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State people are fleeing to in droves

Closed international borders have ground Australia’s total population growth to a halt but people are flocking to one state. Queensland’s population has surged as the rest of the country grinds to a halt, new figures show. The Sunshine State outperformed all others as its population increased 0.9 per cent to 5.2 million in the year… Read More »

Putin, in state TV quip, wishes Biden good health after US president calls him killer

  >>  Reuters Published: 18 Mar 2021 07:38 PM BdST Updated: 18 Mar 2021 07:39 PM BdST Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that people tend view others as they actually see themselves after US President Joe Biden said he thought Putin was a killer, and quipped that he wished the US president good… Read More »

Qld waste test negative as state reopens

Follow-up wastewater testing in southern Queensland has come back negative for coronavirus after fragments were detected in an earlier sewage test. The positive result was found in a sample at the Pulgul wastewater treatment plant in Hervey Bay, north of Brisbane. Queensland’s Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young said the low-level virus fragments detected were probably… Read More »

Pence Praises Trump’s ‘Seamless’ COVID Response, Leaves Out His State Feuds

“President Trump marshaled the full resources of our federal government from the outset. He directed us to forge a seamless partnership with governors across America in both political parties.” Vice President Mike Pence, during his speech at the Republican National Convention on Aug. 26 This story was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can… Read More »