Australian prime minister says Indonesia shows democracy and Islam compatible and pays tribute to Joko Widodo
Australia’s prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has emphasised the importance of inclusion and mutual respect after Donald Trump’s controversial decision to sign a revised executive order reinstating a ban on immigration from certain Muslim-majority countries and suspending the US refugee program.
Speaking in Jakarta on Monday, in response to a question about Trump’s renewed travel ban, and what Indonesia might think of it, Turnbull said Indonesia showed the world that democracy, Islam, moderation, tolerance were compatible.
- Australian sustains fractured left tibia against Miami Heat
- Bogut was making first appearance for Cavs since joining from Philadelphia
Andrew Bogut’s debut with LeBron James and his NBA defending champions Cleveland ended disastrously with a broken leg after just 58 seconds on the court.
Bogut’s left shin collided with Miami Heat forward Okaro White’s knee early in the second quarter at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena on Monday night, the big Australian centre fell to the floor in agony and immediately told team-mates and medical staff he thought it was broken.
Daniel Andrews says he asked the former deputy speaker to resign from the parliamentary party
The Victorian former deputy speaker’s refusal to repay more than $100,000 in allowances he claimed for living outside his electorate has cost him his spot in the state’s parliamentary Labor party.
Don Nardella resigned from the party after the premier, Daniel Andrews, again asked him to repay the money.
SAN RAMON, Calif. (Reuters) – A pair of $250,000 autonomous buses began driving around an empty San Francisco Bay Area parking lot on Monday, preparing to move onto a local public road in California’s first pilot program for a self-driving vehicle without steering wheel or human operator.
Democrats railed against it, saying it would not keep America safe
After the botched roll-out of the first travel ban on 27 January, which was met with bureaucratic confusion and legal battles, Republicans proved far more comfortable with Trump’s second executive order.
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(Reuters) – Consumer Reports, an influential U.S. non-profit group that conducts extensive reviews of cars, kitchen appliances and other goods, is gearing up to start considering cyber security and privacy safeguards when scoring products.
TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s largest, most influential securities regulator said open access to data is essential to developing financial tech solutions using innovative technology such as blockchain, in a white paper published on Monday.
In remarks to his new staff in Washington, housing and urban development secretary Ben Carson referred to slaves as ‘immigrants’ and said they came to the US in ‘the bottom of slaves ships’ for better opportunities. He went on to say that slaves worked “even longer and harder for less” yet they had their own dreams to “pursue prosperity”.
American Health Care Act would shrink government role in healthcare and could leave more people without insurance despite Trump administration promises
After weeks of promises, Republicans unveiled a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with a plan that shrinks the government’s role in healthcare, and could leave more Americans without health insurance.
Called the American Health Care Act, the bill would eliminate the individual mandate, which required Americans to have health insurance or pay a fine; cut the number of people insured under Medicaid; and allow insurance companies to charge the elderly up to five times more than the young.