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    Australia's 10 most commonly prescribed medicines revealed by PBS data
     1 December 2020
    A significant rise in prescriptions of an antidepressant has seen it make the list of the nation's most commonly prescribed drugs for the first time.
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    US politics updates: Donald Trump's special adviser on coronavirus resigns as battleground states certify results
    1 Dec: Dr Scott Atlas, who had no expertise in public health or infectious diseases and frequently clashed with figures like Dr Anthony Fauci, resigns as Donald Trump's special adviser on coronavirus.... more
    Joe Biden names Janet Yellen as pick to head Treasury Department which will make her the first woman in the role
    1 Dec: Joe Biden has already named an all-female communications staff now he is set to appoint the first woman head of the US Treasury Department.... more
    COVIDSafe update aims for almost perfect logging of contacts, but tech experts say app's technology is outdated
    1 Dec: A COVIDSafe update has drawn a mixture of surprise and despair from the tech community, which is pushing for Australia to switch to the Apple-Google system used by other countries.... more
    F1 driver Romain Grosjean credits halo with saving his life after horror crash at Bahrain Grand Prix
    30 Nov: Romain Grosjean says he did not like F1's halo safety technology — but he's changed his mind after the protection system saved his life in a terrifying crash.... more
    US politics updates: Donald Trump tweets at Joe Biden after president-elect fractures foot
    30 Nov: Donald Trump tweets his best wishes for Joe Biden after the president-elect fractures his foot while playing with his dog.... more
    The British stole Benin's bronzes. It's a theft that still hurts
    30 Nov: Almost all kids growing up in Benin City would know the story of these artworks. Relatively few ever get to see them in person. They want them back.... more
    Victoria records first coronavirus death in more than a month after woman in 70s caught virus in July
    30 Nov: A woman in her 70s dies from complications related to a COVID-19 infection that she was diagnosed with in late July and never fully recovered from.... more
    F1 driver Romain Grosjean escapes with just minor injuries after car crashes and explodes into fireball in Bahrain Grand Prix
    30 Nov: F1 driver Romain Grosjean incredibly walks away from a fiery crash at the Bahrain Grand Prix with just minor burns to his hands and ankles.... more
    David Prowse, actor who portrayed Darth Vader in Star Wars, dies aged 85
    29 Nov: The British actor and nearly 2m-tall bodybuilder portrayed the legendary Star Wars villain, though his voice was not considered right for the ruthless Darth Vader. He was 85.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     17 Nov: US election updates: Joe Biden warns 'people will die' if Donald Trump continues to refuse to cooperate on presidential transition +++++++++++
     07 Nov: Details about China's phase 3 coronavirus vaccine trials revealed, participants say it gives them hope +++++++++++
     06 Nov: Biden, Trump and US left waiting for results in close states ++++++++++
     06 Nov: US election results show Joe Biden has the edge, but Donald Trump still has a path to victory +++++++++
     13 Nov: US election updates: Joe Biden names Ron Klain to chief of staff and assistant to the president role +++++++++
     18 Nov: US election updates: Donald Trump is still claiming 'dead people voted', despite source admitting he was wrong, as it happened +++++++++
     06 Nov: Trump or Biden? US election result comes down to these five states +++++++++

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      1 Dec: Nzx 50 falls as high new zealand dollar weighs on exporters (
      1 Dec: Expo 2020: new zealand pavilion nearly finished in dubai (NZ Herald)
      1 Dec: Cricket: devon conway called into black caps test squad as injury cover for bj watling (NZ Herald)
      1 Dec: Auckland airport gets health tick from airports council international (NZ Herald)
      30 Nov: Black caps vs west indies match abandoned due to rain (RadioNZ)
      30 Nov: Phoenix sign former premier league striker (RadioNZ)
      30 Nov: League - final piece of the puzzle: wellington phoenix sign former premier league striker (
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