Hawks hold on against Swans to keep finals hopes alive

Hawks hold on against Swans to keep finals hopes alive

Updated July 28, 2017 22:45:42 Hawthorn has come through a bruising encounter against the Sydney Swans, quelling the nerves to hold on for a six-point win and keep its finals hopes alive. Look back at how it all unfolded in our AFL ScoreCentre. Hawthorn quells Swans surge Photo: Luke Hodge of the Hawks (centre) comes off second best against Buddy Franklin. (AAP: Julian Smith) Hawthorn has ended Sydney’s AFL winning streak, downing the Swans by a goal in a nailbiting MCG contest. The Hawks trailed midway through the fourth quarter,…

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Australian Survivor: ‘I’m petrified’

Australian Survivor: ‘I’m petrified’

CHANNEL 10 will be hoping a stronger, more physical and mentally tough group of 24 contestants will boost Australian Survivor in 2017. In a very competitive local Australian television market, Ten are pulling out all stops to make Australian Survivor work. The competition is fierce — tomorrow night (Sunday), Australian Survivor will be up against the Block on Channel 9, and from next week, Hell’s Kitchen on Channel 7. Producers of the show have gone for a more brash cast compared to last year, a cast prepared to take risks…

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Trump replaces chief of staff

Trump replaces chief of staff

“The President wanted to go in a different direction,” Priebus told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on “The Situation Room” Friday evening. “I think General (John) Kelly is a brilliant pick,” Priebus said. “We’ll be working on a transition here for a couple weeks together with General Kelly starting on Monday morning. So this is not like a situation where there are a bunch of ill will feelings.” “I’m always going to be a Trump fan,” Priebus said. Asked if President Donald Trump asked him to resign, Priebus said, “No. I resigned…

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Shorten puts republic push on the agenda for next Labor government

Shorten puts republic push on the agenda for next Labor government

Posted July 29, 2017 00:10:43 Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has vowed to hold a referendum on whether Australia should become a republic within his first term in office. Key points: Bill Shorten says if the yes vote prevails then it can be considered how head of state is chosen Second vote could be in a different term of parliament Announcement may place political pressure on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Mr Shorten will tell an Australian Republic Movement event in Melbourne tonight the question will require a simple yes or no…

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Who is John Kelly, Trump's new chief of staff?

Who is John Kelly, Trump's new chief of staff?

But while Kelly has worked for the government nearly his whole life, he hasn’t always embraced the political arena he is now at the center of. Kelly had only been retired from the military eight months when Trump tapped him after last November’s election to run his Department of Homeland Security, a position that put Kelly in charge of the administration’s policies on issues including immigration, cybersecurity, countering domestic terrorism and aviation security. A Marine, Kelly served in the military for nearly five decades and served in positions including chief…

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