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One thing you can’t ask Harding

TONYA Harding’s comeback tour just took a nightstick to the knee over her own greed and denial. The New York Post reports that the disgraced figure skater was dumped by her own publicist/agent for demanding that journalists pay fines if they dare ask about the kneecapping Nancy Kerrigan suffered ahead …

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Video shows couple’s mudslide survival

A COUPLE who rode a wave of muddy water down a twisting street in his Prius during a Southern California flood are lucky to be alive. “I just got pushed down the side of a hill by a wall of water and mud,” Desionne Franklin said in an Instagram video …

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20yo wins $356 million jackpot

A 20-YEAR-OLD man has won part of a $US451 million ($A569 million) US Mega Millions jackpot — and he has a unique plan on how he wants to spend it. Florida Lottery has revealed that Shane Missler, of Port Richey, had claimed the jackpot from the multistate game’s January 5 …

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Iran rejects Trump’s nuclear demand

IRAN said overnight it won’t accept any changes to its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers after President Donald Trump vowed to pull out of the accord in a few months if European allies did not fix its “terrible flaws.” In a statement carried by the state-run IRNA news agency, …

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US Hawaii missile alert a mistake

HAWAII emergency management officials say a push alert that warned of an incoming ballistic missile to Hawaii was a mistake. On Saturday local time the emergency alert sent to mobiles said in all caps, “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.” Hawaii Emergency …

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Gruesome ‘body broker’ trade

WHEN FBI investigators entered a Detroit warehouse in 2013, they were met with a grisly sight. Human remains were found “frozen together in flesh-on-flesh chunks” in the space with no running water or heating. The “cutting room” floor was covered in blood, while the place was strewn with piles of …

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Sick abuse by cult leader father

RACHEL Jeffs was just eight years old when her father summoned her into his office and put her on his lap, before sliding her on to the floor to kneel in front of his exposed penis. She was appalled. She had been taught by every adult in her life, including …

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Trump ‘paid porn star to stay silent’

A LAWYER for Donald Trump arranged to fork over US$130,000 (A$164,000) in hush money to an ex-porn star a month before the 2016 election to keep her quiet about an alleged hook-up she had with the future president, a new report claimed on Friday. Michael Cohen, a longtime lawyer for …

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Trump waives nuclear sanctions for ‘last time’

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump grudgingly agreed not to reimpose nuclear sanctions on Iran on Friday, but officials warned that it would be the last time he issues such a waiver. Instead, a senior White House official said, Trump wants Washington’s European allies to use the 60-day period before sanctions relief …

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Trump denies ‘s**thole’ insult

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump says while he used “tough language” in an immigration meeting he has denied using the term “s**thole countries”. In an early morning tweet, Mr Trump said what was really “tough” was the “outlandish proposal” put forward at that meeting with regards to 800,000 undocumented youth under …

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