Pentagon hypes China threat amid renewed strategic competition

11 min atras | RT (Austrália)

The Pentagon is raising an alarm about “rapidly” growing Chinese military capabilities, from long-range bombers to a blue-water navy, as mainstream media warn that Chinese pilots are “likely” training for strikes against the US. Long-range bomber ... View details »

Ultimate Preview: Magpies v Power

11 min atras | Collingwood (Austrália)

David Natoli August 17, 2018 12:00 PM. Newsletter RSS. NETWORK ERROR. Cannot Contact Server. RELOAD YOUR SCREEN OR TRY SELECTING A DIFFERENT VIDEO. RAW: Bucks and Varcoe look ahead Hear from coach Nathan Buckley and 200... View details »

Beware the closet All Blacks fan... you might just be one

11 min atras | The Sydney Morning Herald (Austrália)

The question for Saturday night is, what to do about the closet All Blacks fan. Illustration: Simon Letch. You know who they are. Theyll be sitting next to you as the teams run out for the Bledisloe Cup opener. Theyll be really, really excited about ... View details »

Massive hay convoy bound for NSW drought

11 min atras | Yahoo News (Austrália)

A convoy of more than 60 trucks will travel across the Nullarbor from Western Australia to the drought-ravaged farming regions of NSW and Queensland. Rural Aid has bought $600,000 worth of hay bales, roughly 2600, from across WA to assist farmers... View details »

Off-duty cop in serious condition after being stabbed during fight in western Sydney

11 min atras | 9news.com.au (Austrália)

An off-duty police officer has been stabbed after intervening in a dispute outside a western Sydney community hall. Emergency workers were called to the scene just before 11pm yesterday to find a 36-year-old man with a torso wound at Chopin Close,... View details »

Researchers discuss techniques to help combat growing epidemic of obesity

11 min atras | News-Medical.net (Austrália)

More than 60 percent of American adults weigh more than is healthy, which results in increased health issues for the patient and high health care costs. The 2018 AGA James W. Freston Conference, taking place Aug. 18-19, 2018, in Arlington, Virginia ... View details »

Homeowner´s clever ploy to catch dog poo bandit

11 min atras | Yahoo News (Austrália)

A man fed-up with cleaning up dog poo from the front of his home has taken an extreme approach to catching the culprit. Steve Tamblyn, from Lower Mitcham in Adelaides east, installed security cameras at the front of his house and soon found the images ...and more View details »

Wrong to say senator wasn´t referring to Holocaust

11 min atras | The Australian (Austrália)

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Our farmers fight on against drought ... with a little help

11 min atras | Northern Star (Austrália)

ALL Australians could soon feel the effects of the drought in surging food prices, as the long dry takes a significant bite on the economy, the Reserve Bank governor has warned. The drought is so bad Philip Lowe said the RBA board was now studying... View details »

Stocks Jump as Hopes Rise for Progress on China Trade Talks

11 min atras | U.S. News & World Report (Austrália)

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are higher Friday as investors hope for more progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China. The Wall Street Journal reported that the countries hope to resolve their dispute by November. Industrial and basic materials... View details »

Getting Personal: US, Turkish Leaders Feud Over Arrest

20 min atras | U.S. News & World Report (Austrália)

Feud over detained American pastor in Turkey overshadows deeper problems in U.S.-Turkish relationship, as well as fate of other detainees. Aug. 17, 2018, at 10:54 a.m.. More. U.S. News World Report. Getting Personal: US, Turkish Leaders Feud Over...and more View details »

Eagles wary of high-scoring Demons in AFL

21 min atras | Wide World of Sports (Austrália)

West Coast coach Adam Simpson hopes his team dont get caught up in an old-fashioned shootout when they front up against Melbourne in Sundays AFL clash at Optus Stadium. The Eagles will guarantee themselves a top-two berth and two home finals with... View details »

Families South Australia carer jailed for maximum 12 years over child sex abuse

21 min atras | 9news.com.au (Austrália)

A former Families SA carer who sexually abused two young girls in his care has been sentenced to 12 years in prison - but a judge says his actions will stay with his victims for the rest of their lives. Aaron Sean Jaede, 34, appeared by video-link in ... View details »

Ovarian cancer screening influenced by unconscious bias, study shows

21 min atras | News-Medical.net (Austrália)

What do shark attack, the lottery and ovarian cancer screening having in common? It turns out our judgments about these things are all influenced by unconscious bias. Humans are prone to overestimating the likelihood of extreme events. Blame it on...and more View details »

´Absolutely monumental´: Life-changing drug accepted

21 min atras | Sunshine Coast Daily (Austrália)

Sonia Marshalls dream came true yesterday when a drug that could save her daughters life was accepted onto the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). Orkambi is a drug that treats people suffering from cystic fibrosis with the genotype Delta 508.and more View details »

Kim Kardashian Rocks Snakeskin Outfit While In Miami With Daughter North West

21 min atras | The Inquisitr (Austrália)

Kim Kardashian has been hitting the town in Miami this week, and shes had her daughter, North West, along for the ride. According to an August 17 report by The Daily Mail, Kim Kardashian has showed off an array of looks while in Miami this week. View details »

Trump Administration Pulls $230M From Syria Stabilization Efforts

35 min atras | Daily Beast (Austrália)

The State Department told Congress Friday that it plans to take the $230 million originally earmarked by former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for stabilization efforts in Syria and use it “to support other key foreign policy priorities.” As The ... View details »

Turkey´s lira weakens 4 percent, Trump says won´t take pastor´s detention ´sitting down´

35 min atras | Reuters (Austrália)

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkeys battered lira weakened 4 percent on Friday after a Turkish court rejected an American pastors appeal for release, drawing a stiff rebuke from President Donald Trump who said the United States would not take the detention... View details »

How Trump´s big military parade evaporated into thin air

35 min atras | ABC News (Austrália)

President Donald Trumps lofty vision of big tanks, vintage aircraft and modern fighter jets swooping through the streets of Washington in a show of patriotic force crumbled Friday under the weight of logistics, including a $92 million estimated price tag. View details »

PUBG´s weekend event mode takes game back to its Early Access basics

35 min atras | VG247 (Austrália)

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds is throwing it back to its early days on Steam Early Access. The aptly named Early Access Memories is this weekends event mode in PUBG. The idea is to recreate the old rules, and loot limitations in the more polished game ... View details »

Dontnod Action-RPG ´Vampyr´ Is Getting Its Own TV Show

35 min atras | Variety (Austrália)

Production company Fox21 acquired the rights to Dontnod Entertainments action role-playing game “Vampyr” and its adapting it for television, it announced on Friday. Wonderland Sound Vision and DJ2 Entertainment will work on the show. DJ2 is also... View details »

HIV and a Tale of a Few Cities

35 min atras | UC San Diego Health (Austrália)

While global incidence rates of HIV have declined notably in recent years, the virus that causes AIDS remains a major and, in some ways largely unmitigated, public health threat in some countries and regions. In a pair of new modeling studies ... View details »

Ivanka devastated by ScarJo skit

35 min atras | Gladstone Observer (Austrália)

IVANKA Trump was deeply hurt by a parody of her on Saturday Night Live last year, its been revealed. In her White House expose Unhinged: An Insiders Account of the Trump White House, Omarosa Manigault Newman reveals Ivankas reaction to a skit that... View details »

Ivanka devastated by ScarJo skit

35 min atras | Gladstone Observer (Austrália)

IVANKA Trump was deeply hurt by a parody of her on Saturday Night Live last year, its been revealed. In her White House expose Unhinged: An Insiders Account of the Trump White House, Omarosa Manigault Newman reveals Ivankas reaction to a skit that... View details »

Resolution to Alcoa strike not in sight as employees vote for ´indefinite industrial action´

35 min atras | The West Australian (Austrália)

About 1400 Alcoa workers have voted almost unanimously in favour of an indefinite strike after failing to come to an agreement with their employer over an Enterprise Bargaining Agreement. Workers from the Kwinana, Pinjarra and Wagerup refineries, the... View details »

Foreign investment debate in Australia and New Zealand asks the wrong housing questions

46 min atras | ABC News (Austrália)

Now that a bill has passed in New Zealand limiting individual foreign real estate investment to new housing construction, the question is will it address the countrys housing affordability problem? It is perhaps the wrong question to ask about the ... View details »

Great Barrier Reef Foundation chairman´s panel getaway about opening wallets

46 min atras | The Australian Financial Review (Austrália)

Hamilton Islands luxury Qualia resort hosted this years chairmans panel for the Great Barrier Reef Foundation. Jason Loucas. Mark Ludlow AFR Woodcut. Share on twitter. by Mark Ludlow. Its the elite club which costs members $20,000 a year, but its ...and more View details »

Mick Hawi murder: Three charged over fatal shooting of former bikie boss

46 min atras | 9news.com.au (Austrália)

Three men have been arrested and charged over their alleged involvement in the murder of former bikie boss Mahmoud Mick Hawi. Two male members of the Lone Wolf outlaw motorcycle gang, aged 37 and 38, have been charged with murder following... View details »

Mick Hawi murder: Three charged over fatal shooting of former bikie boss

46 min atras | 9news.com.au (Austrália)

Three men have been arrested and charged over their alleged involvement in the murder of former bikie boss Mahmoud Mick Hawi. Two male members of the Lone Wolf outlaw motorcycle gang, aged 37 and 38, have been charged with murder following... View details »

HIV drug reduces virus, boosts immunity in hard-to-treat patients

46 min atras | Futurity: Research News (Austrália)

A new HIV drug reduces viral replication and increases immune cells in people with advanced, drug-resistant HIV infection, according to a new study. In combination with existing medications, the drug holds promise for patients who have run out of ...and more View details »

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Mourns Loss Of Aretha Franklin

46 min atras | LATF USA (Austrália)

The family of Aretha Franklin confirmed Thursday that the 18-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter best known for hits like Respect, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman and Spanish Harlem, died of pancreatic cancer. She was 76... View details »

Two arrested in Sydney over Hawi murder

46 min atras | PerthNow (Austrália)

Two men have been arrested over the shooting murder of former bikie boss Mick Hawi. Hawi, the former national president of the Comanchero motorcycle club, was shot multiple times as he sat in his luxury car in a Rockdale car park in February. View details »

Elon Musk Is Working Too Hard

46 min atras | Bloomberg (Austrália)

It does actually happen occasionally that a short seller will bet against the stock of a company and then do something to sabotage the company. Theres that guy who shorted the stock of Borussia Dortmund, the soccer team, and allegedly planted a bomb ... View details »

´Dear Coles, we need to chat´

46 min atras | Sunshine Coast Daily (Austrália)

We need to chat. As a parent of a six-year-old Im officially declaring shenanigans on you and your marketing team. This cunning group of evil geniuses has concocted a strategy so blatant and bold in its execution that Im now in the depths of despair. View details »

Turkey: the perils of Erdogan´s power grab

55 min atras | Financial Times (Austrália)

Recep Tayyip Erdogan had never even heard of a pastor from North Carolina called Andrew Brunson until last spring, according to one senior Turkish official. It was during a briefing ahead of a visit to the White House, the official claims, that the ... View details »

The Latest: Mayor Says DC Isn´t to Blame on Parade

55 min atras | U.S. News & World Report (Austrália)

The mayor Washington D.C. says its not the citys fault that President Donald Trump cant hold a big military parade this year. Aug. 17, 2018, at 1:59 p.m.. More. U.S. News World Report. The Latest: Mayor Says DC Isnt to Blame on Parade. More. View details »

Context is key when it comes to analysing Anning´s speech

55 min atras | The Sydney Morning Herald (Austrália)

Before making some comments regarding Fraser Annings maiden parliamentary speech, I took the time to actually read through the lengthy text of his address. I have to say, that, by and large, aside from a few factual errors regarding the gangs in ... View details »

Context is key when it comes to analysing Anning´s speech

55 min atras | The Sydney Morning Herald (Austrália)

Before making some comments regarding Fraser Annings maiden parliamentary speech, I took the time to actually read through the lengthy text of his address. I have to say, that, by and large, aside from a few factual errors regarding the gangs in ... View details »

Frustration at looking on led to making of hero Ben Roberts-Smith

55 min atras | The Australian (Austrália)

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Scientists Are Using Malaria to Detect Cancer

55 min atras | Newsweek (Austrália)

New research reveals that scientists can detect a broad range of cancers using a protein from malaria. Researchers from the University of Copenhagen discovered this new method of finding cancer. Published in Nature Communications on Thursday, the... View details »

Cairns Hospital to seek up to $15m for emergency expansion

55 min atras | The Cairns Post (Austrália)

CAIRNS and Hinterland Hospital and Health Services executives are set to put a request to the state government for up to $15 million to expand the citys emergency department into an unused part of the Esplanade site. The news comes after the Cairns ...and more View details »

Australia´s Giants Plan to Get Richer By Shrinking Fast

56 min atras | Bloomberg (Austrália)

In Australia, empire-building is so yesterday. Defying a global spike in acquisitions, some of Australias biggest and oldest companies are trying to shrink to greatness. Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Wesfarmers Ltd. and Telstra Corp. are potentially... View details »

Nvidia is sliding after cutting its guidance and saying its crypto boom is over

56 min atras | Business Insider Australia (Austrália)

Nvidia shares are sliding more than 4% Friday after cutting its guidance. “Were including no contributions from crypto in our outlook,” said Nvidias CFO Colette Kress. Wall Street remains bullish on Nvidia despite the less upbeat outlook. Watch ... View details »

AMD Launches Its Latest Threadripper 2 Series Processors

1 hr atras | MySmartPrice Gear (Austrália)

The Computex 2018 had recently concluded earlier this June is Taipei and while there were many presenters and companies on display, the launch of AMDs Ryzen Threadripper 2 platform caught the eye of many of those present at the event. The platform... View details »

Tigers coach frustrated by AFL umpiring

1 hr atras | SBS (Austrália)

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick admits he was frustrated by aspects of the umpiring during his sides eight-point AFL win over Essendon. Updated Updated 5 mins ago. Share. Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter. Damien Hardwick is used to not getting... View details »

Bledisloe Cup: The binge that made the All Blacks so great

1 hr atras | The Australian (Austrália)

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KAP boss changes tack on Nazi catch phrase

1 hr atras | The Cairns Post (Austrália)

KAP leader Bob Katter has backtracked on his previous claims that Senator Fraser Anning “would have absolutely no idea” what the phrase the “final solution” meant when reffering to them in his maiden speech. Speaking in Cairns yesterday, the Federal... View details »

CHILLING VISION: ´Killer´ dad´s calm actions on camera

1 hr atras | Northern Star (Austrália)

HOURS before allegedly confessing to the murders of his missing pregnant wife and their two young daughters, Chris Watts gave a series of chilling TV interviews pleading for the trios safe return. There were no tears as the 33-year-old calmly ... View details »

´The Last Sharknado: It´s About Time´: TV Review

1 hr atras | Hollywood Reporter (Austrália)

Syfys popular B-movie franchise ends on a series of timey-wimey set pieces but no comprehensible narrative. In the beginning was the Word and the Word was Sharknado. The surprise B-movie hit begat an unending stream of summer sequels, and now with... View details »

What brought Barnesy closer to his son

1 hr atras | Northern Star (Austrália)

Jimmy Barnes and David Campbell embraced on the Sydney Opera House stage, tears in their eyes and shakily, tenderly sang Reflections Of My Life. Barnes had just confessed to a sold-out audience for his Working Class Boy: An Evening of Stories and... View details »