Thursday, 28 May 2020

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Ex-FBI agent and daughter guilty of killing her husband

THOMAS Martens had told the 911 operator he thought he had killed his son-in-law, and when authorities arrived at the brick house on a golf course in Lexington, N.C., there was little argument. Jason Corbett was naked on the floor of his bedroom. His head bad been bashed in. A 28-inch ...

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Deposed Pakistani PM Calls Ouster ‘Insult To Voters’

RAWALPINDI: Addressing a rally in Rawalpindi, deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the Supreme Court’s decision to disqualify him from office last month over undeclared wealth was an “insult to voters.” The speech late on August 9 marked the first time Sharif has publicly commented on the court’s ...

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Hunt for jogger who barged pedestrian into path of bus

LONDON: Police have launched a hunt for a jogger who knocked a woman pedestrian into the path of a bus. CCTV footage shows the man barging into the 33-year-old woman, who was was lucky to escape serious injury after the bus driver swerved to avoid her on Putney Bridge in ...

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North Korea threatens strike on Guam

NORTH Korea’s military is “examining the operational plan” to strike areas around the US territory of Guam with medium-to-long-range strategic ballistic missiles, state-run news agency KCNA said early Wednesday local time. Specifically, the statement mentioned a potential strike on Andersen Air Force Base designed “to send a serious warning signal ...

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Warning over fake Royal Mail missed delivery cards

ROYAL Mail and Action Fraud are urgently warning households over fake missed delivery cards. Residents are being warned about ‘something for you’ cards arriving through letterboxes designed to look like they have come from Royal Mail. The cards which lack the Royal Mail logo look almost identical to the ‘something ...

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Quake in China kills 19, including tourists, injures 247

JIUZHAIGOU: A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck a remote, mountainous part of China’s southwestern province of Sichuan, killing 19 people, including eight tourists, and injuring 247, the provincial government and official media said on Wednesday. The quake hit a sparsely populated area 200 km (120 miles) northwest of the city of Guangyuan ...

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Car rams into soldiers, injuring 6, in Paris suburb

PARIS: A car rammed into a group of soldiers in a Parisian suburb on Wednesday, injuring six in what its mayor called a deliberate act. Levallois-Perret Mayor Patrick Balkany said a BMW parked in an alley drove into the soldiers as they left their barracks to go on patrol duty. ...

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