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Aussie fined for ‘mooning’ queen

A man was Tuesday slapped with a Aus$750 (US$803) fine for flashing his buttocks at Queen Elizabeth II during her visit toAustralia last year — and said he would do it again. Sydney barman Liam Warriner, 22, pleaded guilty to one count of public nuisance during the 85-year-old monarch’s tour of theQueensland capital Brisbane in October. A…

Animatronic dinosaurs roam museum halls

The Queensland Museum of Natural History is celebrating its grand reopening with a spectacular display of animatronic dinosaurs. They roam the halls, ride the escalators — and frighten small children. The museum, located in Brisbane, Australia, has just undergone a $US 14 million renovation. There is a special exhibit to…

Charge dropped for Aussie who ‘mooned’ queen

BRISBANE, Australia — A man who allegedly flashed his buttocks at Queen Elizabeth II during her visit to Australia last year had a charge of wilful exposure against him dropped. Sydney man Liam Warriner, 22, was arrested in October and charged with exposing himself as the British monarch, who is…

Cenk Uygur rips New York Times over ‘truth vigilante’ column

The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur blasted New York Times public editor Arthur Brisbane on Thursday for his column which questioned when reporters should challenge statements made by politicians. “When should you challenge it? How about every freaking time! What do you think your job is? Do you think you’re…

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