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Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple are staring down the barrel of new regulation both here and in the US. But don't expect them to go down without a fight.

This is our chance to curb the power of big tech. Will it work?

Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple are staring down the barrel of new regulation both here and in the US. But don't expect them to go down without a fight.

US House votes to formalise impeachment proceedings

Good morning, early birds. Congress will push forward with impeachment proceedings for President Donald Trump following a vote in the US House of Representatives, and the AFP pledges fewer raids and more transparency. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Boris Johnson and Donald Trump (Images: AAP)

The big, bumbling boys of Western democracy have gone and done it this time

Boris Johnson and Donald Trump are facing rogue parliaments and impeachment threats. Have they wrought enough damage to finally unseat themselves?

Robert Mueller. (Image: official White House photo/Pete Souza, )

No smoking gun in Mueller testimony, but both sides left sweating bullets

Those hoping for some damning evidence to be laid on the table were disappointed, but they were always going to be.

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller

US Attorney-General held in contempt of congress over Mueller report

Good morning, early birds. The US House Judiciary Committee has voted on a resolution to hold Attorney-General William Barr in contempt of congress, and the final leaders' debate of the federal election campaign saw sparks fly but no clear winner emerge. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Michael Cohen (Image: AP/Mary Altaffer)

Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen labels Trump ‘racist, conman, cheat’ in Congress testimony

Good morning, early birds. Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has used his time testifying to congress to make far-reaching allegations against the President, and George Pell spends his first night behind bars after his bail application is withdrawn. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Newly elected House Democrat Jacky Rosen (in blue) poses for a selfie. Image credit: John Locher/AP

US midterms confirm America is deeply (and dangerously) divided

Though the Democrats seized the House, the results suggest Donald Trump's populist movement retains much of its potency.

Democratic Party bastardises the language of true rebellion, the young call bullshit

The Democrats' cack-handed photoshopping of a socialist poster tells us all we need to know about this putatively "progressive" party.

Turnbull’s Trans Pacific Protectionism in the Big Apple

Malcolm Turnbull is trying to breathe life into the universally despised Trans Pacific Partnership while turning his back on free trade locally.

A crisis is brewing in the US with the resignation of John Boehner, the imposing, burnished, lachrymose leader since 2011.

Rundle: Boehner killer — on the fall of the US speaker, and resulting chaos

A crisis is brewing in the US with the resignation of John Boehner, the imposing, burnished, lachrymose leader since 2011.

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