Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher jailed for raping student, dies at 58

Mary Kay Letourneau, a teacher who married her former sixth-grade student after she was convicted of raping him in a case that drew international headlines, has died. She was 58. Her lawyer David Gehrke told multiple news outlets Letourneau died Tuesday of cancer. He did not immediately return an email from The Associated Press.Letourneau was…

Death toll from flooding in Japan rises to 50, at least a dozen missing

Japan's disaster management agency said the death toll from recent flooding has risen to 50 and at least a dozen others are still missing. Pounding rain since late Friday in Japan's southern region of Kyushu has triggered widespread flooding.The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said 49 of the dead confirmed as of Tuesday morning were…

Micheal Martin crisis: Ireland's new leader ALREADY on brink days after replacing Varadkar

IRELAND's fledgling Government, led by Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin, is teetering on the brink of collapse just day into it tenure after senior Green Party figures threatened to pull the plug and force a general election.PUBLISHED: 08:23, Wed, Jul 8, 2020 | UPDATED: 08:38, Wed, Jul 8, 2020 Sign up for FREE now and…

Dozens forced into quarantine in Mongolia amid bubonic plague fears

A BUBONIC plague outbreak in China has forced 34 people in Mongolia into quarantine after suspicions were raised that they had been infected with the bubonic plague.PUBLISHED: 07:49, Wed, Jul 8, 2020 | UPDATED: 07:49, Wed, Jul 8, 2020 Sign up for FREE now and never miss the top politics stories again. Invalid emailWe will…

Huawei latest: Top Army general in warning on China 'Authoritarian political warfare'

Sign up for FREE now and never miss the top politics stories again. Invalid emailWe will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights.But General Sir Nick Carter did warn that China, Russia, Iran and North Korea all operate in an era…

Melania Trump’s shocking way of firing aide revealed in controversial tell-all book

Express. Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. MELANIA TRUMP'S former aide and close friend has detailed in an incendiary new book how the First Lady dismissed her from her role in the White House via email.PUBLISHED: 07:33, Wed, Jul 8, 2020 | UPDATED: 07:33, Wed, Jul 8, 2020 Sign up for FREE now and…