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Hazlewood and Starc in the frame for Australia at Lord’s as Pattinson dropped

• James Pattinson left out of 12-man squad for second Ashes Test• Josh Hazlewood thought to be the likeliest replacementAustralia have left out the pace bowler James Pattinson from their 12-man squad ...

Hazlewood and Starc in the frame for Australia at Lord’s as Pattinson dropped

Source: theguardian.com

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A Whitney Houston Song Just Dropped--7 Years After Her Death Stop everything because a Whitney Houston song just dropped--and it will immediately make you want to dance with somebody. Just in time to send you into the weekend with your car windows......
17:39 2019-06-28

Gun homicides have dropped dramatically in this American region. What happened? Gun homicides nationwide have barely declined, but in California’s Bay Area they’re down 30%. In a year-long series, the Guardian investigates the initiatives that are saving lives in an area scarred by rising inequality and gentrificationWant the latest news on our investigation? Sign up to our new...
12:39 2019-06-04

The First Major Airline Just Dropped Boeing’s 737 Max for a Rival Airplane (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — A Saudi budget airline is ordering 30 Airbus planes in a deal that replaces a $6 billion agreement it had with Boeing for its troubled 737 Max jets, which have been grounded after two deadly crashes. It’s the latest blow to Boeing as it struggles to win ba...
02:39 2019-07-09

Charges dropped against mom accused in deaths of newborn twins CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A Tennessee mother accused of contributing to the deaths of her newborn twins by using drugs will not be prosecuted. News outlets report that charges against 29-year-old Tiffany Marie Roberts were dropped Thursday in a Chattanooga courtroom. Hamilton County District AttorneyR...
06:39 2019-08-03

Homicide Charges Dropped Against Shot US Woman Who Miscarried An Alabama prosecutor dismissed charges Wednesday against an American woman who was charged by state authorities over the death of her fetus, having miscarried after being shot five times....
19:52 2019-07-04

Nearly 90K kids dropped from Missouri Medicaid program: data COLUMBIA, Mo. — Data shows nearly 90,000 children and close to 23,000 adults were dropped from Missouri’s Medicaid health care program in the past year, prompting a state Democratic leader to call for an investigation. House Minority Leader Crystal Quade on Sunday publicly released a letter sh...
10:39 2019-07-23

Exclusive: Illegal migrant apprehensions dropped by more than 37,500 in June The number of people taken into custody after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States dropped in June for the first time in six months, plummeting by more than 37,500 since May, according to two officials with first-hand knowledge of the data....
11:13 2019-07-09

Toddler dies after being 'dropped by grandfather' on cruise ship A young girl has died after slipping from her grandfather's arms on the 11th deck of a cruise ship while it was docked in Puerto Rico, according to reports....
11:26 2019-07-08

Goa Airport Opens After Fire, MiG-29K Dropped Fuel Tank During Take-Off The Goa Airport was shut down temporarily today after a fighter jet's fuel tank got detached while taking off and caused a fire on the runway, the spokesperson of the Indian Navy tweeted....
14:00 2019-06-08

Manslaughter charges dropped against woman who miscarried after being shot Alabama authorities on Wednesday dropped controversial manslaughter charges against a woman who was blamed for miscarrying her fetus because she started a fight that ended with her getting shot in the abdomen. The indictment last week of Marshae Jones, 27, sparked outrage after authorities said she ...
00:39 2019-07-04

Sophie Turner May Have Just Dropped a Major Clue About Second Wedding to Joe Jonas First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes an unforgettable party. Less than a month ago, Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner surprised fans when they got married at a Las Vegas wedding......
19:26 2019-05-24

Surprise! When Los Angeles cleaned up its air, childhood asthma cases dropped Breathing in toxic fumes every day is bad for you, and when you take those fumes away, you feel better. That’s the gist of a new study published in JAMA, which came to the rather obvious conclusion that kids in Los Angeles exhibited elevated risk of developing asthma because the city used to s...
03:00 2019-05-22

Body of 7-year-old dropped off by smugglers near Arizona-Mexico border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a child believed to be a 7-year-old girl from India has been found near the Arizona-Mexico border. They say the body was discovered Wednesday morning by Border Patrol agents about 17 miles (27 kilometers) west of Lukeville. The girl reportedly had bee...
06:00 2019-06-14

FDA Enforcement Actions Have Dropped Dramatically Under Trump, Investigation Finds The Food and Drug Administration has been less aggressive about going after companies that could be endangering the public’s health since President Trump took office, according to a new investigative report out Tuesday. The report reveals that the agency has drastically slowed down its use of warnin...
04:26 2019-07-03

Naked man shot by officer: Georgia county dropped from suit ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed civil rights claims against a Georgia county after a police officer shot an unarmed, naked man. Former DeKalb County officer Robert Olsen, who’s white, killed 27-year-old Anthony Hill, a black veteran with bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress ...
23:13 2019-06-10

Charges dropped in Phillies' Herrera domestic assault case Domestic assault charges against Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera were dismissed Wednesday after his girlfriend declined to press charges....
04:52 2019-07-04

Making a Murderer lawyer says trial should have been dropped over 'polluted jury' MAKING a Murderer lawyer Jerry Buting has let rip at prosecutor Ken Kratz for “polluting” the jury pool ahead of Steven Avery’s notorious murder trial....
14:39 2019-06-22

Drug charges against Russian journalist dropped after public outcry Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev announced that the charges against Ivan Golunov were dropped after police found "no proof of his part in a crime."...
18:52 2019-06-11

Number in US illegally dropped in 2017 to lowest level since 2007 The number of unauthorized immigrants illegally residing in the United States decreased in 2017 to the lowest level in roughly 15 years, largely due to the departure of millions of Mexican citizens over the past decade, according to a newly released Pew Research Center study....
21:52 2019-06-12

Tired of Leaks and Speculation, Google Just Dropped an Official Pic of the Pixel 4 Earlier this week, noted phone sleuth Steve Hemmerstoffer (@onleaks on Twitter) teamed up with Pricebaba to create renders of the upcoming Pixel 4 based on leaked schematics. Naturally, this got the rumor mill riled up, but now in an unprecedented move, Google decided to one up the recent fan render...
22:13 2019-06-12

Rape probe against French actor Gerard Depardieu dropped PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor’s office says that an investigation into a woman’s rape and sexual assault accusations against actor Gerard Depardieu has been dropped because of lack of evidence. A preliminary investigation was opened Aug. 27 after a young woman filed a complaint near ...
20:13 2019-06-04

Aggravated assault charges dropped for 10-year-old boy who hit his classmate with a ball Charges have been dropped for a 10-year-old Michigan boy who was accused of throwing a ball at a classmate's head on purpose.        ...
19:13 2019-07-31

Justin Trudeau violated law by urging that case be dropped – watchdog Report describes PM’s ‘flagrant attempts to influence’ Canadian attorney generalCanadian prime minister Justin Trudeau violated the country’s ethics laws when he urged his attorney general not to prosecute an engineering company in a conflict of interest case, a watchdog ruled on Wednesday.According...
01:52 2019-08-15

Joe Biden Dropped His Support for the Hyde Amendment. Here’s How It Became a Flashpoint on Abortion For years, the Hyde Amendment represented a rare point of bipartisan consensus on abortion in Congress, with lawmakers from both parties agreeing that taxpayer money should not be used to fund abortions, with some exceptions. But with abortion rights supporters increasingly concerned about the futur...
21:39 2019-06-07

Controversial Silverstone DRS zone dropped for British Grand Prix The controversial Formula 1 DRS zone that included the first two sweeps of the Silverstone circuit has been dropped for this year's British Grand Pri...
22:00 2019-07-09

Man accused of fatally beating housemate to cops: ‘I dropped the hammer on him’ A Connecticut ex-con allegedly beat one of his 11 housemates to death, kicking him up to 50 times while he was passed out on the floor, a report said. Ricky Garcia, 57, called police in Milford late Sunday to report finding one of his 11 roommates — including some who live in tents and cars......
23:00 2019-05-22

Family of tot who fell to death on cruise denies grandfather dropped her The Indiana man whose 1-year-old granddaughter plunged to her death from a cruise ship could face criminal charges in the tragedy — as the family denies initial reports of the tot slipping from the man’s grip. Chloe Wiegand’s family blames Royal Caribbean for what they say was negligence...
16:39 2019-07-09

Linda Fairstein Dropped by Her Publisher After TV Series on the Central Park 5 A Penguin Random House imprint ended its relationship with the prosecutor-turned-novelist after “When They See Us” drew attention to her role in the case....
00:26 2019-06-08

Hate Crime Charge Dropped Against Agent Shot By Trooper NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A hate crime charge has been dropped against a federal agent shot last year after police say he pointed a laser-sighted gun in the direction of a uniformed Louisiana State Police trooper. In a statement Friday, Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office spokesman Ken Da...
22:26 2019-05-25

Mexican president leads 'celebration' rally after US tariffs dropped Andrés Manuel López Obrador tells crowd in Tijuana he is raising an ‘open hand’, not a closed fist, to Donald TrumpThe Mexican president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, travelled to the border city of Tijuana to rally the country in “defence of national dignity”, but to also reaffirm friendship with t...
10:26 2019-06-09

Cisco drops on poor guidance, says China business dropped 25% Cisco beat in its key Infrastructure Platforms segment, but the company's guidance for the next quarter came in below the levels analysts were anticipating....
00:39 2019-08-15

Linda Fairstein dropped by publisher after ‘Central Park Five’ backlash Best-selling crime novelist Linda Fairstein, the former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor portrayed in a new movie as having railroaded the former “Central Park Five,” was dropped by her publisher, Dutton, on Friday. The publisher has “terminated its relationship” with Fairstei...
00:26 2019-06-08

Special prosecutor named to look into dropped charges against Jussie Smollett A Chicago judge on Friday named a special prosecutor to look into why state prosecutors abruptly dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett.        ...
18:52 2019-08-23

You Probably Missed This Subtle Clue Taylor Swift Dropped for the Fans With Her Pin Taylor Swift has been busy. The singer who just released her seventh album, Lover, on August 23, has been promoting her work, playing Central Park, releasing videos, and leaving clues for her fans across the Swift universe. Swift famously likes leaving hints for her fans to follow, and her latest al...
18:26 2019-08-23

Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation: state lawsuit against footballer dropped Woman has alleged star assaulted her in Las Vegas hotel roomLas Vegas police say their investigation are still openState case has been dropped so it can be refiled, says reportA lawsuit filed last September in a Nevada court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape has been dropped. Kathryn Mayorga, who c...
20:13 2019-06-05

Maine police joke 'charges were dropped' against goat that chased woman Police in a small Maine town joked on Facebook that they were dropping the charges against a goat that chased a woman down the street over the weekend....
08:26 2019-06-28

With Canada’s military justice system in limbo, cases are being dropped or reduced The Supreme Court of Canada is to decide whether the country's military justice system is constitutional. As the military waits, charges are being dropped....
09:39 2019-07-12

Father purposely dropped ‘difficult’ infant son on head, killing him: prosecutors A Minnesota father intentionally dropped his 5-month-old son on his head for “being difficult” as he tried to get him to fall asleep, prosecutors said. Matthew Hoisser, 35, of Woodbury, was charged with second-degree murder on Friday in the death of his infant son, Gus, who died five days after the ...
21:26 2019-08-12

NASCAR Cowards Dropped Slayer As A Race Car Sponsor Because Of "Reactionary Concerns" The legendary thrash metal band Slayer announced on Friday that they had been dropped as the primary sponsor of the No. 54 racecar that J.J. Yeley was set to drive at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday. In a statement given to Billboard, the band cited concerns from other legacy sponsors as the reas...
15:39 2019-08-18

Jussie Smollett case: special prosecutor to investigate why charges were dropped Judge suggests county’s state’s attorney mishandled the Empire actor’s case by appointing a top aide to oversee itA judge appointed a special prosecutor on Friday to investigate the decision to dismiss all charges against the Empire TV show actor Jussie Smollett, who was accused of lying to the poli...
19:52 2019-06-21

Dropped wrappers and dirty cups: the tricks bosses play at interviews Employers have shared some of the ways they pick a suitable candidate. But does washing your coffee mug mean you’re right for the job?For some employers, doing extensive prep for an interview and arriving on time isn’t enough. They may also subject you to some serious mindgames and some have been gi...
20:13 2019-06-05

Special Prosecutor Appointed In Smollett Probe To Investigate Dropped Charges CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate the decision by Cook County prosecutors to dismiss all charges against actor Jussie Smollett. On Friday, Cook County Judge Michael Toomin suggested Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx mishandled the case by appointing a...
19:13 2019-06-21

"Dropped Catches, No Balls": Shashi Tharoor's Cricket Analogy For Budget As World Cup fever grips the nation, Shashi Tharoor today reverted to cricket lexicon in the Parliament to criticize the Union Budget which was presented on Friday....
17:13 2019-07-08

DOJ says citizenship question being dropped from 2020 Census: NY attorney general's office The New York attorney general’s office said Tuesday the Justice Department has decided to print the 2020 Census without the citizenship question sought by the Trump administration, ending a contentious legal dispute over an issue that could soon affect the makeup of Congress and the Electoral Colleg...
01:00 2019-07-03

Illegal crossing arrests at Mexican border dropped by about 20,000 in July: Officials The number of people arrested for illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border declined by approximately 20,000 in July, the second monthly decline in a row following a steep increase this spring, according to three senior Homeland Security officials and a nongovernmental official....
01:00 2019-08-07

Conservative Parkland student dropped by Harvard asks for forgiveness: 'I wish I could take it back' The conservative Parkland shooting survivor and pro-Second Amendment activist who was dropped by Harvard University after a bevy of offensive remarks and racial slurs came to light appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Monday where he apologized and asked for forgiveness....
04:39 2019-06-18

Assault charge dropped against black boy who beaned white classmate with ball Charges have been dropped in a racially charged assault case involving a 10-year-old black boy — which caught the attention of comedian D.L. Hughley, Michigan prosecutors said Wednesday. The boy was charged Tuesday with aggravated assault for allegedly beaning his 9-year-old white classmate in...
20:52 2019-07-31

Charges Against Hollywood Actor Kevin Spacey Dropped In Sex Assault Case Prosecutors dropped sexual assault proceedings against Kevin Spacey on Wednesday after the case against the Hollywood star collapsed over his alleged victim's refusal to testify....
10:13 2019-07-18

US home sales dropped 0.4% in April amid affordability and inventory challenges WASHINGTON (AP) — US home sales dropped 0.4% in April amid affordability and inventory challenges. The post US home sales dropped 0.4% in April amid affordability and inventory challenges appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:52 2019-05-21

Jason Mitchell dropped by agency, The Chi, and other projects amidst misconduct reports Jason Mitchell, who turned heads with his portrayal of Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, has been dropped by both his representation and a number of film and TV projects amidst allegations of misconduct. Though the nature of Mitchell’s offending behavior is unconfirmed, The Hollywood Reporter report...
18:39 2019-05-21

Drug Overdose Deaths Finally Dropped in 2018, Preliminary Data Say After some promising early indicators, preliminary federal data suggest the number of Americans who died from drug overdoses finally fell in 2018, after years of significant increases. Provisional data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statis...
20:26 2019-07-17

Police demand access to sexual assault survivors’ phones — or have their case dropped For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. In April 2019, police in the UK introduced new consent forms asking sexual assault survivors for permission to access...
14:26 2019-07-23

Jason Mitchell Dropped By Agent and Manager, Removed from The Chi and Desperados Over Misconduct Allegations Jason Mitchell, an actor who was once considered to be a rising star given his critically acclaimed performances in Straight Outta Compton and Mudbound, appears to be in some serious trouble....
21:39 2019-05-21

Georgia Southern QB Has Charges Dropped After Cops Mistook Bird Poop For Cocaine Georgia Southern starting QB Shai Werts was charged on July 31 for misdemeanor cocaine possession after cops in Saluda County, South Carolina pulled him over for speeding and then tested a white substance on the hood of his car. If you’re wondering why anyone would have cocaine on the hood of their ...
21:13 2019-08-09

Square Enix just dropped almost every Final Fantasy soundtrack on Spotify & Apple Music If you’re putting together a video game music playlist and are in the mood for some JRPG classics, Square Enix just made it very easy for you, as the soundtracks for almost every Final Fantasy game have just popped up on Spotify and Apple Music. And considering the Final Fantasy series has been arou...
03:00 2019-06-07

Civil case dropped against Kevin Spacey over alleged Nantucket groping incident Actor still faces criminal charge of indecent assault and batteryNo reason given for ending civil case, which cannot be refiledA young man who says Kevin Spacey groped him in a Nantucket bar in 2016 has dropped his lawsuit against the actor, his lawyer said on Friday.Spacey still faces a criminal ch...
18:00 2019-07-05

Fox Sports networks dropped from Dish Network, Sling Friday in new carriage dispute Dish Network and Sling subscribers lost access to 21 regional Fox Sports regional networks noon Friday after the previous carriage agreement expired.       ...
18:00 2019-07-31

Trump Fans Booed Fox News and Dropped Like Flies at Deranged Campaign Rally It’s generally a good thing when people boo Fox News as the cable news septic tank it is. That said, I never thought it would be an airplane hanger full of hyperventilating MAGA-chuds doing the booing at the encouragement of President Donald Trump—the network’s biggest, and most important fan....
16:13 2019-05-21

Japan says its export control review compatible with free trade, after Korea dropped from list Japan's foreign minister said on Friday that a review of the country's export control regime, which saw South Korea dropped from a trade "white list", is "fully compatible" with the global free trade regime....
05:39 2019-08-02

When Karma Has GPS: Linda Fairstein Dropped By Literary Agency Amid Backlash for Being a Despicable Human Being As society’s “Fuck Linda Fairstein” campaign continues, on Tuesday came the news that Hollywood literary agency ICM Partners has decided to wash its hands of the former New York City prosecutor-turned crime novelist-turned bane of our collective existence....
20:39 2019-06-13

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed could help 9/11 families in Saudi lawsuit if death penalty dropped: Letter KSM has been held for nearly 13 years at the U.S. military base in Guantanamo, Cuba, where he and four other accused al-Qaeda terrorists are charged with war crimes related to the Sept. 11 attacks. A trial has not been scheduled....
22:00 2019-07-31

Fire chief helps couple find engagement ring they dropped in Lake Michigan A newly engaged couple in Michigan is thanking their lucky stars — and their local fire chief — for finding the bride-to-be’s engagement ring at the bottom of a lake....
02:26 2019-06-11

Simon Cowell weight loss: How X Factor judge dropped 20lbs by swapping diets SIMON Cowell has dropped an impressive 20lbs after having a health scare in 2017. Here is how the X Factor judge manage to slim down by swapping diets....
19:13 2019-08-01

This rare color photo shows the horrific destruction of the US nuclear bomb dropped on Nagasaki This rare color photo shows the horrific destruction of the US nuking Nagasaki NOW WATCH: 12 ways HBO changed the Chernobyl storySee Also:12 things you say that can immediately disqualify you in a job interview22 high-paying jobs for people who hate mathIt's been 74 years since Hiroshima — the momen...
08:39 2019-08-10

Jesse Watters: Comparing Parkland shooting victim dropped by Harvard to shooter is 'irresponsible' Fox News' Jesse Watters criticized a critic of Parkland Shooting survivor Kyle Kashuv who compared the student to the very shooter that killed his classmates but defended Harvard's choice to drop Kashuv saying the young man must "face the consequences."...
10:39 2019-06-20

Harrison Ford Oddly Dropped Chris Pine's Name When Talking About the Future of Indiana Jones “When he’s gone, I’m gone.” That’s what Harrison Ford said on the Today Show recently when asked who he’d like to see replace him as Indiana Jones....
03:39 2019-05-26

UPDATE 2-S.Korea warns of security impact if dropped from Japan's easy-trade list South Korea warned on Thursday that security cooperation with Japan might be hurt if it removes South Korea from its list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions, after talks failed to narrow their differences....
08:52 2019-08-01

Heartbreaking: Dad Is Excited Out Of His Fucking Mind After Asking A Cab Driver In Aruba To Take Us Where The Locals Eat And Getting Dropped Off At What’s Basically An Olive Garden It’s not often that you’ll see Dad genuinely, full-blown excited about something, and that honestly might be for the best, because right now he’s stoked as all hell and it is a pathetic sight to behold: Dad is excited out of his fucking mind after asking a cab driver in Aruba to take us where the re...
21:52 2019-06-18

Chicago police told not to 'investigate' Jussie Smollett weeks before charges dropped, documents reveal Weeks before charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett were dropped, the Chicago Police Department was reportedly told by Cook County prosecutors to end the criminal investigation into allegations Smollett orchestrated a hate crime hoax, newly released documents show....
18:39 2019-05-31

North Korea’s 2017 Nuclear Test Estimated to Be 16 Times Stronger Than the Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima An updated estimate shows the September 2017 nuclear test by North Korea was equivalent to 250 kilotons of TNT—an explosive yield 16 times greater than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima during the Second World War. The explosion was also an order of magnitude stronger than the country’s previous five te...
18:26 2019-06-04

Florida woman who turned in estranged husband’s guns faces trespassing charge, other counts dropped A Florida woman who was arrested after taking her ex-husband's guns from his home after a domestic dispute and turning them over to police will be charged with misdemeanor trespassing instead of theft and burglary....
09:39 2019-07-04

Marshae Jones: Manslaughter charges dropped against pregnant woman whose unborn child died when she was shot in stomach Prosecutors who charged a mother-to-be with the manslaughter of her unborn child after she was shot in the stomach have dropped the case against her....
12:39 2019-07-04

Kevin Spacey makes appearance after dropped sexual misconduct case, reads poem at Rome museum Actor Kevin Spacey read a poem about a worn-out boxer at a Rome museum weeks after a criminal sexual misconduct case against him collapsed.        ...
18:13 2019-08-03

Disney discouraged 'Star Wars' fans from visiting its new Galaxy's Edge area, and domestic park visits and profits dropped Reuters Disney actively discouraged people from visiting the new Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge area in Disneyland last quarter, pushing domestic park attendance down 3%. "Helped in part by some of our efforts, there was tremendous concern in the marketplace that there was going to be huge crowding," CEO...
22:00 2019-08-09

Prosecutor calls for Kevin Spacey 'groping' case to dropped after accuser refuses to testify A man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a resort island bar in 2016 has refused to give evidence, prompting the actor's lawyer to call for the case to be dismissed....
22:52 2019-07-08

A Minnesota father told police he dropped his 5-month-old boy on his head for being 'fussy.' The baby died Matthew Hoisser, 35, complained that his son was "difficult" and "fussy," according to court documents. He dropped the baby on his head, killing him.        ...
01:52 2019-08-12

The Tesla Model S and Model X Base Models Just Got Dropped Tesla, at least for the moment, has quite the limited manufacturing capacity. For most consumers, that doesn’t matter one whit. But one of the end results of that is Tesla’s lineup is constantly shifting and moving in subtle ways. So it may not surprise you that Tesla banished the base model “standa...
23:52 2019-07-16

Kevin Spacey criminal groping case dropped by prosecutors due to accuser's 'unavailability' Kevin Spacey will not face trial on a charge of groping a teen bus boy in 2016. Prosecutors dropped the case due to "unavailability" of the accuser to testify.        ...
00:52 2019-07-18

Remember Frances McDormand's 'stolen' Oscar? Now charges are dropped against accused thief The charges against a man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar statuette were dropped, but no one is explaining why.        ...
06:52 2019-08-21

Kevin Spacey criminal groping case dropped due to accuser's 'unavailability' Kevin Spacey was one of the first Hollywood figures to be accused of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct beginning in November 2017.        ...
08:13 2019-07-18

Case dropped against man arrested near Taylor Swift's R.I. home who wanted to 'catch up' Prosecutors have dismissed the case of a man arrested near Taylor Swift's beachfront mansion in Rhode Island for carrying burglary tools.        ...
08:39 2019-08-08

Peppa Pig just dropped her new, long-awaited album. It's no 'Baby Shark' Peppa Pig's debut album is a little too old-fashioned for these times, when kids have the cultural fluency to dance along to viral rap songs.        ...
22:39 2019-07-19

Australia’s China Challenge With Beijing pushing as far as it can wherever it can in the era of President Xi Jinping, Australia has become a global case study in Chinese government influence....
17:52 2019-05-21

How many people did it take to colonize Australia? A new study suggests that the first humans to move into Australia and New Guinea came in larger numbers—and perhaps with more of a plan—than some researchers previously thought. People have lived in Australia and New Guinea since at least 60,000 years ago, when sea levels were about 100 meters (300 ...
06:00 2019-06-20

Everyone's DayZ Is Being Edited Because Of Australia Last week, zombie shooter DayZ—which has been out in various forms for six years—had first its physical release banned in Australia, and then its digital version as well. In order to get the game cleared, Bohemia Interactive are changing every version across the planet just to comply with Australia’...
10:26 2019-08-13

IBM using AI to help prevent Australia's beaches from washing away IBM is helping to preserve Australia's iconic beaches, implementing artificial intelligence to allow scientists to put their time towards addressing coastal erosion, rather than on mapping it....
07:00 2019-08-01

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G available in Australia from next week If you've been eagerly awaiting the release of Samsung's most advanced flagship, the Galaxy S10 5G, you're in luck – the South Korean electronics giant has announced Australian availability of the next-generation device, and it's out sooner that you might think. ...
06:00 2019-05-22

VAR drama as Australia come from two down to stun Brazil "Women\u0027s World Cup Group C, Stade la Mosson - Australia 3 (Foord 45\u0027, Logarzo 58\u0027, Monica 66\u0027) Brazil 2 (Marta P 27\u0027, Cristiane 38\u0027)"...
20:13 2019-06-13

What's new on Netflix Australia for June 2019 As the number of shows and movies available to stream in Australia continues to grow at an impressive rate, it can be tough to keep up with all the new additions to each streaming service each month.We've all come to anticipate a new stable of Netflix Originals releases each month, but figuring...
09:26 2019-05-28

Australia banking on quick fix at fullback Australia believe Tom Banks is the player to fill the gaping hole left in the number 15 jersey by the sacking of Israel Folau, and the Brumbies fullback is set for a baptism of fire in the cauldron of Ellis Park on Saturday....
02:00 2019-07-20

Australia beats Brazil 3-2 with aid from an own goal An own goal gave Australia a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Brazil at the Women's World Cup, even after Marta added a record 16th career tournament goal....
13:26 2019-06-14

The best cheap 4K TV deals in Australia for May 2019 With so many great 4K televisions to choose from, making a decision about which one to purchase for your family may very well come down to price. A good cheap 4K TV deal can be hard to refuse, and these days there are more great TVs at even better prices than ever before. If you need a new tele...
04:26 2019-05-27

Australia's 'Egg Boy' donates to Christchurch victims The 17-year-old who went viral cracking an egg over a politician's head was given thousands by the public to cover his legal fees and allow him to "buy more eggs." He has donated the money to victims of a mosque attack....
10:52 2019-05-29

Best cheap smartphones in Australia for 2019 UPDATE: Motorola's Moto G7 and Moto G7 Plus have both landed on our list of the best cheap smartphones in Australia for 2019. Read on to find out where they placed and what they have to offer! While handsets like the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, iPhone XS and the Google Pixel 3 are stealing head...
09:26 2019-07-18

Australia beats USA for the first time ever in basketball Australia 98-94 United StatesFirst win for Australia in 26 games between the teamsBoomers fans can dare to dream about a basketball World Cup medal after Australia scored a massive upset win over the United States in Melbourne. Australia had never beaten Team USA in 55 years, but shocked the world c...
10:26 2019-08-24

China vs. India vs. Australia vs. Japan Chinese stocks have been under-performing, but what about India, Japan, Australia? Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor Mark Galasiewski explain why he sees the light at the end of the tunnel for several regional markets....
19:26 2019-05-21

Australia: The World’s Most Secretive Democracy? Raids targeting journalists this week are the latest examples of how far the country’s government will go to scare officials and reporters into submission, media experts say....
14:39 2019-06-05

Why I believe humans were in Australia much earlier than we thought Newly discovered shells and blackened stones are compelling evidence that humans lived in Australia 60,000 years earlier than we thought, says James Bowler...
17:39 2019-05-21

| Australia eager to end Edgbaston hoodoo Australia head into the first Test at Edgbaston determined to complete "unfinished business" as they look to end their long record without a win at England's 'fortress'....
22:26 2019-07-31

Australia's central bank says 'likely' will have to cut rates again - Australia's central bank believes it will likely have to cut interest rates further from the current record low of 1.25% in order to push down unemployment and revive growth in wages and inflation....
08:39 2019-06-18

5G in Australia: the best phones and networks ranked With the next generation of mobile data connectivity already beginning to spread across Australia, it's time we start to look at how to get the most out of 5G.You can check out our detailed look into what 5G actually is, but the short and sweet of it is that it's an improvement on 4G conne...
05:00 2019-07-25

Euthanasia Law Comes Into Effect In First Australia State Euthanasia laws for terminally ill patients came into effect in Australia's second-most populous state in a "bold change" Wednesday, the only place in the nation where the practice will be legal....
05:00 2019-06-19

5G in Australia: getting up to speed with the future of mobile As the super-fast network is rolled out across the country, we look at how much it will cost, when you can get it and what it means for the NBN – and your healthAustralia’s mobile networks are currently embarking on major upgrades to get the country ready for 5G. While patches of 5G networks are alr...
01:00 2019-08-01

Australia records third-hottest July Mean maximum temperature 2.23C above average as authorities predict fire season worse than averageAustralia has just experienced its third-hottest July on record, beaten only by records set in 2017 and 2018, as fire and water authorities in the eastern states prepare for a worse than average fire se...
08:52 2019-08-02

Australia hopes for Barty party in France Ashleigh Barty sent Australia into a frenzy with her maiden Grand Slam quarter-final at Melbourne Park in January so the sports-mad nation will be eager to see how she progresses at the French Open next week....
11:39 2019-05-24

Australia's Green makes first win a major at Women's PGA Hannah Green became the third Australian woman to win a major with a one-stroke victory over South Korean Park Sung-hyun at the Women's PGA Championship in Chaska, Minnesota on Sunday....
03:52 2019-06-24

Norway sink Australia in shootout to reach last eight Norway beat Australia 4-1 on penalties to reach the women's World Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 2007 following a highly-entertaining 1-1 draw after extra time on Saturday....
12:26 2019-06-23

| WATCH: Meet Australia's democracy sausage This is the democracy sausage, an Australian election day tradition. The famously barbecue-loving nation have been sizzling "snags" on polling day for several years....
17:39 2019-05-21

The best SIM-only plans in Australia: updated July 2019 When it comes to mobile plans, those that come bundled with a handset tend to steal the limelight, but if you've already got a phone you're happy with, then SIM-only plans present an excellent opportunity to save some money.As the name implies, a SIM-only plan is any plan that doesn't...
09:52 2019-07-02

Australia goes Kerr-azy after four-goal blitz at World Cup Tributes rained down on Sam Kerr in Australia on Wednesday after the striker-captain became the nation's first player - male or female - to score a World Cup hat-trick in a four-goal blitz of Jamaica....
12:52 2019-06-19

New Zealand dethrone Australia for first World Cup in 16 years New Zealand stunned Australia 52-51 in an exhilarating final on Sunday to dethrone the champions and claim their first netball World Cup title in 16 years....
20:39 2019-07-21

Smith returns to field to guide Australia to 250 "Australia\u0027s Steve Smith returned to bat after being struck on the neck by a short ball from England fast bowler Jofra Archer, but fell for 92 as the tourists were bowled out for 250, eight behind England."...
19:26 2019-08-17

All Blacks thrash Australia 36-0 to retain Bledisloe Cup "The All Blacks silenced their critics with a physical and polished performance to retain the Bledisloe Cup for a 17th season with a 36-0 victory over Australia that also quelled concerns the wheels might be coming off before the World Cup."...
12:39 2019-08-17

| Labuschagne strengthens Australia's grip on third Test England were set a target of 359 to win the third Ashes Test after they bowled Australia out for 246 in their second innings on Saturday's third day at Headingley....
19:00 2019-08-24

Norway v Australia: Women's World Cup last 16 – live! Updates on the Matildas’ game at the Stade de NiceAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 7.36pm BST The line-ups are in. First-up, here’s Australia:4-3-3: Williams; Carpenter; Kennedy; Catley; Kellond-Knight; van Egmond; Yallop; Logarzo; Raso; Kerr (c); FoordSTARTING XI | Here's how we line up a...
20:52 2019-06-22

Brazil unsure if Marta will play against Australia Brazil played coy on the status of star player Marta ahead of its Women's World Cup match against Australia, a team reeling from a first-round upset and unsure if it will face the six-time FIFA Player of the Year....
13:39 2019-06-13

NZ finally updates its cybersecurity strategy, so where's Australia's? New Zealand's generic new cybersecurity strategy may be long on motherhood statements, short on detail, and late, but it sure beats Australia's two years of cyber policy stagnation....
06:00 2019-07-03

Norway defeat Australia on penalties to reach last eight "Women\u0027s World Cup last 16, Allianz Riviera, Nice - Norway 1 (Herlovsen 31\u0027) Australia 1 (Kellond-Knight 83\u0027). Norway win 4-1 on penalties."...
01:00 2019-06-23

England v Australia: Women's Ashes, first ODI – live! Follow all the action from Leicester, 2pm BST startAshes eclipses World Cup at pinnacle of women’s cricketAnd you can email Geoff or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 1.21pm BST The teams are warming up out in front of us at the Leicester County Ground. The English women started with a round-ball football, th...
14:26 2019-07-02

Interest rates in Australia are still heading to zero: Investor Chris Bedingfield of Quay Global Investors says, unless there's a significant policy change, interest rates in Australia will end up effectively at zero. He also discusses the factors that are bringing about stabilization in the housing market....
11:52 2019-07-02

| Perth to host Australia v France Fed Cup final Perth has been named as host city for the Fed Cup final between Australia and France later this year - the first to be held Down Under for four decades....
12:39 2019-06-17

The best PS4 Pro prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019) Sony beat Microsoft to the punch with its new 4K gaming system, the PS4 Pro, and you should definitely grab one.Here you'll find the best prices around on the PlayStation 4 Pro console and any bundle deals available so you can score Sony's excellent 4K system and jump right into the amazin...
06:00 2019-05-22

Australia and Sam Kerr quiet the haters at the World Cup Australia’s path to the Women’s World Cup was turbulent even before its upset loss in the opening round. That loss to Italy in stoppage time was a terrible start for a team that some consider one of the tournament favorites. The Matildas feature Sam Kerr, their back-flipping global super...
23:00 2019-06-17

Belgian dad pleas for help to find son missing in Australia A Belgian man says an encrypted phone message sent by his missing son could hold a clue to the 18-year-old tourist’s disappearance from an Australian coastal town...
04:52 2019-06-17

U.K.’s EE will launch 5G on May 30 as Australia’s Telstra offers free 5G Commercial 5G services will commence by month's end in both the United Kingdom and Australia, thanks to announcements from the countries' top carriers.Read More...
17:00 2019-05-22

3rd Test: Root Keeps Australia At Bay, England Need 203 More Runs To Win England vs Australia 3rd Test Day 3 Highlights, Ashes 2019: England need 203 runs to win while Australia are seven wickets away from retaining the Ashes....
00:39 2019-08-25

Lights dim, but Australia's LGBTI media fights on Radio and print outlets say some companies splash the rainbow flag during pride month, but don’t splash cash afterwards “We are challenged,” said Joy FM’s president, Melinda Rich, in a memo to staff last week.The community LGBTI radio station in Melbourne has been operating for 25 years and has abo...
01:52 2019-08-11

How NAB is taking Australia's skills shortage into its own hands The National Australia Bank is seeking 2,000 tech-focused staff and sending more than 2,000 of its existing staff through training provided by AWS to combat the looming skills shortage....
20:52 2019-05-21

The best PS4 prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019) With the release of the PS4 Pro, Sony's non-4K console has seen some incredibly competitive prices in both the bundles and the regular Slim model consoles. There's also the new white PlayStation 4 Slim which is looking cooler than ever, so we've helped you out by rounding up the best ...
06:00 2019-05-22

Wisconsin man says he illegally shipped weapons to Australia MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man has pleaded guilty to illegally shipping guns to an Australian weapons dealer using a crate with a secret compartment to fool customs officials. The Journal Sentinel reports that Andy Huebschmann, of New Holstein, admitted in federal court to sending the Australian d...
18:00 2019-06-30

Ben Simmons among nine NBA stars in Australia's World Cup squad Coach Andrej Lemanis announces strong squad17-man list will be trimmed to 12 playersBen Simmons, Joe Ingles, Patty Mills, Aron Baynes and Matthew Dellavedova headline Australia’s star-studded extended squad for the Fiba World Cup campaign. Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis has picked nine Australian NBA ...
15:39 2019-05-23

| Australia's Mooy joins Brighton on loan Australian international midfielder Aaron Mooy will remain in the Premier League with Brighton after sealing a season-long loan move from Huddersfield....
17:52 2019-08-08

Kerr has 4 goals and Australia beats Jamaica 4-1 Sam Kerr scored four goals, one shy of the World Cup record and the most by an Australian, in a 4-1 victory over Jamaica on Tuesday night at Grenoble, France, that advanced the Matildas into the knockout rounds Kerr tied American Alex Morgan for the tournament lead with five goals. Australia advance...
23:52 2019-06-18

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...
06:13 2019-06-24

WWC roundup: Australia scores improbable win over Brazil Australia rallied from a two-goal, first-half deficit to earn a 3-2 victory over Brazil on Thursday in Group C play at the Women's World Cup from Montpellier, France....
07:00 2019-06-14

Man Utd backroom staff member hospitalised in Australia "A member of Manchester United\u0027s backroom staff has been rushed to hospital during the club\u0027s pre-season tour of Australia, with reports claiming he had taken an overdose."...
14:00 2019-07-12

NZ needs win to make World Cup semis, Australia not resting LONDON (AP) — Immediately after their unbeaten run at the Cricket World Cup was ended by Pakistan, New Zealand’s players were joking and laughing in their changing room. It wasn’t that they took Pakistan lightly or failed to give their best effort. Far from it. It was just time to enjoy ...
13:13 2019-06-28

Best Android phones in Australia: the top handsets to buy in 2019 UPDATE: While we'd previously placed Huawei's P30 Pro and Mate 20 Pro in much higher positions, the ongoing trouble the company faces with the US Government casts a great deal of uncertainty on the degree of support its products will receive into the future. As such, we've moved Huawe...
10:39 2019-05-30

Inside the audacious mission to map every microbe in Australia Billions of viruses, bacteria, and other tiny organisms live in Australia. A bold project hopes to use DNA sequencing to identify all of them – can it be done? ...
02:52 2019-06-12

Ashes: Archer takes six to skittle Australia Jofra Archer claimed a maiden Test five-for as a late flurry of wickets saw England bowl Australia out for 179 after an otherwise frustrating, rain-filled first day of the third Ashes Test at Headingley....
22:26 2019-08-22

Morrison sworn in as Australia’s prime minister SYDNEY (AP) — Scott Morrison has been sworn in as Australia’s prime minister, 11 days after retaining the position in the country’s general election. Along with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, Morrison was sworn in by Queen Elizabeth’s official representative in Australia,...
06:00 2019-05-29

Australia Looks to Siphon U.S. Oil Stockpile to Avoid Running Out of Gas The U.S. is considering opening its emergency oil reserves to Australia, as concerns grow about shipping security and this Washington ally’s ability to withstand a global oil-supply shock....
20:13 2019-08-05

Trump Administration Considered Tariffs on Australia The White House shelved the plan amid fierce opposition from military and State Department officials, who argue that tariffs would antagonize a critical ally....
04:00 2019-06-03

Trump’s Immigration Approach Isn’t New: Europe and Australia Went First Policies as hard-nosed as Mr. Trump’s have curbed migrant arrivals in Europe and Australia, but research suggests they won’t be effective in the long run....
08:39 2019-07-19

Australia Are Pure, Thrilling, Perilous Anarchy Australia are front-runners for the title of most entertaining team at the Women’s World Cup. The chaotically good Matildas head to France this summer with the stated goal of winning the trophy but the more important (at least for non-Aussies) unstated goal of becoming everyone’s second favorite tea...
03:00 2019-06-07

1st Test, Day: Smith, Head Take Australia To 124/3 At Stumps ENG vs AUS 1st Test Day 3 Highlights, Ashes 2019: Rory Burns, Joe Root and Ben Stokes put up a solid show as England posted 374 in their first innings....
22:52 2019-08-03

Etzebeth to lead much-changed Boks against Australia Lock Eben Etzebeth has been named captain of South Africa for their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday, leading a much-changed squad that includes three uncapped players....
17:39 2019-07-17

Family to be deported from Australia because son has cystic fibrosis An Irish family settled in Australia are calling for community support after their bid to stay in the country was denied due to the cost of their son’s genetic disease...
14:26 2019-05-29

Woods wants US Presidents Cup team playing before Australia Tiger Woods wants the eight players who made his Presidents Cup team and four more under consideration as captain's picks to play tournaments and stay sharp over the next three months leading to the December matches Down Under....
13:52 2019-08-20

Message In A Bottle Found In Australia 50 Years On An Australian boy who discovered a message in a bottle on a remote beach may have a new penpal after the Englishman who dropped it from an Australia-bound ship 50 years ago was tracked down....
14:26 2019-07-18

| 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....
14:00 2019-06-06

Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition Some Indigenous leaders said they were glad that the government had finally promised to hold a referendum after years of false starts, but they were wary of the governing party’s lack of details....
15:39 2019-07-10

Australia's economy may see a 'significant slowdown' in 2019 Katrina Ell of Moody's Analytics says weakness in the Australian economy is coming from a few different fronts, including the consumption sector. However, she also says that modest house price growth could return to Sydney and Melbourne toward the end of 2019, and that could boost consumption....
12:00 2019-07-09

Australia's Barty wins French Open Australian Ashleigh Barty defeats Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova in the French Open final to win her first Grand Slam singles title and complete a fairytale return to the sport....
19:52 2019-06-08

England v Australia: Women's Ashes third ODI – live! Updates from the final 50-over game of the seriesAny thoughts? Email or tweet @mike_hytner 10.25am BST Still, there have been words of caution after the opening game from Australia bowler and Guardian guest columnist, Megan Schutt: Remember, they made it to the World T20 final last year missing two ...
11:39 2019-07-07

Australia's 'Missile' Magnussen hangs up the goggles Three-times world champion James Magnussen has retired from competitive swimming after years of battling shoulder injuries, the Australian said on Wednesday....
05:52 2019-06-05

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia's opposition leader Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia's new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday....
08:00 2019-05-27

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia’s opposition leader SYDNEY (AP) — Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia’s new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday. The 56-year-old became the new leader of the country’s main opposition party when he stood unopposed to replace the outgoing...
08:13 2019-05-27

Australia left exposed by Team USA's brilliance After so many withdrawals and seating and ticketing dramas at Marvel Stadium, in the end the Boomers' first game against Team USA pretty much went to script....
17:00 2019-08-22

The most welcoming countries to expats, from Spain to Australia Expats are people living outside of their native country. The reasons they are doing so include jobs, education and for love and family.       ...
20:00 2019-08-01

Shooting in Australia's Darwin claims four lives A man wielding a pump action shotgun killed four people in the northern Australian city of Darwin, according to police. The suspect, out on parole, opened fire at five locations across the city....
21:39 2019-06-04

Only one in 20 fathers take primary parental leave in Australia Mothers take 95% of the primary carers leave and the birth of a child has little impact on fathers’ employment, report saysMothers take 95% of the primary carers leave in Australia, and a lack of legislated shared parental leave, traditional gender roles and the gender pay gap are all working to pre...
01:13 2019-05-28

Australia's 'Egg Boy' donates $70,000 to Christchurch attack victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings....
06:00 2019-05-29

| Australia cancer sufferer first to use new assisted dying law A 61-year-old cancer patient has become the first person in over two decades to die under controversial assisted dying laws in Australia, a charity said....
18:39 2019-08-06

No impact from Broome earthquake on Australia oil, gas operations Oil and gas operations onshore and offshore Western Australia were unaffected by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck off the northern coast of the state on Sunday, the country's offshore petroleum safety regulator and companies said....
08:26 2019-07-15

The prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
01:13 2019-06-12

Four kids in Australia steal car and drive 1,000 kilometers A group of four kids left a farewell note before stealing a car and driving some 1,000 kilometers down the Australian east coast. The kids, aged 10-14, packed fishing rods and allegedly stole petrol from two towns....
10:39 2019-07-15

Clean energy set to provide 35% of Australia's electricity within two years The renewable boom will end without a national policy to encourage future clean investments, industry warnsClean energy will be providing 35% of Australia’s total electricity needs within two years, analysts say, as new data underlines the pace at which solar power is transforming the national energ...
18:39 2019-07-31

Instagram is now hiding like counts in Australia, Canada and five other countries It began in Canada in May and now it’s spreading. Immediately after changes to the photo-sharing platform were announced in April, Instagram began hiding the total number of likes on posts in Canada as a test. The design change meant that account owners could see how many likes they have...
04:00 2019-07-18

Discussions underway about Australia's AU$60m Regional Connectivity project The Department of Communications is seeking input from the telecommunications industry, all levels of government, and other interested stakeholders on the grant element of the program....
17:00 2019-08-12

Women's Ashes: England v Australia, third and final T20 – live! All the action from the day-night game in Bristol (6.30pm BST start)Meg Lanning back firing and still unfathomable to England bowlersEmail rob.smyth@theguardian.com with your thoughts 6.28pm BST England have, as we suspected, made a change to their batting order: Tammy Beaumont will open with Danni ...
19:39 2019-07-31

Australia's Peter Handscomb All Set For World Cup Debut Against England Peter Handscomb was left out of Australia's initial 15-man squad after the return of Steve Smith and David Warner from year-long ball-tampering bans....
12:13 2019-07-10

Fiji urges Australia to shift to renewable energy Fiji has told Australia its refusal to shift from coal to renewable energy sources amounts to an "existential threat" to Pacific islands. Neighboring low-lying Tuvalu is about to host an 18-nation regional forum....
15:13 2019-08-12

Best phones in Australia 2019: top 10 smartphones tested and ranked UPDATE: Samsung's powerful Galaxy S10 5G has arrived and landed straight into our list of the best phones in Australia for 2019. Read on to find out where it placed!2018 was a stellar year for smartphones, and while 2019 is set to be even better, there's no denying that last year's ph...
10:39 2019-07-10

Australia's Santos posts record quarterly production Australia's No 2 independent gas producer Santos Ltd said on Thursday it had clocked record gas production in the second quarter on stronger output across its gas assets....
04:13 2019-07-18

Large earthquake off Indonesia felt in northern Australia A deep earthquake in the Banda Sea shook parts of Indonesia, East Timor and Australia. The giant tremor did not cause a tsunami and there no initial reports of major damage or injury....
10:13 2019-06-24

Only In Australia: Kangaroo Bounces Through City, Runs Red Light A law-breaking kangaroo was recently caught on camera running a red light. The incident occurred in the Australian city of Wagga Wagga on Monday morning....
10:39 2019-07-25

Australia promises vote on recognition of Indigenous people Australia is to hold a referendum on whether to give explicit recognition to Indigenous people in its constitution. Reformers want descendants of Australia's first inhabitants to have a greater voice in decision-making....
16:26 2019-07-10

Ashes 2019: England v Australia first Test, day three – live! Updates from the third day of the first Test at EdgbastonThe Spin: sign up and get our free weekly cricket emailAny thoughts? Email or tweet @collinsadam 1.30pm BST Lunchtime emails. Shall we do a few?“Thank you to the OBO team for helping me through yesterday,” says Richard Exworthy. “Thanks also t...
14:52 2019-08-03

Basketball: Simmons opts out of World Cup in blow for Australia Australia's hopes of claiming a maiden basketball World Cup have been dealt a blow, with Ben Simmons opting out of the tournament to focus on his NBA preparations....
09:26 2019-07-17

Exit Australia on penalties as Kerr misses from the spot Australian star Sam Kerr flunked her spot kick as the Matildas lost a penalty shoot-out to Norway after a pulsating last 16 Women's World Cup clash in Nice Saturday....
00:52 2019-06-23

Swimming: Sun doping case needs more 'clarity', says Australia coach Australia's head swimming coach has questioned a panel decision to clear Sun Yang of wrongdoing in refusing a doping test and urged anti-doping authorities to provide more transparency over the Chinese swimmer's case....
13:39 2019-07-14

Dozens of birds 'bleeding from their mouths' fall from the sky in Australia More than 60 birds dropped from the sky in South Australia, landing in a "scene that looked like a horror movie," and authorities believe they were poisoned. ...
20:52 2019-07-12

Norway beats Australia on penalties to reach quarterfinals NICE, France (AP) — Ingrid Engen hit the decisive penalty kick and Norway beat Australia in a shootout Saturday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup. Australia captain Sam Kerr, who was frustrated by Norway most of the night despite some opportunities, fired her penal...
03:26 2019-06-23

Beijing says progress on China-Australia ties 'unsatisfactory' The progress of repairing China-Australia ties, strained over Canberra's concerns about Chinese influence in its domestic affairs, has been "unsatisfactory," said China's top diplomat after meeting his Australian counterpart....
04:13 2019-08-03

| Australia's Smith scores second hundred of comeback Test Australia's Steve Smith scored his second hundred of his comeback Test when he reached three figures against England in the Ashes opener at Edgbaston....
17:13 2019-08-04

Ashes 2019: England v Australia first Test, day two – live! Over-by-over coverage of the second day at EdgbastonAnderson still has hope of bowling again in first TestFeel free to email Rob your thoughts 3.44pm BST I’ll be back in 15 minutes for the extended evening session. In the meantime, why not say hello to the man who invented liveblogs, Scott Murray? Y...
17:00 2019-08-02

A Timeline of Despair in Australia’s Offshore Detention Centers The New York Times worked with human rights groups and asylum seekers on Manus Island to examine a rash of suicide attempts and acts of self-harm since Australia’s May 18 election....
20:26 2019-06-27

Abortion clinic ads in Australia blocked in error, Google says Abortion providers in Australia noticed a sharp drop in traffic from Google ads in the last weekGoogle says it has corrected a mistake that blocked ads for abortion providers from appearing in search results in Australia.Abortion clinics in Australia reported a significant drop in traffic in the las...
21:13 2019-06-27

Ashes, 1st Test: Smith Rescues Australia With 144 After Collapse On Day 1 Steve Smith starred on his Test comeback with an impressive knock of 144 and rescued Australia after a batting collapse on Day 1 of the first Ashes Test....
23:00 2019-08-01

England set for series defeat with Australia comfortable on sodden day • Australia 341-5 (Ellyse Perry 116)• Ashes slipping away amid the rain at TauntonEngland have moved a step closer to certain defeat in the Ashes after the second day of the Taunton Test, in which rain wiped out the entire of the afternoon and evening sessions.Australia, fully aware that a draw in t...
21:13 2019-07-19

Australia-wide AWS deal could signal the end for legacy IT procurement The whole-of-government deal with Amazon Web Services highlights a new approach to IT procurement and a better level of understanding where cloud is concerned....
08:13 2019-07-02

Australia v New Zealand: Netball World Cup final – live! Follow score updates from the final in LiverpoolNew Zealand hold off England to reach finalEmail Niall here or tweet @niallmcveigh 4.44pm BST The Liverpool crowd save their biggest cheers for the Silver Ferns as the teams are announced. Kiwi expats, or locals rooting against Australia? 4.40pm BST A...
17:52 2019-07-21

Australia to create new Pacific military unit in bid to woo the region Australia will create a new military unit dedicated to training and assisting Pacific allies, Defence Minister Linda Reynolds said on Tuesday, as Canberra accelerates plans to undercut Chinese influence in the region....
08:26 2019-07-23

Australia defeat sets up England semi-final "Prolific opener David Warner smashed a brilliant 122 but could not claim victory for Australia as they slipped to a 10-run defeat to South Africa in their Cricket World Cup clash at Old Trafford on Saturday, leaving them facing a semi-final against England."...
00:26 2019-07-07

KFC owner in remote Australia lobbies for a Michelin star One of the charms of KFC is that it differs wherever you go in the world. In China, its franchises serve soy milk drinks and egg tarts; in India, you’ll find an array of vegetarian fare; in Israel, the fast-food chain developed a milk-flavored soy powder that is substituted as a kosher ingredient fo...
23:13 2019-07-05

From the moon to deep beyond: Australia’s future in space exploration What Australia’s fledgling space agency lacks in size it hopes to make up for with a smart operating strategy and a bold visionOn 20 July 1969, when Neil Armstrong first stepped onto the surface of the moon, the footage was relayed to 600 million viewers – about one-fifth of humanity in 1969 – from ...
03:39 2019-07-20

Australia grounds Mahindra's GA8 planes after Swedish crash Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) said it had suspended operations of all GippsAero GA8 planes in Australia and all Australian-registered GA8 planes flying overseas from July 20 through Aug 3....
07:39 2019-07-22

England v Australia: Women's Ashes Test, day three – live! Updates from Taunton, play starts at 11am BSTEngland hopes fade as Australia hold firm amid rainEmail Tanya or tweet @tjaldred with your thoughts 11.21am BST Jonassen flashes at a wide one and is well caught by Nat Sciver at gully 11.19am BST 137th over: Australia 355-5 (Mooney 17, Jonassen 8) Just...
12:26 2019-07-20

| Australia opener Burns back after fatigue disorder Australia Test opener Joe Burns has been cleared to play again after being diagnosed with a fatigue disorder which threatened his chances of being part of the Ashes series....
07:00 2019-07-04

Canberra reaffirms commitment to Australia's future in space Australia's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science are both revitalised by the celebration of Australia's part in the first moon walk....
01:52 2019-07-22

Ashes: Smith, Head Lead Australia's Fightback ENG vs AUS LIVE Score, Ashes 2019: After losing three early wickets, Steve Smith and Travis Head ensured they do not loose anymore wickets and took Australia to 83/3 at lunch....
15:26 2019-08-01

Women's Ashes Test: England v Australia – day four live! Over-by-over updates from the final day’s play in TauntonAustralia and Molineux turn the screw on EnglandEmail Geoff here or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 12.20pm BST 102nd over: England 252-8 (Marsh 14) Sciver out last ball of the over. England are 19 runs adrift of the follow-on avoidance mark. Sophie E...
13:26 2019-07-21

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrives in Australia The USS Ronald Reagan and its accompanying carrier strike group arrived in Brisbane, Australia, for a regularly scheduled port visit ahead of its participation Australia's Talisman Sabre 2019 exercise....
17:52 2019-07-08

Australia 'deeply disappointed' by writer's detention in China Australia is "deeply disappointed" that Chinese-born writer Yang Hengjun had been transferred to criminal detention in China, Foreign Minister Marise Payne said in a statement on Friday....
08:00 2019-07-19

England the ‘benchmark’ in one-day cricket, says Australia’s Justin Langer • Coach Langer: ‘England are going to be really hard to beat’• Australia’s Peter Handscomb in for World Cup semi-finalJustin Langer, the Australia head coach, has lavished England with praise before their World Cup semi-final, describing them as the “benchmark” side in one-day cricket. Related: Aust...
20:39 2019-07-09

Liam Plunkett Warns Australia: England Are A 'Different Animal' Now Liam Plunkett warns Australia that England are a "different sort of animal" from their predecessors as they prepare for their blockbuster World Cup semi-final....
18:13 2019-07-09

Can Australia’s 28-Year Record-Setting Expansion Continue? Australia's commodities-linked economy has been expanding for a record 28 years aided by a flexible exchange rate. Will the Fed rate cut help or hurt?...
23:39 2019-08-04

Australia welcomes help to find man missing in North Korea Australia’s prime minister says he remains concerned for an Australian student who is uncontactable in North Korea and has been offered international support to find him...
03:13 2019-06-28

England v Australia: Ashes 2019 first Test, day four – live! Updates from the fourth day of play at EdgbastonInjured Anderson will not bowl again in first TestAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 11.44am BST 42nd over: Australia 161-3 (Smith 63, Head 36) The milking continues, and Smith goes up past his Test match average with 63. First he forces Moe...
12:52 2019-08-04

The best PS4 Pro prices, bundles and sales in Australia (August 2019) Sony beat Microsoft to the punch with its new 4K gaming system, the PS4 Pro, and you should definitely grab one.Here you'll find the best prices around on the PlayStation 4 Pro console and any bundle deals available so you can score Sony's excellent 4K system and jump right into the amazin...
10:00 2019-08-05

England v Australia: Women's Ashes Test, day one – live! Live updates from day one of the Test in TauntonYou can email Adam here or tweet him here 11.56am BST 13th over: Australia 43-1 (Healy 32, Lanning 4) Shot! After watching 14 dot balls, Meg Lanning gets off the mark with a beautifully timed push off the back foot, racing down to the rope for four. Ot...
13:13 2019-07-18

The best PS4 prices, bundles and sales in Australia (August 2019) With the release of the PS4 Pro, Sony's non-4K console has seen some incredibly competitive prices in both the bundles and the regular Slim model consoles. There's also the new white PlayStation 4 Slim which is looking cooler than ever, so we've helped you out by rounding up the best ...
10:00 2019-08-05

Netball World Cup 2019: Australia v New Zealand – live! Updates as the Diamonds and Silver Ferns meet in LiverpoolAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 11.58am BST OB Jato on email notes “New Zealand and thrillers at sports World Cups, eh?”I’m not sure any Kiwis will have any fingernails left after the week they’ve had! Kiwis, you all have my permis...
13:13 2019-07-18

Bose's smart and affordable Home Speaker 300 is now available in Australia Bose entered the smart speaker market a tad late, beginning with last year's Home Speaker 500. However, it launched with a price tag of $600 in Australia, making it one of the most expensive options around – after all, you could pick up a Google Home or Amazon Echo for under $200. Heck, ...
10:00 2019-08-05

Ashes 2019: England v Australia first Test, day five – live! Updates from the final day of play at EdgbastonPlaying England feels like Christmas every day, says SmithAny thoughts? Email Adam or tweet @collinsadam 10.20am BST How did you experience those 52-minutes at Cardiff in 2009? In that era, I was working for the Australian Prime Minister and had taken a...
11:39 2019-08-05

| Australia to bar return of citizens who fought for Islamic State Australia is poised to bar its citizens who have fought for the Islamic State militant group from returning home for up to two years, under new laws discussed in parliament....
08:52 2019-07-24

2020 Olympics: USA forecast to top medals table with GB and Australia fifth Prediction is based on if Tokyo Games started todayGracenote Sports has accurately predicted past OlympicsIf the Tokyo Olympics opened today, the United States would top the overall medal count and the gold-medal count. That’s the forecast released on Tuesday by Gracenote Sports, which supplies stat...
18:26 2019-07-23

New Zealand v Australia: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at Lord’sPakistan v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live!Any thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 1.09pm BST Two changes for the Kiwis, with pacer Matt Henry making way for leg-spinner Ish Sodhi, and opening bat Colin Munro dropped for Henry Nicholls af...
14:13 2019-06-29

Australia's Aveo says Brookfield arm preferred party for co's takeover Australia's Aveo Group on Thursday confirmed that the real estate investment arm of Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc is the preferred party with which the retirement-home operator is holding takeover talks....
04:39 2019-07-04

Man who kidnapped and raped UK woman in Australia jailed for 10 years Marcus Allyn Keith Martin admitted rape and deprivation of liberty of Elisha GreerAn Australian man who raped and kidnapped a British backpacker has been jailed for 10 years.Marcus Allyn Keith Martin, 24, was sentenced at Cairns district court on Tuesday, having previously pleaded guilty to the rape...
14:13 2019-05-28

2nd Test Day 4 Live: Smith Key As Australia Look To Rebuild vs England ENG vs AUS 2nd Test Day 4 LIVE Score, Ashes 2019: Australia star batsman Steve Smith was still there on 13 not out, with Matthew Wade unbeaten on nought....
11:26 2019-08-17

Kings' Fox leaves Team USA prior to Australia trip Kings guard De'Aaron Fox, a strong candidate to make the final Team USA roster for the FIBA World Cup, has withdrawn from consideration, leaving just 13 players battling for 12 spots....
21:00 2019-08-17

Warner hits century as Australia beat Pakistan "David Warner scored his first century since returning from a ban as holders Australia ran out comfortable 41-run winners over Pakistan in the World Cup at Taunton on Wednesday."...
21:39 2019-06-12

Adani wins one of last two permits it needs for Australia coal mine The Australian state of Queensland on Friday approved Adani Enterprise's management plan for an endangered bird at the site for a controversial coal mine, leaving only one more permit before construction can start on the project....
11:01 2019-05-31

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day four – as it happened After Australia were bowled out for 250, England suffered a top-order collapse in their second innings and closed out on 96-4 at the end of the fourth day 7.30pm BST Time to call it a day here, after some of the most gripping sessions of Test cricket I can remember. That Archer to Smith spell, high ...
00:13 2019-08-18

‘Our people are dying’: Australia’s climate confrontation in the Pacific Leaders at this week’s Pacific Islands Forum couldn’t disguise their anger over Canberra’s climate crisis ‘red lines’It was always going to be a showdown on the climate crisis.As leaders from the Pacific gathered in Tuvalu for their annual Pacific Islands Forum, there was one subject destined to dwa...
11:52 2019-08-18

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day five – live! Updates from the final day of play, start 12.10pm BSTTanya Aldred: Lord’s magic crackles through gloomCounty cricket: Kent v Essex and more – live!Any thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 12.16pm BST 35th over: England 98-4 (Stokes 17, Buttler 11) With those previous four balls out of the way, ...
13:26 2019-08-18

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 9: Australia Led by the brilliant Sam Kerr, this is Australia’s strongest ever squad but has Ante Milicic had enough time with them? This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified ...
12:13 2019-05-31

Ashes 2019: England set Australia 267 to win second Test – live! Updates from the final day of play, start 12.10pm BSTAustralia’s Steve Smith ruled out with concussionCounty cricket: Kent v Essex and more – live!Any thoughts? Email Tim or tweet @TimdeLisle 4.30pm BST 10th over: Australia 42-2 (Bancroft 16, Labuschagne 13) Leach was a decoy: it’s Chris Woakes repl...
17:39 2019-08-18

Basketball: Australia consumer watchdog probing U.S. game Australia's consumer watchdog has launched an investigation into Thursday's basketball World Cup warmup game between the United States and Australia in Melbourne following hundreds of complaints from disgruntled spectators....
13:00 2019-08-23

Ashes 2019: England v Australia third Test, day one – live! Updates from the opening day of play at HeadingleyAustralia recall Harris and Pattinson for third TestAny thoughts? Why not email Rob 7.35pm BST That was a helluva day’s play. England started well, were a borderline disgrace for an hour after tea, and then Jofra Archer sparked a stunning Australian ...
20:52 2019-08-22

Australia signals Indo-Pacific focus for Five Eyes Defence Minister Linda Reynolds says Australian-US cooperation will be about coordinating the nation's respective Indo-Pacific strategies, with an emphasis on developing "complementarities" and building self-reliance....
09:39 2019-06-13

Sri Lanka v Australia: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at the OvalListen to our new podcast, The Spin, and a new episodeAny thoughts? Email Jonathan or tweet @JPHowcroft 12.11pm BST 25th over: Australia 110-2 (Finch 67, Smith 2) Any thoughts of that mighty hit breaking the shackles are quickly dashed by de Silva’...
13:26 2019-06-15

US-Australia basketball: Fans voice anger at seating Basketball fans who paid for expensive seats at a USA-Australia match in the Australian city of Melbourne say they have been ripped off. Hollywood actor Russell Crowe was among those to complain of poor courtside views....
14:13 2019-08-23

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day three – live Updates from the third day of play at Lord’sArcher ready to return fire following Australia blitzAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 1.39pm BST Here’s Romeo. “If I were a very talented Test very fast bowler (and I’m not Archer, sadly) I’d bowl a whole over of yorkers to Smith. Vary the pac...
15:00 2019-08-16

The best movies on Netflix Australia: great films you can watch right now If you're new to Netflix and want to find the best movies to watch, or you're tired of browsing the app for 30 minutes before finding something to watch, you've come to the right place. With thousands of movies at your disposal, it's easy to get stuck in binge-watching mode, but ...
08:39 2019-05-29

Australia's Wobbly Growth Streak Has Some Seeing Easy Money on the Way Australia’s bond yields have hit record lows, part of a global swoon, as investors wager it could be the next rich economy forced to adopt unorthodox monetary policy....
09:26 2019-05-29

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support......
12:26 2019-05-29

British ski instructor jailed for 10 years over Australia rape A British ski instructor who punched and bit a woman while raping her in the street after violently attacking her male friend has been jailed for 10 years....
15:00 2019-08-16

US Marine killed in tactical vehicle accident in Australia A 21-year-old US Marine died over the Memorial Day weekend, days after he was hurt in a tactical vehicle accident in Australia, officials announced. Lance Cpl. Hans Sandoval Pereyra, an expeditionary airfield systems technician assigned to the Marines’ Aviation Combat Element, was taking part in a r...
16:01 2019-05-29

Australia captain Kerr bites back at critics Australia captain Sam Kerr says their 3-2 win over Brazil at the women's World Cup on Thursday was the perfect response to critics who had written them off after their opening defeat by Italy....
07:00 2019-06-14

Australia 3-2 Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group C updates from MontpellierSubplots abound as Matildas gear up for defining gameAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 7.51pm BST I’ll leave it at that. An incredibly impressive comeback from the Matildas - truly one for the ages. There will be plenty of analysis to come, ...
21:26 2019-06-13

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 10,10 Plus and 10 Plus 5G prices and plans in Australia The latest entries in Samsung's Galaxy Note series are now officially available, so Aussie phablet fans will likely be wanting to know what it takes to score yourself a Galaxy Note 10, its larger Note 10 Plus sibling, or the future-ready Note 10 Plus 5G here in Australia.As was widely anticipat...
09:39 2019-08-23

Australia v Pakistan: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the game at the County Ground, TauntonKeep up with all the County Championship actionAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 11.10am BST 9th over: Australia 49-0 (Finch 22, Warner 24) Wahab Riaz is the fourth Pakistan quick to try to exploit what should be favourable conditions but he ...
12:13 2019-06-12

Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan v Australia – live! Updates from the match at BristolNew Zealand chasing 137 to beat Sri LankaListen to the Spin podcast | World Cup tableAny thoughts? Email or tweet @sjjperry 2.24pm BST 11th over: Afghanistan 45-2 (Rahmat 26, Shahidi 14)Shahidi breaks the 140kph-imposed shackles, and biffs Coulter-Nile for four throu...
15:39 2019-06-01

India v Australia: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the game at the OvalListen to the Spin podcast | World Cup tableAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 11.21am BST 11th over: India 44-0 (Rohit 13, Dhawan 28) First look at spin-ish with Finch turning to Glenn Maxwell for some variety and he’s rewarded with a very tidy over. There’s s...
12:26 2019-06-09

Australia, Malaysia to meet over rare earths on June 20 Australian and Malaysian government officials are due to meet later this month, a state mining spokeswoman confirmed and the plan for Lynas Corp's controversial rare earths waste storage in the country is likely to be at the top of the agenda....
13:13 2019-06-04

Shooting in Australia's Darwin claims several lives — reports A man wielding a pump action shotgun killed several people in the northern Australian city of Darwin, according to media reports. The suspect apparently opened fire in a motel and at other locations in the city....
13:52 2019-06-04

Qantas tests 19-hour, nonstop flights to Australia Qantas is flying Boeing 787s from New York and London to Sydney to study the effect of ultra-long-haul flights on the human body.       ...
21:39 2019-08-22

Australia v Italy: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Matildas’ opener in ValenciennesAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 10.08am BST Unfortunately we must start with some bad news for the Matildas with experienced defender Laura Alleway ruled out of today’s game with a suspected fracture to her foot. The veteran of two World Cu...
11:26 2019-06-09

Australia says it will join U.S.-led defense effort in Strait of Hormuz Australia will join the United States in a coalition of countries protecting oil tankers and cargo ships from threats posed by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday....
06:52 2019-08-21

Australia Is Third Country to Join U.S. in Patrolling Strait of Hormuz “This is about freedom of shipping,” said Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who denied that Australia was helping the United States put pressure on Iran....
09:52 2019-08-21

Australia Joins US-Led Maritime Security Mission In Gulf Australia will join the United States in a security mission to protect merchant vessels travelling through key Middle East waterways after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel, Prime Minister Scott......
22:13 2019-08-21

Murray: I’m relaxed whether I compete again or not - Australia was difficult mentally "Andy Murray has opened up about his fitness battle since undergoing surgery, with the Briton admitting he would be “relaxed” about not competing again."...
21:00 2019-06-07

Australia Captain Tim Paine Expecting "Same Old Steve Smith" Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test at Headingley after being concussed by a Jofra Archer 92 mph bouncer in the drawn second Test at Lord's....
02:13 2019-08-22

Australia emphasizes tough stance on people smuggling Australian Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is warning human smugglers and people seeking to enter Australia by boat not to do so, emphasizing that the government continues to enforce the country’s tough border protection policy...
11:26 2019-06-04

Soccer: Italy upset Australia with Bonansea double Barbara Bonansea scored twice to give Italy a surprise, last-gasp 2-1 victory against Australia in their opening Group C game at the women's World Cup on Sunday....
19:00 2019-06-09

As New York Celebrates Pride, Australia Debates Freedom The case of Israel Folau, a Christian rugby player whose contract was canceled over his anti-gay posts, has spurred a national rift over how rights coexist....
12:00 2019-06-28

Australia PM in Solomon Islands to build ties with eye on China Prime Minister Scott Morrison arrived in the Solomon Islands on Sunday, the first visit by an Australian leader in more than a decade as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence in the Pacific....
10:13 2019-06-02

The football prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
04:13 2019-06-12

Australia prime minister offers more aid to Solomon Islands CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says his nation will boost spending on infrastructure in the Solomon Islands, but notes the increased aid commitment is not linked to the South Pacific nation’s diplomatic allegiance to Taiwan. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced ...
08:52 2019-06-03

Australia's Telstra planning to cut 10,000 contractor jobs in two years Australia's biggest telecommunications provider Telstra Corp Ltd plans to cut a quarter of its contractors in two years, its CEO said on Tuesday, a reduction of 10,000 people on its payroll and adding to thousands of internal jobs slated to go....
09:13 2019-06-04

The best movies on Stan: a list of the top films streaming in Australia now UPDATE: Before you see Avengers: Endgame in the theatre, watch its predecessor, Avengers: Infinity War on Stan – read more about it on Page 2!As each streaming service's content library continues to grow, it's hard to keep track of the best movies these platforms have to offer....
09:39 2019-06-04

Australia PM to meet national broadcaster after police raids Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he will meet with executives from the national broadcaster on Tuesday as he sought to calm tensions following two police raids against prominent media organizations....
09:00 2019-06-11

Hackers steal student data from Australia's top university A "sophisticated operator" has broken the cyber defenses of the Australian National University (ANU) and stolen years' worth of sensitive student data. Many of ex-students of ANU now work for the Australian government....
10:26 2019-06-04

Italy Stun Australia With Stoppage-Time Winner The first Women’s World Cup match of the day, between Italy and Australia, was a spicy one. Australia took a 1-0 lead early in the first half thanks to a Sam Kerr penalty kick, but their aggressive, attacking style left them open to counter attacks from Italy all match. Italy could have had multiple...
02:00 2019-06-10

French Open trophy gaffe gives Australia another champion When Ash Barty won the French Open title on Saturday she thought she was the first Australian woman to lift the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen since Margaret Court in 1973....
19:00 2019-06-09

Soccer: Australia's World Cup preparations soured by injuries Australia's preparations for the women's World Cup have been hit by a tournament-ending foot injury to central defender Laura Alleway and a hamstring strain to teenage striker Mary Fowler....
05:00 2019-06-07

Father of Belgian backpacker missing in Australia appeals for help The father of a teenaged Belgian backpacker missing in Australia for more than two weeks pleaded for help on Monday, saying his son could be in grave danger, as police called the disappearance baffling....
05:13 2019-06-17

"Every Minute Counts": Dad's Plea For Backpacker Son Missing In Australia The father of an 18-year-old Belgian backpacker made a heart-rending appeal for help finding his son Monday, as Australian police admitted they were "baffled" by his disappearance from a picturesque......
11:52 2019-06-17

Meet Australia’s New Sex-Changing Tomato: Solanum plastisexum A plant that grows in the country’s north has been found to exhibit an unpredictable sexual identity, challenging the idea of reproductive norms for other living things....
18:13 2019-06-18

Australia's Qantas directs flights away from Strait of Hormuz Australia's flag carrier, Qantas Airways Ltd, said on Friday that its flights over the Middle East would avoid the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman following the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone in the region....
10:00 2019-06-21

Jamaica v Australia: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Plus updates from Italy v Brazil, Group C decidersDavid Squires on … the World Cup, goals and good old VARAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 7.04pm BST I presume, dear reader, that you have already digested word-for-word all 24 of our insightful pre-tournament team previews. If you haven’t, ...
20:13 2019-06-18

Sales of opioid painkiller codeine have halved in Australia Sales of codeine have halved in Australia after an over-the-counter ban and fears that people would be driven to stronger prescriptions have not come true...
15:52 2019-05-21

| Australia election triggers refugee suicide attempts At least four refugees in Australia's offshore Pacific camps have attempted suicide since the conservative government's shock re-election, according to refugees, advocates and police....
02:39 2019-05-22

Australia v Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at Trent BridgeTalking points after the first half of the tournamentAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 1.12pm BST 39th over: Australia 237-1 (Warner 123, Khawaja 52) Warner thinks that it’s go time against Mustafizur. He backs away and tries to sla...
14:26 2019-06-20

Behold Australia’s Grossest Drinking Tradition: The Shoey To “do a shoey” is to pour alcohol (usually beer) into a shoe (yours or someone else’s) and chug it. A growing number of celebrities have taken part in the Australian trend....
01:39 2019-05-22

Malaysia postpones meeting with Australia on Lynas waste Malaysia's energy and environment minister has delayed a visit to Australia to discuss rare earth miner Lynas Corp's storage of radioactive waste in the Southeast Asian nation, according to a ministry spokeswoman....
12:13 2019-06-19

Australia snap United States' winning streak "Australia, fired by a game-high 30 points from Patty Mills, ended the United States\u0027 78-game winning streak in basketball competitions and exhibitions on Saturday, claiming a shock 98-94 win in a World Cup warm-up in Melbourne."...
20:39 2019-08-24

Streak ends: US men's basketball falls to Australia, 98-94 Upset down under: USA Basketball's 78-game winning streak ends in 98-94 defeat to Australia in World Cup tune-up       ...
19:52 2019-08-24

Australia's Smith takes batting obsession to shower "Practising cover drives in shower is just one manifestation of Steve Smith\u0027s batting obsession but the Australian has assured his anxious team at the World Cup that he is not overdoing it."...
16:52 2019-06-17

If Australia and Europe fail to act on climate they risk their future Election results indicate a blow for efforts to fight climate change. Everyone should be clear that is in no one’s long-term environmental or economic interest...
00:52 2019-05-28

Ashes 2019: England v Australia, third Test day four – live! OBO updates from the fourth day of play at HeadingleyAndy Bull: Joe Root awakens his inner BoycottScorecard: keep up to date with who is doing whatAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 10.22am BST Joe Root has become the central protagonist in this unfolding drama. As Andy Bull writes, what happe...
11:26 2019-08-25

LaMelo Ball to play in Australia before likely entering NBA Draft Young basketball prodigy LaMelo Ball announced Monday he was going to play professional basketball in Australia while he prepares to enter the 2020 NBA Draft....
21:00 2019-06-18

Ashes 2019: England v Australia, third Test day three – live! Updates from the third day of play at HeadingleyEngland capitulate with an exhausted shrugAny thoughts? Email or tweet @collinsadam 12.22pm BST Urgh! They ran on the Denly misfield at third man, recovering well to fire a throw in to Bairstow who made a well-timed lunge. Labuschagne is out by about s...
13:39 2019-08-24

Euthanasia law takes effect in Australia's Victoria state Voluntary euthanasia became legal in the Australian state of Victoria on Wednesday, with the government saying it had extensive safeguards to prevent the process being misused while allowing people a compassionate choice over how they die....
11:52 2019-06-19

Sam Kerr nets four as Australia qualify for Women's World Cup last 16 Swing in goal difference puts Matildas through in secondBrazil beat Italy 1-0 in other Group C encounterIt took Sam Kerr 10 World Cup games to find her first goal, but over 90 pulsating minutes in Grenoble the Matildas’ talisman fashioned four more – a first ever World Cup hat-trick for an Australia...
01:13 2019-06-19

U.S., Australia reach C-17A plane cross-servicing agreement A cross-servicing agreement for C-17A Globemaster transport planes was announced on Friday between the U.S. Air Force and the Royal Australian Air Force....
23:26 2019-06-21

England v Australia: Cricket World Cup warmup – live! Listen to the new episode of our podcast, The SpinFear and loathing in English cricket’s fraying heartlandAnd you can email Rob here with your thoughts 10.09am BST Australia (11 bat, 11 bowl) Finch (c), Khawaja, Warner, Smith, Marsh, Stoinis, Carey (wk), Coulter-Nile, Lyon, Zampa, Richardson, Behren...
11:13 2019-05-25

Why electric cars are a hot topic in Australia's forthcoming election Most parties in Australia's upcoming election want more electric cars, but providing enough charging points across such a vast country has proven difficult...
15:39 2019-05-21

Australia watchdog says Vodafone misled customers over digital purchases Australia's competition watchdog said https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/vodafone-to-compensate-customers-over-direct-carrier-billing-charges on Tuesday Vodafone had admitted that it misled thousands of customers for five years by charging them for digital content they bought unknowingly from t...
09:26 2019-07-16

Snow globes filled with $1M worth of meth found in Australia Snow globes? More like ice globes. Australian border security agents seized a $1 million shipment of liquid methamphetamine hidden inside 15 snow globes, the Australian Border Force said in a statement Tuesday. The meth globes held picturesque winter scenes and more than 7 liters of the dangerous dr...
01:52 2019-07-24

US men's basketball team shocked by Australia, lose 1st game in nearly 13 years The United States' nearly 13-year dominance in the international men's basketball came to a shocking crash Saturday when Team USA suffering its first defeat since 2006 at the hands of Australia....
07:00 2019-08-25

Dual OLED screens and 5G, oh my! LG’s V50 ThinQ lands in Australia next week Revealed at MWC 2019 back in February, LG's most advanced flagship phone to date, the LG V50 ThinQ, will be available to purchase in Australia from Tuesday June 11, 2019.Boasting the latest Snapdragon 855 chipset (7nm) and an X50 5G modem, the V50 ThinQ also sports an Adreno 640 GPU, 128GB of o...
09:13 2019-06-04

The best Nintendo Switch prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019) The latest console from Nintendo hasn't wavered too much in price since launch (check out our Nintendo Switch review to see why) but you can be sure that we've found the best possible price on any consoles bundles or standalone units on this page. We've also rounded up the best prices...
06:00 2019-05-22

| Australia's conservatives secure majority government, projections show Australia's ruling conservative coalition is set to secure a governing majority in its shock election victory over the centre-left Labor Party, the national broadcaster ABC projected....
17:39 2019-05-21

Best movies on Amazon Prime Video: top films to watch in Australia right now UPDATE: Mission: Impossible — Fallout joins the first four films in the M:I series on Prime Video and is now available to stream – find out why you should watch it on on Page 7!When it comes to streaming media, Australians now have access to an incredible wealth of video cont...
09:39 2019-06-04

China's top diplomat says ties with Australia 'unsatisfactory' after meeting with Payne Wang Yi criticises ‘relaunch’ of China-Australian relations as Marise Payne defends Huawei banThe progress of repairing China-Australia ties, strained over Canberra’s concerns about Chinese influence in its domestic affairs, has been “unsatisfactory”, said China’s top diplomat after meeting his Aust...
08:13 2019-08-03

Australia minister in Sri Lanka stresses 'tough' asylum policy A senior minister restated Australia's tough border policy on a visit to Sri Lanka on Tuesday amid reports that the Australian navy had intercepted and returned several boats carrying asylum seekers from the Indian Ocean island....
09:52 2019-06-04

Ben Simmons becomes Australia's richest athlete with huge 76ers deal Contract extension worth $US170m ($A242m)All-Star to stay in Philadelphia for five yearsBen Simmons has agreed to a $A242m contract extension with the Philadelphia 76ers in the richest deal by an Australian athlete.But doubt still hangs over whether the Melbourne-born NBA All-Star will play for Aust...
03:39 2019-07-16

Rare snowfall blankets parts of Australia for first time in years Icy conditions are sweeping across eastern Australia, bringing snow to areas as far north as subtropical Queensland in what is believed to be the heaviest snowfall in years....
01:26 2019-06-05

Kids busted for taking parent’s SUV on 600-mile drive in Australia CANBERRA, Australia — Four children aged 10 to 14 packed fishing rods in a parent’s SUV, left a farewell note then drove more than 600 miles down the Australian east coast before they were stopped by police the next day, an officer said on Monday. When the children were stopped by police near Grafto...
08:39 2019-07-15

Joe Root’s England fired up to burst through ‘huge hole’ in Australia • England aim to capitalise on Steve Smith’s enforced absence • Jofra Archer to spearhead bid to square Ashes in third TestJoe Root believes England are ready to pounce on the absence of Steve Smith and heap more pressure on Australia using the fast bowler who was born for the big stage. Jofra Arche...
04:39 2019-08-22

Australia "Outplayed" By England In World Cup Semi-Final, Says Finch Despite winning the toss and batting first, Australia were humbled as they collapsed to 223 all out before allowing England to sweep to victory in just 32.1 overs....
21:01 2019-07-11

Folau fights 'unlawful termination' of Australia rugby contract Israel Folau has launched legal proceedings against Rugby Australia after his playing contract was terminated last month following his homophobic comments on social media....
22:13 2019-06-06

3rd Test: Labuschagne Fifty Takes Australia's Lead Close To 300 On Day 2 ENG vs AUS 3rd Test Day 2 Highlights, Ashes 2019: Marnus Labuschagne brought up his third consecutive half-century in Tests as Australia post 171/6 on day 2....
00:00 2019-08-24

Intense Turbulence Injured 37 People on an Air Canada Flight to Australia (HONOLULU) — Intense turbulence struck an Air Canada flight to Australia on Thursday and sent unbuckled passengers flying into the ceiling, forcing the plane to land in Hawaii. The flight from Vancouver to Sydney encountered “un-forecasted and sudden turbulence,” about two hours pa...
04:00 2019-07-12

Huge scope of Australia's new national security laws reveals itself The Australian Federal Police's hunt for journalists' working files highlights more of the wide-ranging powers granted by the controversial Assistance and Access Act....
09:52 2019-06-06

1st Test, Day 3 Live: England Eye Imposing 1st Innings Total vs Australia ENG vs AUS 1st Test Day 3 LIVE Score, Ashes 2019: England were 267-4 at stumps on Day 2 of the first Test, just 17 runs behind Australia's first-innings 284....
12:52 2019-08-03

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia Sacked player takes case to Fair Work CommissionClaims he was dismissed because of his religionSacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau has taken his case to the Fair Work Commission, saying his employment was terminated because of his religion.On Thursday Folau’s lawyers confirmed they had filed a...
09:00 2019-06-06

Ashes 2019: England end on 156-3 chasing 359 v Australia, third Test day three – as it happened The two Joes, Root and Denly, restored some pride with a fiercely determined partnership - and gave England an outside chance of a miraculous victory 7.33pm BST Related: Joe Root digs in to give England glimmer of hope in third Ashes Test 7.07pm BST England need another 203 runs to complete a Head...
11:26 2019-08-25

The best Xbox One X prices, bundles and sales in Australia (June 2019) At E3 2017, Microsoft officially unveiled what was formerly known as Project Scorpio — the Xbox One X. This is the full 4K HDR upgrade from Microsoft that fans of the original Xbox One consoles have been waiting for, not to mention newcomers to the platform.This is the place where we ans...
08:52 2019-06-05

Birds, Allegedly Poisoned, Fall From Sky In Australia "Like Horror Movie" Dozens of corellas were believed to have been poisoned after animal Australian rescuers found more than 60 of the birds "falling out of the sky" near an Adelaide primary school, the media reported on......
16:13 2019-07-12

Australia's central bank will consider a rate cut at June meeting, governor says Australia's central bank will consider the case for lower interest rates at its June policy meeting, Governor Philip Lowe said in a speech on Tuesday....
14:52 2019-05-21

Australia's central bank takes 'responsibilty' for note typo Millions of A$50 ($35) banknotes in Australia have an embarrassing typographical error that was overlooked by the country's central bank before they were printed and circulated....
16:13 2019-05-21

Australia union calls for equal World Cup prize money The Australian players' union has called on FIFA to award the same prize money for the Women's World Cup that is provided for the men's tournament        ...
14:26 2019-06-04

Quake of magnitude 6.6 strikes west of Australia's Broome: USGS An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck west of Australia's beach resort of Broome, the United States Geological Survey said on Sunday, with residents saying the impact shook some buildings and pushed groceries off shelves....
13:26 2019-07-14

Steve Smith to play for Australia against Derbyshire after returning to nets • Smith cleared to bat by medics after sitting out Headingley Test • Denly says Root’s innings has given England belief they can winSteve Smith has stepped up his comeback from the concussion he suffered during the second Test at Lord’s after returning to the nets for his first batting session in a ...
11:26 2019-08-25

Australia’s dingoes may keep feral cats in check and protect wildlife Feral cats have contributed to the extinction of 20 of Australia’s native mammals, but another predator – the dingo – might stop them causing more damage...
18:00 2019-05-21

Australia left bloodied and bruised as England reach final Australia was left bruised, bloodied but unbowed during a thrilling opening to its World Cup semifinal clash against England at Edgbaston on Thursday....
20:26 2019-07-11

Steve Smith’s century drags Australia out of trouble on first day of Ashes • First Test, day one: Australia 284; England 10-0• Smith’s 144 drives recovery from 122-8 despite Broad’s five wicketsSteve Smith is on the periphery no more. On his return to Test cricket with his side deep in the doldrums he struck his 24th Test century – and perhaps the most treasured of the lot...
20:39 2019-08-01

Steve Smith Hundred Sets Up Australia Warm-Up Win Over England A target of 298 proved just beyond England, without four first-choice players including captain Eoin Morgan and fellow batsman Joe Root, as the World Cup hosts and favourites were dismissed for 285......
05:52 2019-05-26