Summary Euthanasia advocate Philip Nitschke has been suspended by the Medical Board of Australia, which says he "presents a serious risk to public health and safety". The board last night voted to use emergency powers to immediately suspend Dr Nitschke, after he admitted to supporting 45-year-old Perth man Nigel Brayley in his decision to commit suicide despite knowing he was not terminally ill.
Summary Pat and Carolyn McNamee parked and went to buy a ticket and were bombed by a ranger in the 30 seconds it took to return to the car. Mrs McNamee said: "It was less than a minute - 30 seconds." The ranger refused to revoke the ticket and referred the couple to city hall, where Ms McNamee had to fill out a statutory declaration saying she was at the meter a stone's throw away when the car got bombed by the ranger.
Summary Who knew The Transporter was also quite the diver?. The judges took note and placed him in eighth place, his best score from all three events. With much thought and consideration, Statham soon decided to jump out of the water and into the acting world.
Summary A drink-driver crashed her car three times in Gore streets after drinking a 24-pack of beer before she was caught by police, the Gore District Court was told. Bradley Kevin McSoriley, 21, was sentenced to nine months' supervision and ordered to complete a drug and alcohol programme after trespassing at a Gore hotel on July 19. Riki Davis Karetai, 23, was sentenced to six weeks' community detention, and six months' supervision, and was ordered to pay $556 reparation for intentionally smashing a window at a Gore tavern on March 20.
Summary "He has a prior history of violent behavior and also has a history of being involved with guns," said Narcotics Detective Capt. David LeGault, who added that family members had believed he was armed with a handgun. LeGault said the teen refused to come out of the house, was yelling and throwing things out of the window, prompting Niagara Falls Police to close off the street and put the department's Emergeny Response Team on standby.
Summary Over the last two years, that is the question plaguing the Diamondbacks. Cahill's ineffectiveness again put the Diamondbacks in a precarious position. Down 7-0 into the fifth, the D-backs rallied for three in the fifth, one in the sixth and one in the seventh cut the margin to 7-5.
Summary ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Mayor Richard Berry will meet with top Navajo officials on Thursday about the killing of two homeless Native Americans who were found beaten beyond recognition in a vacant lot, his office said. However, state Sen. Bill O'Neill, D-Albuquerque, has been unsuccessful in trying to add the group to such laws in New Mexico. In light of the fatal beatings, O'Neill told the Albuquerque Journal he plans to reintroduce legislation to protect the homeless.
Summary BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Argentina's president said Wednesday that her country will not go into default because it has been paying debts to bondholders on time. Fernandez and her predecessor, her late husband Nestor Kirchner, refused to negotiate with the plaintiffs who spent more than a decade litigating for payment in full rather than agreeing to provide Argentina with debt relief. A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday denied Argentina's request to extend deadlines to repay a debt to bondholders and ordered around-the-clock negotiations aimed at averting a default on the July 30 deadline.
Summary Some people shy away from the camera. And some unknowingly steal the spotlight from Victoria Secret models. The woman of the hour is aspiring model and actress Kara Dudley, who had no idea when she was striking a pose for the paparazzi outside a NYC gym that the photo shoot wasn't for her, but for supermodel Karlie Kloss -- standing behind her!.
Summary Cahill labored in his second start since returning to the rotation and Miguel Cabrera hit a hope-ending three-run homer in the eighth inning, sending the Diamondbacks to an 11-5 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday. Cahill had a decent outing after being called up from the minors his last start, allowing three runs on four hits in five innings of a no-decision against the Chicago Cubs. Avila hit a two-run single off Cahill in the second inning and the Tigers poured it on in the fourth, scoring five runs with the help of an error by Hill at second base.
Summary Last season on Arrow, Roy Harper was injected with Slade's Mirakuru serum and had to deal with all of the rage that went with it. And not only can EW confirm that Roy will be joining Team Arrow as a fully fledged member in season three, but here's an exclusive first look at Colton Haynes, who plays Roy, too--in full Arsenal attire (above). The Arsenal suit will make its first appearance in the first episode of season three, which returns Oct. 8 on The CW.
Summary EL SEGUNDO - The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward/center Jordan Hill to a multi-year contract, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Detroit. Selected by the Knicks with the eighth pick in the in the 2009 NBA Draft, Hill played 24 games in New York before being traded to the Houston in a three-way deal involving Sacramento in February 2010.
Summary It took a few weeks, but Twitter has finally released diversity data on its company, joining the likes of LinkedIn, Facebook and Google. Only 2% of the microblogging network is comprised of African-American workers, and like Google, the second-largest ethnicity among its employees is Asian. In a blog post on the diversity report, Twitter admitted that the picture is not pretty: "We want to be more than a good business; we want to be a business that we are proud of. To that end, we are joining some peer companies by sharing our ethnic and gender diversity data. And like our peers, we have a lot of work to do."
Summary CEOs like to justify their sky-high pay by saying it rewards their work in steering companies toward better performance. The average pay package was $15.2 million, a 21.7 percent increase since 2010. Workers' compensation, on the other hand, actually fell during that period, and the ratio of CEO pay to worker pay was 295.9-to-1 last year.