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Recent articles by Rod:

China-Australia rift deepens over calls for virus inquiry

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — China’s warning of trade repercussions from Australia’s campaign for an independent inquiry into the coronavirus has rattled Australian business leaders as President... → Read More

China Warns Australia It Could Face Boycotts Over Call for an Independent Inquiry Into Coronavirus

China has accused Australia of parroting the United States in its call for an inquiry independent of the WHO to determine the origins of COVID-19. → Read More

Coronavirus cruise ship finally leaves Australian port

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A cruise ship that is the subject of a criminal investigation after it became Australia’s largest single source of coronavirus infections set off from the country's... → Read More

AP Explains: What Virgin Australia's bankruptcy move means

CANBERRA. Australia (AP) — Virgin Australia has become the world’s largest airline to seek bankruptcy protection in the weeks since the coronavirus shutdown created a debt crisis. A look at... → Read More

Australia to make Google and Facebook pay for news content

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Global digital platforms Google and Facebook will be forced to pay for news content in Australia, the government said on Monday as the coronavirus pandemic causes a... → Read More

Australia Introduces Plan to Make Google and Facebook Pay for News Content

Global digital platforms Google and Facebook will be forced to pay for news content in Australia, the government said on Monday. → Read More

Australian court rules search warrant on journalist invalid

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s highest court ruled on Wednesday that a search warrant at the center of a national storm over press freedom was invalid. News Corp. journalist Annika... → Read More

Australian Court Rules Search Warrant on Journalist Invalid

The seven judges unanimously agreed that the warrant was invalid → Read More

Australian cardinal links corruption to child abuse charges

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Cardinal George Pell has linked his fight against corruption in the Vatican with his prosecution in Australia for alleged child sex abuse. Pell was regarded as the... → Read More

Cardinal Pell welcomes court's dismissal of abuse conviction

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Cardinal George Pell welcomed Australia’s highest court clearing him of child sex crimes Tuesday and said his trial had not been a referendum on the Catholic... → Read More

Australian High Court Dismisses Catholic Cardinal's Conviction for Child Sex Abuse

The Australian High Court announced the decision in the appeal of Cardinal George Pell. Pell is the most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse. → Read More

Australia's highest court to rule on Pell's appeal next week

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's highest court will deliver its ruling next week on whether to overturn the convictions of Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic convicted of child... → Read More

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson reportedly released from hospital

Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, have reportedly been released from an Australian hospital five days after they were diagnosed with the new coronavirus. → Read More

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Reportedly Released From Australian Hospital After Coronavirus Treatment

Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, were released from an Australian hospital on Tuesday after they were diagnosed with the new coronavirus. → Read More

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson taking diagnoses 'one day at a time'

Tom Hanks said he and wife Rita Wilson were taking their new coronavirus infection “one day at a time" while Australian television hosts who had interviewed Wilson were awaiting test results Friday. → Read More

Australia cuts rate to record low 0.5% to fight virus impact

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s central bank on Tuesday cut its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to a record low of 0.5% in response to the economic shock of the... → Read More

Australian Associated Press closing after 85 years

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — National news agency Australian Associated Press said Tuesday it was closing after 85 years, blaming a decline in subscribers and digital platforms distributing news... → Read More

Jacinda Ardern Calls Out Australia for Deporting 'Your Problems'

New Zealand Prime Minister's called out Australia's policy of deporting foreign criminals → Read More

Australian court rules indigenous people can't be deported

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s highest court ruled Tuesday the government can’t deport Aboriginal people as part of its policy of ridding the country of foreign criminals. The High... → Read More

Australia Can't Deport Indigenous Aboriginal People, Court Rules

The High Court ruled in a 4-3 decision that indigenous Australians cannot be deported even if they do not hold Australian citizenship. → Read More