The foreign affairs department had no idea Julie Bishop was taking a job with one of Australia’s biggest foreign aid contractors until it was publicly announced, internal documents show. Documents obtained
Stephen Miller wants to slash the number of refugees allowed in the U.S. The Pentagon is fighting back.
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is fighting against proposals by White House officials to drastically cut the number of refugees allowed into the U.S., and has called for reserving visas for Iraqis who risked
Day Zero is pending in at least a dozen Australian country towns stretching from the northern state of Queensland – known for its sprawling banana plantations and tropical heatwaves – to the state of South
Mario Terruso's death is being investigated by the state office of the attorney general. A New Jersey man who died in custody this week pleaded for water and coughed up blood as staff at a county jail
At the United Nations’ crunch climate change summit on Monday world leaders will be asked to commit to ramping up efforts to tackle climate change and limit global emissions. But in an unusual move the
Donald Trump suggests China 'a threat to the world' while praising Scott Morrison as a 'man of titanium'
Donald Trump has declared China is a threat to the world “in a sense” and raised the spectre of Australia joining a coalition of military action against Iran as he characterised his ally Scott Morrison,
The House just passed a groundbreaking bill that would restore legal rights to millions of American workers and consumers. Lawmakers voted 225-186 Friday to pass the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal
Scott Morrison has used his opening speeches in the United States to emphasise the shared values between Australia and America and attempt to land a nuanced message on trade – highlighting the importance
Rudy Giuliani acknowledged on Thursday that he had asked top Ukrainian officials to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, an admission that comes as Capitol Hill Democrats investigate whether President
President Donald Trump made a pledge to a foreign leader that a U.S. intelligence official found so concerning, they filed a formal whistleblower complaint about the president, according to a new report.
The Australian government has awarded a $9.9m contract to Serco to run a program helping return non-citizens to their home countries, a service already being provided by the UN. The contract was awarded
Federal inspectors make regular visits to the nation’s slaughterhouses where they do quality control, test for diseases, and look out for unsafe slaughter practices that might result in contaminated meat.
A Queensland bushwalker has said he had to “carry his leg” as he crawled for two days to safety after it “clean snapped in half” in a six-metre fall down a waterfall. Neil Parker, 54, fractured his leg
A crack just emerged in the financial markets: The NY Fed spends $53 billion to rescue the overnight lending market
New York (CNN Business) — Borrowing rates skyrocketed on Tuesday in a corner of the markets the public rarely notices but that is critical to the functioning of the global financial system. Read: For second
Weapons companies and major military contractors are spending tens of thousands wining, dining and giving gifts to defence officials, including during negotiations over multibillion-dollar arms deals.