Sunday, April 02, 2017

Sunday Papers in Sydney: The Wilder Aspects

A Day in a life of wild Colourful characters of Sydney ... 

30+ Pics Proving That Every (Fat) Cat in Sydney Is A Satan Bored Panda

 How pharmacy benefit managers morphed from processors to predators Dave Dayen, American Prospect 

 General Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser to President Trump, has offered to testify before Congress on the campaign’s alleged Russian connections in exchange for immunity from prosecution. Remember back in September when Flynn said on Meet the Press that “when you are given immunity that means you’ve probably committed a crime”? This is outside Sydney but absolutely wild... [Wall Street JournalNBC News]


Former deputy mayor of Auburn council Salim Mehajer has been charged with allegedly assaulting a taxi driver at the Star Casino in the early hours of Sunday morning.  More than seven hours after he was arrested, Mr Mehajer, 30, walked out of Sydney City Police Station shortly after midday, charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and larceny.

Salim Mehajer charged over alleged assault of taxi driver at Sydney's Star casino

EVEN in jail, Eddie Obeid was still doing the numbers.
Obeid was to have been transferred to the Cooma Correctional Centre but has remained in Silverwater Remand Centre as he battles “serious ...

Macdonald set to share porridge and water, not pig and wine

HIS dad is one of Sydney's most notorious underworld figures and his uncle is a prolific gambler who is banned from multiple casinos. But the son of Louis Bayeh and nephew to one-time Sydney drug ...

Kings Cross identity Bill Bayeh fined for entering The Star casino - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney professor returns home after China detention

A tale of two Sydneys: Backpacker out in the cold after epic flight fail

Big banks trumped by bigger Apple that is now heading for Sydney 

Apple was always going to be a winner. It is certainly a strange twist that, even if three of our large banks had been allowed to band together to negotiate, they would still have been the David rather than the Goliath

CODA: Indonesian man’s body found inside python – police BBC