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Swedish Poet Tomas Transtromer Dies at 83
ABC News - 2 Hours ago
Swedish publisher Bonniers says Swedish poet and Nobel Literature Prize winner Tomas Transtromer has died at age 83. Bonniers spokeswoman Anna Tillgren said Friday the reclusive writer passed away
Sweden's Tomas Transtromer, Nobel prize-winning poet, dies at 83 Reuters
UPDATE 1-Sweden's Tomas Transtromer, Nobel prize-winning poet, dies at 83 Reuters
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Queensland Reds believe they are still a semis chance despite nailbiting loss to
Melbourne Age - 6 Hours ago
Reds 17 Lions 18 Sometimes you need a bit of optimism and Reds coach Richard Graham certainly has it in spades, after another heart-wrenching Queensland loss. A 17-18 loss to the Lions, with a last-gasp
Reds cling to finals hopes despite nailbiting loss WA Today
Queensland Reds still a semis chance after nailbiting loss to the Lions Sydney Morning Herald
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Wrong Kitty Litter Led to Radiation Leak at New Mexico Nuclear Waste Dump
Scientific American - 4 Hours ago
The leak was caused by "chemically incompatible" contents, including kitty litter, that reacted inside a barrel of waste causing it to rupture March 27, 2015 | By Laura Zuckerman March 26
Cat litter was responsible for $500m radiation leak nuke waste site shutdown – US Big News Network
Cat litter responsible for $500m radiation leak, nuke waste site shutdown – US Energy Russia Today
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OrotonGroup boardroom comes out to buy
Melbourne Age - 6 Hours ago
When fashion apparel retailer OrotonGroup released its interim results the other day, investors pushed the selling button. The scrip fell from $2.71 to as low as $2.42 on the news that pre-tax earnings
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NCAA 'concerned' ahead of next week's Final Four in Indianapolis
CNN - 83 Minutes ago
"We are especially concerned about how this legislation could affect our student-athletes and employees," NCAA President Mark Emmert said in a statement Thursday afternoon. He said the NCAA will "work
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Senate minority leader says he won't seek reelection in 2016
CNN - 5 Hours ago
The fifth-term Nevada Democrat had denied retirement rumors for months, which grew louder after he suffered serious injuries in an exercising accident on New Year's Day. He said in a video posted on Twitter
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Poland to charge two Russian officials over Kaczynski plane crash
Sydney Morning Herald - 102 Minutes ago
Warsaw: Poland said on Friday it would bring charges against two Russian air traffic controllers over a 2010 plane crash which killed then Polish president Lech Kaczynski, a move likely to damage bilateral
Poland charges two Russian officials over Kaczynski crash EurActiv.com
UPDATE 1-Poland to charge two Russian officials over Kaczynski plane crash Reuters
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Alps crash co-pilot 'had depression'
BBC - 8 Hours ago
The man suspected of deliberately crashing a Germanwings A320 plane in the French Alps required treatment for depression, German media say. Regular assessments were recommended in Andreas Lubitz's official
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Northern Sydney faces Asian black-spined toad plague
Grenfell Record - 4 Hours ago
Northern Sydney is facing the possibility of a toad infestation, as one Asian black-spined toad has been found in the Warringah area and residents are being alerted to keep their eyes and ears out for
Toad plague fear in Sydney Canberra Times
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Police search home of crash co-pilot
BBC - 10 Hours ago
Police have seized possessions of the Germanwings co-pilot who prosecutors say deliberately crashed his plane in the French Alps killing 150 people. They found significant clues suggesting he suffered
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Chinese donor steps in to help Sam Dastyari
Sydney Morning Herald - 5 Hours ago
The dispute with Diversified Communications, an advertising, sales and marketing company, began in mid-2013 when Senator Dastyari was the general secretary of the NSW branch of the Australian Labor Party.
Chinese donor stepped in to help Sam Dastyari Sydney Morning Herald
Chinese donor the Yuhu Group steps in to help Sam Dastyari Canberra Times
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Every second counts for Cate and Bronte
Sydney Morning Herald - 5 Hours ago
Cate and Bronte Campbell are impossibly wholesome. Between them, they may partake in 10 alcoholic drinks in a year. Neither sound as if their vocal cords have ever conjured a solitary curse word. Extreme
Every second counts for Cate and Bronte Campbell Sydney Morning Herald
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Iran appeals to world leaders as nuclear deadline nears
France24 - 56 Minutes ago
Germanwings co-pilot Lubitz 'hid illness' from his employers Read more Saudi-led strikes target Houthi rebels for second day Read more Tax transfers to Palestinians to resume,
Mideast's religious minorities at risk of 'disappearing', France says France24
Germanwings co-pilot Lubitz 'hid illness' from his employers France24
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Germanwings plane crash: Lufthansa to require two crew members in cockpit at all
Melbourne Age - 95 Minutes ago
Investigators find torn up sick notes in Andreas Lubitz's home Pilot used axe to open cockpit door Pilot was having relationship problems Murder-suicide 'usually involves psychopathy or psychosis' Berlin:
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Germanwings plane crash: Lufthansa to require two people in cockpit at all times
Sydney Morning Herald - 4 Hours ago
Berlin: Lufthansa said it will introduce new rules requiring two crew members to be in the cockpit at all times after one of the pilots at its Germanwings unit crashed a plane in the French Alps. Prosecutors
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Greece to submit reform list ahead of deadline
Deutsche Welle - 4 Hours ago
Greek officials have said the government is ready to submit a new and more far-reaching list of reform proposals to unlock badly needed bailout money. But in Brussels, the "seeing-is-believing" mood prevails.
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Ebola vaccine appear safe and successful, say US researchers
Deutsche Welle - 4 Hours ago
Two experimental Ebola vaccinations "appear to be safe" after testing in Liberia. Meanwhile, a British nurse has been cleared of the virus, but doctors cautioned speculation about the drug's role in her
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Do we still love the Socceroos?
Melbourne Age - 7 Hours ago
Alfredo Estevez is not sure whether the prospect of East Timor meeting Australia in the World Cup campaign is a good or bad thing. But he's happy to find out. The former captain of the Timorese came
World Cup qualifiers will see if Australia still has a love affair with Socceroos Sydney Morning Herald
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Phoenix to face their biggest test yet
Melbourne Age - 6 Hours ago
Follow SMH Sport on Twitter Wellington Phoenix might be four points clear on top of the A-League table and on track for their their first Premiers' Plate but Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold feels the final
Phoenix to face their biggest stress test yet, says Arnold Melbourne Age
High-flying Phoenix about to face biggest stress test yet, says Sydney FC coach Melbourne Age
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Italy's art police recover missing Picasso painting
Deutsche Welle - 48 Minutes ago
Italian investigators have found Pablo Picasso's missing 1912 "Violin and Bottle of Bass" oil painting. The authenticated work was given to a retired frame maker in Rome nearly 40 years ago and then forgotten
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Argentina President Kirchner cleared of Iran cover-up
Deutsche Welle - 59 Minutes ago
An appeals court has upheld a former ruling dismissing a case against President Cristina Kirchner and her aides. They have now been cleared of covering up Iran's alleged involvement in a 1994 terrorist
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Al-Shabab militants blast their way into Mogadishu hotel
Deutsche Welle - 81 Minutes ago
A car bomb followed by a second detonation have reportedly paved the way for the attackers to enter the Maka Al-Mukarramah Hotel in Somalia's capital. Police have surrounded the hotel while firing goes
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Antarctic ice shelves rapidly thinning
Research & Development - 5 Hours ago
A new study led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the Univ. of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) researchers has revealed that the thickness of Antarctica’s floating ice shelves has recently
Antarctic ice shelves melting 70% faster | Los Angeles Times Sightline Daily
Antarctic Ice Shelves Melting Faster Sci-Tech Today
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Opinion: No choice for Nigeria
Deutsche Welle - 2 Hours ago
After elections were postponed, Nigerians will now vote for a new president this Saturday (28.03.2015). But many have lost interest – for good reason, says DW’s Jan-Philipp Scholz.
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Human remains recovered from Germanwings crash site
Deutsche Welle - 3 Hours ago
French police have found roughly 400 pieces of human remains in the French Alps where a Germanwings flight crashed on Tuesday. Officials say they have not found any intact bodies.
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