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Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom

Australia's opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization's Sydney headquarters and a journali...

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom

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Australian media demands press freedom law reforms CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s three largest media organizations have joined forces to demand press freedom law reforms that would prevent journalists from risking prison for doing their job. New Corp. Australia, Australian Broadcasting...
09:26, 06/26/2019

Australian media giants demand an end to curbs on press freedom Australia's national broadcaster and two biggest newspaper publishers called on the government on Wednesday to protect press freedom, declaring media laws outdated, inconsistent and used by the powerful to keep embarrassing information secret....
10:39, 06/26/2019

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to ...
21:39, 04/28/2019

World Press Freedom Day: 'We have the tools to protect press freedom — we need the will' On World Press Freedom Day, Silvia Chocarro, Head of Protection at ARTICLE 19, the international freedom of expression organization, joins DW Freedom in speaking out on the importance of freedom of speech worldwide....
12:26, 05/03/2019

| WATCH: Press freedom under spotlight in Australia Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information, authorities and lawmakers said, as police appeared to broaden the scope of their investigation after raids on two media organisations....
13:52, 06/06/2019

World Press Freedom Day: Jailed for a painting Zehra Doğan, a Kurdish journalist and artist, was sentenced to nearly three years in jail for a painting but was determined to continue sharing stories....
05:26, 05/03/2019

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappe...
14:13, 06/03/2019

In France, media worry about press freedom Numerous journalists have been charged with revealing state secrets and questioned by France's intelligence services. French media fear that press freedom is at risk under President Emmanuel Macron....
17:39, 06/25/2019

Three proposals for a sustainable strengthening of press freedom May 3rd is World Press Freedom Day - but in 2019, freedom of the press continues to have a hard time. Still no reason to bury your head in the sand, says Ines Pohl, DW's editor-in-chief....
09:52, 05/03/2019

DW hands historic CD to Greek president on Press Freedom Day Peter Limbourg, DW Director General, has presented Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos with a special gift during a trip to Athens: a new CD featuring DW broadcasts from the time of the military dictatorship in Greece....
14:13, 05/03/2019

These Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Cases of Threats to Press Freedom Around the World A freelance reporter missing in Tanzania, a newspaper editor facing censorship in South Sudan and two journalists detained in Nicaragua are all among those on this month’s list of the 10 Most Urgent threats to press freedom. The list — re...
13:39, 05/01/2019

10 'most urgent' global press freedom cases, May 2019 Deutsche Welle, as part of the One Free Press Coalition, is using its global reach to spotlight journalists under attack around the world. From Tanzania to Nicaragua, here are 10 most urgent cases in May....
14:13, 05/03/2019

The Freedom of the Press Is Enshrined in the First Amendment—But What That Means Has Changed The United Nations recognizes May 3 as World Press Freedom Day, and this year’s theme is “Media for Democracy, Journalism, and Elections in Times of Disinformation” — a choice meant to encourage discussions of the challenges f...
17:39, 05/03/2019

Opinion: 3 proposals for a sustainable strengthening of press freedom May 3 is World Press Freedom Day — but in 2019, freedom of the press continues to have a hard time. Still no reason to bury your head in the sand, says Ines Pohl, DW's editor-in-chief....
12:26, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Press freedom eludes Myanmar despite journalists' release The release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar is a joyous occasion, but the presidential pardon does not mean that press freedom has been established in the Southeast Asian country, says DW's Rodion Ebbighausen....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Australia media demand press freedom law reforms after raids Australia’s three largest media organizations have joined forces to demand legal reforms that would prevent journalists from risking prison for doing their job...
10:26, 06/26/2019

Firings at Russia's Kommersant newspaper prompt press freedom concerns After reporting on a possible political shake-up in Moscow, two respected journalists have been forced to quit a top Russian newspaper. The outlet's editor-in-chief has denied that ownership had a role in the firings....
00:13, 05/22/2019

The Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar Is a Victory for Press Freedom. But the War on Truth Isn’t Over The two figures were first spotted by a photographer who arrived early on the scene, with a telephoto lens through the gates of a Yangon prison on May 7. One man’s signature thick-rimmed glasses confirmed it: The award-winning Reuters journalis...
21:39, 05/08/2019

DW's champions of free speech for World Press Freedom Day 2019: Shahidul Alam On World Press Freedom Day 2019, some of DW's champions of free speech speak their minds on the importance of press freedom in the world. Shahidul Alam, a photographer from Bangladesh, is one of them....
09:52, 05/03/2019

DW's champions of free speech for World Press Freedom Day 2019: Jover Laurio On World Press Freedom Day 2019, some of DW's champions of free speech speak their minds on the importance of press freedom in the world. Jover Laurio, a blogger from the Philippines, is one of them....
18:52, 05/02/2019

Australian opposition wants more details before supporting tax reforms Australia’s main opposition party said on Sunday it wanted more information on the government's tax cuts before committing to supporting the full A$158 billion ($109 billion) package when parliament resumes next month....
06:26, 06/23/2019

Australian opposition leader favorite to win election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bill Shorten, the man most likely to become Australia’s prime minister in elections on Saturday, has the solid support of his center-left Labor Party behind him. But the Australian public isn’t so sure. Even tho...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Australian press say police raids of news offices have ‘dangerous implications’ Australian police have recently begun to crack down on the leak of confidential information to media outlets in a move that many are calling an affront to press freedom....
22:00, 06/05/2019

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó declares 'final phase of Operation Freedom' The leader of Venezuela's opposition, Juan Guaidó, on Tuesday declared "the start of the end of the usurpation," in a dawn address in which he was flanked by men in military fatigues and armored vehicles in the capital Caracas....
13:00, 04/30/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories includes: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals awards in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
02:00, 05/03/2019

Polls open in Australian election; opposition tipped to win CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Polling stations have opened in eastern Australia in elections that are likely to deliver the nation’s sixth prime minister in as many years. Opinion polls suggest the conservative Liberal Party-led coalition will los...
01:26, 05/18/2019

Oculus Quest review: VR freedom comes at a cost If the Oculus Go was an appetizer for truly wireless VR, which is entirely self-contained and doesn't rely on a PC, the Quest is closer to a main course. It's not as immersive as desktop virtual reality, but it's currently the easiest ...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Global Media Forum 2019: Press freedom linked to media credibility With journalists and media organizations losing some of their credibility, authorities find it easier to curtail press freedom. Asian journalists explored ways to deal with the situation at DW's Global Media Forum....
15:52, 05/29/2019

'They go out of their way to cover me inaccurately': Trump hits media on World Press Freedom Day President Donald Trump attacked the media on Friday after being asked about World Press Freedom Day and how he could mend relations between his administration and the Fourth Estate.        ...
03:26, 05/04/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to PM Scott Morrison Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has conceded defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the country’s general election. Shorten made the announcement to supporters of his opposition Labor party late Saturday night in Melbourne. Shorten said...
18:26, 05/18/2019

Australian opposition holds slim lead over government ahead of May 18 election: poll Australia's opposition Labor Party retained a narrow lead over the conservative coalition government, a closely watched poll showed on Monday, while the Labor's leader popularity hit a four-year high days ahead of a general election....
02:26, 05/13/2019

Unfreedom of the Press review: Mark Levin's Trumpist take on the first amendment The passionate pro-Trump convert’s attack on the mainstream media occasionally sounds like ‘fake news’ itselfAmericans’ distrust of the media is only exceeded by its disdain for Congress. Mark Levin’s latest book won’t do much to rehabilitate journal...
13:00, 05/18/2019

Bella Thorne Calls Out ''Press Hungry'' Mod Sun Over Breakup Drama Bella Thorne and Mod Sun may have called it quits, but they are just getting started as far as feuds go. Nearly a month ago the artists parted ways in what appeared to be an amicable......
08:52, 05/30/2019

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit down for talks. The center-right Democratic Party-led opposition supporters g...
20:13, 06/02/2019

Opposition calls for nationwide protests of Albanian govt Albania’s center-right opposition parties kept demonstrations calling for the resignation of the left-wing government going Sunday after some protesters and police clashed in the capital of Tirana the night before...
18:13, 05/12/2019

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
12:00, 06/10/2019

New York Times CEO Mark Thompson calls Trump's attacks on the press 'stupid' and 'dangerous' "Actually isolating journalists, as a group, not just the Times, but the whole industry, is a really frankly hostile, stupid but also dangerous thing to do," said Mark Thompson, who became president and CEO of The New York Times Company in 2012....
21:13, 06/19/2019

| President calls for opposition to accept Malawi vote result Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has urged opposition parties to accept the outcome of an election clouded by fraud allegations as he was sworn in for a second term....
01:52, 05/29/2019

Nitish Kumar Calls EVM Allegations "Bogus", Says Opposition "Nervous" Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday dubbed the allegations made by Opposition pertaining to the unsecured movement of EVMs in Bihar as "bogus" and added that such statements made by the......
13:52, 05/21/2019

Austria's Kurz triumphs with vote, opposition still calls for his head Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz strengthened his hand in his fight to save his job as his conservative party came far ahead of rivals in Sunday's European election, but the main opposition party said it would seek to depose him on Monday anyway....
03:00, 05/27/2019

Ex-Clinton press secretary calls McConnell 'amoral' for saying he would fill vacant Supreme Court seat Former Bill Clinton Press Secretary Joe Lockhart called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “amoral” for stating that Republicans would confirm a new Supreme Court justice in 2020 if given the chance....
19:39, 05/29/2019

Sudan's military scraps deal with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) said on Tuesday it canceled all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for snap elections following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to disperse...
03:52, 06/04/2019

South Africa's opposition party calls for release of report on Ramaphosa South Africa's main opposition party called on Monday for the graft watchdog to release a report into allegations President Cyril Ramaphosa misled parliament over a donation to his 2017 election campaign for the leadership of the ruling ANC....
14:52, 06/10/2019

Venezuela political crisis deepens as opposition calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro....
17:26, 04/30/2019

Sudan's military scraps agreement with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) will cancel all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition, the council head said in a televised statement, following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to dispe...
03:52, 06/04/2019

Singapore opposition echoes public calls to scrap proposed fake news law Singapore's lone opposition party, which only holds six of 89 seats in parliament, will oppose a controversial fake news bill, its leader said on Tuesday, echoing public calls for its withdrawal but unable to make any difference....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Sudan opposition rejects calls for talks as crisis worsens following deadly crackdown Protest leaders in Sudan have rejected calls for talks with the military as the death toll from a brutal armed crackdown on peaceful protestors Monday topped 100....
12:52, 06/06/2019

‘Freedom Gas?’ ‘Molecules of U.S. Freedom?’ Trump’s Energy Department Unveils New Nicknames for Natural Gas The Department of Energy appears to have a surprising new nickname for natural gas: “freedom gas.” The unexpected new moniker made its debut in a press release issued Tuesday to announce the approval of additional liquified natural gas (L...
22:39, 05/29/2019

Trump administration boasts of promoting 'freedom gas' and 'freedom molecules' The Energy Department has coined the terms "freedom gas" and "freedom molecules" to describe its energy export agenda, eliciting derision from critics....
23:00, 05/29/2019

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for strike to force out Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for workers to strike in large numbers Thursday in an effort to force President Nicolas Maduro from power....
22:13, 05/02/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Calls for Military Uprising as Soldiers Liberate Key Political Prisoner Juan Guaidó, the leader of Venezuela’s opposition-held parliament, has taken to the streets of Caracas with a small group of soldiers, calling for a military uprising against authoritarian president Nicolás Maduro and declaring th...
14:39, 04/30/2019

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting coup as opposition calls for uprising In a video message, Juan Guaido said he had begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust Maduro and he called on the military to support him.        ...
15:13, 04/30/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 19: Joi, 'Freedom' x Various Artists, 'Freedom' Since today is Juneteenth (in celebration of June 19, 1865, the day the slaves in Texas learned they were freed), I decided to drop a two-fer in the name of freedom. The song is “Freedom” but there are two versions and they’re both getting their due ...
18:52, 06/19/2019

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable for a return to civilian rule, following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir just over a month a...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Venezuela President Maduro's officials say government fighting coup attempt as opposition calls for uprising In a video message, Juan Guaido said he had begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust Maduro and he called on the military to support him.        ...
14:26, 04/30/2019

Schumer calls on FDA to review all chemicals used in sunscreen Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday said he’s asking the FDA to review all of the ingredients of sunscreen products to ensure consumers don’t get burned by chemicals that could “seep into the bloodstream.” ​”​There is no doubt ...
22:39, 06/09/2019

NHL expands video review after calls missed in playoffs VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The NHL is expanding its video review process to a format that would have had the potential to alter two notable missed calls during the playoffs — though the rule changes come at a price. The league’s general...
04:39, 06/21/2019

Carolina's Ron Brind'Amour calls for expanded video review Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour called for expanded video review following another officiating controversy in the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs....
03:26, 05/17/2019

Schumer calls on FCC to review New York’s ‘horrible’ internet speeds ​Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on​ the Federal Communications Commission to ​review ​whether internet providers are providing the broadband speed they're advertising and not ripping off their customers....
23:39, 06/02/2019

"Why People Chose BJP": Sachin Pilot Calls For Review Of Rajasthan Loss Congress's Rajasthan chief Sachin Pilot on Wednesday called for a comprehensive review of the party's shocking Lok Sabha election loss in the state barely months after an impressive win in assembly......
22:39, 05/29/2019

Venezuela fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power inside Venezuela.        ...
20:13, 04/30/2019

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power inside Venezuela.        ...
19:00, 04/30/2019

Officials for Venezuelan President Maduro say government fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power in Venezuela.        ...
20:13, 04/30/2019

Adani mine: emails revealing pressure on CSIRO spark calls to review approval Agency had one afternoon to accept government’s approval of Adani groundwater plan, emails revealEnvironment groups and the Greens have called for the winner of Saturday’s election to review the Adani mine decision, after it emerged pressure was put ...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Stop the press: Mark Levin’s Unfreedom of the Press NYT’s No. 1 for 4th week, 300,000 sold Conservative talker Mark Levin’s gutting of the liberal media’s bias and hate of President Trump in his latest book continues to dominate the New York Times bestseller list, now for a fourth week....
02:00, 06/20/2019

Hannity says calls to jail Trump make U.S. a ‘banana republic.’ Let’s review his tapes on Hillary Clinton. The Fox News host objected to Nancy Pelosi's suggestion that Trump go to prison. But we found 20 instances of Hannity or a guest on his show suggesting the same for the 2016 Democratic nominee for president....
18:52, 06/07/2019

Australian political parties woo Chinese-Australian voters CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Chinese diaspora in Australia are being wooed like never before by political parties who see them as key to winning critical seats that could decide a general election next week. Both Prime Minister Scott Morrison and o...
05:39, 05/08/2019

Streaming Movie Review: ‘A Fortunate Man’ Review: A Danish Engineer Strives for Success Adapted from the Danish author Henrik Pontoppidan’s turn-of-the-20th-century novel “Lucky Per,” the film hoists subtext so high that it surpasses text....
23:13, 05/02/2019

'The freedom of motorists is being stripped away' Opinion 12 May, 2019 The introduction of speed limiters into new cars is another example of freedom being stripped away, says Mike Rutherford...
19:39, 05/12/2019

Healthcare freedom or free everything? This week, Democrats on the Congressional Ways and Means committee held a hearing on their one-size-fits-all, "Medicare for all" proposal. With this move, they are fully embracing the government takeover of healthcare. The promises of “free” educatio...
06:13, 06/13/2019

Is it ‘molecules of freedom’ or just natural gas? It’s hard to generate interest in a news release about liquefied natural gas exports, but a high-ranking Trump administration official succeeded by calling the stuff “molecules of U.S. freedom.” Assistant Energy Secretary Steven Win...
03:26, 05/31/2019

In Baghdad walls come down, ushering freedom in The removal of security walls is transforming the Iraqi capital. In this new, more relaxed atmosphere, women are demanding their place in public space, and mixed marriages have become the "new normal" for the young....
14:13, 06/23/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
04:52, 05/17/2019

America Now Exports 'Freedom Gas,' Apparently Given our president’s love of nationalistic rhetoric, it would seem to follow that his underlings have adopted the same pure, unleaded America-first jargon....
23:52, 05/29/2019

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupi...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Amash quits House Freedom Caucus Rep. Justin Amash quit the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Monday night, weeks after becoming the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.The Michigan lawmaker told a CNN reporter that he has “the highest regard for them...
07:00, 06/11/2019

It’s time to talk about the menopause… and freedom at last | Eva Wiseman An equalling out of sex hormones, a woman’s chance to explore her person-ness, the falling away of vanity… Eva detects a gleaming glamourThe menopause comes,” says Kristin Scott Thomas’s character in Fleabag, “and it is the most wonderful fucking thi...
11:26, 05/19/2019

Athletes awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom With Tiger Woods being awarded the honor in 2019, 33 athletes have been given the Presidential Medal of Freedom.        ...
08:13, 05/07/2019

Austria's FPÖ Freedom Party: A turbulent history Chaired by a former Nazi functionary and SS officer more than 60 years ago, the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) has taken a controversial path through the decades. The latest allegations surround corruption....
07:13, 05/19/2019

Julia Armfield: 'There's freedom in the monster being the norm' The 28-year-old says her often macabre stories are about how our bodies contain and betray us – and are ‘not, not horror writing’Julia Armfield is the sort to describe The Texas Chain Saw Massacre as “beautiful and weird”. This strange choice makes m...
19:13, 05/30/2019

Hong Kong's Flickering Hopes for Freedom The government’s retreat in the face of large protests was an unexpected win for the territory’s citizens, but they are unlikely to prevail against Beijing in the long struggle to maintain their rights....
16:26, 06/23/2019

Media freedom in the Balkans under attack, monitors say More than a third of all media freedom violations reported across Europe in 2018-2019 occurred in southeastern Europe, with governments being behind a half of them, media freedom monitors said on Wednesday....
23:00, 06/19/2019

Jo Brand: 'Freedom of speech in comedy is extremely important' Jo Brand has sidestepped questions from Sky News following a growing backlash to a joke about throwing battery acid - but did say that freedom of speech in comedy was "extremely important"....
16:39, 06/13/2019

Tiger Woods gets Medal of Freedom from President Trump Tiger Woods was presented with the Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.        ...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Kosovo honors Bill Clinton with Freedom Order PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo has awarded the Freedom Order to former U.S. President Bill Clinton for his role in helping end the country’s war 20 years ago. Kosovo’s President Hashim Thaci on Tuesday handed the award to Clinton, thankin...
18:39, 06/11/2019

Europeans Have Just Three Months Left to Experience the Freedom of a Chevy V8 Bad news, Europe; you’re about to lose two examples of American V8 aggression as GM claims the new European Union emissions regulations are forcing it to stop selling its 6.2-liter V8 Chevy Corvette and Camaro....
00:26, 06/11/2019

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
19:39, 05/27/2019

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" t...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Kosovo celebrates 20 years of NATO-brought freedom PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the deployment of NATO troops in an operation that helped stop a Serb military crackdown on ethnic Albanians that left more than 10,000 dead. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, ex...
14:26, 06/12/2019

Pompeo: U.S. will 'guarantee freedom of navigation' in Strait of Hormuz U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is willing to take necessary measures against Iran to ensure safe passage in the Strait of Hormuz....
19:52, 06/16/2019

White House touts 'freedom gas' as next critical US export The Department of Energy has said it wants to export "molecules of US freedom" from a new liquefied natural gas project to allies the world over. An official said it was part of the White House's "America First" agenda....
05:26, 05/30/2019

Behind The Wheel, A Year On: Saudi Women Savour New Freedom Buckling up in a pearl-silver Lexus, Sabeeha al-Fakher takes the wheel and relegates her son to the passenger seat, a role reversal the 68-year-old Saudi widow never imagined would be possible in her......
09:26, 06/23/2019

Photojournalist Shawkan: How to explain the repression of freedom of expression On World Press Freedom Day, Egyptian photojournalist Shawkan writes about his experience in 'half-day imprisonment' following his release from jail and the need for states to protect freedom of expression....
14:13, 05/03/2019

Mike Pompeo Asks Pakistan To Do More On Religious Freedom US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi, who escaped a death sentence in a case that drew international......
05:26, 06/22/2019

'Pay to play': Officer accused of trading cash for freedom A North Carolina probation officer has been fired over allegations that he had offenders on house arrest pay for additional time outside, saying they had to "pay to play."...
16:13, 05/08/2019

‘Pay to play’: Officer accused of trading cash for freedom DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina probation officer has been fired over allegations that he had offenders on house arrest pay for additional time outside, saying they had to “pay to play.” The Charlotte Observer reports a state Departm...
14:52, 05/08/2019

Trump: Jerry West to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal o...
08:52, 06/02/2019

Austrian chancellor to meet with Freedom Party chief Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will meet with Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache at 1100 local time to discuss his future, news agency APA said citing sources....
11:00, 05/18/2019

| India rejects critical US religious freedom report India has hit out at a US report saying religious intolerance was growing under its right-wing government, setting off a new spat ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
00:13, 06/24/2019

U.S. health agency finalizes conscience and religious freedom rule The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of procedures such as abortions and sterilizations which violate their personal or religious beliefs....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Emotional Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday....
02:39, 05/07/2019

Tiger Woods to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday After winning the Masters last month, his first major in a decade, Woods will become the fourth golfer to be given the nation’s highest civilian honor....
22:00, 05/02/2019

US prays daily more than any rich nation, ‘religious freedom’ credited Americans pray daily more than any other wealthy nation, and the credit is going to the nation’s embrace of religious freedom that has created an “open religious market.”...
18:39, 05/02/2019

"Committed To Tolerance": India Rejects US Report On Religious Freedom India has rejected the findings of a report on religious freedom published by the US State Department that claimed, among other acerbic allegations, "mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups......
07:52, 06/23/2019

Freedom party will 'likely' support no-confidence vote against Austria's Kurz: APA Austria's Freedom party will probably support a no-confidence vote scheduled for Monday against Austria's conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, news agency APA said on Monday....
11:39, 05/27/2019

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative grou...
07:00, 05/21/2019

HP's Revamped VR Backpack Delivers the Closest Thing to True VR Freedom Yet Does a VR headset still qualify as a standalone device if the computer powering the headset is strapped to your back rather than built into the goggles? I don’t know, and I’m not sure how much that distinction really matters, because while Oculus is ...
09:52, 05/28/2019

Inmate takes on disgraced detective Louis Scarcella in bid for freedom State inmate Eliseo DeLeon is seizing on recent overturned convictions linked to Scarcella in the hopes of getting his own prison sentence of 25 years to life tossed....
04:39, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Trump awards Medal of Freedom to Tiger Woods WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Tiger Woods receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom (all times local): 5:35 p.m. President Donald Trump has awarded golfer Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. T...
01:26, 05/07/2019

US Report On Global Religious Freedom Shows Bias Against PM Modi: BJP The US state department's 2018 International Religious Freedom Report shows clear bias against the Narendra Modi government and the BJP, the party said Saturday, asserting that its leaders had......
18:00, 06/22/2019

‘I’ve Battled,’ Tiger Woods Says as He Accepts Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump offered the honor to Mr. Woods soon after the golfer won the Masters last month for his 15th major championship — and his first in almost 11 years....
04:39, 05/07/2019

'Fighting for our freedom': protesters flood on to Hong Kong's streets Tens of thousands dressed in black march for full retraction of China extradition lawProtesters are flooding into central Hong Kong again over the postponed extradition bill, calling for a full retraction of the legislation amid fears authorities cou...
12:52, 06/16/2019

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Arthur Laffer, the father of supply-side economics. Laffer, 78, was honored for his contributions to economic theory, including the “Laffer Curve,” which holds that tax ...
03:13, 06/20/2019

Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom "US president Donald Trump on Monday said he would award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday."...
15:52, 05/01/2019

Trump says he'll present Medal of Freedom to former race car driver Penske President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will present the Presidential Medal of Freedom, one of the highest U.S. civilian honors, to former race car driver Roger Penske, the chairman of Penske Automotive Group....
18:52, 06/20/2019

Trump says will present Medal of Freedom to former race car driver Penske U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would present the Presidential Medal of Freedom, one of the highest U.S. civilian honors, to former race car driver Roger Penske, chairman of Penske Automotive Group Inc....
23:13, 06/20/2019

In rebuff to Trump, Palestinian businesses call for freedom, not cash Palestinian businessmen boycotting the Trump administration's Bahrain workshop designed to encourage investment in the territories say only a diplomatic path to statehood can end decades of conflict with Israel....
13:52, 06/20/2019

Trump awards Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom This will go nicely with his green jacket. Fresh off his triumphant return to golf glory with his Masters victory last month, Tiger Woods was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday by President Trump. Before a Rose Garden crowd that incl...
05:39, 05/07/2019

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuf...
03:26, 05/30/2019

Barr hearing underscores lawmakers’ freedom in questioning witnesses Coordination of questions is rare on Capitol Hill, even when high-profile witnesses are testifying. Collaboration between House and Senate panels is even less likely....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Tiger Woods humbled by President Trump, Medal of Freedom What I'm Hearing: From outside the White House, Golfweek's Adam Woodard details the emotions that went through Tiger Woods as he received his Medal of Freedom from President Trump.        ...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Trump awarding Presidential Medal of Freedom to author of ‘Trumponomics’ President Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, a top economist under former President Ronald Reagan's administration....
04:00, 06/20/2019

Supreme Court Rules to Limit Freedom of Information Act Releases On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled against a newspaper in a case regarding the Freedom of Information Act, the law that allows disclosures of classified information held by the government, according to CNN. The ruling will make it harder for those wh...
09:26, 06/25/2019

AOC takes swing at baseball team for calling her ‘enemy of freedom’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Tuesday to a minor league baseball team that aired a video portraying her as an “enemy of freedom” and put her picture next to Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Bronx Democrat wrote in a series of tweets that m...
04:13, 05/29/2019

Justin Amash leaves House Freedom Caucus after ‘impeachable’ comments Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he was leaving the influential conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he attracted the ire of his colleagues by arguing in Twitter posts that President Trump had committed imp...
11:52, 06/11/2019

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual sit...
20:13, 05/30/2019

Tell Me Why You Deserve A Presidential Medal Of Freedom In The Comments. Got A Bunch Of Them Lying Around Still, Could Probably Send Some Out Later On I’ve long said that awarding our nation’s trailblazers in the arts, sciences, and humanities with a Presidential Medal Of Freedom is among the greatest privileges of being the president. Having the chance to do so was one of the great honors of my li...
23:26, 05/09/2019

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub....
11:26, 06/12/2019

Space for media freedom rapidly shrinking in India: Dhruv Rathee With over 1.7 million subscribers, YouTuber Dhruv Rathee is not scared of speaking against the powers that be. His videos have contributed significantly to making India's Internet-savvy youth think critically....
15:26, 06/17/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against “fake news”, a move that has been criticised by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears ...
09:26, 05/09/2019

Hong Kong’s Freedom Protesters Mourn Their Martyr at an Emotional Vigil A man being hailed as a martyr of the Hong Kong freedom movement was mourned at an impassioned memorial Sunday, with protesters accusing the city’s top official Carrie Lam of being responsible for his death. “We have to mourn the martyr&m...
13:52, 06/16/2019

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill will require online media platforms to carry corrections or remove content the government considers to be false....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Justin Amash gone from House Freedom Caucus after saying Trump's conduct was 'impeachable' Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he is gone from the conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he broke from his party to argue that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses....
13:13, 06/11/2019

Baseball team sorry for video equating Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' Fresno Grizzlies apologize for ‘misleading’ Memorial Day videoVideo equated Ocasio-Cortez with Kim Jong-un and Fidel CastroA minor-league affiliate for the Washington Nationals has apologized to US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for the “misl...
19:52, 05/28/2019

Leah Chase, 96, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
01:26, 06/04/2019

Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer Laffer’s argument that tax cuts increase government revenue by spurring economic growth has been embraced by Republicans over the years. His critics argue that there is little evidence to support the “Laffer curve” and say it inflates deficits....
05:00, 06/20/2019

"Great guy" Tiger Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House "Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country\u0027s highest civilian honour, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from President Donald Trump on Monday."...
08:39, 05/07/2019

Leah Chase, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies at 96 In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
21:26, 06/02/2019

More than 500 days in prison: For journalists jailed in Myanmar, a long fight for freedom Convicted of breaking Myanmar's Official Secrets Act, Reuters journalists Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had spent more than 500 days in jail when they were freed on Tuesday....
05:26, 05/07/2019

Flash drives are bringing freedom to North Korea, a few gigabytes at a time North Korea is an enigma at many levels. The Hermit Kingdom is famous for being a land without internet, but it is also a place where cyber-activism on behalf of freedom is being pioneered....
06:26, 06/09/2019

President Trump Presents Tiger Woods With the Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump presented Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony at the White House Rose Garden on Monday. “We are in the presence of a true legend, an extraordinary athlete who has transformed golf and achieved new le...
01:26, 05/07/2019

Donald Trump awards Tiger Woods Presidential Medal of Freedom President Donald Trump presented Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday, less than a month after the golf star won his first major championship in more than a decade....
03:13, 05/07/2019

Donald Trump to award Tiger Woods with Presidential Medal of Freedom Golfer won first Masters title in 14 years last monthWoods and Trump are long-time golf and business partnersTiger Woods’s rehabilitation continues with the news that he will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony next week at the Wh...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer U.S. President Donald Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, to influential economist Arthur Laffer on June 19, the White House said on Friday....
03:52, 06/01/2019

Donald Trump Awards Presidential Medal Of Freedom To Golfer Tiger Woods President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to golfer Tiger Woods on Monday evening, saying it his "privilege" to bestow the honor on "one of the greatest athletes in the history......
06:52, 05/07/2019

Trump presents 'true legend' Tiger Woods with Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump presented Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the White House Rose Garden Monday, calling the champion golfer "a global symbol of American excellence, devotion and drive."...
03:00, 05/07/2019

Austrian Social Democratic provincial governor ends cooperation with Freedom Party The Social Democratic governor of Austria's Burgenland province ended cooperation with the Freedom Party on Sunday and called early elections, in the latest political turmoil unleashed by a scandal at the far right party over state contracts....
21:39, 05/19/2019

Trump to award NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West the Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Fre...
22:39, 06/02/2019

Donald Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday is scheduled to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, an adviser to former President Ronald Reagan....
06:39, 06/20/2019

In Love and War: Jiréh Breon Holder's Too Heavy for Your Pocket Weighs the Price of Freedom It’s funny how the more things change, the more they say the same. Friday, May 17 marked 65 years to the day that the Brown vs. the Board of Education ruling—a bittersweet anniversary, as civil and human rights continue to be rolled back across Ameri...
22:13, 05/18/2019

This Is Us' Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore on the Freedom and Challenges of Playing Jack and Rebecca Just ahead of season four of This Is Us, the stars of the NBC series have now had quite a bit of time to sink their teeth into their characters, but that doesn't mean the same thing for......
22:13, 06/11/2019

Tiger Woods to complete legendary golf foursome with Presidential Medal of Freedom Tiger Woods will complete what could be history's most illustrious golf foursome when he receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump.        ...
18:39, 05/06/2019

Trump Rides High on the Tiger: Awards Woods Presidential Medal of Freedom Donald Trump did as promised Monday and awarded golf great Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, during a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden....
07:26, 05/07/2019

Baseball team apologizes after including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' A minor league baseball team has apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after the team aired a Memorial Day video in which the New York Democrat was depicted among "enemies of freedom."...
01:52, 05/30/2019

AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wednesday over the protection of Americans from surveillance....
11:00, 05/23/2019

President Donald Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump announced Monday on Twitter he would be awarding Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the wake of Woods’ Masters win.        ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Heineken drops deal with team that labeled Ocasio-Cortez ‘enemy of freedom’ Heineken is the latest sponsor to dump the minor league baseball team that called Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez an “enemy of freedom.” The beer giant announced on Thursday that it was yanking all support by its brands Tecate and Dos Equis for t...
00:39, 06/01/2019

Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in Hong Kong’s history forced an apology from the city’s top official over a divisive extradi...
04:52, 06/17/2019

French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France doesn’t forget’ your sacrifice COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France doesn’t forget’ your sacrifice....
12:52, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 2014’s Occupy Central protests, thousands of anti-government protesters surrounded the Hong Kong governm...
08:00, 06/12/2019

Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump at White House Tiger Woods received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump in a ceremony at the White House Rose Garden on Monday.        ...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Protesters began gathering once again in the political heart of Hong Kong Friday morning after the embattled administration of Chief Executive Carrie Lam refused to meet an ultimatum for Lam’s resignation and the withdrawal of a divisive extrad...
03:39, 06/21/2019

Chelsea Manning released from jail as grand jury expires — but her freedom may be short-lived Manning spent 62 days at the Alexandria Detention Center on civil contempt charges after she refused to answer questions to a federal grand jury investigating WikiLeaks....
16:13, 05/10/2019

Fresno Grizzlies Are Sorry For Memorial Day Video That Showed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez As Freedom’s Enemy Between games of a Memorial Day doubleheader, the Fresno Grizzlies displayed a video on the big screen for the holiday. Backed by a selection from Ronald Reagan’s first inaugural address—the parts about freedom and dignity and how America will never ...
18:39, 05/28/2019

Tiger Woods receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom clouded by fresh round of criticism Tiger Woods was chided Monday night moments after receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom award from President Trump about a month after winning at the Masters....
13:52, 05/07/2019

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20:39, 06/04/2019

Tiger Woods faces criticism ahead of Trump's Presidential Medal of Freedom honor Tiger Woods is set to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday less than a month after winning the Masters Tournament in dramatic fashion and capturing his fifth green jacket....
17:39, 05/06/2019

| First Australian men's footballer comes out as gay Former Newcastle Jets player Andy Brennan has revealed he is gay, becoming what is thought to be the first Australian professional footballer to come out....
19:26, 05/14/2019

Chase has announced the Freedom credit card's Q3 bonus categories — including 5% cash back at gas stations Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network if you apply for a credit card, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Chase The Chase Freedom card offers 5% cash back — or 5...
22:00, 06/13/2019

Opinion: Time for golf's Babe Didrikson Zaharias to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom Tiger Woods received Presidential Medal of Freedom Monday. Babe Didrikson Zaharias also is deserving as one of the greatest athletes in U.S. history.        ...
05:00, 05/07/2019

‘There’s no freedom of speech in Turkey’: NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's Turkish Twitter account did not post any of his statistics or highlights....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Watch live: Donald Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday is scheduled to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, an adviser to former President Ronald Reagan....
23:13, 06/19/2019

| First Australian soccer player comes out as gay Former Newcastle Jets player Andy Brennan has revealed he is gay, becoming what is thought to be the first Australian professional footballer to come out....
14:39, 05/14/2019

Australian PM: WTO needs mending to keep up with the times SINGAPORE (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the World Trade Organization needs mending to keep up with the times. He said Friday that many leaders attending the Group of 20 summit in Osaka later this month share the view that there...
14:13, 06/07/2019

What is left of a free Press ? The last and really big incident was the murder in Pinamar on January 25, 1997, of Noticias reporter and photographer José Luis Cabezas, aged 36, trapped when enquiring into the proceedings of mafia groups closely linked to the government of Carlos S...
18:52, 05/04/2019

They Don't Make E3 Press Conferences Like They Used To The “E3 press conference” as an industry institution has been fading ever since Nintendo brilliantly broadcast their first E3 Nintendo Direct in 2012. What were they good for? Just how weird were they? Why did I keep going to them? I ponder these qu...
00:00, 06/08/2019

| Australian Barty on top of the tennis world Ashleigh Barty became only the second Australian woman to top the world rankings when she won the Birmingham WTA title on Sunday, beating Julia Goerges 6-3, 7-5....
16:39, 06/23/2019

ABC offices raided by Australian police A police search of Australian public broadcaster ABC was in connection to an article about possible war crimes in Afghanistan. It was the second such raid in Australia against high-profile journalists in as many days....
10:13, 06/05/2019

Candidates vow next Australian prime minister will last Both candidates vying to become Australia’s prime minister in elections Saturday are promising to stay in the job for the entire three-year term and shut the revolving door to high office...
05:39, 05/15/2019

Leaders campaign until the end of Australian election day Political leaders are continuing frenetic 11th-hour campaigning as Australians vote at an election likely to deliver the nation’s sixth prime minister in as many years...
07:26, 05/18/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest Australia's prime minister was hit on the head with an egg and a woman was knocked off her feet Tuesday during a protest ahead of a general election next week....
05:52, 05/07/2019

Australian ‘Egg Boy’ donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims SYDNEY (AP) — The Australian teenager who cracked an egg on the head of a politician for his remarks about the New Zealand mosque massacre has donated almost $70,000 to people affected by the killings. Will Connolly, 17, became known worldwide as ...
10:52, 05/29/2019

Woman detained after Australian PM egged A 25-year-old woman has been detained by police after she allegedly hit Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison with an egg while he was on the campaign trail Tuesday....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Foul Ball: ‘Offensive’ Video Ties Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to ‘Enemies of Freedom’ at Minor League Game As the great Beyoncé once said, “You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation.” And so it seems when it comes to the Notorious AOC, aka U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
07:26, 05/29/2019

Yes, You Can Bench Press in the Squat Rack Ever worry that you might fail a bench press and find yourself pinned by a barbell? You’re not alone—it’s a common concern on the internet among fitness forums and Reddit threads alike....
19:26, 06/03/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man could face the death penalty if convicted of murder in the death of a 7-year-old girl. The Glasgow Daily Times reports that a judge denied a motion Friday to exclude death as a possible sentence if Timothy Madde...
18:26, 05/05/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The masses crammed into Churchill Downs on Saturday will be fixated on 3-year-old thoroughbreds running in the Kentucky Derby. But in some sections of the historic track, another type of horse race will have politicians vying f...
10:13, 05/04/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 31 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:39, 05/31/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 3 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:39, 05/03/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Newly released court records say Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin casts a wide net when blocking people on social media, citing reasons such as surpassing “a limit on idiocy” and “trolling.” The number of blocke...
15:39, 05/02/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 30 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:52, 05/30/2019

The E3 2019 Press Conference Schedule It is nearly time for E3, the annual convention where companies from around the world unite to show trailers for video games that don’t actually exist yet. Are you ready? I’m ready....
19:26, 05/09/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s reelection campaign is capitalizing on a fellow Republican’s attack, selling “Cocaine Mitch” shirts on his campaign’s website. The McConnell campaign’s...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 2:40 p.m. EDT LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man facing state charges in connection with school shooting threats is also being charged with federal offenses. News outlets report an indictment filed Thursday includes seven new charges against 21-year-old Dylan...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The three leading Democrats running for Kentucky governor agree their state badly needs a new chief executive, and they’ve hit the Republican incumbent with a barrage of attacks. But they dial back the criticism when it co...
13:13, 05/10/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 20 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:52, 05/20/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 10 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:39, 05/10/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 9 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:52, 05/09/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 3:40 p.m. EDT LONDON, Ky. (AP) — Republican challenger Robert Goforth says Kentucky’s governor should stop hiding behind national political figures, including President Donald Trump, to try to boost his reelection campaign. Goforth is a state representative ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 6 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:26, 05/06/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 29 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:26, 05/29/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A pilot for an American Airlines subsidiary has been arrested in the 2015 shooting deaths of three people in Kentucky. News outlets report 51-year-old Christian R. Martin was arrested Saturday at the Louisville airport. Martin ...
23:52, 05/11/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 27 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:13, 05/27/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say an Islamic leader and two others in Kentucky have been arrested and charged in a murder-for-hire plot. According to affidavits filed in federal court, Islamic Center of Lexington leader Mahmoud Shalash told an in...
05:39, 05/13/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 13 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:26, 05/13/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 15 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:26, 05/15/2019

The Mueller Report’s Key Lessons for the Press Scattered across the 448-page report released by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller are noteworthy findings about the extent of the Russians’ machinations, the ploys they used to insinuate themselves into the voting structure of a battleground c...
19:52, 04/30/2019

Trump to be interviewed on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ President Trump will appear Sunday on “Meet the Press,” his first NBC interview since he sat down with anchor Lester Holt in 2017. It will be Trump’s first time on the Sunday morning news show since he became president, CNN reported...
22:13, 06/20/2019

The best British press photography – in pictures The Assignments exhibition is an annual chance to see the top images by UK photojournalists, as chosen by the British Press Photographers’ Association. Warning: readers may find some of the images upsetting Assignments runs from 17–19 May at Bargehou...
09:52, 05/16/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has sent a letter to state lawmakers to try to build support for his pension bill that he hopes to have considered in a special legislative session. The Republican governor’s letter Wednesday comes...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Cardi B is done with gossip in new single, ‘Press’ Even by Cardi B standards, it’s been a busy month in the press. Some of it has has been good: her fabulously campy arrival as the embodiment of the red carpet at the Met Gala and husband Offset surprising her with daughter Kulture and some lavish gif...
12:26, 05/31/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 1 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:39, 05/01/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 5:40 a.m. EDT WILMORE, Ky. (AP) — A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky will be awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs says Alvin H. Perry of Wilmore will receive the medal...
12:39, 05/14/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 21 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:52, 05/21/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 22 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:13, 05/22/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 23 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:52, 05/23/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 8 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:00, 05/08/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EDT SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man could face the death penalty if convicted of murder in the death of a 7-year-old girl. The Glasgow Daily Times reports that a judge denied a motion Friday to exclude death as a possible sentence if Timothy Madde...
08:00, 05/06/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 24 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:13, 05/24/2019

Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, one of Australia's longest serving prime ministers, died on Thursday just days ahead of a federal election, the opposition Labor party said....
12:13, 05/16/2019

A mystery to many, Australian PM is a tough sell at election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Scott Morrison has carried an unusual burden for an Australian prime minister campaigning for election. As well as explaining why Australians should vote for him, he’s also had to explain who he is to voters who have ...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Australian government on course for election defeat: poll Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is on course for defeat at this weekend's national election, a political poll showed on Friday, as campaigning ahead of the ballot was overshadowed by the death one of the country's most beloved former leaders...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Has an Australian judge just broken Facebook for publishers? Landmark ruling set to change the way media companies engage with the social media giantA landmark ruling in the New South Wales supreme court has again raised concerns about defamation law in Australia, and has the potential to significantly affect ...
12:13, 06/25/2019

Shooter kills four in Australian city of Darwin A gunman killed four people and wounded one in the Australian city of Darwin on Tuesday, authorities said, in one of the country's most violent attacks in years....
02:13, 06/05/2019

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia An Australian state has enacted euthanasia laws to allow terminally-ill patients to end their lives with lethal medication. The first death could take place in as soon as three weeks....
10:26, 06/19/2019

3 convicted of terrorism for arson of Australian mosque MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Three Sunni Muslim men have been convicted of engaging in a terror act by burning down a Shiite mosque in the Australian city of Melbourne three years ago. A Victoria state Supreme Court jury on Thursday convicted Abdullah...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous affairs minister on Sunday, a week after his conserva...
09:52, 05/26/2019

Australian dinosaur had natural ‘high-heel’ An Australian dinosaur appears to have walked on a natural kind of “high heel,” researchers suggest. The Rhoetosaurus brownei — a 24-ton, or 52,910-pound sauropod, which is a long-necked herbivorous dinosaur — walked with an elevated heel...
19:00, 05/20/2019

| Ex-cop sentenced to 12.5 years for killing of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer has been sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
10:13, 06/08/2019

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal's convictions should stand Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a compelling witness....
03:52, 06/06/2019

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal’s convictions should stand MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a compelling witness. Cardinal George Pell is the mo...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Andy Brennan is first male Australian footballer to come out as gay Announcement comes after widespread support It has been a ‘mental burden’, says former Newcastle player Former Newcastle Jets player Andy Brennan has become Australia’s first professional male footballer to come out as gay while still playing the gam...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria Australia’s prime minister says 8 Australian offspring of 2 slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone...
07:13, 06/24/2019

Massive Australian meth bust: 1.6 tons Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announced on Friday....
13:13, 06/07/2019

Queensland wants a share of Australian space industry Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning has a vision where his state is getting its share of the jobs and growth that a local space scene will create....
09:13, 06/21/2019

Labor leader concedes cannot win Australian election Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten said late on Saturday evening that the Labor Party would not be able to form government and he had called conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison to congratulate him on the election result....
18:13, 05/18/2019

Facts and figures in Australian elections on Saturday More than 16 million Australians are eligible to vote at elections on Saturday that are likely to deliver Australia's eighth prime minister in 12 years....
07:52, 05/17/2019

The best Australian EOFY 2019 tech deals The end-of-financial-year sales in Australia are inching closer with each day that ticks by. There's always a massive list of sales to look forward to, and plenty of tech that sells for cheap.During this time, retailers are often trying to get r...
06:26, 05/10/2019

Ex-Cop In US Gets Over 12 Years In Jail For Killing Of Australian Woman A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced Friday to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
21:00, 06/07/2019

US policeman jailed over killing of Australian woman Mohamed Noor has been sentenced for the 2017 killing of Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who called 911. The sentence was in line with state guidelines, but some also wonder if race was an issue as well....
23:00, 06/07/2019

Protester tosses egg at Australian prime minister A 25-year-old woman threw an egg at Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's head at an election campaign event on Tuesday and was arrested, New South Wales state police said....
05:26, 05/07/2019

Bottas, version 2019, has breakthrough win at Australian GP The 2019 version of Valtteri Bottas is leading a Formula One championship for the first time after winning the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.        ...
21:52, 04/28/2019

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under the country's new encryption legislation.According to a br...
22:13, 05/28/2019

Australian DJ known as Adam Sky dies on Bali island JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Australian DJ popular on the Asian club circuit has died at a resort complex on the Indonesian island of Bali. Adam Neat’s official social media pages carried a statement confirming his death, saying he died while t...
14:13, 05/06/2019

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
16:39, 05/28/2019

Australian farmers face more hot, dry weather: forecast Hot, dry weather will persist across Australia's east coast for at least another three months, the country's weather bureau said on Thursday, in a forecast that threatens to severely crimp agricultural production....
06:00, 05/30/2019

Ex-Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at age 89 CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s longest-serving prime ministers, has died at age 89. His wife and biographer, Blanche d’Alpuget, says he died on Thursday in their Sydney home and that the nation had lost “a ...
14:13, 05/16/2019

| Smith, Warner prepare for Australian return Steve Smith and David Warner are set to don the Australian colours this week for the first time since their ball-tampering bans despite struggling with illness....
11:00, 05/05/2019

LaMelo Ball commits to play in Australian NBL LaMelo Ball, the No. 21 prospect in the ESPN 100 class of 2019, will join ESPN No. 5 prospect RJ Hampton as American teenagers going to Australia's NBL....
02:39, 06/18/2019

Will climate change swing Australian election? "This is the climate election," declared Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters at a Brisbane forum, weeks before the Australian election this month....
07:52, 05/08/2019

Australian PM says Beijing should adopt reform to end U.S. trade war Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday that China should reform its economy to end a trade war with the United States that is damaging the global economy, comments that could strain ties with the country's largest trading partner....
08:26, 06/26/2019

Australian cardinal to appeal child sex convictions The most senior Catholic convicted of child sex abuse will soon ask an Australian appeals court to reverse convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago....
13:26, 06/04/2019

At least 4 dead in shooting in Australian city of Darwin MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Media reports say a gunman has killed at least four people in the Australian city of Darwin. Northern Territory Police Duty Superintendent Lee Morgan says a 45-year-old man was in custody following Tuesday’s shooting...
15:00, 06/04/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 7 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:13, 06/07/2019

Watch Nintendo's E3 2019 press event with us! It's the final press show of E3, and it's gaming royalty. Nintendo Direct is coming to you live, so come watch with us! Pokemon news? More on Fire Emblem? We hope so. And what about Animal Crossing? We're streaming the entire thing liv...
19:52, 06/11/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 13 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:00, 06/13/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - April 29 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:52, 04/29/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - April 30 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:00, 04/30/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:13, 06/12/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 17 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:00, 06/17/2019

Lloyd, Pugh, Press among 7 new starters for US vs. Chile PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd, Mallory Pugh and Christen Press formed a new starting front line as U.S. coach Jill Ellis made seven changes for Sunday night’s Women’s World Cup match against Chile. Alyssa Naeher remained in goal for the defend...
20:52, 06/16/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 24 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:00, 06/24/2019

Pressure and thrills: what it's like to sit in the press box at a football match There is nothing quite like reacting to the twists of a live game – especially an intro-busting late goalWin the chance to watch a Premier League game from the press box in our young sportswriters’ competitionAs anybody who has ever attempted a match...
18:00, 05/15/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 4 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:52, 06/04/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 21 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:26, 06/21/2019

Would Be Great for the Pentagon to Hold a Press Conference Right About Now There are a few pressing questions facing the United States military and foreign policy apparatus right now. On Sunday, the Trump administration announced that it was dispatching the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln carrier strike group to the Middle East “to ...
08:00, 05/07/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 3 June 3 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:39, 06/03/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 10 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:26, 06/10/2019

Watch Bethesda's E3 2019 press event here with us! Recovered from Xbox? Get ready for the company that resurrected Wolfenstein and Doom, as Bethesda caps off E3 Sunday. While we're unlikely to hear more on Elder Scrolls VI during its E3 showcase, expect update news for Fallout 76, a little more ...
03:52, 06/10/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 5 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:52, 06/05/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 25 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:00, 06/25/2019

'Jim gets it': Acosta says in new book Trump war on press started as an act CNN reporter credits Bannon for ‘enemy of the people’ lineUse of unnamed sources may reignite battle with presidentDonald Trump’s war with the US press began as an act in the absence of effective Democratic opposition then spiraled out of control, ac...
20:00, 05/25/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 18 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:39, 06/18/2019

Watch Microsoft's E3 2019 press event here with us! Microsoft, with Sony sitting out this year, has a big show ahead of it -- and a big chance to claim all the gaming headlines. In the last 24 hours, Microsoft gave us a strong hint of major announcements on its next-gen console -- expect teraflop chat...
23:26, 06/09/2019

Nigeria accused of 'scurrilous' attempt to gag press Access to country’s law-making National Assembly will be restricted, says Guild of EditorsStrict new conditions for covering government proceedings and the re-arrest of a prominent journalist on terrorism charges have raised concerns about deteriorat...
09:39, 05/28/2019

We're Liveblogging Microsoft's E3 2019 Press Conference Josh Rivera and Gita Jackson are here to walk you through the highs, lows, and awkward cheering of Microsoft’s E3 2019 press conference! You can watch the press conference here or experience it vicariously below....
23:26, 06/09/2019

E3’s first VR-exclusive gaming press conference was actually pretty rad E3 hasn't even begun, and we're already a bit weary about so many gaming publishers and companies hosting press conferences at the event. What's one more, right? In the case of the virtual reality enthusiasts at UploadVR—a media site, not a publisher...
22:39, 06/10/2019

One Dude Was Really Into Bethesda's Press Conference Last Night Last night’s Bethesda press conference was full of cool announcements like Doom Eternal details and Arkane’s rad looking new game Deathloop. It was also much rowdier than past conferences. That’s mostly good: fans had stuff to be excited about. At le...
21:52, 06/10/2019

We're Liveblogging Ubisoft's E3 2019 Press Conference Heather Alexandra and Nathan Grayson are bringing you the play-by-play of Ubisoft’s E3 2019 press conference. Watch it live here or follow along below....
21:52, 06/10/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 11 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:52, 06/11/2019

Watch Ubisoft's E3 2019 press event here with us! Ubisoft is on a roll right now. The Assassin's Creed franchise is in a good place, Rainbow Six Siege is trucking along and The Division 2 is arguably the biggest loot-shooter on the market right now. So where does the publisher go from here? Wel...
03:52, 06/11/2019

Australian National University hit by huge data breach Vice-chancellor says hack involved personal and payroll details going back 19 yearsThe Australian National University is in damage control after discovering a major data breach a fortnight ago in which a “significant” amount of staff and student info...
07:26, 06/04/2019

Australian PM Scott Morrison Congratulates PM Modi After His Election Win Australian Prime Scott Morrison called up his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to congratulate him on winning the Lok Sabha elections and sought to boost bilateral ties, according to an official......
15:26, 05/24/2019

Three-eyed python found in Australian outback town Australian park rangers found a three-eyed snake dubbed "Monty Python" near Darwin in the Northern Territory. An X-ray showed the extra eye was not the result of two heads forged together, but a natural malformation....
18:52, 05/02/2019

Huawei promises Android ban won't affect Australian customers No sooner than news broke that Google had rescinded Huawei’s Android licence, worried customers – especially in the UK – began to trade in their Huawei handsets. However, the Chinese tech giant’s Australian arm has release...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Australian minister in Sri Lanka to lay out stance on asylum seekers A senior Australian minister will meet Sri Lanka's leaders in Colombo later on Tuesday to discuss border control and security matters following reports that the Australian navy had intercepted and returned several boats carrying asylum seekers....
07:26, 06/04/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don’t go to hell The leaders of both of Australia’s major political parties have agreed that gays don’t go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a month-long ordeal in the country’s outback has been jailed for 10 years...
05:52, 05/29/2019

Hit by an arrow, mobile phone dies saving Australian man An Australian man had a lucky escape while confronting a man armed with a bow outside his home, as a loosed arrow pierced the mobile telephone he was holding to take a photograph of the incident, Australian police said on Thursday....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Australian Cardinal Pell appeals child sex convictions The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago as hundreds of worshippers streamed from...
03:13, 06/05/2019

'We're absolutely committed' to the budget surplus, says Australian treasurer Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says there is a "plan" to grow the country's economy amid headwinds faced both internationally and domestically....
10:00, 05/22/2019

20 kg of meth accidentally shipped to elderly Australian couple An elderly Australian couple Wednesday signed for a package containing 10 million Australian dollars ($7 million) worth of methamphetamine, which had accidentally been shipped to their house, police said....
13:26, 05/03/2019

U.S. Currency Climbs Against Australian Dollar After RBA Signals Possible Rate Cut The dollar strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by gains against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia cleared the path to an interest-rate cut in June....
22:26, 05/21/2019

Australian musicians band together to invest in solar farms Exclusive: Midnight Oil, Cloud Control, Vance Joy and Regurgitator join FEAT., a new platform encouraging their industry to back sustainabilityIn the spring of 2017, immediately after the release of the Australian band Cloud Control’s third album, Zo...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Time to get back to work as Australian PM names cabinet Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison named his new cabinet on Sunday, with most positions staying the same, saying the government had "a significant agenda" to deliver and it was time to get back to business....
10:00, 05/26/2019

Australian voters tipped to elect Labor government Australian bookies predict a return to power for the Labor party in an election on Saturday after six years in the political wilderness and a campaign in which it has put climate change and tax reform at the top of its agenda....
01:52, 05/18/2019

Australian taxi drivers sue Uber over 'illegal operations' A law firm has filed a class action against Uber Technologies Inc on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world's largest ride-hailing company of operating illegally and harming them financially....
05:26, 05/03/2019

ABC sues Australian police force after newsroom raid Australian public broadcaster ABC has begun legal action following a police raid on its Sydney headquarters earlier this month. It has demanded the return of documents seized during the operation....
14:00, 06/24/2019

Half-naked Australian man fights off intruder with didgeridoo An Australian dad dressed in his underpants — and armed with nothing more than a didgeridoo — chased an intruder who broke into his home, holding him at bay until fully clothed cops arrived. “I’ve noticed I run faster naked — semi-naked a...
16:00, 06/05/2019

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
06:00, 05/22/2019

Australian politicians scramble to win over undecided voters, honor former PM Australian politicians scrambled to win over undecided voters on Friday, the last day of a general election campaign that has ended in mourning for one of the country's most popular leaders....
08:13, 05/17/2019

Near-naked Australian man stops intruder by wielding didgeridoo An Australian man woken up by an intruder in his home chased the suspect off his property only in his underpants and held him at bay until police arrived armed only with a didgeridoo....
19:39, 06/05/2019

Chinese Immigrants Emerge as Key Bloc in Australian Election Australia’s main parties are treading a fine balance as they work to woo Chinese immigrants who could swing the outcome of Saturday’s election, amid lingering concerns about influence efforts by Beijing....
16:39, 05/16/2019

| Ecstatic Australian conservatives bask in election glory Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison basked in the glow of a "miracle" election victory that sparked praise from the US president, soul searching on the left and speculation about what policies he will pursue....
11:13, 05/19/2019

LaMelo Ball, 17, signs with Australian team to prep for NBA SYDNEY (AP) — American teenager LaMelo Ball has signed with the Illawarra Hawks for the upcoming National Basketball League season, the second top U.S. prospect to join the Australian league under its Next Stars Program. The 17-year-old guard is rate...
01:52, 06/18/2019

Australian DJ Adam Sky dies in accident while trying to help friend in Bali Australian DJ Adam Sky died Saturday after he reportedly crashed through a glass door while rushing to help a friend in Bali, Indonesia, and bled to death. He was 42....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Australian police 'baffled' by Belgian teen's disappearance An 18-year-old Belgian backpacker has gone missing from the coastal holiday town of Byron Bay in Australia. Police said his disappearance is "out of character" and homicide has not been ruled out....
15:26, 06/17/2019

Political hero's death overshadows Australian campaign Australia's opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning....
02:13, 05/17/2019

| Brumbies playing for Australian pride in quarter-finals The Brumbies are the only side left flying the Australian flag in Super Rugby and coach Dan McKellar says the team will be playing for national pride in the quarter-finals....
09:52, 06/16/2019

Online histories bite Australian election candidates Australian political parties have cut loose or chastised several of their own candidates for sexist, anti-Muslim, racist and homophobic behavior less than three weeks before elections, with most falling victim to their own online histories...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Nadal keeps heavy Australian loss to Djokovic in perspective Lesser experienced players than Rafael Nadal have felt destroyed by the kind of defeat Novak Djokovic inflicted on him in the Australian Open final, but that's now how the 17-time major winner thinks.        ...
14:52, 05/16/2019

Former Australian leader slams security agencies over China Australia’s prime minister has defended the nation’s intelligence agency bosses after a former prime minister described them as “nutters” who have damaged bilateral relations with China...
07:26, 05/06/2019

Australian DJ Dies "Trying To Help Friend" In Accident On Bali Holiday Popular Australian DJ Adam Neat has died on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali after reportedly crashing through a glass door while trying to help an injured friend....
03:13, 05/06/2019

Tendulkar Sues Australian Bat Maker Over AUD 2 Million In Royalties Sachin Tendulkar accused the bat manufacturer of using his name and image to promote products and then failing to pay him AUD 2 million in royalties....
10:13, 06/14/2019

Australian Navy Pilots Were Hit With Lasers on the South China Sea Australian navy helicopter pilots were reportedly hit with laser beams from fishing boats during a recent military exercise on the South China Sea, leading experts to believe they were being monitored by Chinese maritime militia on the disputed water...
10:52, 05/29/2019

Bob Hawke, former Australian prime minister, dies aged 89 Labor PM, who served from 1983 to 1991, modernised Australia’s economy and introduced significant social reforms Bob Hawke obituaryTributes to ‘great Australian’ Bob Hawke – rolling coverageAustralia’s 23rd prime minister and Labor elder statesman Bo...
16:13, 05/16/2019

Former Australian army lawyer in court over leak to media CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former Australian army lawyer charged with leaking secret documents to journalists says his prosecution is not about protecting national security but concealing “a national shame.” David William McBride made h...
06:13, 06/13/2019

Ferrari realised it needed F1 upgrades "shortcut" at Australian GP Ferrari's early upgrades and quicker introduction of a new-specification Formula 1 engine are a legacy of it deciding to "shortcut" its development programme after the very first race...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Beyond the runway: six Australian fashion labels doing things differently Fashion’s business model is neither sustainable nor ethical in a world of depleted resources. So designers are thinking againAustralian fashion week is in full swing in Sydney. Models stomping down the Carriageworks runways in bikinis and tiny dresse...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Analyst says Australian teen was Islamic State propagandist CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A security analyst says the eldest of three orphaned Australian siblings pleading for repatriation from a Syrian refugee camp has been an Islamic State group propagandist who could potentially face terrorism charges at home...
14:26, 06/19/2019

Australian PM heads to church, football after 'miracle' election win Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison thanked his fellow Pentecostal churchgoers on Sunday after a miraculous election victory that defied years of unfavorable opinion polls and bruised a Labor opposition that had been widely expected to win....
09:39, 05/19/2019

Australian police dig up garden in search for missing U.S. woman Australian police investigating the disappearance of a U.S. woman said on Saturday they fear she has been killed and began digging up the front garden of her Brisbane home....
15:00, 06/08/2019

Australian Police Detain Man, Neutralise Explosive Materials Australian bomb experts were working to destroy "explosive" materials found in a suburban Adelaide home Tuesday, following the arrest of a 43-year-old man....
11:52, 04/30/2019

Australian leader denies 2 Rwandans are massacre suspects CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister has denied media reports that that two Rwandan refugees resettled in Australia are suspects in the massacre of eight tourists in Uganda 20 years ago. U.S. news outlet Politico reported on Th...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Australian PM Morrison celebrates unexpected election victory Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said his government had delivered a miracle result in Saturday's election where it unexpectedly looks set to retain office, saying the victory was for the "quiet Australians" who supported him....
18:13, 05/18/2019

Australian prime minister bares self in campaign launch Australia's prime minister has officially launched his conservative coalition's campaign less than a week before an election in an extraordinarily personal presentation....
09:26, 05/12/2019

Australian cryptocurrency scams earned $4.3 million last year, up 190% Australian fraudsters earned $4.3 million (AU$6.1 million) with cryptocurrency scams last year—a revenue increase of 190 percent when compared to 2017. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)’s new report details the extent of the n...
14:00, 04/29/2019

Political hero’s death overshadows Australian campaign Australia’s opposition leader said he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning...
01:52, 05/17/2019

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia for terminally ill Terminally ill Australians will be able to end their lives with the help of a doctor after the state of Victoria passed historic assisted dying legislation. Under the new law — a first for Australia — people living in Victoria who have be...
21:39, 06/19/2019

Australian cardinal won't fight sentence if he loses appeal An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s....
12:00, 05/27/2019

Australian police charge suspect after four killed in Darwin Australian police charged a 45-year-old man with four counts of murder on Thursday after a gunman killed four people in the northern city of Darwin this week....
12:52, 06/06/2019

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, two rare-ear...
17:00, 05/26/2019

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 21 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:52, 05/21/2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 6 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:26, 05/06/2019

Canadian Press source: CFL taking ownership of Alouettes MONTREAL (AP) — The Canadian Football League is taking over ownership of the Montreal Alouettes, The Canadian Press reported. Citing an unidentified source, CP said Friday the move is effective immediately. The league has been looking for potential b...
02:39, 06/01/2019

‘Shame. There is no other adjective’ – Spanish press on Barcelona’s defeat Sport called it the ‘greatest humiliation in history’ as the Spanish press ripped Barcelona apart after Anfield defeatLiverpool’s fans chose to stay behind, Barcelona’s had no choice. Standing there in the Anfield Road End, still barely able to belie...
16:13, 05/08/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky and Tennessee sports news from The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bob Baffert not only has the Kentucky Derby favorite, but two other horses capable of giving him a piece of history. Game Winner is the 9-2 favorite for Saturday’s 145th running at Churchill Downs after opening as the 5-1...
14:13, 05/04/2019

Michael Cohen will hold a press conference Monday US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says he will hold a press conference before he enters prison on Monday. (May 4)        ...
22:52, 05/04/2019

Red Sox call ominous Dustin Pedroia press conference Another setback. And now a news conference. The Red Sox announced that Dustin Pedroia, manager Alex Cora and team president Dave Dombrowski will address the media Monday afternoon, hours after Boston moved Pedroia to the 60-day injured list. The 35-y...
19:13, 05/27/2019

Make a Quick Bib for Your Kid With Press’n Seal Plastic Wrap It’s almost time for your child’s big thing—baseball portrait day, the annual school flute concert, his debut as a ring bearer at your cousin’s wedding—and his outfit is looking pristine. Oh yes, he’s ready for this. And then you remember: Shit, the ...
00:13, 05/09/2019

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 28 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:52, 05/28/2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 31 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:26, 05/31/2019

The White House Is Revoking Press Passes En Masse After almost eliminating press conferences, the Trump administration’s campaign against journalists covering the White House has reached a new peak. On Wednesday, the administration today revoked the hard passes of almost the entire White House press...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Trump to Press for Trade Deal in Trip to Japan President Trump travels to Japan this week to keep up the pressure for a trade deal that has raised hackles among Japanese companies, while showing he is still aligned with Tokyo on North Korea policy....
19:13, 05/21/2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 13 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:26, 05/13/2019

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
13:52, 05/22/2019

Congressman Nadler falls ill at Manhattan press conference Rep. Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, nearly collapsed while attending a Manhattan press conference with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday. Nadler, 71, put his head down at the conference around noon and grew pale. “Code ...
19:39, 05/24/2019

Congresswomen press Nike about its treatment of pregnant athletes Members of Congress are asking Nike executives for details on the company’s treatment of female athletes following reports that company stopped paying some athletes while they were pregnant....
21:52, 05/21/2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 3 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:13, 05/03/2019

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 15 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:00, 05/15/2019

Regulator to Press Congress to Act on Mortgage-Finance Revamp Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, plans to submit proposals to Congress as early as this week to return Fannie and Freddie from government control to the private market....
14:13, 06/12/2019

In First Press Conference, PM Narendra Modi Takes No Questions Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attending his first press conference in five years on Friday, said for the first time, a government that enjoyed a five-year term will return with full majority after the......
14:52, 05/17/2019

Watch Square Enix's E3 2019 press event here with us! Square Enix is at E3 2019 and it has one of the flashiest titles of the year, Final Fantasy VII Remake. The company dropped a new trailer and revealed the game's release date during a live symphony performance last night, showing off what it mea...
03:52, 06/11/2019

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 10 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
11:13, 05/10/2019

Watch the Xbox E3 2019 press conference in under 15 minutes Sony skipped E3 this year, and my gosh Microsoft made the most of it. The company used its Xbox briefing to tease Project Scarlett, a powerful new console due "holiday 2020," and the introduction of Project xCloud, a long-awaited game streaming s......
19:39, 06/10/2019

We're Liveblogging Bethesda's E3 2019 Press Conference [Update: We're Done!] Riley MacLeod and Heather Alexandra are here to bring you the highs and lows of Bethesda’s E3 press conference! You can watch the show here or follow along with us below....
06:52, 06/10/2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 1 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:39, 05/01/2019

Watch: Cat filter accidentally applied during press briefing A live stream of a Pakistani politician's press conference went viral when the person operating the camera apparently forgot to turn off a cat filter....
22:26, 06/17/2019

"When You Press Lotus Button, It'll Awaken Soul Of Soldier In You": PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a rally in Ayodhya district in Uttar Pradesh today, said while opposition parties had a track record of going soft on terrorism, his government was the only one that......
15:00, 05/01/2019

First Lady’s Spokeswoman To Be White House Press Secretary WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump has announced that her spokeswoman will be the new White House press secretary. Stephanie Grisham, who has been with the Trumps since 2015, will also take on the role of White House communications director. The first l...
20:00, 06/25/2019

'View' hosts press 2020 Dem on how much she sounds like Trump "The View" peppered author and 2020 Democratic hopeful Marianne Williamson with questions Thursday and suggested that she sounded too much like President Trump in her approach to politics....
23:41, 06/20/2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 16 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:52, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Australian political leaders Morrison and Shorten at a glance Australians go to the polls on Saturday to choose between extending the six-year rule of the conservative Liberal-National coalition or electing the center-left Labor party....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Hundreds protest against plans to drill in Great Australian Bight Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young says most South Australians do not want oil drilling in Great Australian BightHundreds of people have gathered on an Adelaide beach to protest against Norwegian energy giant Equinor’s plans to drill in the Great Aust...
07:13, 05/05/2019

Australian stocks set to slip; Fed's Powell hints there won't be rate cuts Stocks in Australia were set to decline at the open on Thursday, following the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision and hints that the central bank is not considering a cut in interest rates at this moment....
02:13, 05/02/2019

Morrison: 8 Australian children of Islamic State militants to be repatriated Eight Australian children of two dead Islamic State militants have been rescued from a Syrian refugee camp and are on their way home, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Monday....
14:52, 06/24/2019

Osaka beats Kvitova at Australian Open to win second straight major Japan's Naomi Osaka won her second straight grand slam title Saturday, beating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7-2) 5-7 6-4 at the Australian Open....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Australian-Lebanese ordered released in Sydney bomb plot The lawyer of an Australian-Lebanese dual citizen on trial for an alleged plot to bring down a passenger plane says her client has been ordered released on bail by a Lebanese military court....
12:52, 05/11/2019

Minnesota ex-officer gets 12-1/2 years for Australian woman's shooting death A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced to 12-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
20:26, 06/07/2019

China accused of stealing Australian students’ data to blackmail them China has been accused of stealing the personal data of 200,000 university students and staff in Australia to blackmail them into becoming spies. Senior intelligence officials strongly suspect China of having orchestrated the attack, which targeted b...
23:00, 06/07/2019

England's Eoin Morgan on whether fans should boo Australian batsmen – video The England captain, Eoin Morgan, has said it his not his role to ask supporters not to boo Australia's Steve Smith and David Warner, who served bans from cricket for last year’s ball-tampering scandal. Fifteen months have passed since the Cape Town ...
12:52, 06/25/2019

Australian state leader intervenes to approve coal mine CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state government leader has intervened to fast-track a proposed coal mine days after voters rejected tougher action to curb greenhouse gas emissions in a federal election. The Carmichael mine proposed by India...
07:26, 05/22/2019

Australian Prime Minister Morrison's coalition shockingly wins Australia's ruling coalition leader has won the election and retains power, despite pundits and opinion polls predictions that the Labor Party would defeat it....
04:52, 05/19/2019

Former Australian PM Turnbull hired as adviser by global investment firm KKR & Co. has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a senior adviser. He is not the first Australian premier to take up such a role after leaving office....
11:13, 05/31/2019

Australian political contender fights back tears over mother CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has fought back tears and won widespread public support as he attacked a newspaper that challenged his version of his mother’s life story that inspired his political career. T...
15:26, 05/08/2019

Australian politicians woo voters on Chinese social media app WeChat Australia's longest-serving government politician, conservative Kevin Andrews, is campaigning on Chinese social media app WeChat to fight off a challenge from a Chinese-speaking rival in Saturday's election....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Australian DJ Adam Sky dies in Bali after suffering injury at resort Indonesian police said they are still investigating the death of the 42-year-old performer Adam Neat, who used the stage name Adam Sky.        ...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Bob Hawke: tributes flow after death of former Australian PM – rolling coverage Political leaders, former colleagues and friends all pay tribute to Australia’s longest serving Labor prime minister who has died at home in Sydney News: Bob Hawke, former Australian prime minister, dies age 89Bob Hawke obituaryBob Hawke, the typical...
16:13, 05/16/2019

Australian Hannah Green wins first major at LPGA Championship First Australian to win a major since 2006 Wins by one shot from Korea’s Sung Hyun Park Australian Hannah Green won the women’s PGA Championship at Hazeltine, her first victory on the LPGA Tour, to become the first Australian woman since Karrie Webb ...
02:00, 06/24/2019

Super trawlers threaten Australian fisheries, conservationists warn Just six of the 76 giant vessels worldwide are banned from operating in country’s watersAustralia’s ban on super-sized industrial fishing boats is far too narrow and places local fisheries under threat, environmentalists have said.A report released o...
07:39, 05/07/2019

Australian navy pilots struck by lasers in South China Sea BEIJING (AP) — A witness says Australian navy helicopter pilots were hit by lasers while exercising in the South China Sea, forcing them to land as a precaution. Scholar Euan Graham, who was onboard the Royal Australian Navy flagship HMAS Canberra on...
16:13, 05/28/2019

Australian Gets 10 Years In Jail For Kidnap, Rape Of British Backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
12:13, 05/28/2019

Australian prime minister predicts close election result CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s conservative prime minister has predicted a close result at elections on Saturday as his rival used a campaign rally to revel in the memory of one of his center-left party’s greatest victories 47 yea...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Bob Hawke: Long-serving Australian prime minister dies at 89 Just days before a federal election in Australia, the country's longest-serving Labor prime minister has died. Bob Hawke served from 1983 to 1991, and oversaw the floating of the Australian dollar....
12:39, 05/16/2019

Former Minnesota policeman convicted in fatal shooting of Australian woman A former Minneapolis policeman was found guilty on Tuesday of murder for fatally shooting Australian national Justine Ruszczyk Damond from his patrol car while responding to her 2015 report of a possible sex assault near her home....
01:13, 05/01/2019

Top Australian analyst joins CLSA exodus to Jefferies - report U.S. financial services firm Jefferies has hired well-known Australian banking analyst Brian Johnson from rival broker CLSA, adding to more than two dozen others who have been poached from the Asia-focused broker, local media reported on Wednesday....
11:26, 06/19/2019

| Sperm donor is legal father: Australian High Court A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court has ruled....
19:13, 06/19/2019

Australian leaders make last poll pitch, mourn former PM Hawke Australia's political leaders on Thursday made their last big pitch to voters ahead of a May 18 election, with the death of Bob Hawke, the opposition Labor party's longest-serving prime minister likely to loom over the political scene in coming days....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Australian jury convicts man in Etihad flight bomb plot An Australian jury has convicted a man of plotting to blow up an Etihad Airways airliner on a flight from Sydney to the United Arab Emirates with a bomb hidden in a meat grinder...
14:13, 05/01/2019

Australian newspaper appeals Geoffrey Rush defamation case SYDNEY (AP) — A Sydney newspaper and journalist are appealing an Australian Federal Court decision that they defamed Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush with accusations of inappropriate behavior toward an actress. The Federal Court on Monday said that...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Australian Barty reaches WTA summit to complete remarkable rise Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian in 43 years to climb to the top of the WTA singles ranking after she won the Birmingham Classic grasscourt title on Sunday....
00:39, 06/24/2019

"VVPAT Is Good Development, Really Impressed With EVMs": Australian Envoy The Australian High Commissioner to India, who is in Delhi to observe the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, praised the Election Commission for a "well-organised and orderly" election as 59 seats voted on......
15:39, 05/12/2019

Tennis: Australian Barty guarantees rise to world number one Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian in 43 years to climb to the top of the WTA singles ranking after she won the Birmingham Classic grasscourt title on Sunday....
18:39, 06/23/2019

Ex-Minnesota policeman says he shot Australian woman to protect partner An ex-Minnesota policeman on trial for murder said on Thursday that he opened fire on an Australian woman who approached his car to protect his partner who was struggling to get his gun....
04:39, 04/29/2019

Australian World Cup star Sam Kerr exposes homophobic troll Australia’s captain Sam Kerr wasn’t about to let social media trolls bring her down after her team’s 3-2 comeback victory against Brazil. Friday morning, Kerr exposed one of the vile remarks about her sexuality. The tweet showed a screenshot of a dis...
19:39, 06/14/2019

Toxic Speech Floods Australian Campaign. Here’s Why Some See Signs of Hope. Hateful commentary, mostly dug up from politicians’ social media feeds, has toppled at least six candidates for Parliament. Shameful? A sign of progress? Or both?...
22:26, 05/08/2019

Infamous Australian cult leader, known for brainwashing children, dead at 98 Australian cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne, who was known for brainwashing and drugging children she adopted in the 1970s and 80s, has died. She was 98....
01:00, 06/15/2019

Brother of Australian militant attacker pleads guilty to another plot The brother of an Australian man who set fire to a truck laden with gas cylinders and stabbed a person to death in Melbourne in 2018 pleaded guilty on Wednesday to planning another attack in the city's main square....
11:26, 05/15/2019

Australian politician resigns over leaked strip club video A right-wing politician in Australia has resigned just weeks before the country's general election after leaked footage revealed his "unacceptable" behaviour inside a US strip club....
14:26, 04/30/2019

Australian Broadcasting Corp. head concerned by police raid CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The head of Australia’s public broadcaster says she has “grave concern” about a police raid on the corporation’s headquarters in connection with a 2017 story based on leaked documents that indicated ...
16:52, 06/07/2019

Jailed Australian cardinal to appeal against child sex abuse convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favor could be released or face a retrial....
08:39, 06/03/2019

Evidence of early Australian arrival is best judged with an open mind Signs that our ancestors reached Australia 120,000 years ago may be "difficult to credit", but recent discoveries have shattered many similar preconceptions...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Australian judge jails extremist for Philippines boat plot The ringleader of a plot to take six extremists from Australia in a motor boat to the southern Philippines to overthrow the provincial government has been sentenced by an Australian judge to 7 years in prison...
13:26, 05/03/2019

Over 10 million people hit in single Australian data breach: OAIC The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner's quarterly data breach report also revealed private health was again the country's most affected sector....
09:13, 05/13/2019

Uber sued for 'hundreds of millions' in Australian class action Uber is no stranger to lawsuits on any continent, but a new class action filing from four Australian states looks set to become one of the largest in the country's history....
19:00, 05/03/2019

Half-Naked Australian Man Uses Didgeridoo To Ward Off Intruder, Then Reenacts It Thieves in Australia, beware: Do not try to break into the house of Adelaide’s Kym Abrook. Though he’s 52 years old, he teaches Brazilian jiu-jitsu and has the ability to destroy you with a didgeridoo if it comes to that. He doesn’t even need pants t...
21:13, 06/03/2019

Australian prime minister rejects candidate’s Islam posts Australia’s prime minister says his Liberal Party rejects the anti-Muslim views of an election candidate who has become the third to lose the conservative party’s endorsement in as many days over their social media histories...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Tennis: Australian Kyrgios pulls out of French Open - organisers Australian maverick Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the French Open on Friday, according to tournament officials, robbing the Grand Slam event of some guaranteed fireworks....
16:26, 05/24/2019

GSK and Novartis liniment marketing misled Australian consumers: court The Australian subsidiaries of British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss drugmaker Novartis misled customers and broke the law by promoting identical liniments as though they could treat specific ills, an Australian court found on Friday....
17:39, 05/17/2019

Top Australian university hacked, 19 years of students' data accessed Australia's top-ranked university said on Tuesday hackers breached its cyber defenses late last year to obtain sensitive data of students, including bank account numbers and passport details, going back nearly two decades....
07:26, 06/04/2019

Police raid Australian public broadcaster over Afghan leak Australia's Federal Police have raided the offices of the national public broadcaster in connection to a 2017 story based on leaked military documents that indicated the country's military forces were being investigated for some of their actions in A...
10:52, 06/05/2019

Australian wealth manager IOOF hit with class-action lawsuit Australia's embattled second-largest wealth manager, IOOF Holdings Ltd, was sued on Friday by shareholders who alleged the company engaged in deceptive conduct and breached stock market disclosure......
18:13, 04/28/2019

Australian Taxi Drivers Sue Uber Over Wages They Say Its Arrival Cost Them In their lawsuit, the drivers accuse the ride-hailing giant of operating illegally in the country and of destroying their livelihoods. Uber denied the allegations....
20:52, 05/03/2019

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction crisis?...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Australian Police Raid Journalist’s Home Over Surveillance Article It was believed to be the first such action against an Australian journalist in more than a decade. A union called the raid “an outrageous attack on press freedom.”...
12:26, 06/04/2019

Australian PM's party drops election candidate over Islamophobic comments Campaigning for a general election later this month, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday he had forced a candidate to quit his Liberal Party because of Islamophobic comments posted on social media....
07:26, 05/03/2019

Australian Fights to Save Her Grandchildren From Syrian Refugee Camp Karen Nettleton spent the past five years searching for her grandchildren, whose father was an ISIS fighter. Now their fate has become a political football....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Australian record 1.8 tons of crystal meth seized at port Australian officials say they have seized the nation’s largest haul of methamphetamine at the Melbourne waterfront in a shipment hidden in stereo speakers shipped from Bangkok...
06:39, 06/07/2019

At least four dead, two more injured after Australian gunman goes on shooting spree: reports At least four people are dead and two more are injured after a lone gunman opened fire Tuesday night in a suburb just outside of Darwin, Australia, police said....
16:13, 06/04/2019

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
11:52, 06/03/2019