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March 24, 2018 6:45 PM GOP's congressional stronghold is Democrats' source of hope

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A longtime congressional stronghold for Republicans, Pennsylvania is emerging in dramatic fashion as a source of hope for Democrats in their quest to take control of the U.S. House in November's mid-term elections. This week cemented Democratic victories in two key battles: Republicans dropped talk of legal challenges to Democrat 46

March 22, 2018 6:16 PM Vince Cable HUMILIATED: Eight EU PMs deny backing second Brexit vote despite Lib Dem claim

SIR Vince Cable has been left red-faced today after eight European Union leaders denied backing calls for a second Brexit referendum - despite a Lib Dem press release suggesting they had. The Liberal Democrat leader travelled to the continent this morning to speak with like-minded EU leaders to drum up support for a second vote at a major summit in Brussels 75

March 14, 2018 6:02 AM Bolton travel staff help Bury play centre for children with autism

TRAVEL agents are raising vital funds for a charity-run play centre which has provided a sanctuary for the store manager’s autistic nephew. Staff at Hays Travel Bolton have chosen the Boomerang multi-sensory play centre in Bury as the charity it wants to support during 2018 — a cause which is close to the heart of branch manager Toni Smith 39

March 12, 2018 6:16 AM Staff should never be named: Cash

Michaelia Cash says her threat to name Bill Shorten's apparent rumour-stricken staff was meant to show how political staff should never be named in public attacks. The Liberal senator says she's unreservedly withdrawn her comments if anybody in the opposition leader's office was offended. Senator Doug Cameron asked in a Senate hearing last month about 29

March 12, 2018 3:56 AM NSW steel town worried about dumping

Local workers in the NSW steel manufacturing hub of Port Kembla are pleased Australia has been exempted from controversial US steel tariffs but concerned the local market could be flooded with cheap imports. While Canberra negotiated its way out of the 25 per cent tariff on steel sold to the US, some Wollongong workers are now worried other countries 39

March 12, 2018 1:21 AM Libs to free up SA shop trading

Opposition Leader Steven Marshall says he'll move swiftly to deregulate shop trading hours in South Australia if the Liberals win Saturday's election. Mr Marashall says the changes would be a major boost for retailers, workers and consumers in South Australia. "We will bring South Australia's archaic shop trading hours into the 21st century," he said on Monday 21

March 9, 2018 4:03 AM Trump and North Korea talks: The political gamble of the 21st Century

South Korean leader Moon Jae-in is either a diplomatic genius or a communist set on destroying his country and US President Donald Trump is either a master of brinkmanship or a pawn in a more devious game - depending on who you speak to. But it is the other actor in this saga, Kim Jong-un, the only one who has yet to make a direct statement, who may just be the most significant 52

March 5, 2018 2:08 PM Chimney sweep or Bob the Builder? Theresa May's speech set mocked

The Prime Minister quickly became a target for PhotoShop fans and Twitter users due to her brickwork backdrop. Appearing in front of a mock brick wall, Mrs May quickly became a target for PhotoShop fans and Twitter users. Some pointed out the Prime Minister literally had her "back against the wall", others claimed the design was more appropriate for a school 35

March 3, 2018 8:05 AM Sad start to Tas Liberals' election night

Election night for the Tasmanian Liberal Party faithful has begun on a sombre note following the death of former attorney-general Vanessa Goodwin. She was diagnosed with the disease in March last year and withdrew from parliament and public life shortly afterwards. "We are devastated to lose such a loved and cherished member of our family," her family 32

February 27, 2018 3:58 AM PICTURED: Media adviser who quit after his meme about Barnaby Joyce having to sit on the backbench next to 'weird kid' Tony Abbott went viral

Ryan Hadjimihalakis was the Western Australian media adviser behind the meme mocking Tony Abbott and Barnaby Joyce emailed to journalists on Monday. The 29-year-old Liberal staffer worked for Forrest MP Nola Marino, in the South West town of Bunbury, and resigned from his position shortly after the blast was sent. Sent without a subject line, his email 21