Mounting pressure for Aboriginal death to be solved 30 years on

Mounting pressure for Aboriginal death to be solved 30 years on

Posted October 28, 2016 10:57:21 Photo: MP David Shoebridge and Don Craigie want to find those responsible for murdering Mark Haines in 1988. (ABC Regional: Luke Ryan) A Greens MP is warning time may be running out to solve the death of an Aboriginal teenager in the state’s north, almost 30 years ago. The body of Mark Haines was found near railway tracks outside Tamworth in 1988. Police Strike Force Puno was set up to investigate. Greens MP David Shoebridge is supporting the victim’s family, and he said there should…

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UN agency: 'Entire generation could be lost' to civil war

UN agency: 'Entire generation could be lost' to civil war

She is 18, but the children’s clothes that drape her emaciated body appear too large for her in photos released this week. Baghili is being treated for severe malnutrition at al-Thawra hospital in the Red Sea port city of Hodeida. As the food crisis grows worse for Baghili and other Yemenis, the UN World Food Programme fears the devastating toll that hunger could have on the war-torn country. The organization said it has provided food for more than 3 million people each month since February but is beginning to struggle….

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SEMA 2016: Mazda Bringing Two Sexy MX-5 Miata Concepts

SEMA 2016: Mazda Bringing Two Sexy MX-5 Miata Concepts

Mazda will be bringing two MX-5 Miata concepts to the 2016 SEMA show floor. The first is the company’s new retractable hardtop Miata, the MX-5 RH Kuro. The second is a revised version of the MX-5 Speedster that the company showed off last year, dubbed the Speedster Evolution. The MX-5 RH Kuro’s name and paint scheme come from the Japanese word for charcoal. The semi-matte metallic color was developed in-house by Mazda; at the moment, it is only a concept color. The MX-5 RH Kuro also rides on RAYS forged…

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Exact moment Matty’s heart broke

Exact moment Matty’s heart broke

WHEN Georgia dumped Matty on Thursday night’s finale of The Bachelorette and chose Lee instead, Australia’s hearts broke. Georgia cried. Matty almost cried. And our hearts struggled to accept the brutal decision. Unlike six weeks ago, when Richie made the wrong decision by choosing Alex instead of Nikki, there was no hostility. Viewers were happy for Georgia and Lee. But witnessing Matty’s heart breaking after declaring his love for her was too much to handle. “I genuinely adore being in your company,” she told him before delivering her decision. “I…

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Michael Hooper scores second John Eales medal

Michael Hooper scores second John Eales medal

Posted October 27, 2016 23:47:35 Photo: Michael Hooper won the players’ player honour by almost 100 points. (Twitter: Qantas Wallabies) Wallabies star Michael Hooper has joined an exclusive group to claim the prestigious John Eales medal for the second time. The 24-year-old flanker easily scooped up the players’ player honour on Thursday night at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney, outpointing runner-up David Pocock by almost 100 votes. Hooper joins Israel Folau, George Smith and Nathan Sharpe as the only players to wear the medal twice in its 14-year history. Past 10…

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