'When will they come for me?': Super Size Me's Morgan Spurlock confesses to sexual misconduct

'When will they come for me?': Super Size Me's Morgan Spurlock confesses to sexual misconduct

Updated December 15, 2017 01:30:40 Photo: Morgan Spurlock said he paid a settlement to a female assistant who worked at his office and whom he called “hot pants” or “sex pants”. (AP: Ben Hider/Invision) US documentarian Morgan Spurlock has confessed in an online post to sexual harassment and infidelity, saying he was “part of the problem” and that he had been accused of rape. Spurlock, who made the hit film Super Size Me, wrote in a post that he linked to from his verified Twitter account that as he watched…

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Malan the man as England takes control at the WACA

Malan the man as England takes control at the WACA

Updated December 14, 2017 22:06:18 Photo: Dawid Malan’s sublime century has England back in the Ashes series. (AP: Trevor Collens) Related Story: England fight back into Ashes series on day one in Perth, as it happened England has enjoyed its best day of the 2017/18 Ashes series thus far, with Dawid Malan’s wonderful ton steering the tourists to 4-305 at stumps on day one of the third Test in Perth. Malan reached his first Test century late in the evening session, having worn down Australia’s once-firing quicks to take advantage…

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Celtic folk pop combo hits Darwin

Celtic folk pop combo hits Darwin

CANADIAN trio The East Pointers have been blurring the lines between traditional and contemporary music. The trio, from Prince Edward Island, initially connected over a mutual appreciation for Celtic compositions and have since taken their folk tunes across the world. After releasing their second album in September, a follow-up to their 2015 internationally acclaimed and award-winning debut Secret Victory, The East Pointers have embarked on an Australian tour and are stopping by the Top End for the first time. The NT News caught up with guitarist Jake Charron ahead of…

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Billabong ‘on verge’ of buyout deal with Quiksilver owner Boardriders

Billabong ‘on verge’ of buyout deal with Quiksilver owner Boardriders

AUSTRALIAN surfwear group Billabong is on the cusp of agreeing to a buyout at the hands of the US company that owns rival Quiksilver, according industry chatter. Billabong earlier this month revealed it had received a $200 million all-cash buyout offer from Boardriders — the Californian company that owns Quiksilver. At the time, it announced it had opened its books for scrutiny by Boardriders, which is in turn owned by Los Angeles-based private equity house Oaktree Capital Management. Camera IconBoardriders, owner of Quiksilver, also has its eyes on the Billabong…

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Hurricane Harvey rainfall 'weighed 127bn tonnes'

Hurricane Harvey rainfall 'weighed 127bn tonnes'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRoads turned to rivers across Houston as Harvey hitScientists have weighed the water that fell on Texas during the record-breaking Hurricane Harvey in August. They calculate, by measuring how much the Earth was compressed, that the Category 4 storm dropped 127 billion tonnes, or 34 trillion gallons. “One person asked me how many stadia is that. It’s 26,000 New Orleans Superdomes,” said Adrian Borsa from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. His numbers were released as other scientists stated that this year’s big…

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