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Message 2137212 - Posted: 16 Jun 2024, 21:23:11 UTC
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Well our ex right wing government tried to coverup after him the 1st time he was accused, but this time Bruce (who can't keep it in his pants) doesn't have that protection from higher up for the same sort of crime again as he fronts the court today.

Lehrmann set to face Toowoomba court for rape committal hearing.

Former parliamentary staffer Bruce Lehrmann is expected to front Toowoomba Magistrates Court for a committal hearing after he was charged with raping a woman twice in 2021.

Police allege the 29-year-old raped a woman on two occasions while he was living in his hometown in October 2021.

He has not yet entered pleas, but he has indicated he will defend the charges.

Mr Lehrmann has previously been excused from attending court, but he is required to be present on Monday for a committal hearing......
A Toowoomba woman who accuses Bruce Lehrmann of raping her in 2021 is expected to give evidence at a committal hearing set to take place in a few hours.

Inside the Toowoomba court house on Monday, those assembled will hear for the first time from the woman who alleges Bruce Lehrmann raped her after they met at a local strip club.

Her name is suppressed. Mr Lehrmann has not formally entered a plea but his lawyers have indicated he will plead not guilty.

The committal hearing on Monday will determine whether or not the matter should proceed to trial.

If it does, the Toowoomba woman will give evidence twice – first in the committal hearing where she is expected to be cross examined on Monday – and then in the trial, if the judge orders one.

What is known of the police case is that she told them she met former Liberal staffer Bruce Lehrmann at the adult entertainment venue in October, 2021.

She reported the allegation a few weeks later after recognising him in media reports regarding Brittany Higgins’ rape allegation.
If there's a jury they're going to have to find hermits for it as there won't be many here that don't know about his sleazebag form by now.
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Message 2137588 - Posted: 25 Jun 2024, 13:55:50 UTC

An exception for orthodox religious Jews in Israel that has existed for decades no longer exists: exemption from compulsory military service.

Ultra-Orthodox students must be drafted, Israel court rules
Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled in a landmark case that ultra-Orthodox Jewish seminary students must be drafted to the military.

This ruling by Israel’s top court means that potentially tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox men could now face the draft.

The court also ruled that there should be a freeze in public funding for Jewish seminaries whose students evade conscription.
Israel crisis deepens over ultra-Orthodox draft
Ultra-Orthodox exemptions are opposed by a majority of Israelis.

The Haredi community comprises about 12% of the population but those in full-time Torah study are exempt from mandatory military service.

A former adviser to Shas leader Ariyeh Deri, Barak Seri, told Israel public radio that "from the moment that the court ruled, the Haredi parties have been in utter shock".

"They were stunned by the ruling that funding will stop this Monday. The accusations are flying in all directions, at the Likud [...], at [...] Netanyahu, at the fully right-wing government, at their representatives... This is the worst situation the Haredim have ever been in."
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Message 2137624 - Posted: 26 Jun 2024, 6:25:29 UTC

This moron was allowed to take the easy way out. :-(

A notorious bank robber who terrorised a state over a 10-year crime spree has taken his own life through voluntary assisted dying.

Considering those who still suffer from his actions he should've suffered until the real end IMHO.
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Message 2137625 - Posted: 26 Jun 2024, 6:43:30 UTC

Both are too far white and conservative these days.

Australian television is in the grips of chaos as top-rating Seven wages a “bloodbath” at its most senior levels, while its rival lurches from scandal to scandal.

A “massacre” within the senior executive ranks of Channel 7 has shocked industry watchers, who say it’s a sign of just how serious the crisis is at the network – and in television broadly.

Seven West Media chairman Kerry Stokes, the billionaire media magnate who owns a controlling share of the network, oversaw a brutal clearing out of his nine-person management team on Tuesday.

Industry veteran Kurt Burnette, who was the chief revenue officer, Melissa Hopkins, chief marketing and audience officer, and Lewis Martin, head of network sport and Melbourne managing director, were all sent packing.

Prominent industry commentator Tim Burrowes, publisher of the Unmade newsletter, described it as “one of the most dramatic days the media market has seen”.

“Factor in the departure of CEO James Warburton, legal chief Bruce McWilliam and news chief Craig McPherson in April, and the leadership of Australia’s most watched TV network has changed almost entirely in just two months,” Burrowes pointed out.

“Among Australia’s big media companies, that’s unprecedented.”.......
Meanwhile the local ABC and SBS continue improve because of their diversity and locally produced content.
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Message 2137662 - Posted: 26 Jun 2024, 22:54:44 UTC

Julian is finally back home.

Julian Assange spoke to Anthony Albanese after arriving in Australia for the first time in 15 years, here’s what he said.

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange told Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, “you saved my life”, when the two spoke for the first time.

Mr Assange’s arrival in Australia brought to an abrupt end a bitter and protracted legal saga lasting more than a decade that centred on the release of hundreds of thousands of classified and unfiltered US state department documents.

Touching down at Canberra Airport on Wednesday evening at 7.37pm local time, Mr Assange, who travelled to his home country via a crowd-funded private jet marked VJT199, was greeted by a throng of waiting media and a small group of supporters.

The 52-year-old had been pursued by US authorities for 14 years, but brokered a plea deal which saw him convicted in return for his freedom.

After stepping off the plane at Canberra Airport, Mr Assange headed straight toward his wife, 40-year-old lawyer Stella Assange who is the mother of his two sons, Gabriel and Max.......
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Message 2137666 - Posted: 27 Jun 2024, 3:57:02 UTC - in response to Message 2137662.  

Julian is finally back home.
Can you please take Rupert and Rump too? Please Please pretty please with sugar on top.
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Message 2137678 - Posted: 27 Jun 2024, 11:05:14 UTC - in response to Message 2137666.  
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Julian is finally back home.
Can you please take Rupert and Rump too? Please Please pretty please with sugar on top.
Since some years Trump insists to have German ancestry. At a G7 meeting in France he expressed to our chancelor "I have German in my blood" which triggered an audible guffaw from Merkel who had difficulty keeping a neutral expression on her face. Until a decade ago he lied he has Swedish ancestry. His grandfather Friedrich (later Frederick) Trump and his grandmother Elisabeth are from Kallstadt* (RP... Rhineland-Palatinate). Yes, his mother is Scottish. But the Scots don't seem to like him anymore. Because of his grandfather, he is eligible to immediate German citizenship.

So PLEASE, please, please send Trump to Germany. Here he can spend his money for more sensible things than election campaigns. In our political system there is not the slightest danger he could gain (or buy) any destructive position. We would even buy him a nice little house in Kallstadt. One that used to belong to a Trump. And... our constitution states: "Germans" will not be extradited to intrusive courts overseas. A win-win situation for Trump.

* also the ancestral home of the Heinz family, who founded the American ketchup empire.
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Message 2138072 - Posted: 8 Jul 2024, 16:24:08 UTC

Burleson Texas Police Department Announces Major Arrest in Multi-State Gift Card Tampering Ring
The Burleson Police Department has successfully apprehended suspects involved in a sophisticated multi-state gift card tampering ring, thanks to the diligent work of officers and the collaborative efforts of various law enforcement agencies and retail loss prevention teams.
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Message 2138089 - Posted: 9 Jul 2024, 0:38:53 UTC
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Well that's 1 less to worry about for quite some time.

Iran's Newest Navy Warship Sinks in 'Accident'.

Iran has lost one of its newest indigenous warships after it capsized in an "accident" in its home port, the country's state media said on Sunday.

The Iranian navy's Moudge-class frigate the Sahand was under repairs at a dock in Bandar Abbas, on Iran's south coast, when the incident took place, according to the state-run Islamic Republic News Agency, quoting a statement from the military.

A water leak caused the warship to "lose its balance," the Iranian military said. Photos carried by state media showed the Sahand rolled over and partially submerged among several ships moored nearby......
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