NBA play-offs coverage reveals gap in gambling ad restrictions targeting kids

NBA play-offs coverage reveals gap in gambling ad restrictions targeting kids

Updated May 08, 2018 07:51:46 Photo: The success of Ben Simmons (R) is adding to the growing popularity of the NBA in Australia. (AP: Joe Skipper) Related Story: Foxtel wants to be able to show you gambling ads because hardly anyone’s watching anyway Related Story: Our summer of betting isn’t …

China denies US accusations it is targeting military aircraft with lasers

China denies US accusations it is targeting military aircraft with lasers

Posted May 04, 2018 22:29:32 Photo: US military says the pointing of lasers at aircraft is a “very serious” issue. (US Air Force: Staff Sgt. Tony R. Tolley) Related Story: China ‘deploys missiles’ in South China Sea, US, Australia warn of consequences Related Story: Australian warships challenged by Chinese military …

Emmanuel Macron signs pact targeting cyber warfare, looks to forge closer ties with Australia

Emmanuel Macron signs pact targeting cyber warfare, looks to forge closer ties with Australia

Posted May 02, 2018 16:13:12 French President Emmanuel Macron is warning against any country dominating the Pacific, as China’s growing influence in the region continues to cause unease among Western powers. Key points: Macron says important to “preserve rule-based development” in Pacific Macron said comments not aimed at blocking any …

Operation Saturate: Tasmanian Police targeting crime families, but lawyer group questions efficacy

Operation Saturate: Tasmanian Police targeting crime families, but lawyer group questions efficacy

Posted May 01, 2018 08:12:45 Photo: Talks are underway to extend the life of Operation Saturate. (Supplied) It’s a team of just 12 policemen and women, but between them over the past four months they have slashed Tasmania’s crime rate by 15 per cent. Operation Saturate was launched in January …

UK teen jailed two years for targeting CIA chief’s phone from his bedroom

UK teen jailed two years for targeting CIA chief’s phone from his bedroom

Posted April 21, 2018 11:39:59 Photo: Kane Gamble obtained “extremely sensitive” documents on military and intelligence operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. (AP: Victoria Jones) A British teenager has been sentenced to two years in a youth detention centre for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior US government officials …

Defence rejects ‘inaccurate’, ‘unsubstantiated’ allegations targeting Vice Admiral Ray Griggs

Defence rejects ‘inaccurate’, ‘unsubstantiated’ allegations targeting Vice Admiral Ray Griggs

Posted April 18, 2018 04:54:02 The Defence Department has delivered a comprehensive and stern rebuttal to allegations levelled at its second in command over his relationship with a fellow naval officer, who is now his wife. During a parliamentary hearing in February, crossbench senators Rex Patrick and Fraser Anning raised …

Whistleblower exposes ATO ‘cash grab’ targeting small businesses

Whistleblower exposes ATO ‘cash grab’ targeting small businesses

Posted April 09, 2018 19:01:30 The toxic culture inside the Australian Taxation Office and the taxpayers who are fighting back. Two Australian Taxation Office whistleblowers have told a joint Four Corners and Fairfax investigation about a toxic internal culture where vulnerable small businesses and individuals are deliberately targeted to help …

Policeman among two killed by car bomb targeting Egypt’s security chief in Alexandria

Policeman among two killed by car bomb targeting Egypt’s security chief in Alexandria

Posted March 25, 2018 05:50:36 Photo: Men inspect a burnt out car after a bomb exploded in Alexandria, Egypt. (Supplied: Twitter @_Doudi_) A bomb placed under a car has exploded in Egypt’s second city of Alexandria, killing two people including a policeman, two days before the country is due to …

Nine arrested in Melbourne money-laundering raids targeting Comancheros

Nine arrested in Melbourne money-laundering raids targeting Comancheros

Posted March 21, 2018 17:18:19 Photo: The raids targeted firms used as in money laundering activities for the bikie gang. (www.comancheromc.com) Related Story: Gunman at large after tattoo parlour shooting in Melbourne Police have raided a solicitor’s office and two Melbourne accounting firms as part of a money-laundering investigation targeting …