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Hawaii false alarm was an ‘epic failure of leadership’

For 38 minutes residents and tourists of Hawaii expected to be hit by a ballistic missile, and it has people asking why it took so long for the public to be informed that the emergency alert was nothing more than an employee error.

Oprah in line for 2020 presidency

Oprah Winfrey's partner says she would "absolutely" run for president, as calls for her candidacy grow stronger in the wake of her stirring acceptance speech at the Golden Globes.

Trump advisor has to be escorted from CNN set

State of the Union host Jake Tapper wanted to talk about explosive accusations in Fire and Fury, Stephen Miller wanted to expose CNN as fake news. In the end a heated interview was cut short, POTUS applauded, and security had to be called to remove the guest.

Powerful CEO passes in NYE tragedy

A doomed seaplane excursion has claimed the lives of high profile British executive Richard Cousins, four of his close family members, and the pilot.

Saudi-led air raids kill 68 civilians

The fierce fighting between the Houthi Rebels and the Saudi-led Arab coalition continues to intensify, and Yemeni civilians are the ones suffering.

US planning offensive on North Korean soil

President Trump is reportedly preparing to neutralise a North Korean launch site or a stockpile of weapons, despite Secretary of State Rex Tillerson still pursuing a diplomatic resolution.

Russia banned from Winter Olympics

A 17-month doping investigation has turned up enough evidence to blanket ban the Russians from competing in next year's Olympics in South Korea.

What will the classified JFK files reveal?

Was the CIA involved? Was Lee Harvey Oswald the lone gunman? How does LBJ fit into the equation? Conspiracy theorists will be hoping new details emerge as documents are declassified this week.

Assange offers cash reward to get killers

The WikiLeaks founder is chasing justice for fellow whistleblower Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was killed in a car bomb this week after uncovering corruption within the Maltese government.

ISIS on borrowed time

Raqqa’s liberation from Islamic State signals the reign of terror is all but over.

Top-secret US-South Korea military plans hacked

Operational Plan 5015 — which is understood to include a detailed strategy for the 'decapitation' of the North Korean leadership in the event of full-scale war — was among the intelligence stolen.

German Costco buys site in Adelaide

It signals Kaufland’s intention to take on German rival Aldi, and further chip away at the dominance of domestic chains like Woolworths and Coles in the $90 billion sector.

Donald Trump v Kim Jong-un: The Timeline

POTUS v Supreme Leader, “deranged US dotard” v “little rocket man”. However you’d like to refer to this showdown, the whole world has been watching on in disbelief as Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un mix schoolyard insults with grave threats in their ongoing war of words.