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US Defence Secretary resigns

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has resigned, as Republicans call for change to defence strategy.

World

Iran nuclear talks extended

Iran and six powers have failed for a second time this year to resolve their 12-year dispute over Tehran’s nuclear ambitions.

National

Bonsoy pays victims $25m in compensation

A $25 million settlement has been reached with Australian soy milk producer Bonsoy, over the alleged poisoning of up to 500 people.

National

ABC confirms 400 jobs cut, state 7:30 programs cancelled

Managing Director of the ABC Mark Scott has announced 400 jobs will go, in order to address budget cuts.

National

Lambie resigns as PUP Senator

PUP Senator Jacqui Lambie has announced she has reigned from the party effective immediately.

World

Nuclear talks expected to be extended

Today’s deadline for a deal to lift international sanctions on Iran may be extended.

World

Obama announces sweeping immigration reform

US President Barack Obama has introduced sweeping immigration reform, which will see nearly 5 million illegal immigrants exempt from deportation.

National

UN Environment report “shames” Australia: Greens

The Greens say Australia has been named an shamed about its commitment to addressing climate change in a new report.

World

Deaths in Ukraine reach 13 per day, despite ceasefire

The death rate in the Ukraine conflict has increased in the past eight weeks despite the declaration of a ceasefire in September. In total, more than 4,300 combatants and civilians

World

Greste and colleague could be pardoned

Egypt is considering pardoning 2 of 3 Al Jazeera journalists, including Australia’s Peter Greste.