Coalition's tax plan on a knife edge – politics live pred 32 minutami The government and Labor have spent the night negotiating with the crossbench. All the day’s events, live 1.41am BST As Katharine Murphy reported, the government is funding a study into workplace harassment – because once you report something to HR, then what?Kelly O’Dwyer announced the study with the Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins this morning. Here is the statement her office sent out: 1.29am BST Scott Morrison has spoken on the news Telstra is to slash 30% of its workforce – 8,000 people:Like all Australians, I am very disappointed to learn that news, but there is only one thing that I can say in response – that the government has been working hard to ensure that the economy that they will go back into now, to find another job, there are more jobs in that economy today than there was before. Continue reading...(The Guardian)
David Hogg calls for another boycott of Fox News' Laura Ingraham pred 48 minutami David Hogg, a survivor of the Florida high school shooting, is calling for a boycott of Fox News' Laura Ingraham for the second time in months, this time because of her controversial comments about immigrant children separated from their parents.
Trump Hugs Flag After Immigration Speech pred 51 minutami Following a speech where President Donald Trump said he would detain family units together, instead of separating the children, the leader hugged an American Flag positioned on the stage. (June 19)
Canada legalises cannabis use after successful Senate vote pred 1 uro in 9 minutami Cannabis Act passes, with the legislation expected to take effect in a few monthsRecreational cannabis use in Canada is to become legal after the Senate approved the legislation. Related: 'I deliver to your house': pot dealers on why legalization won't kill the black market Continue reading...(The Guardian)
US forces preparing for North Korea to hand over war dead pred 1 uro in 32 minutami US military in South Korea expect to receive remains of unknown number of missing US or allied service members US forces in South Korea are preparing for the North Koreans to turn over the remains of an unknown number of US or allied service members who have been missing since the Korean war, US officials have said. Related: Pentagon cancels Freedom Guardian military drill with South Korea Continue reading...(The Guardian)
Detainee recounts separation from son pred 1 uro in 40 minutami A woman from El Salvador says she hasn’t spoken to her 8-year-old son in a month, since immigration officials separated them after they crossed the U.S.-Mexico border to seek asylum. (June 19)
State Dept. on immigration, Kim Jong Un in China pred 1 uro in 42 minutami At a U.S. State Department press briefing, Spokesperson Heather Nauert commented on the administrations immigration policies and Kim Jong Un's visit to China. (June 19)