Republican leaders of the House of Representatives pulled legislation to overhaul the US healthcare system from consideration due to a shortage of votes.
Two women and four men arrested in the central England city of Birmingham, where London terror attacker Khalid Masood recently lived, have been released.
British police have made more arrests as they continued to raid properties throughout the UK in the wake of Wednesday's terror attack in Westminster.
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Egypt's former leader Hosni Mubarak has walked free for the first time since being overthrown in the Arab Spring uprisings.
Riots that broke out on the streets of Papua New Guinea's capital Port Moresby have left devastation, the Salvation Army says.
The attack Khalid Masood carried out in London was the end point of his evolution to extremist from the boy born in Kent and named Adrian Elms.
Convicted armed robber Christopher "Badness" Binse has sacked his lawyer, telling a judge he was unhappy with the way experts had judged his mental health.
WA's share of the GST has been lifted by just four cents to 34 cents in the dollar, angering new state treasurer Ben Wyatt.
The Fair Work Commission has received advice on easing the squeeze of penalty rate cuts, but not from the government.
Iron ore miner Fortescue has reaffirmed its commitment to focus on debt repayments, paying off another $US1 billion of its 2019 term loan next week.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Li Keqiang held bilateral talks in Canberra during which they discussed tensions in the South China Sea.
A Sydney teenager accused of trying to source a gun and a bomb manual has pleaded guilty in Children's Court to planning a 2016 Anzac Day terrorist attack.
ANZ and CBA have both raised their variable rates for mortgages, largely focusing on those for investors and those that are interest-only.
Malcolm Turnbull has announced a new deal on chilled beef exports to China during a visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
Harvey Norman shares have closed slightly higher after the retailer revealed that the corporate regulator is conducting a routine review of its accounts.