North America

‘You’re repulsive’: Abused babysitter’s revenge

ONE after one, gymnasts and other victims of a disgraced former sports doctor stepped forward in a Michigan courtroom on Tuesday to recount the sexual abuse and emotional trauma Larry Nassar inflicted on them as children — one with the warning that “little girls don’t stay little forever.” Nearly 100 …

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North America

The issue Trump wants to kill off

WHITE House doctor Ronny Jackson says President Donald Trump is in general good health and that he has “no concerns” about his mental health. In an extraordinary, hour-long White House press briefing, Dr Jackson said he had conducted cognitive tests on Mr Trump on January 12 at the request of …

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Tasmania

Pedestrians flee driver on boardwalk

POLICE have removed a car and charged a woman after she allegedly drove her vehicle down a busy pedestrian boardwalk in Brisbane last night. Security guards from the city’s South Bank precinct were called to the boardwalk near the Queensland State Library and Art Gallery just before 7pm last night. …

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North America

Kim K and Kanye welcome baby

KIM Kardashian and Kanye West have welcomed their third child, a daughter, the reality star announced on her website. “[We] are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, beautiful baby girl,” Kardashian wrote, under the heading “she’s here!” “We are incredibly grateful to our surrogate who made our dreams …

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North America

Seal denies sexual battery claim

BRITISH singer Seal is being investigated for criminal sexual battery, but has vehemently denies the allegations. Actress Tracey Birdsall alleged that the singer, with whom she was platonic friends, lunged at her during a visit to his home and tried to forcibly kiss her, TMZ reported. Birdsall, 54, claims that …

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North America

Oprah ‘would trounce Trump’ in election

IF she chose to run, Oprah could breeze past Donald Trump in a presidential race — however many don’t want to see it happen. That’s according to a series of polls conducted since speculation flew into overdrive that Oprah Winfrey could run as a candidate in the 2020 US general …

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North America

Inside family’s house of horrors

THE Turpins of Perris, California were on the surface a large and devoutly Christian family who may have looked eerily similar, but seemed otherwise normal. Their resemblance to one another might have appeared creepy, but their lives in a nondescript Californian suburb south of San Bernardino did not attract much …

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North America

Children thrown three floors to escape inferno

TWO firefighters are being lauded as heroes after the pair caught children thrown by their panicked parents from a three-storey apartment block that was being consumed by flames. The incident happened in Decatur, in the US state of Georgia, on Sunday. An inferno began to rip through the Avondale units, …

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North America

Scary Russian weapon exposed

THE Pentagon has confirmed that Russia has developed an unmanned underwater nuclear drone that has the potential to devastate US ports and harbours, according to a leaked government report. The revelation is one of many alarming findings in a draft version of the US’s Nuclear Posture Review due for release …

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North America

What killer’s Aussie girlfriend told cops

SEALED documents have been released for the first time, which shed more light on what Las Vegas killer Stephen Paddock was up to before he carried out America’s deadliest mass shooting. FBI agents knew Paddock left behind big caches of guns, ammunition and explosives when they sought warrants to search …

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