Take a journey through the world’s most daring heists

Take a journey through the world’s most daring heists

When George Clooney and Brad Pitt pull off an elaborate heist in the movies, sharp suits, charisma and some high-tech wizardry are order of the day.  The thieves in the Argyle diamond heist in the Kimberley of Western Australia may not have been as sophisticated as the cast of Ocean’s Eleven, but they were audacious. … Read more

Taiwan says China carrying out ‘possible simulated attack’ on island – POLITICO

Taiwan says China carrying out ‘possible simulated attack’ on island – POLITICO

Taipei said that Chinese military drills involving naval and aerial forces that Beijing carried out on Saturday may be a “possible simulated attack” on the island. The operations are part of unprecedented military drills Beijing launched in retaliation for U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. China also suspended climate and military talks with the … Read more

Lollapalooza Security Guard Accused Of Faking Shooting Threat To Leave Work Early

Lollapalooza Security Guard Accused Of Faking Shooting Threat To Leave Work Early

Authorities have arrested an 18-year-old security guard who allegedly faked a mass shooting alert in Chicago’s Lollapalooza music festival to get out of work. What do you think? “I sense a bright future in law enforcement.” Kara Sewell, Scrap Paper Collector “It’s illegal to do a mass shooting. It’s illegal to fake a mass shooting. … Read more

Homeless man tackled by SA Premier’s security during press conference vows to fight charges

Homeless man tackled by SA Premier’s security during press conference vows to fight charges

A homeless man who was tackled to the ground and arrested in front of the South Australian Premier at a press conference in Adelaide says he feels he was unfairly targeted by police. Key points: Aaron John Rudd was arrested during a press conference held by Peter Malinauskas on June 30 He was handcuffed face-down on the … Read more

McDonald’s breakfast costs Aussie traveller $2664 after airport dog catches the scent

McDonald’s breakfast costs Aussie traveller 64 after airport dog catches the scent

A detector dog at Darwin Airport has sniffed out a stowaway McDonald’s breakfast in the backpack of an Aussie traveller flying home from Bali – leaving him with a $2664 fine. The penalty for the undeclared meat and dairy products is part of the active biosecurity efforts being made to stop foot and mouth disease … Read more