Indigenous claim could burden NT’s graziers, anglers and exporters, stakeholders say

Indigenous claim could burden NT’s graziers, anglers and exporters, stakeholders say

By Tales from the Tinny Posted May 02, 2018 21:03:27 Photo: The claim on the ‘bed and bank’ regions is expected to be decided by the end of the year. (Supplied: Northern Land Council) Related Story: Australia’s longest-running land claim clears final hurdle, but concerns NT anglers Two ‘bed and …

Alan Jones and media outlets defamation claim faces record $4.8 million by Wagner family

Alan Jones and media outlets defamation claim faces record $4.8 million by Wagner family

Updated May 02, 2018 00:08:18 Photo: John Wagner continued giving evidence in the Supreme Court on Tuesday. (AAP Image: Dan Peled) Related Story: Alan Jones made ‘extraordinary attack’ on Wagner family over Grantham floods, court told Related Story: Rebel Wilson feeling ‘very confident’ of defeating appeal against $4.5m payout A …

Tom Brokaw denies sexual misconduct claim by former war correspondent for NBC

Tom Brokaw denies sexual misconduct claim by former war correspondent for NBC

Updated April 27, 2018 21:06:09 Photo: Brokaw denied doing anything inappropriate. (AP: Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Related Story: ‘King of television morning news’ fired over alleged sexual misconduct Related Story: US TV anchor Charlie Rose sacked over allegations of unwanted sexual advances A woman who worked as a war correspondent for …

Claim Sophie Mirabella pushed political rival was ‘fake news’, court hears, in defamation case against newspaper

Claim Sophie Mirabella pushed political rival was ‘fake news’, court hears, in defamation case against newspaper

Updated April 26, 2018 21:06:56 Photo: Sophie Mirabella, former Liberal MP, and candidate for Indi (left) with Indi independent MP Cathy McGowan (right) (ABC News) An article which claimed former Liberal frontbencher Sophie Mirabella pushed her political opponent Cathy McGowan out of a photo opportunity was “fake news”, a court …

China stakes claim on electric car market with 100 new models at auto show

China stakes claim on electric car market with 100 new models at auto show

Posted April 26, 2018 06:44:12 Photo: Of the 24.7 million passenger cars sold in China last year, 777,000 were electric or hybrid vehicles. (ABC: Bill Birtles) Related Story: Musk has good reason to be angry about China’s astronomical import tariffs Related Story: China says Trump’s trade war ‘will only bring …

Sandy Hook families file lawsuits against Infowars’ Alex Jones over hoax claim

Sandy Hook families file lawsuits against Infowars’ Alex Jones over hoax claim

Posted April 18, 2018 09:38:25 Photo: The family of Noah Pozner are filing a suit against InfoWars’ Alex Jones. (Supplied by Lenny Pozner) The families of two children slain in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre have filed lawsuits against right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for claiming …

Seven rejects claim it knew athletes wouldn’t be part of closing ceremony | Sport

Seven’s Commonwealth Games host Johanna Griggs has rebutted claims made in an ABC news story that the network was well aware athletes would not be a major part of the closing ceremony but pretended to be shocked. “Channel Seven was aware athletes would be largely snubbed from the Commonwealth Games …

Myanmar’s claim of first Rohingya refugee repatriation disputed by Bangladesh and aid agency

Myanmar’s claim of first Rohingya refugee repatriation disputed by Bangladesh and aid agency

Updated April 16, 2018 08:37:57 Photo: Myanmar immigration officials examine documents and photographs with a Rohingya family of five at a receiving centre. (AP: Myanmar Government Information Committee) The Bangladeshi Government and the United Nations refugee agency have disputed Myanmar’s claim it had repatriated what appears to be the first …

Commonwealth Games: Australia thumps Canada to claim men’s basketball gold – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Australia thumps Canada to claim men’s basketball gold – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 15, 2018 13:39:34 Australia has clinched Commonwealth gold in the men’s basketball final, thumping Canada 87-47.  In a mediocre contest which saw Canada endure an awful cold streak in the shooting department, the Boomers — consisting entirely of domestic NBL players — comfortably accounted for their opponents in …

Geoffrey Rush’s lawyers claim articles have left him virtually housebound, barely eating and with a ruined career

Geoffrey Rush’s lawyers claim articles have left him virtually housebound, barely eating and with a ruined career

Updated April 09, 2018 14:42:27 Actor Geoffrey Rush is virtually housebound, barely eats and is taking medication for anxiety, according to documents filed in a defamation lawsuit against The Daily Telegraph newspaper. The claims are contained in an affidavit as part of his legal action against the newspaper being heard …