• One person dead, others trapped after Blue Mountains track collapse
One person dead, others trapped after Blue Mountains track collapse

NSW Ambulance confirmed one person has been killed and two others have been injured. Special operations team paramedics are also on the scene. Due to the remote location of the landslide it took rescuers some time to reach the site. NSW Police are also at the scene, where a command post has been established. Members of the public are asked to...

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  • Victoria becomes first state to legalise assisted dying as parliament passes bill
Victoria becomes first state to legalise assisted dying as parliament passes bill

The government-led, amended bill passed the Legislative Assembly after more than 100 hours of debate across both houses, including several overnight sittings. Assisted suicide is illegal in most countries around the world and until now had been banned in Australia, although it was legal for a time in the Northern Territory before the law was overtu...

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  • Australia Senate approves same-sex marriage bill
Australia Senate approves same-sex marriage bill

Mr Broad said the government should have tried to build more religious exemptions into the bill from the beginning, rather than allowing the amendments to fail on the floor of the Senate. She also blasted former Prime Minister John Howard's move in 2004 to change the Marriage Act to specifically make marriage between a man and a woman, which she ca...

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  • Hariri: Hezbollah must remain neutral to ensure Lebanon moves forward
Hariri: Hezbollah must remain neutral to ensure Lebanon moves forward

On Nov. 25, Hariri said he would not accept Hizbullah's positions that "affect our Arab brothers or target the security and stability of their countries". Hariri, in an interview with French broadcaster CNews, said he would finalize his resignation if Hizbullah and Iran do not agree to re-balance Lebanon's political configuration.

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  • Senior Saudi prince freed in settlement agreement of $1 billion: Saudi official
Senior Saudi prince freed in settlement agreement of $1 billion: Saudi official

Miteb, who was head of the elite National Guard, was among dozens of royal family members, ministers and current and former senior officials who were rounded up in a graft inquiry at least partly aimed at strengthening the power of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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  • Florida State frat house beat me up over bad game: 'Noles kicker
Florida State frat house beat me up over bad game: 'Noles kicker

According to Karl Etters of the Tallahassee Democrat , an investigation into the November 3 death of a Pi Kappa Phi fraternity member led to about two dozen police reports related to the fraternity being obtained in a public records request.

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  • VP Pence: Trump 'considering when and how' to move embassy to Jerusalem
VP Pence: Trump 'considering when and how' to move embassy to Jerusalem

Trump has vowed to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem but in June he signed a waiver to keep it in Tel Aviv . On June 1, Trump decided against any immediate move , shying away from what was a major campaign promise by signing a legal waiver that delayed the embassy's relocation for six months.

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  • Archdiocese of Washington Challenges Metro System's Advertising Guidelines - Archdiocese of Washington
Archdiocese of Washington Challenges Metro System's Advertising Guidelines - Archdiocese of Washington

But there's a bit of reaching here: the Salvation Army's shield logo and holiday sales at retailers are not overtly religious; the shepherds on the proposed ad for the Find the flawless campaign are an obvious nod toward the nativity story.

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  • China partially lifts ban on group tours to South Korea
China partially lifts ban on group tours to South Korea

On Tuesday, China chose to partially lift the sales ban on Korea-bound trips, highlighting the recent normalization of bilateral ties between Seoul and Beijing, according to industry sources. That's not all. China's tourism authorities have told tour agencies not to include Lotte Group units, such as Lotte Hotel and Lotte Duty Free, in tour package...

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  • Alec Baldwin, party leaders discuss Iowa Democrats' future at fall gala
Alec Baldwin, party leaders discuss Iowa Democrats' future at fall gala

He also made fun of "guest lecturers", Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Baldwin, who impersonates Trump on " Saturday Night Live ", has in the past raised concerns about Trump. Baldwin-as-Trump joked that "Jefferson Jackson was a great man. People are hearing more and more about him these day...

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  • Michigan State Faces Title IX Lawsuit Over Alleged Assault
Michigan State Faces Title IX Lawsuit Over Alleged Assault

Michigan State University spokesperson Jason Cody today said, in a statement, "MSU just became aware of the lawsuit this morning". The feds and Michigan State signed a resolution agreement in late 2015 that mandated the university re-evaluate how it handled several sexual assault allegations, including the one in the most recent lawsuit.

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  • Noisy scenes in Punjab Assembly
Noisy scenes in Punjab Assembly

The Akali members also subsequently waved papers showing photographs of Khaira with former Dhilwan market committee chairman Gurdev Singh who has been convicted in a drug case last month. "We suspect that Sukhbir Singh Badal, Bikram Singh Majithia and power minister Rana Gurjit Singh are involved", he added. Khaira said, "We bow to the judiciary"...

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  • Development in Gujarat Will Translate Into Votes For BJP: Amit Shah
Development in Gujarat Will Translate Into Votes For BJP: Amit Shah

Talking about Modi government's development drive in Gujarat, Shah said that the Central government gave an AIIMS hospital, bullet train, another global airport to the state; hence, it was natural that more votes will be cast in BJP's favour.

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  • Fewer crashes this holiday according to Operation Care
Fewer crashes this holiday according to Operation Care

During the same period a year ago from November 23-27, troopers investigated 16 traffic deaths. The 2016 holiday period was more than 12 hours shorter. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Michigan State Police say that's the same number that lost their lives during the same time past year. 27, 2017, there have been 737 reported traffic deaths in...

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  • Women Complain of Assault by Massage Envy Masseuses
Women Complain of Assault by Massage Envy Masseuses

She says although we are not are not aware of any cases in the Bay Area, we know there are at least two in Sacramento County. He is due for release next March. Local Massage Envy franchises-including the one that Bruinius once worked at in Clearwater-declined comment and referred all questions to the company's corporate headquarters in Scottsdale.

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  • New York AG: Brooklyn Hospital Improperly Billed Victims For Rape Kits
New York AG: Brooklyn Hospital Improperly Billed Victims For Rape Kits

The rape kits and exams are supposed to be paid for by the state Office of Victims Services . "To seek that care and then have those essential services billed, and then keep getting that reminder of that time and that assault, it's unconscionable", said Josie Torielli, assistant director of the New York Alliance Against Sexual Assault.

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  • Celgene Corporation (CELG) is BB Biotech AG's 2nd Largest Position
Celgene Corporation (CELG) is BB Biotech AG's 2nd Largest Position

The stock has performed -0.74% over the last seven days, 3.34% over the last thirty, and -21.51% over the last three months. About 544,972 shares traded. 26 analysts on average projected earnings of $1.92 per share for the current quarter. CVTI's profit will be $8.78M for 14.84 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality.

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  • Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) Shares Bought by Candriam Luxembourg SCA
Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) Shares Bought by Candriam Luxembourg SCA

Masco Corp now has $12.55B valuation. The stock decreased 0.76% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $19.48. About 607,277 shares traded. sell-side analysts forecast that Masco will post 1.95 EPS for the current fiscal year. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in Masco Corp by 1,387.4% in the first quarter.

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  • Jason Witten Shoots Down Rumors He'll Leave Cowboys to Become Tennessee Coach
Jason Witten Shoots Down Rumors He'll Leave Cowboys to Become Tennessee Coach

I have so many great relationships up there over the years", Witten said Monday, via the Cowboys website . "For me, certainly, coaching is something I can see myself (doing) down the road", Witten told Mike Fisher and other media members.

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  • Herm Edwards Reportedly 'Serious Candidate' for Arizona State Coaching Job
Herm Edwards Reportedly 'Serious Candidate' for Arizona State Coaching Job

Former NFL head coach and current TV analyst Herm Edwards has become a serious candidate to replace Todd Graham as Arizona State's head coach, multiple sources told 98.7 FM Arizona's Sports Station's Paul Calvisi . This may seem insane, but hey, this entire coaching carousel has been nothing but absurdity thus far, so should anyone really be...

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  • Bobcat Hitches 50-Mile Ride In The Grille Of A Toyota Prius
Bobcat Hitches 50-Mile Ride In The Grille Of A Toyota Prius

Among other things, Peters brought something to tranquilize the cat, so the extraction could be done safely for everybody. "We just don't ever get a chance to be so close to such handsome, wild creatures and it was just wonderful to know that he made it through such a weird, insane situation".

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  • A lottery ticket with a prize of €5.8 million sold in Ireland
A lottery ticket with a prize of €5.8 million sold in Ireland

There have been reports that a Dublin-based garda syndicate may be the lucky winners. Arrangements are now being made for the winners to collect their prizes. Only in 2016 the National Lottery has attracted more than 213 million euros to support sports, healthcare, social security, education, art. SOMEONE in Limerick has become a multi-millionair...

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  • MSU hold Tar Heels to historic low shooting to claim PK80 title
MSU hold Tar Heels to historic low shooting to claim PK80 title

A Tar Heels team that entered play averaging 92.8 points per game scored less than half that because it could scarcely generate a clean look at the basket. "Hey, listen, everybody knows that we haven't beaten Duke much, we haven't beaten Carolina much". We're not afraid to play 'em, we play 'em. Michigan State opened a 17-point lead late in the f...

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  • Armenian and Iranian businessmen exchange ideas in Yerevan
Armenian and Iranian businessmen exchange ideas in Yerevan

In their meeting held in the Armenian capital of Yerevan on Tuesday, Zarif hailed the relations between Iran and Armenia as "age-old" and stressed the need for further efforts to deepen the ties in political and economic areas. "Exports and imports between the two countries are on the rise and we are ready to enable Iranian companies to benefit f...

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  • The Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates Buy Rating for Emerson Electric Co. (EMR)
The Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates Buy Rating for Emerson Electric Co. (EMR)

Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE: EMR ) has a beta of 1.24, compared to a beta of 1 for the market, which implies that the stock's price movements are more extreme than the market as a whole. Mairs & Power Inc who had been investing in Emerson Electric for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $39.56 billion market cap company.

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