Hillary Clinton warns of Chinese influence on Australian politics – China power

Hillary Clinton warns of Chinese influence on Australian politics – China power

Updated May 14, 2018 07:18:19 Photo: Hillary Clinton says Australia must take the threat of foreign interference seriously. (ABC News: Callum Denness) Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton has warned Australia to be wary of Chinese interference in domestic political decision making. “I think Australians need to be for …

WA budget slug to overseas property buyers will hurt real estate market, industry warns

WA budget slug to overseas property buyers will hurt real estate market, industry warns

Updated May 10, 2018 11:55:40 Photo: The surcharge increase is expected to reap $50 million over the next four years. (ABC News ) Related Story: WA budget: Here’s what it means for you A plan to slug foreign property buyers in WA with a 7 per cent surcharge will damage …

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani warns US would ‘regret’ pulling out of nuclear deal

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani warns US would ‘regret’ pulling out of nuclear deal

Posted May 07, 2018 00:42:03 Iran’s President has warned US President Donald Trump that America would “regret” any decision to pull out of the nuclear deal with world powers. Mr Trump has said unless European allies rectify “flaws” in Tehran’s nuclear agreement with world powers by May 12 he will …

Stormy Daniels appears on Saturday Night Live, warns Donald Trump, ‘a storm’s a coming’ – Donald Trump’s America

Stormy Daniels appears on Saturday Night Live, warns Donald Trump, ‘a storm’s a coming’ – Donald Trump’s America

Posted May 06, 2018 23:46:42 Photo: Adult film star Stormy Daniels appears on Saturday Night Live with Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump and Ben Stiller as lawyer Michael Cohen. (Saturday Night Live) Adult film star Stormy Daniels made a surprise appearance on Saturday Night Live, warning US President Donald …

China ‘deploys missiles’ in South China Sea for the first time, US warns of consequences

China ‘deploys missiles’ in South China Sea for the first time, US warns of consequences

Updated May 04, 2018 10:37:28 Photo: They would be the first Chinese missile deployments in the contested Spratly Islands. (China Ministry of National Defence) The United States has raised concerns with China over reports it installed its first ever missile systems in the South China Sea, warning there will be …

Dutton’s facial recognition scheme could target jaywalkers, lawyer warns | Australia news

People who litter or jaywalk could be caught using facial recognition technology if the broad powers proposed by Peter Dutton’s home affairs department are not limited, the Law Council has warned. At a parliamentary inquiry hearing on Thursday the Law Council president, Morry Bailes, will warn that facial recognition could …

NAPLAN tests go digital as teachers’ union warns of systems failure fears

NAPLAN tests go digital as teachers’ union warns of systems failure fears

Posted May 02, 2018 07:17:20 Photo: More than 250 WA schools will conduct NAPLAN testing online this year for the first time. (ABC News: Natasha Robinson) Year 11 and 12 students at some West Australian schools have been banned from using the internet during online NAPLAN testing due to fears …

US warns North Korea must take ‘irreversible’ steps to denuclearise – Donald Trump’s America

US warns North Korea must take ‘irreversible’ steps to denuclearise – Donald Trump’s America

Posted April 30, 2018 07:11:09 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he told Kim Jong-un that North Korea would have to agree to take “irreversible” steps toward shutting their nuclear weapons program in any deal with US President Donald Trump. Key points: Mr Pompeo said there is a “real …

Boosting compulsory super to 12% could hurt wages, report warns | Australia news

Increasing the superannuation guarantee to 12% will reduce workers’ wages and could actually hurt the retirement incomes of low-paid workers, the Grattan Institute has warned. The finance and services minister, Kelly O’Dwyer, gave a strong indication in early April that the Coalition would keep the guarantee frozen at 9.5% in …

Labor warns against move to give Dutton new spying powers | Australia news

Peter Dutton’s new super ministry should not be given the power to spy on Australians at home, Labor has warned, after reports that it could be handed a wider espionage role. The head of the Dutton’s home affairs department and the head of the defence department have reportedly discussed new …