Reserve Bank interest rates, Aussie dollar jumps, Wall St mixed, ASX set for weak open - ABC Online

The Australian share market is headed for a weak start when the ASX opens for trading. Market snapshot at 8:00am (AEST):. ASX SPI 200 futures flat at 5,660, ASX 200 (Monday close) +0.3pc at 5,721; AUD: 80.00 US cents, 60.55 British pence, 67.56 euro ...

70-year-old grandmother cops social media backlash by dubious critics - NEWS.com.au

SHE made headlines after shocking the country — and the world — with her youthful looks. But now 70-year-old grandmother-of-four Carolyn Hartz has been mocked online by dubious critics who claim a sugarfree diet can't be her only secret — and that ...

Toronto Man Murdered Mom and Brothers with Crossbow Bolts Weeks Before His Wedding - PEOPLE.com

A Toronto man on Friday admitted murdering his mother and two of his brothers last year out of fear that he would be exposed as a liar to his fiancée only weeks before their wedding, according to multiple news outlets. Brett Ryan, 36, pleaded guilty to ...

Sam Shepard, Actor and Pulitzer-Winning Playwright, Is Dead at 73 - New York Times

Sam Shepard, whose hallucinatory plays redefined the landscape of the American West and its inhabitants, died on Thursday at his home in Kentucky. He was 73. A spokesman for his family announced the death on Monday, saying the cause was ...

Game of Thrones chat episode 3: Some family reunions, a brood-off and a serve of queen's justice - ABC Online

With precious few episodes left to wrap things up, HBO hit fast-forward on Game of Thrones this week. So fasten your seatbelts and join your Westerosi correspondents Pete Marsh and Dan Miller to see what you might have missed. Before we begin, if you ...

Les Murray was the impeccably-dressed migrant who taught Australia to love football - ABC Online

He cast a giant shadow, yet in stature he wasn't all that much taller than me. How else can you describe an individual that arrived on our shores in a refugee boat and forever changed this country for the better? Hungary's Laszlo Urge became Australia ...

AMD: Investors' Dilemma, Gamers' Pride - Seeking Alpha

AMD (AMD) has announced the specifications and pricing of its much-awaited Radeon RX Vega high-end graphics cards for gamers. The cards haven't been launched yet. But we can expect that it will come to the market sometime in August. This is good ...