Monthly Archives: April 2011

Prisoners at Guantanamo Bay are being held for ‘crimes’ including having been a prisoner of the Taliban, being an al-Jazeera journalist, and having been a taxi driver in Kabul. Prisoners detailed in 700 leaked files include British citizen Jamal al-Harith, … Continue reading

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Toy retailer Toys R Us has paid nearly $1 million in wages owed in back pay to more than 1,000 staff across the country. The Fair Work Ombudsman announced early last year it was prosecuting the retailer. An investigation found … Continue reading

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The iPhone keeps track of where its user takes it, and saves every detail to a secret file on the device which is then copied to the owner’s computer when the two are synchronised, security researchers have discovered. The file … Continue reading

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2.2 million Australian adults don’t have enough money to consistently take care of basic needs such as housing, clothing and food. ABC’s Health Report also states that up to one million Australian children don’t always get enough to eat. (Source: … Continue reading

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Quote of the Moment: “It was a certain intimacy that took place.” “I don’t have the impression at all that I am a pedophile. It was really just a small relationship. I did not have the feeling that my nephew … Continue reading

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A nine-year-old boy in state care was abandoned at night in a park by his ‘carers’. In February, at about 8pm, a woman came across a distressed nine-year-old boy in a park in Melbourne’s inner north. She contacted the police … Continue reading

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Quote of the Moment: “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.” Tshirt design, available in childrens’ and toddlers’ sizes, marketed by British website Zazzle.

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An American woman has been charged with murder, for trying to commit suicide while pregnant. Bei Bei Shuai, 34, a restaurant owner who moved to the US from China 10 years ago, was pregnant and planning to marry her boyfriend … Continue reading

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A young female soldier says that nothing was done about a male officer who spied on her and other female soldiers in the shower. The woman was serving in East Timor. “I was in the shower and on the other … Continue reading

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British social security workers are deliberately tricking unemployed people out of their benefits, according to a former worker at the Department of Work and Pensions. A whistleblower said staff at his jobcentre were given targets of three people a week … Continue reading

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