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Mr Morrison said his priority was keeping Australia safe from a third outbreak. He said while the biosecurity act was still in effect, the threat of Australians being fined or jailed would remain in place. “I think the likelihood of anything like that occurring is pretty much zero,” Mr Morrison said. “This is a measure …

The arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the royal circuit made the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge look less exciting by comparison, a royal expert has claimed. Speaking to Vanity Fair magazine, Anna Pasternak, author of The Real Wallis Simpson: A New History of the American Divorcee Who Became the Duchess of …

Here’s what you need to know: People wait in line at a food pantry in New York on Monday. Economists expect jobless claims for the foreseeable future to remain much higher than they were before the pandemic.Credit…Gabby Jones for The New York Times Jobless claims fell last week to their lowest level of the pandemic …

President Biden on Thursday announced a set of executive actions and legislative proposals on gun control, saying that gun violence is “a public health crisis” and the administration’s actions do not contravene Second Amendment rights.  The administration aims to “confront not just the gun crisis but what is actually a public health crisis,” Biden said in …

Rob Nelson defeated registered write-in candidate Jim Astle by roughly 870 votes in the spring primary election Tuesday, making him the next mayor of the city of Baraboo. Out of 2,136 votes cast, Nelson secured 1,468. According to unofficial results, Astle had 595, said City Clerk Brenda Zeman. There were a total of 668 write-in …

Piers Morgan appeared on Tucker Carlson Today Monday for his first interview since being embroiled in scandal following Meghan Markle’s explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey, in which the Duchess of Sussex alleged racism in the royal family and revealed past suicidal thoughts, among other claims. Morgan was incredulous following the interview and relentlessly attacked Markle, …

Here is a fact check of some of the claims lawmakers made at the hearing; the Republicans present made a larger number of checkable assertions about what is in the bill, so we checked more claims from them than from the Democrats present. Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas claimed: “Under this bill, there’s automatic …

Fields’ counsel requested to stay the discovery deposition and appoint a guardian to facilitate an evaluation of Fields’ mental capacity. Support Local Journalism Your subscription makes our reporting possible. {{featured_button_text}} In a response to the motion, the plaintiffs’ counsel wrote that they would be suspending Fields’ deposition based on his counsel’s representation in order “to …

Retail sales soared last month as many Americans spent the $600 checks that were included in a relief package enacted in December. Factory output also rose and has nearly regained its pre-pandemic levels. And sales of newly-built homes soared last month. Michelle Meyer, an economist at Bank of America, this week upgraded her forecast for growth this …

JACKSON, Wyo. — An avalanche in Grand Teton National Park (GTNP) claimed the life of a man earlier Monday, Feb. 22, according to Grand Teton National Park spokesperson Denise Germann. The Teton County Coroner confirmed that 33-year-old Jacksonite Matthew Brian, originally from Pennsylvania, was caught in the fatal slide. The slide happened in an area …