Rugby league player sues for $1.4m over alleged high tackle

Rugby league player sues for $1.4m over alleged high tackle

Updated July 24, 2017 17:42:06 Photo: Mr Cullen at the brain injury unit, where he was treated after the incident. (Supplied: Shine Lawyers) A Queensland Country rugby league player who suffered a brain injury in a tackle is suing an opposing player and club for $1.4 million. Liam Cullen, 32, filed a claim in the Brisbane Supreme Court on Monday to cover medical costs and loss of income after the alleged 2014 high shot left him unconscious. Photo: An ambulance takes Mr Cullen off the field at Rowdens Park in…

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Just one point in MasterChef win

Just one point in MasterChef win

DIANA Chan has won MasterChef Australia after a blood-soaked Grand Finale reminiscent of Game of Thrones. Chan, 29, an accountant from Victoria, triumphed by one point over Queensland’s Ben Ungermann — 90 to 89. Chan is planning a break after collecting the trophy, $250,000 winner’s prize, and monthly food column in Delicious magazine. “I have been inundated with amazing opportunities and it’s time for me to take some time out and filter through them to make sure I pick one that matches my goals,” Chan said after her victory. Ungermann…

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10 migrants die in sweltering truck

10 migrants die in sweltering truck

That’s the story he told federal investigators, who clearly don’t believe him. The 60-year-old Florida man is charged with knowingly transporting undocumented immigrants. The assistant public federal defender who is representing Bradley couldn’t be reached for comment on Monday. Eight people in the truck were already dead, and two more died after being hospitalized. Dozens more were severely injured, and many will suffer from “irreversible brain damage,” the city’s fire chief said. “Checking the video from the store, we found there were a number of vehicles that came in and…

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Youth suicide, jobs and suffrage: Students tell Q&A what's on their mind

Youth suicide, jobs and suffrage: Students tell Q&A what's on their mind

Posted July 25, 2017 00:19:30 Video: Josh Frydenberg defends PaTH program amid criticism. (ABC News) Related Story: Government launches internship program despite lack of Senate support A Q&A auditorium brimming with high school students showed that while they may not be eligible to cast a ballot, they are still keen to make their voices heard. In a first for the program, Victorian students posed questions to a panel comprising four of their peers and two senior federal MPs in Energy and Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg and shadow health spokeswoman Catherine…

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Game of Thrones recap: What we learned in Episode 2

Game of Thrones recap: What we learned in Episode 2

Updated July 25, 2017 07:27:26 Welcome back to another episode of violence and scheming. Each week your Westeros correspondents, Peter Marsh and Dan Miller, will be unravelling prophecies and divining an episode of Game of Thrones Season 7. We now know where all the characters are on the board and move onto Episode 2: Stormborn. **SPOILER WARNING** These recaps are dark and full of spoilers, so only continue reading if you’ve caught up on the latest episode of the show. We won’t be spoiling anything from the books if you…

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