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Australian and PNG law enforcement intercept $80 million drug deal

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - A massive haul of cocaine destined for the streets of Australia has been seized by Australian ...


Responses of users and media to Trump threatening a TikTok ban

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- What happened to TikTok in the United States? What are the responses of users and ...


Microsoft's takeover would be a win for TikTok and tech giants - not users

In what seems to be a common occurrence, Chinese video-sharing app TikTok is once again in the headlines.After months of ...


WACA ground to be reshaped as 10,000-capacity boutique venue

Perth [Australia], Aug 3 (ANI): Western Australian Cricket Association's (WACA) Perth ground will be transformed into a sustainable community and ...


Why coronavirus will deepen the inequality of our suburbs

COVID-19 and the growing recession concentrated in the services sector will not just increase social inequality, but accelerate the growing ...


Explainer: what is a 'state of disaster' and what powers does it confer?

A "state of disaster" has been declared for the whole of Victoria from 6pm, Sunday August 2, for a month. ...


Women's T20 Challenge 'very much on': India cricket president

Indian cricket president Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said the women's T20 Challenge was "very much on" after the IPL confirmed ...


Increase in US Immigration Fees Announced

The Trump administration on Friday announced it would dramatically increase U.S. immigration fees in multiple categories, including a first-ever fee ...


US Open confident in health and safety plans

US Open organisers say they are confident in safety plans a month ahead of the Grand Slam tennis event in ...


Morrison's stimulus with your retirement savings

Superannuation accounts are dwindling as millions of Australians fund their own rescue during the pandemic, writes Tarric Brooker.WHEN THE GLOBAL ...


July numbers prove pandemic progress

Countries successfully controlling the coronavirus are in all regions of the world, although under-represented in the Americas. Alan Austin examines ...


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Dwayne Johnson takes 50% stake in XFL

Former World Wrestling Entertainment star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has reportedly teamed up with an investment firm to purchase the ...

Asian stocks take breather as dollar roars back

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday as the U.S. dollar attempted a comeback, after weeks ...

Former Bausch Health CEO, CFO and FC sanctioned over SEC disclosures

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday that Bausch Health, a multinational pharmaceutical company based in ...

Twenty-six airlines now operating at Dublin Airport

DUBLIN, Ireland - Good news for the tourism industry in Ireland. A total of twenty-six airlines have now resumed operations ...

Three people including a minor face charges over Twitter attack

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Three people, including a teenager and a juvenile, were charged on Friday for their alleged roles ...

Irish nightlife to get shot in arm from government support

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland is to establish a new taskforce which will see a range of departments, agencies and groups ...

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Australian and PNG law enforcement intercept $80 million drug deal

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - A massive haul of cocaine destined for the streets of Australia has been seized by Australian ...

Jake's Bulls WON'T turn world-beaters overnight

Few prizes for guessing which high-profile domestic team have beefed up their squad resources the most during rugby's extended lockdown ...

Responses of users and media to Trump threatening a TikTok ban

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- What happened to TikTok in the United States? What are the responses of users and ...

Victoria's child-care shutdown is a hard blow for working mothers

How do you occupy a child for long enough to get any work done?This will be the question confronting more ...

Microsoft's takeover would be a win for TikTok and tech giants - not users

In what seems to be a common occurrence, Chinese video-sharing app TikTok is once again in the headlines.After months of ...

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Prison in eastern Afghanistan under ferocious attack by ISIS fighters

KABUL, Afghanistan - An attack on a prison in eastern Afghanistan by ISIS fighters which began on Sunday has continued ...


Rescue mission for 8 U.S. service members ends, recovery initiated

The seven Marines and sailor missing after their amphibious assault vehicle sank off the California coast are presumed dead as ...


Republicans ratchet up anti-China rhetoric with TikTok ban

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump is banning the use of the TikTok app, widely used by Americans particularly ...


Mexico governors call for Covid czar to resign as death toll soars

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexico has recorded more coronavirus-related deaths than the UK, and as the figure rose above 47,000 ...


Israelis now flying directly to Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Qatar

Business and private jets flying from Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport to the United Arab Emirates are a fairly regular occurrence, although ...


U.S. decision to dump WHO dangerous and irresponsible

Microbes do not recognize borders. We are all safe only when everybody is safe. In a pandemic, to attack the ...


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