Karl Stefanovic apologises to Anastasia Palaszczuk for his wife’s drunken Friday night phone call begging her to open the border – before doing a hilarious imitation of a tipsy Jasmine

While everyone saw the funny side of the chat, it may actually have been a masterstroke, as days later Queensland announced the ban on many New South Wales travellers would soon be lifted after being closed for several months to slow the spread of coronavirus.

Maharashtra accounts for most number of active COVID-19 cases, deaths in country: Health ministry

India’s total coronavirus cases mounted to 95,71,559 on Friday with 36,595 new infections being reported in a day, while the death toll climbed to 1,39,188, the data updated at 8 am showed. There are 4,16,082 active coronavirus infections in the country which comprises 4.35 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

Los Angeles Covid-19 Update: L.A. Announces Highest-Ever Number Of Daily Infections At 8,860; Garcetti Calls Situation “Stark”

Hospitalizations of COVID-19 patients in Orange County continued today to climb to record levels, and the death toll also took a sharp uptick, Orange County Health Care Agency officials reported. Since orange County and L.A. are now tied together in one region, those record rates impact all Southern Californians.

US coronavirus infections, deaths, hospitalizations shatter records

“We’re in a very precarious situation right now,” Fauci told broadcaster NBC. “There certainly is light at the end of the tunnel with a vaccine, but we’re not there yet, so we really have to intensify our public health measures to try and blunt this trajectory.”

Nigeria records 324 new COVID-19 cases, zero death

The NCDC, on its verified website on Friday, stated that the new infection were reported from 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Amsterdam to Cape Town — travel around the world & walk in John Lennon’s footsteps

Today, visitors can tour the Masterworks Art Gallery where there is a sculpture dedicated to Lennon created by local artist Graham Foster.

Kristen Stewart breaks streaming records in new lesbian Christmas rom-com Happiest Season

Stewart previously told People about the film: “I think we’ve wished to see a gay Christmas rom-com my whole life. I’m so happy and proud of Clea [DuVall, director] for bringing this into the world.”

Vietnam remains world’s top cashew exporter

According to the Agriculture Processing and Market Development under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in the first 10 months of the year, raw cashew exports reached 415,000 tonnes, and the value of turnover was 2.61 billion USD.

Barack Obama: Georgia Will Determine Future of Joe Biden’s Presidency and the World

“Who would have thought that a young man in his early 20s with a kind of a scruffy looking overcoat and a backpack, standing in front of a bridge, would end up triggering a moral awakening that transformed a nation?” he asked, reminding them that “amazing” and “impossible” things could happen because of voting.

Huawei ban timeline: US reportedly in talks to let company’s CFO return to China

Oct. 23, 2019: Huawei launches the Mate X foldable phone in China and celebrates hitting 200 million phone shipments two months sooner than it did last year. Also, the company’s cybersecurity chief says it’d be easier to bribe telecom staff than build backdoors into networks.