‘Here we go again’ Trump denies Russian interference in 2020 election

Trump is minimizing new warnings from the intelligence community that Russia is interfering in this year’s U.S. election campaign. Intelligence officials told lawmakers in a classified briefing last week that Russia is meddling with the hope of getting Trump get reelected. That’s according to three officials familiar with the closed-door briefing who spoke on condition … Read more ‘Here we go again’ Trump denies Russian interference in 2020 election

US election 2020: Bernie Sanders warns Russia to ‘stay out’

In the United States, accusations of Russian meddling in the presidential election have resurfaced – this time, regarding the 2020 campaign. Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has warned Russia to stay out of the 2020 presidential election. He was responding to reports that intelligence officials had warned him the Kremlin was meddling to boost his … Read more US election 2020: Bernie Sanders warns Russia to ‘stay out’

Rain an ‘absolute saviour’ for farmers, but could this dam have helped them sooner? | ABC News

NSW’s mid-north coast is normally an area of high rainfall, where farmers take full advantage of fertile soils. While the weather has been true to form recently, the region has been in a prolonged drought. Farmers had hoped to access a 200 megalitre capacity dam, but say regulators have been standing in the way. Read … Read more Rain an ‘absolute saviour’ for farmers, but could this dam have helped them sooner? | ABC News

Polls close in Iranian parliamentary election

Votes are being counted in Iran’s parliamentary elections. Because thousands of moderate and reformist candidates were barred from running, the results are expected to change the face of the country’s legislature. The expected boost to the conservatives could affect Iran’s policies towards the region and the United States, which has placed a series of sanctions … Read more Polls close in Iranian parliamentary election

Coronavirus epidemic: Wuhan residents ordered to remain indoors

It’s been nearly four weeks since Hubei province, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, sealed off its borders. Stricter measures have been now imposed by the Chinese government, which is determined to control the crisis that has brought the country to a standstill. Millions have been forbidden to leave their homes – a food and … Read more Coronavirus epidemic: Wuhan residents ordered to remain indoors

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Bob Brown Foundation protesters banned from Tasmanian forest | ABC News

Tasmania’s workplace regulator has taken an unprecedented step in a bid to shut down protest action. The Bob Brown Foundation’s been banned from forest protesting across the state. It’s sparked accusations of political interference. Here’s reporter Erin Cooper. Image: Supplied/Dan Broun Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-21/bob-brown-protesters-banned-from-tasmanian-forests/11986996 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can … Read more Bob Brown Foundation protesters banned from Tasmanian forest | ABC News