Cruise tells how Scientology saved him

Cruise tells how Scientology saved him

TOM Cruise has made a rare statement about Scientology, calling it a “beautiful religion” without which he wouldn’t be where he is. Cruise, 54, was asked about the controversial religion at the London premiere of his new film Jack Reacher 2: Never Go Back. Asked about his response to Louis Theroux’s documentary My Scientology Movie, which will be released next year, Cruise talked up the role of Scientology in his life. Jack Reacher 2 trailer Cruise first encountered Scientology in 1986 when he was introduced to it by his then-wife…

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Wounded man pulled gun on police

Wounded man pulled gun on police

A MAN has been wounded in a police shooting in Melbourne’s southeast. The injured man, aged in his 30s, has been taken to Dandenong Hospital after being shot in Stud Rd, Dandenong just before 4pm. Stud Rd is still closed between Clow St and David St as a result. Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner Bob Hill said uniform police officers on patrol from Dandenong police station pulled over a car on Grey St, Dandenong, before the 26-year-old male driver ran off. The police officers chased the man on foot, when the…

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Equal pay for women ‘no time soon’

Equal pay for women ‘no time soon’

THE global gap in earnings between men and women will not be closed until 2186 if current trends continue, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum. The Switzerland-based forum’s annual Global Gender Gap Report, lists economics and health as the most challenging disparities between men and women worldwide. Of the economic divide, the report says that “at the current rate of change, and given the widening economic gender gap since last year, it will not be closed for another 170 years.” The report has more positive findings…

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Ex-Democrat supporters in Ohio turning to Donald Trump

Ex-Democrat supporters in Ohio turning to Donald Trump

Posted October 27, 2016 10:29:15 Photo: Farmers for Trump member Dominic Marchese wants a President who is going to shake up Washington. (ABC News: Zoe Daniel) Related Story: Hillary who? In western Pennsylvania it’s all about Trump On the red and white barn at Dominic Marchese’s place hangs a banner proclaiming his support for Donald Trump. The 74-year-old organic beef farmer was a Democrat, but he has lost faith in the party after eight years of Barack Obama. He wants a President who is going to shake up the Washington…

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Trump pauses to promote hotel

Trump pauses to promote hotel

But the Republican nominee wasn’t exactly taking time off the campaign trail. Instead, he used his private business to prop up his campaign. Taking the podium to tout his new hotel as “one of the great hotels of the world,” the billionaire, who has touted his business success as a key qualification for assuming the presidency, quickly turned the corporate-themed ribbon-cutting into a campaign event, albeit far from any of the battleground states he needs to win to clinch the presidency. “Today is a metaphor for what we can accomplish…

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