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Al-Qaeda claims Florida base shooting

Al-Qaeda's Yemen branch has claimed responsibility for last year's deadly shooting at a military base in Pensacola, Florida, by an aviation student from Saudi Arabia.

Aust museums call for climate action

Six of Australia's natural history museums estimate the destruction to the nation's biodiversity from recent bushfires is in the "trillions" as they call for greater funding and action to counter the impacts of climate change.

Face masks might not stop coronavirus

As the coronavirus crisis has infected over 14,000 people globally, the use of face masks has become part of daily life in Australian cities and other parts of the world.

Beer taxes go up this week

Every Australian buying a beer at the start of this week will pay more than they did on the weekend, as taxes applied to cold ones go up for the first time in 2020.

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