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June 20, 2018 9:35 PM Boy, 12, dies from injuries after the basement of his home collapses on him following damage from Michigan flash flooding

A 12-year-old boy died from injuries sustained when the basement of his home collapsed on him following damage from a flash flood. Thatcher Markham of Houghton, Michigan, was sleeping in the basement of his family's waterfront home when the basement collapsed on Sunday. His father, Rodney Markham, managed to dig him out of the debris and give him CPR before 6

June 20, 2018 10:07 AM Report says Iran to increase cabinet size by 2 ministries

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The Chief of Staff Iran's President is saying that the administration plans to create two new government ministries - commerce and roads - and add them to the Cabinet. The semi-official Tasnim news agency on Tuesday quotes Mahmoud Vaezi as saying the ministries will be headed by "younger and new faces," without elaborating. The portfolios 5

June 20, 2018 6:19 AM Yet another reason not to use your phone while driving: Drivers to be hit with higher fines as police use new technology to catch you breaking the law behind the wheel

Motorists caught using their mobile phones behind the wheel could be fined up to $439 from July 1 as new technology is introduced to target guilty drivers. Police will hand down higher fines and mobile phone offences will be subject to double demerits penalties. An update to the Road Transport Legislation Amendment (Road Safety) Act will allow for the use of speed 6

June 19, 2018 10:48 PM Alex Pettyfer packs on the PDA with new girlfriend Guess Girl Gabriela Giovanardi in NYC

Magic Mike alum Alex Pettyfer could not keep his hands or his lips off his new girlfriend, Lions Model Gabriela Giovanardi, while strolling together in Manhattan on Monday. The tattoo-sleeved 28-year-old Englishman didn't care who saw him passionately kissing the Italian 23-year-old and placing his hand on her pert posterior. The SAG Award nominee looked

June 19, 2018 4:00 PM Bomb squad is called to BAE Systems after suspicious item is found sparking evacuation of dozens of workers at UK submarine-making shipyard

A bomb disposal squad were called to a BAE Systems site this afternoon after a suspicious item was discovered. Emergency services were dealing with the incident at the shipyard in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, where submarines are manufactured. The site was evacuated after the item was found at 12.37pm today, and a cordon was put in place along with local 10

June 19, 2018 12:58 AM Driverless shuttle launches in SA

A driverless electric shuttle set to begin operation on South Australian public roads this week has been officially unveiled at Flinders University. The Flinders Express, or FLEX, will initially operate between the university and a nearby train station, before expanding its route within a year. "I'm sure there will be technical learnings from the trial

June 18, 2018 8:36 PM Derailed train bursts into flames in southwestern Indiana

PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) - A freight train derailed in southwestern Indiana and several train cars caught fire, forcing the evacuation of nearby homes while authorities monitored air quality Monday, officials said. The train derailed Sunday evening near a trailer park in Princeton, about 150 miles (240 kilometers) southwest of Indianapolis, the Gibson County 4

June 18, 2018 10:23 AM Ryan Reynolds shares a hilarious Father's Day tweet about his children... as he pays tribute to late dad James three years after his death to Parkinson's Disease

Father’s Day gave Ryan Reynolds an opportunity to continue what has been a recurring theme since welcoming the first of his two children with wife Blake Lively in 2014. Taking to Twitter on Sunday, the American actor, 41, shared another wise-cracking post about parenthood with his 11.3 million followers. The tweet was one of two shared by the Deadpool 10

June 14, 2018 3:04 PM Wind change sees Heckington Windmill spinning wrong way

People have been left in a spin after the sails on a historic eight-sail windmill started turning the wrong way. Lincolnshire Police has shut roads close to Heckington Windmill, near Sleaford, as a precaution over fears "the sails may come off". Efforts to stop the sails have been hampered by high winds in the county on Thursday. Engineers need to wait for the wind speed 8

June 14, 2018 7:15 AM Man 'tries to force young girl into car' in Eastern Esplanade, Canvey

A GIRL fled in fear from two men who tried to force her into a car, it is claimed. The young girl was walking alone in Eastern Esplanade, Canvey near to Kismet Park in Gainsborough Avenue. She was walking through the area late on Monday and into Tuesday morning when two men approached her in a car. It is understood they spoke to the girl and attempted 1