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Potential for Iran attacks ‘put on maintain’

Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says while threats from Iran in the Middle East remain high, deterrence measures taken by the Pentagon had “put on hold” the potential for attacks on Americans. It was unclear exactly what Shanahan meant and Pentagon officials could not immediately clarify whether the threat …

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Killer whale cull felt 20 years later

The culling of killer whales more than two decades ago has had a lasting effect on their population in the Southern Ocean, according to research from Deakin University, The longitudinal study has revealed the killer whale population in subantarctic waters near the Crozet Islands remains less than half what it …

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Arrests after fatal NSW car chase: cops

Police have arrested two of the three people wanted for the alleged fight, car chase and fatal smash that claimed the life of a father on a NSW highway. Detectives say a Ford Territory was travelling on the Princes Highway when it struck the petrol tanker at Albion Park Rail …

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Fresh data reveals alarming flu toll on WA children

Children are faring worse than adults this flu season, with new data revealing the number of paediatric influenza cases this year is more than three times that of last year. The alarming analysis comes after yesterday’s front page story in The West Australian, in which a Perth mother implored parents …

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