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    Donald Trump's lack of a dog has become an election issue. Here are four dogs that made US political history
     30 October 2020
    Donald Trump's dog, or lack of one, has been made a campaign issue. But this isn't the first time dogs have played a part in US politics. One might have even played a role in averting a nuclear war.
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    If Joe Biden wins the US election, would he really serve only one term? Here's what that would mean for him and Kamala Harris
    30 Oct: If Joe Biden wins next week, he'll be the oldest president in US history. Amid speculation he'll step aside after one term, his running mate Kamala Harris could be in the hot seat. But experts say she couldn't expect a dream run to the White House in 2024... more
    Donald Trump is rolling out 2016's greatest hits. Will that work at the 2020 US election?
    30 Oct: In the dying days of the 2020 election, Donald Trump has settled on an album of greatest hits played to a key slice of voters. Will it work?... more
    Why are Thai protesters risking 15 years in jail by demonstrating and speaking out against the King and the royal family?
    30 Oct: A Hunger Games salute. Harry Potter costumes. And references to He Who Must Not Be Named. All have been used as part of protests by tens of thousands of young Thai people on the streets of Bangkok since July. But what has prompted these demonstrations? He... more
    Donald Trump has made many false coronavirus claims, but some of Joe Biden's are wide of the mark too
    30 Oct: In this week's special US election edition of CoronaCheck, we've touched on as many false coronavirus claims from both presidential candidates that we can fit into the edition — from the first uses of the word "pandemic" to the politically charged hydroxy... more
    Former leader Jeremy Corbyn suspended by UK Labour over reaction to anti-Semitic report
    30 Oct: Former UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn is suspended by the Labour Party over comments he made in the wake of a damning independent report on anti-Semitism within the party during his leadership.... more
    The lavish Grand Tours of history — and how they shaped the way we travel today
    29 Oct: In the 17th and 18th centuries, the Grand Tour was a rite of passage for elite young Englishmen with virtually unlimited money to burn — and their hedonistic adventures shaped how we view travel today.... more
    Donald Trump and Joe Biden's US election chances could rest in this industrial pocket of America
    29 Oct: America once relied on Northampton County for its steel. And for a century whoever has won the county, has usually taken the state. Now it's where the future leadership of the US could be decided.... more
    Thunderstorm asthma season is on now. Are we ready for another event if it happens during COVID-19?
    29 Oct: It's been nearly four years since the 2016 Melbourne thunderstorm asthma event that tragically resulted in 10 deaths. What have we learnt, and what might a 2020 event be like in the context of COVID-19?... more
    Is Donald Trump going to win the US election? Here's how our key indicators have moved, and what they're saying in the final stretch
    29 Oct: There are just six days until the 2020 US presidential election. For five months, we've been following key indicators of the President's re-election prospects. Let's check in one final time.... more

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     14 Oct: Curtin University roof collapse leaves worker dead and two others injured in Perth hospital +++++++++++++++++++
     03 Oct: As India reaches a macabre new coronavirus COVID-19 milestone, the country gasps for breath ++++++++++++++++++
     08 Oct: When is the vice-presidential debate? Here's how to watch the clash between Kamala Harris and Mike Pence in Australia +++++++++
     09 Oct: Kamala Harris and Mike Pence met on the vice-presidential debate stage. Here are the key takeaways +++++++
     21 Oct: Sex abuse royal commission finds Catholic church failed to act against Brisbane brother over abuse complaints +++++++
     22 Oct: Donald Trump’s emails are pushing all the right buttons +++++++
     06 Oct: Malaysia stares down health, political crises as Anwar Ibrahim strikes back +++++++

     International NewsLinks
      30 Oct: Air new zealand ordered to freeze international bookings as kiwis flock home for christmas (
      30 Oct: Vodafone enables 5g roaming - for when international travel comes (GeekZone)
      30 Oct: 'no room for complacency' - new testing requirements for international maritime workers (RadioNZ)
      30 Oct: Covid-19 coronavirus: government tightens testing rules for inbound maritime crew (NZ Herald)
      30 Oct: Concerns assigned seats near each other despite low passenger numbers on international air nz flight (
      30 Oct: Covid-19 update: one new case in managed isolation (RadioNZ)
      30 Oct: Covid-19: health minister chris hipkins announces new testing requirements for international maritime crew (
      30 Oct: Mandatory testing of all international maritime workers will begin next week, hipkins says (RadioNZ)
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    Law and Order:
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