Russia deploys warships to Syria coast after Turkey loses 33 soldiers in attack, Erdogan begging...
by Ian Greenhalgh on February 28, 2020 at 7:56 pm
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is looking toward the West for support, and at his countryâ€™s request NATO will be holding a meeting on the situation.
Trump announces US-Taliban peace deal, â€˜path forward to end warâ€™ in Afghanistan
by RT on February 28, 2020 at 7:53 pm
President Donald Trump says the US is about to sign agreements with the Taliban and the government of Afghanistan that could provide a way for withdrawal of troops from that country after almost 20 years of war. Read Full Article at RT.com
UK/Censored in US: Jewish Chronicle Must Apologize for Fake Anti-Semitism Campaign Against Labor
by VT Editors on February 28, 2020 at 7:50 pm
Translated from German RT: British opposition leader and Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn had to be prevented at all costs. For this purpose, the media and lobbyists practiced a real anti-Semitism campaign.Â The Jewish Chronicle now admitted that certain allegations were “untrue”. Jeremy Corbyn is an anti-Semite, the Labor Party has been infused with anti-Semitic ideas since
Nearly 2 in 5 Americans wonâ€™t buy Corona BEER over virus concerns â€” survey
by RT on February 28, 2020 at 7:37 pm
Americans are ditching Corona beer in droves over concerns about the coronavirus epidemic, according to a pair of surveys, with as many as 38 percent of beer-drinkers supposedly forgoing the beverage in misguided germaphobia. Read Full Article at RT.com
Perfect 10! Gymnast Nia Dennis floors the competition with incredible Beyonce-inspired routine...
by RT on February 28, 2020 at 6:46 pm
One year on from Katelyn Ohashi's viral floor routine, Nia Dennis has taken the baton and wowed the internet with an outstanding routine of her own, inspired by pop sensation Beyonce. Read Full Article at RT.com
As coronavirus slams Italy, paralysis and anxiety spread
on February 28, 2020 at 6:43 pm
At the epicenter of Europe's worst outbreak of coronavirus to date, daily lives have taken on an eerie, aimless calm. It's at night that the worry takes over.
WHO raises global risk of coronavirus from 'high' to 'very high'
on February 28, 2020 at 6:43 pm
The rapid spread of the coronavirus increased fears of a pandemic on Friday, with six countries reporting their first cases and the World Health Organization (WHO) raising its global spread and impact risk alert to "very high".
U.S. offer to help Iran in dealing with coronavirus 'ridiculous': Iran foreign ministry spokesman
on February 28, 2020 at 6:42 pm
America's offer to help Iran in dealing with coronavirus is "ridiculous," Iran's foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Friday, according to the Mehr news agency.
Bombardment intensifies in Tripoli, patients evacuated
on February 28, 2020 at 6:42 pm
Bombardment of the Libyan capital Tripoli intensified on Friday, residents said, forcing the evacuation of some patients from a hospital near the capital's only functioning airport and prompting condemnation by the United Nations.
Schwab tells employees to self-quarantine after visiting China, South Korea
on February 28, 2020 at 6:39 pm
Brokerage giant Charles Schwab Corp has asked employees who recently traveled to China or South Korea to remain at home for the next two weeks.
Amazon tells employees to defer all non-essential travel due to coronavirus
on February 28, 2020 at 6:39 pm
Amazon.com Inc said all employees should defer non-essential travel including within the United States, in a significant escalation by the world's largest online retailer to guard against the spread of the coronavirus among its ranks.
Coronavirus now poses 'very high' risk at global level: WHO
on February 28, 2020 at 6:38 pm
The risk of a global spread and impact of the coronavirus is now "very high", the highest level of alarm, but containment is still possible, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
Turkey says it will let refugees into Europe after troops killed in Syria
on February 28, 2020 at 6:34 pm
Refugees in Turkey headed toward European frontiers on Friday after an official declared that borders had been thrown open, a response to the escalating war in Syria where 33 Turkish soldiers were killed by Russian-backed Syrian government troops.
Two Illinois coronavirus patients recovered and returned home: governor
on February 28, 2020 at 6:32 pm
Illinois has "successfully contained" the new coronavirus to two confirmed cases, with both patients recovering fully and returning home, Governor J.B. Pritzker said on Friday.
UK's Johnson says coronavirus top priority, as first Briton dies
on February 28, 2020 at 6:32 pm
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said slowing the spread of the coronavirus was now his government's top priority, shortly after news on Friday that the first British person had died of the disease after contracting it on a cruise ship moored in Japan.
Vatican acknowledges some countries still lack guidelines on preventing abuse
on February 28, 2020 at 6:29 pm
Vatican officials acknowledged on Friday that bishops in about 10 countries still have no guidelines for dealing with sexual abuse cases, as it unveiled a new "task force" to help them and others.
Italian with coronavirus in Nigeria was not isolated for almost 48 hours
on February 28, 2020 at 6:28 pm
An Italian man who has been confirmed as Nigeria's first coronavirus case after arriving from Milan was in the country for almost two full days, traveling through Lagos and visiting another state before being isolated.
The Coronavirus Trajectory Has Spun Out Of Control
by Jon Bowne on February 28, 2020 at 6:28 pm
Is the virus being overhyped or are we underprepared?
Paris Gare de Lyon railway station evacuated after major fire
on February 28, 2020 at 6:27 pm
French police evacuated the Gare de Lyon railway station in Paris on Friday after a major fire broke out on a street next to the station.
Video: Father Fresh Out Of Coronavirus Quarantine Repeatedly Coughs On Air
by Kelen McBreen on February 28, 2020 at 6:26 pm
'They said I'm fine,' the coughing man reassured Fox hosts.
Watch: Woman Born Without Limb Thanks Mom For Not Aborting Her – Despite Doctors Offering It As...
by Adan Salazar on February 28, 2020 at 6:26 pm
'I enjoy everyday that I'm alive... every day is a gift from God.'
Iran health ministry spokesman rejects BBC Persian report of 210 deaths from coronavirus
on February 28, 2020 at 6:26 pm
Iran's health ministry spokesman in a tweet on Friday rejected a report by BBC Persian that at least 210 people have died from coronavirus in the country.
'Europe is nicer': migrants head west after Turkey opens border
on February 28, 2020 at 6:24 pm
Hundreds of migrants in Turkey started arriving on the borders with Greece and Bulgaria on Friday after a senior Turkish official said Ankara would no longer abide by a 2016 EU deal and stop refugees from reaching Europe.
Eureka! Physicists accidentally stumble upon mind-blowing new material that could upend physics as...
by RT on February 28, 2020 at 6:22 pm
American physicists believe that they have discovered a strange state of matter entirely new to science â€“ and they did it all completely by accident. Read Full Article at RT.com
Lufthansa to cut flight capacity due to coronavirus spread
on February 28, 2020 at 6:21 pm
German airline group Lufthansa said it will cut the number of short- and medium-haul flights in response to the accelerated spread of the coronavirus.
U.S. CDC confirms one more coronavirus case among Diamond Princess evacuees
on February 28, 2020 at 6:19 pm
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday confirmed one more case of the coronavirus among citizens evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, bringing the tally among evacuees to 44.
Congressman threatens Don Jr. with â€˜serious altercationâ€™ over claim Dems...
by RT on February 28, 2020 at 6:16 pm
Democratic Rep. John Garamendi had some harsh words for Donald Trump Jr. after the presidentâ€™s son said Dems â€œseemingly hopeâ€� the coronavirus comes to the US and â€œkills millions.â€� Read Full Article at RT.com
U.S. lawmakers warned of wider coronavirus outbreak; White House urges calm
on February 28, 2020 at 6:15 pm
A top U.S. health official told lawmakers on Friday to expect many more coronavirus cases in the United States, a source said, as the Trump administration faced mounting criticism for its response to the crisis.
Trump, in call with Erdogan, backs Turkey and urges end to violence in Syria's Idlib
on February 28, 2020 at 6:14 pm
U.S. President Donald Trump, in a call with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday, backed de-escalation of violence in northwestern Syria and called on the Syrian government, Russia and Iran to halt their offences, the White House said.
U.N. chief calls for Syria truce before situation 'entirely out of control'
on February 28, 2020 at 6:13 pm
U.N Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for an immediate ceasefire in northwest Syria "before the situation gets entirely out of control."
Coronavirus grounds Russian gymnasts as team bosses rule out Milwaukee and Tokyo World Cup events
by RT on February 28, 2020 at 5:53 pm
The Russian national gymnastics team has been dealt a blow after team bosses decided not to risk making the trip to Milwaukee, USA for a World Cup event due to coronavirus fears. Read Full Article at RT.com
Video: Infowars Dominates CPAC With Exclusive Interviews
by Kelen McBreen on February 28, 2020 at 5:30 pm
Owen Shroyer caught up with fellow patriots to at CPAC 2020.
Fears grow that Liverpool could be denied Premier League crown if coronavirus outbreak worsens
by RT on February 28, 2020 at 5:27 pm
Jurgen Klopp's record-breaking Liverpool side could be denied what would be their first top-flight league win in three decades if the coronavirus outbreak leads to large-scale game cancelations, according to a UK media report. Read Full Article at RT.com
Pompeo adds insult to injury by dangling coronavirus â€˜helpâ€™ in front of...
by RT on February 28, 2020 at 5:23 pm
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has criticized Iran's healthcare infrastructure while offering empty gestures of help, adding insult to injury after years of devastating sanctions have deprived the nation of lifesaving supplies. Read Full Article at RT.com
Watch: Illegals Use Makeshift Ladder to Climb Border Wall
by Adan Salazar on February 28, 2020 at 5:22 pm
Reporter describes witnessing several illegals scaling border wall from Mexico into U.S. in broad daylight.
Large blaze erupts near iconic Paris train station Gare de Lyon (WATCH LIVE)
by RT on February 28, 2020 at 5:18 pm
A major fire occurred outside the iconic Gare de Lyon station in Paris. Reports say it was started by a crowd protesting against a concert by a Congolese star nearby, who tried to prevent firefighters from putting out the blaze. Read Full Article at RT.com
“Catastrophic”: Iranian Whistleblower Claims Government Hiding True Number of Coronavirus...
by Paul Joseph Watson on February 28, 2020 at 5:05 pm
Says 17 people died in her hospital in one day alone.
Russia on red alert: almost SURROUNDED by Coronavirus cases - braces for epidemic
by RT on February 28, 2020 at 5:05 pm
As the world's biggest country, bordering 16 states, Russia is something of a sitting duck for COVID-19. With eight of those now reporting infections, its reappearance inside Russian borders is perhaps only a matter of time. Read Full Article at RT.com
â€˜Kid looks traumatizedâ€™: Viral TikTok video showing drag queen dancing for little girl...
by RT on February 28, 2020 at 5:04 pm
An unsettling TikTok video, showing a drag queen dancing provocatively for a young child while adults cheer and laugh, has sparked outrage online, with many wondering how exactly the odd situation materialized. Read Full Article at RT.com
Hoppe Reveals How ‘Selective Immigration’ Is Libertarian
by Kit Daniels on February 28, 2020 at 4:56 pm
Ideally, with all pieces of land and everything on them privately owned, there would be a huge variety of entrance requirements, he says
CPAC 2020 Conservatives Rise Up Against Socialism
by Millie Weaver on February 28, 2020 at 4:54 pm
Conservative attendees wary of specter of communism on the horizon.
Scott Presler Explains How Trump Is Making America Great Again
by Kelen McBreen on February 28, 2020 at 4:52 pm
A discussion on gun rights, gay rights, immigration and more.
'He changed the sport like my dad did': Muhammad Ali's daughter content with Conor McGregor...
by RT on February 28, 2020 at 4:48 pm
Rasheda Ali, daughter of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, says that she is unconcerned with comparisons between her father and Irish MMA star Conor McGregor, who she says changed his sport in the same way that her father changed his. Read Full Article at RT.com
Trump fans lose it with Garth Brooks for â€˜supporting Bernie Sandersâ€™ in NFL jersey...
by RT on February 28, 2020 at 4:39 pm
Country music star Garth Brooks took heat from his conservative fans after seemingly endorsing Bernie Sanders for presidentâ€¦ when he was actually just wearing a sports jersey of an NFL Hall of Famer with the same name. Read Full Article at RT.com
US sees â€˜significant reductionâ€™ in Afghan violence, prepares to sign historic deal...
by RT on February 28, 2020 at 4:37 pm
Read Full Article at RT.com
India’s geopolitical pivot is complete after Trump’s successful visit
by Jim W. Dean, Managing Editor on February 28, 2020 at 4:35 pm
by Andrew Korybko for Veterans Today ..with One World, Russia [ Editor’s Note: VT welcomes Andrew with his first publication today. We do not add much new writing talent these days as ever in creasing volume of material just speeds up the process of pushing good work off the front page. So we juggle the
Video: Infowars’ Owen Shroyer Meets Charlie Kirk Of Turning Point USA
by Adan Salazar on February 28, 2020 at 4:33 pm
What happens when Conservative Inc. meets an unstoppable force?
US military bases in South Korea placed on lockdown to stop novel coronavirus spread
by RT on February 28, 2020 at 4:32 pm
The restrictions were paced on the largest US military base abroad after an American soldier tested positive for coronavirus raging in South Korea, which became the second-hardest hit by the outbreak after mainland China. Read Full Article at RT.com
Buchanan: Coronavirus Crisis Is Trump’s Time To Lead
by Kit Daniels on February 28, 2020 at 4:20 pm
Trump has the pulpit he can use daily to command the airwaves and inform, lead, unite and direct the nation during what could be a months-long crisis
Classification, not demonization, is the answer to sport's great transgender debate
by RT on February 28, 2020 at 4:05 pm
Transgender athletes are often criticized, demonized and labeled as cheats when they are doing little more than simply competing within the rules. The issue isn't the athletes, it's the rules. Read Full Article at RT.com
NEC Director Larry Kudlow Holds Press Conference….
by sundance on February 28, 2020 at 7:55 pm
The media is initiating panic about the Coronavirus in 2020 the same way the media attempted to manufacture panic about an upcoming U.S. recession in 2019. Everything about Coronavirus is hyped with purpose. The CDC official who lit the fuse … Continue reading →
Brazilâ€™s PIX Payments System Has the Same Spirit, but Not a Blockchain Structure
by Cointelegraph By Andrew Singer on February 28, 2020 at 7:10 pm
When PIX is implemented, a number of Brazilan banks could take a hit. Point-of-sale machines and payment processing firms could become scarce
Iran-China bonds to deepen in process of combating coronavirus, Zarif says
by mo@Iran on February 28, 2020 at 7:07 pm
IRNA â€“ Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday in a phone conversation with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi said that the bonds of Iran and China will be...
Coronavirus cancels Friday prayers in various Iranian cities
by mo@Iran on February 28, 2020 at 7:03 pm
MNA â€“ The outbreak of coronavirus in Iran canceled Friday prayers ceremonies in various cities across the country. According to the statement made by the policy making committee of holding...
Pompeo says US offered to help Iran with coronavirus response
by mo@Iran on February 28, 2020 at 6:59 pm
Reuters – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the United States has offered to help with the coronavirus response in Iran, where the outbreak has killed 34...
Fire kills 5 in residential building in Iranian city of Qom
by mo@Iran on February 28, 2020 at 6:54 pm
AP – A fire erupted in a residential building in the Iranian city of Qom before dawn on Friday, killing at least five people, including a 2-year-old, and injuring 38,...
Malta Regulator Clarifies Legal Status of Binance
by Cointelegraph By Samuel Haig on February 28, 2020 at 6:50 pm
Malta is keen to preserve its reputation as a blockchain hub after clarifying that leading crypto exchange Binance is not regulated by the island country
Iran coronavirus update: 338 infections, 34 deaths
by mo@Iran on February 28, 2020 at 6:49 pm
MNA â€“ The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak, officially known as COVID-19, in Iran has risen to 34 with 338 confirmed cases. Health Ministry Spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour broke the...
Iran receives 5th consignment of coronavirus test kits
by mo@Iran on February 28, 2020 at 6:47 pm
IRNA – Representative of the World Health Organization in Iran Christoph Hamelmann in a message announced that the 5th shipment of coronavirus test kits arrived in Iran on Friday. “We...
MIT Professor: Blockchain Is Good on Its Own but Not Good for Voting
by Cointelegraph By Ana Alexandre on February 28, 2020 at 6:23 pm
Computer scientist Ronald Rivest has said that blockchain is not the right technology for voting, although it can find proper application in a number of other areas.
Price Analysis Feb 28: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BSV, LTC, EOS, BNB, XTZ, LINK
by Cointelegraph By Rakesh Upadhyay on February 28, 2020 at 6:21 pm
Many major cryptocurrencies are holding their 200-day moving averages, which suggests a larger move in the next few days
Secure Encryption Key Management Modules, Explained
by Cointelegraph By Nigel Smart on February 28, 2020 at 5:20 pm
Complete security depends on cryptographic key management: hereâ€™s what you need to know
ICE Reveals Cryptocurrency Intelligence Program Targeting P2P and Darknet Markets
by Cointelegraph By Samuel Haig on February 28, 2020 at 5:15 pm
ICEâ€™s Cryptocurrency Intelligence Program aims to identify unlicensed money transmitters operating on peer-to-peer and darknet markets
Can Bitcoin Be Seized as Self-Proclaimed BTC Creator Craig Wright Claims?
by Cointelegraph By Adrian Zmudzinski on February 28, 2020 at 5:11 pm
Bitcoin experts elaborate on whether self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator Craig Wrightâ€™s claims that Bitcoin can be seized to accommodate court orders are true.
Bitfinex Completes Another $100M Loan Facility Repayment to Tether
by Cointelegraph By Helen Partz on February 28, 2020 at 4:39 pm
Hours after experiencing a major DDoS attack, Bitfinex announces repayment of another $100 million of the loan facility to Tether
Blockchain Firm AVA Labs Acquires Private Investments Platform Investery
by Cointelegraph By Adrian Zmudzinski on February 28, 2020 at 3:37 pm
Blockchain firm AVA labs announced the acquisition of a platform meant to allow its user to manage private financial assets
Crypto Contributes to Money Laundering Problems in Latin America, Report
by Cointelegraph By Helen Partz on February 28, 2020 at 3:19 pm
Crypto exchanges in Latin America attract money launderers due to â€œextremely laxâ€� AML and KYC regulations, a new report says
Grammy-Nominated Artist Akon to Launch Cryptocurrency on Stellar
by Cointelegraph By Andrew Fenton on February 28, 2020 at 3:00 pm
Akon has chosen the Stellar blockchain network for his new cryptocurrency, which is due to launch in early 2020
Why Banks Arenâ€™t Banking Your Crypto Startup
by Cointelegraph By Justin Oâ€™Connell on February 28, 2020 at 2:08 pm
The compromised reputation of the crypto industry is the main obstacle for the banking sectorâ€™s integration into the space
Bitcoin Bounces Off $8.4K 4-Week Low as It Tracks Stock-to-Flow Target
by Cointelegraph By William Suberg on February 28, 2020 at 1:42 pm
Traditional markets are in meltdown but long-term Bitcoin price forecasts remain intact as the halving nears
Tether Calls Market Manipulation Allegations â€˜Reckless and Falseâ€™
by Cointelegraph By Adrian Zmudzinski on February 28, 2020 at 1:29 pm
Tether states that the market manipulation accusations are â€œreckless and falseâ€�
Victoria down AFL All Stars in State of Origin clash for bushfire relief
on February 28, 2020 at 1:08 pm
Victoria comes from 30 points behind to score a 46-point win over the All Stars in the AFL's bushfire relief game at Docklands Stadium.
CBDC Push Takes Ukraine Closer to Crypto Adoption
by Cointelegraph By Shiraz Jagati on February 28, 2020 at 12:54 pm
Ukrainian governmentâ€™s recent manifesto led many experts to believe that the industry is all set to boom in the near future
13,000 ATMs in South Korea to Support Litecoin Withdrawal and Remittances
by Cointelegraph By Samuel Haig on February 28, 2020 at 12:29 pm
The Litecoin Foundation hopes to drive LTC adoption in Asia through the new partnership with MeconCash
Japanâ€™s Line Replaces Singapore Crypto Exchange With New US Platform
by Cointelegraph By Marie Huillet on February 28, 2020 at 12:07 pm
As of today, users are automatically redirected from Lineâ€™s Singapore exchange BitBox to the new BitFront platform
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Uses R3â€™s Blockchain for Financial Processes
by Cointelegraph By Helen Partz on February 28, 2020 at 11:47 am
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is applying R3â€™s Corda to facilitate intercompany settlements
Crypto Exchanges OKEx and Bitfinex Suffer Simultaneous DDoS Attacks
by Cointelegraph By Andrey Shevchenko on February 28, 2020 at 11:22 am
Bitfinex and OKEx were hit by DDoS almost simultaneously
Worldâ€™s Largest Human Resources Firm Adopts Smart Contracts Platform
by Cointelegraph By Marie Huillet on February 28, 2020 at 10:35 am
Top HR firm Randstad has adopted a smart contracts blockchain platform to streamline its workflow
Philippine Cryptocurrency Regulator Accused of Misappropriating Millions
by Cointelegraph By Samuel Haig on February 28, 2020 at 10:29 am
A Philippine crypto regulator is accused of misappropriating funds and funneling them into his family membersâ€™ electoral campaigns
Fed Coronavirus Rate Cut May Beat Bitcoin Inflation After 2020 Halving
by Cointelegraph By William Suberg on February 28, 2020 at 10:24 am
The Fed may bring short-term rate under 1% this year, traders are betting as coronavirus continues its spread
Are councils robbing us of a 'magic ingredient' in the fight against coronavirus?
by Kathy Sundstrom on February 28, 2020 at 9:48 am
The removal of soap dispensers from public toilets has stoked concerns that local councils are washing their hands of a simple and effective way to help to halt the spread of coronavirus.
Clive Palmer charged with more offences
on February 28, 2020 at 9:33 am
Australia's corporate regulator lays more charges against businessman Clive Palmer, accusing him of misusing his position as a company director seven years ago.
US grants sanctions waiver to ease humanitarian aid to Iran
by mo@Iran on February 28, 2020 at 9:20 am
Reuters – The United States on Thursday granted a license to allow for certain humanitarian trade transactions with Iranâ€™s sanctioned central bank, a move it said was in step with...
UAE suspends passenger ferry services with Iran over coronavirus
by mo@Iran on February 28, 2020 at 9:17 am
Reuters – The United Arab Emirates has suspended passenger ferry services with Iran until further notice over coronavirus fears, the state news agency WAM said on Thursday. The UAE has...
Health Ministry: More Iranian coronavirus patients discharged from hospital
by mo@Iran on February 28, 2020 at 9:12 am
Press TV – An Iranian Health Ministry official says despite the surging number of coronavirus cases across the country, more patients have recovered and been released from the hospital during...
Sun Yang banned for eight years for breaking anti-doping rules
on February 28, 2020 at 9:12 am
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) finds Chinese swimmer Sun Yang guilty of refusing to cooperate with sample collectors, banning the Olympic gold medallist for eight years.
French Legion of Honour granted to Iranian star Shahab Hosseini
by mo@Iran on February 28, 2020 at 9:07 am
IRNA â€“ Shahab Hosseini, the actor of Asghar Farhadiâ€™s Oscar-winning movies â€œA Separationâ€� and â€œThe Salesmanâ€� has received French Legion of Honour. The honorary award was bestowed upon Hosseini by...
Energy policy shake-up flagged as Government looks to dump solar, wind investment
by Tom Major on February 28, 2020 at 8:39 am
New technologies will be prioritised in a bid to reduce Australia's greenhouse emissions, the Energy Minister says, but environmentalists say the move is simply delaying real action.
National horse register to make animals more traceable enters planning stage
by Erin Somerville on February 28, 2020 at 8:38 am
A working group is established to help create a National Horse Traceability Register, fulfilling one of 18 recommendations handed down by last year's Senate inquiry and aimed at "protecting horses from neglect and cruelty while improving rider safety and national biosecurity".
'They're sitting ducks': Fears about emergence of deadly drug fentanyl before Mardi Gras
by Max Chalmers on February 28, 2020 at 8:24 am
A drug 50 times stronger than heroin is detected in NSW and health experts are warning they believe it has tainted batches of other illicit drugs ahead of Sydney's Mardi Gras.
'I've slept on floors next to toilets': Prison overcrowding taking its toll
by Jessica Hayes on February 28, 2020 at 8:18 am
Jason Burton has been in and out of Western Australia's prison system for 15 years and says he's never seen conditions so bad, with staff under pressure and a rise in violence among inmates.
Media mogul Jimmy Lai, opposition figures rounded up in Hong Kong over pro-democracy protests
on February 28, 2020 at 7:58 am
The outspoken head of a Hong Kong publishing group, Jimmy Lai, is held by police over his participation in a protest march in August that was part of a months-long pro-democracy movement.
Prominent cave painting on Uluru vandalised with vegetable oil, national park says
by Samantha Jonscher on February 28, 2020 at 7:38 am
The park's tourism manager said up to a third of the cave was covered with vegetable oil, with paintings estimated at tens of thousands of years old still visible but obscured.
House Committee to Hold Hearing on Benefits of Blockchain
by Cointelegraph By Turner Wright on February 28, 2020 at 7:05 am
Subjects under discussion at the House committee hearing include blockchainâ€™s impact on small businesses
Teen repeatedly stabbed petrol station attendant, then wrote 'IS' in blood on the window
by Elizabeth Byrne on February 28, 2020 at 7:01 am
As his accomplice stole cigarettes and cash, a 16-year-old boy killed Pakistani national Zeeshan Akbar in an attack so graphic the footage will not be released.
Cash ban law could mean you end up in jail if you pay for a car with $10,000 cash
by Nassim Khadem on February 28, 2020 at 7:01 am
A Senate inquiry backs a controversial bill to ban cash payments of $10,000 and impose two-year jail sentences on people using cash for purchases above that limit, meaning it will soon become law.
High jumper Eleanor Patterson breaks 31-year-old Australian record
on February 28, 2020 at 6:44 am
Eleanor Patterson almost gave away high jump two years ago, but she now finds herself as the national record holder with the Tokyo Olympics on the horizon.
Wife basher t-shirt displayed in storefront prompts outrage in wake of Hannah Clarke death
by Rebecca Trigger on February 28, 2020 at 6:31 am
The store's owner says the shirt is a joke, but domestic violence advocates have branded it a "hate crime message" in the wake of the death of a mother and three children.
Ardern tells Morrison 'don't deport your problems' as they clash in Sydney
by Kathleen Ferguson on February 28, 2020 at 6:29 am
The New Zealand and Australian prime ministers publicly clash in Sydney over the deportation of Kiwi criminals, with Jacinda Ardern calling for Australia to "stop exporting" people who grew up here.
Tasmania will get its first NBL team since 1996
on February 28, 2020 at 5:54 am
Tasmania will have a basketball team by 2021 under a new deal between the State Government and National Basketball League owner Larry Kestelman.