US cop plans to re-create Damond shooting

The police officer accused of murdering Australian life coach Justine Damond-Ruszczyk in a Minneapolis alley is planning to re-create the fatal shooting when the moon enters the ‘same phase’ this week.

More people blame Trump for shutdown: poll

More Americans blame President Donald Trump than congressional Democrats for the partial US government shutdown, a Reuters/Ipsos poll has found, as lawmakers returned to Washington with no quick end to the shutdown in sight.

Angry Iraqi lawmakers demand US withdrawal

Iraqi lawmakers have demanded US forces leave the country following a surprise visit by President Donald Trump that politicians denounced as arrogant and a violation of Iraqi sovereignty.

Saudi cabinet reshuffled after Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has issued a wide-ranging overhaul of top government posts, including naming a new foreign minister, following international fallout from the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi nearly three months ago.

Boy miraculously survives French avalanche

A 12-year-old boy has been found alive and uninjured after being buried under an avalanche for 40 minutes in the French Alps, an event his rescuers are calling a true ‘miracle.’

Musk seeks to dismiss cave diver’s case

Elon Musk, Tesla’s chief executive, has asked a US judge to dismiss a lawsuit by a British diver who helped rescue a boys soccer team trapped in a Thailand cave and said Musk defamed him by calling him a pedophile and child rapist.

Hemsworth, Cyrus nuptials were ‘perfect’

Liam Hemsworth’s wedding to longtime love Miley Cyrus has been described as ‘perfect’.