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Vegas shooter’s chilling plot revealed

THE Las Vegas gunman meticulously planned the worst mass shooting in modern American history, researching SWAT tactics, renting other hotel rooms overlooking outdoor concerts and investigating potential targets in at least four cities, authorities said today. But almost four months after Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and wounded more than …

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Dogs at ‘horror house’ fed more than kids

TWO healthy dogs have been rescued from the “House of Horrors” where 13 children were allegedly starved and tortured by their own parents. David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49, denied 75 charges of child abuse, torture and false imprisonment when they appeared at court in Riverside, California …

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Kim, Kanyne announce baby name

IT IS official — Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have finally revealed the name of their baby girl. The child has been called Chicago West. Kardashian announced the name on her website and on Twitter. The mother-of-three revealed in a second tweet that the baby would be known as Chi …

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Best covers of Trump’s first year

THE saying goes that Donald Trump’s first year as US President has been a victory for two main groups — comedians and journalists. Mr Trump himself has commented on the “huge ratings” that US broadcasters have enjoyed since he became president. The LA Times reports that Fox News finished 2017 …

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Kerrigan attacker: ‘We considered crippling her’

SHANE Stant, the man who whacked Olympic hopeful Nancy Kerrigan with a collapsible baton in an effort to further the figure skating career of her rival, Tonya Harding, has opened up about the ruthless plot, according to the New York Post. The interview with Stant aired on Inside Edition on …

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How selfie led to murder charge

POLICE used a selfie to help convict a killer who strangled her best friend — because the photo shows the belt she used to throttle her. Cheyenne Rose Antoine, 21, was this week jailed for seven years after 18-year-old Brittney Gargol’s body was found dumped at the side of a …

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100k bounty for Trump’s true weight

A NEW social media “movement” demanding Donald Trump step on the scales live on TV is gaining momentum. It comes after White House doctor Ronny Jackson found the US President to be 190 centimetres, weighing 107 kilograms, putting him in the overweight category, reports The Sun. But hundreds of people …

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Bannon stonewalled during 11-hour grilling

PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s former top strategist Steve Bannon stonewalled House investigators probing Russian meddling in the 2016 election while his lawyer relayed questions directly to the White House, according to a report. The New York Post reports during Bannon’s 11 hours of testimony to the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday …

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Donald Trump’s awkward awards fail

DONALD Trump’s inaugural “Fake News Awards” got off to a bad start. The US President’s latest salvo in his ongoing battle with the mainstream media was eagerly awaited. But it wasn’t the red carpet that went askew, or a cringe-worthy opening monologue, because there were neither of those. No, in …

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Cocky Trump’s extraordinary boast

DONALD Trump has suggested he is the only recent president with the mental acuity to resolve tensions with North Korea. In wide-ranging interview with Reuters, the US President noted his predecessors had failed to rein in North Korea’s nuclear missile programs. During the Oval office chat, Trump cast doubt whether …

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