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 2021-05-18 08:48 

The Australian

Uni teachers suffer cuts...

The federal government's axing of the $600,000 Australian Awards for University Teaching in the budget leaves the sector without formal recognition of excellence in teaching and learning innovation unless other sources of funding can be arranged....

 2021-05-18 08:46 

The Australian

What, we worry? Steady on...

Stress levels among university students were about the same last year as in pre-COVID 2019, according to research for study support company Studiosity....

 2021-05-18 08:00 

The Australian

ABC activists 'determined to undermine' journalist Sharri Markson: Chris Kenny...

MediaWatch host Paul Barry seems "determined to undermine" the investigative journalism of Sharri Markson, according to Sky News host Chris Kenny.The host of the ABC's flagship program last year said Ms Markson "should have told readers th...

 2021-05-18 07:58 

The Australian

Spanish PM cancels Paris trip over Ceuta migrant surge...

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has called off a trip to Paris planned for later on Tuesday due to the surge in migrant arrivals in Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta from Morocco, the government said....

 2021-05-18 07:55 

The Australian

Israel has become the 'whipping boy' of woke elites...

Spiked Online Editor Brendan O'Neill says the woke leftists across the west have "projected their bile" onto Israel as anti-Israel protests gain traction across Europe.Mr O'Neill pointed to numerous instances in Germany, Britain, Belgium a...

 2021-05-18 07:55 

The Australian

Flooding Inundates Lake Charles as State of Emergency Declared in Louisiana...

Louisiana Gov John Bel Edwards issued a state of emergency on May 17, as flash flooding and severe weather hit the state's southwest. This footage, by Jasmin Marie Conner, shows floodwater in downtown Lake Charles. The footage was filmed near the Capi...

 2021-05-18 07:03 

The Australian

It is 'really premature' for government to start looking at austerity measures...

The government needs to keep the fiscal support in the budget until such time as the recovery is "bedded down" which means it's "really premature" to start looking at austerity measures, says Blueprint Institute's Chief Economist S...

 2021-05-18 06:45 

The Australian

NZ leads push to remove vaccine tariffs...

APEC trade ministers are working on a plan to eliminate tariffs on vaccines, syringes, soap and face masks within the 21 nation bloc, and ensure COVID jabs get the same fast-tracked treatment at borders as chilled food....

 2021-05-18 06:41 

The Australian

'Perfect storm of vulnerability' a cybersecurity challenge...

Australia's network of 17,000 interconnected financial institutions will need to work collaboratively to counter growing cyber threats amid a 'perfect storm of vulnerability', cybersecurity experts say....

 2021-05-18 06:40 

The Australian

'Spineless twerp': Piers Morgan blasts Prince Harry's 'attack on First Amendment'...

Ousted GMB presenter Piers Morgan has unleashed a scathing attack on Prince Harry after the Duke of Sussex complained about the US constitution on a podcast....

 2021-05-18 06:15 

The Australian

State of Emergency Declared as Flash Floods Inundate Louisiana Communities...

Flash flooding wreaked havoc across large parts of Lake Charles, on May 17, prompting Louisiana's governor to issue a state of emergency. Footage uploaded by Instagram user @classlesshopelicist shows a suburban street inundated, as more rain falls on ...

 2021-05-18 06:12 

The Australian

James Hardie slips despite riding building boom...

Fibre cement maker James Hardie Industries is riding the recovery of the US economy and turned in a strong full year and picked up market share....

 2021-05-18 05:21 

The Australian

The Basketball Show: Episode 16...

Another jam-packed edition of The Basketball Show this week, highlighted by Shane Heal recalling what it was like being on the same floor as Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett and the late Kobe Bryant....

 2021-05-18 05:17 

The Australian

Major stars and world's sexiest player: golf talking points...

The second men's major of the year, at Kiawah Island, and some first-time winners on the US PGA and European tours feature in AFP Sport's golf talking points this week:...

 2021-05-18 05:17 

The Australian

No new coal, gas or oil to hit net-zero emissions...

No new coal mines, oilfields or gas fields should be opened up if the world is to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, according to a landmark report from the International Energy Agency....

 2021-05-18 05:15 

The Australian

127 missing after vessel sinks in India cyclone: navy...

Some 127 people were missing Tuesday after a vessel adrift off Mumbai's coast sank during Cyclone Tauktae, the Indian navy said as two ships and helicopters were deployed to assist in the search....

 2021-05-18 04:28 

The Australian

Japan's extended state of emergency has not had 'desired effect'...

Japan's extended state of emergency has not had the desired effect with case numbers not dropping as much as expected.Japan entered into a state of emergency in late-April, three months out from the Tokyo Olympics in a bid to stop the surge of the COV...

 2021-05-18 04:25 

The Australian

Clinic and Building Housing Palestinian Ministry of Health Damaged in Airstrike...

A Palestinian Health Ministry building and the Al-Remal Martyrs Clinic next door were damaged in Israeli airstrikes on Monday, May 17, the ministry said. Local news reports said the strikes also hit the residential Al-Shawa building. Footage filmed by Moh...

 2021-05-18 04:23 

The Australian

Andrew Cuomo's massive $5 million paycheck from COVID memoir labelled 'blood money'...

New York Post columnist Miranda Devine has slammed Andrew Cuomo after he received $5 million for writing his COVID memoir - calling the profits "blood money"."Andrew Cuomo was doing things that were actively, demonstrably killing people," ...

 2021-05-18 04:22 

The Australian

We'll go over your head Crown's junket threat...

A former Crown Resorts senior executive threatened to report an employee of the Victorian casino regulator to the state gaming minister for attempting to ensure the company made agreed to changes to its junket regulation to stamp out money laundering....

 2021-05-18 04:21 

The Australian

Why nation's highways are clogged with trucks...

The federal government's $2bn proposed investment in an intermodal rail terminal in Victoria looks to be a good idea, but unless there are dramatic changes in overall government transport policy it is set to be a white elephant....

 2021-05-18 04:20 

The Australian

Funnel Cloud Forms During Tornado-Warned Storm in Texas...

A funnel cloud was captured on camera near Lubbock, Texas, on May 17, amid tornado warnings issued by the National Weather Service. Footage streamed live on Facebook by user Brian Rodriquez shows the cloud forming over the town of Wolfforth. The National ...

 2021-05-18 04:17 

The Australian

Vatican's new Hong Kong bishop says religious freedom must stay...

Hong Kong's newly appointed Catholic bishop on Tuesday said he would need to tread carefully with Beijing as it cracks down on dissent -- but vowed to plead with authorities to defend religious freedoms....

 2021-05-18 04:16 

The Australian

Crown's cashless cards are a 'gamechanger'...

The announcement Crown Casinos will cease taking cash and employ a cashless card to use on the premises is a "gamechanger"; as it will cut down on money laundering and organised crime, according to Micah Australia Executive Director Tim Costello. &...

 2021-05-18 04:16 

The Australian

Did Biden peak on Inauguration Day?...

During the Chicago Cubs' long century of futility, the old joke was that every year they peaked on Opening Day. Is it too early to wonder if Joe Biden's presidency did the same thing?...

 2021-05-18 03:29 

The Australian

Radical leftists holding Joe Biden 'hostage'...

The left wing of the Democrat Party is holding the White House "hostage" which makes the Biden administration "bend to the wishes of radical leftists," says Trump's former Deputy National Security Adviser KT McFarland.Ms McFarland was ...

 2021-05-18 03:29 

The Australian

Qantas defends India flight tests...

Qantas has doubled down on a pre-flight testing bungle involving Aussies booked on the first repatriation flight from India....

 2021-05-18 03:28 

The Australian

Nuix shares rebound after apology, defence...

Shares in under-pressure investigative software outfit Nuix have rebounded after chairman Jeffrey Bleich, the former US ambassador to Australia, issued a spirited defence of his company while also conceding early mistakes and admitting it needs to get its...

 2021-05-18 03:23 

The Australian

Second Australian dies in India after contracting COVID...

A second Australian has died in India according to the 47-year-old man's employer. Trina Solar Asia Pacific said in a statement assistant director Govind Kant "has passed away after contracting the coronavirus in India ... our thoughts and prayers...

 2021-05-18 03:10 

The Australian

Multi-billion fuel boost 'incredibly important' for all Australians: Energy Minister...

Energy Minister Angus Taylor has touted the Morrison government's $2 billion fuel security package as important for all Australians who drive to work each day.The scheme was announced on Monday by Prime Minister Scott Morrison to save Australia's ...

 2021-05-18 03:03 

The Australian

Surfer dies after horror shark attack in NSW north...

A man had died after he was mauled by a shark on the NSW mid north coast....

 2021-05-18 03:01 

The Australian

Australians urged not to question COVID vaccine...

A leading South Australian immunologist has urged Australians not to ask questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and just simply take the jab when it is offered to them."We're in the privileged position that we can be hesitant, we've done so well...

 2021-05-18 02:40 

The Australian

China is 'making nice with Tokyo' to ensure Japan does not boycott winter Olympics...

China's offer of free vaccines to athletes attending the Tokyo Olympic Games and vocal support for the Games to continue is an attempt to ensure Japan does not boycott next year's Winter Olympics, according to Asia correspondent Adrian Brown."...

 2021-05-18 02:35 

The Australian

Pop star Ariana Grande gets married...

American pop star Ariana Grande married her luxury real estate agent fiance Dalton Gomez at her home in Los Angeles on Sunday, US media reported Monday....

 2021-05-18 02:34 

The Australian

Airline reluctantly pays $66,000 fine...

Regional Express has agreed to pay a fine to the corporate regulator but maintains it has done no wrong....

 2021-05-18 02:31 

The Australian

GP vaccine supply issues need to be fixed before people are 'free to roam Australia'...

Labor MP Matt Thistlethwaite told Sky News vaccine supply issues facing GPs need to be addressed before people can be "free to roam Australia and avoid hotel quarantine".";I got a letter from a group of GPs in my electorate two weeks ago ... th...

 2021-05-18 02:30 

The Australian

'Driving economic growth' key to a strong COVID recovery...

Finance Minister Simon Birmingham has told Sky News "driving economic growth is the most important way to secure Australia's strength out of the COVID-19 pandemic, to secure our strength in recovering from the COVID induced recession we faced last...

 2021-05-18 02:28 

The Australian

'Hold Israel accountable': Gaza resident calls out destruction left by airstrikes...

The Union of Health Work Committees' Haneen Wishah has called on international groups to "hold Israel accountable" for the destruction its airstrikes are wreaking in Gaza. "There is no comparison between the rockets that are used by the Is...

 2021-05-18 01:42 

The Australian

Gladys Berejiklian comments on Spring Farm class action: 'It would be horrific'...

The NSW premier has offered her condolences to a neighbourhood dealing with "sinking" homes after a group of them launched a class action in the Supreme Court....

 2021-05-18 01:38 

The Australian

PM: Restriction exemptions for fully vaccinated Australians the 'next most achievable step'...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has again raised the possibility of fully vaccinated Australians being exempt from COVID-19 restrictions, calling it the "next most achievable step".The prime minister and health minister have canvassed the idea at mu...

 2021-05-18 01:35 

The Australian

Victoria doing 'a lot of damage to its image' of being desirable place to live...

Economist Saul Eslake says the Victorian government's plan to raise stamp duty and increase fines by 10 per cent is another instance of the state doing "damage to its image" of being a desirable place to move to. Victoria aims to raise nearly ...

 2021-05-18 01:34 

The Australian

Second Australian dies from virus in India...

A Sydney-based businessman has become the second Australian to die from COVID-19 in India....

 2021-05-18 01:30 

The Australian

Victorian budget to include $986 million spend on 25 new X'Trapolis 2.0 trains...

The Andrews Labor government has announced $986 million will be included in next week's budget to purchase 25 brand new trains.Acting Victorian Premier James Merlino touted the new spending measure at a press conference on Tuesday saying it would be &...

 2021-05-18 01:30 

The Australian

Promoter Dean Lonergan breaks down how Gallen v Huni came about...

Boxing: Promoter Dean Lonergan breaks down how he set up the mouthwatering fight between Paul Gallen and Justis Huni - not without a little clip to the former NRL star as well....

 2021-05-18 01:30 

The Australian

State of Emergency Declared as Severe Flooding Hits Lake Charles, Louisiana...

A state of emergency was declared in Louisiana after Lake Charles and parts of the state's southwest were hit by flash flooding on Monday, May 17. Up to nine inches of rain fell in 12 hours in the area during the flash flood emergency, according to th...

 2021-05-18 00:51 

The Australian

Royal Commission into Crown Resorts continues...

The Royal Commission into Crown Resorts continues in Melbourne with the Victorian Gaming Regulator appearing again.The regulator is expected to face tough questions about how Crown could have done wrongdoings such as money laundering and mistreatment of e...

 2021-05-18 00:48 

The Australian

Woman spends $43K on plastic surgery to look like Barbie...

A woman who grew up in a conservative village and wasn't allowed to express her femininity has undergone an extreme makeover....

 2021-05-18 00:47 

The Australian

'No sense in building quarantine facilities far from health services': Canavan...

Nationals Senator Matt Canavan has shot down a proposal from the Qld government to build a quarantine facility in Toowoomba arguing it makes no sense to build a quarantine facility so far from health services."If there were to be an outbreak in a regi...

 2021-05-18 00:45 

The Australian

Rescuers and Digger Search Rubble for Victims of Airstrike in Gaza...

Rescuers and a digger dug through rubble in the search for survivors, on May 16, after a building on Al-Wehda Street, Gaza, was destroyed by an airstrike. A Ministry of Health spokesman said on May 16 that at least 37 people died in the early-hours strike...

 2021-05-18 00:36 

The Australian

Israel wants to 'destroy Hamas' infrastructure' and rocket capabilities...

Israel Foreign Affairs Ministry's Michael Freeman says Israel seeks to "destroy Hamas' infrastructure" and their ability to launch rockets on the population and wants a permanent ceasefire."I hope that in the coming day we'll be ab...

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