From today I declare Australia is under new management and Australia is now open for business.Australian Liberal Party leader Tony Abbot • Declaring victory for his coalition in the Australian election—a victory that makes him Australia’s newest Prime Minister. Abbott’s center-right Liberal Party, joining with the conservative National Party, won 91 seats in parliament, compared to the sitting Labour Party’s 55.
They witnessed a young man run by on the street. Chose him as the target.Duncan, Oklahoma Police Chief Danny Ford • Discussing the shooting death of Australian college baseball player Christopher Lane, who was shot and killed apparently at random by three teenage suspects—suspects who apparently were bored, so they decided to kill somebody. Ford was a student at nearby East Central University on a baseball scholarship. ”He’s left his mark as we know, and you know there’s not going to be any good come out of this, because it was just so senseless,” said Lane’s father, Peter, who was grieving from half a world away. ”It’s happened. It’s wrong, and we’re just trying and deal with it the best we can.”
The Legend of Ron Burgundy came to life this week when Australia TODAY host Karl Stefanovic channeled his inner-Veronica Corningstone with a last-minute change to the teleprompter lines of guest-host Roz Kelly. We don’t know about you guys, but we’d probably do this to our coworkers every single day if we worked on a televised news broadcast of any kind. Then again, that might be why we don’t work on a televised news broadcast of any kind. (ht to Gawker) source