Country mobile phone and internet bandwidth forces residents online in the middle of the night

Country mobile phone and internet bandwidth forces residents online in the middle of the night

Posted May 06, 2018 09:07:37 Photo: Sonia Tipton regularly has to drive into Hyden for internet access to get her bookkeeping done. (ABC News: Kathryn Diss) If the drudgery of your job seems bad, imagine having to wake up at 3:00am to get bookkeeping done, because that is the only …

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano eruption sends ‘fountains of lava’ into air; forces evacuation of thousands

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano eruption sends ‘fountains of lava’ into air; forces evacuation of thousands

Updated May 05, 2018 07:44:08 Related Story: ‘It sounds like a jet engine’: Volcano eruption causes evacuation in Hawaii The Kilauea volcano spewed fountains of lava into communities on Hawaii’s Big Island on Friday (local time), forcing more than 1,500 people, including many retirees, to flee from their mountainside homes. …

Window crack forces Southwest Airlines flight to land, weeks after deadly accident

Window crack forces Southwest Airlines flight to land, weeks after deadly accident

Posted May 03, 2018 08:49:36 A Southwest Airlines plane flying from Chicago to New Jersey was forced to make an unscheduled stop after the outer pane of a window cracked. Key points: The glass did not break all the way through to the plane’s cabin Two weeks ago a passenger …

Miner bird forces closure of Colours of Impressionism exhibition at Art Gallery of SA

Miner bird forces closure of Colours of Impressionism exhibition at Art Gallery of SA

Posted April 26, 2018 10:46:44 Photo: Staff on a scissor lift armed with a net attempting to catch the miner bird. (Instagram: s***adelaide) Related Story: ‘Like the Royal family’: How some of the world’s most important paintings travel in style Related Story: Art visionary to head National Gallery of Australia …

Syrian Government forces pound districts of Damascus held by the Islamic State fighters

Syrian Government forces pound districts of Damascus held by the Islamic State fighters

Updated April 23, 2018 09:37:06 Photo: Syrian government airstrikes and shelling hit in Hajar al-Aswad neighbourhood held by Islamic State militants. (AP: SANA) Syrian Government forces have used warplanes, helicopters and artillery to pound districts of the capital held by the Islamic State group, in a bid to enforce an …

Government Forces Shell Rebels in South Damascus As Evacuation Negotiations Continue

Syrian pro-government forces continued to bombard what they said were Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra positions on the southern outskirts of Damascus for a second day, on April 21, both pro and anti-governement sources reported. Syrian state media reported on April 20 that rebels in the area had agreed to …

The military forces facing each other in Syria

The military forces facing each other in Syria

Updated April 14, 2018 16:28:44 Video: Missiles streak across the night sky over Damascus (ABC News) Related Story: Trump unleashes Syria barrage in response to ‘evil’ chemical attack Map: Syrian Arab Republic For the second time in just over a year, the world’s most powerful military has attacked Syria, but …

Endometriosis forces Wiggles performer Emma to pull out of upcoming shows

Endometriosis forces Wiggles performer Emma to pull out of upcoming shows

Posted April 13, 2018 09:27:35 Photo: Emma Watkins will miss a number of Wiggles shows as she recovers from surgery. (Supplied: The Wiggles) Related Story: Government allocates $2.5m to endometriosis research Related Story: Eight surgeries and still no cure in sight: The disease crippling Australian women Popular children’s group The …

NT braces for new taxes as GST shortfall forces Government to raise revenue

NT braces for new taxes as GST shortfall forces Government to raise revenue

Posted April 06, 2018 15:19:14 New taxes are likely to be announced ahead of this year’s Northern Territory budget, as the Government struggles to plug a hole created by a $136 million drop in GST payments next financial year. Key Points New taxes and savings measures are likely to soon …

Canberra Raiders win forces coach Ricky Stuart to apologise, a week after he called them ‘soft’

Canberra Raiders win forces coach Ricky Stuart to apologise, a week after he called them ‘soft’

Posted April 06, 2018 09:33:43 Photo: Raiders coach Ricky Stuart rode every play on the sidelines during the win, which he rated as one of the “toughest” he’d been involved in. (AAP: Lukas Coch) Related Story: Raiders players ‘should be embarrassed’ after ‘crap’ performance, coach says Ricky Stuart has an …