Prosecutors want Fyre Festival scammer to get max sentence

Prosecutors want Fyre Festival scammer to get max sentence

Manhattan federal prosecutors want twice-convicted scam artist Billy McFarland — of Fyre Festival infamy — to go to prison for up to 20 years, claiming the remorseless “serial fraudster” deserves no break. McFarland, 26, who pleaded guilty in two cases since his…

The Hague court opens preliminary probe into Rohingya crisis

The Hague court opens preliminary probe into Rohingya crisis

The Hague, Netherlands: International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor has announced she has launched a preliminary investigation into the deportation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar into Bangladesh. Fatou Bensouda said in a written statement and video message that she has…

South African court rules cannabis is LEGAL when used ‘in private’

South African court rules cannabis is LEGAL when used ‘in private’

South African court rules cannabis is LEGAL when used ‘in private’ South Africa’s highest court on Tuesday allowed the private use of marijuana  Activists including traditional healers greeted the ruling with loud applause  Some government departments oppose legalisation and warn of harmful…

French court orders Twitter to CHANGE smallprint after privacy case

French court orders Twitter to CHANGE smallprint after privacy case

French court orders Twitter to alter 256 ‘abusive’ clauses in its terms and conditions to protect users’ privacy and stop tweets from being ‘commercially exploited’ UFC-Que Choisir claimed victory in its case against the US social media platform It called on the…

Court short: Billions for the boys, while netball is left behind

Court short: Billions for the boys, while netball is left behind

NSW netball fans and players, we have a really big problem. While the debate rages about whether to build another couple of billion-dollar stadiums for the professional football codes, the state’s premier women’s sport is forced to struggle, scramble and bleed precious…

Australian terrorist Neil Prakash may go free from Turkish court

Australian terrorist Neil Prakash may go free from Turkish court

Canberra: Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop has expressed disappointment at a Turkish court's decision to reject the extradition of Australian terrorist Neil Prakash. The Islamic State jihadist and recruiter could now be freed from Turkish custody if the court determines he isn't…

Tekashi 6ix9ine doesn’t know how to tie a tie

Tekashi 6ix9ine doesn’t know how to tie a tie

Tekashi 6ix9ine chose an interesting look for his most recent court appearance on Monday. The 22-year-old rapper, whose real name is Daniel Hernandez, tweeted a photo of himself dressed in a badly wrinkled and slightly oversized white button-up shirt, worn untucked with…

Israeli Supreme Court freezes West Bank village demolition

Israeli Supreme Court freezes West Bank village demolition

Jerusalem: Israel's Supreme Court has suspended the planned demolition of a Bedouin village in the West Bank pending an appeal amid international opposition to the move. The court on Thursday, local time, extended a previous suspension of the corrugated shack encampment's demolition…

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont can be extradited to Spain

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont can be extradited to Spain

German court rules Catalan leader Puigdemont can be extradited to Spain – but NOT to face rebellion charges over referendum vote Puigdemont was detained in Germany in March on a European arrest warrant  Madrid wants Puigdemont to return to Spain to face…

VRC faces Federal Court action over racing manager dismissal

VRC faces Federal Court action over racing manager dismissal

The VRC has disputed allegations made in a statement of claim lodged in the Federal Court that their former racing manager, Martin Talty, was dismissed because he raised governance concerns with the VRC CEO about how last year's final Melbourne Cup field…

Wimbledon 2018: Andy Murray returns to the court after 'lowest point of his career' following year out with hip injury

Wimbledon 2018: Andy Murray returns to the court after 'lowest point of his career' following year out with hip injury

The former world No1, 32, is set to return to competitive action at the Fever-Tree Championships at Queen's Club this week. Murray will take on Australian hot-head Nick Kyrgios in the first-round on Tuesday as he prepares to feature in next month's Wimbledon….

Canberra Giants eye landmark ANL title on home court

Canberra Giants eye landmark ANL title on home court

The Canberra Giants are preparing to face a side with a point to prove, but they could be forgiven if their minds start to wander towards the prospect of winning a title on their home court. The Giants split their two-game series…