Why winter can bring us to tears

Why winter can bring us to tears

Posted June 06, 2017 09:50:31 Do your eyes well up as you walk out the door into the cold? Watery eyes are common in winter, but you might be surprised at what causes you to tear up. “Tears are a lot more complicated than most people realise,” Andrew Hogan, president of Optometry Australia, told ABC Radio Hobart. Tears are divided into three types: Basal tears — the constant liquid that keeps your eyeballs from drying out. Reflex or reactionary tears — extra tears when you get something in your eye…

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British PM: 'Enough is enough'

British PM: 'Enough is enough'

British Prime Minister Theresa May claimed there was “too much tolerance” of Islamist extremism in the United Kingdom as she vowed a clampdown in the wake of the third terror attack to hit the UK this year. — A large area south of London Bridge was cordoned off as intense police investigation continues. — Thirty-six victims were still being treated in London hospitals Sunday, with 21 in a critical condition. — Police carried out raids Sunday morning in Barking, east London, arresting 12 people, one of whom has been released….

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ASIO warns political parties over foreign donations

ASIO warns political parties over foreign donations

A joint Four Corners-Fairfax investigation by Nick McKenzie, Chris Uhlmann, Daniel Flitton and Richard Baker Updated June 05, 2017 22:53:01 Photo: Dr Chau was was given the codename ‘CC3’ in a sealed indictment in a New York court. (Fairfax) ASIO has warned the major parties about taking donations from two billionaires because its intelligence reveals worrying links to the Chinese Communist Party. Key points: Concerns raised over property developers Huang Xiangmo and Dr Chau Chak Wing $6.7 million donated to the Liberal, Labor and National Parties over a decade Liberals…

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Former journalist felt 'duped' by Rebel Wilson during interview, court told

Former journalist felt 'duped' by Rebel Wilson during interview, court told

Posted June 05, 2017 20:07:57 A former journalist with Australian Women’s Weekly has told a court she felt “duped” after publishing an article about Rebel Wilson containing what she says were lies told by the Hollywood star. Key points: Articles claimed Rebel Wilson told “pork pies” Wilson denies lying to journalists, tells court articles damaged her career Journalist said Wilson lied about real age, being named Rebel at birth Wilson, 37, is suing Bauer Media, the publisher of Woman’s Day, Australian Women’s Weekly, NW and OK! Magazine, after a series…

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