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Federal politics: live coverage from Parliament House

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at Parliament House in Canberra on Wednesday 31 August 2016. Photo: Andrew Meares Photo: Andrew Meares.
Coalition to change laws to 'target and kill a broader range' of Isis combatants – politics live
War crime risk to be removed by law change
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Brazil's Rousseff ousted by Senate

NEWS.com.au - ‎2 hours ago‎
Brazil's Senate has ousted President Dilma Rousseff, ending an impeachment process that polarised Latin America's biggest country amid a massive corruption scandal and brutal economic crisis.
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Car of missing Melbourne couple Mark and Jacoba Tromp involved in bizarre incident

Herald Sun - ‎19 minutes ago‎
THE car of missing Melbourne couple Mark and Jacoba Tromp has been found after a bizarre incident in Victoria's northeast. A Wangaratta man noticed a grey Peugeot station wagon following him and his girlfriend around the streets of Wangaratta about ...
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Former foes Pauline Hanson, Tony Abbott 'catch up' for coffee in Facebook video

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Two politicians sitting down to a cup of coffee does not generally make the news, but when they are two former foes and the evidence is posted on Facebook it is a different matter altogether.
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Terror supporter Hamdi Alqudsi sentenced to minimum six years in prison

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎29 minutes ago‎
The ringleader of a network that helped young Australian men fight for Islamic extremists in the Middle East has been sentenced to a maximum of eight years in prison.
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France's far-right National Front party leader Marine Le Pen backs Donald Trump

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
Paris: France's far-right National Front party leader, Marine Le Pen, voiced support for US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton would bring war and hardship to the world.
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Malaysia cops foil celebration attacks

NEWS.com.au - ‎20 hours ago‎
Malaysian anti-terrorism police have foiled planned attacks by Islamic State militants before Wednesday's Independence Day celebrations, arresting three suspects, the country's police chief said.
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Syria, ISIS must be held to account for chemical weapons use, says Dion

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
The federal government wants officials in the Syrian regime who orchestrated a series of chemical weapons attacks on their own people to be prosecuted under international law.
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Elijah Doughty: Kalgoorlie leaders call for change after teenager's death

ABC Online - ‎16 hours ago‎
Police have commended community members who called for calm during Tuesday's riots in Kalgoorlie, which erupted as a 55-year-old man faced court charged with the teenager's manslaughter.
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Turnbull undermined from within

NEWS.com.au - ‎Aug 30, 2016‎
ANALYSIS. IT WAS a stunning episode of Liberal Party pantomime. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the great moral task of government was Budget repair, only for almost his entire Senate backbench to reply, “Oh no it's not.
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Men in court over murder of Logan woman Sabrina Bremer

Brisbane Times - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Two men have faced court over the death of Logan woman Sabrina Bremer, whose badly burned remains were found on the side of a dirt road at North Tumbulgum in northern NSW.
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Body found near Station Pier at Port Melbourne

Herald Sun - ‎57 minutes ago‎
THE body of a man has been found floating in the water between Princes Pier and Station Pier in Port Melbourne this morning. A passer-by made the grim discovery about 6.15am.
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Challenging times ahead for investment: Future Fund's Peter Costello

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Future Fund chairman Peter Costello has warned of rising investment risks and lower returns despite the nation's sovereign wealth fund rebounding from its first quarterly loss in four years.
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American Express 'astroturfing' the credit card surcharge debate

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
The fancy new $5 note - yes, still with the purple Queen - isn't the only Reserve Bank event today. Its ruling on excessive card surcharge fees comes into effect for large merchants.
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Affordability at new low as Sydney and Melbourne prices surge

The Australian Financial Review - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sydney and Melbourne house prices have surged again in August, driving housing affordability in the two cities to an all time low.

Collins Foods hungry for expansion

NEWS.com.au - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Collins Foods is focused on expanding its fast food restaurant operations following its recent acquisition of 13 KFC stores, a move that made it the chicken chain's largest franchisee in Australia.

Last-mile copper still valuable: NBN Co

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
NBN Co chief technology officer Dennis Steiger is confident there's plenty of life left in the copper infrastructure when it comes to delivering high speed broadband to Australians but the deployment of new technology will largely hinge on whether the ...
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No Mario's Sky: ASMB Games Developed In Only 72 Hour

Aperture Games - ‎5 hours ago‎
Ludum dare 36's 'ancient technology' theme jam resulted in the invention of the latest 'old school' game No Mario's Sky, which is full of innumerable mutant Goombas, coins, mushroom-shaped powers and rocket ships.
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Married at First Sight: The ex-boyfriend0:30

NEWS.com.au - ‎13 hours ago‎
WHAT do you do when the guy you anonymously married on a TV show invites his ex to your wedding? You make a scene, repeatedly growl at the bar tender for Jack Daniel's and declare the wedding “dead to me”.
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William H Macy on Blood Father co-star Mel Gibson and Australia's alcohol intake

Herald Sun - ‎6 hours ago‎
NEITHER William H. Macy nor his co-star, Mel Gibson, needed to bone up on the 12-Step program prior to filming their hard-boiled action thriller Blood Father.
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Australian lingerie ad banned for being too sexy

Fox News - ‎10 hours ago‎
Australian lingerie retailer Bras N Things is embroiled in a storm after it was forced to pull a campaign video down due to its overtly explicit content.
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Gene hated Willy Wonka remake

NEWS.com.au - ‎28 minutes ago‎
IT'S arguably the role for which he was best known - and it's fair to say Gene Wilder was fiercely protective of his legacy as Willy Wonka.
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'More than 70 per cent' of NRL talent left in the limbo by delayed 2018 salary cap verdict

Fox Sports - ‎1 hour ago‎
THE NRL is under pressure from the Player Agents Association (PAA) to reveal further details about the 2018 salary cap. With an increased television deal already confirmed, the NRL is currently in discussions with the Rugby League Players' Association ...
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Rio Olympics: three named in Games accreditation scandal

The Australian - ‎11 hours ago‎
An Australian Olympic Committee director, a long-serving AOC employee and the Australian team's cheerleader-in-chief in Rio are at the centre of an accreditation scandal that resulted in nine athletes spending the night in a Brazilian police station.
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Court rules in favour of Queensland mega-mine

New Scientist - ‎8 hours ago‎
ANOTHER blow for coral? Australia's federal court has rejected a bid to block a giant coal mine in central Queensland that could harm the Great Barrier Reef.
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New Pterosaur Species Found with Intact Skull

Seeker - ‎5 hours ago‎
Unearthed in Patagonia, the flying Jurassic reptile fossil has given paleontologists a closer look at pterosaur brain evolution. Photo: Shown is a paleoartist's reconstruction of a new species of pterosaur, Allkaruen koi.
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Full moon makes cows give birth, says Japanese study

The Australian - ‎7 hours ago‎
Its bright beams supposedly trigger dog attacks, traffic accidents and psychotic episodes. Now scientists have notched another theory about the full moon: it makes cows give birth.
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Smokers face tougher laws in Queensland

NEWS.com.au - ‎1 hour ago‎
Queensland's health minister Cameron Dick has described smoking as "a burden" on the state as he welcomed in harsher smoking laws.
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Girl X: A textbook case of child trauma

dailytelegraph.com.au - ‎12 hours ago‎
THE “vulnerable” teen dubbed Girl X was a “textbook” case “of how to traumatise a child,” an ongoing inquest has heard.
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