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Trump confirms blocking strike on Iran

US President Donald Trump says he blocked a planned military strike against Iran because it would not have been a proportionate response to Tehran's downing of an unmanned US surveillance drone.

Time to end discrimination, parties told

More than 100 organisations and individuals have written to Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese demanding they ban religious organisations from discriminating on the basis of sexuality and gender identity.

US Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales

The United States Senate has voted to block the Trump administration from selling arms to Saudi Arabia, launching a new challenge to President Donald Trump's alliance with the country amid rising tensions in the Middle...

Dawson pleads not guilty, faces new charge

Chris Dawson has pleaded not guilty to the murder of his wife Lynette hours before being charged with a historical sex offence from his days as a teacher at a Sydney high school.