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A young firefighter in Australia is defending her decision to keep fighting the blazes even though she is pregnant, saying she "won't just stay behind" as her country burns.
Travis Fedschun. Fox News. Wed, 13 Nov 2019 18:44:23 GMT.
Alexander Downer, the recent high commissioner to London, predicted the Labour leader's 'hostility to western interests' would see Australian premier Scott Morrison curb intelligence sharing.
Daily Mail. Wed, 13 Nov 2019 09:27:26 +0000.
Australian officials on Wednesday ordered residents and tourists to get out of the way of fast-approaching flames as firefighters struggled to contain more than 150 fires raging on both the east and west coasts.
CBC News. Tue, 12 Nov 2019 23:05:49 EST.