Donald Trump announces John Bolton will replace HR McMaster as national security adviser – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump announces John Bolton will replace HR McMaster as national security adviser – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 23, 2018 12:30:03 US President Donald Trump has announced former UN ambassador John Bolton will take over as national security adviser, replacing HR McMaster. Mr Trump announced in a tweet he was ousting Mr McMaster for Mr Bolton, who has advocated using military force against Iran and North …

Brexit: Franco-Dutch firm reportedly set to make Britain’s ‘iconic’ passports – Brexit: UK EU Referendum

Brexit: Franco-Dutch firm reportedly set to make Britain’s ‘iconic’ passports – Brexit: UK EU Referendum

Posted March 23, 2018 10:58:08 The blue British passports to be used after Brexit, hailed as an expression of “independence and sovereignty”, will be made by a Franco-Dutch firm, according to the boss of the English company which lost the contract to produce them. Key Points: A Franco-Dutch company reportedly …

Donald Trump: Ex-model Karen McDougal claims she was ‘in love’ with US President during affair – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump: Ex-model Karen McDougal claims she was ‘in love’ with US President during affair – Donald Trump’s America

Posted March 23, 2018 17:02:45 Photo: Former Playboy model Karen McDougal apologised in a TV interview to Melania Trump for the alleged affair. (Reuters) Related Story: This porn star says she used aliases to keep affair with Trump quiet. His was ‘David Dennison’ Former Playboy model Karen McDougal, who claims …

Donald Trump’s national security adviser pick John Bolton on North Korea, Russia and Iran – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump’s national security adviser pick John Bolton on North Korea, Russia and Iran – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 23, 2018 14:20:29 Photo: John Bolton has been an active presence on television and on Twitter. (Reuters: Joshua Roberts) Related Story: Trump replaces security adviser with former UN ambassador John Bolton John Bolton, who has been named by US President Donald Trump as his new national security adviser, …

Donald Trump’s China tariff plan: Is this really war or just trade policy as theatre?

Donald Trump’s China tariff plan: Is this really war or just trade policy as theatre?

Updated March 23, 2018 12:50:18 Photo: Donald Trump announced hefty tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminium earlier in March. (Supplied: Reuters/Claro Corte) In the theatre of war that is the Trump administration’s battle with China over its massive two-way trade deficit, the current emphasis is much more on theatre than …

‘Alien’ mummified skeleton actually a human baby, study finds

‘Alien’ mummified skeleton actually a human baby, study finds

Updated March 23, 2018 11:24:03 Photo: The mummy is likely no more than 40 years old, an expert said. (Supplied: Emery Smith) A tiny mummified skeleton with a cone-shaped head found in Chile, believed by some to be the remains of an alien, is actually a female human baby who …

Inside National Geographic’s decision to admit its racist past – RN

Inside National Geographic’s decision to admit its racist past – RN

Posted March 23, 2018 08:30:00 Photo: “For decades, our coverage was racist” read the editor’s letter in the April issue. (Supplied: National Geographic) When National Geographic, the 130-year-old magazine dedicated to science, exploration and the natural world, acknowledged its racist past earlier this month, people noticed. “For decades, our coverage …

Great Pacific Garbage Patch plastic pollution dwarfs previous estimates and is ‘growing exponentially’ – Science News

Great Pacific Garbage Patch plastic pollution dwarfs previous estimates and is ‘growing exponentially’ – Science News

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a rotating soup of plastic in the north Pacific Ocean, contains up to 16 times the amount of waste than previously thought. Key points Surveys of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch conducted in 2015 and 2016 estimate 78,200 tonnes of plastic waste are packed into …

Charles Manson’s remains cremated following brief, private funeral

Charles Manson’s remains cremated following brief, private funeral

Posted March 20, 2018 15:10:18 Photo: Charles Manson’s grandson fought a legal battle for the right to his remains. (AP: California Department of Corrections, File) Charles Manson has been cremated and his ashes scattered following a brief private funeral, four months after the death of the man who gained worldwide …

More police sent to PNG’s Highlands as violence hampers earthquake relief effort

More police sent to PNG’s Highlands as violence hampers earthquake relief effort

Posted March 20, 2018 16:13:34 Photo: A team works to unload emergency supplies from a helicopter in Papua New Guinea. (Supplied: Thomas Nybo/ Unicef) Heavily armed police are being sent to Papua New Guinea’s Highlands to deal with violence that has disrupted the distribution of earthquake relief supplies. Provincial authorities …