Jared Kushner awarded Mexican honour: Order of the Aztec Eagle

Migrants. Trade. Crime. Trump’s border wall: The challenges to the modern US-Mexico relationship have perhaps never been as stark and divisive as they are now. So, when outgoing President Enrique Peña Nieto suddenly awarded senior President Trump adviser (and son-in-law) Jared Kushner his nation’s greatest honour, the Mexican population was …

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Police end stand-off with man in Port Kennedy home

The West Australian Thursday, 29 November 2018 7:42PM Camera IconPolice were negotiating with a man who had shut himself inside a house in Port Kennedy.Picture: WA News Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail UsLink Icon UPDATE: Police have re-opened streets that were blocked off in Port Kennedy this evening. Police had …

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Five more cancer drugs go on the PBS

Australian cancer sufferers will have greater and more affordable access to five treatments from Saturday. Patients battling forms of leukaemia, advanced intestinal and pancreatic tumours, melanomas, bowel cancer and ovarian cancer will benefit from new listings on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. Australians fighting those cancers will pay $39.50 per script, …

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Myer survives spill motion after strike

Myer has been handed a second strike on executive pay but the struggling department store chain looks set to avoid a board spill. More than 37 per cent of of proxy votes were cast against Myer’s remuneration report at its annual general meeting in Melbourne on Friday, well over the …

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Banks’ long journey to repair conduct: G30

The Australian banking industry is only beginning a long journey to repair its conduct and culture after shocking misconduct scandals, the world’s top financial figures have warned. The Group of 30’s views on the Australian “crisis” were released on Friday, the final day of the banking royal commission’s public hearings. …

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