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Somali man found guilty in kidnapping of Canadian journalist

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TORONTO: A Somali national has been convicted in an Ontario court for his role in the 2008 kidnapping of Canadian Amanda Lindhout, who was held captive in Somalia for 460 days and released only after her family paid a ransom, Canadian media reported. Ali Omar Ader, 40, was found guilty ...

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Man charged in New York truck attack pleads not guilty

Sayfullo Saipov

The Uzbek immigrant accused of mowing down eight people in a truck attack in New York City last month has pleaded not guilty to murder and other criminal charges. Sayfullo Saipov, 29, entered his plea on November 28 before U.S. District Judge Vernon Broderick in Manhattan. He faces 22 counts ...

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Welsh teenager found guilty of five terror offences

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BIRMINGHAM: A teenager accused of preparing to carry out an Isis-inspired terror attack in Cardiff has been found guilty of five terror offences. The 17-year-old was convicted of encouraging terrorism online and possessing a record of terrorist information. Jurors at Birmingham Crown Court also convicted the 17-year-old of preparing for ...

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UK Couple Who Swapped Violent Messages Guilty of Attack Plot

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LONDON: A young husband and wife who traded phone messages about carrying out beheadings have been convicted of plotting an attack in Britain. A jury in London convicted Madihah Taheer on Thursday of preparing an act of terrorism. Her husband, Ummariyat Mirza, pleaded guilty to the same charge at an ...

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Former umpire Darrell Hair guilty of stealing from employer

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SYDNEY: Former Test cricket umpire Darrell Hair has been handed an 18-month good behaviour bond by an Australian court after pleading guilty to charges of embezzling and stealing money from a liquor store where he worked, local media reported on Tuesday. The 65-year-old, who famously no-balled Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah ...

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Ex-FBI agent and daughter guilty of killing her husband

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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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Rape victim says judge ‘right about women’s drunkenness’

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MANCHESTER: A rape victim whose attack led to a judge saying drunk women were putting themselves in danger has defended the comments, saying the judge was “right”. Megan Clark, 19, was raped by a man she met in Burger King when she was drunk after a night out in Manchester. ...

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Bangladesh player SUNNY denied bail in girlfriend snaps case

DHAKA: A court refused to grant bail to Bangladeshi cricketer Arafat Sunny on Tuesday after he was charged with posting “intimate” photos of his girlfriend on social media. Metropolitan magistrate Zakir Hossain said another court which deals with internet-related crime would instead hear the bail application, meaning the 31-year-old spinner ...

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