Bond king Bill Gross in postage stamp feud with rocker son: sources

A billionaire former bond trader once accused of putting dead fish in air vents to get back at his ex-wife is involved in a new stink — this time with his 31-year-old rocker son. California financier Bill Gross is scrambling to thwart youngest child Nick’s auction of five 1918 “Inverted Jenny’’ postage stamps, which could fetch up to $3.4 million if they hit the block as scheduled Friday, sources told The Post. Gross — also a world-renowned philatelist who even endowed a gallery at the Smithsonian Institution for stamp-collecting —…

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Exasperated mother turns up unannounced at school in desperate bid to stop son abusing staff

A concerned mother turned up unannounced to sit in her son’s Year 8 maths lesson this week to try and stop him from being rude to teachers.   Becky Crandley walked into The Sittingbourne Community College in Kent and sat herself down next to her son as part of a ‘surprise’ experiment on Friday. Her son had been showing signs of a bad behaviour since last year and when he returned to school in September Becky saw no improvement.  His mother’s threats to sit with him in his class did little to change…

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Missing Florida girl, 16, shown tied up and crying in Instagram video call, family says

Destiny Rose, 16, was reportedly seen tied up and crying in an Instagram video call, according to her family members A missing Florida teenager was reportedly seen tied up and crying in an Instagram video call, according to her family members.  The relatives of Destiny Rose, 16, told Davie police that they received a call from the teen’s Instagram account.  Rose was last seen at the Alpha Group Home in Southwest Ranches on August 20, roughly 15 miles southwest of Fort Lauderdale. The Alpha Group Home specializes in treating adolescent and teenage…

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Bear cubs cling to their mother’s back as she carries them safely across lake in Alaska 

Two brown bear cubs were spotted clinging to their mother’s back as she carries them safely across a lake in Alaska. The family of Alaska Peninsula brown bears, also known as peninsular grizzlies, were trying to get across the water in Lake Clark National Park, Alaska. The cubs grasp their mother’s fur with their teeth and claws as she undertakes the perilous crossing. Two brown bear cubs were spotted clinging to their mother’s back as she carries them safely across a lake in Alaska The Alaska Peninsula brown bears, also known…

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Massive street fires erupt amid violence at Hong Kong protests

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set massive street fires, trashed two subway stations and trampled the Chinese flag Sunday, in the fourth month of violence in the troubled former British colony. Protesters occupied the New Town Plaza shopping mall in what began as a peaceful assembly — with demonstrators folding paper origami cranes and singing while backed by a small, woodwind band. But, in what has emerged as a disturbing pattern, the gathering grew increasingly violent as the day progressed, with demonstrators placing a Chinese flag on the ground and…

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Giuliani tries clearing up controversial CNN interview, says idea he set out to get Biden is ‘ridiculous’

President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani aimed to clarify what he said in a recent CNN interview about his involvement with Ukraine investigating Joe Biden’s son Hunter, after the network’s Chris Cuomo accused him of contradicting himself. Giuliani first said no when Cuomo asked if he urged Ukraine to investigate Biden, saying instead that he asked the country to investigate allegations of election interference by Ukraine for the benefit of Hillary Clinton. He later said he did ask Ukraine to investigate a newly appointed prosecutor. Cuomo replied, “So, you did ask…

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Pompeo blasts China’s treatment of minority Uighurs

​Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called out China for trying to “erase its own citizens,” criticizing the country’s treatment of its ethnic Uighurs minority. “I want to make clear that China’s repressive campaign in Xinjiang is not about terrorism. It’s about China’s attempt to erase its own citizens,” Pompeo told reporters after meeting with the foreign ministers of five central Asian countries on Sunday in New York. “We call on all countries to resist China’s demands to repatriate the Uighurs,” Pompeo said, according to Reuters. ​ Pompeo had been meeting…

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Grandmother is charged with murdering her grandson, five, after ‘claiming he fell from the bed’

An Ohio grandmother has been charged with murdering her five-year-old grandson after initially claiming he fell from the bed, but later admitting to hitting him a day before his death, police say.  Yisenya Flores, 45, is said to have told police little Anjuan M. Hare III was ‘lethargic and semi-unresponsive’ after she hit him on September 18 but waited until the following day to call the emergency services.  Anjuan died from multiple traumatic blunt force injuries and a coroner ruled his death a homicide, 13ABC reports. Flores, seen crying in her police booking…

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Trump praises Indian prime minister at ‘Howdy, Modi!’ rally

​President Trump teased that he’d like to go see NBA stars play in India – games that are already on the calendar for the first week of October. The president appeared alongside India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally-like event Sunday in Houston dubbed “Howdy, Modi!” Trump inserted a couple India-specific lines into his standard stump speech as he addressed the stadium’s crowd, estimated at 50,000. “And very soon India will have access to another world​-class American product: NBA basketball,” Trump said. “Wow, sounds good,” he added. He turned…

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Shocking moment a sleep-deprived taxi driver smashes his vehicle into stationary traffic at 70mph

A sleep-deprived taxi driver who smashed into a line of rush-hour traffic has been banned from the roads.  Daniel Beraki had clocked off at 3am on the morning of July 1, but got back in his cab at 11am for another shift.  He continued working until around 5pm, when he arrived at Newcastle International Airport to collect two new passengers.  Scroll down for video  A court heard he failed to notice the line of stationary traffic and then ploughed into four cars at full speed. The shocking impact of the…

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