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One Injury Reported Following Manhattan Manhole Explosions

Multiple manhole explosions were reported in Manhattan early on Sunday, February 28, with at least one person hospitalized for injuries, local media reported. Daniel Gross livestreamed this video on Facebook
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More than 2500 cancer diagnoses missed in Victoria during pandemic curbs

While the true extent of the thousands of missed cancer diagnoses is not yet unknown, concerns are mounting that the delays in diagnoses will hinder the prospects of patients diagnosed
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Queensland finally gets a coronavirus tracing app to replace ‘onerous’ old system

The Queensland government is rolling out a new coronavirus app to make it easier for the state’s hospitality sector to keep track of their customers for contact tracing. Key points:
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Preschool play leads to school success

“It makes a big difference and the gains made continue into school and beyond; we know it works and that they hit the ground running,” she said. Professor Fleer said
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Man stabbed at popular St Kilda cafe

Police were called to Staple Providore & Cafe on Fitzroy St about 10am on Sunday morning following reports of “an altercation”. “A man received multiple stab wounds to the upper
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'I froze my eggs' when I decided to transition from female to male

Nate attended the Queensland Children's Hospital's transgender clinic which has seen an increase in patients. The latest available data shows that in … Thank you for dropping in and seeing this
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Best of cartoons, February 28, 2021

Best of cartoons, February 28, 2021 Best of cartoons, February 28, 2021 Skip to sections navigationSkip to contentSkip to footer 6 Images The news of the day as interpreted by
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Heavy rain and flood risk warning

Meteorologists are closely watching a low-pressure system stalking the North Queensland coast, having issued a flood warning with the potential for a tropical cyclone to “spin up quite rapidly”. A
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Police confirm 317 schoolgirls kidnapped in night-time raid in Nigeria

“Sadly, this is only the latest in a series of abductions in the region. Over the past months, hundreds of children in Nigeria have gone through the trauma of being
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Opera and Country music fusion up for Queensland audiences

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Fight to save century-old Queensland saleyard continues despite being added to heritage register

The fight to save a century-old saleyard south of Brisbane from redevelopment isn’t over, despite locals winning a battle for it to be heritage listed. Key points: The Beaudesert saleyard
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Marine park authority wades into Keswick Island concerns

A natural resource regulator says it is working with the State Government to address reports of environmental damage on Keswick Island. It comes after Dawson MP George Christensen spoke on
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NATIONAL NEWS

Calls for ‘deep systemic investigation’ into parliament culture after Brittany Higgins’ rape allegation

Gender Equity Victoria has launched a campaign calling for a broad and independent systemic investigation into parliament culture for female MPs and staffers. The ‘Enough is Enough’ campaign is calling
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Political leaders’ failure to report allows cycle to continue

How much longer can Scott Morrison ignore the stench of the abuse of women within his party? He should grow a backbone and force the senior minister named in the
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Top End firefighter pleads guilty to beating up wife, two other women

THE former officer in charge of the Jabiru fire station who beat up his wife and two other women in a drunken stupor has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault. Thank
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Best of cartoons, March 1, 2021

The news of the day as interpreted by our talented artists, illustrators and cartoonists. Thank you for dropping in and checking this story involving National news and updates called “Best
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Liberal senator Sarah Henderson refers rape allegation against unnamed Labor MP to AFP

Victorian Senator Sarah Henderson has referred a rape allegation against an unnamed Labor MP to the Australian Federal Police. In a statement posted to her Twitter account on Sunday evening,
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Federal MPs Daniel Mulino and Celia Hammond reveal they were aware of historical rape allegation against Cabinet Minister who was named in anonymous letter

Two more federal MPs — one Liberal and one Labor — have revealed they were aware of a historical rape allegation made against a Cabinet Minister before it became public
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Australian university study hubs keep students engaged in China

A UNSW spokeswoman said 100 science and engineering students were attending in Yixing and another 50 students from non-STEM disciplines are starting in Shanghai. “Both centres are designed for students
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Sydney on track to have nearly 60 suburbs where $3 million prices are the norm

A property in North Bondi sold for a staggering $6.1m on the weekend. Picture: Sam Ruttyn The number of Sydney suburbs where you need $3 million just to get in
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QUEENSLAND SPORT

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick steps out with new girlfriend

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick and his new partner Alexandra Crow enjoyed an afternoon walk together with their dog in Melbourne over the weekend as they were captured stepping out together
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New rules a game-changer as Parramatta Eels, Penrith Panthers trial played at finals intensity

During high-intensity simulation sessions at training, clubs aim to get players covering 85-95 metres per minute. “The speed of the first half, they reckoned it was around 95 metres per
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V8 Supercars 2021: Mount Panorama 500, Bathurst, news, results, timing, update, Shane van Gisbergen,

For the first time in 50 years, a Supercars season began at the same track where the prior season concluded. Bathurst. Mount Panorama – the most hallowed track in Australian
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Legendary sport broadcaster Bruce McAvaney steps away from AFL commentary

Bruce McAvaney has stepped away from AFL commentary ahead of the 2021 season, but the highly respected broadcaster intends to continue his career. Key points: McAvaney says he will miss
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Indigenous footy coverage again on the brink

Funding is again being sought to help prop up the AFL’s Indigenous radio service amid concerns black voices will be drowned out if the coverage cannot be saved. The National
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Why Isaac Moses was with Joseph Suaalii’s family at Queanbeyan trial

Turns out Moses’ son plays in the same junior rugby league team as Suaalii’s brother, and as a result has formed a close bond with the family over many years.
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Cricket news, Sheffield Shield 2021, scores, Victoria vs NSW, scorecard, result, highlights, Western Australia vs South Australia

Two thrilling Sheffield Shield matches came down to the final day, and it was a surprise name in Peter Handscomb who shone brightest with a match-saving ton for Victoria against
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Liam O’Connor’s ‘heroic 0 not out’ saves WA in Sheffield Shield thriller

Number 11 batsman Liam O’Connor has pulled off one of the more incredible escapes the Sheffield Shield has seen as the clash between Western Australia and South Australia went down
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WORLD NEWS

Go big or go home – Donald Trump thrived by painting Democrats as soft on immigration | United States

MANY IMMIGRATION activists would have cheered President Joe Biden had he merely spent his first month in office signing nine executive actions that reverse some of Donald Trump’s most hostile
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Pension plan chief’s resignation renews debate over vaccine queue jumping

Breadcrumb Trail Links FP Street One veteran corporate director said he doesn’t think ‘shaming people’ for getting vaccinated reflects well on Canada or its politicians Author of the article: Barbara
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Alleged Satellite Images Show Extent of Damage Done by US Airstrike in Syria Ordered by Biden

After a little over a month in office, the Democratic president gave his first order for military action targeting facilities in an Arab state where American troops have been illegally
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Germany Coach Joachim Loew Opens Door To Return For Exiled Trio

Germany coach Joachim Loew opened the door Sunday to a surprise summer return for Thomas Mueller, Jerome Boateng and Mats Hummels, the trio of veteran World Cup winners
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Paul Gascoigne will use two-month I’m A Celeb stay to overcome fear of snakes

Paul Gascoigne will use his Italian I’m A Celeb stint to finally overcome his lifelong fear of snakes. He is jetting off to Hondouras to take part in their version
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El Salvador votes with Bukele allies polling strong

SAN SALVADOR: Salvadorans went to the polls on Sunday (Feb 28) to elect new lawmakers and mayors in a vote that could see President Nayib Bukele’s backers secure an absolute
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Germany to tighten controls at French border over ‘high’ coronavirus risk – POLITICO

German health authorities on Sunday designated the Moselle region of eastern France as a “high risk” zone because of the prevalence of coronavirus variants, and said tougher border restrictions would
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Joe Biden’s Mixed Iran Messages

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on Feb. 25. Photo: jonathan ernst/Reuters Friday morning’s airstrike against Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria sends a clear message: President Biden will use force to
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WORLD SPORT

‘An accident is not a crime’: Tiger Woods will not face charges in crash

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies inspect the vehicle of golfer Tiger Woods, who was rushed to hospital after suffering multiple injuries, after it was involved in a single-vehicle accident in
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Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez cruises past Avni Yildirim in Florida

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez retained his world titles after comfortably beating Avni Yildirim Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez beat Turkish challenger Avni Yildirim to defend his WBC and WBA super-middleweight titles in Florida.
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City win 20th straight game to lead Premier League by 13 points

It was City’s 14th win in a row in the league – only the sixth time that has been achieved in English top-flight history. Three of those have been attained
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Manchester City 2-1 West Ham United: Pep Guardiola’s side claim 20th straight win

John Stones’ third league goal of the season secured the points Manchester City Manchester City extended their winning run to 20 matches and moved 13 points clear at the top
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Suns’ Devin Booker replaces Anthony Davis in All-Star Game

FILE PHOTO: Feb 14, 2021; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) smiles on the court during the second half against the Orlando Magic at
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WGC-Workday Championship: Brooks Koepka holds one-shot lead after day two

Brooks Koepka bettered his opening-round 67 by one to move into the lead at Concession -11 B Koepka (US); -10 B Horschel (US), C Morikawa (US), C Smith (Aus); -9
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Alex Mafi match winner, Matt To’omua miss after final siren overshadow Suliasi Vunivalu debut

Powell’s boot just beat Vunivalu’s outstretched hand to the ball, earning the Reds a drop-out which eventually proved pivotal. Vunivalu had a handful of other touches in a frenetic final
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England in New Zealand: Tourists secure series with another assured victory

England opener Tammy Beaumont scored her second half-century in a row New Zealand 192 (49.5 overs): Halliday 60 (80); Sciver 3-26 England 194-3 (37.4 overs): Beaumont 72* (112), Sciver 63
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