Cuban plane crash leaves more than 100 dead, state media says

Cuban plane crash leaves more than 100 dead, state media says

Updated May 19, 2018 08:05:30 A Cuban-operated airliner with at least 110 people aboard has crashed and burned in a field just after takeoff from the Havana airport. Key points: The nationality of those on board was not immediately clear Wreckage was strewn over an area 20km south of Havana …

Cuban plane crash leaves more than 100 dead, state media says

Cuban plane crash leaves more than 100 dead, state media says

Posted May 19, 2018 06:58:42 Photo: Firefighters extinguish the flames that engulfed the Boeing 737. (AP: Enrique de la Osa) A Cuban airliner with more than 110 people on board plummeted into a yuca field just after takeoff from Havana’s international airport. More than 100 people were killed in the …

Texas school shooting leaves 10 people dead, most of them students

Texas school shooting leaves 10 people dead, most of them students

Updated May 19, 2018 05:54:47 Photo: Between eight and 10 people were killed in the gunfire. (AP: Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle) A gunman carrying a shotgun and a revolver has opened fire at a Houston-area high school, killing 10 people, most of them students, authorities say. Key points: Explosive devices, including …

Dead monster croc photo posted on social media sparks investigation

Dead monster croc photo posted on social media sparks investigation

Updated May 16, 2018 11:48:59 The Environment Department is investigating the shooting death of a 4.3 metre crocodile in far north Queensland after a photo of it was posted on social media. The photo, which has since been deleted, shows a man standing next to the monster crocodile on the …

Gazans bury dead after bloodiest day of Israel border protests sees 60 killed

Gazans bury dead after bloodiest day of Israel border protests sees 60 killed

Updated May 15, 2018 21:46:22 Photo: An eight-month-old Palestinian infant died after inhaling tear gas. (Reuters: Mohammed Salem) Palestinians have rallied in Gaza for the funerals of scores of people killed by Israeli troops, while on the Gaza-Israel border Israeli forces took up positions to deal with the expected final …

Paris knife attack leaves one dead, assailant shot dead by police

Paris knife attack leaves one dead, assailant shot dead by police

Updated May 13, 2018 06:26:34 One person was killed in a knife attack in Paris on Saturday and the assailant was shot dead by police. A person who carried out a knife attack in the heart of Paris on Saturday was overpowered by police, the Paris prefecture said, without giving …

Margaret River murder-suicide: Seven people found dead at home near WA holiday town

Margaret River murder-suicide: Seven people found dead at home near WA holiday town

Updated May 11, 2018 22:30:50 Photo: Police say they expect to remain at the property for “an extended period of time”. (ABC News) Four children and three adults have been shot dead in a home near the West Australian town of Margaret River, in what is the nation’s worst mass …

Two men found dead in boating accident off Townsville in north Queensland

Two men found dead in boating accident off Townsville in north Queensland

By Paula Tapiolas Updated May 11, 2018 14:19:08 Map: Magnetic Island 4819 Two men have died in a “marine incident” in waters off Magnetic Island, near Townsville in north Queensland, police say. Police were called to Arthur Bay at about 9:30am after the bodies of two men were found in …

Budget 2018: Former treasurer Peter Costello says most Australians will be dead before national debt is paid off

Budget 2018: Former treasurer Peter Costello says most Australians will be dead before national debt is paid off

Posted May 07, 2018 20:32:01 Related Story: Morrison to offer $10 tax cut for low-income earners in federal budget Related Story: Budget 2018: Here’s what we know so far Most Australians will be dead before the nation’s debt is paid off, former treasurer Peter Costello has told 7.30. On the …