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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 Sydne...

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom

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Australian media demands press freedom law reforms Australia’s three largest media organizations have joined forces to demand press freedom law reforms that would prevent journalists from risking prison for doing their job...
07:34, 06/26/2019

Australian media demands press freedom law reforms CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s three largest media organizations have joined forces to demand press freedom law reforms that would prevent journalists from risking prison for doing their job. New Corp. Australia, Australian Broadcasting...
09:34, 06/26/2019

Australian media giants demand an end to curbs on press freedom Australia's national broadcaster and two biggest newspaper publishers called on the government on Wednesday to protect press freedom, declaring media laws outdated, inconsistent and used by the powerful to keep embarrassing information secret....
08:00, 06/26/2019

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

World Press Freedom Day: 'We have the tools to protect press freedom — we need the will' On World Press Freedom Day, Silvia Chocarro, Head of Protection at ARTICLE 19, the international freedom of expression organization, joins DW Freedom in speaking out on the importance of freedom of speech worldwide....
13:34, 05/03/2019

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappe...
16:51, 06/03/2019

| WATCH: Press freedom under spotlight in Australia Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information, authorities and lawmakers said, as police appeared to broaden the scope of their investigation after raids on two media organisations....
14:00, 06/06/2019

In France, media worry about press freedom Numerous journalists have been charged with revealing state secrets and questioned by France's intelligence services. French media fear that press freedom is at risk under President Emmanuel Macron....
17:00, 06/25/2019

World Press Freedom Day: Jailed for a painting Zehra Doğan, a Kurdish journalist and artist, was sentenced to nearly three years in jail for a painting but was determined to continue sharing stories....
05:17, 05/03/2019

Three proposals for a sustainable strengthening of press freedom May 3rd is World Press Freedom Day - but in 2019, freedom of the press continues to have a hard time. Still no reason to bury your head in the sand, says Ines Pohl, DW's editor-in-chief....
09:51, 05/03/2019

10 'most urgent' global press freedom cases, May 2019 Deutsche Welle, as part of the One Free Press Coalition, is using its global reach to spotlight journalists under attack around the world. From Tanzania to Nicaragua, here are 10 most urgent cases in May....
14:17, 05/03/2019

The Freedom of the Press Is Enshrined in the First Amendment—But What That Means Has Changed The United Nations recognizes May 3 as World Press Freedom Day, and this year’s theme is “Media for Democracy, Journalism, and Elections in Times of Disinformation” — a choice meant to encourage discussions of the challenges f...
19:34, 05/03/2019

Opinion: 3 proposals for a sustainable strengthening of press freedom May 3 is World Press Freedom Day — but in 2019, freedom of the press continues to have a hard time. Still no reason to bury your head in the sand, says Ines Pohl, DW's editor-in-chief....
13:34, 05/03/2019

These Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Cases of Threats to Press Freedom Around the World A freelance reporter missing in Tanzania, a newspaper editor facing censorship in South Sudan and two journalists detained in Nicaragua are all among those on this month’s list of the 10 Most Urgent threats to press freedom. The list — re...
15:00, 05/01/2019

DW hands historic CD to Greek president on Press Freedom Day Peter Limbourg, DW Director General, has presented Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos with a special gift during a trip to Athens: a new CD featuring DW broadcasts from the time of the military dictatorship in Greece....
13:34, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Press freedom eludes Myanmar despite journalists' release The release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar is a joyous occasion, but the presidential pardon does not mean that press freedom has been established in the Southeast Asian country, says DW's Rodion Ebbighausen....
14:17, 05/07/2019

Firings at Russia's Kommersant newspaper prompt press freedom concerns After reporting on a possible political shake-up in Moscow, two respected journalists have been forced to quit a top Russian newspaper. The outlet's editor-in-chief has denied that ownership had a role in the firings....
04:34, 05/22/2019

The Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar Is a Victory for Press Freedom. But the War on Truth Isn’t Over The two figures were first spotted by a photographer who arrived early on the scene, with a telephoto lens through the gates of a Yangon prison on May 7. One man’s signature thick-rimmed glasses confirmed it: The award-winning Reuters journalis...
01:00, 05/09/2019

DW's champions of free speech for World Press Freedom Day 2019: Shahidul Alam On World Press Freedom Day 2019, some of DW's champions of free speech speak their minds on the importance of press freedom in the world. Shahidul Alam, a photographer from Bangladesh, is one of them....
09:51, 05/03/2019

DW’s champions of free speech for World Press Freedom Day 2019: Jover Laurio On World Press Freedom Day 2019, some of DW's champions of free speech speak their mind on the importance of press freedom in the world. Jover Laurio, a blogger from the Philippines, is one of them....
16:00, 05/02/2019

Australian opposition wants more details before supporting tax reforms Australia’s main opposition party said on Sunday it wanted more information on the government's tax cuts before committing to supporting the full A$158 billion ($109 billion) package when parliament resumes next month....
05:00, 06/23/2019

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

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó declares 'final phase of Operation Freedom' The leader of Venezuela's opposition, Juan Guaidó, on Tuesday declared "the start of the end of the usurpation," in a dawn address in which he was flanked by men in military fatigues and armored vehicles in the capital Caracas....
12:51, 04/30/2019

Australian press say police raids of news offices have ‘dangerous implications’ Australian police have recently begun to crack down on the leak of confidential information to media outlets in a move that many are calling an affront to press freedom....
21:17, 06/05/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories includes: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals awards in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
02:51, 05/03/2019

Polls open in Australian election; opposition tipped to win CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Polling stations have opened in eastern Australia in elections that are likely to deliver the nation’s sixth prime minister in as many years. Opinion polls suggest the conservative Liberal Party-led coalition will los...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Oculus Quest review: VR freedom comes at a cost If the Oculus Go was an appetizer for truly wireless VR, which is entirely self-contained and doesn't rely on a PC, the Quest is closer to a main course. It's not as immersive as desktop virtual reality, but it's currently the easiest ...
22:17, 04/30/2019

'They go out of their way to cover me inaccurately': Trump hits media on World Press Freedom Day President Donald Trump attacked the media on Friday after being asked about World Press Freedom Day and how he could mend relations between his administration and the Fourth Estate.        ...
02:34, 05/04/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to PM Scott Morrison Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has conceded defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the country’s general election. Shorten made the announcement to supporters of his opposition Labor party late Saturday night in Melbourne. Shorten said...
03:51, 05/19/2019

Australian opposition holds slim lead over government ahead of May 18 election: poll Australia's opposition Labor Party retained a narrow lead over the conservative coalition government, a closely watched poll showed on Monday, while the Labor's leader popularity hit a four-year high days ahead of a general election....
03:34, 05/13/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election....
18:00, 05/18/2019

Unfreedom of the Press review: Mark Levin's Trumpist take on the first amendment The passionate pro-Trump convert’s attack on the mainstream media occasionally sounds like ‘fake news’ itselfAmericans’ distrust of the media is only exceeded by its disdain for Congress. Mark Levin’s latest book won’t do much to rehabilitate journal...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Bella Thorne Calls Out ''Press Hungry'' Mod Sun Over Breakup Drama Bella Thorne and Mod Sun may have called it quits, but they are just getting started as far as feuds go. Nearly a month ago the artists parted ways in what appeared to be an amicable......
05:51, 05/30/2019

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...
20:34, 06/02/2019

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
14:34, 06/10/2019

Nitish Kumar Calls EVM Allegations "Bogus", Says Opposition "Nervous" Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday dubbed the allegations made by Opposition pertaining to the unsecured movement of EVMs in Bihar as "bogus" and added that such statements made by the......
18:34, 05/21/2019

| President calls for opposition to accept Malawi vote result Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has urged opposition parties to accept the outcome of an election clouded by fraud allegations as he was sworn in for a second term....
23:17, 05/28/2019

New York Times CEO Mark Thompson calls Trump's attacks on the press 'stupid' and 'dangerous' "Actually isolating journalists, as a group, not just the Times, but the whole industry, is a really frankly hostile, stupid but also dangerous thing to do," said Mark Thompson, who became president and CEO of The New York Times Company in 2012....
21:17, 06/19/2019

Ex-Clinton press secretary calls McConnell 'amoral' for saying he would fill vacant Supreme Court seat Former Bill Clinton Press Secretary Joe Lockhart called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “amoral” for stating that Republicans would confirm a new Supreme Court justice in 2020 if given the chance....
20:34, 05/29/2019

Sudan's military scraps deal with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) said on Tuesday it canceled all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for snap elections following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to disperse...
04:34, 06/04/2019

Sudan's military scraps agreement with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) will cancel all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition, the council head said in a televised statement, following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to dispe...
02:51, 06/04/2019

Venezuela political crisis deepens as opposition calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro....
15:17, 04/30/2019

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....
13:51, 06/03/2019

‘Freedom Gas?’ ‘Molecules of U.S. Freedom?’ Trump’s Energy Department Unveils New Nicknames for Natural Gas The Department of Energy appears to have a surprising new nickname for natural gas: “freedom gas.” The unexpected new moniker made its debut in a press release issued Tuesday to announce the approval of additional liquified natural gas (L...
22:34, 05/29/2019

Sudan opposition rejects calls for talks as crisis worsens following deadly crackdown Protest leaders in Sudan have rejected calls for talks with the military as the death toll from a brutal armed crackdown on peaceful protestors Monday topped 100....
18:17, 06/06/2019

Trump administration boasts of promoting 'freedom gas' and 'freedom molecules' The Energy Department has coined the terms "freedom gas" and "freedom molecules" to describe its energy export agenda, eliciting derision from critics....
04:17, 05/30/2019

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for strike to force out Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for workers to strike in large numbers Thursday in an effort to force President Nicolas Maduro from power....
19:17, 05/02/2019

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting coup as opposition calls for uprising In a video message, Juan Guaido said he had begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust Maduro and he called on the military to support him.        ...
17:17, 04/30/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 19: Joi, 'Freedom' x Various Artists, 'Freedom' Since today is Juneteenth (in celebration of June 19, 1865, the day the slaves in Texas learned they were freed), I decided to drop a two-fer in the name of freedom. The song is “Freedom” but there are two versions and they’re both getting their due ...
21:34, 06/19/2019

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable for a return to civilian rule, following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir just over a month a...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Calls for Military Uprising, Declaring ‘Final Stage’ of Plan to Oust Maduro Juan Guaidó, the leader of Venezuela’s opposition-held parliament, has taken to the streets of Caracas with a small group of armed soldiers, calling for a military uprising against authoritarian president Nicolás Maduro and declar...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuela President Maduro's officials say government fighting coup attempt as opposition calls for uprising In a video message, Juan Guaido said he had begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust Maduro and he called on the military to support him.        ...
14:17, 04/30/2019

Schumer calls on FDA to review all chemicals used in sunscreen Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday said he’s asking the FDA to review all of the ingredients of sunscreen products to ensure consumers don’t get burned by chemicals that could “seep into the bloodstream.” ​”​There is no doubt ...
22:51, 06/09/2019

NHL expands video review after calls missed in playoffs VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The NHL is expanding its video review process to a format that would have had the potential to alter two notable missed calls during the playoffs — though the rule changes come at a price. The league’s general...
05:17, 06/21/2019

Schumer calls on FCC to review New York’s ‘horrible’ internet speeds ​Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on​ the Federal Communications Commission to ​review ​whether internet providers are providing the broadband speed they're advertising and not ripping off their customers....
00:00, 06/03/2019

Carolina's Ron Brind'Amour calls for expanded video review Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour called for expanded video review following another officiating controversy in the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs....
00:17, 05/17/2019

"Why People Chose BJP": Sachin Pilot Calls For Review Of Rajasthan Loss Congress's Rajasthan chief Sachin Pilot on Wednesday called for a comprehensive review of the party's shocking Lok Sabha election loss in the state barely months after an impressive win in assembly......
01:00, 05/30/2019

Venezuela fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power inside Venezuela.        ...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Officials for Venezuelan President Maduro say government fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power in Venezuela.        ...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Adani mine: emails revealing pressure on CSIRO spark calls to review approval Agency had one afternoon to accept government’s approval of Adani groundwater plan, emails revealEnvironment groups and the Greens have called for the winner of Saturday’s election to review the Adani mine decision, after it emerged pressure was put ...
05:34, 05/14/2019

Stop the press: Mark Levin’s Unfreedom of the Press NYT’s No. 1 for 4th week, 300,000 sold Conservative talker Mark Levin’s gutting of the liberal media’s bias and hate of President Trump in his latest book continues to dominate the New York Times bestseller list, now for a fourth week....
09:00, 06/20/2019

Hannity says calls to jail Trump make U.S. a ‘banana republic.’ Let’s review his tapes on Hillary Clinton. The Fox News host objected to Nancy Pelosi's suggestion that Trump go to prison. But we found 20 instances of Hannity or a guest on his show suggesting the same for the 2016 Democratic nominee for president....
20:00, 06/07/2019

Australian political parties woo Chinese-Australian voters CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Chinese diaspora in Australia are being wooed like never before by political parties who see them as key to winning critical seats that could decide a general election next week. Both Prime Minister Scott Morrison and o...
06:17, 05/08/2019

Streaming Movie Review: ‘A Fortunate Man’ Review: A Danish Engineer Strives for Success Adapted from the Danish author Henrik Pontoppidan’s turn-of-the-20th-century novel “Lucky Per,” the film hoists subtext so high that it surpasses text....
22:34, 05/02/2019

Is it ‘molecules of freedom’ or just natural gas? It’s hard to generate interest in a news release about liquefied natural gas exports, but a high-ranking Trump administration official succeeded by calling the stuff “molecules of U.S. freedom.” Assistant Energy Secretary Steven Win...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Healthcare freedom or free everything? This week, Democrats on the Congressional Ways and Means committee held a hearing on their one-size-fits-all, "Medicare for all" proposal. With this move, they are fully embracing the government takeover of healthcare. The promises of “free” educatio...
19:51, 06/13/2019

'The freedom of motorists is being stripped away' Opinion 12 May, 2019 The introduction of speed limiters into new cars is another example of freedom being stripped away, says Mike Rutherford...
21:17, 05/12/2019

In Baghdad walls come down, ushering freedom in The removal of security walls is transforming the Iraqi capital. In this new, more relaxed atmosphere, women are demanding their place in public space, and mixed marriages have become the "new normal."...
19:34, 06/23/2019

America Now Exports 'Freedom Gas,' Apparently Given our president’s love of nationalistic rhetoric, it would seem to follow that his underlings have adopted the same pure, unleaded America-first jargon....
02:34, 05/30/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Hong Kong's Flickering Hopes for Freedom The government’s retreat in the face of large protests was an unexpected win for the territory’s citizens, but they are unlikely to prevail against Beijing in the long struggle to maintain their rights....
16:34, 06/23/2019

Athletes awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom With Tiger Woods being awarded the honor in 2019, 33 athletes have been given the Presidential Medal of Freedom.        ...
06:00, 05/07/2019

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupi...
10:00, 05/30/2019

Media freedom in the Balkans under attack, monitors say More than a third of all media freedom violations reported across Europe in 2018-2019 occurred in southeastern Europe, with governments being behind a half of them, media freedom monitors said on Wednesday....
00:00, 06/20/2019

Austria's FPÖ Freedom Party: A Turbulent History Chaired by a former Nazi functionary and SS officer more than 60 years ago, the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) has taken a controversial path through the decades. The latest allegations surround corruption....
02:51, 05/19/2019

Amash quits House Freedom Caucus Rep. Justin Amash quit the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Monday night, weeks after becoming the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.The Michigan lawmaker told a CNN reporter that he has “the highest regard for them...
12:17, 06/11/2019

It’s time to talk about the menopause… and freedom at last | Eva Wiseman An equalling out of sex hormones, a woman’s chance to explore her person-ness, the falling away of vanity… Eva detects a gleaming glamourThe menopause comes,” says Kristin Scott Thomas’s character in Fleabag, “and it is the most wonderful fucking thi...
15:51, 05/19/2019

| India rejects critical US religious freedom report India has hit out at a US report saying religious intolerance was growing under its right-wing government, setting off a new spat ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
19:00, 06/23/2019

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 ...
20:00, 06/20/2019

'Pay to play': Officer accused of trading cash for freedom A North Carolina probation officer has been fired over allegations that he had offenders on house arrest pay for additional time outside, saying they had to "pay to play."...
14:34, 05/08/2019

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" t...
21:34, 05/29/2019

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
19:34, 05/27/2019

‘Pay to play’: Officer accused of trading cash for freedom DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina probation officer has been fired over allegations that he had offenders on house arrest pay for additional time outside, saying they had to “pay to play.” The Charlotte Observer reports a state Departm...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Austrian chancellor to meet with Freedom Party chief Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will meet with Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache at 1100 local time to discuss his future, news agency APA said citing sources....
12:51, 05/18/2019

White House touts 'freedom gas' as next critical US export The Department of Energy has said it wants to export "molecules of US freedom" from a new liquefied natural gas project to allies the world over. An official said it was part of the White House's "America First" agenda....
07:17, 05/30/2019

Photojournalist Shawkan: How to explain the repression of freedom of expression On World Press Freedom Day, Egyptian photojournalist Shawkan writes about his experience in 'half-day imprisonment' following his release from jail and the need for states to protect freedom of expression....
13:34, 05/03/2019

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 ...
12:34, 06/21/2019

Europeans Have Just Three Months Left to Experience the Freedom of a Chevy V8 Bad news, Europe; you’re about to lose two examples of American V8 aggression as GM claims the new European Union emissions regulations are forcing it to stop selling its 6.2-liter V8 Chevy Corvette and Camaro....
22:51, 06/10/2019

Pompeo: U.S. will 'guarantee freedom of navigation' in Strait of Hormuz U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is willing to take necessary measures against Iran to ensure safe passage in the Strait of Hormuz....
20:00, 06/16/2019

The Latest: Askew wins Freedom 100 with last-gasp pass INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (all times local): 2 p.m. Indy Lights newcomer Oliver Askew passed teammate Ryan Norman at the start-finish line to win the Freedom 100 by a mere 0.0067 seconds, the fourth-clo...
21:51, 05/24/2019

Trump: Jerry West to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal o...
13:00, 06/02/2019

Mike Pompeo Asks Pakistan To Do More On Religious Freedom US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi, who escaped a death sentence in a case that drew international......
06:34, 06/22/2019

Behind The Wheel, A Year On: Saudi Women Savour New Freedom Buckling up in a pearl-silver Lexus, Sabeeha al-Fakher takes the wheel and relegates her son to the passenger seat, a role reversal the 68-year-old Saudi widow never imagined would be possible in her......
06:51, 06/23/2019

Tiger Woods gets Medal of Freedom from President Trump Tiger Woods was presented with the Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.        ...
02:00, 05/07/2019

AOC takes swing at baseball team for calling her ‘enemy of freedom’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Tuesday to a minor league baseball team that aired a video portraying her as an “enemy of freedom” and put her picture next to Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Bronx Democrat wrote in a series of tweets that m...
06:34, 05/29/2019

HP's Revamped VR Backpack Delivers the Closest Thing to True VR Freedom Yet Does a VR headset still qualify as a standalone device if the computer powering the headset is strapped to your back rather than built into the goggles? I don’t know, and I’m not sure how much that distinction really matters, because while Oculus is ...
09:00, 05/28/2019

Inmate takes on disgraced detective Louis Scarcella in bid for freedom State inmate Eliseo DeLeon is seizing on recent overturned convictions linked to Scarcella in the hopes of getting his own prison sentence of 25 years to life tossed....
04:51, 06/19/2019

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Arthur Laffer, the father of supply-side economics. Laffer, 78, was honored for his contributions to economic theory, including the “Laffer Curve,” which holds that tax ...
04:34, 06/20/2019

Trump awarding Presidential Medal of Freedom to author of ‘Trumponomics’ President Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, a top economist under former President Ronald Reagan's administration....
04:34, 06/20/2019

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuf...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Freedom party will 'likely' support no-confidence vote against Austria's Kurz: APA Austria's Freedom party will probably support a no-confidence vote scheduled for Monday against Austria's conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, news agency APA said on Monday....
11:17, 05/27/2019

Giants shuffle roster, add Nebraska defensive end Freedom Akinmoladun On a day the Giants officially added their new right tackle with the signing of veteran Mike Remmers they also did some roster shuffling. Added to the mix on defense, the Giants signed Freedom Akinmoladun, a defensive end from Nebraska who attended t...
19:17, 05/14/2019

Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom "US president Donald Trump on Monday said he would award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday."...
14:34, 05/01/2019

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative grou...
08:00, 05/21/2019

"Committed To Tolerance": India Rejects US Report On Religious Freedom India has rejected the findings of a report on religious freedom published by the US State Department that claimed, among other acerbic allegations, "mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups......
14:17, 06/23/2019

Tiger Woods humbled by President Trump, Medal of Freedom What I'm Hearing: From outside the White House, Golfweek's Adam Woodard details the emotions that went through Tiger Woods as he received his Medal of Freedom from President Trump.        ...
10:17, 05/07/2019

U.S. health agency finalizes conscience and religious freedom rule The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of procedures such as abortions and sterilizations which violate their personal or religious beliefs....
01:34, 05/03/2019

Trump awards Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom This will go nicely with his green jacket. Fresh off his triumphant return to golf glory with his Masters victory last month, Tiger Woods was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday by President Trump. Before a Rose Garden crowd that incl...
08:17, 05/07/2019

Barr hearing underscores lawmakers’ freedom in questioning witnesses Coordination of questions is rare on Capitol Hill, even when high-profile witnesses are testifying. Collaboration between House and Senate panels is even less likely....
01:17, 05/03/2019

Is Africa's thumbs down to media freedom a case of follow the leader? A minority of Africans now supports media freedom, a key survey shows. Attacks on the media by politicians and inaction by the media and its watchdogs could be to blame for the decline, the lead author of the poll says....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Tiger Woods to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday After winning the Masters last month, his first major in a decade, Woods will become the fourth golfer to be given the nation’s highest civilian honor....
00:00, 05/03/2019

‘I’ve Battled,’ Tiger Woods Says as He Accepts Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump offered the honor to Mr. Woods soon after the golfer won the Masters last month for his 15th major championship — and his first in almost 11 years....
06:00, 05/07/2019

In rebuff to Trump, Palestinian businesses call for freedom, not cash Palestinian businessmen boycotting the Trump administration's Bahrain workshop designed to encourage investment in the territories say only a diplomatic path to statehood can end decades of conflict with Israel....
14:17, 06/20/2019

US Report On Global Religious Freedom Shows Bias Against PM Modi: BJP The US state department's 2018 International Religious Freedom Report shows clear bias against the Narendra Modi government and the BJP, the party said Saturday, asserting that its leaders had......
21:17, 06/22/2019

Emotional Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday....
02:34, 05/07/2019

Trump says will present Medal of Freedom to former race car driver Penske U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would present the Presidential Medal of Freedom, one of the highest U.S. civilian honors, to former race car driver Roger Penske, chairman of Penske Automotive Group Inc....
20:34, 06/20/2019

US prays daily more than any rich nation, ‘religious freedom’ credited Americans pray daily more than any other wealthy nation, and the credit is going to the nation’s embrace of religious freedom that has created an “open religious market.”...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Supreme Court Rules to Limit Freedom of Information Act Releases On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled against a newspaper in a case regarding the Freedom of Information Act, the law that allows disclosures of classified information held by the government, according to CNN. The ruling will make it harder for those wh...
04:51, 06/25/2019

Baseball team sorry for video equating Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' Fresno Grizzlies apologize for ‘misleading’ Memorial Day videoVideo equated Ocasio-Cortez with Kim Jong-un and Fidel CastroA minor-league affiliate of the Washington Nationals has apologized to US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for the “misle...
20:34, 05/28/2019

Donald Trump to award Tiger Woods with Presidential Medal of Freedom Golfer won first Masters title in 14 years last monthWoods and Trump are long-time golf and business partnersTiger Woods’s rehabilitation continues with the news that he will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony next week at the Wh...
02:34, 05/03/2019

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

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....
05:34, 06/11/2019

Space for media freedom rapidly shrinking in India: Dhruv Rathee With over 1.7 million subscribers, YouTuber Dhruv Rathee is not scared of speaking against the powers that be. His videos have contributed significantly to making India's Internet-savvy youth think critically....
16:00, 06/17/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against “fake news”, a move that has been criticised by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears ...
07:34, 05/09/2019

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub....
16:17, 06/12/2019

Kremlin denies Russian involvement in Austria's Freedom Party scandal The Kremlin said on Monday that Russia was in no way involved in a political scandal in Austria after the country's vice-chancellor was shown on video offering to fix state contracts with a woman posing as a Russian oligarch's niece....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual sit...
22:00, 05/30/2019

President Trump Presents Tiger Woods With the Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump presented Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony at the White House Rose Garden on Monday. “We are in the presence of a true legend, an extraordinary athlete who has transformed golf and achieved new le...
02:51, 05/07/2019

Donald Trump awards Tiger Woods Presidential Medal of Freedom President Donald Trump presented Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday, less than a month after the golf star won his first major championship in more than a decade....
03:17, 05/07/2019

Flash drives are bringing freedom to North Korea, a few gigabytes at a time North Korea is an enigma at many levels. The Hermit Kingdom is famous for being a land without internet, but it is also a place where cyber-activism on behalf of freedom is being pioneered....
06:17, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong’s Freedom Protesters Mourn Their Martyr at an Emotional Vigil A man being hailed as a martyr of the Hong Kong freedom movement was mourned at an impassioned memorial Sunday, with protesters accusing the city’s top official Carrie Lam of being responsible for his death. “We have to mourn the martyr&m...
17:17, 06/16/2019

"Great guy" Tiger Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House "Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country\u0027s highest civilian honour, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from President Donald Trump on Monday."...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer U.S. President Donald Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, to influential economist Arthur Laffer on June 19, the White House said on Friday....
05:17, 06/01/2019

Tell Me Why You Deserve A Presidential Medal Of Freedom In The Comments. Got A Bunch Of Them Lying Around Still, Could Probably Send Some Out Later On I’ve long said that awarding our nation’s trailblazers in the arts, sciences, and humanities with a Presidential Medal Of Freedom is among the greatest privileges of being the president. Having the chance to do so was one of the great honors of my li...
01:34, 05/10/2019

Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer Laffer’s argument that tax cuts increase government revenue by spurring economic growth has been embraced by Republicans over the years. His critics argue that there is little evidence to support the “Laffer curve” and say it inflates deficits....
06:34, 06/20/2019

Leah Chase, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies at 96 In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
00:17, 06/03/2019

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears Singapore's parliament on Wednesday passed an anti-fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears it could be used to clamp down on freedom of speech....
11:00, 05/09/2019

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

Trump to award NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West the Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Fre...
13:51, 06/02/2019

Donald Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday is scheduled to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, an adviser to former President Ronald Reagan....
05:00, 06/20/2019

This Is Us' Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore on the Freedom and Challenges of Playing Jack and Rebecca Just ahead of season four of This Is Us, the stars of the NBC series have now had quite a bit of time to sink their teeth into their characters, but that doesn't mean the same thing for......
23:51, 06/11/2019

Tiger Woods to complete legendary golf foursome with Presidential Medal of Freedom Tiger Woods will complete what could be history's most illustrious golf foursome when he receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump.        ...
19:34, 05/06/2019

AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wednesday over the protection of Americans from surveillance....
14:51, 05/23/2019

In Love and War: Jiréh Breon Holder's Too Heavy for Your Pocket Weighs the Price of Freedom It’s funny how the more things change, the more they say the same. Friday, May 17 marked 65 years to the day that the Brown vs. the Board of Education ruling—a bittersweet anniversary, as civil and human rights continue to be rolled back across Ameri...
20:34, 05/18/2019

President Donald Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump announced Monday on Twitter he would be awarding Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the wake of Woods’ Masters win.        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Trump presents 'true legend' Tiger Woods with Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump presented Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the White House Rose Garden Monday, calling the champion golfer "a global symbol of American excellence, devotion and drive."...
04:17, 05/07/2019

Austrian Social Democratic provincial governor ends cooperation with Freedom Party The Social Democratic governor of Austria's Burgenland province ended cooperation with the Freedom Party on Sunday and called early elections, in the latest political turmoil unleashed by a scandal at the far right party over state contracts....
20:51, 05/19/2019

Donald Trump Awards Presidential Medal Of Freedom To Golfer Tiger Woods President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to golfer Tiger Woods on Monday evening, saying it his "privilege" to bestow the honor on "one of the greatest athletes in the history......
06:17, 05/07/2019

Trump Rides High on the Tiger: Awards Woods Presidential Medal of Freedom Donald Trump did as promised Monday and awarded golf great Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, during a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden....
07:51, 05/07/2019

Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump at White House Tiger Woods received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump in a ceremony at the White House Rose Garden on Monday.        ...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Tiger Woods faces criticism ahead of Trump's Presidential Medal of Freedom honor Tiger Woods is set to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday less than a month after winning the Masters Tournament in dramatic fashion and capturing his fifth green jacket....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Chelsea Manning released from jail as grand jury expires — but her freedom may be short-lived Manning spent 62 days at the Alexandria Detention Center on civil contempt charges after she refused to answer questions to a federal grand jury investigating WikiLeaks....
19:17, 05/10/2019

Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in Hong Kong’s history forced an apology from the city’s top official over a divisive extradi...
08:34, 06/17/2019

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Protesters began gathering once again in the political heart of Hong Kong Friday morning after the embattled administration of Chief Executive Carrie Lam refused to meet an ultimatum for Lam’s resignation and the withdrawal of a divisive extrad...
04:51, 06/21/2019

Daily on Energy: ‘Totally AWOL’ — Jay Inslee responds to Rick Perry’s ‘Freedom Gas’ slam 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!...
20:34, 06/04/2019

Fresno Grizzlies Are Sorry For Memorial Day Video That Showed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez As Freedom’s Enemy Between games of a Memorial Day doubleheader, the Fresno Grizzlies displayed a video on the big screen for the holiday. Backed by a selection from Ronald Reagan’s first inaugural address—the parts about freedom and dignity and how America will never ...
19:00, 05/28/2019

‘There’s no freedom of speech in Turkey’: NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's Turkish Twitter account did not post any of his statistics or highlights....
05:34, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Time for golf's Babe Didrikson Zaharias to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom Tiger Woods received Presidential Medal of Freedom Monday. Babe Didrikson Zaharias also is deserving as one of the greatest athletes in U.S. history.        ...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Watch live: Donald Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday is scheduled to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, an adviser to former President Ronald Reagan....
00:17, 06/20/2019

| First Australian men's footballer comes out as gay Former Newcastle Jets player Andy Brennan has revealed he is gay, becoming what is thought to be the first Australian professional footballer to come out....
19:00, 05/14/2019

What is left of a free Press ? The last and really big incident was the murder in Pinamar on January 25, 1997, of Noticias reporter and photographer José Luis Cabezas, aged 36, trapped when enquiring into the proceedings of mafia groups closely linked to the government of Carlos S...
14:00, 05/04/2019

They Don't Make E3 Press Conferences Like They Used To The “E3 press conference” as an industry institution has been fading ever since Nintendo brilliantly broadcast their first E3 Nintendo Direct in 2012. What were they good for? Just how weird were they? Why did I keep going to them? I ponder these qu...
06:34, 06/08/2019

Foul Ball: ‘Offensive’ Video Ties Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to ‘Enemies of Freedom’ at Minor League Game As the great Beyoncé once said, “You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation.” And so it seems when it comes to the Notorious AOC, aka U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
07:51, 05/29/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 10 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:34, 05/10/2019

| Australian Barty on top of the tennis world Ashleigh Barty became only the second Australian woman to top the world rankings when she won the Birmingham WTA title on Sunday, beating Julia Goerges 6-3, 7-5....
18:34, 06/23/2019

Leaders campaign until the end of Australian election day Political leaders are continuing frenetic 11th-hour campaigning as Australians vote at an election likely to deliver the nation’s sixth prime minister in as many years...
10:00, 05/18/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 21 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:34, 05/21/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 2:40 p.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump has tweeted support for Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in Kentucky’s primary election. Trump’s tweet encouraged Kentuckians to vote for Matt Bevin on Tuesday, saying he “has done a fantastic...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say an Islamic leader and two others in Kentucky have been arrested and charged in a murder-for-hire plot. According to affidavits filed in federal court, Islamic Center of Lexington leader Mahmoud Shalash told an in...
06:34, 05/13/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 5:40 a.m. EDT COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man is accused of chasing three children from a Covington park and then stabbing a 9-year-old boy who fell behind. The Courier Journal reports 35-year-old Esteban Portugues was arrested Friday and charged with second-...
12:00, 05/13/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 8 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:00, 05/08/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The presidents of several regional universities in Kentucky are urging lawmakers to support a pension proposal drafted by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration. A letter dated Thursday says the governor’s proposal provide...
13:00, 05/03/2019

The best British press photography – in pictures The Assignments exhibition is an annual chance to see the top images by UK photojournalists, as chosen by the British Press Photographers’ Association. Warning: readers may find some of the images upsetting Assignments runs from 17–19 May at Bargehou...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman is charged with assaulting an 82-year-old woman who tried to hand her a flier outside the state’s only abortion clinic. WDRB-TV cited a criminal summons in reporting that 31-year-old Janaya Gregory at fir...
19:00, 05/02/2019

ABC offices raided by Australian police A police search of Australian public broadcaster ABC was in connection to an article about possible war crimes in Afghanistan. It was the second such raid in Australia against high-profile journalists in as many days....
10:00, 06/05/2019

Candidates vow next Australian prime minister will last Both candidates vying to become Australia's prime minister in elections on Saturday are promising to stay in the job for the entire three-year term, shut the revolving door to high office and put the choice of the nation's leader back in voters' hand...
08:51, 05/15/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s attorney general says a Louisville man has been indicted for a second time on charges stemming from alleged sexual assaults that occurred years ago in McCracken County. Attorney General Andy Beshear said Friday ...
00:17, 05/11/2019

The E3 2019 Press Conference Schedule It is nearly time for E3, the annual convention where companies from around the world unite to show trailers for video games that don’t actually exist yet. Are you ready? I’m ready....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A top Senate Republican in Kentucky is criticizing the secretary of state for going to court to challenge a new law removing her power over the State Board of Elections. Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer said Tuesday it&...
08:17, 05/08/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 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....
04:17, 05/02/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge in Kentucky has temporarily blocked a new section of state law that the Libertarian Party says denied its candidates access to the statewide ballot this year. The ruling on Thursday applies to a provision moving ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Yes, You Can Bench Press in the Squat Rack Ever worry that you might fail a bench press and find yourself pinned by a barbell? You’re not alone—it’s a common concern on the internet among fitness forums and Reddit threads alike....
01:17, 06/04/2019

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...
09:51, 05/29/2019

Woman detained after Australian PM egged A 25-year-old woman has been detained by police after she allegedly hit Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison with an egg while he was on the campaign trail Tuesday....
17:51, 05/07/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest Australia’s prime minister has been hit on the head with an egg, and a woman was knocked off her feet during a protest ahead of a general election next week...
05:34, 05/07/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 13 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:34, 05/13/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 24 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:00, 05/24/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The masses crammed into Churchill Downs on Saturday will be fixated on 3-year-old thoroughbreds running in the Kentucky Derby. But in some sections of the historic track, another type of horse race will have politicians vying f...
11:00, 05/04/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 29 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:34, 05/29/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 6 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:51, 05/06/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 1 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:34, 05/01/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 3:40 p.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police say a Kentucky man who punched his 1-month-old son in the head after losing a video game has been charged with murder. News outlets cite an arrest report that says 26-year-old Anthony Trice was watching his son on Friday...
22:00, 05/06/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 30 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:34, 05/30/2019

The Mueller Report’s Key Lessons for the Press Scattered across the 448-page report released by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller are noteworthy findings about the extent of the Russians’ machinations, the ploys they used to insinuate themselves into the voting structure of a battleground c...
19:00, 04/30/2019

Cardi B is done with gossip in new single, ‘Press’ Even by Cardi B standards, it’s been a busy month in the press. Some of it has has been good: her fabulously campy arrival as the embodiment of the red carpet at the Met Gala and husband Offset surprising her with daughter Kulture and some lavish gif...
10:51, 05/31/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. EDT SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man could face the death penalty if convicted of murder in the death of a 7-year-old girl. The Glasgow Daily Times reports that a judge denied a motion Friday to exclude death as a possible sentence if Timothy Madde...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Trump to be interviewed on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ President Trump will appear Sunday on “Meet the Press,” his first NBC interview since he sat down with anchor Lester Holt in 2017. It will be Trump’s first time on the Sunday morning news show since he became president, CNN reported...
23:17, 06/20/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 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....
07:51, 05/07/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Some top Republican lawmakers in Kentucky say GOP Gov. Matt Bevin hasn’t lined up enough votes yet to pass his pension bill in an expected special legislative session. House Majority Floor Leader John “Bam” Car...
15:17, 05/07/2019

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....
03:51, 05/28/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 27 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:00, 05/27/2019

Nigeria accused of 'scurrilous' attempt to gag press Access to country’s law-making National Assembly will be restricted, says Guild of EditorsStrict new conditions for covering government proceedings and the re-arrest of a prominent journalist on terrorism charges have raised concerns about deteriorat...
11:00, 05/28/2019

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
21:34, 05/28/2019

Protester throws egg at Australian prime minister A protester threw an egg at Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at an election campaign event on Tuesday, grazing him in the head with it, footage on Australian television showed....
04:00, 05/07/2019

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal's convictions should stand Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a compelling witness....
10:51, 06/06/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 7 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:34, 06/07/2019

Shooter kills four in Australian city of Darwin A gunman killed four people and wounded one in the Australian city of Darwin on Tuesday, authorities said, in one of the country's most violent attacks in years....
01:00, 06/05/2019

Watch Microsoft's E3 2019 press event here with us! Microsoft, with Sony sitting out this year, has a big show ahead of it -- and a big chance to claim all the gaming headlines. In the last 24 hours, Microsoft gave us a strong hint of major announcements on its next-gen console -- expect teraflop chat...
22:17, 06/09/2019

| Ex-cop sentenced to 12.5 years for killing of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer has been sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
11:17, 06/08/2019

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under the country's new encryption legislation.According to a br...
02:17, 05/29/2019

US policeman jailed over killing of Australian woman Mohamed Noor has been sentenced for the 2017 killing of Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who called 911. The sentence was in line with state guidelines, but some also wonder if race was an issue as well....
00:17, 06/08/2019

Ex-Cop In US Gets Over 12 Years In Jail For Killing Of Australian Woman A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced Friday to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
22:51, 06/07/2019

Massive Australian meth bust: 1.6 tons Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announced on Friday....
13:17, 06/07/2019

The best Australian EOFY 2019 tech deals The end-of-financial-year sales in Australia are inching closer with each day that ticks by. There's always a massive list of sales to look forward to, and plenty of tech that sells for cheap.During this time, retailers are often trying to get r...
06:17, 05/10/2019

| Smith, Warner prepare for Australian return Steve Smith and David Warner are set to don the Australian colours this week for the first time since their ball-tampering bans despite struggling with illness....
14:00, 05/05/2019

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...
12:34, 06/04/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 5 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:34, 06/05/2019

Australian government on course for election defeat: poll Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is on course for defeat at this weekend's national election, a political poll showed on Friday, as campaigning ahead of the ballot was overshadowed by the death one of the country's most beloved former leaders...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Australian Dollar Declines 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....
05:17, 05/22/2019

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

Labor leader concedes cannot win Australian election Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten said late on Saturday evening that the Labor Party would not be able to form government and he had called conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison to congratulate him on the election result....
17:00, 05/18/2019

Will climate change swing Australian election? "This is the climate election," declared Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters at a Brisbane forum, weeks before the Australian election this month....
07:34, 05/08/2019

Australian farmers face more hot, dry weather: forecast Hot, dry weather will persist across Australia's east coast for at least another three months, the country's weather bureau said on Thursday, in a forecast that threatens to severely crimp agricultural production....
06:17, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Voting ends in Australian election Voting has ended in Australia’s general election, with some senior opposition lawmakers confident they’ll form a center-left government with a focus on slashing greenhouse gas emissions...
13:17, 05/18/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 3 June 3 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:00, 06/03/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 4 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:34, 06/04/2019

Facts and figures in Australian elections on Saturday More than 16 million Australians are eligible to vote at elections on Saturday that are likely to deliver Australia's eighth prime minister in 12 years....
06:00, 05/18/2019

'Jim gets it': Acosta says in new book Trump war on press started as an act CNN reporter credits Bannon for ‘enemy of the people’ lineUse of unnamed sources may reignite battle with presidentDonald Trump’s war with the US press began as an act in the absence of effective Democratic opposition then spiraled out of control, ac...
19:34, 05/25/2019

At Least 4 Dead in Shooting in Australian City of Darwin (MELBOURNE, Australia) — A gunman was arrested after killing at least four people and wounding several others Tuesday in the northern Australian city of Darwin, officials and media said. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said a suspect was in custo...
18:51, 06/04/2019

Bob Hawke, former Australian prime minister, dies age 89 Labor PM, who served from 1983 to 1991, modernised Australia’s economy and introduced significant social reforms Tributes to ‘great Australian’ Bob Hawke – rolling coverageAustralia’s 23rd prime minister and Labor elder statesman Bob Hawke has died.H...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, one of Australia's longest serving prime ministers, died on Thursday just days ahead of a federal election, the opposition Labor party said....
12:17, 05/16/2019

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous affairs minister on Sunday, a week after his conserva...
12:17, 05/26/2019

3 convicted of terrorism for arson of Australian mosque Three Sunni Muslim men have been convicted of engaging in a terror act by burning down a Shiite mosque in the Australian city of Melbourne three years ago...
13:34, 05/09/2019

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

Australian dinosaur had natural ‘high-heel’ An Australian dinosaur appears to have walked on a natural kind of “high heel,” researchers suggest. The Rhoetosaurus brownei — a 24-ton, or 52,910-pound sauropod, which is a long-necked herbivorous dinosaur — walked with an elevated heel...
03:17, 05/21/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 21 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:34, 06/21/2019

Bottas, version 2019, has breakthrough win at Australian GP The 2019 version of Valtteri Bottas is leading a Formula One championship for the first time after winning the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.        ...
21:17, 04/28/2019

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....
07:51, 06/19/2019

One Dude Was Really Into Bethesda's Press Conference Last Night Last night’s Bethesda press conference was full of cool announcements like Doom Eternal details and Arkane’s rad looking new game Deathloop. It was also much rowdier than past conferences. That’s mostly good: fans had stuff to be excited about. At le...
19:51, 06/10/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 13 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:17, 06/13/2019

We're Liveblogging Ubisoft's E3 2019 Press Conference Heather Alexandra and Nathan Grayson are bringing you the play-by-play of Ubisoft’s E3 2019 press conference. Watch it live here or follow along below....
22:34, 06/10/2019

E3’s first VR-exclusive gaming press conference was actually pretty rad E3 hasn't even begun, and we're already a bit weary about so many gaming publishers and companies hosting press conferences at the event. What's one more, right? In the case of the virtual reality enthusiasts at UploadVR—a media site, not a publisher...
01:17, 06/11/2019

Has an Australian judge just broken Facebook for publishers? Landmark ruling set to change the way media companies engage with the social media giantA landmark ruling in the New South Wales supreme court has again raised concerns about defamation law in Australia, and has the potential to significantly affect ...
17:17, 06/25/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - April 29 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:51, 04/29/2019

Enemy of the people? CNN’s Acosta defends press, and himself NEW YORK (AP) — Wherever CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta goes, he’s followed by the g-word. That’s grandstand. He even heard it jokingly when he met Ted Olson, who was part of the legal team that beat back President Donald Trump&...
21:17, 06/11/2019

Australian photographer killed in Kansas crash ANTHONY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a photographer from Australia died in a crash in southern Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 36-year-old Dale Sharpe, of Tugun, in Queensland, died in the crash Thursday in Harper County. Sharpe hit a deer on ...
15:51, 06/21/2019

Watch Nintendo's E3 2019 press event with us! It's the final press show of E3, and it's gaming royalty. Nintendo Direct is coming to you live, so come watch with us! Pokemon news? More on Fire Emblem? We hope so. And what about Animal Crossing? We're streaming the entire thing liv...
18:34, 06/11/2019

Queensland wants a share of Australian space industry Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning has a vision where his state is getting its share of the jobs and growth that a local space scene will create....
06:17, 06/21/2019

Watch Ubisoft's E3 2019 press event here with us! Ubisoft is on a roll right now. The Assassin's Creed franchise is in a good place, Rainbow Six Siege is trucking along and The Division 2 is arguably the biggest loot-shooter on the market right now. So where does the publisher go from here? Wel...
01:51, 06/11/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - April 30 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:00, 04/30/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:51, 06/12/2019

Voluntary euthanasia becomes legal in Australian state CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — 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. The process of dying in an assisted suicide after ...
06:00, 06/19/2019

We're Liveblogging Bethesda's E3 2019 Press Conference 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....
03:00, 06/10/2019

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says eight Australian offspring of two slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone. Prime Ministe...
07:34, 06/24/2019

Australian PM says Beijing should adopt reform to end U.S. trade war Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday that China should reform its economy to end a trade war with the United States that is damaging the global economy, comments that could strain ties with the country's largest trading partner....
09:34, 06/26/2019

LaMelo Ball commits to play in Australian NBL LaMelo Ball, the No. 21 prospect in the ESPN 100 class of 2019, will join ESPN No. 5 prospect RJ Hampton as American teenagers going to Australia's NBL....
23:17, 06/17/2019

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....
06:17, 06/20/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 18 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:17, 06/18/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 24 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:34, 06/24/2019

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia An Australian state has enacted euthanasia laws to allow terminally-ill patients to end their lives with lethal medication. The first death could take place in as soon as three weeks....
07:17, 06/19/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 26 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, 06/26/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 25 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:00, 06/25/2019

Canadian Press source: CFL taking ownership of Alouettes MONTREAL (AP) — The Canadian Football League is taking over ownership of the Montreal Alouettes, The Canadian Press reported. Citing an unidentified source, CP said Friday the move is effective immediately. The league has been looking for potential b...
01:51, 06/01/2019

Australian musicians band together to invest in solar farms Exclusive: Midnight Oil, Cloud Control, Vance Joy and Regurgitator join FEAT., a new platform encouraging their industry to back sustainabilityIn the spring of 2017, immediately after the release of the Australian band Cloud Control’s third album, Zo...
01:51, 06/04/2019

| Thiem rages at press conference eviction for Serena Dominic Thiem was left fuming after being kicked out of his own Roland Garros media conference so that a defeated Serena Williams could be accommodated instead....
08:34, 06/02/2019

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
12:51, 05/22/2019

Australian cryptocurrency scams earned $4.3 million last year, up 190% Australian fraudsters earned $4.3 million (AU$6.1 million) with cryptocurrency scams last year—a revenue increase of 190 percent when compared to 2017. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)’s new report details the extent of the n...
16:51, 04/29/2019

‘Shame. There is no other adjective’ – Spanish press on Barcelona’s defeat Sport called it the ‘greatest humiliation in history’ as the Spanish press ripped Barcelona apart after Anfield defeatLiverpool’s fans chose to stay behind, Barcelona’s had no choice. Standing there in the Anfield Road end, still barely able to belie...
13:34, 05/08/2019

Australian PM Morrison celebrates unexpected election victory Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said his government had delivered a miracle result in Saturday's election where it unexpectedly looks set to retain office, saying the victory was for the "quiet Australians" who supported him....
17:00, 05/18/2019

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
05:17, 05/22/2019

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 21 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:51, 05/21/2019

Huawei promises Android ban won't affect Australian customers No sooner than news broke that Google had rescinded Huawei’s Android licence, worried customers – especially in the UK – began to trade in their Huawei handsets. However, the Chinese tech giant’s Australian arm has release...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Australian PM heads to church, football after 'miracle' election win Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison thanked his fellow Pentecostal churchgoers on Sunday after a miraculous election victory that defied years of unfavorable opinion polls and bruised a Labor opposition that had been widely expected to win....
11:51, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Vote counting starts in Australian election The Latest on Australia's general election (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Votes are being counted after Saturday's Australian election, with senior opposition lawmakers gaining confidence they will form a center-left government with a focus on slashing...
11:51, 05/18/2019

| Ecstatic Australian conservatives bask in election glory Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison basked in the glow of a "miracle" election victory that sparked praise from the US president, soul searching on the left and speculation about what policies he will pursue....
11:17, 05/19/2019

Australian taxi drivers sue Uber over 'illegal operations' A law firm has filed a class action against Uber Technologies Inc on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world's largest ride-hailing company of operating illegally and harming them financially....
05:17, 05/03/2019

Hit by an arrow, mobile phone dies saving Australian man An Australian man had a lucky escape while confronting a man armed with a bow outside his home, as a loosed arrow pierced the mobile telephone he was holding to take a photograph of the incident, Australian police said on Thursday....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Red Sox call ominous Dustin Pedroia press conference Another setback. And now a news conference. The Red Sox announced that Dustin Pedroia, manager Alex Cora and team president Dave Dombrowski will address the media Monday afternoon, hours after Boston moved Pedroia to the 60-day injured list. The 35-y...
19:17, 05/27/2019

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 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....
07:51, 05/07/2019

'View' hosts press 2020 Dem on how much she sounds like Trump "The View" peppered author and 2020 Democratic hopeful Marianne Williamson with questions Thursday and suggested that she sounded too much like President Trump in her approach to politics....
01:51, 06/21/2019

Australian judge sentences extremist for Philippines plot MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The ringleader of a plot to take six extremists from Australia in a motor boat to the southern Philippines to overthrow the provincial government has been sentenced by an Australian judge to seven years in prison. Victoria...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Time to get back to work as Australian PM names cabinet Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison named his new cabinet on Sunday, with most positions staying the same, saying the government had "a significant agenda" to deliver and it was time to get back to business....
11:17, 05/26/2019

| Brumbies playing for Australian pride in quarter-finals The Brumbies are the only side left flying the Australian flag in Super Rugby and coach Dan McKellar says the team will be playing for national pride in the quarter-finals....
09:00, 06/16/2019

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, two rare-ear...
16:34, 05/26/2019

Australian cardinal won’t fight sentence if he loses appeal An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s...
10:17, 05/27/2019

Australian cardinal won't fight sentence if he loses appeal An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s....
11:00, 05/27/2019

"When You Press Lotus Button, It'll Awaken Soul Of Soldier In You": PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a rally in Ayodhya district in Uttar Pradesh today, said while opposition parties had a track record of going soft on terrorism, his government was the only one that......
14:09, 05/01/2019

Australian police 'baffled' by Belgian teen's disappearance An 18-year-old Belgian backpacker has gone missing from the coastal holiday town of Byron Bay in Australia. Police said his disappearance is "out of character" and homicide has not been ruled out....
16:00, 06/17/2019

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 28 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:34, 05/28/2019

Australian Navy Pilots Were Hit With Lasers on the South China Sea Australian navy helicopter pilots were reportedly hit with laser beams from fishing boats during a recent military exercise on the South China Sea, leading experts to believe they were being monitored by Chinese maritime militia on the disputed water...
11:17, 05/29/2019

Watch: Cat filter accidentally applied during press briefing A live stream of a Pakistani politician's press conference went viral when the person operating the camera apparently forgot to turn off a cat filter....
22:51, 06/17/2019

LaMelo Ball, 17, signs with Australian team to prep for NBA SYDNEY (AP) — American teenager LaMelo Ball has signed with the Illawarra Hawks for the upcoming National Basketball League season, the second top U.S. prospect to join the Australian league under its Next Stars Program. The 17-year-old guard is rate...
03:51, 06/18/2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 1 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:17, 05/01/2019

Former Australian leader slams security agencies over China Australia's prime minister has defended the nation's intelligence agency bosses after a former prime minister described them as "nutters" who have damaged bilateral relations with China....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Analyst says Australian teen was Islamic State propagandist A security analyst says the eldest of three orphaned Australian siblings pleading for repatriation from a Syrian refugee camp has been an Islamic State group propagandist who could potentially face terrorism charges at home....
14:51, 06/19/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky and Tennessee sports news from The Associated Press UNDATED (AP) — NBC’s coverage of the Kentucky Derby will include a couple of new technological features. The biggest one is a super slow-motion camera on the pole of the finish line on the main track. The camera can provide a reverse angle for ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

'We're absolutely committed' to the budget surplus, says Australian treasurer Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says there is a "plan" to grow the country's economy amid headwinds faced both internationally and domestically....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Australian Police Detain Man, Neutralise Explosive Materials Australian bomb experts were working to destroy "explosive" materials found in a suburban Adelaide home Tuesday, following the arrest of a 43-year-old man....
08:17, 04/30/2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 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....
09:34, 05/23/2019

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 Cairn...
07:51, 05/29/2019

20 kg of meth accidentally shipped to elderly Australian couple An elderly Australian couple Wednesday signed for a package containing 10 million Australian dollars' ($7 million) worth of methamphetamine, which had accidentally been shipped to their house, police said....
15:00, 05/03/2019

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia for terminally ill Terminally ill Australians will be able to end their lives with the help of a doctor after the state of Victoria passed historic assisted dying legislation. Under the new law — a first for Australia — people living in Victoria who have be...
22:51, 06/19/2019

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....
09:34, 05/24/2019

Press isn't dwelling on past miss against Sweden A devastating missed penalty kick in a loss at the Olympics could have been the lowest point of Christen Press' career       ...
22:51, 06/19/2019

Congressman Nadler falls ill at Manhattan press conference Rep. Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, nearly collapsed while attending a Manhattan press conference with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday. Nadler, 71, put his head down at the conference around noon and grew pale. “Code ...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Australian DJ Adam Sky dies in accident while trying to help friend in Bali Australian DJ Adam Sky died Saturday after he reportedly crashed through a glass door while rushing to help a friend in Bali, Indonesia, and bled to death. He was 42....
16:17, 05/06/2019

Australian DJ Dies "Trying To Help Friend" In Accident On Bali Holiday Popular Australian DJ Adam Neat has died on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali after reportedly crashing through a glass door while trying to help an injured friend....
09:00, 05/06/2019

Michael Cohen will hold a press conference Monday US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says he will hold a press conference before he enters prison on Monday. (May 4)        ...
00:00, 05/05/2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 16 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:51, 05/16/2019

Watch Square Enix's E3 2019 press event here with us! Square Enix is at E3 2019 and it has one of the flashiest titles of the year, Final Fantasy VII Remake. The company dropped a new trailer and revealed the game's release date during a live symphony performance last night, showing off what it mea...
10:17, 06/11/2019

Political hero’s death overshadows Australian campaign CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning. The death of former Prime Minister Bob Hawke at his Syd...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Political hero's death overshadows Australian campaign Australia's opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning....
03:17, 05/17/2019

Australian Cardinal Pell appeals child sex convictions The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago as hundreds of worshippers streamed from...
03:34, 06/05/2019

Australian woman stabs man with stiletto in drunken assault A brawling brunette celebrating her 21st birthday sent an innocent man to the hospital when she stabbed him in the head with her stiletto. Birthday girl Jazzmin Fry and her beau were on a boozy night out when they got into a fight with stranger Kyle ...
23:34, 05/09/2019

Make a Quick Bib for Your Kid With Press’n Seal Plastic Wrap It’s almost time for your child’s big thing—baseball portrait day, the annual school flute concert, his debut as a ring bearer at your cousin’s wedding—and his outfit is looking pristine. Oh yes, he’s ready for this. And then you remember: Shit, the ...
23:17, 05/08/2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 13 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:51, 05/13/2019

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 2...
08:51, 06/05/2019

Beyond the runway: six Australian fashion labels doing things differently Fashion’s business model is neither sustainable nor ethical in a world of depleted resources. So designers are thinking againAustralian fashion week is in full swing in Sydney. Models stomping down the Carriageworks runways in bikinis and tiny dresse...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Chinese Immigrants Emerge as Key Bloc in Australian Election Australia’s main parties are treading a fine balance as they work to woo Chinese immigrants who could swing the outcome of Saturday’s election, amid lingering concerns about influence efforts by Beijing....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Nadal keeps heavy Australian loss to Djokovic in perspective Lesser experienced players than Rafael Nadal have felt destroyed by the kind of defeat Novak Djokovic inflicted on him in the Australian Open final, but that's now how the 17-time major winner thinks.        ...
15:17, 05/16/2019

Near-naked Australian man stops intruder by wielding didgeridoo An Australian man woken up by an intruder in his home chased the suspect off his property only in his underpants and held him at bay until police arrived armed only with a didgeridoo....
19:17, 06/05/2019

The White House Is Revoking Press Passes En Masse After almost eliminating press conferences, the Trump administration’s campaign against journalists covering the White House has reached a new peak. On Wednesday, the administration today revoked the hard passes of almost the entire White House press...
11:34, 05/09/2019

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

We're Liveblogging Microsoft's E3 2019 Press Conference [Update: Over!] 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....
00:51, 06/10/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don’t go to hell CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The leaders of both of Australia’s major political parties have agreed that gays don’t go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final day...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don't go to hell The leaders of both of Australia's major political parties have agreed that gays don't go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign....
11:17, 05/14/2019

Man, 92, spotted driving mobility scooter on Australian freeway It wasn't quite "hot wheels," but a 92-year-old man in Australia was captured on video Friday taking his motorized scooter onto a busy freeway as a concerned motorist tried to prevent other cars from crashing into him....
19:34, 05/13/2019

Three-eyed python found in Australian outback town Australian park rangers found a three-eyed snake dubbed "Monty Python" near Darwin in the Northern Territory. An X-ray showed the extra eye was not the result of two heads forged together, but a natural malformation....
16:00, 05/02/2019

Australian leader denies 2 Rwandans are massacre suspects Australia’s prime minister has denied media reports that that two Rwandan refugees resettled in Australia are suspects in the massacre of eight tourists in Uganda 20 years ago...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Ferrari realised it needed F1 upgrades "shortcut" at Australian GP Ferrari's early upgrades and quicker introduction of a new-specification Formula 1 engine are a legacy of it deciding to "shortcut" its development programme after the very first race...
04:34, 05/11/2019

Australian voters tipped to elect Labor government Australians began voting in a federal election on Saturday, with bookies predicting a return to power for the Labor party after six years in the political wilderness and a campaign in which it has put climate change and tax reform at the top of its a...
04:51, 05/18/2019

Congresswomen press Nike about its treatment of pregnant athletes Members of Congress are asking Nike executives for details on the company’s treatment of female athletes following reports that company stopped paying some athletes while they were pregnant....
11:00, 05/22/2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 2 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....
07:34, 05/02/2019

Mining magnate aims to be kingmaker after Australian election A billionaire who built his own Jurassic Park and promises a replica Titanic may hold the balance of power in Australia's parliament if his populist campaign wins enough votes in Saturday's general election....
08:51, 05/17/2019

Australian politicians scramble to win over undecided voters, honor former PM Australian politicians scrambled to win over undecided voters on Friday, the last day of a general election campaign that has ended in mourning for one of the country's most popular leaders....
08:00, 05/17/2019

ABC sues Australian police force after newsroom raid Australian public broadcaster ABC has begun legal action following a police raid on its Sydney headquarters earlier this month. It has demanded the return of documents seized during the operation....
12:34, 06/24/2019

Australian National University hit by huge data breach Vice-chancellor says hack involved personal and payroll details going back 19 yearsThe Australian National University is in damage control after discovering a major data breach a fortnight ago in which a “significant” amount of staff and student info...
06:51, 06/04/2019

Half-naked Australian man fights off intruder with didgeridoo An Australian dad dressed in his underpants — and armed with nothing more than a didgeridoo — chased an intruder who broke into his home, holding him at bay until fully clothed cops arrived. “I’ve noticed I run faster naked — semi-naked a...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Australian prime minister bares self in campaign launch Australia's prime minister has officially launched his conservative coalition's campaign less than a week before an election in an extraordinarily personal presentation....
07:51, 05/12/2019

Australian police dig up garden in search for missing U.S. woman Australian police investigating the disappearance of a U.S. woman said on Saturday they fear she has been killed and began digging up the front garden of her Brisbane home....
14:00, 06/08/2019

Online histories bite Australian election candidates Australian political parties have cut loose or chastised several of their own candidates for sexist, anti-Muslim, racist and homophobic behavior less than three weeks before elections, with most falling victim to their own online histories....
11:51, 05/02/2019

Krusade for Freedom, but Make It a Reality Show: Kim Kardashian to Make Kriminal Justice Documentary In the House of Kardashian, no good deed goes unfilmed. Fitting then, that its most well-known member would take her recent criminal justice work and flip it into a two-hour documentary....
18:34, 05/08/2019

Australian navy pilots struck by lasers in South China Sea BEIJING (AP) — A witness says Australian navy helicopter pilots were hit by lasers while exercising in the South China Sea, forcing them to land as a precaution. Scholar Euan Graham, who was onboard the Royal Australian Navy flagship HMAS Canberra on...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Trump, press secretary appear at rally, skip journalists' event President Donald Trump and his press secretary, Sarah Sanders, skipped a journalists' event in Washington, D.C., in favor of a friendly crowd at a campaign rally in Green Bay, Wis....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Stephanie Grisham announced as new White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, former Press Secretary and Communications Director for the First Lady, will take over as press secretary.        ...
19:51, 06/25/2019

Australian-Lebanese ordered released in Sydney bomb plot The lawyer of an Australian-Lebanese dual citizen on trial for an alleged plot to bring down a passenger plane says her client has been ordered released on bail by a Lebanese military court....
12:51, 05/11/2019

Brother of Australian militant attacker pleads guilty to another plot The brother of an Australian man who set fire to a truck laden with gas cylinders and stabbed a person to death in Melbourne in 2018 pleaded guilty on Wednesday to planning another attack in the city's main square....
10:51, 05/15/2019

England's Eoin Morgan on whether fans should boo Australian batsmen – video The England captain, Eoin Morgan, has said it his not his role to ask supporters not to boo Australia's Steve Smith and David Warner, who served bans from cricket for last year’s ball-tampering scandal. Fifteen months have passed since the Cape Town ...
13:00, 06/25/2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - June 26 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, 06/26/2019

Democratic candidate Sanders to speak at black press meeting CINCINNATI (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Sen. Bernie Sanders will be the featured speaker at a black press convention. The National Newspaper Publishers Association gathers Tuesday in Cincinnati, with organizers expecting some 500 people t...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Australian newspaper appeals Geoffrey Rush defamation case SYDNEY (AP) — A Sydney newspaper and journalist are appealing an Australian Federal Court decision that they defamed Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush with accusations of inappropriate behavior toward an actress. The Federal Court on Monday said that...
13:17, 05/06/2019

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......
13:51, 05/28/2019

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....
07:51, 06/19/2019

Israel to press 'massive strikes' against Gaza militants: Netanyahu Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that he had ordered Israeli forces to press attacks against militants in the Gaza Strip and deploy in strength around the Palestinian enclave after a two-day surge in cross-border fighting....
11:51, 05/05/2019

Over 10 million people hit in single Australian data breach: OAIC The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner's quarterly data breach report also revealed private health was again the country's most affected sector....
07:34, 05/13/2019

Hundreds protest against plans to drill in Great Australian Bight Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young says most South Australians do not want oil drilling in Great Australian BightHundreds of people have gathered on an Adelaide beach to protest against Norwegian energy giant Equinor’s plans to drill in the Great Aust...
11:00, 05/05/2019

Two Saudi oil tankers damaged in 'sabotage attack,' says press agency Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers had been sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, in attacks it described as posing a threat to the security of global oil supplies....
13:34, 05/13/2019

Australian government boosts Senate numbers ahead of tax cut bill Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will need to secure just three votes in the country's upper house to pass legislation after election results on Wednesday showed his government picked up four additional Senate seats....
06:17, 06/19/2019

"VVPAT Is Good Development, Really Impressed With EVMs": Australian Envoy The Australian High Commissioner to India, who is in Delhi to observe the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, praised the Election Commission for a "well-organised and orderly" election as 59 seats voted on......
15:00, 05/12/2019

Leh Press Club Alleges BJP Trying To Bribe Reporters, Files Complaint A journalist body in Ladakh has accused the BJP of "bribing reporters for favourable coverage" to influence the national elections in the constituency which votes on Monday in the fifth phase. An......
07:00, 05/05/2019

Former Minnesota policeman convicted in fatal shooting of Australian woman A former Minneapolis policeman was found guilty on Tuesday of murder for fatally shooting Australian national Justine Ruszczyk Damond from his patrol car while responding to her 2015 report of a possible sex assault near her home....
01:00, 05/01/2019

According to This Power Press Release, Several Characters Will Live Beyond the Finale. For Why, Beloved? For Why? The sixth and final season of the STARZ hit television show, Power, is set to premier on Aug. 25. The season will be long as hell at 15 episodes, but considering the extremely high entertainment value, I’m willing to be all in and park my ass on the ...
23:34, 05/09/2019

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 s...
12:34, 05/28/2019

Melania Trump's spokeswoman to be new White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham has been tapped to be the next White House press secretary. It remains to be seen what direction she will take, as her predecessors were known for their confrontational relationships with the press....
01:51, 06/26/2019

Morrison: 8 Australian children of Islamic State militants to be repatriated Eight Australian children of two dead Islamic State militants have been rescued from a Syrian refugee camp and are on their way home, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Monday....
12:00, 06/24/2019

Australian Prime Minister Morrison's coalition shockingly wins Australia's ruling coalition leader has won the election and retains power, despite pundits and opinion polls predictions that the Labor Party would defeat it....
18:00, 05/18/2019

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....
07:34, 06/19/2019

Libyan commander urges troops to press fight to take Tripoli CAIRO (AP) — A Libyan army commander whose forces are advancing on Tripoli is rallying his fighters on, despite U.N. calls for a weeklong cease-fire. Commander Khalifa Hifter urged his troops late on Sunday “to teach the enemy a greater and big...
13:17, 05/06/2019

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....
17:00, 05/25/2019

Australian prime minister predicts close election result Australia's conservative prime minister has predicted a close result at elections on Saturday as his rival used a campaign rally to revel in the memory of one of his center-left party's greatest victories 47 years ago....
07:17, 05/16/2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - April 29 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....
09:17, 04/29/2019

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....
20:00, 05/21/2019

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

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

Ex-Minnesota policeman says he shot Australian woman to protect partner An ex-Minnesota policeman on trial for murder said on Thursday that he opened fire on an Australian woman who approached his car to protect his partner who was struggling to get his gun....
06:17, 04/29/2019

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 G...
09:34, 05/20/2019

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....
17:17, 05/19/2019

Australian Fights to Save Her Grandchildren From Syrian Refugee Camp Karen Nettleton spent the past five years searching for her grandchildren, whose father was an ISIS fighter. Now their fate has become a political football....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Australian Barty reaches WTA summit to complete remarkable rise Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian in 43 years to climb to the top of the WTA singles ranking after she won the Birmingham Classic grasscourt title on Sunday....
19:17, 06/23/2019

GSK and Novartis liniment marketing misled Australian consumers: court The Australian subsidiaries of British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss drugmaker Novartis misled customers and broke the law by promoting identical liniments as though they could treat specific ills, an Australian court found on Friday....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Australian wealth manager IOOF hit with class-action lawsuit Australia's embattled second-largest wealth manager, IOOF Holdings Ltd, was sued on Friday by shareholders who alleged the company engaged in deceptive conduct and breached stock market disclosure......
21:00, 04/28/2019

Australian political contender fights back tears over mother CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has fought back tears and won widespread public support as he attacked a newspaper that challenged his version of his mother’s life story that inspired his political career. T...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Australian Hannah Green wins first major at LPGA Championship First Australian to win a major since 2006 Wins by one shot from Korea’s Sung Hyun Park Australian Hannah Green won the women’s PGA Championship at Hazeltine, her first victory on the LPGA Tour, to become the first Australian woman since Karrie Webb ...
01:34, 06/24/2019

Vote Count in Australian Election Shows Close Contest (CANBERRA, Australia) — The vote count in Australia’s general election on Saturday was proving closer than opinion polls had predicted, with the ruling conservative coalition appearing more likely to form a government than the favored cen...
16:00, 05/18/2019

"Like Last Episode Of Mann Ki Baat": Akhilesh Yadav On PM Meeting Press Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first ever press conference on Friday, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said the presserseemed "like last episode of Mann Ki Baataired on TV......
05:34, 05/18/2019

Australian DJ Adam Sky dies in Bali after suffering injury at resort Indonesian police said they are still investigating the death of the 42-year-old performer Adam Neat, who used the stage name Adam Sky.        ...
17:17, 05/07/2019

Evidence of early Australian arrival is best judged with an open mind Signs that our ancestors reached Australia 120,000 years ago may be "difficult to credit", but recent discoveries have shattered many similar preconceptions...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's First Ever Press Conference: Highlights Prime Minister Narendra Modi today appeared in his first ever press conference. BJP chief Amit Shah was also present. "Our democracy is a vibrant one, full of goodness," PM Modi said....
17:17, 05/17/2019

Tennis: Australian Kyrgios pulls out of French Open - organisers Australian maverick Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the French Open on Friday, according to tournament officials, robbing the Grand Slam event of some guaranteed fireworks....
19:17, 05/24/2019

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 allegat...
13:51, 05/24/2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - June 25 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....
10:51, 06/25/2019

| Sperm donor is legal father: Australian High Court A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court has ruled....
23:00, 06/19/2019

Super trawlers threaten Australian fisheries, conservationists warn Just six of the 76 giant vessels worldwide are banned from operating in country’s watersAustralia’s ban on super-sized industrial fishing boats is far too narrow and places local fisheries under threat, environmentalists have said.A report released o...
00:17, 05/07/2019

Australian deputy PM re-elected after conservative coalition holds power Australian Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack was on Thursday re-elected leader of the junior partner in the coalition government after a strong party showing in last week's election dispelled internal discontent about his performance....
10:00, 05/23/2019

Medical cannabis firms press UK to loosen prescription rules Manufacturers say not allowing GPs to prescribe drug fails patients and forfeits gainsThe world’s largest medicinal cannabis company has urged the government to allow GPs to prescribe the drug, calling on the UK to be a “leader not a laggard” in one ...
06:51, 06/25/2019

Australian politician resigns over leaked strip club video A right-wing politician in Australia has resigned just weeks before the country's general election after leaked footage revealed his "unacceptable" behaviour inside a US strip club....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Osaka beats Kvitova at Australian Open to win second straight major Japan's Naomi Osaka won her second straight grand slam title Saturday, beating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7-2) 5-7 6-4 at the Australian Open....
19:34, 04/28/2019

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - April 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....
09:00, 04/30/2019

Sailing rivalry hits Hudson River for Australian skippers SAN DIEGO (AP) — Australian skippers Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge are good mates off the water. In the fledging SailGP global league, there’s a nice little rivalry developing between them. Slingsby’s Team Australia has beaten Outter...
21:51, 06/20/2019

Bob Hawke: Long-serving Australian prime minister dies at 89 Just days before a federal election in Australia, the country's longest-serving Labor prime minister has died. Bob Hawke served from 1983 to 1991 and oversaw the floating of the Australian dollar....
16:34, 05/16/2019

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 ha...
20:34, 06/25/2019

Toxic Speech Floods Australian Campaign. Here’s Why Some See Signs of Hope. Hateful commentary, mostly dug up from politicians’ social media feeds, has toppled at least six candidates for Parliament. Shameful? A sign of progress? Or both?...
02:34, 05/09/2019

Australian state leader intervenes to approve coal mine CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state government leader has intervened to fast-track a proposed coal mine days after voters rejected tougher action to curb greenhouse gas emissions in a federal election. The Carmichael mine proposed by India...
11:34, 05/22/2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - June 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....
12:34, 06/24/2019

Australian Gets 10 Years In Jail For Kidnap, Rape Of British Backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
20:34, 05/28/2019

Australian prime minister rejects candidate’s Islam posts Australia’s prime minister says his Liberal Party rejects the anti-Muslim views of an election candidate who has become the third to lose the conservative party’s endorsement in as many days over their social media histories...
10:51, 05/03/2019

Uber sued for 'hundreds of millions' in Australian class action Uber is no stranger to lawsuits on any continent, but a new class action filing from four Australian states looks set to become one of the largest in the country's history....
18:34, 05/03/2019

Australian gardener sues Bayer's Monsanto over cancer link Lawyers of an Australian gardener on Tuesday said they had filed a lawsuit against Bayer AG agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto for severe harm caused by an ingredient used in its weed killer Roundup, the first such case in the country....
13:51, 06/04/2019

At least four dead, two more injured after Australian gunman goes on shooting spree: reports At least four people are dead and two more are injured after a lone gunman opened fire Tuesday night in a suburb just outside of Darwin, Australia, police said....
18:17, 06/04/2019

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 Bre...
22:17, 06/04/2019

| 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....
17:51, 06/11/2019

‘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 Holzha...
11:51, 06/11/2019

Australian jury convicts man in Etihad flight bomb plot An Australian jury has convicted a man of plotting to blow up an Etihad Airways airliner on a flight from Sydney to the United Arab Emirates with a bomb hidden in a meat grinder....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Australian judge jails extremist for Philippines boat plot The ringleader of a plot to take six extremists from Australia in a motor boat to the southern Philippines to overthrow the provincial government has been sentenced by an Australian judge to 7 years in prison...
13:34, 05/03/2019

Police raid Australian public broadcaster over Afghan leak Australia’s Federal Police have raided the offices of the national public broadcaster over a 2017 story based on leaked military documents that indicated the country’s military forces were being investigated for some of their actions in Afghanistan...
07:34, 06/05/2019

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....
09:51, 06/05/2019

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - June 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, 06/11/2019

Australian Police Raid Journalist’s Home Over Surveillance Article It was believed to be the first such action against an Australian journalist in more than a decade. A union called the raid “an outrageous attack on press freedom.”...
13:17, 06/04/2019

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - June 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....
07:51, 06/12/2019

Australian PM's party drops election candidate over Islamophobic comments Campaigning for a general election later this month, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday he had forced a candidate to quit his Liberal Party because of Islamophobic comments posted on social media....
10:17, 05/03/2019

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 Arkan...
00:00, 06/14/2019

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."...
20:17, 06/02/2019

Former Australian PM Turnbull hired as adviser by global investment firm KKR & Co. has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a senior adviser. He is not the first Australian premier to take up such a role after leaving office....
18:51, 05/31/2019

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....
01:51, 06/03/2019

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....
09:00, 06/13/2019

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....
13:51, 06/03/2019

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
15:00, 06/03/2019

Infamous Australian cult leader, known for brainwashing children, dead at 98 Australian cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne, who was known for brainwashing and drugging children she adopted in the 1970s and 80s, has died. She was 98....
20:51, 06/14/2019

Australian stocks set to slip; Fed's Powell hints there won't be rate cuts Stocks in Australia were set to decline at the open on Thursday, following the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision and hints that the central bank is not considering a cut in interest rates at this moment....
01:51, 05/02/2019

House Democrats press probe of Trump security clearances The former head of the White House office for security clearances told U.S. congressional investigators that he loosened clearance procedures for new hires over the objections of career officials, a congressional aide said on Thursday....
01:00, 05/03/2019