Deaths in custody show law enforcement ‘too easily triggered’ | The World

Lecia Brooks is the Chief Workplace Transformation officer at the Southern Poverty Law Centre says its clear from videos of police responses that training in de-escalation is needed – alongside community oversight and independent investigations For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to … Read more Deaths in custody show law enforcement ‘too easily triggered’ | The World

How Baltimore’s Freddie Gray activists are shaping the response to George Floyd’s death | The World

Kwame Rose emerged as one of Baltimore’s most prominent activist voices during the 2015 protests over Freddie Gray’s death. Five years on, as protestors again take to the streets over the killing of George Floyd, he says he wants the city to be a model of how protests can be calm and effective – and … Read more How Baltimore’s Freddie Gray activists are shaping the response to George Floyd’s death | The World

Judge berates pair who stabbed drug lord Tony Mokbel | ABC News

A Melbourne judge has blasted two young men as she sentenced them to 10 years behind bars for attacking drug lord Tony Mokbel in jail. Teira Bennett and Eldea Teuira are already serving time for serious violent offending. WARNING: This report by Danny Tran contains some distressing images. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-03/tony-mokbel-attackers-sentenced/12313622 For more from … Read more Judge berates pair who stabbed drug lord Tony Mokbel | ABC News

Treasurer warns the worst is yet to come as Australia’s economy enters recession | ABC News

Australia has entered it’s 29-year dream run of economic growth, after grinding to a 0.2% contraction in the March quarter largely bought on by bushfires and the COVID-19 crisis pandemic. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg today said Australia avoided economic ‘armageddon’, and talked up the ‘economic resilience’ of the nation. But with hundreds of thousands of Australians … Read more Treasurer warns the worst is yet to come as Australia’s economy enters recession | ABC News

Australian dollar rises pinned by hopes of V-shaped economic recovery | Finance Report

Australian markets shrugged off news of the recession, with strong gains by shares and currency. Alan Kohler has today’s finance report. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2 You … Read more Australian dollar rises pinned by hopes of V-shaped economic recovery | Finance Report

Stepmother of Willow Dunn charged with murder as police investigation spans three states | ABC News

The stepmother of a 4-year-old Brisbane girl found dead last week has been charged with her murder. Willow Dunn’s father was charged with murder last week, and police are now expanding investigations to New South Wales and South Australa. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-03/willow-dunn-stepmother-murder-charge-shannon-leigh-white/12315422 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more … Read more Stepmother of Willow Dunn charged with murder as police investigation spans three states | ABC News

Protesters in US continue to defy curfews as Minneapolis investigates police department | ABC News

Demonstrations over the killing of George Floyd continue in the United States, with protesters rallying for the eighth straight night. After Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military to quell unrest, the Pentagon moved about 1600 hundred troops on standby outside Washington. Demonstrations are now largely peaceful, with George Floyd’s family joining protests in Houston … Read more Protesters in US continue to defy curfews as Minneapolis investigates police department | ABC News

Tear-gassing of teens in Don Dale Youth Detention Centre was unlawful, High Court rules | ABC News

The High Court has found the tear gassing of a group of teenagers at Darwin’s Don Dale Dentention Centre in 2014 was “unlawful”. Four men, who were young inmates at the time, took their case to Australia’s highest court after a Northern Territory judge ruled against them two years ago. Melissa Mackay reports. Read more … Read more Tear-gassing of teens in Don Dale Youth Detention Centre was unlawful, High Court rules | ABC News

Clive Palmer’s nickel refinery insolvent before entering administration, court rules | ABC News

Mining billionaire Clive Palmer is claiming victory after a mammoth civial trial over the collapse of his north Queensland nickel refiinery in 2016. The Supreme Court ruled Mr Palmer won’t have to repay $100 million his flagship company received from Queensland Nickel before its collapse. But the judge found the refinery was insolvent before administrators … Read more Clive Palmer’s nickel refinery insolvent before entering administration, court rules | ABC News

Shopping Angels helping those in need | 7.30

Amidst the coronavirus pandemic the simple task of grocery shopping has become much more difficult and risky for the elderly and those with health conditions. That’s where a volunteer group called Shopping Angels is helping. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to … Read more Shopping Angels helping those in need | 7.30

Family-run publishers providing a lifeline for regional newspapers across the country | ABC News

While regional newspapers across the country are closing at a rapid rate, some small family-run publishers are finding ways to survive – and even expand – during the pandemic. The Horsham Times, in western Victoria, published its first issue last week, and its owner believes the community-run business model could be the way forward for … Read more Family-run publishers providing a lifeline for regional newspapers across the country | ABC News

Senior Economist Alison Pennington says latest GDP figures is ‘calm before the storm’ | ABC News

Some Australians are living through a recession for the first time. GDP figures from the Bureau of Statistics show Australia’s economy shrank 0.3 per cent in the March quarter, amid bushfires and the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Alison Pennington is a Senior Economist and spoke to ABC’s business reporter Sue Lannin. Read more … Read more Senior Economist Alison Pennington says latest GDP figures is ‘calm before the storm’ | ABC News

COVID-19 stats: Concern for coronavirus second wave as restrictions begin to ease | ABC News

With coronavirus restrictions rapidly easing – and Winter now here – we’re warned that there could be renewed growth in infections in Australia. It will be some time before we see if there are any signs of a second wave – but at least one country is already experiencing one. Analyst Casey Briggs reports. For … Read more COVID-19 stats: Concern for coronavirus second wave as restrictions begin to ease | ABC News

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says Australia has officially entered recession | ABC News

After 29 years of uninterrupted economic growth, Australia has entered recession. The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed Australia’s economy contracted by 0.3 per cent over the March quarter. The Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says the economy will shrink even further next quarter, meaning Australia has entered a technical recession. Mr Frydenberg spoke to reporters … Read more Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says Australia has officially entered recession | ABC News

Donald Trump targeting media organisations that try to call out his misinformation | 7.30

We’ve seen police target the media to a disturbing degree during these protests. Trump is running a campaign against media organisations that try to call out his misinformation. His latest target is Twitter. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on … Read more Donald Trump targeting media organisations that try to call out his misinformation | 7.30