Julian Assange fears assassination
Julian Assange fears assassination
A man has drowned and two others have been taken to hospital after being rescued from the water at a Sydney beach.The three men were swimming with friends at Shelly Beach in Cronulla when they got into difficulty in the sea.
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The largest intake of junior doctors in Queensland history will form the base of an increase in frontline health workers across the state, the premier says.More than 830 junior doctors are to be deployed across 20 health facilities, aiming to improve access to care in rural, regional and metropolitan hospitals.
A former top cop will head the crackdown on sex traffickers using the migration system to exploit vulnerable foreign workers.Former Victorian police commissioner Christine Nixon will target criminal organisations abusing the system, calling allegations of sex trafficking through migration schemes "concerning".
New data will shed some light on the resilience of consumers as interest rate hikes and cost of living pressures erode spending power.On Tuesday, the Australian Bureau of Statistics will release retail trade data for the typically busy shopping month of December.
Australia Day came a day late at the X-Games in Aspen with snowboarders Scotty James and Valentino Guseli filling two spots on the halfpipe podium.James claimed his sixth X-Games victory while teenage ace Guseli finished third - the first time two Australian athletes had been amongst the medals in the same discipline in Aspen.
The Perrottet government has committed $173 million to extend a school tutoring program launched during the pandemic, saying tutoring could become "business as usual" for NSW students.The announcement came on the same day as NSW Labor pledged $400 million to creating a permanent literacy and numeracy tutoring scheme for students, under its Education Future Fund.
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UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has fired the chairman of his ruling Conservative Party Sunday over a "serious breach" of the ministerial code.Pressure had been building on Nadhim Zahawi amid allegations he settled a multimillion-dollar unpaid tax bill while he was in charge of the country's Treasury.
Getty ImagesWe’ve built our cities to be vulnerable to – and exacerbate – major weather events such as the one we saw in Auckland on Friday. While almost no city in the world could fully escape the effects of four months’ worth of rain in 24 hours, there are many things that could have been done to avoid some of the worst impacts. Buildings, streets and car parks are all impermeable surfaces. When it rains, the water rushes off these surfaces and into gutters. From the gutters, the water drains
The specialised police unit that included the five Memphis officers involved in the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols has been disbanded as protests continue across the United States following the release of harrowing video of the attack.The department said in a statement on Saturday it was permanently deactivating the Scorpion unit after the police chief spoke with members of Nichols' family, community leaders and other officers.
The federal opposition leader will meet with the Indigenous voice referendum working group after he called for more details on the plan.Peter Dutton has not yet said whether he would support enshrining an Indigenous voice to parliament in the constitution while his Nationals colleagues have come out against it.
Torrential rain has lashed parts of New Zealand destroying homes and claiming four lives. See the devastating trail of destruction.
Former Australian test cricketer Stuart MacGill swore at a woman he has been accused of intimidating and told her he was going to call the police on her, a court has heard.MacGill, 51, is accused of stalking and verbally intimidating Samantha Ford while walking down Sydney's Kent Street and then later at the Captain Cook Hotel around 6pm on February 1, 2022.
For many, the cloud is an obscure, ethereal place to send files when they run out of space on their phone or laptop.But all of that information goes to a physical site - a data centre where thousands of servers work around the clock to store and manage content.
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New Zealand's death toll from heavy rain has risen to four as flash floods and landslides on the north island continued for a third day.Battered since Friday, Auckland, New Zealand's largest city, remained under a state of emergency.
Russian missile strikes have killed three people in the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson while fighting raged in the eastern Donetsk region where Russia again shelled the key town of Vuhleda.President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said Ukraine was facing a difficult situation in Donetsk and needed faster weapons supplies and new types of weaponry, just days after allies agreed to provide Kyiv with heavy battle tanks.
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