Tag: week

US aiming for New York meeting on Syria subsequent week

Posted December 09, 2015 08:16:59 Nations involved in the Syrian peace process are set to meet in New York on December 18, but the talks might hinge on efforts to unite Syrian opposition groups in the coming days, US secretary of state John Kerry says. Russia, the United States, European and Middle Eastern countries agreed…


Wall St rebound on US jobs to support market place start off week powerful

Updated December 06, 2015 19:24:00 Map: Australia One more batch of solid jobs figure from the US over the weekend and a sturdy rebound on Wall Street must give the Australian industry a positive start off to the week. The essential Wall Street indices rallied more than 2 per cent on the news that 211,000…


Attacks on Brough continue to dominate final week of Parliament

Updated December 03, 2015 09:21:52 The fate of Mal Brough is set to dominate the final day of the parliamentary year, with a quantity of Coalition frontbenchers providing varying levels of assistance to the embattled MP. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull yesterday defended Mr Brough, who is getting investigated by the Australian Federal Police for any…


Pistorius’ manslaughter conviction could be upgraded to murder this week

Posted December 02, 2015 01:42:51 Oscar Pistorius could return to jail on Thursday if South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal scales up the track star’s conviction for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp from manslaughter to murder. Important points Oscar Pistorius’ charge of manslaughter could be upgraded to murder on Thursday Track star could return to…


Hundreds march in Adelaide for White Ribbon Week

Posted November 28, 2015 14:09:56 Photo: Participants in Adelaide’s White Ribbon march finish up at Parliament Home. (ABC News: Matt Coleman) Connected Story: Tool to screen new partners for criminal history would empower girls Map: Adelaide 5000 Far more than 200 people have marched by way of Adelaide’s central company district to raise awareness about…


With a week to go before Rightscorp trial, Cox loses key DMCA motion

(credit: Aurich Lawson / Thinkstock) Nearly a year after two music publishers and on-line copyright cop Rightscorp initiated a high-stakes lawsuit against Cox Communications, a judge has made a ruling that is potentially devastating to Cox’s case. US District Judge Liam O’Grady has ruled that Cox isn’t protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act’s “safe harbor” provisions….


Cameron pledges to outline strategy against IS this week

By DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron will begin to lay out his case this week for the Royal Air Force to start off hitting Islamic State targets in Syria, some thing he has been eager to do but feared being blocked by Parliament. Speaking in Paris on Monday…