Australian millennials rank low in home ownership: survey

Australian millennials rank low in home ownership: survey

Posted April 07, 2017 09:36:43 Photo: Australian millennials continue to struggle to get into the housing market (ABC News: Angela Ross) Is the property market simply out of reach for younger Australians? Australian millennials were ranked second last in home ownership in a recent survey by international bank HSBC. The bank surveyed 9,000 millennials — people between the ages of 18 and 36 — in nine different countries. The survey revealed home ownership rates among Australian millennials were only marginally higher than in the United Arab Emirates — where just…

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Stars caught in ‘nannygate’

Stars caught in ‘nannygate’

MEL B isn’t the first celebrity whose partner allegedly fell for the charms of the family nanny. A number of Hollywood A-listers have faced rumours around their relationships with their nannies. ARNOLD SCHWARZNEGGER AND MILDRED BAENA Arnie has said the cheating scandal that ended his marriage with Maria Shriver was his “biggest failure”. The Hollywood star and former Governor of California admitted to fathering a love child Joseph Baena with nanny Mildred Baena in 2011. The saga resulted in the breakdown of the marriage of Schwarzenegger and Shriver after 25…

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US President, Chinese leader face off on North Korea dilemma

US President, Chinese leader face off on North Korea dilemma

But that threat of unilateral action glosses over just how complicated the North Korea dilemma is. For decades, the US has sought a way to defang North Korea’s nuclear capabilities, but they’ve only gotten stronger. Experts say it’s not going to be any easier for Trump. “Every administration has wrestled with this pig, trying to figure out what to do,” said Timothy Phillips, a national intelligence fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Experts, officials and lawmakers say there are a number of reasons the North Korean challenge is so…

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Bergen: Trump's menu of bad options for Syria

Bergen: Trump's menu of bad options for Syria

The Trump administration just had its first big international event: Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s regime appears to have carried out a chemical attack against its own people, killing dozens, including many women and children. The video images of young children writhing in agony and being hosed down with water are indelible. And those images certainly now have the attention of President Donald Trump, who said on Wednesday, “I will tell you, what happened yesterday is unacceptable to me … It’s already happened that my attitude toward Syria and Assad has…

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