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Australian agency believes it can locate MH370 with ‘unprecedented precision’

Australian agency believes it can locate MH370 with ‘unprecedented precision’

Australia’s main scientific agency said on Wednesday it believed with “unprecedented precision and certainty” that a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft crashed into the sea northeast of an area scoured in a fruitless two-year underwater search. The agency’s assertion is based on satellite pictures taken two weeks after Flight MH370 went missing on March 8, 2014, […]

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Australian bodybuilder with rare disorder dies eating high-protein diet

Australian bodybuilder with rare disorder dies eating high-protein diet

Meegan Hefford, a 25-year-old bodybuilder, was found unconscious on June 19 in her Mandurah, Western Australia, apartment, according to CNN affiliate Australia News 7. Days later, Hefford was pronounced dead. Only after her death did her family learn that Hefford, the mother of a 7-year-old daughter and a 5-year-old son, had a rare genetic disorder […]

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Australian regulator investigating Takata airbag recall after death

Australian regulator investigating Takata airbag recall after death

Sydney – Australia’s consumer watchdog said on Monday it was investigating the recall of Takata Corp vehicle airbags, a day after police said a man’s death in a Sydney car crash could be linked to the faulty safety equipment. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said it was seeking information from both the government […]

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Family of Australian killed by US police demands answers

Family of Australian killed by US police demands answers

Chicago – The family of an Australian woman killed by US police after making an emergency call is complaining that authorities have left them in the dark about how the shooting happened. Scrutiny intensified on Tuesday (Jul 18) into the death of Justine Damond, who was killed late Saturday by a police officer responding to […]

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Australian found dead in Bali hotel room

Australian found dead in Bali hotel room

Bali – An Australian citizen was found dead in his hotel room in Bali on Monday afternoon. Police suspected the man died from illness as there was no signs of violence on his body. Dennis Francis O’Brien, 76, was found lying dead at Room 101 of Zest Hotel in Legian, Kuta, where he was staying […]

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Australian’s sentence for Bali cop killing raised to 5 years

Australian’s sentence for Bali cop killing raised to 5 years

Indonesia – An Indonesian court Monday increased the jail term of an Australian woman convicted of killing a policeman on the resort island of Bali to five years after prosecutors appealed her original sentence. Sara Connor, 46, was handed a four-year jail term in March after being found guilty along with her British DJ boyfriend […]

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MAS settles with Australian family over MH17

MAS settles with Australian family over MH17

Petaling Jaya – Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has reached a settlement with an Australian family which lost four family members on board flight MH17 when it was shot down over Ukraine three years ago. Anthony Maslin and Marite Norris from Perth lost three children, Mo, 12; Evie, 10; and Otis, eight, during the crash along with […]

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Third body found in aftermath of damaging Australian cyclone

Third body found in aftermath of damaging Australian cyclone

Sydney – A third body has been found in the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie and accompanying floods that swamped Australia’s east coast, as receding waters start revealing the human and economic cost of the storm. The disaster zone stretched 1,000 km (600 miles) from Queensland state’s tropical resort islands and Gold Coast tourist strip to […]

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Tens of thousands told to flee as floods swamp Australian town

Tens of thousands told to flee as floods swamp Australian town

Sydney – Floodwaters filled the streets of a major Australian town of more than 25,000 people on Friday, as a storm system generated by the powerful cyclone that pummelled the nation’s northeast three days ago swept down the coast with heavy rain. Cyclone Debbie hit as a Category Four storm in the north of tropical […]

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Exploding basketball injures Australian woman

Exploding basketball injures Australian woman

Sydney – A woman in Australia suffered burns to her face and arms when a basketball exploded as she picked it up, police said Tuesday as they sought an explanation for the bizarre incident. Detectives said the 21-year-old was walking along a beach in Melbourne when she spotted the ball on the sand. ”As she […]

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