The arrival of autumn in Australia will be a welcome relief for international visitors emerging from a bleak winter in the northern hemisphere. Peak season may be winding up but with temperatures off their sticky summer highs it’s a great time to sample one of the country’s most recognizable cities.
A judge Wednesday approved Katherine Jackson’s request that Michael Jackson’s estate get the bill for the cost of this week’s funeral for her son. More than two months after his death, the pop singer will be interred in a private ceremony Thursday evening at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California, the Jackson family said. A short hearing was held Wednesday morning before Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff to consider Katherine Jackson’s petition
In the afternoon, as the hour for the protests grew closer, many offices in the Iranian capital began shutting down or running with a bare-bones staff. Workers began leaving to assemble at protest sites, traveling by way of the clogged subway, by cab or on foot
The first report, that 50 or so graves had been disturbed at the historic Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Ill. the final resting place of civil rights icon Emmett Till, and the singer Dinah Washington was grotesque. But by week’s end, the macabre tally had grown: Nearly 300 graves, possibly more, were destroyed in an apparent grave-resale scheme that took in an as yet unknown amount of money.
Flowers arrived at Capt. Marissa Alexander’s office at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on June 3, 2005. Her husband, Staff Sgt.
Children were among the victims of a plane crash that killed as many as 17 people Sunday in Butte, Montana, according to authorities in Oroville, California, where the aircraft stopped for fuel. The single-engine plane stopped at the Oroville airport at about 11 a.m. PT, refueled and departed about half an hour later, Police Chief Kirk Trostle said.