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Dozens of inspectors will descend on Sydney on Friday to conduct a COVID-safe business blitz.
Shaun Johnson will make a shock homecoming to the Warriors after signing a two-year deal with the NRL club.The Warriors confirmed on Friday morning they had lured the Kiwi halfback home from Cronulla, after he was unwanted by the Sharks for next year.
Britney Spears has apologised to fans for not sharing the trauma over her conservatorship sooner. In her first public statement since her explosive courtroom testimony on Wednesday, the pop superstar said she “pretended like everything was ok” because “I was embarrassed to share what happened to me”. Spears asked a judge to end the conservatorship that controls her life and career, describing it as “abusive”.
A significant global bond market correction is likely in the next three months as central bankers eye the exit door from pandemic emergency policy, according to a Reuters poll of strategists who also forecast modestly higher yields in a year. Financial markets were caught off guard by the Federal Reserve's surprisingly hawkish tone at its meeting last week, sparking a sell-off in equities and a safe-haven rush into Treasuries. While Fed Chair Jerome Powell played down rising price pressures on Tuesday, just a day later two Fed officials said the recent bout of higher inflation could last longer than anticipated.
Ash Barty will pay a poignant tribute to her idol as Evonne Goolagong Cawley and John Newcombe celebrate 50 years since completing one of Australia's most iconic sporting doubles.It's been half a century since Goolagong Cawley and Newcombe both hoisted the Wimbledon singles trophies in a feat no Australian pair has managed since.
Sixty-two percent of the electorate voted to legalise abortion up to 12 weeks in the case where a mother’s life is in danger
A simple blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer before any clinical signs or symptoms of the disease is accurate enough to be rolled out as a multi-cancer screening test, according to scientists. The test, which is also being piloted by NHS England, is aimed at people at higher risk of the disease, including patients aged 50 years or older. It is able to identify many types of cancer that are difficult to diagnose early, such as head and neck, ovarian, pancreatic, oesophageal and some blood cancers.
Food delivery companies have been accused of allowing criminals to infiltrate their platforms to deliver drugs.
They caution that ‘nothing is agreed’
(Bloomberg) -- Oil is heading for a fifth weekly advance, the longest winning streak since December, as stockpiles shrink and the market tightens ahead of an OPEC+ meeting that will consider pumping more crude.Front-month futures in New York are up more than 2% this week and global benchmark Brent is at the highest level since October 2018. The alliance, led by Saudi Arabia and Russia, are set to meet July 1 and the group is widely expected to revive more output in August, according to a Bloombe
Highlights of this day in history: The Korean War begins; Custer meets his end at the Battle of Little Bighorn; John Dean testifies before the Senate Watergate Committee; Author George Orwell born; Deep-sea explorer Jacques Cousteau dies. (June 25)
One in 20 people who contracted COVID-19 during NSW's "first wave" were still experiencing symptoms three months later, a study of almost 3000 people has found.The largest study of COVID-19 recovery time ever undertaken in Australia found four in five patients recovered within a month, 1.
George Osborne has been appointed the next chair of the trustees of the British Museum, placing the former Conservative chancellor in one of the most prominent roles in UK culture. Teneo Chief Declan Kelly told to quit his seat at the campaign group Global Citizen and ceded some of his responsibilities as the strategy head of Teneo after facing allegations of drunken misconduct at a fundraising concert.
Britney Spears addressed a Los Angeles courtroom yesterday (Wednesday 23 June), in a landmark moment for her ongoing conservatorship battle. The pop star, 39, spoke directly to Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny about the conservatorship, which has controlled her money and affairs since 2008. It was the first time she had appeared in open court in 13 years of the conservatorship.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the drug Actemra for the treatment of hospitalized COVID-19 adults and pediatric patients, the health agency said on Thursday. The EUA was issued to Genentech, a subsidiary of Roche Holding AG.
Nike chief executive John Donahoe gave an impassioned defence of his company’s business in China, months after the world’s largest sportswear brand became ensnared in a wider consumer backlash there due to its past statements on Xinjiang. “Nike is a brand that is of China and for China,” Donahoe said on Thursday, in response to a question from an analyst regarding the competition Nike faces from other brands in the region.
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Airline staff have had to put up with at least 2,900 incidents involving unruly passengers in 2021 so far
A local rescue official says sounds have been heard coming from the rubble of a collapsed Florida condo building but no voices. (June 24)
This larger-than-life statue of movie icon Marilyn Monroe in Palm Springs, California - depicting a classic scene from “The Seven Year Itch” - is rubbing some people the wrong way. Protesters from the Women's March Foundation have called the giant statue misogynistic and exploitative of the star who is said to have been discovered in Palm Springs... and would have been 95 today. 50-YEAR-OLD BROOKS THOMAS, RESIDENT OF PALM SPRINGS FOR 8 YEARS: "It's absurd that you're going to leave the museum and see the backside of someone's underpants from any era, regardless who it is or what it is like. It's you know, people have all kinds of issues with other things that they find obscene, but this you know, they think it's acceptable." Retired artist Melissa Manson is among those who thinks the 26-ft tall statue, sculpted by the late Seward Johnson in 2011, is acceptable."I don't think this offends anybody. I don't think it's misogynistic. I don't think it exposes women to anything dangerous or uncomfortable." Chris Menrad, founder of the Committee to Relocate Marilyn, said he simply isn’t happy with the statue’s location. "The issue that the committee to relocate Marilyn has with the current location of the statue is that, it is placed in the middle of a new street that was created to open up our world famous Palm Springs Art Museum and connect it to our main street, which is Palm Canyon, just that direction. And we have an issue with placing a large statue that is blocking that view on a quote unquote, temporary basis that everybody knows is not going to be temporary." But Palm Springs resident John McDermott thinks it’ll be great for business. “Everybody is ecstatic to have her back here, absolutely ecstatic. It's good for the community, it's good for the businesses. You know, this is going to be our Eiffel Tower. This is going to be the Eiffel Tower of Palm Springs." A chairman of a local hospitality group says the statue is already popular for snapshots and the community is expecting it to increase visitor traffic after the health crisis, But the statue is reported to face a petition and legal action. LBGTQ activists and other critics say it promotes toxic masculinity… so wherever Marilyn ends up… the debate is far from over...