Omar Gonzalez and Eric Lichaj scored late in the first half and the United States beat El Salvador 2-0 on Wednesday night in an ugly Concacaf Gold Cup quarterfinal in which defender Henry Romero appeared to bite Jozy Altidore on the back of a shoulder and pull the American forward’s nipple.
Canadian referee Drew Fischer, a Major League Soccer regular, did not penalize the incident, which occurred during a skirmish on the goal line in the 57th minute ahead of a US corner kick. A furious Altidore fell to the ground but remained in the game.
PM says RBA trying to stimulate economy with low rates and it would be wrong to assume house prices will only increase
Malcolm Turnbull has acknowledged that interest rates are more likely to go up than down, declaring it’s not rocket science that home buyers should be prudent and live within their means.
His comments come after Reserve Bank advice that the neutral cash rate was 2 percentage points higher than the current 1.5%, advice that sent the Australian dollar surging to a two-year high to US79.04c.
Trump’s public thrashing of Sessions is a remarkable criticism for one of the president’s top campaign supporters.
Police seize 255 kilograms of ice in California, and $2.4 million in cash in Victoria’s north-west, after an investigation into an alleged conspiracy to use a light plane to export drugs from the US to Australia.
A dig at Madjedbebe on the traditional lands of the Mirarr people in northern Australia has unearthed thousands of artefacts, some as old as 80,000 years. The discovery upends decades-old estimates about the human colonisation of the continent (previously estimated at between 47,000 and 60,000 years) and adds western scientific evidence to Indigenous cultural knowledge about the length of time their ancestors have occupied the land
• Australian dig finds evidence of Aboriginal habitation up to 80,000 years ago
Can you believe it’s been 25 years since Bananas in Pyjamas first graced our screens? Test your knowledge on our favourite fruity pair.
Myer’s shares fall to their lowest price on record after a profit downgrade, write-offs for Topman, Topshop and sass and bide, and the departure of its deputy CEO.
The problems some people had trying to watch Game of Thrones via the internet shows we still have a long way to go before we can live-stream major events to a mass online audience.
John McCain’s family, fellow members of Congress, statesmen and supporters immediately took to Twitter to express shock, prayers and many appeals to his tough reputation.
Full-time employment rose by 62,000 jobs, while the number of part-time jobs was down by 48,000
Australia’s unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.6% in June from a revised May result, official figures show, but there has been another jump in full-time employment.
Figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Thursday showed 14,000 people joined the workforce in June.