• Ethics Centre tasked with conducting Australian cricket culture review
Ethics Centre tasked with conducting Australian cricket culture review

David Warner has been one of the stalwarts of Australian cricket , who has been pivotal to a number of Aussie triumphs in all three formats of the game. In the aftermath of these two scuffles, many in Australian cricket circles urged for wholesome changes in the team's characteristics. However player behaviour has popped up as a regular talking...

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  • Senator John McCain writes 'This is my last term' in upcoming book
Senator John McCain writes 'This is my last term' in upcoming book

McCain, 81, revealed last July that he had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer after a blood clot procedure revealed a malignant tumor. "I'm freer than my colleagues who will have to face the voters, I can say what I think, and not really worry about the consequences".

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  • Vice President Pence visits the southern border in Calexico, Mexico
Vice President Pence visits the southern border in Calexico, Mexico

Vice President Mike Pence says 250 California National Guard troops are on their way to the Mexican border. "It represents the kind of new border wall measures that we will be implementing", he said. He discussed during his speech the so-called caravan of migrants that arrived at the San Ysidro port of entry on Monday, an occurrence that "cries out...

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  • Malaysia Jails Man For Publishing Fake News
Malaysia Jails Man For Publishing Fake News

The judge had fined Sulaiman RM10,000 (~$2,549) but because he could not afford the fine, he opted for a one-month jail term instead. When appealing to reduce his sentence, the man who was unrepresented, said he regretted his mistake and apologised to the court, saying he had come to Malaysia to travel and did not know the country had an anti-f...

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  • Cosby loses university honorary degree after sexual assault verdict
Cosby loses university honorary degree after sexual assault verdict

Cosby was released on bail until his sentencing, but authorities have taken away his passport and he must remain in his home nearby to the Philadelphia Courthouse. The verdict came on Thursday afternoon on the second day of jury deliberations. "I believe that it's essential he spend time in jail and it wouldn't break my heart to see him spend t...

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  • Maxine Waters: Republicans are scared that Trump will 'take them down'
Maxine Waters: Republicans are scared that Trump will 'take them down'

The year of Cheney's assumption to Congress was a good one for Republicans, as they took control of both chambers of Congress and the White House . "They're scared that this president is going to take them down eventually", she continued. The concern bridges the gap between moderate and conservative wings of the party, with Freedom Caucus chairman...

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  • Body of child swept away in Outer Banks found
Body of child swept away in Outer Banks found

Wesley's mother Lindsey frantically looked for him after he was swept into the ocean, and spotted him briefly. A four-year-old boy was swept away by a "rogue wave" in Kitty Hawk , North Carolina on April 25 was discovered almost 34 miles away on Carova Beach , North Carolina on April 30.

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  • Level UN team arrives in Myanmar to probe Rohingya crisis
Level UN team arrives in Myanmar to probe Rohingya crisis

Ambassadors from the U.N. Security Council probing Myanmar's crisis over its ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority met Monday with the country's leader and military chief after visiting Bangladesh, where about 700,000 Rohingya who fled military-led violence live in refugee camps.

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  • Primary election day is Tuesday
Primary election day is Tuesday

Voters in Davidson County, where there are a host of Republican primaries including a hotly contested race for sheriff, also are turning out in strong numbers. None of the other issues are county-wide. For the May 22 primary, Democratic voters will choose between Stacey Abrams and Stacey Evans. For problems with or questions about voting, call ...

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  • Google marks International Labour Day with special doodle
Google marks International Labour Day with special doodle

On this special day, I wish all the labour and workers a very special May Day and wish the year to be great and successful one. The whole concept of Labour Day or International Worker's Day started back in the 19th century during the labour union movement.

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  • Dominican Republic breaks diplomatic ties with Taiwan over China
Dominican Republic breaks diplomatic ties with Taiwan over China

After Panama cut relations with Taiwan, the former Taiwanese foreign minister David Lee visited the Dominican Republic last July as part of a campaign to shore up its relations and propose new cooperation projects. Espinal said that even without formal diplomatic relations with mainland China, trade between the two countries "has grown year after y...

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  • DUP accuse Irish PM Leo Varadkar of having 'poor manners'
DUP accuse Irish PM Leo Varadkar of having 'poor manners'

The EU's chief negotiator was given a cold welcome in Northern Ireland where Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster said he was not an "honest broker" and did not understand Ulster's "wider unionist culture". Barnier said the European Union was "absolutely united" on the Irish question but wants to work with the U.K.to find a practical so...

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  • One US Soldier Dies in Eastern Afghanistan Combat, Another Wounded
One US Soldier Dies in Eastern Afghanistan Combat, Another Wounded

Yar Mohammad Tokhi, a cameraman for Tolonews, also died in the attack , as did Mashal TV reporter Salim Talash and cameraman Ali Salimi; 1TV reporter Ghazi Rasouli and cameraman Nowruz Ali; and Radio Free Europe reporters Abadullah Hananzai, Maharram Durrani and Sabawoon Kakar.

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  • Roy Moore files lawsuit claiming political conspiracy against him
Roy Moore files lawsuit claiming political conspiracy against him

But she later admitted to adding her own writing to Moore's alleged inscription, so that -according to her attorney -she could later "remind herself of who Roy Moore was, and when and where Roy Moore signed her yearbook". Moore victimize her again. Moore announced a countersuit against Corfman on April 10, claiming she slandered him and defamed him...

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  • USA considering DMZ for Kim meeting
USA considering DMZ for Kim meeting

We will continue, in coordination with the involved countries, to make efforts in this direction along the lines of the Russian-Chinese road map for the Korean settlement. During the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade, both leaders stepped into North and South Korea before agreeing to a "complete denuclearisation" of their penins...

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  • Iran's judiciary bans using Telegram app
Iran's judiciary bans using Telegram app

Using the app was prohibited as of Monday under a ruling by a Tehran-based court, according to the official Islamic Republic News Agency. "Considering various complaints against the Telegram social networking app by Iranian citizens, and based on the demand of security organizations for confronting the illegal activities of Telegram, the judiciar...

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  • Trump should win Nobel prize: South Korea president
Trump should win Nobel prize: South Korea president

Mr Moon and Mr Kim during the summit promised to work towards the "complete denuclearisation" of the Korean Peninsula, but made no references to verification or timetables. Kim seemed markedly different from former North Korean leaders - his father Kim Jong Il and grandfather Kim Il Sung, people on the street in Seoul said on Monday.

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  • Pompeo sees 'real opportunity' to denuclearize North Korea
Pompeo sees 'real opportunity' to denuclearize North Korea

The North has long vowed to pursue nuclear development unless Washington removes its 28,500 troops from South Korea and the nuclear umbrella defending South Korea and Japan . Trump is preparing for his own summit with Kim, which he said would take place in the next three to four weeks. Some experts say Kim may announce scraping North Korea's l...

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  • Cardinal George Pell to stand trial on historical sexual offence charges
Cardinal George Pell to stand trial on historical sexual offence charges

Magistrate Belinda Wallington confirmed the development this morning in Melbourne , as part of her ruling on which of the numerous historical sexual offence allegations brought against the 76-year-old should go to court. None had seen anything untoward. If Pell - a top advisor to Pope Francis - is committed to stand trial, he will then face a ...

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  • Suspect Shot Maine Sheriff's Deputy In Head
Suspect Shot Maine Sheriff's Deputy In Head

Sheryl Cole lost her husband, Somerset County Deputy Corporal Eugene P. Cole, to gunfire last week in the small town in Central Maine where Cole both lived and worked as a law enforcement officer for the past 13 years. Williams was not required to enter a plea. The Associated Press reported that Williams stared ahead and quietly answered a judge'...

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  • WH Correspondents Dinner was a 'FAILURE' 'Filthy Comedian Totally Bombed'
WH Correspondents Dinner was a 'FAILURE' 'Filthy Comedian Totally Bombed'

You spared yourself the agony of watching so-called comedian Michelle Wolf's demeaning attacks on women - conservative women, who apparently aren't owed the same respect liberal women are. The people in the room didn't laugh. So what is the argument about? Wolf fielded widespread backlash after she repeatedly insulted White House press secre...

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  • Donald Trump Impeachment Fears Tethered To Midterm Elections
Donald Trump Impeachment Fears Tethered To Midterm Elections

On the topic of his Democratic opponent, he said Smith is not going "as good a job as she could do". "I think we need to do much more", said Sen. However, House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiTrump: If Dems win in 2018 midterms, they'll impeach me Gender and race shouldn't define your politics Spicer, Scaramuc...

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  • After 30 years, emotional Sarasota officer makes final radio call
After 30 years, emotional Sarasota officer makes final radio call

On April 24, Sarasota Police Department Officer Andre Jenkins made his traditional "10-7" (out of service) call during his final shift. Jenkins noted the memories he had with the department and said he'll always cherish his police family.

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  • Kelly Calls Trump 'Idiot,' May Be on Way Out of White House
Kelly Calls Trump 'Idiot,' May Be on Way Out of White House

General Kelly is Mr Trump's second chief of staff after Reince Priebus, who was accused of leaking information to reporters , resigned in July 2017. "I spend more time with the President than anyone else and we have an incredibly candidate and strong relationship", he said in the statement.

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  • Trump Lashes Out on Twitter After John Kelly 'Idiot' Report
Trump Lashes Out on Twitter After John Kelly 'Idiot' Report

Kelly has told aides multiple times that women are more emotional than men, including at least once in front of the president, four current and former officials said. Trump has mused in recent months about pulling troops out of the country, aides say, and told donors in Missouri last month that he might do so if South Korea did not make concessions...

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