World


Australia Budget 2017: Treasurer Unveils Big Banks Tax

That will include a potential buy-out of the Snowy Hydro scheme from Victoria and NSW, and a $20 billion "once in a generation" rail line upgrade. The government is dipping its toe in the negative gearing waters with a winding back of some deductible expenses for investors, but it doesn't go as far as Labor's multibillion-dollar policy aimed at improving housing affordability.


What is a Fidget Spinner and why can't kids put it down?

What is a Fidget Spinner and why can't kids put it down?

Supporters of fidget spinners - including the Fidget Spinner Association - have condemned spinner bans in schools, saying the gadgets serve an important objective. The FSA is the official sanctioning body of the World Fidget Spinner Championships, scheduled to be held in New York City in September of 2017. We frown on colleagues and loved ones that fidget.


Garda appeal after man shot at Dublin petrol station

Garda appeal after man shot at Dublin petrol station

Mr Gately was being treated in hospital last night... The victim was at a filling station when a gunman approached and fired several shots at him. The Hutch associate has been hiding out in Northern Ireland because of the active threat on his life and was sitting in a northern-registered Ford Mondeo when he was shot.


Mugabe not asleep in meetings, he's protecting eyes

Mugabe not asleep in meetings, he's protecting eyes

He specified that only his eyes need special treatment in Singapore , even then he is supervised by a Zimbabwean doctor. "If you look at his poise, he looks down, avoids direct lighting". In his interview with the Herald , Charamba suggested that Nelson Mandela , the late leader of post-apartheid South Africa, had a similar problem with his eyes.



MARK CUBAN: Here's the bigger issue with Trump's firing of

The former FBI director made several unexpected announcements during the 2016 presidential election that included not recommending charges against Hillary Clinton for mishandling classified information in emails during her tenure as secretary of State and then telling Congress he was reopening that investigation 11 days before the election.


United States president expresses desire to improve relations with Russian Federation

United States president expresses desire to improve relations with Russian Federation

Secretary Tillerson has now met with Lavrov twice , once in Moscow and now again in Washington, D.C., but this meeting was the first time that the president actually met face-to-face with the top Russian diplomat. Lavrov said that despite difficulties "our countries can and should contribute jointly to the settlement of the most urgent issues in global affairs".