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Bruce McArthur expected to be charged with seventh murder today

Bruce McArthur expected to be charged with seventh murder today Clad in an orange jumpsuit, McArthur spoke only once during the appearance to say his name. Idsinga said Faisi, who was 42 when he disappeared on December 29, 2010, was one of the three men whose disappearances were linked through Project Houston, a task force launched by Toronto police in 2012, to look into the disappearances of the three men from Toronto's Gay Village. [Full Article...]

Backpage officials charged with facilitating illegal sex work, money laundering

Backpage officials charged with facilitating illegal sex work, money laundering The site's founders are charged in an alleged scheme to promote prostitution and to launder money. Paul Cambria Jr., one of Lacey's attorneys, said in court records that the case will not likely lead to convictions. One victim was allegedly murdered by a customer. Sex ads posted on the site have included those involving children being trafficked by adults. Backpage associates were ... [Full Article...]

Syria says U.S. threats 'reckless escalation': state agency

Syria says U.S. threats 'reckless escalation': state agency President Trump has vowed to rain them on Syria with Russian Federation threatening to shoot down the flying bombs besides destroying their origin. However, US officials and media appear to be focused on some war victims, while turning a blind eye on victims of campaigns the American military took part in, be it in Syria's Raqqa or Iraq's Mosul . [Full Article...]

Video shows Hither Green floral tributes to dead burglar being torn down

Video shows Hither Green floral tributes to dead burglar being torn down Flowers, cards and balloons had been left near the home of Richard Osborn-Brooks, 78, after he fatally stabbed Henry Vincent , 37, last week. "We have used our roads policing unit to target hot spots of crime along with the drugs unit, the regional support unit and the regular units and they all work together and as a team and it has been a good success", said Supt Smart. [Full Article...]

Girls jump from balcony of dance studio to escape fire

Girls jump from balcony of dance studio to escape fire The fire broke out in a dance studio on Monday evening. Adults tried to help them, substituting ladder, but very quickly it became clear that they were too short. Some children are seen jumping onto the ladders, and, eventually, the people on the balcony are forced to fall 10 feet to the ground below. Five people were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. [Full Article...]

Prime authorities ethics official writes EPA on Pruitt questions

Prime authorities ethics official writes EPA on Pruitt questions If, that is, the reasoning in his determination holds up in court-which it may not. In a New York Times report from last Thursday by reporters Eric Lipton , Kenneth P. Agency ethics officials issued statements after the arrangement was reported that it did not violate gift rules because the arrangement was market value, but Apol points out in the letter that those statements were issued on... [Full Article...]

Hungary's Eurosceptic PM Viktor Orban re-elected for third term

Hungary's Eurosceptic PM Viktor Orban re-elected for third term According to official estimates, based on 93% of the votes, Fidesz and its junior coalition partner, the Christian Democratic People's Party, will have 133 seats out of a total of 199 in the new parliament. Since returning to power in 2010, Orban has stabilized the economy in the wake of two scandal-filled terms led by the Socialist Party. Magyar Nemzet, a national daily newspaper establishe... [Full Article...]

Rahul hits fastest IPL half-century in Kings XI win

Rahul hits fastest IPL half-century in Kings XI win Overall, Kings XI leads the head-to-head numbers, having won 11 to Daredevils' 10, and also have 80 percent success rate against their North Indian counterparts in Mohali . Mohit Sharma and Mujeeb Ur Rahman took two wickets each. "Me and AB getting out in two balls to a part-timer was game-changing as well". This season, KXIP look a balanced side with Ashwin set for his maiden stint as captai... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un briefs Politburo on North Korea-US dialogue: KCNA

Kim Jong Un briefs Politburo on North Korea-US dialogue: KCNA It was just a few weeks ago when the White House announced President Trump had officially accepted an invitation from North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un to meet in person. News of the possible thawing of tensions come after experts warned talks could have "unimaginable" results should Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un fail to resolve their nuclear tension. [Full Article...]

Hungary's election could produce record turnout -ruling party

Hungary's election could produce record turnout -ruling party Boros said in a tweet: "The Hungarian political landscape will dramatically change today". Orban is seeking his third consecutive term and fourth overall and his campaign has been almost exclusively about opposing migration. 'We are celebrating democracy and it seems like this feast will be lovely because many of us are taking part, ' said Gergely Karacsony, the leading candidate of the left-win... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-Un insists to meet with Trump in Pyongyang

Kim Jong-Un insists to meet with Trump in Pyongyang Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia, is another possible place to hold the meeting. Will "Only Trump could go to Pyongyang" become an equally iconic observation? Analysts echoed that the efforts show that the United States intelligence agencies are taking the lead for summit preparations, but expressed skepticism whether such moves were headed by the North's Reconnaissance General Bureau, which ... [Full Article...]

Metal object in fatal NY police shooting was a welding torch

Metal object in fatal NY police shooting was a welding torch According to the transcripts, one caller to 911 reported that Vassell "looks like he's insane but he's pointing something at people that looks like a gun". And the headline involves, once again, a black man, shot and killed by police. A tense crowd gathered after Saheed Vassell was killed around 5 p.m. [Full Article...]

China tariffs dispute gathers momentum stoking further fears of a trade war

China tariffs dispute gathers momentum stoking further fears of a trade war The inclusion of soya beans on China's list of tariff-hit products is seen by many as a bold move. But some people may be wondering - what is a tariff and what does all this mean for everyday Americans? And if a trade war between the USA and China were to escalate, more jobs could be on the line, said Allen. [Full Article...]

India committed to help in development of Nepal: PM Modi

India committed to help in development of Nepal: PM Modi Oli, who had publicly criticised New Delhi for interfering in Nepal's internal matters and accused it of toppling his government, after his sweeping poll victory said his party would forge a partnership with India to move forward the country towards the path of economic prosperity. [Full Article...]

Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye jailed for corruption

Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye jailed for corruption But while public anger was intense, her activities were seen as merely another example of the murky ties between government and business at the upper echelons of Korean society. South Korea's presidential residence Blue House reacted to the ruling saying it was a "heartbreaking event" for the country. But he's also remembered for imprisoning and torturing dissidents. [Full Article...]

Baltic states to ask Trump for greater protection from Russia

Baltic states to ask Trump for greater protection from Russia Trump's more confrontational rhetoric of late has eased initial concerns in the region over what had appeared to be a more conciliatory approach to the Kremlin when the US leader first arrived in power. President Donald Trump declared "nobody has been tougher on Russia" during a meeting with the heads of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to the White House on Tuesday, while also repeating his desire... [Full Article...]

4 key areas in Damascus' Eastern Ghouta free of rebels: state media

4 key areas in Damascus' Eastern Ghouta free of rebels: state media The Pentagon has identified the USA soldier who died Friday in Syria following an explosion in the northern city of Manbij. "By the way, we're knocking the hell out of ISIS", Trump told a crowd in OH during a speech on infrastructure spending. [Full Article...]

Trump wants "reciprocity" with China on trade. Well, now he's getting it

Trump wants President Donald Trump also downplayed the prospect of a trade war, saying on Twitter Wednesday morning that " we are not in a trade war with China , that war was lost many years ago by the foolish, or incompetent, people who represented the U.S". [Full Article...]

Medical Marijuana May Lead to Fewer Opioid Rxs

Medical Marijuana May Lead to Fewer Opioid Rxs As the opioid crisis rages on across North America, a number of recent studies are pointing to cannabis and prescription heroin as viable options in curbing the consumption of lethal street opiates, reducing long-term medical and policing costs and extending the lives of users. [Full Article...]

Chandrababu Naidu slams Centre over denial of Special Status to Andhra

Chandrababu Naidu slams Centre over denial of Special Status to Andhra A senior TDP leader from Andhra Pradesh, who was not willing to be identified, said that Naidu is likely to meet All India Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, among other opposition leaders. After the Samajwadi Party candidates, with the help from Mayawati's BSP beat the Bhartiya Janata Party nominees in the recently concluded Uttar Pradesh by-poll elections ... [Full Article...]


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