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  • 3 killed in Colorado Walmart shooting, suspect sought

    2 November 2017 9:44 AM 229

    Thornton – Two men and a woman were killed in a shooting inside a suburban Denver Walmart on Wednesday night that forced customers to either hide or flee. Thornton police reported "multiple parties down" and advised people to stay away from the area as dozens of police cruisers and emergency vehicles raced to the scene. Police spokesperson Victor Avila

  • Manus Island asylum seeker returns to detention centre after walking 20km from alternate accommodation

    2 November 2017 7:54 AM 106

    As as the UN refugee agency again calls on the Federal Government to stop what it calls an unfolding humanitarian emergency on Manus Island, it appears an asylum seeker has walked 20 kilometres to get back into the detention centre after leaving the site yesterday. The ABC came across a bizarre scene on the island's main highway several kilometres outside

  • 'They're not animals': PNG's Somare wants Manus refugees sent to Australia

    2 November 2017 7:54 AM 234

    Papua New Guinea’s former Prime Minister and elder statesman Sir Michael Somare has called for the men remaining on Manus Island to be sent to Australia, as hundreds continue to hold out in the former detention centre for a second day. Sir Michael called Australia’s treatment of refugees “ruthless” and “hypocritical”, saying the agreement was that they be resettled

  • 'Patterns of radicalisation': Uzbekistan's history with terrorism and the US

    2 November 2017 6:37 AM 277

    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

  • Osama bin Laden’s personal, handwritten diary reveals more about September 11, 2001 attacks

    2 November 2017 5:36 AM 222

    AMONG the CIA’s stash of documents recovered from Osama bin Laden’s compound was his personal diary. A first look at what’s inside. The CIA’s release of a vast archive of documents belonging to Osama bin Laden — seized during the raid of his Pakistani compound in May 2011 when he was shot dead by US special forces — has provided a deeper understanding

  • Walmart shooting in Thornton Colorado

    2 November 2017 4:07 AM 436

    THREE people are dead after a gunman opened fire at a Walmart store in the US. The suspect remains at large. According to authorities, two men and a woman were killed in the incident that happened in Thornton around 6.30pm local time, 11.30am AEDT. Reports of multiple gunshots were made before police arrived on the scene at 9900 Grant St, where the Walmart

  • The people who just won’t leave

    2 November 2017 2:32 AM 446

    RUSSELL Crowe is not a happy man. He’s blown up over what he’s calling Australia’s “shame” and a national “disgrace”. The actor tweeted: “Manus. A Nations shame. Lives held in limbo . Lives lived in fear & despair . It’s f***ing disgraceful.” When a Twitter user challenged him, he replied, “Maybe you could put them up somewhere if you’re so ashamed

  • Osama bin Laden's hard drive files: Computer held home movies, propaganda and video games

    2 November 2017 12:50 AM 128

    Former Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had videos on how to crochet flowers, pirated Nintendo games, Hollywood films, and the documentary Where in the World is Osama bin Laden on a computer seized during the deadly 2011 raid on his compound. Copyrighted material, pornography, malware and material deemed sensitive to national security has been withheld

  • British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon forced to resign in the wake of sex harassment claims

    1 November 2017 9:49 PM 324

    ONE of Britain’s most senior ministers has been forced to resign in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal — and a ‘sex pest dossier’ that threatens to claim more political scalps. The senior politician admitted his “previous conduct” had “fallen below the high standards” expected of him after he was accused of bad behaviour. Yesterday, The Sun newspaper

  • NYC truck attack: Suspect planned attack for weeks

    1 November 2017 9:33 PM 411

    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