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Desperate Italy Blocks Exports of Vaccines Bound for Australia

17 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The move, under new E.U. rules, is part of an intensifying global competition for doses as vaccine shortages hamper rollouts and variants raise fears of virus surges.
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Australian teenager dies from jellyfish sting

Australian teenager dies from jellyfish sting

9 hours ago   |   New York Post

A 17-year-old boy has died nearly a week after being stung by a jellyfish while swimming at a beach in Australia, officials said. The boy, whose identity hasn't been released...
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EU, Italy stop AstraZeneca vaccine exports to Australia

11 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   3 articles

A shipment of over a quarter million AstraZeneca vaccines destined for Australia has been blocked from leaving the European Union, in the first use of an export control system...
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Italy, EU block AstraZeneca vaccine shipment to Australia

12 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   3 articles

The move affecting 250,000 doses reflects frustration within the bloc over the shortfall of promised vaccine deliveries.
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Scientists adapt solar energy technology to detect chemical warfare agents and pesticides

14 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Pervoskite nanocrystals, a key component of emerging solar energy technology, are being used in Australia to develop a new, rapid-response detection mechanism for fumigants...
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Italy has blocked a shipment of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for Australia as the EU fails to secure supplies

Italy has blocked a shipment of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for Australia as the EU fails to secure supplies

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement Italy has blocked a shipment of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine which was bound for Australia, in the first use of emergency powers the EU introduced...
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Australia extends international travel ban for 3 more months

Australia extends international travel ban for 3 more months

16 hours ago   |   New York Post

If you were hoping to visit Australia any time soon, you're going to have to wait a little longer. On Tuesday, Australian Health Minister Greg Hunt announced that the country...
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Family Finds Venomous Snake Lurking Under Swimming Pool Deck

17 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Stuart McKenzie, a snake catcher in Australia, released a video showing how he grabbed the venomous reptile by the tail to stop it slithering out of reach.
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Australia's China Dream

22 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

We investigate why the relationship between Australia and China has hit rock bottom and meet those paying the price.
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Stephen Schaefer's Hollywood & Mine

Stephen Schaefer's Hollywood & Mine

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

The 71st Berlinale happened this year like so many others happened - virtually. Normally, a citywide feast of cinema that attracts literally thousands of moviegoers...
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Texas power grid operator overcharged companies $16B during winter freeze

Texas power grid operator overcharged companies $16B during winter freeze

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas made a massive error that resulted in $16 billion in overcharges last month when millions of residents were left without power after a... Read more ...

Gilgeous-Alexander has 33, helps Thunder rally past Spurs

Gilgeous-Alexander has 33, helps Thunder rally past Spurs

SAN ANTONIO - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 33 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied in the second half to beat the San Antonio Spurs 107-102 on Thursday night and snap a... Read more ...

Creighton's Greg McDermott suspended indefinitely for ‘plantation' comments

Creighton's Greg McDermott suspended indefinitely for ‘plantation' comments

Creighton men's basketball coach Greg McDermott has been suspended from all team activities indefinitely for his “plantation” comments last week, the school athletic director... Read more ...

Lightning top Blackhawks on Hedman's horn-beating OT goal

Lightning top Blackhawks on Hedman's horn-beating OT goal

CHICAGO - Victor Hedman scored 4:59 into overtime, with the puck barely over the line at the horn, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Thursday night... Read more ...

Martin scores 2 to help Islanders beat Sabres 5-2

Martin scores 2 to help Islanders beat Sabres 5-2

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Matt Martin scored twice and the New York Islanders beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Thursday night in the opener of a three-game series. Read more ...

Flyers overcame early 3-goal deficit to stun Penguins 4-3

Flyers overcame early 3-goal deficit to stun Penguins 4-3

PITTSBURGH - Philadelphia Flyers coach Alain Vigneault pointed to his team's three-game set in Pittsburgh as a potential turning point. A chance to figure out just where the... Read more ...

Tatum scores 27, Celtics outlast depleted Raptors 132-125

Tatum scores 27, Celtics outlast depleted Raptors 132-125

BOSTON - Jayson Tatum had 27 points and 12 rebounds and the Boston Celtics won their fourth straight game, outlasting the short-handed Toronto Raptors 132-125 on Thursday night. Read more ...

UNMC doctor stresses COVID-19 vaccines as safe and effective

UNMC doctor stresses COVID-19 vaccines as safe and effective

Dr. Mark Rupp says the Johnson & Johnson, Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are all "tremendously effective" against COVID-19. Read more ...

Trump State Department appointee Federico Klein arrested in connection with...

Trump State Department appointee Federico Klein arrested in connection with Capitol riots

Summary List Placement The FBI arrested Federico Klein, a former State Department aide appointed by former President Donald Trump, in connection with the January 6 Capitol... Read more ...

No. 2 Michigan wraps up Big Ten, beats Michigan State 69-50

No. 2 Michigan wraps up Big Ten, beats Michigan State 69-50

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Franz Wagner scored 19 points, Hunter Dickinson added 14 and No. 2 Michigan wrapped up the Big Ten title with a 69-50 victory over rival Michigan State on... Read more ...