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Benjamin Netanyahu in Australia: challenge to Hawke, Rudd

The Australian - ‎4 hours ago‎
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has challenged Bob Hawke and Kevin Rudd to. define what they mean by Palestinian statehood, saying a “terrorist state” would be the likely outcome unless Israel retained full control of military security in the ...
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Queensland election may not be fought on new boundaries: Premier

Courier Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
PREMIER Annastacia Palaszczuk says she cannot guarantee the next election will be fought along new electoral boundaries due to be revealed by the Queensland Redistribution Commission in coming days.
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Body of missing Avondale Heights mum Karen Ristevski found

Herald Sun - ‎59 minutes ago‎
THE stepson of murdered Melbourne mum Karen Ristevski has called for her killer to come forward, saying: “It's only a matter of time before you are spending a long time behind bars.
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Surge in Woolworths leads ASX higher

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
A busy day of earnings season saw the market edge cautiously higher on Wednesday, with the S&P/ASX200 regaining some of the ground it had lost earlier in the week to bring it back above the 5800 level.
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Victorian cities faced power cuts to ensure NSW made it through big heatwave

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎25 minutes ago‎
As NSW suffered through its record-breaking heatwave this month, with power supplies stretched to breaking point, the head of Australia's main electricity grid faced a choice: keep the airconditioning running in Sydney, or keep the lights on in Victoria.
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Malaysia identifies North Korean embassy official among suspects in death of Kim Jong-nam

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Bangkok: Malaysian police want to question a diplomat at the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur over the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.
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Julie Bishop arrives at the White House with 'strategic issues' on the table for both nations

NEWS.com.au - ‎2 hours ago‎
FOREIGN Affairs Minister Julie Bishop has invited US vice-president Mike Pence to visit Australia “as soon as possible.” Ms Bishop met with Mr Pence at the White House on Tuesday to discuss a range of strategic challenges facing both countries, during ...
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'That's not the way I'd categorise it': Julie Bishop rebuffs Peter Dutton on US 'people swap'

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎37 minutes ago‎
A war of words has erupted over the nomenclature of Australia's refugee resettlement deal with the US, after Immigration Minister Peter Dutton conceded it could reasonably be described as a "people swap".
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Child sex abuse royal commission hears of Catholic brothers' secrecy culture

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
A secrecy culture of "don't ask, don't tell" could explain historical allegations of child sex abuse within a religious order, the royal commission has been told.

What you don't realise about the NBN

NEWS.com.au - ‎5 hours ago‎
WHEN salespeople start knocking at your door to announce the arrival of the National Broadband Network in your area, there's one important thing you should know - you can't say no to the NBN.
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Wage growth remains at record lows

ABC Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Australian workers continue to face record low wage rises, with the downturn in the mining sector driving the weak outcomes. The Bureau of Statistics Wage Price Index rose 1.9 per cent over the past year and by 0.5 per cent over the December quarter ...
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Reserve Bank's hands tied as wage growth hits new record low

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Private-sector wage growth has slid to a record low of just 1.8 per cent, throwing into doubt budget projections and confounding the Reserve Bank, which would prefer not to have to cut interest rates again and run the risk of reigniting house prices ...
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Bega Cheese tips milk prices to rise, putting farmers back in to the black

The Australian Financial Review - ‎3 hours ago‎
Bega Cheese has tipped milk prices to rise next financial year, which would lift struggling farmers back in to the black, but is forecasting a flat full year profit as it suffers from lower infant formula sales and the loss of a key supermarket ...
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Seven win: Amber still gagged for threat to 'destroy' CEO's career

NEWS.com.au - ‎5 hours ago‎
THE ex-mistress of Channel Seven CEO Tim Worner will continue to be gagged by the court from speaking about her affair after a Supreme Court Justice said she had threatened to “destroy” his career and reputation out of “revenge.
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Optus switches on 1Gbps '4.5G' network in Sydney

iT News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Optus has rolled out what it's calling a 4.5G network in Macquarie Park in northern Sydney capable of 1Gbps theoretical speeds, in what it describes as “a step toward 5G”.
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LG K10 (2017) with Android Nougat Launched in India at Rs 13990

Technology Personalized - ‎10 minutes ago‎
LG has launched the mid-range smartphone, K10 in India. Priced at Rs 13,990, the handset features a dedicated panic button, and entry-level specifications.
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PS4 VR Game's New Update Makes VR Optional

GameSpot - ‎8 hours ago‎
VR horror game Here They Lie no longer requires PlayStation VR to play, developer Tangentlemen has announced. With the release of a free update today, those who already own the PS4 game can choose to play on a standard display or with a PSVR ...
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James Weir recaps Married At First Sight series 4 episode 12

NEWS.com.au - ‎22 hours ago‎
I ASSUMED there wouldn't be a way to top the humiliation that comes with being dumped outside a pub straight after your wedding day.

Here's what the Wayne's World stars look like now

NEWS.com.au - ‎6 hours ago‎
IT'S been 25 years since Wayne's World landed in movie theatres and became an instant comedy hit (and we're still not worthy.
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SEE IT: Harrison Ford's near-plane crash caught on tape

New York Daily News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Video of Harrison Ford's almost plane crash shows the “Indiana Jones” actor narrowly missing a passenger plane as he flew over it.
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Cahill fires broadside at Sydney FC

SBS - The World Game - ‎1 hour ago‎
Melbourne City's marquee man believes his side have drawn a perfect time to play the Sky Blues when they meet on Friday night.
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South Africa: Japan Stints to Help Keep Boks in SA?

AllAfrica.com - ‎32 minutes ago‎
One of the major challenges facing SA Rugby as they plot the way forward is finding ways to keep their best players in South Africa.
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A mysterious NASA post has prompted ridiculous alien conspiracy theories

NEWS.com.au - ‎8 hours ago‎
A MYSTERIOUS NASA tweet has prompted wild theories about whether humans have finally gotten in touch with aliens. In a tweet posted this morning, the space agency said it will make an announcement tomorrow about a “discovery beyond our solar ...
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Mandatory life jackets on reef trips flagged by Minister following spike in deaths

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tourists may be forced to wear life jackets while snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef, under a plan being considered by the Queensland Government following a spike in deaths.
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Towards Breaking Point

Millennium Post - ‎Feb 19, 2017‎
The first month of 2017 brought troubling news from the world's southernmost landmass. Scientists warned that Larsen C, the fourth largest ice shelf in Antarctica, is on the verge of calving.
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Dolphin-mounted cameras give scientists a glimpse of mammal's underwater life

ABC Online - ‎12 hours ago‎
Australian scientists have contributed to a world-first study using locally made cameras mounted on wild dolphins off the coast of Kaikoura in New Zealand.
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Medicinal cannabis users cautiously welcome Federal Government's announcement

ABC Online - ‎56 minutes ago‎
The Government said it would make it easier for approved providers to import medical products from reputable suppliers overseas. The ABC spoke to those who use medicinal cannabis about their thoughts on the announcement.
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Ross River 'could become global epidemic'

NEWS.com.au - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Ross River virus risks becoming a global epidemic on the same scale as the Zika virus, Australian researchers say. An Australian National University and University of Adelaide study has found that Ross River transmitted by mosquitoes could be ...
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