WikiLeaks asked Trump's son to make Assange ambassador

WikiLeaks asked Trump's son to make Assange ambassador

Updated November 14, 2017 10:23:16 Julian Assange wanted to be made Australia’s ambassador to the United States — and asked President Donald Trump’s son to make it happen, according to The Atlantic. The website says it obtained private direct messages sent between Donald Trump Jr and the WikiLeaks Twitter account which have been turned over to congressional lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. The request from the WikiLeaks Twitter account would have come after Mr Trump’s election victory in November. The Atlantic says WikiLeaks did not respond to…

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MotoGP: Marquez becomes youngest 4-time world champion

MotoGP: Marquez becomes youngest 4-time world champion

Watched by a crowd of 110,000 at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo, the race pitted the 24-year-old Repsol Honda rider against Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso. Marquez finished in third place, while Dovizioso retired after crashing into the gravel late into the race, ensuring Marquez, the defending world champion, retained his crown.  It was a tense finale at the end of a close-fought 2017 MotoGP season. Marquez was defending a 21-point championship lead over Dovizioso heading in the 18th and final race and sped into an early lead from pole position. The Catalan…

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This may be the most awkward presidential handshake ever

This may be the most awkward presidential handshake ever

Why, you ask? I offer this as all the evidence you will ever need — from the ongoing Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in the Philippines: There’s so much happening here — all of it (or at least most of it) super awkward, with President Donald Trump right in the middle of it both literally and figuratively. Let’s go left to the right in the photo. * Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha: He appears to be old hat at this sort of thing. No arm straining. Totally…

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Commercial property wrap

Commercial property wrap

CLOVELLY PARK Address: Tonsley Innovation District – 1284 South Rd Type: Retail & hospitality for sale or lease Agent: Colliers International – Alistair Mackie 0412 817 977, Jordan Schmidt 0403 422 762 INNOVATIVE hospitality operators are being sought by Renewal SA for the adaptive reuse of Boiler House at Tonsley. With a projected on-site business population exceeding 6000 and an additional 8500 students, the Tonsley district has been designed to unite progressive individuals looking to collaborate and grow in a flexible environment, with a specific focus on the high-value manufacturing…

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First CO2 rise in four years puts pressure on Paris targets

First CO2 rise in four years puts pressure on Paris targets

Image copyrightGetty Images Image caption Consumption of coal has grown once again in China after three years of declineGlobal emissions of CO2 in 2017 are projected to rise for the first time in four years, dashing hopes that a peak might soon be reached. The main cause of the expected growth has been greater use of coal in China as its economy expanded. Researchers are uncertain if the rise in emissions is a one-off or the start of a new period of CO2 build-up. Scientists say that a global peak…

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