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When President Joe Biden walked into the White House on Wednesday holding hands with his wife, it all seemed so normal — or at least as normal as a pandemic presidency can be. As a signal the White House will now operate in the manner the government recommends in the middle of a pandemic, many …

Residents in Western Australia’s north-west are bracing for heavy rain and destructive winds as the state’s first cyclone of the season approaches. The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is predicting a tropical low, currently tracking parallel to the Kimberley coast, will intensify into a cyclone late tonight or early Friday before heading for the east Pilbara …

Welcome to the 9News blog for Tuesday January 19. Cyclone Kimi has made a U-turn and isn’t expected to have a big impact on Far North Queensland except for bringing a deluge of rain. There are now six coronavirus cases linked to the arrival of hundreds of Australian Open players and officials. Dozens of players …

An Australian Open press release on Saturday night revealed that a passenger on the charter flight from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi returned a positive COVID-19 test. There were 64 people on the flight, including 23 players including Marta Kostyuk, Bianca Andreescu, Angelique Kerber, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Ons Jabeur, Belinda Bencic and Maria Sakkari were some of …

Texas Republican Rep. Chip Roy today condemned President Trump’s conduct as impeachable, but urged legislators to reject the article of impeachment drafted by Democratic leadership saying they posed a danger to free speech. “The President of the United States deserves universal condemnation for what was clearly, in my opinion, impeachable conduct,” said Roy, speaking from …

SALT LAKE CITY — A Bountiful man was recently arrested twice in Hawaii for allegedly breaking COVID-19 quarantine rules two separate times, police said. David Barnes, 50, was arrested on Dec. 28 and again on Jan. 5 for investigation of violating Hawaii’s emergency rules, which require people arriving in the state to quarantine for 10 …

By Olivana Lathouris21:50 Australia’s Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly said he is “concerned” debate over the efficacy of the AstraZeneca vaccine could undermine public trust in the country’s vaccination plan. Mr Kelly said concerns about the ability of the drug to create herd immunity was not justified at this stage of the process, and Australians …

Chief Medical Officer Professor Nicole Spurrier said the state currently had 588 total infections, 15 of which were active and in medi-hotels, with more than 4500 tests done in the last 24 hours. Professor Spurrier said there were four cases of the highly infectious UK strain of the virus in South Australia. Two people have …

“This morning, Senator Perdue was notified that he came into close contact with someone on the campaign who tested positive for COVID-19,” the campaign said in a statement. “Both Senator Perdue and his wife tested negative today, but following his doctor’s recommendations and in accordance with CDC guidelines, they will quarantine. The Senator and his …

Two people have been caught breaching home quarantine in Queensland in as many days as the state announces it will close its border to greater Sydney tomorrow night. Queensland’s Deputy Commissioner Steve Gollschewski confirmed a person from the northern beaches and a member of an international flight crew were found not following instructions to quarantine …