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‘A WATERSHED MOMENT': NBL CONFIRMS RECORD BROADCAST RIGHTS DEAL

The NBL was a struggling competition in serious financial trouble a decade ago, but the confirmation of a major broadcast rights deal...

ONCE CAST AS DUTERTE ENEMY, FILIPINO WEIGHTLIFTER RAISES SPIRIT OF A NATION

Hidilyn Diaz, daughter of a tricycle driver, is a national heroine for winning the Philippines' first gold medal. Two years ago, she...

 
 
 

KOOKABURRAS CONTINUE UNBEATEN RUN WITH SPEED AND PRECISION

Australia will have Olympic men's hockey rivals worried after another goal spree, against Argentina.

FINE FOR NOT WEARING A MASK, BUT SYDNEY REMOVALISTS WHO BROUGHT DELTA TO MELBOURNE WON'T BE CHARGED

Victoria's COVID-19 response commander confirmed on Tuesday morning the Department of Health had issued a $200 fine to one of the movers...

 
 
 

AUSTRALIA NEWS LIVE UPDATES: NSW RECORDS 172 NEW LOCAL COVID-19 CASES; VICTORIA LIFTS LOCKDOWN AS STATE RECORDS 10 NEW CASES

Victorian schools are set to re-open, Sydney will give the green light to walk-in AstraZeneca jabs at mass vaccination clinics and...

TRIUMPH AND DEFEAT AS AUSTRALIA BEGINS ITS MEDAL HAUL IN TOKYO

Today on Please Explain, sports reporter Sarah Keoghan joins Nathanael Cooper to take us through the highlights of the first few days...

 
 
 

PROPERTY SALE RAISES DOWNSIZER SUPER CONTRIBUTION QUANDARY

If the government's proposed change to remove the work test for non-concessional super contributions is passed, non-concessional contributions...

CHECK YOUR PASSWORDS: STREAMING VIDEO ACCOUNT THEFT BOOMS IN LOCKDOWN

While streaming video services have enjoyed a boom during lockdown, so have people who sell stolen passwords.

 
 
 

COLLINGWOOD TOLD CLARKSON ISN'T AVAILABLE NEXT YEAR

Collingwood have been informed that Alastair Clarkson intends to coach Hawthorn next year and is not available for the Magpies' senior...

TOKYO OLYMPICS LIVE UPDATES: JAPANESE SHOCK AS OSAKA ELIMINATED; D-DAY FOR FOX

Kaylee McKeown is Australia's newest Olympic champion. She won the 100m backstroke final and broke the Olympic record in the process.

 
 
 

NEWS CORP CUTS JOBS, BRINGS IN MCKINSEY FOR RESTRUCTURE

News Corp has made a large number of staff in its commercial division redundant.

RENEWABLES DRIVE AUSTRALIAN EMISSIONS LOWER AS WIND RECORDS BLOWN AWAY

Australia's greenhouse gas emissions extended their declines into the first three months of 2021, driven lower by a roaring renewable...

 
 
 

TOUGHER CONDITIONS ON MINING COMPANIES TO REHABILITATE SITES IN NSW

Mining companies will be forced to show plans for the ongoing rehabilitation of their mines.

LEGAL PAYOUT BRINGS HOPE FOR OTHER VICTIMS OF PAEDOPHILE PRIEST

The first of Kevin O'Donnell's victims to report the paedophile priest to police hopes the $1.375 million he will receive from the...

 
 
 

CANBERRA CONSIDERS FURTHER SUPPORT FOR LOCKED DOWN BUSINESSES, WORKERS

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg were continually evaluating the rapidly changing economic circumstances.

FREEDOM TO. INFECT EACH OTHER AND PUNCH ANIMALS?

Those protesters in our city streets have never faced a national crisis before and, thus, have no idea about social responsibility.

 
 
 

BEST OF CARTOONS, JULY 26, 2021

The news of the day as interpreted by our talented artists, illustrators and cartoonists.

‘AT RISK OF RECESSION': NSW LAGGING EVEN BEFORE LOCKDOWN HIT SYDNEY

Analysis by Australia's biggest bank shows NSW was ranked fifth out of eight state and territory economies heading into the winter...

 
 
 

‘ADRIANA IS NOT A NUMBER': SYDNEY ACCOUNTING STUDENT, 38, THE LATEST NSW CORONAVIRUS DEATH

Adriana Midori Takara, a 38-year-old Brazilian national, had no underlying health conditions but deteriorated quickly following her...

MISDIALING A PREMATURE ENDING

AI with a sense of humour? The end is nigh.

 
 
 



Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

For patients with severe COVID-19, cholangiopathy was a late complication with potential for progressive biliary injury or liver failure, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

William Thomas Ball, 51, has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson, Mississippi after refusing to get vaccinated. Now his wife, Alicia, is asking for others in her... Read more ...

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in all age groups, and dropping fastest among adults in their twenties according to data from the Department of Health. Read more ...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative disc disease

For total disc replacement in patients with degenerative disc disease, an artificial disc is a safe option that improves pain relief, function, range of motion and decreases in... Read more ...

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as... Read more ...

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and... Read more ...

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune response to the vaccine in the early... Read more ...

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated... Read more ...