Monthly Archives: March 2013

QUESTIONS RAISED OVER BBC LETTER ABOUT SAVILE – Saturday November 17 2012

– A legal letter sent on behalf of Mark Thompson, the former  director-general of the BBC, raises questions about his assertions that he learned of accusations of sexual abuse against long-time host Jimmy Savile only after leaving the top job. … Continue reading

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TIP-OFF LEADS POLICE TO MISSING WOMAN’S CAR – Saturday November 17 2012

– The car belonging to a missing Bacchus Marsh woman who vanished from her home last week has been found after a tip-off from the public, police said. This latest development comes as police continue the search for the missing … Continue reading

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DRUGS, BODY ON YACHT – Saturday November 17 2012

– Authorities have found 200 kilograms of cocaine and a dead body in a yacht bound for Australia that ran aground in Tonga. The Australian Federal Police says it received intelligence from the United States Drug Enforcement Agency in August … Continue reading

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EX-PRIEST TO STAND TRIAL OVER ALLEGED CHILD RAPE – Saturday November 17 2012

– A former Catholic priest has been committed to stand trial on child sex abuse charges. Magistrate Greg McNamara found there was sufficient evidence to convict David Rapson, 59, of Sydney, and ordered him to stand trial in the County … Continue reading

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MAN DEAD ON BOAT – Saturday November 17 2012

– A man has been found dead on an asylum seeker boat north-east of Christmas Island. Home Affairs Minister Jason Clare said border protection spotted the boat, believed to be carrying 59 passengers and two crew on Friday. Before they … Continue reading

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BUSTING CRIME WITH A SMILE BEHIND THE DEATH MASK – Saturday November 17 2012

– They have seen more death and destruction than anyone outside a war zone. They are filmed and photographed at every major crime scene and yet no one remembers their faces. They work in an environment where minutes count, yet … Continue reading

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NO NATIONAL SECURITY CONCERNS IN PETRAEUS AFFAIR, DECLARES OBAMA – Friday November 16 2012

– Barack Obama says he has seen no evidence of any breach of national security as a result of the General Petraeus affair. During his first post-election press conference , the US President said he was withholding judgement over whether … Continue reading

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MENTALLY ILL DRAIN POLICE RESOURCES – Friday November 16 2012

– Almost half of all critical incident call-outs for Victoria Police involve a mentally ill person, with disturbed people frequently taken to hospital by police vans. An Office of Police Integrity report tabled in State Parliament reveals that police are … Continue reading

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CATHOLIC PRIEST ALLEGEDLY DRUGGED THEN RAPED 12-YEAR OLD BOY – Friday November 16 2012

– A witness had told a court how he was playing computer games in former Catholic priest David Rapson’s office at Salesian College Rupertswood in Sunbury when he was given a glass of lemonade and passed out. He claimed he … Continue reading

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RAPPER IN TOP 10 – Friday November 16 2012

– The FBI has added to its list of the 10 most wanted terrorists an American-born “rapping jihadi”. Omar Shafik Hammami, who was born in Alabama but who is now thought to live in Somalia, is believed to be a … Continue reading

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