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October 26, 2018 2:50 PM US midterm elections: Trump fears for Republicans as Florida WIPEOUT predicted

DONALD Trump’s Republican Party is launching a last-ditch mission to avoid a midterm election wipeout in the key swing state of Florida. The White House will make an 11th hour push to rally supporters for the November 6 vote. The US President will jet to Florida at least twice in the build-up to the elections, it is reported. Other high-profile GOP politicians 56

October 19, 2018 10:00 PM Saudi Arabia: Journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed at consulate in Turkey

Eighteen Saudis are arrested and the state news agency says the kingdom "expresses its deep regret" over Mr Khashoggi's death. Mr Khashoggi, 59, went missing on 2 October during a visit to the consulate to get marriage papers and pressure had been growing on Saudi Arabia to explain his disappearance. Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor was quoted on state 76

October 15, 2018 7:01 PM MH370: Man to search 'new Bermuda Triangle' where plane spotted on Google Earth

A MAN is to trek a Cambodian jungle in search of the missing MH370 after a plane was spotted on Google Maps in a mysterious zone home to downed planes - dubbed the new Bermuda Triangle. London-based Ian Wilson believes he spotted the plane on his Google App stranded 60 miles west of Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh. He will embark on the journey through 56

October 11, 2018 9:08 AM NASA rocket rescue: US and Russian astronauts in ISS emergency after Soyuz rocket failure

A RUSSIAN Soyuz rocket carrying one Russian and one US astronaut has been forced to make an emergency landing after a failure was detected shortly after take-off from Kazakhstan. Russian news agencies reported that booster rockets carrying the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft on a mission headed for the International Space Station failed mid-air, forcing the crew to abort 42

October 9, 2018 9:20 AM Virgin Galactic to reach space in 'weeks not months'

Entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has said that Virgin Galactic is "weeks" away from its first trip into space. "We should be in space within weeks, not months. And then we will be in space with myself in months and not years," the firm's founder and chief executive told news website CNBC. He said the firm would be taking people into space "not too long after" 40

September 26, 2018 8:24 PM Pussy Riot's Pyotr Verzilov blames Russia for 'poisoning'

Pussy Riot member Pyotr Verzilov, who is believed to have been poisoned, has laid the blame squarely on Russia's intelligence services. "The poisoning was carried out so professionally that no other conclusion is possible," the activist told German newspaper Bild. He fell ill after a court hearing, losing his sight and ability to speak. He was flown 31

September 26, 2018 7:05 AM Frank Parker dead: Days of Our Lives star dies aged 79 following Parkinson's battle

FRANK PARKER, who was widely known for starring as Grandpa Shawn Brady on Days of Our Lives, has died aged 79, following a battle with Parkinson’s and Dementia. According to his obituary on Legacy.com, he suffered with Parkinson’s and Dementia. Today, a rosary will be held at Saint Mary's Catholic Church in Vacaville, California in his memory 37

September 18, 2018 1:39 AM Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to become moon space tourist

It is not yet clear how much he has paid for the trip on SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket or when it is likely to take place. Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa declared "I choose to go the the Moon" after being introduced by SpaceX's chief executive Elon Musk at the company's headquarters in California. The ex punk band drummer made his money in online fashion with his company 110

September 7, 2018 11:55 PM Diego Luna plays infamous drug lord who declares he's 'building an empire' in Narcos: Mexico trailer

Diego Luna plays infamous drug lord 'El Padrino' who declares he's 'building an empire' in tense first trailer for Narcos: Mexico Season three followed the story of Columbia's Cali Cartel after Pablo Escobar's death. And now season four of Narcos is moving on to a new cartel and a new country. Diego Luna stars as the infamous Félix Gallardo in the first 41

September 5, 2018 4:06 AM Brighton Uni graduate chosen an astronaut for space odyssey

They were selected from 4,000 men and women who were tested for the UAE Astronaut Programme. One will fly into space next April as the first astronaut from the Emirates on a ten-day mission as part of the Russian space mission to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft. The second will serve as a replacement. Professor Debra 46