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Australia passes new law requiring Facebook and Google to pay for news
Australia has passed a new law that will force tech companies to pay publishers for news content, setting the stage for potential, similar action...
New Mars image from rover landing site shows the red planet in high definition
The Perseverance rover has had a chance to settle in on Mars since landing last Thursday, so it's doing what every new resident does these days --...
Two dead after undercover cops shoot at each other in Philippines drug bust
Two police officers in the Philippines were killed in a shootout with other federal agents during a botched undercover drug bust, according to...
Researchers find worrying new coronavirus variant in New York City
Two separate teams of researchers said this week they have found a worrying new coronavirus variant in New York City and elsewhere in the Northeast...
Brisbane is the 'preferred host' for 2032 Olympics, IOC announces
The Australian city of Brisbane is the "preferred host" for the 2032 Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced...
Australia's Qantas says it will resume international flights in October of 2021
Australian airline Qantas said it plans to resume international flights by the end of October, 2021.
Lockdown has made London a boomtown for rats
It's just before daybreak in Richmond on the southern bank of the River Thames, and pest controller Michael Coates is patrolling the rubbish bins...
Lack of equity within priority groups leaves Covid-19's most vulnerable without vaccine, analysis suggests
As demand for Covid-19 vaccines continues to outpace supply, there's still not sufficient supply to cover everyone within even the top priority...
Chinese bowl bought for $35 at a yard sale could make half a million
A small floral bowl bought at a yard sale in Connecticut for just $35 has been identified as an exceptionally rare 15th-century Chinese antique.
Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine is safe and effective, FDA analysis finds
In an analysis released Wednesday, the US Food and Drug Administration said the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine has met the requirements for...