US Greens file for recount in Wisconsin
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The first aircraft carrying humanitarian supplies has arrived in Tonga, five days after the South Pacific island nation was hit by a volcanic eruption and tsunami that devastated communities and spoiled drinking water.A Royal New Zealand Air Force C-130 Hercules landed in Tonga's Fua'amotu International Airport on Thursday, a defence spokesperson said, after a blanket of volcanic ash was cleared off the runway.
Police searched the Corowa home around 10pm on Wednesday after concerns were raised about the child's welfare. Find out more.
The federal health department has categorically denied claims the Commonwealth was requisitioning rapid antigen tests from businesses.It comes as Health Minister Greg Hunt revealed he had asked the consumer watchdog to investigate claims made by businesses of testing kits being seized.
An Australian firm has announced a partnership with a global leader in encryption technology to roll out the nation's first sovereign quantum encryption service.AUCloud is one of a handful of companies trusted by governments worldwide to host secure sovereign cloud services.
French actor Gaspard Ulliel, known for appearing in Chanel perfume ads as well as film and television roles, has died after a skiing accident in the Alps, according to his agent's office.He portrayed the young Hannibal Lecter in 2007's Hannibal Rising and fashion mogul Yves Saint Laurent in the 2014 biopic Saint Laurent.
A nurse in Italy was caught giving out fake Covid-19 vaccinations after police set up a hidden camera. See the footage the police shared.
Woolies has shared reusable bag tips that customers say will make shopping a whole lot easier. Find out how.
Suicides by Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people rose by 75 per cent in 2021.In a new report released on Thursday, the Coroners Court of Victoria revealed 35 deaths by suicide in 2021, compared to 20 the year before.
There has now been 93 deaths reported in just the past 72 hours in NSW. Find out more from the latest Covid data.
Heartbreaking images reveal the impact of an oil spill in Peru blamed on tsunami waves disrupting an oil tanker. Find out more.
Afghanistan's acting prime minister, Mullah Hasan Akhund, has called for international governments to officially recognise the country's Taliban administration, saying all conditions had been met."I ask all governments, especially Islamic countries, that they should start recognition," Akhund said at a news conference in Kabul in his first major public broadcast appearance since he assumed the role in September.
A man accused of stealing 42,000 rapid antigen tests and boxes of face masks has received bail in Sydney after turning himself in following a police raid on storage units in the city's south.The supplies, worth at least $500,000, were uncovered in two Rosebery storage units on Wednesday afternoon about 24 hours after going missing from a Botany freight depot.
As he was being pulled out to sea he could hear his son calling him from the shore – but he made the heartbreaking decision to stay quiet and drift away. FInd out why.
Isolation periods for COVID-positive patients won't be reduced, following discussions on workforce constraints at the latest national cabinet meeting.The prime minister, along with state and territory leaders, agreed the seven-day isolation period won't be lowered further to five days, as has been done in other countries.
A South Australian woman jailed for taking steps to join the terror group Islamic State has not fully acknowledged her offending and remains a "vulnerable person, susceptible to adverse and destructive influences", a court has ruled.In December, the Federal Court confirmed a control order on Zainab Abdirahman-Khalif which limits her movements and activities.
A large spider frightens Macca's customers as they order food at their local drive-thru.
More than 70 theatres, museums and concert halls in the Netherlands have opened their doors in light-hearted defiance of the country's anti-coronavirus regulations, repurposing each venue to highlight the inconsistency of the rules.Some stages were transformed into hairdressing salons while others became yoga studios for the day in a protest action called Hair Salon Theatre, the brainchild of the well-known Dutch actor and cabaret artist Diederik Ebbinge.
Tasmania has recorded 1185 new COVID-19 infections as the "managed outbreak" at a hospital now includes eight patients and two staff.The medical ward has been locked down at the Latrobe-based Mersey Community Hospital with no more admissions, visitors or transfers allowed, Tasmania's Chief Medical Officer Tony Lawler said on Wednesday.
A man will front court on Thursday over the allegedly stolen batch. Find out more.
As the aged care sector faces ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks and staff shortages, providers want the Australian Defence Force called in to assist.But Prime Minister Scott Morrison says defence personnel are "not a surrogate aged care workforce".