Three people found dead in water tank on rural NSW property

Three people found dead in water tank on rural NSW property

Updated February 17, 2017 00:57:37 Police are investigating after three people died in an in-ground water tank on a property in the New South Wales Tablelands. Police said a man was working inside the cement water tank on his property in Gunning, near Yass, when he collapsed. Another man and a woman jumped into the tank to try to help and they also collapsed. Police said the deceased were all known to each other and were believed to be in their 60s. A neighbour called emergency services, who arrived to…

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Samsung heir arrested in corruption scandal

Samsung heir arrested in corruption scandal

The heir to the Samsung business empire has been arrested on corruption allegations. Lee Jae-yong, the de facto leader of South Korea’s biggest conglomerate, has been under investigation as part of the huge political corruption scandal that has rocked the country. Early Friday, a judge in Seoul approved a request from prosecutors for an arrest warrant for Lee, the prosecutor’s office said. That means Lee will be held at the detention center where he had been awaiting the court decision. Prosecutors allege that the executive, who’s also known as Jay…

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Australia open to doing more in war on Islamic State

Australia open to doing more in war on Islamic State

Posted February 17, 2017 09:44:49 Photo: James Mattis (fifth from left, front row) met with Marise Payne (fifth from right, front row). (ABC News: Niall Lenihan) Defence Minister Marise Payne has left open the possibility of bolstering Australia’s commitment to the fight the Islamic State group. The United States wants to “accelerate” the campaign to crush the terrorist organisation and there have been reports that could mean more foreign soldiers and military assets deployed in the Middle East. Following her first high-level meeting with US Defence Secretary James Mattis on…

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Z4M. Overstated but Underrated?

Z4M. Overstated but Underrated?

///M. The single letter that sets an ordinary Bavarian Motor apart from something special. And the Z4M is something special indeed. That is why; I’m guessing the thing came lathered in ///M Badges. On each wing, the boot lid, the gear knob, the steering wheel, the wheels themselves and under the bonnet for good measure. And speaking of the bonnet, it sits above an aggressive front end, with a muscle bulge to set it apart from the somewhat tamer standard Z4. Just in case anyone should make the mistake that…

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First lady: Trump calls treatment of Melania unfair

First lady: Trump calls treatment of Melania unfair

The President embraced the opportunity to talk about the first lady, who has not spent much time in the public eye since her husband assumed office almost four weeks ago, and to defend her against some of her critics. “I think she is a great representative for this country, and a funny thing happens. She gets so unfairly maligned,” said Trump. “The things they say, and I have known her for a long time, the things they say are so unfair.” Melania Trump has been falsely accused of working for…

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