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Hey America, Here’s What You Need To Know About The Scandal Dominating Aussie Politics Right Now

Hey America, Here’s What You Need To Know About The Scandal Dominating Aussie Politics Right Now

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OK, so remember the Aussie politician who threatened to kill Amber Heard and Johnny Depp's dogs Pistol and Boo because the celebrity couple didn't declare the Yorkshire Terriers at customs? Amber Heard/Instagram / Via Instagram: @amberheard That was our deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce.In hindsight, the Pistol and Boo biosecurity snafu was just the beginning of his problems, and has been subsequently eclipsed by further drama in his professional and private life.Bear with me. Stefan Postles / Getty Images In August last year Joyce became the fifth Australian politician to be drawn into a citizenship omnishambles that dragged on for months.Joyce, 50, was confirmed as a New Zealand citizen, hours after an...
‘The Most Dangerous Man in America’ is a Pleasant Flashback to One of the Wildest Stories of the ’60s

‘The Most Dangerous Man in America’ is a Pleasant Flashback to One of the Wildest Stories of the ’60s

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I was born in 1967. The 1960s, for me and most people my age and younger, are almost purely an abstraction. I’ve familiarized myself with more than a few facets of the decade’s art and literature and politics, and a lot of facets of its music, but the construct that is “The Sixties,” as distinct from the dated decade, will always appear to me, in the main, as a mental montage of napalmed Vietnamese children, grieving Kent State students, Apollo rocket launches, dead Kennedys, flowers in rifle barrels, civil rights marches and Altamont, etc. — all of it reinforced by 10,000 viewings of almost identical montages as they’ve appeared in every sort of popular media ever since. Every one of those images has a story behind it. It’s tempting to think they might all have been told. Not this one. T
Pregnant America Ferrera Shows Off Her Baby Belly: 'Spa Weekend with the Besties and the Bump'

Pregnant America Ferrera Shows Off Her Baby Belly: 'Spa Weekend with the Besties and the Bump'

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Who needs a babymoon when you can take a trip with your BFFs? Mom-to-be America Ferrera is all smiles in a sweet photo she posted to Instagram Monday, with two of her closest pals cradling her baby bump as the trio take in a relaxing weekend at the Golden Door in San Marcos, California. “Pregnancy wish come true: Spa weekend with the besties and the bump. #spahair #spasmiles,” the Superstore actress, 33, captioned the memory. Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? Click here to get those and more in the PEOPLE Babies newsletter. RELATED: 5 Reasons to Love Mom-to-Be America Ferrera Since announcing her pregnancy on New Year’s Eve, Ferrera — whose little one on the way will be her first child with husband Ryan Piers Williams — has been featured in
#ThankfulForTravel Raises $10,000 for Teen Cancer America!

#ThankfulForTravel Raises $10,000 for Teen Cancer America!

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Between Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday, STA Travel held a photo competition to help raise funds for our charity partners, Teen Cancer America, to support teens living with cancer. For every entry we received, we donated $5 to Teen Cancer America, and we received an amazing response! In those few days, we managed to raise $10,000 for this important cause, so to everyone who got involved, we want to say thank you! We also want to give a special shout-out to Teen Cancer America celebrity ambassador and one of young Hollywood’s rising stars, Wyatt Oleff, who posted a shout-out to his 990K+ followers, encouraging them to participate in our cause. “Teens can help other teens. It’s incredible what we were able to achieve with the generosity of STA Travel. Thanks to all of the amazing foll