Everyone should read John McCain's speech

Everyone should read John McCain's speech

In fact, every one of us should print that thing out, stick it on our refrigerator and read it before we pull out the eggs and milk for breakfast or get ready for work or drive our kids to school. In what has been largely read as a denunciation of President Trump’s world view — the senator derided “half-baked, spurious nationalism” — McCain also reminded us who we are as a people and, perhaps more importantly, who we were. Accepting the prestigious Liberty Medal from the National Constitution Center, he…

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Trump gives warm White House welcome to Greek leader who once called him 'evil'

Trump gives warm White House welcome to Greek leader who once called him 'evil'

Updated October 18, 2017 08:34:23 Photo: Donald Trump and Alexis Tsipras met in the Rose Garden (AP: Carolyn Kaster) US President Donald Trump has given Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras a warm White House welcome, despite the Greek leader once calling him evil. In the White House Rose Garden, Mr Trump praised the left wing leader, calling him a special man who was doing special things. He was asked by a reporter about Mr Tsipras’ remark, made in 2016 during the US election campaign, that Mr Trump represented an “evil”…

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Putin's 'chef,' the man behind a Russian troll factory

Putin's 'chef,' the man behind a Russian troll factory

But his business empire has expanded far beyond the kitchen. US investigators believe it was Prigozhin’s company that financed a Russian “troll factory” that used social media to spread fake news during the 2016 US presidential campaign, according to multiple officials briefed on the investigation. One part of the factory had a particularly intriguing name and mission: a “Department of Provocations” dedicated to sowing fake news and social divisions in the West, according to internal company documents obtained by CNN. Prigozhin is one of the Kremlin’s inner circle. His company…

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Demons send former top draft pick Jack Watts to Power

Demons send former top draft pick Jack Watts to Power

Posted October 17, 2017 19:20:03 Photo: Jack Watts (L) will get a new start at Port Adelaide after Melbourne agreed to a trade. (AAP: Julian Smith) Related Story: Rockliff’s Power move from Lions confirmed Related Story: Steven Motlop the latest player to join the Power Jack Watts says he has no hard feelings toward Melbourne after he was traded to Port Adelaide. Watts joined high-profile free agents Tom Rockliff and Steve Motlop at the Power, who only had to part with pick 31 to satisfy the Demons. The former number…

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'Big, bad wolf' image flawed – scientists

'Big, bad wolf' image flawed – scientists

Image copyrightRooobert Bayer Image caption Wolves are good at working together to get food rewardsNew research casts doubt on the idea that dogs are naturally more tolerant and friendly than wolves. In tests of cooperation skills, wolves outperformed their domesticated relatives. Scientists say the findings challenge assumptions about how dogs were tamed from wolves and came to live alongside humans. Previous evidence has suggested that the domestication process may have given dogs a more tolerant temperament. “We still have very much this idea of the big, bad wolf and the…

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