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Dad’s agony at losing son in tower blaze


SURVIVORS of a devastating high-rise fire in London wept Monday as relatives paid tribute to some of the 72 victims at the opening of an inquiry into Britain’s deadliest blaze in decades.

Volcano ‘spewing glass, toxic gas’


WHITE plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that began more than two weeks ago: a toxic…

‘She’s naked, isn’t she?’: Creepy Melania interview

RADIO host Howard Stern has recalled his creepiest interview with Donald Trump before the businessman became president.

Pope ‘embracing’ gay community


POPE Francis’ reported comments to a gay man that “God made you like this” have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis’ desire to make gay people feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church.

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Trump’s most desperate move

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AFTER months of ever louder rumblings, Donald Trump has unleashed a “political earthquake” by demanding an investigation into whether the FBI spied on his presidential campaign.

Obamas cash in on Netflix deal

BARACK and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and series with Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment service announced early this morning.

First female CIA director sworn in


VETERAN CIA officer Gina Haspel was sworn in as the agency’s first female director overnight, hailing the “heroines” who had gone before her and expressing hope she and her team would be “role models.”


Katy Perry slams Meghan’s dress

MEGHAN Markle might have captivated the world last weekend during her wedding to Prince Harry but one particular pop star was not impressed.


Why Trump’s ZTE U-Turn Has Sparked Backlash


President Trump’s mixed messages about a plan to help controversial Chinese telecom giant ZTE has baffled Washington. WSJ's Shelby Holliday breaks down three reasons why lawmakers see the company as a threat. Photo:


Former Perth student killed family with axe

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HENRI van Breda has been found guilty of murdering three family members in a savage axe attack that also left his little sister fighting for her life.

‘Everything royal family is frightened of’

PAUL Burrell has warned that Meghan Markle is everything the royal family is “frightened of” and that the new Duchess will shake up life for The Firm.


Royal wedding reception video you weren’t supposed to see


Video shot by Jessica Mulroney's makeup artist shows guests drinking champagne before they head to the evening reception at Frogmore House. CREDIT: @rachelrenna via Instagram

Woman sends date 65,000 texts

IF YOU thought your last date was disastrous, spare a thought for this poor guy.

Big change at this year’s World Cup

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THE most watched sports event on the planet, the FIFA World Cup, kicks off in less than a month and how you tune in is going to be a lot different this year.


Man versus Lava

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Scorching lava is spewing throughout Hawaii as new fissures have opened on the island. Take a look at the craziest lava shots from the island.

Tragedy as two climbers die on Everest


TWO foreign climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest have died on the world’s highest peak, a Nepal mountaineering official confirmed.


Woman breaks 12yo spell on island


THE arrival of a baby girl on a remote island that bans childbirth came as a surprise to everyone — including the mother.


Truck ploughs into crowd in Indonesia


A TRUCK has crashed into a crowd in Indonesia’s Central Java province, killing 12 people and injuring nine others, police say.


Man killed in rare cougar attack


A VICIOUS cougar attack near Seattle has left one man dead and his friend seriously injured.


Terrifying video of Hawaii volcano’s lava


HAWAII residents are facing a deadly new challenge as lava pours in to the Pacific Ocean.

Sunday, May 20

Harry lauds Meghan’s ‘stunning’ dress

PRINCE Harry was so pleased with Meghan Markle’s Givenchy wedding dress designer he rushed to tell her “Oh my God, thank you”.

Meghan’s gift at boozy afterparty

IT was the British society party of the year. And royal bride Meghan Markle — the new Duchess of Sussex — had an unlikely gift for guests at the post-wedding bash.

Meghan’s girl squad saves the day

HER blood sister may have tried pouring poison on her happy day, but Meghan Markle’s girl squad made sure the new Duchess rose above her spiteful sibling and had the time of her life.

Outrage as boy kills meerkat at zoo


A SCHOOLBOY who killed a pregnant meerkat during a school excursion at a zoo is being threatened online following the shocking incident.

Saturday, May 19

Survivors of horror crash in ‘grave condition’

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THE only three survivors of Cuba’s worst aviation disaster in three decades were clinging to life Saturday, a day after their passenger jet crashed in a fireball in Havana’s rural outskirts with 113 people on board.

Harry and Meghan’s cheeky second kiss

PRINCE Harry and Meghan Markle couldn’t resist sharing a cheeky second kiss in the minutes after they became husband and wife.

Harry to Meghan: ‘I’m ready for a drink’

THE royals have arrived, the celebrities are in place, and Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are finally together at the altar.

US high school shooting scare


ONE woman is dead and at least one other injured after someone opened fire in a parking lot near the Mount Zion High School in Georgia.

Friday, May 18

Students’ big Facebook live mistake


A GROUP of New Zealand students who filmed themselves smoking weed in school uniform on campus and streamed the footage to Facebook live have been suspended.

Las Vegas mall shooter scare

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THE Boulevard Mall in Las Vegas has been locked down as dozens of police vehicles converge amid unconfirmed reports of an ‘active shooter’.

Mystery lasers spotted in nebula

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IT’s an enormous explosion: two symmetrical, billowing bubbles of gas reaching out to form what we call the Ant Nebula. Now the pulse of lasers has been detected rippling through its shattered heart.

Race to contain ebola outbreak


CONGO’s ebola outbreak has spread to a crossroads city of more than one million people in a troubling turn that marks the first time the vast, impoverished country has encountered the lethal virus in an urban area.

Thursday, May 17

Trump: N Korea will have ‘protections’


US PRESIDENT Donald Trump is trying to address North Korea’s concerns ahead of his potential summit with Kim Jong Un.

Hawaii shaken as volcano erupts

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HAWAII’S Kilauea volcano has erupted from its summit, shooting a dusty plume of ash about nine kilometres into the sky.

What makes men attractive to women

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SHINY shoes. Clean-cut clothes. Well-groomed hair. Once all these artificial coverings are stripped away, what exactly about a man is attractive to women?