For 15 minutes last May, the woman was utterly convinced she was going to die. A man had stormed into the apartment in Canberra's inner north where the pair arranged to meet and threatened her with a box cutter as he demanded she hand over cash. When she didn't give him money, he forced sex instead.
A pedestrian was knocked down and dragged by stolen car at Wanniassa shops on Thursday evening. The incident occurred about 5.15pm at the shops in Sangster Place, where police say witnesses reported seeing the man reversing at high speed, colliding with several parked cars and knocking down a member of the public, dragging him for a short distance. A 26-year-old Reid man will face court on Friday for allegedly driving the stolen vehicle.
A former Nomads bikie has been jailed for more than five years after police uncovered a stash of drugs and a cache of weapons that included commercial-grade explosives, a high-powered military rifle and an AK-47 magazine. Stephen Nicholas Da Silva-Wilson, 25, claimed a fellow bikie gang member told him to collect the illegal haul days before police swooped on a Kambah house to arrest him for a domestic violence order breach in August last year.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".