On a sweaty, still Tuesday morning in Februaryonly 90 minutes before she'll be shot dead by police outside Hungry Jack's in Sydney's Hoxton Park, only six hours before her face will flash across nationwide news programs, Courtney Topic is hanging the family's washing out to dry. The year-old, lathered in sunscreen against the hot rays — she's become very fearful of skin cancer — takes care to triple-peg every item, just in case a southerly gust blows up later. In their rush to get out the door, none of the tight-knit Topic brood — Courtney's mum Leesa, dad Ron and brothers Kristopher, Zachary and Brodie — had a chance to kiss her goodbye.
It is like that every single time. It is a time when you are waiting to find out if you get to keep living or if you may be one step closer to death. The line between patient and survivor is blurred.
He becomes the th different Top Fuel winner after career starts. Hats off to my crew. This is the first time in a long time where the turn arounds were really quick, and they turned around that car flawlessly. The car was really quick on the starting line, lights were good and it all just fell into place.
After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy. Samuel F.
Born on the backroads of America in the post-World War II years, drag racing's roots were planted on dry lake beds like Muroc in California's Mojave Desert, where hot rodders had congregated since the early s and speeds first topped mph. One could even argue that drag racing was born in Goltry, Okla. Parks' family moved to California in the early s, and Parks had an early interest in cars.
For Torrence, it was his third straight four-wide victory and third victory in five races. He took sole possession of the points lead when tire-smoking Tony Schumacher failed to advance from his first-round quad. The Capco Contractors Dragster driver won the final quartet in 3. Kalitta ran 4.
Spies in Disguise: Release date, cast, plot, trailer and everything you need to know about the animated spy comedy Spies in Disguise, the animated action movie from Fox for kids, is slated for a December 25, release. Shah Hotel Manager. Following a series of unsolved robberies, the authorities decide to give carte blanche to commander Clara Damico to neutralize a particularly organized gang.