WASHINGTONNEWSTIMES.COM: The Worldwide Leader in News 2019-07-14 07:15

'Just a matter of when': the $20bn plan to power Singapore with Australian solar

Ambitious export plan could generate billions and make Australia the centre of low-cost energy in a future zero-carbon worldThe desert outside Tennant Creek, deep in the Northern Territory, ...

'Just a matter of when': the $20bn plan to power Singapore with Australian solar

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Australian musicians band together to invest in solar farms Exclusive: Midnight Oil, Cloud Control, Vance Joy and Regurgitator join FEAT., a new platform encouraging their industry to back sustainabilityIn the spring of 2017, immediately after the release of the Australian band Cloud Control’s third album, Zo...
2019-06-04 01:30

Solar power: how investing can help to change lives Energise Africa offers a 5% return and allows you to help support low-income families Fight the climate crisis and earn a return of 5% at the same time, plus enjoy a guarantee on your investment.That’s the offer from an ethical investment scheme that...
2019-07-06 12:15

A solar panel that unfolds in sunlight could power spacecraft Special polymers that expand when heated allow a solar panel to unfurl when it’s exposed to sunlight, which could be useful for solar-powered spacecraft...
2019-07-03 15:45

Device could bring both solar power and clean water to millions Researchers say one invention could solve two problems for people lacking basic resourcesA device that can produce electricity from sunlight while simultaneously purifying water has been produced by researchers, an invention they say could solve two ...
2019-07-09 18:15

Rivian will repurpose used EV batteries for solar power in Puerto Rico Rivian is known for pushing the boundaries of battery tech. Not only is the startup working on the first all-electric pickup for the US market, it's also planning "Rivian-to-Rivian" charging, which will allow its vehicles to charge each other, a...
2019-06-14 16:45

UAE debuts the world's largest individual solar power project The United Arab Emirates might still be associated with oil money, but it just set a record for reducing its dependence on oil. The Emirate Water and Electricity Company has started running Noor Abu Dhabi, the largest individual solar power project....
2019-07-01 03:15

China approves 20.76 GW of subsidy-free solar, wind power projects China approved its first batch of subsidy-free wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of 20.76 gigawatts (GW), the country's top planning agency said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 10:45

Elmed interconnector aims to bring solar power from the Sahara to Europe The situation in North Africa is increasingly difficult to read, like in Algeria, or even menacing when you look at Libya. But Europe is hoping to energize ties with the difficult region through a renewable energy link....
2019-05-24 11:45

French solar power generation surges in first quarter after sunny spell French solar power generation surged by more than half in the first quarter, lifted by a period of prolonged sunshine in February and March and new capacity installations....
2019-05-31 20:45

New rules give households right to sell solar power back to energy firms Government also wants to encourage people with rooftop panels to install batteriesBritain’s biggest energy companies will have to buy renewable energy from their own customers under new laws to be introduced this week.Homeowners who install new rooft...
2019-06-09 12:30

Australian deputy PM re-elected after conservative coalition holds power Australian Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack was on Thursday re-elected leader of the junior partner in the coalition government after a strong party showing in last week's election dispelled internal discontent about his performance....
2019-05-23 08:30

Slack valued at over $20bn after going public When companies do decide to go public they often do so with an initial public offering (IPO) as the added help from Wall Street and the financial sector can help boost their valuation. However, Slack Technologies, the company behind the popular workp...
2019-06-21 03:30

Slack IPO: stocks sell at 50% higher than expected as company's value tops $20bn San Francisco-based company sold shares in direct listing, following Spotify’s method, potentially ushering in new era of stock market salesWorkplace messaging service Slack became the latest hot technology company to sell its shares to the public on...
2019-06-20 21:45

Trump's Replacement to Obama's Clean Power Plan Is Just as Bad as We Thought It'd Be It’s official: The Clean Power Plan is out. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Wednesday the agency’s final replacement for the Obama-era rule, which aimed to reduce carbon emissions from the energy sector to comba...
2019-06-20 03:45

Trump administration finalizes replacement for Obama’s Clean Power Plan Enlarge / A truck loaded with coal is viewed at the Eagle Butte Coal Mine, which is operated by Alpha Coal, on Monday May 08, 2017, in Gillette, Wyoming. (credit: Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images) On Wednesday, Environmental Prot...
2019-06-20 14:15

Ugandan critics oppose Nile river power plant plan A plan by South Africa's Bonang Power and Energy to develop a 360 megawatt (MW) power plant on Uganda's River Nile has met resistance from critics who say the project will destroy the popular tourist attraction of Murchison Falls....
2019-06-11 13:45

Syriza’s defeat shows the left needs a plan to hold on to power, not just win it | Gary Younge An election victory is one thing, but to sustain social and political advances requires a movementThe day after Jeremy Corbyn scraped together the parliamentarians’ names he needed to get on the Labour leadership ballot in 2015, he headed off in sear...
2019-07-12 07:45

Consultant plan would strip power from popular subways chief Andy Byford: critics A set of transit proposals aimed at eliminating duplicate work between the MTA’s subsidiary agencies would limit city transit boss Andy Byford’s control over the system, rider advocates complained after the city officials were briefed on ...
2019-07-13 07:15

Fortnite Solar Array Locations: Visit solar array in the snow, desert and Jungle Challenge Visit a solar array in the snow, desert, and the jungle is the latest Season 9 Fortnite Challenge. Here's everything you need to know to help you complete it and earn those Battle Stars....
2019-07-04 13:15

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a Town Hall meeting for civil society activists where he underscored the importance of women seizing th...
2019-05-21 19:30

This Overseas Power Adapter Includes USB-C Power Delivery Anyone who ever travels overseas or would like to travel overseas should have a universal power adapter at the ready, and in 2019, you should probably go ahead and get one with USB-C....
2019-05-31 05:15

Singapore government to run another bug bounty Its third with bug bounty platform HackerOne, the Singapore government is looking to identify potential security holes across nine online digital services as well as ICT systems with high user engagement....
2019-07-01 09:15

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden and Sanders?Plan by plan, Elizabeth Warren is making inroads and gaining on her rivals in the 2020 D...
2019-06-09 10:00

Cheap cell phone plan from Tello: save 50% off any plan for a month If you're looking for a cheap cell phone plan that doesn't involve complicated contracts, then you've come to the right place. Tello, a low-cost cell phone carrier, is offering 50% off all plans for the first month of service. This lim...
2019-05-21 19:45

How Much Do Coaches Matter? To Andre Iguodala, coaches are just one part of the equation on a team. Meanwhile, mentees of a ‘trillon-dollar coach’ swear by his importance. Both can’t be right—or can they?...
2019-07-07 15:00

No matter where, it’s still Yankees vs. Red Sox LONDON — Because London Stadium was swollen with an October feel on Friday for a workout, it was easy to confuse it with a postseason atmosphere ahead of the initial major league game played in a city where baseball is a curiosity. Starting Saturday,...
2019-06-29 12:15

It Was Only a Matter of Time Once, in the before times, you could go on Bring a Trailer, find your vintage car at a not-insane markup, buy it and get it home. But buyers have been pumping in more and more money and, well, things have changed. I guess to match the lofty new price...
2019-05-21 23:30

Does It Matter When I Work Out? For years, I trudged my way to the gym at 5am, before the sun even rose or the garbage trucks of New York City began their daily commute. Eventually, and out of necessity for sleep, I changed my routine to nightly workouts—and suddenly felt stronger ...
2019-06-12 08:45

What's the matter with California? California wants to look after its people, so it keeps expanding its social safety net. It also wants to welcome all comers and so embraces illegal immigrants and protects them in sanctuary cities....
2019-06-11 10:15

Cambodia's Hun Sen says Singapore supported genocide Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has accused Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of supporting genocide because of comments Lee made about Vietnam's 1978 invasion of Cambodia which ended Pol Pot's genocidal "killing fields" regime....
2019-06-08 04:30

Blackstone to buy warehouses from Singapore-based GLP for $18.7 bln -WSJ Blackstone Group LP is buying a network of U.S. industrial warehouses from Singapore-based GLP for $18.7 billion, including debt, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday https://on.wsj.com/2IchlBR....
2019-06-03 04:01

Singapore: From Pessimistic to "Crazy Rich" Singapore is a wealthy, global financial center. Even so, consumer confidence in the city-state has taken big dips at times. Here's how to put these dips into a useful, investment-focused perspective....
2019-05-21 20:30

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
2019-06-27 18:45

Singapore to issue digital bank licenses Move to issue up to five new digital bank licenses will add market diversity and boost the local banking system in Singapore's bid to become a digital economy, says industry regulator, which will begin reviewing applicants in August...
2019-06-29 21:00

Singapore looks to establish new standards for emerging technologies Country's standards council plans to introduce at least 40 standards to guide the development and adoption of new technologies, including drones, additive manufacturing, and video analytics....
2019-07-16 10:45

Singapore rated world's most competitive economy Singapore took the top spot as the world's most competitive economy led by an advanced technological infrastructure, a skilled workforce, favorable immigration laws and a good business climate....
2019-05-31 18:15

James Dyson buys £43m penthouse in Singapore Purchase comes months after British inventor revealed plans to move firm to city-stateBillionaire inventor James Dyson has bought a £43m luxury penthouse, thought to be the most expensive flat in Singapore, months after the prominent Brexit supporter...
2019-07-13 01:15

Singapore government systems still weak in IT controls Auditor-General Office finds weaknesses in IT controls of several government entities including the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Finance, where third-party access rights were lax and the logging and review activities of privileged users inadeq...
2019-07-18 02:15

Why do insects matter? Alberta bug course will tell you A new course offered by the University of Alberta -- Bugs 101 -- is meant to introduce people to the importance of human-insect interactions in the context of climate change and global biodiversity....
2019-07-04 22:45

Singapore ahead in use of digital health records, but behind in AI for diagnosis Some 89 percent of healthcare professionals in Singapore use digital data records, ahead of their peers in Australia and India, but are behind countries such as China and Saudi Arabia in tapping artificial intelligence to improve the accuracy of thei...
2019-06-19 10:45

Singapore's ban on fake news sets a dangerous precedent As tempting as it sounds, Singapore's initiative to curb online misinformation could stop public-interest journalism and stifle academic discourse, says Donna Lu...
2019-05-29 21:00

Shanahan to meet Chinese counterpart in Singapore: U.S. official Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will meet China's defense minister at an Asia defense forum in Singapore, a senior U.S. defense official said on Friday, at a time of strained relations between Beijing and Washington over trade and secu...
2019-05-24 23:45

Kentucky man convicted of leaking Singapore HIV patient data LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal jury in Kentucky has convicted a man of leaking a database of HIV patients from the Singapore government. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports jurors returned the verdict Tuesday for Mikhy Farrera-Brochez of Winchester ...
2019-06-05 22:30

Singapore PM: Global rules could change with China’s rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China...
2019-05-31 17:15

Asia sovereign wealth funds: Lifting the lid on Singapore’s GIC In a rare interview, chief executive Lim Chow Kiat explains the investment discipline that underpins one of the world’s most influential and sophisticated funds – and his fears over the impact of a polarized political world on global investment....
2019-05-21 14:38

Singapore to launch QR identity verification tool for businesses Government says it will introduce in third-quarter 2019 a tool called SG-Verify, which will enable businesses to perform secure identity verification and data transfer via QR scans for use cases such as visitor registration and customer acquisition....
2019-05-28 13:45

IRCTC Tourism 6-Day Tour To Singapore, Malaysia At Rs 76,000/Person The tour package, scheduled to start from Hyderabad on June 25, 2019, includes economy class bookings of Malaysia Airlines, according to the IRCTC Tourism website. IRCTC or Indian Railway Catering and......
2019-06-04 08:15

Singapore's 'Priciest Penthouse': $54 Million, 3 Floors, 5 Bedrooms British billionaire inventor James Dyson has paid a reported $54 million for Singapore's biggest, most expensive penthouse: a three-floor residence with a rooftop terrace, private pool, and jacuzzi....
2019-07-10 11:15

Singapore PM: Global rules could change with China's rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China....
2019-05-31 17:30

Singapore says global rules could change with China’s rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China...
2019-06-01 04:01

Blockchain is the fastest growing skill in Singapore, says LinkedIn Blockchain is one of the fastest growing skills among workers in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, according to a LinkedIn report published Wednesday. LinkedIn analyzed the skills listed by its members from the APAC region over the last five years to i...
2019-06-19 12:15

'CBOE Options Institute at SGX’ Launches in Singapore December 9 CHICAGO, IL and SINGAPORE -- December 9, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today launched the first international extension of the world-renowned CBOE Options Institute at Singapore Exchange (SGX) in a ceremony attended by C...
2019-05-22 12:15

It's mind over matter in a thrilling episode of The 100 The 100 seems to be making a name for itself when it comes to hyper focused episodes. This season already included the one-off horror nightmare that was “Red Sun Rising,” and now we have “Nevermind,” an episode that almost exclusively takes place ins...
2019-06-19 08:30

It’s Only a Matter of Time Before Trump Shits Himself Frankly, I’m shocked it hasn’t happened already. We have a president who regularly shows signs of mental decline: He regularly forgets people’s names and places. He makes up words. This much is clear—there will quite likely come a time when our presi...
2019-05-29 01:15

Singapore to allow virtual banks as part of move to open up market Singapore's central bank plans to issue up to five digital bank licenses to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver the biggest shake-up in two decades in a market dominated by local banks....
2019-06-28 22:45

Singapore wants more details on Facebook Libra before deciding on regulatory response Country's central bank remains in talks with Facebook and wants more details on how the US social media platform plans to implement its cryptocurrency before exploring potential legislation....
2019-07-08 22:45

Singapore to invest $30 million in 5G tests ahead of 2020 rollout Singapore on Thursday launched a S$40 million ($29.5 million) initiative to test applications for 5G networks, the next generation of mobile communications, ahead of a planned rollout next year....
2019-06-27 19:45

Pinterest opens Singapore office in APAC expansion drive Six years after launching its Tokyo office, the social networking platform sets up a second regional office in Singapore to support its Southeast Asian and Indian operations, where it has been seeing high growth rates....
2019-07-10 15:30

China's Dalian Wanda Plans Singapore REIT Listing Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda is planning to list a real-estate business in Singapore, in a deal that could value that collection of properties at more than $1 billion....
2019-06-20 17:15

Virtual banks could be bad news for small lenders in Singapore, Moody's says Ratings agency Moody's said in a note that Singapore's decision to issue new digital bank licenses to non-banks will increase competition in the sector....
2019-07-03 09:30

British billionaire Dyson snaps up Singapore's priciest penthouse British billionaire and inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner James Dyson has bought the most expensive apartment in Singapore, where his company plans to build an electric car....
2019-07-10 13:30

Singapore to allow virtual banks as part of a move to open up the market Singapore plans to issue up to five digital bank licenses to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver a massive shake-up in a market dominated by local banks....
2019-07-01 05:45

Singapore's GDP badly misses forecasts, shrinking 3.4% from the prior quarter Singapore's economy shrank in the second quarter from the previous three months on an annualized basis, widely missing economists' forecasts, preliminary data showed on Friday....
2019-07-12 12:45

US Finds American Guilty In Singapore HIV Data Leak Case A US citizen who leaked the names of more than 14,000 HIV-positive people in Singapore has been found guilty by a US court of illegally transferring personal data and threatening the Singapore......
2019-06-06 08:30

Singapore Airlines' order of 31 Boeing 737 Max jets remains 'intact,' CEO says Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong told reporters and analysts on Friday that an order for 31 Boeing 737 Max jets remains "intact" despite the aircraft's two deadly crashes....
2019-05-21 19:15

Epsom Derby field almost set; top weekend action from France to Singapore A look at the potential field for the June 1 Epsom Derby, plus top-flight international racing this weekend from as far afield as Singapore and Hong Kong to Ireland and France....
2019-05-25 00:45

Singapore updates guidelines on data breach notification, accountability Expected to be included as part of the upcoming amendment to the country's data protection law, the new guidelines state businesses take no more than 30 days to investigate a suspected breach and notify the authorities 72 hours after completing their...
2019-05-22 12:30

WeWork to lease 21-storey prime office tower in Singapore Singaporean office landlord CapitaLand Commercial Trust (CCT) said on Wednesday it entered into an agreement under which co-working space firm WeWork will lease an entire 21-storey building in the city-state's financial district....
2019-07-17 03:45

A year after Singapore, little change seen in U.S.-North Korea ties: poll A year after the first U.S.-North Korea summit, most people in countries with a stake in the process think relations between the old rivals have not improved significantly, highlighting a stalemate in their nuclear talks, a poll shows....
2019-06-12 06:45

Up to 15 beachgoers attacked by stingrays in matter of hours Dangerous stingrays are swarming a California beach amid high ocean temperatures — and up to 15 people reported being attacked in one afternoon, according to officials. Between 10 to 15 people were stung Tuesday afternoon along the shores of Coronado...
2019-06-14 03:15

Bill O'Brien's Going To Get His Way In Houston No Matter How Many GMs It Takes From the outside, it sure looked like Brian Gaine was doing a good job. When he was hired as Texans GM in January of 2018, the Texans’ roster was so expensive and such a mess that they were giving away draft picks just to get rid of some of their wor...
2019-06-08 17:15

Rio governor says 'only a matter of time' before he becomes Brazil president The far-right governor of Rio de Janeiro state, who has likened drug dealers to terrorists and Nazis while advocating snipers in helicopters to shoot them dead, said on Tuesday "it is only a matter of time" before he becomes president of Brazil....
2019-07-17 07:15

Mothers' education can matter for diabetic kids Family background can matter for the health of diabetic children, according to researchers in Denmark who found young patients' blood sugar control was linked with the level of education their mothers had attained....
2019-06-29 07:15

HONDA'S HENIO ARCANGELI: Cars matter Henio Arcangeli Jr., senior vice president of the automobile division at American Honda Motor Co., is focused on rebuilding the Acura brand and restoring a car culture in America....
2019-06-16 14:45

Janet Mock: Why Gender Pronouns Matter What’s in a name? A hell of a lot when it comes to someone’s identity. Pose’s writer, director and producer Janet Mock speaks on the use of preferred gender pronouns, how they are building blocks in communication, and how they help people feel fully ...
2019-06-12 01:30

The Raptors had every advantage against the Warriors. It didn't matter The Warriors had to deal with injuries and a big first-half deficit in Game 2. But a team with Curry, Thompson and Green are never truly defeatedThe Raptors could not have asked for a better shot at taking a commanding NBA finals lead. During Game 2,...
2019-06-03 18:45

Creating bots is easy — scaling them is another matter At Transform 2019 in San Francisco, CenturyLink and UiPath talked about Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and the problems with scaling bots.Read More...
2019-07-12 00:45

Drunk British Air flight attendants ran naked through Singapore hotel: report A trio of British Airways flight attendants ran drunk and naked through a Singapore hotel during a layover “orgy,” a UK paper alleges — and now they face losing their jobs. “There were some frisky crew on this plane,” insiders...
2019-07-06 06:30

Exclusive: Singapore cautions wealth managers on aggressively courting HK business Singapore has cautioned wealth managers against aggressively marketing their services or making other efforts to woo clients to the city state by capitalizing on rival Hong Kong's political turmoil, people with knowledge of the matter said....
2019-07-12 09:00

Singapore firm opens online marketplace for maritime suppliers, buyers Offering more than 10,000 product listings, Marine Online's e-commerce site features 4,000 service providers that provide 10 marine services including bunkering and ship supply and aims to help cut operational costs and drive transparency for the ind...
2019-06-06 02:15

Billionaire James Dyson reportedly buys $54 million penthouse in Singapore British technology firm founder James Dyson and his wife have reportedly purchased a luxury penthouse in Singapore for a record S$73.8 million ($54.2 million)....
2019-07-10 07:01

Sydney-Singapore team manipulate light wave on a silicon chip A team from the University of Sydney and Singapore University of Technology and Design has announced manipulating soliton photonic waves on a silicon chip....
2019-07-03 06:30

Singapore public sector to adopt new measures to tighten data security Following a "stocktake" of the public sector's security practices, Singapore's government agencies will roll out "technical measures" for existing as well as new systems to beef up data security standards, including automated detection of email conta...
2019-07-15 21:00

Singapore hopes to groom data protection officers with training framework Government agency responsible for data protection legislation has released a competency framework and skills roadmap detailing skillsets data protection officers need, and expects more than 500 such professionals to benefit from a year-long pilot tra...
2019-07-18 02:15

Malaysia MVNO offers free data roaming with Singapore debut redONE has made its official debut in Singapore following a month-long pilot launch in late-May, offering free data roaming between the two countries and service plans from S$8 a month with 3GB data....
2019-07-01 19:45

Singapore unveils framework to facilitate 'trusted' data-sharing between organisations Regulators say the Trusted Data Sharing Framework aims to resolve challenges companies face in sharing data assets, including the need to ensure regulatory compliance as well as a lack of methodologies and trust with whom they shared data....
2019-06-28 06:45

Singapore chases tech 'Jedi Masters' for Silicon Valley ambitions San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene....
2019-05-24 13:45

Singapore detains Myanmar nationals accused of links to Arakan Army Singapore authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested a group of Myanmar nationals accused of garnering support for armed violence against the Myanmar government....
2019-07-10 17:45

Singapore holds gay pride rally amid calls for repeal of colonial-era law Thousands of people took part in Singapore's annual gay pride rally on Saturday, with many calling for a law banning gay sex to be scrapped following similar measures elsewhere in the region....
2019-06-29 23:15

MOVES-Exxon hires ex-Trafigura crude oil trader in Singapore - sources Exxon Mobil Corp has hired former Trafigura crude oil trader Hong Hsien Tan to further boost its trading capabilities in Singapore, multiple sources familiar with the matter said on Friday....
2019-06-28 13:15

Singapore cuts 2019 GDP forecast as first-quarter growth hits decade low Trade-reliant Singapore has been hit hard by the Sino-U.S. trade war which has disrupted global supply chains in a blow to business investment and corporate profits....
2019-05-21 17:15

How young voters matter in European Parliament elections Brexit, global warming, digital rights: Young people in the EU have taken to the streets and gained the attention of politicians in Brussels and across the bloc. Can they now make their mark on the European Parliament?...
2019-05-23 09:30

High-Tech Collision Warnings, No Matter How Smart Your Car Is “This can be a great way to get the safety benefit of crash-avoidance technology at a reduced cost compared to a new car,” said the author of a safety study....
2019-05-22 20:45

Nick Bosa Comes With the Kind of Baggage That Doesn’t Matter Nick Bosa has been scrubbing his Twitter account ahead of the N.F.L. draft. But will teams care what he has said when he can rush the quarterback so well?...
2019-05-22 18:45

Kremlin says Rosneft's dispute with Transneft not a matter for Putin The dispute between Rosneft and Transneft is not a matter for Russian President Vladimir Putin to intervene in because it is a corporate matter, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 13:30

Ultra-Quantum Matter research gets $8 million boost MIT professors Senthil Todadri and Xiao-Gang Wen are members of the newly established Simons Collaboration on Ultra-Quantum Matter. The effort, funded by the Simons Foundation, is an $8 million four-year award, renewable for three additional years, a...
2019-05-30 02:15

Boston’s Brian Johnson out with non-baseball medical matter LONDON (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander Brian Johnson has been put on the 10-day injured list because of a medical matter not related to baseball. The team on Saturday did not say what was wrong but the problem was discovered during routine testing ...
2019-06-29 18:15

When ‘Black Lives Matter’ Is Invoked in the Abortion Debate For some black ministers, abortion is both wrong and understandable. “I cannot guilt her,” one pastor said of his discussions with black women considering ending their pregnancies....
2019-07-06 11:15

Gelael's withdrawal from Silverstone F2 round "matter of principle" Sean Gelael says his decision to withdraw from the Silverstone Formula 2 weekend was "a matter of principle", after receiving a penalty following an incident in practice...
2019-07-15 22:45

Ambassador leaks are a 'matter of regret', Britain tells U.S. Britain's government has told Washington that leaks of memos in which the UK ambassador described U.S. President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional" were a matter of regret, the Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday....
2019-07-08 13:30

Trump says 'it doesn't matter' if China's Xi attends G20: Fox News U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday "it doesn't matter" if Chinese leader Xi Jinping attends the Group of 20 summit later this month in the Japanese city of Osaka, predicting a trade deal with Beijing would occur at some point anyway....
2019-06-15 05:15

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese tech company from pre-installing its apps – Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp – on Huawei phones. Thi...
2019-06-08 03:30

6 Out of 7 Candidates for U.K. Prime Minister Admitted to Using Drugs. Here’s Why It Might Not Matter The race to replace Theresa May as U.K. Prime Minister is in full swing, and with it, scrutiny of those who hope to take her job. Ahead of Thursday’s first round of voting, media focus was not so much on the candidates‘ Brexit policies, n...
2019-06-14 03:45

Italy's men are starting to matter in tennis like its women After four decades of dormancy, male tennis players in Italy are finally showing signs of becoming as good as the women have been        ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Why Taylor Swift Has No Problem Defending Herself--No Matter the Cost As Taylor Swift approaches her upcoming 30th birthday, happening on December 13 of this year, she's begun taking stock of the things she's learned over the course of her first three......
2019-07-02 12:45

One year after historic Singapore summit, North Korea no closer to giving up its nukes UNHAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Today, June 12, marks one year since the historic Singapore summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the first time leaders of the two countries met face-to-face....
2019-06-12 21:15

Singapore cautions wealth managers against aggressively courting Hong Kong business Officials from the Monetary Authority of Singapore made the request last month to wealth managers, including DBS and a unit of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp....
2019-07-12 12:45

CBOE Futures Exchange Receives Registered Market Operator Approval in Singapore CHICAGO, IL -- August 17, 2016 -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced it recently received approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to be a Registered Market Operator (RMO) in Singapore.  With this designation, CFE ma...
2019-05-22 12:15

Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
2019-06-12 03:45

Singapore sees drop in common security threats, but foresees more data breaches Cyber Security Agency says the number of common cyber threats, including website defacements and phishing, dipped in Singapore last year, but expects to see more frequent data breaches and disruptive attacks against the cloud in the near future....
2019-06-19 06:15

HSBC plans retail wealth headcount boost; eyes Singapore expansion HSBC Holdings PLC plans to boost its Asia retail wealth management staff by about 300 by end of this year, with Europe's biggest lender by assets sharpening its focus on Singapore to add to its presence in core markets of Hong Kong and China....
2019-05-29 03:15

Singapore 'deep tech' startups face funding hurdle as risks higher Because investment risks typically are higher and returns slower with startups that deal with deep technology such as artificial intelligence and medtech, venture capitalists in Singapore are less willing to stick their bets in early-stage startups....
2019-06-07 04:45

Coach on French Open star Amanda Anisimova: 'Just a matter of when' Amanda Anisimova's meteoric rise to the top of the tennis world at the 2019 French Open came as a surprise to many, but her coach saw it coming. He told UPI that the 17-year-old is here to stay....
2019-06-07 13:45

Ferrari's Vettel returning to podium a "matter of respect" for rivals Sebastian Vettel did not want to join the Canadian Grand Prix podium ceremony but returned as a "matter of respect" to Mercedes and his Formula 1 team-mate Charles Leclerc...
2019-06-10 19:30

Playing God in the Laboratory: The Particle That Lead to Discovery of New Form of Matter Subatomic particles are a gateway into a world of mystery and uncertainty. In this fuzzy land, our usual assumptions about matter and energy are turned upside down. At this level, the laws of physics begin to change and matter as we know it ceases to...
2019-06-23 17:15

'​You just said to my daughter, you don't matter ' – senator reacts to Alabama abortion ban – video The Democratic minority leader, Bobby Singleton, delivered an emotional speech after a rape and incest exception from the abortion ban bill failed to pass in a roll-call vote. Alabama’s Republican-controlled state senate has passed a bill to outlaw a...
2019-05-21 15:00

Leak says the Galaxy Note 10 will be very expensive at launch – but that doesn’t really matter We know everything there is to know about the Galaxy Note 10 at this point, at least when it comes to design and specs. Everything leaked well ahead of the August 7th press conference, which is what usually happens with Samsung’s flagships. A n...
2019-07-12 15:30

Jeongeun Lee6 turned to pro golf ‘to support my family no matter what’ The South Korean has told of the heartache behind her tears after claiming victory at the US Women’s OpenThe tears that fell from Jeongeun Lee6 upon claiming victory at the US Women’s Open had a resonance way beyond joy. The South Korean broke down a...
2019-06-03 18:45

Brazil coach says Neymar rape allegation is personal matter Brazil coach Tite says the rape allegation against Neymar is a personal matter and he won't judge the player        ...
2019-06-03 20:15

Elevated levels of fecal matter found at some Texas beaches HOUSTON (KPRC) – The heat has settled and summer is in full swing. The beach is a popular destination for people looking to enjoy the weekend. However, if you are planning to head down to the Galveston area, you might want to check this list. G...
2019-07-02 05:15

DJ LeMahieu, Jeff McNeil chasing NY baseball history no matter what They were afterthoughts when the season began, and now they are All-Stars chasing batting titles in their respective leagues. DJ LeMahieu of the Yankees and Jeff McNeil of the Mets, fearless hitmen on the fast track to history at the Subway Series: M...
2019-07-04 06:45

Matter: Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Orbit. His Body Is Not Quite the Same. NASA scientists compared the astronaut to his earthbound twin, Mark. The results hint at what humans will have to endure on long journeys through space....
2019-05-22 01:15

Merkel's health is a private matter, Germans say after shaking bouts Most Germans believe Angela Merkel's health is a private matter, a poll showed on Saturday, after the chancellor suffered the latest in a series of shaking episodes this week that have raised questions about whether she should give an explanation....
2019-07-13 16:45

Relationship found between ordinary, dark matter in galaxy clusters Scientists have discovered a fairly consistent relationship between the mass of ordinary matter and hot gas, and the mass of dark matter in galaxy clusters....
2019-07-02 19:45

Don't miss: X-Men antics, hunting dark matter and taking on Glorkon Watch as X-Men's Jean Grey turns supermutant, visit a dark matter show that wrestles with reality and play a comedy-action game against dog-destroyer Glorkon...
2019-06-01 16:45

On Pro Football: Nick Bosa Comes With the Kind of Baggage That Doesn’t Matter Nick Bosa has been scrubbing his Twitter account ahead of the N.F.L. draft. But will teams care what he has said when he can rush the quarterback so well?...
2019-05-21 17:45

'It is a matter of great regret,' says Theresa May as Darroch resigns – video Sir Kim Darroch's resignation as UK ambassador to Washington came shortly before prime minister’s questions. Theresa May said in the Commons: 'We owe him an enormous debt of gratitude.' Jeremy Corbyn said Darroch had given 'honourable and good servic...
2019-07-10 19:45

Wheels: High-Tech Collision Warnings, No Matter How Smart Your Car Is “This can be a great way to get the safety benefit of crash-avoidance technology at a reduced cost compared to a new car,” said the author of a safety study....
2019-05-21 19:45

Organic matter from space preserved in 3.3-billion-year-old rocks Carbon-based chemicals carried to Earth by a meteorite 3.3 billion years ago have been found encased in rock, and may have been crucial to the origin of life...
2019-05-24 16:30

No matter how high the price of bitcoin gets, it’s too risky for average investors One certified financial planner who has owned the cryptocurrency for five years treats it as entertainment and would never recommend it to his clients....
2019-06-29 01:15

Singapore High Court Orders Freezing Bank Account Of Nirav Modi's Sister The Singapore High Court has ordered freezing of bank deposits worth Rs 44.41 crore kept in that country by PNB fraud accused Nirav Modi's sister and brother-in-law as part of a money laundering probe......
2019-07-02 14:30

Asia stocks subdued as investors await Chinese trade data; Singapore GDP falls 3.4% Preliminary data released Friday showed gross domestic product in Singapore dropping 3.4% in the April-June period, badly missing analyst expectations....
2019-07-12 03:30

The FBI Admits Black Lives Matter Was Never a Threat. It’s White People You Should Be Worried About Last week, as Donald Trump curtsied before the Queen; as Congressional Democrats continued to cower from their constitutional obligations; while we took our horses down to Old Town Road, mounted Megan Thee Stallion’s bandwagon and watched what happen...
2019-06-12 01:30

Remittances matter: 8 facts you don’t know about the money migrants send back home This Sunday marks the second International Day of Family Remittances, observed every year on 16 June, in recognition of the fundamental contribution of migrant workers to their families and communities back home....
2019-06-16 09:45

How do we combat the global measles revival? It’s a matter of trust | Charlie Weller Our report shows that lower vaccination rates are linked to a lack of trust in institutions in general, not just in science• Charlie Weller is Wellcome’s head of vaccines programmeThere’s no vaccine against distrust in vaccines. Millions of children ...
2019-06-20 10:15

Extraterrestrial Organic Matter Found in 3.3-Billion-Year-Old Volcanic Rock Geologists in France and Italy have spotted what appear to be organic molecules from outer space in 3.3-billion-year-old rocks in South Africa, according to a new study.Read more......
2019-05-24 21:15

Trump 2020 press secretary: Alyssa Milano 'doesn't matter' Trump 2020 national press secretary Kayleigh McEnany lashed out at actress and activist Alyssa Milano on Friday, saying that everyday women "tune out" the Trump critic and that Hollywood's opinions on political issues are irrelevant....
2019-06-29 07:15

Golden State Warriors had a longer break than the Raptors before the finals. Does it matter? Toronto will be on their fifth day off and the Warriors on their 10th before they play Game 1 at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday night. Does that make a difference?...
2019-05-30 16:45

Kim, Xi reach consensus, to develop relations no matter the international situation: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed on Friday they will carry forward friendly relations "whatever the international situation," North Korean state media KCNA said on ...
2019-06-22 02:30

The Lakers made 2 huge moves in a matter of hours that set them up perfectly to add another big star Seth Wenig/AP The Los Angeles Lakers made two critical moves on Thursday to put themselves in position to land another superstar through free agency. First, the Lakers added a salary dump to the Anthony Davis trade, sending a few millions' worth in ...
2019-06-28 04:30

Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings have had little effect in the past....
2019-05-21 15:00

Joe Biden’s South Carolina Trip Will Test Whether His Recent Stumbles Matter Joe Biden has sat atop the crowded Democratic presidential field from virtually the moment he joined the race, leading the polls, raking in money and campaigning with the air of an inevitable nominee. But his recent fumbles on abortion and race are a...
2019-06-21 16:30

Exclusive: Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks - sources Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
2019-06-12 04:45

Another Total Solar Eclipse Is Coming. Here's How To See It Total Solar Eclipse 2019: If you were remiss about missing out on the spectacle of totality during summer 2017's solar eclipse mania-or if you just want to live it all over again-you're in luck.......
2019-05-28 17:45

This solar array expands itself at the right temperature Wouldn’t it be nice to have a solar panel that’s only there when the sun shines on it? That’s the idea behind this research project, which uses shape-shifting materials to make a solar panel grow from a compressed state to an expand...
2019-07-05 00:00

Beto: Closing of abortion, family planning clinics a 'life-and-death matter' Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke said Sunday that the closing of roughly 25% of the state’s family planning clinics, which often offer abortions, is a “life-and-death matter” because of how it has put pregnant women at risk if they cannot receive adeq...
2019-06-09 18:15

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta, says will look into matter amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
2019-07-09 20:15

After a Police Shooting, Ethiopian Israelis Seek a ‘Black Lives Matter’ Reckoning The fatal shooting of a black teenager by the Israeli police has set off angry protests in a community that has faced a long history of discrimination....
2019-07-14 12:45

Trump: It ‘doesn’t matter’ what ex-White House counsel McGahn told Mueller President Trump disputed in an interview the account by former White House counsel Don McGahn to Robert Mueller that the president instructed him to remove the special counsel. McGahn “may have been confused” when he told Mueller during the probe int...
2019-06-14 15:30

How to speed up the discovery of new solar cell materials A broad class of materials called perovskites is considered one of the most promising avenues for developing new, more efficient solar cells. But the virtually limitless number of possible combinations of these materials’ constituent elements makes t...
2019-06-06 15:45

Solar eclipse plunges Chile into darkness Hundreds of thousands of tourists scattered across the north Chilean desert on Tuesday to experience a rare, and irresistible combination for astronomy buffs: a total eclipse of the sun viewed from......
2019-07-03 04:15

Watch the first solar eclipse ever captured on film! The first film of a total solar eclipse has been re-discovered, astronomers announced. The eclipse occurred on May 28, 1900, in North Carolina.        ...
2019-05-30 22:15

Blind Chileans 'listen' for the solar eclipse In the minutes before a solar eclipse plunged Chile into darkness, a loudspeaker projected a deep baritone to a group of blind men and women who had traveled to the Atacama desert to "hear" what......
2019-07-03 04:15

NASA will study solar weather in two new missions Solar winds are no threat to people on Earth, but can pose a danger to astronauts and spacecraft. NASA has selected two new missions that aims to better our understanding of how the Sun drives extreme space weather. The first mission, Polarimeter to....
2019-06-21 04:45

New Designs Could Boost Solar Cells Beyond Their Limits A material that effectively splits a photon in two is one way scientists are trying to increase solar cells’ efficiency beyond what they’d thought possible....
2019-07-11 14:45

How to Watch the July 2nd Solar Eclipse From Anywhere in the World If you won’t be in Chile or Argentina for tomorrow’s total solar eclipse, the Exploratorium museum in San Francisco will go for you, bringing you live-stream coverage as the moon casts its shadow across parts of South America and the South Pacific....
2019-07-02 01:45

U.S. excludes new panel technology from solar tariffs U.S. trade officials on Wednesday said bifacial solar panels, a new technology through which power is produced on both sides of a cell, would be excluded from the Trump administration's tariffs on overseas-made solar products....
2019-06-12 21:45

Tesla slashes solar panel prices With discussions about climate change and climate legislation at the forefront of many minds across the United States, Tesla has announced plans to cut the price of its solar panels to 16% below market average....
2019-05-21 15:15

Astronomers warn of solar ‘superflare’ that could hit Earth Like all life on Earth, we owe a lot to the Sun. Without it, we wouldn’t be here, but it also has the power to make things pretty rough on us if it begins to act out. Solar flares — energetic outbursts which are often paired with mass eje...
2019-06-12 19:45

The Coolest Images of Yesterday's Solar Eclipse For thousands of people in Chile yesterday, the Moon passed directly between Earth and the Sun, casting a day-blotting shadow just prior to the real dusk. And of course, there are pictures.Read more......
2019-07-03 19:45

Lightyear One solar-charging EV makes UK debut Solar-electric hybrid, set for production in 2021, promises 450 mile range with dual-capability charging Dutch start-up Lightyear has shown off a prototype of its One long-range solar car at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The One is a lightweight, ...
2019-07-04 18:30

Watch Today's Total Solar Eclipse Right Here The Moon will cast its shadow over a small swath of Earth today. But unlike the hyped-up 2017 eclipse, the odds of the eclipse passing over your town are a whole lot lower.Read more......
2019-07-02 17:00

How do you make your soul grow? Embrace your everyday creativity – no matter how aimless | Charlotte Church The idea that people are creative or not is rubbish. And the risk of not engaging in creative action is far higher than that of making a fool of yourselfLegend has it that the opulent, peculiar Dame Edith Sitwell, before commencing her day’s work, wo...
2019-07-08 13:45

Opinion: Messages matter, and teams in World Cup final send good one with female coaches For only second time since the World Cup began in 1991, both teams in the final will have a female coach: Jill Ellis and Sarina Wiegman.       ...
2019-07-07 17:15

Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King says Manafort doesn't deserve Rikers Rikers Island is so bad, that not even Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort should be doing time there, says Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King....
2019-06-05 06:45

Shanahan to meet Chinese counterpart at Singapore security conference as he lays out US strategy to counter China’s military expansionism SHANAHAN AT SHANGRI-LA: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is in Singapore today, where he is scheduled to deliver a major speech announcing the Pentagon’s new strategy for the Indo-Asia Pacific. The venue is the annual international security ...
2019-05-31 15:15

From Iron Lady to lame duck: Hong Kong leader's departure seen as mere matter of time Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's apologies and explanations for a doomed extradition bill have failed to quell political tension and her departure is now seen by many in the Chinese-ruled city as merely a matter of time in a drawn-out, long goodbye....
2019-07-10 14:30

In Mozambique, it’s ‘a matter of the heart’ says Guterres, lauding the cyclone-struck nation’s ‘undeniable moral authority’ Arriving in Mozambique to express solidarity and see for himself the damage wrought by two back-to-back cyclones earlier this year, UN chief António Guterres on Thursday said “undeniable moral authority” lay with its people, who had borne the brunt o...
2019-07-11 22:30

‘Racism and sexism are no laughing matter’: LPGA players blast Hank Haney for offensive comments Haney, who gained renown for his work with Tiger Woods, apologized for saying on a radio show that he "couldn't name" six LPGA players and joking that many were called "Lee."...
2019-05-30 12:45

Photos: Stunning solar eclipse over South America A total solar eclipse stretched across South America on Tuesday. Just after 4:30 p.m. ET, viewers of a livestream and in parts of Chile and Argentina witnessed a stunning transformation of the sky as day turned to night and the moon progressively blo...
2019-07-02 23:30

Solar Eclipse 2019: Where and How to Watch It Live Today The 2019 total solar eclipse will strike a bunch of remote islands in the Pacific Ocean before reaching South America. Oeono Island will witness the total solar eclipse for around 2 minutes and 53......
2019-07-02 22:00

Lightyear One is a long and expensive solar-powered statement car The Lightyear One is long. Really long. The length and sloping roof make sense, though, once you realize the entire vehicle is powered by the sun. Together, the roof and hood offer a staggering five square meters of integrated solar cells underneath....
2019-07-05 00:30

Solar-powered LightSail spacecraft is ready for its second flight When the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launches this summer, it will carry the Planetary Society's Carl Sagan-inspired LightSail 2. You may remember LightSail as a crowdfunded, experimental "solar sail." The unique craft looks something like a gian...
2019-06-10 22:15

Chile, Argentina witness rare solar eclipse A southern part of Latin America was plunged into darkness as thousands of people gathered to see a solar eclipse, when the moon passes in front of the sun and temporarily darkens the Earth....
2019-07-03 11:15

Facebook is financing a massive solar farm in Texas Facebook is investing heavily in a massive solar farm in Texas as it rumbles towards its goal of running entirely on renewable energy by the end of next year. Renewables company Longroad Energy has started building the Prospero Solar project in Andre...
2019-06-01 05:15

OMV and Verbund to build Austria's largest solar plant Austria's oil and gas group OMV and utility Verbund have agreed to jointly build a solar plant that will have the capacity to supply 5,500 households with electricity, the companies said on Monday....
2019-07-01 14:30

Lightyear One solar-charging EV revealed with 450 mile range Solar-electric hybrid, set for production in 2021, will offer extended range through lightweight construction and innovative powertrain Dutch start-up Lightyear has revealed a prototype of its upcoming new One, which it claims will be the world’s fi...
2019-06-27 18:45

Lightyear unveils long-range solar-electric car News 25 Jun, 2019 Lightyear, a Dutch mobility company, will put the world’s long-range first solar powered electric car into production from 2021...
2019-06-28 05:30

A Drone, a $12,000 Lens, and the Magic of a Total Solar Eclipse Eclipse chasers plan for months for the jaw-dropping spectacle of a total solar eclipse. But when totality hits, even the ultra-prepared can end up scrambling....
2019-07-04 18:45

How to watch South America Total Solar Eclipse Parker Solar Probe will explore the corona, a region of the Sun only seen from Earth when the Moon blocks out the Sun’s bright face during total solar eclipses. The corona holds the answers to many of scientists’ outstanding questions abo...
2019-07-03 11:00

Moon rocks can tell us where life could thrive beyond the solar system Moon rocks collected by the Apollo missions contain a pristine record of Earth's history. Reading it can teach us where best to look for habitable exoplanets...
2019-07-08 21:15

Home solar panel installations fall by 94% as subsidies cut Labour accuses UK government of ‘actively dismantling’ solar power industryThe Labour party has accused the government of “actively dismantling” the UK’s solar power industry after new installations collapsed by 94% last month.Rebecca Long-Bailey, th...
2019-06-05 14:00

Tesla: N.Y. solar factory to make EV chargers, other products Tesla's Buffalo, N.Y., solar plant will become the "manufacturing home" for EV Supercharger cabinets and other energy storage products. The company disclosed the move in an annual report to New York state, which heavily subsidized the factory....
2019-05-21 23:30

This Delightful Solar-Powered Train Is The Pinnacle Of Transportation I think we can all agree that riding the train is objectively bad. But, when you’re riding the world’s only 100% solar-powered train that hasn’t missed a scheduled service in over a year, that’s maybe a pretty awesome experience. The Byron Bay Railro...
2019-06-29 20:30

‘Captivating’ – BFI shares first footage of a solar eclipse from 1900 Magician John Nevil Maskelyne captured the moon passing in front of the sun while in the USThe first moving picture of a solar eclipse, captured by a British magician-turned-film-maker more than a century ago, has been rediscovered in the archive of ...
2019-05-30 22:45

Facebook is building a massive solar farm in Texas ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and the social media giant’s first direct investment in renewable energy. Boston-based renewable energy de...
2019-06-11 19:15

Palestine opens solar plant to further energy independence JERICHO, West Bank — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Israeli power sources. Mohammed Mustafa, head of the government’s investment fund, says that Wedn...
2019-05-22 16:15

Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges in the Flint, Mich., Water Crisis; Residents Fear: ‘Our Lives Don’t Matter’ After the years Flint, Mich., residents spent living without a drop of safe water from their taps and the millions of dollars spent on a probe to bring those responsible to justice, state prosecutors Thursday announced they were throwing the whole ca...
2019-06-14 07:30

The Supreme Court's Latest Ruling Makes It Easier for Cops to Arrest Black Lives Matter Protesters It was a ruling that failed to register widely in terms of national news, but could have potentially devastating effects for protesters around the country—and anyone tasked with keeping police officers accountable....
2019-06-04 03:30

ACLU Files Lawsuit After California Church Is Removed as Polling Place for Supporting Black Lives Matter With the 2018 midterms three months away, the Fresno, Calif., country clerk and register of voters received a rather peculiar grievance....
2019-06-12 01:30

Women are bringing solar energy to thousands of Indian villages India is trying to bring electricity to hundreds of millions of its citizens who live off the grid. And it's trying to ensure that the power comes from clean and renewable sources....
2019-07-04 10:00

Solar eclipse frenzy fuels astronomical tourism in Chile The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region's clear skies....
2019-06-08 02:30

U.S. solar sector launches lobbying push to preserve key subsidy The U.S. solar industry on Wednesday kicked off a lobbying push aimed at convincing Congress to extend a generous tax credit for solar energy systems that is set to begin phasing out next year....
2019-07-18 00:15

U.S. solar installation outlook brightens on falling costs -report The U.S. solar energy industry lifted its installation outlook for this year and beyond thanks to robust demand for large-scale projects by utilities buying the clean energy source for its low cost, according to a report published on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 08:30

Chinese air pollution dimmed sunlight enough to impact solar panels Enlarge (credit: Han Jun Zeng / Flickr) Coal is seen by many as an enemy of renewable energy and the first fossil fuel in line for elimination as things like solar and wind generation have gotten cheaper. But counterattacks from coal can go even fu...
2019-07-10 14:45

Next Month's Total Solar Eclipse Will Pass Right Over a Space Observatory Next month, a total solar eclipse will pass over a slice of the South Pacific, Chile, and Argentina—and directly over an observatory in the Andes run by the National Science Foundation.Read more......
2019-06-14 22:30

BP's solar subsidiary sees the light in search for UK's shiniest grass Lightsource hopes renewable energy at its solar farms will be boosted by double-sided panelsBP’s solar subsidiary is on the hunt for Britain’s shiniest grass to help make the most of new double-sided solar panels that can harness light reflected off ...
2019-07-08 14:15

China's Solar Industry Could Get a Nearly $7 Billion Boost From Cleaning Up Air Pollution Reducing air pollution is objectively good. In addition to providing huge public health benefits, new findings show it would also give China solar generating industry a big boost in productivity.Read more......
2019-07-09 01:15

U.S. solar installation outlook brightens on falling costs: report The U.S. solar energy industry lifted its installation outlook for this year and beyond thanks to robust demand for large-scale projects by utilities buying the clean energy source for its low cost, according to a report published on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 11:45

Total Solar Eclipse 2019 on July 2: How to Watch It Online From Anywhere Solar eclipse 2019 is almost here. Date, time, everything else you need to know about the latest total solar eclipse. Here's how you can watch it live online in India or anywhere in the world....
2019-07-01 12:30

NASA to Livestream South America Total Solar Eclipse NASA has partnered with the Exploratorium in San Francisco to bring live views to people across the world of a total solar eclipse, occurring Tuesday, July 2, over South America....
2019-06-28 00:30

Powerhouse: the startup making solar the most accessible energy in the world It’s one of the only incubators focused on solar companies – but Powerhouse is part of a larger movement to nurture new companies in the low-carbon futureIt started with a crowdfunding startup, an investment from Prince, and the idea to help new sola...
2019-05-21 21:01

Solar farms could be wildlife havens that tackle biodiversity crisis UK’s solar farms could provide habitats and food for wildlife, says a new report – but critics worry that planned larger farms will be less wildlife-friendly...
2019-06-27 23:45

Solar panel project in Edmonton’s river valley put on hold The proposed solar farm for Edmonton's river valley is on hold after city council heard about the history of the site and its importance to the Enoch Cree....
2019-06-20 04:45

NASA's Parker solar probe may solve 500-year-old Sun mystery NASA's Parker Solar Probe is on its way to another close encounter with the sun, where investigators hope the spacecraft will solve a long-standing solar mystery: Why is the sun's outer atmosphere millions of degrees hot (Fahrenheit or Celsius), whil...
2019-06-07 16:15

Hubble spots alien planet unlike anything in our solar system Scientists identified the chemical “fingerprint” for GJ 3470 b's atmosphere, an exoplanet that’s a cross between Earth and Neptune. Despite being an oddball, planets like this are likely common around other stars.   ...
2019-07-04 06:00

Ongoing Dispatches from the First Man-Made Object to Leave Our Solar System On September 5, 1977, NASA launched Voyager 1, a small 700 kg space probe with a special mission: to boldly go where no one or no thing has gone before. The Voyager 1 was designed to explore the outer edges of our solar system and beyond, and it has ...
2019-06-22 19:45

A total solar eclipse will be visible on July 2 for the first time since 2017 — here's who can see it Natalie Behring/Getty The only total solar eclipse of 2019 occurs tomorrow. It will be visible over parts of Chile, Argentina, and the south Pacific Ocean. The celestial event will be more difficult to witness than the 2017 eclipse that was visible ...
2019-07-03 01:30

‘Something Supreme.’ A Total Solar Eclipse Awes Chile and Argentina (LA SERENA, Chile) — Tens of thousands of tourists and locals gaped skyward Tuesday as a total eclipse of the sun darkened the heavens over Chile and Argentina. Tourists from around the world gathered to witness the cosmic spectacle, which bega...
2019-07-03 03:15

Rare total solar eclipse darkens sun over Chile, Argentina The world’s first total solar eclipse since 2017 darkened the heavens over Chile and Argentina, as tens of thousands of tourists and locals gaped skyward Tuesday....
2019-07-03 03:45

Space-obssessed tourists flock to Chile for solar eclipse LA SERENA, Chile – The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region’s clear skies. In Coquimbo, a region spanning the Pac...
2019-06-10 20:30

Total solar eclipse stuns viewers in South America On Tuesday, a total solar eclipse stretched across South America. The path of totality, where the moon visibly blocks the sun, spanned parts of Chile and Argentina. Outside the path of totality, a partial solar eclipse was visible....
2019-07-03 08:15

Tunisia boosts renewables with 'game-changing' solar tender Tunisia is set to select the winners of its "game-changing" 500 megawatt (MW) solar energy concessions tender by September as it seeks to attract more foreign investment in renewable energy, industry and energy minister Slim Feriani said on Wednesday...
2019-06-12 20:30

Thousands gather as Chile is plunged into darkness by solar eclipse Hundreds of thousands of tourists scattered across the north Chilean desert on Tuesday to experience a total eclipse of the sun viewed from beneath the world's clearest skies....
2019-07-03 04:15

A satellite captured a powerful hurricane and a solar eclipse at the same time A total solar eclipse stretched across South America on Tuesday at the exact same time a Category 4 hurricane was developing near the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, and it was caught on the same satellite loop....
2019-07-03 05:30

An animated map shows every total solar eclipse around the world until 2040 A total solar eclipse will occur Tuesday and will be visible over parts of Chile, Argentina, and the south Pacific Ocean. Solar eclipses happen across the globe at least once a year. Not all of them appear over populated areas, but some may happen cl...
2019-07-03 01:30

Chileans and Argentines Ready to View Total Solar Eclipse (LA SERENA, Chile) — Tens of thousands of tourists flocked to cities and towns across northern Chile to stake out spots in one of the world’s best locations to witness Tuesday’s total solar eclipse. Millions are expected to gaze at ...
2019-07-02 21:30

Total solar eclipse casts a shadow on South America For a few hours on Tuesday, across a small portion of the Southern Hemisphere, the sun will disappear behind the moon, darkening parts of the South Pacific, Chile and Argentina....
2019-07-03 05:45

Total Solar Eclipse To Plunge This 11,000 Km Stretch Into Midday Darkness The countdown is finally over. On Tuesday, day will become night along a stretch of the South Pacific, Chile and Argentina as a rare "total solar eclipse" plunges the landscape into darkness....
2019-07-02 05:45

Experiments show dramatic increase in solar cell output In any conventional silicon-based solar cell, there is an absolute limit on overall efficiency, based partly on the fact that each photon of light can only knock loose a single electron, even if that photon carried twice the energy needed to do so. B...
2019-07-03 20:15

NASA is streaming today’s total solar eclipse, and you can watch it here Being able to fully enjoy a total solar eclipse means being in the right place at the right time. Unfortunately for most skywatchers, today’s total solar eclipse will only grace a tiny section of Earth’s surface with its glorious eye cand...
2019-07-02 20:30

Solar company says UK needs new policies to meet 2050 carbon target Solar power could help Britain achieve its new climate goal more efficiently than many politicians realize if the government adopts policies to unlock faster growth, a leading solar company said on Thursday, citing new research....
2019-06-13 21:45

Yes, there's a total solar eclipse coming next week ... in South America If you've still got leftover solar eclipse fever from 2017, don't fret: There's another one coming next week.        ...
2019-06-28 11:00

Exclusive: Tesla woes send Panasonic's U.S. solar cells to Philippines Most of the solar cells made by Panasonic at Tesla Inc's New York manufacturing plant are being purchased by H.R.D. Singapore's factories in the Philippines, a chief supplier of panels to Japanese eco-homebuilder Ichijo Co Ltd, two sources familiar w...
2019-05-31 01:01

NOAA’s satellite timelapse of this week’s total solar eclipse is mesmerizing The stunning, sped-up timelapse of the eclipse released by the NOAA is a great way to relive the event, especially if you missed the live-stream....
2019-07-05 20:45

Cleaning up China's dirty air would give solar energy a huge boost Air pollution from human activities in China has decreased the potential output of solar panels by 13 per cent between 1960 and 2015, resulting in loss electricity generation and revenue...
2019-07-08 19:45

NASA will livestream the total solar eclipse over South America tomorrow It's been almost two years since the last total solar eclipse passed over the US, but there's a good chance you remember all of the hype. Now, a total solar eclipse is heading for parts of Chile and Argentina. It will arrive tomorrow, and t...
2019-07-01 21:15

Total solar eclipse: thousands in Chile and Argentina marvel at 'something supreme' Best views were in the Atacama desert, where a total eclipse has not occurred since 1592Hundreds of thousands of tourists scattered across the north Chilean desert on Tuesday to experience a rare and irresistible combination for astronomy buffs: a to...
2019-07-03 03:45

Creative thinking: Researchers propose solar methanol island using ocean CO₂ Enlarge / Artist's rendering of solar methanol islands. (credit: Novaton) Imagine an open ocean, Sun beating down overhead, with 70 islands of solar panels, each 100 meters (328 feet) in diameter, bobbing silently out toward the horizon. The cluste...
2019-06-06 20:30

UPDATE 1-U.S. rooftop solar company Sunnova Energy plans IPO -sources Sunnova Energy Corp, which finances and manages residential solar and storage systems across the United States, is planning a stock market flotation that could value the company at more than $1 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter...
2019-06-12 07:00

Eclipsecane! Solar Eclipse Photobombs Hurricane in Stunning Satellite Shots Earth had itself a day yesterday. Chile and Argentina got a prime look at a total solar eclipse while the Pacific Ocean played host to Hurricane Barbara, the strong storm on Earth at the moment.Read more......
2019-07-03 16:30

Total solar eclipse to cast a shadow on South America on Tuesday For a few hours on Tuesday, across a small portion of the Southern Hemisphere, the sun will disappear behind the moon, darkening parts of the South Pacific, Chile and Argentina....
2019-07-02 16:15

Only total solar eclipse of 2019 stuns viewers in Chile, Argentina A total eclipse of the sun on Tuesday captured the hearts of viewers in South America. Tens thousands of locals and tourists gathered for the cosmic event, with some cheering and jumping as the moon blocked the sun, darkening the skies over Chile and...
2019-07-03 01:30

One legacy of Carl Sagan may take flight next week—a working solar sail Enlarge / Artist's concept of LightSail 2 above Earth. (credit: Josh Spradling / The Planetary Society) As early as next Monday night, a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will launch a cluster of 24 satellites for the US Air Force. Known as the Space Test...
2019-06-20 18:45

By Jupiter! How the solar system’s giant made Earth ripe for life An audacious mission circling Jupiter’s poles is probing the planet’s deepest mysteries - including how it shaped our solar system and paved the way for our existence...
2019-05-24 08:45

Thousands watch total solar eclipse from Chile and Argentina – in pictures Thousands gathered across Chile and Argentina to witness the only total solar eclipse for 2019. Northern Chile is known for clear skies and is being turned into a global astronomy hub‘Something supreme’: thousands in Chile and Argentina marvel at tot...
2019-07-03 11:45

NASA to Announce New Solar System Mission, Hold Media Teleconference NASA will announce a major new science mission to explore our solar system during a broadcast of NASA Science Live at 4 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 27. The announcement will air on NASA Television, the agency's website, Facebook Live, YouTube, Periscope ...
2019-06-27 20:45

Timelapse captures moment sky darkens for total solar eclipse – video A dramatic timelapse at Chile's Coquimbo region captured a rare total solar eclipse on 2 July.A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, plunging the planet into darkness. It happens only rarely in any given spot acros...
2019-07-03 23:45

Photos Show Rare Total Solar Eclipse Over South America A rare total solar eclipse plunged a vast swath of Latin America's southern cone into darkness Tuesday, briefly turning day into night and enthralling huge crowds in much of Chile and Argentina....
2019-07-03 07:30

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2019-07-02 15:45

Solar, onshore wind costs set to fall below new fossil fuel energy: report Electricity generated by onshore wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies will in the next year be consistently cheaper than from any fossil fuel source, a report showed on Wednesday, boosting the case for energy sources that don't emit carbon....
2019-05-29 16:30

Brazilian brewer Ambev signs $36 million deal to build solar plants Ambev SA has signed contracts with four partners to build solar plants in Brazil that will supply clean energy to all of the brewing company's 94 distribution centers in the country by the end of March 2020....
2019-06-05 17:30

Distant object at edge of Solar System is an ancient fragment from 4.5 billion years ago It's a rather uninspiring object, with no moons, rings or dust clouds in orbit around it; nor is there any evidence of an atmosphere.        ...
2019-05-21 14:45

100 years ago, a total solar eclipse experiment confirmed Einstein's theory of relativity One hundred years ago today, in the wake of the first World War, a British astronomer watched a solar eclipse for signs that a German physicist may have been right about warps in the universe....
2019-05-30 23:00

Single neutron star merger supplied half the Solar System’s plutonium Enlarge / The aftermath of a simulated neutron star merger. (credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/CI Lab) We are all, as Carl Sagan said, star-dust. You might think that since most stars are pretty much the same, all star-dust is equal. But w...
2019-05-21 14:45

Watch the total solar eclipse streak across Earth in this gorgeous satellite shot Earlier this week, a total solar eclipse gave skywatchers in South America a very good reason to gaze at the heavens. Only a very small number of people were lucky enough to see it thanks to the path of the eclipse gracing just a small strip of Chile...
2019-07-04 22:45

Berkshire takes $377 million charge tied to solar company that U.S. linked to fraud Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said a $377 million charge it incurred recently was tied to a solar generation company that U.S. authorities have linked to fraud....
2019-05-21 15:45

Fortnite Fortbyte 95 Found at a Solar Panel Array in the Jungle Location - Season 9 Guide Found at a Solar Panel Array in the Jungle is the latest Fortbyte 95 challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
2019-06-10 17:45

Expat, Immigrant, Migrant, Refugee: Why ‘This Land Is Our Land’ No Matter the Label In his new book, Suketu Mehta, who came to the United States from India as a child, delivers a deeply felt corrective to the public rhetoric on immigrants — who they are and why they come....
2019-06-04 22:30

Surya Grahan 2019 Today: Timings And Diet Myths Related To Total Solar Eclipse Busted Total solar eclipse of 2019 is going to take place today; July 5th. Here are some common misconceptions related to food and eating practices during an eclipse and why they should not be believed....
2019-07-03 05:00

E-scooter company Spin will place dozens of start-up’s solar-powered docking stations in two cities this summer Two U.S. cities, have agreed to a 60-day pilot program installing dozens of electric docking stations on sidewalks. The stations give riders a designated place to park their devices, keeping sidewalks free of clutter....
2019-05-22 02:15

Australian PM: WTO needs mending to keep up with the times SINGAPORE (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the World Trade Organization needs mending to keep up with the times. He said Friday that many leaders attending the Group of 20 summit in Osaka later this month share the view that there...
2019-06-07 12:30

Australian ‘Egg Boy’ donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims SYDNEY — The Australian teenager who cracked an egg on the head of a politician for his remarks about the New Zealand mosque massacre has donated almost $70,000 to people affected by the killings. Will Connolly, 17, became known worldwide as “E...
2019-05-29 10:45

Australian freed in N. Korea keeps mum about detention An Australian student has thanked Swedish and his country’s diplomats for securing his release in North Korea but is keeping mum about what led to his weeklong detention...
2019-07-05 06:45

Samsung under fire for its Australian advertising Samsung is being sued by an Australian consumer watchdog over misleading claims in its advertising. The ads showed people swimming in pools and surfing in the ocean with their Galaxy phones, leading customers to think that they could safely swim or s...
2019-07-05 00:30

Australian cardinal to appeal child sex convictions MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Catholic convicted of child sex abuse will soon ask an Australian appeals court to reverse convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago. Australian Cardinal George...
2019-06-04 12:15

Massive Australian meth bust: 1.6 tons Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announced on Friday....
2019-06-07 11:30

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
2019-05-28 13:45

LaMelo Ball commits to play in Australian NBL LaMelo Ball, the No. 21 prospect in the ESPN 100 class of 2019, will join ESPN No. 5 prospect RJ Hampton as American teenagers going to Australia's NBL....
2019-06-17 22:30

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under the country's new encryption legislation.According to a br...
2019-05-29 09:30

Samsung in hot water over splashy Australian phone ads Australia's consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones as suitable to use in swimming pools and the surf....
2019-07-04 09:00

Australian photographer killed in Kansas crash ANTHONY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a photographer from Australia died in a crash in southern Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 36-year-old Dale Sharpe, of Tugun, in Queensland, died in the crash Thursday in Harper County. Sharpe hit a deer on ...
2019-06-21 15:30

| Ex-cop sentenced to 12.5 years for killing of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer has been sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
2019-06-08 11:15

US policeman jailed over killing of Australian woman Mohamed Noor has been sentenced for the 2017 killing of Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who called 911. The sentence was in line with state guidelines, but some also wonder if race was an issue as well....
2019-06-07 22:45

The best Australian EOFY 2019 tech deals The end-of-financial-year sales in Australia are just around the corner and, as always, there'll be a massive list of bargains to look forward to, and plenty of tech that sells for cheap.During this time, retailers are often trying to get rid of...
2019-05-24 07:15

Ex-Cop In US Gets Over 12 Years In Jail For Killing Of Australian Woman A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced Friday to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
2019-06-08 13:00

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria Australia’s prime minister says 8 Australian offspring of 2 slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone...
2019-06-24 06:45

At Least 4 Dead in Shooting in Australian City of Darwin (MELBOURNE, Australia) — A gunman was arrested after killing at least four people and wounding several others Tuesday in the northern Australian city of Darwin, officials and media said. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said a suspect was in custo...
2019-06-04 22:30

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal’s convictions should stand MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a compelling witness. Cardinal George Pell is the mo...
2019-06-06 03:45

Australian Dollar Declines After RBA Signals Possible Rate Cut The dollar strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by gains against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia cleared the path to an interest-rate cut in June....
2019-05-22 04:15

4 Children Take Stolen Car On 1,000-Km Trip Across Australian Outback Four children took a stolen four-wheel drive on a 1,000-kilometre (620-mile) road trip across the Australian outback before being nabbed by police, officials said Monday....
2019-07-15 11:01

Queensland wants a share of Australian space industry Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning has a vision where his state is getting its share of the jobs and growth that a local space scene will create....
2019-06-21 05:45

Australian farmers face more hot, dry weather: forecast Hot, dry weather will persist across Australia's east coast for at least another three months, the country's weather bureau said on Thursday, in a forecast that threatens to severely crimp agricultural production....
2019-05-30 09:15

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal's convictions should stand Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a compelling witness....
2019-06-06 10:15

How Australian Professors Reacted To IIT Entrance Exam A video that is currently going viral online shows Australian professors reacting to the JEE question paper. The Joint Entrance Examination is used to admit students into the top engineering colleges......
2019-07-09 15:30

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia An Australian state has enacted euthanasia laws to allow terminally-ill patients to end their lives with lethal medication. The first death could take place in as soon as three weeks....
2019-06-19 10:30

Has an Australian judge just broken Facebook for publishers? Landmark ruling set to change the way media companies engage with the social media giantA landmark ruling in the New South Wales supreme court has again raised concerns about defamation law in Australia, and has the potential to significantly affect ...
2019-06-27 20:15

Voluntary euthanasia becomes legal in Australian state Voluntary euthanasia has become legal in an Australian state more than 20 years after the country repealed the world’s first mercy-killing law for the terminally ill...
2019-06-19 07:45

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous affairs minister on Sunday, a week after his conserva...
2019-05-26 08:15

Anti-ICE protesters pull down American flag, raise Mexico flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag Authorities in Colorado restored an American flag Friday evening after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the flag of Mexico in its place....
2019-07-13 10:15

Top Australian banks join IBM, Scentre in blockchain project Australia's top three banks said on Thursday they have agreed to partner with IBM and shopping mall owner Scentre Group to test blockchain technology to digitize bank guarantees....
2019-07-04 03:15

Australian student released from detention in North Korea One of a small body of international students studying in the North Korean capital, Alek Sigley had been out of contact since last Tuesday. He arrived in Beijing and said he was “very good.”...
2019-07-04 10:15

Ex-soldier David Hurley becomes Australian governor-general Former soldier David Hurley has been sworn in as Australia’s governor-general a day before Parliament resumes for the first time since the May 18 election...
2019-07-01 05:30

Former Australian army lawyer in court over leak to media CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former Australian army lawyer charged with leaking secret documents to journalists says his prosecution is not about protecting national security but concealing “a national shame.” David William McBride made h...
2019-06-13 07:00

Analyst says Australian teen was Islamic State propagandist A security analyst says the eldest of three orphaned Australian siblings pleading for repatriation from a Syrian refugee camp has been an Islamic State group propagandist who could potentially face terrorism charges at home...
2019-06-19 15:30

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, two rare-ear...
2019-05-26 19:30

Beyond the runway: six Australian fashion labels doing things differently Fashion’s business model is neither sustainable nor ethical in a world of depleted resources. So designers are thinking againAustralian fashion week is in full swing in Sydney. Models stomping down the Carriageworks runways in bikinis and tiny dresse...
2019-05-21 18:45

'We're absolutely committed' to the budget surplus, says Australian treasurer Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says there is a "plan" to grow the country's economy amid headwinds faced both internationally and domestically....
2019-05-22 10:45

Tendulkar Sues Australian Bat Maker Over AUD 2 Million In Royalties Sachin Tendulkar accused the bat manufacturer of using his name and image to promote products and then failing to pay him AUD 2 million in royalties....
2019-06-14 09:45

The Latest: Trump starts summit dining with Australian PM President Donald Trump has kicked off a series of meetings with international leaders at the Group of 20 summit by dining with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison...
2019-06-27 18:45

Australian Cardinal Pell appeals child sex convictions The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago as hundreds of worshippers streamed from...
2019-06-05 04:30

Australian Student Is Missing in North Korea, His Family Says The family said that it had not heard in days from Alek Sigley, 29, who has offered a close look at his life inside the reclusive North on social media....
2019-06-27 20:15

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
2019-05-22 08:15

Australian cardinal won’t fight sentence if he loses appeal SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s. The 77-year-old Pell — the most ...
2019-05-27 11:30

North Korea says released Australian student was spying North Korea says an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward the North...
2019-07-06 16:30

Australian cardinal won't fight sentence if he loses appeal An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s....
2019-05-27 10:45

Australian Student Reportedly Detained in North Korea Australian officials are urgently seeking information about an Australian man in North Korea following reports he had been detained by authorities in Pyongyang....
2019-06-27 21:45

Australian minister in Sri Lanka to lay out stance on asylum seekers A senior Australian minister will meet Sri Lanka's leaders in Colombo later on Tuesday to discuss border control and security matters following reports that the Australian navy had intercepted and returned several boats carrying asylum seekers....
2019-06-04 07:00

ABC headquarters in Sydney raided by Australian federal police Broadcaster’s managing director says raid over 2017’s The Afghan Files series ‘raises legitimate concerns over freedom of the press’The Australian federal police are raiding the ABC offices in Sydney over a series of articles the broadcaster ran in 2...
2019-06-05 08:30

North Korea: Released Australian Student Was Spying SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward t...
2019-07-06 18:45

Australian National University hit by huge data breach Vice-chancellor says hack involved personal and payroll details going back 19 yearsThe Australian National University is in damage control after discovering a major data breach a fortnight ago in which a “significant” amount of staff and student info...
2019-06-04 16:15

| Brumbies playing for Australian pride in quarter-finals The Brumbies are the only side left flying the Australian flag in Super Rugby and coach Dan McKellar says the team will be playing for national pride in the quarter-finals....
2019-06-16 09:15

North Korea Says Freed Australian Student Had Been Spying North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spying acts" through his work with foreign media....
2019-07-06 21:30

Australian police dig up garden in search for missing U.S. woman Australian police investigating the disappearance of a U.S. woman said on Saturday they fear she has been killed and began digging up the front garden of her Brisbane home....
2019-06-08 13:45

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a victory for behind-the-scenes diplomacy with Pyongyang....
2019-07-04 11:00

Time to get back to work as Australian PM names cabinet Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison named his new cabinet on Sunday, with most positions staying the same, saying the government had "a significant agenda" to deliver and it was time to get back to business....
2019-05-26 11:45

Australian student held a week, released by NKorea An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea arrived Thursday in Tokyo, after saying to reporters "very good" before leaving Beijing but without saying what happened. (July 4)        ...
2019-07-04 18:30

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country's Outback has been jailed for 10 years....
2019-05-29 05:45

Missing Australian student released by North Korea Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who went missing in North Korea last week, has been released and safely arrived in China on Thursday afternoon....
2019-07-04 19:00

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization’s Sydney headquarters and a journalist’s Canberra home last week. A government mi...
2019-06-12 07:15

The Australian Student Detained in North Korea Has Been Released (CANBERRA, Australia) — An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea described his condition to reporters in Beijing on Thursday as “very good,” without saying what happened. Australia’s Prime Minist...
2019-07-04 13:00

Australian police 'baffled' by Belgian teen's disappearance An 18-year-old Belgian backpacker has gone missing from the coastal holiday town of Byron Bay in Australia. Police said his disappearance is "out of character" and homicide has not been ruled out....
2019-06-17 08:45

Near-naked Australian man stops intruder by wielding didgeridoo An Australian man woken up by an intruder in his home chased the suspect off his property only in his underpants and held him at bay until police arrived armed only with a didgeridoo....
2019-06-05 19:15

| Ecstatic Australian conservatives bask in election glory Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison basked in the glow of a "miracle" election victory that sparked praise from the US president, soul searching on the left and speculation about what policies he will pursue....
2019-05-21 21:30

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia for terminally ill Terminally ill Australians will be able to end their lives with the help of a doctor after the state of Victoria passed historic assisted dying legislation. Under the new law — a first for Australia — people living in Victoria who have be...
2019-06-19 23:15

Australian Model, 25, Sentenced To Probation In Air Rage Incident An Australian model who assaulted a flight attendant and hurled obscenities while apparently drunk on a flight from Australia to Los Angeles was sentenced on Monday to three years' probation....
2019-07-16 11:30

LaMelo Ball, 17, signs with Australian team to prep for NBA SYDNEY (AP) — American teenager LaMelo Ball has signed with the Illawarra Hawks for the upcoming National Basketball League season, the second top U.S. prospect to join the Australian league under its Next Stars Program. The 17-year-old guard is rate...
2019-06-18 03:30

Australian student released from North Korea says he's 'very good' An Australian student who was detained in North Korea was freed and safely left the country on Thursday, after Swedish officials helped broker his release....
2019-07-04 13:00

Australian police deny waging 'war on media,' but more raids are possible Australian police have defended raids on the country's national broadcaster and a prominent journalist, and said more could be coming as they continue an investigation into the alleged publication of state secrets....
2019-06-07 11:30

Australian Navy Pilots Were Hit With Lasers on the South China Sea Australian navy helicopter pilots were reportedly hit with laser beams from fishing boats during a recent military exercise on the South China Sea, leading experts to believe they were being monitored by Chinese maritime militia on the disputed water...
2019-05-29 09:45

Australian model sentenced for assaulting flight attendant Australian model Adau Mornyang was sentenced Monday in Los Angeles for slapping a flight attendant and going on an obscene tirade during a flight.       ...
2019-07-16 04:01

Australian Parliament to probe press freedom after raids A parliamentary committee has announced an inquiry into the impact of Australian law enforcement and intelligence powers on the press freedom following police raids on media organizations...
2019-07-05 12:01

Alek Sigley: Australian student released from North Korea Student detained for a week in North Korea says he is ‘very good’ as he arrives at airport in Beijing Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who was missing in North Korea for more than a week, has left the country and arrived safely in China.An upb...
2019-07-04 10:15

Australian government boosts Senate numbers ahead of tax cut bill Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will need to secure just three votes in the country's upper house to pass legislation after election results on Wednesday showed his government picked up four additional Senate seats....
2019-06-19 06:00

Former Australian PM Turnbull hired as adviser by global investment firm KKR & Co. has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a senior adviser. He is not the first Australian premier to take up such a role after leaving office....
2019-05-31 13:15

Instagram hides number of 'likes' from users in Australian trial Social media giant says the trial, which rolls out Thursday, will ‘reduce pressure’ on users of the platform Instagram users in Australia will no longer be able to see how many likes a post has a received under trial changes to “remove pressure” on t...
2019-07-18 00:00

Infamous Australian cult leader, known for brainwashing children, dead at 98 Australian cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne, who was known for brainwashing and drugging children she adopted in the 1970s and 80s, has died. She was 98....
2019-06-15 01:30

Australian detained a week in North Korea arrives in China An Australian student has been released after a week in detention in North Korea and told reporters in Beijing he was “very good” but didn’t say what happened...
2019-07-04 09:00

England's Eoin Morgan on whether fans should boo Australian batsmen – video The England captain, Eoin Morgan, has said it his not his role to ask supporters not to boo Australia's Steve Smith and David Warner, who served bans from cricket for last year’s ball-tampering scandal. Fifteen months have passed since the Cape Town ...
2019-06-27 21:00

Australian gulls found to carry antibiotic-resistant superbugs Researchers say ‘eye-opening’ findings that 20% of silver gulls nationwide carry pathogenic bacteria should be a wake-up call Australian gulls are carrying superbugs resistant to antibiotics, raising fears that disease-causing bacteria may spread fro...
2019-07-09 21:30

An Australian fisherman found a message in a bottle written 50 years ago A fisherman man said on Wednesday he was looking for the author of a message in a bottle found off the southern Australian coast        ...
2019-07-17 21:15

Detained Australian student released from North Korean custody An Australian college student who was detained in North Korea last week has been safely freed, Australian officials said Wednesday. Alek Sigley, 29, was staying with several other Western students in the capital Pyongyang, but had went missing on Jun...
2019-07-04 09:01

Australian state leader intervenes to approve coal mine CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state government leader has intervened to fast-track a proposed coal mine days after voters rejected tougher action to curb greenhouse gas emissions in a federal election. The Carmichael mine proposed by India...
2019-05-22 07:45

Australian PE firm PEP sets up company to buy Campbell's international business - AFR Pacific Equity Partners has set up a new company as part of its plans to buy the international business of U.S. food company Campbell Soup Co, The Australian Financial Review reported citing anonymous sources....
2019-07-01 10:00

Australian shares gain on U.S.-China ceasefire and RBA cut hopes; NZ flat Australian shares started the week higher as a U.S.-China trade ceasefire prompted risk-on buying, while the possibility of a local interest rate cut also lent support to equities....
2019-07-01 04:45

Top Australian university hacked, 19 years of students' data accessed Australia's top-ranked university said on Tuesday hackers breached its cyber defenses late last year to obtain sensitive data of students, including bank account numbers and passport details, going back nearly two decades....
2019-06-04 07:00

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to normal life, without commenting on what happened to him in Pyongyang....
2019-07-05 11:15

Brain disease CTE found in 2 Australian rugby league players A study released Thursday shows that a disease linked to repeated concussions in North American sport has been found in the brains of two former Australian rugby league players....
2019-06-28 00:15

Australian watchdog sues Samsung over misleading waterproof phone ads Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung's Australian unit for misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant phones as suitable to use in pools.Read More...
2019-07-04 16:15

| Sperm donor is legal father: Australian High Court A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court has ruled....
2019-06-19 19:30

"Generally Harmless" Shark Gives Australian Swimmer Leg, Stomach Injuries A swimmer was injured at one of Sydney's popular beaches Tuesday, in what Australian authorities described as an attack by a "generally harmless" shark....
2019-07-02 16:45

Australian navy pilots struck by lasers in South China Sea BEIJING (AP) — A witness says Australian navy helicopter pilots were hit by lasers while exercising in the South China Sea, forcing them to land as a precaution. Scholar Euan Graham, who was onboard the Royal Australian Navy flagship HMAS Canberra on...
2019-05-28 13:30

| WATCH: Australian father begs PM to free son and wife from China Lawyer Michael Bradley, his client Sadam Abudusalamu and Almas Nizamidin have spoken to media outside the Sydney office of foreign minister Marise Payne about the incarceration of Uighurs in China. WATCH NOW....
2019-07-16 18:45

Australian Hannah Green wins first major at LPGA Championship First Australian to win a major since 2006 Wins by one shot from Korea’s Sung Hyun Park Australian Hannah Green won the women’s PGA Championship at Hazeltine, her first victory on the LPGA Tour, to become the first Australian woman since Karrie Webb ...
2019-06-24 05:15

Australian Barty reaches WTA summit to complete remarkable rise Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian in 43 years to climb to the top of the WTA singles ranking after she won the Birmingham Classic grasscourt title on Sunday....
2019-06-24 00:30

Australian record 1.8 tons of crystal meth seized at port Australian officials say they have seized the nation's largest haul of methamphetamine at the Melbourne waterfront in a shipment of almost 1.6 metric tons (1.8 tons) of the illicit drug hidden in stereo speakers shipped from Bangkok....
2019-06-07 08:30

Australian crocodiles blamed for spate of deaths in Timor-Leste Scientists looking into whether reptile migration is behind big rise in number of attacksThe people of Timor-Leste have a crocodile problem.The reptiles are revered in the island, which lies north-west of Australia in the Timor Sea. Residents refer t...
2019-06-11 11:45

China accused of stealing Australian students’ data to blackmail them China has been accused of stealing the personal data of 200,000 university students and staff in Australia to blackmail them into becoming spies. Senior intelligence officials strongly suspect China of having orchestrated the attack, which targeted b...
2019-06-08 01:01

Police raid Australian public broadcaster over Afghan leak Australia's Federal Police have raided the offices of the national public broadcaster in connection to a 2017 story based on leaked military documents that indicated the country's military forces were being investigated for some of their actions in A...
2019-06-05 08:45

Sailing rivalry hits Hudson River for Australian skippers SAN DIEGO (AP) — Australian skippers Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge are good mates off the water. In the fledging SailGP global league, there’s a nice little rivalry developing between them. Slingsby’s Team Australia has beaten Outter...
2019-06-20 22:45

Australian Gets 10 Years In Jail For Kidnap, Rape Of British Backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
2019-05-28 17:45

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction crisis?...
2019-06-06 22:15

Evidence of early Australian arrival is best judged with an open mind Signs that our ancestors reached Australia 120,000 years ago may be "difficult to credit", but recent discoveries have shattered many similar preconceptions...
2019-05-21 15:30

Australian Broadcasting Corp. head concerned by police raid The head of Australia’s public broadcaster says she has “grave concern” about a police raid on its headquarters in connection with a story based on leaked documents that indicated the military was being investigated for possible war crimes in Afghani...
2019-06-07 18:30

North Korea accuses freed Australian student of spying An Australian student detained for more than a week before being freed in North Korea on Thursday was spying for news outlets, the country's state media said Saturday....
2019-07-07 03:00

Australian police arrest 3 over alleged Sydney terror plot Police say three men have been arrested over an alleged Islamic State group-inspired plot to attack several Sydney targets, including police and defense buildings, courts, churches and diplomatic missions...
2019-07-02 10:15

Australian Police Raid Journalist’s Home Over Surveillance Article It was believed to be the first such action against an Australian journalist in more than a decade. A union called the raid “an outrageous attack on press freedom.”...
2019-06-04 15:15

North Korea says freed Australian student had been spying: KCNA North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spying acts" through his work with foreign media....
2019-07-06 13:45

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
2019-06-03 15:15

At least four dead, two more injured after Australian gunman goes on shooting spree: reports At least four people are dead and two more are injured after a lone gunman opened fire Tuesday night in a suburb just outside of Darwin, Australia, police said....
2019-06-04 14:30

Osaka beats Kvitova at Australian Open to win second straight major Japan's Naomi Osaka won her second straight grand slam title Saturday, beating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7-2) 5-7 6-4 at the Australian Open....
2019-05-21 17:15

Australian gardener sues Bayer's Monsanto over cancer link Lawyers of an Australian gardener on Tuesday said they had filed a lawsuit against Bayer AG agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto for severe harm caused by an ingredient used in its weed killer Roundup, the first such case in the country....
2019-06-04 17:30

FOREX-Australian dollar strengthens on encouraging Chinese data The Australian dollar strengthened on stronger-than-expected economic data from China, which some analysts saw as signalling that moves aimed at reviving spending in the world's second biggest economy are having some success....
2019-07-15 07:45

Australian Prime Minister Morrison's coalition shockingly wins Australia's ruling coalition leader has won the election and retains power, despite pundits and opinion polls predictions that the Labor Party would defeat it....
2019-05-21 14:45

North Korea Accuses Expelled Australian Student of Spying Alek Sigley had admitted to “systematically” collecting information, the North said, and a state news agency reported that he had been “caught red-handed.”...
2019-07-06 17:15

North Korea accuses released Australian student of spying Pyongyang’s news agency said Alek Sigley had spread propaganda against the regimeNorth Korea has said an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other materials ...
2019-07-06 20:30

Tesla’s Solar Roof is incredibly sleek… and incredibly expensive Beyond selling cars, it’s no secret that Tesla’s overarching goal is to change the way the world uses and generates electricity. Hardly a well-kept secret, Elon Musk explained as much during the second iteration of Tesla’s master pl...
2019-06-15 06:45

Australian Police Raided the Office of the National Broadcaster Over Leaked Documents The Australian Federal Police raided the Sydney office of Australia’s public broadcasting company on Wednesday. The search is believed to be in connection to a 2017 article published by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation which detailed pot...
2019-06-05 14:30

Australian police raid public broadcaster, seize emails and documents Federal police reviewed thousands of documents related to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's reporting on misconduct by soldiers in Afghanistan....
2019-06-05 16:30

FOREX-Encouraging China economic data buoys Australian dollar The Australian dollar reached a 10-day high on Monday on stronger-than-expected economic data from China, which some analysts saw as signalling that moves to revive spending in the world's second biggest economy are working....
2019-07-15 10:15

Australian interest rates head for 1% as emergency measures loom for economy RBA governor drops strong hint of fresh cuts to 1.25% cash rate while experts say US-style quantitative easing is on the cardsInterest rates are heading for unprecedented lows below 1% and the Reserve Bank could even be forced into extraordinary meas...
2019-06-21 19:15

LaMelo Ball, age 17, opts for Australian league ahead of 2020 NBA draft The point guard, who had NCAA eligibility concerns, follows RJ Hampton in helping forge a path for young players who want to go pro straight out of high school....
2019-06-18 10:30

Noble Group to take stake in Australian rare earths developer Arafura Commodities trading firm Noble Group is set to take a small stake in ambitious Australian rare earths developer Arafura, raising its exposure to strategic minerals critical to high-tech industries and electric vehicles....
2019-06-20 08:30

Players boycott Australian national anthem before State of Origin opener Indigenous players silent during Advance Australia FairJohnathan Thurston delivers welcome to countryPlayers from both teams have taken part in a much-discussed boycott of Australia’s national anthem before Wednesday’s State of Origin opener.Indigeno...
2019-06-05 17:45

| Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown Australian police have raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdown on sensitive leaks....
2019-06-06 06:45

Australian student 'safe and well' after detention in North Korea: prime minister An Australian graduate student who went missing in North Korea last week has been released from detention and is now "safe and well" in China, according to Prime Minister Scott Morrison....
2019-07-04 08:30

Scott urges Australian crowds to give U.S. cold shoulder at Presidents Cup Former world number one Adam Scott has tasted only heartbreak in eight Presidents Cups but believes a frosty crowd reception for the visiting United States could help the Internationals break their long losing streak in Australia this December....
2019-05-30 10:30

Australian shares edge lower as energy firms lead losses, NZ up Australia shares eased on Thursday, tracking declines on Wall Street while the energy sector led losses due to softer oil prices and Woodside Petroleum's disappointing quarterly revenues....
2019-07-18 05:15

French Open trophy error lists Britain's Sue Barker as Australian Barker won women’s title in 1976 but is listed as ‘AUST’Australia’s Ash Barty noticed error after her victoryShe may have been born and raised in Devon and be the face of the BBC’s Wimbledon coverage but, according to the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen – the ...
2019-06-10 11:45

Australian property firm Lendlease lands $15 bln mega deal with Google Construction firm Lendlease Group on Thursday said it has secured a contract from Alphabet Inc's Google to jointly undertake development of properties worth $15 billion in California....
2019-07-18 05:15

Alek Sigley, Australian Student, Is Freed From Detention in North Korea Mr. Sigley, who has been pursuing a master’s degree at a Pyongyang university, went missing last week. He declined to say Thursday why he had been detained....
2019-07-04 10:30

Half-Naked Australian Man Uses Didgeridoo To Ward Off Intruder, Then Reenacts The Whole Thing Thieves in Australia, beware: Do not try to break into the house of Adelaide’s Kym Abrook. Though he’s 52 years old, he teaches Brazilian jiu-jitsu and has the ability to destroy you with a didgeridoo if it comes to that. He doesn’t even need pants t...
2019-06-04 08:45

Australian police arrest 3 men over alleged ISIS-linked plot: report Police say three men have been arrested over an alleged Islamic State group-inspired plot to attack several Sydney targets, including police and defense buildings, courts, churches and diplomatic missions....
2019-07-02 11:15

Hackers access student data at top Australian university going back 19 years Australia's top-ranked university said on Tuesday hackers breached its cyber defenses late last year to obtain sensitive data, including students' bank account numbers and passport details going back 19 years....
2019-06-04 09:30

India's Adani expects to ship first coal from Australian mine in two years India's Adani Enterprises expects to ship first coal from its Australian mine in two years, Adani Mining Chief Executive Lucas Dow said on Thursday, after the company won the green light to start construction on the long delayed project....
2019-06-13 09:15

Australian actor Geoffrey Rush wins record defamation payout Australian actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded a A$2.8 million ($1.9 million) defamation payment against a News Corp tabloid, the largest defamation payout in Australian history, after it accused him in reports of inappropriate behavior....
2019-05-23 13:00

Sour taste: Australian celebrity chief underpaid employees $5.62 million An Australian celebrity chef said on Thursday he had underpaid hundreds of his restaurant employees by nearly A$8 million ($5.62 million) over six years....
2019-07-18 09:15

| Australian pleads guilty to rape, murder of Arab-Israeli student A man has pleaded guilty to raping and killing a young Arab-Israeli student in Melbourne, one of a spate of attacks that sparked fears about women's safety in Australia....
2019-06-12 15:30

COLUMN-Australian resource companies are becoming renewable energy believers: Russell It's not quite yet a flood but Australian resource companies are increasingly embracing renewable energies into their mining and natural gas operations even in the face of a federal government that veers toward climate scepticism....
2019-06-20 08:30

Australian model avoids U.S. prison sentence after fracas on international flight An Australian model who was found guilty of assault after a fracas on a flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles avoided prison when she was sentenced in U.S. court on Monday....
2019-07-15 23:45