US President Donald Trump vows he will eventually get funding for his proposed wall on the Mexican border, saying he is considering a barrier clad with solar panels that would "create energy and pay for itself".
A Labor- and Greens-dominated Senate committee is calling on the Government to suspend Centrelink's controversial debt recovery program until it reconciles "a fundamental lack of procedural fairness", but that recommendation is rejected by Coalition senators.
Paris - France's justice minister Francois Bayrou, a key ally of President Emmanuel Macron, told AFP Wednesday he was quitting the government, as his party battles a funding scandal.
South Australian independent senator Lucy Gichuhi has given the Turnbull government and education minister Simon Birmingham the numbers they needs to break the deadlock on its schools funding package. More »