This is a Yahoo News special report.
This is a Yahoo News special report.
Alex Jones has filed for bankruptcy, less than two months after a jury ordered him and the parent company of his Infowars website to pay nearly $US1 billion ($A1.5 billion) in compensatory damages to relatives of victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook mass shooting.
Maddison Levi has proved the opening-day star for Australia's world champions at the Dubai Sevens, shooting over for seven tries in three games as they swept into the women's quarter-finals.Charlotte Caslick was leading the team on Friday in her first tournament of the season since she was awarded the World Rugby sevens player of the year award, and helped orchestrate their three comfortable group victories, which featured 16 tries.
Eddie Jones will learn if he is to continue as England head coach next week with the Rugby Football Union's review into a dismal autumn set to conclude on Tuesday.Jones is fighting for his future after presiding over England's worst year since 2008, comprising six defeats, a draw and five wins and ending with Saturday's chastening loss to world champions South Africa.
The Adelaide 36ers have dug their way out of a massive hole to pinch a dramatic 78-75 NBL victory over the Cairns Taipans.The Sixers started poorly in Friday night's game at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre, falling behind by 19 points in the second term and by 17 early in the third before conjuring a spirited finish.
Formula One has announced that the Chinese Grand Prix will not take place in 2023, making it the fourth year in a row the race has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.F1 has not visited the Shanghai circuit since 2019 as China pursues a strict policy of lockdowns and entry restrictions during the pandemic.
English county Durham have announced the appointment of Australian Ryan Campbell as their new head coach.The 50-year-old, who has been in charge of the Netherlands men's national side for the past four years, has agreed a three-year deal with the county.
Test captain Pat Cummins has wished Ricky Ponting a speedy recovery after the Australian great was taken to a Perth hospital on Friday.Ponting was at Optus Stadium conducting his Seven Network commentary duties during the first Test against West Indies when he started feeling unwell.
NSW doctors are outraged by a new union advertisement calling for a royal commission into the the state's health budget, saying the campaign is a "cheap sucker punch" to hardworking medicos.The Health Services Union advert set to launch on Sunday says the health sector is failing to meet its own benchmarks despite gaining one-third of the NSW budget.
Pakistan have made impressive progress in reply to England's 657 all out as they finished the second day of the first Test at 0-181 on the docile Rawalpindi flat track.Openers Imam-ul-Haq and Abdullah Shafique both moved towards centuries on Friday as the tourists toiled in the field in the afternoon and evening sessions after being bowled out before lunch.
Rollerskaters, glittering '70s dancers and a surprise performance by Leo Sayer has entertained crowds on Sydney's George Street.Part of the city's main thoroughfare was closed off for the Disco Picnic, one of several dining events for the city's Open for Lunch initiative.
A man accused of raping Brittany Higgins in Parliament House was the subject of multiple sexual assault and harassment allegations, with other women reporting their own complaints after the political staffer's claim.The reports which were previously kept under wraps by a court were on Friday made public along with Bruce Lehrmann's attempts to prevent his criminal trial going ahead.
A 15-month jail sentence for a climate activist who blocked the Sydney Harbour Bridge has been criticised by human rights observers.Deanna "Violet" Maree Coco was sentenced in the Downing Centre Local Court on Friday for a protest conducted in April as part of a Fireproof Australia movement.
The threat facing residents of central NSW from floods is not over despite a break in rain prompting downgrades of official warnings.Warnings are expected to be rolled back where safe to do so over coming days, but major flooding is still occurring along the Barwon, Darling, Murray, Edward, Murrumbidgee, Lachlan and Bogan rivers.
West Indies batsman Shamarh Brooks hopes he can pull a Marnus Labuschagne by cementing a Test berth following an unexpected concussion call-up.Brooks was called into action during the first Test against Australia in Perth on Friday after Nkrumah Bonner was ruled out with concussion.
Former NRL rising star Manase Fainu has been jailed for at least four years and three months for stabbing a church youth leader outside a Mormon charity event in Sydney.The former Manly Sea Eagles hooker was found guilty in August of wounding Faamanu Levi with intent to cause grievous bodily harm at Wattle Grove late at night on October 25, 2019.
Housing security for Queensland sex offenders will be overhauled after the alleged assault of a teenage girl at a residential complex.A 36-year-old offender was on supervised release, living at the Wacol complex southwest of Brisbane when the girl was allegedly assaulted, Queensland Correctives Services confirmed.
There's a wonderful old Rolls Royce advertisement which first aired in 1959 that remains one of the most successful ads of all time."At 60 miles an hour the loudest noise on this new Rolls Royce comes from the electric clock," reads the ad.
Supercars are trying to earn a slot at the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix as the Australian touring car series embarks on a new era.Plans for Supercars to race overseas next year fell through, largely due to the highly-anticipated launch of the Gen3 cars.
Peter Handscomb has been granted one final chance to push his case for a berth on Australia's Test tour to India when he captains a Cricket Australia XI against South Africa.In his last elite red-ball match before the tour squad is selected, Handscomb will lead a relatively inexperienced side at Allan Border Field in Brisbane.
A teenage girl has been saved from drowning after she ran into trouble while swimming in a river in the NSW Upper Hunter region.The 15-year-old was "pinned underwater" after her foot became stuck in wooden debris, Fire and Rescue NSW said.