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PALMER'S FRESH ELECTORAL CRUSADE RAISES EYEBROWS BUT NOT ALARMS

Despite sharing similarities to his efforts to keep Labor out of federal Parliament in 2019, experts say Clive Palmer's latest expensive...

WEDNESDAY'S CAR IS TOP OF THE HEAP

Spending the working week looking wistfully at windows that will never open.

 
 
 

NO STAGE? NO PROBLEM FOR THIS INNOVATIVE OPERA COMPANY

The artists of Pinchgut Opera have been far from idle during the pandemic enforced lockdown.

GUTHRIE CLAIMS MAIDEN CARJI GREEVES MEDAL

Cameron Guthrie's career-best season has ended with the Geelong midfielder winning his first Carji Greeves Medal as the Cats' best...

 
 
 

GRIFFIN 'NOT ASKING FOR TIME' AS HE REJECTS NEED TO REBUILD DRAGONS

The new St George Illawarra coach wants two more signings before Christmas as he unapologetically tries to revive the club on the back...

REPORT CALLS FOR SEQ ROAD CLOSURES ON SUNDAYS TO ENCOURAGE CYCLING

South-east Queensland councils should consider closing some roads on Sundays to encourage cyclists to ride safety without fear of cars,...

 
 
 

HEWITT LEADS FAN VOTE FOR INTERNATIONAL TENNIS HALL OF FAME

Lleyton Hewitt led the fan voting for the International Tennis Hall of Fame's class of 2021 and will get a bonus of 3 per cent added...

SAUDI ARABIA SET FOR 2021 FORMULA ONE DEBUT

Saudi Arabia is set to host a Formula One grand prix for the first time next year with a street race in Jeddah featuring on a record...

 
 
 

PM TACKLES THE NRL OVER ORIGIN NATIONAL ANTHEM AND FORCES A TURNOVER

The NRL attempted to swing the ball wide to skirt controversy - but just ended up turned around by none other than the Prime Minister.

FATAL KNIFE ATTACK IN FRENCH CITY OF NICE DESCRIBED AS TERRORISM

Mayor Christian Estrosi described the incident, in which three people were killed and several injured, as terrorism and said police...

 
 
 

ADVISER TO THREE LIBERAL PMS IS THE NATION'S NEW TOP SPY

Andrew Shearer is the new head of the Office of National Intelligence, after serving as an adviser for Scott Morrison, John Howard...

RACE-BY-RACE PREVIEW AND TIPS FOR WAGGA ON FRIDAY

Everything you need to know to find a winner on the Riverina program.

 
 
 

RACING NSW LAUNCHES INVESTIGATION AFTER RACE HORSES CONTINUE TO BE SLAUGHTERED

Hours of footage obtained by animal activists revealed up to a dozen identified former racehorses or recently retired breeding mares...

POLICE LEGAL COSTS BLOW OUT TO $60M - MORE THAN IT SPENDS ON CHOPPERS

The figure represents a 400 per cent increase in legal costs incurred by the force since 2015, when Graham Ashton was first appointed...

 
 
 

CHINA'S TREATMENT OF UIGHURS 'BIGGEST THREAT TO RELIGIOUS FREEDOM': POMPEO

In a scorching speech delivered in Jakarta on Thursday the US Secretary of State says there is no counter-terrorism justification for...

'CODE KILLER': FFA REPORT PAINTS BLEAK PICTURE FOR FUTURE OF SOCCEROOS

Australian soccer's governing body is pushing for major reform after a report detailed the scale of the player pathways problem, revealing...

 
 
 

HITMAN SU'A ONE OF EIGHT ON DEBUT AS BENNETT SPRINGS MAROON SURPRISES

Jaydn Su'a has become one of the NRL's most-feared defenders and will be among a host of new faces for the Maroons as they try to upset...

'I'M VERY COMFORTABLE WITH NSW': KEARY LAUGHS OFF MAROONS CLAIM

The Roosters five-eighth is one of three NSW debutants named to play in Adelaide next week, and rubbished Queensland's claims he should...

 
 
 

THE 44-YEAR-OLD NAMED IN BLUES TEAM FOR WOMEN'S STATE FOR ORIGIN

Hilder was just as shocked as anyone when she received the call from Blues coach Andy Patmore.

SYDNEY TO HOBART GETS GREEN LIGHT AFTER JULY COVID-19 SCARE

CYCA Commodore Noel Cornish said the race is set to go ahead as planned after Tasmania announced they would be opening the border to...

 
 
 



COVID Vaccine: Infections Seen Among Sputnik Trial Subjects

COVID Vaccine: Infections Seen Among Sputnik Trial Subjects

There have been instances of infection among volunteers of Sputnik V trials, the world's first registered vaccine against Covid-19 virus, according to a top official of the... Read more ...

Keeping gyms and leisure centres open is critical to ensuring health and...

Keeping gyms and leisure centres open is critical to ensuring health and wellbeing, say academics

Experts from Sheffield Hallam University analysed more than 62million gym visits in 14 European countries since September, but only identified 487 Covid-19 cases. Read more ...

Why COVID-19 Is Not the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Why COVID-19 Is Not the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

According to Dr. Thomas Frieden, former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, COVID-19 is now the third leading cause of death in the U.S., killing... Read more ...

India's COVID-19 Cases Crosse 80L, Recoveries Over 73 Lakh

India's COVID-19 Cases Crosse 80L, Recoveries Over 73 Lakh

India has seen about 49,881 new coronavirus infections and 517 deaths in the last 24 hours. Coronavirus cases tally has crossed 80 lakh-mark with the total number of cases at... Read more ...

Tough tardigrades: Microscopic water bears can withstand harmful radiation...

Tough tardigrades: Microscopic water bears can withstand harmful radiation, thanks to a certain protein

A protein found only in tardigrades may protect cells from DNA damage caused by radiation exposure, according to a recent study published in eLife. Researchers from the... Read more ...

Link Between Antiseizure Drug Valproic Acid and Autism Risk

Link Between Antiseizure Drug Valproic Acid and Autism Risk

Antiseizure medication in pregnancy is associated with twice the risk of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children, said study. Read more ...

Who needs SCIENCE? China justifies widespread COVID-19 immunizations without...

Who needs SCIENCE? China justifies widespread COVID-19 immunizations without bothering with clinical trials

The Chinese government defended widespread immunizations against COVID-19 outside of clinical trials in the country. The vaccinations were warranted, as there were no... Read more ...

Shocking numbers: Comparing COVID-19 deaths to abortion deaths

Shocking numbers: Comparing COVID-19 deaths to abortion deaths

I recently saw the headline from the New York Times about the deaths of over 200,000 Americans to COVID-19, and it got me thinking. (Article by Katie Beatty republished from... Read more ...

COVID-19 Racism Takes Toll on Chinese Americans' Mental Health

COVID-19 Racism Takes Toll on Chinese Americans' Mental Health

Chinese Americans are experiencing more racial discrimination and it appears to be affecting their mental health, according to a convenience sample survey. Among 543... Read more ...

Op-Ed: Physicians Need to Plan for Their Own Financial Health

Op-Ed: Physicians Need to Plan for Their Own Financial Health

As we write this, one of our physician clients is in a Dallas hospital waiting for a lung transplant. As a pulmonologist, he has treated hundreds of patients with lung... Read more ...