National Rifle Association (NRA) President Wayne LaPierre speaks during the NRA Leadership Forum in Atlanta, Georgia on April 28, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

NRA Surprisingly Says Vegas-Style Gun Mechanism Should Be Outlawed

The National Rifle Association, a major gun rights advocacy group that has spent millions of dollars lobbying against gun control legislation, says bump stocks like the ones used by the Las Vegas shoo...
06/10/2017 6:34 AM AEDT
Police surround the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, which had no air conditioning after Hurricane Irma knocked out power, on Sept. 13, 2017 in Hollywood, Fla. Three people died at the center and three others later died at Memorial Regional Hospital. (John McCall, South Florida Sun-Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images)

Disturbing Cover-Up After Nursing Home Patients Died Post-Hurricane Irma

Staff at a Florida nursing home where nine patients fell ill last week and eventually died after its air conditioning was knocked out for days made entries into patients' medical records that inaccura...
22/09/2017 11:33 AM AEST
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 19: President Donald Trump speaks to world leaders at the 72nd United Nations (UN) General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York on September 19, 2017 in New York City. This is Trump's first appearance at the General Assembly where he addressed threats from Iran and North Korea among other global concerns. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Donald Trump's First UN Address Gets Mixed Reviews From Political Leaders

President Donald Trump's first address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday prompted a mix of praise and condemnation from U.S. politicians and world leaders. A packed room of internation...
20/09/2017 6:11 AM AEST

Hurricane Irma Set To Belt Florida, Caribbean

Irma was upgraded to a Category 5 hurricane on Tuesday. The National Hurricane Center called the hurricane "potentially catastrophic," with maximum sustained wind gusts currently reaching 185 mil...
06/09/2017 8:30 AM AEST
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - JULY 08: The Ku Klux Klan protests on July 8, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. The KKK is protesting the planned removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee, and calling for the protection of Southern Confederate monuments. (Photo by Chet Strange/Getty Images)

KKK Grand Dragon Says He's 'Glad That Girl Died' During Charlottesville Rally

A leader of a North Carolina-based Ku Klux Klan group says he's happy a woman died during violent clashes at white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday. Justin Moore, the grand...
17/08/2017 8:05 PM AEST
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives at the Royal Malaysian Air Force base in Subang on August 8, 2017.Tillerson arrived in Malaysia on August 8 following a brief stop in Bangkok after attending the 50th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) regional security forum in Manila. / AFP PHOTO / MANAN VATSYAYANA (Photo credit should read MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Rex Tillerson Scrambles To Walk Back Trump's North Korea Threats

Hours after President Donald Trump issued an hostile warning to North Korea threatening "fire and fury," Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scrambling to defuse the commander in chief's aggressive rh...
09/08/2017 9:43 PM AEST