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Law suit over Trump's social media order

A tech-focused civil liberties group has launched legal action to block President Donald Trump's executive order that seeks to regulate social media, saying it violates the First Amendment.

Pelosi urges Trump to be 'healer in chief'

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has urged President Donald Trump to be a "healer in chief" as the searing protests over the treatment of black people by police and the justice system gripped Congress.

Trump, Morrison discuss Hong Kong, G7

US President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison discussed Hong Kong, the World Health Organisation's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and September's G7 summit during their latest call.

Black Lives Matter rally held in Sydney

Hundreds have marched through Sydney's CBD in solidarity with those protesting in the US over the death of George Floyd while being arrested in Minneapolis.

Trump vows to use military, police shot

At least five US police officers have been hit by gunfire during violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody, hours after President Donald Trump vowed to use the military to...

NSW public servants' pay freeze rejected

The NSW Upper House has reversed the state government's controversial 12-month pay freeze for public servants as the state government vows to pursue the policy through the Industrial Relations Commission.

Qld child safety dept 'failed' Mason Lee

Had any of the Queensland child safety officers tasked with looking after an abused toddler done their job in the weeks before his horrific death, he may still be alive, a coroner says.