Canada wildfires lead to air-quality alerts in US

Canada is dealing with a series of intense wildfires that have spread from the western provinces to Quebec, with hundreds of forest fires burning. The smoke has traveled into the United States, resulting in a number of air quality alerts issued since May.

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Consultancy firms to face scrutiny of Senate inquiry

A Senate inquiry will explore the interaction of consultants and government departments at a public hearing, as the PwC tax advice scandal continues.

Blinken in Saudi Arabia to meet Crown Prince Mohammed

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived Tuesday in Saudi Arabia on a trip in which he plans to meet Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman amid strained relations between Riyadh and Washington.

Australia to scrap cheque payments within seven years

Cheques are set to be replaced with digital payment alternatives under a new Commonwealth plan, but cash will remain a valid transaction option.

IOC board to meet over International Boxing Association

The International Olympic Comittee will hold a board meeting to discuss the embattled International Boxing Association, according to sources.

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Kathleen Folbigg adjusts to life outside prison

After 20 years in jail, Kathleen Folbigg is finding joy in the small luxuries of everyday life while she continues to grieve the loss of her children.

Air India jet bound for US makes urgent Russia landing

A US-bound Air India plane has made an emergency landing in Russia’s east, the airline says.