Australian model sentenced to probation in air rage incident

AN AUSTRALIAN model who assaulted a flight attendant and hurled obscenities while apparently drunk on a flight from Australia to Los Angeles was sentenced on Monday to three years’ probation. Los Angeles federal court judge Cormac Carney also ordered Adau Mornyang, 25, to perform 100 hours of community service and to undergo mental health and More...

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By admin On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Fuel leak halted blastoff for Indian rocket: reports

A FUEL LEAK in the rocket engine forced India to abort the launch of its landmark Moon mission less than one hour before liftoff, media reports said Tuesday. A committee of experts was looking into the causes of More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Indigenous rights: The difficult conversations Australia needs to be having

EVERY year in July, NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This year’s theme is ‘Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let’s work together for a shared More...

By admin On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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One dies, hundreds evacuate after 7.3 quake in Indonesia

AT least one person has been found dead and hundreds were evacuated after a major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, an official said. The shallow quake struck More...

By admin On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Aussie kids take stolen car on 1,000-kilometre road trip

FOUR children took a stolen four-wheel drive on a 1,000-kilometre (620-mile) road trip across the Australian outback before being nabbed by police, officials said Monday. A 14-year-old boy, two 13-year-old boys More...

By admin On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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Abe’s dominance belies Japan’s weak politics

JAPAN goes to the polls on 21 July with half the seats of the Upper House up for grabs. There is little doubt that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) are sailing towards their More...

By admin On Friday, July 12th, 2019
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What will the Japanese upper house elections mean for Abe?

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition will likely lose seats in the upper house elections on 21 July 2019. This is simply because it won big six years ago. In 2013, Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party More...

By admin On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Japan’s space probe makes second touchdown on asteroid

Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe landed successfully Thursday on a distant asteroid for a final touchdown, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system. “The touchdown More...

By admin On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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India car sales fall for eighth month in a row

India recorded an eighth successive month of falling car sales Wednesday, with June seeing a 25 percent decrease, adding to a multi-day slump in Indian stocks. Industry data showed passenger vehicle sales falling More...

By admin On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Universities need to do more to keep international students safe

Australia prides itself on being a safe travel destination. And feeling safe is one of the leading considerations for international students when choosing to study here. So, a spate of robberies and physical attacks More...