Australia news LIVE: Labor strikes industrial relations bill deal; Scott Morrison faces censure motion – Sydney Morning Herald

Australia news LIVE: Labor strikes industrial relations bill deal;  Scott Morrison faces censure motion – Sydney Morning Herald

Australia news LIVE: Labor strikes industrial relations bill deal; Scott Morrison faces censure motionSydney Morning Herald ‘We insult people’s intelligence’: The Liberal Party recriminations beginThe Age Where to next for the Victorian Liberal Party?ABC News ‘Can anyone tell me what the Liberal Party actually stands for anymore?’: BernardiSky News Australia The Liberal Party is ‘totally … Read more

Reserve Bank chief Philip Lowe ‘sorry’ for interest rate call

Reserve Bank chief Philip Lowe ‘sorry’ for interest rate call

Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe has apologized to Australians who may regret taking out a home loan off the back of claims interest rates would remain unchanged until 2024. Appearing before a Senate estimates hearing on Monday morning, Dr Lowe said it was “regrettable” that the RBA did not make it clear the commentary was … Read more

Netanyahu puts extremist homophobic politician in charge of Israel’s Jewish identity

Netanyahu puts extremist homophobic politician in charge of Israel’s Jewish identity

One of the Knesset’s most far-right politicians, who holds non-pluralist Jewish views and anti-LGBT, sexist, and anti-Arab positions, will be the next government’s head of “Jewish identity,” following an agreement signed Sunday with presumed prime minister-to-be Benjamin Netanyahu. Avi Maoz, the single lawmaker of the fringe Noam party, will be appointed deputy minister and head … Read more

Dwayne Johnson Reveals Warner Bros. Didn’t Want Henry Cavill To Return As Superman – Deadline

Dwayne Johnson Reveals Warner Bros.  Didn’t Want Henry Cavill To Return As Superman – Deadline

Dwayne Johnson is celebrating the success of Black Adam in theaters and on iTunes. As everyone knows, Henry Cavill made a cameo as Superman, something that Johnson “fought hard” for despite Warner Bros. not initially keen on bringing back the actor. In a video posted on Twitter, the DC star said he wanted to establish … Read more

Smartphone addiction linked with lower cognitive abilities, less self-control, and worse psychological well-being

Smartphone addiction linked with lower cognitive abilities, less self-control, and worse psychological well-being

Published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Healthresearchers found that problematic smartphone use is linked with low self-esteem as well as negative cognitive outcomes. The majority of people who live in industrialized countries have smartphones. The fear of being without one’s smartphones is known as “nomophobia” and has become a social problem. … Read more

Our allies and enemies hold the keys to unlocking this market

Our allies and enemies hold the keys to unlocking this market

If the rest of the world would simply do what is expected of it, we would have a decent stock market and more prosperity with less inflation. That just isn’t the case right now. We are in a seasonably strong period — that’s for certain. We seem to have decent retail sales on tap, at … Read more

Dow futures dip after positive week By Investing.com

Dow futures dip after positive week By Investing.com

© Reuters. By Oliver Gray Investing.com – US stock futures were trading lower during Sunday’s evening trade, after major benchmark indices finished the holiday shortened week higher as investors proved optimistic amid potentially smaller interest rate hikes from Federal Reserve policymakers. By 6:36pm ET (11:36pm GMT) were down 0.2%, fell 0.3% and were down 0.4%. … Read more