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Staggering map shows nearly 7,000 Thanksgiving flights as 6.3M Americans take to the skies

Thanksgiving travel is far exceeding initial estimates, as millions of pandemic-weary Americans take to the skies, roads and rails to reunite with their families despite dire warnings from public health officials in the coronavirus pandemic. At noon on Tuesday, data from FlightRadar24 showed 6,972 planes crisscrossing the U.S., slightly down from last year but even more […]

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Brute who killed Sisto Malaspina was a drug-addled junkie and a thief

The man who killed beloved Melbourne identity Sisto Malaspina was a known junkie with an extensive criminal history.  It was a sad fact that gave cops some comfort that Hassan Khalif Shire Ali was not a threat of committing an evil attack against an unsuspecting community.  The Melbourne cafe icon died in horrific circumstances on Bourke […]

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NYC’s COVID checkpoints are back: Cops will be out ‘in force’ at bridges, crossings and bus stations

New York City‘s COVID-19 checkpoints are back with police out ‘in force’ at bridges, crossings and bus stations to question Thanksgiving travelers from out of state.  Sheriff Joseph Fucito announced the measures in a joint press conference with Mayor Bill de Blasio Tuesday.  Fucito said: ‘Sheriff teams will be out in-force as the holidays approach. There […]

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Scott Morrison says Aussies will do quarantine if they refuse take Covid-19 vaccine

Scott Morrison has revealed Australians who refuse to get a Covid-19 vaccine could be forced to quarantine for two weeks when they enter the country unless they have a ‘genuine medical reason’ not to get the jab.  The prime minister has previously said a vaccine, which is expected to roll out in March, will be […]

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Hundreds in NYC line up to get tested for COVID-19 ahead of Thanksgiving

Hundreds of people lined up outside COVID testing facilities in New York City Tuesday morning before they even opened their doors as coronavirus cases continue to surge across the state and travelers rush to get tested before embarking on their Thanksgiving holidays. In Brooklyn, dozens flocked to CityMD facilities in the early hours where long […]

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Removalist business reveals more Australians are moving to Brisbane after COVID-19 pandemic

More Australians are looking to start a new life interstate after the outbreak of coronavirus – with Brisbane becoming the ultimate hotspot.  Since April, the amount of people looking for help to move across the country has jumped by 52 per cent, according to data from online removalist platform Muval. The Sunshine State has proved […]

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Man who raped his little sister for SEVEN years is jailed and could be deported back to New Zealand

A Queensland man has been jailed for six years and could be deported back to New Zealand for sexually abusing his younger sister over a seven-year period.   The 48-year-old pleaded guilty to eight charges at Cairns District Court on Friday for offences against his sibling in southeast Queensland from 1988 to about 1996-97. The court heard […]

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Mystery as MasterChef: The Professionals edits out one of its four contestants

MasterChef viewers have been left scratching their heads after one of the four contestants was mysteriously edited out of the show tonight. Fans of MasterChef: The Professionals took to social media to share their confusion after it was revealed a chef has been removed from the broadcast due to unforeseen circumstances. A statement released by […]

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TV weatherman Luke Bradnam’s car is stolen during live cross

A TV weatherman has had his car stolen in front of his eyes while he delivered a live cross to camera. Channel Nine presenter Luke Bradnam was presenting the weather from Cavill Avenue on the Gold Coast – a popular Schoolies nightlife strip in Surfers Paradise – about 6pm on Tuesday when a group of […]

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Everything you need to know about the easing of New South Wales’ restrictions before Christmas

New South Wales will ease a number of coronavirus restrictions just in time for Christmas. Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced the news on Wednesday outlining that 50 visitors will now be allowed in homes with an outdoor area from December 1. The state leader also said small pubs and hospitality venues will be able to double […]