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 2019-12-05 19:35 

The Australian

Pearl Harbour remains in lockdown after shooting rampage...

Pearl Harbour remains in lockdown after a gunman opened fire killing three people on Wednesday afternoon Hawaii standard time. Hawaiian authorities said the shooter was an active duty sailor, assigned to a submarine stationed at the base. Investigations a...

 2019-12-05 19:29 

The Australian

Nancy Pelosi cracks it at reporter who asked if she hates Trump...

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shuts down a reporter who asks whether she hates Donald Trump....

 2019-12-05 18:52 

The Australian

Invalid Elton John tickets on Viagogo prompts consumer watchdog investigation...

Hundreds of fans have been turned away from Elton John's Adelaide concert after purchasing invalid tickets from ticket exchange and resale company Viagogo. Entry was denied to about 200 people who were told on the night the tickets they had bought wer...

 2019-12-05 18:46 

The Australian

Tourists face travel chaos as national strike begins across France...

Travellers heading to and from France face five days of chaos due to a general strike across the country. French public sector workers began the walkouts on Thursday over French President Emmanuel Macron's plans to reform the nation's pension syst...

 2019-12-05 18:40 

The Australian

Interim report on Naplan overhaul...

There's a renewed push to limit scrutiny of NAPLAN results, despite recent reports of plummeting academic performance in the country. A state led review of the testing regime has flagged a proposal to stop publishing individual school results online. ...

 2019-12-05 18:40 

The Australian

Don't mess with me: Nancy Pelosi snaps...

Democrat house Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called for historic articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, saying there was "no choice but to act'' against a president who had violated the Constitution and abused his powers....

 2019-12-05 18:31 

The Australian

Sailor shoots dead two at Pearl Harbour...

The US Navy has released the name of a sailor who shot and killed two civilians working at Hawaii's historic military base of Pearl Harbor, and injured a third, before fatally shooting himself....

 2019-12-05 18:31 

The Australian

Italian newspaper under fire over headline...

Italian sports daily Corriere dello Sport has been condemned for using the headline "Black Friday" along with a picture of players Chris Smalling and Romelu Lukaku to preview Friday's match between Inter Milan and AS Roma....

 2019-12-05 18:31 

The Australian

Trump files appeal over financial records...

President Donald Trump has filed court papers asking the US Supreme Court to block a lower court ruling directing an accounting firm to hand over his financial records to a Democratic-led congressional panel....

 2019-12-05 18:31 

The Australian

Iran baulks at EU powers' nuclear protest...

Iran has rejected pressure to shelve its ballistic missile programme after a European letter to the UN Security Council accused Tehran of developing missiles capable of being delivering nuclear bombs....

 2019-12-05 18:31 

The Australian

French police clash with strikers in Paris...

Police fired tear gas at protesters in the centre of Paris on Thursday and public transport ground to a near halt in one of the biggest strikes in France for decades, aimed at forcing President Emmanuel Macron to ditch a planned reform of pensions....

 2019-12-05 18:31 

The Australian

Putin offers US to extend key nuclear pact...

Russian President Vladimir Putin claims Moscow is prepared to immediately extend a pivotal nuclear arms reduction pact with the United States....

 2019-12-05 18:31 

The Australian

Abba exhibition in London thrills fans...

From a superfan's shrine to a replica of the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest stage where they triumphed with "Waterloo", a new exhibition opening in London on Friday looks back at the huge success of Swedish pop sensation ABBA....

 2019-12-05 18:24 

The Australian

Process of Trump impeachment has moved to next stage, Pelosi says...

Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House of Representatives is pushing ahead with plans to impeach President Donald Trump. The House was moving forward to draft articles of impeachment, a milestone moment and only the fourth time in US history that Congress ha...

 2019-12-05 18:21 

The Australian

Poor air quality alert issued for parts of NSW...

A poor air quality alert has been issued for parts of New South Wales as a cloud of toxic smog shows no signs of reprieve. Residents in South West Sydney, the Central Coast and the Hunter have been hit with the worst air quality ratings. Image: News Corp ...

 2019-12-05 18:18 

The Australian

Firefighters injured, homes destroyed as bushfire emergency continues in NSW...

NSW firefighters are preparing for strong winds to whip-up bushfires after a brief reprieve overnight. Up to 1,500 crews spent Thursday night battling bushfires, which burned on the outskirts of Sydney, and across northern and southern parts of the state....

 2019-12-05 16:10 

The Australian

East Texas Policeman Races Away From Skunk He Just Saved...

An East Texas policeman did not stick around after saving a skunk who had its head stuck in a carton in the town of White Oak on November 22. White Oak police officer Brian Russell was out on patrol when he came across the animal in distress, according to...

 2019-12-05 16:00 

The Australian

Pelosi Says Democrats Will Draft Articles of Impeachment...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the Judiciary Committee will proceed with drawing up articles of impeachment against President Trump. Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News...

 2019-12-05 15:20 

The Australian

Solar Probe Captures Never-Before-Seen Images of Sun's Corona...

NASA has released never-before-seen images of the sun's atmosphere also known as the corona which were captured by the Parker Solar Probe, launched into space on August 12, 2018. These clips show the sun's powerful magnetic field, which whips back...

 2019-12-05 13:31 

The Australian

Three dead in Pearl Harbor shooting...

A US Navy sailor has opened fire at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, killing two people before turning the gun on himself. There is no indication of a motive for the attack. Image: Getty...

 2019-12-05 13:31 

The Australian

Sydney man in court on terror charges...

A Sydney man accused of planning terror acts, and trying to recruit teenagers to join ISIS could make a bid for bail to be home for Christmas. The tradesman was charged after dramatic raids on Wednesday....

 2019-12-05 13:30 

The Australian

Woman killed in Adelaide housefire...

Police are investigating after a woman died in a unit fire in Adelaide despite bystanders trying to rescue her. Neighbours heard screams from the apartment at Everard Park late on Thursday afternoon. Investigators have attended the scene to try and determ...

 2019-12-05 13:08 

The Australian

Bushfire emergency continues in NSW...

Firefighters have been injured and properties are reportedly destroyed as out of control bushfires continue to ravage New South Wales. Image: News Corp Australia...

 2019-12-05 13:05 

The Australian

Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lights Up as Holiday Season Begins in New York...

The holiday season officially began in New York City on December 4, with the 87th annual lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. New Yorkers and tourists filled the streets around Rockefeller Plaza to catch a glimpse of the tree and the evening...

 2019-12-05 13:01 

The Australian

Car of the Year revealed...

In a win for the environment, a hybrid SUV has taken the ultimate prize in News Corp's 23rd annual Car of the Year award....

 2019-12-05 13:00 

The Australian

Your luxury Christmas gift guide...

From perfume to shoes and the finest Champagne, our round-up of luxury temptations has something for everyone....

 2019-12-05 13:00 

The Australian

Sim test refutes MH370 theories...

Two months ago in a Boeing 777 simulator I compared the IPG (Independent Pilots' Group) pilot-controlled descent and ditching of MH370's final moments with the Australian Transport Safety Bureau's death-dive-upon-fuel-exhaustion theory....

 2019-12-05 13:00 

The Australian

Investor challenges Caltex rebuff...

Caltex's rejection of an $8.6bn takeover approach by Couche-Tard has been questioned by an institutional investor which has raised concerns about the ability of the fuel retailer to free up extra value via a raft of new initiatives, including a retail...

 2019-12-05 13:00 

The Australian

Last Post, December 6...

The lashings of apologies and future best wishes afforded to Israel Folau were well deserved. Although he warned that certain groups were going to hell, he didn't say they should stop playing rugby....

 2019-12-05 13:00 

The Australian

Watches for your Christmas shopping list...

BAUME & MERCIER CLIFTON BAUMATIC CADRAN BLEU...

 2019-12-05 12:05 

The Australian

Is a win on the horizon for Boris Johnson in the UK's 2019 General Election?...

Former Speaker Bronwyn Bishop has hopes Boris Johnson's UK Conservative Party will pull through and win the 2018 General Election - but, she says, "will he have the majority?" "I think Boris will get the most number of seats - but the ques...

 2019-12-05 11:57 

The Australian

Pubic sector shake-up 'is excellent stuff': Murray...

Sky News host Paul Murray says the Morrison Government did some "excellent stuff" following the announcement of a major shake-up of the public sector on Thursday. The Prime Minister announced the number of government departments is set to be cut f...

 2019-12-05 11:55 

The Australian

Overturning medevac bill is an 'act of cruelty'...

Sky News contributor Nicholas Reece says "I don't think there's any love in what Australia's done here," following the repeal of the controversial medevac legislation on Wednesday. The legislation had been repealed in the Senate after ...

 2019-12-05 11:45 

The Australian

Strikes Paralyze France as Workers Protest Pension Reforms...

Tens of thousands of workers from multiple industries in France took to the streets of cities and towns on December 5 in a general strike against pension reform. Multiple train stations across the country stood empty, as more than half of SNCF drivers too...

 2019-12-05 11:25 

The Australian

Fire Rips Through Lagos Neighborhood After Pipeline Explosion...

There were fears a number of people were killed in Lagos, Nigeria, on December 5 after an oil pipeline explosion in the city. Nigerian media said that vandalism was suspected to be the cause of the explosion. The Vanguard said two people were arrested. Lo...

 2019-12-05 11:16 

The Australian

PM shakes up bureaucracy PM in biggest bureaucracy overhaul in 30 years...

Scott Morrison has ordered the biggest shake-up of the public service in more than 30 years, axing four departments and five mandarins in a move to implement a "lean and mean" bureaucracy....

 2019-12-05 11:15 

The Australian

Plane Disappears Into Orange Haze After Taking Off From Sydney Airport...

Devastating bushfires continued to burn across New South Wales on December 5, bringing hazardous smoke closer to Sydney. Six emergency warnings were issued for fires in the state on Thursday, including the 230,000-hectare Gospers Mountain blaze to the wes...

 2019-12-05 11:13 

The Australian

Drill to seek life on Mars...

Scientists have begun work on the most complex treasure hunt ever conceived — a $10.5bn attempt to bring the first samples of Martian soil to Earth....

 2019-12-05 11:12 

The Australian

Push to keep NAPLAN results from public Push to keep NAPLAN results from public...

A state-led review into NAPLAN has flagged a "radical proposal" to stop publishing individual schools' literacy and numeracy results on the My School website, in a move geared at limiting public scrutiny at a time when the nation's academi...

 2019-12-05 11:07 

The Australian

Assisted dying plan divides LNP...

Queensland Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has been praised by the pro-euthanasia lobby for allowing the LNP to "lead the way" on voluntary assisted dying reform in the state, even though it is against party policy....

 2019-12-05 11:05 

The Australian

Six dead in gas explosion at Polish ski resort...

Six people died after a three-story building in the southern Polish ski resort of Szczyrk collapsed following a gas explosion, authorities said on Thursday....

 2019-12-05 10:59 

The Australian

Keelty urges Murray-Darling 'tsar'...

A new "water tsar" should be appointed to police corruption in water use and trading in the Murray-Darling Basin, former federal police chief Mick Keelty has said....

 2019-12-05 10:30 

The Australian

Game over for rugby's head office...

I said last week that the "dysfunctional nonsense" about Australian rugby would only end when the administration is replaced in its entirety. Surely they must go now if the game is bigger than the individual....

 2019-12-05 10:16 

The Australian

Lifetime visa ban off table...

There are no plans to revive the government's "lifetime ban" bill, which if passed would make it easier for Scott Morrison to accept New Zealand's offer to annually resettle 150 refugees from Nauru and Manus Island....

 2019-12-05 10:14 

The Australian

NSW man steals car with baby girl inside...

A man has allegedly stolen a car with a baby girl still inside in northern NSW....

 2019-12-05 10:14 

The Australian

One person killed in Adelaide fire...

One person has died in a unit fire in Adelaide....

 2019-12-05 10:14 

The Australian

Pirates kidnap Greek ship crew off Nigeria...

Pirates have kidnapped 19 crew members of a crude oil tanker off Nigeria, an official with the ship's Greek operator says....

 2019-12-05 10:13 

The Australian

Union busting bill heads to Senate...

Scott Morrison has moved to neutralise Labor's victory in defeating his union-busting Ensuring Integrity bill, ramming it through the lower house on Thursday without debate so it can return to the Senate in 2020....

 2019-12-05 10:10 

The Australian

Rugby Australia 'lost on every front' over Folau settlement...

Writer Corrine Barraclough says Rugby Australia have "lost on every front" following the agreed settlement with former Wallaby Israel Folau. Mr Folau was chasing $14 million in compensation, but the dollar figure of the out-of-court settlement is ...

 2019-12-05 10:06 

The Australian

Asian stocks climb on trade deal hopes...

Stock markets in Asia have inched up on the possibility that China and the US may soon seal a "phase one" deal to end their 17-month trade war, but conflicting messages from President Donald Trump kept a lid on the advance....

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