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Melissa Tkautz breaks down in tears while trapped inside a SINKING plane in terrifying new SAS Australia trailer: 'I'm going to be sick'

Melissa Tkautz faces her biggest fear on the new season of SAS Australia. In a trailer released on Tuesday, the Real Housewives of Sydney star breaks down in tears and ... Read more »

Video: John Stamos tries to tell three-year-old son Billy a story in sweet video...after sharing a loving tribute to his friend and co-star Bob Saget

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Video: Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas' daughter Stella Banderas, 25, looks ready for business in a red mini skirt and coordinating blazer at Dior's Paris Fashion Week show

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Julian Assange's fiancee Stella Moris: 'We're hopeful this profound injustice will be ended soon'

Assange is wanted in the US over an alleged conspiracy to obtain and disclose national defence information following WikiLeaks' publication of leaked documents relating to the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. Read more »

Biden's support among black voters plummets as he loses ground among key group that helped put him in White House one year into his presidency

Joe Biden has seen his support among black voters - the group that helped put him in the White House - plummetOther voting groups have given him low marks one-year into his presidencyBut black voters helped hand Biden the Democratic nominationJust 6 in 10 Black Americans said they approved of Biden in a recent poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs ResearchThat is down from about 9 in 10 who approved in polls conducted through the first six months of Biden's presidency Read more »

Mother of boy, 13, who drowned in river LOSES High Court bid to overturn decision not to charge the teenager, 14, who ‘pushed' him

Christopher Kapessa, 13, was allegedly pushed into the River Cynon in July 2019Crown Prosecution Service decided a prosecution was not in the public interestChristopher's mother took High Court action against Max Hill, who heads CPSTwo judges ruled against her today after argument considered earlier this month Read more »

Video: Sultan of Brunei's Kingston University graduate daughter, 36, ties the knot in a week-long wedding culminating in a lavish ceremony at the royal palace - with the couple sporting glittering diamonds and matching brocade outfits

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Did Omicron originate in MICE? Researchers say analysis suggests extremely-transmissible variant evolved in rodents before jumping back to humans

Chinese scientists say Omicron's DNA suggest it first emerged in miceThey said it has mutations that made it better able to infect the animal groupBut most scientists say it likely emerged in an immunocompromised patient  Read more »

Hakim Ziyech and Josh Sargent are two of four new entries, while Manchester City players continue to dominate our top 10... but who has done enough to head our latest Premier League POWER RANKINGS?

Matchweek 23 provided another highly entertaining weekend of football actionThere were lots of talking points and controversy prior to the international breakMarcus Rashford scored a last-gasp winner to see Man United beat West HamManchester City came back from behind to beat 12th-placed Southampton Arsenal's fixture with 17th-placed Burnley turned out to be a 0-0 thrillerLiverpool's 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace was filled with lots of controversyWhile Harry Kane was denied a goal during Tottenham's 2-0 defeat at Chelsea Read more »

Video: Beto O'Rourke BANS deeply unpopular Biden and Kamala from helping his Texas governor bid: 'I'm not interested in any national politician coming into this state' 

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SAMI MOKBEL: Claudio Ranieri's heart wasn't in it at Watford, who should have spoken to Fulham before hiring him… his training methods were archaic and he was rarely seen around the place

READ: Claudio Ranieri has been SACKED by Watford after just 112 days in chargeThe 70-year-old Italian arrived in October to replace the axed Xisco MunozSimply put, Ranieri's heart wasn't in it and Watford should've consulted FulhamRanieri's man-management has proven questionable and his training is archaic  Read more »

'Americans are safer in Kyiv than LA': Source close to Zelensky says as Ukraine president blasts Biden for evacuating US citizens and encouraging his country to democratize - but being 'the first to leave when Russia turns up the temperature'

A source close with Volodymyr Zelensky said the Ukrainian president doesn't feel there is an 'imminent threat' to Kyiv as Russia poises itself to invadeThe source also said: 'Quite frankly these Americans are safer in Kyiv than they are in Los Angeles … or any other crime-ridden city in the U.S.,' in a shot at spiking U.S. crime ratesThe administration pulled U.S. embassy personnel and their families from Ukraine over the weekendThe State Department told private American citizens still in Ukraine to find their own way out because 'the US government will not be in a position to evacuate U.S. citizens' should Russia invade   A new report reveals Joe Biden is finalizing his plans to deploy U.S. forces to Eastern Europe   The Ukraine Foreign Ministry's spokesperson criticized the U.S. State Department's decision to withdraw some embassy staff and families in a Monday morning Twitter post and called it 'premature'            Read more »

Raft of Covid measures ditched at EFL clubs including daily testing, social distancing at training and wearing masks indoors, while restrictions are set to be lifted for fans at Premier League games

League officials wrote to the 72 clubs on Monday night about the change The move comes after the government ditched Plan B guidelinesCovid restrictions for fans at Premier League games could be lifted next month Read more »

Anthony Martial 'close to Sevilla loan move as Manchester United forward agrees wage cut' to join La Liga club... 'despite Juventus offering him more money' to end Old Trafford nightmare

Anthony Martial has expressed his desire to leave Manchester United this monthSeveral clubs have shown an interest in him, but Sevilla have agreed a loan dealMartial, 26, has accepted a salary reduction in order to make the move happenJulen Lopetegui’s side are currently second in La Liga, behind Real Madrid Read more »

Video: Moment homeless man dognaps six two-week-old Husky puppies worth $1,200 each from Virginia pet grooming salon: Suspect is arrested - but three of the pups are still missing

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Female sporting pioneer Mercedes Gleitze who became the first British woman to swim the Channel in 1927 will be remembered with a blue plaque on her home in Brighton

Mercedes Gleitze became the first British woman to swim the Channel in 1927Her sporting achievements have been largely forgotten since the featShe has been honoured with a blue plaque on her Brighton home and a new film of her exploits starring Kirsten Callaghan Read more »

Video: Boris Johnson held lockdown BIRTHDAY PARTY in Downing Street complete with cake, M&S nibbles and singing: Carrie hosted bash for PM's 56th with 30 guests in No10's Cabinet Room when indoor gatherings were banned 

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Simone Callahan breaks down as she speaks about her devastating split with Shane Warne after he 'gave into temptation' and cheated with multiple women in England - as his daughter admits 'her image of him was broken'

Simone was humiliated by tabloid stories about her husband's affairs in 2005She had flown to England with her three children to join the spin bowler, but left two weeks later in the wake of the revelationsShane, 52, confessed he was loyal to his wife in Australia but strayed on tourThe affairs broke his marriage and shattered his image as a hero to his children Read more »

Video: Woman is killed and three more people are wounded as student 'armed with several rifles' opens fire in German lecture hall before shooting himself dead

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Moment homeless man dognaps six two-week-old Husky puppies worth $1,200 each from Virginia pet grooming salon: Suspect is arrested - but three of the pups are still missing

Rodney Jackson, 50, charged with breaking into Critter Cleaners in Virginia, animal larceny, grand larceny and grand larceny with intent to sell Jackson, who is said to be homeless, is accused of stealing six two-week-old Husky puppies and some cash Police recovered two of the puppies, and a third was returned by a woman who said she paid $100 for it; three of the puppies are still missing Purebred Husky puppies typically sell for about $1,200 each  Read more »

Stowaway who survived flight in front wheel section of Boeing 747 freight plane which flew from South Africa to Holland is identified as Kenyan man, 22, who plans to seek asylum

A stowaway, 22, who survived perilous conditions is identified as a Kenyan manHe plans to seek asylum in Holland and  is currently receiving medical treatment The man was found in a plane which travelled from South Africa to HollandDutch military police have said that it's likely he boarded the plane from Kenya  Read more »

Urine good company! Milwaukee home that has a bathroom with FOUR toilets lined up side-by-side - and NO dividers - leaves the internet baffled as it hits the market for $450,000

The house hit the market in South Milwaukee for an asking price of $450,000It is 3,913 square feet with six bedrooms, two full baths, and two half-bathsOne of the half-baths has four toilets just inches apart from one another, with four sinks on the opposite sideThe realtor says these were not there when the house was built in 1851 by the original owners but were added by the Girl Scouts, to whom it was donatedIt is unclear if there were dividers between the toilets at one point, and if there were, why they were removed Read more »

EXCLUSIVE: Distraught Adele was spotted rushing into boyfriend Rich Paul's Beverly Hills mansion in slippers and a $450 Louis Vuitton shawl immediately after taping tearful video to tell fans her Las Vegas show was off spotted Adele scurrying into boyfriend Rich Paul's $14million Beverly Hills mansion ThursdayThis came after she told millions of fans in a tearful Instagram video that she was scrapping her four-month Las Vegas residency just a day before it was due to open Adele wore slippers and a $450 Louis Vuitton shawl as she rushed from a car to the front door  She flew to Van Nuys Airport in the San Fernando Valley where Paul's black Mercedes Benz was waiting   Paul, 40, is LeBron James' millionaire agent. H e bought the six-bed, seven-bath home in 2019 for $11.7 million  Adele started dating Paul last summer shortly after her divorce from Simon Konecki, the father of her 9-year-old son, was finalized  Read more »

Lesbian West Virginia Air National Guard member, 37, sues Army and Air Force claiming senior male leader said she should grow her hair, wear makeup and 'ultimately appear more feminine' before job she successfully applied for was withdrawn

Kristin M. Kingrey, 37, joined the Air National Guard back in 2007 at age 23She says the guard passed her over for a job after inappropriate comments from a superior, who urged another woman to coach her on how to look feminineThe job had been offered to her and she had already accepted when it was withdrawn due to 'lack of funding' and given to another personAnother job she applied to was also given to someone elseThe West Virginia National Guard says an investigation concluded no discrimination took place  Read more »

Bob Dylan sells entire recording catalog to Sony and 'rights to multiple future new releases' in deal worth 'upwards of $200 MILLION'

Bob Dylan has sold his entire back catalog of recorded music along with the 'rights to multiple future new releases' to Sony Music EntertainmentSony did not disclose the financial terms of the dealIn late 2020 the iconic artist, 80, had already sold his songwriting rights - separate from recording rights, which govern reproduction and distribution - to Universal, in a deal estimated to be worth more than $300 millionAccording to industry reports including from Billboard and Variety , the latest Dylan deal was worth upwards of $200 million  Read more »

EXCLUSIVE: Chris Noth looks worse for wear in a T-shirt leaving a house party with a friend after sexual assault allegations by four women

Chris Noth was spotted out leaving a party in Manhattan Beach, California on Sunday amid sex abuse allegationsThe actor appeared with friends unshaven and slightly disheveled in a T-shirt, jeans and a pair of sunglassesAt the end of 2021, four different women came forward accusing the SATC star of sexual assault, with two claiming they were rapedAs a result his final scene in And Just Like That, the SATC reboot, was edited out of the finale by producers Noth denies all of the allegations and maintains that his sexual encounters were all consensual   Read more »

Biden's awkward war footing: Republicans demand President imposes Russia sanctions NOW while Dems try to avoid deployment saying 'no country has done more to help Ukraine defend itself than U.S.'

Republicans and Democrats alike have come out in a lukewarm fashion against Joe Biden strategy with Russia as it comes closer to invading UkraineRepublican Representative Pat Fallon tweeted: 'We should be sanctioning Russia yesterday – not tomorrow, not next week, but right now!'Democratic Rep. Frank Pallone said the U.S. is ready to impose sanctions should Russia invade But Biden is considering much more severe action as he weighs deploying as many as 50,000 U.S. troops to Baltic and Eastern European countriesNo. 3 GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik blasted Biden for suggesting there would be less severe action if Russia engaged in a 'minor incursion' in Ukraine She tweeted Monday: 'There is no such thing as a minor incursion – any attempt to encroach on a sovereign nation is an invasion' Republican Senator Marsha Blackburn said Biden's comments 'gave Russia the green light to invade'  Read more »

Minor league hockey player is released for 'taunting black opponent with racist ''monkey'' gesture' during a brawl - but swears he was doing 'a tough-guy bodybuilder' pose

A minor league hockey player was banned by his league and promptly released by his club for allegedly making a racist 'monkey' gesture at a black playerThe incident took place Saturday in a game between the East Coast Hockey League's Jacksonville Icemen and South Carolina Stingrays in FloridaViral video has since shown Icemen defenseman Jacob Panetta gesturing at the Stingrays' Jordan Subban, the younger brother of Devils defenseman PK SubbanPanetta posted an apology video, saying his actions were not 'racially motivatedPanetta said his taunt was 'a tough-guy bodybuilder-like gesture toward' SubbanJordan Subban said he engaged Panetta to fight but was met with a racist taunt instead: 'As soon as I began to turn my back, he started making monkey gestures'PK Subban said he and his brothers - including Sabres goalie Malcolm Subban - are used to dealing with racist incidents: 'We don't need anyone's pity' Read more »

Lisa Wilkinson SLAMMED after calling Australia's Covid response a 'bin fire' - with top doctor firing back with BRUTAL messages

Australian TV host Lisa WIlkinson has been slammed after comparing Australia’s Covid-19 response to a ‘bin fire’.  On Sunday, Wilkinson speculated Australia’s ‘bin fire’ handling of the Omicron crisis is what ... Read more »

Aboriginal flag now belongs to ALL Australians after copyright is transferred to public in $20 million taxpayer-funded deal

 The Aboriginal flag will be transferred to public hands for first time The $20million settlement ends a long-running legal dispute over flag's use PM Scott Morrison was thankful the flag had been put in public hands Read more »

Australians are ordered to leave Ukraine NOW with threat of war with Russia looming - as 100,000 troops gather at the border

Australians in Ukraine urged to leave immediately as threat of Russia increasesDepartment of Foreign Affairs and Trade has raised its advice to 'Do Not Travel'Russia has amassed 100,000 troops at the border but denies planning to invade  Read more »

Video: 'Shocking failures' by the 'incompetent and incapable' London Fire Brigade at Grenfell Tower led to more deaths due to 'ignorance', poor risk assessment and communication and 'profoundly insecure' training, inquiry hears

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Video: NATO sends reinforcements to eastern Europe as Russia accuses West of hysteria

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Nice 'join the race to sign out-of-favour Manchester United playmaker Jesse Lingard'... but 'Newcastle are still trying to convince Red Devils to sell 29-year-old this month'

Jesse Lingard's contract at Manchester United expires in the summer The 29-year-old is struggling for game-time under Ralf Rangnick at Old TraffordThe England international has been linked with a move to Newcastle UnitedBut latest reports state Ligue 1 side Nice are also interested in Lingard   Read more »

Vitor Pereira lifted two league titles at Porto and developed stars like Falcao and Hulk... but has since had stints in Saudi Arabia and China. So is Andre Villas-Boas' former assistant the left-field choice to galvanise Everton's miserable season?

Vitor Pereira has emerged as a strong candidate for the vacant Everton jobPortuguese coach, 53, impressed the club's hierarchy during an interviewOwner Farhad Moshiri is looking for a visionary coach to lead the club forwardPereira was assistant to Villas-Boas and then won two league titles at Porto He has achieved league title successes in Greece and China subsequentlyBut stints at Fenerbahce and 1860 Munich didn't end as successfully Pereira has twice been interviewed for the Everton manager's job previously  Read more »

Manchester City 'hope to complete a deal for River Plate striker Julian Alvarez soon' as they close in on signing the hot prospect who has already played alongside Lionel Messi

Manchester City are reportedly close to finalising a deal to sign Julian Alvarez He scored 18 league goals in last year for Argentine champions River Plate The 21-year-old has already played alongside Lionel Messi at international level  Read more »

Dele Alli HAS to leave Tottenham and would be a 'different player' at Manchester City, says ex-Premier League manager Neil Warnock... with playmaker on Newcastle's January list

Dele Alli has struggled for form in recent years under three different managersThe playmaker fell out of favour under Jose Mourinho and Nuno Espirito SantoNow Antonio Conte is struggling to rejuvenate the 25-year-old midfielder Neil Warnock says Alli should leave Spurs amid continued links to Newcastle  Read more »

Video: 'She's back!' Zoe Saldana shares more behind-the-scenes footage of her getting back into character as Gamora for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

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Tottenham 'offered chance to sign £17m-rated French wonderkid Mohamed-Ali Cho' as Antonio Conte seeks to bolster his attacking options

Forward was in the academies at PSG and Everton before joining AngersCho signed his first professional contract with Ligue 1 club in May 2020Southampton, Chelsea and several German clubs have shown an interest  Read more »
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