10-24 07:22 THE GUARDIAN Julia Gillard's official portrait unveiled in Canberra – politics live

Australia’s first female prime minister has described what sort of story she wanted her portrait to tell. All the day’s events, live

Michael McCormackis back to doing his best impression of who he thinks Michael McCormack should be.

Barnaby Joyceis red, but is at least listening to the leader of his party. I can tell you the same can not be said for most of the backbench.

Cathy McGowanhas the crossbench question.

Speaking of the crossbench,Bob Katteris not here. Well smash me down and call me avocado.

“Last week I spoke at the Regional Universities Conference hosted by Southern Cross University. We discussed how regional higher education institutes support work force development, create jobs and drive regional growth. Education employment and infrastructure provide the anchors for regional population growth and need to be part of any population policy.

“Minister, can you give us an update an how regional education will be integral to population policy and an update on the government’s response to the recommendation of the Regions at the Ready Report for a national regional higher education strategy?”

“Can I thank the member for her question? And she knows, as all members in this House who represent regional and rural electorates know, the importance of regional education to our regions.

“Not only the importance of education but also the importance of employment and also the importance of infrastructure. And anything that this government does to help drive population growth in to the regions, she can be rest assured that education will be central to that, that infrastructure will be central to that and also that employment will be central to that.


10-24 07:17 THE GUARDIAN World Series Game 1: Boston Red Sox v Los Angeles Dodgers – live!

Dodgers 4-5 Red Sox, bottom 7th

Urias is still in there, facing Benintendi. He skies to left, it’s trouble for Pederson and the ball drops in and then out of play!

This one is for J.R. in Illinois! Don’t hate me!


10-24 07:15 FOXNews Lewandowski: John Kelly and I have a great relationship

Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski responds to report that White House chief of staff John Kelly grabbed him by the collar in near-brawl outside the White House.




10-24 07:12 FOXNews UN chief says prospects for Cyprus settlement 'remain alive'

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he believes prospects for a comprehensive settlement that will reunify Cyprus "remain alive" and he will prepare the way for negotiations between Greek and Turkish Cypriots to resume.


10-24 07:11 THE GUARDIAN Daniel Andrews promises mental health royal commission as system attacked as 'obsolete'

Pat McGorry says Victorian mental health system has crumbled over past 15 years

A renowned psychiatrist has described Victoria’s mental health system as “crumbling, threadbare, overwhelmed and obsolete” as the premier announced Labor would establish Australia’s first royal commission into the issue if re-elected next month.

Addressing media while visiting a men’s shed in the Macedon Ranges town of Kyneton, north-west of Melbourne, on Wednesday, Daniel Andrews said students had taken their lives at both his son’s and daughter’s schools in the past year, and that people only received help once they were already at crisis point.


10-24 07:10 RT Ecuador won't help Assange leave UK embassy safely – foreign minister

Ecuador will not help Julian Assange leave the UK, the country's foreign minister said, claiming its only duty was to look after the WikiLeaks founder's "well-being" after Assange sued them for restricting his rights and freedoms.
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10-24 07:10 LENTA.RU Американец потрогал женщину за интимные места и оправдался словами Трампа

В США мужчина, потрогавший женщину за интимные места в самолете, оправдался словами президента страны Дональда Трампа.
Женщина написала на него заявление в полицию. Когда мужчину арестовали за домогательства, он заявил, что сам президент страны сказал: «Хватайте их за ****** (интимные места)».


10-24 07:10 FOXNews Media makes nationalism a dirty word

Critics turn Trump's civic pride into moniker of hate; reaction from Horace Cooper, senior fellow with the National Center for Public Policy Research, and Preston Mitchum, chair of the Washington Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.