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  • | Road rage fight escalates to apparent homicide, 2 dead

    Authorities are investigating a Northern California car crash that led to a fight between two men and resulted in their deaths, one by apparent homicide and the other after he was run over by a third car. reported on Monday that a fight broke out between two drivers shortly before 04:00 on Sunday after they collided on Interstate 5 near... Continue reading

  • | WATCH: NYC subway riders beat conductor in attack caught on video

    Police are looking for two irate New York City subway riders who punched a conductor in the face after he announced a train was going express. It happened shortly after 04:30 on Saturday at the Grant Avenue station in Brooklyn. The transit workers‘ union, TWU Local 100, says the conductor announced that his A train would be making express stops,... Continue reading

  • | Trump signs bill named for Sen McCain, doesn‘t mention him

    President Donald Trump on Monday signed a $716bn defence policy bill named for John McCain but included no mention in his remarks of the Republican senator, who is battling brain cancer at home in Arizona. Trump and McCain are engaged in a long-running feud that dates to Trump‘s 2016 presidential run. At campaign rallies, Trump regularly castigates McCain — without... Continue reading

  • | Australia archbishop gets house detention for child sex abuse cover-up

    Newcastle – The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse was ordered by an Australian court on Tuesday to serve his one-year sentence in home detention rather than jail. Newcastle Magistrate Robert Stone on Tuesday ordered former Adelaide archbishop Philip Wilson to be detained at his sister‘s house for at least six months before he... Continue reading

  • | WATCH: Pedestrians injured in Houses of Parliament car crash

    Police shut down the area around Parliament on Tuesday after witnesses said a motorist deliberately crashed into pedestrians and cyclists during the morning commute, heightening tensions in a city that has seen four vehicle-based terror attacks in less than 18 months. Armed police swooped into the area and cordoned off streets surrounding the heart of Britain‘s government. Police appealed to... Continue reading

  • | Proteas end SL tour with disappointing defeat

    Cape Town – Sri Lanka have won the lone T20 International against the Proteas by three wickets in Colombo on Tuesday, condemning the tourists to their third defeat in a row.  SCORECARD: Set just 99 to win, Sri Lanka were rocked by Kagiso Rabada who dismissed Kusal Perera (3) and Kusal Mendis (1) in his first over.  Rabada bowled right through... Continue reading

  • | WATCH: The moment Italy‘s bridge collapses, reportedly killing at least 35

    Authorities said at least 35 people were killed, after part of a viaduct of the A10 freeway in the northern port city collapsed. A huge section of the Morandi Bridge fell at midday over an industrial zone, sending tons of twisted steel and concrete onto warehouses below. Photos from the Italian news agency ANSA showed a massive gap between two sections... Continue reading

  • | ANC says it believes Bulwane about cash-in-transit heist vehicle

    The ANC says it believes Free State deputy chairperson William Bulwane when he says he had no clue his car was used in a cash-in-transit heist. It emerged over the weekend that police questioned Bulwane after they discovered that his BMW X5 had been involved in a heist in Bloemfontein. The ANC Free State leader told News24 he was shocked... Continue reading

  • | Trump calls former aide Omarosa a ‘dog‘

    Washington -President Donald Trump took another swipe at his former “Apprentice” and White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman on Tuesday in especially angry terms, slamming her as a “dog” and a “crazed, crying lowlife” as her tell-all book hits stores. Manigault Newman – who first gained fame as a contestant on Trump‘s reality TV show – has dripped out recordings... Continue reading

  • | Bloemfontein cop arrested for alleged rape of woman arrested for public drinking

    A Bloemfontein-based police officer was arrested for rape on Tuesday, following a preliminary Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) investigation. It is alleged that the 42-year-old constable had arrested the 22-year-old complainant on August 5 for drinking in public, IPID spokesperson Moses Dlamini said. “While in custody, she gave her cellphone number to the suspect, who is stationed at the same... Continue reading

  • | Silas Ramaite appointed as acting NPA head

    President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Dr Silas Ramaite as Acting National Director of Public Prosecutions. This marks Ramaite‘s third stint as an acting NPA head, brought in following the resignations of Bulelani Ngcuka in 2004 and Mxolisi Nxasana in 2015. This time Ramaite replaces Shaun Abrahams, who was forced to vacate the office following the Constitutional Court ruling on Monday.... Continue reading

  • | Gauteng man mysteriously vanishes after business meeting

    Family and friends of a young man from Johannesburg are anxious about his sudden disappearance after a business meeting on Monday morning. The last time Nadia Bauermeister, who lives in Wilgeheuwel in Johannesburg, spoke to her husband Bertus (30) was around 7 am on Monday morning. It was shortly after his business meeting in Randburg. “He told me that everything... Continue reading

  • | DRC‘s health ministry says Ebola spreads to 2nd province

    Democratic Republic of the Congo‘s health ministry says a deadly Ebola outbreak has spread into Ituri province as a vaccination campaign in neighbouring North Kivu province continues in the country‘s northeast. The ministry is reporting 57 cases of haemorrhagic fever, 30 of them confirmed as Ebola and 27 listed as probable. Of 41 reported deaths, 14 have been confirmed as... Continue reading

  • | Apparent suicide note found at scene of Mark Minnie‘s death – police

    Police have found what appears to be a suicide note at the scene where Mark Minnie‘s body was discovered. Minnie was the co-author of the controversial book, The Lost Boys of Bird Island, which details allegations that former apartheid minister Magnus Malan was part of a paedophile network. Police spokesperson Captain Johan Rheeder confirmed the discovery of the note to... Continue reading

  • | Hout Bay unrest: Police suspend search for missing fisherman, protesters loot market

    The search for a missing fisherman, whose disappearance over the weekend sparked violent protests in Hout Bay, was suspended on Tuesday after divers returned empty-handed. Deurick van Blerk, 25, and two others were allegedly fishing illegally in the early hours of Saturday. Van Blerk jumped overboard when an anti-poaching task team intercepted them, and he has not been seen since.... Continue reading