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Alejandro Mayorkas impeached as US border ‘disaster’ continues

House Republicans have impeached Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, becoming the first Cabinet official to be impeached since the 1870s. Tuesday’s vote (214-213) followed a failed attempt last week, showcasing the GOP’s recovery after three of its members initially opposed it. The articles are not anticipated to progress in the Democrat-led Senate. The vote reflects

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Search continues for Victorian mother who ‘vanished’

Forensic psychologist Tim Watson-Munro says the missing Victorian mother Victoria Samantha Murphy has “vanished off the face of the Earth”. Ms Murphy, 51, failed to return to her East Ballarat home, in the Central Highlands, after going for a run on February 5 in the Canadian State Forest. Dozens of police, SES, Country Fire Authority,

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US continues airstrikes against Houthis in Yemen

The US has conducted further strikes against targets in Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen, according to US Central Command. Among the targets were two unmanned surface vessels, four mobile anti-ship cruise missiles, and one mobile land attack cruise missile. The strikes come as Israeli fighter jets targeted three Hezbollah military command centres in southern Lebanon. Earlier

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