Tuesday, 25 February 2020

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Trump once wanted to have sex with Princess Diana

NEW YORK: Loudmouth US President Donald Trump had once called Diana Spencer, Britain’s late Princess, “crazy,” and even joked about giving her an HIV test. In a series of radio interviews given to Howard Stern, Trump had openly expressed his admiration for Lady Diana, who according to him, was the ...

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Prince Harry Makes First Public Appearance With Girlfriend Meghan

TORONTO:  Britain’s Prince Harry and American girlfriend Meghan Markle made their first formal public appearance together on Monday, with the couple holding hands and watching a wheelchair tennis match at the Invictus Games in Toronto. Markle, an actress who stars in the TV legal drama “Suits,” has been dating Prince ...

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Australia joins UK space radar mission

LONDON: Australia is to be a launch partner on the UK’s innovative new small radar satellite, NovaSAR. The spacecraft, which will track shipping and forestry change from orbit, is due to launch on an Indian rocket early next year. Australia’s main research organisation, CSIRO, has signed a 10% share in ...

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Police use pedal power to fight crime

New police bikes funded by Macc Towm Council. PC Tom Binder, Cllr Gareth Jones, Sgt Rob Simpson, Cllr Janet Jackson, PC Gary Barnes MANCHESTER: Mountain bikes are the police’s latest weapon in the war against crime and antisocial behaviour. Macclesfield Police have taken delivery of four new bikes to help ...

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Merkel wins German election, but anti-migrant party steals headlines

BERLIN: Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc has won a lacklustre victory in Germany’s national election while the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany party managed a triumphant entry into parliament, projections have shown. Ms Merkel’s main centre-Left rivals the Social Democrats were set for their worst result since the Second World War. ...

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Panel from airplane taking off hits car in Japan

OSAKA: A part weighing around four kilogrammes fell off a plane that was taking off from Kansai airport and hit a car driving on a road in Osaka, according to the Transport Ministry. No one was injured in the incident. The ministry will send safety inspectors to look into the ...

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North Korea says rockets to US ‘inevitable’

UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON: North Korea said targeting the US mainland with its rockets was inevitable after “Mr. Evil President” Donald Trump called Pyongyang’s leader “rocket man”, further escalating rhetoric over the North’s nuclear weapons and missile programmes. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho’s remarks to the United Nations General Assembly ...

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19 buses destroyed in West Sussex blaze

MANCHESTER: An investigation is underway after a large fire at an old cement works in West Sussex, being used to store coaches and buses. The blaze in Shoreham in the early hours of Sunday completely destroyed 19 vehicles and damaged four others, according to West Sussex Fire and Rescue. Six ...

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Rohingya in Bangladesh need ‘massive’ assistance: UN

UNITED NATIONS: Bangladesh needs “massive international assistance” to feed and shelter the 436,000 Rohingya who have fled Myanmar in recent weeks, the head of the UN refugee agency said Sunday. UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said there were “immense” challenges after visiting the overflowing camps around Cox’s Bazar ...

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