Australian girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter says she had no idea and is ‘devastated’

Marilou Danley describes the perpetrator of the worst mass shooting in US history as “a kind, caring, quiet man”, saying she had no warning about his murderous plans.

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Why the Las Vegas shooting must be called a terror attack

OPINION & ANALYSIS: More than 50 people massacred at a festival in Las Vegas. Police have described the suspect, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, as a ‘lone wolf’, rather than a terrorist… Why might that be?

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First Nauru and Manus Island refugees to leave for the United States

The Australian government is providing minimal detail of those who have so far passed the Americans’ “extreme vetting” and been approved to go, saying it is up to the US to do that.

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North Korea: who is the historical threat?

OPINION & ANALYSIS: For many people, the only reference point for what war with North Korea looks like is the ever-popular 70s television series M*A*S*H.

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North Korea earthquake points to most powerful nuclear test yet

North Korea says it has developed an advanced hydrogen bomb.

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North Korea tells Australia it is acting suicidally by joining war games

The North Korean statement from a spokesman for the ministry of foreign affairs, reported by the state news agency KCNA, described Malcolm Turnbull’s remarks about ANZUS as “reckless”.

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‘Fire and fury': Trump’s impulsive rhetoric on North Korea threatens region

OPINION & ANALYSIS: By promising ‘fire and fury’, Donald Trump actually plays into North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s hands.

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“You are worse than I am,” Trump tells Turnbull in leaked phone call

Leaked documents reveal details of President Donald Trump’s testy phone call with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull over “a horrible deal, a disgusting deal” to settle refugees.

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If you have just two days in Washington DC…

Monuments, museums, art galleries, magnificent buildings and grand views are the hallmarks of the USA’s capital.

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Father of Aussie woman gunned down by US police calls for justice

Distraught family of Australian expat Justine Damond, tragically shot by police in Minneapolis, demand answers.

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Aussie journo stands by his damning assessment of Donald Trump, that he has “no capacity to lead the world” [WATCH]

VIDEO: Chris Uhlmann tells US media he makes no apology for his cut to the bone, viral condemnation of President Donald Trump.

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Australia suspends air strikes in Syria after Russia threat

Russia says it will treat coalition aircraft west of the Euphrates as potential targets and track them with missile systems and military aircraft, following downing of Syrian jet by US.

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Seven things new expats had better get used to when moving to the USA

So you want to go live and work in the United States? Well, apart from sorting out your visa and packing your bag, prep with these handy hints to better ingratiate yourself with the local folk.

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Time for China and Europe to lead, as Trump waves goodbye to the Paris climate deal

OPINION & ANALYSIS: While it is too early to predict how Chinese and European leadership will manifest in practice, in the face of American obstruction they are arguably the world’s best hope, if not its only hope.

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We need your help more than ever, top Republican tells Australia as Trump controversies deepen

Senator John McCain tells Australian audience allies should keep faith in the United States as it endures a “rough period” with Donald Trump as president.

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