ANY INQUIRY into fake news is much like having a royal commission into the make up and motivation for halal food. (The latter absurd proposition has been put forth by a few Australian politicians irritated by the Islamist bogeyman.) Neither mission is particularly helpful, other than to illustrate a mounting ignorance about a phenomenon that always was.
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WASHINGTON — In just his first 10 days on the job, President Trump has already signed two proclamations, seven executive orders and seven presidential memoranda. He's invented a new form of presidential directive — the national security presidential memorandum — and signed three of those.
One Nation's candidate for the seat of Pilbara in the West Australian election is standing by an article he wrote saying taxpayers should not support single mums who are "too lazy" to attract and hold a mate.
The pastor of a largely immigrant Catholic church in Queens has a suggestion for his anti-Trump parishioners — go take a flying leap off the nearest building.
“Show your hate for Trump. Do it for social justice. #JumpAgainstTrump,” read a meme posted by Father Philip Pizzo just hours after he celebrated Sunday Mass.
New South Wales' new Minister for Women Tanya Davies has come under fire for her pro-life stance on her first day in the job.