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Greece marks WWII entry anniversary with military parade

Fighter jets have flown over the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki in an aerial display as troops marched in the city’s center to mark Greece’s national holiday commemorating the country’s entry into World War IIByThe Associated PressOctober 28, 2021, 10:33 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleTHESSALONIKI, Greece --…
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Mum FURIOUS after school in US offers to retouch young child’s picture to remove ‘blemishes’

A mum has recalled her shock after being offered a digital retouching service for school photos of her child.Jenn Greene, 43, said she was horrified to discover the service was offered to parents of kindergarten students.The company, called Lifetouch said it could “retouch” pictures for an additional $12.The services on offer included teeth…
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Krispin Hajkowicz spectacularly stands down DAYS before taking over as Queensland’s new Chief Health Officer

Queensland’s incoming chief health officer Krispin Hajkowicz will no longer take up the role for personal reasons.Hajkowicz had been set to take over as the state’s top doctor when Jeannette Young was sworn in as Queensland governor next week.“For personal reasons, Krispin Hajkowicz will no longer be taking up the position of chief health officer,”…
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Jennifer Hawkins welcomes second baby, a boy named Hendrix, with sweet Instagram post

Jennifer Hawkins has announced the birth of her second child with her husband Jake Wall - a baby boy named Hendrix.The Australian model took to Instagram on Thursday to announce the newborn’s early arrival.“Welcome to the world our sweet boy,” she wrote.“What a week it’s been!“Our little man wanted to say hello to the world earlier than expected…
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Indonesia warily weighs holiday travel with virus concerns

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Indonesians are looking ahead warily toward the holiday travel season, anxious for crucial tourist spending but worried an influx of visitors could spread the coronavirus just as its pandemic situation seems to be subsiding.After seeing infection and death rates soar in July and August, officials said this week they are…
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Australia advises caution overseas when border opens Monday

Australia has advised its nationals traveling overseas to exercise a high degree of caution as it prepares to open its borders for the first time in 19 monthsBy ROD McGUIRK Associated PressOctober 28, 2021, 6:02 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleCANBERRA, Australia -- Australia advised its nationals traveling overseas…
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WA premier Mark McGowan remains silent on border reopening plan as other states cement their timelines

Premier Mark McGowan is staying tight-lipped about Western Australia’s border plans, amid suggestions the state is targeting a February reopening.The premier is facing growing pressure to reveal when WA will abandon border closures as other states and territories cement their own plans.Perth radio 6PR has reported WA will rejoin the rest of the…
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