Not even the world’s fastest man could outrun the national anthem debate that’s raging in the U.S. FOX NEWS – President Donald Trump late Tuesday tweeted a 2012 video that shows Jamaica’s Usain Bolt cutting off an interview so he can stand in silence for “The Star-Spangled Banner.” “Even Usain Bolt from Jamaica, one of […]
President Trump has pledged $1 million of his personal money to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey in both Texas and Louisiana, the White House said Thursday. “The president is pledging a million dollars of personal money to help,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters in the press briefing Thursday. Sanders said that the […]
A US judge in Ohio has fatally shot a gunman who critically wounded him in an ambush-style attack outside court.
Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr was shot several times just after 08:00 local time (12:00 GMT) in Steubenville on Monday morning. Sheriff Fred Abdalla told reporters the attacker and the judge exchanged about five shots each. A court officer also fired several shots at the suspect. The Jefferson County prosecutor identified the attacker as Nathaniel Richmond, […]
Sources suggest that Wainstein was killed in his bed next to his wife and child and that only three cellphones were stolen. Image: Ruvan Boshoff
Wanted “steroid kingpin” suspect Brian Wainstein was murdered in his Constantia home early Friday morning. A neighbour in the upmarket Cape Town suburb said she heard what sounded like three gunshots after hearing noises “like doors banging” after midnight. Wainstein was fighting extradition to the USA where he is suspected of dealing in millions of […]
Spanish police say they have shot dead five suspected terrorists in the town of Cambrils in a second vehicle attack, hours after another in Barcelona killed 13 people and injured dozens. Police said the men were linked to the Barcelona attack, which so-called Islamic State said it had carried out. Police are still hunting the […]
Steve Bannon, the chief strategist to President Trump, is expected to leave the White House, a source tells Fox News.
The New York Times also reported Friday that Trump has told aides he’s decided to remove Bannon, though it’s unclear when that might happen. The populist Bannon formally joined Trump’s team a year ago, when the former head of Breitbart News was tapped as chief executive of the campaign. After Trump won the presidential race, […]
Johannesburg – A court has ruled that former finance minister Pravin Gordhan’s application seeking declaratory relief from having to intervene with the banks has been dismissed. Judge Aubrey Ledwaba read out the order at the North Gauteng High Court on Friday. The application was dismissed, with costs to be carried by the Minister of Finance, […]
Johannesburg – One of the criminal trials against forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan was interrupted on Friday by an application for the magistrate to recuse herself because she is allegedly the aunt of President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward Zuma. Randburg Magistrate Ndivhuwo Sethusha denied the application, saying her relationship with Zuma was distant. O’Sullivan has opened […]
At least 80 people also wounded after vehicle mounts pavement in busy Las Ramblas area of Catalan city.
At least 13 people have been killed and scores were injured after a white van ploughed into a crowd in Barcelona’s busy tourist area, officials said. Joaquim Forn, Catalonia’s interior minister, confirmed the death toll on Twitter. At least 80 people have been hospitalised, Catalonia’s regional head Carles Puigdemont told a news conference. Police said […]
PAULINE Hanson has walked into Senate Question Time wearing a full burqa.
The One Nation Leader was in full black when she walked into the chamber, to the outrage of Labor Senators. Her identity was checked before she entered the red chamber. Senator Hanson, who exclusively spoke to The Courier-Mail before she entered the Senate, will give a significant speech at 4pm to call for the face […]