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As the captains of the 10 teams set to compete in the cricket World Cup assembled on Thursday, there was one thing noticeably missing. All the usual suspects gathered at the home of cricket, with Australia, England, India, Pakistan, West Indies, New Zealand, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, South Africa and Sri Lanka sending their respective captains. But this year's World Cup has posed one key question.News Yahoo News Australia
A man accused of murdering his nephew over an affair with his wife was so determined to locate him he spent $2500 on tracking devices and checked them online 609 times, a NSW jury has been told. The 50-year-old accused, however, says he wasn't behind the shooting and had no knowledge of the 23-year-old's death until he was interviewed by police about five hours later. In opening the defence case on Friday, barrister Keith Chapple SC said the uncle - known by the pseudonym A1 for legal reasons - was "forthright" with police about his movements and his relationship with his nephew, who's known as C5.News Yahoo News Australia
A week after his death, Bob Hawke's widow Blanche d'Alpuget gave an emotional interview in which she revealed his state of mind at the end of his life.Lifestyle Yahoo Lifestyle
They've refused the help of nannies or a whole household of staff.
Matt Gold, adjunct professor of law at Fordham University, discusses the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China, how being part of the TPP could help negotiations and the rise of China as a superpower. He speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.News Yahoo News Australia
A neighbourhood in Cairns is feeling on edge after many residents found the same alarming note in their letterbox Wednesday morning. The bizarre message was discovered in at least 10 mail boxes in the suburb of Edmonton, with the strange wording leaving readers confused. A Cairns neighbourhood is creeped out after finding this alarming note in their letterbox Wednesday morning.