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    Margaret Court defends right to religious freedom of speech, slams media over 2021 Australia Day Honours leak
     23 January 2021
    Former tennis great Margaret Court says she is honoured and grateful to be promoted to the highest level of the Order of Australia, despite the decision coming under fire from two state premiers and LGBT groups concerned about her past criticisms of same
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    WA brings down border with QLD and NSW after days of no community transmission
    22 Jan: Travellers from Queensland and New South Wales will be able to enter WA without an exemption from midnight on January 25.... more
    The triple j Hottest 100 is on Saturday. What time does it start and who will win?
    22 Jan: Triple j are counting down the Hottest 100 songs of the past 12 months on Saturday. Here's everything you need to know — including which songs might place near the top.... more
    US politics live updates: President Joe Biden unveils national COVID-19 strategy amid grim prediction
    22 Jan: US President Joe Biden says more than half a million Americans will be dead from COVID-19 by next month as he announces his strategy to combat the pandemic.... more
    Indonesia's latest natural disasters are a 'wake-up call', environmentalists say
    22 Jan: While natural disasters are inevitable in Indonesia, which sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire, experts and environmentalists say the fatal fallout from floods is preventable if deforestation is discontinued.... more
    China's COVID-19 vaccines are being given the green light without the data being revealed. Why?
    22 Jan: China is touting its COVID-19 vaccines as an alternative to those produced by Western firms, but there is still much we don't know about them. That hasn't stopped countries from purchasing shipments in droves.... more
    Japan, the only country to experience a nuclear attack, refuses to sign a UN treaty banning nuclear weapons
    22 Jan: Today, a new nuclear weapons treaty comes into force, but the US and Japan have both refused to sign it. For those who survived the bombing of Hiroshima, it's a painful and baffling decision.... more
    President Joe Biden has started work on his next big battle — stopping the coronavirus pandemic
    21 Jan: Forget Biden vs Trump — it's Biden vs coronavirus from here on in. The new US President has a plan for tackling the pandemic, but there are many obstacles still standing in the way.... more
    Coronavirus Australia news: Hospital staff and GPs to start training on how to administer COVID-19 vaccine
    21 Jan: Health Minister Greg Hunt says hospital staff and GPs will start training on how to administer the COVID-19 within the next fortnight, with some Australians to get the jab from the middle of February.... more
    The Trump administration's clemency picks are raising some eyebrows. So how do they compare to previous years?
    21 Jan: As the United States heralds a new political era, Donald Trump's final act as president is raising some eyebrows. So how do his administration's pardons and commutations stack up to those of previous administrations? And have other presidents courted cont... more

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     29 Dec: Police are tackling the issue of extremists exploiting social media, by increasing their artificial intelligence technology ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     04 Jan: Donald Trump wants Congress to overturn the election result. Here's what will happen instead +++++++++++++++++++++
     06 Jan: FBI located Ghislaine Maxwell by tracking her mobile phone, court documents show ++++++++++++++++
     02 Jan: Coronation Street actor Mark Eden has died following a battle with Alzheimer's +++++++++++
     08 Jan: US politics updates: Donald Trump agrees to 'orderly transition' after Congress confirms Joe Biden's election win ++++++++++
     04 Jan: Fears grow for the health of US broadcasting legend Larry King ++++++++++
     08 Jan: US politics updates: US Capitol police officer dies of injuries sustained in riot, bringing death toll to five +++++++

     International NewsLinks
      23 Jan: How covid has hit our $5 billion international education sector - and what universities are doing about it (Stuff.co.nz)
      22 Jan: Epidemiologists urge government to follow australia's lead on stricter border measures (Stuff.co.nz)
      22 Jan: Covid 19 coronavirus: international air new zealand air crew must now isolate in hotels (NZ Herald)
      22 Jan: Cause of christchurch miq staff covid-19 cases identified (RadioNZ)
      22 Jan: Covid-19 coronavirus: fishermen double-bunking key factor in christchurch health worker cases (NZ Herald)
      22 Jan: Reserve bank says it now knows scope of data theft (NZ Herald)
      22 Jan: Promoter's plan: turn remote luxury lodges into quarantine hubs for international stars (NZ Herald)
      22 Jan: Anti-nuclear protesters kick-off global celebrations in christchurch (NZ Herald)
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     Today's News

    Basketball:
    A sensational showing from Tai Webster hasn't been enough to save the Breakers from defeat in game one of their new Australian basketball league season 6:56

    Tennis:
    Margaret Court defends right to religious freedom of speech, slams media over 2021 Australia Day Honours leak 4:36

    Living & Travel:
    WA brings down border with QLD and NSW after days of no community transmission 23:17

    Politics:
    Oranga Tamariki is being urged to explore different leadership models 21:57

    Business:
    The inflation rate is better than expected, but some say the gap between rich and poor is getting worse 21:17

    Environment:
    The triple j Hottest 100 is on Saturday. What time does it start and who will win? 20:07

    International:
    US politics live updates: President Joe Biden unveils national COVID-19 strategy amid grim prediction 19:17

    Basketball:
    The NBA has postponed the Memphis Grizzlies' next three games due to Covid health and safety protocols 18:57

    Law and Order:
    Police have charged a second woman with the murder of Rau Tongia in Karori on 20 December last year 18:37

    Entertainment:
    The 'Saved by the Bell' reboot has been renewed for a second season 18:10

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