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Desktop review of Melissa Davey's new book on the Pell case

Melissa Davey just a few days ago brought out her book on The Case of George Pell. Davey has followed ...


Queensland court dismisses university student Drew Pavlou's case against Chinese Consul General

A Queensland court dismisses a complaint against the Chinese Consul General for allegedly inciting violence against university student, Drew Pavlou, ...


Far North Queensland farmer cultivates easy to cut neon pumpkin variety from 'field of thousands'

Want to have your pumpkin and cut it too? Now there's a new variety of the vegetable that's not only ...


Telco contractor BSA Ltd accused of sham contracting in class action lawsuit

Stuart Pope worked for BSA between 2012 and 2016 installing and fixing Foxtel boxes. (ABC News: Owen Jacques) ...


Sailors set foot on land in Townsville eight months after coronavirus scuppers shore leave

Sri Lankan seafarer Bandara Ranaseha enjoys his first shore leave in Townsville after months at sea. (ABC North Queensland: Nathalie ...


Sunshine Coast photography exhibition challenges image of homelessness in Queensland

Jen, one of those in the exhibition, is thankful to have somewhere to stay after living in a car with ...


One new coronavirus case recorded in Queensland, restrictions to be lifted on aged care facilities

Steven Miles said it had been a good weekend for Queensland. (ABC News: Cameron Lang) ...


Aged care centres to reopen as Queensland records one overseas acquired case

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says Queenslanders should feel safe to go out and support the tourism industry this long weekend as ...


Queensland court dismisses university student Drew Pavlou's case against Chinese Consul General

University student Drew Pavlou outside court in Brisbane. (AAP: Darren England) ...


NSW and Queensland health workers scramble to move staff amid 'border bubble' restrictions

A ''substantial'' number of healthcare workers in New South Wales and Queensland have been affected by border rules that came ...


Fishermen find bones near swag on Burdekin River

Detective Inspector Lawson said the matter has been referred to the coroner. (ABC North Queensland: Chloe Chomicki) ...


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Prominent Hong Kong media figure Jimmy Lai and two sons arrested

HONG KONG, Aug 10 (ANI): Continuing with the suppression of the dissenting voices in Hong Kong since the national security ...

News Corp shrugs off Covid-19 impact, only 4% negative impact

NEW YORK, New York - News Corp on Saturday reported fiscal 2020 full year total revenues of $9.01 billion. The ...

Desktop review of Melissa Davey's new book on the Pell case

Melissa Davey just a few days ago brought out her book on The Case of George Pell. Davey has followed ...

Former champ Kuznetsova pulls out of U.S. Open

Svetlana Kuznetsova, who won the U.S. Open in 2004, pulled out of this year's tournament on Monday due to her ...

A Ban on WeChat and TikTok, a Disconnected World and Two Internets

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON - President Trump's new executive orders banning Chinese social media apps TikTok and WeChat marked a significant escalation ...

Svetlana Kuznetsova withdraws from US Open over virus worries

Former US Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova withdrew from this year's tournament on Monday citing concerns over the Covid-19 outbreak.The 35-year-old ...

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U.S. industrial stocks particularly Dow pull ahead, Nasdaq lags

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks rose on Monday, while the technology sector, headed by the Nasdaq, had ...

Auto sales in Ireland dropped 18% last month

DUBLIN, Ireland Aug. 10 (Xinhua) - A total of 15,329 units of new private cars were sold in Ireland in ...

Stocks rise in China, Australia; fall in Japan, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, NSW Australia - Stocks in China and Australia were on the move on Monday.In China, stocks rose after data ...

News Corp shrugs off Covid-19 impact, only 4% negative impact

NEW YORK, New York - News Corp on Saturday reported fiscal 2020 full year total revenues of $9.01 billion. The ...

Despite job gains too many Americans still out of work, says official

WASHINGTON, DC - Total nonfarm payroll employment in the United States rose by 1.8 million in July, and the unemployment ...

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Lebanon to get new government after current regime quits

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's prime minister stepped down from his job on Monday in the wake of the disastrous Beirut ...


Chinese government says it has never interfered in U.S. elections

People vote at a polling site in Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, June 23, 2020. (Photo by ...


Prominent Hong Kong media figure Jimmy Lai and two sons arrested

HONG KONG, Aug 10 (ANI): Continuing with the suppression of the dissenting voices in Hong Kong since the national security ...


Lebanese government rejects need for external investigation of blast

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The leader of the Lebanese resistance group Hezbollah has made a televised address to the nation calling ...


Trump thinks 'it would be cool' to invade Venezuela

On Tuesday of this week, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on Venezuela. Appearing before the committee ...


11 arrests in Virginia and Maryland over shocking sexual exploitation

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia Eleven members or close associates of the infamous MS-13 gang were arrested this week and face numerous charges ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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