Man injured in shooting near Hobart

Man injured in shooting near Hobart

Posted November 05, 2017 10:12:18 A man is in hospital with non-life threatening injuries after being shot at a house in southern Tasmania overnight. Shots were fired at residence in Leyland Place, Bridgewater at about 3:30am. A 34-year-old man was injured in the incident and is being treated at the Royal Hobart Hospital. Police do not believe the attack was random. Investigations are continuing and police are calling for witnesses. Topics: crime, bridgewater-7030 Source by [author_name]

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Trump's bogus Clinton allegations assault rule of law

Trump's bogus Clinton allegations assault rule of law

Like Trump’s recent calls for an investigation of Uranium One, this demand is nonsense — and his push for criminal investigations of his adversaries is a shocking violation of our democratic norms. Let’s begin with the “Tweeter-in-Chief’s” response on Thursday to the claim that Clinton used a joint fundraising committee to control the DNC during the presidential primaries: “This is real collusion and dishonesty. Major violation of Campaign Finance Laws and Money Laundering – where is our Justice Department?” The reality is that there was no violation of campaign finance…

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Tonga, Samoa light up RLWC with passionate pre-game war dance

Tonga, Samoa light up RLWC with passionate pre-game war dance

Updated November 04, 2017 21:27:25 External Link: RLWC2017 tweets CHALLENGE ACCEPTED Pacific island rivals Tonga and Samoa have provided what could be the highlight of the Rugby League World Cup with an incredible pre-game war dance between the two teams. In a stunning display showcasing passion, intimidation and cultural heritage, the two teams performed their traditional pre-game challenges — Tonga’s Sipi Tau and Samoa’s Siva Tau — in unison, amid a packed-out Waikato Stadium crowd in Hamilton, New Zealand. The crowd was adamant in its show of appreciation, cheering and…

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Jeff Bezos just sold $1.1 billion worth of Amazon stock

Jeff Bezos just sold $1.1 billion worth of Amazon stock

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the newly minted richest person in the world, just sold more than $1 billion worth of his stock. The sale was made public in a filing posted Friday. In total, Bezos let go of one million shares for $1,097,803,365. Exactly how Bezos plans to spend those Benjamins wasn’t clear. But it isn’t unprecedented for him to sell such a large chunk. In May, he sold more than a million shares. A similar sale was executed in August 2016. Even after his most recent sell off, Bezos…

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Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile over capital

Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile over capital

But the missile was intercepted over northeast Riyadh, the Saudi Ministry of Defense said in a statement carried on government-backed Al-Arabiya television. Yemen’s Defense Ministry said the missile attack “shook the Saudi capital” and the operation was successful. It said the attack was conducted using a Yemeni-made, long-range missile called the Burqan 2H. The Riyadh airport tweeted that it hadn’t been affected. “Travelers across King Khalid international airport in Riyadh, we assure you that the movement is going on as normal and usual, and trips going according to time,” the…

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