US shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, Trump says

A US Navy ship downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz Thursday after its operators ignored warnings to change course, President Trump announced. The ship, the USS Boxer, was on a routine patrol when the drone approached within 1,000 yards, he said. “The Boxer took defensive action against an Iranian drone which had closed into a very, very […]

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Man who said his girlfriend ‘tripped with a knife’ guilty of murder

‘Controlling and jealous’ man who claimed his girlfriend stabbed herself by accident on New Year’s Day is found guilty of her murder Michael Rolle, 34, knifed mother-of-one Charlotte Huggins, 33, in the back   Rolle claimed she had been holding the knife behind her back when she tripped  He was today convicted of her murder following an Old Bailey trial The […]

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Corey Johnson says New York City has ‘too many parking spaces’

Council Speaker Corey Johnson may have just slammed the parking brake on his mayoral bid. Johnson fumed to WNYC’s “The Brian Lehrer Show” on Thursday that too much public space is dedicated to on-street car storage, potentially alienating a host of car-driving voters. “I do think that there are too many parking spaces in New York City,” Johnson bluntly said. […]

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Frantic hunt to find missing girl, 13, not seen for five days

COPS are desperately hunting for a 13-year-old girl who went missing five days ago. A frantic appeal to help find Kimberley Henry, who turned 13 last week, has been issued today. The teen hasn't been seen since she left home in Newcastle on Saturday. Chronicle Live reports she left her house in the Arthur's Hill area around 10pm, and vanished. […]

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Serbian interior ministry says Lufthansa bomb threat was fake

BELGRADE (Reuters) – The Serbian interior ministry said a bomb threat which prompted the evacuation of a Lufthansa plane bound for Frankfurt on Thursday morning was fake. Serbian state TV reported that 130 passengers and five crew members had been evacuated after boarding the 6.15 a.m. (0415 GMT) HL 1411 flight, and the plane was taken off the runway. Special […]

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