Trump told to stop raising money off Ronald Reagan’s legacy
Jul 26, 2020 – 6.44pmWashington | The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute has formally asked the Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee to stop using the 40th president's name and image to raise money.Donald Trump's famous political slogan was adopted from Mr Reagan. APThe request came in response to a fundraising appeal sent from…
Doubling death rate prompts calls for extended lockdown
Jul 26, 2020 – 6.00pmMelbourne's COVID-19 lockdown is set to be extended as surging cases in aged care, health facilities and workplaces force authorities to scramble for more support staff amid the establishment of a joint emergency centre to quell spiralling nursing home deaths.A further 459 cases were recorded and a record 10 people died…
Hurricane Hanna lashes Texas as US state faces coronavirus crisis
Hurricane Hanna has pummelled the southern coast of Texas in the United States overnight with howling winds and a surging sea that threatens a broad area already contending with a spike in coronavirus cases. Hanna, the first hurricane in the 2020 Atlantic storm season, has forced authorities to arrange shelters and evacuation for people while…
Nantes cathedral fire suspect rearrested
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe blaze destroyed stained glass windows and the grand organA church volunteer has been rearrested in connection with a fire that devastated the cathedral in the French city of Nantes.A prosecutor quoted by Le Monde said the suspect - a Rwandan refugee who worked as a warden…
Historic Barossa sheep farms tipped to fetch more than $15m
Members of the Keynes family include Joe Keynes, the president of Livestock SA and a partner in the family's Keyneton Station.Based on comparable sales, The Australian Financial Review understands the two properties could be worth in excess of $15 million.The listings have come amid strong interest in South Australian sheep farms.In July, prominent Adelaide businessman…