• Man arrested in Qld over Tweed Heads shooting murder
Man arrested in Qld over Tweed Heads shooting murder

Evidence including a crowbar has been removed from the vehicle which is believed to belong to Mr Hall. Mr Hall has links to members of the Mongols bikie club on his Facebook account. "What we have got is a very clear, very strong plan giving the police all the powers they need to deal with outlaw motorcycle gangs", Ms Grace told reporters on Sund...

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  • NDP, Greens vote against their political goals in favour of defeating Liberals
NDP, Greens vote against their political goals in favour of defeating Liberals

Liberal House Leader Mike de Jong said Monday his government will introduce a proposed law that bans corporate and union donations to political parties and sets limits on individual donations. The New Democrats and Greens have an agreement to combine their seats total to out-vote the Liberals on matters of confidence, which includes the throne spe...

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  • Brazil's top prosecutor charges Temer with corruption- document
Brazil's top prosecutor charges Temer with corruption- document

The President is under investigation for alleged crimes of passive corruption, obstruction of justice and Illicit association, of which "serious evidence" has been found, it was reported in local media. Temer has denied wrongdoing and said he refuses to resign despite numerous calls for him to do so and plunging popularity. The embattled politici...

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  • President Trump tweets confirmation he's under investigation
President Trump tweets confirmation he's under investigation

The Post reported that five officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, had said the possible obstruction-of-justice investigation of the NY tycoon began days after Mr Trump fired Mr Comey. On Wednesday Mr Mueller met the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee in an effort to ensure their investigations did not conflict. Coats and Ro...

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  • Fanwood mayor joins Climate Mayors group in supporting Paris accord
Fanwood mayor joins Climate Mayors group in supporting Paris accord

The commission voted unanimously in step with about 10 citizens who spoke in favor of the resolution. " Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing our community and communities across the globe", Jones said in a statement.

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  • Syria will 'pay heavy price' after chemical attack fears, U.S. says
Syria will 'pay heavy price' after chemical attack fears, U.S. says

In an ominous statement, press secretary Sean Spicer said the USA "has identified potential preparations" for another chemical attack by Bashar Assad's government that "would likely result in the mass murder of civilians, including innocent children".

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  • Trump travel ban takes effect Thursday
Trump travel ban takes effect Thursday

The administration won a limited victory. Resettlement in the USA involves a partnership between the government and private agencies on the ground, like the International Rescue Committee, so every refugee who goes through the process will at some point develop "a connection".

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  • United States secretary Tillerson says
United States secretary Tillerson says "very difficult" for Qatar to comply with demands

In a letter sent to Mr Tillerson on Monday, Mr Corker said he had been pleased with Mr Trump's recent trip to Saudi Arabia , where he attended a summit of the Gulf Co-operation Council. "At this point, we are left with one simple question: Were the actions really about their concerns about Qatar's alleged support for terrorism , or were they ...

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  • At least 100 dead as oil tanker catches fire in Pakistan
At least 100 dead as oil tanker catches fire in Pakistan

The death toll in the explosion today reached 157. It's believed that a spark from the many cars and motorcycles that raced to the scene ignited the fuel. "I have never seen anything like it in my life". While Saudi Arabia and most other Muslim countries started celebrating the holiday Sunday, Pakistanis are marking it on Monday.

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  • Trump Praises India's Modi for Purchases of US Armaments
Trump Praises India's Modi for Purchases of US Armaments

But beyond the personalities, there are signs that the U.S. -India partnership - which grew closer under the Obama administration on issues such as climate change - could be headed for rougher waters. "Social media has become very powerful". "I'm nervous ... looking at this trip, you've got the leader of the world's wealthiest country expecting...

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  • Scalise shooter acted alone
Scalise shooter acted alone

Hodgkinson was shot multiple times in the torso, and later died at a hospital. Tim Slater, the special agent in charge of the FBI's Washington field office , said Hodgkinson was known to have "an anger management problem ". Bernie Sanders. The gunman was an ardent supporter of the senator's campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination,...

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  • Border Patrol saves undocumented immigrant from dying in south Texas heat
Border Patrol saves undocumented immigrant from dying in south Texas heat

Border patrol agents helped the Guatemalan woman who was suffering from heat stroke near the Texas border on Wednesday. An off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas tells investigators he got into a vehicle with two men who then allegedly kidnapped and attacked him to get them away from his family.

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  • PM Theresa May strikes power deal with Northern Ireland's DUP
PM Theresa May strikes power deal with Northern Ireland's DUP

Prime Minister Theresa May's minority government in key votes. Prime Minister Theresa May poses for a picture with Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster at 10 Downing Street ahead of the agreement . And the Prime Minister said the DUP and the Tories "share many values" and the agreement was "a very good one ". The DUP had be...

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  • China accuses Indian border guards of crossing into its territory
China accuses Indian border guards of crossing into its territory

Transgressions and incursions between Indian and Chinese troops are not uncommon along the 4,057-km Line of Actual Control , but are mostly played down by security agencies. "According to my information, the two governments are in touch over this issue", Geng told reporters, declining to elaborate whether it was due to any weather-related issues l...

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  • Bring stability to Kashmir, then worry about Maharashtra, Shiv Sena taunts BJP
Bring stability to Kashmir, then worry about Maharashtra, Shiv Sena taunts BJP

It instead said the Sena will take a "final decision" on Kovind in the meeting of its party leaders scheduled here Tuesday. Responding to another query if the Sena would support the opposition parties if they announce a name already suggested by the Sena, Thackeray said, "I had announced the names of Mohan Bhagwat and M S Swaminathan a we...

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  • Maroons Force 2017 State of Origins Decider with Comeback Win over Blues
Maroons Force 2017 State of Origins Decider with Comeback Win over Blues

The Queensland team have completed their preparations for Origin II in Sydney , after going for a team walk through Parramatta Park this morning. Queensland needed the conversion from Thurston to take the lead, and he delivered from a very tricky angle, winning his side the match.

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  • Fraud Trial Of
Fraud Trial Of "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli Begins

In a preview of their defense, Shkreli's lawyers described him as a "boy genius" - who never meant to defraud any of his investors, and that they all ultimately got their money back. Martin Shkreli is brought out of 26 Federal Plaza by law enforcement officials after being arrested for securities fraud, December 17, 2015, in New York City.

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  • Tech CEOs meet with Trump on government overhaul
Tech CEOs meet with Trump on government overhaul

As promised , some of the world's top tech CEOs from companies like Amazon, Microsoft, Apple, Google and many others met with President Donald Trump today , and some appeared to enjoy it more than others. It was the second group meeting with the President since the election that several of the CEOs had attended. A high powered meeting took pla...

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  • UK Conservatives, N Ireland party strike deal
UK Conservatives, N Ireland party strike deal

Plaid Cymru's Westminster leader Liz Saville Roberts said: "Any commitments for Northern Ireland should be matched for Wales". Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, center, sits with First Secretary of State Damian Green, left, and Government Chief Whip Gavin Williamson during their meeting with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlen.

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  • CNN Battle with Sean Spicer Continues as He Shuts Out Jim Acosta
CNN Battle with Sean Spicer Continues as He Shuts Out Jim Acosta

The press briefing will not be allowed to broadcast on TV networks, except for the audio of Spicer's responses to reporters. "We've largely been just blackballed during these briefings", he asserted. The Trump White House had generally held that on days that that the president held a press conference or delivered a major speech that his face woul...

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