Is this the end of spare change in Australia? How ‘tap and go’ coffees are killing coins

Is this the end of spare change in Australia? How ‘tap and go’ coffees are killing coins

Updated May 04, 2018 13:25:38 Photo: Daniela May does not have to handle cash as much as customers embrace paying by card. (ABC Sunshine Coast: Owen Jacques) The hassle of using cash instead of card, even for small purchases, is killing small change in Australia. In the past 10 years, …

US military C-130 cargo plane crashes near airport in Georgia, killing at least five

US military C-130 cargo plane crashes near airport in Georgia, killing at least five

Posted May 03, 2018 04:59:03 An Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane has crashed in the US near an airport in Savannah, Georgia, killing at least five people, authorities say. The plane crashed at the intersection of two roads, the Chatham County Emergency Management Agency said in a tweet. The …

Shengliang Wan jailed for killing Chinese student Jeremy Hu in Melbourne alleyway

Shengliang Wan jailed for killing Chinese student Jeremy Hu in Melbourne alleyway

Updated April 30, 2018 11:48:21 A man who bashed a Chinese international student to death in a Melbourne alleyway after an argument about a girl has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. Photo: Jeremy Hu died from injuries sustained in an assault in Melbourne’s Chinatown in April 2016. Shengliang …

Hunt continues for suspected Mossad agents after killing of Hamas engineer in Malaysia

Hunt continues for suspected Mossad agents after killing of Hamas engineer in Malaysia

Updated April 24, 2018 10:45:03 Video: Malaysian police release images of suspects (ABC News) Related Story: Hamas blames Israeli spies for assassination in Malaysia Map: Palestinian Territory, Occupied Malaysian police say they are still hunting for two suspects in the murder of the Palestinian engineering professor Fadi al-Batsh on the …

Joshua Leigh Jeffrey found guilty over ‘disturbing’ killing of little penguins in Tasmania

Joshua Leigh Jeffrey found guilty over ‘disturbing’ killing of little penguins in Tasmania

Posted April 24, 2018 17:49:40 Photo: Nine little penguins were found dead at the camp ground on New Years Day 2016. (Lachlan Smith ) A man who took part in the killing of wild little penguins on a Tasmanian beach two years ago has today been found guilty of animal …

Unlicensed driver jailed for killing friend in ‘frightening’ Kewdale high-speed crash with bus

Unlicensed driver jailed for killing friend in ‘frightening’ Kewdale high-speed crash with bus

Updated April 23, 2018 15:41:05 Video: Police footage shows speeding car before fatal Kewdale crash (ABC News) A drug-affected, unlicensed driver has been sentenced to eight years in prison for a high-speed crash that claimed the life of his teenage passenger and seriously injured the driver of an airport shuttle …

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack in Kabul, killing dozens

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack in Kabul, killing dozens

Posted April 22, 2018 19:52:00 Photo: The attack took place at a voter registration centre in Kabul. (AP: Rahmat Gul) Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a blast that hit a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul, the militant group’s AMAQ news agency said. Key points: The attack …

Chinese dragon boats practicing to race capsize in river, killing 17 people

Chinese dragon boats practicing to race capsize in river, killing 17 people

Posted April 22, 2018 15:03:22 Photo: The two dragon boats that capsized sit in the water on the Taohua River in Guilin in southern China. (AP: Chinatopix) Related Story: Factory blast in eastern China kills at least 71 Related Story: Sun Loong: The Dragon that changed a town’s identity Seventeen …

‘Jealous’ ex-girlfriend pleads guilty to killing father of her two children on Mother’s Day

‘Jealous’ ex-girlfriend pleads guilty to killing father of her two children on Mother’s Day

Updated April 17, 2018 16:10:33 A woman accused of killing the father of her two children on Mother’s Day last year has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the Northern Territory Supreme Court. The incident occurred in the apartment of Katherine woman Gillian Campion’s ex-boyfriend, 43-year-old Nicholas Lena, after a night …