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Time is right for the selection panel overhaul following Mark Waugh’s decision to step down

THE decision by Mark Waugh to step down from the national selection panel when his contract expires in August gives Cricket Australia a chance to …

Australian Cricket

Watch: Laurel or Yanny? The White House posted a video and you’ll never guess what Donald Trump hears

The White House posted a video including various members of the Trump administration.<p>After taking on the challenge of settling some of the world’s …

Donald Trump

Malcolm Turnbull backs new rules to end dual citizenship circus but shirks referendum

A parliamentary committee has strongly recommended the issue be put to the Australian people.

Brisbane

Cricket will find itself bumped from the main station

Not only has Seven managed to snare the Summer of Cricket, the broadcaster still holds the rights to the Australian Open for one more year.<p>The tennis …

Australian Open (Tennis)

Are electric cars worse for the environment?

Crunch the numbers, and it looks like all those subsidies might be counterproductive.<p>If you believe the headlines, traditional automobiles are speeding toward a dead end. All those V8s, V6s and turbocharged vehicles we’ve grown to love will soon be replaced by squadrons of clean, whisper-quiet, …

Electric Vehicles

To get conservative climate contrarians to really listen, try speaking their language

It’s a well-studied fact that facts don’t speak for themselves. This is especially apparent with climate change. Some brilliant studies in the past …

Climate

Melbourne CBD shut down as tens of thousands march in union protest

Thousands of workers have shut down part of Melbourne’s CBD, saying the federal coalition can keep its slated tax cuts for low-and middle-income workers.<p>Wednesday’s march was part of a nationwide “Change the Rules” union campaign to demand better pay and work conditions.<p>The latest action comes …

Australia

Trump is now as sick of Rudy Giuliani as he is of everybody else

<b>(CNN) —</b> The arc of Donald Trump's universe is short and it bends toward annoyance.<p>Witness Rudy Giuliani.<p>The former New York City mayor has only been on the job as a member of the President's legal team for 19 days and, already, the big guy is starting to chafe.<p>Here's CNN's Kaitlan Collins, Kevin …

Donald Trump

Jupiter And Venus Are Warping Earth's Orbit, And It's Linked to Major Climate Events

We are caught in a loop.<p>If you ever get the feeling that we're going around in circles, you're right, but the cosmic holding pattern we're stuck in …

Earth Science

Severe Weather Ahead: She's Predicting the Next Climate Crisis

In Cape Town, the residents brace for “Day Zero” in late August when the taps could run dry. Further north, in the Sahel, drought has prematurely …

Climate Change

Government 'butt-squad' to chase billions in criminal tobacco fraud

And a new multi-agency Tobacco Taskforce, to be formally announced in the budget on Tuesday, will crack down on criminal gangs and organised crime …

Tobacco

Cricket Australia: Is Justin Langer the man to lead a cultural shift?

There are few cricketers in the history of game who could genuinely boast to be on the same level of toughness and grit as Justin Langer.<p>The former …

Cricket

Man who opened fire on Sutherland Springs shooter honored at NRA convention

<b>DALLAS --</b> The Texas man who grabbed his rifle and ran barefoot across the street to open fire on a gunman who slaughtered 26 people in a church in …

Guns

CNN’s Don Lemon Discusses Calling Out Trump’s Lies and ‘Racist’ Behavior at Variety Summit

Don Lemon has drawn a thin blue line when it comes to covering the Trump administration: He’s unfollowed the president on Twitter.<p>The longtime CNN …

Donald Trump

WATCH: New Oz coach escaped 2004 'cheating' scandal

2018-05-03 13:03<p>Justin Langer (File)<p>Cape Town - <b>Justin Langer</b> has vowed to fix the scandal-hit Australian cricket team's behaviour and win back …

Sri Lanka

Ban assault weapons, buy them back, go after resisters: Ex-prosecutor in Congress

Ban assault weapons and buy them back. It might cost $15 billion, but we can afford it. Consider it an investment in our most important right, the right to live.<p>Gary Jackson never stood a chance.<p>Gary was 28 and working as a security guard at a taco truck in Oakland, Calif., in 2009 when he saw …

Guns

Here’s what Mrs Turnbull really thought about that comment

But Malcolm Turnbull reckons his wife Lucy was pretty flattered by French President Emmanuel Macron describing her as “delicious”.<p>The Prime Minister …

Australia

AFL goalkicking continues to be under scrutiny as league accuracy falls to its worst since 1990

THEY’RE the numbers that confirm what we’re all seeing on the field.<p>Goalkicking is as wayward in the AFL as it has been in decades.<p>As of the end of …

Australia

Bill Morrow slams the door and kicks the dog as he prepares to log off from his dud NBN

The CEO of the NBN Corporation now admits that the government is to blame for Australia's slow internet speeds, writes Laurie Patton. read now...

Net Neutrality

In cringe-worthy speech, Trump tells Paralympians they were ‘tough to watch’

An address intending to praise, but that instead insulted the elite athletes.<p>In what should have been an easy bit of positive PR for the White House …

Donald Trump

Here’s How the Evidence Changed a Climate Change Skeptic’s Mind

Scientists on Arctic sea ice in the Chukchi Sea, surrounded by melt ponds, July 4, 2010.<br>Image:NASA/Kathryn Hansen<p><b>Scientists have known for a long</b> …

Global Warming

Odd items on KFC’s first Aussie menu

The pack, containing nine pieces of the Colonel’s Secret Recipe chicken, sold for a very reasonable $1.59. A bucket of nine pieces of chicken today …

Australia

Antioxidant found to wind back the clock on blood vessel function by up to 20 years

Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new …

Wellness

Turnbull 'punching' China in face: Rudd

Kevin Rudd has accused Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of 'punching' China in the face and taking a flamethrower to Australia's relationship with …

China

David Warner’s brother-in-law charged with allegedly smashing paparazzo’s car windscreen

DAVID Warner’s brother-in-law has been charged after allegedly smashing the car window of controversial paparazzo Jayden Seyfarth with a shovel.<p>Tim …

Paparazzi

Victorian govt to give energy customers $50 cash bonus

Victorians will be able to claim a fifty dollar handout from the government, for logging into an energy plan comparing website from July. Customers …

Customers

The text that ended Tiger Wood’s lie

IN NOVEMBER 2009 Tiger Woods’s life fell apart.<p>He was the world’s number 1 golfer, with a beautiful wife and a squeaky clean family image. But he was …

Golf

Teenage pair charged over Melbourne fatal hit-and-run crash

A teenager has appeared in court, charged over a hit-and-run in Melbourne's eastern suburbs that killed two people.<p>Boronia man Eric Victorsen, 19, …

Crime

Theft of $1.2M in fajitas results in 50-year prison sentence

A former juvenile justice department employee from Texas was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison after being convicted of stealing $1.2 million in fajitas with county funds.<p>Gilberto Escamilla, 53, pleaded guilty to theft by a public servant, the Brownsville Herald reported.<p>“It was selfish. It …

Crime

We can rewrite the way we play: Tim Paine promises to rebuild trust in Australian cricket

The Australian Test captain pledged to embark on a new era of “respectful” cricket and rebuild public trust after the ball-tampering …