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How Arthur Sinodinos Plans To Trump Joe Hockey In The US

3 min read

Arthur Sinodinos knows all about survival.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Incredible Moment Police Save Man Seconds Before Train Hits Car

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

The United States Is No Longer A Beacon Of Freedom

5 min read

Hugh Riminton is reporting from Akcakale on the Turkey-Syria border.

World

World

United States Hits Turkey With Sanctions Over Actions In Syria

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U.S. President Donald Trump has announced he will authorize sanctions against Turkish officials, stop negotiating with Turkey on a US$100 billion trade deal, and boost tariffs on the country’s steel to 50 percent.

World

World

Mock Video Of Trump Shooting Media In Violent Church Massacre Shown At President's Resort

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A violent parody video, reportedly shown at a meeting of Donald Trump supporters at his Miami resort, depicted a likeness of the US president shooting and stabbing his opponents and members of the media in a church.

News

News

Turkish Forces Push Deeper Into Syria Forcing 100,000 To Flee

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Turkey says it captured more Kurdish-held villages in the border region as casualties mount on the third day of its military offensive into northeast Syria.

Politics

Politics

'Dangerous And Unpredictable': Australians Trapped In Syria As Turkey Attacks

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Donald Trump's shock decision to pull troops from Syria has left Australians at risk.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Flung From One Ride Onto Another

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

Trump Ordered To Hand Over Tax Returns

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A federal judge on Monday said eight years of U.S. President Donald Trump’s tax returns must be provided to Manhattan prosecutors, forcefully rejecting the president’s argument that he was immune from criminal investigations.

World

World

Trump's Allies Are Turning On Him Over Troop Withdrawal From Syria

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Republicans aren't happy about US President Donald Trump's decision.

World

World

Second Whistleblower In Trump-Ukraine Scandal Comes Forward

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A second whistleblower has emerged with information that backs the original whistleblower's complaint about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, according to a lawyer for both sources.

World

World

Trump Repeats Ukraine Request -- But With China, And In Public

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President Donald Trump again invited foreign interference in a U.S. presidential election by publicly calling on China to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden.

World

World

Furious Trump Denies He Wanted To Build An Alligator-Infested Moat

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In a fiery press conference, US President Donald Trump angrily denounced a report he wanted to "shoot migrants in the legs" and arm the US-Mexico border with an alligator-infested moat.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Cop Sentenced To 10 Years Jail For Murdering Neighbour In Mix Up

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Politics

Politics

Morrison Denies Trump Applied 'Pressure' To Help Russia Probe

4 min read

Scott Morrison has claimed it would have been "extraordinary" to not help Donald Trump with his investigation, as the PM downplays controversy over a recent phone call.

World

World

Explained: How An Australian Instigated The Russia Investigation

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To Australians, Alexander Downer is the right-wing former Foreign Minister to the Howard government who later served as High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Fugitive Spotted Hiding Out In Cave After 17 Years

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

National

National

Letter Reveals Australia Willing To Help US Investigate Its Own Agency

2 min read

US President Donald Trump pressed Prime Minister Scott Morrison to help discredit the Robert Mueller investigation, the New York Times reports.

World

World

'No Choice' But To Hold Impeachment Trial: Senate Leader

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US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has admitted he would have "no choice" but to hold a trial if the House of Representatives decides to impeach President Donald Trump.

World

World

Majority Of Americans Support Trump Impeachment Inquiry

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More than half of Americans -- and an overwhelming number of Democrats -- say they approve of the fact that Congress has opened an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

Politics

Politics

Democratic Politician Selling Trump 'Impeach The MF' Shirts

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Representative Rashida Tlaib's re-election campaign has started selling T-shirts based on her most widely-known phrase: "Impeach the MF."

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Airline Helps Passengers Avoid Screaming Babies

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

World

World

Method To Madness: The Strategy Behind Donald Trump's Tweets

3 min read

They have been called random and unpredictable attacks, but researchers claim there has long been a method to U.S. President Donald Trump's often combative and sometimes erratic tweets.

World

World

Whistleblower Complaint On Trump's Ukraine Phone Call Released

2 min read

US President Donald Trump used his office to solicit Ukraine's interference in the 2020 election to advance his personal political interests, risking national security, according to a newly-released whistleblower report.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum Warns Others Not To Kiss Babies After Son Contracts Virus

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

Trump's Controversial Ukraine Phone Call Transcript Released

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US President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine's president to investigate a political rival in coordination with the US attorney general and Trump's personal lawyer, according to a summary of an explosive July phone call.

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

No, Prime Minister, Greta Thunberg's Climate Anxiety Is NOT 'Needless'

6 min read

The same day global experts branded Australia a "denialist" on climate change, Scott Morrison claimed anxiety over pending environmental catastrophe was "needless".

World

World

Greta Thunberg's Cheeky Clap Back To Donald Trump

2 min read

Teenage Swedish activist Greta Thunberg has a particular knack for making grown adults launch into attack mode.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Trump And ScoMo's Bromance Is A Love For The Ages

6 min read

Politics can be pretty grim sometimes.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Driver Asks Facebook Users To Cop Demerit Points For Cash

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Trump Expected To Release Ukraine Phone Transcript

1 min read

US President Donald Trump says his administration will release "the complete, fully declassified and unredacted" transcript of his call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

World

World

Donald Trump's Odd Reaction To Greta Thunberg's Scathing UN Speech

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The US President has met Greta Thunberg's condemnation of climate inaction with sarcasm, calling her scathing speech "nice to see".

Politics

Politics

Impeachment Inquiry Will Give Trump A 'Landslide Victory'

6 min read

Donald Trump may be shrugging off impeachment talk over his call with Ukraine's president, with his campaign manager saying an inquiry will pave his way to a 2020 victory.

News

News

Greta Thunberg Filmed Giving Donald Trump A Death Stare

1 min read

If looks could kill, the United States would be searching for a new president.

Politics

Politics

Trump Stumped By Don Bradman Joke At Box Factory Tour

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A joke comparing Scott Morrison to cricketing legend Don Bradman has left Donald Trump confused, as the leaders toured a box factory in the American midwest.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Finds Strategically Placed Syringe At Popular Swimming Spot

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Politics

Politics

Trump Asked Ukraine President To Investigate Biden Oil Deal: Reports

4 min read

Presidential candidate Joe Biden has urged US President Donald Trump's call to Ukraine's leader be investigated over an alleged bid to compromise the ex-VP.

Tech

Tech

Morrison Announces Australia Will Be 'Doing Mars' With Trump

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Australians will work closely with NASA in the efforts to send humans back to the moon within five years, then on to Mars.

Politics

Politics

Trump Says Morrison Is 'Tougher Than Steel' As Bromance Blossoms

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U.S. President Donald Trump has warmly greeted Prime Minister Scott Morrison and labelled him a "man of titanium", as he reaffirmed the close U.S.-Australia ties.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Pregnant Mum Hacked To Death, Husband Injured During Luxury Holiday

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

'Child' Filmed Smoking At Football Game Actually A 36-Year-Old Man

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Donald Trump Calls Chrissy Teigen 'Filthy' And Now It's War

2 min read

An unexpected Twitter war has given rise to the hashtag #presidentpussyassbitch, as Chrissy Teigen, John Legend and Donald Trump trade blows after the President complained they didn't praise him enough for doing his job.

News

News

Donald Trump Says He Called Off 'Secret Meeting' With Taliban

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In a series of tweets Saturday night, Donald Trump wrote that he called off a secret meeting at Camp David with the Taliban and cancelled peace talks.

News

News

Mick Jagger Attacks Trump On His Environmental Policies

2 min read

Mick Jagger speaks out on the current US administration's stance on climate change

World

World

Trump Denies Altering Official Hurricane Path With A Sharpie

3 min read

U.S. President Donald Trump is in hot water after he appeared to show an official hurricane map amended with a Sharpie.

World

World

Greta Thunberg's Message To 'Insane' Climate Deniers

3 min read

Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg has crossed the ocean on a yacht, and has a message for Donald Trump and other climate change deniers.

The Project

The Project

Trump’s Space Force Is Go!!

2 min read

We take a look at the future of space combat.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

Trump Is Learning A Painful Lesson About Trade Wars

3 min read

Everyone loves a war. At least in the beginning.

Susan Harris Rimmer

Susan Harris Rimmer

G7 Throws Up Plenty Of Controversy And Debate, But Little Compromise

6 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has had a busy fortnight of international diplomacy.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Taylor Swift's Sneaky Swipe At Donald Trump During VMAs Speech

2 min read

The annual MTV Video Music Awards took a political turn on Monday night.

World

World

Emmanuel Macron Hits Back After 'Extraordinarily Rude' Comments About His Wife

3 min read

Fires, feuds and failed meetings have defined a summit between the world's most powerful leaders.

Politics

Politics

Nuclear Bombs Won't Stop Hurricanes, We Are Sorry To Report

5 min read

"Lunacy" is how eminent scientists have described Donald Trump's idea to use nuclear bombs to battle hurricanes, laughing off his Hollywood-esque suggestion to combat extreme weather.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Push To Jail Those Caught With Child Sex Dolls

3 min read

All the news you need to know on Monday.

News

News

Thousands Demand Street Outside Trump Tower To Be Renamed After Obama

2 min read

It started out as a laugh, but an online petition calling for a Manhattan street outside Trump Tower to be named after former U.S. President Barrack Obama has now amassed an avalanche of signatures.

Noah Schultz-Byard

Noah Schultz-Byard

We Should Be Terrified of Importing America's Trump-Style Extremism

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In the same week that Amnesty International issued a travel warning for the US, advising tourists to be "wary of the ubiquity of firearms among the population," the America-based CPAC held its first rally in Australia.

National

National

Why Linking Mental Illness With Violence Is ‘Fundamentally Wrong’

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Drawing "baseless" links between mental illness and violence can have damaging impacts on the millions of Australians living with complex disorders, experts have warned. 

World

World

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Says Meeting Trump Would Be A 'Waste'

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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg will soon set sail on a solar-powered boat to attend a UN summit in New York.

Crime

Crime

Trump Retweets Conspiracy Theories About Jeffrey Epstein And The Clintons

2 min read

US President Donald Trump has shared two posts about Jeffrey Epstein's death in jail, which allude to links to Bill and Hillary Clinton.

Entertainment

Entertainment

How This Comedian Finds The Funny In America's Social Unrest

2 min read

Hasan Minhaj, an American-born son of Muslim Indian immigrants, has made a career out of poking fun at the profound problems facing his country.

News

News

El Paso Terrorist Admits He Targeted Mexicans As Community Lives In Fear

2 min read

Authorities said the 21-year-old man accused of carrying out the deadly mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart confessed after surrendering and said he had been targeting Mexicans.

World

World

'It's A Slippery Slope': Trump Says NRA Could Soften On Gun Reforms

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U.S. President Donald Trump says the NRA could soften its opposition to gun reforms, as he consults the lobby group, but a ban on assault rifles is unlikely.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Overweight Dog Sheds 45kg After Owner Demanded He Be Put Down

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Police Apologise For Officers On Horseback Leading Black Man By Rope

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Ruby Hamad

Ruby Hamad

How Do You Solve A Problem Like White Terrorists? Name Them.

6 min read

After Australian Brenton Tarrant allegedly killed 51 people at two Christchurch mosques, New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern won many hearts by vowing his name would not pass her lips.

Brad Emery

Brad Emery

What It Will Take To Stop The Mass Bloodshed In America

5 min read

It was my first Greyhound bus trip up the East Coast of America and I was nervous.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Moment Toddler Was Kidnapped Before Horrific Death

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Crime

Crime

Screams and Chaos As Four Dead, 15 Hurt In Mass Shooting At Festival

1 min read

Police are hunting a second gunman after a mass shooting at a food festival in California, with at least four people dead and more than a dozen injuries in the rampage.

Politics

Politics

Trump Request For Military Funds To Build Border Wall Approved By Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico.

World

World

Trump Pranked With Hidden Message Projected Behind Him

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Clapping, cheering, randomly point at people in the crowd. Donald Trump was on stage, acting in a familiar way.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Horrifying Moment Raw Frog Appears To Come Alive, Jumps Off Table

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

Ivanka Trump’s Awkward Tweet Mistake Congratulating New UK PM Boris Johnson

2 min read

Boris Johnson is about to become the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom -- but Ivanka Trump didn't quite get it right.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Police Left In Hysterics After Chasing 'Dinosaur' Down Street

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

Putin Says He 'Sympathised' With Trump Before The U.S. Election

1 min read

Vladimir Putin said he had “sympathised” with Donald Trump before the 2016 presidential election because of his desire to restore normal relations with Russia.

News

News

Reflections On The Pain Of Being Told 'Go Back To Your Country'

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Democratic and Republican lawmakers are condemning the "send her back" chant that erupted during President Trump's rally in North Carolina this week as ugly, wrong and racist.

Nick Bhasin

Nick Bhasin

The Lingering, Personal Effects Of Trump's Racism If You're Not White

6 min read

A while ago, I wrote about the things people of colour hear in Australia.

News

News

Man Stunned To Find His Picture On Cigarette Packs

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mother's Warning After Claims Her Daughter Died From Protein Shake Use

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Trump Defends 'Racist' Comments Telling Congresswomen To 'Go Back' To Where They Came From

2 min read

A White House event quickly spiralled into chaos on Monday as President Trump launched into a defiant defense of his earlier tweets suggesting Democratic congresswomen of color should "go back" to their countries.

News

News

Man Accused Of Decapitating Instagram Star And Sharing Photos Online

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

Trump Tells Congresswomen To 'Go Back' To Where They Came From

3 min read

President Trump said on Twitter Sunday that "'Progressive' Democratic Congresswomen" should "go back" to their countries -- even though three of the four lawmakers he was seemingly referring were born in the U.S.

Politics

Politics

'Racist' Republican Ad Slammed For 'Darkening' Former NFL Star's Skin

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The U.S. Republican Party has come under fire for a "racist" fundraising email which some believe features a purposefully altered photo of former NFL star Colin Kaepernick.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Free Noodles Considered To Ease Train Congestion

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

News

News

Nicki Minaj Slammed By Human Rights Advocates Over Saudi Arabian Concert

4 min read

Amnesty International has joined a growing chorus of voices sounding off against Nicki Minaj's decision to play a music festival in Saudi Arabia.

Politics

Politics

Huge Weird Wooden Melania Trump Carving Unveiled In Her Slovenian Home Town

2 min read

It might be one of the strangest perks of being First Lady -- a terrifying carved statue in your honour.

Politics

Politics

It Literally Rained On Trump's Parade For Fourth Of July

3 min read

He promised tanks, 'Aircraft One' and fireworks -- but huge storm dampened Donald Trump's big Independence Day party.

World

World

The Controversial Viral Trump Sketch That Allegedly Got Cartoonist Sacked

3 min read

WARNING: Graphic images.

Christopher Pyne

Christopher Pyne

What War With Iran Could Mean For The World

5 min read

What is it with Iran and the United States of America?

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum Dies After Cutting Her Leg At Beach

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

World

World

Pope Francis Praises Meeting Between Trump And Kim Jong-un

1 min read

Pope Francis praised the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to peace.

World

World

'Back On Track': China And U.S. Agree To Restart Trade Talks

3 min read

The U.S. and China agreed have agreed to restart trade talks and Washington will not levy new tariffs on Chinese exports, China’s foreign ministry said on Saturday.

World

World

Trump Proposes Meeting Kim Jong Un To 'Shake His Hand'

2 min read

President Trump on Saturday tweeted an invitation to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un to come to the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in.

Tech

Tech

Twitter To Censor, But Not Delete, Celebrity Tweets Which Break Rules

3 min read

Twitter will allow important sources like politicians to break its rules, but their tweets will be censored, in attempt to balance free expression and accountability.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Student Attacked And Killed By Three Sharks As Parents Watched

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Politics

Politics

The Dizzying Field Of Democrats Trying To Beat Trump In The U.S. Election

5 min read

Donald Trump is up for re-election next year, and there's a massive group of challengers vying to be the one that gets to take him on -- and potentially wrestle the presidency from his hands.

Sport

Sport

Trump Blasts World Cup Hero, Players Rally Behind Her

4 min read

Women are rallying behind football star Megan Rapinoe, after she was slammed by the U.S. President for saying she doesn't want to meet him.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum Beaten After Reporting Son's Bully To School

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

News

News

Haunting Photo Of Drowned Father And Baby At U.S. Border Shocks The World

4 min read

WARNING: Graphic images.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Samsung Tablet Burns Huge Hole Through Child's Mattress

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

Trump Has A New Enemy: A Knitting Website With Millions Of Fans

2 min read

Ravelry, one of the world's largest online knitting communities, has banned all support for US President Donald Trump and his administration, calling it akin to supporting white supremacy.

Politics

Politics

Trump Says The U.S. Will Be Imposing New Sanctions On Iran

3 min read

In the span of 60 seconds, President Trump sent two tweets on Saturday announcing dramatic policy decisions.