Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's election agenda
focusing on jobs and growth is at risk of being hijacked by
the country's harsh immigration policy and controversial
network of offshore detention camps for asylum seekers.
Of all the boots that All Blacks coach Steve Hansen needed to
fill following the retirement of a string of stalwarts after
last year's successful World Cup campaign, the biggest
belonged to Richie McCaw.
Andy Murray has survived a second close shave at the French
Open, but his path towards what he hopes will be a maiden
title in Paris is getting so circuitous he may soon find
himself hacking through trees in the nearby Bois de Boulogne.
Officials from 11 US states are suing the Obama
administration, seeking to overturn a directive from the
federal government that public schools should allow
transgender students to use the bathroom matching their
Donald Trump this week took his use of sordid accusations
against Democrat Hillary Clinton to levels unprecedented in
modern US presidential campaigns, in the latest example of
the Republican's unorthodox playbook.