Tag: Says

Never ‘burn economy’ for sake of image, Liberal MP says

Posted December 14, 2015 01:46:18 A Liberal MP says the Federal Government should not revise its greenhouse reduction targets following the signing of the historic climate modify deal in Paris. The international climate adjust conference adopted an international accord on Sunday, aimed at transforming the world’s fossil fuel-driven economy within decades and slowing the pace…


Climate deal imminent in ‘step forward for humanity’, France says

Updated December 12, 2015 01:28:14 French foreign minister Laurent Fabius, host of the 195-nation climate-saving talks in Paris, says he will submit a historic deal to ministers on Saturday and is specific it will be approved. International climate modify talks have been extended beyond the official deadline in an work to secure a deal to…


Get rid of tennis umpires, says McEnroe

Posted December 11, 2015 13:13:06 John McEnroe, sport’s original superbrat, is advocating the radical removal of umpires in a bid to liven up tennis. McEnroe created his beautiful proposal although also recommending tiebreaks at four games all in the fifth and deciding set – rather than at six-6 – in an effort to keep fans…


‘I’m a warrior for the babies’: Alleged Colorado shooter says he is guilty

Posted December ten, 2015 11:49:28 The man accused of a deadly shooting spree at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado has declared himself guilty and a “warrior for the babies” during an outburst in court. Robert Lewis Dear’s outburst took spot at the commence of his hearing in El Paso County court as prosecutors formally…


VW says false CO2 emissions have an effect on only 36,000 automobiles

Updated December 10, 2015 00:28:00 Volkswagen says allegations it lied about the carbon dioxide emissions of up to 800,000 automobiles have proven to be largely unfounded. The vehicle maker now says the quantity of impacted automobiles was about 36,000. Essential points: Volkswagen says only 36,000 cars affected by false carbon emissions, not 800,000 as formerly…


Young people ‘pre-load’ tablets to steer clear of police, SA MP says

Posted December 09, 2015 15:54:24 A zero-tolerance strategy to drugs is not functioning and harm minimisation techniques are required, according to a South Australian Labor MP. Following the deaths of two young men and women at Stereosonic music festivals in Australia recently, like one particular in Adelaide, Labor Member for Fisher Nat Cook has called…


Plan now to avoid loved ones rows at Christmas, psychologist says

Posted December 09, 2015 13:39:06 Now is the time to prepare if you want to avoid loved ones drama on Christmas Day, according to a top clinical psychologist. Professor Jane Fisher, who is director of analysis at Melbourne’s Jean Hailes Foundation, said while households normally hoped for “warmth and goodwill” when they gathered for Christmas,…


PFL certainty essential for Fremantle Port sale, says asset sales head

Posted December 08, 2015 15:47:55 Certainty over the Perth Freight Hyperlink is essential to the sale of the Fremantle Port, the head of the West Australian Government’s asset sales plan says. The Government has committed to constructing Roe 8, the 1st stage of the controversial Perth Freight Link, but Premier Colin Barnett has put stage…


NT Treasurer employing power debt to push for freehold of land, Bagot president says

By Sally Brooks Updated December 08, 2015 12:11:59 The president of a single of Darwin’s oldest Aboriginal communities says it has been proposed it freeholds and sell some land to pay off a debt to the Power and Water Corporation. Founded in 1938, Bagot Neighborhood was formed to take the place of the Kahlin Compound…


FBI says California shooters ‘radicalised for very some time’

Posted December 08, 2015 08:40:17 The FBI says it now believes each of the suspects in final week’s San Bernardino massacre had been radicalised for “quite some time”. David Bowdich, the FBI’s assistant director in charge of the Los Angeles field workplace, said investigators had been nonetheless trying to decide how and by whom Syed…