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Kilauea volcano: earthquakes follow eruption as Hawaii orders evacuations

Kilauea volcano: earthquakes follow eruption as Hawaii orders evacuations

Lava spurts through cracks in roads and flows in residential areas on Big Island before earthquakes with magnitudes of 5.4 and 6.9 reported A whole town has been ordered to evacuate after the eruption
Jacinda Ardern pledges shelter for all homeless people within four weeks

Jacinda Ardern pledges shelter for all homeless people within four weeks

New Zealand government announces $100m to get 40,000 homeless people into accommodation before winter hitsThe New Zealand government has promised to get the country’s homeless population off the
'Gaps in oversight' for $1.2bn spent by NSW non-government schools

'Gaps in oversight' for $1.2bn spent by NSW non-government schools

Auditor general says there is not enough information to verify that systemic schools use funds as intended• Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon The New South Wales
Justin Trudeau is waging a phony war against inequality | Luke Savage

Justin Trudeau is waging a phony war against inequality | Luke Savage

The disjuncture between Trudeau’s rhetorical flourishes and his actions speaks volumesLast month, in a speech to France’s National Assembly, Justin Trudeau raised one of his favourite themes:
Senior New Zealand naval officer accused of hiding camera in embassy toilets

Senior New Zealand naval officer accused of hiding camera in embassy toilets

Alfred Keating pleads not guilty over discovery of miniature camera in embassy bathroom in Washington where he was defence attacheOne of New Zealand’s most senior naval officers is accused of hiding a
Cormann says corporate tax cuts ‘the most important of all’ ahead of budget

Cormann says corporate tax cuts ‘the most important of all’ ahead of budget

Finance minister digs in behind big business cuts despite lacking parliamentary support for the changeSign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon Tax cuts for Australia’s biggest

NTSB releases footage showing near disaster on San Francisco runway – video

The US National Transportation Safety Board has released chilling footage showing an aborted landing in which an Air Canada flight almost landed on a taxiway occupied by four other planes.The footage
Skripals poisoned by novichok dose of up to 100g, watchdog says

Skripals poisoned by novichok dose of up to 100g, watchdog says

Quantity of nerve agent dose thought to have been used suggests it was created as a weaponThe former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned with a dose of liquid nerve agent
Brexit 'impossible challenge' for environment and trade departments

Brexit 'impossible challenge' for environment and trade departments

Preparations for EU exit curbed by ‘pervasive uncertainty’ warns parliament’s spending watchdogThe departments run by Michael Gove and Liam Fox are facing an “impossible challenge” as they prepare for
Child mortality rate 'one and a half times higher in England than in Sweden'

Child mortality rate 'one and a half times higher in England than in Sweden'

More than 6,000 fewer children would have died between 2003 and 2012 if England’s rate had been the same as Sweden’s, researchers saidDeaths in children under five occur one and half times more often
House chaplain nearly ousted by Paul Ryan rescinds resignation

House chaplain nearly ousted by Paul Ryan rescinds resignation

Paul Ryan responded by saying he accepted the decision by the Rev Patrick Conroy following an effort to oust him in AprilThe chaplain of the House of Representatives, the Rev Patrick Conroy, revoked
Obama martial law scare was stoked by Russian bots, say ex-director of CIA

Obama martial law scare was stoked by Russian bots, say ex-director of CIA

Right speculated that 2015 military exercise was attack on TexasMichael Hayden: success encouraged Moscow to target election Speculation about a US armed forces exercise that led some Texans to fear
Twitter urges all users to change their password after bug discovered

Twitter urges all users to change their password after bug discovered

Company says it has fixed the internal glitch and has seen ‘no indication of breach or misuse’ but recommends precautionary stepsTwitter has urged its 336 million users to change their passwords after
Morning mail: Queensland land-clearing laws go through

Morning mail: Queensland land-clearing laws go through

Friday: State parliament finally passes Labor’s promised laws to curb deforestation. Plus: Polanski and Cosby expelled from Academy• Sign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every
Syria: The World’s War review: Lyse Doucet dissects a brutal and misunderstood conflict

Syria: The World’s War review: Lyse Doucet dissects a brutal and misunderstood conflict

The veteran BBC reporter has been on the ground in Syria since the early days of hope in the Arab spring. It’s her expert witness that brings so much weight to this two-parterThe worst humanitarian
MH370 search reveals clues to 19th century shipwreck mysteries

MH370 search reveals clues to 19th century shipwreck mysteries

Unprecedented search operation leads to discovery of two vessels that sank south-west of AustraliaA four-year search of the depths of the Indian Ocean has failed to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight
Roman Polanski and Bill Cosby expelled from the film Academy

Roman Polanski and Bill Cosby expelled from the film Academy

The governing board of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to remove both disgraced stars Roman Polanski and Bill Cosby have been expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts
Met dismisses police spy who tricked activist into sexual relationship

Met dismisses police spy who tricked activist into sexual relationship

Jim Boyling started intimate relationship in 1999 without telling woman his true identityAn undercover officer who had an unauthorised sexual relationship with an environmental campaigner has been
Rudy Giuliani: the five ages of Trump's loyal, long-serving friend

Rudy Giuliani: the five ages of Trump's loyal, long-serving friend

Giuliani’s loose lips on Fox News may have entangled Trump in a new scandal. Ed Pilkington reflects on a career of controversy“Rudy is great,” Donald Trump gushed last month when announcing the
Parkland victim's father to join weekend protest against NRA in Dallas

Parkland victim's father to join weekend protest against NRA in Dallas

Manuel Oliver, whose son Joaquin died in Florida attack, says presence at rally near convention can help push for stricter gun lawsA year ago, Manuel Oliver thought his family had achieved the