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The Toronto police board is open to breaking with tradition and hiring a chief from outside, chair Alok Mukherjee indicated while discussing the civilian body's decision not to renew Chief Bill Blair's contract.
Of course, city dwellers, tourists and others don't know that. And for those pedestrians, especially around popular spots, pecking at the little buttons is like pushing an already lit elevator switch.
ELEANOR HALL: A Perth judge has told a court he was "almost speechless with rage" this week, when he had to abort a trial because a juror obtained information about the case outside the courtroom.
People say that Rivers takes her jokes way too far , and that she simply stirs up controversy and hurls insults to stay relevant.
A detailed study of Australian baby and infant deaths by region has shown high socio-economic status and distance from hospitals is not always a guarantee of better survival rates.
Australia's priority was gaining access to the crash site of downed Flight MH17 in Ukraine, not imposing sanctions on Russia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday [SYDNEY] Australia's priority was gaining access to the crash site of downed Flight MH17 in Ukraine, not imposing sanctions on Russia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday.
Beatport, the principal online destination for electronic music culture, is pleased to announce it will for the first time host a stage at the Electric Zoo Festival, New York City's premier electronic music festival, produced by Made Event.
Ig Nobel Prize winners Anna Wilkinson [pictured here, with a tortoise] and Ludwig Huber have now done an experiment with four tortoises and a touchscreen.
The umbrella body of the Jewish community in Sydney threatened to take action against a major newspaper for publishing a cartoon about Gaza that "racially vilifies" Jews.
Memory Lane is returning this week to the stash of photos of the Burston area in the possession of Helen Grant of Sydney, Australia.
The Wire and Treme -- delivered an incendiary talk about the alarming rise of American inequality at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas in Sydney, Australia.
July 28, 2014 - Sydney, Australia - "In glamorous five star hotels across Singapore every weekend, property investors are lining up to buy a slice of the Australian dream", stated Earl Reginald Stevenson, the super hedge fund billionaire from Alcoveritras Australia.
In a recent phone conversation, singer Anni Piper was psyched for an impending tour of North American that includes Edmonton's Blues on Whyte, this week through Sunday.
A group of Australian students has set a new world speed record for an electric vehicle A group of students from the University of New South Wales in Australia has set a new world speed record for an electric vehicle.
The Snaptrax is a Bluetooth-enabled baseball cap -- developed by Sydney, Australia-based entrepreneur Will Miller -- that looks like any regular baseball cap but is anything but.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 06:39 am
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