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 2020-08-07 04:59 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Unions urge government to intervene on behalf of 'exploited' Filipino Austal workers...

The team of electrical workers are now facing the prospect of being sent back to their hometown in Cebu, despite growing concerns of civil unrest and a COVID-19 outbreak in the Philipines....

 2020-08-07 04:59 

The Northern Star

Frydenberg says premier made virus 'failures'...

The Morrison government has slammed Victorian Premier Dan Andrews over what it says are virus "failures" as claims emerge Victoria hasn't shared all its data....

 2020-08-07 04:58 

Courier Mail

Tropical Cyclone Trevor set to smash NT as category four...

The Northern Territory has declared a state of emergency and begun an unprecedented evacuation as residents near the Gulf of Carpentaria prepare for Tropical Cyclone Trevor to roll through the region in a south-westerly direction. An emergency services sp...

 2020-08-07 04:58 

Courier Mail

Agricultural Minister eyes Costco over price of milk...

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud says every Australian must not go near Costco, until join other supermarkets and raise the price of their milk to support dairy farmers. Coles and Aldi raised the price of their milk earlier this week to support stru...

 2020-08-07 04:58 

Courier Mail

Biden's presidential run 'the worst kept secret' in America...

Associate Editor of The Australian Cameron Stewart says Joe Biden's impending announcement that he is running to be the Democrats nominee for president is the 'worst kept secret in America.' The former vice president is tipped to announce his ...

 2020-08-07 04:58 

Courier Mail

Eggs pulled from stores amid salmonella scare...

Eggs potentially contaminated with salmonella bacteria are being taken off the shelves of stores in the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. Victoria's Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton says five cases...

 2020-08-07 04:58 

Courier Mail

Severe Tropical Cyclone Trevor zeroes in on NT...

Tropical Cyclone Trevor is regaining momentum and is expected to hit the Northern Territory as a category 4 on Saturday after leaving a trail of destruction through far north Queensland. The tail of the storm is expected to bring flooding rains to parts o...

 2020-08-07 04:58 

Courier Mail

Convicted Hobart killer wins bid to appeal...

A Hobart woman has been granted the right to launch a fresh appeal against her murder conviction. Susan Neill-Fraser is serving 23 years behind bars for the of murder of her husband Bob Chappell on a yacht on Australia Day in 2009. In Hobart Supreme Court...

 2020-08-07 04:58 

Courier Mail

Climate skeptic scientist challenges job dismissal in court...

In 2018 Marine Scientist Professor Peter Ridd told Sky News he was charged with serious misconduct allegations by James Cook University after breaking a gag order over his claim that global warming is destroying the Great Barrier Reef. Dr Ridd was then fi...

 2020-08-07 04:58 

Courier Mail

Fast News: Today's Top Stories...

Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Labor's Michael Daley begin their final day of campaigning, residents in Northern Australia are on high alert with two severe tropical cyclones expected to make landfall, and fears China may slow Australian imports....

 2020-08-07 04:57 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Coroner scathing of prison after 'needless death' of shopkeeper Voula Delios...

An inmate who was released early and stabbed a shopkeeper to death the next day had displayed "threatening and deeply problematic" behaviour prior to his release, including talking about cutting people's throats and laying in his own excrement...

 2020-08-07 04:57 

Courier Mail

CommSec: Mid-Session 7 Aug 20- ASX 200 retreats as RBA lower growth forecasts...

Sellers have pushed the sharemarket lower on Friday after the RBA predicted that the economy will take longer to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic compared to earlier forecasts....

 2020-08-07 04:57 

Courier Mail

Richard Di Natale is using Christchurch massacre to score 'political mileage': Andrew Bolt...

In a heated on-air interview, Sky News host Andrew Bolt and Greens leader Richard Di Natale have gone head-to-head over the 'culture wars' debate in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attack. Facing allegations from the leader of the far-left ...

 2020-08-07 04:57 

Courier Mail

Trump’s McCain comments ‘disheartening’...

Former Obama White House staffer Bruce Wolpe says President Donald Trump's public attacks on the late John McCain is 'disheartening.' The US President has ramped up his public criticisms of the Arizona senator, saying he 'never liked him&#...

 2020-08-07 04:57 

Courier Mail

NZ Foreign Minister to confront Turkey's PM in Istanbul...

New Zealand's Foreign Minister Winston Peters is travelling to Turkey to confront the country's President over comments he made at a pre-election rally. On the hustings for the country's local elections, President Erdogan said any Australian o...

 2020-08-07 04:57 

Courier Mail

NZ day of mourning declared one week on from Christchurch massacre...

Two minutes of silence will be held across New Zealand as a national day of mourning and reflection is declared to mark one week since the Christchurch mosque massacre. Thousands of people will descend on the Al Noor mosque for Friday prayers after 42 peo...

 2020-08-07 04:57 

Courier Mail

Calls for more MPs in parliament...

The Herald Sun's James Campbell is calling for more MPs in federal parliament, with current figures standing at 151 MPs in the lower house and 76 Senators in the upper house. Mr Campbell has told Sky News the pool of people from which a prime minister...

 2020-08-07 04:57 

Courier Mail

Weather explained: How can you get a tropical cyclone named after you?...

Sky News Weather Chief Meteorologist Tom Saunders explains....

 2020-08-07 04:55 

Courier Mail

Weather explained: Why does the length of day change through the year?...

Sky News Weather Chief Meteorologist Tom Saunders has the details....

 2020-08-07 04:55 

Courier Mail

British PM requests three month Brexit extension...

British Prime Minister Theresa May has written to the European Union, requesting that Brexit be postponed by three months. Ms May has told the House of Commons that she is unwilling to extend any longer than June 30, warning that the delay doesn't rul...

 2020-08-07 04:55 

Courier Mail

Extreme weather outlook...

A state of emergency has been declared for the Northern Territory, while a severe tropical cyclone is barreling towards Western Australia's Pilbara coast. On the brighter side, these two systems will contribute to drought relief in parts of Queensland...

 2020-08-07 04:55 

Courier Mail

Bus drivers strike in Hobart...

Bus drivers have walked off the job on Thursday over a dispute with the state government over pay. More than 500 bus services will be disrupted in Hobart's CBD....

 2020-08-07 04:55 

Courier Mail

Final countdown to NSW state election...

Almost 850,000 NSW residents have already made their decision in the state election after voting early, but Sky News host David Speers notes this is only about 16 per cent of eligible voters in the state. The figure means around 84 per cent of the elector...

 2020-08-07 04:55 

Courier Mail

Ardern shares frustration of Christchurch victims' families...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she shares the frustration of victims' families still waiting to bury their dead after last Friday's mosque massacre, which killed 50 people. Ms Ardern has confirmed 30 bodies have now been formally i...

 2020-08-07 04:55 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

Brad Hazzard has apologised for his comments towards Jodi McKay in Parliament...

Ms McKay was met with hostile comments by Mr Hazzard when she asked him whether New South Wales had enough masks....

 2020-08-07 04:54 

Courier Mail

Trump says ISIS hours away from defeat...

US President Donald Trump has declared ISIS is just hours away from defeat in Syria, taking credit for the terrorist group's reported downfall. In an address on the White House lawn, President Trump claimed ISIS will be 'gone by tonight', hold...

 2020-08-07 04:54 

Courier Mail

Increase in Australians working more than one job...

The number of Australians balancing two or more jobs has increased by 20 per cent over the past two years, to one million people. Health and education have seen a particular spike in employees working multiple jobs. The Australian Council of Trade Unions ...

 2020-08-07 04:54 

Courier Mail

Extreme weather outlook...

A pair of severe tropical cyclones are threatening northern Australia, as dangerous thunderstorms from across southern Western Australia and the east. Sky News Chief Meteorologist Tom Saunders has the details....

 2020-08-07 04:54 

Courier Mail

Jacinda Ardern leads two-minute silence for Christchurch shooting victims...

New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern joined thousands in a two-minute vigil, a week after the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch. She joined Muslims and non-Muslims in Hagley Park, opposite al Noor mosque, to observe the call to prayer foll...

 2020-08-07 04:54 

Courier Mail

Sports Now: Around the grounds...

Jarrad McVeigh thinks Sydney teammate Buddy Franklin will be fit to face the Western Bulldogs on Saturday, Waratahs coach Darryl Gibson backs star flyhalf Bernard Foley to regain his form while Sam Stosur gets off to a winning start at the Miami Open....

 2020-08-07 04:54 

Courier Mail

David Leyonhjelm aims to legalise cannabis if elected to NSW upper house...

Ahead of the New South Wales election on March 23, Sky News host Paul Murray sat down with Liberal Democrats candidate David Leyonhjelm, MP for the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party Robert Borsak, and Christian Democrat MP Paul Green. Speaking to Sky Ne...

 2020-08-07 04:54 

Courier Mail

Court documents show FBI was investigating Cohen long before raid...

Newly released court documents show federal prosecutors were investigating former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen a year before he was arrested by the FBI. The documents, made public for the first time, shows Mr Cohen's business dealings had already been t...

 2020-08-07 04:52 

Courier Mail

Tony Mokbel’s condition downgraded from critical to serious...

Melbourne drug lord Tony Mokbel's condition has improved slightly after he was bashed and stabbed at Victoria's maximum-security Barwon Prison on Monday. The 53-year-old is now in a serious condition at Royal Melbourne Hospital, downgraded from cr...

 2020-08-07 04:52 

Courier Mail

Trump declares national emergency over border wall...

President Donald Trump is set to declare a national emergency to secure funding for his border wall, as Congress votes on whether it will pass a spending bill to avoid another partial government shutdown. The funding bill drafted by Democrats and Republic...

 2020-08-07 04:52 

Courier Mail

Fresh footage released of two men linked to Mick Hawi assassination...

Police have released new footage of the two men they believe are linked to the murder of former bikie boss Mick Hawi. Hawi was assassinated after being shot up to 12 times by a gunman in daylight one year ago. The vision shows two men running down a stree...

 2020-08-07 04:52 

Courier Mail

Fast News: Today's top stories...

James Ashby banned from parliament house, PM reveals he is open to idea of disability royal commission, and Chris Dawson appears in court....

 2020-08-07 04:52 

Courier Mail

China not offering 'significant concessions' during trade talks...

The US Studies Centre's James Brown says China is not offering any significant concessions as trade talks between the two superpowers continue in Beijing. Senior US officials are speaking with their Chinese counterparts to create a new free trade agre...

 2020-08-07 04:52 

Courier Mail

Sell your house and fly to Mars: SpaceX CEO...

A journey to Mars and back isn't just for the economic elite, it could one day cost less than the mean price of an Australian house and dip as low as an expensive car. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says he is 'confident' the price of a trip to space wi...

 2020-08-07 04:52 

Courier Mail

300 people on Nauru now have doctor recommendations for transfer to Australia...

Under Labor's new medivac legislation, 300 of the 1000 illegal immigrants already have recommendations from treating doctors to be transferred to Australia. Sky News host Andrew Bolt says it took 'one single day ... for Labor's lie on its chan...

 2020-08-07 04:52 

Courier Mail

Sports Now: Around the grounds...

There are fresh concerns Steve Smith's arm injury will rule him out of the upcoming Ashes series while Manchester United lose to Paris Saint-Germain in their Champions League clash at Old Trafford....

 2020-08-07 04:52 

Courier Mail

Former students allege abuse at Tasmanian Catholic school...

A former state Greens MP claims 'it's only a matter of time before more abuse is exposed', as historical sexual abuse allegations continue to rock a Tasmanian Catholic school. Thomas Fulcher was sentenced to four years' prison in December ...

 2020-08-07 04:52 

Courier Mail

NSW records 11 new coronavirus infections...

Concerns are growing over the level of community transmission of the coronavirus in Sydney's south-west as the source of one of 11 new cases in New South Wales remains unidentified....

 2020-08-07 04:52 

news.com.au

NSW records 11 new coronavirus infections...

Concerns are growing over the level of community transmission of the coronavirus in Sydney's south-west as the source of one of 11 new cases in New South Wales remains unidentified....

 2020-08-07 04:52 

The West Australian

RAC Drive in the Moment tool to help you ignore distractions, as many admit to doing the wrong thing behind the wheel...

Research shows drivers know what they should do, but often do the wrong thing anyway....

 2020-08-07 04:51 

Courier Mail

Fast News: Today's top stories...

Hakeem Al-Araibi is finally a free man after he was released from custody in Thailand, the Labor caucus has endorsed compromises to the medivac bill for refugees and allegations of abuse, mistreatment and over medication have been heard on the first day o...

 2020-08-07 04:51 

Courier Mail

Accusations of bias in Rocky Hill mine rejection...

The Chief Judge of the NSW Land and Environment Court who blocked a coal mine due to climate change founded an eco-group of activist lawyers that helped win the case. Chief Judge Brian Preston handed down the decision on Friday, which blocked the creation...

 2020-08-07 04:51 

Courier Mail

Accused Claremont serial killer to face pre-trail hearing...

Alleged Claremont serial killer Bradley Robert Edwards is due to appear at the Supreme Court of Western Australia on Thursday for a decisions hearing ahead of his judge-only trial in July. Police have charged Mr Edwards with murdered Sarah Spiers, Jane Ri...

 2020-08-07 04:51 

Courier Mail

UK parliament refuses to affirm Brexit strategy support...

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered another blow after parliament refused to affirm its support for her Brexit strategy. In a largely symbolic vote, parliament was asked to reiterate support for the plan, which was shot down by 45 votes....

 2020-08-07 04:51 

Courier Mail

Govt should consider going to an early election: Gilbert...

Sky News host Kieran Gilbert says the Coalition should consider going to an early election, after suffering a historic defeat on the floor of parliament. Labor and the crossbench on Tuesday combined to push the controversial medivac bill through the House...

 2020-08-07 04:51 

Courier Mail

Sports Now: Around the grounds...

The Football Federation of Australia has strongly defended its decision to remove Alen Stajcic as coach of the Matildas while Pat Cummins takes out the Allan Border Medal. Image: News Corp Australia...

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