At least three police officers feared dead in Baton Rouge, Louisiana after shooting

At least three police officers feared dead in Baton Rouge, Louisiana after shooting

Less than two weeks after police shot a black man in Baton Rouge, sparking outrage across America and leading to the Dallas police shootings, more police officers have been shot and killed in Baton Rouge. William Daniel, the city-parish’s chief administrative officer, told the local Advocate newspaper that two police officers had been killed. Previous slideNext slide Protesters arrested in Baton Rouge Nice attack: Inside the attacker’s apartment Pokemon Go causes mob scenes Australians in South Sudan conflict Qandeel Baloch slain in ‘honour killing’ MH17 – still no answers Turkey’s coup: Who…

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Pozieres and Fromelles centenary: WWI Digger Russell Bosisto laid to rest

Pozieres and Fromelles centenary: WWI Digger Russell Bosisto laid to rest

Over the years, writing books with a military theme – Nancy Wake, Kokoda, Tobruk, Gallipoli, etc – I’ve come across stories that have moved me, and even reduced me to tears. But the one that gets me most is the story of a World War I Digger who fought in the battle of Pozieres – the centenary of which is next Saturday. Every week while away, Russell Bosisto, a 19-year-old South Australian from a warm and loving family, writes loving letters to his parents, Ernest and Annie, and frequent postcards…

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Giants belt disastrous Lions to move into top four

Giants belt disastrous Lions to move into top four

Posted July 17, 2016 19:36:38 Photo: The Giants seemed to treat large portions of this match like a training drill. (Getty Images: Chris Hyde) Hapless Brisbane has plumbed new depths after a humiliating 79-point AFL defeat to Greater Western Sydney. The Giants have moved into the top four after the 22.14 (146) to 9.13 (67) victory, their 11th win of a breakthrough season. It could not be more different for the Lions, which has now slumped to 12 straight defeats — equalling a club record set by the “Bad News…

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Movie thriller Bastille Day to be pulled after attack (The West Australian)

Movie thriller Bastille Day to be pulled after attack (The West Australian)

Paris. AFP –The West Australianon July 17, 2016, 9:21 pm VideoSecurity Heightened Across France Following Terror Attack in Nice French film distributor Studiocanal has asked cinemas to pull the thriller Bastille Day, about a planned attack on the eve of France’s national holiday, after the real-life truck attack in Nice. The plotline of the film became even more chilling in attack-weary France after Tunisian Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel smashed a truck into a crowd enjoying Bastille Day fireworks on Thursday night, killing 84. Bastille Day was being shown in 237 cinemas. “We…

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Man dies but another survives when boat overturns off Adelaide

Man dies but another survives when boat overturns off Adelaide

Posted July 18, 2016 07:20:58 A 72-year-old man has drowned but his companion has survived a boating mishap off the Adelaide coast. A search was made off suburban Semaphore and North Haven on Sunday night after two men were reported overdue from a fishing trip. The pair had launched their 5.5-metre boat from the West Beach ramp on Sunday morning. They were reported overdue to police just after 7:00pm when family members became concerned. Water operations police, officers in a helicopter and coast guard volunteers searched off the Adelaide coast…

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