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Confusion over Trump's order to allow migrant families to remain together after they illegally enter the US States led to a tense argument at the White House.
When Swiss midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri scored his winner, he wheeled away to Serbian fans and crossed his hands over his chest in a not-so-hidden message.
Gallery of opinion illustrations and cartoons by Sydney Morning Herald artist, John Shakespeare.
The Ford Falcon driver, a man in his 20s, died at the scene. Almost 3000 Energex customers in Pimpama and Coomera lost power for 40 minutes.
Wall Street snapped its eight-day losing streak, buyoed by energy stocks after the oil cartel agreed to increase production.
A 90th-minute goal by Xherdan Shaqiri secured a 2-1 victory in a fast-paced Group E match.
The mother of the girl in the viral photo left Honduras to find work in the US and has been deported once before.
A photo of a scribbled team line-up threatens to sour the unusually cordial World Cup relations between the England team and its travelling media pack.
South Korea coach Shin Tae-yong has described his side's forward Son Heung-min as the best Asian player around
A missed flight connection in Moscow forced a group of Peruvians to pay $800 for a taxi to get to a World Cup match.
Germany central defender Mats Hummels is unlikely to feature in their game against Sweden after hurting his neck in training.
Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0 on Friday to revive their hopes of advancing into the knockout stages of the World Cup.
The internet wasted no time in meme-ing the world's most expensive footballer after he was denied a penalty by VAR.
A police report of the fatal self-driving Uber crash in Arizona said the driver was watching The Voice on her phone.
He was a prodigious talent who played hard but fair, and became our Test cricket captain. So how did Smith end up at the centre of the ball-tampering scandal?
Police misread the mood in the final hours of the Lindt Cafe siege. It was one of a series of miscalculations that fatally marred their response.
The former NSW premier and Australian foreign minister discusses the subjects we're told to keep private.
After 46 years in the law and the last 11 in the Supreme Court, 'Sexy Lexy' is retiring from a career that began modestly and grew prodigiously.
When I moved to New York in 2005, this television series had been over for a year. Its legacy, though, was everywhere.
One of Australia's most creative thinkers, George Miller is a fan, so I figured this was worth a listen.
Dramatic late strikes by Philippe Coutinho and Neymar gave Brazil their first win of the 2018 World Cup.
Beyond the celebrities, politicians and other high-profile identities suing for defamation, there is an interesting development afoot.
Technology is quickly changing treatment and diagnosis in the industry.
Students look up to this international sports competitor passing on her wisdom.
If you're often searching for your lost keys, a smart keyring tracker might be exactly what you're looking for.
The nation's two leading telcos dropped the ball this week. Is it time for them to go back to basics?
Throughout American history, during times of war and unrest, authorities have cited various reasons and laws to take children away from their parents.
The royal commission will next week grill bankers over their treatment of farmers, following complaints of aggressive enforcement of loan contracts.
A new book offers fresh insights into the tragic missteps that marred the NSW Police response.
There was a time when office harmony was maintained by implying that someone had forgotten to send an email by pretending you'd lost it yourself.
Australians invariably ask two questions about tips – “when am I obliged to leave one?” and “how much should I leave?”
Brisbane-based memorial architect Pete Macfarlane introduced scientist Mandy Cotman to stonemasonry when they met. Both now work in cemeteries.
In the not-too-distant future, powerful consoles and PCs will be replaced with cloud machines that deliver games straight to your TV or phone.
Last year Malcolm Turnbull announced plans to “strengthen” our citizenship laws. Then something embarrassing happened. Now it's back on the agenda.
The rotten clerics destroy our trust then, pursuing redemption, wreck our sacred spaces too.
The bottom line is that NAPLAN and the reporting of schools' results has not led to improvements in Australia’s education performance.
It's not nothing, but it's not much.
I wish to publicly pass on my heartfelt thanks to those kindly souls in the senate who felt my pain and saw the need to ease my burden.
The shape of politics at least until next month's five byelections has been set this week.
Shift trimming, the illegal sale of Visas and racial targeting were just a few of the explosive allegations made against pizza giant Domino’s at a parliamentary inquiry into the franchise sector.
Trivia and word buffs: test your knowledge with today's superquiz and Target.
A legal stoush is pitching the millionaire Gazal clan against one of Sydney's most popular places to be "seen".
More than 50,000 beers are expected to be sold on Saturday night alone.
The celebrity gardener put his company into voluntary administration after a court dispute.
The best images from around the world, chosen by Fairfax photo editors.
Rates of youth joblessness and underemployment have increased significantly, raising concern at the Reserve Bank.
Using the US as an example, it cannot be said that ending slavery came as a result of a contest of ideas or ideals. Violence did.
Former ABC chairman and managing director David Hill said the ABC board should write to the PM seeking formal assurances that it would not be privatised.
The Liberal Party would stop running candidates in NSW council elections under an idea increasingly in favour within party leadership.
Kate Carnell moved on to no criticism.