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  • Salvos see surge in ice addict numbers

    17 September 2017 9:53 PM 1

    The Salvation Army has seen a threefold increase in the number of Australians who turn to its drug rehab service seeking treatment for addiction to the drug ice. The percentage of ice users seeking help from the Salvos' William Booth House in Sydney has jumped from 16 per cent to 57 per cent in the past five years. New statistics from the charity's Recovery

  • Chelsea Manning: ‘I believe I did the best I could’

    17 September 2017 9:47 PM

    NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Chelsea Manning told a crowd at a “creative thinkers” conference in Nantucket on Sunday that she’s not an “American traitor” as her critics have claimed and she did what she thought was the right thing to do. Manning attended the annual conference for The Nantucket Project in Massachusetts. The Nantucket Project is a venture founded

  • London Tube attack: CCTV emerges as two men arrested

    17 September 2017 9:11 PM 6

    POLICE have been handed CCTV footage that could reveal the identity of the Parsons Green bomber just hours before the London tube terror attack. The grainy footage shows a young man in a grey tracksuit carrying a bag that looks like the Lidl supermarket bag that contained the bomb. ITV News, which screened the footage, said it was filmed near a house

  • Boy Offers Compelling Reason Why Australia Needs Marriage Equality

    17 September 2017 8:42 PM

    Max Townes is not yet 13-years-old, and yet he's already looking forward to his wedding. But first, he's going to need Australia to pull through for marriage equality. You see, Max, like many of us, has dreams of one day marrying Chris Hemsworth. We know this, because his mother, Megan, tweeted out a photo of young Max holding a sign at Sydney's march

  • Weather dictates West Coast sea search

    17 September 2017 8:04 PM

    The weather will have a big say in whether or not a search can be resumed for two fishermen missing off the West Coast. Weather conditions are likely to determine whether further search efforts will be made for two fishermen missing off the West Coast. The Greymouth-based fishing vessel 'Wendy J' got into trouble near Smoothwater Bay, near Jackson Bay, on Thursday

  • Parsons Green: UK terror threat lowered to severe after Tube bomb

    17 September 2017 3:56 PM 3

    The UK terror threat level has been lowered to severe after being raised to critical, its highest level, following Friday's attack on a London Tube train. A second man has been arrested as part of the investigation into the attack. The 21-year-old was arrested in Hounslow, west London, on Saturday night on suspicion of a terror offence and is in custody

  • UK threat level downgraded to severe from critical

    17 September 2017 8:21 AM 5

    London - Britain has downgraded its terrorism threat level to severe from critical, two days after a bombing in a London Underground train injured 30 people, Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Sunday. "The Joint Terrorist Analysis Centre, which reviews the threat level that the UK is under, have decided to lower that level from critical to severe," Rudd said in a televised

  • German man's penis gets stuck in gym weight plate, rescue effort takes 3 hours

    17 September 2017 4:47 AM 1

    A man in the German city of Worms had his penis stuck in the hole of a 2.5kg gym weight plate on Friday (Sept 15), forcing firefighters to use power tools to free it. The city's fire brigade posted an account of the incident on its Facebook page, accompanied by a photo of the weight plate broken into five pieces. It was called in to help after doctors

  • Kiwi found guilty of killing wife in Canada

    17 September 2017 2:26 AM 5

    The jury took several days to return the verdict, finding Beckett guilty of first degree murder. Sentencing took place immediately, Beckett receiving 25 years' imprisonment with no possibility of parole. The 60-year-old stood trial at the British Columbia Supreme Court in Kelowna charged with the murder of his second wife, Canadian school teacher Laura

  • Kelowna, B.C., jury finds Peter Beckett guilty of first-degree murder

    17 September 2017 2:26 AM 5

    Beckett was found guilty of drowning his wife in Upper Arrow Lake in August 2010 A jury in Kelowna, B.C. has found Peter Beckett guilty of the first-degree murder of his wife. Beckett, a former New Zealand city councillor, was accused of drowning Laura Letts Beckett while they were boating in Upper Arrow Lake near Revelstoke in August 2010. The couple