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  • Illegal tobacco helps fund North Korea’s nuclear regime

    1 November 2017 1:47 AM 99

    A US security chief’s allegation may answer the enduring question of where Kim Jong-un’s North Korea finds the money for its intimidating military stockpile. David Luna says the North Korean regime accumulates most of its wealth through a network of “criminal enterprises that trade in everything from goods made by forced labour to counterfeit currency

  • Bloodbath in downtown New York City after driver mows down pedestrians and cyclists

    1 November 2017 12:52 AM 154

    THE ‘lone wolf terrorist’ who mowed down cyclists and pedestrians before smashing into a school bus, killing eight and injuring a dozen more, left a note pledging allegiance to IS. At least eight people are dead after Sayfullo Saipov, 29, drove the wrong way at high speed down a bike path in Battery Park City near the World Trade Centre site at 3.15pm local

  • Manhattan terror attack: Eight people dead, more than a dozen injured after ute drives into crowd

    31 October 2017 9:29 PM 74

    A man in a rented ute has driven onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Centre memorial in New York City, killing eight people and injuring more than a dozen others. The 29-year-old driver was then shot by police in the abdomen after jumping out with what turned out to be a paintball gun and a pellet gun. Police said they were not releasing his identity

  • Hundreds killed at North Korea nuclear base: Report

    31 October 2017 7:38 PM 91

    AT LEAST 200 people have reportedly died at Kim Jong-un’s nuclear test site, and there are fears of a radioactive leak. The collapse happened at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site in the northeast of the country on October 10, according to Japan’s TV Asahi. The disaster has prompted fears of a massive radioactive leak which could spark a Chernobyl- or Fukushima-style

  • Donald Trump blasts aide at centre of Russia probe George Papadopoulos as a 'proven liar'

    31 October 2017 7:18 PM 76

    United States President Donald Trump says a former campaign aide thrust into the centre of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe "has already proven to be a liar". Mr Trump sought to dismiss George Papadopoulos, who has provided key evidence in the first criminal case connecting Mr Trump's team to alleged intermediaries for Russia's Government

  • The grounds for impeachment: Tread lightly, President Trump

    31 October 2017 11:17 AM 86

    If Donald Trump is permitted to interfere with an investigation into Russian meddling of the 2016 election, it's hard to fathom how our democracy would recover. So with the Trump's allies now getting indicted three at a time, Congress must be alert to the possibility that this president -- who has impulse control of a toddler -- might find the temptation

  • Colbeck shocked, but ready to return to politics

    31 October 2017 8:55 AM 84

    The Liberal Party’s highest-ranking Tasmanian will wait on advice from the British Government to determine whether he will resign. After Friday’s High Court ruling that five politicians were ineligible to be elected, Senator Parry wrote to the British Home Office “seeking clarity as to the status of my citizenship with the United Kingdom”. In a statement

  • South Korea and China move to normalize relations after THAAD conflict

    31 October 2017 7:59 AM 84

    SEOUL — After a year of frosty diplomacy and economic pressure, South Korea and China announced Tuesday that they would put aside their differences and move to normalize their relationship. South Korea’s Foreign Ministry said that a joint desire to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula had prompted the detente. “The two sides attach great importance to the Korea-China

  • Remaining Manus Island refugees fear attacks

    31 October 2017 7:44 AM 95

    Refugees refusing to leave the Manus Island detention centre were bracing for a restless night and fearing attack as the deadline for closure passed. More than 600 refugees and asylum seekers remain inside the centre at the Lombrum Navy Base in Papua New Guinea out of fear for their safety outside. The group made an eleventh-hour bid in the PNG Supreme

  • Paul Manafort's former aide George Papadopoulos could cause Donald Trump the most grief

    31 October 2017 7:39 AM 83

    George Papadopoulos until this week was a virtual unknown outside Washington. The 30-something political arts graduate was a mere junior advisor in Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. A bit player alongside the likes of then-high-profile campaign manager Paul Manafort. But it is the obscure former aide, rather than Mr Manafort, who now threatens