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By Associated Press, CNN22:39 US President Joe Biden has opened the first overseas trip with a declaration that “the United States is back” as he seeks to reassert the nation on the world stage and steady European allies deeply shaken by his predecessor. Mr Biden has set the stakes for his eight-day trip in sweeping …

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Traces of a chemical tied to blood cancers including leukemia have been detected in dozens of popular sunscreens and after-sun products, according to tests conducted by online pharmacy and lab Valisure. Benzene, a known carcinogen, was found in 78 of nearly 300 sprays and lotions tested — about 27% — including products sold by Banana …

The future is arriving fast at a handful of McDonald’s drive-thru lanes. The fast-food giant is testing automated voice-ordering technology at 10 stores in Chicago, CEO Chris Kempczinski said at Alliance Bernstein’s Strategic Decisions conference on Wednesday. The McDonald’s leader said the technology has 85 percent order accuracy, and only about 20 percent of orders …

Covid-19: More variant hotspots to get surge tests and jabs  BBC News Covid variant from India: How contagious is the new variant?  NBC News Pfizer, Moderna vaccines could protect against India COVID variant: Fauci  New York Post No decision on final stage of easing Covid rules until 14 June, Hancock says  The Guardian Coronavirus variant from India could quickly …

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has selected Miami International Airport (MIA) for its initial test of technologies that will detect, track, and identify (DTI) drones entering into restricted airspace. Drones, or Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), pose a threat to aviation security when flown into certain restricted airspaces. “TSA’s establishment and management of this assessment of …

Western Australia has halved the number of returned overseas travellers coming into the state this month as it grapples with its latest outbreak, but Premier Mark McGowan has flagged a more permanent reduction. Declining to reveal his discussions with the Prime Minister at National Cabinet on the quarantine situation, he said “clearly the Commonwealth knows …

Flights to and from India into Australia have now been banned, Scott Morrison has announced, amid increasing concerns over the nation’s escalating COVID-19 situation. “We recognise that this has been a very significant outbreak in India,” the Prime Minister told reporters, off the back of a national security committee meeting this morning. “Today we agreed, …

TRUMBULL, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Online tests and assessments dramatically cut down on marking time and can successfully guard against cheating, according to a new study by digital leader Fujitsu and one of the leading universities in Japan. The results demonstrate how learning institutions can keep crucial tests and exams going when physical assessments are not possible or …

Hidden cameras have been used to expose compensation cheats who had claimed to be injured after car accidents and received significant payouts. One Fremantle man who said he had been injured in two crashes claimed compensation and cycled more than 3000km from Perth to Sydney on a charity bike ride. Paul Chartres went on an …