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Andrew Beatty

Andrew Beatty

    Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown
    Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown
    Australian police raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC on Wednesday, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a...
    Social media bosses face jail under 'world first' Australian laws
    Social media bosses face jail under 'world first' Australian laws
    Social media executives risk jail for failing to take down violent extremist content quickly, under controversial laws passed in Australia on...
    Remote Cape with 'world's cleanest air' offers smog respite
    Remote Cape with 'world's cleanest air' offers smog respite
    As much of Asia wheezes, coughs and sniffles its way through another smog season, one isolated and windswept corner of Australia is serving as the...
    Inquiry refers scandal-hit Australian banks to watchdogs
    Inquiry refers scandal-hit Australian banks to watchdogs
    A major inquiry into scandals at Australia's banking and financial services firms has referred more than 20 cases to regulators for possible...
    Australia strawberry crisis now tastes a little sweeter for farmers
    Australia strawberry crisis now tastes a little sweeter for farmers
    Australia's pins-in-punnets strawberry crisis prompted a spate of social-media driven hoaxes, but sites like Facebook and Twitter are also helping...
    Trump calls former aide Omarosa a 'dog'
    Trump calls former aide Omarosa a 'dog'
    President Donald Trump lashed out at his former "Apprentice" and White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman on Tuesday in especially angry terms,...
    Trump withdraws from Iran deal, defying allies
    Trump withdraws from Iran deal, defying allies
    President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of a landmark deal curbing Iran's nuclear program and reimposed crippling sanctions on Tuesday,...
    Trump Jerusalem move sparks call for new Palestinian uprising
    Trump Jerusalem move sparks call for new Palestinian uprising
    US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital sparked a Palestinian general strike and a call for a new intifada on...
    Donald Trump upends White House in first chaotic year
    Donald Trump upends White House in first chaotic year
    The year since Donald Trump's election has revealed a president thirsty for acclaim,...
    After Las Vegas massacre, Trump silent on gun control
    After Las Vegas massacre, Trump silent on gun control
    President Donald Trump condemned the massacre of at least 59 Las Vegas concert goers as an "act of pure evil" Monday, but refrained from addressing...
    Scaramucci out as Trump's new chief of staff takes reins
    Scaramucci out as Trump's new chief of staff takes reins
    Foul-mouthed spin doctor Anthony Scaramucci was axed as White House communications director Monday, just 10 days after being named to the post and...
    Trump threatens Venezuela with 'economic actions'
    Trump threatens Venezuela with 'economic actions'
    US President Donald Trump threatened Venezuela with swift "economic actions" on Monday if its leader pushes on with an unpopular bid to change his...