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Higher coffee intake prevents development of Alzheimer's disease: Study

Joondalup [Australia], November 28 (ANI): Coffee lovers, there's good news for you. According to new research, drinking higher amounts of ...


Mining shift workers at potential risk of sleep disorders and sleep loss: Study

Joondalup [Australia], November 26 (ANI): According to a new study, fly-in and fly-out (FIFO) shift workers are losing out on ...


As Australia deploys troops and police, what now for Solomon Islands?

On Thursday evening, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Australia would deploy police, diplomats and defence force personnel to Solomon Islands ...


VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on a crazy week in Canberra

University of Canberra Professional Fellow Michelle Grattan and University of Canberra Associate Professor Caroline Fisher discuss the week in politics.This ...


Pat Cummins named Australia Test captain, Steve Smith appointed deputy

Melbourne [Australia], November 26 (ANI): Fast bowler Pat Cummins was on Friday named Australian men's Test cricket team captain following ...


'Paine needs some time and space', says ACA as former Aus skipper takes indefinite break from cricket

Melbourne [Australia], November 26 (ANI): Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) on Friday expressed disappointment following the announcement that former skipper Tim ...


U19 WC: CA announce 37-player training squad

Melbourne [Australia], November 25 (ANI): Cricket Australia on Thursday announced a 37-player training squad ahead of the ICC Under 19 ...


Don't punish the poor: Fines must be based on income

There is a discriminatory, classist struggle in this nation, in which the unemployed, the underemployed and the homeless can be ...


Morrison's top 10 bare-faced lies

What are a few outright lies between friends, international leaders and the entire nation when you're the Prime Minister? Managing ...


Feature: Young Aussies priced out of "Australian Dream" of home ownership

SYDNEY, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- For generations of young Australians, the "Australian Dream" has been hinged on the success and ...


Indigenous Australians given say on new cultural protection laws

CANBERRA, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Indigenous groups from around Australia will shape the country's cultural heritage protection systems under a ...


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Amazon bypassing clogged US ports using hired ships

SEATTLE, Washington: In early November, the Olive Bay was docked in the port of Everett, Washington. Below its decks was ...

Food prices could reach record highs due to jump in fertilizer prices

WASHINGTON D.C.: With agricultural costs being driven to new highs due to a shortfall of nitrogen fertilizer worldwide, farming communities ...

Collapsing Turkish lira called catastrophe by political opposition

ANKARA, Turkey: As the Turkish lira fell by 15 percent against the U.S. dollar this week, anxious Turks struggled to ...

Indian government to ban purchase of cryptocurrencies

NEW DELHI, India: India will introduce a bill during the winter session of Parliament that could block the use of ...

Google pays Ireland $245 million in unpaid corporation taxes

DUBLIN, Ireland: Google Ireland has reached agreement with Irish tax officials to pay over $245 million in unpaid corporation taxes ...

Vonage sells to Ericsson for $6.2 billon in merger of tech giants

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: In a $6.2 billion agreement, Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson is purchasing U.S. cloud communications company Vonage, in ...

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Despite 89% vaccinated, Portugal reinstates some Covid restrictions

LISBON, Portugal: Portugal is reintroducing some pandemic restrictions, just two months after ending enforcement of them after the goal of ...

As Covid increases, France speeds up administering booster shots

PARIS, France: As new Covid cases are again on the rise, the government of France announced a plan to administer ...

US to set up another task force to look into UFO questions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: After officials in Washington D.C. admitted they could not explain the phenomena of UFO sightings, the U.S. government ...

After decades of work, Egypt to open 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt opened its 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes to the public this week, in a swanky ceremony, after over ...

Libyan officials disqualify Gadhafi son from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya's High National Elections Committee has disqualified Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, from ...

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Iconic Australian actor David Gulpilil dies at 68

Canberra [Australia], November 29 (ANI): Veteran actor David Gulpilil, who lit up the screen in his 1971 debut film 'Walkabout' ...


Omicron: What we know about the new Covid variant

Scientists have raised the alarm about the new Omicron Covid-19 variant, first identified in Botswana, which has an ?extremely high ...


Border opening for skilled workers, students delayed a fortnight

The Morrison government has delayed its plan to open the international border on Wednesday to skilled workers and students, as ...


Chinese marines are ideal for Solomons-type contingencies

Hong Kong, November 29 (ANI): In recent years, China has been beefing up the expeditionary capacity - the ability to ...


Australian Research Finds Climate Change Behind Bushfire Surge

SYDNEY - New research by Australia's national science agency shows that climate change has driven a significant increase in bushfires ...


Countries close borders to foreigners amid Omicron fears

Japan will close its border to foreign nationals, including business travelers and students from Tuesday, marking one of the most ...


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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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