'The ultimate gift': Selena Gomez reveals kidney transplant

'The ultimate gift': Selena Gomez reveals kidney transplant

Posted September 15, 2017 06:36:35 Photo: Selena Gomez revealed the news in a lengthy Instagram post. (Instagram: Selena Gomez) Selena Gomez underwent a kidney transplant over the US summer, the pop star has revealed in a post on her official Instagram account that showed her in hospital beside her friend, who donated the organ. Key points: “Best friend” and actress Francia Raisa donated her kidney to the singer and actress Selena Gomez revealed her battle with Lupus in 2015 Doctors say Gomez is likely to do “quite well” following the…

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Stranger Things star coming to Brisbane

Stranger Things star coming to Brisbane

TEEN acting sensation Millie Bobby Brown is the latest star guest to confirm they are coming to Brisbane’s Supanova Comic Con and Gaming Expo. Brown, who was the breakout star of hit Netflix series Stranger Things in 2016, is due to appear at the pop culture expo, held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from November 10-12. media_cameraMillie Bobby Brown looks a little different from her Stranger Things character in real life. Picture: GettyThe 13-year-old Emmy-nominated actor had been due to attend the expo in Sydney earlier this year…

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Florida after Irma

Florida after Irma

After tearing through the Caribbean, Hurricane Irma made a hard right turn and set its destructive sights on Florida. The storm made landfall in the Keys on Sunday morning and moved up the state’s west coast. But the sheer size of the storm — it stretched 650 miles wide — meant cities throughout the state were affected. Massive winds destroyed buildings and toppled countless trees and power lines. Streets were flooded in southern cities such as Miami and Naples, but also in Jacksonville hundreds of miles north. Millions are still…

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No power, blocked roads add to Irma clean-up frustrations

No power, blocked roads add to Irma clean-up frustrations

Recovery is only getting started, and some areas remain flooded. Utility companies are working to restore power to the battered Florida Keys as frustrated evacuees emerge from shelters ready to go home. After meeting with military members in Fort Myers, the President, first lady Melania Trump and Vice President Mike Pence stood under a tent in Naples and handed out food to storm victims. “I just want to tell you, we are there for you 100%. We’ll be back here numerous times,” President Trump said in Naples. Long lines for…

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Cassini conducts last picture show

Cassini conducts last picture show

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJim Green: The Cassini discoveries ‘blew our minds’Engineers now have a precise expectation of when they will lose contact with the Cassini probe. The spacecraft is being ditched in the atmosphere of Saturn on Friday, bringing to an end 13 amazing years of discovery at the ringed planet. The team hopes to receive a signal for as long as possible while the satellite plummets into the giant world. But the radio will likely go dead at about 6 seconds after 04:55 local…

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