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It's the most wonderful time of the year! With November now underway, it won't be long before you're attending holiday parties that call for gift exchanges. If you'd rather not turn to the same retailers everyone else will be shopping, consider the unique gift picks below. Each one is from a BIPOC-, woman- and/or LGBTQ-owned brand, and they're sure to please any person on your holiday shopping list this year. From candles and cashmere to monogrammed blankets and custom jewelry, start shopping these perfect presents before they're gone.
Russian forces have tried to advance in eastern Ukraine and trained tank, mortar and artillery fire on Kherson in the south, as Western allies seek to buttress Ukraine and its neighbours against Moscow.8 billion) contract for six National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS) for Ukraine was awarded to Raytheon, the Pentagon said.
A visit by a British parliamentary committee to Taiwan is a "flagrant violation" of the one-China principle and a "gross interference" in China's internal affairs, a spokesperson for the Chinese embassy in the United Kingdom says.China claims democratically governed Taiwan as its own territory.
A man who fatally dropped a six-month-old baby on its head could have been an NRL star before he started taking the drug ice, his stepfather has told a NSW court.George Cox says his stepson Jie Smith had been a quiet, promising young footballer in Gunnedah before moving to Newcastle to try out for the Knights.
A NSW government executive denies retrospectively trying to justify a lucrative package for a senior UK trade role now under parliamentary scrutiny.Stephen Cartwright's appointment as NSW Agent-General to London is being examined after it emerged he sought a salary of $800,000 - almost double the initial offering - and landed the role despite ranking below other candidates.
Bomb disposal experts have defused a letter bomb at the US embassy in Madrid, the sixth such device sent to high-profile targets in a wave that prompted Spain to step up security and vow not to be deterred from supporting Ukraine.The campaign began with a package sent to Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on November 24, spurring Madrid to tighten security around public buildings.
One of 10 men charged over a bikie gang defector's murder has faced court for a string of other offences.On remand after Shane Bowden's 2020 shooting death, Fidel Gunes on Thursday received a jail term in Brisbane District Court for a total of 18 charges.
Special forces groups want the government to direct Australia's defence chief to hold off on stripping the nation's elite troops of their medals until Afghanistan war crimes allegations are proven.In a joint statement on Thursday, the Australian Special Air Services Association, Commando Association and the RSL said no one should face action until the legal proceedings are complete, citing the right of the accused to the presumption of innocence.
Haig Arslanian's fatal shooting of his younger brother David was a reasonable act of self-defence, a judge has found.He was older than his 31-year-old brother, but he was significantly smaller and afraid of the man he shot and killed.
Queensland and NSW state premiers have laid out their demands as the federal government scrambles to reach national consensus on a plan to cut household and business energy prices.The federal government has been talking about stronger energy market regulations since the October budget showed electricity prices likely increasing by 56 per cent over two years and gas prices by 20 per cent annually in the same period.
Doctors have sounded the alarm on "heartbreaking" rates of Indigenous kids dying by suicide and being thrown behind bars.The latest Closing the Gap report on bridging Indigenous disadvantage shows several targets are on track but adult incarceration rates, death by suicide and children in out-of-home care are getting worse.
Foreign Minister Penny Wong and her NZ counterpart Nanaia Mahuta have progressed talks on citizenship and voting rights for New Zealanders in Australia.Prime Minister Anthony Albanese flagged an easier pathway to citizenship and voting rights for Kiwis earlier in the year, pledging to have a proposed framework ready by early 2023.