Hall bites back: ‘Not trying to p*ss off men’

But some of her takes on equality and feminism — especially about men stepping up and taking on half the work it takes to raise a kid — often leaves a lot of men with a bad taste in their mouth. But in a candid chat with 60 Minuteson Sunday night, Hall explained she’s stopped caring about p*ssing men off. “As soon as you become a mum, you just get typecast as just a mum, and it really takes over your whole life. And that’s what I’m trying to change,…

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Man charged after triple stabbing

Police found a 29-year-old man with cuts to his head after they were called to a house in Goulburn. A 57-year-old man at the house had been stabbed in the stomach, NSW Police said. At a nearby property, police said they found a 17-year-old boy and a 33-year-old man who had also both been stabbed. Police said the 29-year-old man tried to escape custody when they bought him to the Goulburn police station. A hunting knife has been seized by police for forensic testing. They have charged the 29-year-old with…

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Bachelor couple split weeks after finale

The couple announced the break-up today in separate posts on their Instagram pages. Agnew said the six month’s since filming ended had been a “very unique experience” but said their relationship didn’t “translate” into the outside world. “Chels and I have made some beautiful memories together that I’ll always cherish, and I wish her nothing but the absolute best,” he wrote. “However, it’s with a heavy heart that I write this. For Chels and me, our relationship hasn’t translated from filming to the real, every day world as we had…

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Intruder assaults woman in home

The 84-year-old woman returned to the unit on Bobbin Head Rd in North Turramurra at 12.25pm on Saturday “when she located an unknown male in her bedroom”, police said. “The man then seriously assaulted the woman, before he fled out the front door of the premises.” The leafy suburb is home to a large number of retirement villages and aged care facilities. Bobbin Head Rd, North Turramurra on Sydney’s upper north shore. Picture: Google MapsSource:Supplied Emergency services were called to treat the injured woman and a crime scene was established.…

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Police find cash, drugs and knife in Sydney man’s car

Police say the 42-year-old man was found in a backyard in Mount Pritchard by a police dog on Friday. A search of him and his car uncovered almost $200,000 in cash, ice, a vial of white liquid and a folding knife. He’d been wanted since August when police found steroids, fireworks, a pistol and various drugs in a home in Casula. Extensive inquiries and numerous searches failed to find him, police say. After being recognised on Friday driving through Heckenberg, the man resisted orders to pull over his car and…

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Call for help as food donations dry up

“Unfortunately, a lot of drought-affected areas overlay with some of our best farming and best cropping areas,” Ms Casey said. “What we’re seeing is a very dramatic effect on supply of food and grocery items (and) an increase in the input cost for our food and grocery manufacturers in Australia.” Known nationally as the “kitchen pantry for social support services and charities”, Ms Casey said Foodbank’s current challenge is that farms are unable to produce traditional volume: “Not only aren’t farmers generating an income for themselves, which is devastating for…

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US offers to rescue Australian families of ISIS fighters

The government has refused to risk other Australians’ lives to rescue the families, despite pleas for assistance. RELATED: Wives of Islamic State fighters make plea to Australia “Our offer to other countries is we are prepared to help, and we hope you’ll accept that offer,” top American counter-terrorism official Nathan Sales told the ABC. “Leaving these folks in camps in the desert or in ad hoc prison facilities is not going to solve the problem, it’s going to kick the can down the road.” Mr Sales indicated US “military assets”…

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