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NEVADA – OJ Simpson granted parole

NEVADA – OJ Simpson granted parole

LAS VEGAS – OJ Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist, successfully making his case in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America’s enduring fascination with the former football star. Simpson, 70, could be a free man as early as October 1. By then, […]

MINNESOTA – Cop feared ambush

MINNESOTA – Cop feared ambush

MINNEAPOLIS – The lawyer for a US police officer whose partner killed an Australian woman says it would be “reasonable” for the pair to have feared an ambush. Minneapolis officer Matthew Harrity has reportedly said they were startled by a “loud sound” before last Saturday night’s shooting of Justine Damond. Police have released the transcript […]

IOWA – Newborn contracts deadly virus from kiss

IOWA – Newborn contracts deadly virus from kiss

IOWA – Newlyweds are clinging to hope as their nearly three-week-old daughter fights for her life after contracting a deadly virus believed to be from a simple kiss. Nicole and Shane Sifrit welcomed baby Mariana on July 1. A week later –– two hours after the couple’s wedding –– they say they noticed that the […]

FLORIDA – Human chain saves drowning family

FLORIDA – Human chain saves drowning family

FLORIDA – In a testament to the true human spirit, 80 beachgoers formed a human chain in Panama Beach City in Florida to help save a family pulled in to the water by strong tides. Roberta Ursey and her family were at the beach on Saturday when she heard her sons crying out for help. […]

Thousands flee California wildfires

Thousands flee California wildfires

LOS ANGELES – More than 7,000 firefighters battled a dozen wildfires in California on Tuesday as thousands of people fled their homes and hot, dry weather allowed fires to spread easily, officials said. The biggest evacuation was in Northern California’s Butte County due to the so-called Wall Fire, which began on Friday and has displaced […]

NORTH KOREA/WASHINGTON – Trump berates China

NORTH KOREA/WASHINGTON – Trump berates China

SEOUL – Donald Trump has criticised China following North Korea’s test of a long-range missile, condemning it for increasing trade with Pyongyang. “So much for China working with us,” the US president tweeted. The US and South Korea conducted a ballistic missile fire exercise in the Sea of Japan in response to the North. China […]

Donald Trump posts video clip of him ‘beating’ CNN in wrestling

Donald Trump posts video clip of him ‘beating’ CNN in wrestling

The U.S. President has tweeted a short video clip of him wrestling a person with the CNN logo for a head. The clip is an altered version of Donald Trump’s appearance at a WWE wrestling event in 2007, in which he “attacked” franchise owner Vince McMahon in a scripted appearance. The animation appears to have […]

MISSOURI – Sinkhole swallows car in St Louis

MISSOURI – Sinkhole swallows car in St Louis

ST LOUIS — A man who scored what he thought was a prime parking spot in downtown St Louis said he returned from a Thursday morning trip to the gym with his fiancee to find his car swallowed by a sinkhole. Jordan Westerberg told the St Louis Post-Dispatch that when the couple came back to […]

UNITED STATES – Trump golf clubs displaying fake Time cover

UNITED STATES – Trump golf clubs displaying fake Time cover

WASHINGTON –– US President Donald Trump is one of the most famous men in the world right now. But there’s one place his much-photographed face hasn’t been: the cover of Time magazine’s March 1, 2009 edition. Why do people care? Because a copy emblazoned with Trump’s image has reportedly been hanging in five of his […]

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