Mon, 26 Oct 2020

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Laura Wolvaardt stars for Strikers in WBBL opener

Defending champions Brisbane Heat and a clinical Adelaide Strikers posted commanding victories as Australia's Twenty20 women's Big Bash League started ...


Lee relishing a return to cricket at WBBL 06

Proteas batter Lizelle Lee is relishing the opportunity to return to competitive cricket when the sixth edition of the Women's ...


Man arrested, 144 kilograms of cocaine in hydraulic rams seized

This is a joint media release between the Australian Federal Police and Australian Border Force.*Editor's Note: Vision of the operation ...


Jobs boost as two pioneering plastic recycling firms to set up in Perthshire

Jobs boost as two pioneering plastic recycling firms to set up in Perthshire The Courier ...


Two travellers from NZ in Qld quarantine - Wellington Times - Wellington, NSW

Two travellers from NZ in Qld quarantine Wellington Times ...


North Queensland man pleads guilty to home invasion while brandishing loaded gun with 2yo present

The judge said attending a house with a loaded gun where a 2yo lived was "the worst thing". (ABC Tropical ...


More than 200 Townsville properties remain damaged two years on from floods

Wayne McDonald moved back into his home this week even though flood repairs are not complete. (ABC North Queensland: Sofie ...


Queensland reports two new coronavirus cases on cargo ship anchored off Sunshine Coast

The Sofrana Surville was forced to anchor off the Sunshine Coast after being linked to a COVID-19 case in New ...


COVID-19 could be catalyst for childcare crisis as stressed, exhausted staff consider leaving

Affinity Education area manager Miranda Mason says the Government's rescue package was a critical lifeline. (ABC North Queensland: Nathalie Fernbach) ...


Saltwater crocodile retrieved from Queensland residence after fisherman took it home from local dam

Signage warning of crocodile sightings has been in place for some time at Peter Faust Dam in Proserpine. (ABC Tropical ...


Townsville beekeeper provides tips for keeping bees safe during a storm or cyclone

Townsville beekeeper Mick Olsen said hives can survive storms and cyclones if strapped down (ABC North Queensland: Nathalie Fernbach) ...


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Australian law enforcement officers intercept huge cocaine shipment

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - A 45-year-old Sydney man has been charged for allegedly importing approximately 144 kilograms of cocaine hidden ...

Victoria Premier confident of having crowds for Boxing Day Test

Melbourne [Australia], October 26 (ANI): Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews on Monday said that he is confident of having a crowd ...

SA tennis star Lloyd Harris jumps 10 spots in ATP rankings

South African tennis ace Lloyd Harris has jumped 10 spots to No 80 in the latest ATP rankings released on ...

Springboks Reinach, Serfontein star for Montpellier in French Top 14

Springboks Cobus Reinach and Jan Serfontein were crucial in Montpellier's 30-6 bonus point win over Brive in the French Top ...

Fury after Qatar 'forcibly examined' women at airport

Female passengers flying from Qatar were subjected to invasive searches after a premature baby was found abandoned in an airport ...

Reinach, Serfontein star for Montpellier in French Top 14

Springboks Cobus Reinach and Jan Serfontein were crucial in Montpellier's 30-6 bonus point win over Brive in the French Top ...

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Hong Kong's Hang Seng only glimmer of light on Asian markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were limp on Monday, although the Hong Kong market showed some life.In Tokyo, ...

Citroen India to open fifteen showrooms across country in first phase

Earlier this year in February, the first photos of a Citroen showroom in India were posted. This Citroen showroom was ...

Foreign exchange reserves in Kenya tumbled $615 million in past month

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's foreign exchange reserves have declined by 66.4 billion shillings (about $615 million) in ...

Ireland's trade surplus with China skyrockets in 2020

DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- In the first eight months of this year, Ireland's goods trade surplus with China ...

Xbox head Phil Spencer hints at xCloud streaming stick

Washington [US], October 26 (ANI): The head of Xbox, Phil Spencer has teased that TV streaming sticks may soon come ...

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20 year prison term for Californian man convicted of terrorism

RIVERSIDE, California - A U.S. man has been sentenced to twenty years in federal prison for conspiring to commit terrorist ...


U.S. vice president's chief of staff diagnosed with coronavirus

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's Chief of Staff Marc Short is the latest White House official to ...


Parallels: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar & America's Political System

The proceedings by the U.S. Senate's Judiciary Committee's confirmation hearings of President Trump's nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace ...


Australian law enforcement officers intercept huge cocaine shipment

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - A 45-year-old Sydney man has been charged for allegedly importing approximately 144 kilograms of cocaine hidden ...


Key allies and partners distancing from U.S. in droves

Since Donald Trump took office as president, the image of the United States has suffered across many regions of the ...


U.S., UK and Europe host humanitarian conference on displaced Rohingya

A joint UN-hosted donor conference to rally international support behind Myanmar's displaced Rohingya minority, ended on Thursday with a promise ...


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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 ...