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Bomber’s family ‘outraged’ at terror probe

THE family of an alleged would-be suicide bomber who attempted to blow himself up on the New York subway has slammed authorities over their investigation into the suspected terror attack. The family of Akayed Ullah have hit out over what they say are heavy-handed tactics from law enforcement. The New …

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‘Cruel’ wife with double life admits murder

A WOMAN dubbed the “womb raider” has pleaded guilty to murdering her pregnant neighbour so she and her lover could steal and keep the victim’s baby. Brooke Crews, 38, changed her plea to guilty at a hearing in Fargo, North Dakota, and will be sentenced next month. News.com.au last week …

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Bomb explodes in New York

WITNESSES have described terrifying scenes of people “running for their lives” after a would-be terrorist detonated a homemade bomb inside the New York subway system during Monday morning rush hour. Police have named the suspect as Akayed Ullah, 27, who strapped an improvised pipe bomb to his body with velcro …

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Trump’s fury over TV junkie story

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has blasted one of his most hated media outlets over an embarrassing article that presents him as an anxious leader who spends up to eight hours a day glued to the TV. The New York Times published a lengthy feature story over the weekend headlined “Inside …

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‘Why I told her to kill herself’

A GAY porn actor accused of driving adult entertainment star August Ames to suicide by telling her to “take a cyanide pill” says he’s not responsible for her death. Jaxton Wheeler says he is now a pariah in the industry and is haunted by the tweet, which he claims has …

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The confusion over this photo

A MAN man who claimed to be the hero that rescued a rabbit during the California wildfires — in a touching act caught on a viral video — may have been spinning a fluffy tale. Oscar Gonzales has told local TV news crews he was the rabbit rescuer who touched …

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‘Pick me up at 1.30, sex after’

FIVE years ago, Michael Garza was celebrating his 10th year as a police officer in San Antonio, the second largest city in Texas. The officer, 33, had already built an illustrious career during his decade on the force, dubbed a “natural” by his superiors. He was a two-time winner of …

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How Trump starts each day

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump tweets from bed, “hate-watches” television, hogs the remote and drinks a dozen Diet Cokes a day. Gathering interviews from 60 advisers and others who have worked closely with the president, a New York Times profile has laid out just how the man who was “utterly unprepared” …

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Decision looms on Damond’s death

HEARTBROKEN family, friends and supporters of Australian life coach Justine Damond are bracing for the announcement of whether the US police officer who shot her dead in an alley will be charged. The Minneapolis prosecutor who will make the decision, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, has said he would make …

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Serial killer admits to ‘more victims’

A SOUTH Carolina man who admitted killing seven people over nearly 13 years while running a successful real estate business pleaded guilty to seven counts of murder and a number of other charges. Todd Kohlhepp admitted his role in the deaths of seven people less than seven months after he …

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