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 2021-05-16 19:17 

The Australian

Morrison pulled both ways on borders: Newspoll...

Welcome to PoliticsNow, our live coverage of the latest headlines from Canberra....

 2021-05-16 19:05 

The Australian

Palisades Fire Spreads in Los Angeles County...

The Palisades Fire burning in Los Angeles, California, grew to over 800 acres on Sunday, May 16, according to fire officials. The Los Angeles County Fire Department said the blaze was approximately 835 acres, up from 750 acres on Saturday. The fire was ze...

 2021-05-16 18:56 

The Australian

ASX set to rise after US jump, tech to shine...

Welcome to the Trading Day blog for Monday, May 17. The Australian sharemarket is set to start the week in positive territory but the major miners could take a hit after China vowed to take action to take the steam out of soaring iron ore prices....

 2021-05-16 17:59 

The Australian

The Arctic: A test of US-Russian ties ahead of possible summit...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken left Sunday for a trip focused on the future of the Arctic, a source of growing tension with China and a test of the strained US relationship with Russia ahead of an expected Biden-Putin summit meeting....

 2021-05-16 17:30 

The Australian

Clouds Gather Over Houston as Thunderstorms Hit Southeast Texas...

Thunderstorms developed in southeast Texas and dumped "heavy" rain on the region on Sunday, May 16, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The NWS said the storms were producing two to four inches of rainfall per hour, adding that some c...

 2021-05-16 17:10 

The Australian

60 injured as synagogue stands collapse near Jerusalem: medics...

The collapse of grandstand seating at a synagogue in the Israeli settlement of Givat Zeev in the occupied West Bank outside Jerusalem Sunday injured 60 worshippers, medics and local media said....

 2021-05-16 16:00 

The Australian

Missing Houston Tiger Turned Over to Police, Bound for Animal Sanctuary...

The tiger seen roaming through a Houston neighborhood last week was turned over to police on May 15 and will be brought to an animal sanctuary, officials said. The tiger was turned over to the Houston Police Department (HPD) after a friend of the animal&#...

 2021-05-16 15:44 

The Australian

Anti-coup rebels say six dead in Myanmar clashes...

Six opposition rebels have been killed after days of clashes in Myanmar, an anti-junta defence force made up of civilians said Sunday, as Britain and the United States condemned the military's violence against civilians....

 2021-05-16 15:40 

The Australian

Israeli PM says Gaza building housing media 'legitimate target'...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday defended the strike on the Gaza tower that housed the Associated Press and Al Jazeera bureaus, alleging it also hosted a Palestinian "terrorist" intelligence office....

 2021-05-16 15:33 

The Australian

China FM 'regrets' US blocking UN statement on Mideast...

China on Sunday voiced regret that the United States was blocking a UN Security Council statement on Israeli-Palestinian violence as it urged greater international efforts to stop the bloodshed....

 2021-05-16 15:02 

The Australian

Hamas 'misjudged' strength of Israeli response: army chief...

Hamas "misjudged" the strength of Israel's response when the Islamist group first launched seven rockets from Gaza at Jerusalem almost a week ago, Israel's army chief said Sunday....

 2021-05-16 14:59 

The Australian

Israel envoy tells UN that conflict 'premeditated' by Hamas...

Israel on Sunday told the UN Security Council that deadly violence was premeditated by Hamas, placing blame squarely on the militants during a session on the crisis....

 2021-05-16 14:56 

The Australian

'Tensions and terror' in Gaza continue to shock the world...

Sky News contributor Jenna Clarke says "tensions and terror" in Gaza continue to shock the world with news of more civilian casualties and destruction.Ms Clarke spoke to the Chief Operating Officer of Social Lite Creative, Zina Rakhamilova, about ...

 2021-05-16 14:50 

The Australian

Andrews government goes from 'one bad decision to another'...

Sky News host Cory Bernardi says the Andrews government hasn't managed the pandemic well and seems to go from "one bad decision to another bad decision". "The only thing they've managed pretty well is the cover-ups of all of those terr...

 2021-05-16 14:43 

The Australian

Palestinian FM at Security Council accuses Israel of 'war crimes'...

Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki on Sunday accused Israel of "war crimes" in its nearly week-long offensive as he urged international pressure at a UN Security Council session....

 2021-05-16 14:35 

The Australian

Several injured in east Jerusalem car-ramming attack: police...

A car-ramming attack wounded several people including four police officers in the flashpoint Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem on Sunday, police said, adding that the attacker was shot....

 2021-05-16 14:29 

The Australian

Many Victorians are 'struggling' and are moving out of the state...

Australian Taxpayers' Alliance's Emilie Dye says many people in Victoria are "struggling" and are actually moving out of the state because it currently "isn't a great place to live"....

 2021-05-16 14:18 

The Australian

It's time to 'end the nuclear ban'...

Sky News contributor Campbell Newman says it's time to "end the nuclear ban". Mr Newman spoke of countries around the world which are planning to increase the percentage of their energy that comes from nuclear. "Some people tell me nuclear...

 2021-05-16 14:16 

The Australian

UN chief, opening Mideast session, warns of 'uncontainable' crisis...

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday pleaded for an immediate end to deadly Israeli-Palestinian violence, warning a Security Council meeting that the fighting could plunge the region into an "uncontainable" crisis....

 2021-05-16 13:57 

The Australian

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 2021-05-16 13:41 

The Australian

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 2021-05-16 13:37 

The Australian

John Kerry a 'hypocritical green evangelist'...

Sky News host Cory Bernardi says US Climate Envoy John Kerry is a "hypocritical green evangelist". Mr Bernardi said for Mr Kerry a "little bit of slavery" is a "small price to pay for green dreams". It comes after a recent report o...

 2021-05-16 12:43 

The Australian

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 2021-05-16 12:40 

The Australian

ACTU and Ai Group agree super bill is poor...

The Coalition is under increasing pressure to make significant changes to its proposed superannuation bill, with employers and unions jointly demanding the Senate reject it outright and a key crossbencher calling for substantial amendments....

 2021-05-16 12:38 

The Australian

Whyalla jitters amid fraud probe...

South Australia's government has vowed to "respond quickly" if needed as talks between Whyalla owner GFG Alliance and its proposed refinancer blow out amid a fraud investigation into the steelmaker's parent company....

 2021-05-16 12:37 

The Australian

The 'tin-pot state dictators' are 'near universally hopeless'...

Sky News host Cory Bernardi says it "makes no sense" to bring anyone to Australia that currently has coronavirus because of the "irrational actions" state governments take in response to new cases. "When state premiers and their health...

 2021-05-16 12:35 

The Australian

Panthers pounce on lackluster Titans...

NRL: The Penrith Panthers dismantled the Gold Coast Titans thanks to a stunning outing by their young half Nathan Cleary....

 2021-05-16 12:35 

The Australian

Reds grind out win over Brisbane...

A-League: Adelaide United scraped a narrow victory over Brisbane when the two team met on match week 21....

 2021-05-16 12:30 

The Australian

Business brains bolster ABC board...

The Morrison government has appointed two seasoned media titans and a former telco executive to the ABC board, bringing a sharpened business perspective to the national broadcaster's directorship....

 2021-05-16 12:26 

The Australian

Keogh scores four as Glory thrash Wanderers...

A sensational haul of four goals including arguably the goal of the season from Andy Keogh has kept the Perth Glory's finals hopes alive and put a major dent in Western Sydney's recent resurgence with a 5-1 victory at HBF Park in Perth....

 2021-05-16 12:03 

The Australian

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 2021-05-16 12:00 

The Australian

Sin Bin spike over Magic Round...

NRL: Michael Ennis has let rip on the expectation of the NRL that players could change and adapt their tackling styles in less than 24 hours....

 2021-05-16 12:00 

The Australian

'I'm not sure this is what we want'...

AFL: David King and Leigh Montagna discuss a number of incidents from Essendon's win over Fremantle with Zach Merrett targeted by the Dockers...

 2021-05-16 11:59 

The Australian

Farmland market proves as right as rain...

It's not just city property prices that are booming — after years of drought, the rains have come and the nation's agricultural sector is enjoying a resurgence....

 2021-05-16 11:56 

The Australian

'Sadly' there's been a 'few mistakes' amid ongoing pandemic...

Sky News contributor Graham Richardson says sadly there have been "a few mistakes" across Australia in the handling of the coronavirus pandemic. "The trouble is, we're just not used to this," Mr Richardson told Sky News host Chris Smit...

 2021-05-16 11:56 

The Australian

Coach's startling claim about NRL hardman...

Despite his extensive rap sheet, Anthony Griffin insisted Josh McGuire "doesn't know what a hip drop is" and said he was baffled as to why his lock forward was placed on report in the brave 44-18 loss to the Storm....

 2021-05-16 11:46 

The Australian

Oyster group pivots from restaurant to retail...

One of the nation's top five rural fund managers, the $1bn Laguna Bay Pastoral Company, has taken a strategic shareholding in Australia's largest organic producer of Pacific oysters to bankroll its expansion plans into supermarkets....

 2021-05-16 11:37 

The Australian

Israel faces highest ever rate of rocket attacks: army...

Israel has faced the highest ever rate of rocket attacks on its territory during its latest confrontation with the Palestinians Islamist group Hamas that controls Gaza, the army said Sunday....

 2021-05-16 11:10 

The Australian

Teague admits failure over Cripps handling...

AFL: David Teague spoke openly about his 'worst press conference ever' after swatting away concerns around star Patrick Cripps...

 2021-05-16 11:09 

The Australian

Origin in the deal spotlight...

Following the announcement of the AGL Energy restructure and the departure of its chief executive Brett Redman, rival Origin Energy is now gaining plenty of attention as its share price continues to languish....

 2021-05-16 11:08 

The Australian

Pandemics have an 'uncanny ability' to 'bite' after their peak...

Sky News host Chris Smith says apart from killing people and making others sick, pandemics have an "uncanny ability to bite after their peak". "Think about the $300 billion we poured into stimulus payments, to prop up the economy," Mr Smit...

 2021-05-16 11:01 

The Australian

AFL coaches clash over 'dangerous' tactics...

Essendon coach Ben Rutten was glad to see "dangerous" off-the-ball hits, that his star midfielder Zach Merrett had to endure against Fremantle, rewarded with free kicks....

 2021-05-16 11:00 

The Australian

Buyers link to find cash for Optus towers...

Plenty of competition is said to be building for the contest to buy Singtel's Optus towers, which may be prompting suitors to partner up with major pension funds to provide them with more firepower in the competition....

 2021-05-16 10:58 

The Australian

Pope warns of "spiral of death" in Middle East clashes...

Pope Francis called "terrible and unacceptable" the loss of innocent lives in violence between Israel and Palestinians on Sunday, warning that the latest conflict could get even worse....

 2021-05-16 10:56 

The Australian

'Let's hope' Australia's prosperity is given precedence over the 'politics of COVID'...

Sky News host Chris Smith says "let's hope" Australia's prosperity is given precedence over the "politics of COVID". Mr Smith said it is an "ignorant idea" that we need to eradicate the virus, to stop and lockdown over smal...

 2021-05-16 10:16 

The Australian

Shares tipped to rise, but miners vulnerable...

The Australian sharemarket is set to start the week in positive territory but the major miners could take a hit after China vowed to take action to take the steam out of soaring iron ore prices....

 2021-05-16 10:15 

The Australian

Arthur stars as Eels tonk Warriors...

NRL: Jakob Arthur made his Dad's day against the New Zealand Warriors, scoring a try on debut as the Parramatta Eels claimed a Magic Round victory....

 2021-05-16 10:15 

The Australian

Bombers hold on in a thriller against Dockers...

AFL: The Essendon Bombers have finally held on in a close contest, getting the better of the Fremantle Dockers in a thriller....

 2021-05-16 10:09 

The Australian

No budget backlash in property market...

The federal budget has failed to make a dent in the property market, with auction results surging ahead despite a slight dip in week-on-week sales....

 2021-05-16 10:08 

The Australian

Pauline Hanson assesses aspects of recently delivered federal budget...

One Nation Leader Pauline Hanson has assessed various aspects of the recent federal budget and the impacts it is set to have within the country. "We're seeing a lot of money that's being poured into infrastructure, but it won't happen for ...

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