Archive for November, 2011

Basin inequity unacceptable

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Thai court orders murder extradition

A BANGKOK court has ordered that two Thai nationals, charged with the murder of Melbourne man Luke Mitchell, be handed over to Australian authorities. Sarud Seehaverachart, 28, and Thatiya Terdputham 25, have been charged with the stabbing murder of the 29-year-old Sanctuary Lakes chef outside a Brunswick convenience store after he allegedly stepped in to […]

UN official urges human trafficking unit

A UN special rapporteur believes a specialist anti-trafficking force is needed in Victoria. Photo: Kitty Hill A SENIOR United Nations official says Victoria Police should establish a specialist anti-trafficking force and believes the state’s brothel oversight system has failed. The UN special rapporteur on human trafficking Joy Ezeilo has spoken to federal and state police […]

Nose-biter escapes being sent to jail

A MAN who attacked his wife of 40 years with a knife and bit off the tip of her nose has escaped being sent to jail. Peter Veljanoski, 59, was yesterday sentenced in the County Court to a two-year jail term, which was wholly suspended for two years. Veljanoski had pleaded guilty to recklessly causing […]

Novice kayakers die on fishing trip

One of the kayaks, washed up at Seaford. Photo: Gary Sissons POLICE will investigate how two kayakers, who were wearing life jackets, died in Port Phillip Bay on their maiden voyage. The men, Paul Washington, 36, and a 40-year-old friend from Ardeer, were inexperienced and had been on a fishing trip on Tuesday when they […]

Tony Abbott talks defections and poll numbers

Print Email Australian Broadcasting Corporation Broadcast: 30/11/2011 Reporter: Tony Jones Leader of the Opposition Tony Abbott joins Lateline to discuss his approval rating, Peter Slipper’s defection and the Opposition’s plans for an alternate budget. Transcript TONY JONES, PRESENTER: I was joined in the studio a short time ago by the Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott. Tony […]

Pincer move on Gillard over gay marriage

‘Rainbow Labor’ … ALP senator Penny Wong. Photo: Andrew Meares THE Labor Party’s two most prominent gay politicians – one from the Right and one from the Left – will spearhead the push for marriage equality, as Julia Gillard struggles to maintain her authority on the issue. ACT Deputy Chief Minister Andrew Barr, from the […]

Cairns court hears of ongoing child abuse allegations

She was the face of innocence, a cheeky youngster photographed for The Cairns Post at Edge Hill State School in 2008. But who was to know three years later that innocent face disguised a tragic sequence of events that could have ultimately led to her death. Faith Leaso, 8, was abused emotionally and physically over […]

Medich admits organising prostitute

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Same sex civil unions passed in Qld

AAP Same sex couples in Queensland now have the right to enter into legally recognised civil unions. The Civil Partnerships Bill was passed in state parliament at 11.10pm (AEST) on Wednesday, with 47 MPs voting yes and 40 no. The bill, introduced by deputy premier Andrew Fraser, allows same sex couples to register their union […]

Germany arrests former US presidential candidate

David Duke has said a few, ahem, controversial things during his time. In-between successfully running for elected office in Louisiana and failing to capture the presidency of the United States, Duke also was kind of the Grand Wizard of the KKK. Now, that’s not to say that Duke should have figured that German authorities weren’t […]

Congress on the move to legalize torture

Yearning for the George W Bush administration of yesteryear and the inhuman torture and interrogations that was commonplace in American-run prisons? Needn’t you worry! Congress hears your cries. Kelly Ayotte, a freshman Republican senator from New Hampshire, has proposed legislation that would repeal current laws that make harsh torture techniques illegal, a move that the […]

Banks Targeting Military Families for Illegal Foreclosures

Military and Veteran Family Evictions, One Every Few Minutes Up to One Third of Veterans Lost their Homes Since 2008   By Gordon Duff, Senior Editor   Figures lie, some groups are counted, some are not.  But the lowest figures available have one in three families, this includes active duty serving overseas, reservists and National […]

Meth-For-Sex Arrest of Colorado VIP Highlights Power of Alternative Media

Criminal elite panics as alternative media expose their crimes and set the stage for mass executions   Just a few minutes ago, Denver’s channel 3 broke the story: Former Arapaho Sheriff Patrick Sullivan – an extremely well-connected member of the Colorado political elite – has been arrested in a meth-for-sex scandal allegedly involving underage partners […]

History 1A…Going Back To Vietnam And Setting The Record Straight

by Ed Mattson   Being a writer has its benefits and drawbacks. The drawbacks are that anyone who has ever tried his or her hand at it professionally knows the term “writers block”. The longer one writes the more frequent the occurrence. They also need a thick skin, for surely if they are worth their […]

Karzai urges Pakistan to reconsider Bonn boycott

President Karzai urged Pakistan to review Bonn conference boycott, presidential press office said in a statement. “In a telephonic conversation with Pakistan Prime Minister Yusaf Raza Gilani, Karzai said Pakistan’s attendance in the Bonn conference is in the both countries’ benefit,” the statement said, adding that Karzai expressed his sympathy over the death of Pakistan […]

Mother, daughters sprayed by acid in Konduz

Unknown individuals sprayed acid onto a woman and her four daughters in the northern Konduz province, an official said. “The unknown persons entered a house and sprayed acid onto a woman and her four daughters,” head of Konduz women’s affairs Naderah Yar told Veterans to day Reporter Rashidi. “The injured people were transported to medical […]

Eurozone debt crisis worsens as financial world holds breath over impending financial apocalypse

Mike AdamsNatural News Wednesday, November 30, 2011 (NaturalNews) Allow me to begin this article with a single paragraph published yesterday on Yahoo Finance: “The world is watching Europe, waiting upon a solution. It’s not just the euro that’s at stake. If the euro fails, so too does the 27-nation European Union. Bank lending would freeze, […]

Kucinich:It’s time to take our freedom back from The Fed

YouTube Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), a longtime advocate for reform of the Federal Reserve, is sharply criticizing the Federal Reserve today after Bloomberg news reported that the Federal Reserve secretly committed nearly $8 trillion in support to American and international financial institutions during the 2008 bailout. Kucinich recorded a video for […]

More than 20 percent of American adults now on psychiatric drugs for behavioral problems

NaturalNews Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Prescription drug addiction is a very serious problem in the US, and is typified in part by the more than 20 percent of American adults that are now hooked on pharmaceuticals for conditions like anxiety and depression. A new study conducted by Medco Health Solutions Inc., a pharmacy benefits management […]

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