Republican Speaker Paul Ryan lampooned President Donald Trump at a charity dinner

US HOUSE Speaker Paul Ryan lampooned President Donald Trump at a charity dinner Thursday night, mocking his Twitter habits, his former top adviser Steve Bannon and his Big Apple roots.

He mocked Mr Trump, Weiner and Senator Ted Cruz for their late night Twitter antics…

MORE: Republican Paul Ryan gives hilarious Donald Trump roast at the 72nd Al Smith Dinner | Perth Now

Max Verstappen signs new Red Bull deal

Max Verstappen extends his Red Bull contract by a year to the end of the 2020 season.

The move seems to end speculation about the possibility of the 20-year-old Dutchman moving to Mercedes or Ferrari within the next couple of years.

He said: “Red Bull has always shown their faith and belief in me.

“I’m very happy to commit further to them and I’m looking forward to working together to enjoy more success in the years to come.”

More: Max Verstappen signs new Red Bull deal – BBC Sport

Cassandra Sainsbury serve a maximum 72 months, or six years, jail?

CASSANDRA Sainsbury’s lawyers have reached a plea-deal with prosecutors which could dramatically reduce her time behind bars.

The deal would see Sainsbury serve a maximum 72 months, or six years, jail.

A Colombian judge is now considering the deal, but in a closed court session yesterday said he gave it his tacit approval as being within the confines of the law.

The plea deal is similar to the first that was struck between Sainsbury’s lawyer, Orlando Herran, and prosecutors, but which was scuppered when she claimed she had been forced to carry the drugs and was therefore not accepting responsibility for the smuggling.

MORE: Cassandra Sainsbury court appearance for reading of charges | Perth Now

Sunken fishing trawler Dianne found by searchers off Queensland coast

Police say they have found the commercial fishing trawler Dianne in which six men are believed to have drowned when it sank in heavy seas on Monday night.

The sea cucumber fishing boat was detected by sonar about two to three nautical miles off Round Hill Headland, near Seventeen Seventy.

Police confirmed the discovery in a statement released just after 6:00pm on Friday.

Water Police remained at the scene overnight and a full recovery operation was due to commence this morning.

Seven crew were aboard the boat when it capsized.

MORE Sunken fishing trawler Dianne found by searchers off Queensland coast – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)