Bikies plead guilty in Qld brawl case

Bikies plead guilty in Qld brawl case

MOST of the bikies charged over a mass brawl on the Gold Coast have pleaded guilty in the hope of receiving reduced sentences.



Negotiations at All Nations continuing

Negotiations at All Nations continuing

UPDATE: POLICE continue to communicate with the man who remains armed and up a tree at All Nations Park in Northcote.

Palmer prevails in Citic case

Palmer prevails in Citic case

A judge has found in Clive Palmer’s favour in civil proceedings brought by Chinese corporate giant Citic Pacific.

IMF being stubborn on measures, says Skourletis

IMF being stubborn on measures, says Skourletis

Greece intends to meet debt payments this month and reach a deal with its international lenders to unlock remaining bailout aid but the International Monetary Fund insists on tough labor reforms, the country's labor minister said on Monday.

Daily Blotter

Daily Blotter

The Bronx A University Heights man has been charged with murdering his roommate with a baseball bat, law-enforcement sources said Sunday. Cleto Chalche-Rivera, 39, beat the victim to death over...

Ultimate Boot CD Live Aims to Become a Parted Magic Replacement, Based on Debian

Ultimate Boot CD Live Aims to Become a Parted Magic Replacement, Based on Debian

The development team behind the popular UBCD (Ultimate Boot CD) project have announced recently that they are working on a Live version of Ultimate Boot CD, which is currently based on the Debian GNU/Linux operating system and has the ultimate goal of becoming a Parted Magic replacement. In

Double killer and violent rapist wins appeal against life sentence after judges decided it was 'too ...

Double killer and violent rapist wins appeal against life sentence after judges decided it was 'too ...

Donald Andrews became the only non-murderer to be jailed for life without the possibility of release in 2012

Scots fantasist marine tried to con Royal British Legion with bogus tale of how he was wounded in Ir...

Scots fantasist marine tried to con Royal British Legion with bogus tale of how he was wounded in Ir...

JAMES Heron O'Hara, 42, told Royal British Legion Scotland he served more than six years in the Royal Marines and was wounded in action with Arbroath-based 45 Commando in Iraq.

Israelis, Many Of Ethiopian Descent, Stage Mass Protest In Tel Aviv Demanding Equality For All

Israelis, Many Of Ethiopian Descent, Stage Mass Protest In Tel Aviv Demanding Equality For All

TEL AVIV -- Last week's viral video showing an Israeli policeman beating an Ethiopian-Israeli soldier triggered mass protests in Tel Aviv during Sunday's rush hour. Thousands of Israelis poured into the streets to demand an end to recurring racism, particularly within the government and police f

4 people hurt in shooting at Bronx house party

4 people hurt in shooting at Bronx house party

A 55-year-old man was hit in the torso, a 25-year-old man and a woman, 22, were shot in their left legs, and a fourth victim was grazed across the shoulder when bullets started flying.

Two people killed outside Texas Prophet Muhammad art show

Two people killed outside Texas Prophet Muhammad art show

A police officer was wounded in a shootout with two men who were killed outside a controversial contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a Dallas suburb, officials said Sunday night. The exhibit was organized by the New York-based American Freedom Defense Initiative run by right-win

Australians wear beanies for brain cancer after TV star's emotional speech

Australians wear beanies for brain cancer after TV star's emotional speech

Australia's darling of the silver screen, Carrie Bickmore, gave a moving acceptance speech at the Logie Awards, drawing attention to brain cancer. The Project's presenter, who lost her husband to brain cancer in 2010, donned a blue beanie after winning the coveted Gold Logie award — the hig

The world's biggest Lego Millennium Falcon built using 250,000 bricks

The world's biggest Lego Millennium Falcon built using 250,000 bricks

When Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits cinemas later this year, it is going to be a pretty big deal — but the world's largest Lego Millennium Falcon built in Melbourne, Australia over the weekend has to come a close second. As Han Solo once said, "You've never heard of the Millennium Falcon?

Four dead in Wisconsin park

Four dead in Wisconsin park

Menasha, Wisconsin, police said Sunday that four people are dead after a shooting on Trestle Trail Bridge in Menasha. Authorities responded to reports of the shootings at about 7:30 p.m., WISN12 News reported Sunday. Police said four people are dead, including the suspected shooter. They said

World kept guessing over name of Britain's baby princess

World kept guessing over name of Britain's baby princess

"As the nation waits, why the Princess must be called Diana" read a headline on the front page of The Telegraph.

US defends cluster bomb transfers

US defends cluster bomb transfers

WASHINGTON: The United States defended its supplies of cluster munitions Sunday, pointing to restrictions on the transfers, after Human Rights Watch said the bombs had been used by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen. HRW said it had gathered photographs, video and other evidence indicating that cluste

Myvi club to support orphaned sisters

Myvi club to support orphaned sisters

No cover up for any member, we will cooperate with police, pledges club representative Hairul Safuan.

Ismail Sabri risks jail for election offence

Ismail Sabri risks jail for election offence

The minister's offer of agricultural approvals, subject to the BN candidate winning the by-election, is seen as an attempt at election bribery.

Chelsea win title as Man City eye Champions League

Chelsea win title as Man City eye Champions League

LONDON:  Chelsea won the Premier League title on Sunday as former champions Manchester City strengthened their bid for direct entry into next season’s Champions League. Eden Hazard scored the only goal of the game as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 1-0 in front of their own fans at Stamford Brid

Commodity prices plunge - led by dairy

Commodity prices plunge - led by dairy

New Zealand commodity prices had their biggest decline since the height of the global financial crisis in 2008, led by falling dairy product prices.The ANZ Commodity Price Index fell 7.4 per cent in April, the biggest decline since...

The Diary: Kiwi Logies winner Danielle Cormack gets straight back to work

The Diary: Kiwi Logies winner Danielle Cormack gets straight back to work

Wearing a plunging black jumpsuit and a proud grin, Kiwi actress Danielle Cormack scooped the best actress gong at last night's Australian TV's awards in Melbourne for her role as Bea Smith in the prison drama Wentworth .As she...

US National Guard troopers being pulled out of Baltimore: Maryland governor

US National Guard troopers being pulled out of Baltimore: Maryland governor

The governor of Maryland says the National Guard has started pulling out of Baltimore after a nightly curfew was lifted.

The mayor of Baltimore Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has thanked people for their patience, adding that she rescinded the order of a wide curfew. The curfew was imposed a

NYPD officer shooting suspect faces attempted murder charge

NYPD officer shooting suspect faces attempted murder charge

NEW YORK >> A man accused of shooting a New York City police officer in the head will be arraigned Sunday on charges including two counts of attempted murder of a police officer, officials said.Demetrius Blackwell was arrested Saturday night in the shooting of Officer Brian Moore, who remained hospi

2 killed after opening fire at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas

2 killed after opening fire at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas

GARLAND, Texas -- Two armed men who opened fire on a security officer outside of a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad have been killed, authorities in the Dallas suburb of Garland said Sunday night.The City of Garland said in a statement posted on its Facebook page Su

Alice, Charlotte, Diana? Guessing game for royal baby's name

Alice, Charlotte, Diana? Guessing game for royal baby's name

LONDON >> Princess Charlotte has a certain ring to it. Or how about Princess Alice?Britain's newborn princess, the second child of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, has spent her first night at home in London's Kensington Palace, but the guessing game continues Sunday over what her name w

Nepal shuts airport to big jets; death toll climbs to 7,250

KATHMANDU, Nepal >> Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake, but U.N. officials said the overall logistics situation was improving.The death toll climbed to 7,250, including six

Pattern of rioting in nation is rooted in race and economic inequality

Freddie Gray dies in police custody and Baltimore riots ensue last week. Michael Brown is fatally shot by a white police officer in Ferguson last year and violent protests follow.The names change. So do the places. But it also seems all so very familiar.In 1965, Watts erupted into a riot after 21-ye

Royal Baby name: Live updates as world waits to hear from Kate and William

Royal gun salutes are planned at parks and the Tower of London today to mark the birth of a new princess

Miracle in Nepal as three more people are pulled out alive from the rubble

Fresh hope in Kathmandu after three people were pulled alive from the rubble of their home, eight days after Nepal’s devastating earthquake.

#NepalEarthquake 105-year old among three found alive 8 days after quake http://t.co/p1S7VvqQ9H pic.twitter.com/YVvy2HidVG— Gulf News (@gulf_n

Ethopian Israelis protest in Tel Aviv against police brutality and racism

Thousands of Ethopian Israelis have protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality.

The rally was sparked after footage emerged purporting to show an Ethiopian Israeli in an army uniform being beaten by police.

A link to the original video that sparked tonight’s

Two gunmen are shot dead outside an anti-Islam art show in Texas

Two gunmen have been shot dead in a shooting incident in Texas.

The men had opened fire outside the Curtis Culwell Center in the city of Garland where an anti-Islam art exhibition was being held. It included images of the Prophet Mohammad.

A policeman was injured.



Ben Carson tells local TV station he is running for president

Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon, told a local Florida TV station Sunday that he is running for president with an official announcement to come at an event Monday.

US says no Syrian civilians killed in coalition air strike

Washington (AFP) - The US military denied a report that strikes led by Washington had killed at least 52 civilians in northern Syria earlier this week, saying those killed were actually fighters.Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor director Rami Abdel Rahman had told AFP that seven children w

Davutoglu: 2013 talks with Gulen known by Gul, Erdogan

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said he visited U.S.-based preacher Fetullah Gulen in 2013 with the knowledge of the Turkish President and Prime Minister at the time - Abdullah Gul and Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

AFP 'agony' over Bali Nine decision

AFP deputy commissioner Mike Phelan says he has agonised for 10 years over the decision to hand information about the Bali Nine to Indonesian authorities.

Two shot dead, one wounded in Texas

POLICE in Texas are checking for bombs in the car of two men who were shot dead after shooting a security guard outside a Mohammed cartoon contest.

Gold Coast bikie brawl 'a show of force'

A PUBLIC fight involving dozens of Gold Coast bikies was designed to demonstrate the group's force to rival gang member, a court has heard.