North Korea ready to walk away from Trump summit if forced to give up nukes

North Korea ready to walk away from Trump summit if forced to give up nukes

Updated May 16, 2018 14:08:37 Photo: Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un are due to meet in Singapore next month. (Reuters/AP) North Korea says the country has no interest in a summit with the United States if it is to be a “one-sided” affair where it is pressured to give up …

Budget 2018: Get ready for the Santa routine we haven’t seen in 11 years

Budget 2018: Get ready for the Santa routine we haven’t seen in 11 years

Updated May 05, 2018 08:00:11 Photo: So far, very little of Scott Morrison’s third budget has leaked. (ABC News: Matt Roberts) They started calling the 2018 federal budget a pre-election budget weeks ago. That hasn’t been based on any inside information or actual leaks. Compared to many previous budgets, very …

A-League grand final has Newcastle Jets ready to party as they take on Melbourne Victory

A-League grand final has Newcastle Jets ready to party as they take on Melbourne Victory

By Steve Wilson Updated May 04, 2018 06:09:31 Related Story: The Jets are the against-the-odds A-League success story we should all get behind Related Story: Three wooden spoons and David Beckham: How the Newcastle Jets reversed 10 years of misery If interest in the A-League has been on the decline …

Baby giraffe ‘ready to mingle’ after being rejected by mother at Monarto Zoo

Baby giraffe ‘ready to mingle’ after being rejected by mother at Monarto Zoo

Posted May 02, 2018 18:16:16 Photo: Baby Eyelean frolics with another giraffe at Monarto Zoo. (Supplied: Geoff Brooks, Zoos SA) A baby giraffe rejected by its first-time mother has now returned to the herd at Monarto Zoo after being hand-raised by keepers. She is “healthy, strong and ready to mingle” …

International students are flocking to Australia, but the country’s infrastructure is not ready

International students are flocking to Australia, but the country’s infrastructure is not ready

Posted April 27, 2018 09:17:42 Housing investments, not flashy infrastructure projects, are needed if Australia is to successfully manage a migration program supercharged by international students, according to experts. Key points: Large numbers of new migrants are concentrated around universities in Sydney and Melbourne, according to new ABS data Experts …

Nuclear waste from Australia’s only reactor ready to be dumped

Nuclear waste from Australia’s only reactor ready to be dumped

Updated April 12, 2018 13:32:21 Photo: The nuclear facility in Sydney’s south produces radioisotopes for industrial and medical use. (ABC News: Philippa McDonald) Ten years worth of nuclear waste from Australia’s only reactor will be exported for reprocessing in a secretive high-security operation later this year. Key points: The spent …

Myanmar not ready for Rohingya refugees to return, UN official says

Myanmar not ready for Rohingya refugees to return, UN official says

Posted April 08, 2018 17:45:01 Video: UN officials say Myanmar not ready for Rohingya refugees to return (ABC News) Myanmar is not ready for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees, says the most senior United Nations official to visit the country this year, after Myanmar was accused of instigating ethnic cleansing …

Anglers at the ready as salmon make eye-catching appearance at Perth fishing spots

Anglers at the ready as salmon make eye-catching appearance at Perth fishing spots

By Rebecca Dollery Posted April 07, 2018 08:15:03 Video: Salmon frolicking off coast south of Perth (ABC News) Related Story: Fishers, swimmers warned to stay out of the sea over water quality concerns Related Story: WA is one of three places in the world bucking a warming trend — and …

Trump ups ante, China ready to hit back

Trump ups ante, China ready to hit back

China has warned it’s fully prepared to respond with a “fierce counterstrike” of fresh trade measures if the US follows through on President Donald Trump’s threat to slap tariffs on an additional $US100 billion ($A130 billion) of Chinese goods. Trump, in light of what he called China’s “unfair retaliation” against …

Ready Player One: Spielberg’s retro blockbuster explores a tech-heavy future

Ready Player One: Spielberg’s retro blockbuster explores a tech-heavy future

Posted March 29, 2018 05:57:16 External Link: Ready Player One trailer Related Story: We’ve hit peak 1980s nostalgia and it’s downhill from here Humans have always looked for escape, Steven Spielberg says. Before the director was born, it was radio. Television was invented when he was a kid. “I watch …