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Nationals leadership: Michael McCormack may run against Barnaby Joyce

The Australian (subscription) - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Jared Owens is a political reporter based in Canberra. He has previously worked at The Australian's Sydney and Brisbane bureaus.
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Man accused of South Australia backpacker attack sought love online

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
The man accused of a terrifying attack on two European backpackers at a remote South Australian beach had been searching for love online, describing himself on a dating website as being respectful to women and seeking a "future wife".
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Bomb threats: More than 40 Queensland schools evacuated in February

Brisbane Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Buddina State School was evacuated after an alleged bomb threat last week. Photo: Sam Cucchiara. More Queensland schools evacuated.
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ICAC hearing delayed as tapes submitted

Herald Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
A scathing report on ICAC's investigation into crown prosecutor Margaret Cunneen was "fundamentally flawed", an NSW parliamentary inquiry has heard.
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All Italian tomato exporters to Australia slapped with anti-dumping measures

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
The days of cheap tinned tomatoes are over, with the federal government backing a decision to slap anti-dumping measures on two Italian giants that account for half of imported tinned tomatoes in Australia.
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Sydney lockout laws: former high court judge to head review as backlash grows

The Guardian - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Justice minister Troy Grant says the review will 'provide an independent, open and transparent assessment of the state's liquor laws.
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US, allies target North Korea finances after rocket test

The West Australian - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Paju (South Korea) (AFP) - The United States and its Asian allies tightened the economic screws on North Korea Thursday with the US Senate adopting fresh sanctions and South Korean firms abandoning a joint industrial park that helped fund Pyongyang's ...
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Palestinian youth killed in West Bank

Sky News Australia - ‎10 hours ago‎
Israeli troops have shot and killed a Palestinian youth who the army says had been throwing stones at Israeli vehicles on a road in the occupied West Bank.
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German train crash: Black box investigation rules out technical failure

NEWS.com.au - ‎11 hours ago‎
WARNING: Disturbing video. HARROWING video has emerged purporting to show the immediate aftermath of the horrific train crash in Germany which left at least 10 people dead and 81 injured.
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John Kerry to push for ceasefire at Syria meeting

CNN International - ‎6 hours ago‎
Washington (CNN) Secretary of State John Kerry hopes to secure a cease-fire in Syria and immediate aid for civilians at a key meeting of major powers in Germany Thursday viewed by U.S.
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Logan murder charges: Police suspect drug debt was behind deaths

Brisbane Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Police pull a submerged metal box from a dam at Kingston on Thursday, as they charge six people with the murder of a missing Logan pair.
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Kate Jenkins named Australia's Sex Discrimination Commissioner

The Australian (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jared Owens is a political reporter based in Canberra. He has previously worked at The Australian's Sydney and Brisbane bureaus.
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'World War III': Downer and Wilson battle it out to replace Andrew Robb

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎21 minutes ago‎
The race to replace outgoing Trade Minister Andrew Robb in his blue-ribbon Liberal seat "will be World War III" as frontrunners Georgina Downer and Tim Wilson and a swath of other contenders battle it out.
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David Jones' profit slips on higher costs

The Australian Financial Review - ‎23 minutes ago‎
David Jones collaborated with members of the Sydney Dance Company to launch its new season fashion collection this month. Nic Walker.
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Virgin Australia in profit as domestic airfares surge

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Virgin Australia's decision to limit the number of flights in the domestic market at a time of weak demand and its ability to pick up more business traffic has paid off.
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Cochlear leads ASX rebound as investors focus on earnings

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Australian stocks ended a volatile session at the day's highs, led up by a rally in Cochlear as investors refocused on the local earnings season.
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Chairwoman Janet Yellen Describes The Federal Reserve Like A Mortgage REIT

Seeking Alpha - ‎1 hour ago‎
The latest testimony by the chairwoman of the Federal Reserve made the entity sound remarkably similar to an mREIT. The ability of the Federal Reserve to stimulate the economy may be significantly limited by a “crowding out” effect.
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Free data on Sunday could be slowed down, Telstra admits

Herald Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
TELSTRA mobile customers downloading free data this Sunday as compensation for this week's disastrous mass outage may experience a slowdown in speeds, the carrier admits.
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Self-driving bus to be trialled in WA

Big Rigs - ‎1 hour ago‎
HERALDING the age of autonomous commercial vehicles in Australia, Western Australia will stage a trial of a self-driving and fully electric shuttle bus this year.
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On-board: SVG's record lap of Bathurst

Fox Sports - ‎8 hours ago‎
IT'S the lap that left all at Mount Panorama agog at the sublime combination of Shane van Gisbergen and the McLaren 650S GT3 sports car.
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Australian emoji keyboard released for Android mobile users

Herald Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
STRUTH! Just when you thought there wasn't the right emoji to express how Straya'n you are, a new emoji keyboard has been released to help you out.
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Donald Trump skewered in Funny or Die film

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
Donald Trump's first place finish among the GOP candidates in the New Hampshire primaries has been greeted by a mock online documentary of the brash businessman starring a furiously wigged Johnny Depp.
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Sex and the City star Kristin Davis in cringeworthy Sunrise skit with Sam Armytage

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
Former Sex and the City star Kristin Davis has appeared in a bizarre skit on Sunrise, reprising her role as Charlotte York before taking to social media to express her annoyance.
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Iron Boy: Superhero presented with medal for gallantry after defeating evil villain Ultron at Sydney Opera House

9news.com.au - ‎1 hour ago‎
February 11, 2016: NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione has presented Iron Boy with a medal for valour after he defeated Ultron and saved the Sydney Opera House.
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Western Sydney Wanderers unhappy with sanctions but demand rogue fans stay away

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
While the Western Sydney Wanderers were disappointed to be hit with a suspended three-point deduction and $50,000 fine for fan misbehaviour in Melbourne last weekend, club chief executive John Tsatsimas accepted the club needs to redouble their ...
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Australia v New Zealand: Basin Reserve pitch to challenge touring Australian side

ABC Online - ‎16 minutes ago‎
There's a familiar mantra since Australia got towelled up at Birmingham and Nottingham in consecutive weeks during last year's Ashes debacle: 'we must do better in those conditions'.
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Centimetre perfect: The best Dennis Cometti-isms

The Age - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
A jewel in any footy commentary team, veteran commentator Dennis Cometti's acerbic, quick wit will be heard for just one more season.
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Gravitational waves discovery would open up new world of science

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Scientists across the world are giddy at the prospect that the final piece in the puzzle emerging from Einstein's theory of general relativity will fall into place on Friday.
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Unknown galaxies discovered lurking behind the Milky Way

Gizmag - ‎7 hours ago‎
In recent radio telescope studies, many hundreds of previously undiscovered galaxies have been found to exist in an area in which an enormous magnetic abnormality known as the "Great Attractor" is located.
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Climate change 'forcing species to move'

The Star Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
SYDNEY: Warming temperatures are causing about half of the world's plants and animals to move location, an international conference in Australia heard Wednesday, with every major type of species affected.
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A shift in social attitudes can make menopause a positive experience

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
This article is part of our series examining women's hidden health conditions. You can read about bacterial vaginosis, pelvic inflammatory disease and other pieces in the series here.
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Thought-controlled device could help paralysed people move limbs

ABC Online - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Melbourne medical researchers are set to unveil a device that could help people with paralysis to walk again. The stentrode device, which is the size of a small paper clip, is implanted within a blood vessel next to the brain and works by recording ...
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Zika virus: Australian Olympic team's doctor says athletes must be alert but not alarmed in Rio

ABC Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Australia's Olympic athletes should be alert but not alarmed at the spreading Zika virus in Brazil, the team's chief medico says.
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Australia to legalise medical cannabis if landmark legislation passes

International Business Times AU - ‎2 hours ago‎
A production assistant inspects a Cannabis plant in a state-owned agricultural farm in Rovigo, about 60 km (40 miles) from Venice, September 22, 2014.
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