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.

PWC STOCK The government is expected to look beyond PwC for future professional services contracts.
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.

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday 6 June 2023

Stocks drifted on Wall Street amid a vacuum of market-moving data. The S&P 500 rose 0.2% Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 10 points while the Nasdaq added 0.4%.

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR STOCK Almost $3 billion in unpaid super was owed to workers at the end of the last financial year.
Growth report likely to reveal an economy losing steam

Australia’s economic performance is starting to wane although the outlook for March quarter growth is looking a little healthier than first thought.

Press has blood on its hands - Prince Harry

Prince Harry has become the first senior royal to appear in a witness box in more than a century in a lawsuit brought against Mirror Group Newspapers.

LINDA BURNEY KEN WYATT VOICE PRESSER Federal minister Linda Burney says rates of incarceration of Indigenous people are a national shame.
Indigenous communities put their hands up for justice

The federal government is moving forward on its commitment to fund justice reinvestment to help reduce the number of Indigenous people in jail.

Judge rules to release names of Rep. Santos bond cosigners

NEW YORK (AP) - A federal magistrate ruled Tuesday to make public the names of the cosigners on indicted Rep. George Santos ' $500,000 release bond, but said she'll keep them secret for now to give his lawyer time to appeal the decision.