Tony Abbott is being urged to back up his professed support for “innovative” links between schools and businesses by rescuing a partnership program whose funding is about to expire.
Tony Abbott has labelled himself a conservationist who believes humanity should “rest lightly on the planet”.
Strikes by performers, actors and technicians are threatening to shut down some of France's leading arts festivals, including a renowned one in Avignon.Read More >
On a normal day, the road from Irbil to Kirkuk streams with hundreds of tankers carrying crude oil, the region's lifeblood, across the borders to Iran and Turkey. But these are far from normal times, with Kurdish Peshmerga forces now in control of Kirkuk as the war with al-Qaida-linked fighters rages on just a short distance away. The highway is eerily quiet and peaceful.Read More >
WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) and SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program) are both federally-funded, state-administered programs with the simple goal of preventing Americans from going hungry. In Georgia, 54 people have been indicted for setting up pretend grocery stores that defrauded the programs of millions of dollars.Read More >