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US billionaire pays off students' loans

A billionaire technology investor has stunned the entire graduating class at a US university when he announced at their commencement he would pay off their student loans, estimated at $US40 million ($A58 million).

McGregor threatens axe at NRL's Dragons

Paul McGregor has threatened to wield the axe at St George Illawarra after the Dragons slumped to their fourth straight loss at the hands of Newcastle.

Morrison set to refresh ministry, cabinet

Scott Morrison was rarely flanked by ministers in the election campaign, but now he faces the task of deciding who will form his refreshed ministry and cabinet.

How Labor elects a new leader

THE LABOR LEADERSHIP BALLOT EXPLAINED- Bill Shorten will stay on as acting leader while the Labor national executive starts the process of finding his replacement- Shorten will remain in parliament- All shadow ministers will remain in their current portfolios- Nominations open at a parliamentary party meeting (caucus), and remain open...