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Medical cannabis chemo trial starts in NSW
While Australia has a vibrant youth climate movement, the national government remains opposed to taking action on climate change.
An international operation targeting money-laundering schemes that prey on unwitting third parties has led to 1803 arrests, the European Union's law enforcement agency says.Twenty-seven countries were involved in the operation including EU members, the United Kingdom and Australia.
The monthly “10 Most Urgent” list from the One Free Press Coalition presents “the year in press freedom.” The 10 cases encompass concerning trends in threats to journalists — including surveillance, harassment, imprisonment and impunity for those who attack them,
The United States has identified its first known case of Omicron, discovered in a fully vaccinated patient in California who travelled to South Africa, as scientists continue to study the risks the new COVID variant could pose.Public health officials said the infected person, who had mild symptoms, returned to the United States from South Africa on November 22 and tested positive seven days later.
South Korea's daily record of coronavirus cases has reached a fresh high as authorities halt quarantine exemptions for fully vaccinated inbound travellers for two weeks in a bid to fend off the Omicron variant.The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) reported 5266 cases for Wednesday, a day after the daily tally rose above 5000 for the first time amid concerns over a sharp rise in patients with severe symptoms.
Abrams narrowly lost 2018 bid against Brian Kemp, who is running for reelection
Fifteen-year-old in custody after three killed and eight injured in Michigan but motive remains unclear
President Vladimir Putin says Moscow will seek Western guarantees precluding any further NATO expansion and deployment of its weapons near his country's borders, a stern demand that comes amid fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine.Ukrainian and Western officials have worried about a Russian troop build-up near Ukraine, saying it could signal Moscow's intention of an attack.
Clive Palmer's political party distributed anti-COVID-19 vaccine brochures made to look like official medical advice in the outback NSW town of Broken Hill, the town's mayor has told a parliamentary inquiry.The United Australia Party targeted Broken Hill, distributing flyers with vaccine misinformation on several occasions, Mayor Darriea Turley told the NSW parliamentary hearing on Thursday.
Norway's annual Christmas tree gift to London has provoked unseasonably abrupt responses, including demands that the 24-metre Norwegian spruce be replaced, after it appeared to be less than symmetrical with some broken branches.Every year, a tree is felled outside Oslo and sent to London's Trafalgar Square as an offering of thanks from Norwegians for the United Kingdom's support during World War II.
Theo Hayez's dad Laurent appeared visibly upset and walked out as security guard from a Byron Bay club were questioned. Read more.
The government has voted to bring back a One Nation bill which tried and failed to remove vaccine mandates in Australia.The government voted to refer the bill to a Senate committee on Thursday, despite previously voting against the bill in a division that saw five coalition senators cross the floor.
Beijing has officially responded to Peter Dutton's rousing speech on Friday where he again warned of China's threat in the region. Find out what's been said.
The South Australian parliament has passed an Australian-first Suicide Prevention Act, enshrining in law efforts to reduce suicide along with best-practice education and training.The new measures also create a 13-person Suicide Prevention Council that must include at least one member of the LGBTIQ+ community with lived experience with suicide, at least one veteran with similar experience, an indigenous community leader, and a person with leadership in suicide prevention.
She is believed to be the first Victorian healthcare worker to die after contracting Covid. Read more here.
Western Australia's teachers union has threatened industrial action unless the state government ends its public sector wage freeze to address staff shortages.Teachers and other public servants have had annual salary increases capped at $1000 for the past four years as part of the McGowan government's budget repair efforts.
NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has been criticised for his etiquette during what was an eventful Covid press conference on Thursday. Find out what's been said.
A man who allegedly hit a Melbourne COVID-19 testing site worker with a stolen car before fleeing has been charged, as more protesters test positive for the virus.The man aged in his 50s suffered non-life threatening injuries when he was struck by a white Holden station wagon while helping people queue at the Cohealth site in Collingwood on Tuesday morning.
An eighth person has been confirmed to have the Omicron variant after arriving in NSW on a flight from Singapore.The fully vaccinated traveller had been in southern Africa and was in hotel quarantine since arriving on Sunday's flight SQ231, it was confirmed late on Thursday.
The testimony will likely bring more unwanted attention for Donald Trump who has since tried to distance himself from Epstein.