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Barnaby Joyce's ascension to spark Malcolm Turnbull's overhaul

The Australian (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Barnaby Joyce and his wife, Natalie, at Parliament House in Canberra yesterday before the Nationals partyroom meeting. Picture: Kym Smith.
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Teacher shoots dead six colleagues in Saudi Arabia's Jazan province

Asia Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
A teacher armed with an automatic weapon stormed a Saudi Ministry of Education office in the southern region of Jazan and shot dead at least six people on Thursday, local media reported.
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Pyongyang orders South Koreans out of Kaesong, labels closure of industrial zone 'declaration of war'

ABC Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
North Korea says it is kicking out all South Koreans from the jointly run Kaesong industrial zone and freezing the assets of companies operating there, calling the South's move to suspend operations a "declaration of war".
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Former Auschwitz Guard, 94, Goes on Trial in Germany

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Auschwitz concentration camp survivor Leon Schwarzbaum presents an old photograph showing himself, left, next to his uncle and parents who all died in Auschwitz during a press conference in Detmold, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016.
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Prison riot in northern Mexico leaves dozens dead, local media reports

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
At least 30 people have died in a pre-dawn prison riot in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, local media reports, as smoke billowed from the building.
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Twin female Nigerian suicide bombers kill 58, wound 78

The Australian (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Walking wounded: One of the 78 people injured in the twin suicide bomber attack on the Dikwa refugee camp. Two female suicide bombers have killed at least 58 at a camp for people made homeless by the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria.
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The Earthquake Death Toll In Taiwan Climbs To 47

The Inquisitr - ‎56 minutes ago‎
According to the Taipei Times, 47 people have been confirmed dead because of the earthquake that rocked southern and central Taiwan at around 4:00 in the morning on February 6. Forty-five of these 47 deaths have been found at the Weiguan Jinlong, ...

Erdogan warns patience will run out on Syria

Gulf Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Syrians wait with their belongings before heading to Turkey through the Bab al-Salam border crossing, in Darat Izza, Aleppo countryside.
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Kate Jenkins: call for new way to fight sex bias

The Australian (subscription) - ‎2 hours 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 shot in Perth's south

Sky News Australia - ‎1 hour ago‎
The man was found near the Rockingham Police Station early this afternoon, with officers providing first aid before paramedics arrived, who said he was concious and breathing.
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Tara Nettleton, widow of Khaled Sharrouf, remembered as reckless, funny teenager

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
School friends of the late Tara Nettleton, the widow of Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf, who has died in Syria, have paid tribute to the 31-year-old and recalled their fun days together as the "Cheso girls".
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Man arrested over Geelong fatal shooting

Sky News Australia - ‎7 hours ago‎
A man is being questioned by homicide detectives over the shooting death of a half-naked man on a Geelong street. The shirtless Norlane man, 36, was shot from a passing car on Anakie Road in Bell Post Hill about 11pm on Tuesday and died as horrified ...
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Rio Tinto to slash dividend as profits plunge

The Australian Financial Review - ‎2 hours ago‎
Samuel "Sam" Walsh, chief executive officer of Rio Tinto Group says more cuts to come. Simon Dawson. Share on twitter. by Amanda Saunders.
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David Jones promises to revolutionise food shopping

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
David Jones plans to revolutionise food shopping in Australia with an upmarket alternative to your usual trawl through the aisles.
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John Borghetti hits home run as Virgin Australia profit rockets

The Australian (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Mitchell Bingemann has spent the past decade reporting on the happenings of the technology and telecommunications sectors in Australia.
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Claims costs cut into Suncorp's profit, dividends

The Australian (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Michael Bennet is a seasoned journalist covering financial services in Sydney with a focus on banking. He began his career in Perth where he covered a range of industries including mining, construction and contractors.
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BlackBerry targets Australian business

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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Free data on Sunday could be slowed down, Telstra admits

Herald Sun - ‎12 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 on West Australian roads

ABC Online - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The West Australian Government and Royal Automobile Club have unveiled a driverless bus that will be trialled on Perth roads. The 15 seat, electric, self-driving vehicle has been bought from a French company and will start test runs on private land in ...
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Watson Bounces Back For Bathurst 12 Hour Top Ten

The Checkered Flag - ‎3 hours ago‎
British GT star Andrew Watson took a top ten finish on his Bathurst 12 Hour debut, as the #60 Tekno Autosports McLaren team climbed up the order following early contact.
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Sex and the City star Kristin Davis in cringeworthy Sunrise skit with Sam Armytage

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
Kristin Davis has taken a not-so-subtle jab at Sunrise, by sharing a knowing 'wink' with rival show host Lisa Wilkinson, after the actor took part in a train wreck segment on Channel Seven's breakfast program.
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Lockout laws: Is Baird losing his bottle?

dailytelegraph.com.au - ‎3 hours ago‎
Premier Mike Baird has spoken for the first time since his Facebook post about the controversial lockout laws. Courtesy: Nova FM/Fitzy and Wippa.
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Superhero Iron Boy saves Sydney

ABC Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
MARK COLVIN: It's a cynical world out there on social media and it's rare for a story to warm all hearts. But support for Iron Boy today seems to have been near unanimous.
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Aussies up against it to claim No.1 Test ranking

The Roar - ‎20 minutes ago‎
A green top awaits Australia and New Zealand when the first Test of the Trans-Tasman Trophy series kicks off on Friday. The world number one ranking goes on the line for Australia.
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Western Sydney chief lashes out at louts who disgraced club

The Australian (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ray Gatt has been a sports reporter since 1972, covering horse racing, rugby league, cricket and soccer. Ray has been the chief soccer writer at The Australian newspaper since 1989.
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James Graham not convinced by new interchange rules

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Bulldogs captain James Graham has tempered enthusiasm for a faster NRL under the new interchange laws, warning it could tip the scales further in favour of dominant playmakers like Cowboys ace Johnathan Thurston.
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CSIRO chief defends cuts, promising to keep 'vital' climate capability

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
CSIRO executives informed a key manager of cuts of at least half his climate research staff just days before revealing the sharp reduction to the rest of the organisation, questioning in Senate estimates has revealed.
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Spider vs snake: the David and Goliath battle

The New Daily - ‎6 hours ago‎
A Riverina farmer has captured what appears to be nature's version of a David and Goliath battle. A spider proudly displays its quarry: a brown snake.
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Aussie megafauna hunted to extinction

NEWS.com.au - ‎9 hours ago‎
Aussie megafauna hunted to extinction. Giant kangaroos, two-metre tall wombats and large flightless birds that once roamed prehistoric Australia may have been hunted into extinction, according to the latest scientific research.
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Human trials for Australian-made bionic spine to start next year

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Patients left paralysed by injury or illness could be back on their feet again, thanks to a breakthrough by Melbourne researchers who have designed a revolutionary bionic spine.
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More salmonella cases linked to Vic salad

NEWS.com.au - ‎10 hours ago‎
More salmonella cases linked to Vic salad. The number of suspected salmonella cases linked to lettuce from Victoria has risen, with 144 reported cases around Australia.
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Racing Victoria keeps drug-free racing a priority in state

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
COMMENT. Signoff, who finished fourth in the 2014 Melbourne Cup, returned to racing on Boxing Day and was successful but later returned a positive swab to ibuprofen.
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Aust could be medical cannabis leader: MCG

Herald Sun - ‎11 hours ago‎
SYDNEY, Feb 11 AAP - Australia could be a global leader in medicinal cannabis if proposed laws pass, a pharmaceutical firm says. The federal government has introduced draft laws to parliament allowing the cultivation and supply of marijuana for ...
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