â€˜Nothing to do with realityâ€™: Embassy rejects new US claims of Russiaâ€™s cyber...
by RT on October 20, 2020 at 5:06 am
Russiaâ€™s embassy in the US has trashed charges against six alleged Russian military intelligence officers â€“ accused of cyber attacks against the 2018 Olympics, the OPCW, France, Ukraine and Georgia â€“ as aimed at a home audience. Read Full Article at RT.com
Days After Returning to Office, Facebook Content Moderator Contracts Coronavirus
by Sam Biddle on October 20, 2020 at 4:21 am
Even as Facebook staff work from home, the content moderators were forced to return to the office amid pandemic fears. The post Days After Returning to Office, Facebook Content Moderator Contracts Coronavirus appeared first on The Intercept.
â€˜No escape for Bidenâ€™: Trump will attend next debate despite â€˜unfairâ€™...
by RT on October 20, 2020 at 4:11 am
US President Donald Trump said he will appear at the next debate with Democratic rival Joe Biden, in spite of what he deemed an â€œunfairâ€� rule change to mute each candidatesâ€™ mic during parts of the event. Read Full Article at RT.com
â€˜Youâ€™re playing selective godâ€™: Google â€˜whistleblowerâ€™ tells...
by RT on October 20, 2020 at 2:30 am
An alleged program manager at Google Cloud has said the search engine monolith is â€œplaying godâ€� in the US political scene, skewing results to benefit Democrats, according to an undercover interview captured by Project Veritas. Read Full Article at RT.com
London gives Covid-hit Manchester Tuesday deadline to accept tier-three lockdown, as leaders accuse...
by RT on October 20, 2020 at 1:22 am
Leaders in Greater Manchester have accused the British government of trying to force them to agree to the strongest possible Covid-19 restrictions using â€œselectiveâ€� hospital data, after London set a deal deadline for noon Tuesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
'I donâ€™t care Trump doesnâ€™t like black people': Rapper 50 Cent says 'Vote Trump'...
by RT on October 20, 2020 at 12:08 am
Rapper 50 Cent has become an unlikely supporter of Donald Trumpâ€™s reelection campaign, with the hip hop artist reacting in horror to Joe Bidenâ€™s tax plan, which hikes rates on high earners, and calling on fans to â€œvote for Trump.â€� Read Full Article at RT.com
Democrats fail to block Amy Comey Barrett's SCOTUS nomination as proposal to SHUT DOWN Senate falls...
by RT on October 20, 2020 at 12:02 am
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer tried to adjourn the Senate until after the election, in order to stop the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court. A Covid-19 relief bill remains nowhere in sight. Read Full Article at RT.com
Fear and Scapegoating During a Pandemic
by Carol Duff, MSN, BA, RN on October 20, 2020 at 12:00 am
Panelists at the Smithsonianâ€™s National Museum of American History discuss pandemics and scapegoating
â€˜Bad arm!â€™ Trump blasts â€˜disasterâ€™ Fauci in campaign call, slams doctor's...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 10:19 pm
After Dr. Anthony Fauci gave an interview in which he claimed the White House was controlling his media appearances, the president lashed out at him, even taking to comparing how each of them throws a baseball. Read Full Article at RT.com
Ireland to put nation under â€˜Europeâ€™s strictestâ€™ quarantine for six weeks amid...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 9:57 pm
Dublin has decided to impose a national lockdown for six weeks that has been described by the Irish government itself as the harshest in Europe â€“ all to curb the spread of Covid-19 that has been topping record levels for days. Read Full Article at RT.com
US to remove Sudan from its terrorism sponsors list in exchange for $335 MILLION payment to...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 9:38 pm
Washington will take Sudan off its list of state sponsors of terrorism as soon as the African state pays $335 million in compensation to victims of Al-Qaeda attacks on US embassies, President Donald Trump has said. Read Full Article at RT.com
7.5 magnitude earthquake hits off Alaska coast, triggering tsunami warning
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 9:25 pm
A strong 7.5 magnitude quake has struck south of Alaska, according to the US Geological Survey, prompting a tsunami alert in the area. Read Full Article at RT.com
US charges six Russian â€˜intelligence agentsâ€™ with hacking Ukraine, Georgia, France and...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 9:24 pm
The US Justice Department has announced charges against six alleged officers of Russian military intelligence, accusing them of cyber attacks against Georgia, France, the UK, the OPCW, Ukraine and the 2018 Winter Olympics. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Obama Conspiracy
by Michael Shrimpton on October 19, 2020 at 9:01 pm
Parts of the MSM, at long last, are finally picking up on the deals done by Hunter Biden when his with respect sleazy father was Vice-President. There is however a bigger conspiracy involving the Democratic nominee â€“ Barack Hussein Obama, President when Joe Biden was Vice-President, wasnâ€™t entitled to hold the office and Joe must
Exiled Bolivian President Morales vows to return to country â€˜sooner or laterâ€™ after...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 8:41 pm
Former President Evo Morales has announced his intention to return to Bolivia after his socialist ally Luis Arce secured a decisive victory in the countryâ€™s presidential election. Read Full Article at RT.com
Intermediate Results And Prospects Of Armenian-Azerbaijani War
by South Front on October 19, 2020 at 8:21 pm
The Armenian-Azerbaijani war, which started on September 27, continues in the contested Nagorno-Karabakh region despite international diplomatic efforts to de-escalate the conflict.
Armenian-Azeri war update: 10-19-20
by Jim W. Dean, Managing Editor on October 19, 2020 at 8:13 pm
Artsakh and Christian Armenia have been under attack by Azerbaijan, Turkey, jihadist terrorists, and ISIS since September 27.
â€˜I believed I was not visibleâ€™: CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin suspended by New...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 7:49 pm
Jeffrey Toobin, reporter for the New Yorker, has reportedly been suspended for the â€œembarrassingly stupid mistakeâ€� of exposing his genitals on a Zoom call with co-workers. The matter is being investigated by the paper. Read Full Article at RT.com
NYT: What Fans of ‘Herd Immunity’ Won’t Tell You
by Gordon Duff, Senior Editor on October 19, 2020 at 7:33 pm
ByÂ John M. Barry No matter their politics, people nearly always listen to those who say what they want to hear. Ladies and gentlemen, the President of the United States. https://t.co/Hkj9FSRG5y — John Sipher (@john_sipher) October 19, 2020 Hence, it is no surprise that the White House and several governors are now paying close attention to
Race, Ethnicity, and Age Trends in People Who Have Died from COVID-19
by Carol Duff, MSN, BA, RN on October 19, 2020 at 7:16 pm
There is a need for prevention and early detection of infection among disproportionately affected groups.
Gym seeks to dodge Polandâ€™s new Covid-19 lockdown by rebranding as â€˜Church of the...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 7:06 pm
With the government in Warsaw imposing strict lockdown measures on almost 70 percent of Polandâ€™s population, a gym in Krakow has found a way to operate, albeit in a severely limited capacity â€“ by declaring itself a church. Read Full Article at RT.com
VT Nuclear Education: The Beirut Coverup and Jewish Lightning (and Trump’s silence)
by Gordon Duff, Senior Editor on October 19, 2020 at 6:57 pm
When Beirut exploded, Israeli missiles sited, jet bombers too, President Trump announced it was a bombing. Next day he doubled down saying the Pentagon confirmed...since then he is silent but Beirut is still in ashes...
Exclusive: US Army Brought COVID-19 to China with Fake ‘Military Games’ Team (March 12 story)
by Gordon Duff, Senior Editor on October 19, 2020 at 6:57 pm
Despite having the largest military in the world, tenfold, the US came in 35th behind nations like Iran, Finland and Slovenia. No video or photos exist of the US team, no records were kept, a huge team but a pitiful performance for the best militaryÂ in the world.
Guardian: ‘Traitor’ review, American perfidy from Benedict Arnold to Donald Trump
by VT Editors on October 19, 2020 at 6:54 pm
Sixteen days out from the election, David Rothkopf's book on Trump is a bracing read.
Medium: Jim Watkins is Q and the Russians are helping him
by VT Editors on October 19, 2020 at 6:51 pm
The man behind Qanon is a vile hate-merchant coordinating with OANN, Flynn and Russian intelligence.
Be like Bayern: Frank Lampard says he wants his Chelsea side to EMULATE Bundesliga giants
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 6:40 pm
Ahead of his team's UEFA Champions League opener against Sevilla, Chelsea manager Frank Lampard said he wants his side to hit the level of performance they experienced when they faced Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich last season. Read Full Article at RT.com
Former OPCW director defends Douma whistleblowers as â€˜extremely competentâ€™, slams...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 6:38 pm
The former head of the OPCW has defended the whistleblowers who alleged that it engaged in a cover-up of exonerating evidence in Douma, arguing efforts to silence him prove the dissenters right. Read Full Article at RT.com
'Everybody's SICK of your WOKE bullsh*t': UFC's Colby Covington wears 'F*ck LeBron' shirt as he...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 6:25 pm
Controversial UFC star and ardent Donald Trump supporter Colby Covington has again turned his fury on Los Angeles Lakers talisman LeBron James' political views, telling the NBA champ that his "woke bullsh*t" has drawn low ratings. Read Full Article at RT.com
Covid-19 contact forces French First Lady Brigitte Macron to self-isolate, as infections in France...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 6:20 pm
Franceâ€™s First Lady Brigitte Macron will go into isolation for seven days after coming into contact with a person who later tested positive for Covid-19. The country has seen a surge of new cases in its second wave of the virus. Read Full Article at RT.com
'I could spend a MILLION a day': Gymnast tells ALL on NHL ex-husband as she admits hiring DETECTIVE...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 5:55 pm
Russian world champion gymnast Daria Dmitrieva has admitted that she was driven "crazy" by ex-husband Alexander Radulov's messages to other women during their two-year marriage, adding that she loved spending his hefty NHL wages. Read Full Article at RT.com
â€˜Left behindâ€™: UK hospitality workers bang pots & pans to make Parliament hear their...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 5:51 pm
Hospitality sector workers and business owners in the UK have staged a protest outside Parliament to demand a review of the governmentâ€™s â€œarbitraryâ€� Covid-19 restrictions and secure more support for their businesses. Read Full Article at RT.com
Boliviaâ€™s Mesa accepts election defeat after rapid vote count indicates solid victory for...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 5:34 pm
The Bolivian presidential centrist candidate Carlos Mesa conceded the election on Monday after an unofficial rapid vote count signaled a decisive victory for the socialist candidate Luis Arce. Read Full Article at RT.com
Ben Shapiro: Iâ€™m Voting For Trump
on October 19, 2020 at 5:32 pm
Former never-Trump conservative turns new leaf.
â€˜Shameless self-promotionâ€™: Piers Morgan attacks â€˜gutless weaselsâ€™ in...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 5:26 pm
Good Morning Britainâ€™s Piers Morgan has projected a message from his new book onto the Houses of Parliament in protest at government ministersâ€™ boycotting of his show due to his caustic critiques of their Covid-19 response. Read Full Article at RT.com
â€˜The English and Americans are hypocritesâ€™: Mauritian PM calls out UK & US duplicity,...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 5:20 pm
Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth has slammed the UK and US for their mistreatment of the Chagossian people, evicted from their homeland by the British in the 1960s and 1970s so that the US could use it as a military base. Read Full Article at RT.com
New York Governor Cuomo goes â€˜full anti-vaxxerâ€™ on Covid-19 vaccine, says people...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 5:16 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is the latest Democrat to cast doubt on a potential Covid-19 vaccine, saying he is â€œnot that confidantâ€� in the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Read Full Article at RT.com
â€˜We completely condemn such insultsâ€™: FC Schalke apologizes for racial slur directed...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 5:15 pm
German football club Schalke has issued an apology after its fans allegedly directed racial slurs at Borussia Dortmund forward Youssoufa Moukoko during an under-19s match between the two teams on Sunday. Read Full Article at RT.com
'What a tragedy': WWE stars SHOCKED as Mexican wrestler DIES in ring at 26 after collapsing in...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 5:12 pm
A Mexican wrestler has died at the age of 26 after sinking to the floor following a series of blows in a match in Mexico, drawing tributes from two of the stars of the sport as the shocking footage was shared among stunned fans. Read Full Article at RT.com
They love Big Brother? Majority of Russians support using facial recognition cameras to identify...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 5:09 pm
The majority of Russians are happy to give up their personal data to combat Coronavirus, with over three-quarters supporting the use of facial recognition tech to identify who came in contact with those infected by the disease. Read Full Article at RT.com
DEBUNKED: Hereâ€™s All The Media & Democrats Who Falsely Claimed Hunter Biden Laptop Story Was...
on October 19, 2020 at 5:03 pm
Media has gone into full-blown damage control trying to discredit Hunter Biden story as Russian propaganda without evidence
5 asteroids buzz by Earth TODAY, as NASA gears up for historic touchdown on asteroid Bennu
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 4:40 pm
With just 73 days left in 2020, NASA has published an alert that not one, but five asteroids are passing by Earth today, as the agencyâ€™s Osiris-Rex spacecraft prepares to touch down on a space rock 200 million miles away. Read Full Article at RT.com
Bolivians Return Evo Morales's Party to Power One Year After a U.S.-Applauded Coup
by Glenn Greenwald on October 19, 2020 at 4:37 pm
Right-wing forces cheered by the U.S. tried to destroy one of Latin Americaâ€™s most vibrant democracies. Voters just restored it. The post Bolivians Return Evo Morales’s Party to Power One Year After a U.S.-Applauded Coup appeared first on The Intercept.
Greece to expand wall on Turkish border to block migrants
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 4:28 pm
Athens said on Monday it had finalized plans to build a wall along Greeceâ€™s border with Turkey, to prevent large numbers of migrants from crossing into the country illegally. Read Full Article at RT.com
â€˜Are you kidding me?â€™ Final presidential debate will NOT feature foreign policy among...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 4:13 pm
The final debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden will not include foreign policy as a topic, a decision for which the presidentâ€™s campaign has slammed the commission, especially after the recent Hunter Biden allegations. Read Full Article at RT.com
US Supreme Court agrees to hear Trumpâ€™s appeal on border wall funding while reviewing...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 4:09 pm
The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by Donald Trumpâ€™s administration over a ruling that he overstepped his constitutional boundaries when funneling military funds to border wall construction. Read Full Article at RT.com
Homeless LA Residents Face Heat, Wildfires, and Covid-19
by Pedro Armando Aparicio on October 19, 2020 at 4:06 pm
Residents without housing in Los Angeles now also have to contend with Covid-19, record heat, and smoke-filled air from wildfires. The post Homeless LA Residents Face Heat, Wildfires, and Covid-19 appeared first on The Intercept.
â€œClumpy Haloâ€� Around Our Galaxy May Hold Matter From Birth of Universe
on October 19, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Halo continually being supplied with material ejected by birthing or dying stars.
Trump Campaign Embraces "Blacks for Trump" Founder Who Belonged to Violent Cult
by Robert Mackey on October 19, 2020 at 3:54 pm
A former cult member who promotes anti-Semitic and racist conspiracy theories shares the spotlight with Trump. The post Trump Campaign Embraces “Blacks for Trump” Founder Who Belonged to Violent Cult appeared first on The Intercept.
9 in 10 British workers will need to reskill by 2030, at cost of Â£130bn â€“ UK business...
by RT on October 19, 2020 at 3:50 pm
Britain needs to spend Â£130 billion over 10 years on adult education because 90 percent of the work force will require some reskilling, according to a major business lobbying organization. Read Full Article at RT.com
Even WHO Officials Now Admit Lockdowns Are Extreme Policies with Disastrous Results
on October 19, 2020 at 3:47 pm
The true cost of covid-19 lockdowns has become so apparent that even WHO officials must now admit these policies lead to mass impoverishment and immense cost in terms of human lives and human health
Asylum seeker 'unlawfully deprived' of liberty by Alan Tudge sues for false imprisonment
by Matthew Doran on October 20, 2020 at 5:02 am
An Afghan asylum seeker sues the Federal Government for false imprisonment, less than a month after a senior judge labelled Minister Alan Tudge's handling of his case as "criminal".
Argentina records 1 million coronavirus cases as second wave slams Latin America
on October 20, 2020 at 4:55 am
Argentina is now the fifth country in the world, behind the US, India , Brazil and Russia, to record 1 million coronavirus cases. It is the smallest nation to reach the grim milestone.
Angry Anderson's son bashed to death by friend who 'felt possessed' after taking 10 ecstasy pills,...
by Jamie McKinnell on October 20, 2020 at 4:43 am
A man accused of killing Angry Anderson's son Liam told police he felt possessed after taking 10 ecstasy pills as well as smoking cannabis and drinking alcohol on the night of the attack, a court hears.
Hotel quarantine inquiry seeks explanation from Sutton after emails contradict his evidence
by Elias Clure on October 20, 2020 at 4:38 am
Victoria's hotel quarantine inquiry asks Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton to provide another statement to the board after a series of emails contradict his evidence about the use of private security firms.
Uniswapâ€™s first governance vote fails ... despite 98% support
by Cointelegraph By Samuel Haig on October 20, 2020 at 4:26 am
Uniswapâ€™s first governance proposal has ended in defeat, with votes in favor falling a whisker short of the required threshold.
October 20th – 2020 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #1370
by sundance on October 20, 2020 at 4:20 am
In an effort to keep the Daily Open Thread a little more open topic we are going to start a new daily thread for “Presidential Politics”. Please use this thread to post anything relating to the Donald Trump Administration and … Continue reading →
Geelong's Tom Hawkins misses training session with sore throat ahead of grand final
on October 20, 2020 at 4:18 am
The Geelong power forward is sidelined from the Cats' training session because of illness, but the club is not too concerned about his absence.
Tuesday October 20th – Open Thread
by sundance on October 20, 2020 at 4:15 am
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. THY WILL BE DONE, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those … Continue reading →
Federal Police to contact ICAC over Western Sydney Airport land deal
on October 20, 2020 at 4:03 am
The AFP will contact ICAC to seek information about whether former state politician Daryl Maguire had any involvement in a controversial land deal.
Broncos' Ali Brigginshaw wins Dally M female player of the year
on October 20, 2020 at 3:53 am
Days away from her bid to win a third straight NRLW title, Brisbane Broncos captain Ali Brigginshaw achieves individual glory as the female player of the year at the Dally M awards.
Brisbane man missing in Far North Queensland waterhole that has claimed 20 lives over 50 years
by Marian Faa And Renee Cluff on October 20, 2020 at 3:53 am
A major search operation is underway for a Brisbane man who went missing while swimming at a notoriously dangerous waterhole near Cairns, which police say has claimed 20 lives in the past 50 years.
Footballer who 'didn't remember' dragging nurse down Melbourne laneway not guilty of sex crime
by Danny Tran on October 20, 2020 at 3:43 am
A man who was captured on camera dragging a nurse down a Melbourne laneway before laying on top of her is found not guilty of intending to sexually assault her, but guilty of common assault.
Three teenagers arrested for allegedly stealing and smashing fleet of Aboriginal ranger vehicles
on October 20, 2020 at 3:37 am
The arrests follow images released on Facebook showing one vehicle flipped over and two others smashed "beyond repair" around the remote Arnhem Land community of Maningrida.
BHP dumps $3.5 billion expansion at Olympic Dam mine
by Sara Tomevska on October 20, 2020 at 3:34 am
Mining giant BHP scraps another multibillion-dollar expansion plan at the Olympic Dam mine site, after studies of the ore body revealed underwhelming prospects.
Victoria could remove ring of steel border around Melbourne next month, Premier says
by Kathy Lord on October 20, 2020 at 3:16 am
Victorians are close to once again being able to travel around the state, with Premier Daniel Andrews saying he hopes to remove the ring of steel border around Melbourne during November.
NCA bombing suspect watched aftermath of fatal blast from street, documents reveal
by Meagan Dillon on October 20, 2020 at 3:01 am
The man accused of carrying out a bombing which killed an Adelaide detective in 1994 parked in direct sight of the blast zone before watching the aftermath, according to prosecution documents.
WA Premier says he should have told public two Australians disembarked COVID-hit ship
by Eliza Laschon on October 20, 2020 at 2:36 am
WA Premier Mark McGowan says he "probably should have" let the media know two Australians had disembarked from the Al Messilah livestock carrier at Fremantle before a COVID-19 outbreak was detected on board.
Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract to launch this week: ConsenSys dev
by Cointelegraph By Samuel Haig on October 20, 2020 at 2:07 am
An Ethereum 2.0 developer predicts the protocolâ€™s deposit contract will be released in a matter of days, and that ETH 2.0 staking will go live this year.
Ash Barty 'surprised and honoured' to be asked to present AFL premiership cup
on October 20, 2020 at 2:07 am
Should Richmond win Saturday's AFL grand final, world number one tennis player and Tigers fan Ash Barty will present the premiership cup.
ICAC's independence compromised by funding being controlled by incumbent Premier, report finds
by Ashleigh Raper on October 20, 2020 at 2:01 am
An audit of the funding arrangements for the NSW corruption watchdog has found they threaten its "independent status" because the Premier can "restrict access" to the money it receives.
Deadline on $20,000 home builder grant extended in WA
by Eliza Laschon on October 20, 2020 at 1:58 am
More West Australians will be able to access $20,000 grants to build a home after the State Government announces it is extending the deadline for construction to start on new projects.
Presidential Debate Commission Will Mute Mics During Final Debate…
by sundance on October 20, 2020 at 1:38 am
In yet another transparent effort to support Joe Biden, the presidential debate commission has announced they will mute microphones during the two minute answer sessions as part of a strategy to assist the promotion of disinformation. (Via New York Post) … Continue reading →
If there's a Brisbane storm on Saturday night, will the AFL grand final be delayed?
by Simon Smale on October 20, 2020 at 1:23 am
The five-day weather forecast for Brisbane suggests that there could be a storm on game day. What happens if there is a storm at the AFL grand final? Will the game be delayed?
Dobbs, Powell, Fitton and Solomon Discuss Hunter and Joe Biden Payback Schemes…
by sundance on October 20, 2020 at 1:07 am
I tend to find myself in agreement with the Tom Fitton parts of this interview. Lou Dobbs, Sidney Powell, Tom Fitton and John Solomon appear together to discuss the latest developments in the Hunter/Joe Biden pay-to-play scandals. . Considering everything … Continue reading →
Twisted Sister rocker tells court being linked to Clive Palmer is not good for his 'heavy metal...
by Jamie McKinnell on October 20, 2020 at 12:57 am
Twisted Sister singer Dee Snider tells a Sydney court he has nothing to gain from being associated with Clive Palmer after the businessman used famous track We're Not Gonna Take It during his election campaign in 2019.
Melbourne residents rush for travel permits to clean up regional holiday homes
by Kellie Lazzaro on October 20, 2020 at 12:53 am
People with holiday homes in regional Victoria are being warned they do not have automatic permission to break through the so-called ring of steel to travel into rural areas to conduct bushfire preparations.
'Slavery is keeping our ports open': Union says seafarers forced to spend up to 18 months on ships
by Jemima Burt And Jasmine Hines on October 20, 2020 at 12:48 am
Australia's ports are being kept open by "slavery",Â a transport workers' union says, withÂ seafarers forced to spend more than a year at sea after being "cajoled, sometimes bribed, very often threatened".
South Australia joins New Zealand travel bubble, eases Victorian hard border
by Bension Siebert on October 20, 2020 at 12:47 am
South Australia will accept tourists from New Zealand, effectively immediately, as authorities also announce a significant further relaxation of border restrictions with Victoria.
Thai authorities try to censor ongoing student protests
on October 20, 2020 at 12:40 am
Thai authorities are working to stem a growing tide of protests calling for the Prime Minister to resign by threatening to censor news coverage, raiding a publishing house and attempting to block the Telegram messaging app used by demonstrators.
The small WA town that a collective of collectors call home
by Kate Stephens on October 20, 2020 at 12:33 am
In the early 1990s, Mick Burgess was gifted a single ceramic pig, and now his shed is full of thousands of them. Strangely, he's not the only one in his small country town with a love of collecting.
What we know about the mute button being used at the final US presidential debate
by Peter Marsh on October 20, 2020 at 12:20 am
The Commission on Presidential Debates will mute microphones at the upcoming clash between US President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
Two new COVID-19 cases in NSW, both linked to known sources
on October 20, 2020 at 12:07 am
NSW Health record two new cases of locally acquired COVID-19 as authorities praise one Sydney suburb for increasing their testing four-fold.
Farmers accuse Government of driving dodgy labour by not supporting illegal worker amnesty
by Kath Sullivan on October 20, 2020 at 12:07 am
"Farmers are p***ed off" as the Government rules out an illegal worker amnesty that would allow undocumented workers to come forward without fear of being deported.
Ghislaine Maxwell loses bid to keep Epstein testimony secret
on October 19, 2020 at 11:51 pm
A court blocks an appeal by British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, allowing testimony in a lawsuit related to Jeffrey Epstein's sexual abuse activities to be made public.
'My parents have just gifted me the only present any six-year-old girl ever wants'
on October 19, 2020 at 11:29 pm
Tomorrow marks 20 years since the Sydney Paralympic Games, but for a young girl living with cerebral palsy, the date signified a milestone in how people view disability.
Victoria may have recorded its first day of zero new cases since June 9
on October 19, 2020 at 10:59 pm
Premier Daniel Andrews says the sole case recorded overnight involves a person who has previously tested positive and may simply be shedding the virus.
Could this primary school teacher be the first to win Canberra an ARIA Award?
by Holly Tregenza on October 19, 2020 at 10:41 pm
With his fedora on and sticker-studded guitar in hand, Canberra teacher CJ Shaw works hard to make singing a spiritual experience for his students â€” and he's been recognised by the highest in Australia's music industry.
Nokia and NASA working to build Moon's first 4G network
on October 19, 2020 at 10:38 pm
The Finnish telecommunications equipment maker says its Nokia Bell Labs division will build a 4G communications system to be deployed on a lunar lander to the Moon's surface in late 2022.
Infamous 'comic book killer' Leonard Lawson is long dead, but his prison murals will be preserved
by Samantha Turnbull And Leah White on October 19, 2020 at 10:35 pm
The future of one of Australia's oldest prisons is uncertain, but murals painted inside by murderer and rapist Leonard Lawson will be preserved.
President Trump Make America Great Again Rally – Tucson, Arizona – 6:30pm EDT Livestream…
by sundance on October 19, 2020 at 10:20 pm
Departing Prescott, President Trump heads to Tucson Arizona for his second rally of the day at Tucson International Airport.Â The anticipated start time is 6:30pm EDT. Trump Campaign Livestream – RSBN Livestream – Fox News Livestream . .
'On-and-off again' partner of woman found dead on Sydney driveway arrested
by Mark Reddie And Emma Elsworthy on October 19, 2020 at 9:39 pm
Lynda Greenwood had an apprehended violence order in place against her "on-and-off again" partner who was arrested this morning after her body was found outside a block of flats in Sydney's south.
UK and US accuse Russian hackers of targeting Tokyo Olympics
on October 19, 2020 at 9:36 pm
Russian is accused of "wantonly causing unprecedented collateral damage to pursue small tactical advantages as fits of spite", hacking broad targets like Olympics organisers, the French election and US hospitals and businesses.
Inflection Point – President Trump: “I’ll only say this once”…
by sundance on October 19, 2020 at 9:35 pm
Today in Prescott, Arizona, President Trump hit his victory stride for the home-stretch.Â Go back and watch the entire rally if needed and you’ll see. There are moments, inflection points per se’, that are not unique to President Trump but … Continue reading →
Filecoin creator denies strike allegations
by Cointelegraph By Turner Wright on October 19, 2020 at 9:22 pm
â€œMiners are following the protocol, and making a ton of money doing so,â€� said Juan Benet on Twitter.
Answering your questions about how Melbourne's coronavirus restrictions have changed (again)
on October 19, 2020 at 9:06 pm
Can I watch the grand final with my mates in Melbourne? Is it okay to travel to my holiday home to do some bushfire preparations? These are some of the questions we've answered as Victoria's coronavirus restrictions are wound back.
Afterpay and Zip shares jump on banking deals
by Sue Lannin on October 19, 2020 at 9:06 pm
Buy now, pay later firm Afterpay forges a partnership with Westpac and it shares jump above $100, while Zip signs up with Visa as digital disrupters take advantage of their coronavirus popularity.
Gloves off: Cage fighter and Indigenous nurse battle to unseat first Torres Strait Islander MP
by Kristy Sexton-McGrath on October 19, 2020 at 9:00 pm
A professional boxer and an Aboriginal nurse will go head-to-head in what is shaping up to be one of the key battlegrounds in Queensland's state election.
Trump says Sudan to be removed from terror list when it pays $475m
on October 19, 2020 at 8:56 pm
The announcement comes as the Trump administration works to get other Muslim-majority countries to join the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain's recognition of Israel.
Live: Victorian Government says constitutional challenge to lockdown restrictions has no legal merit
by Nicholas McElroy And Alicia Nally on October 19, 2020 at 8:44 pm
A Mornington Peninsula hotel owner filed the High Court action, arguing Victoria's COVID-19 lockdown measures are unnecessary and disproportionate. Follow live.
Accused murderers struck firefighter in head after hitting him with a car in Hunter Valley, police...
by Jake Lapham on October 19, 2020 at 8:37 pm
A second person is charged with murder over the death of Ian Pullen, a New Zealand firefighter who travelled to the NSW Hunter Valley to assist with firefighting efforts in 2018 when he was hit by a ute then struck in the head.