Elizabeth hid to survive a massacre. She’s ‘relieved’ the alleged killers are in Australia

Posted May 21, 2019 11:08:11 An American woman who survived a massacre in Uganda is "relieved", yet "sad" two men once accused of carrying out the atrocity have been resettled in Australia. Elizabeth Garland was conducting research in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in March 1999 when eight Western tourists were brutally murdered by Rwandan…

Salim Mehajer ignores reporters after walking free from NSW jail

Posted May 21, 2019 09:54:08 Photo: Salim Mehajer walks out from Cooma Correctional Centre with suitcase in hand. (AAP: Lukas Coch) Disgraced former Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer has walked free from a southern NSW jail today after serving 11 months for electoral fraud. Key points: Salim Mehajer emerged from the jail in Cooma today…

Palaszczuk ‘in crosshairs’ image prompts press council complaint

Updated May 21, 2019 09:51:57 Photo: The Suncoast Daily's front page painted a target over the face of Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. (ABC News) The Queensland Government has complained to the Australian Press Council after the Sunshine Coast Daily newspaper published a picture of Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk in crosshairs. Key points: The Sunshine Coast Daily is…

Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen joins the race for Labor leader

Updated May 21, 2019 09:56:13 Photo: Chris Bowen has been Labor's Shadow Treasurer for the last six years. (ABC News: Matt Roberts) Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen will nominate for Labor's leadership, setting up a battle with fellow frontbencher Anthony Albanese. Key points: Mr Bowen will officially join the race for Labor leader when he announces…

‘We’re fully booked’: Why Sydney is snapping up $700 hair appointments

Updated May 21, 2019 06:23:55 Photo: Byron Turnbull and Lita Stathis describe their clients as wealthy, powerful and aspirational. (ABC News: Mridula Amin) When the photographer asks Lita Stathis and Byron Turnbull how they normally sit, they answer together. "We don't." There's no time to. Goldie — their swanky Darlinghurst hair and beauty salon —…

What Donald Trump told Scott Morrison after shock Coalition win

Updated May 20, 2019 19:57:21 Photo: President Donald Trump spoke with Scott Morrison shortly after the Coalition's victory. (White House Photo: Shealah Craighead, file) Related Story: Read the full transcript of the Trump-Turnbull call Related Story: Morrison declares 'miracle' victory as Shorten steps down as Labor leader US President Donald Trump has likened Scott Morrison's…

‘I’m going to kill you’: Man shot dead by police in Sydney ‘may have...

Updated May 20, 2019 17:51:33 Photo: Danukul Mokmool was shot dead by police outside Sydney's Central Station. (Supplied) Related Story: Man shot dead by police outside Sydney's Central Station Related Story: 'He was just holding scissors': Brother of man shot in Sydney criticises police A man fatally shot by police at Sydney's busy Central Station…

Tanya Plibersek paves the way for Anthony Albanese to succeed Bill Shorten

Updated May 20, 2019 16:58:18 Photo: Tanya Plibersek says it's not her time to lead Labor. (ABC News: Nick Haggarty) Related Story: Labor leadership race begins in earnest as Albanese joins three-way tussle Related Story: Morrison declares 'miracle' victory as Shorten steps down as Labor leader Deputy Labor leader Tanya Plibersek has ruled out running…

Deadline passes for Folau to appeal, court action still an option

Updated May 20, 2019 15:30:23 Photo: Israel Folau has chosen not to appeal against the decision to terminate his contract. (AAP: Dave Hunt) Israel Folau will not appeal against Rugby Australia's (RA) decision to terminate his contract following his breach of the players' code of conduct, but he is "considering his options" with court action…
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Trump sues Oversight Committee chairman to block subpoena of financial records

In a new court filing, President Donald Trump’s attorneys are seeking to block Elijah Cummings’ subpoena to Mazars USA. | Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images legal Elijah Cummings wants records from accounting firm Mazars USA as part of an investigation into Trump's business empire. By ANDREW DESIDERIO 04/22/2019 10:03 AM EDT Updated 04/22/2019 12:20 PM EDT Mon…

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