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No new local COVID-19 cases as calls grow for mass vaccination centres to be fast-tracked

Victoria has recorded no new local cases of coronavirus for the 38th day in a row as calls grow for the government to fast-track mass vaccination centres. There were 7,077 test results returned on Saturday. One active case remains in Victoria – an international flight crew member who tested positive …

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Woman’s body found in charity bin

The body of a woman has been found in a charity bin outside a shopping centre on the Gold Coast. Police were called to the rear of Stockland Burleigh Heads Shopping Centre on West Burleigh Road after the discovery of the body about 7am on Monday. A crime scene has …

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Man charged over alleged crime spree in Melbourne’s north

One police officer who was bitten by a police dog is undergoing surgery for his injuries. One of the drivers of the stationary cars hit at the traffic lights was taken to hospital for a check-up. A man has been charged with attempted murder.Credit:Nine News The man has been charged …

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Your Daily Horoscope for Monday, April 5

Cancer June 22-July 22 Stay away from others for a while if you need to collect your thoughts and get a new perspective on things. The chatter of people will annoy you and create a reactive tendency. You’ll uncover a truth today which will hold you in good stead. If …

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Two surfers die in unrelated incidents on Easter Sunday in northern NSW

Two men have died after being pulled from the water while surfing in separate incidents in northern NSW on Easter Sunday. Other surfers and people on Killick Beach at Hat Head, on the Mid North Coast, began CPR on a 64-year-old man after he was found unresponsive just after 4pm. …

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It could be China’s year at the Oscars, but censors have it on delay

Hong Kong activist Joey Siu in a scene from Academy Award-nominated short documentary Do Not Split. Siu said Beijing’s action “doesn’t seem very shocking or surprising,” but she was disheartened by what it meant for artists at the Oscars. “It’s a very sad situation. All these talented directors who are …

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Woman in critical condition after being hit by vehicle

A 87-year-old woman is fighting for life after she was struck by a vehicle on Brisbane’s bayside. Police say the woman was hit by a silver Honda Jazz while crossing Tingal Road at Wynnum just after 1.30pm on Sunday. The Capalaba woman was taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital where she …

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‘We pray these restrictions may be lifted’: Pope celebrates Easter in pandemic-weary world

At St. Peter’s Basilica, the 200 or so faithful allowed to attend looked lost in the cavernous cathedral. Normally, thousands would be at the Mass celebrated by Francis, and more than 100,00 would sometimes assemble outside in St Peter’s Square to receive his Easter blessing afterward. But this year, as …

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Man charged with murder following alleged brawl in Haymarket

A 20-year-old man has been charged with murder after an alleged brawl that left a second man dead at an apartment complex in Sydney’s CBD. Police say the incident occurred in the hallway outside his room at the Oaks Sydney Castlereagh Suites in Haymarket early on Sunday morning. The victim, …

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Guantanamo’s once-secret ‘black ops’ prison unit closes

Washington: A once-secret unit within the Guantanamo Bay detention centre that had fallen into disrepair has been closed and the prisoners moved to another facility on the American base in Cuba. The prisoners at Camp 7 were transferred to another unit as part of what US Southern Command said in …

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