Violence has erupted in central Sydney as hundreds of Muslims protest against a controversial film about the Prophet Mohammed.
The Manning Times reported, “A pilot and passenger spent more than two hours stuck in a ferris wheel after their plane crashed into the ride at the Old Bar Beach Festival” in regional New South Wales, Australia.
“Two children – a nine-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl - were on the fun ride at the time but miraculously escaped injury.”
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An abalone diver has been taken by sharks while diving south of Perforated Island near Coffin Bay.
Police say the diver was returning to the surface on Thursday afternoon when two sharks, believed to be Great Whites, attacked him.
Famed Travel author Arthur Frommer considers boycotting Arizona after gun advocates openly carried loaded weapons outside a recent Obama event in Phoenix… “I will not personally travel in a state where civilians carry loaded weapons onto the sidewalks and as a means of political protest.”
AUSTRALIANS would be appalled if John McCain tips out Barack Obama in the race for the White House. “Part of the reason they are so enthusiastic about Obama is he represents a break from some of the things they don’t like about the United States, not just in terms of policy, but also in style.”
Two-thirds of Australians regard a typical American as either violent, greedy or ignorant, according to the survey.