, Pouya Ghadirian, was born in Australia but his parents are from Iran, giving him dual citizenship. The visa denial is believed to be the first for an Australian citizen under the Trump regimeís so-called Muslim ban, interpreted by many legal scholars to be grossly unconstitutional. The high school junior was planning to visit the US with other classmates this upcoming March. The teenagerís trip was to include visits to Orlando, Washington, D.C., and the Space and Rocket Center in Alabama. The Alabama...
  • Australia will support Donald Trump on strong border protection policies: Julie Bishop

    01/29/2017 2:56:01 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Sydney Morning Herald | January 30, 2017 | Tom McIlroy
    Link only due to copyright issues: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/australia-will-support-donald-trump-on-strong-border-protection-policies-julie-bishop-20170129-gu133i.html
  • Turnbull, Trump confirm deal to resettle Manus, Nauru island refugees (Australian refugee deal)

    01/29/2017 12:36:48 AM PST · by naturalman1975 · 36 replies
    news.com.au ^ | 29th January 2017 | Annika Smethurst
    REFUGEES from Manus Island and Nauru will be resettled in the United States, despite moves by US President Donald Trump to suspend his countryís refugee program for 120 days. Mr Trump vowed to honour the agreement reached between Australia and the previous US administrations during a 25-miute phone call with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today, the first since his inauguration. The one-off refugee resettlement deal seemed unlikely to go ahead after US President this week followed through on his election promise by placing a four-month suspension on allowing refugees into the United States.
  • Italian, Spanish Frigates Sail to Do Battle In Australia

    01/23/2017 5:30:04 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 11 replies
    Defense-Aerospace.com ^ | JANUARY 23, 2017
    Built by Fincantieri to the French-Italian FREMM design, Carabiniere is the fifth of the Italian Navyís Bergamini-class frigates which, displacing 6,700 metric tonnes, are in fact destroyer-sized ships fitted out in both ASW and air-defense versions. (Italian navy photo) PARIS --- A major naval battle is brewing Down Under, as two of Western Europeís most modern surface combatants steam through the Indian Ocean to fight for the next prize offered by the Royal Australian Navy. At stake is an A$35 billion order for 8 or 9 SEA Future Frigate (FF) to be built in Adelaide, South Australia, under the SEA5000...
  • Anti-Trump protesters HUMILIATED as supporters pay to write President's NAME in sky above[Australia]

    01/23/2017 12:46:08 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 23 replies
    Express.co.uk ^ | Jan 21, 2017 | DARREN HUNT
    Anti-Trump protesters HUMILIATED as supporters pay to write President's NAME in sky above THOUSANDS of anti-Trump protesters were shocked in Sydney after someone paid to have the new US Presidentís name written above them in the sky. By DARREN HUNT 00:01, Sat, Jan 21, 2017 | UPDATED: 12:39, Sat, Jan 21, 2017 Demonstrators have gathered in different parts of the globe to protest against the US President Donald Trump after his inauguration on Friday. Thousands of people have planned to take part in marches including a Womenís March that has been organised in London on Saturday afternoon. In Sydney and...
  • Police pursuit through Melbourne CBD (car running down a number of people - ongoing)

    01/19/2017 6:57:23 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 106 replies
    news.com.au ^ | 20th January 2017
    POLICE are chasing a rogue car which has driven erratically through the Melbourne CBD. Ambulance Victoria confirmed paramedics had reports multiple people had been hit by a car. A number of unmarked Police cars and a police helicopter have been deployed in the chase. Paramedics are still unsure how many pedestrians had been hit. Emergency services were flooded with calls about 1.30pm.
  • Welcome to my parlour, said the spider to the SNAKE! Reptile is no match for a venomous [tr]

    01/11/2017 6:46:54 AM PST · by C19fan · 18 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 11, 2017 | Rachel Buford
    Snakes often spark fear in humans because of their venom and speed, but one found itself completely helpless when it stumbled into the home of a deadly spider. Carmel Munro, from Vinifera, Australia, walked into her garden shed to find a female redback spider battling a snake that it had caught in its web. Despite tossing and turning the large snake cannot shake itself free as the spider approaches to inject its venom.
  • Horrifying footage shows a huge wasp dragging a paralysed huntsman spider around a kitchen floor

    01/10/2017 9:04:27 AM PST · by C19fan · 55 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 10, 2017 | Ted Thornhill
    Most living creatures make themselves scarce upon seeing a huntsman spider. But not the spider wasp. It kills them and uses them as a giant meal for its larvae Ė and one of the insects has been caught on camera dragging one of the arachnids around a kitchen.
  • Australia Has a Serious Cat Problem

    01/08/2017 2:50:49 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 80 replies
    Time ^ | Jan. 6, 2017 | Kate Samuelson
    Australia has a serious cat problem, with feral cats covering 99.8% of the country according to new research published in the journal Biological Conservation. The exact number of cats fluctuates from roughly 1.4 million after continent-wide droughts cramp food sources to about 5.6 million after extensive wet periods, which result in plenty of available prey. An additional 700,000 feral cats are estimated to live in other environments, including Australiaís urban areas, rubbish dumps and intensive farms. Despite this, researchers say that the catsí impact on Australiaís fauna is still severe, and that reducing this impact is of critical importance. The...
  • The widow's mite a Pence to you[Charismatic Caucus]

    01/05/2017 9:19:06 AM PST · by Jedediah · 12 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles, bible ^ | 1-5-17 | Jedediah,Holy Spirit
    The widows mite a Pence to you, But soon shall rise from where now it is viewed, Humility about to rise, Where wisdom lives and no demise, So watch My choice begin to show, When "others" preach a Trump to grow, Truly this Pence shall be my choice , A man of God that speaks only My voice, Luke 21:1-4Tree of Life Version Teaching in the Temple 21 Then Yeshua looked up and saw the rich dropping their gifts into the treasury box. 2 He also saw a poor widow dropping in two small copper coins. [a] 3 And He...
  • Indonesia suspends military co-operation with Australia

    01/03/2017 8:03:03 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 13 replies
    9 News Australia ^ | 4th January 2017
    Indonesia has suspended all military cooperation with Australia, the ABC reports. The move was reportedly made over 'offensive' training materials on display at an Australian SAS base in Perth. Major General Wuryanto has not confirmed the reason for the suspension, saying it was for technical matters, and that there were "ups and downs in every cooperation between two national forces". According to Indonesian newspaper, Kompas, an Indonesian Special Forces instructor took offence to some ďlaminated materialĒ at the Perth base.
  • Seal Relocated After Terrorizing Australian Town

    12/26/2016 9:50:19 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    UPI ^ | Dec. 26, 2016 | Stephen Feller
    An Australian couple woke up Christmas morning to find a fur seal doing its best impression of a hood ornament on their car, but residents of the town say this is not the first time a seal has tried to move in to the neighborhood. Animal control officers in Newstead, a suburb of Tasmania, subdued the seal as it ran from driveway to driveway and car to car through the neighborhood, apparently unsure how to get back to the nearby waterway it came from. "We got up and there was this great big seal on the roof of the car,...
  • How a Dying Rural Town Saved Itself (African Immigrants!!)

    12/26/2016 6:20:17 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 26 replies
    ABC/Disney ^ | 12-25-2016 | Greg Hassall
    The population was in decline, enrolments at the local primary school were down and farmers could not find labourers to help with manual work. Her town was dying before her eyes. ďYou donít like to see a community die. And thereís not much joy in a place with no children.ĒMeanwhile in Sydney, refugee advocate Emmanuel Musoni was grappling with problems in his community from central Africa. They had been displaced from Rwanda and neighbouring countries during years of bitter civil
  • Woman Rescues Dog From Crocodile in Move Police Say Is 'Brave' But Not Recommended

    12/24/2016 3:15:55 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    ABC News ^ | 12/24 | Lucy Marks
    A woman has jumped into a Northern Territory waterway to rescue her dog from a one-metre crocodile, in a move police say was "brave" but not recommended. Duty Superintendent James O'Brien said the woman, who had just moved from interstate, was walking her dogs at a park at Durack, in Palmerston, about 9:00am on Saturday. "It's quite a remarkable to happen a day before Christmas," Duty Superintendent O'Brien said. "While some of her dogs were running around having fun, one of her smaller dogs was sitting on the edge of the causeway when she noticed a crocodile came up and...
  • Melbourne Christmas Day mass terror attack foiled (Australia)

    12/22/2016 11:40:04 PM PST · by Dundee · 21 replies
    The Australian ^ | December 23, 2016
    Victoria Police say they have foiled an ISIS inspired terror attack on Christmas Day in the heart of Melbourne. Terror plotters allegedly planned to attack Melbourneís Flinders Street Station, Federation Square and St Paulís Cathedral. Heavily armed police raided homes across Melbourneís north on Friday morning and made seven arrests. Five men aged between 21 and 26 were arrested... Four of them were born in Australia and are of Lebanese background, while a fifth is an Egyptian-born Australian citizen. One of the men arrested is Zak Dabboussi... His Facebook page is prolific with religious material including quotes from the Koran....
  • Police raids in Melbourneís northern suburbs foil alleged Christmas Day terror attack

    12/22/2016 2:23:04 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 11 replies
    news.com.au ^ | 23rd December 2016
    TERRORISTS planned a Christmas Day bomb attack targeting Melbourne landmarks including Federation Square and Flinder Street Station, police claim. A major multi-agency operation between Victoria Police, the Australian Federal Police and ASIO foiled the alleged plot, with five people in custody. Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton said in a press conference this morning: ďWe believe that there was an intention to conduct what we call a multimode attack, possibly on Christmas Day, the possible locations that we have been working on have been Federation Square, Flinders Street Station and St Paulís Cathedral.
  • Slithering surprise: Australian woman finds snake on her Christmas tree (highly venomous!)

    12/20/2016 8:29:58 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 24 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 12/19/16
    Tiger snake found in a woman's Christmas tree in Australia. (Provided by Barry Goldsmith of Snake Catcher Victoria Australia.) It probably wasnít what she asked Santa for, but a woman in Australia got an early Christmas surprise in her tree this year. According to professional snake catcher Barry Goldsmith, a woman in Melbourne found a tiger snake intertwined with the tinsel on her Christmas tree on Sunday morning. ďSheís didnít panic, she just took a photo and sent it to the snake catcher, me, and 20 minutes later I had the little bugger in a bag,Ē Goldsmith wrote on...
  • Australian Efforts to Dump the United Nations Gain Momentum [OzExit]

    12/19/2016 2:47:32 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 19 replies
    The New American ^ | September 16, 2016 | Alex Newman
    As the United Nations becomes increasingly radical in its assaults on liberty and national sovereignty, the movement for free nations to leave the dictator-dominated UN has now officially arrived in Australia. Speaking on the floor of Parliament in his inaugural address, newly elected Senator Malcolm Roberts with the One Nation party said Australian values were under threat from ďinsidiousĒ institutions such as the unelected UN. To deal with it, he called for an ďOzExit.Ē In a passionate defense of freedom, Roberts also blasted privately owned central banks and the incestuous relationship between global mega-banks and Big Government. The tide is...
  • Australia: Muslim migrant mob beat beachworkers ďsenselessĒ

    12/18/2016 9:47:14 PM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 50 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | DECEMBER 18, 2016 | CHRISTINE WILLIAMS
    It isnít enough that Muslim migrants are sexually assaulting children, seniors and scores of women throughout Europe, now in Australia, ďa rampaging mob of 30 African migrants beat two men senseless during an unprovoked and horrifying attack on a beach.Ē In recent years, gangs of mostly Sudanese men have terrorised Melbourne suburbs with a spate of burglaries, rape, assault, and carjackings. Police have said the gangs seem to be motivated by pleasure, warning: ďDrugs or money arenít the driver. Itís purely for the fun. Theyíre getting off on humiliating their victims.Ē Apparently nothing else is expected of these ďwild animalsĒ...
  • Australiaís 12 new Shortfin Barracuda Submarines described as Ďmost lethal weaponí the nation has

    12/14/2016 10:56:50 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 6 replies
    Gold Coast Bulletin, Australia ^ | December 15, 2016 | Victoria Craw
    AUSTRALIAíS 12 new submarines will be the most ďpotent weaponĒ the nation has ever known featuring lethal technology designed to assert the nationís space in the world. Thatís according to Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne who said the addition of 12 Shortfin Barracuda submarines to Australiaís arsenal will reassure President-elect Donald Trump the country is not shirking its military duties by being ďstrategic bludgersĒ. Mr Pyneís visit to the sprawling military-style factory was a chance for the Minister to see for himself the kind of facilities that will be built in Adelaide where the submarines will be created over the...
  • We Are Hitting the Wall of Maximum Grabbing (Illustrates almost everything wrong with the Left)

    12/14/2016 5:47:13 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Nation ^ | December 14, 2016 | Naomi Klein
    I would like to pay my respects to the elders both past and present of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation on whose land we gather tonight. Tonight I will be speaking about the need to change our cultural stories so that they cease to pit us against one another and the earth. And our greatest teachers in this process of transformation must be the Indigenous people who have kept their stories and practices of right relationship alive for tens of thousands of years. Thank you David Hirsch, for this tremendous honor, and thanks to the members of the...
  • All hail the rise of cat men, an antidote to toxic masculinity

    12/14/2016 10:57:23 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 133 replies
    ABC News ^ | December 11, 2016 | Hayley Gleeson
    An online movement of men is shrugging off the stereotype that 'cats are for girls' and flaunting their affinity for kitties, writes Hayley Gleeson. And they're giving others permission to embrace a gentler, more thoughtful kind of masculinity. Myles Loughran is a cat man. 'Cat man' as in, 'cat lady', but with a Y-chromosome. Put another way, Mr Loughran is a man who likes cats ó as opposed to a man who likes dogs, say, or miniature pigs. "There's something about cats," the 29-year-old co-owner of Cat Cafe Melbourne tells ABC News. "I feel they can give you that real...
  • An open letter to men, who can help female runners feel safe

    12/06/2016 11:08:19 AM PST · by conservative98 · 162 replies
    NT News ^ | December 6, 2016 | Carolyn Tate
    DEAR man on the street, Iím writing to ask for your help. As a female runner, I am constantly aware of my safety when Iím out on an evening run. What is behind me? Do I hear anything strange? Why is that man running towards me? What is making those bushes rustle? And I am always home before dark. Author Margaret Atwood said, ďMen are afraid women will laugh at them. Women are afraid men will kill them.Ē You may think thatís hyperbole, but I promise you, itís not. Every woman I know has been in a situation at least...