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Australia Lays Out China-Focused Defense Overhaul

SYDNEY—Australia is overhauling its military to create a larger, more powerful force focused on the Indo-Pacific as it seeks to counterbalance China’s growing influence and military power in the region. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday that Australia will spend roughly $186 billion over the next 10 years on high-tech defense programs including new long-range…

Australia sees highest new coronavirus caseload since mid-April, successful virus fight overall

Australia saw its highest new coronavirus caseload on Monday since mid-April, with 85 cases, officials recently announced.The total COVID-19 cases in Australia have been far lower than hard-hit countries such as the U.S. (nearly 2.7 million cases), Brazil (more than 1.3 million cases) and Russia (more than 646,900 cases), according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.ONE-THIRD…

Australia posts most significant one-day rise in coronavirus cases in two months

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s second most populous state deployed ambulances and mobile test centres in a coronavirus testing blitz as the country recorded the biggest daily rise in cases in two months. Victoria state said 33 people tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours, marking nine days of double digit new cases in…

Australia, Asia protests accept ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement

MELBOURNE/TOKYO (Reuters) - Thousands took to the streets across Australia on Saturday, as did hundreds in Tokyo and Seoul to support U.S. protests against police brutality, while demonstrations were expected around Europe in the coming hours. People kneel down as they march on the street in solidarity with protests against the death in Minneapolis police…

60 Minutes Australia

Published on May 17, 2020Subscribe here: http://9Soci.al/chmP50wA97J Full Episodes here http://9Soci.al/sImy50wNiXL | A shot in the dark (2020)Right now, there’s one thing all eight billion people on earth are wishing for: A vaccine for COVID-19. Political leaders everywhere, sweating on getting us to the other side of the pandemic, boldly promise it’ll happen within 12…

How to Draw Baby Yoda

Screenshot: Star Wars Kids (YouTube)Remember when the coronavirus was not all anyone talked about? Remember the days when the topic that dominated conversation was a certain big-eared, wide-eyed little being that sort of resembles Yoda but in an impossibly cute way? I am, of course, referring to The Child, better known in all of our…

Australia’s coronavirus disputes with China are growing. So are debates over its deep financial ties to Beijing.

SEOUL — Soon after Australian officials called in April for a joint international investigation of the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, the Chinese government ratcheted up pressure on Canberra to drop a proposal that it believed would unfairly target China.In an interview last weekend, Chinese Ambassador to Australia Cheng Jingye hinted that Beijing held a…

How did Australia flatten its coronavirus curve? Limitations relieving as infection rate continues to fall

(CNN)When it comes to the coronavirus, South Australia ought to now be considered among the safest places in the world. That was the message from one of the country's leading public health officials this week, as much of Australia began the slow process of easing restrictions. That many Australians now find themselves in such an…

Australia to make Google and Facebook spend for news material

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Global digital platforms Google and Facebook will be forced to pay for news content in Australia, the government said Monday, as the coronavirus pandemic causes a collapse in advertising revenue.Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission would release in late July draft rules for the platforms to pay…

Australia will make Facebook and Google pay for news content

Internet giants are about to face more government oversight in Australia. The country has ordered its Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to create a mandatory code of conduct that would ask Facebook, Google and others to pay news outlets when they use its content. The code would also dictate data sharing, news ranking and revenue…

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The 7 Best Drones (2020 ): Budget, Toys, Expert Video

It's no exaggeration to say that drones have changed the way we view the world. They've taken once difficult and expensive moviemaking techniques and made them accessible to anyone. Videos that once required a camera crew, expensive cranes, and hours of filming can now be done in minutes by the best drones with the tap…

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Watch Dr. Pimple Popper Squeeze Out a ‘Bendy Straw’ Cyst

In a new Instagram video, Dr. Pimple Popper tackles a cyst located right behind a patient’s ear.Dr. Lee uses a surgical punch tool to pop out a straw-like tube of contents from the cyst.The growth featured in this video is likely an epidermoid cyst, which is filled with wet dead skin cells and keratin.In a…

Watch Dr. Pimple Popper Pop an ‘Applesauce-Filled’ Cyst

In a new Instagram video, Dr. Pimple Popper removes a big, irritated cyst that looks like it’s filled with applesauce.Once punctured, the cyst explodes and squirts yellowish, chunky contents all over Dr. Lee's gloves.The growth is likely an epidermoid cyst, which is filled with skin cells and keratin, and commonly occurs on the face, neck,…

Watch Dr. Pimple Popper Dodge These Squirting Cyst That Have Disturbing Range

In a new Instagram video, Dr. Pimple Popper celebrates squirting cysts and blackheads with a cringeworthy compilation.The video shows Dr. Lee dodging pops that come squirting out in pretty shocking explosions.Released on July 4, the video is set to the sound of exploding fireworks, which is particularly fitting for the clips and the holiday.Want to…