Toddler abducted from Qld house
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Toddler abducted from Qld house
Rajasthan Royals booked a spot in the Indian Premier League play-offs qualifier after edging Chennai Super Kings by five wickets on Friday.Rajasthan overtook Lucknow Super Giants on run-rate to finish second in the regular season standings.
The former US president was attempting to condemn Russian leader Vladimir Putin when he made the unfortunate mistake. Find out what it was.
Vangelis, the Greek composer whose rousing electronic theme music for the Oscar-winning Chariots of Fire was one of the best-known film scores of the 1980s, has died at the age of 79, the Athens News Agency says.Citing an announcement from his lawyers' office, ANA said Vagelis died late on Tuesday without giving a cause of death.
A 21-year-old man who used a crossbow to seriously injure a school employee in the northern German port city of Bremerhaven is in police custody, law enforcement officials say.The weapon was found during his arrest along with a shotgun and two knives, senior prosecutor Oliver Constien said, adding that the incident at the high school was being treated as a case of attempted murder.
The listing for the fire-damaged, 12-room boarding house in Newtown has raised some eyebrows over the wording in the ad. See what it said.
AAP/Lukas CochThe federal election is on Saturday. Polls close at 6pm local time; that means 6pm AEST in the eastern states, 6:30pm in SA and the NT and 8pm in WA. 124 of the 151 House of Representatives seats are in the eastern time zone, 12 combined in SA and the NT and 15 in WA. The Coalition notionally holds 76 of the 151 seats, Labor 69 and there are six crossbenchers. Gains and losses for parties and crossbenchers will be measured against this. This does not include Craig Kelly’s defection
The Australian share market has rallied to snap a four-week losing streak, with nearly every sector in the green after China took measures to prop up its econony.The benchmark S&P;/ASX200 index finished on Friday up 81.
ShutterstockEarly in the election campaign, on April 14, we learned that Australia’s unemployment rate had slipped below 4% in March, to 3.95% – the lowest rate in 48 years. But the Coalition was denied the bragging rights that would flow from an unemployment rate beginning with “3” because of a Bureau of Statistics convention of quoting the rate to only one decimal place, which meant the rate was presented as “4.0%”, the same as the month before (when it was actually 4.04%). Thursday’s figure,
The Greens leader spoke with Yahoo News Australia about his party's key objectives in tackling the climate crisis. Interview: Michael Dahlstrom.
The future of Australia will likely come down to just a handful of battleground seats. See how important your vote could be.
Three new Senate seats and a second in the House of Representatives are on the Greens' wishlist heading into the federal election.Already boasting nine upper house seats, they could add to that tally in Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia, while inner-city Brisbane and Melbourne seats such as Griffith, Brisbane, Higgins or Macnamara appear their best chance in the lower house.
A major international outlet has breached the New Zealand budget embargo, publishing market-sensitive information an hour ahead of its scheduled release.The Wall Street Journal published key details of the budget at 1pm NZST on Thursday contrary to coverage conditions.
A New York grand jury has indicted the 18-year-old white man accused of killing 10 people in a live-streamed shooting at a supermarket in an African-American neighbourhood in Buffalo, prosecutors say.Buffalo City Court Judge Craig Hannah adjourned the hearing after a few minutes and scheduled the suspect, Payton Gendron, to appear again on June 9.
Queensland's GPs say the state government needs to take responsibility for public hospital capacity pressures, after the deputy premier linked them to the problem.Steven Miles said earlier this week that emergency department waiting times and ambulance ramping had increased because more patients with respiratory issues were going to public hospitals after being turned away by GPs fearful of COVID-19.
China has slammed the reports about a fatal plane crash being intentional as "unprofessional" and accused Western media of a smear campaign.
Locals may have crucial information about the killing of Avzi Ejupi, who was found dead with significant head injuries in his garage, south of Brisbane, police say.The 48-year-old's body was found at his home on Augustus St, Kingston, about 7pm on Sunday.
Liberal National Party leader David Crisafulli is demanding Queensland's deputy premier apologise to GPs for his "petty slur" blaming them for public hospital capacity pressures.Deputy Premier Steve Miles on Wednesday said emergency waiting times and ambulance ramping have increased because patients with respiratory illnesses are being turned away by GPs fearful of COVID-19.
Russian athletes, teams officials who have been banned from international sporting events because of the war in Ukraine are being protected rather than punished, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has said.Most sports bodies have followed the IOC guidance given on February 28 -- four days after Russia began its invasion -- by removing teams and athletes from their international competitions.
Owen Wright's bid to win back his WSL Championship Tour spot has hit another snag after the Australian was an early elimination at the Sydney Surf Pro.Wright couldn't make it past the round of 96 at Manly Beach on Thursday after finishing third in his four-man heat.
You first have to lose an election on principle if you want to win one on principle. This was how Labor rationalised the miscalculations that led to its “Don’s Party” disappointment in 1969, followed by the 1972 triumph of the “It’s Time” campaign. Half a century later, the idea of sticking with unpopular policy seems romantic, unthinkable. Principles are not just old-hat in an era of professionalised politics, but absurd. Swamped by voter-attitude metrics, modern democratic leaders are not lead