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United Kingdom model 'kidnapped in Milan in bid to auction her off online'

United Kingdom model 'kidnapped in Milan in bid to auction her off online' It is claimed the woman was taken to an abandoned office block on July 11 close to Milan's Central station in the boot of a auto. The police say the man, Lukasz Pawel Herba, 30, a Polish citizen who lives in the United Kingdom, was charged with kidnapping for extortion purposes. [Full Article...]

Makenna O'Donnell on Michelle Carter

Makenna O'Donnell on Michelle Carter When Carter, who was 17 years old and Roy's girlfriend at the time of his death, went on trial this summer, the prosecution argued that she was reckless and caused Roy's death by telling him to get back in the vehicle even though prosecutors said he didn't want to die. [Full Article...]

Dubai's 'Torch' Tower Caught on Fire, Again

Dubai's 'Torch' Tower Caught on Fire, Again Some 30,000 buildings in Dubai alone are thought to have some form of cladding that can spread fire. The AP writes that residents of the building could be seen crying with several saying the fire broke just after 1 a.m. The firefighters battled the blaze for more than two hours. The tower became the tallest residential building in the world in 2011 but was surpassed in 2012 by the nearby 2... [Full Article...]

Iran Leader Officially Endorses Rouhani's Presidential Decree

In a ceremony held on Thursday in Tehran with all top Iranian officials in attendance, Ayatollah Khamenei gave his official approval for the president-elect by giving him a decree to assign him his duties. "The response to the hostility is to become stronger", Khamenei said, describing the USA government as "the top aggressor and the most shameless "enemy of Iran". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's new top aide assures Jeff Sessions his job is safe

Donald Trump's new top aide assures Jeff Sessions his job is safe Gen. Inch has served as a military policeman for almost a quarter of a century and most recently was the head of Army Corrections, which Sessions says makes him "uniquely qualified" to oversee the division that handles all inmates accused of violating or have violated federal law. [Full Article...]

Tax breaks for Foxconn plant considered in Wisconsin

Tax breaks for Foxconn plant considered in Wisconsin At the press conference, Gou announced that Foxconn will spend US$10 billion over the next four years building a LCD panel manufacturing plant in Wisconsin. Lawmakers are already considering an unprecedented package of up to $3 billion in state subsidies and exemptions from environmental rules to bring the flat screen plant and thousands of jobs to either Racine or Kenosha counties. [Full Article...]

Lawsuit accuses White House of working with Fox News on false story

Lawsuit accuses White House of working with Fox News on false story The Trump White House was involved with concocting a Fox News article that linked the death of a Jewish Democratic National Committee aide with WikiLeaks , according to a lawsuit filed by a private investigator who repeatedly discussed the case on Fox News . [Full Article...]

Tillerson: US not seeking regime change in North Korea

Tillerson: US not seeking regime change in North Korea The top USA diplomat said he thinks President Donald Trump "accepts" the overwhelming vote by Congress, and will sign the bill into law. "I think from his perspective and how he looks in the eyes of his own people, he felt he had to do something", Tillerson said of the delayed response. [Full Article...]

Royal photographer pays tribute to 'good Christian man' Prince Philip

Royal photographer pays tribute to 'good Christian man' Prince Philip The paper quickly deleted the article, which contained such touching tributes as " Prince Philip , whom the Queen described as her "strength and stay" during her record-breaking reign, passed away XXXXXXX FILL IN DETAILS ". As well as raising his hat for the troops, Philip also waved to the crowd as he left. Wednesday's event marks Philip's 52nd public engagement for 2017. [Full Article...]

European Union agency relocation race starts with 23 cities

European Union agency relocation race starts with 23 cities The high number of bids - coming from all but six of the 27-post Brexit EU member states - sets the stage for a tough battle for the prized bodies, which together employ some 1,000 highly skilled workers. Cities hoping for the EBA are: Brussels , Dublin, Frankfurt, Paris, Prague, Luxembourg City, Vienna, Warsaw. The victor will be selected using a complicated points system that officials ha... [Full Article...]

We're celebrating total solar eclipse with these fun gifts. Yay darkness!

We're celebrating total solar eclipse with these fun gifts. Yay darkness! You might already know that if you want to view the solar eclipse in person, it's vital that you purchase special solar eclipse glasses that will protect your eyes from the sun's harmful rays. With highs expected in the low 80s and less humidity if the rain holds, viewers in the area will be offered near flawless conditions for the once-in-a-lifetime event in Sedalia in the path of totality . [Full Article...]

Lok Sabha Likely to Debate Mob Lynching Today

Lok Sabha Likely to Debate Mob Lynching Today Pointing to the involvement of organizations such as the Vishva Hindu Parishad ( VHP ) and the Bajrang Dal in such cases, Mallikarjun Kharge , leader of the Congress in the lower house, alleged that the BJP was encouraging such incidents. [Full Article...]

Abbasi appointed interim PM of Pakistan

Abbasi appointed interim PM of Pakistan On Saturday, the ousted premier named his younger brother Shehbaz Sharif, the chief minister of Punjab province, as his successor and nominated ex-oil minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as an interim premier. "Another elected Prime Minister has been sent home", tweeted his daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif. "I will continue to fight for my vision of Pakistan", he said. [Full Article...]

Terrorists Killed In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama, Operation On

Terrorists Killed In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama, Operation On Indian troops resorted to firing to disperse the protesters. Army spokesman Rajesh Kalia said that two militants have been killed so far. That one has been rushed to Hospital immediately. An official said that mobile Internet services were suspended in Pulwama district to prevent the "spreading of rumours". "The operation is still in progress", he said. [Full Article...]

School Funding Special Session Keeps Legislators & Gov. At Odds

School Funding Special Session Keeps Legislators & Gov. At Odds Rauner called lawmakers to Springfield this week for three days of a special session to deal with the issue, but with no bill to act on and no negotiations occurring, he's spent time blasting Cullerton and Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan of Chicago for holding up the process. [Full Article...]

MLCs quit in Uttar Pradesh: 2 from SP, 1 BSP

MLCs quit in Uttar Pradesh: 2 from SP, 1 BSP Founder president of Rashtriya Shia Samaj, Bukkal Nawab joined the SP in 1992. Not only SP MLCs but Jaiveer Singh, a Bahujan Samaj Party MLC has also tendered his resignation from his party on Saturday. Talking about Nitish Kumar joining hands with the BJP in Bihar, Akhilesh Yadav mocked at Bihar CM and said,"People who spoke about DNA, now joined NDA". [Full Article...]

One dead after knife attack at German supermarket

One dead after knife attack at German supermarket The person who was killed was described by police as a customer. Early reports described his weapon as a "machete", but German police said it was likely a kitchen knife. They said initial reports about a possible robbery had not been substantiated. He fled the scene but was chased by witnesses who were able to restrain him nearby. [Full Article...]

North Korea year away from developing nuclear missiles that can reach US

North Korea year away from developing nuclear missiles that can reach US North Korea has experienced other significant droughts (2012 and 2014) and floods (2006, 2007, 2012 and 2016) that affected food supplies but did not lead to widespread starvation. The Korea International Trade Association on Wednesday also reported that China's exports to North Korea grew almost 20 percent in the first half of the year, totaling $1.66 billion in outgoing trade. [Full Article...]

Anthony Scaramucci Targets Reince Priebus in War Against Leaks

Anthony Scaramucci Targets Reince Priebus in War Against Leaks Scaramucci has reportedly been stoking a rivalry with Priebus, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee , since taking his White House press job less than a week ago. "But I can tell you two fish that don't stink, and that's me and the president. He is responsible for understanding and uncovering and helping me do that inside the White House, which is why I put that tweet out las... [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton's New Book/Campaign Post-Mortem Will Be Called 'What Happened'

Hillary Clinton's New Book/Campaign Post-Mortem Will Be Called 'What Happened' Clinton's previous works include the 2003 memoir " Living History ", published while she was a US senator from NY, and a book about her years as secretary of state, " Hard Choices ", which came out in 2014 as she prepared to launch her presidential candidacy. [Full Article...]


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