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Cab-riding NSW-Vic border crosser nabbed

NSW Police have charged a man with breaching a coronavirus direction after he allegedly tried to cross the NSW-Victoria border in a taxi to go shopping in Albury.

Senate battle ahead on Barrett nomination

The nomination of conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme court is another milestone in President Donald Trump's rightward shift of the top US judicial body and has dismayed liberals worried about key social issues, including health care.

Virus death toll to top 1M next week: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned of a massive increase in fatalities from the novel coronavirus pandemic, expecting the global death toll to reach one million next week.

More whales rescued in Tas mass stranding

Almost 90 pilot whales have been saved from a mass stranding on Tasmania's west coast, as authorities make grim plans to dump hundreds of carcasses at sea.