Hindu temple is attacked by vandals who light fires and smash more than 30 statutes of gods.

A Hindu temple has been attacked by vandals who lit fires, destroyed furniture and smashed more than 30 sacred statues of gods on Sunday night. Barathiye Mandir Temple, in Western Sydney’s Regents Park, is still reeling from the incident which destroyed sacred statutes, leaving worshippers struggling to understand the motive behind the attack. Head priest Pundit Para Maharaj told SBS ‘we never expected anything like this to happen in Australia’ and are in a ‘state of shock.’ Barathiye Mandir Temple, in Western Sydney’s Regents Park, is still reeling from the…

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Banksy suggests he planned to shred entire Girl With Balloon artwork

Banksy has suggested a £1million painting which was partially shredded immediately after it was sold at auction was supposed to have been cut up completely. The secretive street artist posted a video to his website which showed how the prank unfolded in what he called a ‘director’s cut’. It showed the moment his Girl With Balloon was bought for £1.04 million by a European art collector at a Sotheby’s sale on October 5. But almost as soon as the hammer falls, the canvas passes through a secret shredder hidden in…

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Nikki Haley dishes dirt on Trump administration at secretive conservative conference

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley’s remarks to a secretive conservative conference have been revealed. Haley spoke before the Council for National Policy, a group of a few hundred of the most powerful conservatives in the country, at a conference in Charlotte on October 4 – five days before announcing she would resign. The conservative gathering was so secretive that organizer Tony Perkins threatened that anyone caught recording would be ‘taken to a room and be forced to watch Rachel Maddow’, according to Harper’s reporter Max Blumenthal, who infiltrated the gathering. Haley…

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Newcastle schoolgirl dragged into bushes and sexually assaulted by man

A teenage girl who was dragged into bushes and sexually assaulted as she made her way home from school was told by her attacker: ‘If you tell anyone I’ll kill you’. The 14-year-old was sexually assaulted at knifepoint just moments after stepping off a school bus at Windale, in the Lake Macquarie, NSW, on Wednesday. Detectives from the Child Sex Crimes Squad have launched an investigation into the attack, which happened when the man approach the teen as she walked along Yertala Close about 3.40pm. A resident of the street…

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Housemate, 44, who killed a woman, 43, was RAPED and beaten with a baseball bat as payback

Joanne Martell (pictured) was killed by her housemate Nicole Boroviak in early 2015 The family of a woman killed by her housemate have told a Melbourne court of their grief at losing a ‘beautiful soul’ who was ‘dumped at the beach like a bag of unwanted rubbish’. Nicole Boroviak, 44, pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of 43-year-old Joanne Martell, who died from strangulation or suffocation on January 18, 2015, before her body was dumped in thick scrub at Sorrento. Almost a year later, Boroviak was raped and beaten with a…

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Mother who was arrested in Lebanon after plot to rescue her children opens up about heartache 

A mother who was arrested in Lebanon after a botched 60 Minutes plot to rescue her ‘kidnapped’ children has opened up about her heartache.  Sally Faulkner has expressed her grief as she awaits the birth of her fourth child, two years after losing the right to bring Lahela, eight, and Noah, five, home from their father, Ali Elamine. The Brisbane mother who has another son, Eli, with partner Brendan Price, is now expecting her fourth child, Isaac.  Sally Faulkner has expressed her grief as she awaits the birth of her…

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Joe Biden urges Democrats to NOT impeach Trump if they get House midterms wait until Mueller probe

Former Vice President Joe Biden says that if the Democrats do win control of the House in November they should wait to move to impeach Trump. During his interview with CBS This Morning, the 75-year-old said: ‘I don’t think there’s a basis for doing that right now.’ He says that the Democrats should wait until special counsel Robert Mueller finishes his investigation. Biden also urged Mueller not to being his probe to an ‘arbitrary’ end before the crucial midterms.   ‘I think it should be issued when they finish the investigation,’ he…

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Former USA Gymnastics headarrested for ‘tampering with evidence related to pedophile Larry Nassar’

Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny has been arrested after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Penny was arrested by a fugitive task force on Wednesday in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, the Walker County district attorney’s office in Huntsville, Texas, said in a statement issued late on Wednesday night.  In January, Nassar was sentenced to 40-175 years in prison on sexual assault charges in Ingham County Circuit Court in Michigan.  In February, Nassar was sentenced to…

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Chaos in Brooklyn as firefighter suffers a SEIZURE behind the wheel

A firefighter reportedly suffered a seizure behind the wheel Wednesday evening, resulting in a multi-car accident. The unnamed firefighter had been sitting in his truck near East New York Avenue and St. Marks Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn around 6pm when the shocking accident happened. The firefighter accidentally placed his foot on the gas while having the apparent seizure, sending his truck off the road, before it crashed into a row of parked vehicles. Police said no one else was injured from the accident. At least 10 cars were damaged as…

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Mexico dispatches two Boeing 727s full of federal police officers to intercept migrant caravan

Mexico has dispatched two Boeing 727s full of federal police officers to its southern border, as the country prepares for the arrival of a migrant caravan of thousands from Central America. Five hundred federal police officers in riot gear arrived on Wednesday in Tapachula, Chiapas on the border with Guatemala, where some 4,000 migrants are now marching northward. The presence of federal forces on the southern border of the country is not to stop migrants from crossing the border, but to help immigration officials maintain order, Mexican Federal Police Commissioner…

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