Heâ€™s had 11 FIGHTS since McGregor last won a bout â€“ and this is what else you need to...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 6:14 pm
As one of the biggest sports stars on the planet, Conor McGregor will be a familiar face to fans tuning in to watch him at UFC 246 this weekend, although his opponent Donald Cerrone is someone far less known outside MMA circles. Read Full Article at RT.com
'Lies': Russian model rejects claims she was arrested in Spain for false rape claims against AC...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 6:14 pm
Russian model Luisa Kremleva has rejected reports she was arrested by Spanish police over false sexual assault claims against AC Milan star Theo Hernandez. Read Full Article at RT.com
â€˜Most brazen anti-competitive scheme in a generationâ€™: 4 tech firms sue Facebook to...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 6:08 pm
Four tech companies are suing Facebook, accusing the Silicon Valley titan of running the worst â€œanti-competitive schemeâ€� in a generation and demanding that CEO Mark Zuckerberg give up his stake in the company. Read Full Article at RT.com
Trump’s True Motives in Iraq: What You’re Not Being Told
by Whitney Webb on January 17, 2020 at 6:04 pm
(MPNÂ Op-Ed) â€” Since the U.S. killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia leaderÂ Abu Mahdi al-MuhandisÂ earlier this month, the official narrative has held that their deaths were necessary to prevent a vague, yet allegedly imminent, threat of violence towards Americans, though President TrumpÂ has since claimedÂ whether or not Soleimani or his Iraqi allies posed an imminent
â€˜Rigging election againâ€™: Trump says impeachment all a ploy to... shaft Bernie Sanders
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 5:55 pm
The impeachment trial against Donald Trump is not just a â€œwitch hunt,â€� but a ploy to â€œrigâ€� the Democratic nomination against Bernie Sanders and in favor of Joe Biden, the US president has claimed. Read Full Article at RT.com
'Anti-Catholic bigotry': UK journo slammed online over 'dictated by the Vatican' remarks, in veiled...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 4:57 pm
UK journalist Paul Mason has been accused of religious "bigotry" on social media, after insisting he doesn't want Labour's policy on abortion to be decided by the Vatican, in what is seen as an attempted smear on a Catholic MP. Read Full Article at RT.com
â€˜Being funny not our strong suitâ€™: SEDUCTION visa joke by German Foreign Office causes...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 4:37 pm
Germanyâ€™s Foreign Office was left egg-faced after cracking a joke about visa approval. Office staff issued a hasty apology to the foreigners theyâ€™d offended and acknowledged that they probably donâ€™t have a future in comedy. Read Full Article at RT.com
'Statement signing': Roman Abramovich 'gives go-ahead' for $150 million move for Borussia Dortmund...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 4:30 pm
In a move which will be seen as a statement of intent as to Roman Abramovich's plans for Chelsea, the Russian billionaire has reportedly given the green light to bringing English teen sensation Jadon Sancho to Stamford Bridge. Read Full Article at RT.com
Neymar 'opens discussions' with PSG but HUGE new deal could hinge on Champions League success
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 4:05 pm
Neymar is discussing a new deal worth more than $40 million a year to stay at Paris Saint-Germain, according to reports in France, suggesting the Brazil striker could reverse his decision to quit the Ligue 1 giants. Read Full Article at RT.com
Polish Senate rejects govtâ€™s judicial reform bill allowing politicians to fire judges
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 3:59 pm
Read Full Article at RT.com
â€˜Biased & agenda-drivenâ€™: PM Modiâ€™s party takes aim at Bezos-owned WaPo as...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 3:02 pm
The Washington Post has taken heat from Indiaâ€™s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, whose official lamented its coverage as local traders voiced outrage over perceived aggression by another Bezos venture, Amazon. Read Full Article at RT.com
737 MAX crisis could cost Boeing $20 billion, Wall Street analyst says
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 2:55 pm
The US aerospace giant Boeing' costs are likely to rise substantially, analysts say, as airlines continue to push back MAX 737â€™s from their schedules. The company's best-selling planes have been grounded now for the 11th month. Read Full Article at RT.com
'Leo has everything, he didn't need anything from me' â€“ Ronaldinho on Lionel Messi
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 2:42 pm
Barcelona and Brazil icon Ronaldinho has revealed how members of the Nou Camp squad told coach Frank Rijkaard to let Lionel Messi train with the senior side for the first time. Read Full Article at RT.com
VIDEOS capture frolicking cows and saturated Sydney as rain brings relief to Australiaâ€™s...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 2:38 pm
When it rains it pours. After weeks of punishing drought, bushfire-plagued south-eastern Australia has been hit by torrential rain, prompting a flood of excitement among Australians and actual floods in the capital Sydney. Read Full Article at RT.com
'We must make that rematch': Conor McGregor targeting return bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov after...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 2:26 pm
Irish MMA superstar Conor McGregor is a man with many potential options ahead of him, but one matchup in particular stands out to him â€“ a lightweight title rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Read Full Article at RT.com
Greek offer to send peacekeeping troops to Libya could spark â€˜indirectâ€™ conflict...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 2:17 pm
Greeceâ€™s proposal to send forces to observe a fragile truce in Libya could lead to an indirect conflict between Ankara and Athens, analysts told RT, warning that the NATO allies could soon lock horns over the issue. Read Full Article at RT.com
Russian Olympic Committee joins legal fight against 'unjust' 4-year WADA ban
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 2:08 pm
The Russian Olympic Committee has notified the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) of its intention to join the legal fight against the four-year ban handed to Russia by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). Read Full Article at RT.com
UK Company Creates Knives Without Tips as Crime Wave Soars to Decade High
by Paul Joseph Watson on January 17, 2020 at 1:52 pm
Knives designed to prevent "fatalities."
Iraqis capture ISIS mufti so obese a TRUCK has to take him into custody, sparking slew of Twitter...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 1:51 pm
A top ISIS leader dubbed â€˜Jabba the Huttâ€™ has been captured in Mosul â€“ but proved so obese that removing him from his bolthole required the assistance of a truck, drawing a deluge of memes and jokes at his expense on social media. Read Full Article at RT.com
'Monumental': Scientists successfully grow mysterious ancient organism that could be origin of life...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 1:42 pm
A team of researchers has unravelled a scientific mystery by successfully growing an ancient life form in a lab, a breakthrough that brings us one step closer to discovering our very first ancestors on Earth. Read Full Article at RT.com
Digital dollar? RTâ€™s Boom Bust explores â€˜Crypto Dadâ€™sâ€™ push to digitize...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 1:39 pm
Former US financial regulator J. Christopher Giancarlo, also known as â€˜Crypto Dadâ€™ for his support of cryptocurrencies, has announced the launch of a think tank to push the idea of digitizing the US dollar. Read Full Article at RT.com
'It was unreal!' One-armed golfer hits hole-in-one on PGA Tour (VIDEO)
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 1:27 pm
An amateur golfer who was born with one arm "went ballistic" after producing one of the most remarkable moments in PGA Tour history, drawing gasps of disbelief by hitting a hole-in-one on the first day of the Pro-Am in California. Read Full Article at RT.com
'Nobody in Poland cares about WWII anymore': Warsaw ignores 75th anniversary of its liberation from...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 1:23 pm
The Polish people aren't interested in the events of the past, being fully consumed by their daily hassles, and the country's authorities are using this to their advantage, freely rewriting WWII history, academics told RT. Read Full Article at RT.com
Manned Mars mission isn't science fiction & could have 'reconciliatory' effect on the world...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 1:20 pm
Sending humans to Mars isn't as far-fetched as it might sound, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazansky told RT, noting that a joint mission to the Red Planet would serve as a unifying triumph for people of all nations. Read Full Article at RT.com
'After I take care of McGregor, Iâ€™ll baptize Usman' â€“ Jorge Masvidal planning...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 1:12 pm
UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal had the most successful year of his career in 2019 but as he tells RT Sport, he has a whole lot more in the tank ahead of what he describes as a 'Rated R' year in 2020. Read Full Article at RT.com
Enemy of my enemy is my friend? Greek â€˜forcesâ€™ ready to deploy to Libya after Turkish...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 1:09 pm
Just days after Turkey vowed â€œto teach a lessonâ€� to Libyaâ€™s strongman General Haftar, Greece â€“ still at odds with Ankara â€“ told him that it could send in some â€œforces,â€� tasked with observing a truce and â€œremoval of mercenaries.â€� Read Full Article at RT.com
40% of Countries in the World to Experience Civil Unrest in 2020
by Paul Joseph Watson on January 17, 2020 at 1:00 pm
New report warns social disorder will become more intense.
France deploys radar system in Saudi Arabia to 'reassure' kingdom
on January 17, 2020 at 12:59 pm
France has deployed a radar system on the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia to beef up its ally's defenses after missile attacks on the kingdom's oil infrastructure in September, French officials said.
UK will not automatically deport EU nationals after Brexit: Verhofstadt
on January 17, 2020 at 12:57 pm
Britain will not automatically deport European Union citizens who have not applied for the right to remain in the country after Brexit, European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt said on Friday.
Guatemalan president declares state of alert in two municipalities
on January 17, 2020 at 12:50 pm
New Guatemalan president Alejandro Giammattei on Friday declared a state of alert in two municipalities on the fringe of Guatemala City that have been plagued by gang violence, underlining his pledge to get tough on crime.
UKâ€™s Treasury designates entire Hezbollah organization as terrorist group
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 12:43 pm
Read Full Article at RT.com
Human Rights Watch: China Is “Existential Threat” To Global Freedom
by Steve Watson on January 17, 2020 at 12:39 pm
Warns of â€œa dystopian future in which no one is beyond the reach of Chinese censors"
Broadcaster Apologises for â€˜Jesus is a F****tâ€™ Song â€“ to LGBT Community
by Steve Watson on January 17, 2020 at 12:38 pm
â€œWhether Jesus, Muhammad, or Buddha are homosexual, trans, bisexual, or queer does not bother us."
Pentagon Evaluating DHS Request to Fund 13 Sections of Border Wall
by Dan Lyman on January 17, 2020 at 12:36 pm
DHS looking to block major drug-smuggling corridors
Eleven US Troops Treated For Concussion Symptoms After Iran Missile Attack – Report
by Dan Lyman on January 17, 2020 at 12:33 pm
MSM spinning standard operating procedure to attack Trump
Italy: Post-Salvini Leftist Govt Considers Amnesty for 700,000 Illegal Migrants
by Steve Watson on January 17, 2020 at 12:33 pm
â€œThe government wants to bring us back to chaos.â€�
Putin to take part in Libya peace conference in Berlin â€“ Kremlin
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 12:31 pm
Russiaâ€™s President Vladimir Putin will be participating in the conference on a peaceful settlement in Libya, to take place in Germany's capital, Berlin, on Sunday, the Kremlin has said. Read Full Article at RT.com
Backlash as Eminem â€˜Jokesâ€™ About Manchester Arena Bombing In New Track
by Dan Lyman on January 17, 2020 at 12:30 pm
Album called â€˜Music To Be Murdered Byâ€™
â€˜F***ing disgustingâ€™: Backlash as rapper Eminem â€˜jokesâ€™ about Manchester...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 12:27 pm
US rapper Eminem has provoked outrage on social media after releasing a track that appears to make light of the Manchester Arena bombing at an Ariana Grande concert, featuring the lyrics â€œbombs away.â€� Read Full Article at RT.com
Chemicals in tap water are causing thousands of cancer deaths across Europe â€“ but the EU...
by Steve Watson on January 17, 2020 at 12:23 pm
When chlorine, the main chemical used to clean drinking water, comes into contact with organic matter, it breaks down into THMs.
Syria truce fails as Idlib civilians killed daily: U.N.
on January 17, 2020 at 12:21 pm
United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on Friday for an immediate cessation of hostilities in Syria's opposition-held Idlib province, saying the latest ceasefire attempt had yet again failed to protect civilians.
Myanmar president hails 'historic' visit as China's Xi arrives to fanfare
on January 17, 2020 at 12:19 pm
Chinese President Xi Jinping flew into Myanmar on Friday for two days of talks to shore up massive infrastructure projects in the Southeast Asian nation isolated by the West over its treatment of the Rohingya Muslim minority.
It's a boy! Paternity leave looms for Japanese minister Koizumi
on January 17, 2020 at 12:16 pm
Japanese environment minister Shinjiro Koizumi, who has said he will take paternity leave https://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-minister-paternity/japan-minister-koizumi-to-take-paternity-leave-aims-to-be-role-model-idUSKBN1ZE04C in a rare move for a Japanese man, announced on Friday the birth of his first child: a boy.
WATCH: Sheriffâ€™s Deputy Vows To Defy â€˜Unconstitutionalâ€™ Gun Control
by Steve Watson on January 17, 2020 at 12:15 pm
American Patriots Are Searching For Solutions To Democrat Anti-Gun Push.
â€˜Conor will get the Khabib rematchâ€¦ it will be the biggest pay-per-view in UFC...
by RT on January 17, 2020 at 12:13 pm
Conor McGregor will get another crack at UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov if the Irishman wins on his octagon comeback this weekend, with the rematch smashing pay-per-view records according to UFC boss Dana White. Read Full Article at RT.com
Law enforcement must find out who secretly recorded Ukraine PM: Zelenskiy
on January 17, 2020 at 12:10 pm
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urged law enforcement bodies on Friday to determine who was involved in the making of a secret recording in the office of Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk and to find out who attended the meeting.
Ukrainian PM offers to quit after tape suggests he criticized president
on January 17, 2020 at 12:10 pm
Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk submitted his resignation on Friday after an audio recording suggested he had criticized the president, but then appeared to suggest that he might stay in his job.
Pain still acute as Hungary's Jews mark liberation of Budapest ghetto
on January 17, 2020 at 12:03 pm
Hungarian Jews on Friday marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Budapest ghetto and the end of the Holocaust, which killed more than 500,000 Jews and destroyed a once-vibrant Jewish culture across Hungary.
Greece tells Haftar to take constructive stance at Berlin conference
on January 17, 2020 at 12:01 pm
Greece encouraged Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar to be constructive at an upcoming conference in Berlin to try end the war over Tripoli, its foreign minister said on Friday after meeting the commander in Athens.
UK expands Hezbollah asset freeze, targets entire organization
on January 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Britain's Treasury said it has designated the entire Hezbollah organization as a terrorist group under its Terrorism and Terrorist Financing rules, and as such its assets will be frozen.
Price Analysis Jan 17: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BSV, LTC, EOS, BNB, ETC, TRX
by Cointelegraph By Rakesh Upadhyay on January 17, 2020 at 5:16 pm
Though altcoins are spearheading the rally, Bitcoin is also likely to pick up steam and rise above $10,000 in the next few days
US SEC Charges Convict and Associates for $30M Fraudulent ICO
by Cointelegraph By Ana Alexandre on January 17, 2020 at 5:01 pm
The U.S. SEC has charged Boaz Manor and his associates with raising over $30 million through a fraudulent ICO
Amid Legal Controversy, Telegram Blockchain Explorers Are Already Available
by Cointelegraph By Andrey Shevchenko on January 17, 2020 at 4:30 pm
Blockchair launches explorer for TON testnet, reports itâ€™s â€œhighly unstable.â€�
Blockchain Dispute Resolution Firm to List On London Stock Exchange
by Cointelegraph By Jack Martin on January 17, 2020 at 2:27 pm
A smart contract dispute resolution firm is seeking a listing on the London Stock Exchange
Alethea to Launch Decentralized Network for Deepfakes and Synthetic Content
by Cointelegraph By Andrey Shevchenko on January 17, 2020 at 2:05 pm
Alethea to launch blockchain-based network to manage rights to AI-generated deepfakes
Canadian Regulator Issues New Guidance for Cryptocurrency Exchanges
by Cointelegraph By Ana Alexandre on January 17, 2020 at 1:53 pm
The CSAâ€™s new guidance determines whether a crypto exchange is subject to securities regulations, and thus falls under derivatives law
Tron to Include Zcash-Based Privacy Features, Announces Trusted Setup Ceremony
by Cointelegraph By Andrey Shevchenko on January 17, 2020 at 1:36 pm
Tron announces trusted setup for zero knowledge privacy features with forked Zcash code
New Hampshireâ€™s Second Bill to Accept Bitcoin as Tax Payment Fails
by Cointelegraph By Helen Partz on January 17, 2020 at 12:24 pm
New Hampshire state representatives have killed the legislatureâ€™s second attempt to accept crypto tax payments, saying that Bitcoinâ€™s volatility is too high
Libra Association Forms Steering Committee to Guide Technical Development
by Cointelegraph By Aaron Wood on January 17, 2020 at 11:58 am
The Libra Association has formed a new, five-member committee to guide the technical development of the network
CME Bitcoin Futures See Open Interest Surge as Global Volume Hits $25B
by Cointelegraph By William Suberg on January 17, 2020 at 11:32 am
CME Bitcoin futures are preparing for fresh highs in open interest as institutional attention continues
Chinese birth rate falls to its lowest in 70 years
on January 17, 2020 at 9:25 am
The country's birth rate in 2019 fell to its lowest since the founding of the People's Republic of China, posing a long-term challenge for the country's government, which faces an ageing population and a slowing economy.
Bitcoin Price Already Up 25% in 2020 After Hitting $9,000
by Cointelegraph By William Suberg on January 17, 2020 at 9:16 am
Bitcoin succeeds in reclaiming $9,000 but its next move may not be so strong, warns Cointelegraphâ€™s filbfilb
The IG Report Documentary: “FISA and Spying on Team Trump” – OAN Broadcast 7:00pm ET...
by sundance on January 17, 2020 at 8:32 am
Few people have read the entire inspector general report on the FBI’s FISA misconduct, and fewer still have an understanding of the depth of troubling findings within it.Â In an effort to provide information about the content, John Spiropoulos has … Continue reading →
Thailand finds second case of new Chinese virus, authorities confident spread can be contained
on January 17, 2020 at 8:21 am
The latest patient is from China's central city of Wuhan, which has reported 41 cases of pneumonia potentially linked to the new type of virus, with two deaths, as hospitals worldwide scramble to guard against any spread.
The moment crucial Claremont trial DNA evidence was taken from Ciara Glennon's body
by Andrea Mayes on January 17, 2020 at 7:15 am
Video of a post-mortem examination of Ciara Glennnon, played to the WA Supreme Court, shows the moment DNA evidence allegedly linking Bradley Edwards to her death was taken from her body.
Dick and Clayton Lang farewelled after Kangaroo Island bushfires
on January 17, 2020 at 6:53 am
Bush pilot Dick Lang is remembered for his sense of adventure while his youngest son Clayton had a thirst for adrenaline â€” which the family say was pumping as he tried to flee the Kangaroo Island bushfires.
Binance CEO Says Compliance Is Key for New Strategic Partnership in Japan
by Cointelegraph By Hisashi Oki on January 17, 2020 at 6:44 am
Binance has begun negotiations for a strategic partnership with two Japanese firms: Z Holdings and cryptocurrency exchange TaoTao
Body of prospector missing in WA outback was found with blunt force injuries to neck
by Joanna Menagh on January 17, 2020 at 6:37 am
An inquest hears the cause of death of a prospector whose body was found down an abandoned WA mineshaft cannot be determined, but he had injuries to his face, neck and hands.
Tributes for 'brilliant, caring school principal' still missing after boating mishap
by Megan Hendry And Rachel McGhee on January 17, 2020 at 6:14 am
A much-loved primary teacher and principal lost at sea off the central Queensland coast is being remembered by staff and students at several schools.
Animal rescue teams finding koala survivors 'totally shut down' after fires on Kangaroo Island
by Meagan Dillon on January 17, 2020 at 5:54 am
It was a scene that broke the hearts of a small animal rescue team on Kangaroo Island â€” an injured koala sitting nearby a furry friend who did not survive in the aftermath of the bushfires.
'Children want their real dad back': Prison guards' wives call for mental health support
by Fiona Blackwood on January 17, 2020 at 5:47 am
The wives of two correctional officers have pleaded for greater psychological care for prison workers suffering from work-related mental health issues.
Busting the myths: How to help wildlife in bushfire and drought-affected areas
by Mollie Gorman on January 17, 2020 at 5:32 am
Is giving bottled water to koalas bad? Should you leave cut watermelon out for bees? We ask experts what they think of some recent social media 'tips'.
January 17th – 2020 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #1093
by sundance on January 17, 2020 at 5:20 am
In an effort to keep the Daily Open Thread a little more open topic we are going to start a new daily thread for “Presidential Politics”. Please use this thread to post anything relating to the Donald Trump Administration and … Continue reading →
Friday January 17th – Open Thread
by sundance on January 17, 2020 at 5:15 am
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. THY WILL BE DONE, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those … Continue reading →
11 US troops were injured in Iran missile attack on US forces in Iraq, military says
on January 17, 2020 at 5:08 am
Several troops were treated for "concussion symptoms" from a blast on an Iraqi base where US forces were stationed and are still being assessed, the US military has revealed, having previously said no service members were hurt.
'Can I have some money please?': Man discovers picture of his own driver's licence being used on...
by Emma Elsworthy And Alice Dempster on January 17, 2020 at 4:59 am
Australian telecommunications giant Optus has apologised for publishing a man's former driver's licence, including his date of birth and photo, on their website without his permission.
Private investigator to assess Christmas party sexual harassment allegation against SA Liberal MP
by Nick Harmsen And Leah MacLennan on January 17, 2020 at 4:59 am
An independent investigator is appointed to look into allegations of bad behaviour by Liberal MP Sam Duluk at a parliamentary Christmas party.
Chaff and Countermeasures? – Timed During Impeachment, Another Report of Former FBI Director...
by sundance on January 17, 2020 at 4:59 am
Another New York Times report of James Comey under investigation for unscrupulous, potentially illegal, leaks surrounding the FBI Clinton investigation. However, a note of caution: is this simply chaff and countermeasures intended to keep the heat off corruption monitors Bill … Continue reading →
'The goodest boy a girl could wish for': Wolfy the 'hero' dog stayed by missing 3yo's side
by Gian De Poloni, Michelle Stanley And Rebecca Parish on January 17, 2020 at 4:40 am
Jack Russell puppy Wolfy has been described as "the goodest boy" by a relieved family after staying the by side of a three-year-old girl who went missing in outback WA.
Restored 1940s aircraft offers journey back into the history of luxury air travel
by Hilary Cassell on January 17, 2020 at 4:20 am
From an aircraft graveyard to being fitted out in its former glory, plane spotters and history buffs can now take a wander through what luxury air travel used to look like.
Tina Greer's suspected murder prompts $250,000 reward
on January 17, 2020 at 4:17 am
It's been eight years since 32-year-old Tina Greer disappeared, with her heartbroken daughter pleading for help to find out what happened to her mum, as a $250,000 reward is offered in what police suspect is a cold case murder.
NSW creek flows for first time in five years, with more rain expected this weekend
on January 17, 2020 at 4:16 am
Rain and thunderstorms will continue across NSW this weekend as drought-ravaged communities receive a welcome soaking â€” Sydney can expect up to 50mm on Saturday.
From prison farm to farmer: Inmates offered agricultural skills training
by Mark Bennett on January 17, 2020 at 4:15 am
A new course in WA is taking applications from around the state, but to qualify you have to be male and currently serving time in prison.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Discusses MAGAnomics, China Trade and USMCA…
by sundance on January 17, 2020 at 3:36 am
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, the coolest cat in the crew, appeared tonight for a discussion on economics and trade with Lou Dobbs.Â Secretary Ross discusses the current status of the economy and how the two trade agreements have established the … Continue reading →
Victorian Alpine communities urged to evacuate from bushfire
on January 17, 2020 at 3:33 am
A fire at Mount Buffalo, in Victoria's Alpine Region, flares up, creating spot fires and threatening communities of Buffalo River and Nug Nug as strong and erratic southerly winds move through the area.
Seven dead, 15 tortured by Panama religious sect in exorcism rituals
on January 17, 2020 at 3:13 am
Seven people are killed in a bizarre religious ritual in a jungle community in Panama, including a pregnant woman and five of her children who were tortured, beaten, burned and hacked with machetes.
Woman's body in Sydney unit 'for some time' before discovery, police say
by Victoria Pengilley on January 17, 2020 at 3:05 am
Police set up a taskforce to investigate 69-year-old Kimberley McRae's death after the sex worker's body was found in her Coogee home on Tuesday.
Questions raised over why only a fraction of the 1 million yuan raised for Wu Huayan ever made it...
by Samuel Yang on January 17, 2020 at 2:19 am
There are revelations that only a fraction of the more than 1 million yuan raised for a malnourished Chinese woman ever reached her, with allegations the money was "hoarded" for corporate investment.
The two climate change conversations we need to have at the same time
by Joel Werner on January 17, 2020 at 1:58 am
Climate change is a long, heavy, slow moving train crawling across decades. Even if we pull the emergency brake right now, we're not stopping for a while yet. That's why we need to learn to adapt, writes Joel Werner.
'Canberra, come back': Any kind of fool could see Batemans Bay just can't live without tourists
by Niki Burnside on January 17, 2020 at 1:38 am
Business owners in the bushfire-affected town of Batemans Bay on the NSW south coast issue a simple plea to their neighbours up the Kings Highway: "Canberra, come back."
Flynn Update – Judge Sullivan Grants Continuance, Requests Briefs and Sets Hearing Date…
by sundance on January 17, 2020 at 1:32 am
Judge Emmet Sullivan has granted the Flynn motion for continuance and established a briefing schedule for consideration on the Flynn motion to withdraw his guilty plea.Â Judge Sullivan has set February 27th, 2020, as the next date for a hearing … Continue reading →
Ten million kilos of recycling to go to landfill following SKM collapse
on January 17, 2020 at 1:27 am
The collapse of Victorian waste collection firm SKM is continuing to create problems across the border, with SA having to bury more than 400 shipping containers' worth of recycling.
Hong Kong airline apologises for making woman take 'humiliating' pregnancy test before flight
on January 17, 2020 at 1:19 am
Hong Kong Express Airways apologises after forcing a passenger to take a pregnancy test before she boarded a flight to the US territory of Northern Mariana Island, which has become a popular destination for so-called 'birth tourism'.
President Trump Delivers Remarks on Constitutional Prayer in School (W/ Presser) – Video and...
by sundance on January 17, 2020 at 1:19 am
Earlier today President Trump held an oval office event focused on protecting every studentâ€™s constitutional right to pray in school. The president is updating Federal guidance regarding protected prayer and religious expression in public schools (not updated since 2003).Â The … Continue reading →
Attenborough links Australian bushfires to climate change, says world at 'moment of crisis'
on January 17, 2020 at 1:07 am
British naturalist Sir David Attenborough says Australia's devastating bushfires are an "international catastrophe", calling for urgent action while criticising the Australian Government's approach to climate change.
Spot the difference â€” when is breaking someone's jaw not assault?
by Daniel Miles on January 17, 2020 at 1:02 am
A parolee who left a teen footballer with a broken jaw during a country match has been sentenced for recklessly causing injury. So why don't AFL players face similar punishment for on-field assaults?
Huobi Joins Blockchain Turkey Platform to Boost Local Ecosystem
by Cointelegraph By Erhan Kahraman on January 17, 2020 at 1:00 am
Huobi is the latest member of The Blockchain Turkey Platform
Teenage woman charged with possessing child abuse material after US tip-off
on January 17, 2020 at 12:37 am
A young woman from South Australia's south-east will face court accused of possessing child abuse material, after a tip-off was provided to local police by US authorities.
Australian marathon legend Rob de Castella says these 'ludicrous' shoes should be banned
by Simon Smale on January 16, 2020 at 11:54 pm
Nike's Vaporfly shoe has helped athletes break records, but Australian marathon legend Rob de Castella has labelled them 'ludicrous' and against the 'spirit' of athletics.
Widow accepts bravery award at her volunteer firefighter husband's funeral
by Rosie King And Mikaela Ortolan on January 16, 2020 at 11:34 pm
The wife of firefighter Samuel McPaul, who was killed when a fire tornado flipped his truck near the NSW-Victoria border, receives a bravery medal on his behalf at a funeral in his home town of Holbrook.