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20 November 2017 10:01 AM Off drive: Stuart Broad hit in back by stray golf ball at Brisbane course

Stuart Broad was the pantomime villain of England's forgettable Ashes tour four years ago and his visit to Brisbane this time is not off to a good start. The England fast bowler was hit by a golf ball on Monday during the tourists' day off. The incident won't put his participation in the first Test in any doubt, however. "Stuart Broad was practising 6

16 November 2017 11:06 AM George Takei congratulates Australia on gay marriage vote, denies sex harassment claims

Star Trek icon George Takei has used his Australian tour to congratulate the country on the outcome of the same-sex marriage survey and once again deny sexually harassing a former model in the early 1980s. The 80-year-old actor, speaking at the Melbourne Town Hall on Thursday evening, labelled the allegations a "fantastical claim". "I was completely 11

11 November 2017 3:28 AM Bikram Choudhury, hot yoga guru, seeks US bankruptcy

Chicago: Bikram Choudhury Yoga, the studio that popularised doing yoga in sauna heat, has filed for US Chapter 11 bankruptcy after being dogged by $US16.7 million ($23.4 million) in legal judgements and numerous lawsuits and allegations of sexual misconduct. Founder Bikram Choudhury, who built a worldwide following with classes of 26 yoga postures in rooms 20 1

10 November 2017 4:39 AM Crackdown on illegal marron fishing continues: fishermen busted with 22 traps

Another bust by Fisheries Officers has caught a group of fishermen as they allegedly prepared to set dozens of traps for marron in a rural WA dam earlier this week. It's understood officers responded to public reports of a group of fishermen, around 30 to 40 people, who were planning to camp near Wellington Dam this weekend. Public reports said the social 9

10 November 2017 12:40 AM This Scottish butcher's tribute to Andy Murray's baby cannot be unseen

A Scottish butcher has attracted ire online after creating a "tribute" (read: monstrosity) to tennis star Andy Murray's second child, made entirely of sausage. John Hill, who clearly had the best intentions, posed for a picture with the creepy meat baby for Glasgow's Sun newspaper on Thursday, a day after it was announced Murray and his wife Kim had welcomed 11

7 November 2017 10:42 AM 'His smile and friendship will be missed': Traffic controller hit and killed on Bruce Highway

Police have released the idenity of the traffic controller who was hit and killed after a car crashed through roadworks on the southbound lanes of the Bruce Highway early Tuesday morning. Ken Altoft, 56, died at the scene after being hit about midnight on the stretch of motorway between Forest Glen and the Sunshine Coast Motorway. The car rolled into the ditch 11

2 November 2017 6:37 AM 'Patterns of radicalisation': Uzbekistan's history with terrorism and the US

Sayfullo Saipov, a 29-year-old "radicalised" Uzbek man, was behind the wheel of the truck which killed eight people in Manhattan on October 31. But the revelation about his country of origin led social media users to question why US President Donald Trump hadn't included Uzbekistan on his travel ban list. The attack is the fourth major fatal incident 40

1 November 2017 9:33 PM NYC truck attack: Suspect planned attack for weeks

THE FBI is on the hunt for another man in connection with the New York bike-path terrorist attack, as suspect Sayfullo Saipov is charged. The news comes as US prosecutors have filed federal terrorism charges against 29-year-old Uzbek immigrant Sayfullo Saipov, one day after he was arrested for a New York attack that killed eight people. Prosecutors released 48

1 November 2017 7:43 PM New Facebook Data Shows Russians Targeted Users by Race, Religion, Politics

Data was released by lawmakers as part of a probe into Russian interference in U.S. presidential election Russian operatives targeted users on Facebook Inc. by race, political preference, religion and interests such as gun ownership, according to advertising data released by lawmakers on Wednesday as part of congressional investigations into Russian 10

1 November 2017 3:09 AM Victorian Minister Marlene Kairouz apologises for telling people not to open their door to the Irish

The Victorian Premier has defended a Minister who encouraged the public not to open their doors to the Irish to avoid being scammed. Consumer Affairs Minister Marlene Kairouz was launching an awareness campaign about dodgy tradesmen when she linked them to people who have Irish accents. "If anybody knocks on your door that has an Irish accent, automatically 9