Wednesday, 20 November 2019

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London: Multiple acid attacks in 90 minutes, suspected arrested

LONDON experienced five seemly random Acid Attacks. In less than an hour and a half, paramedics attended multiple incidents where innocent people in the streets of London became victims of painful acid burns. One victim was described to have a life-changing injury from the acid, 7 News Australia reported. The ...

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Top Republican challenges Trump to prove wiretapping claim

WASHINGTON: A senior Republican lawmaker on Sunday challenged President Donald Trump to prove his claim that his phone was tapped by predecessor Barack Obama during last year´s campaign – or else retract the unsubstantiated allegation. Senator John McCain, a frequent Trump critic, issued his demand in an interview. “The president ...

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Parents of Charlie Gard prepare for fresh legal battle

LONDON: The judge hearing the case of terminally ill Charlie Gard has said it is “absurd” that a dispute over his head size is “undermining” the case. His parents’ lawyer told the High Court Charlie’s mother had regularly measured her son’s head and disagreed with the hospital’s measurements. Doctors have ...

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Indian-origin teenager dies after cheese prank

LONDON: The mother of a boy who died after a severe allergic reaction has demanded answers about whether her son was bullied. Karanbir Cheema, 13, was taken ill at William Perkin C of E High School in Greenford, west London, on 28 June. He was taken to hospital in a life-threatening ...

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‘Black Widow’ confesses to killing husband No 4

KYOTO: A one-time millionairess dubbed the “Black Widow” over the untimely deaths of lovers and a husband, admitted poisoning her last partner at her trial this week in a multiple murder case that has gripped Japan. Chisako Kakehi, 70, has become notorious over accusations she dispatched a number of elderly ...

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Ex-Brazil President sentenced to nearly 10 years for corruption

BRASILIA: Former Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a top contender to win next year’s presidential election, was convicted on corruption charges on Wednesday and sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison. The ruling marked a stunning fall for Lula, one of the country’s most popular politicians, and a ...

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London acid attack: Fundraising for victims tops £50,000

LONDON: More than £55,000 has been raised for two victims of an acid attack left with life-changing injuries. Resham Khan was celebrating her 21st birthday with her cousin Jameel Muhktar when acid was thrown at them through their car window in Beckton, east London, on 21 June. A total of ...

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Donald Trump defends son as ‘innocent’

NEW YORK: US President Donald Trump has defended Donald Trump Jr as ‘innocent’ following emails that showed his eldest son welcomed Russian help against his father’s rival Hillary Clinton in last year’s presidential election. ‘My son Donald did a good job last night,’ Trump wrote on Twitter, referring to a ...

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Spain’s King and Queen begin first UK state visit

LONDON: The Queen is to formally welcome the king and queen of Spain to the UK as they begin a two-day state visit. King Felipe and Queen Leitizia will be greeted by the Queen and Prince Philip at Horse Guards Parade on Wednesday. The trip is the first state visit ...

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Peace with Pakistan first, Taliban later

KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday that Kabul needs peace with Pakistan first before peace can be forged with the Taliban. Addressing a press conference in Kabul, President Ashraf Ghani said Pakistan also needs to stop interfering in Afghanistan’s internal affairs and instead cooperate with the National Unity ...

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