By Glenn Thrush, The New York Times CHULA VISTA, Calif. — Max Mendoza’s parents awakened just after dawn to the echoing clap-pop of a gunshot and ran from their bedroom to find their 12-year-old son propped against the couch, eyes wide in pain, terror and surprise. “It’s the real one.
Elon Musk told overworked staff they weren't allowed to complain because "I can be on my own private island with naked supermodels, drinking mai tais – but I'm not", according to one of the many tales in a new book. The chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX has spent years
Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! Two people have died after a bus lost control and crashed into a wall in Cork this afternoon. A bus driver and a pedestrian have reportedly been pronounced dead after the incident on Strand Road
Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! The dad of TikTok stars The Smithy Family whose house burned down in a suspected arson attack had warned they needed to move after a gang bombarded their house. The family has been left "devastated"
Four fire crews battled a fire that severly damaged a house in West Auckland this morning. Northern Fire and Emergency NZ shift manager Paul Radden described the two-storey house as being “well involved in fire” when they arrived at the scene on Harding Ave, Te Atatu South. There were no
Multiple cars on are fire at a scrap yard in Auckland’s Papakura, sending plumes of smoke over the South Auckland suburb. A Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) shift manager said the Parker St blaze was 200 square metres in size. Police and FENZ warned residents to keep their doors
The sinking of a fire-damaged container ship loaded with chemicals off Sri Lanka’s coast has triggered the “worst marine ecological disaster” the country has ever seen, a volunteers group has said. The MV X-Press Pearl began sinking on Wednesday, a day after authorities extinguished a fire that had raged on
The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Iran’s largest navy ship has sunk after a devastating fire started onboard. The support ship, named Kharg, was near the Iranian port of Jask, situated on the Gulf of Oman, before the
A 13-year old boy who died with his father in a fire at their home this week was a typical kid who loved skateboarding and was popular at school. Phoenix Lee Cairo Roycroft has officially been named as the second person who died in a property fire in Coatesville, north-west
A fire has broken out in a West Auckland supermarket. Fire and Emergency NZ confirmed multiple crews are responding to a blaze at the Countdown supermarket in Henderson this evening. The supermarket is located on Level 2 in the WestCity shopping mall. It’s understood the blaze started in an aisle