McDonald outed for 18 months over Astern
McDonald outed for 18 months over Astern
The death toll from Hurricane Ian has climbed past 80 as embattled residents in Florida and the Carolinas faced a recovery expected to cost tens of billions of dollars, and some officials faced criticism over their response to the storm.The death toll was expected to keep rising as floodwaters receded on Sunday and search teams pushed farther into areas initially cut off from the outside world.
Two men who died in a helicopter crash in the Western Australian wheatbelt had been participating in a club event in a private aircraft.The two-seat Robinson R22 helicopter went down near the Cowcowing Lakes at Booralaming on Sunday, killing the men aged in their 50s and 70s.
The US military said it killed a leader of the Islamist militant al Shabaab group with an air strike in Somalia over the weekend, while the insurgents claimed responsibility for a new attack.Somalia's government said the leader was one of the co-founders of the al-Qaeda linked movement that has killed tens of thousands of people in bombings since 2006.
Three successive weather systems are posing a risk of widespread flooding in NSW, as heavy showers drench already swollen rivers and push dams above capacity."We're looking at around a month or more worth of rain, particularly across inland areas in NSW," Gabrielle Woodhouse from the Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday.
A driver's parking job at an IGA has sparked a debate among locals. See why.
An elderly man on trial for angrily murdering his ex-wife's new boyfriend with an axe says he carried the weapon in his car in case people attacked him.Cabramatta West man Thanh Tran, 79, admits repeatedly striking Pok Min Fah to the head with the axe after knocking him down with his car on March 14, 2019.
Nuclear-armed North Korea has fired a ballistic missile over Japan for the first time in five years, prompting a warning for residents to take cover and a temporary suspension of trains in northern Japan.The Japanese government warned citizens to take cover as the missile appeared to have flown over and past its territory before falling into the Pacific Ocean.
Getty ImagesNew Zealanders reacted with anger, confusion and disbelief at the sentencing in recent weeks of 18-year-old Jayden Meyer to home detention after his conviction for rape, sexual violation and indecent acts. Meyer’s sentence resulted in protests as well as a petition signed by over 39,000 people demanding tougher sentencing. Crown prosecutors have since announced they will appeal the judge’s decision. So how could such a sentence be justified in the first place? A brief look at the rul
A TiKToker has shocked fellow passengers at the airport with her questionable outfit choice. Find out what she wore.
NSW Police are investigating if the death of a 12-year-old Wollongong boy is linked to a social media Tik Tok craze encouraging children as young as 10 to lure police into pursuits.A stolen black Holden Barina crashed into a traffic light at Towradgi in the early hours of Tuesday morning, half an hour before the boy was dropped at a friend's house by a silver car.
The federal government's national security cabinet will meet to discuss a plan to repatriate Australian women and children from Syria.The committee, made up of senior government ministers briefed by top defence brass, will on Tuesday afternoon discuss whether to pull the trigger on repatriating 16 women and 42 children who are families of Islamic State members, AAP has confirmed.
The punch caused bleeding on the brain and he was rushed into emergency surgery. Find out more.
Four families including 3 young children came to Byron Bay for a wedding to find that their Airbnb in Suffolk Park was empty and in the process of being renovated. Credit: TikTok/@reneescbfs
A court appeal against a landmark legal victory by traditional owners halting drilling at a massive Northern Territory gas project is likely to be heard next month.The Federal Court on Monday granted the expedited hearing after the same court last month found the offshore gas regulator shouldn't have approved environmental plans to drill in the Barossa gas field, 265km northwest of Darwin.
Hiding in the shadows on the side of a major motorway, a police car has angered Aussie drivers. Find out what happened.
A clinical psychologist determined a 13-year-old boy was mentally capable to go on trial for murder because of his physical appearance.The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is one of eight charged over the death of Melbourne 16-year-old Declan Cutler.
With western Sydney shaping up as a prime battleground in the NSW election, the government has begun drip feeding funding announcements for community projects in the crucial area.The government has a substantial war chest in 'WestInvest', a $5 billion community investment fund created by the $20.
The New Zealand opposition has taken a leaf out of an Australian playbook, brewing a storm over tax ahead of the next election.However, the National party denies concocting misleading campaigns as it attempts to unseat Jacinda Ardern's Labour government.
The woman was thrown in jail after the image began circulating online. Find out more.
Four men and a woman are on the run after a man was shot dead in the front yard of a home in southwest Brisbane.The 38-year-old man died after being struck once in the chest at close range at the home in Cleveden Ave, Oxley in the early hours of Tuesday morning.