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Biden eyes Russia adviser criticized as soft on Kremlin
Biden eyes Russia adviser criticized as soft on Kremlin
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  • 2021-04-10 23:38:44Z

President Biden is considering appointing Matthew Rojansky, head of the Wilson Center's Kennan Institute, as Russia director on the National Security Council...

Ghana
Ghana's farmers eye sweet success from chocolate
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  • 2021-04-10 23:25:53Z

Ghana is the world's second largest cocoa producer but sees little of the profits from chocolate - for now.

Nearly 40% of Marines decline COVID vaccine, prompting some Democrats to urge Biden to set mandate for military
Nearly 40% of Marines decline COVID vaccine, prompting some Democrats to urge Biden to set mandate for military

Nearly 40% of U.S. Marines offered the COVID-19 vaccine have refused receiving it.

Trump: The key to Republican success is more Trumpism
Trump: The key to Republican success is more Trumpism
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  • 2021-04-10 21:15:57Z

Former President Donald Trump staked his claim to the Republican Party in a closed-door speech to donors Saturday night, casting his populist policies and...

Iran tightens COVID restrictions amid fourth wave of pandemic
Iran tightens COVID restrictions amid fourth wave of pandemic
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  • 2021-04-10 21:09:49Z

Iran on Saturday began enforcing tightened COVID restrictions nationwide as the number of coronavirus cases surged.Driving the news: The country on Friday...

Mother Arrested After 3 Toddlers Found Stabbed to Death in L.A.
Mother Arrested After 3 Toddlers Found Stabbed to Death in L.A.

Los Angeles Police DepartmentThree toddlers were found stabbed to death on Saturday morning in a Reseda, Los Angeles, apartment, and their mother, Liliana...

Their boy lived 8 days. They
Their boy lived 8 days. They'll spend the rest of their lives wondering what went wrong

Lindsey Johnson's dreams began after her son's life ended.

Mom was consumed with caring for brain-damaged son. Florida could have paid her. It didn
Mom was consumed with caring for brain-damaged son. Florida could have paid her. It didn't

Over two decades, Choi "Julie" Nguyen bounced from one low-paying job to the next: dishwasher, custodian, manicurist. As a single mom raising two daughters...

Here
Here's what we know about the 2 prominent lawyers Rep. Matt Gaetz hired in federal sex-trafficking probe

Mark Mukasey is a longtime Rudy Giuliani associate, while Gaetz's other lawyer has a history of defending powerful men accused of sexual abuse.

Report: John Kerry plans to visit China ahead of Biden
Report: John Kerry plans to visit China ahead of Biden's climate summit
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  • 2021-04-10 19:37:26Z

John Kerry, President Biden's special climate envoy, is expected to travel to China next week for meetings with officials aimed at boosting collaboration...

Two people accused of stealing a Confederate monument worth $500,000 from an Alabama cemetery were arrested in New Orleans, police say
Two people accused of stealing a Confederate monument worth $500,000 from an Alabama cemetery were arrested in New Orleans, police say

The Jefferson Davis Memorial Chair was taken from a cemetery Selma, Alabama cemetery in late March.

GE aims to develop a microchip that can detect the coronavirus
GE aims to develop a microchip that can detect the coronavirus

There could one day be a COVID-19 equivalent to a carbon monoxide detector. General Electric is developing a new sensor which could potentially detect the...

Myanmar security forces kill over 80 during anti-coup protests in Bago, monitoring group says
Myanmar security forces kill over 80 during anti-coup protests in Bago, monitoring group says
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  • 2021-04-10 19:22:05Z

Myanmar security forces killed at least 82 people during anti-coup protests in the town of Bago on Friday, according to the Assistance Association for...

Florida COVID update for Saturday: 6,906 cases, 50 deaths as positivity percentages rise
Florida COVID update for Saturday: 6,906 cases, 50 deaths as positivity percentages rise

Florida's Department of Health on Saturday announced 6,906 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 after two days over 7,000. The state also announced 50 deaths and,...

Supreme Court nixes another California pandemic restriction
Supreme Court nixes another California pandemic restriction

The Supreme Court has once again ruled against California in a case concerning religious worship during the coronavirus pandemic. In a 5-4 decision, mostly...

Service with a smile: Prince Philip puts Land Rover hearse at heart of funeral he designed himself
Service with a smile: Prince Philip puts Land Rover hearse at heart of funeral he designed himself

The Duke of Edinburgh's coffin will be carried through the grounds of Windsor Castle in a modified Land Rover that he designed for the occasion himself. The ...

A California man was convicted of a federal hate crime for attempting to stab a Black man while on probation for another
A California man was convicted of a federal hate crime for attempting to stab a Black man while on probation for another 'racially motivated' assault

The man swiped a nine-inch knife "multiple times" at the man's head, chest, and stomach, while he shouted racial slurs, the Justice Department said.

A Tesla speeding about 100 mph hits several parked cars, then slams into a Broward home
A Tesla speeding about 100 mph hits several parked cars, then slams into a Broward home

A speeding Tesla ripped through a South Florida neighborhood early Saturday morning.

Ex-officer
Ex-officer's trial in Floyd's death shows courtroom tactics

The murder trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd's death has introduced viewers from around the world to a vast array of...

Five people were charged for
Five people were charged for 'neglect' in death of an inmate who had 22 seizures in about 6 hours at a Michigan jail

Charges against four sheriff deputies and a registered nurse came after a probe of police reports, medical records, and eight hours of footage, a news...

Big Brother star Nikki Grahame has died at the age of 38
Big Brother star Nikki Grahame has died at the age of 38

Reality TV star Nikki Grahame, who rose to fame as a contestant on Big Brother, has died at the age of 38. She had been suffering from anorexia. Grahame...

Texas GOP Rep. Dan Crenshaw recovering from emergency eye surgery that will leave him blind for a month
Texas GOP Rep. Dan Crenshaw recovering from emergency eye surgery that will leave him blind for a month

Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Tex.) revealed Saturday that he underwent emergency surgery on his left eye a day earlier after a doctor discovered his retina was...

Arizona officials broke up an illegal forest party with over 5,000 attendees
Arizona officials broke up an illegal forest party with over 5,000 attendees

According to the agency, a permit is required for non-commercial groups of 75 or more to use or occupy forest service land.

Maryland lawmakers plan to override vetoes on police reform
Maryland lawmakers plan to override vetoes on police reform

Maryland lawmakers gathered Saturday with plans to override Gov. Larry Hogan's vetoes of three police reform measures. The Republican governor vetoed...

Iran says it
Iran says it's testing new advanced nuclear centrifuge
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  • 2021-04-10 16:16:22Z

Iran said Saturday it's testing a new and advanced nuclear centrifuge to more effectively enrich uranium, AP reports.Why it matters: The announcement by...

Former GOP House Speaker John Boehner calls fellow Republican Jim Jordan a
Former GOP House Speaker John Boehner calls fellow Republican Jim Jordan a 'political terrorist'

"I just never saw a guy who spent more time tearing things apart ― never building anything, never putting anything together," Boehner said of Rep. Jordan.

A Teacher Marched to the Capitol. When She Got Home, the Fight Began.
A Teacher Marched to the Capitol. When She Got Home, the Fight Began.

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. - Word got around when Kristine Hostetter was spotted at a public mask-burning at the San Clemente pier, and when she appeared in a...

A college student hit a police officer over the head with his skateboard during the Capitol riot, says indictment
A college student hit a police officer over the head with his skateboard during the Capitol riot, says indictment

Grady Douglas Owens, 21, from Florida, gave the police officer a concussion after he struck him with his skateboard on January 6.

2 women shot and killed at central Fresno apartment complex
2 women shot and killed at central Fresno apartment complex

Police are investigating after a shooting left two women dead. The hunt for the suspect is still ongoing.

Mrs. World says she
Mrs. World says she's 'ready to hand over the crown' after being arrested for snatching tiara off Mrs. Sri Lanka during beauty pageant

Reigning Mrs. World Caroline Jurie and model Chula Padmendra were arrested on Thursday with simple hurt and criminal force in Sri Lanka.

'Clear the Capitol,' Pence pleaded, timeline of riot shows

From a secure room in the Capitol on Jan. 6, as rioters pummeled police and vandalized the building, Vice President Mike Pence tried to assert control. In...

Egypt, Tunisia discuss Libya, Ethiopia's disputed dam
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  • 2021-04-10 14:34:46Z

Egypt's president met Saturday his Tunisian counterpart in Cairo, where they discussed neighboring Libya, and a massive dam Ethiopia is building over the...

In GOP strongholds, a big push on
In GOP strongholds, a big push on 'culture war' legislation
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  • 2021-04-10 14:28:38Z

An ardent abortion foe who once opposed allowing gay couples to be foster parents, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is the unlikeliest figure to complain about...

Johnston says no line for Johnson & Johnson vaccine at Saturday
Johnston says no line for Johnson & Johnson vaccine at Saturday's drive-thru clinic

The clinic is providing the vaccine on a first-come, first-serve basis, while supplies last.

A Fresno man died competing in an amateur taco eating contest and now his son is suing the organizers of the event
A Fresno man died competing in an amateur taco eating contest and now his son is suing the organizers of the event

Dana Hutchings, 41, collapsed several minutes into an amateur taco eating contest in 2019 and was later pronounced dead after choking on tacos.

Supreme Court halts California coronavirus rules that limit home worship
Supreme Court halts California coronavirus rules that limit home worship

This is the latest case in which the high court has barred officials from enforcing coronavirus-related restrictions applying to religious gatherings.

For Black journalists, working Chauvin trial drains emotions
For Black journalists, working Chauvin trial drains emotions
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  • 2021-04-10 13:53:30Z

At the end of a stressful day, Sara Sidner seeks the friendly wag of a dog's tail. Each is covering one of the nation's biggest stories, the murder trial of...

More Black Americans open to vaccines after outreach efforts
More Black Americans open to vaccines after outreach efforts
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  • 2021-04-10 13:47:39Z

Like others in her family, Mattie Pringle had doubts about taking the coronavirus vaccine. The 57-year-old Black woman from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina...

Conversion therapy ban
Conversion therapy ban 'would criminalise Christian parents stopping children seeking transgender treatment'

The Government's proposed ban on conversion therapy would criminalise Christian parents who want to stop their children seeking transgender treatment, a...

A Muslim advocacy group just sued Facebook for failing to remove hate-speech, and it
A Muslim advocacy group just sued Facebook for failing to remove hate-speech, and it's the latest example of the tech's patchwork polices that fail to crack down on Islamophobia

Muslim Advocates said it presented Facebook in 2017 with a list of 26 groups that spread anti-Muslim hate, yet 19 of them are still active.

10 things you need to know today: April 10, 2021
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  • 2021-04-10 13:43:00Z

1. Dr. Andrew Baker, the medical examiner who performed George Floyd's autopsy, testified in former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin's murder trial...

19 officers injured after violence flares in Belfast
19 officers injured after violence flares in Belfast
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  • 2021-04-10 13:36:54Z

Belfast authorities said 19 officers were injured Thursday night while attempting to disperse riots between Protestant and Catholic communities in the city, ...

Australia
Australia's prime minster urges Queen to use Commonwealth as her 'strength and stay' as she grieves

Australian prime minister Scott Morrison implored the Queen to let the Commonwealth be "her strength and stay" during her time of grief - just as she has...

Luxury ships from the Royal Caribbean and Carnival Cruise lines sail to the rescue and evacuate islanders in the path of a volcano eruption
Luxury ships from the Royal Caribbean and Carnival Cruise lines sail to the rescue and evacuate islanders in the path of a volcano eruption

Saint Vincent's National Emergency Management Organisation has since tweeted that La Soufrière volcano has erupted.

The true story of how Prince Philip
The true story of how Prince Philip's DNA solved a Russian Romanov murder mystery

It was the mystery that captured the imagination of the world, as a Russian Imperial dynasty was ruthlessly executed before details of their disappearance...

Iran enforces 10-day lockdown amid fourth wave of pandemic
Iran enforces 10-day lockdown amid fourth wave of pandemic
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  • 2021-04-10 12:34:36Z

Iran on Saturday began a 10-day lockdown amid a fourth wave of coronavirus infections, state TV reported, a worrisome trend after more than a year of the...

China hit Alibaba with a record fine. Here
China hit Alibaba with a record fine. Here's why the company may be relieved.

China's antitrust regulator doled out a record 18.2 billion yuan fine to e-commerce giant Alibaba on Saturday for abusing its market dominance. The figure is...

Reforms follow deadly year in New York nursing homes
Reforms follow deadly year in New York nursing homes
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  • 2021-04-10 12:06:31Z

After a deadly year in New York's nursing homes, state lawmakers have passed legislation intended to hold facility operators more accountable for neglect and...

Video shows Virginia cops holding a Black Army officer in uniform at gunpoint and pepper-spraying him during a traffic stop
Video shows Virginia cops holding a Black Army officer in uniform at gunpoint and pepper-spraying him during a traffic stop

Caron Nazario, a Black Army lieutenant in the Medical Corp, is suing Virginia police officers for assaulting him in December.

Aid group says detained migrant killed, 2 injured in Libya
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  • 2021-04-10 11:38:44Z

A shooting in a detention center for migrants in Libya's capital left one migrant dead and two others injured, an international charity said Saturday. The...


Reigning surfing world champions Carissa Moore, Italo Ferreira win first WSL event of year at Newcastle
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  • 2021-04-10 05:45:39

Reigning women's and men's surfing world champions Hawaii's Carissa Moore and Brazil's Italo Ferreira win the first World Surf League event of the year in Newcastle.

Northern Irish loyalists demand Brexit changes, call for end to street violence
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  • 2021-04-10 05:41:50

Pro-British loyalist militants in Northern Ireland say there has been a "spectacular collective failure" to understand their anger.

Harry and Meghan say Prince Philip will be 'greatly missed' as Buckingham Palace plans Windsor funeral
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  • 2021-04-10 05:12:40

Prince Harry and Meghan are still at home in the US in the wake of Prince Philip's death. Will they fly back to the UK in time for the funeral given the state of their relationship with the royal family? Even if they want to, can they?

NRL ScoreCentre: Titans vs Knights, Bulldogs vs Storm, Roosters vs Sharks, live scores, stats and results
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  • 2021-04-10 05:10:19

The Gold Coast Titans host the injury-hit Newcastle Knights. Later, the Bulldogs take on the Storm and the Roosters host the Sharks. Follow our ScoreCentre for all the live scores and stats.

AFL live ScoreCentre: Bulldogs vs Lions, Saints vs Eagles, Suns vs Blues, Magpies vs Giants live scores, stats and results
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  • 2021-04-10 05:10:19

It's a big Saturday of football, with the unbeaten Bulldogs facing Brisbane, then St Kilda takes on West Coast, the Suns host the Blues and Collingwood plays GWS. Follow our live AFL ScoreCentre for all the scores, stats and results.

Rock climber feared dead after falling 40m from Queensland's Mount Ngungun on Sunshine Coast
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  • 2021-04-10 04:28:18

A rock climber in his 20s is feared dead after falling 40 metres from Mount Ngungun in the Glass House Mountains on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

COVID-19 vaccination delays 'inevitable' as ACT government asks Canberrans to postpone bookings
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  • 2021-04-10 04:23:35

A shipment of Pfizer vaccines arrived in Canberra on Friday, but officials are still working out how new guidelines will affect the rollout.

Invictus Games veteran competes in powerlifting, sitting volleyball, rowing and swimming
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  • 2021-04-10 01:47:36

Taryn Barbara said the Invictus Games have helped her adapt back to civilian life, but competing in four different sports is not without its challenges.

Tropical Cyclone Seroja strengthens off WA coast as communities prepare for landfall
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  • 2021-04-10 01:32:30

Communities in Western Australia's north are on alert as Tropical Cyclone Seroja heads towards the mid-west coast after strengthening overnight.

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine under review by European Medicines Agency over blood clots
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  • 2021-04-10 00:52:56

Europe’s drug regulator says it is reviewing rare blood clots in four people in the United States who received Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine.

WA rental crisis sees pets surrendered to shelters and belongings sent to storage
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  • 2021-04-10 00:51:47

An acute shortage of rental properties and an end to WA's moratorium on rent increases has forced many families to give up their pets and put their belongings in storage.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un compares economic woes to 1990s famine
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  • 2021-04-10 00:44:31

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un compares his country's severe economic difficulties to a 1990s famine that laid waste to the isolated society.

Telehealth ban for voluntary assisted dying makes life, and death, difficult for the terminally ill in the country
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  • 2021-04-10 00:19:13

A ban on telehealth consultation is creating a country-city divide in access to euthanasia for terminally-ill Australians.

US stocks close at record highs as investors shrug off inflation concerns
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  • 2021-04-09 22:06:14

Despite mounting evidence that inflation is on the rise, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell continues to reiterate his view that any inflation is temporary.

Canberra man who filmed people using his toilet with hidden camera jailed
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  • 2021-04-09 21:32:34

Geoffrey Appleby was sentenced to jail over a raft of charges, including possessing child abuse material and secretly filming people using a hidden camera in his bathroom.

SCOTT GALLOWAY: Scarcity is the reason crypto industry is successful
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  • 2021-04-09 21:09:00

Art auctions — just like the pre-pandemic lines outside stores like Supreme — prove that people love scarcity and they're willing to pay for it.

Disneyland Resort is opening a Marvel-themed land this June. Here's everything to know about Avengers Campus.
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  • 2021-04-09 20:35:24

The massive expansion is coming to Disney California Adventure on June 4, 2021 and will feature an "Ant-Man"-themed restaurant and Spider-Man ride.

Hot-but-tiny Clubhouse, in talks for a $4 billion valuation, just poached a key executive from Spotify
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  • 2021-04-09 20:00:00

Clubhouse is bringing on Grey Munford, Spotify's head of content communications, in a recent spree of executive hires.

Gabe Plotkin's Melvin Capital, which came under siege from Wall Street Bets, took another hit in March
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  • 2021-04-09 19:59:08

Melvin Capital lost big in January when a coordinated blitz of retail traders piled into one of its short positions, video-game retailer GameStop.

Subway stressed under CEO John Chidsey as rumors of a sale swirl
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  • 2021-04-09 19:14:44

Subway has laid off hundreds of employees, closed more than 1,700 stores, and relocated jobs to Miami. Insiders say a sale could be next.

Should I buy a house right now? 5 things to know
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  • 2021-04-09 17:56:07

These simple facts can help decide if homeownership is a smart move. Educate yourself before becoming one of the 100 bidders vying for a single house.

The Amazon union vote failed. Two workers explain why they voted against unionizing.
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  • 2021-04-09 17:49:14

Prior to the final results of the Amazon union vote coming in, we spoke to two employees about the reasons they voted no.

Muon experiment breaks physics laws, hints at hidden force in universe
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  • 2021-04-09 13:21:00

An unknown force seems to be making subatomic particles called muons act weirdly. That same force could be behind dark matter.

Charlyne Yi quit 'The Disaster Artist' over James Franco allegations
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  • 2021-04-09 11:28:11

Yi accused Rogen, who produced movie, of being an "enabler" and said that the filmmakers tried to "bribe" her with a bigger acting role.

Penrith Panthers slam Canberra Raiders, Sea Eagles secure dramatic win over Warriors
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  • 2021-04-09 07:50:53

The Panthers have sent out a warning to the competition with a 30-10 victory over Canberra. Earlier, Manly beat the Warriors thanks to a last minute Daly Cherry-Evans field goal in Gosford.

Australian AstraZeneca manufacturer CSL 'committed' to fulfilling 50 million-dose contract
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  • 2021-04-09 02:42:45

The Australian manufacturer of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine says it still plans to fill a federal government order of 50 million doses, despite health authorities recommending a different vaccine be preferred for those under 50 years of age.

Man charged with attempted murder of woman stabbed during domestic disturbance in Clare
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  • 2021-04-09 02:40:33

A man is charged with attempted murder after a violent domestic disturbance in SA's mid north in which a woman was stabbed in the neck.

RSL WA will include acknowledgment of country in 2021 Anzac Dawn Service at Kings Park
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  • 2021-04-09 02:34:06

An acknowledgement of country will be incorporated into this year's Anzac service at Kings Park, with the RSL recommending the ceremony be included in all services.

Australian medical team head to PNG to aid COVID response
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  • 2021-04-09 02:22:57

A specialist Australian medical team and critical equipment are flown to Papua New Guinea to help respond to the country's surging coronavirus cases.

Coronial inquest likely after Aboriginal man's death in custody in Victorian jail
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  • 2021-04-09 02:19:55

An Aboriginal man who died in Victoria's largest jail last month gained 140 kilograms over his three years in the prison system, a coronial court is told.

Here's why the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine is recommended for over 50s but not other Australians
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  • 2021-04-09 02:06:27

But if you're wondering what Australia's vaccine changes mean for you, or whether it's still safe to take the AstraZeneca vaccine, here's what the expert advice is saying.

Canberra Aulich law partner Bridie Harders will have charges dropped against her in proceeds of crime case
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  • 2021-04-08 23:54:25

Prosecutors say they will drop charges against Canberra lawyer Bridie Harders, who was charged with conspiracy to deal with the proceeds of crime last year alongside her boss Ben Aulich, becuase they have no chance of success.

Darwin faces unprecedented hire car shortage ahead of dry season
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  • 2021-04-08 23:52:56

A bumper wedding season, a long lead time for new cars, and half-price domestic flights are creating a shortage of rental cars ahead of Darwin's dry season.

Joe Biden issued executive orders to control 'ghost guns'. It's not his first time tackling America's gun violence problem
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  • 2021-04-08 23:51:23

After seven mass shooting in 2021, US President Joe Biden announces new executive orders targeting gun control. But the road to more action will be difficult.

Votes against Amazon union lead after first day of ballot counting
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  • 2021-04-08 23:50:11

The NLRB has paused counting until Friday morning, with votes against forming a union leading 1,100 to 463.

Myanmar junta apologises to Australian couple for 'misunderstanding' over house arrest
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  • 2021-04-08 23:23:55

An Australian couple freed from house arrest in Myanmar say they were issued an apology from authorities for the "misunderstanding".

The Masters day one sees Marc Leishman lead the Australian challenge, as England's Justin Rose hits the front
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  • 2021-04-08 22:56:56

Australia's Marc Leishman takes an early lead before faltering on a tough opening round of the Masters at Augusta, as Rory McIlroy's wayward shot hits his father in the leg.

Why vaccine efficacy and effectiveness are not the same thing
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  • 2021-04-08 22:56:56

Efficacy and effectiveness are often used interchangeably when talking about how well a vaccine prevents COVID-19. But there's a key difference.

Tesla CFO bought a $3.29 million Austin home, public records show
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  • 2021-04-08 21:21:10

The Tesla exec's $3 million home purchase is the latest in a line of high-profile tech moves into the city.

Hotel mogul stabbed to death at $2 million country house: reports
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  • 2021-04-08 21:11:04

Sir Richard Sutton was a high-profile hotel owner, known for his five-star hotels on Park Lane and Piccadilly in Mayfair.

CEO group says Biden should stick to roads and bridges in infrastructure
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  • 2021-04-08 21:07:46

Business Roundtable CEO Josh Bolten told Bloomberg he still favors a "substantial amount" of Biden's plan but certainly not corporate tax changes.

Nike, MSCHF settle over Lil Nas X 'Satan Shoe' with human blood
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  • 2021-04-08 21:04:04

Nike sued MSCHF for trademark infringement on March 29 after the startup released a "Satan Shoe" that knocks off the Air Max 97.

Cyclones to bring more rain further south in future, say the weather experts
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  • 2021-04-08 20:55:12

There might be a bunch of tropical lows in the mix at the moment but the total number of cyclones is actually expected to go down as the climate warms. But there'll be more flooding, according to weather experts.

Artist Cheryl Hodges has had work stolen countless times online, and she is on a mission to end the theft
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  • 2021-04-08 20:44:03

Cheryl Hodges has seen her work all across the internet— but she isn't letting people get away with art theft.

Amazon pushed USPS to install mailbox outside warehouse: report
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  • 2021-04-08 20:43:38

The union argued the mailbox could make it seem as if Amazon itself would directly see the ballots — a move that could deter employees from voting.

Poker machine losses hit record levels after pandemic shutdowns in the NT
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  • 2021-04-08 20:35:57

When punters were allowed back on the pokies, gambling losses increased in the Northern Territory at a far higher rate than other jurisdictions, with pandemic support payments said to be linked to the sharp rise.

Boy's body pulled from Gold Coast swimming hole Cedar Creek Falls
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  • 2021-04-08 20:31:33

The body of a 13-year-old boy who went missing while swimming at a popular Gold Coast waterhole is found by police divers.

COVID live blog: AstraZeneca says it respects Australian government decision but clots remain very rare
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  • 2021-04-08 20:22:09

In a statement, AstraZeneca says it respects the Australian government’s decision to change the advice regarding its vaccine, but with millions of doses administered worldwide the benefits continue to outweigh the risks.

The head of the Senate banking committee wants details from banks linked to Archegos on how an under-the-radar family office caused so much turmoil
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  • 2021-04-08 20:21:02

The head of the Senate banking committee is calling on lenders for answers about the blow-up of private investment firm Archegos Capital.

Ski season looking grim for Snowy Mountains businesses struggling with housing crisis
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  • 2021-04-08 20:15:13

Business owners in the Snowy Mountains say they can't find staff because there's nowhere for them to stay and the moratorium on van lifers isn't helping.

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