Russian fitness coach thwarts street burglary, cracks armed attackers’ jaw & ribs

The tables were turned on two muggers when they had to defend themselves from a 27-year-old female fitness coach, who came to the attempted robbery victim’s rescue, leaving the attackers with a shattered jaw and broken ribs. Ekaterina Shevalyuk, 27, a fitness center employee in the Russian city of Novosibirsk, was in her apartment on […]

Facebook cracks down on right-wing group in Brazil ahead of elections, sparking outrage

Facebook has shut down an alleged network of almost 100 ‘fake accounts’ with conservative leanings in Brazil. The government there now wants explanations from the social network, amid a backlash over apparent election-meddling “As part of our ongoing efforts to prevent abuse and after rigorous research, we have removed a network of 196 Pages and […]

Trump cracks joke with Macron at NATO summit — even the media laughed (VIDEO)

US President Donald Trump’s joke with French President Emmanuel Macron during a bilateral meeting in Brussels during the NATO summit even had journalists laughing. When Macron finished giving a statement in French, Trump quickly responded to tell the French leader he enjoyed listening despite not actually having any idea what was being said. “It sounded […]

Trump’s wife ‘hates’ to see migrant families split as president cracks down on illegal immigration

Following weeks of speculations about her health, first lady Melania Trump re-appeared with a sobering statement, hinting at her disapproval of her husband’s immigration policy. In an attempt to halt the forced separations of migrant families crossing the US-Mexico border, the first lady verbalized her apparent disapproval of Trump’s ambitions. In a comment to The Hill, […]

Stephens cracks the top 10

Video Stephens cracks the top 101:16 Tennis: Sloane Stephens has cracked the top 10 for the first time in her career after an impressive 2 set win in Miami. April 1st 2018 2 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/Tennis news and galleries/ Tennis Resurgent Stephens rolls on0:52 March 30th 2018 2 days ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news […]

NBA All-Star: Shaquille O’Neal cracks WITTY joke about Eric Gordon in three-point contest

The Houston Rockets guard was entering the competition as one of the favourites to win back-to-back titles. As the defending champion he went last with just three going through to the final round. But Gordon was unable to beat the scores of Tobias Harris, Devin Booker and Klay Thompson with just 12 points. And NBA […]

Another BRICS country cracks down on virtual currencies

Brazil has joined fellow BRICS members China and India in taking a tough line on cryptocurrencies by banning them from the country’s financial markets. Read more The South American country’s securities regulator has prohibited local investment funds from buying digital cash, Reuters reports. Cryptocurrencies cannot be considered financial assets, the regulator ruled. Earlier in December, […]

Egos & in-fighting: Cracks reported in EU’s Brexit front with leaders ‘not happy’ about Barnier

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 12:33 Edited time: 20 Dec, 2017 12:34 The “colossal ego” of chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier is said to be angering other EU officials, after the French politician slammed UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s trade deal hopes, despite reportedly being warned not to. On Monday, Barnier revealed – seemingly without […]