Ten bounces back from Big Bash League loss

Network Ten grew its share of advertising market dollars in its second summer without cricket's Big Bash League amid weak market conditions for the free-to-air television industry. ThinkTV data obtained from an industry source found the ViacomCBS-owned entity grew its share of the free-to-air (FTA) advertising market by four points to 20.5 per cent, a […]

‘Too early to relax’: CSL top scientist warns on coronavirus

CSL’s chief scientific officer Andrew Cuthbertson has warned it is premature of financial markets to treat the coronavirus as little more than a bad cold, saying there a large gaps in knowledge and a lack of reliable information. Professor Cuthbertson disagreed with those within financial markets who were complacent or viewed the coronavirus as a […]

Saudi Pilots Missing as Yemen Rebels Say They Downed Fighter Jet

Two Saudi fighter pilots were missing after Iran-backed Yemen rebels said they shot down a Saudi fighter jet, a potential escalation in their five-year war. Saudi coalition spokesman Colonel Turki Al-Maliki said the pilots ejected before their Tornado jet crashed on Saturday in Yemen while under attack by Houthi rebels, according to the official Saudi […]

How Iran’s Hard-Liners Got Campaign Boost From Trump

As Iran’s president since 2013, Hassan Rouhani has sought to be a force of moderation in the country, rolling back his predecessor’s populist economic policies and confrontational approach to foreign relations. His tenure runs until mid-2021, but parliamentary elections Feb. 21 are widely expected to mark the beginning of the end of Rouhani’s brand of […]

For First Time, Biden Calls Deportations Under Obama ‘Big Mistake’

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Going further than he ever has in expressing regret over Obama administration immigration policy, presidential candidate Joe Biden called it a “big mistake” to have deported hundreds of thousands of people without criminal records. “We took far too long to get it right,” Biden said in a wide-ranging, sometimes contentious interview […]

Mississippi Braces for Flooding Amid Cresting River

In this article Jackson, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves declared a state of emergency Saturday amid predictions that a river running in the area around the state capital of Jackson could burst its banks and spark widespread flooding. Forecasters believe the Pearl River will crest at 38 feet (11.6 meters) Sunday evening to […]

Singapore Plans Massive Budget Stimulus to Counter Virus Threat

Singapore is set to deliver a strong budget this week to offset the damage to the economy from the coronavirus, with analysts predicting the biggest deficit in almost two decades. The fiscal gap may widen to 1.5% of gross domestic product in the year beginning April 1, the highest since the 1.7% shortfall recorded in […]

Nevada Could Be A Key Test Of Sanders’ Outreach To Latino Voters

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When the Bernie Sanders for President campaign set up shop in Las Vegas last July, its first move was to open an office in the city’s east side, the heart of the Latino community. Staffers decorated the stark space with brightly colored paper banners known as “papel picado” and threw an […]

Bloomberg campaign ad touts Obama relationship despite complicated history

Bloomberg spending millions on 2020 campaign ads America First Action PAC spokesperson Steve Cortes explains what Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s ad spending means for his campaign. In a multimillion-dollar TV campaign and on the trail, Michael Bloomberg portrays himself as having a close bond with former President Obama. But the two have had a […]