'Twiggy' Forrest rolls out controversial cashless welfare card ad campaign

'Twiggy' Forrest rolls out controversial cashless welfare card ad campaign

Posted April 22, 2017 09:34:21 Video: The Minderoo Foundation will continue to run this ad over the weekend (ABC News) Related Story: Cashless welfare expansion being considered ahead of federal budget Mining magnate Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest’s charity, the Minderoo Foundation, has launched an advertising blitz pushing for Centrelink’s income management to be expanded. Key points: Andrew Forrest is a long-time advocate of the cashless welfare card The ads are urging people to sign an online petition in support of expanding the program Cashless debit card trial has been in place…

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One tip ends 39-day hunt for teacher and missing girl

One tip ends 39-day hunt for teacher and missing girl

Cummins was arrested — and the girl was found safe — Thursday outside a cabin in Cecilville, ending a 39-day hunt for the teen who was reported missing some 1,900 miles away in her hometown south of Nashville. Police say the two spent at least one night in the remote cabin — a one room structure that was in the process of being built. It had no electricity or furniture. On Friday, a grill, pots and pans, a bag of rice and boxes of food and empty bottles of soda…

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Sources: Russia tried to use Trump advisers to infiltrate campaign

Sources: Russia tried to use Trump advisers to infiltrate campaign

The new information adds to the emerging picture of how the Russians tried to influence the 2016 election, not only through email hacks and propaganda but also by trying to infiltrate the Trump orbit. The intelligence led to an investigation into the coordination of Trump’s campaign associates and the Russians. These officials made clear they don’t know whether Page was aware the Russians may have been using him. Because of the way Russian spy services operate, Page could have unknowingly talked with Russian agents. Page disputes the idea he has…

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F1: The art of the two-second pit stop

F1: The art of the two-second pit stop

Getting a driver in and out of the pits in the shortest time possible has become a race within a race for rival teams of F1 engineers. The current kings of the pit lane is the Williams team. Not only do the British team jointly hold the all-time pit stop record of 1.92-seconds, set at last year’s European Grand Prix in Baku, they are also consistently the fastest, winning the DHL Fastest Pit Stop award at 14 of the 21 races in 2016 and at this season’s opening three races….

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Australian couple's Walk Like an Egyptian video goes viral … in Egypt

Australian couple's Walk Like an Egyptian video goes viral … in Egypt

Updated April 21, 2017 18:04:37 Video: Zoe Russell and Brad Moore’s tour around Egypt was put to the Walk Like and Egyptian soundtrack (ABC News) A Brisbane couple whose Walk Like an Egyptian holiday video went viral in Egypt is delighted they could give the country’s struggling tourist industry a shot in the arm. Zoe Russell and Brad Moore visited Egypt in early 2016 as part of a year-long world trip. They fell in love with the country. While they were there they even got engaged. They also decided to…

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