Jury deliberates on Oath Keepers’ January 6 role in seditious conspiracy trial – live

Key events Show key events only Please turn on JavaScript to use this feature Jury begins deliberating in Oath Keepers seditious conspiracy trial Good morning, US politics blog readers. A Washington federal jury is starting deliberations in the trial of five members of the Oath Keepers militia, including its founder Stewart Rhodes. The group stands … Read more

Australia news live: Albanese returns to Canberra after first summit season as PM; residents in flood-hit NSW begin recovery amid further warnings

Key events Filters BETA Key events (1)Anthony Albanese (3)Australia (3)China (3)Xi Jinping (3) Simon Birmingham says he “welcomes” the meeting between Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Chinese President Xi Jinping but says it needs to be understood in the context of decisions by previous Coalition governments. Importantly the previous governments under Malcolm Turnbull and Scott … Read more

Australia live news: cruise ship with 800 Covid-positive passengers docks in Sydney; Albanese at Cambodia summit

Key events Filters BETA Key events (2)Australia (5)US (4)Bali (3)Anthony Albanese (3)Cambodia (3) Amazon plan to deliver 500 million packages a year by drone The world’s largest online retailer has pledged to deliver 500 million packages each year by drone from 2030. The Australian executive in charge of Amazon’s air division says it’s one of … Read more

Trey Anastasio Band & Goose Kick Off Co-Headlining Tour – LIVE music blog

Last night was the start of the much-hyped Trey Anastasio Band and Goose co-headlining tour on the East Coast and the videos are showing that the vibes were strong even on the debut collaborations. Trey Anastasio sat in with Goose for “All I Need” (which you can see below) and “Pancakes” which closed their opening … Read more

Australia politics live news: Katy Gallagher says fixing energy crisis ‘not just about tax’; Future Fund’s $3.4bn investment in fossil fuels revealed

Katy Gallagher says fixing energy crisis ‘not just about tax’ Sarah Martin The Nationals senator Susan McDonald is asking treasury officials about what modelling it has done on potential changes to the petroleum resource rent tax, known as the PRRT. Marty Robinson from Treasury’s tax division said the department had begun looking at the PRRT … Read more

‘Some don’t live to tell the tale, I guess I just have to live with it,’ says serial rapist’s victim | The Citizen

Six years later, the 20-year-old woman still recoils in fear when she sees someone who resembles Nkosinathi Phakathi, the man who brutally raped her. Nor can she trust many men because she believes others, just like him, are out there, waiting to pounce. She was just 14 when the convicted serial rapist lured her away … Read more

Land Of Trees offers ‘See The Fire Dancing’ live performance video

 Image credit: Marie Wahlström Free-spirited indie-folk musician Land Of Trees released the live music video for ‘See The Fire Dancing’ under Land Of Trees Music on the 28th of October. The eclectic singer-songwriter’s music is comparable to the music of The Lumineers and Vance Joy just to mention a couple.  Stream / Download: Land Of … Read more

Film Review: Jennifer Lawrence’s stirring performance punches through Causeway’s subtle nature – The AU Review

A low-key slice of independent cinema that you imagine wouldn’t be given as big of a spotlight had it not been for lead Jennifer Lawrence, Causeway nonetheless deserves its attention as it’s a determined and moving picture about one’s healing, both emotionally and physically. Adhering to the stripped-away mentality that drove her to her first … Read more