Australian prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull narrowly survived a leadership challenge Tuesday from within his ruling Liberal Party, but now faces a battle of attrition with the right-wing faction that wants him ousted.
The prime minister, meanwhile, called for unity: "We can not allow, as I said in the party room today, our internal issues to undermine our work". "A lot of them might well be spurious, but this is a risky time for the prime minister". "People are a "disgrace" or "appalling, ' they're 'totally incompetent" and so it goes on", he wrote in the Australian Financial Review.
Former Labor minister Graham Richardson was even blunter writing in The Australian today, calling Mr Turnbull "a dead man walking".
The prime minister on Sunday promised to use a "big stick" against power companies that fail to deliver cheaper prices and make it easier for Australians to know when they are paying too much.
"In parliament, he's going to be standing there in front of a backbench, a third, almost half of whom don't support him", he said.
At least three Nationals MPs, including Veteran Affairs Minister Darren Chester, are threatening to quit the Coalition and sit on the cross bench if Dutton becomes Liberal leader.
THE remaking of Peter Dutton will be a major element of the ongoing Liberal leadership contest. Ms Sales asked whether there was a "legitimate threat" to the Prime Minister.
Julie Bishop reclaimed her position as deputy leader after running unopposed for her role.
The poor poll result comes as Turnbull tries to defuse a revolt over a key energy policy from some backbench lawmakers, who are urging him to abandon Australia's Paris Agreement emissions target and provide more support for the coal industry.
Peter Dutton has repositioned himself as a smiley, sunny pollie.
The report about Dutton followed his interview with Ray Hadley on 2GB on Thursday in which Hadley challenged him over whether he was "blindly loyal" to Turnbull.
The Home Affairs Minister is on Monday expected to attend a scheduled Cabinet meeting, which is likely to also touch on the company tax cuts stand-off.
He said he supported you yesterday, what changed in the last 12 hours before the ballot was held, Prime Minister? "I think there is a reasonable case for his disqualification but he also has a reasonable defence". We can not allow - as I said in the Party Room today - internal issues to undermine our work, to create a risk, a real risk, that Bill Shorten will be the Prime Minister. "My job from here ... is to make sure I can prosecute the sort of messages I just spoke about".
Yet with Australia now enjoying a record 27th straight year of economic expansion, with low unemployment, low crime and high personal wealth, why has politics Down Under become so turbulent? "I'm very proud of the fact that I got children out of detention - we've moved now nearly 400 people off Manus and Nauru that Labor put there, and that is a significant achievement". They hate it when we are talking about each other.
'I don't actually expect a challenge today, but we'll wait and see, ' he told the ABC on Tuesday.
Mr Dutton was just seven votes short of being Australia's Prime Minister. We don't take it for granted, but what I say to all those who didn't vote for the Prime Minister; we now have the opportunity to focus on what the electorate want to hear from us.
"We are not going to propose legislation purely for the objective of it being defeated".
Both Russia and Germany have been affected by USA tariffs, while Moscow has also been hit by sanctions. Karin Kneissl is set to marry businessman Wolfgang Meilinger at a vineyard in Austria's Styria state.
However, the organisation updated its ruled to include albums streams from digital platforms such as YouTube or Spotify in 2013. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 and received the Kennedy Center Honor in 2016.
Along with this, Modi also announced Rs 2 Lakh exgratia for the deceased's family and Rs 50,000 for the seriously injured. Worldwide media has started to take note of the dire situation of Kerala, which is famously known as God's own Country.
The roka ceremony is a Punjabi pre-wedding event where the bride and groom's close family members meet and exchange gifts. Both Priyanka and her beau declared their love for each other on their Instagram pages after the ceremony.
While Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is eager to find a negotiated solution, other cabinet members such as U.S. However, Trump on Monday told Reuters in an interview he did not "anticipate much" from this week's talks.
Carlson also admonished Pompeo for what he characterized as a failure to react on the part of the Department of State. Britain's public broadcaster the BBC reported that no farms have been seized since the ANC came into power in 1994.
Torrential rains in Kerala have triggered the state's worst flooding in almost a century, destroying thousands of homes and roads. Mobile phone operators have been offering free data and SMS messages across Kerala since Saturday to assist with distress calls.
Repellents containing DEET are safe for those over six months of age when used according to the directions on the label. Source contacted the City's health department which confirmed mosquitoes in traps were found to have the virus.
In the Islamic lunar calendar, the day is determined based on the sighting of the Crescent Moon and the New Moon. Datti Baba Ahmed has called on Nigerians to pray for peaceful co-existence and stability of the country.
Her recording success continued across the 70s, with 1972's Young, Gifted and Black and 1976's Sparkle both achieving Gold stats. In one of his Between the Scenes clips on The Daily Show , Trevor Noah paid tribute to late legend Aretha Franklin .
U.S. proposes to roll back coal restrictions
But he said state regulators could have more flexibility to extend the life of coal plants, if the company makes such a request. Still, from 2005-2017 Wheeler said energy-related carbon emissions have gone down in the U.S.by 14 percent.
Australia braces for new prime minister after bitter coup
WA MPs Steve Irons and Ben Morton are understood to be backing Scott Morrison , with the rest set to fall in behind Mr Dutton . Turnbull said as soon as the names were confirmed, a meeting to decide the leadership would be called.
Flood risk rises in East Hawaii as Hurricane Lane stalls
As Hurricane Lane barrels toward Hawaii packing 130 miles per hour winds residents are scrambling to get last-minute supplies. Governor David Ige declared a state of emergency Tuesday on Big Island to help provide relief for damage from the hurricane.