Australia has become the ‘complacent country’, says Kevin Rudd

Australia should be more ambitious with its diplomatic agenda, raise human rights issues with other nations more regularly and be more self-confident, three of the country's most respected former foreign ministers have said. In interviews with the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, Gareth Evans, Kevin Rudd and Julie Bishop shared their thoughts about the direction of the country's foreign […]

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Conservative group targets Ilhan Omar over payments to ‘lover’

The conservative group Judicial Watch wants the Office of Congressional Ethics to investigate Rep. Ilhan Omar for $230,000 in payments her campaign made to contractor Tim Mynett — who is also her alleged lover. “Rep. Omar has significant ethics problems, and the House Ethics Committee must act to investigate the serious and substantial allegations against her,” Judicial Watch President Tom […]

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Sri Lanka presidential front-runner would restore relations with China: adviser

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s leading presidential candidate, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, would “restore relations” with the country’s top lender China if he wins the Nov. 16 vote, his adviser said on Thursday. President Maithripala Sirisena initially suspended all Chinese investment projects after his election in January 2015, citing allegations of corruption, overpricing and flouting of government procedures. The following year, the […]

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Californian woman scoops whopping £416MILLION lottery prize but waits THREE MONTHS to collect cash – The Sun

A WOMAN scooped a $522million ( £416million) lottery prize – then waited three months to claim it. Laarni Bibal discovered she'd won the jackpot after buying a Mega Millions ticket from a supermarket in San Diego, California. But instead of rushing out to collect her cash, she placed her winning ticket in a "secret hiding place" until she was "ready", […]

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