Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Minneapolis police set stricter body camera rules after Justine Damond shooting

Minneapolis police set stricter body camera rules after Justine Damond shooting

Minneapolis establish police body camera rules more than a week after officers
failed to activate cameras during the fatal police shooting of Australian woman
Justine Damond.

Thousands evacuated from tourist-heavy French Riviera as wildfires rage

Thousands evacuated from tourist-heavy French Riviera as wildfires rage

French authorities evacuate thousands of tourists and local residents after a
wildfire breaks out on France's Riviera coast.

Trump says transgender individuals can no longer serve in US military

Trump says transgender individuals can no longer serve in US military

Donald Trump says he will not allow transgender individuals to serve in the
United States military in any capacity, seemingly unwinding landmark Pentagon
policy just 12 months after a ban was lifted.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Toyota, Honda and Mazda facing class action over faulty Takata airbags

Toyota, Honda and Mazda facing class action over faulty Takata airbags

A Sydney lawyer has announced a class action lawsuit against Toyota, Honda and
Mazda, seeking refunds for cars fitted with faulty airbags from Takata linked to
18 deaths around the world.

Friday, July 21, 2017

US President Donald Trump’s legal team spokesman quits amid growing scandal

US President Donald Trump’s legal team spokesman quits amid growing scandal:

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s legal team has been shaken up — with the resignation of spokesman Mark Corallo and the possible ouster of his personal lawyer Marc Kasowitz, according to multiple reports.
New York Post reports that Mr Corallo resigned on Thursday night, according CBS News.
The longtime Republican operative had been handling the White House’s defense in the wide-ranging Russia investigation, according to Politico.
He had worked for the House committee that probed President Bill Clinton in the 1990s before leaving for the Justice Department under then-Attorney General John Ashcroft.

Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary:

"EMBATTLED White House press secretary Sean Spicer has resigned over the hiring of a new communications director.
The New York Times reports that Mr Spicer “vehemently disagreed” with US President Donald Trump offering New York financier Anthony Scaramucci the role of communications director."




Thursday, July 20, 2017

Turnbull warns of interest rate hike — but will borrowers listen?

Turnbull warns of interest rate hike — but will borrowers listen?

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is the latest to sound the alarm for property
investors about rising interest rates. But if they haven't listened to all the
warnings so far, will they heed his advice?