Van Gisbergen evades fire and rain for Supercars win

It started in rain and ended with a car bursting into flame on pit lane. Sunday's 200km Supercars race in Townsville certainly didn't lack drama. Holden's Shane Van Gisbergen outlasted the conditions and his rivals to win the race ahead of Ford's Fabian Coulthard with pole-sitter Cameron Waters in third. Shane Van Gisbergen came out on top after a dramatic […]

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U.S. Census Bureau under fire for hiring registered child sex offender as a manager

(NCState Bureau of Investigation) The U.S. Census Bureau's reported hiring of a registered child sex offender to manage its Charlotte office has drawn the ire of North Carolina lawmakers – some of whom are now insisting on an investigation into how the man's employ came about. Kenneth Mabry, 44, had been listed on the state’s sex offender registry for several years before his hiring in August […]

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Derby fire – Explosions at huge factory blaze spark evacuations as residents 'feeling unwell' told to phone 999

HUGE explosions rocked a factory in Derby today sparking a blaze as residents "feeling unwell" were told to call 999. Bank Holidaymakers were plunged into travel chaos caused by the fire after it erupted by a train track near the town’s station. East Midlands Trains said routes into London, Nottingham and Sheffield have been "disrupted" by the blaze. Roads were […]

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Why the Notre Dame blaze was near impossible to stop earlier

US fire chief explains why Notre Dame blaze could not be controlled any quicker – as French firefighters reveal Trump’s plan to dump water from the air would have DESTROYED the building The fire began about 6.50pm local time on Monday and Notre Dame evacuated Firefighters battled to stop the blaze amid fears the entire structure could topple President Trump […]

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