Scott Morrison grilled over secret minister scandal, Governor-General David Hurley reacts

Australia’s Governor-General David Hurley has revealed he had “no reason” to believe that Scott Morrison had not told his ministerial colleagues about his secret power grab of five portfolios. Defending his decision not to demand the Prime Minister disclose the secret appointments to the public, the Governor-General said that it was a matter for the … Read more

Perth: Rivervale Primary School closes oval after kid sits in dog poo

A Perth primary school principal has closed the school oval to the public after one of his students accidentally sat in dog poo. Rivervale Primary School has shared their lush grounds with the local community for some time before the school started to notice a rise in people not picking up after their dogs. Principal … Read more

Uluru mass murderer Douglas Crabbe’s parole hearing delayed as more information sought

A Northern Territory mass murderer will remain behind bars in Western Australia for at least a few more months, after his parole review was delayed while authorities dig for more information. Key points: Douglas Crabbe is serving five consecutive life sentences for killing five people near Uluru He’s been in prison since 1983, and his … Read more

“This will actually ruin baseball if not addressed” “Go back to no rule, let there be collisions”

During the Cleveland Guardians versus Detroit Tigers game yesterday, catcher Austin Hedges was involved in a controversial call behind the plate. Tigers shortstop Javier Baez was initially called out at the plate as it appeared Hedges tagged him. However, the call was ruled in violation of the new obstruction rule, and the run scored. After … Read more

Tennessee woman charged with murder for meth-laced kiss with inmate

It was the kiss of death. A Tennessee woman allegedly slipped meth to an inmate though a kiss during a jailhouse visit – and was hit with murder cartoons after the prisoner died, authorities said. Rachal Dollard was arrested and charged with second-degree murder and smuggling contraband.Tennessee Department of Corrections Rachel Dollard, 33, allegedly hid … Read more

SA recycling system set for overhaul

The state government is set to introduce reverse vending machines to make 10c recycling refunds easier and is also considering whether to expand the container deposit scheme to include wine and spirit bottles. A reverse vending machine providing 10c refunds at a shopping center in NSW. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Environment Minister Susan Close said the … Read more

More allegations of indecent dealings with children levelled against former Fremantle school priest

A Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing Fremantle schoolboys in the 1980s was also known for kissing and touching younger members of his flock in another southern Perth parish in the 1970s. Key points: More people have come forward to tell of the bizarre behavior of Father Damian Barker Many say they saw Fr Barker … Read more

Paris Saint-Germain working on £59.1m deal for Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva – Paper Talk | Transfer Centre News

All the top stories and transfer rumors from Thursday’s national newspapers… THE TIMES Paris Saint-Germain are working on a £59.1m deal to sign Bernardo Silva from Manchester City as the Qatar-owned club seek to strengthen a squad they hope can win the first Champions League title. Manchester United suffered another setback in their hunt for … Read more