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Alternative same-sex marriage bill would protect bakers, florists

Alternative same-sex marriage bill would protect bakers, florists

Senator James Paterson has drafted such a bill and may put it before the Upper House this week, if the same sex marriage survey result returns a yes vote. Students over the age of 16 could also remove themselves from the class. "As we move ... to remove one form of discrimination we want to make sure we don't put in place other forms of discrimination instead", Senator Birmingham said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Neureuther wins World Cup slalom as Ryding fails to finish

Neureuther wins World Cup slalom as Ryding fails to finish

Ryding had led the field at halfway and, as last to go on the second run, had stretched his advantage over Neureuther from 0.14 seconds to 0.51 when, with victory in sight near the end of the course, he hit a rut and missed a gate. It came in his first race following the birth of his daughter, Matilda, after whom he swiftly vowed to name the reindeer he received as a prize. "I never thought that I could win here", said Neureuther. Consulte Mais Informação

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Baseball bat thugs beat a man to death on the street

Baseball bat thugs beat a man to death on the street

Forensic experts were yesterday combing the taped-off crime scene on Ilford high street, east London, with detectives reportedly still attempting to establish the events that led up to the confrontation. No arrests have been made. Local road closures have been put in place and buses have been re-routed. Local officers are being supported by homicide and major crime command units. Consulte Mais Informação

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Musharraf forms grand alliance Pakistan Awami Ittehad

Musharraf forms grand alliance Pakistan Awami Ittehad

Following the announcement of dissociation of Pakistan Awami Tehrik from Awami Ithtehad on Saturday, Majlis Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM) Central Spokesman Allama Mukhtar Imami denied joining the alliance. He also invited Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) in the alliance. Musharraf thanked the alliance for appointing him as the chairman and announced that he would return to Pakistan soon, adding that he did not want any security when he does since the country's situation is better now. Consulte Mais Informação

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7 shot at IN nightclub; most victims stable

7 shot at IN nightclub; most victims stable

At about 2:30 a.m., four men and three women were found shot outside Dirtty's in the 4600-block of Melton Road. However, he said one victim was taken to a Chicago hospital with more serious injuries. Their ages and conditions weren't immediately available. An eighth person suffered an injury to his leg as he tried to escape the gunfire, Westerfield said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Eliane Berger, mulher de Guido Mantega, morre em São Paulo

Eliane Berger, mulher de Guido Mantega, morre em São Paulo

Ela estava inconsciente, após precisar ser sedada por falência de órgãos. Guido Mantega e Eliane Berger eram casados há quase duas décadas e a doença foi detectada ainda quando o economista ocupava o cargo de ministro da Fazenda. "Guido e Eliane suportaram um prolongado sofrimento nos últimos anos, agravado por inaceitáveis manifestações de ódio e perseguição". Em nota escrita por Gleisi Hoffmann, o Partido dos Trabalhadores lamentou a morte da psicanalista: "O Partido dos Trabalhadores ... Consulte Mais Informação

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PAF contingent taking part in Dubai air show that kicks off today

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is also expected to attend the inaugural ceremony of the airshow. A contingent of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) along with JF-17 Thunder and Super Mashak will take part in the airshow. The TAI T129 attack helicopter will partake for the first time at the Dubai Airshow, this year, and a large number of military aircraft - such as a US Airforce F16, UAE Mirage 2000, and a Taqnia AN132 - will also be on the display. Consulte Mais Informação

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One dead following single-vehicle crash on QEW near Niagara

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The QEW has been shut down in both directions between McLeod and Sodom roads. "You will have to find detours around that area, and it could be several hours, depending on the investigation". OPP now say the Toronto-bound lanes at Sodom Road have reopened, while the Fort Erie-bound lanes remained closed at Line 3. Schmidt did not have any information on the age or gender of the deceased. Consulte Mais Informação

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Líbano fez um pedido à Arábia Saudita para fazer uma declaração

Líbano fez um pedido à Arábia Saudita para fazer uma declaração

Para o líder do Hezbollah, Hariri estaria sendo impedido por autoridades sauditas de retornar ao Líbano, acrescentando que a detenção do premiê não deve ser aceita. Perante a escalada de tensão entre Irão (xiita) e Arábia Saudita (sunita), teme-se que o Líbano se possa tornar num novo cenário de conflito entre as duas grandes potências da região, que têm travado várias guerras por procuração, nomeadamente no Iémen, que atravessa uma enorme crise humanitária. Consulte Mais Informação

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