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Fri 23 Aug 2019

15 seconds of hell thanks to flyers’ mistakes

15 seconds of hell thanks to flyers’ mistakes

Just 15 seconds of turbulence on a flight was so extreme, passengers prepared for the end — and flight attendants blamed one thing.

Sanders touts $US16 trillion climate plan

Sanders touts $US16 trillion climate plan

A climate change plan released by Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders calls for the US to move to renewable energy across the economy by 2050.

Influencer blames Insta for $20k debt

Influencer blames Insta for $20k debt

A wannabe influencer is blaming Instagram for a crippling debt from an overseas trip she couldn’t afford but wanted to post about.

Prince Andrew must ‘prove innocence’

Prince Andrew must ‘prove innocence’

Jeffrey Epstein’s former lawyer has called on Prince Andrew to produce evidence to clear his name.

Four words that doomed Hong Kong

Four words that doomed Hong Kong

These four simple words sparked optimism when they were first uttered 40 years ago. Instead, they’ve proved responsible for Hong Kong’s turmoil.

Thu 22 Aug 2019

‘Grotesque’: Cheerleader accused of killing newborn

‘Grotesque’: Cheerleader accused of killing newborn

An 18-year-old cheerleader has been accused of killing her baby just days after she went to prom in a shockingly “sinister and grotesque” case.

World watches ‘global emergency’ unfold

World watches ‘global emergency’ unfold

Alarmed Brazilians have declared an “apocalypse” as the worst rainforest fires in history ravage the Amazon, plunging a city into darkness.

New Thai centre to combat 'fake news'

New Thai centre to combat 'fake news'

THAILAND plans to set up a centre to fight all kinds of fake news, with a focus on misinformation about disasters and financial matters.

Vatican could try Pell under Church law

Vatican could try Pell under Church law

THE Vatican says George Pell "has always maintained his innocence" but could also try the cardinal over the sex abuse charges in a trial under Church law.

Bouchard burned by $63k hotel bill scam

Bouchard burned by $63k hotel bill scam

Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard received a shock when she was faced with a whopping hotel bill after being caught up in a case of identity fraud.

Pair laugh, take selfies after plane crash

Pair laugh, take selfies after plane crash

A 34-year-old pilot and his passenger posted selfies and laughed while being stung by jellyfish and waiting for help to arrive.

Epstein’s final resting place revealed

Epstein’s final resting place revealed

The final resting place of paedophile Jeffrey Epstein has reportedly been revealed despite his brother telling reporters “it’s nobody’s f**king business”.

Top porn star living in secret tunnels

Top porn star living in secret tunnels

A former porn star has been found living homeless in tunnels under the famous Las Vegas Strip, saying she prefers it due to the “genuine” friendships.

Boris’ girlfriend barred from the US

Boris’ girlfriend barred from the US

Boris Johnson’s friendship with Donald Trump has been put to the test after the British PM’s girlfriend, Carrie Symonds, was blocked from entering the US.

Wed 21 Aug 2019

China could overrun Asia ‘in hours’

China could overrun Asia ‘in hours’

Beijing’s military muscle is so strong, it won’t need months to bring its neighbours and the US to heel. A few well-aimed missiles will do the job.

Hairdresser sick of cleaning ‘excrement’

Hairdresser sick of cleaning ‘excrement’

A business owner says “liberal ideology” has caused homelessness to get so bad she’s been forced to close her salon after 15 years.

Documents reveal Hirohito wartime regrets

Documents reveal Hirohito wartime regrets

Although it is not surprising Japan's Emperor Hirohito had deep regrets about World War II, new documents highlight how strong his emotions had been.

India's moon mission placed in lunar orbit

India's moon mission placed in lunar orbit

A LUNAR insertion manoeuvre has precisely injected India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission in a 'defined orbit in a perfect way'.

UK concern about fate of Hong Kong staffer

UK concern about fate of Hong Kong staffer

BRITAIN'S foreign office is looking into reports that a Hong Kong-based staff member has been detained in mainland China.

Lam says talk is 'way out' for Hong Kong

Lam says talk is 'way out' for Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she wants to establish a dialogue with protesters, based on mutual respect and understanding.

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