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Lightning Strikes & Fireworks on NYE can cause Governments to Fall...Happy New Year

January 4th 2019
Billed as front row seats to the world's best New Years Eve fireworks under the sails of the Sydney Opera House with unobstructed views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Also as the biggest fireworks display ever. Next day the Sydney Morning Herald reported, "More than a million people braved lightning storms and transport chaos to pack vantage points around the harbour as Sydney ushered in 2 ... read more
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Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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