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On Valentine's Day, a Big First for Australia

No other prime minister has gotten engaged while in office before Anthony Albanese

(Newser) - Who knows how many people proposed or got hitched this past Valentine's Day , but one name in particular stands out: Anthony Albanese, Australia's first prime minister to get engaged while in office, reports Reuters . "She said yes," Albanese wrote on X after his successful ask, showing...

Bidens to Host State Dinner, but Change Music Amid 'Pain'

B-52s will no longer perform at Wednesday night's White House state dinner

(Newser) - The Bidens will hold a State Dinner on Wednesday for Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and partner Jodie Haydon, but guests will no longer be treated to tunes by the B-52s. Deadline reports the "relentlessly upbeat" new wave band won't take the White House stage as planned out...

China Isn't Thrilled With US' Nuclear Sub Deal
China Isn't
Thrilled With
US' Nuclear
Sub Deal

China Isn't Thrilled With US' Nuclear Sub Deal

US and UK teaming up to provide nuclear subs to Australia in move to counter China in Indo-Pacific

(Newser) - Three Western allies came together Monday to announce details on what Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is calling the "biggest single investment in Australia's defense capability in all of its history." It's the AUKUS pact, a deal in which the US and Britain will provide Australia...

Australian PM: Predecessor Hid Extra Powers
Ex-PM Censured
Over Secret Powers

Australian Ex-PM Censured Over Secret Powers

Former PM Scott Morrison gave himself ministerial powers amid COVID

(Newser) - In a first for the country, Australia's parliament on Wednesday censured the nation's former prime minister Scott Morrison, Reuters reports. The historic move was made due to Morrison's secretly giving himself ministerial powers while PM. The vote to censure was 86-50 in the House of Representatives. Morrison...

Australia Just Voted Out Its Prime Minister

Scott Morrison concedes defeat to opposition leader Anthony Albanese

(Newser) - Australia's prime minister conceded defeat after an election Saturday that could deliver a minority government. Scott Morrison acted quickly despite millions of votes yet to be counted, because an Australian prime minister must attend a Tokyo summit on Tuesday with US, Japanese, and Indian leaders. "I believe it'...

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