Greyhound trainer granted bail

Greyhound trainer granted bail

A HIGH-PROFILE greyhound trainer has been granted bail in a Brisbane court after having two previous applications for his freedom struck down.



Why 'I can't remember' is the worst excuse

Why 'I can't remember' is the worst excuse

RADIO star John Burns’ use of the “I can’t recall” defence over claims he called Bachar Houli a “Muslim terrorist” is a total cop-out, writes Susie O’Brien.

Father attacked by graffiti vandals

Father attacked by graffiti vandals

GRAFFITI vandals have attacked a man in front of his children after the victim criticised their activities.

Ryther accused 'probably' drunk: court

Ryther accused 'probably' drunk: court

A MAN accused of murdering Queensland woman Joan Ryther had been drinking most of the day before he allegedly killed her, an associate has told a court.

Rats spotted feasting on debris at Emterra site

Rats spotted feasting on debris at Emterra site

Although people are only supposed to put things like paper, cardboard and tin cans in their recycling carts, Emterra said garbage like food waste and even animal parts are being sent to the facility. And in pictures obtained by CTV News, large numbers of rats have moved in to feast on the items.

Montreal couple anxious after not hearing from son in Nepal

Montreal couple anxious after not hearing from son in Nepal

A Montreal couple is trying to keep their hopes alive after not receiving news from their son in Nepal since the earthquake.

Bar Owner Defends Two-Way Mirror in Women's Restroom

Bar Owner Defends Two-Way Mirror in Women's Restroom

A bar owner in suburban Chicago is defending the years-long use of a two-way mirror in the women's restroom with full view of the toilet.

Baltimore riots prompt state of emergency

Baltimore riots prompt state of emergency

Baltimore erupted in violence on Monday as hundreds of rioters looted stores, set buildings on fire and injured at least 15 police officers following the funeral of a 25-year-old black man who died after he was injured in police custody.

Nepal earthquake toll rises to 4310 crisis looms due to shortage of essential commodities

Nepal earthquake toll rises to 4310 crisis looms due to shortage of essential commodities

Rescuers raced against time to pull survivors out of the rubble and rush food and water to tens of thousands displaced by the massive quake that devastated Nepal even as the death toll rose to 4310 on Tuesday

90-year-old man's 'heroic' fire actions

90-year-old man's 'heroic' fire actions

A 90-year-old man has helped save an elderly neighbour from a fire that ‘totally destroyed’ her Woy Woy unit

Gosford vigil to protest against Bali executions

Gosford vigil to protest against Bali executions

Bali Nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukamaran appear certain to face the firing squad within hours. A Gosford vigil will be held tonight to protest against the executions.

'I had no opportunity to fight back'

'I had no opportunity to fight back'

HE was entrusted with their care at their most vulnerable moment. A nurse who recorded himself raping 27 unconscious patients has been sent to jail.

Transition to Adulthood Exceptionally Difficult for ASD Youth

Transition to Adulthood Exceptionally Difficult for ASD Youth

Transition from high school to young adulthood is exceptionally difficult for many youth with autsim. Medscape Medical News

Bruce Jenner threatens to sue over dress photos

Bruce Jenner threatens to sue over dress photos

Jenner's attorneys complained the photos, published in the New York Daily News and shown on CNN, violated his privacy because they were taken via a telephoto lens from as far as a mile away.

Fotis says Knox reference was 'underwhelming'

Fotis says Knox reference was 'underwhelming'

A FORMER Knox Grammar School teacher forced to resign after being caught masturbating in front of another school asked for a reference.

Bali 9 executions: Final insult as condemned pair denied pastor, outraging families

Bali 9 executions: Final insult as condemned pair denied pastor, outraging families

Indonesian authorities have refused Bali nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran the right to have a pastor of their choice to witness their executions, outraging their families and Australian diplomats.

Bali nine executions: Myuran Sukumaran to look his executioners in the eye

Bali nine executions: Myuran Sukumaran to look his executioners in the eye

Myuran Sukumaran will refuse to wear a blindfold so he can look his executors in the eye when he faces the firing squad on Tuesday night, a close friend has revealed.

The living honor the dead

The living honor the dead

Nepal struggles to come to terms with its loss: in both human and heritage terms. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

Baltimore rocked by violence and fire

Baltimore rocked by violence and fire

A state of emergency is declared in Baltimore amid violent clashes, that have left 15 police officers injured. Baltimore's mayor announces a mandatory curfew. FULL STORY | LATEST UPDATES | TIMELINE • Watch raw, live video: CNN ON THE GROUND | AERIALS

Seattle teenage trekkers among the missing in Nepal

Seattle teenage trekkers among the missing in Nepal

Bailey Meola and Sydney Schumacher, both 19, were trekking the Langtang Valley in Nepal when the earthquake hit, their families said Monday.

Apple Watch App Store Now Boasts Over 3,500 Titles

Apple Watch App Store Now Boasts Over 3,500 Titles

At the start of the month before the launch of the Apple Watch, Apple's CEO Tim Cook revealed that over a 1,000 apps had been submitted for the Apple Watch, although like we noted at that time, having an app submitted does not mean that it will be approved and put up for sale/download as there are c

How to make your own gold Apple Watch for just $399 and some change

How to make your own gold Apple Watch for just $399 and some change

The Apple Watch officially launched on Friday and you may have already snagged yours, either from one of the select fashion stores that stocked the device on Friday, or as a direct delivery from Apple to your house. But most Apple Watch buyers have purchased one of the more affordable models, incl

Newly Discovered Dinosaur Is The T-Rex's Vegetarian Relative

Newly Discovered Dinosaur Is The T-Rex's Vegetarian Relative

Every family has one. A recently unearthed relative of the infamous T-Rex shares features with its voracious cousin -- including small hands with two fingers -- but there's one noticeable exception: The newly discovered Chilesaurus diegosuarezi is a vegetarian (gasp!). Seven-year-old Diego

Baltimore Streets Erupt in Violence

Baltimore Streets Erupt in Violence

Violent confrontations between demonstrators and police broke out for the second time in three days on Monday, hours after the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died while in police custody on April 19. Photo: Sait Serkan Gurbuz/Reuters

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Deron Williams the hero as Nets top Hawks in OT, even series

Deron Williams the hero as Nets top Hawks in OT, even series

On a night the Nets made this a series, Deron Williams got his groove back. The embattled point guard went off for his best postseason game since joining the Nets - by far -- carrying Brooklyn away from facing the brink of elimination in a 120-115 overtime victory.

Baltimore Protests Spark State Of Emergency

The US National Guard have been called in to Baltimore after a state of emergency was declared as protesters clash with police.

Confident Miliband: I'm Ready For The Top Job

Ed Miliband has told me that Labour "didn't build enough homes" when in government - and it is an important reflection on the party's record in office.

Apple has its second-best quarter ever with $58 billion in revenue

Apple's iPhones propelled the company to its second best overall revenue quarter ever. The Cupertino company sold 61 million iPhones in the March quarter, an increase of about 40% from the same quarter a year earlier, fueled by the success of the larger-screened iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices introduc

Photos: Violence erupts in Baltimore

A man walks past a burning police vehicle, Monday, April 27, 2015.Image: Patrick Semansky/Associated PressThe funeral of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old African-American man who died last week after sustaining injuries in police custody, was peaceful on Monday. But then violence hit Baltimore. See

It looks like you'll lease Tesla's home battery instead of buying it

We already knew, thanks to Elon Musk, that Tesla was working on big, energy-efficient batteries for businesses and households using the same technology from its electric cars Now, more information about the concept is trickling out ahead of an official announcement scheduled for later this week. S

Pretty Little Liars Season 6: 6 Questions for Peter Hastings

From all account,Pretty Little Liarswill beupping its parental factorinSeason 6. This is good news because, though we're willing to suspend our disbelief abouta lotof what goes down in Rosewood, the idea that the Liars' suburban helicopter parents would not be around 24/7 (or, you know, at least

Thousands of Fans Demand Derek Be Brought Back to Grey's Anatomy (VIDEO)

Is this change you can believe in? A new Change.org petition demanding that Shonda Rhimes bring Derek (Patrick Dempsey) back to Grey's Anatomy has gotten over 26,000 signatures in just three days.

WH faces new racial crisis in Baltimore

Newly sworn-in Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Monday night the Justice Department will continue its investigation into the death of Freddie Gray and send two top officials to Baltimore in an effort to quell the riots unfolding there. Lynch met M...

Hawks go back to school

Hawks livewire Cyril Rioli and New Zealand import Shem Tatupu went back to school Monday as part of the club's 2015 Hawks in Schools program.

Apple profit soars on iPhone, China sales

NEW YORK: Apple on Monday reported a sharp rise in its quarterly profit, lifted by robust sales of its iPhones and a jump in revenue from China. The California tech giant said profit rose 33 percent from a year ago to $13.6 billion, lifted by sales of 61 million iPhones in the first three months of

Nepalis spend third night in open as quake toll passes 4,000

KATHMANDU: Hundreds of thousands of Nepalis spent another night in the open Monday after a massive quake which killed more than 4,000, as officials warned the final toll could rise sharply once rescuers reach cut-off areas. With fears rising of food and water shortages, Nepalis were rushing to store

Boston bomber obsessed with Islam, mother-in-law says

BOSTON: The American mother-in-law of the deceased mastermind of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings described Monday a man obsessed with Islam and politics who insisted she read the Koran. Nurse Judith Russell, whose daughter Katherine converted to Islam after meeting Tamerlan Tsarnaev, told a court

'Batman' theater gunman trial hears massacre plans

CENTENNIAL: Alleged “Batman” theater gunman James Holmes meticulously planned the 2012 massacre after breaking up with his girlfriend and flunking college, prosecutors said Monday, giving harrowing details of the slaughter. In opening remarks at Holmes’ trial, prosecutor George Bra

Obama, Abe pay surprise visit to Lincoln monument

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe paid a surprise visit to the Lincoln Memorial on Monday. The visit, which had not been announced by the White House, comes a day ahead of Abe’s official visit to Washington. That will include an Oval Office meeting at th

Reading to young kids may change brain activation

Reading to small children may help prepare their brains for reading-readiness, a new study suggests. In pre-kindergarten kids who were exposed to more reading at home, brain scans showed different patterns of brain activation than in kids who weren't read to, researchers found. The American Academy

Kim Kardashian pledges support for stepfather Bruce Jenner

NEW YORK: Reality television star Kim Kardashian pledged her full support on Monday for her stepfather, Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner, who said last week that he identifies as a woman. Kardashian, 34, spoke out for the first time about her stepfather in an interview on NBC’s “Today&

NZ not lodging another protest against Bali executions

New Zealand will not lodge another protest against the planned execution of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran as the pair's final hours approach.Foreign Minister Murray McCully said New Zealand was following developments very closely."We'll...

Locusts provide insight into brain response to stimuli, senses

By training a type of grasshopper to recognize odors, a team of biomedical engineers is learning more about the brain and how it processes information from its senses. While the results of this research focus on the sense of smell, researchers plan to use the results to determine if the brain proces

Five Years In The Making: Improved Safety For Offshore Oil And Gas Development

Sometimes new regulations come out of nowhere. And sometimes it is just a matter of time. Last week's unveiling of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement's ("BSEE") offshore blowout preventer and well control regulations falls into the latter camp.

UFC champion Jon Jones ran from crash, returned to grab cash, witnesses say

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Witnesses tell police that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones ran from a crash that hospitalized a pregnant woman but quickly came back to grab "a large handful of cash" from the car.Albuquerque Officer Simon Drobik says authorities are searching for Jones, who's w

VIDEO: Riot erupts in Baltimore after funeral for man hurt in police custody

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioters looted stores and hurled rocks and bricks at Baltimore police Monday, injuring several officers just hours after thousands mourned the man who died after suffering a severe spinal injury in police custody.Seven officers were hurt. Some had broken bones, and one was unrespo

Obama: There is No Secret Free Trade Deal

In WSJ's full interview with President Obama, he discusses the controversy over the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the economic benefits of a free-trade deal with Asia, competition with China and Congress' resistance to renew the Export-Import Bank. Photo: T.J. Kirkpatrick for The Wall Street Journal

Kim Kardashian "Still Hopeful" for Second Child; Seeing a Fertility Doctor

Kim Kardashian reveals she's seeing a fertility doctor after months of trying to get pregnant have failed.

Horace - 28th April 2015

Horace, the gormless cowboy, has been delighting Mirror readers for over 20 years. Follow our hero as he blunders his way through the Wild West

Arizona woman convicted of murder in death of 5-year-old daughter who was never found

A jury has convicted an Arizona mother of murder in the death her 5-year-old daughter who disappeared in 2011 and was never found.

Lynch sworn in, inherits hard work on community policing, cyber security, terrorism

Federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as U.S. attorney general, inheriting a folder filled with such immediate and pressing concerns as community policing, cyber security and terrorism.

Console editions of Minecraft adding default female character this week

Minecraft's default female character Alex will be added to console versions of the game later this week, Mojang has revealed. Owners of PlayStation and/or Xbox editions of the game will receive the Alex skins as a free update this Wednesday, according to a post by Mojang's Owen Hill on the st

This summer will be tougher - Moeen

Moeen Ali says his second summer of Test cricket will prove more difficult as England face Australia and New Zealand.