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Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization’s Sydney headquarters and a journalis...

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom

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‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to better protect journalists and media workers....
21:00 2019-05-21

10 most urgent press freedom cases in August: One Free Press Coalition Khashoggi, Abiri, Sultan: From Saudia Arabia to Mexico to India, journalists are under threat around the world. Here are ten cases highlighted by the One Free Press Coalition in August as being exceptionally urgent....
14:00 2019-08-01

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappeared nearly two years ago. The list — update...
14:00 2019-06-03

| 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

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Violations of Press Freedom Around the World Journalists imprisoned for their work in countries from India to Turkey to Kyrgyzstan are included on this month’s list of cases representing the most serious threats to global press freedom. The list — updated monthly by the One Free Press Coalition, which was created by a dozen news or...
14:26 2019-08-01

Saudis angry over dip in press freedom ranking after Khashoggi murder Saudi officials were upset to hear that the country’s rating had fallen on a press freedom index less than a year after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Reporters without Borders (RSF) said staffers met with Saudi government officials in a series of meetings in Riyadh back in Ap...
04:13 2019-07-11

Met Police insist they respect press freedom amid leaks row The Metropolitan Police have said they "respect the rights of the media" following a warning to journalists, seen as a direct attack on press freedom....
02:52 2019-07-14

Burkina Faso tightens press freedom amid security crisis Law defined ‘death sentence’ for media outlets criminalises demoralisation of armed forcesOne of Africa’s bastions of press freedom is attempting to enact harsh legislation that threatens journalists reporting on an unfolding security crisis, human rights organisations and press freedom advocates ha...
21:39 2019-07-14

Firings at Russia's Kommersant newspaper prompt press freedom concerns After reporting on a possible political shake-up in Moscow, two respected journalists have been forced to quit a top Russian newspaper. The outlet's editor-in-chief has denied that ownership had a role in the firings....
04:26 2019-05-22

Met Police hits back in press freedom row over leaked Sir Kim Darroch emails The Metropolitan Police has insisted it "respects the rights of the media" but that it had been advised publication of leaked emails from Sir Kim Darroch could be a criminal offence....
18:00 2019-07-13

Australian opposition wants more details before supporting tax reforms Australia’s main opposition party said on Sunday it wanted more information on the government's tax cuts before committing to supporting the full A$158 billion ($109 billion) package when parliament resumes next month....
11:39 2019-06-23

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories include: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals action in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
15:39 2019-05-21

Australian press say police raids of news offices have ‘dangerous implications’ Australian police have recently begun to crack down on the leak of confidential information to media outlets in a move that many are calling an affront to press freedom....
21:00 2019-06-05

Global Media Forum 2019: Press freedom linked to media credibility With journalists and media organizations losing some of their credibility, authorities find it easier to curtail press freedom. Asian journalists explored ways to deal with the situation at DW's Global Media Forum....
17:00 2019-05-29

Theresa May backs press freedom but won't be drawn on row over Met commander's leaks warning Theresa May today backed press freedom as a "foundation" of democracy — but declined to say if she agreed with a Scotland Yard chief's warning that newspapers could be prosecuted for publishing leaked government information....
17:26 2019-07-15

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
18:13 2019-07-15

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit down for talks...
20:52 2019-06-02

Bella Thorne Calls Out ''Press Hungry'' Mod Sun Over Breakup Drama Bella Thorne and Mod Sun may have called it quits, but they are just getting started as far as feuds go. Nearly a month ago the artists parted ways in what appeared to be an amicable......
05:39 2019-05-30

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
13:13 2019-06-10

| President calls for opposition to accept Malawi vote result Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has urged opposition parties to accept the outcome of an election clouded by fraud allegations as he was sworn in for a second term....
00:52 2019-05-29

Austria's Kurz triumphs with vote, opposition still calls for his head Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz strengthened his hand in his fight to save his job as his conservative party came far ahead of rivals in Sunday's European election, but the main opposition party said it would seek to depose him on Monday anyway....
04:13 2019-05-27

‘Freedom Gas?’ ‘Molecules of U.S. Freedom?’ Trump’s Energy Department Unveils New Nicknames for Natural Gas The Department of Energy appears to have a surprising new nickname for natural gas: “freedom gas.” The unexpected new moniker made its debut in a press release issued Tuesday to announce the approval of additional liquified natural gas (LNG) exports from a terminal on Quintana Island, Te...
00:52 2019-05-30

New Delhi vows free transport for women in what opposition calls a gimmick India's capital city plans to make its state-run bus and metro network free for women commuters, hoping that higher use of public transport will improve women's safety in one of the world's largest metropolitan areas blighted by gender crime....
14:39 2019-06-03

Sudan's military scraps deal with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) said on Tuesday it canceled all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for snap elections following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to disperse the main protest camp outside the Defense Ministr...
04:26 2019-06-04

UK opposition leader Corbyn calls remarks by President Trump racist Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the comments by President Donald Trump about four minority Democratic congresswomen are racist and called on the candidates to be the country's next prime minister to use the term....
20:13 2019-07-18

Sudan's military scraps agreement with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) will cancel all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition, the council head said in a televised statement, following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to disperse a sit-in protest outside the Defense Ministry....
04:26 2019-06-04

Trump administration boasts of promoting 'freedom gas' and 'freedom molecules' The Energy Department has coined the terms "freedom gas" and "freedom molecules" to describe its energy export agenda, eliciting derision from critics....
00:26 2019-05-30

Federal NDP and Greens, provincial opposition call for review of Glen Assoun case Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says an outside probe is needed to examine why RCMP destroyed an investigator's research on other suspects in the lead-up to Glen Assoun's unsuccessful 2006 appeal....
18:39 2019-07-23

New York Times CEO Mark Thompson calls Trump's attacks on the press 'stupid' and 'dangerous' "Actually isolating journalists, as a group, not just the Times, but the whole industry, is a really frankly hostile, stupid but also dangerous thing to do," said Mark Thompson....
00:13 2019-06-20

In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ BEIRUT (AP) — In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ The post In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ appeared fi...
16:52 2019-06-12

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 19: Joi, 'Freedom' x Various Artists, 'Freedom' Since today is Juneteenth (in celebration of June 19, 1865, the day the slaves in Texas learned they were freed), I decided to drop a two-fer in the name of freedom. The song is “Freedom” but there are two versions and they’re both getting their due today....
22:26 2019-06-19

| Police disperse crowd as Zimbabwe opposition calls off mass protests after court ban Opposition mass protests against deepening economic problems in Zimbabwe were called off after a court upheld an 11th hour ban imposed by the police....
17:52 2019-08-16

Ex-Clinton press secretary calls McConnell 'amoral' for saying he would fill vacant Supreme Court seat Former Bill Clinton Press Secretary Joe Lockhart called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “amoral” for stating that Republicans would confirm a new Supreme Court justice in 2020 if given the chance....
21:00 2019-05-29

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable for a return to civilian rule, following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir just over a month ago....
15:52 2019-05-21

Schumer calls on FDA to review all chemicals used in sunscreen Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday said he’s asking the FDA to review all of the ingredients of sunscreen products to ensure consumers don’t get burned by chemicals that could “seep into the bloodstream.” ​”​There is no doubt about it: sunscreen has been a life-saver, but tha...
02:52 2019-06-10

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

Schumer calls on FCC to review New York’s ‘horrible’ internet speeds ​Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on​ the Federal Communications Commission to ​review ​whether internet providers are providing the broadband speed they're advertising and not ripping off their customers....
23:52 2019-06-02

"Why People Chose BJP": Sachin Pilot Calls For Review Of Rajasthan Loss Congress's Rajasthan chief Sachin Pilot on Wednesday called for a comprehensive review of the party's shocking Lok Sabha election loss in the state barely months after an impressive win in assembly......
03:52 2019-05-30

UK's Labour calls for grouse shooting review as 'Glorious Twelfth' begins Britain's opposition Labour Party called on Monday for a review into driven grouse shooting, saying the sport's impact on the environment needed to be assessed....
02:26 2019-08-13

Stephanie Grisham, Trump’s New Press Secretary, Literally Pushes for Press Access In a video, Ms. Grisham opens a path for American journalists to cover the president’s meeting with Kim Jong-un of North Korea. She has a bruise to show for it....
00:26 2019-07-02

USWNT Press Officer On Christen Press's Barstool Sports Partnership: "Something Seems Amiss!" During Wednesday’s victory parade for the USWNT, Christen Press briefly took over the Barstool Sports Instagram account, where she posted videos of her and her teammates celebrating. Later that day, Barstool Sports published a post under the headline “Confirmed: The USWNT Loves Barstool Sports,” in ...
20:26 2019-07-12

Stop the press: Mark Levin’s Unfreedom of the Press NYT’s No. 1 for 4th week, 300,000 sold Conservative talker Mark Levin’s gutting of the liberal media’s bias and hate of President Trump in his latest book continues to dominate the New York Times bestseller list, now for a fourth week....
01:00 2019-06-20

Hannity says calls to jail Trump make U.S. a ‘banana republic.’ Let’s review his tapes on Hillary Clinton. The Fox News host objected to Nancy Pelosi's suggestion that Trump go to prison. But we found 20 instances of Hannity or a guest on his show suggesting the same for the 2016 Democratic nominee for president....
20:26 2019-06-07

UAE official calls developments in Yemen's Aden worrying, calls for calm A senior United Arab Emirates official called for calm on Wednesday after clashes erupted between southern separatists and presidential guards in Aden, the seat of Yemen's government....
20:26 2019-08-07

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
21:00 2019-07-14

Healthcare freedom or free everything? This week, Democrats on the Congressional Ways and Means committee held a hearing on their one-size-fits-all, "Medicare for all" proposal. With this move, they are fully embracing the government takeover of healthcare. The promises of “free” education and “free” healthcare touted by Democrats sound ...
12:26 2019-06-13

Is it ‘molecules of freedom’ or just natural gas? It’s hard to generate interest in a news release about liquefied natural gas exports, but a high-ranking Trump administration official succeeded by calling the stuff “molecules of U.S. freedom.” Assistant Energy Secretary Steven Winberg made the comment this week to describe an exp...
02:00 2019-05-31

In Baghdad walls come down, ushering freedom in The removal of security walls is transforming the Iraqi capital. In this new, more relaxed atmosphere, women are demanding their place in public space, and mixed marriages have become the "new normal."...
18:00 2019-06-23

Nurse practitioners fight for more freedom Cathy Hampton's job as a nurse practitioner is similar in a lot of ways to that of a doctor. She can prescribe medication, order tests, refer patients to specialists, and manage treatments....
13:13 2019-08-09

America Now Exports 'Freedom Gas,' Apparently Given our president’s love of nationalistic rhetoric, it would seem to follow that his underlings have adopted the same pure, unleaded America-first jargon....
21:26 2019-05-29

Craving Freedom, Japan’s Women Opt Out of Marriage The percentage of women who work in Japan is higher than ever, yet cultural norms have not caught up. More and more, women are rejecting the double standard....
09:39 2019-08-03

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupid even typing this—“molecules of U.S. freedom.” Wh...
20:00 2019-05-29

The Exhibit Lauded Freedom of Expression. It Was Silenced. A political battle between Japan and South Korea has spilled into the art world, with the abrupt closing of an exhibit with a statue symbolizing women forced into sexual slavery....
15:52 2019-08-05

Julia Armfield: 'There's freedom in the monster being the norm' The 28-year-old says her often macabre stories are about how our bodies contain and betray us – and are ‘not, not horror writing’Julia Armfield is the sort to describe The Texas Chain Saw Massacre as “beautiful and weird”. This strange choice makes more sense when you read her debut short-story coll...
16:13 2019-05-30

Media freedom in the Balkans under attack, monitors say More than a third of all media freedom violations reported across Europe in 2018-2019 occurred in southeastern Europe, with governments being behind a half of them, media freedom monitors said on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-06-20

Amash quits House Freedom Caucus Rep. Justin Amash quit the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Monday night, weeks after becoming the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.The Michigan lawmaker told a CNN reporter that he has “the highest regard for them, and they’re my close friends,” but he “didn’t wa...
05:13 2019-06-11

Amazon Dash Buttons took away our freedom to choose – and to think All Amazon Dash buttons will stop working at the end of August – and that’s a good thing. Dash Buttons made re-ordering everyday items like toilet paper and clothes detergent so simple, you didn’t even need to think about it – and that’s partly why they failed.In J...
23:00 2019-08-05

Amazon Freedom Sale 2019: Best Deals Available on the Last Day Amazon Freedom Sale 2019 has entered its last day today. There are still quite a few great deals you can grab, including a good chance to buy some last-minute gifts for Raksha Bandhan....
09:52 2019-08-11

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

Trump says Roger Penske to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s awarding a Presidential Medal of Freedom to Roger Penske, the most powerful man in American motorsports. Penske celebrated his record 18th victory as a car owner at the Indianapolis 500 in May with driver Simon Pagenaud. The Indy win earned Pe...
20:26 2019-06-20

Pompeo: U.S. will 'guarantee freedom of navigation' in Strait of Hormuz U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is willing to take necessary measures against Iran to ensure safe passage in the Strait of Hormuz....
19:39 2019-06-16

Amazon Freedom Sale 2019 starts today: Everything you need to know Amazon India will be kicking off its annual Freedom Sale today for all its customers in India. Here’s how to make the most of this sale and get the best deals on smartphones, accessories, computers and TVs.Amazon Freedom Sale 2019 will start at midnight tonight and will go on till August 11. ...
11:39 2019-08-07

Pope seeks more ‘freedom’ in theology, dialogue with Islam VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is calling for a reform of the way theology is taught in Catholic schools, saying students must learn about dialogue with Judaism and Islam, and that overall there must be greater freedom in theological pursuits. The Jesuit pope made the call during a speech Friday a...
13:00 2019-06-21

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

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18:00 2019-08-13

Behind The Wheel, A Year On: Saudi Women Savour New Freedom Buckling up in a pearl-silver Lexus, Sabeeha al-Fakher takes the wheel and relegates her son to the passenger seat, a role reversal the 68-year-old Saudi widow never imagined would be possible in her......
06:52 2019-06-23

Countries that restrict media freedom must pay price: UK's Hunt Countries that restrict media freedom must be made to pay a diplomatic price, British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Wednesday, as he warned about a deteriorating situation in China and elsewhere....
18:26 2019-07-10

Britain says won't compromise on freedom of navigation in Strait of Hormuz There cannot be compromise on freedom of navigation in the Strait of Hormuz and Britain can work with the United States on its approach to the issue despite their differing views on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Monday....
20:52 2019-07-22

Europeans Have Just Three Months Left to Experience the Freedom of a Chevy V8 Bad news, Europe; you’re about to lose two examples of American V8 aggression as GM claims the new European Union emissions regulations are forcing it to stop selling its 6.2-liter V8 Chevy Corvette and Camaro....
23:39 2019-06-10

Trump: Jerry West to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Freedom, for his outstanding career, both on and...
07:39 2019-06-02

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
00:01 2019-05-28

White House touts 'freedom gas' as next critical US export The Department of Energy has said it wants to export "molecules of US freedom" from a new liquefied natural gas project to allies the world over. An official said it was part of the White House's "America First" agenda....
05:13 2019-05-30

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" to replace your average, everyday term "natural gas...
21:00 2019-05-29

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was a truck full of explosives driving down the capital's traffic-lined Galle Road....
22:00 2019-07-08

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

Play with freedom, Williamson tells off-color New Zealand batsmen New Zealand captain Kane Williamson encouraged his frontline batsmen to play with freedom in Tuesday's semi-finals against India to overcome their struggle for rhythm in the Cricket World Cup....
20:26 2019-07-08

'We need freedom': Sehaq, the party space for Amsterdam's queer refugees As well as contending with racism, queer refugees face homophobia and transphobia – even from their fellow refugees. One Dutch group is trying to carve out a safe spaceAt the dinner table, conversations bubble around people as they tuck into a three-course meal. A plethora of different nationalities...
18:52 2019-07-31

Inmate takes on disgraced detective Louis Scarcella in bid for freedom State inmate Eliseo DeLeon is seizing on recent overturned convictions linked to Scarcella in the hopes of getting his own prison sentence of 25 years to life tossed....
05:52 2019-06-19

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuff under the land is also apparently made of freedo...
22:26 2019-05-29

Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom "US president Donald Trump on Monday said he would award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Trump's EPA stands up for consumers and freedom by standing up to the ethanol lobby President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency took a step toward draining the swamp by curbing the amount of corn ethanol being forced into our economy by the crony capitalist ethanol mandate....
06:52 2019-07-09

AOC takes swing at baseball team for calling her ‘enemy of freedom’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Tuesday to a minor league baseball team that aired a video portraying her as an “enemy of freedom” and put her picture next to Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Bronx Democrat wrote in a series of tweets that messages like the one shown on a screen during the ...
03:52 2019-05-29

Citroen boss: industry must show how cars offer 'freedom' The Citroen Ami One Linda Jackson says that car firms must showcase the benefits of the car in order to combat an increasing number of restrictions Citroën boss Linda Jackson believes that the automotive industry needs to showcase how cars provide 'freedom and liberty' to ensure they remain a key...
03:52 2019-07-23

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative group.Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, the top Republican on t...
16:00 2019-05-21

Trump awarding Presidential Medal of Freedom to author of ‘Trumponomics’ President Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, a top economist under former President Ronald Reagan's administration....
21:13 2019-06-19

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Arthur Laffer, the father of supply-side economics. Laffer, 78, was honored for his contributions to economic theory, including the “Laffer Curve,” which holds that tax cuts spur investment, jobs, wages and economic gro...
06:52 2019-06-20

Freedom Fighter Waited 40 Years For His Pension. Then, Court Stepped In A 95-year-old freedom fighter, who had to fight for nearly 40 years to secure his pension, will finally receive his dues after the Delhi High Court directed the Centre to pay him the arrears along......
04:00 2019-07-02

Marlon Wayans Comes for Cancel Culture: 'You Know, Freedom of Speech. What Happened to That?' Fresh off the heels of his brand new Netflix comedy Sextuplets—which is actually pretty damn funny—Marlon Wayans made a pitstop on Buzzfeed’s AM to DM Thursday to discuss a myriad of topics. However, one, in particular, had the internet buzzing....
19:26 2019-08-16

Japan's Shinzo Abe raises Hong Kong freedom issue Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raised the issue of Hong Kong's freedom in a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid extradition bill protests....
23:13 2019-06-29

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

"Need Freedom To Travel, Not Plane": Rahul Gandhi's RSVP To J&K Governor Rahul Gandhi today responded to Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik's invitation to him to visit Jammu and Kashmir and "observe" before speaking about violence in the state. The Congress leader......
12:00 2019-08-13

Amazon Freedom Sale 2019: Here Are the Top Offers on Mobile Phones Amazon Freedom Sale will go live midnight August 8 and will continue through August 11. Amazon is teasing offers on OnePlus 7, Samsung Galaxy M30, Redmi Y30, Honor 20i, Redmi 7, Nokia 6.1 Plus, Honor......
13:39 2019-08-06

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

HP's Revamped VR Backpack Delivers the Closest Thing to True VR Freedom Yet Does a VR headset still qualify as a standalone device if the computer powering the headset is strapped to your back rather than built into the goggles? I don’t know, and I’m not sure how much that distinction really matters, because while Oculus is out there trying to make VR go mainstream with gad...
11:26 2019-05-28

US Report On Global Religious Freedom Shows Bias Against PM Modi: BJP The US state department's 2018 International Religious Freedom Report shows clear bias against the Narendra Modi government and the BJP, the party said Saturday, asserting that its leaders had......
21:00 2019-06-22

Opioid burglars smash through Walgreens, lose loot – and their freedom Two men who led police on a 100 m.p.h. car chase after breaking into a Walgreens drive-thru window to steal drugs are going to prison.        ...
23:00 2019-07-09

Flash drives are bringing freedom to North Korea, a few gigabytes at a time North Korea is an enigma at many levels. The Hermit Kingdom is famous for being a land without internet, but it is also a place where cyber-activism on behalf of freedom is being pioneered....
15:26 2019-06-09

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Art Laffer today Laffer’s economic philosophy — that tax cuts will spur economic growth, which will in turn increase government revenue — has been criticized by Democrats who argue that it inflates budget deficits....
18:26 2019-06-19

Space for media freedom rapidly shrinking in India: Dhruv Rathee With over 1.7 million subscribers, YouTuber Dhruv Rathee is not scared of speaking against the powers that be. His videos have contributed significantly to making India's Internet-savvy youth think critically....
17:13 2019-06-17

Justin Amash leaves House Freedom Caucus after ‘impeachable’ comments Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he was leaving the influential conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he attracted the ire of his colleagues by arguing in Twitter posts that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses, Fox News has learned. Amash, sp...
11:00 2019-06-11

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

Freedom Caucus-backed Murphy wins North Carolina runoff Republican voters in an eastern North Carolina congressional race on Tuesday picked state Rep. Greg Murphy to be the party’s nominee for a special election, crushing efforts by some national Republicans to elevate a woman candidate.Backed by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chair of the right-wing Ho...
12:52 2019-07-10

Traveling Kentucky Vietnam Wall Honors Those Who Made Sacrifices For Freedom PENDLETON COUNTY, Ky.  (LEX 18) – The traveling Kentucky Vietnam Wall is on tour of all 120 counties in the bluegrass. The goal is to make sure those who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam are never forgotten. On Saturday the wall was in Pendleton County.1,106 names of those killed in acti...
01:00 2019-06-30

‘Harriet’ Tubman biopic trailer: Cynthia Erivo fights for freedom Harriet Tubman’s debut on the $20 bill has been delayed — but her silver screen spotlight is set. A new trailer for “Harriet,” a biopic of the abolitionist and suffragette to be released Nov. 1, dropped on Tuesday. Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo (“The Color Purple”) pl...
02:26 2019-07-24

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub....
12:52 2019-06-12

| Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about the fate of a journalist who vanished two years ago....
11:39 2019-07-13

Leah Chase, 96, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
00:39 2019-06-04

Dutch feel freedom ahead of World Cup semi-final with Sweden The Netherlands face their first women's World Cup semi-final when they play Sweden on Wednesday and striker Vivianne Miedema believes the pressure is finally off her team....
22:13 2019-07-02

Baseball team apologizes for calling Ocasio-Cortez ‘enemy of freedom’ A minor-league baseball team in California said it erred when an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared with a photo of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in a video honoring Memorial Day at the ball park. The Fresno Grizzlies aired the more than 3-minute video Monday during a double-header ...
16:52 2019-05-28

Hong Kong’s Freedom Protesters Mourn Their Martyr at an Emotional Vigil A man being hailed as a martyr of the Hong Kong freedom movement was mourned at an impassioned memorial Sunday, with protesters accusing the city’s top official Carrie Lam of being responsible for his death. “We have to mourn the martyr—he is a martyr. Carrie Lam should apologize t...
13:52 2019-06-16

"Great guy" Tiger Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House "Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country\u0027s highest civilian honour, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from President Donald Trump on Monday."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Watch: Pak Foreign Minister Heckled In London Over Lack Of Media Freedom Amidst reports of growing press censorship in Pakistan, the country's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was heckled by a Canadian journalist in London alleging that his social media account was......
09:26 2019-07-12

Leah Chase, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies at 96 In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
22:01 2019-06-02

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer U.S. President Donald Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, to influential economist Arthur Laffer on June 19, the White House said on Friday....
03:13 2019-06-01

Freedom Caucus opposes budget deal, citing 'unsustainable' debt The conservative House Freedom Caucus took an official position Tuesday night opposing a bipartisan budget deal negotiated by the Trump administration and congressional leaders.The band of roughly 30 hard-liners, which includes some of President Donald Trump’s top allies on Capitol Hill, cited fisca...
08:00 2019-07-24

Baseball team sorry for video equating Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' Fresno Grizzlies apologize for ‘misleading’ Memorial Day videoVideo equated Ocasio-Cortez with Kim Jong-un and Fidel CastroA minor-league affiliate of the Washington Nationals has apologized to US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for the “misleading and offensive editing” of a Memorial Day tri...
20:01 2019-05-28

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual site. (You can also click to disable pausing on that ...
19:13 2019-05-30

Tell Me Why You Deserve A Presidential Medal Of Freedom In The Comments. Got A Bunch Of Them Lying Around Still, Could Probably Send Some Out Later On I’ve long said that awarding our nation’s trailblazers in the arts, sciences, and humanities with a Presidential Medal Of Freedom is among the greatest privileges of being the president. Having the chance to do so was one of the great honors of my lifetime. But now that it’s been a few years since I...
18:26 2019-05-21

President Felicitates Freedom Fighters On Quit India Movement Anniversary President Ram Nath Kovind felicitated freedom-fighters at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi on Friday on the occasion of 77th anniversary of Quit India Movement....
07:13 2019-08-10

Veer Savarkar Jayanti: Facts, Quotes About The Freedom Fighter's Life Veer Savarkar is also known as Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. Veer Savarkar was a freedom fighter, politician, lawyer, writer, social reformer and formulator of the Hindutva philosophy....
09:26 2019-05-28

AZ D-Back great Curt Schilling leads “Freedom Days” events in Tombstone TOMBSTONE – The 3rd annual Freedom Days celebration in Tombstone featured former Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling, who led a special parade Saturday morning and was presented the key to the city.  Here’s more from Saturday’s sportscast: Saturday evening also included a ...
07:00 2019-06-30

This Is Us' Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore on the Freedom and Challenges of Playing Jack and Rebecca Just ahead of season four of This Is Us, the stars of the NBC series have now had quite a bit of time to sink their teeth into their characters, but that doesn't mean the same thing for......
23:26 2019-06-11

AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wednesday over the protection of Americans from surveillance....
15:13 2019-05-23

Donald Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday is scheduled to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, an adviser to former President Ronald Reagan....
06:52 2019-06-20

In European Parliament Speech, U.K. Lawmaker Compares Brexit to Slaves Gaining Freedom A British lawmaker has compared the U.K’s exit from the European Union to the emancipation of slaves in the first speech from a Brexit Party representative at the new European parliament. The Brexit Party, led by Nigel Farage, won 29 seats in the 2019 election. In a fiery speech at the E.U. he...
20:00 2019-07-04

Baseball team apologizes after including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' A minor league baseball team has apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after the team aired a Memorial Day video in which the New York Democrat was depicted among "enemies of freedom."...
20:39 2019-05-29

Trump to award NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West the Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Freedom, for his outstanding career, both on and off ...
16:00 2019-06-02

Heineken drops deal with team that labeled Ocasio-Cortez ‘enemy of freedom’ Heineken is the latest sponsor to dump the minor league baseball team that called Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez an “enemy of freedom.” The beer giant announced on Thursday that it was yanking all support by its brands Tecate and Dos Equis for the Fresno Grizzlies over the inflammatory video ai...
21:26 2019-05-31

Watch: Cynthia Erivo Brings the Fight for Freedom to Life in Harriet Trailer The canceled series Underground breathed new life into the saga of Harriet Tubman. Now looking to delve further into the courage and determination that fueled one of the most important figures in American history comes Harriet, produced by Charles D. King’s MACRO, New Balloon and Stay Gold Features....
19:00 2019-07-23

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Angry protesters once again stormed the political heart of Hong Kong on Friday. In a series of rolling occupations, they forced the hurried evacuation of multiple government offices and shuttering of law courts. They also besieged police headquarters. The actions erupted after the embattled administ...
12:26 2019-06-21

'I’m Exercising My Freedom': Janelle Monae Talks Liberation in InStyle's Badass Women Issue What does a free black woman look like? After the coming out party that was Dirty Computer, she might look like Janelle Monáe, who liberated herself and countless fans with not only a stellar album in 2018, but the admission that she considers herself pansexual. And as the cover star of the 2019 edi...
23:26 2019-07-11

French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France doesn’t forget’ your sacrifice COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France doesn’t forget’ your sacrifice. The post French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France ...
14:13 2019-06-06

Fresno Grizzlies Are Sorry For Memorial Day Video That Showed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez As Freedom’s Enemy Between games of a Memorial Day doubleheader, the Fresno Grizzlies displayed a video on the big screen for the holiday. Backed by a selection from Ronald Reagan’s first inaugural address—the parts about freedom and dignity and how America will never surrender, not the parts about shrinking the feder...
19:13 2019-05-28

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 2014’s Occupy Central protests, thousands of anti-government protesters surrounded the Hong Kong government offices and Legislative Council building at Ad...
08:26 2019-06-12

Daily on Energy: ‘Totally AWOL’ — Jay Inslee says Rick Perry’s ‘Freedom Gas’ dooms the nation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:00 2019-06-04

Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in Hong Kong’s history forced an apology from the city’s top official over a divisive extradition bill. Wong, 21, was completing a three month ...
10:00 2019-06-17

Watch: Donald Trump hails religious, economic, political strides at Faith & Freedom event President Donald Trump spoke Wednesday at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's annual conference, where he touted his judicial appointments, religious freedom victories and efforts to protect the sanctity of human life....
18:52 2019-06-27

Watch live: Donald Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday is scheduled to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, an adviser to former President Ronald Reagan....
22:52 2019-06-19

Murphy wins North Carolina GOP congressional primary runoff in boost for House Freedom Caucus A state legislator aided by hardline conservatives on Capitol Hill won the Republican nomination Tuesday for the North Carolina congressional district seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Walter Jones Jr....
04:39 2019-07-10

Foul Ball: ‘Offensive’ Video Ties Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to ‘Enemies of Freedom’ at Minor League Game As the great Beyoncé once said, “You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation.” And so it seems when it comes to the Notorious AOC, aka U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
06:39 2019-05-29

How to Ask Someone to Spot You on the Bench Press Bench pressing can be fucking terrifying; I still have nightmares of being crushed to death by a barbell and meeting my end in a New York Sports Club—but if you have a spotter and communicate adequately with them, you shouldn’t worry so much....
19:52 2019-08-13

They Don't Make E3 Press Conferences Like They Used To The “E3 press conference” as an industry institution has been fading ever since Nintendo brilliantly broadcast their first E3 Nintendo Direct in 2012. What were they good for? Just how weird were they? Why did I keep going to them? I ponder these questions in this video....
00:39 2019-06-08

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 28 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:00 2019-05-28

Trump Has an All-Out Meltdown in Front of the Press After live-tweeting through most of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony in Congress today, President Trump briefly took questions from reporters at the White House and promptly had a total meltdown....
00:39 2019-07-25

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 31 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:39 2019-05-31

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:39 2019-08-12

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Lexington Islamic leader is facing a maximum sentence of life in prison according to an indictment returned by a federal grand jury. The grand jury indicted Mahmoud Shaker Shalash, John Sadiqullah and Abdul Hadi on conspiracy charges related to an alleged murder-for-hire plot...
09:26 2019-05-26

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 2 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:26 2019-08-02

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 22 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:52 2019-05-22

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Attorney General Andy Beshear has won the Democratic nomination for governor in Kentucky, setting up a showdown with his political nemesis _ Republican incumbent Matt Bevin. In Tuesday’s primary election, Beshear defeated two other prominent Democrats _ former state aud...
08:00 2019-05-22

Cardi B is done with gossip in new single, ‘Press’ Even by Cardi B standards, it’s been a busy month in the press. Some of it has has been good: her fabulously campy arrival as the embodiment of the red carpet at the Met Gala and husband Offset surprising her with daughter Kulture and some lavish gifts for her first Mother’s Day in Miami. Some......
09:26 2019-05-31

PRESS DIGEST - Bulgaria - July 18 These are some of the main stories in Bulgarian newspapers on Thursday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:26 2019-07-18

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Former state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a “self-serving senator” who too often waits to see &...
13:39 2019-05-30

The E3 2019 Press Conference Schedule It is nearly time for E3, the annual convention where companies from around the world unite to show trailers for video games that don’t actually exist yet. Are you ready? I’m ready....
17:39 2019-06-03

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EDT WHITESVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say two teenagers are dead and another is injured after a shooting in Daviess County. News outlets report that a 16-year-old male and an 18-year-old male were killed while a 19-year-old male allegedly suffered multiple gunshot wounds after attending ...
01:26 2019-06-02

Trump to be interviewed on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ President Trump will appear Sunday on “Meet the Press,” his first NBC interview since he sat down with anchor Lester Holt in 2017. It will be Trump’s first time on the Sunday morning news show since he became president, CNN reported on Thursday. His last appearance occurred on Augu...
23:00 2019-06-20

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug. 1 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:39 2019-08-01

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

Last publication rolls off the press in Tucson TUCSON – The last papers rolled off the press today at the Arizona Daily Star’s printing press. Both the Arizona Daily Star and Bear Essential News ended their newspaper production in Tucson. Back in May, it was announced that printing for the ADS will be moved to Phoenix, where the pape...
08:52 2019-07-12

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. EDT MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A massive new exhibition and entertainment hall is set to open at Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Tennessee with three museum-style exhibits, including one focused on the late boxing great Muhammad Ali. Graceland officials say the 80,000-square-foot Graceland Exhibition Cent...
14:39 2019-05-23

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 29 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:26 2019-05-29

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 3:40 p.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says he doesn’t know anything about the circumstances that led to the dismissal of his lieutenant governor’s deputy chief of staff. Bevin told reporters Monday that he was surprised by Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton’s tweet last Friday that a...
21:52 2019-06-03

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The winning candidates for Kentucky governor drew just a fraction of the state’s voters in party primaries this week, a signal that both have lots of work to do in what will likely be a brutal general election campaign. Barely half of Republicans casting votes Tuesday cho...
10:26 2019-05-24

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. EDT WASHINGTON (AP) — Another conservative Republican has once again blocked efforts by House leaders to speed a $19 billion disaster aid bill to President Donald Trump’s desk. Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie objected to a request by Georgia Democrat Sanford Bishop to pass the bill under special proce...
22:52 2019-05-28

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 5:40 a.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court’s ruling that lifted Kentucky’s ban on gifts and donations from lobbyists to lawmakers. The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals wrote in an opinion Thursday that because the Kentucky ethics laws “pass constitu...
12:01 2019-05-31

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say a train hit and killed one teen girl and injured another. Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said in a release that the two teens were on the tracks near the Pope Lick Creek trestle bridge when they were hit by a Norfolk Souther...
15:26 2019-05-27

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Voters in Kentucky are casting ballots in a primary that will deliver an initial verdict on the job performance of Gov. Matt Bevin. The ally of President Donald Trump faces state Rep. Robert Goforth and two other challengers in Tuesday’s GOP primary. Democrats are choosi...
17:52 2019-05-21

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 2:40 p.m. EDT RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says deadly chemical weapons held for decades in central Kentucky will soon be sent to “the ash heap of history.” McConnell, military leaders and Gov. Matt Bevin were in Richmond on Wednesday to ceremonially mark the beginning o...
21:13 2019-05-29

The best British press photography – in pictures The Assignments exhibition is an annual chance to see the top images by UK photojournalists, as chosen by the British Press Photographers’ Association. Warning: readers may find some of the images upsetting Assignments runs from 17–19 May at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London SE1 9PH. Entry is free...
15:00 2019-05-21

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 7 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:13 2019-08-07

Yes, You Can Bench Press in the Squat Rack Ever worry that you might fail a bench press and find yourself pinned by a barbell? You’re not alone—it’s a common concern on the internet among fitness forums and Reddit threads alike....
19:52 2019-06-03

Australian PM: WTO needs mending to keep up with the times SINGAPORE (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the World Trade Organization needs mending to keep up with the times. He said Friday that many leaders attending the Group of 20 summit in Osaka later this month share the view that there is a need to modernize the WTO and its rules. ...
12:26 2019-06-07

The family of a prominent jailed Saudi women’s rights activist says she turned down a deal to deny being tortured and sexually assaulted in prison in exchange for her freedom Reuters The family of a jailed Saudi women's rights activist says she has refused a deal which would see her deny allegations of torture at the hands of prison guards in exchange for her freedom. Loujain al-Hathloul, a prominent activist in the women's right to drive movement and also an outspoken...
20:39 2019-08-14

The Democrats Are Not an Opposition Party Donald Trump’s approval numbers are on the rise, to the point where, according to one analysis, he would have majority support in enough states to carry the Electoral College if the 2020 election were held today. This is happening despite the fact that Trump’s immigration policy continues to garner ...
19:13 2019-07-09

Rwanda's disappearing opposition Disappeared or dead - Rwanda's opposition party Forces Democratiques Unifiées is mysteriously "losing" members. The fate of the government critics is unknown. But who is responsible?...
05:52 2019-08-06

What Is NIA Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It The National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill-2019, introduced by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on July 8, was passed by the Lok Sabha today amid protests by the Opposition. While the government......
18:00 2019-07-15

Freedom Robotics raises $6.6M to take the hassle out of founding a robotics startup After years — decades even — of promises, the robotics industry is finally beginning to realize its potential. Nowhere is this phenomenon clearer than in the world of warehouse automation. Freedom Robotics, a new Bay Area-based startup, came out of stealth this week with plans to help ease the barri...
16:52 2019-07-23

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 16 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:01 2019-07-16

We're Liveblogging Ubisoft's E3 2019 Press Conference Heather Alexandra and Nathan Grayson are bringing you the play-by-play of Ubisoft’s E3 2019 press conference. Watch it live here or follow along below....
22:13 2019-06-10

E3’s first VR-exclusive gaming press conference was actually pretty rad E3 hasn't even begun, and we're already a bit weary about so many gaming publishers and companies hosting press conferences at the event. What's one more, right? In the case of the virtual reality enthusiasts at UploadVR—a media site, not a publisher or developer—their first take on the press confer...
13:26 2019-06-11

Lloyd, Pugh, Press among 7 new starters for US vs. Chile PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd, Mallory Pugh and Christen Press formed a new starting front line as U.S. coach Jill Ellis made seven changes for Sunday night’s Women’s World Cup match against Chile. Alyssa Naeher remained in goal for the defending champions and Abby Dahlkemper was the lone hol...
20:39 2019-06-16

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 15 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:39 2019-07-15

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 7 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:26 2019-06-07

One Dude Was Really Into Bethesda's Press Conference Last Night Last night’s Bethesda press conference was full of cool announcements like Doom Eternal details and Arkane’s rad looking new game Deathloop. It was also much rowdier than past conferences. That’s mostly good: fans had stuff to be excited about. At least one dude was absolutely loving it. To quote hi...
20:52 2019-06-10

Nigeria accused of 'scurrilous' attempt to gag press Access to country’s law-making National Assembly will be restricted, says Guild of EditorsStrict new conditions for covering government proceedings and the re-arrest of a prominent journalist on terrorism charges have raised concerns about deteriorating press freedom in Nigeria.To be permitted to re...
10:01 2019-05-28

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 11 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:52 2019-07-11

Watch Bethesda's E3 2019 press event here with us! Recovered from Xbox? Get ready for the company that resurrected Wolfenstein and Doom, as Bethesda caps off E3 Sunday. While we're unlikely to hear more on Elder Scrolls VI during its E3 showcase, expect update news for Fallout 76, a little more on th......
11:13 2019-06-10

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 10 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:13 2019-07-10

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 3 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:13 2019-07-03

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:00 2019-06-12

Watch Microsoft's E3 2019 press event here with us! Microsoft, with Sony sitting out this year, has a big show ahead of it -- and a big chance to claim all the gaming headlines. In the last 24 hours, Microsoft gave us a strong hint of major announcements on its next-gen console -- expect teraflop chat......
23:00 2019-06-09

We're Liveblogging Microsoft's E3 2019 Press Conference Josh Rivera and Gita Jackson are here to walk you through the highs, lows, and awkward cheering of Microsoft’s E3 2019 press conference! You can watch the press conference here or experience it vicariously below....
22:00 2019-06-09

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 18 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:52 2019-06-18

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 8 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:13 2019-07-08

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 11 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:26 2019-06-11

Watch Ubisoft's E3 2019 press event here with us! Ubisoft is on a roll right now. The Assassin's Creed franchise is in a good place, Rainbow Six Siege is trucking along and The Division 2 is arguably the biggest loot-shooter on the market right now. So where does the publisher go from here? Well, it......
02:39 2019-06-11

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 13 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:26 2019-06-13

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 14 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:26 2019-06-14

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 10 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:39 2019-06-10

Watch Nintendo's E3 2019 press event with us! It's the final press show of E3, and it's gaming royalty. Nintendo Direct is coming to you live, so come watch with us! Pokemon news? More on Fire Emblem? We hope so. And what about Animal Crossing? We're streaming the entire thing live, so join us a......
20:26 2019-06-11

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 18 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:13 2019-07-18

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 6 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:26 2019-06-06

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 22 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
02:13 2019-07-22

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 24 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:26 2019-07-24

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 4 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:39 2019-07-04

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 21 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:00 2019-06-21

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 5 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:52 2019-06-05

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 24 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:52 2019-06-24

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 20 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:26 2019-06-20

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 5 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:13 2019-07-05

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 28 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:01 2019-06-28

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 1 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:26 2019-07-01

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 19 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:52 2019-06-19

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 23 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:01 2019-07-23

| Australian Barty on top of the tennis world Ashleigh Barty became only the second Australian woman to top the world rankings when she won the Birmingham WTA title on Sunday, beating Julia Goerges 6-3, 7-5....
17:26 2019-06-23

Australian ‘Egg Boy’ donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims The Australian teenager who cracked an egg on the head of a politician for his remarks about the New Zealand mosque massacre has donated almost $70,000 to people affected by the killings...
10:13 2019-05-29

Gov’t proposes to ban Australian extremists for 2 years Australia’s government has proposed new laws that would prevent extremist Australians from returning home for up to two years as the country prepares for the return of Islamic State group supporters...
06:26 2019-07-04

Australian freed in N. Korea keeps mum about detention An Australian student has thanked Swedish and his country’s diplomats for securing his release in North Korea but is keeping mum about what led to his weeklong detention...
07:39 2019-07-05

Australian tax cuts get enough Senate support to become law Australia’s reelected government has gained enough Senate support to win approval for 158 billion Australian dollars ($110 billion) in tax cuts over a decade...
05:26 2019-07-04

Samsung under fire for its Australian advertising Samsung is being sued by an Australian consumer watchdog over misleading claims in its advertising. The ads showed people swimming in pools and surfing in the ocean with their Galaxy phones, leading customers to think that they could safely swim or s......
10:00 2019-07-05

ABC offices raided by Australian police A police search of Australian public broadcaster ABC was in connection to an article about possible war crimes in Afghanistan. It was the second such raid in Australia against high-profile journalists in as many days....
10:39 2019-06-05

50 Australian words Americans just don’t get If you're traveling to Australia, you may hear some of these words and phrases that are unfamiliar to Americans.       ...
18:39 2019-08-05

Chase's Freedom Unlimited is one of the best cash-back credit cards of 2019 — and it comes with perks that many competing cards don't offer The Points Guy The Chase Freedom Unlimited is a compelling cash-back credit card for anyone looking to earn with a simple, easy-to-understand rewards program and no annual fee. While it is not the very best awards rate out there, it does come with some valuable benefits that competing cash-back car...
02:00 2019-08-06

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, the party says....
18:01 2019-05-27

| Zimbabwean opposition MP charged with treason Zimbabwean MP Job Sikhala, vice-chairman of the opposition MDC party, has been charged with treason for allegedly saying he wanted to overthrow the president....
02:13 2019-07-10

What Is RTI Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It: 5 Points The Lok Sabha today passed a bill to amend the Right To Information (RTI) Act amid allegations from opposition parties that it was being diluted. The opposition -- which wants the amendment bill sent......
17:39 2019-07-22

Pakistan Opposition Leader Is Arrested Former Pakistan President Asif Zardari was arrested on Monday on longstanding money-laundering charges in a move opponents of the government said was part of a clampdown on them directed by the government and military....
22:26 2019-06-10

| Cameroon opposition leader kidnapped again The chairperson of Cameroon's main opposition party, Ni John Fru Ndi, has been kidnapped again in the English speaking Northwest Region, two months after an initial abduction, his party says....
17:52 2019-06-29

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Aug 12 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:39 2019-08-12

A free press is the lifeblood of democracy – journalists must not be silenced Journalists risk everything to hold power to account, crucial work for which a $1bn global fund should be establishedDaphne Caruana Galizia was driving away from her home in October 2017 when a bomb planted under the seat of her car was remotely triggered, killing her instantly.Caruana Galizia was a...
11:26 2019-07-05

Trump to Press for Trade Deal in Trip to Japan President Trump travels to Japan this week to keep up the pressure for a trade deal that has raised hackles among Japanese companies, while showing he is still aligned with Tokyo on North Korea policy....
16:26 2019-05-21

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Aug 1 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:00 2019-08-01

We're Liveblogging Bethesda's E3 2019 Press Conference [Update: We're Done!] Riley MacLeod and Heather Alexandra are here to bring you the highs and lows of Bethesda’s E3 press conference! You can watch the show here or follow along with us below....
04:52 2019-06-10

Freddie Kitchens Says He'll Fire Anyone Who Speaks Anonymously To The Press Head coach Freddie Kitchens wishes to make it known that under no circumstances will any sensitive or inside information be leaked from the Cleveland Browns organization under his watch, period. Or, at the very least, there will be hell to pay for anyone who passes such information along to the pres...
12:52 2019-08-06

'View' hosts press 2020 Dem on how much she sounds like Trump "The View" peppered author and 2020 Democratic hopeful Marianne Williamson with questions Thursday and suggested that she sounded too much like President Trump in her approach to politics....
00:26 2019-06-21

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - Aug 9 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:52 2019-08-09

Watch Square Enix's E3 2019 press event here with us! Square Enix is at E3 2019 and it has one of the flashiest titles of the year, Final Fantasy VII Remake. The company dropped a new trailer and revealed the game's release date during a live symphony performance last night, showing off what it means by......
06:26 2019-06-11

Rapinoe a warrior on and off the field, says team mate Press Megan Rapinoe was hailed as a warrior by team mate Christen Press on Monday, after a week in which the United States winger was criticized by President Donald Trump but still led her side into a women's World Cup semi-final against England....
17:00 2019-07-01

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 28 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:13 2019-05-28

Democrats press to retain longtime abortion funding ban WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats on Capitol Hill are intent on preserving a four-decade ban on taxpayer-financed abortions despite calls from their party’s presidential candidates to abandon it. Lawmakers are arguing that any attempt to undo the longstanding consensus is doomed to fail and not ...
23:13 2019-06-10

Cardi B gets naked in violent music video for ‘Press’ Cardi B keeps claiming she doesn’t need more “Press, press, press, press, press” — but her raunchy new music video all but guarantees her wish is not our command. The ultra-dark clip for the “Money” rapper’s latest single, “Press,” dropped Wednesday o...
19:00 2019-06-27

New White House press secretary has Arizona ties TUCSON- The White House named a new press secretary and she has Arizona ties. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced last Thursday that she is leaving the Trump administration. On Tuesday, First Lady Melania Trump took to Twitter to make the announcement that Stephanie Grisham ...
18:52 2019-06-27

| 'When will you die?' Hong Kong leader grilled at press conference When Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam appeared before the press, she appeared to be expecting to deliver a brief statement and move on. Instead she faced a media onslaught....
09:26 2019-08-14

Watch the Xbox E3 2019 press conference in under 15 minutes Sony skipped E3 this year, and my gosh Microsoft made the most of it. The company used its Xbox briefing to tease Project Scarlett, a powerful new console due "holiday 2020," and the introduction of Project xCloud, a long-awaited game streaming s......
20:00 2019-06-10

The One Free Press Coalition Spotlights Journalists Under Attack A 'Cameroon Web' reporter remains in a maximum-security prison, and a writer for 'Kashmir Narrator' will have been imprisoned for one year on August 27....
18:26 2019-08-01

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - Aug 5 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:00 2019-08-05

Congressman Nadler falls ill at Manhattan press conference Rep. Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, nearly collapsed while attending a Manhattan press conference with Mayor Bill de Blasio Friday. Nadler, 71, put his head down at the conference around noon and grew pale. “Code blue in the gymnasium,” someone said over the P...
19:00 2019-05-24

Regulator to Press Congress to Act on Mortgage-Finance Revamp Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, plans to submit proposals to Congress as early as this week to return Fannie and Freddie from government control to the private market....
16:00 2019-06-12

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 24 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:52 2019-05-24

Red Sox call ominous Dustin Pedroia press conference Another setback. And now a news conference. The Red Sox announced that Dustin Pedroia, manager Alex Cora and team president Dave Dombrowski will address the media Monday afternoon, hours after Boston moved Pedroia to the 60-day injured list. The 35-year-old Red Sox great has played in six games this...
20:13 2019-05-27

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 30 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:00 2019-05-30

Here is the latest Kentucky and Tennessee sports news from The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Going into the final year of his rookie contract, Marcus Mariota hasn’t changed anything about how he prepares for this season. That includes no talk of holding out or public demands for a new contract. The Titans quarterback and 2014 Heisman Trophy winner prefers to sh...
11:52 2019-05-22

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 22 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:13 2019-05-22

Congresswomen press Nike about its treatment of pregnant athletes Members of Congress are asking Nike executives for details on the company’s treatment of female athletes following reports that company stopped paying some athletes while they were pregnant....
22:52 2019-05-21

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
14:13 2019-05-22

Watch: Cat filter accidentally applied during press briefing A live stream of a Pakistani politician's press conference went viral when the person operating the camera apparently forgot to turn off a cat filter....
21:52 2019-06-17

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 31 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:39 2019-05-31

Australian cardinal to appeal child sex convictions MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Catholic convicted of child sex abuse will soon ask an Australian appeals court to reverse convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago. Australian Cardinal George Pell has applied to attend the Victoria state Cou...
11:39 2019-06-04

50 Australian words and phrases Americans just don’t get If you're traveling to Australia, you may hear some of these words and phrases that are unfamiliar to Americans.       ...
14:39 2019-08-03

US policeman jailed over killing of Australian woman Mohamed Noor has been sentenced for the 2017 killing of Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who called 911. The sentence was in line with state guidelines, but some also wonder if race was an issue as well....
21:39 2019-06-07

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

Massive Australian meth bust: 1.6 tons Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announced on Friday....
12:52 2019-06-07

How Australian Professors Reacted To IIT Entrance Exam A video that is currently going viral online shows Australian professors reacting to the JEE question paper. The Joint Entrance Examination is used to admit students into the top engineering colleges......
23:26 2019-07-09

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
14:13 2019-05-28

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia An Australian state has enacted euthanasia laws to allow terminally-ill patients to end their lives with lethal medication. The first death could take place in as soon as three weeks....
07:13 2019-06-19

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous affairs minister on Sunday, a week after his conservative coalition won a surprise victory. He also ann...
09:26 2019-05-26

At least 4 dead in shooting in Australian city of Darwin MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Media reports say a gunman has killed at least four people in the Australian city of Darwin. Northern Territory Police Duty Superintendent Lee Morgan says a 45-year-old man was in custody following Tuesday’s shooting. Morgan told Guardian Australia, “At this s...
14:52 2019-06-04

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal’s convictions should stand MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a compelling witness. Cardinal George Pell is the most senior Catholic to be convicted of child sex ab...
04:39 2019-06-06

Australian farmers face more hot, dry weather: forecast Hot, dry weather will persist across Australia's east coast for at least another three months, the country's weather bureau said on Thursday, in a forecast that threatens to severely crimp agricultural production....
04:52 2019-05-30

No fun playing since Australian Open, says out-of-form Osaka World number two Naomi Osaka admitted on Thursday that the last few months have been "the worst of my life" and that she hasn't had fun on the tennis court since winning the Australian Open in January....
08:13 2019-08-01

The best Australian EOFY 2019 tech deals The end-of-financial-year sales in Australia are just around the corner and, as always, there'll be a massive list of bargains to look forward to, and plenty of tech that sells for cheap.During this time, retailers are often trying to get rid of aging stock they’ve accumulated over the y...
06:52 2019-05-24

| Australian glee as cricketers rise from Ashes Australians basked in pride after Steve Smith inspired an Ashes win over England, redeeming himself following a ball-tampering scandal that left the team in disgrace....
07:13 2019-08-06

Shooter kills four in Australian city of Darwin A gunman killed four people and wounded one in the Australian city of Darwin on Tuesday, authorities said, in one of the country's most violent attacks in years....
18:13 2019-06-04

Queensland wants a share of Australian space industry Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning has a vision where his state is getting its share of the jobs and growth that a local space scene will create....
07:39 2019-06-21

Australian student released in North Korea says ‘I’m OK’ An Australian student has been released after a week in detention in North Korea and told reporters in Beijing he was “very good” but didn’t say what happened...
13:13 2019-07-04

LaMelo Ball commits to play in Australian NBL LaMelo Ball, the No. 21 prospect in the ESPN 100 class of 2019, will join ESPN No. 5 prospect RJ Hampton as American teenagers going to Australia's NBL....
00:52 2019-06-18

Ex-Cop In US Gets Over 12 Years In Jail For Killing Of Australian Woman A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced Friday to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
21:26 2019-06-07

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under the country's new encryption legislation.According to a briefing by the home affairs department obtained thr...
21:52 2019-05-28

Voluntary euthanasia becomes legal in Australian state Voluntary euthanasia has become legal in an Australian state more than 20 years after the country repealed the world’s first mercy-killing law for the terminally ill...
06:26 2019-06-19

4 Children Take Stolen Car On 1,000-Km Trip Across Australian Outback Four children took a stolen four-wheel drive on a 1,000-kilometre (620-mile) road trip across the Australian outback before being nabbed by police, officials said Monday....
17:00 2019-07-15

| Ex-cop sentenced to 12.5 years for killing of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer has been sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
09:13 2019-06-08

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal's convictions should stand Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a compelling witness....
09:39 2019-06-06

Samsung in hot water over splashy Australian phone ads Australia's consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones as suitable to use in swimming pools and the surf....
08:52 2019-07-04

An Australian Tourist Was Shot Dead in New Zealand An Australian tourist was shot dead while sleeping in a camper van parked in a coastal New Zealand town in the early hours of Friday, the Guardian reports. Police said a male offender smashed the windows of the vehicle and fired several shots, injuring the man who local media identified as 33-year-o...
21:00 2019-08-16

Has an Australian judge just broken Facebook for publishers? Landmark ruling set to change the way media companies engage with the social media giantA landmark ruling in the New South Wales supreme court has again raised concerns about defamation law in Australia, and has the potential to significantly affect the way media companies engage with the social med...
19:00 2019-06-27

Australian business should cut less, grow more, fund manager says IFM Investors calls for focus on long-term revenue growth, and supports BHP’s pledge to curb carbon emissionsThe head of IFM Investors says the $140bn investment powerhouse will be pushing Australian company bosses to work on growing their businesses instead of focusing on cutting costs.The chief ex...
21:52 2019-07-31

Australian government poised to secure $110 bln tax cut plan Australia's conservative government is close to securing enough votes to pass sweeping tax cuts after independent lawmakers said on Tuesday they were poised to strike an agreement with Prime Minister Scott Morrison....
10:39 2019-07-02

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Poverty report reveals ‘vast inequalities’, measles compounds DRC Ebola woes, Guterres visits Mozambique, Bangladesh update, freedom of expression online This Thursday, we cover: New poverty report cites ‘vast inequalities’; measles campaign in Ebola-hit DR Congo; World Population Day; UN chief visits cyclone-ravaged Mozambique; monsoon rains cause ‘misery’ for refugees; and why the internet’s ‘essential’ for free expression....
02:39 2019-07-12

Russian opposition plans new protest despite over 1,000 arrests Russia's anti-Kremlin opposition said it was planning a nationwide protest next weekend despite police forcibly detaining over 1,000 people on Saturday for attending what they said was an illegal march in Moscow to demand free elections....
18:39 2019-08-04

Opposition says 'injustice' will galvanize Istanbul voters The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul says he believes "the injustice" caused by the cancellation of his win in March will galvanize voters in his favor in Sunday's rerun election....
15:13 2019-06-17

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

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

Venezuela Withdraws From Planned Talks With Opposition Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro pulled his government out of this week’s negotiations with the opposition aimed at resolving the country’s political crisis after the Trump administration imposed sweeping sanctions against the Caribbean nation....
04:52 2019-08-08

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run The opposition's candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey's electoral board ruled the initial vote invalid....
15:39 2019-05-22

| Malawi opposition rally against election 'robbery' Malawian opposition supporters have marched through the capital Lilonge and burst into government offices to protest against alleged fraud in elections last month that returned Peter Mutharika as president....
00:26 2019-06-05

Venezuela Opposition Threatened by Embezzlement Allegations Accusations that two opposition activists pilfered tens of thousands of dollars is threatening to become an embarrassment for a coalition that is heavily dependent on funds from private donors and foreign governments....
13:39 2019-06-19

Venezuela's government and opposition to reset talks President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido both signaled in the past days a willingness to return to the negotiating table. The two sides have already met twice in talks hosted by Norway....
05:52 2019-06-30

Cambodian opposition says founder to end exile in November Cambodia’s popular but disbanded opposition party says its self-exiled co-founder will make his long-promised return to the country in early November...
17:52 2019-08-16

Albanian opposition resume protest to oust PM Albanian opposition supporters rallied on Monday in their tenth national protest since February to pressure Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit over what they say is election fraud....
00:39 2019-07-09

Apple voices opposition to US tariffs on China Apple is one of several American companies to formally oppose plans by US President Donald Trump to impose tariffs on $300 billion-worth of Chinese-manufactured goods.Devices such as the iPhone famously have ‘Designed by Apple in California, Assembled in China’ on the back, meaning the...
13:26 2019-06-21

AP Interview: Albania PM says opposition ruining EU chances Albanian prime minister says the opposition’s main goal in its ongoing political contest is to disrupt the country’s efforts to launch full membership negotiations with the European Union...
17:13 2019-06-21

Khartoum banks shuttered on second day of opposition strikes Banks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum were closed on Wednesday on the second day of strikes organized by protest and opposition groups to pressure military rulers to cede power to civilians....
00:13 2019-05-30

The Latest: Exit polls: Danish opposition likely to win The Latest on Denmark's general election (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Exit polls in Denmark say that the opposition bloc that includes the center-left Social Democrats will get the most votes in the general election....
23:13 2019-06-05

BJP Is Now Main Opposition In Sikkim, Where It Drew A Blank The BJP has emerged as the main opposition party in Sikkim with at least 10 MLAs of the Sikkim Democratic Front joining the BJP in New Delhi ton Tuesday. The mass exit is seen as a big blow for former......
12:00 2019-08-13

Opposition says ‘injustice’ will galvanize Istanbul voters The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul says he believes “the injustice” caused by the cancellation of his win in March will galvanize voters in his favor in Sunday’s rerun election...
17:13 2019-06-17

EU, US urge Albania’s opposition to keep protests peaceful The European Union, the United States and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country’s political deadlock...
20:13 2019-05-25

Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker to appear in court away from capital The court appearance of a Zimbabwean opposition politician facing up to 20 years in jail was moved hundreds of kilometers away from the capital, where supporters had gathered outside a court on Wednesday in protest....
18:26 2019-07-10

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - June 19 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:00 2019-06-19

German press mulls resignation of SPD chief Andrea Nahles The German press has been pondering the fate of Andrea Nahles after her decision to quit as Social Democrat leader. Newspapers speculated on the future of the ruling coalition and the possibility of a general election....
01:52 2019-06-03

‘Press Your Luck’ game show ‘scandal’ back in the spotlight “Press Your Luck” returns Tuesday night on ABC — 35 years after its infamous “scandal” when unemployed ice cream truck driver Michael Larson, wearing a thrift-store sports coat, won more than $110,000 in a seemingly random fashion. James Holzhauer’s recent 33-game run on “Jeopardy!” has turned...
05:52 2019-06-11

| Norway draft in towering press officer to prepare for Renard Norway have drafted in their towering male press officer to help prepare for the looming figure of French star Wendie Renard in their World Cup Group A showdown....
18:26 2019-06-11

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - June 13 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:13 2019-06-13

Giuliani meets with former diplomat as he continues to press Ukraine inquiries President Trump’s personal lawyer has been seeking to sow doubts about the origins of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election....
05:39 2019-05-25

German press reflects on resignation of SPD chief Andrea Nahles The German press has been pondering the fate of Andrea Nahles after her decision to quit as Social Democrat leader. Newspapers speculated on the future of the ruling coalition and the possibility of a general election....
17:39 2019-06-03

Deutsche Bank shares slump further as fallout from bad press continues Investors complain shares are worth less than a pack of cigarettes after 40% slump in 10 monthsDeutsche Bank shares slid to fresh lows as its boss announced “tough cutbacks” for the investment bank following a fraught year of money laundering allegations, failed merger talks, and lawsuits by Donald ...
15:26 2019-05-24

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - July 23 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:26 2019-07-23

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - July 8 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:13 2019-07-08

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - June 7 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:13 2019-06-07

Unions lobby investors to press Amazon over UK working conditions GMB tells shareholders that warehouse workers endure targets that cause sufferingTrade unions are lobbying City investors to put pressure on Amazon to improve conditions for its workers in the UK.At a meeting at the TUC’s head office this month the GMB union made presentations, including one from an...
15:52 2019-05-21

Sudan protesters begin 2-day strike to press ruling military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders have launched a two-day general strike to press the ruling military to hand over power to a civilian-led authority. Wajdi Saleh, a negotiator for the protesters, says they resorted to holding the strike after negotiations with the military council...
11:39 2019-05-28

Press union: Turkey think tank study is 'blacklisting document' The list mostly targets foreign media, including DW, for alleged bias against the Turkish government. The journalists' union has said that the list is another method of intimidation being used by Ankara....
22:26 2019-07-07

'The View' hosts press Harris on Biden criticism: 'I don't want to see you all cannibalizing each other' Multiple hosts on 'The View' pressed the California senator on what they suggested were unnecessary attacks on front-runner and former Vice President Joe Biden....
23:00 2019-07-12

Watch everything from ASUS' Computex 2019 press event in ten minutes! ASUS crammed in an awful lot of press, gaming enthusiasts and their own execs to celebrate 30 years in the business, as well as its latest range of laptops, phones, routers and more. While the ZenBook Pro Duo, a dual-screen laptop that holds on t......
15:52 2019-05-28

Euroclear to press ahead with blockchain pilot for commercial paper Securities house Euroclear said on Wednesday it would push ahead with building a pilot blockchain-based platform for issuing and settling commercial paper transactions used by companies to grease the wheels of the economy....
09:00 2019-06-19

Leaked press renders give us our first look at the upcoming Fitbit Versa 2 Not many smartwatches have held a candle to the Apple Watch in terms of sales or notoriety since its debut in 2015. That hasn’t stopped countless vendors from attempting to compete with the behemoth that is Apple, but few have had any real success. One of those few is Fitbit, which finally ret...
03:52 2019-08-02

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - June 3 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:52 2019-06-03

Exclusive: Thiem slams Serena's 'bad personality' after press conference row "Dominic Thiem has accused Serena Williams of showing a \"bad personality\" after his Roland Garros press conference was pulled to accomodate the American veteran."...
19:13 2019-06-02

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - July 3 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:52 2019-07-03

‘The president's insane’: book by CNN's Jim Acosta charts Trump war on press Reporter credits Bannon for ‘enemy of the people’ lineUse of unnamed sources may reignite battle with presidentDonald Trump’s war with the US press began as an act in the absence of effective Democratic opposition then spiraled out of control, according to an eagerly awaited new book by one of the c...
06:01 2019-05-26

Republicans press Pence for answers on 'send her back' chant Republican members are expressing shock and discomfort over the “send her back” chants that erupted during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday night, with even some members of House GOP leadership conveying their concerns to Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday.During a breakfast meeting with ...
22:26 2019-07-18

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - July 12 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
11:26 2019-07-12

Jeremy Corbyn should press for a referendum, not an election | Hugo Dixon If Labour can win enough support to change the law, Boris Johnson would be forced to ask the EU for more timeJeremy Corbyn shouldn’t fall into the trap of giving Boris Johnson an election. Unless, that is, he is pretty confident of winning it and, on the basis of the latest polls, Labour needs an el...
01:52 2019-08-11

House Judiciary leaders press for answers in Epstein death The leaders of the House Judiciary Committee wrote to the Federal Bureau of Prisons on Monday, pushing for answers in the weekend death of financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was being held in a New York jail on sex trafficking charges.Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.), the committee’s chairman, and Rep. Doug C...
05:13 2019-08-13

Trump says Press Secretary Sanders to leave White House WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the month. President Donald Trump announced the news on Twitter Wednesday. He says Sanders will be returning to her home state of Arkansas and has not immediately named a successor. San...
23:39 2019-06-13

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - July 16 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:13 2019-07-16

Hong Kong leader to press on with extradition bill despite protests Hong Kong's chief executive has promised to move forward with a controversial extradition bill that it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
07:52 2019-06-10

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - July 9 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:00 2019-07-09

Melania Trump’s spokeswoman to be next White House press secretary First lady Melania Trump announced Tuesday that her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, would replace outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. “I am pleased to announce @StephGrisham45 will be the next @PressSec & Comms Director! She has been with us since 2015 – @POTUS & I can...
22:26 2019-06-27

Canada sends delegation to China to press for release of citizens Canada has sent a parliamentary delegation to China to press for the release of two Canadian citizens formally arrested for espionage last week, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Tuesday....
17:39 2019-05-21

The Latest: Senators press feds on response to Native safety ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on federal legislation aimed at addressing violence against Native American women (all times local): 4 p.m. Lawmakers are pressing the Trump administration to respond with urgency in addressing violence against Native American women and children after two official...
02:26 2019-06-20

Christen Press responds to criticism over partnership with Barstool Sports USA star posted video to Barstool’s official Instagram accountBarstool has history of crude humour and sexist jokesUSA star Christen Press has responded to questions about her involvement with Barstool Sports, a website with a history of misogyny. Press linked up with Barstool during the US women’s ...
15:01 2019-07-21

Trump and May hold joint press conference – video highlights The US president criticises Sadiq Khan and Jeremy Corbyn while backing Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt as candidates to be next prime minister. Speaking at a joint press conference with May, Trump said she deserved 'a lot of credit' for her work on BrexitTrump says he turned down Corbyn's request to m...
02:26 2019-06-05

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - June 17 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:39 2019-06-17

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - July 10 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:52 2019-07-10

Xbox E3 2019: The 16 biggest announcements and trailers from the press conference Microsoft promised a big show for E3 2019, and for the most part, it delivered. Over 60 games were shown off during the media briefing on Sunday afternoon, including more than a dozen first-party titles. Rather than recap the show in its entirety (you can always go rewatch the stream), I’ve de...
09:00 2019-06-10

Russia to press ahead with release of captive whales despite outcry Russian research scientists defended the way they released eight whales back into the wild last week and said on Thursday they would release scores more of the captive animals in the same way despite anger from environmental groups....
20:52 2019-07-04

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - July 11 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:00 2019-07-11

Mark Levin’s press-bashing book No. 1 — 3 days before its release It won’t be available until Tuesday, but conservative radio and TV host Mark Levin’s new book condemning the liberal media as an “army of bashers” is already Amazon’s top seller, knocking off shock jock Howard Stern’s biography....
18:52 2019-05-21

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - June 5 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:52 2019-06-05

190719 'I'm not everyone's cup of tea': Steve Bruce's first Newcastle press conference – video Newly appointed Newcastle boss Steve Bruce is quietly confident he will do a good job at the club despite admitting he is "not everyone's cup of tea."The 58-year-old, who has succeeded Rafael Benítez, was speaking at his first Newcastle United press conference.His appointment has been criticised by ...
16:26 2019-07-19

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - June 20 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:26 2019-06-20

Watch the EA Play E3 2019 press conference live stream right here Electronic Arts is once again kicking off E3 a weekend of livestreams and press conferences with its EA PLAY event on Saturday, June 8th at 9:15 AM PT / 12:15 PM ET from the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. The publisher is mixing it up this year by breaking the event down into six 30 minute segm...
18:52 2019-06-08

Progressives press Dem leaders to avoid divisive fight over Israel Senior progressive Democrats are urging House leaders to abandon plans to vote on a contentious measure in support of Israel next week, just as tensions within the caucus had temporarily faded into the background.A small group of Democrats, including leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, ...
02:39 2019-07-17

Australian police dig up garden in search for missing U.S. woman Australian police investigating the disappearance of a U.S. woman said on Saturday they fear she has been killed and began digging up the front garden of her Brisbane home....
14:13 2019-06-08

ABC headquarters in Sydney raided by Australian federal police Broadcaster’s managing director says raid over 2017’s The Afghan Files series ‘raises legitimate concerns over freedom of the press’The Australian federal police are raiding the ABC offices in Sydney over a series of articles the broadcaster ran in 2017 into the clandestine operations of Australian ...
08:39 2019-06-05

| Brumbies playing for Australian pride in quarter-finals The Brumbies are the only side left flying the Australian flag in Super Rugby and coach Dan McKellar says the team will be playing for national pride in the quarter-finals....
09:13 2019-06-16

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, two rare-earth mineral-processing companies announced a new jo...
16:26 2019-05-26

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia for terminally ill Terminally ill Australians will be able to end their lives with the help of a doctor after the state of Victoria passed historic assisted dying legislation. Under the new law — a first for Australia — people living in Victoria who have been deemed terminally ill will be able to ask their...
22:13 2019-06-19

Australian student held a week, released by NKorea An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea arrived Thursday in Tokyo, after saying to reporters "very good" before leaving Beijing but without saying what happened. (July 4)        ...
22:26 2019-07-04

Budweiser's Australian Beer Sale Leaves Little Bitterness Budweiser parent Anheuser-Busch has sold one of its most lucrative subsidiaries in its effort to reduce a $103 billion debt pile. But the prospect of a higher valuation for the remaining Asian business and less exposure to the volatile Aussie dollar limits the downside for the world’s largest brewer...
03:52 2019-07-23

Half-naked Australian man fights off intruder with didgeridoo An Australian dad dressed in his underpants — and armed with nothing more than a didgeridoo — chased an intruder who broke into his home, holding him at bay until fully clothed cops arrived. “I’ve noticed I run faster naked — semi-naked anyway,” Adelaide man Kym Abrook, 52, told Ni...
16:26 2019-06-05

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
08:00 2019-05-22

Margaret Fulton Brought the World to the Australian Table It’s hard to overstate the cultural impact of the prolific Australian author, who propelled nearly an entire generation toward more open-minded cooking....
17:52 2019-07-31

Australian MasterChef judge apologises for £4.5m staff underpayment A judge on the Australian version of TV show MasterChef has apologised after a probe found he had underpaid hundreds of restaurant staff by nearly AU$8 million (£4.5 million) over six years....
16:52 2019-07-18

North Korea: Released Australian Student Was Spying SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward the North. Pyongyang’s official Korean Centra...
16:26 2019-07-06

Australian police 'baffled' by Belgian teen's disappearance An 18-year-old Belgian backpacker has gone missing from the coastal holiday town of Byron Bay in Australia. Police said his disappearance is "out of character" and homicide has not been ruled out....
09:00 2019-06-17

Concern for Australian citizen jailed without charge in Vietnam Van Kham Chau, 70, has been held for six months on treason charges and denied a lawyerHuman rights groups and relatives have expressed concern for the wellbeing of a 70-year-old Australian citizen who has been imprisoned in Vietnam for six months without charge.Van Kham Chau, who fled to Sydney from...
13:13 2019-07-23

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack 'will not stop' until her name is cleared Jack faces four-year ban from sport after failing drug testSwimming Australia has been ‘nothing but supportive’Shayna Jack emerged from more nearly five hours of talks with Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority officials vowing to “leave no stone unturned” in the fight to clear her name after fail...
19:39 2019-08-02

Australian cardinal won't fight sentence if he loses appeal An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s....
13:13 2019-05-27

Australian cardinal won’t fight sentence if he loses appeal SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s. The 77-year-old Pell — the most senior Catholic convicted of sex abuse — was sente...
11:13 2019-05-27

N.Korea: Australian student was spying, spreading propaganda North Korea says an Australian student who was released after being detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and committed espionage by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward the North...
12:52 2019-07-06

Near-naked Australian man stops intruder by wielding didgeridoo An Australian man woken up by an intruder in his home chased the suspect off his property only in his underpants and held him at bay until police arrived armed only with a didgeridoo....
19:00 2019-06-05

| Ecstatic Australian conservatives bask in election glory Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison basked in the glow of a "miracle" election victory that sparked praise from the US president, soul searching on the left and speculation about what policies he will pursue....
17:39 2019-05-21

U.S. Currency Climbs Against Australian Dollar After RBA Signals Possible Rate Cut The dollar strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by gains against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia cleared the path to an interest-rate cut in June....
23:26 2019-05-21

Australian medical booking app taken to court for doctoring reviews An Australian regulator has sued the maker of the country's biggest doctor-booking software app, accusing it of deleting negative reviews and selling the personal details of 135,000 people to health insurers without properly informing them....
16:13 2019-08-08

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

Ex-soldier David Hurley becomes Australian governor-general CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Former soldier David Hurley has been sworn in as Australia’s governor-general a day before Parliament resumes for the first time since the May election. Hurley represents Queen Elizabeth II, who is Australia’s constitution head of state. He will officiate on Tu...
07:39 2019-07-01

Police: Australian man arrested with $140M in meth after crash A man has been arrested by Australian police with nearly 600 pounds of methamphetamine in his truck after he allegedly crashed into two police cars parked out front a police station....
17:26 2019-07-23

Australian musicians band together to invest in solar farms Exclusive: Midnight Oil, Cloud Control, Vance Joy and Regurgitator join FEAT., a new platform encouraging their industry to back sustainabilityIn the spring of 2017, immediately after the release of the Australian band Cloud Control’s third album, Zone, the band’s keyboard player, Heidi Lenffer, was...
02:26 2019-06-04

Australian government, spooks, and industry all on different cyber pages Views on civilian cybersecurity's future differ widely, but does the Morrison government, and Minister Dutton in particular, have the clarity and clue to sort out the 'train smash' of legislation?...
08:52 2019-08-02

The Latest: Trump starts summit dining with Australian PM President Donald Trump has kicked off a series of meetings with international leaders at the Group of 20 summit by dining with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison...
18:52 2019-06-27

The Australian Student Detained in North Korea Has Been Released (CANBERRA, Australia) — An Australian student was released Thursday after a week in detention in North Korea and flew to Beijing, where he described his condition to reporters as “very good.” Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced to Parliament that Alek Sigley, ...
08:39 2019-07-04

Former Australian tennis champion Peter McNamara dead at 64 His death at his home in Germany from prostate cancer was confirmed by David Law, a family friend and tennis commentator, on behalf of McNamara’s wife Petra....
14:13 2019-07-22

Australian student released from North Korea says he's 'very good' An Australian student who was detained in North Korea was freed and safely left the country on Thursday, after Swedish officials helped broker his release....
14:00 2019-07-04

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country’s Outback has been jailed for 10 years. Marcus Allyn Keith Martin had pleaded guilty in the District Court of Cairns, in the north of Queensland state, to charges of...
06:00 2019-05-29

Australian model sentenced for assaulting flight attendant Australian model Adau Mornyang was sentenced Monday in Los Angeles for slapping a flight attendant and going on an obscene tirade during a flight.       ...
00:39 2019-07-16

Australian National University hit by huge data breach Vice-chancellor says hack involved personal and payroll details going back 19 yearsThe Australian National University is in damage control after discovering a major data breach a fortnight ago in which a “significant” amount of staff and student information was accessed by a “sophisticated operator”...
16:00 2019-06-04

Defence gives Penten AU$2.2m to up Australian Army's cyber capability The Canberra-based startup has also been provided with funding to develop a cyber-management capability and enhance the Army's security countermeasures....
06:26 2019-07-08

Former Australian army lawyer in court over leak to media CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former Australian army lawyer charged with leaking secret documents to journalists says his prosecution is not about protecting national security but concealing “a national shame.” David William McBride made his first appearance in the Australian Capital Terr...
05:13 2019-06-13

Australian student released from detention in North Korea Australia's prime minister said Alek Sigley was "safe and well" after being released from North Korea. It was the first time an official confirmed the 29-year-old had been detained since he went missing last week....
11:52 2019-07-04

KKR buying Australian Tim Tam cookie maker from Campbell for $2.2 billion KKR & Co said it is buying Campbell Soup Co's Australian snacks unit Arnott's Biscuits that will give it ownership of top-selling cookie brands such as Tim Tam, in a deal local media reported was worth $2.2 billion....
07:39 2019-07-24

Australian Model, 25, Sentenced To Probation In Air Rage Incident An Australian model who assaulted a flight attendant and hurled obscenities while apparently drunk on a flight from Australia to Los Angeles was sentenced on Monday to three years' probation....
03:39 2019-07-16

Australian government set to secure support for $110 billion tax cut plan Australia's conservative government looked set to secure the required support on Thursday to pass A$158 billion ($110.47 billion) worth of tax cuts over the next decade, a fillip to an economy that is threatening to stall....
04:26 2019-07-04

Australian Kerry Robertson the 1st to die under state's assisted suicide law Kerry Robertson, a 61-year-old Australian woman who fought metastatic breast cancer for 10 years, has become the first person to die under Victoria state's Voluntary Assisted Dying Act....
18:13 2019-08-05

Missing Australian student released by North Korea Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who went missing in North Korea last week, has been released and safely arrived in China on Thursday afternoon....
08:39 2019-07-04

LaMelo Ball, 17, signs with Australian team to prep for NBA SYDNEY (AP) — American teenager LaMelo Ball has signed with the Illawarra Hawks for the upcoming National Basketball League season, the second top U.S. prospect to join the Australian league under its Next Stars Program. The 17-year-old guard is rated as one of the best U.S. high school basketball p...
05:00 2019-06-18

Top Australian banks join IBM, Scentre in blockchain project Australia's top three banks said on Thursday they have agreed to partner with IBM and shopping mall owner Scentre Group to test blockchain technology to digitise bank guarantees....
04:39 2019-07-04

Australian swimmer in podium protest against Chinese rival Australian swimmer Mack Horton has reignited his feud with Chinese swimming star Sun Yang -- and most of China -- by refusing to share the podium with his longtime rival....
14:26 2019-07-22

Tendulkar Sues Australian Bat Maker Over AUD 2 Million In Royalties Sachin Tendulkar accused the bat manufacturer of using his name and image to promote products and then failing to pay him AUD 2 million in royalties....
09:39 2019-06-14

Australian Navy Pilots Were Hit With Lasers on the South China Sea Australian navy helicopter pilots were reportedly hit with laser beams from fishing boats during a recent military exercise on the South China Sea, leading experts to believe they were being monitored by Chinese maritime militia on the disputed waters. The pilots were “followed at a discreet d...
13:52 2019-05-29

Beyond the runway: six Australian fashion labels doing things differently Fashion’s business model is neither sustainable nor ethical in a world of depleted resources. So designers are thinking againAustralian fashion week is in full swing in Sydney. Models stomping down the Carriageworks runways in bikinis and tiny dresses, editors in precarious heels rushing between sho...
16:26 2019-05-21

Australian Cardinal Pell appeals child sex convictions The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago as hundreds of worshippers streamed from Masses....
03:00 2019-06-05

North Korea Says Freed Australian Student Had Been Spying North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spying acts" through his work with foreign media....
22:13 2019-07-06

Australian police link bones to French backpacker Police in Australia say DNA testing has identified the remains of missing French backpacker Erwan Ferrieux. Fears were raised after his rental car was found abandoned near a popular surf beach in February....
18:13 2019-07-15

'We're absolutely committed' to the budget surplus, says Australian treasurer Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says there is a "plan" to grow the country's economy amid headwinds faced both internationally and domestically....
11:52 2019-05-22

Windfarm operators taken to court over South Australian blackout Australian Energy Regulator alleges operators failed to ensure continuity of supply Australia’s energy regulator has launched court action against four windfarm operators, alleging they failed to meet performance requirements during 2016’s statewide South Australian blackout.About 850,000 homes lost...
06:26 2019-08-07

Australian Student Is Missing in North Korea, His Family Says The family said that it had not heard in days from Alek Sigley, 29, who has offered a close look at his life inside the reclusive North on social media....
20:26 2019-06-27

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a victory for behind-the-scenes diplomacy with Pyongyang....
14:13 2019-07-04

3 Sunni Muslims imprisoned for firebombing Australian mosque Three Sunni Muslim men have been sentenced to prison terms of 16 and 22 years on convictions including engaging in a terror act by burning down a Shiite mosque in the Australian city of Melbourne three years ago...
12:52 2019-07-24

Prominent Russian opposition figure Navalny arrested again Alexei Navalny, Russia’s most prominent opposition figure, has been detained by police and his lawyer says he has been charged with unlawfully organizing a public gathering...
16:26 2019-07-24

Opposition leader's body returning to Congo for funeral The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president....
16:39 2019-05-30

Maduro Representatives, Opposition Discussed Early Elections Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s top lieutenants discussed the possibility of early presidential elections in talks with the opposition in Norway this week, according to people familiar with the talks....
08:00 2019-05-31

Venezuelan blackout eases in some areas; opposition rallies Venezuela’s opposition seeks to harness anger over a massive blackout that deepened hardship nationwide, but turnout at opposition rally is relatively modest...
21:39 2019-07-23

Moscow rally aims to get opposition candidates on the ballot About 1,000 people are rallying in Moscow to support opposition candidates looking to run for the local legislature in a second day of protests in the Russian capital...
20:39 2019-07-15

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party. Former prime minister Nechirvan Barzani will follow his uncle Masoud Barzani in office. The elder Barzani resigned in November 2017 after a failed bi...
16:39 2019-05-28

Thai court accepts complaints against PM, opposition leaders Thailand’s Constitutional Court has accepted complaints against the prime minister and two opposition party leaders in cases that could see them disqualified from office...
15:26 2019-07-19

VP Pence says he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Guaido U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido by phone on Wednesday and called again for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to go....
00:13 2019-05-30

Thai PM faces first opposition challenge as he sets out plans Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha faced opposition questions in parliament for the first time on Thursday as the former junta leader set out his government's plans....
07:26 2019-07-25

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture and computers to block the ratification of interim Prime Minister Jean-Michel Lapin. Dozens of protesters gathered outside Parliament on Thursday to s...
02:00 2019-05-31

"Kapalabhati For 10 Years": Ramdev's Stress-Relief Tip For Opposition Soon after Narendra Modi took oath as Prime Minister again for a second consecutive term on Thursday, yoga guru Ramdev took a potshot at opposition leaders and said that they should practice......
06:13 2019-05-31