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9 February 2018 3:52 AM Fire breaks out on Thailand tourist hotspot Phi Phi Island

A huge fire broke out on Phi Phi Island in Thailand, a popular tourist destination on Tuesday night. One witness told Fairfax Media she saw five hotels and hostels up in flames, with the blaze "spreading like wildfire". A huge fire, possibly started by a gas canister explosion, has been ‘spreading like wildfire’ through the tourist island of Phi Phi in Thailand 11

1 November 2017 9:27 AM New York attack: Uzbekistan president offers to help US with suspect

The Uzebkistan president on Wednesday offered to help US authorities in the investigation into the truck driver suspect, who is reportedly a Uzbek national, of the fatal New York truck attack. "Uzbekistan is ready to use all forces and resources to help in the investigation of this act of terror," President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said, offering condolences 210

1 November 2017 12:52 AM Bloodbath in downtown New York City after driver mows down pedestrians and cyclists

THE ‘lone wolf terrorist’ who mowed down cyclists and pedestrians before smashing into a school bus, killing eight and injuring a dozen more, left a note pledging allegiance to IS. At least eight people are dead after Sayfullo Saipov, 29, drove the wrong way at high speed down a bike path in Battery Park City near the World Trade Centre site at 3.15pm local 176

25 October 2017 12:46 AM NSW tourist Prue Elizabeth Harvey ‘batters Zombie rider’ in Florida

NSW tourist Prue Elizabeth Harvey faces a serious battery charge in Florida after allegedly pushing over a female cyclist during the popular Zombie Bike Ride. Harvey allegedly yelled “fall bitch” before shoving the 68-year-old female cyclist to the ground in Key West on Sunday, the Miami-Herald reports. Harvey, 32, from Yamba, was in Key West to attend 106

24 October 2017 7:53 PM Australian woman arrested in US for alleged drunken attack at zombie bike ride event

An Australian tourist has been arrested in the United States for an alleged drunken attack on a 68-year-old cyclist at a zombie-themed bike riding event in Florida. Prue Elizabeth Harvey, 32, from Yamba in New South Wales, was arrested on a felony battery charge — a more serious offence than a misdemeanour because the alleged victim was aged 65 or older 80

23 October 2017 8:29 PM Trump hits back at widow's claims he didn't remember fallen US soldier's name

The pregnant widow of an American soldier killed in an ambush in Niger said Monday that Donald Trump had struggled to remember his name during a condolence call, in an account the president immediately disputed. Trump's call to Myeshia Johnson, whose husband Sergeant La David Johnson was one of four US soldiers killed in the October 4 jihadist attack 101

21 October 2017 8:55 PM Funeral Held for U.S. Soldier at Center of Donald Trump Fight

(COOPER CITY, Fla.) — Mourners remembered not only a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman but his three comrades who died with him. Some of the 1,200 mourners exiting the church after Saturday's service said the portrait of Sgt. La David Johnson, 25, was joined on stage 88

21 October 2017 3:27 PM Sgt. La David Johnson, soldier killed in Niger, laid to rest in Florida

U.S. Army Sgt. La David Johnson, who was among four American service members killed in Niger earlier this month, was laid to rest in his home state of Florida on Saturday. A flag-covered coffin holding Johnson's remains was carried into South Florida's Christ The Rock Church for a private funeral service Saturday morning. American flags flew at half-staff 143

19 October 2017 10:11 PM Trump says he will work with Congress on more aid for Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will work with the U.S. Congress to approve grants and loans to help rebuild Puerto Rico after it was devastated by Hurricane Maria a month ago. Already mired in debt after years of recession, the U.S. territory faces storm-related damages that some estimates have pegged as high as $95 billion 82

19 October 2017 9:33 PM John Kelly 'stunned, broken hearted' by criticism of Donald Trump over Niger attacks condolences

Donald Trump's chief of staff has told reporters he is "stunned" and "broken hearted" by the criticism of the US President's call to the family of an Army sergeant killed in Niger. Speaking in an unexpected and emotional appearance in the White House briefing room, Retired General John Kelly invoked the death of his own son, killed in Afghanistan in 2010, as he lashed 82