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Fox anchor Nancy Parker killed in plane crash while doing story about stunt pilot

New Orleans TV journalist and the pilot of a small plane are dead after their aircraft went down in a field near a city airport.

18 Aug 2019 - 10:04AM

New Orleans TV journalist and the pilot of a small plane are dead after their aircraft went down in a field near a city airport.

Fox anchor Nancy Parker killed in plane crash while doing story about stunt pilot
Alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s special treatment in jail a decade ago was far more lenient than anyone knew

Epstein was allowed to leave Palm Beach County Jail seven days a week, for up to 16 hours a day.

18 Aug 2019 - 2:55AM

Epstein was allowed to leave Palm Beach County Jail seven days a week, for up to 16 hours a day.

Alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s special treatment in jail a decade ago was far more lenient than anyone knew
Chinese Mar-a-Lago intruder Zhang Yujing ‘playing games with the court’, US judge says, as she refuses to answer questions out loud

Defendant accused of being intentionally difficult after she refuses to answer questions out loud, forcing judge to describe her smiles and nods for record.

14 Aug 2019 - 5:21AM

Defendant accused of being intentionally difficult after she refuses to answer questions out loud, forcing judge to describe her smiles and nods for record.

Chinese Mar-a-Lago intruder Zhang Yujing ‘playing games with the court’, US judge says, as she refuses to answer questions out loud
From Bohemian Rhapsody to Live Aid, Queen’s career ups and downs are bigger than ever

Queen is bigger than ever in 2019 thanks to the mega-boost the band got from last year’s film Bohemian Rhapsody. Here’s a look back at key moments – good and bad – in the band’s history that led to its current all-time high.

14 Aug 2019 - 3:09AM

Queen is bigger than ever in 2019 thanks to the mega-boost the band got from last year’s film Bohemian Rhapsody. Here’s a look back at key moments – good and bad – in the band’s history that led to its current all-time high.

From Bohemian Rhapsody to Live Aid, Queen’s career ups and downs are bigger than ever
Sihanoukville is booming but it now ‘feels like a Chinese town, not a Cambodian town’, residents complain

Provincial officials say Chinese nationals own 90 per cent of businesses, including more than 150 hotels, hundreds of restaurants, scores of massage parlours and karaoke clubs and four dozen casinos.

13 Aug 2019 - 3:45PM

Provincial officials say Chinese nationals own 90 per cent of businesses, including more than 150 hotels, hundreds of restaurants, scores of massage parlours and karaoke clubs and four dozen casinos.

Sihanoukville is booming but it now ‘feels like a Chinese town, not a Cambodian town’, residents complain
Is There Still Sex in the City? Follow-up to bestseller looks at sex lives of fifty-somethings

Sex and the City was a bestselling novel that led to the hit TV series and two feature films. Author Candace Bushnell talks about the follow-up book and life as a single woman in her fifties.

12 Aug 2019 - 11:45AM

Sex and the City was a bestselling novel that led to the hit TV series and two feature films. Author Candace Bushnell talks about the follow-up book and life as a single woman in her fifties.

Is There Still Sex in the City? Follow-up to bestseller looks at sex lives of fifty-somethings
Ultra long-haul flights: how airlines make them more comfortable – free pyjamas, gel pillows, lighting tweaks

Mealtimes, cabin temperature and lighting are tweaked on journeys that can last nearly 19 hours, and passengers are encouraged to move around the plane; airlines hand out gel pillow and pyjamas to higher-paying passengers.

10 Aug 2019 - 7:56PM

Mealtimes, cabin temperature and lighting are tweaked on journeys that can last nearly 19 hours, and passengers are encouraged to move around the plane; airlines hand out gel pillow and pyjamas to higher-paying passengers.

Ultra long-haul flights: how airlines make them more comfortable – free pyjamas, gel pillows, lighting tweaks
US man Curt James Brockway throws boy to ground, fracturing his skull, for ‘disrespecting national anthem’

13-year-old was allegedly attacked and thrown to ground for not removing hat when song was playing.

8 Aug 2019 - 7:50AM

13-year-old was allegedly attacked and thrown to ground for not removing hat when song was playing.

US man Curt James Brockway throws boy to ground, fracturing his skull, for ‘disrespecting national anthem’
Ohio gunman Connor Betts ‘showed her synagogue shooting video on first date’, says ex-girlfriend Adelia Johnson

Adelia Johnson found it strange when Betts gave her ‘play-by-play’ of video but ‘not too weird’ as they often discussed serial killers in class.

7 Aug 2019 - 9:00PM

Adelia Johnson found it strange when Betts gave her ‘play-by-play’ of video but ‘not too weird’ as they often discussed serial killers in class.

Ohio gunman Connor Betts ‘showed her synagogue shooting video on first date’, says ex-girlfriend Adelia Johnson
Vitamin supplements: you don’t need them if you have a healthy diet and they don’t prolong life, study finds

New research into heart health shows vitamin supplements have little positive impact on our hearts or lifespans. There is no ‘magic pill’ to make up for an unhealthy diet or lack of fitness.

6 Aug 2019 - 6:33PM

New research into heart health shows vitamin supplements have little positive impact on our hearts or lifespans. There is no ‘magic pill’ to make up for an unhealthy diet or lack of fitness.

Vitamin supplements: you don’t need them if you have a healthy diet and they don’t prolong life, study finds
Donald Trump’s criticism of Baltimore and other US cities is designed to galvanise white, rural base for 2020

In reality, the country’s largest urban areas are major engines of the national economy and generate more tax money than they receive from the federal government.

3 Aug 2019 - 9:22PM

In reality, the country’s largest urban areas are major engines of the national economy and generate more tax money than they receive from the federal government.

Donald Trump’s criticism of Baltimore and other US cities is designed to galvanise white, rural base for 2020
Bruce Lee would not have said that: training partner joins criticism of Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood portrayal of late icon

No way was martial arts star arrogant and ungracious, as Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood depicts him, says Dan Inosanto – days after late star’s daughter Shannon Lee called Lee’s portrayal a mockery.

2 Aug 2019 - 2:21PM

No way was martial arts star arrogant and ungracious, as Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood depicts him, says Dan Inosanto – days after late star’s daughter Shannon Lee called Lee’s portrayal a mockery.

Bruce Lee would not have said that: training partner joins criticism of Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood portrayal of late icon
Astronomers discover potentially habitable planet 31 light years from Earth

At 6.1 times Earth’s mass, GJ 357 d could be the closest transiting planet in the solar neighbourhood that is friendly to life.

1 Aug 2019 - 5:41AM

At 6.1 times Earth’s mass, GJ 357 d could be the closest transiting planet in the solar neighbourhood that is friendly to life.

Astronomers discover potentially habitable planet 31 light years from Earth
Broadway legend Hal Prince, director behind Phantom, Evita and West Side Story, dead at 91

Stars mourn late theatre giant, who won 21 Tony Awards over his 50-year career.

1 Aug 2019 - 3:31AM

Stars mourn late theatre giant, who won 21 Tony Awards over his 50-year career.

Broadway legend Hal Prince, director behind Phantom, Evita and West Side Story, dead at 91
For 12 years, only girls have been born in this Polish village. Now its mayor is offering a reward for the first baby boy

Genetics expert from Medical University of Warsaw has agreed to look into situation at Miejsce Odrzanskie, home to about 300 people.

31 Jul 2019 - 8:00PM

Genetics expert from Medical University of Warsaw has agreed to look into situation at Miejsce Odrzanskie, home to about 300 people.

For 12 years, only girls have been born in this Polish village. Now its mayor is offering a reward for the first baby boy
‘Skin, hair and everything’: US man Adam Smith finds ‘mummified’ baby while cleaning mother’s freezer

Told that box contained wedding cake top, Adam Smith looked inside after mother died, hoping to find money.

31 Jul 2019 - 7:42AM

Told that box contained wedding cake top, Adam Smith looked inside after mother died, hoping to find money.

‘Skin, hair and everything’: US man Adam Smith finds ‘mummified’ baby while cleaning mother’s freezer
Is Disney’s The Lion King animated or live-action? It’s complicated, says the director

The remake of the hit 1994 Disney animation uses cutting-edge techniques to create photorealistic images. The director, Jon Favreau talks about mixing traditional filmmaking and computer technology.

28 Jul 2019 - 11:25PM

The remake of the hit 1994 Disney animation uses cutting-edge techniques to create photorealistic images. The director, Jon Favreau talks about mixing traditional filmmaking and computer technology.

Is Disney’s The Lion King animated or live-action? It’s complicated, says the director
Is Guo Wengui, Chinese fugitive tycoon and member of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago, also a spy?

A high-profile Chinese fugitive is accused of being a spy for the Chinese government, according to new documents filed in a federal-court case in New York.

24 Jul 2019 - 6:17AM

A high-profile Chinese fugitive is accused of being a spy for the Chinese government, according to new documents filed in a federal-court case in New York.

Is Guo Wengui, Chinese fugitive tycoon and member of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago, also a spy?
Cancer funding: handful of deadliest – colorectal, lung – receive least from non-profits, study says

Cancers including colorectal, ovarian and lung are all poorly funded given how often they occur and how many people they kill, a new study says, with one doctor suggesting it may be because of the stigma they carry.

24 Jul 2019 - 2:45AM

Cancers including colorectal, ovarian and lung are all poorly funded given how often they occur and how many people they kill, a new study says, with one doctor suggesting it may be because of the stigma they carry.

Cancer funding: handful of deadliest – colorectal, lung – receive least from non-profits, study says
Say goodbye to ‘manholes’ as Berkeley removes gender-specific words from city code

More than two dozen terms in city code, including ‘craftsman’ and ‘manpower’, to be replaced with gender-neutral alternatives.

19 Jul 2019 - 10:02PM

More than two dozen terms in city code, including ‘craftsman’ and ‘manpower’, to be replaced with gender-neutral alternatives.

Say goodbye to ‘manholes’ as Berkeley removes gender-specific words from city code
‘Send her back’: Donald Trump rally has a new chant

Goaded on by the president, a crowd at a Donald Trump rally chanted ‘send her back!’ in reference to Ilhan Omar, a US congresswoman he has attacked in recent days.

18 Jul 2019 - 9:34PM

Goaded on by the president, a crowd at a Donald Trump rally chanted ‘send her back!’ in reference to Ilhan Omar, a US congresswoman he has attacked in recent days.

‘Send her back’: Donald Trump rally has a new chant
Could the Apollo 11 moon landing be duplicated today?

The passage of half a century has blurred many of the reasons that the United States was able to accomplish what seemed like science fiction: the July 20, 1969, landing of Apollo 11 on the moon.

15 Jul 2019 - 3:16PM

The passage of half a century has blurred many of the reasons that the United States was able to accomplish what seemed like science fiction: the July 20, 1969, landing of Apollo 11 on the moon.

Could the Apollo 11 moon landing be duplicated today?
Barry weakens into tropical storm after making landfall west of New Orleans, but fears of flooding remain in coastal Louisiana

Power cuts and flooding reported along the Gulf coast, with weather experts warning residents not to be complacent.

14 Jul 2019 - 3:21AM

Power cuts and flooding reported along the Gulf coast, with weather experts warning residents not to be complacent.

Barry weakens into tropical storm after making landfall west of New Orleans, but fears of flooding remain in coastal Louisiana
Jalapeño farmer Craig Underwood wins US$23.3 million after ‘spicy break-up’ with Sriracha maker Huy Fong Foods

Underwood Ranches was once the exclusive supplier of peppers for Huy Fong Foods’ famous sauce with the rooster label and signature green-capped bottle.

13 Jul 2019 - 6:04AM

Underwood Ranches was once the exclusive supplier of peppers for Huy Fong Foods’ famous sauce with the rooster label and signature green-capped bottle.

Jalapeño farmer Craig Underwood wins US$23.3 million after ‘spicy break-up’ with Sriracha maker Huy Fong Foods
10 best songs of summer 2019: Billie Eilish, Taylor Swift, Madonna and more

Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ was the king of the Billboard pop chart but there are plenty of other notable tracks this summer – and not all “bops”, “bangers” and “songs that slap”.

13 Jul 2019 - 5:32AM

Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ was the king of the Billboard pop chart but there are plenty of other notable tracks this summer – and not all “bops”, “bangers” and “songs that slap”.

10 best songs of summer 2019: Billie Eilish, Taylor Swift, Madonna and more
Father of Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying’s killer Brendt Christensen testifies in bid to save son from death penalty

Michael Christensen spoke of son Brendt’s childhood night terrors and his love of animals, as well as about his mother’s alcoholism.

11 Jul 2019 - 6:56AM

Michael Christensen spoke of son Brendt’s childhood night terrors and his love of animals, as well as about his mother’s alcoholism.

Father of Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying’s killer Brendt Christensen testifies in bid to save son from death penalty
Donald Trump’s attack on ‘pompous fool’ British ambassador roils UK leadership race

Extraordinary diplomatic spat between Britain and the United States erupts just two weeks before a party leadership vote determines who will replace Prime Minister Theresa May.

10 Jul 2019 - 1:10PM

Extraordinary diplomatic spat between Britain and the United States erupts just two weeks before a party leadership vote determines who will replace Prime Minister Theresa May.

Donald Trump’s attack on ‘pompous fool’ British ambassador roils UK leadership race
EasyJet, KLM investigating after planes collide at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport

Dutch flight to Madrid was delayed after the collision with easyJet plane bound for London.

10 Jul 2019 - 2:24AM

Dutch flight to Madrid was delayed after the collision with easyJet plane bound for London.

EasyJet, KLM investigating after planes collide at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport
Review | Stranger Things 3: why you need to watch Netflix series, from fresh horrors to new relationships

Mall rat culture meets government conspiracy and otherworldly evil in the new season that crackles with the same oddball charm, dark suspense innocence and self-aware humour that made the series a surprise hit in the first place.

10 Jul 2019 - 12:31PM

Mall rat culture meets government conspiracy and otherworldly evil in the new season that crackles with the same oddball charm, dark suspense innocence and self-aware humour that made the series a surprise hit in the first place.

Stranger Things 3: why you need to watch Netflix series, from fresh horrors to new relationships
Starbucks apologises for kicking out Arizona cops after social media backlash

#DumpStarbucks hashtag drew comments defending police after six officers were told to leave one outlet because a customer felt uncomfortable .

8 Jul 2019 - 5:42AM

#DumpStarbucks hashtag drew comments defending police after six officers were told to leave one outlet because a customer felt uncomfortable .

Starbucks apologises for kicking out Arizona cops after social media backlash