How the shooting in small-town Texas unfolded

How the shooting in small-town Texas unfolded

Posted November 06, 2017 10:28:38 Video: Families pray as they await news on loved ones after church shooting (ABC News) Related Story: More than 20 dead after gunman opens fire in Texan church massacre A man has walked into a Baptist church in small-town Texas, opened fire and killed at least 20 people. We are expecting more information to be released by local police shortly, but this is a very small community and, right now, officials are dealing with the emergency situation. Key points: Many others are reportedly injured Authorities…

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LNP pledges power bill savings of $160, scraps renewable energy subsidies

LNP pledges power bill savings of $160, scraps renewable energy subsidies

Updated November 05, 2017 16:05:43 Queensland’s publicly owned generators would be de-amalgamated, power company assets would be written down and renewable energy subsidies scrapped as the LNP aims to cut household electricity bills by $160 next year. The Opposition has begun week two of the campaign with a policy to “restructure” the energy sector and abolish subsidies for renewable energy projects. LNP leader Tim Nicholls said that would cut household power costs by $160 a year for two years, followed by savings of up to $460 a year in 2020….

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Ferrari warn they could quit Formula One

Ferrari warn they could quit Formula One

“If we change the sandbox to the point where it becomes an unrecognizable sandbox, I don’t want to play anymore,” Ferrari’s CEO, Sergio Marchionne, said in a conference call with analysts. Liberty Media want to make the sport more exciting and, after months of work with F1’s governing body the FIA, presented their proposals to the 10 teams at a meeting in Paris. Their main aims are to make the V6 turbo hybrid power units louder to please the fans and cheaper to help reduce the gap between the wealthier…

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Anger over Trump support for coal at UN climate talks

Anger over Trump support for coal at UN climate talks

Image copyrightGetty Images Image caption Representatives of US coal companies are due to present at this year’s climate talksPlans by the Trump administration to promote coal as a solution to climate change at a major UN meeting have angered environmentalists. An adviser to the president is expected to take part in a pro-coal presentation in Bonn next week. Separately, a group of governors will say that the US is still committed to climate action despite Mr Trump’s rejection of the Paris agreement. The talks begin on Monday and aim to…

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Miners are digging themselves and the ASX out of hole as prices surge

Miners are digging themselves and the ASX out of hole as prices surge

Posted November 06, 2017 07:24:37 Photo: Metal prices have arced up the ASX, but can it last? (Supplied: Rio Tinto) While large chunks of the Australian economy are still struggling for momentum, the miners have crawled off the mat and are enjoying something of a surprise mini-boom. This week: All Ordinaries looks to maintain gains above 6,000 points, supported by resources sector min-boom RBA meeting Tuesday expected to leave rates on hold, while expectations for GDP and inflation cut Westpac and CBA table full-year and quarterly results The ASX’s metals…

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