Monday 18 December 2017

Seven killed after train hits minibus

Seven members of a family, including a pregnant woman and two children, were killed when the minibus they were travelling in crossed rail tracks onto the path of a speeding train, rescue services in northern Israel said.

The driver was slightly injured and one other passenger was injured when the vehicle was hurled 20 yards from the tracks.

Giuliani daughter 'caught stealing'

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani's daughter has been arrested after being seen on video pocketing make-up at a cosmetics shop.

The 20-year-old Harvard University student Caroline Giuliani was caught at a Sephora store in Manhattan.

Embassy sent suspect powder

US authorities are investigating an envelope with a white powdery substance found at the Israeli Embassy in Washington.

Embassy spokesman Jonathan Peled said the FBI took the envelope, which was addressed to the embassy rather than to an individual.

The Boss goes to 'Edge' for film

Bruce Springsteen has collaborated on a new documentary that chronicles the making of his 1978 album.

'The Promise: The Making Of Darkness On The Edge of Town', made by Emmy Award-winning film maker Thom Zimny, will premiere on September 14 at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Penn and Wright's marriage over

Sean Penn and Robin Wright's on-off marriage is finally over.

Wright filed for divorce last August, the third time in their 14-year marriage the couple petitioned to either separate or divorce. Penn and Wright will share custody of their 16-year-old son. They also have a 19-year-old daughter.

Elvis has returned to the building

Arkansas is all shook up -- Elvis Presley is running for governor.

Elvis D Presley, of Star City, says he wants to "supply the people with a broader array of employment". He won't say how he got his name but adds he is an Elvis impersonator in his spare time.

Irish Independent

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