North America

The word that has Trump fuming

US President Donald Trump blasted the Wall Street Journal in a tweet overnight, claiming the newspaper “falsely” quoted his comments about the North Korean leader because “they just wanted a story. “The Wall Street Journal stated falsely that I said to them ‘ I have a good relationship with Kim …

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North America

God tells teen’s ‘killer’ to confess

FRANKIE Wesley McAlister’s brutal and senseless murder haunted the lives of his parents for 25 years and his father died a broken man last October. The 19-year-old’s brutal 1993 stabbing in Northern California’s Shingletown remained unsolved until last week, when a man walked into a local TV station and dropped …

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North America

Woman dies after casino boat fire

AT least one woman was dead after a casino shuttle boat went up in flames in the Gulf of Mexico off Florida overnight, forcing more than 50 passengers to jump overboard into the shallow water. The 42-year-old female passenger died hours after the fire began, while 15 other people were …

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North America

Death threats after Hawaii false alarm

HAWAIIANS are so mad over the bogus missile alert sent to their phones over the weekend that they’re calling in death threats to the agency responsible, according to a new report. The threats came in through the agency’s public phone line, a spokesman for Hawaii’s Emergency Management Agency told Hawaii …

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North America

How the heck did the car get up there?

AT FIRST glance it appears to be a scene from a Hollywood action movie. A car has been wedged into the second floor of a building with only its rear exposed as it tilts to one side. But it’s not make believe — this crash was the real deal, and …

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North America

PM dragged into Trump ‘s**thole’ debate

AMERICA’S Homeland Security chief says anyone who brands US President Donald Trump a racist would also have to deem Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull a racist. Kirstjen Nielsen on Sunday said the merit-based immigration system Mr Trump wants to introduce is the “exact” same as Australia and Canada have. Mr …

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North America

Chelsea Manning’s ‘headline’ move

CHELSEA Manning intends to run for the U.S. Senate in Maryland, returning the transgender former soldier to the spotlight after her conviction for leaking classified documents and her early release from military prison. Manning, 30, filed her statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday, listing an apartment …

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Pacific

Volcano eruption sparks mass panic

ABOUT 1500 people are being evacuated from an island off the northern coast of Papua New Guinea after a nearby volcano erupted, the local Red Cross says. A volcano on the island of Kadovar, located about 24km north of the Papuan mainland, began erupting on January 5. That prompted the …

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North America

Trump hotel a ‘****hole’

AN expletive US President Donald Trump reportedly used in a White House meeting about immigration has been projected onto the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C. Footage posted on Twitter appears to show the word “This Place is a ****hole” projected on the outer wall of the hotel around and …

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North America

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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