The Trump administration has rescinded guidance which encouraged colleges and schools to consider race in their decision-making processes around enrolment.
In May 2018, Wilson was found guilty of concealing child sexual abuse by paedophile priest James Fletcher.
The German Chancellor has agreed to a political deal which will see the country tighten its borders to asylum seekers.
Bans on plastic bags came into effect in two Australian states on 1 July 2018, with major retailers also voluntarily opting to remove single-use plastic bags from stores.
Four nations had brought a complaint to the WTO that Australia's mandated plain packaging violated trade laws, but the WTO has rejected this, clearing the way for other countries to introduce similar legislation.
Thanks to an SEC ruling, US companies are now required to list the pay ratio between its CEO and its median salary. The results make for interesting reading.
Another shooting has taken place, this time at the Capital Gazette building in Annapolis, MD.
Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced he will leave his post, giving Trump the opportunity to replace a moderate judge with a conservative.
The company has rebounded under CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and convinced the court it has changed its ways.
The court has ruled 5-4 in favour of the ban which prohibits most people from a number of predominantly Muslim countries entering the US.
In the final sitting week before the winter break, Malcolm Turnbull’s government is scrambling to get the numbers to pass the bill.
The US President has signalled he will double down on his zero tolerance policy towards undocumented immigrants.
Turkey’s electoral commission has just confirmed Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) will remain Turkey’s leader.
The much criticised policy of separating undocumented immigrant children from their parents will come to an end
The bank will pay the penalty after admitting to thousands of breaches of Australia’s anti money laundering laws.
The Tesla co-founder answered a question on Twitter by saying “universal income will be necessary over time if AI takes over most human jobs”
The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has announced the withdrawal, calling the organisation a “cesspool of political bias”.
The Federal Court has made the ruling after finding that Apple misled customers regarding repair of their iPhones and iPads.
The US President aims to establish a new branch of the military to be known as ‘Space Force’.
Up to 10,000 people gathered to mourn the loss of the 22-year-old Melbournian.
A three-day pause in hostilities in Afghanistan has been broken with two devastating suicide bombing attacks.
The New York Attorney General has taken the action against the Trump Foundation, seeking to dissolve the charity and claim US$2.8 million in restitution.
As the World Cup prepares for kick-off, the Virgin founder has written of his hope the tournament can be an “opportunity for the world to put differences aside and join hands as one.”
The long-anticipated meeting between the US and North Korean leaders has finally gone ahead.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has issued a new ruling making it more difficult for those fleeing persecution to successfully seek asylum in the US.
Amid high security, US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have arrived in Singapore for their summit.
It’s the strangest story in sports: the President of an NBA team and his alleged secret Twitter accounts.
The leaders of the world’s seven largest advanced economies will meet in Canada but there is already talk of a six-country agreement with Trump the odd one out.
During a conference in Israel, Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani has said the June meeting was reinstated after a grovelling plea from Kim Jong-un.
Weinstein’s lawyer vowed to beat the charges levelled against the Hollywood producer.
US President Donald Trump may have the power to pardon himself of any wrongdoing related to Russian collusion in the US election, says his lawyer Rudy Giuliani.
The talks concluded on Sunday without any new agreements and the possibility of the two economic giants placing trade restrictions on each other remains open.
Italian President Sergio Mattarella has agreed to swear in the coalition government after blocking it just days ago
After being warned he was the target of a state-ordered assassination plot, Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko faked his own death in order to expose those coordinating his murder.
Arkady Babchenko had become an enemy of the state after upsetting some of the Kremlin's most powerful figures. Now, after more than a year of living in exile in Ukraine, he's been murdered outside his apartment complex.
Italy continues to be a nation in flux after President Sergio Mattarella invited Carlo Cottarelli, formerly an International Monetary Fund economist, to form government.
The frontrunner to be Italy's next prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, has been caught taking liberties with his resume.
The man who led the investigation into the systematic protection of child abuse in the Catholic church in Boston in the early 2000s, says a prison sentence for archbishop Philip Wilson would send an important message.
Washington announces plan to impose toughest sanctions on Tehran to date, as it aims to curb its "threatening behaviour".
After repeated warnings to address unacceptable pollution levels, six countries must now answer to the European Court of Justice.
Mark Zuckerberg has been called out for agreeing to give evidence to the European Parliament despite repeated calls to front British MPs.
American states will now be able to legalise sports betting, ending Nevada's long-time monopoly on the lucrative market.
The world has condemned the Israeli military's massacre of Palestinian protestors as a shocking and abhorrent violation of human rights.
The billionaire businessman was found to have cheated investors and embezzled huge sums as head of his insurance conglomerate.
Malaysia's ruling regime for the past six decades has been voted out, with Mahathir Mohamad leading the Opposition Alliance to a highly unlikely victory.
The decision of the High Court to rule Katy Gallagher ineligible has led to the resignation of three MPs, as Labor feels the full brunt of the citizenship scandal.
The Turnbull government has set aside $50 million in the federal budget to go towards the prosecution of those responsible for the downing of MH17.
European leaders are scrambling to convince Iran not to revert to nuclear bomb building in the wake of Trump's decision to cut ties with the 2015 accord.
It has been described as the biggest scandal in the history of Australian horse racing, with well-known industry figures found guilty of doping-related offences.
The British foreign secretary is leaving no stone unturned in his bid to keep the Iran accord in play.
Three board members face being ousted at Thursday's annual general meeting, and Murray has implored investors to not let emotion dictate their decision-making.
Volkswagen's former CEO is squarely in the sights of the US Justice Department and German prosecutors, after being indicted on charges of conspiracy and wire fraud.
South Korea has requested the United Nations use its expertise to verify the closure of North Korea's nuclear test site Punggye-ri.
Australia's most senior Catholic, and the third ranked figure in the Vatican behind Pope Francis, has been committed to stand trial on historical sexual offence charges.
What Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims to be evidence, is nothing more than a beat up of old issues to aid Donald Trump's move against Iran, officials say.
The chairman has been sent packing and directors have had their fees slashed as AMP tries desperately to get back on the rails.
Disgraced comedian and actor Bill Cosby may spend the rest of his life behind bars after being found guilty of three counts of sexual assault.
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has told the Konrad Adenauer Foundation gathering in Berlin that the key to gaining support for multiculturalism is having control of your borders.
At least nine people have died and 16 injured after a van mounted a kerb and struck a crowd of pedestrians in Toronto on Monday.
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has reached a $US5 million settlement with the US government and Floyd Landis before the whistleblower lawsuit could go to trial.
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) was charging dead customers for financial advice, the banking royal commission heard yesterday.
The House of Lords has backed an amendment to May's Brexit blueprint aimed at securing a customs union deal by the end of October.
Nikki Haley has warned Syria's President that the US would strike again without hesitation if he was to carry out another chemical attack.
Digital currency exchanges now have to comply with Australia's financial intelligence agency, as the government cracks down on money laundering and terrorism financing through cryptocurrency.
Donald Trump is considering removing Robert Mueller from the Russian interference probe over Monday's FBI raids on his lawyer Michael Cohen, but Senator Chuck Schumer doesn't intend to let that happen.
The West is ready to take military action against Syria if it is confirmed government forces were behind a toxic gas attack in Douma, but Russia has blocked an independent investigation proposed by the US.
If you don't want targeted ads on your news feed then you'll have to pay for it, says Mark Zuckerberg.
Emails, financial documents and business records from the offices of Trump's personal lawyer have been seized by the FBI, and the President has called it an "attack on our country".
Having been denied his plea to avoid incarceration while he exhausts all appeal avenues, President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva must now surrender to police by Friday afternoon.
Border state governors are hailing Trump's move to deploy the National Guard in an effort to bolster the defence against illegal immigration and drug smuggling.
After opening fire at YouTube's sprawling campus and injuring at least three employees, the female suspect was found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The public will soon have an app with an emergency button that will enable their videos and photos of public incidents to be turned into real-time intelligence for first responders.
The US President says he's standing up for the postal service and brick-and-mortar retailers, others believe Amazon shareholders are paying the price for his long-standing grudge with CEO Jeff Bezos.
US goods have been hit with tariffs totalling $3 billion, as China shows intent to counter any Washington trade move.
The Silicon Valley power broker says the social media giant has spun out of control because of its business model and needs reining in.
State governments cracked down on Lottoland betting on domestic lotteries last year, and now the federal government is looking to stop synthetic lotteries from even operating in the country.
Australian journalist Tracey Spicer has launched NOW Australia with the help of likeminded celebrities – a crowd-funding campaign and not-for-profit organisation that aims to raise A$250,000 to assist victims of sexual harassment and assault.
It started with the UK, now the US, a host of European countries, and other allies such as Australia and Canada, are removing Russian diplomats and intelligence officers from their countries.
OPINION: Forget Bancroft, make an example of Smith, Warner, and the rest of the so-called leadership group
The cheating by the Australian cricket team has left a proud sporting nation shell-shocked. But Cameron Bancroft should not be the poster boy for this ball-tampering plot.
America's partners are on the clock. They have to come up with trade deals that are acceptable to Trump or they'll be slapped with the metal levies too.
The Facebook CEO has admitted to 'mistakes' over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but with lawmakers breathing down his neck has failed to explain why it took a media probe for the company to finally investigate the Big Data firm.
The troubled billionaire businessman has stepped down from the board in the wake of relationship breakdowns, ill-fated business decisions, and his implication in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption scandal.
Residents of an upstate New York town are concerned about the energy consumption of cryptocurrency miners, and council has responded with a moratorium on new applications.
Facebook's inaction over the illegal harvesting of data from 50 million unsuspecting users has caused uproar, and authorities want answers from CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
The likes of Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes and leading entrepreneur Steve Baxter have been warning the Australian government about the tech skills shortage for years, and now at last it is taking steps to correct the situation.
Elizabeth Holmes was America's youngest billionaire, the inventor whose technology would change the landscape of medicine globally, but the SEC has confirmed it was all built on lies.
The South African government has blasted its Australian counterpart for suggesting white farmers are being persecuted and need help.
Theresa May has announced the largest expulsion of Russian diplomats since the Cold War, after Moscow refused to offer an explanation as to how a Soviet-developed nerve agent was used in an assassination attempt on a former double agent.
On the advice of the US foreign investment watchdog, the President has closed the door on Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm.
If the Putin government fails to explain what it knew of the attempt on Sergei Skripal's life, the UK is likely to impose tougher sanctions.
Party leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Julius Malema's aggressive rhetoric has the potential to incite more violence against white farmers in South Africa.
President Donald Trump has left the door ajar for other allies, after granting Mexico and Canada exemptions from the steel and aluminium tariffs.
Gun buyers must be 21 and teachers will have the right to be armed, under new legislation in Florida
A controversial gun control bill, which permits trained teachers to carry firearms, just awaits Governor Rick Scott's signature.
The government is ramping up its fight against gender discrimination, announcing plans to roll out software that can monitor unfair pay discrepancies.
Double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia are fighting for life after an apparent assassination attempt, which has invited comparisons to the FSB murder of Alexander Litvinenko in a London hotel in 2006.
News Corp and Telstra are inching closer to the public listing of the combined Foxtel entity, after the two parties indicated the merger will be finalised within the next four months.
With the European Union vowing to return fire, and a host of trade partners slamming the move to impose the tariffs, Republican lawmakers have turned on the President too.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is cracking down on cryptocurrency companies operating outside of its laws.
After the release of Jan Kuciak's unfinished bombshell expose on the Italian mafia's infiltration into Slovak politics, thousands of protestors converged on the centre of Bratislava to demand his bravery force a clean out.