• Prime Minister Apr 11, 2019

    New Zealand's New Gun Laws Get Final Assent to Take Effect

    New Zealand’s governor general on Thursday formally signed into effect sweeping gun laws outlawing military style weapons, less than a month after a man used such guns to kill 50 people and wound dozens at two mosques in Christchurch. Governor General Patsy Reddy signed the bill as police said a gun buyback program will be announced to collect the now-banned...

  • Governor Oct 16, 2018

    Prince Harry, Meghan Start Australia Tour With Baby Gifts

    A beaming Duke and Duchess of Sussex thrilled thousands of fans outside the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday during their first meeting with the general public since the former Meghan Markle’s newly announced pregnancy. Prince Harry and Meghan spent longer than the 20 minutes allocated in their schedule to speak to and shake hands with as many well-wishers as possible....

  • Mayor Dec 8, 2017

    ‘This Is So Wonderful': Gay Marriage Becomes Legal in Australia

    Gay marriage in Australia became a law Friday as the prime minister gained a final signature on a bill hours after it was overwhelming endorsed by Parliament, and the nation started planning weddings that can take place in a month. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull traveled to Government House where Governor-General Peter Cosgrove signed the bill into law on behalf of...

  • New England Jul 13, 2017

    New Partnership Makes It Easier to Prove Pilgrim Ancestry

    So you think you’re descended from a Pilgrim? It’s now easier to find out.

  • DONALD TRUMP Apr 23, 2017

    Pence Reaffirms US-Australia Alliance After Trump Spat

    Vice President Mike Pence and Australia’s prime minister brushed off any lingering hostility over a contentious refugee deal and joined forces on Saturday to urge China to take a greater role in pressuring North Korea to drop its nuclear weapons program....
    Pence and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull repeatedly praised the decades-long American-Australian alliance following a meeting in Sydney, with the vice...

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