Trade war explodes as Trump clashes with US firms over ‘order’ to abandon China, block fentanyl shipments

Stocks plunge as China announces retaliatory tariffs, Trump goes on offensive The Dow takes a dive as China announces retaliatory tariffs on some U.S. goods, President Trump rips Federal Reserve; Kevin Corke reports from the White House. President Trump's trade war with China boiled over Friday as Beijing slapped retaliatory tariffs on America and the president declared he's ordering U.S. companies to prepare to […]

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10,000 calls: NBN Co sends warning as scam numbers soar

NBN Co is receiving upwards of 100 calls a day about suspected internet installation scams and has warned consumers and business owners to stay vigilant amid a "significant uplift" in people impersonating broadband providers. In the past three months NBN Co says it has fielded close to 10,000 calls from the public about suspected scam activity relating to broadband. Between […]

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Afghan clinics reopening days after Taliban forced closure

Forty-two health facilities in Wardak province were closed after the Taliban threatened its staff to halt operations. A Swedish charity running health facilities in central Afghanistan has said that staff at its centres offering 24-hour services have begun returning to work, almost a week after the Taliban forced the closure of dozens of the organisation’s clinics. The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan […]

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Villagers wage ‘war’ on town hall bosses after council hacked hedge

Villagers wage ‘war’ on town hall bosses after council contractors hacked a beloved hedge down to its roots More than 150 campaigners gathered in protest against the hedge cutting  Thanet Council is under internal review and hedge cutting banned until October  Protesters claim trimming would have killed or disturbed hundreds of animals  Villagers have waged ‘war’ on their council after […]

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U.S. Naval War College head Jeffrey Harley reassigned after inspector general investigation

This undated file image provided by the U.S. Navy shows Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley, president of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, R.I. On Monday, June 10, 2019, the Navy said Harley has been reassigned pending the outcome of an inspector general investigation. The administrative reassignment comes days after The Associated Press reported on the investigation amid allegations that […]

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