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PM under pressure over Myanmar sanctions

A cross-party committee has challenged the Morrison government to impose additional sanctions on senior members of the military in Myanmar. It has also encouraged the government to explore pathways to permanent residents for Myanmar nationals who wish to remain in Australia. The recommendations will put pressure on the government to ratchet up its response to the February 1 coup.

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PM under pressure over Myanmar sanctions

'She's taking the right approach': Scott Morrison backs Gladys Berejiklian for not locking down Sydney as experts call her 'crazy' for keeping the city open

Scott Morrison has backed Gladys Berejiklian's decision not to lock down Sydney. The Prime Minister said the premier was 'taking the right approach' to adopt proportionate restrictions as an outbreak of the Indian Delta variant rose to 36 on Wednesday with more cases expected on Thursday. University of Melbourne epidemiologist Professor Tony Blakely said Ms Berejiklian was 'crazy' for keeping gyms open and warned lockdown will last longer for every moment she delays imposing it.

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'She's taking the right approach': Scott Morrison backs Gladys Berejiklian for not locking down Sydney as experts call her 'crazy' for keeping the city open

Morrison blasts 'appalling' UNESCO on reef

Scott Morrison has savaged a draft recommendation from UNESCO to list the Great Barrier Reef as "in danger". The federal government suspects China has used its political clout on advisory bodies to engineer the outcome. Various delegates to UNESCO from around the world have now co-signed an open letter denouncing the reef recommendation.

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Morrison blasts 'appalling' UNESCO on reef

Petition to save village bakery

Almost 200 people have signed a petition in a bid to save their village bakery from closure. At present McColls in Gedney Hill has its own bakery providing freshly baked goods every day, however from August 18 the shop will be franchised out to Morrison’s, the bakery will be closed and the two bakers made redundant.

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Petition to save village bakery

Robodebt: government fights to keep secret documents that may show ‘what went wrong’

The Morrison government is fighting to keep under wraps documents that a former public servant says could show “what went wrong” with Centrelink’s botched robodebt program. The man seeking the documents, IT expert Justin Warren, argues they should be released so the public could learn lessons from the scandal.

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Robodebt: government fights to keep secret documents that may show ‘what went wrong’

'How many outbreaks will it take?' Fired-up Anthony Albanese FINALLY lands a blow on Scott Morrison as he blames Sydney's outbreak on PM's 'bungled' vaccine rollout

Anthony Albanese slammed the government in Question Time on Wednesday He said Scott Morrison had bungled quarantine and the vaccination rollout The Opposition leader has called for a 'safe national quarantine' system The government said vaccine rollout was going well with half of over 50s jabbed A fired-up Anthony Albanese tore into Scott Morrison over the slow coronavirus vaccine rollout and repeated hotel quarantine leaks as five million Sydneysiders stared down the barrel of another hard lockdown.

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'How many outbreaks will it take?' Fired-up Anthony Albanese FINALLY lands a blow on Scott Morrison as he blames Sydney's outbreak on PM's 'bungled' vaccine rollout

Fossil fuels a no-go for renewables agency

A plan to allow Australia's renewable energy agency to invest in non-renewable technologies has been shot down in the Senate. The Morrison government wanted to expand the remit of an agency known as ARENA to allow it to invest in low-emissions projects such as carbon capture and storage, green steel and hydrogen.

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Fossil fuels a no-go for renewables agency

Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce plans to back a net zero emissions target - but there will be strict conditions

Barnaby Joyce will continue to negotiate with Mr Morrison about climate targets There is a hope the Nationals and Liberals can agree on a net zero scheme Anthony Albanese accused Mr Joyce of being a climate change sceptic Compensation for farmers and other rural industries will be crucial to a potential deal between the Nationals and Liberals on contentious climate targets.

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Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce plans to back a net zero emissions target - but there will be strict conditions

Morrison & Foerster taps ex-FDA chief counsel as practice co-lead

Stacy Cline Amin worked as FDA chief counsel and HHS deputy GC for more than two years MoFo has added five ex-U.S. officials in D.C. this year The company and law firm names shown above are generated automatically based on the text of the article. We are improving this feature as we continue to test and develop in beta.

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Morrison & Foerster taps ex-FDA chief counsel as practice co-lead

More jobs added to list of skill shortages

Australia is crying out for more chefs, auditors and tax accountants, with the occupations added to a list of skill shortages. Engineers, surveyors and cartographers are also among 22 new professions added, bringing the list to 41 jobs. Immigration Minister Alex Hawke said the government engaged with employers, business leaders and industry representatives to determine the changed line-up.

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More jobs added to list of skill shortages

Crown director 'shocked' at tax avoidance

A Crown director says he was "shocked" to find out the James Packer-backed group had been potentially avoiding millions in tax payments to the Victorian government. Crown non-executive director Nigel Morrison said on Tuesday he first learned the company may have avoided paying the tax through media coverage of a royal commission on June 7.

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Crown director 'shocked' at tax avoidance

Have You Been Paying Attention? stars shock with VERY rude jokes about Prime Minister Scott Morrison's comment that made the Queen 'blush'

Prime Minister Scott Morrison's conversation with the Queen took centre stage on Channel 10 comedy show Have You Been Paying Attention? on Monday night. Quizmaster Tom Gleisner displayed a still image of the pair taken from footage of their slightly awkward-looking interaction during the PM's visit to England last week.

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Have You Been Paying Attention? stars shock with VERY rude jokes about Prime Minister Scott Morrison's comment that made the Queen 'blush'

Bay Area 'Rosie the Riveter' inspiration and World War II hero dies at 97

"Even though we were expecting this, it doesn't make it any easier to take," wrote the organization in a statement to ABC7 News. "Kay embodied the 'We can do it' spirit throughout her life and I don't say this lightly that she will be truly missed.

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Bay Area 'Rosie the Riveter' inspiration and World War II hero dies at 97

Wingstop Announces New Chicken Thigh Restaurant 'Thighstop'

"Wingstop pioneered the concept of chicken wings as a center-of-the-plate item," Morrison said in a statement. "Although Thighstop is in its infancy, we've been exploring bone-in and boneless thighs as center-of-the-plate options for some time now as a way to offer fans new ways to enjoy Wingstop's bold, distinctive and craveable flavors."

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Wingstop Announces New Chicken Thigh Restaurant 'Thighstop'

Carlisle families 'left with the clothes on their backs' as fire rips through street destroying several homes

A fundraiser has been launched to help the five families who have had to leave their homes as a result of a fire on Friday. A community are rallying together to help the five families affected by a fire that tore through their homes. Several homes were destroyed by a fire on Friday afternoon (June 18) and firefighters have warned the row of terraced houses are at risk of "dangerous collapse".

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Carlisle families 'left with the clothes on their backs' as fire rips through street destroying several homes

Giggleswick students raise £2,000

STUDENTS from Giggleswick School have raised £2,000 in memory of the local philanthropist after who their house is named after. To mark the 100th anniversary of Walter Morrison’s death, 17 boys from Morrison House and three Old Giggleswickians embarked on a 17-mile circular walk to raise money for SELFA.

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Giggleswick students raise £2,000

Wingstop debuts Thighstop, a new delivery-only menu and supply chain hack created to save the brand from soaring chicken wing prices

Wingstop's CEO Charlie Morrison said chicken wing prices have more than doubled. Thighstop will allow the chain to buy whole chickens, reducing its supply chain costs. 'We're doing a deliberate hack on our brand,' Morrison told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page.

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Wingstop debuts Thighstop, a new delivery-only menu and supply chain hack created to save the brand from soaring chicken wing prices

Carrie Bickmore mocks Scott Morrison after his 'innocent' visit to an ancestor's Cornish village while in the UK for the G7

Carrie Bickmore has taken a dig at Scott Morrison over his international pub trip The Prime Minister went to a pub for lunch during his G7 Summit visit to the UK He also briefly visited the village where his great-great grandfather is from Mr Morrison has copped criticism with Australians still banned from travelling

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Carrie Bickmore mocks Scott Morrison after his 'innocent' visit to an ancestor's Cornish village while in the UK for the G7

Morrisons shares surge after takeover offer despite doubts over prospect of rival Amazon bid

Supermarket shares raced up today after US private equity giant Clayton, Dubilier & Rice launched a £5.5 billion takeover bid for Morrison immediately triggering hopes of a counterbid from Amazon. The US buyout group CD&R lodged a bid at 230p a share - a 29% premium to the share price on Friday night and today the shares rose nearly a third to 234p.

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Morrisons shares surge after takeover offer despite doubts over prospect of rival Amazon bid

The Trader: Fed fallout, Morrisons shares jump

Broad sell off continues as sentiment wobbles on tapering fears in US UK supermarkets in focus after Morrison attracts takeover offer Gold has weakened The reverberations from the Fed’s policy meeting last week continue to be felt across global markets. Stocks have fallen, bond yields too, amid a sharp repricing of the risks of the Fed raising rates.

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The Trader: Fed fallout, Morrisons shares jump