Monday, 23 July 2018

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Japan rescuers go house to house as flood toll hits 141

TOKYO: Rescue workers carried out house-to-house searches Tuesday in the increasingly unlikely hope of finding survivors after days of deadly floods and landslides that have claimed 141 lives in one of Japan’s worst weather-related disasters for decades. The record downpours that began last week have stopped and receding flood waters ...

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Afridi becomes 1st bowler to do hat-trick in T10 Cricket

SHARJAH: Shahid Afridi, hero of many a battles at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, did what the unique T10 Cricket League format wanted on the first day of the tournament on Thursday night. He bowled a hat-trick to prove to the world that he is still a champion cricketer, although retired ...

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One in 10 females aged 16-19 suffer domestic abuse, report finds

LONDON: Around one in 10 females aged 16 to 19 were victims of domestic abuse last year, a survey has suggested. Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) report on domestic abuse showed that 10.5% of 16 to 19-year-old females reported instances of abuse in the 12-month period to ...

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British scientist pleads guilty to 137 online sex abuse charges

BIRMINGHAM: A British scientist pleaded guilty to 137 criminal offences involving online abuse, including encouraging the rape of a four-year-old boy, the National Crime Agency said in a statement. Matthew Falder, 28, who dubbed himself “666devil” and “evilmind” online, blackmailed many of his 50 victims into sending “severe abuse images” ...

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Miley, Kristen Stewart among latest victims of private photo leak

LONDON: Miley Cyrus and Kristen Stewart are among the latest victims of the leak of hacked private and explicit photos. After the photos goes on internet, the ‘Twilight’ actor got her lawyers involved. Kristen’s lawyer, Scott Whitehead, fired off a letter claiming that the pictures of Kristen Stewart and Stella ...

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UK acid attack survivors demand tougher sentences

TRURO: Victims of acid attacks in Britain are calling on the government to enforce longer prison sentences and tighten controls on the sale of corrosive substances, after a jump in the number of cases last year and in 2017. The issue hit headlines after a recent spate of attacks, including ...

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Hilary Duff house burgled

PARIS: The star posted images from her vacation while thieves broke into her Californian home. Celebrities are often targets for burglary with their expensive homes, cars and possessions – especially if they are avid social media users. Hilary Duff became the latest victim of robbery after she had been posting ...

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550 boys were abused at German Catholic choir school

 Pope Benedict XVI poses for a group picture with the Regensburg Cathedral Choir (Regensburger Domspatzen) following an ecumenical verspers in the St. Peter’s Cathedral of Regensburg September 12, 2006. BERLIN: Nearly 550 members of a German boys’ choir were physically, and in some cases sexually, abused over several decades, a ...

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