Michael McCormack says coal here to stay as G7 countries commit to decarbonised power by the 2030sCoal ‘pays for a lot of barista machines’ for inner-city cafes and will play a part for many years to come, acting prime minister says As G7 summit commits members to phasing out government support for fossil fuel, acting prime minister, Michael McCormack, says coal is here to stay and ‘we will decide what’s in Australia’s best interests’. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/AAP
HBOOn Sunday night, John Oliver kicked off the latest edition of Last Week Tonight by addressing how “an internet conspiracy about people becoming magnetic after getting vaccinated turned up at the Ohio Statehouse.”Yes, on Tuesday, a woman named Joanna Overholt—who identified as a nurse practitioner—testified in front of the Ohio House Health Committee that she has somehow become “magnetic” after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine (a claim that is wholly unproven and, frankly, ludicrous). She then d
Gold prices slipped on Monday to their lowest in more than a week, weighed down by a stronger dollar, while investors awaited cues from the Federal Reserve policy meeting this week with recent spikes in U.S. consumer prices seen as a temporary blip. Spot gold was down 0.6% at $1,864.58 per ounce, as of 0311 GMT, its lowest since June 4. "The market is starting to anticipate maybe a modest pivot towards discussing taper and it's sending investors into more of a either profit-taking or reducing gold and also currency positions," said Stephen Innes, managing partner at SPI Asset Management.
Cheika, who coached the Waratahs from 2013 to 2015 and was linked with a return to the role after Rob Penney was fired in March, said the struggles faced by the team's inexperienced squad will strengthen them in the long run. "There is a core group of players that are here at the Waratahs right now that they need to keep and bring through," Cheika told Stan Sport.
Scotland take on Czech Republic before going on to meet England and Croatia in Group D.
Boris Johnson looks set to delay the lifting of controls, which had been slated for June 21.
Raheem Sterling’s first tournament goal was enough to secure a 1-0 win against Croatia in sweltering conditions at Wembley.
Christchurch attacks: producer resigns from film They Are Us as criticism growsJacinda Ardern says subject still feels ‘very raw’ amid ongoing accusations that film sidelines Muslim victims of 2019 massacre Jacinda Ardern is to be played by Rose Byrne in the film They Are Us, about the Christchurch mosque attacks in New Zealand. Photograph: Don Arnold/WireImage
During an ATX reunion panel celebrating his trailblazing MTV series Faking It, showrunner and executive producer Carter Covington expressed the opinion that the show would be much trickier to get off the ground today than it was just seven or so years ago. “I do think [today] our original premise probably would have been blasted out […]
The company's estimated assets ranged from $1 billion to $10 billion as did its estimated liabilities, according to a filing made in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas. Reuters earlier reported that the Columbus, Ohio-based company, formed in 2014 following a spin-off from mall giant Simon Property Group Inc, was preparing to seek bankruptcy protection as soon as this week. The company said it has secured $100 million of so-called debtor-in-possession financing to aid operations during bankruptcy proceedings, adding it entered a restructuring support agreement with creditors led by SVPGlobal.
Wasabi takes the crown from the 2020 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show winner, Siba the Standard Poodle
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(Bloomberg) -- Treasury yields edged higher Monday as investors prepared for a key Federal Reserve meeting later in the week. Stocks were mixed in thin trading.Ten-year Treasury yields inched up to around 1.46% after hitting three-month lows on Thursday and notching their biggest weekly slide since December last week. Stocks saw modest gains in Japan and a drop in South Korea. Trading volumes were light with a number of holidays in the region including in Australia, China and Hong Kong. U.S. fut
Global shares held firm near record highs on Monday while U.S. bond yields flirted with three-month lows as investors expect the Federal Reserve to stick to its dovish mantra later this week. Globally, equity markets were basking in the prospects of a broadening economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and anticipation of continuity in dovish monetary policy from the U.S. Federal Reserve. The MSCI all-country world equity index, the U.S. S&P 500 and the pan-regional STOXX Europe 600 index all closed at record highs on Friday.
Asian markets struggled Monday during holiday-hit trade, with investors looking forward to the Federal Reserve's next meeting this week hoping for fresh clues about monetary policy in light of the US economy's blistering recovery.
Expenditure on advertising in the Asia-Pacific region last year dipped 4.3%, pulled back by the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on business. A rebound is underway, at differing speeds across the vast area, but will see digital formats increase their preponderance at the expense of TV. According to a new study by consultancy Media Partners […]
(Bloomberg) -- Despite a short squeeze that pushed benchmark Treasury yields to a three-month low last week, Wall Street is urging bond bears to stick to their guns.Strategists at JPMorgan Chase & Co. said Friday they turned bearish on 10-year Treasuries ahead of the Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday as markets are now pricing in a too shallow rate hike outlook, while their peers at Morgan Stanley are bracing for a hawkish surprise. A team at TD Securities called for a “tactical short” in the
Biden lavished praise on the 95-year-old British monarch after their private meeting which came at the conclusion of the Group of Seven leaders' summit at which he called for concerted action on China and ahead of a meeting with Putin on Wednesday."I don't think she’d be insulted but she reminded me of my mother, the look of her and just the generosity," Biden, 78, told reporters shortly before departing London."She's extremely gracious, that's not surprising, but we had a great talk. She wanted to know what the two leaders that I -- the one I'm about to meet with, Mr Putin, and she wanted to know about Xi Jinping, and we had a long talk."The monarch, attired in a bright pink floral outfit, had warmly greeted Biden and his wife Jill in the Quadrangle of the castle, home to the royal family for nearly 1,000 years, where they were treated to a taste of British pomp.The president inspected a Guard of Honour formed of The Queen’s Company First Battalion Grenadier Guards, which gave a Royal Salute, and the U.S. National Anthem was played before they entered the castle for tea."I said I wish we could stay longer, maybe we could hold the cars up a minute, and stuff. Anyway, she was very gracious," said the president who confirmed he had invited the monarch to the White House.
The Eastern Conference series between the Milwaukee Bucks and Brooklyn Nets is tied following a Bucks victory.
An American father-son duo accused of packing former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn into an audio equipment case so he could escape trial in Japan will appear in a Tokyo court for the first time Monday. While Ghosn is an internationally wanted fugitive now living in Lebanon after the 2019 escape, former US Army Green Beret Michael Taylor and his son Peter have been extradited from the United States to Japan and will appear at the Tokyo District Court on Monday afternoon.The two men face up to three y