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Eurydice Dixon killer faces life sentence - PM

Justice Stephen Kaye said Todd's actions were "perverted and depraved" and "craven and sadistic" as he delivered his sentencing remarks that took nearly two hours. realises what he has done", he said....

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Nine Colombian FARC dissidents killed in bombing raid

Nine Colombian FARC dissidents killed in bombing raid

But Rodrigo Londono, who had been the FARC's top military commander and now heads its legal political party, distanced himself from his former comrades, with whom relations have been strained in the...

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Conte says he aims to form Italy’s government by mid-week

Conte says he aims to form Italy’s government by mid-week

Italy's premier-designate Giuseppe Conte said Sunday he meant to present his new coalition cabinet by Wednesday at the latest, as he races to resolve the political crisis in the eurozone's third large...

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RFK Assassin Sirhan Sirhan Stabbed in Prison

RFK Assassin Sirhan Sirhan Stabbed in Prison

Replying to a request for confirmation that Sirhan was wounded, Jeffrey Callison, a spokesman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, said an inmate had been stabbed at the ...

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US Vice President Pence says US will continue to support Ukraine

US Vice President Pence says US will continue to support Ukraine

I bow before the Polish victims of German tyranny. "And I ask forgiveness", Mr Steinmeier said, speaking in German and Polish at a ceremony in Wielun, where the first German bombs fell, on Sunday. Des...

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Water cannon trucks deployed in Hong Kong as demonstrators clash with police

Water cannon trucks deployed in Hong Kong as demonstrators clash with police

Teargas and coloured blue water has been fired dramatically from a water cannon truck at raging protesters who threw gasoline bombs at government headquarters in Hong Kong . On Friday, several of the...

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U.S. braced as 'catastrophic' hurricane crashes into Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian is crawling westward at just 1 miles per hour (1.6 kph) as it lashes the northern Bahamas with destructive winds. The latest National Hurricane Center (NHC ) advisory on Dorian h...

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Five Tourists Feared Dead After Being Swept By Floods At Hell’s Gate

Five Tourists Feared Dead After Being Swept By Floods At Hell’s Gate

Reports reaching TUKO.co.ke indicate that one body has already been recovered; while a massive search for other bodies is already underway. "Six bodies of the flash flood victims have been recovered...

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Slow-moving Hurricane Dorian heads toward southeast U.S.

The storm is predicted to ride along the Florida , Georgia and Carolina coasts, according to meteorologists. The storm made landfall on the southern end of Elbow Cay, which runs along the east coas...

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Trainee pilot makes emergency landing at Jandakot Airport after instructor blacks out

Trainee pilot makes emergency landing at Jandakot Airport after instructor blacks out

The controller then guides the student through the landing, and praises his good work. He responded stating it was his first lesson, but that Mr Mollard had described him as the best student he had ...

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Small Plane Crashes Near Resort In Philippines

Small Plane Crashes Near Resort In Philippines

The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed it's providing consular assistance to the families of two people who died in the crash, but would not confirm their identity for privacy reaso...

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Timberland Owner Stops Buying Leather From Brazil

Timberland Owner Stops Buying Leather From Brazil

The two leaders have become embroiled in a public war of words over Brazil's handling of the Amazon fires and the worldwide response, which has descended into a deeply personal spat. "We are conscious...

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Afghan forces secure Kunduz after Taliban attack

Afghan forces secure Kunduz after Taliban attack

The attack on the capital of Baghlan province came hours after U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said he warned the Taliban during talks in Qatar that "violence like this must stop". The Taliban launched a ...

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Mass shooting in Texas leaves seven dead and 22 injured

Mass shooting in Texas leaves seven dead and 22 injured

Greg Abbott at a media briefing about the shooting . The number of people killed this year has already reached 142, surpassing the 140 people who were killed of all last year. Police said there are "...

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Saudi-led coalition says launched air strikes against Huthi target

Saudi-led coalition says launched air strikes against Huthi target

The Saudi-led forces have been internationally criticized for causing civilian casualties in Houthi-held areas. "The explosions were strong and shook the city", one resident said. Special Envoy of t...

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Iranian oil tanker no longer headed to Turkey, ship tracking data shows

Iranian oil tanker no longer headed to Turkey, ship tracking data shows

It insisted ships like Adrian Darya 1 were being used to sell oil illicitly to fund Iran's "malign activities and propagate terrorism". " Anyone providing support to the Adrian Darya 1 risks being...

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Thousands protest across Australia against removal of Sri Lankan Tamil family

Thousands protest across Australia against removal of Sri Lankan Tamil family

She nonetheless had prison avenues of attraction open to her at that time. "Crying all day, not eating, very upset baby". The home affairs minister has always been reluctant to comment about "on-w...

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Far-right party deepens its hold in eastern Germany

Far-right party deepens its hold in eastern Germany

The AfD's success will certainly make coalition building hard for the CDU conservatives in Saxony, which they have governed for nearly three decades, and for the SPD in Brandenburg where the centre-le...

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Texas Firearm Laws Change to Benefit Self-Defense Gun Use

Texas Firearm Laws Change to Benefit Self-Defense Gun Use

While numerous state legislatures across the US have reformed gun laws to tighten restrictions in response to an epidemic of gun violence , Texas legislators have gone in the other direction . House...

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Poland marks 80th anniversary of WWII

Poland marks 80th anniversary of WWII

I bow sorrowfully before the suffering of the victim. "As a German guest I walk before you here barefoot. And I ask forgiveness". Poland's prime minister spoke of the need for redress during obser...

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Protesters block roads near Hong Kong airport

Protesters block roads near Hong Kong airport

Train services to Hong Kong's airport were suspended. Some passengers were forced to walk the last bit of their journey to the airport by foot, dragging luggage behind them. Police erected barrie...

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Justice RBG Not Stepping Down, Says Work Keeps Her 'Alive'

Justice RBG Not Stepping Down, Says Work Keeps Her 'Alive'

Seated from left: Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Associate Justice...

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Satellite Trump tweeted about undamaged: Iran

Satellite Trump tweeted about undamaged: Iran

Jahromi's efforts appeared to be aimed at both showing his ministry had done its work in preparing the satellite and wasn't responsible for anything related to the rockets or the launch after the ...

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Pope Francis gets stuck in lift for 25 minutes at Vatican

Pope Francis gets stuck in lift for 25 minutes at Vatican

Francis seems to have unlimited energy despite his age but he does have ongoing health concerns after he lost part of a lung in his youth. It is believed to be the first time a Vatican head of state...

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Woman sues after giving birth alone in Denver jail

Woman sues after giving birth alone in Denver jail

The lawsuit states that July 31, 2018, was "a day of unnecessary terror, pain and humiliation that continues to cause her ongoing emotional trauma". Nearly five hours later, her water broke. "Instea...

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Residents, tourists move to shelters as Bahamas braces for Dorian

Residents, tourists move to shelters as Bahamas braces for Dorian

The sounds of hammers and cash registers echoed across the Bahamas as the archipelago that lies just southeast of Florida rushed to prepare for Hurricane Dorian . "We would really like people to ...

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Trump Says 8600 US Troops to Remain in Afghanistan

Trump Says 8600 US Troops to Remain in Afghanistan

Dunford said that at some point the Afghans may be able to provide for their own defence without requiring direct US military support. The Taliban and elements of al-Qaida staged a comeback within t...

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North Korea threatens U.S. to stall nuke negotiations over Pompeo's rhetoric

North Korea threatens U.S. to stall nuke negotiations over Pompeo's rhetoric

In this way, Kim's role has been further consolidated "to firmly ensure the monolithic guidance of the Supreme Leader over all the state affairs", KCNA said. Choe said in the statement that Pompeo's r...

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Jim Leavelle, lawman pictured at Lee Harvey Oswald’s side, dies at 99

Jim Leavelle, lawman pictured at Lee Harvey Oswald’s side, dies at 99

He was escorting the gunman through the basement of the Dallas police headquarters when Jack Ruby shot Oswald in an iconic moment that was shown on live television and captured in a now-famous photo. ...

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Protesters rally against Johnson's Brexit plans in UK

Protesters rally against Johnson's Brexit plans in UK

Organisers using the slogan #StopTheCoup claimed as many as 100,000 people had turned out in London . A court case being heard in Belfast next week aims to block Johnson's suspension of parliamen...

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‘Straight Pride’ parade in Boston draws counter-protesters, police

‘Straight Pride’ parade in Boston draws counter-protesters, police

Critics say organizers are white-supremacists whose intent is to bait members of the LGBT community in one of America's most liberal cities, and have arranged demonstrations to oppose it. He added tha...

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Hurricane Dorian Strengthens, Florida Declares State of Emergency

Hurricane Dorian Strengthens, Florida Declares State of Emergency

Dorian largely spared Puerto Rico and the us and British Virgin Islands, causing some floods and power outages but no major damage. The storm, now a Category 1 with 85-mph winds and heavy rains, ...

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Woman Who Drowned Called 911 for Help, Got Scolded

Woman Who Drowned Called 911 for Help, Got Scolded

I'm sorry ", Stevens said, according to the audio. "I'm going to die", Stevens cried later. In chilling audio released by the Fort Smith Police Department, 47-year-old Debbie Stevens can b...

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Farmers' Almanac Predicts 'Frigid and Snowy' Winter for Montana

Farmers' Almanac Predicts 'Frigid and Snowy' Winter for Montana

The forecast is based on a 30 year average gathered from a number of sources, including NOAA (The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). But how accurate is the Old Farmer's Almanac? Di...

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One dead, at least nine wounded in France after suspected knife attack

One dead, at least nine wounded in France after suspected knife attack

Video recorded by eyewitnesses showed a 33-year-old Afghan man arrested. The official wouldn't give details and says the motive for the violence in the suburb of Villeurbanne is unknown. French Inte...

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