Speaking to the Press Association outside the court, Bafta-winning documentary maker John Pilger said: ‘Every journalist should be here. What’s happening to Julian Assange may certainly, almost certainly, happen to many other journalists.’
The slumping property market is already having direct negative impacts in the sectors you’d expect. Like construction. This ripple effect doesn’t look like it’s going to peter out any time soon.
As Reuters reports, a 19 April letter from White House legal counsel Emmet Flood to Attorney General William Barr, also defended Trump’s right to prevent his advisers from testifying before congressional oversight probes into the Russia investigation:
Never underestimate the power of cheap money. The world’s most watched central bank put further rate rises on hold. And global stock markets boomed.
Trump is hoping to force Iran back to the bargaining table. He’s after a better deal to scale back Iran’s nuclear ambitions than his predecessor Barack Obama signed off on. That may be a long way off. But in the meantime, his decision emboldened the oil bulls to drive oil prices higher.
With OPEC struggling to contain the global glut in oil, I expect we’ll see crude fall at least 20% this year. And a return to US$30 per barrel is quite possible. The main driver for that fall remains the epic amount of oil coming out of the US.
US President Donald Trump has made it tremendously clear he has nothing to hide in relation to allegations of collusion with the Russians to win the 2016 election. Trump dismissed the very existence of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report as ‘ridiculous’.
Addressing the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, the AAP notes that Pezzullo discussed the threats posed by espionage and disinformation, and by ‘ungoverned’ territories, Islamic terrorism and organised crime.
Trump has often stated that North Korea has ‘enormous’ economic potential if it opened its doors to the rest of the world. With South Korea — where per capita GDP tops US$30,000 — as an example, the North has a lot to gain by complying.
In 1970 Australia’s population stood at 12.5 million people. Last year that number exceeded 25 million. At this rate of growth, Australia will reach 50 million people by 2068…and 100 million by 2117.
As the leader of the free world, you have to imagine that US President Donald Trump keeps a collection of to-do lists. But it’s three items on his international to-do list we want to bring to your attention.
Pauline Hanson wants to put welfare recipients to work killing cane toads. As The Courier-Mail reports, her plan calls for Work for the Dole recipients to earn 10 cents for each toad they collect in a three-month, ‘collect-a-toad’ program.
South Korea’s spy agency says that Jo went into hiding with his wife in early November. Though where they are now and what they are planning, are questions likely costing North Korean intelligence agents some lost sleep.
Labor Party hasn’t decided when it would amend the negative gearing tax break. But Labor is committed to keeping negative gearing only for newly constructed homes.
British Prime Minister Theresa May’s tenure in office could come crashing to an end next week. And she has Brexit to thank for it.
Tasmania’s economy recorded its fastest growth in a decade in 2017/18, according to Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s 2018 report. That sounds good.
Have you heard of Tuvalu? The nation of nine tiny islands sits around 3,500 kilometres off Australia’s east coast. It has a population of just under 12,000 people. Yet its government is trying to strong arm Australia’s domestic climate policies.
Australia has one of the most generous welfare programs in the world. But alongside Australia’s generous aid package for those in need, comes an unfortunate tendency by the unscrupulous to steal from the system.
Nauru’s President Baron Waqa says 40 of the 300 people sent to the US have contacted the government asking to return because life there isn’t ‘easy’.
We’ve been warning that crude was overpriced since April. And it all comes down to a massive supply of oil coming from the world’s top three producers — the US, Saudi Arabia, and Russia.
Democrats are losing sleep over the idea that Trump may yet appoint a third Supreme Court justice. The left-wing’s concerns arise from a bad fall taken by liberal justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Victoria became the first state — and the first place in the world — to pass mandatory helmet laws in July 1990. And the debate re-emerged in Victoria last week as to whether or not Australia should bin the absurd law…
If the news were reported properly, you would walk away with the same facts regardless of what source you were reading. But today’s news reporting is far more editorial than news.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is considering following Trump’s lead, which could help set the stage for successful negotiations.
In a brazen show of coercion, Romanian MP Sorin Moisa has directly linked Australia’s commitments on climate change to any free trade deal with Europe. It’s just one more ugly example of foreign powers attempting to dictate Australian policy.
Prices in some Victorian petrol stations topped $1.69 per litre over the weekend. That’s not good news for cash strapped consumers or the Aussie economy at large.
Left-wing pollies and their mainstream media mouthpieces are fanning anger among already polarised US voters. Despite his attempts to calm the nation, they would have you believe that US President Donald Trump is to blame.
Far-left politicians and their mainstream media mouthpieces continue to fuel global outrage over US President Donald Trump’s decision to can the US–Russian 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF).
In an ideal world the internet would be what it was intended to be. A place where any and all information can be shared freely. In the real world, there is a need to monitor and censor some of the material people attempt to post and exchange.
If you thought it was up to individual nations to decide what’s appropriate for their own society…think again. The United Nations wants to call the shots around the globe. Although they’re remarkably selective and far-left in most of the causes they pursue.