Tag: years

Sydney’s Mayor slams fireworks charges as New Year’s show plans revealed

By Michelle Brown Posted December 14, 2015 13:48:08 Sydney’s Lord Mayor says she is powerless to stop households being forced to spend entry costs to view the city’s New Year’s Eve fireworks from the harbourside Barangaroo Reserve. Clover Moore has unveiled some of the plans for this year’s $ 7 million show and revealed it…


After nine years as China correspondent, Stephen McDonell farewells the ABC

Posted December 14, 2015 12:25:36 Photo: Stephen McDonell is leaving the ABC right after nine years covering typhoons, earthquakes, financial boons and corruption crackdowns. (ABC News: Robert Hill) Map: China China correspondent Stephen McDonell is leaving the ABC, ending nine years of covering earthquakes and financial booms, crackdowns and corruption in a dynamic and building…


‘Platini will be suspended for several years’ – FIFA ethics spokesman

Posted December 12, 2015 10:25:02 Michel Platini will “be suspended for numerous years”, the spokesman of FIFA’s Ethics Committee Andreas Bantel told French sports daily L’Equipe on Saturday (AEDT) in comments blasted by the Frenchman’s lawyers as politically motivated. UEFA chief Platini and outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter are both at the moment serving 90-day…


Doris Fenbow’s killer jailed for at least 15 years over 1988 murder

Updated December 11, 2015 11:21:46 A man has been sentenced to at least 15 years in prison for the murder of 66-year-old Doris Fenbow in Sydney’s south-east 27 years ago. Much more to come. Initial posted December 11, 2015 11:20:21 Agen Sabung Ayam


Nicaragua volcano spouts ash and lava in first eruption in 110 years

Posted December 05, 2015 13:20:55 External Hyperlink: Momotombo erupts spewing ash and lava (Will Tiffer) Connected Story: Explainer: Why volcanoes erupt Map: Nicaragua A volcano in Nicaragua has erupted for the first time in 110 years, spouting ash and lava. The Momotombo volcano, close to Lake Managua in the country’s west, began erupting this week,…


UK bomb plotter jailed for 40 years

Image copyright Handout A Pakistani man extradited from the UK to the US has been sentenced to 40 years in jail for plotting attacks in a number of countries. Abid Naseer, 29, was sentenced by a federal judge in New York. US authorities stated he had been element of a plot to attack Manchester, New…


Why It Takes Two Years for Syrian Refugees to Enter the U.S.

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Syrians have to pass through many measures of safety clearances prior to becoming admitted to the United States, and are topic to additional checks beyond refugees of other nationalities. Bandar Sabung Ayam


Eight years later, you can finally turn off Rock Band’s kick drum pedal

Agen Sabung Ayam Following a December 8 update, you are going to be able to throw this out the window if you want. For almost exactly eight years now, Rock Band‘s kick pedal has presented a steep learning curve for wary new drummers. At the simpler troubles, tapping the drum’s 4 colored pads in time with the…


Man whose drone got too close to LAPD helicopter given three years probation

Agen Sabung Ayam (credit: Kevin Baird) A Los Angeles man has pleaded no contest to interfering with a police investigation following he flew his drone as well close to a police helicopter. Martin Sheldon was sentenced Wednesday to three years of probation and 30 days of community service. Sheldon need to also give up his…


US piracy cyberlocker operator gets 3 years in prison, must pay $100k

Agen Sabung Ayam A 23-year-old North Carolina man was sentenced (PDF) to 3 years in prison Tuesday and ordered to spend $ 100,000 in fines and restitution following a conviction of criminal copyright infringement for operating the RockDizMusic.com piracy internet site and cyberlocker. The authorities stated that the quantity of pirated material on servers that defendant…