$2 million prize for lucky West Aussie

$2 million prize for lucky West Aussie

IT’S been a big day for footy fans and it just got better for one lucky West Aussie, who has won $2 million in Saturday Lotto. One of the two division one-winning tickets across the country was sold at the Dream 2 Day outlet in Bunbury and is worth more than $2 million – $2,007,452.28 to be exact. The ticket had the winning numbers of 22, 19, 1, 34, 20 and 32. Another 10 players in WA are $12,647.15 better off after having five winning numbers plus the one of…

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Grand final highlights NRL's hard road towards being a proper national league

Grand final highlights NRL's hard road towards being a proper national league

Posted October 01, 2017 09:10:23 Photo: Composite of Michael Morgan and Cameron Smith (AAP) Grand final highlights NRL’s hard road towards being a proper national league After a season of embarrassment over abysmal NRL crowds, fans need to realise this NRL grand final is about more than the Storm and Cowboys being outsiders and get behind the event. NRL fans really don’t do themselves any favours. After a month of ridicule about abysmal crowds for finals games, grand final tickets are apparently selling slow and we could be in for…

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Ex-Uber CEO shakes up board of directors

Ex-Uber CEO shakes up board of directors

The drama at Uber just won’t quit. Travis Kalanick, the ousted CEO and co-founder who still has a seat on Uber’s board of directors, apparently blindsided the company Friday by appointing two new board members. Kalanick tapped Ursula Burns, former CEO of Xerox (XRX), and John Thain, former chief executive of Merrill Lynch. “I am appointing these seats now in light of a recent Board proposal to dramatically restructure the Board and significantly alter the company’s voting rights. It is therefore essential that the full Board be in place for…

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Phil finds his spot in rock musical

Phil finds his spot in rock musical

THE only person who wasn’t surprised when Phil Jamieson accepted the invitation to enter the world of musical theatre was the Grinspoon frontman. When he got the offer to play St Jimmy in the Green Day musical American Idiot, Jamieson gave a resounding “Hell yeah!” even as his team raised a quizzical eyebrow. “I said ‘We are doing this!’ Some people were a bit dumbfounded by that. The fact I was asked suggested people are willing to take a risk,” he says. media_cameraGrinspoon frontman Phil Jamieson will rock out in…

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A sunken warship, a lost hero and the discovery that reunited a US family

A sunken warship, a lost hero and the discovery that reunited a US family

Only 19 men still living — King among them — know exactly how the agony unfolded on July 30, 1945, the day two Japanese torpedoes struck the USS Indianapolis. But King never had much interest in reliving it, his relatives say. He never wanted to discuss the horrors he and his shipmates endured as they floated for nearly five days in shark-ridden waters, waiting for rescue. That is, until now. As CNN’s cameras roll, King recounts the ordeal still lamented as one of the worst disasters in US naval history….

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