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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...

 
 
 

CROWS AND SAINTS SWEAT ON COMPENSATION, BROAD SET TO STAY A TIGER

Adelaide and St Kilda are sweating on what the AFL's secret free agency compensation formula delivers for them in a bid to land Crows...

GRADUATIONS ARE GO BUT GREEN LIGHT COMES TOO LATE FOR MANY STUDENTS

Schools are free to hold graduation ceremonies this term but the reprieve came too late for many that have already locked in virtual...

 
 
 

WHEN CAN I TAKE OFF MY MASK? YOUR COVID DINING QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Melburnians are adjusting to new rules for eateries. Here what you should, and shouldn't, do.

A NEW LOOK LEADS THE LIST IN LOCKDOWN LIFTING SPEND-UP

Melburnians have splurged on haircuts and new outfits producing one of the biggest spending spikes since March.

 
 
 



Nearly 100,000 people in England catching Covid-19 every day, 'worrying'...

Nearly 100,000 people in England catching Covid-19 every day, 'worrying' Government-led study finds

The REACT-1 project - which has been swabbing tens of thousands of people every week - estimates there are currently 96,000 new daily infections in England alone. 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 ...

Kerala, Delhi See COVID-19 Cases Rise During Festivals

Kerala, Delhi See COVID-19 Cases Rise During Festivals

Amid the ongoing festivals in Maharashtra, West Bengal, Karnataka, Kerala and Delhi, the COVID-19 situation has worsened, said the Union Health Ministry. 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Eli Lilly's antibody drug lowers viral loads and improves symptoms in mildly...

Eli Lilly's antibody drug lowers viral loads and improves symptoms in mildly ill COVID-19 patients

Mildly ill coronavirus patients given Eli Lilly & Co's antibody drug had viral loads that were 3.4 times lower than those given a placebo and saw their risk of hospitalization... Read more ...