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South Carolina military college suspends cadets more than ‘KKK uniforms’

Posted December 12, 2015 14:03:56 Photo: Photographs of military cadets at The Citadel wearing KKK-like outfits had been extensively shared on social media. (Facebook: Citadel Minority-Alumni) A prestigious military college in the United States has suspended eight students and launched an investigation following photos emerged of cadets posing in all-white outfits reminiscent of the Ku…


Principal’s name removed from school developing more than sexual abuse

Updated December 11, 2015 14:31:33 The name of former Brisbane Grammar School principal Max Howell has been removed from the BGS sports centre as an apology to former students who have been sexually abused. Dr Howell led the school from 1964 to 1989, throughout which time college counsellor Kevin Lynch molested scores of boys. The…


Hockey’s resignation cost taxpayers far more than $450,000

Updated December 11, 2015 00:30:13 Dumped treasurer Joe Hockey’s choice to quit politics mid-term has cost taxpayers more than $ 450,000 in by-election expenditures. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull removed Mr Hockey as treasurer when he assumed the leadership in September, sparking the former member for North Sydney’s resignation from Parliament. Liberal candidate Trent Zimmerman — a…


Much more than 9,000 killed because begin of Ukraine conflict: UN

Posted December 09, 2015 22:32:12 Photo: An unexploded rocket in field near the village of Dmitrivka. (AFP: Dimitar Dilkoff) More than 9,000 people have been killed since the conflict in Ukraine began, a United Nations report says, warning that even though fighting had abated, millions were in precarious situations. The UN human rights office hailed…


Queensland Nickel to go to trial more than alleged environmental breaches

Posted December 09, 2015 13:11:19 Clive Palmer’s troubled refinery Queensland Nickel is facing further problems with a magistrate today ordering the company to stand trial for alleged breaches of environmental regulations. The company has been charged with two counts of wilfully contravening its environmental authority. It is alleged one of its tailings ponds at its…


Snapchat users vent frustrations more than loading, log in problems

Posted December 09, 2015 10:52:18 Snapchat users are taking to other social media services to vent their frustrations more than an array of problems causing havoc for the immediate photo messaging app. Final night, Snapchat reported that its users were experiencing difficulties with the app, like lagged loading times, problems sending and getting snaps and…


Backlash more than Israel property demolition policy

Posted December 09, 2015 09:35:44 External Link: Israeli troops destroy home of dead Palestinian attacker Shuafat Palestinian camp is a crowded, run-down collection of apartment buildings on the edge of occupied East Jerusalem. The West Bank separation wall surrounds the neighbourhood and the only to get in and out is to go through an Israeli…


‘Worse than Voldemort’: Trump attacked more than get in touch with for Muslim ban

Updated December 09, 2015 01:40:53 Donald Trump’s contact for a ban on Muslims getting into the United States has been met with scorn and criticism, with Harry Potter author JK Rowling labelling him worse than her fictional villain Voldemort. Mr Trump, who is the Republican’s presidential front-runner, named for a “total and total shutdown of…


Two males charged with attempted murder more than Melbourne shooting

Posted December 08, 2015 20:02:33 Two men have been charged with attempted murder soon after a man was shot in the stomach in Melbourne’s north-west. The 25-year-old was found in the auto park of a fast meals outlet in Broadmeadows final week and is still in a critical condition in hospital. Investigators believed an altercation…


Victoria Police give notice of strike action more than pay dispute

Posted December 08, 2015 08:02:14 Victoria Police say they could take industrial action as early as next week, unless a spend deal is reached with the State Government. The Police Association has provided formal notice of the action, following months of negotiations. “We’re committed to try and attain agreement by the end of the week,”…