Will more housing drive down prices?

Will more housing drive down prices?

Updated April 25, 2017 19:34:13 Video: Watch Julia Holman’s report (7.30) Related Story: Housing market has peaked, says giant investment bank Related Story: Labor targets self-managed super funds in housing affordability plan It’s two weeks from the federal budget, and the Government is under pressure to come up with a strategy to put the brakes on rising house prices. In some parts of the country, house prices have risen by nearly 20 per cent. The Coalition has long argued that if more housing supply comes on to the market, record…

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Another judge deals Trump immigration agenda setback

Another judge deals Trump immigration agenda setback

In his ruling, Judge William H. Orrick sided with Santa Clara County, the city of San Francisco and other jurisdictions, who argued that a threat to take away federal funds from cities that do not cooperate with some federal immigration enforcement could be unconstitutional. In making the ruling apply nationwide, Orrick blocked the government from enforcing a key portion of Trump’s January executive order on immigration, which ordered the Department of Homeland Security and Justice Department to block cities who do not cooperate with federal immigration enforcement from receiving federal…

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Police investigate 'tragic' deaths after shots fired at Wangaratta home

Police investigate 'tragic' deaths after shots fired at Wangaratta home

Posted April 26, 2017 07:55:24 Photo: Police found the two bodies after they surrounded the house. (ABC News) Investigators are trying to piece together the events which led to the “tragic” death of a man and woman at a home in northern Victoria. Police said a gun was fired in the house on Belle Avenue in Wangaratta shortly before 1:00pm on Tuesday. Not long after the gunfire, six children and two adults left the property. None of them were injured, police said. Officers on the scene believed a man and…

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The man who could be France's next president married his school teacher

The man who could be France's next president married his school teacher

A teenage student falls in love with his high school teacher and vows to marry her. Eventually, he does. That’s the story of the couple who could become France’s next president and first lady. Here’s the story of their relationship — and why it’s actually helping Macron’s image in France. The controversial romance Macron, now 39, met Trogneux, now 64, when he was in high school in the northern French city of Amiens. By the time he was 17, he said he would marry her. But Macron’s parents didn’t approve…

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Did Trump just cave on the border wall?

Did Trump just cave on the border wall?

“Not this week,” White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said of the push for $1.4 billion as a downpayment for the border wall in a Tuesday morning interview with Fox News. “Building that wall and having it funded remains an important priority to him,” she added. “We also know that that can happen later this year and into next year.” Trump tweeted Tuesday that his changed position wasn’t a change at all, but that ignores the fact that he demanded something that now won’t be in the spending bill. The simple…

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