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Trump Suggests Injecting People With Disinfectant To Kill Coronavirus

4 min read

More unconventional and unproven COVID-19 treatments have been spruiked by Donald Trump, including putting "tremendous light" or an "injection" of disinfectant.

World

World

'Lessons To Learn': WHO Will Face Public Inquiry Over Its Handling Of Coronavirus

4 min read

The World Health Organisation will face a public inquiry over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, admitting it has much to learn from its choices surrounding the crisis, which has infected two million worldwide.

World

World

Trump Halts Payments To WHO Over Coronavirus 'Mistakes'

2 min read

President Donald Trump says he has directed a halt to US payments to the World Health Organisation pending a review of its warnings about the coronavirus and China.

Politics

Politics

Bernie Sanders Has Ended His Bid For US Presidency

2 min read

Senator Bernie Sanders has ended his presidential campaign, clearing the way for former vice president Joe Biden to capture the Democratic nomination and challenge President Trump in November.

Politics

Politics

Politician Who Joked About Coronavirus Now In Quarantine After Possible Exposure

3 min read

A politician who joked that young people could kill coronavirus by partying and drinking alcohol, and who wore a gas mask into Congress, has placed himself in virus quarantine.

News

News

All The News You Missed This Week While You Were Searching For Toilet Paper

6 min read

Dear readers, Happy Friday! You've made it through a sh**ty week that can aptly be summed up in two words: loo rolls.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Murders Beauty Blogger, Claims She Mocked His Sexual Performance

6 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday morning.

Politics

Politics

Mike Bloomberg Trolling Donald Trump With 'Cheat', 'Burnt Steak' Billboards

2 min read

Democratic candidate and billionaire Mike Bloomberg is turning his fortune to trolling Donald Trump, with a series of amusing billboards popping up on the campaign trail.

Politics

Politics

Sanders Wins Again, Solidifying Status As Democratic Frontrunner In Big Nevada Victory

3 min read

Bernie Sanders will win the Nevada caucuses, CBS News projects, a victory that adds to his momentum in the field of candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for president.

Politics

Politics

Donald Trump Is Upset About An Embarrassing Photo Showing His Tan Line

2 min read

Photos appearing to clearly show Donald Trump's tan line around his face have gone viral, and the President is not happy.

World

World

Trump Slams 'Bulls**t' Impeachment In Hour-Long Speech As He Celebrates Acquittal

4 min read

US President Donald Trump celebrated his acquittal on impeachment charges in a free-wheeling, caustic speech that drew on White House pomp to underscore the fact he remained in office.

News

News

'Unmitigated Disaster': No Democratic Winner Announced In First US Presidential Caucus

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Iowa’s Democrats promised to begin to release long-delayed results from the party’s chaotic first voting in its process of picking a candidate to face Republican Donald Trump's in America's next presidential election.

World

World

Politician Offers $4.4 Million Reward To Whoever Kills Donald Trump

3 min read

An Iranian senator has placed a bounty on Donald Trump's head, offering USD$3 million ($4.4 million) to 'whoever kills' the US President.

US Election 2020

US Election 2020

Who's Most Likely To Take On Trump At The 2020 U.S. Election?

7 min read

The democratic hunger games have well and truly begun and in a few months we will know which name has been chosen to go up against Donald Trump. Here's a look at who is still in the race and if any of them can beat The Don.

World

World

Explained: Iran And The U.S. Are A Step Closer To War, But Will It Start WWIII?

8 min read

Neither Donald Trump nor Iran wants war in the Middle East, experts say, but escalating revenge attacks may bring both nations to a point where "blood must be met with blood".

World

World

Donald Trump Impeached By The House, Here's What Happens Next

4 min read

US President Donald Trump has been impeached by the House but it doesn't mean he will be removed from office. Here's what will happen next in the saga.

Politics

Politics

Trump Photoshopped His Head On Rocky's Body And Nobody Can Explain It

4 min read

There's not much about Donald Trump's social media game which can surprise us anymore, but superimposing his head on Sylvester Stallone's ripped boxer body comes close.

Politics

Politics

A$AP Rocky Keeps Getting Name Dropped In Trump Impeachment Hearings

3 min read

Several of the officials who've testified before the House Intelligence Committee in the presidential impeachment hearings this week have name-dropped the same famous rapper: A$AP Rocky.

World

World

Why #Fartgate Is Trending All Over Twitter

1 min read

If you have been anywhere near Twitter today, you're almost guaranteed to have seen a whole lot of debate about farting, or one fart in particular, to be exact.

News

News

Australian Recruiters Reveal The Most Outrageous Lies Spotted On Job Applications

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As Donald Trump deals with a top employee who lied on her resume, Australian recruitment experts have revealed the worst porky-pies they’ve spotted on job applications and how they catch people out.

News

News

U.S. Push To Extend School Day To 6pm

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Californian Senator Kamala D. Harris wants to see the school day better align with the work day, to make life easier for working parents.

World

World

Trump To Make Mystery 'Major Statement' Amid Speculation Of ISIS Leader's Death

1 min read

Multiple outlets are reporting the leader of ISIS has been captured or killed in Syria, as Donald Trump is poised to make a "major statement" after he tweeted: "Something very big has just happened!".

World

World

How Trump's Bizarre 'Good Deal!' Letter Could Mean Disaster In Syrian Conflict

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A "disturbing" message from Donald Trump to Turkey's president could lock in ongoing conflict and death in Syria, as the U.S. President's behaviour further unravels into the bizarre.

Politics

Politics

Morrison Denies Trump Applied 'Pressure' To Help Russia Probe

4 min read

Scott Morrison has claimed it would have been "extraordinary" to not help Donald Trump with his investigation, as the PM downplays controversy over a recent phone call.

Politics

Politics

Democratic Politician Selling Trump 'Impeach The MF' Shirts

1 min read

Representative Rashida Tlaib's re-election campaign has started selling T-shirts based on her most widely-known phrase: "Impeach the MF."

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Airline Helps Passengers Avoid Screaming Babies

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Politics

Politics

Explained: How To Impeach A President

2 min read

Chatter about whether it is possible to impeach US President Donald Trump has been floated since he stepped into the White House, but how easy is it to do?

Politics

Politics

Impeachment Inquiry Will Give Trump A 'Landslide Victory'

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Donald Trump may be shrugging off impeachment talk over his call with Ukraine's president, with his campaign manager saying an inquiry will pave his way to a 2020 victory.

Politics

Politics

Trump Stumped By Don Bradman Joke At Box Factory Tour

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A joke comparing Scott Morrison to cricketing legend Don Bradman has left Donald Trump confused, as the leaders toured a box factory in the American midwest.

World

World

Mayoral Candidate Says Her City Should Be 'Kept As White As Possible'

2 min read

Jean Cramer says she has no plans to back out of the mayoral race in her Michigan, USA town despite backlash following her comments on diversity in the community.

Crime

Crime

What Happens Now Jeffrey Epstein Is Dead?

4 min read

Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein died of an apparent suicide on Saturday, taking the truth of his alleged wrongdoings to his grave.

Crime

Crime

Trump Retweets Conspiracy Theories About Jeffrey Epstein And The Clintons

2 min read

US President Donald Trump has shared two posts about Jeffrey Epstein's death in jail, which allude to links to Bill and Hillary Clinton.

World

World

With A Single Tweet Monica Lewinsky Brought The Internet To Its Knees

2 min read

Monica Lewinsky has just been announced as a producer for the latest series of 'American Crime Story'. But it's her tweet that has raised eyebrows and been applauded by thousands.

Politics

Politics

Trump Request For Military Funds To Build Border Wall Approved By Supreme Court

1 min read

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico.

Nick Bhasin

Nick Bhasin

The Lingering, Personal Effects Of Trump's Racism If You're Not White

6 min read

A while ago, I wrote about the things people of colour hear in Australia.

Politics

Politics

Huge Weird Wooden Melania Trump Carving Unveiled In Her Slovenian Home Town

2 min read

It might be one of the strangest perks of being First Lady -- a terrifying carved statue in your honour.

Politics

Politics

It Literally Rained On Trump's Parade For Fourth Of July

3 min read

He promised tanks, 'Aircraft One' and fireworks -- but huge storm dampened Donald Trump's big Independence Day party.

World

World

Women Told To Drink From Toilets In Immigration Detention, Politician Claims

3 min read

Migrants being kept in detention facilities in Texas are being told to drink out of toilet bowls, according to Democratic lawmakers who visited the centre.

Tech

Tech

Twitter To Censor, But Not Delete, Celebrity Tweets Which Break Rules

3 min read

Twitter will allow important sources like politicians to break its rules, but their tweets will be censored, in attempt to balance free expression and accountability.

Politics

Politics

The Dizzying Field Of Democrats Trying To Beat Trump In The U.S. Election

5 min read

Donald Trump is up for re-election next year, and there's a massive group of challengers vying to be the one that gets to take him on -- and potentially wrestle the presidency from his hands.

News

News

Haunting Photo Of Drowned Father And Baby At U.S. Border Shocks The World

4 min read

WARNING: Graphic images.

World

World

Trump Has A New Enemy: A Knitting Website With Millions Of Fans

2 min read

Ravelry, one of the world's largest online knitting communities, has banned all support for US President Donald Trump and his administration, calling it akin to supporting white supremacy.

World

World

Explained: The America-Iran Tensions, And The 'Very Big Mistake' That Could Start War

6 min read

It's a "staring contest" in the Middle East right now, as America and Iran face off -- and experts fear a conflict could kick off accidentally.

World

World

Trump's New Slogan Is 'Make American Great Again' Version 2.0

2 min read

U.S. President Donald Trump officially launched his bid for re-election in the 2020 U.S. election by asking his supporters to vote on his new campaign slogan.

Satire

Satire

7 Gift Ideas For Donald Trump On His 73rd Birthday

5 min read

Donald Trump turns 73 today.

Crime

Crime

Politician 'Punched Wife Who Undressed Slowly For Sex': Report

1 min read

A Mississippi state lawmaker stands accused of punching his wife after she undressed "too slowly" for sex, according to a police report. 

World

World

Joe Biden Announces Bid For 2020 Presidential Election

3 min read

Ending months of speculation, former Vice President Joe Biden announced Thursday he is launching his third presidential campaign.

Politics

Politics

Joe Biden Has Spoken Out Following Multiple Allegations Against Him

2 min read

Former US Vice President Joe Biden has released a two-minute video addressing accusations of inappropriate touching behaviour, stating that he understands the "boundaries of protecting personal space have been reset".

News

News

Joe Biden Faces New Accusations Of Inappropriate Touching

2 min read

The potential presidential candidate has been accused by a second woman of misplaced conduct, days after former lawmaker Lucy Flores said she was subject to an "awkward kiss" from the former VP.

Politics

Politics

Mueller Report: What You Need To Know About The Probe That Could Take Down Trump

2 min read

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is now complete, and he has now submitted his report to Attorney General William Barr. But the extent of the probe's impact is not yet known.

World

World

Politician Sues Twitter For $350 Million Over Fake Parody Accounts

1 min read

A controversial politician is suing Twitter and some users for more than US$250 million.

World

World

Trump Lies Twice About 'Tim Apple' Gaffe Despite Video Evidence

1 min read

In an utterly predictable but no less absurd turn of events, Donald Trump is now refuting video evidence in which he called Apple CEO Tim Cook "Tim Apple".

World

World

Fox News Presenter Gets Totally Roasted By Historian In Fiery Interview

2 min read

Footage has gone viral of Fox News host Tucker Carlson losing every ounce of his cool over a Dutch historian's jabs about his employer and tax policy.

News

News

Bernie Sanders Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign

1 min read

US Senator Bernie Sanders, the Vermont progressive whose 2016 White House campaign garnered fervent grassroots support said on Tuesday he would again seek the party’s presidential nomination in 2020.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Nose Piercing Leaves Girl In Wheelchair

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

Why Women Are Wearing White To Trump's State Of The Union Address

2 min read

Hours before US President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address to Congress, female Democratic representatives gathered together for a photo.

World

World

Pelosi Blocks Trump Delivering State Of The Union During Shutdown

3 min read

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi informed President Trump in a letter Wednesday she will not permit him to deliver the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress until the government reopens.

World

World

Mike Pence Compares Donald Trump To Martin Luther King Jr.

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has compared President Donald Trump to legendary equality advocate Martin Luther King, and the internet is struggling to deal with it.

Celebrity

Celebrity

'B**** I'm Scared': Cardi B Hits Out At Trump Over Shutdown

1 min read

Cardi B has delivered a powerful PSA to her nearly 40 million Instagram followers.

TV

TV

The Cast Of 'Celebrity Big Brother' US Is Absolutely Wild

1 min read

What happens when you put a former Trump staffer, a Lohan and a 'Mean Girls' actor in a house together?

Politics

Politics

Trump's Lawyer Michael Cohen To Testify On Russian Investigation

2 min read

Despite his longtime loyalty to President Donald Trump, Michael Cohen is now cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling

Celebrity

Celebrity

Samuel L. Jackson Endorses Lawmaker's Use Of 'Motherf*****' When Referring To Trump

1 min read

Newly elected Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib received a good deal of criticism after referring to President Trump as "the motherf*****" and calling for his impeachment Thursday, hours after she was sworn in.

Politics

Politics

"Impeach That Motherf***er": Freshman Senator Goes Off On Donald Trump

1 min read

Despite steady calls from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for Democrats not to bring up impeachment, Rashida Tlaib didn't hold back her thoughts on the President.

World

World

Elizabeth Warren Takes Step Towards 2020 Presidential Bid

1 min read

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a liberal firebrand who has taken on Wall Street and traded barbs with Donald Trump, on Monday became the most prominent Democrat to announce a challenge to the Republican president in 2020.

Politics

Politics

US House Passes Bill With $5 Billion For Trump's Wall

4 min read

The House on Thursday passed a stopgap spending measure to avoid a government shutdown that included $5 billion for border wall funding.

World

World

Trump Throws 'Tantrum' During Meeting With Top Democrats

4 min read

An Oval Office meeting between President Trump and Democratic leaders spiraled out of control over funding for the border wall Tuesday, devolving into what Senator Chuck Schumer called a Trump "temper tantrum."

World

World

The U.S. Supreme Court Is On A Collision Course With Trump

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s reluctance to take up new cases on volatile social issues is putting it on a collision course with President Donald Trump.

World

World

Trump Declares He's Tariff Man And Twitter Loses It

1 min read

The U.S. President appears to be very fond of the Caps Lock button, and Twitter users can't get enough.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Kid Rock Fired From Christmas Parade Following 'Anti-PC' Rant

1 min read

The genre-melding country hip-hop star we know as Kid Rock will no longer be leading this year's Christmas parade in Nashville.

World

World

Trump Wanders Off Again, Leaves Argentinian President Confused At G20

2 min read

Welcome to another instalment of Donald Trump Wanders Off Confused: G20 Edition.

Music

Music

Ted Cruz Got Barred From A Nine Inch Nails Show

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Republican Senator Ted Cruz tried to sneak his way onto a Nine Inch Nails guest list.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Busy Philipps 'Shook' After Seeing Sarah Huckabee Sanders At Disneyland

1 min read

Busy Philipps ran into the White House press secretary at Disneyland in California today and was less than impressed.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Note To Internet: Trump Was Not 'Destroyed' By A Tweet

5 min read

“Comedian Michelle Wolf destroys Trump” read the headline, and as I clicked my heart sang with blessed relief.

News

News

A Comedian Has Owned Donald Trump With A Single Tweet

1 min read

Comedian Michelle Wolf broke the internet with the ultimate Donald Trump diss.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Jim Carrey Hit Out At Trump, Called Him A 'Melanoma'

1 min read

Jim Carrey had some strong words for the US president over the weekend.

Politics

Politics

Democrats Want To Change 181-Year-Old 'No Hat' Rule In Congress To Allow Hijabs

2 min read

The party wants House of Representatives members to be allowed to wear religious head coverings.

Politics

Politics

Trump Just Called Fire-Ravaged Town 'Pleasure' Instead Of Paradise By Accident

2 min read

It's hard being the president.

News

News

Trump Demands 'Respect' From White House Reporters

2 min read

The Don also hinted CNN's Jim Acosta won't be the only journalist to have his White House credentials revoked.

Anna Kooiman

Anna Kooiman

If You Think The Midterms Were A Rebuke Of Trump, Think Again

5 min read

Democrats have taken control of the House and many are already vowing to take down President Trump.

U.S. Midterm Elections

U.S. Midterm Elections

Democrats Win Back House In Midterms Blow To Trump

3 min read

As much as Donald Trump tries to paint the midterms as a good result, it's going to make things a lot trickier for him. But it could have been worse.

Adam Hurlburt

Adam Hurlburt

The Terrifying Candidates Up For Election In America's Midterms

7 min read

Neo-Nazis, Holocaust deniers, conspiracy theorists and racists: meet my country's scariest batch of candidates vying for a seat in the US Congress.

U.S. Midterm Elections

U.S. Midterm Elections

U.S. Midterms Live Blog: Democrats To Win House Of Reps From Republicans

1 min read

Follow along with our live blog on the results of the US midterm elections

Views

Views

A Million Minutes In Trumpland: How President Donald Looms Over The Midterms

5 min read

Has it really only been two years? As America approaches its midterm elections, November 2016 seems like a decade ago.

Politics

Politics

Impeachment 'Tricky' Even If Democrats Come Up Trumps At The Midterms

4 min read

The midterm elections could doom Donald Trump's leadership, or cement him in the presidency for two more years.

Charles Firth

Charles Firth

The Libs Are Losing Ground For The Same Reason America Is Tearing Itself Apart

5 min read

As the United States heads to its midterm elections on Tuesday (Wednesday Australian time), the “united” part of its name is looking pretty ironic.

Politics

Politics

Here's What You Need To Know About The US Midterm Elections

5 min read

The poll that could see Donald Trump's presidency seriously damaged -- but how do they work?

Politics

Politics

Twitter Deletes Over 10,000 Accounts Discouraging US Voting

2 min read

Twitter Inc. deleted more than 10,000 automated accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting in Tuesday’s U.S. election and wrongly appeared to be from Democrats.

News

News

English Village Outraged Over Illinois Republican Ad ‘Smear’

2 min read

Residents resent being the poster town for recession

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

What's At Stake In The US Midterm Elections: Trump Triumph Or Trashing?

3 min read

Next week, November 6, Americans vote for the first time since Donald Trump was elected in 2016.

Tech

Tech

Alt-Right Social Media Site Linked To Suspected Synagogue Shooter Shut Down

6 min read

The difference between 'free speech' and 'hate speech' has sparked a firestorm in the US.

Matilda Dixon-Smith

Matilda Dixon-Smith

Why The Song And Dance About Who Taylor Swift Is Voting For?

7 min read

As we muddle through what can only be described as an endurance of celebrity obsession, there are few details about our biggest stars that elude us -- or the tabloids.

Roz Bellamy

Roz Bellamy

The 5 Types Of Tears Of High-Profile People

5 min read

Crying is the way that most of us enter the world.

World

World

The Heartbreaking Story Behind This Viral Photo

1 min read

She was sitting on a bench sobbing when a photographer approached her.

World

World

Melania Trump Has Told Donald To Put His Phone Down

2 min read

The First Lady has given some rare candid comments on President Trump's tweeting as she wrapped up her tour of Africa.

World

World

Kavanaugh Wins Senate Confirmation To Supreme Court

2 min read

A deeply divided US Senate confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, as Republicans dismissed sexual assault accusations against the conservative judge.

World

World

Trump Left A Trail As He Boarded Air Force One

1 min read

We've all been there.

Robert Angyal

Robert Angyal

Why Republicans Think Dr Ford Was Telling The Truth

7 min read

In the early hours of last Thursday, I sat up -- morbidly fascinated -- watching the cross-examination of Dr Christine Blasey Ford before the US Senate’s Judiciary Committee.

World

World

This Photo Is Every Woman Watching The Kavanaugh Hearing

2 min read

An emotional hearing in the US Supreme Court attracted the attention of women everywhere as a conservative federal appeals court judge decried his innocence against sexual assault. 

News

News

Meet The US Family Campaigning To Get Their Brother Kicked Out Of Congress

1 min read

Catch David Gosar on The Project tonight

News

News

Trump Claims Thousands “Did Not Die” In Puerto Rico Hurricanes

3 min read

President blames lying Democrats for independent study