Biden speech latest updates – President to push $2.3trillion infrastructure plan in Lake Charles, Louisiana

PRESIDENT Joe Biden will push the case for his $2.3trillion infrastructure plan in Louisiana – directly challenging GOP lawmakers who say that low taxes for corporations and the wealthy will fuel economic growth. Biden will be speaking Thursday in the city of Lake Charles in front of a 70-year-old bridge that is 20 years past its designed lifespan. Biden is […]

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WWE Wrestling updates LIVE – Chelsea Green sent the WRONG belongings in a trash bag after WWE release

Ex-WWE star Chelsea Green was sent the wrong belongings in a trash bag following her release from WWE on April 15. A week after Mickie James made headlines with #TrashBagGate, Green shared on her podcast 50 Shades of Green that she was also sent a trash bag from WWE. However, according to the 30-year-old, the contents of the bag were […]

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Coronavirus updates LIVE: New Zealand travel bubble suspended; COVID-19 cases worldwide surpass 108 million

Experts put poor virus controls in spotlight An infectious diseases expert and member of the federal government’s powerful Infection Control Expert Group says the significant problem that led to the latest Victorian coronavirus outbreak was poor infection control, and not the more-contagious British variant blamed by the state government. While evidence suggests the new variant is between 30 and 50 […]

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Coronavirus updates LIVE: WA records no new local COVID-19 cases; scientists fear virus variant is ‘taking the edge off’ vaccines

Summary Perth and two Western Australia regions are entering their second full day of a five-day lockdown after a hotel quarantine security guard contracted COVID-19. No additional cases emerged in WA on Monday but contact tracers have so far identified 66 close contacts of the man. Anyone who has been in Perth’s metropolitan area, the Peel region and the South […]

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Vienna shooting LIVE updates: Several dead in terror attack near synagogue in Austrian capital

MULTIPLE people in Vienna have been injured and several feared deadafter police responded to gunfire outside a synagogue in the Austrian capital. The nation’s public broadcaster, ORF, cited witnesses saying several shots were fired shortly after 8pm (7pm GMT). The incident is being treated as terror related. According to local reports, one police officer was shot and seriously injured, while […]

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Coronavirus Updates LIVE: US President Donald Trump announces he will leave hospital later today, confirmed cases worldwide pass 35.3 million

Real-time data on public transport crowding being trialled Melbourne commuters would receive real-time information about crowding on public transport under a trial of new technology designed to encourage social distancing and boost confidence in Victoria's network. A group of 50 commuters – largely essential workers currently using the system – will participate in the first phase of a state transport […]

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Coronavirus updates LIVE: Trump’s doctors suggest Monday hospital discharge, Chadstone outbreak reaches regional Victoria, 894 deaths nation-wide

Summary A coronavirus cluster linked to a Melbourne butcher shop may be a superspreading event, Victoria’s Chief Health Officer has warned, as the number of cases linked to that outbreak grew to 20. US President Donald Trump, hospitalised with COVID-19, received supplemental oxygen on Saturday and is now being treated with a powerful steroid amid indications that his lungs may […]

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Coronavirus LIVE updates: Victoria chases lower case numbers, Andrews request denied, Australia’s death toll reaches 844

Risk of transmission 20 times higher indoors: Victorian CHO Melburnians visiting each other in their homes has become a key concern of health authorities as the risk of transmission is 20 times higher when people are indoors together, Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton says. Victoria recorded 21 new COVID-19 infections in the last day. Seven people have died from the […]

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