'I support marriage equality': US pop star angry after being linked to No campaign

'I support marriage equality': US pop star angry after being linked to No campaign

Updated August 24, 2017 20:35:31 Photo: Meghan Trainor has lashed out at the use of her image in an advertisement against same-sex marriage. (Reuters: David McNew) Related Story: Last chance to enrol for same-sex marriage survey A US pop star has been caught up in Australia’s same-sex marriage debate, with her image being used in an advertisement for the No campaign without her permission. A photo of Meghan Trainor, whose hits include All About That Bass and NO, appeared in a post that has since been deleted on the Vote…

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World leaders conclude Trump is a liability, not a leader

World leaders conclude Trump is a liability, not a leader

Seven months into his presidency, his foes have him figured out while America’s friends are ducking for cover. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told CNN last week in a conversation about stability in the face of Russian aggression, that what America’s NATO allies need right now is predictability: “As long we are strong, as long as we are predictable, we can also engage in political dialogue with Russia to try to avoid escalation and to avoid a new Cold War.” In the aftermath of the awful events in Charlottesville, Virginia,…

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Bachelor’s Jen Hawke reveals love secret

Bachelor’s Jen Hawke reveals love secret

THE Bachelor contestant Jen Hawke, who last night quit the show after an explosive confrontation with fellow contestants, has confirmed that prior to taking part in this year’s series, she was in a relationship with Jake Ellis, Matty Johnson’s love rival on last year’s The Bachelorette. The revelation came after last night’s explosive episode, which saw this year’s most controversial contestant tell Matty that Lisa had been “talking smack” about him behind his back. She eventually packed her bags and left after Elise accused her of throwing Lisa “under a…

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Car 'doing U-turn' hits group of cyclists in Brisbane

Car 'doing U-turn' hits group of cyclists in Brisbane

By Isobel Roe Updated August 25, 2017 08:15:43 Photo: A cyclist is in a serious condition and four others have suffered significant injuries. (ABC News: Isobel Roe) A driver who may have been blinded by the sun runs into a group of cyclists at West End, in inner-city Brisbane, injuring five people, including one who has critical head injuries. It is believed the car was doing a U-turn in front of the five cyclists and that glare from the sun may have blinded the driver before the incident on Dornoch…

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Man dragged by car in Scarborough

Man dragged by car in Scarborough

SHOCKED witnesses have captured the moment a man was dragged by a car down a quiet residential street as he clung on through the window. The footage, taken in Scarborough, shows the man hang on to the Suzuki Swift, with his hand through the driver’s window as the car accelerates down the road. Neighbours said they first thought the man was attacking the driver, but believe he could have been trying to retrieve the keys. “We first went to see if she was all right because we thought the guy…

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