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Mr Morrison has named the following individuals to lead the Office of the Special Investigator. Former Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Dr Vivienne Thom, Former Attorney-General’s Department secretary Robert Cornall; University of Tasmania Vice Chancellor and ethicist Rufus Black. The Prime Minister said the appointment of the special investigator to examine claims of war crimes …

Protesters rally in Washington, D.C., during the latest Women’s March, demonstrations that began just after President Trump’s inauguration. Carol Guzy for NPR hide caption toggle caption Carol Guzy for NPR Protesters rally in Washington, D.C., during the latest Women’s March, demonstrations that began just after President Trump’s inauguration. Carol Guzy for NPR Updated at 6:08 …

Concerned residents turned up for COVID-19 testing in droves in regional Victoria after an infected truck driver from Melbourne was accused of triggering an outbreak. The man has been referred to police for breaching restrictions and withholding information from authorities. His infection was linked back to the Chadstone Shopping Centre cluster. However, the driver told …

For the last twenty years, 7th Street Espresso has been a labor of love for its owner. These days, she doesn’t love what’s going on in the neighborhood. PORTLAND, Ore. — For the last twenty years, 7th Street Espresso along Southeast Sherman Street and Seventh Avenue in Southeast Portland has been a labor of love …

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – The Cedar Rapids Community School District said more than 1,000 calls, emails, and questions came into its technology help desk on just the first day of school. Overall, more than 4,200 help desk tickets were opened in the two-week period spanning the first week of school and the week before …

In total, it means the Republican Party will have thousands of people on hand to shape every element of voting — both on Election Day and in the days after. It’s a massive undertaking — one the RNC calls its largest election-year legal effort ever. And it’s one that could determine the winner of the …

Thousands of people across Los Angeles County were without electricity Saturday amid a record-breaking heat wave, as both Southern California Edison and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power reported scattered outages, with some customers not expected to see their power restored until after sundown. SCE was experiencing most of the larger problems as …

image copyrightAFP image captionThe protesters called for the government to resign Thousands of people have marched through the Mauritian capital, Port Louis, in protest at the authorities’ handling of a massive oil spill, and the discovery of 39 dead dolphins. Many wore black and waved the national flag, while honking horns and drumming. Many called …

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police said they had “no other option” but to disperse the protest Thousands of people have marched through the German capital Berlin in protest at coronavirus restrictions. Police imposed mandatory mask-wearing and social distancing – and by midday ordered demonstrators to disperse for flouting the order. The rally has been …

Thousands of demonstrators poured into Beirut’s Martyr’s Square calling for “revenge” against the ruling class of politicians widely held responsible for the explosion that lay waste to large swathes of Lebanon’s capital. The demonstrators erected mock gallows in what were dubbed “Judgment Day” protests, as grief gave way to anger after more than 154 people …