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Malcolm Turnbull in muddle over cabinet reshuffle delay

The Australian (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Departing Nationals leader Warren Truss with Barnaby Joyce, the leading candidate to replace him, in question time yesterday. Malcolm Turnbull faces weeks of political instability as he weighs major frontbench changes, with Deputy Prime Minister Warren ...
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N Korea satellite prompts Japan sanctions

NEWS.com.au - ‎3 hours ago‎
N Korea satellite prompts Japan sanctions. Japan says it is imposing sanctions on North Korea after a satellite launch seen by Washington and its allies, including Tokyo, as cover for development of ballistic missile technology that could be used to ...
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Crashing the parties: Sanders and Trump victories vindicate the 'outsiders'

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
A record number of New Hampshire voters queued in freezing traffic jams until well after polls were due to close to pick a Democrat and Republican candidate to run for president who had, until recently, belonged to neither party.
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Pregnant woman diagnosed with Zika in Queensland

Brisbane Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
A pregnant woman has tested positive for the Zika virus in southeast Queensland. Photo: AP. A pregnant Queensland woman has been diagnosed with Zika virus, the state's health authority announced on Wednesday.
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NATO Chief Expects OK for Greater Presence in Eastern Europe

ABC News - ‎23 minutes ago‎
NATO defense ministers should approve plans Wednesday for increasing NATO's presence in Eastern Europe to deter Russia, and discuss what the alliance might do to stanch the ongoing flow of migrants into Europe, the organization's secretary-general ...
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Palestinian youth killed in West Bank

Herald Sun - ‎1 hour 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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US should get tough with Russia:Syria oppn

Herald Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Saudi-backed opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have called on the United States to act more forcefully to stop Russia's bombing of their positions.
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Nkandla: DA expresses optimism

iAfrica.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
The DA has expressed optimism after the Constitutional Court heard a landmark court case yesterday. The EFF and DA brought a case to the court, seeking to clarify the powers of chapter nine institutions such as the Public Protector.
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Forged Aust passports in Thai police sting

Herald Sun - ‎7 hours ago‎
An Iranian man has been arrested in Thailand for allegedly making fake Australian and European passports for South Asian human trafficking gangs.
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Wartime sweethearts Norwood Thomas and Joyce Morris reunite after 70 years

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Adelaide: They smiled, they hugged, they kissed. And in those few moments the past 70 years just melted away as wartime sweethearts Norwood "Tommy" Thomas and Joyce Morris were reunited.
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Eddie Obeid acted in his family's interest over Circular Quay restaurant leases, court hears

ABC Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
Former New South Wales Labor MP Eddie Obeid acted in the interests of himself and his family when he approached a senior official over leases at Sydney's Circular Quay, a court has been told.

Labor's Glen Sterle accuses ALP of 'backdoor ban' on Israel

The Australian (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
'I suspect most MPs would find such a propos­ition ludicrous': Glenn Sterle. Picture: Matthew Poon. West Australian Labor senator Glenn Sterle has accused the party's NSW branch of trying to introduce an indefensible “backdoor ban” on MP visits to ...
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NSW Government forced into action over chronic after school care shortage

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
The NSW Government has been forced to increase funding for after school care services to address Sydney's chronic shortage of out of hours care.
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Call for death tax on 'super rich' families

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
About 100,000 'super rich' Australians would feel the burden of a new death tax, which could raise about $5 billion a year in federal revenue if introduced, according to Community Council for Australia chairman Tim Costello.
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Australian shares slide into bear territory for first time in five years

The Australian (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
David Rogers is a 27-year veteran of the financial markets, having worked for Standard & Poor's, Thomson Financial, BridgeNews, Dow Jones Newswires, Tolhurst Noall and The Wall Street Journal.
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Commonwealth Bank defends dividends

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Commonwealth Bank has hit back at predictions it may need to cut its highly prized dividend, signalling it expects to maintain the dividend policy even in the face of tougher capital rules for banks.
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Property boom generates profit rise for building firms

ABC Online - ‎9 hours ago‎
Residentially focussed property group Stockland and building materials supplier Boral have reported solid rises in profit on the back of stronger east coast construction activity.
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Mobile network system not immune to individual attack: Telstra

The Australian (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Chris's love affair with computing spans more than 45 years. He learnt to program in the late 1960s, studied computer science in the early 70s, worked on mainframes, taught programming, ran a small business networking PCs in the 80s, and built websites ...
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Netflix: If it can't geo-block it will block geo-payments

iTWire - ‎6 hours ago‎
Undeterred by the failure to geo-block Australian users from the US Netflix catalogue the next step is to enable payment providers to refuse to process payments from Australians.
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Take Google's security challenge to keep hackers at bay

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
Along with an extra 2GB of free storage, taking Google's security challenge offers a great safety checklist for all your online accounts.
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Telstra outage was an annoyance, but not the apocalypse

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎12 hours ago‎
COMMENT. Lunchtime activity: checking what your friends are doing on Facebook. Oh, the horror - a Telstra outage. So yesterday, a Telstra engineer flicked the wrong switch, or failed to flick the right one, or something.
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Oscars 2016: Winners to submit thank-you lists in advance to stop gushing speeches

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
Oscar acceptance speeches as you know them are about to radically change. Long-winded speeches from winners, which almost always include breathless thanks to colleagues and family, will now have to be approved by Academy Award producers.
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Here come the Habibs to television stardom

The Australian (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Michael Bodey is a film and media writer for The Australian and was previously arts editor, showbiz editor and media editor at The Daily Telegraph and film critic for The Age.
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Watch Donald Trump Bio Movie Starring Johnny Depp Via Funny Or Die

The Inquisitr - ‎1 hour ago‎
If you're in the group of people who've been praying for the day that you'd be watching a Donald Trump biopic starring a high caliber actor like Johnny Depp, your dreams have come true.
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Kanye West blasts Kylie Jenner Puma rumour

Yahoo7 News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Rapper and Adidas designer Kanye West has shut down reports suggesting his sister-in-law Kylie Jenner has signed a deal to become the new face of rival brand Puma.
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National Rugby League loses $18m after blowout

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Australian Rugby League Commission chairman John Grant said the sport needs to improve its attractiveness to sponsors and business after the NRL slumped to a $18.7 million loss in 2015 despite record revenue.
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Manly Sea Eagles owner Scott Penn says football department had to change to keep Daly Cherry-Evans

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
Manly owner Scott Penn has opened up on the tumultuous year at the club, revealing star halfback Daly Cherry-Evans would not have backflipped on his Gold Coast deal had they not made significant changes in the football department within the club.
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Tabcorp faces Victorian racing fight

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
Punters betting on the Caulfield races in Victoria last weekend received a rude shock when an afternoon of clashes with high profile NSW races meant the southern state's meetings were bumped from Tabcorp's main Sky Racing channel.
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New Indian Premier League teammates Chris Gayle and Shane Watson bury hatchet after sexism row

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎11 hours ago‎
They were at the centre of a slanging match just a month ago, but Chris Gayle and Shane Watson appear to have buried the hatchet before becoming teammates in the Indian Premier League.
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Australia needs 'highly effective' climate research amid CSIRO cuts: Alan Finkel

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎15 hours ago‎
Australia's new chief scientist Alan Finkel has had "significant conversations" with leading researchers to ensure planned deep cuts to climate science programs by the CSIRO would not undermine the country's ability to deal with global warming.
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Stalagmites and pollen fossils reveal the Nullarbor's lush history

Science Network Western Australia - ‎14 hours ago‎
According to Dr Sniderman, the Nullarbor forests basically disappeared about three millions years ago, apparently in response to the drying of Australia's climate as global ice ages began.
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Australian Scientists Have Just Discovered Hidden Galaxies Behind The Milky Way

Huffington Post Australia - ‎6 hours ago‎
Hundreds of galaxies have been discovered behind the Milky Way. | YE AUNG THU via Getty Images. Share 7 · Tweet. Email 0. Comment 0. Print.
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Senator Scott Ludlam Totally Zings Greg Hunt's 'Best Minister' Award

Huffington Post Australia - ‎6 hours ago‎
Greens deputy leader, Senator Scott Ludlam, is very happy about environment minister Greg Hunt being named 'Best Minister in the World.
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Pregnant Qld woman contracts Zika virus

Gold Coast Bulletin - ‎8 hours ago‎
She was diagnosed with the disease in southeast corner of the state yesterday after returning from overseas. The virus has been linked to birth defects in babies when their mothers contract the disease.
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Law bid lifts hopes on cannabis relief

NT News - ‎2 hours ago‎
FEDERAL legislation enabling Australian patients and their doctors to access medicinal cannabis for the management of painful and chronic conditions has been welcomed by the State Government.

Pap smear costs 'decision for companies'

NEWS.com.au - ‎7 hours ago‎
Pap smear costs 'decision for companies'. The head of the federal health department concedes women could be charged up front for pap smears because of government cuts to pathology bulk-billing incentive payments.
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Lettuce linked to 128 salmonella cases

Sky News Australia - ‎3 hours ago‎
Contaminated lettuce has caused 10 cases of salmonella poisoning, including nine in Victoria, with another 118 suspected cases around Australia.
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