Jeff Danziger’s award-winning drawings are published by more than 600 newspapers and websites. He has been a cartoonist for theRutland Herald, the New York Daily News and the Christian Science Monitor; his work has appeared in newspapers from theWall Street Journal to Le Monde and Izvestia. Represented by the Washington Post Writers Group, he is a recipient of […]
His main complaint was that the news media had uncovered leaks about intercepted communications between Michael Flynn, ousted this week as national security adviser and Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergei Kisylak, and leaks about his own conversations with the leaders of Mexico and Australia. “The first thing I thought of, how does the press get this information?” he asked.
Here’s a list of six countries and major international institutions that Trump and his team have threatened—injecting anything but stability into international affairs. Certainly this behavior is silly, unnecessary, and stupid. The question is, will these provocations and others to likely follow lead to serious new international conflict.
Australia’s right-wing Prime Minister Tony Abbott just narrowly survived an effort by his own party to bounce him out of office. So obviously, his next move should be to respond to the latest rising unemployment numbers — by saying on the floor of Parliament late last week that his Labor Party opponents had been responsible for “a holocaust of jobs” in the defense industry.
Click above to watch Abbott’s latest effort to further mangle his already staggering unpopularity — then share this video!
“The Reef: A Passionate History: The Great Barrier Reef From Captain Cook To Climate Change” by Iain McCalman tells the story of northeast Australia’s 1430 mile-long natural marvel from its discovery by European explorers to the ravages of climate change. “Just who discovered the reef is a matter of conjecture. Certainly Captain James Cook encountered […]
By Martin Parry Sydney (AFP) — A shocking image of what is believed to be the young son of an Australian man holding a decapitated head in Syria shows how barbaric the Islamic State “terrorist army” is, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Monday. He made the comment while announcing Australia will likely join airdrops of […]
Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Defending champions Spain slumped into mourning over their disastrous World Cup exit on Thursday ahead of a clash between England and Uruguay that could see another famous name fatally wounded. A picture of midfielder Andres Iniesta, his head in his hands after the 2-0 defeat by Chile, symbolized the end […]
Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Defending champions Spain take on the Netherlands in a re-run of the 2010 final that dominates Friday’s World Cup games. Australia enter the tournament against South American dark horses Chile in the same Group B battle, while Mexico play Cameroon in Group A. Andres Iniesta’s goal was all that separated […]
Sydney (AFP) – Australia is facing a crystal meth pandemic, authorities warned Tuesday as they announced arrests and seizures over illicit drugs reached an all-time high last year. The government-run Australian Crime Commission (ACC) said in a report that the situation was “gravely serious,” with international cartels at the heart of the problem. “National illicit […]
By Julie Makinen, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — An Australian military plane participating in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Thursday detected an underwater acoustic signal that may be from the Boeing 777’s black boxes, Australian authorities said. The P-3 Orion has been dropping buoys equipped with hydrophones that can pick up such […]
By Julie Makinen, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — Crews continued searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the Indian Ocean west of Australia on Tuesday as authorities emphasized ramped-up efforts to determine what happened to the airliner that went missing March 8. Officials said an Australian military ship towing a pinger locator — which can scan […]
By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — Malaysian authorities said Wednesday they were encouraged by new satellite images provided by France showing 122 floating objects off the Australian coast that could be debris of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The discovery bolstered hopes of finding the wreckage in the choppy seas 1,500 miles southwest […]
By Barbara Demick and W.J. Hennigan, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Thursday that two objects that could be wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had been seen by satellite off the western coast of Australia. “New and credible information has come to light in relation to the search … in […]
By Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times The oldest known material on Earth is a tiny bit of zircon crystal that has remained intact for an incredible 4.4 billion years, a study confirms. The ancient remnant of the early Earth may change the way we think about how our planet first formed. The crystal is the […]