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Month: October 2021

China flies a record 56 fighter jets to autonomous Taiwan

porcelain flew 56 fighter jets towards Taiwan Monday in the largest show of force on record, continuing the three days of sustained military harassment against the autonomous island.The first 52-jet sortie included 34 J-16 fighter jets and 12 H-6 bombers, among other jets, according to Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense.Later, four more Chinese J-16s flew into the southwestern part of Taiwan's air defense identification zone, a buffer outside of a country's airspace.Chinese military planes fly over Beijing during a rehearsal. (Getty)The Taiwanese air force scrambled its fighter jets and monitored the movement of Chinese fighter jets in its air defense system, the ministry said.China claims that Taiwan ruled democratically as its own territory, to be subjected to its control by ...

Gabby Petito’s boyfriend Brian Laundrie ‘discovered’ by hiker on Appalachian Trail

The complete and frantic 911 call from a hiker saying he was "99.9 percent sure" he saw Brian Laundrie has been released, as authorities intensify their search.A complete and frantic 911 call from a hiker has been revealed, claiming to be "99.9 percent certain" that he saw Brian Laundrie in a remote national park 12 hours north of where he was last seen.Dennis Davis, from the US state of Tennessee, called 911 on Saturday moments after he saw a man he believed to be Mr. Laundrie near the Appalachian Trail.Davis spoke to multiple outlets about the sighting with the full audio of his 911 call backing up the comments he made to reporters.Mr. Davis had been walking the Appalachian Trail in Tennessee, near the North Carolina border, when he claims to have seen Mr. Laundrie.Local police, the F...

Ben Simmons insulted by alligator man in viral clip: Philadelphia 76ers trade, NBA news

Ben Simmons has been attacked from all angles, but this insult from an NBA fan who caught an alligator in his container will hurt so bad.Ben Simmons is picking it up from absolutely everywhere.From NBA experts to fans to people who have become famous for trapping alligators in their trash cans, the Australian basketball star cannot escape criticism.Watch live coverage of the NBA season 21/22 with ESPN on Kayo. New to Kayo? Start your free trial>Simmons is trying to force a trade out of Philadelphia, upset at the scrutiny he's been under since his disastrous offensive performances in a series loss to Atlanta during last season's playoffs.He's boycotting preseason camp, convinced he doesn't want to get dressed again for the 76ers or share the floor with All-Star center Joel Embiid. And ...

Australia’s property prices will continue to rise without any bubbles bursting, says expert

Frustrated home seekers waiting for a housing bubble to burst could be waiting a long time, according to an industry insider who has a grim warning for those on the fence.Frustrated home seekers waiting for a housing bubble to burst could be waiting a long time, according to an industry insider warning that there is no bursting price balloon.Not only will there be no collapse on the horizon, he said property prices that have already skyrocketed will continue to rise in most Australian markets before they slow down. RELATED: Homes undergo the biggest change since WWIIHow to earn $ 100,000 a year from homeOpinion: Forget mortgages. It is the housing stock that needs attention.“Four months after the pandemic last year and the most serious economists said that this year would see a recessi...

Scott Morrison criticizes Annastacia Palaszczuk for ‘extortion’ on the Queensland border

The prime minister has unleashed Annastacia Palaszczuk for holding Australia "for ransom" for his threat to keep the Queensland border closed.Prime Minister Scott Morrison has unleashed himself against the Queensland Prime Minister, accusing her of a "policy of repression" and trying to "extort money" from her for her threats to keep state borders closed unless he gives her more money for hospitals.It is one of the strongest attacks he has unleashed against a state prime minister in months, as the country prepares to reopen after vaccination rates reached 80 percent.Annastacia Palaszczuk has suggested that she needs more cash to prepare for a spike in Covid cases.But the Prime Minister was not having it during an early morning media blitz in the Today Show."I will not respond to the pol...

Taiwan: chilling threat from China after 56 planes fly to Taiwan

China has launched a spectacular tirade and chilling warning to the West after a terrifying foray into Taiwan's air defense zone.The spokesman for China's communist government has launched a spectacular tirade against the United States and its allies after 56 Chinese fighter jets crossed Taiwan's air defense zone yesterday.In an overnight editorial, The Global Times He said that the "peaceful atmosphere" on the island's territory that existed in the area only a few years ago has almost disappeared, and that pressure from the West has resulted in a "sense of urgency that war can break out at any moment" .Tensions have been building in Taiwan for many years, but were further fueled yesterday when Taiwan urged Beijing to halt "irresponsible provocative actions" after 56 Chinese fighter jet...

Scott Morrison ‘won’t get in’ if he told Dom Perrottet to ‘go away’

Scott Morrison was forced to sidestep an awkward question about the man most likely to become New South Wales prime minister during an interview with Kyle and Jackie O.The prime minister has sidestepped a question as to whether he ever told the man most likely to assume the post of New South Wales prime minister to "go away or something." On a morning when Scott Morrison took aim at the New South Wales anti-corruption watchdog in the wake of Gladys Berejiklian's resignation, dismissing any similar models at the federal level, he also praised his relationship with Dom Perrottet. Berejiklian resigned last week after the state's Independent Commission Against Corruption launched an investigation into whether he violated public trust when he awarded grants to some community groups between 2...

Epping: Bradman Tce House Price To Break Suburban House Price Record

A "sports court", swimming pool and breathtaking city views are poised to push this artist's abode far beyond Epping's home price record.A luxurious platform on a street named after legendary cricketer Don Bradman is poised to hit Epping's home price record by six.With its elevated "sports court", "breathtaking" views, and a large 1,340-square-meter block, 12 Bradman Tce presented a unique opportunity to land a home on one of the most prestigious cul-de-sacs in the outer-northern suburb, said Ray White's agent, Abdul Allouche."This is one of the most beautiful houses in Epping," he said. “It is surrounded by luxury, all the houses there. Once you drive onto the street, you realize that this is not your standard Epping street. "RELATED: Bradman Terrace, Epping House has the original MCC...

Queensland Accused of Using COVID Border Closures to ‘Extort’ Government Cash

"I will not respond to the policy of repression in a pandemic," Morrison said of claims that the Commonwealth was not putting enough money into the Queensland hospital system."They need to fix their problems in Queensland," he said, claiming that his government had been "showering the states with money" during the course of the pandemic.Queensland Police stop the vehicles at a checkpoint on the Queensland-New South Wales border in Coolangatta. (Getty)Speaking on Today, Morrison said Queensland he was acting as if he was going to "demand a ransom from the Federal Government and try to extort ... money on the basis of COVID."The prime minister rejected that approach."I just don't think it's the right way to go," he said."New South Wales is doing it, as is Victoria and ACT, so Queenslan...

AFL Business Period Day 2: Live Updates, Carlton Criticized Deal With George Hewett

Soccer pundits have been caught off guard by a couple of club and player decisions as this season's Trade Period gets underway.The second day of the AFL trading period is upon us.Things got off to a quiet start Monday, but both Collingwood and Gold Coast got to work with a selection change.The Feet traded their future second-, third- and fourth-round picks for 2022 to the Suns in exchange for the 22nd, 46th, 58th and 79th picks in this year's draft, along with a future fourth-round pick.Kayo is your ticket to the best live and on-demand local and international sports streaming. New to Kayo? Start your free trial>Subsequently, the No. 22 pick becomes Collingwood's first choice and earns the club enough points to secure the highly-rated prospect of father and son Nick Daicos.Shock over C...