Anzac Day wet T-shirt contest cancelled by Australian bar

Anzac Day wet T-shirt contest cancelled by Australian bar

Image copyrightGetty Images Image caption The national holiday marks the Allied attack on Turkey’s Gallipoli peninsulaAn Australian bar has cancelled plans to hold a wet T-shirt competition to mark Anzac Day, saying it had been a “naive” plan. The anniversary on 25 April marks the first major World War One battle involving Australia and New Zealand. Monsoons in Darwin had said the prize of A$1000 (£600; $750) would be donated to military charity Solider On. But veterans organisation the Returned and Services League (RSL) described the event as “incredibly inappropriate”….

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Ex-Flamengo keeper and convicted killer Bruno ordered back to jail

Ex-Flamengo keeper and convicted killer Bruno ordered back to jail

Sao Paulo: The Brazilian goalkeeper who served part of a 22-year sentence for murder before returning to first-class football in April has been ordered back to prison, the country’s Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. The Court ruled by three votes to one to overturn a February appeal ruling that had allowed Bruno Fernandes de Souza to leave jail.  Bruno Fernandes de Souza was found guilty and sentenced to 22 years for murdering his girlfriend. Photo: AP“The decision reestablishes Bruno’s custody,” the court said in a statement. Bruno, a once promising keeper who…

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Fitbit contradicts husband's story of wife's murder – police

Fitbit contradicts husband's story of wife's murder – police

Image copyrightConnecticut State Police Image caption Mr Dabate is currently free after posting a one million dollar bailA cheating US husband has been charged with killing his wife after police said data from her wearable fitness tracker contradicted his version of events. Richard Dabate, 40, claimed to have seen Connie Dabate shot to death more than an hour before her Fitbit device recorded her last movements. He told detectives that she was killed by a home intruder in the US state of Connecticut on 23 December 2015. But police say…

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N. Korea performs live-fire drill as US sends submarine to Peninsula

N. Korea performs live-fire drill as US sends submarine to Peninsula

Updated April 25, 2017 23:02:24 North Korea has conducted a large live-fire exercise to mark the foundation of its military, as a US submarine docked in South Korea in a show of force amid growing concern over the North’s nuclear and missile programs. Key Points: North Korea’s neighbours and the US feared Pyongyang would conduct another nuclear test North Korea has an air base in Wonsan in the east of the country Donald Trump says UN must be prepared to impose ‘stronger sanctions’ The port call by the USS Michigan…

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