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UK MPs could be given police protection for public meetings in wake of David Amess killing

Ministers and parliamentary authorities carry out urgent review of MPs’ security outside parliament after the killing of lawmaker David Amess.

Ministers and parliamentary authorities carry out urgent review of MPs’ security outside parliament after the killing of lawmaker David Amess.

18 Oct 2021 - 10:20PM
The global elites are headed to Scotland for COP26

Many governments are afraid to lock in climate commitments, but CEOs and celebrities are going big on Glasgow this November.

Many governments are afraid to lock in climate commitments, but CEOs and celebrities are going big on Glasgow this November.

31 Oct 2021 - 5:10PM
Congress punts US debt limit crisis into December

After failing to raise the debt ceiling through the midterms next year as Democrats had planned, the House followed the Senate’s lead and delayed it to December.

After failing to raise the debt ceiling through the midterms next year as Democrats had planned, the House followed the Senate’s lead and delayed it to December.

13 Oct 2021 - 10:20PM
Joe Biden trapped in coronavirus malaise: ‘president’s decline is alarming’

Democrats are ringing alarm bells and coming to the simplest of conclusions: It’s the pandemic, stupid.

Democrats are ringing alarm bells and coming to the simplest of conclusions: It’s the pandemic, stupid.

12 Oct 2021 - 10:23AM
Donald Trump holds fast to his election lies as the Republican establishment hugs him tighter

The former US president went to Iowa on Saturday and was embraced by the dean of the Republicans’ Senate.

The former US president went to Iowa on Saturday and was embraced by the dean of the Republicans’ Senate.

11 Oct 2021 - 12:59PM
Donald Trump tells four former aides to defy January 6 committee’s subpoena

The former US president is signalling he will go to court to block testimony from ex-adviser Steve Bannon, ex-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and others.

The former US president is signalling he will go to court to block testimony from ex-adviser Steve Bannon, ex-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and others.

8 Oct 2021 - 5:57AM
Lawmakers say they were in the dark on US troop deployment to Taiwan

The comments follow a US media report that Marines and a special-ops unit have been ‘secretly’ training the island’s soldiers for at least a year.

The comments follow a US media report that Marines and a special-ops unit have been ‘secretly’ training the island’s soldiers for at least a year.

8 Oct 2021 - 3:19AM
How ego led Donald Trump to hide a colonoscopy

One of the truly weird and unanswered questions of the Trump-era is now resolved. But why was it a secret in the first place?

One of the truly weird and unanswered questions of the Trump-era is now resolved. But why was it a secret in the first place?

7 Oct 2021 - 5:16PM
Whistle-blower to US Senate: don’t trust Facebook

Ex-employee Frances Haugen says the social network has ‘put their astronomical profits before people’, knowingly pushing products that harm children and young adults.

Ex-employee Frances Haugen says the social network has ‘put their astronomical profits before people’, knowingly pushing products that harm children and young adults.

6 Oct 2021 - 9:57AM
Journalists sue US broadcasting arm for wrongful dismissal under Trump

Seven foreign journalists allege that the US Agency for Global Media fired them based on vague and false accusations of disloyalty to America.

Seven foreign journalists allege that the US Agency for Global Media fired them based on vague and false accusations of disloyalty to America.

5 Oct 2021 - 9:48AM
Many Asian Republicans blame Trump, not their party, for discrimination

New poll shows 56 per cent of Asian-American and Pacific Islander voters say the ex-US president was a ‘major reason’ for the spike in violence against Asians.

New poll shows 56 per cent of Asian-American and Pacific Islander voters say the ex-US president was a ‘major reason’ for the spike in violence against Asians.

5 Oct 2021 - 4:17AM
Joe Biden says he can’t guarantee US won’t hit debt limit

The president’s admission is the most blunt to date of the risk that the ongoing stand-off poses to the ‘full faith and credit’ of the US and its standing in the global economy.

The president’s admission is the most blunt to date of the risk that the ongoing stand-off poses to the ‘full faith and credit’ of the US and its standing in the global economy.

5 Oct 2021 - 9:31PM
Olaf Scholz shocks German media by speaking in English

Chancellor hopeful makes unusual move of answering questions in English after Sunday’s election.

Chancellor hopeful makes unusual move of answering questions in English after Sunday’s election.

28 Sep 2021 - 9:48AM
Nancy Pelosi says infrastructure bill will pass this week – but hedges on timing

‘Let me just say we’re going to pass the bill this week,’ House Speaker Pelosi said.

‘Let me just say we’re going to pass the bill this week,’ House Speaker Pelosi said.

27 Sep 2021 - 5:18AM
Joe Biden won’t invoke executive privilege to shield Donald Trump’s White House records from January 6 committee

The National Archives has identified hundreds of pages of relevant documents, which will be sent to Biden and Trump lawyers.

The National Archives has identified hundreds of pages of relevant documents, which will be sent to Biden and Trump lawyers.

25 Sep 2021 - 8:06PM
US waiting for Canada’s updated China policy, says Biden pick for ambassador to Ottawa

Former Comcast executive David Cohen told a Senate hearing it is key to improve collaboration in taking on the ‘existential threat’ that is China.

Former Comcast executive David Cohen told a Senate hearing it is key to improve collaboration in taking on the ‘existential threat’ that is China.

24 Sep 2021 - 10:28PM
Federal Reserve signals plan to pull back US economic support even as coronavirus looms

The US central bank says it’s making progress toward its goals of averaging 2 per cent inflation over time and reaching maximum employment.

The US central bank says it’s making progress toward its goals of averaging 2 per cent inflation over time and reaching maximum employment.

23 Sep 2021 - 4:13AM
US Treasury unleashes cryptocurrency sanctions to fight ransomware

The new sanctions will block all trades involving Suex – a cryptocurrency exchange operating in Russia – and US entities.

The new sanctions will block all trades involving Suex – a cryptocurrency exchange operating in Russia – and US entities.

22 Sep 2021 - 9:40PM
Former Joint Chiefs chair: nothing unusual about Mark Milley’s contacts with China

‘Having communications with counterparts around the world is routine,’ Michael Mullen said.

‘Having communications with counterparts around the world is routine,’ Michael Mullen said.

20 Sep 2021 - 9:40AM
Claims that top US general Mark Milley made ‘secret’ calls to Chinese leaders exaggerated, insiders say

A defence official said the calls were not out of the ordinary, and Joint Chiefs chairman Mark Milley was not frantically trying to reassure his counterpart.

A defence official said the calls were not out of the ordinary, and Joint Chiefs chairman Mark Milley was not frantically trying to reassure his counterpart.

16 Sep 2021 - 4:33AM
The US Army’s Iron Dome could be headed to Ukraine

A new bill seeks more money for Kyiv’s defence, and a missile-defence system might be in the mix.

A new bill seeks more money for Kyiv’s defence, and a missile-defence system might be in the mix.

15 Sep 2021 - 6:49AM
Joe Biden to legal challengers of his coronavirus vaccine mandates: ‘Have at it’

US president ‘disappointed’ that ‘particularly some Republican governors have been so cavalier’ with the health of children and communities.

US president ‘disappointed’ that ‘particularly some Republican governors have been so cavalier’ with the health of children and communities.

11 Sep 2021 - 9:33PM
Andrew Yang to launch a third party

The presidential candidate turned New York City mayoral hopeful is no longer identifying as a Democrat.

The presidential candidate turned New York City mayoral hopeful is no longer identifying as a Democrat.

10 Sep 2021 - 10:03PM
Coronavirus: Joe Biden expands US vaccine requirements in bid to rein in Covid-19

The president’s new vaccine requirements are expected to cover about 100 million workers – two-thirds of all workers in the US.

The president’s new vaccine requirements are expected to cover about 100 million workers – two-thirds of all workers in the US.

10 Sep 2021 - 6:32AM
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warns of likely October debt cliff and incoming ‘irreparable damage’

She again called on Congress to take swift action to address the debt limit, cautioning that uncertainty in the meantime could hurt the global economy.

She again called on Congress to take swift action to address the debt limit, cautioning that uncertainty in the meantime could hurt the global economy.

10 Sep 2021 - 12:57AM
Donald Trump builds presidential campaign operation for 2024 US elections

The former US president is signalling a heightened interest in a rematch with Joe Biden – and laying the necessary groundwork.

The former US president is signalling a heightened interest in a rematch with Joe Biden – and laying the necessary groundwork.

8 Sep 2021 - 3:02AM
January 6 riot committee leaders call Kevin McCarthy’s Trump comments ‘baseless’

Soon after the riot at the US Capitol, McCarthy said in a speech on the House floor that Donald Trump ‘bears responsibility’ for the attack.

Soon after the riot at the US Capitol, McCarthy said in a speech on the House floor that Donald Trump ‘bears responsibility’ for the attack.

5 Sep 2021 - 10:15PM
Hundreds of US citizens, Afghan commandos successfully evacuated through secret CIA base

Clandestine operation resulted in the successful evacuation of American citizens and vulnerable Afghans.

Clandestine operation resulted in the successful evacuation of American citizens and vulnerable Afghans.

2 Sep 2021 - 7:39PM
A defiant Joe Biden calls Afghanistan exit a ‘success’

The US president’s speech capped a tumultuous month that brought an end to America’s longest war.

The US president’s speech capped a tumultuous month that brought an end to America’s longest war.

1 Sep 2021 - 7:34PM
Donald Trump to head to Iowa with an eye on 2024

The former US president plans to hold a rally in the state as he continues to tease a third run for the White House.

The former US president plans to hold a rally in the state as he continues to tease a third run for the White House.

31 Aug 2021 - 7:38PM