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US flight attendants take up self-defence to combat rise in assaults

American flight attendants are being taught self-defence after an alarming rise in onboard assaults.

Some staff admit they’ve been injured by unruly passengers but are now prepared to fight back.

Australian GPs criticised for undermining AstraZeneca vaccine

Australia’s top health officials are becoming increasingly concerned ill-informed doctors across the country are undermining the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Former Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Nick Coatsworth says the online conduct has eroded community …

PM thanks Australian medical professionals for contribution during pandemic

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has thanked the medical professionals of Australia for their contribution during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“On behalf of the government, and our country, on behalf of all Australians, I want to say thank you to the doctors …

Susan Sarandon protests against ‘The Squad’ outside of AOC’s office

Susan Sarandon was seen leading a Medicare-for-all rally outside of AOC’s office earlier this week where the actress said she was “losing hope” in ‘The Squad’.

“I’m here to say to The Squad, and especially AOC, who, you know, did make a lot of promise…

Simone Biles misses out on becoming ‘millionaire forever’ by Olympic withdrawal

Sky News host Paul Murray says he does not fault US gymnast Simone Biles for pulling out of the Olympics but the idea of her getting the “same level of endorsements” as the person who was able to perform on the day is “not fair and not right”.

This co…

Paul Murray: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in COVID-19

Sky News host Paul Murray has analysed “the good, the bad, and the ugly” in the day when it comes to COVID-19.

“While it was a tough day for Sydneysiders being told that they have to go for another month, there was a fair amount of good,” he said.

“N…

‘Rest of the world laughing at us’ will wake us from a ‘self-inflicted dystopian nightmare’

UNSW Economics Professor Gigi Foster says when Australians realise the rest of the world “is laughing at us” they will wake up from this “self-inflicted dystopian nightmare” and want to “get back to their work and pleasure”.

“The rest of the world is …

Labor has been ‘screaming’ for financial support for Sydney businesses: Chris Minns

NSW Opposition Leader Chris Minns says Labor has been “screaming” for financial support for Sydney businesses doing it tough during lockdown.

“You can’t ask people to abide by health orders, and have their businesses, or their livelihoods, or their jo…

NSW living under the ‘health dictatorship’ of Dr Chant: Latham

New South Wales Parliament’s decision to shut down and “suspend democracy” is proof the state is living under the “health dictatorship” of Dr Kerry Chant, says NSW One Nation Leader Mark Latham.

The former Labor leader likened the decision to suspend…

Sydneysiders are suffering due to the government’s ‘obsession with avoiding lockdown’

Shadow Minister for Industry and Innovation Ed Husic says Western Sydney has been “doing the right thing” following COVID-19 restrictions but it is ordinary people who are suffering from the government’s mistakes.

“In my part of Western Sydney, I’ve …

IMF warns varying vaccination rates threaten global economic recovery

The International Monetary Fund has warned varying vaccination rates will split the global economic recovery into two.

In an update in its April 2021 outlook, it described access to vaccines as the principal fault line.

The organisation says close to…

Weekly COVID disaster payment to be raised from next week

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the weekly economic support payment provided by the federal government will be increased as New South Wales announces a four-week lockdown extension.

“Over the course of the last several days, indeed up to a week, th…

Biden admits he has to ‘seek permission to leave’ during press conference

President Joe Biden admitted he had “to seek permission to leave” from his staff during his visit to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence today.

Birmingham: Additional support for NSW to be announced today

Finance Minister Simon Birmingham says additional support will be announced for New South Wales with Greater Sydney’s lockdown set to be extend for another month but has ruled out a JobKeeper 3.0.

“Over recent days, knowing that the NSW government wa…

‘Great sense of frustration’ on Central Coast following protests

There are concerns the lockdown on the Central Coast will continue after 150 residents attended Sydney’s weekend protest.

Liberal MP Lucy Wicks, whose electorate covers part of the region, told Sky News Australia people on the coast are feeling really…