Tuesday, 10 December 2019

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US bombers fly over South Korea after North’s second missile test

The United States flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Sunday in a show of force against North Korea following the country’s latest Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) test. The B-1 bombers were escorted by South Korean fighter jets as they performed a low-pass over an air base near ...

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Chinese woman gets plastic surgery to avoid €3.2 million debt

A 59-year-old woman from the central Chinese city of Wuhan changed her appearance through plastic surgery to avoid paying 25 million yuan (€3.2 million) in debt. Police officers were reported to be “astonished” after apprehending the woman, who fled to the Southeastern area of Shenzhen after the surgery. “We were ...

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Australian Police Arrest 4 Men Allegedly Plotting To Bomb Airplane

SYDNEY: Australian officials say they have arrested four men in connection with a plot to bomb an airplane, following Saturday evening raids. Police say the plot was “Islamic-inspired.” “In recent days, law enforcement has been become aware of information that suggested some people in Sydney were planning to commit a ...

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Uzbekistan holds ex-president’s daughter in custody

ALMATY: Gulnara Karimova, elder daughter of late Uzbek ex-president Islam Karimov, is in custody following a 2015 conviction for extortion and embezzlement and is being investigated for more crimes, the Uzbek Prosecutor General’s office said. The announcement is the first official word on the fate of Karimova, 45, who disappeared ...

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Teen Drinking Liquid Meth at Border Crossing

SAN DIEGO: Surveillance video shows U.S. Customs and Border officials watching a Tijuana teenager ingest liquid methamphetamine moments before the chemical led to the teen’s death. Cruz Marcelino Velazquez Acevedo, 16, of Tijuana was stopped by federal officials after he entered the U.S. from Mexico through the San Ysidro Port ...

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Next PM to complete 5-year term, says Jemima

LONDON: As Supreme Court of Pakistan announced verdict in the Panama Case scandal and disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan’s ex-wife Jemima Goldsmith has appeared to be very pleased In a series of tweets, Jemima said no civilian Pakistani PM has ever completed its five-year term, but she adds: ...

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Driver crashes £200,000 Ferrari an hour after buying it

YORKSHIRE: A Ferrari driver had a “miracle escape” when his £200,000 supercar careered off a motorway and burst into flames in a field – after owning it for just an hour. The high-performance Ferrari 430 Scuderia was reduced to a twisted wreck following the crash on the M1 near junction ...

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Drinking alcohol regularly ‘protects against diabetes’

LONDON: Drinking alcohol most days a week can significantly protect against developing diabetes, research has shown. A study of more than 70,000 men and women found consuming alcohol three or four days a week was associated with a reduced risk of 27% in men and 32% in women, compared with ...

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