Yahoo News Now Special Report
Yahoo News Now Special Report
Promising Brisbane hooker Cory Paix wants to win the battle for the club's No.9 jersey and force Broncos coach Kevin Walters into picking him ahead of his own son.
The woman who stood over her dying partner and hurled abuse as he lay bleeding in a Melbourne gutter has been found guilty of his murder.Candice Harper is one of four people convicted by a jury of the killing of Ricky Rowlands, who died in hospital a day after being stabbed three times in October 2020.
A teenager accused of throwing a concrete block at a Perth mother, killing her and her unborn child, has had his charge upgraded to murder.Diane Miller suffered a heart attack last week when the object was thrown through the open window of her car at a Karawara shopping centre.
Vulnerable Queensland adults who require care or support should have a watchdog to prevent them from being abused, neglected and exploited, a report says.State Public Advocate John Chesterman has called for a new safeguarding commissioner in a report into protections for vulnerable adults.
Tim Tszyu feels like he's entered "the jungle" after leaving the home comforts of Sydney to set up an intense training camp in the US ahead of next month's unified world title showdown with Jermell Charlo.Tszyu can sense there's nowhere to hide now that he's preparing for Charlo at the famed Ten Goose Boxing Gym in Los Angeles, run by legendary trainer Joe Goossen.
Lionel Messi's hopes of winning an elusive World Cup will come up against the tactical scheming of veteran coach Louis van Gaal as Argentina face the Netherlands in a quarter-final at Lusail Stadium.Messi, 35, once again carries his nation's hopes on his shoulders as he looks to crown an extraordinary career that includes seven Ballon d'Or awards and multiple club titles, but only one Copa America to show for his efforts with Argentina.
Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic has described their World Cup quarter-final opponents Brazil as "terrifying" after the five-times champions thrashed South Korea 4-1 to send a clear message to their rivals.Brazil, however, could be even stronger in Friday's (Saturday 2am AEDT) last-eight clash with the 2018 runners-up as left back Alex Sandro should be available and they will be close to full-strength after a number of injury problems.
Floods, fires, droughts and mice plagues cost the NSW government hundreds of millions in grants and subsidies to support affected communities, almost a quarter of the regional department's total spending.The Department of Regional NSW's $670.
Josh Giddey has racked up another double-double but it was not enough to prevent Oklahoma City Thunder suffering a 123-102 road loss to a Ja Morant-inspired Memphis.Australian second-year talent Giddey had 10 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and a steal, but could have done more damage.
A senior public servant told a Social Services official to tone down language indicating the robodebt welfare management scheme wouldn't be lawful before it was introduced.Andrew Whitecross, from the Social Services department, told the royal commission investigating the scheme it "couldn't be clearer" calculating welfare debts based on an average income would require laws to be changed in 2015.
Adelaide United coach Carl Veart has urged his charges to recapture their pre- international break form when they return to action against Brisbane Roar.United won three games on the bounce, scoring nine goals in the process, before the A-League Men season paused for the start of the World Cup in Qatar.
A serial sexual predator who violated his children to fulfil depraved urges will spend at least a decade in jail.The man, who cannot be named to protect the identities of his victims, has a history of abuse spanning decades.
Trae Williams will play for Australia's rugby sevens team for the first time in two years when the World Series continues in Cape Town.The world champions won the season-opener in Hong Kong but were sixth in Dubai, coach John Manenti forced into two changes with captain Nick Malouf and rookie Kye Oates injured.
Former Test captain Michael Clarke has accused Cricket Australia of continually making David Warner the scapegoat of the ball-tampering saga after the latest mess surrounding his leadership ban.Warner entered Thursday's Test against West Indies with a massive cloud hanging over his head, after withdrawing the application to have his leadership ban lifted in anger over the process.
Ahead of her son's drug trial, Elizabeth Anne Turner bought a yacht so he could escape to the Philippines.After he fled the country, Turner claimed her son had killed himself in a remote location where his body could not be found.
Nick Kyrgios has revealed that playing exhibition tennis in Saudi Arabia for a seven-figure sum rather than representing Australia in the Davis Cup was an "easy" decision for him.The Wimbledon finalist also told AAP that negativity towards him and the feeling of not being embraced by Australia also lay behind his attitude towards competing for his country, admitting he wasn't sure if he'd ever play in the men's World Cup of tennis again.
Out-of-favour Queensland backrower Harry Wilson will cling onto hope of winning a World Cup recall, despite another frustrating season in the Wallabies wilderness.The talented 23-year-old played every Test in Dave Rennie's first season in charge but has spent the next two on the outer behind Rob Valetini and Pete Samu.
A Parks Victoria manager who took a secondment to work in hotel quarantine was left with concerns for his safety after being told to work despite being a possible COVID-19 close contact.Luke Ashford's colleague learned he was a close contact through the Stamford Plaza hotel outbreak in June 2020.
Welfare officers at Tasmania Police lacked knowledge and understanding about post-traumatic stress disorder, the former partner of a sergeant who took his own life has told an inquest.The death of much-loved Sergeant Robert Cooke, 49, in 2020 is one of four police officer suicides being examined by the inquest.
Shea Ili isn't completely free of the vertigo-like symptoms that have kept him sidelined for most of the NBL season but feels ready to provide the spark Melbourne United need to turn their fortunes around.Ili managed just three appearances before being struck down by a vestibular disorder last month and sat on the sidelines as United staggered to a 5-10 record.