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 2021-07-29 18:05 

The West Australian

Israel eyes third jab, cases rattle China...

Chinese authorities say COVID-19 infections traced to Nanjing Lukou International Airport have spread to 10 cities while Israel plans to offer booster jabs....

 2021-07-29 18:00 

The West Australian

Adrian Barich: The Olympics Games so far...

From the sublime to the ridiculous, Tokyo has had it all - except for netball, which Adrian Barich is determined to see in Brisbane...

 2021-07-29 18:00 

The West Australian

First known Aboriginal voluntary assisted dying (VAD) patient Mary-Ellen Passmore dies in Perth hospital...

Mary-Ellen Passmore was the second West Australian to use the State's voluntary assisted dying legislation, which came into effect at the start of the month....

 2021-07-29 18:00 

The West Australian

Mark Duffield: Hours in the air epitomises Shannon Hurn's Herculean feat of 300 games...

Shannon Hurn spends almost four times as many hours in the air getting to 300 games as Richmond star Jack Riewoldt, showing just big of an accomplishment it is....

 2021-07-29 18:00 

The West Australian

Melanie Kiely: Workers with a disability can help WA tackle skills shortage...

Western Australia is grappling with an acute COVID-induced labour shortage but there is a pool of willing — and often skilled employees — that continues to be overlooked....

 2021-07-29 18:00 

The West Australian

Kane Cornes: Why West Coast Eagles must send Oscar Allen forward for his own good...

West Coast young gun Oscar Allen has suffered one of the biggest in-season declines from any player this year - and its largely through no fault of his own. Kane Cornes explains why....

 2021-07-29 18:00 

The West Australian

Vasse FIFO worker who allegedly raped woman at BHP mine site loses Komatsu job...

A company that hired a FIFO worker just months after he allegedly raped a woman in her donga at a BHP mine site have confirmed the high-voltage electrician has been dismissed....

 2021-07-29 18:00 

The West Australian

House That! Rent a waterfront property from fast-bowling legend Dennis Lillee...

There are few places in the world where you can rent a $1 million-plus waterfront home - from a landlord who's a global cricketing legend....

 2021-07-29 18:00 

The West Australian

Tokyo Olympics: WA athletes in action on Day 7, featuring Matt Wearn, Lauren Reynolds & more...

Can WA duo Matt Wearn and Lauren Reynolds earn gold in their respective sports on Day 7? Here's when all the West Aussies are on the schedule....

 2021-07-29 18:00 

The West Australian

'Lucky' Laqdar: How COVID-19 helped Mauritian jockey extend Perth stay and win apprentices' premiership...

Two years after making the move to Perth to start his race riding career, Ramoly will complete a remarkable transformation when he is crowned leading apprentice after Saturday's final meeting of the WA racing season....

 2021-07-29 18:00 

The West Australian

Crown Perth Royal Commission: State Government asks tax questions...

State government inspectors have quizzed Crown Perth about whether they are up to date with their tax — in the wake of Crown Melbourne potentially having stiffed the Victorian government out of $200m...

 2021-07-29 18:00 

The West Australian

Tokyo Olympics: Jess Fox delivers Australia one of its famous Games gold medals after canoe slalom victory...

Jess Fox ended nine years of near misses to deliver the nation one of its most famous Games golds, finally completing her full set of medals in an event she fought hard to be included at the Olympics....

 2021-07-29 18:00 

The West Australian

Opinion: We need to roll up for WA as Australia catches up in COVID vaccine rollout...

We can be proud on both health and economic fronts we've done better than almost every country in the world. When we look back, I'm confident the Australian way will have been the envy of the world....

 2021-07-29 18:00 

The West Australian

Mark Riley: NSW Coronavirus crisis drives Scott Morrison's lockdown backflip...

Scott Morrison's conversion to the ranks of lockdown supporters will be confirmed today....

 2021-07-29 18:00 

The West Australian

Kicking Dynamics founder Tim Schmidt breaks down why Shannon Hurn is fourth-best kick in AFL...

Shannon Hurn's incredible kick has defined his 299 game career, but why does he have such a lethal boot? Kicking expert Tim Schmidt breaks it down....

 2021-07-29 18:00 

The West Australian

Indigenous COVID vaccination rates lagging well behind rest of nation...

With only one in five Indigenous Australians receiving a first COVID jab, experts have blamed fear and 'misinformation' for the reluctance....

 2021-07-29 18:00 

The West Australian

Editorial: WA's death with dignity law is working...

Throughout the long and welcome progress of the voluntary assisted dying law in this State, there has been one key aim — to allow terminally ill West Australians a timely death with dignity....

 2021-07-29 17:59 

Sydney Morning Herald

No browsing at the shops, Premier? I'm very happy to obey...

Too much choice, nowhere to park, change-room mirrors that show your backside: who says retail therapy will dispel a bad mood?...

 2021-07-29 17:56 

The West Australian

Djokovic defied team to play Oly doubles...

The indefatigable Novak Djokovic ignored Serbian team wishes to play the mixed doubles as well as singles at the Olympics, coach Viktor Troicki has revealed....

 2021-07-29 17:42 

Sydney Morning Herald

Israel to offer third Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination dose to older citizens...

The announcement makes Israel the first country to offer a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine to its citizens on a wide scale....

 2021-07-29 17:41 

The West Australian

Lee buoyed by Biles cheering her to gold...

Sunisa Lee has written a great Olympic story after escaping the shadow of her US teammate Simone Biles, who cheered her Olympic all-around gymnastics triumph....

 2021-07-29 17:39 

The West Australian

No regrets: Hamilton on Verstappen crash...

A defiant Lewis Hamilton has told his F1 championship rival Max Verstappen he wouldn't change anything about their 180mph crash at Silverstone....

 2021-07-29 17:38 

The West Australian

Military latest player in Sydney lockdown...

The military has been called in to help police Sydney's virus-hit areas as Premier Gladys Berejiklian warns more record case numbers are due in coming days....

 2021-07-29 17:38 

The West Australian

Vic mystery case linked to latest outbreak...

A COVID-19 case who works at a Melbourne testing site has been linked to the current outbreaks, but it's still not clear how he got infected....

 2021-07-29 17:38 

The West Australian

Strong emission cuts better for economy...

Australia's energy market operator has pointed to alternatives to a net zero by 2050 target it says could lead to deeper emissions cuts and a stronger economy....

 2021-07-29 17:38 

The West Australian

SA wary after new COVID-19 cases reported...

South Australian health officials have called for caution after two more infections were added to the latest cluster of COVID-19 cases....

 2021-07-29 17:37 

The West Australian

Underdog to top dog, Zac's hungry for more...

Zac Stubblety-Cook had to overcome plenty of hurdles en route to his under-the-radar Olympic swimming triumph - but it's only made him hungrier for success....

 2021-07-29 17:37 

The West Australian

Arthur blames 'dumb' plays for Eels loss...

Parramatta coach Brad Arthur was left fuming at 'dumb' football after the Eels were thumped 28-0 by Sydney Roosters....

 2021-07-29 17:36 

The West Australian

Cowboys rookie hopes to end horror streak...

North Queensland playmaker Tom Dearden hopes to eradicate a horror 21-game losing streak as he faces the club that let him walk mid-way through 2021....

 2021-07-29 17:36 

The West Australian

Afghans' evidence on SAS raid continues...

An Afghan farmer testifying at Ben Roberts-Smith's defamation trial has denied agreeing with the aims of the Taliban despite conceding he hates foreign troops....

 2021-07-29 17:35 

The West Australian

Leaders to discuss vaccination modelling...

Modelling on the vaccination rates needed to reopen Australia will be presented to a national cabinet meeting of federal, state and territory leaders....

 2021-07-29 17:34 

The West Australian

Celtic will bounce back: Postecoglou...

Celtic's Australian manager Ange Postecoglou says the team will be stronger and better equipped for their next European test after crashing out of the ECL....

 2021-07-29 17:33 

The West Australian

Call for greater privatisation scrutiny...

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chair Rod Sims wants to see greater regulation surrounding the privatisation of government assets....

 2021-07-29 17:30 

news.com.au

Vivid Lightning Flashes Over Milwaukee...

A tornado-warned thunderstorm packing damaging winds barreled through Wisconsin late Thursday night into Friday morning, July 29, the National Weather Service (NWS) in Milwaukee reported. Video shared to Twitter by Carlo Rosillo shows vivid lightning flas...

 2021-07-29 17:19 

Sydney Morning Herald

The best place to ride out a global societal collapse is New Zealand, study finds...

If the skies were to darken, seas swell and economies crumble, the best place to ride out global collapse of civilisation would be New Zealand, a study has found....

 2021-07-29 17:15 

The Australian

Demonstrators Protest Ousting of Homeless From NYC Hotels...

Demonstrators gathered outside City Hall in Manhattan on Thursday, July 29, to protest the planned ousting of homeless people from hotels where they have lived for over a year to group shelters that had high COVID mortality rates, advocates said. Footage ...

 2021-07-29 17:15 

news.com.au

Demonstrators Protest Ousting of Homeless From NYC Hotels...

Demonstrators gathered outside City Hall in Manhattan on Thursday, July 29, to protest the planned ousting of homeless people from hotels where they have lived for over a year to group shelters that had high COVID mortality rates, advocates said. Footage ...

 2021-07-29 17:15 

Daily Telegraph

Demonstrators Protest Ousting of Homeless From NYC Hotels...

Demonstrators gathered outside City Hall in Manhattan on Thursday, July 29, to protest the planned ousting of homeless people from hotels where they have lived for over a year to group shelters that had high COVID mortality rates, advocates said. Footage ...

 2021-07-29 17:04 

The West Australian

Whittaker to leave Doctor Who in 2022...

The BBC says Jodie Whittaker will leave the Doctor Who science fiction series next year along with showrunner Chris Chibnall....

 2021-07-29 16:45 

The Australian

Timelapse Footage Shows Lightning Flashes in Milwaukee Suburb Amid Weather Warnings...

Multiple warnings were issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on July 28. Alerts issued by the NWS for the area included a severe thunderstorm warning mentioning possible tornadoes and a special marine warning. This timelaps...

 2021-07-29 16:45 

news.com.au

Timelapse Footage Shows Lightning Flashes in Milwaukee Suburb Amid Weather Warnings...

Multiple warnings were issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on July 28. Alerts issued by the NWS for the area included a severe thunderstorm warning mentioning possible tornadoes and a special marine warning. This timelaps...

 2021-07-29 16:32 

Sydney Morning Herald

Jodie Whittaker to leave sci-fi series Dr Who in 2022...

The British actor, who was the first woman to take on the lead role in sci-fi series, described the role as "the best job I have ever had"....

 2021-07-29 16:31 

The West Australian

Nikola founder lied to investors: US...

The former executive chair of Nikola Corp faces US charges alleging he lied about the electric and hydrogen-powered truck start-up and duped investors....

 2021-07-29 16:30 

news.com.au

Smoke Clouds Rise Above Turkish Hotel as Wildfire Burns...

At least three people died in Manavgat as wildfires raged in southern Turkey on July 29, the BBC reported. Hotels and buildings in the resort city of Marmaris were evacuated as flames approached, local media reported. Investigations were underway to deter...

 2021-07-29 16:30 

The Australian

Smoke Clouds Rise Above Turkish Hotel as Wildfire Burns...

At least three people died in Manavgat as wildfires raged in southern Turkey on July 29, the BBC reported. Hotels and buildings in the resort city of Marmaris were evacuated as flames approached, local media reported. Investigations were underway to deter...

 2021-07-29 16:22 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

More than four months after blocking the Suez Canal cargo ship finally reaches destination...

The container ship Ever Given, which was stuck in the Suez Canal, arrives at its intended destination more than 100 days later....

 2021-07-29 16:05 

news.com.au

Lightning Dances in Minnesota Night Sky Amid 'Dangerous' Weather Conditions...

Lightning flashed in the sky over Maplewood, Minnesota, on July 28, amid severe thunderstorm warnings for the area. This 32-second video of lightning was shared on Twitter by Wes Saunders-Pearce, who said there was "no rain" and conditions were &#...

 2021-07-29 16:05 

The Australian

Lightning Dances in Minnesota Night Sky Amid 'Dangerous' Weather Conditions...

Lightning flashed in the sky over Maplewood, Minnesota, on July 28, amid severe thunderstorm warnings for the area. This 32-second video of lightning was shared on Twitter by Wes Saunders-Pearce, who said there was "no rain" and conditions were &#...

 2021-07-29 15:51 

The West Australian

German blast death toll rises to five...

The known death toll from an explosion at a German industrial park has increased to five after authorities said the bodies of three more people were recovered....

 2021-07-29 15:40 

news.com.au

Plumes of Smoke Rise From Cedar Creek Fire Under Red Sun...

Firefighters worked to contain the Cedar Creek fire in Winthrop, Washington, as officials reported on July 28 it had grown to 35,685 acres (about 56 square miles). This footage, posted July 28 by Instagram user @redwanderers, shows plumes of smoke rising ...

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