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French rail strike resumes, gov't won't back down

French rail strike resumes, gov't won't back down

Train staff last week began three months of nationwide rolling strikes in a dispute over the government's planned overhaul of state-run railway SNCF, in the biggest challenge yet to Macron's attempts to modernize the French economy. The government wants to do away with the protections to make the rail sector more competitive. Officials say one in five high-speed trains, one in three suburban trains and three of four trains with worldwide service are expected to be operating on Monday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hobart DJ Astro Labe jailed for headbutting former PM Tony Abbott

Hobart DJ Astro Labe jailed for headbutting former PM Tony Abbott

Astro Labe , 38, has also been ordered to pay a $2,000 fine and commit no offence for two years. Following this, Labe will complete a 12-month probation and be required to undergo drug and alcohol rehabilitation. "You're sorry your actions have resulted in adverse consequences for you ... rather than remorse for the offending itself". The incident caused something of a national uproar after Abbott immediately linked the headbutt to the same-sex marriage debate, saying "it was just a ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K launched with 5-inch display for $1295

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K launched with 5-inch display for $1295

The camera features dual native ISO up to 25,600 for incredible low-light performance. The camera is a long-awaited successor to the original Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera of 2013 , which offered 1080p RAW in a tiny camera body. This grip allows "quick access" to power, recording start/stop, still photos, ISO, shutter, aperture, white balance, and other functions. It can capture footage in 10-bit ProRes and 12-bit RAW. Consulte Mais Informação

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UFC star Conor McGregor bailed on assault charges

UFC star Conor McGregor bailed on assault charges

The 29-year-old could have his travel restricted by the judge following his charges, and he was at least still in New York at the hotel following the dispute at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. "No ... no", White said on the program when asked if he would help Conor on this one. "Conor is in a lot of trouble". One of the biggest celebrities in the Mixed Martial Arts scene is Conor McGregor . Consulte Mais Informação

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Colchester hockey community shares in tragic loss of Humboldt Broncos players, staff

Colchester hockey community shares in tragic loss of Humboldt Broncos players, staff

The investigation into a deadly crash that killed 15 people in northeastern Saskatchewan last Friday will be a long and painstaking one, according to several collision experts. "I spoke with Jaxon's father Chris this afternoon, obviously a very hard and heartbreaking conversation and although tremendous sadness, I let him know that his former coaches, teammates and all members of the Nitehawk family that we stand with his family through their grief". Consulte Mais Informação

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Black Lives Matter Facebook page with 700k followers exposed as FAKE

Black Lives Matter Facebook page with 700k followers exposed as FAKE

Mackay had denied running the page, but the page has conveniently been altered or taken down when investigators have pinpointed the man's involvement. It claimed the money raised would go towards boosting coverage of stories and prove support for victims of hate crimes. "They signed up as the operator of a popular FB page and a BLM social news platform We banned the account after a couple of donors complained that they thought they donated to the grassroots organization". Consulte Mais Informação

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No breakthrough at NAFTA talks yet

No breakthrough at NAFTA talks yet

Looming on the horizon are July's presidential elections in Mexico and November's midterm USA congressional elections. Earlier on Thursday, the United States President Donald Trump took to his Twitter account to hail the actions undertaken by the USA administration to block the movement of the illegal immigrants. Consulte Mais Informação

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