US House to consider pro-Israel bill next week, lawmaker says after Iran attack

SYDNEY: Australian police on Sunday said a 40-year-old itinerant with mental illness was behind a Sydney shopping center stabbing rampage that killed six people, including a new mum whose nine-month-old baby is still in hospital with serious wounds. New South Wales police Assistant Commissioner Anthony Cooke said the assailant — who was shot dead by … Read more

Westfield Bondi Junction stabbing: Joel Cauchi family speaks

The family of Joel Cauchi, who killed six people and injured many others in a frenzied stabbing attack at Westfield Bondi Junction have broken their silence. In a statement released on their behalf by Queensland police, Cauchi’s parents, Andrew and Michele, said Joel’s actions were “truly horrific”. “We are absolutely devastated by the traumatic events … Read more

The Star Sydney Casino executives to face grilling as second Bell inquiry commences

A fresh 15-week probe into Star Entertainment’s flagship Sydney casino will commence on Monday with a host of former and current senior executives set to give evidence. Just 18 months since Star was fined $100 million after being found unsuitable to retain its casino licence, the state’s gambling regulator — the NSW Independent Casino Commission … Read more