Versace’s lover breaks 20-year silence

Versace’s lover breaks 20-year silence

GIANNI Versace’s long-term boyfriend has broken his silence 20 years after the fashion icon’s death, revealing details about the night he died. Antonio D’Amico, Versace’s partner for 15 years until the designer’s death in 1997, was with the 50-year-old at his Miami home when he was killed. “I heard the shot. My heart just stopped to beat,” Mr D’Amico told Dateline. “So I ran out and then I saw Gianni laying down on the stairs in blood.” It took eight days for police to locate Andrew Cunanan, who had murdered…

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Crash closes highway through Margaret River

Crash closes highway through Margaret River

THE main road through Margaret River was closed to traffic this evening following a serious crash in the town centre. Bussell Highway was closed to allow the rescue helicopter to land before transporting the seriously injured male driver to Fiona Stanley Hospital. The utility left the highway and slammed into a tree outside the Margaret River Visitor Centre about 5pm. Traffic continued to be diverted around the crash site into the evening as the wreckage was removed. media_cameraTraffic banked up Margaret River’s main street following the crash. Picture: Declan Bush.The…

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Government to restrict gas exports to shore up domestic supply

Government to restrict gas exports to shore up domestic supply

Posted April 27, 2017 00:20:00 The Federal Government has decided to impose export restrictions on gas in a bid to ensure there are no domestic shortages. By July 1, it intends to regulate so that it could force producers to boost supply for Australian users before they are allowed to export. Resources Minister Matt Canavan said intervening in the market was aimed at protecting thousands of manufacturing jobs threatened by unreliable supply and high prices. “It is not tenable for Australia to be the world’s largest exporter of LNG [liquefied…

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Trump sticking to sanctions, talks to tackle North Korea

Trump sticking to sanctions, talks to tackle North Korea

Posted April 27, 2017 08:24:19 Video: Democratic senator Chris Coons said Trump’s briefing on North Korea was “sobering” (ABC News) United States President Donald Trump is aiming to pressure North Korea to dismantle its nuclear and ballistic missile programs by tightening sanctions while opening channels for negotiations with Pyongyang, the Trump administration has said in a statement. Key points: Trump administration maintains it will remain “prepared to defend itself” US Pacific commander expresses doubts Pyongyang won’t strike once it can Officials concede North Korean retaliation to US attacks could be…

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China urges US to withdraw anti-missile system from S. Korea

China urges US to withdraw anti-missile system from S. Korea

Updated April 26, 2017 23:05:37 Photo: The United States began moving the first elements of the system to South Korea in March. (Reuters) China has expressed serious concern to Washington and Seoul after the US military started moving parts of its controversial THAAD anti-missile defence system to a deployment site in South Korea. Key points: A spokesman said China thinks the deployment will ‘worsen regional tensions’ China is concerned the system’s radar can penetrate its territory China is crucial to US-led efforts aimed at reining in North Korea The issue…

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