Thursday, 16 August 2018
Latest news
Home » People

People

Teen masterminded plot to carjack dad: cops

perth_map

After driving to Creekside Park, the 15-year-old, who was donning a ski mask, went to the vehicle and threatened one of Mize's male friends with an object that looked like a gun. The other teen absconded and hasn't been seen since. This incident has been erroneously reported as involving a daughter who planned a robbery of her father, this is not factual. Read More »

British smuggler Lewis Bennett is accused of killing wife on sailing trip

perth_map

Bennett took the couple's one-year-old daughter Emelia, who was not on the catamaran, to England soon after the incident and she is being cared for by his family. Bennett has been attempting to get Hellman officially declared dead in Florida probate court. When asked if he had yelled for Hellman while in the life raft, Bennett indicated that he did not. Read More »

Luiten targets Ryder Cup after Oman victory

perth_map

The 32 year old stretched his advantage to two shots when he holed from the fringe on the third and an approach to tap-in range on the next gave him a seemingly comfortable cushion. "It's golf, isn't it?" "You play poorly for six or eight months without ever thinking you'd put yourself in contention in a tournament and then when you do you're gutted when you don't win", Wood told the European Tour . Read More »

Good Friday agreement at risk from Brexiteers, says Coveney

perth_map

Simon Coveney criticised the Leave-supporting MP, saying attacks on the accord could undermine the fragile peace process. "The Prime Minister said she believed there was scope for agreement and reiterated the UK Government's priority was still to get devolution up and running again in Northern Ireland ". Read More »

Shiffrin out of Olympic downhill after schedule change

perth_map

Sofia just skied better than I did. This will likely be the 33-year-old's last Olympic downhill event, and she will want to reclaim the gold eight years after she first won it in Vancouver. The four-time World Cup overall champion's tally is now 81. "I still don't realize I'm first", Goggia said. I still have to be focused. I moved like a Samurai. Read More »

Snow block for Ogier as Neuville leads in Sweden

perth_map

The rally was won by Paddon's Hyundai team-mate Thierry Neuville of Belgium, who assumes the drivers' championship lead after two rounds. He became the third different non-Nordic driver to win the event which also happens to be the only pure winter rally on the calendar. Read More »

UN Chief expresses concern over escalating violence in Eastern Ghouta Syria

perth_map

More than 100 were killed and another 1,200 people were wounded by the Syrian regime shelling and air strikes on Monday on the besieged Damascus suburb, the rebel-held town of Hamouria, the CNN said. "The Secretary-General urges all stakeholders to ensure that basic principles of global humanitarian law are adhered to, including unhindered humanitarian access, unconditional medical evacuations, and the protection of civilians and civilian infrastructure", the statement stressed. Read More »

McMaster Warns Of Growing Network Of Iranian 'Proxies'

perth_map

Following McMaster's remarks, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi stressed that they were all part of the US' failing Iranophobic policies. Earlier this month, Syrian government forces, who are backed by Russian Federation and Iran, bombarded the areas, two of the last major rebel-held parts of Syria. Read More »

Ryan Reynolds reveals 'one of the best parts' of playing Deadpool

perth_map

And though Superman, Batman and Captain America tend to be the time-honored favorites among America's Make-A-Wish foundations, the fact that Wade Wilson battled a cancer of his own allows Deadpool to resonate with real-life victims - even if his swearing isn't recommended for young ears. Read More »

Russian, Indian banks lose millions to hackers

perth_map

It was discovered during the bank's reconciliation process on Feb.7 that three fraudulent transactions were initiated by cyber criminals who gained access into the bank's system illegally. The third remittance was made via Bank of America, New York for $1mn to a China-based bank. In 2016, the hacker stole money from Bangladesh's central bank's account at the Federal Reserve Bank of NY using fraudulent orders on SWIFT. Read More »

NZ's a2 Milk links up with Fonterra for supply, distribution

perth_map

New Zealand shares rose on Wednesday as A2 Milk surged on its tie-up with Fonterra, while Synlait Milk, Fletcher Building and Spark dropped. A2 Milk says A1 and A2 proteins affect digestion differently, and its products may benefit people who experience discomfort from drinking cow's milk. Read More »

(CELG) Stake Lessened by Private Capital Advisors Inc

This repurchase authorization allows the biopharmaceutical company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $31.81. As per Thursday, July 6, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald restated a "hold" rating and issued a $112.00 price objective on shares of Celgene in a report on Monday, January 29th. Read More »

'Sheer evil' pedophile football coach Barry Bennell handed 30 years in jail

perth_map

The Hibs head coach played with Andy Woodward and Steve Walters at Crewe Alexandria in the 90s and said he had "no inkling whatsoever" that they were sexually abused by Bennell. As Bennell's victims gathered outside the court they urged other survivors to "come forward and unlock the suffering. the hurt is not yours to carry, it is his". Read More »

Trump Again Blames Obama for Russia Meddling Response

perth_map

Obama , in response to Trump's campaign trail claims of the election being "rigged" and that widespread voter fraud could influence the outcome of the contest , told reporters "there is no serious person out there who would suggest somehow that you could even rig America's elections, in part, because they're so decentralized and the numbers of votes involved". Read More »

Korea's Cha Min-kyu wins surprise silver in men's 500m speed skating

perth_map

Cha's speed in the first 100m was not the fastest, but he surged in the remaining 400m to tie the Olympic record of 34.42, set in 2002, although that record was broken by 0.01 second by Lorentzen minutes later. South Korea's Cha Min-kyu races in the men's 500m speed skating competition of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in the Gangneung Oval on February 19, 2018. Read More »

Magical Messi finally makes his mark on Chelsea

perth_map

Speaking during BT Sport's coverage of the game, Gerrard said: "When he's at the top of his game like tonight he'd be in the team every week". But for Andreas Christensen's rash pass across his area in the 75th minute, ruthlessly punished by Messi , Chelsea would have taken a slender lead into the second leg. Read More »

Trump, Congress not doing enough to prevent mass shootings

perth_map

According to the new Washington Post-ABC News poll , 77 percent of respondents believe that the attack could have been prevented by more effective mental health screening and treatment. Fifty-seven percent said so, compared to just 28 percent who blame inadequate gun control laws. The country is split - 50 percent support a nationwide ban and 46 percent oppose one - but broken down by political party, only 29 percent of Republicans would support it, while 71 percent of Democrats and 45 ... Read More »

Nirav Modi accuses PNB of destroying his business

perth_map

Two officers looking after the foreign exchange department of the state-run bank and another who was responsible for checking communications on the SWIFT messaging platform were picked up in the latest swoop by the Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI ). Read More »

NPF to exit BJP coalition in Manipur

perth_map

BJP further said, "BJP Government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Naga political leaders have already arrived at on the "Framework of Agreement" on August 3, 2015 and everyone is anticipating its outcome". The NPF President also asserted that the party accords top priority to the resolution of the long pending Naga issues, and that the NPF had always supported the Naga cause in the past. Read More »

Miranda Otto, Lucy Davis to play aunts on 'Sabrina' reboot

perth_map

She is an empowered young woman who is just beginning her dark education as a sorceress, even as she tries to maintain a normal life as a sophomore at Baxter High. With the additions of Otto and Davis as Aunts Zelda and Hilda , the main roles for the series are all now pretty much full. As for what else we can expect, showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa has left us no shortage of clues, teasing a new-look sinister Salem the cat and the possibility of Sabrina's love interest, Harvey ... Read More »

Sunday Sales Bill Passes House

perth_map

IN has prohibited carryout Sunday sales since the Prohibition era almost a century ago. "If successful, this legislation will take immediate effect once it is signed by Governor Eric Holcomb". This is the latest step in the legislative process that we hope will end with Hoosiers being able to purchase alcohol for carryout on Sunday for the first time since prohibition. Read More »

PM Modi asked me to join hands with Edappadi: Panneerselvam

perth_map

Speaking at a party office-bearers meeting at Theni on February 16, the AIADMK coordinator said that the issue came up during a courtesy meeting he had with Modi in New Delhi previous year. However, in late April, Palaniswami managed to get all his ministers and MLAs to accept his leadership and sideline Sasikala and her family including her nephew TTV Dhinakaran. Read More »

Atletico Madrid too strong for Athletic Bilbao at the Wanda Metropolitano

perth_map

Referees, not all of them, book me for the smallest thing. "I don't like talking about this as the more it is mentioned, it will become worse of the officials", Simeone told reporters after the game. The fans are behind Griezmann. Former Chelsea striker Costa had a couple of chances to open the scoring in the early stages of the second half, volleying straight at Kepa and heading over the bar. Read More »

USA fails to put Pakistan on FATF watchlist

perth_map

Pakistan has been scrambling in recent months to avoid being added to a list of countries deemed non-compliant with anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regulations by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a measure that officials fear could hurt its economy. Read More »

Trump backs ban on 'bump stocks' on semi-automatic weapons

The FBI revealed Friday that it did not follow proper protocol after admitting they received a tip last month that Cruz had a gun, wanted to "kill people" and had the "potential of him conducting a school shooting ". Principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah said that Trump spoke with Sen. After the mass murder in Las Vegas, both Democrats and Republicans in Congress called for a ban on bump stocks . Read More »

Flood Watch issued for Clinton, Whiteside counties

But noon today, major rivers were at or reaching flood stage, Roller said - even the Eel River in North Manchester, where standards were recently changed to make it more hard for the waterway to reach flood stage. If you see a large area of flooding on a road, don't drive across it. Tuesday: Showers and a possible thunderstorm with high near 65 degrees and a low of about 45 degrees. Read More »

Florida white supremacist group admits ties to Parkland shooter

perth_map

The FBI said it never spoke to the Florida teen. Other details are emerging connecting Cruz to white nationalist groups. The group has less than ten members, said Leon sheriffs Lt. While Jereb's comments on Cruz were widely reported in the media, he appeared to be walking them back later Thursday, HuffPost reports . It notes, however, that Jereb himself seemed to have backtracked on his statement to the ADL, posting on the Gab social media forum that his statement to the ADL was the ... Read More »