Trump aids claim victory for White House
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Trump aids claim victory for White House
Angry householders and business owners will be knocking on the door of the federal energy minister as prices rise, regardless of who wins government, experts warn."We face a kaleidoscope of options from tomorrow's election," Carbon Market Institute CEO John Connor told an online forum on Friday.
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A shopper has made an unusual discovery in the spice aisle at his local Woolies. Find out why he was so amused.
The former US president was attempting to condemn Russian leader Vladimir Putin when he made the unfortunate mistake. Find out what it was.
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.
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
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.
Former East Timor independence fighter and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jose Ramos-Horta has been sworn in as president as the country marks its 20th anniversary of independence.Crowds cheered as he then travelled by motorcade to parliament, where a ceremony kicked off country-wide festivities commemorating independence from Indonesia, which invaded the former Portuguese colony in 1975.
Russian forces have bombarded areas of Ukraine's eastern Donbas region from land and air, destroying houses in residential districts and killing civilians.President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says the assaults have turned the Donbas into "hell".
Russia's Gazprom has informed Finland it will halt flows of natural gas, Gasum says, after the Finnish state-owned gas wholesaler refused to pay its Russian supplier in rubles.Gazprom Export has demanded that European countries pay for Russian gas supplies in rubles because of sanctions imposed over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.
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.
ShutterstockThere is increasing recognition of the important role sleep plays in our brain health. Growing evidence suggests disturbed sleep may increase the risk of developing dementia. I and University of Sydney colleagues have published a new study showing treating sleep apnoea in older adults with mild cognitive impairment can improve memory, but not other areas of cognition, in the short term. As there is no current treatment or cure for dementia, increasing efforts have focused on developi
Camille Johnson says her sister received the bill after shedding one tear in front of the doctor. Find out more about the exorbitant health fees being charged in the US.
Legislation to scrap plans for an electric car tax has gone before the South Australian parliament.The move follows an election promise from the new Labor government to axe the proposed user charge amid claims it sent the wrong message to motorists who are considering the switch to the greener energy option.
The future of Australia will likely come down to just a handful of battleground seats. See how important your vote could be.
What could go wrong blocking up all your city streets to prevent COVID? (and for that matter all your stairwells)
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 group of men who risked their lives to get the perfect selfie have been fined and jailed for their actions. Find out what happened.
Victoria and Tasmania will shiver this weekend while Queensland will again be battered by rain. Find out what is causing the miserable weather across several Australian states.
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.