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Defence to begin presenting evidence Wednesday in Calgary double-murder trial

Defence to begin presenting evidence Wednesday in Calgary double-murder trial »

12 Dec, 2018
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Jurors in the double-murder trial of Edward Downey will soon find out if the accused will testify in his own defence.

Downey has

Stunned Chris Watts looks on in horror at tape proving his guilt

Stunned Chris Watts looks on in horror at tape proving his guilt »

12 Dec, 2018
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Stunned Chris Watts looks on in horror as he realizes his neighbor’s video cameras captured the moment he loaded the bodies of his

Nuns accused of embezzling $500K removed from public ministry, religious order says

Nuns accused of embezzling $500K removed from public ministry, religious order says »

12 Dec, 2018
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Two nuns accused of embezzling at least $500,000 in tuition, fees and donations from a Southern California Catholic school have been removed

UK weather: Snow forecast to fall across Britain this weekend as mini Beast from the East to spark travel chaos

UK weather: Snow forecast to fall across Britain this weekend as mini Beast from the East to spark travel chaos »

12 Dec, 2018
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Temperatures are set to plunge as low as -7C in parts of the country by Saturday night as Icelandic blasts bring snow and

CIA once secretly implanted mind-control devices in dogs’ brains

CIA once secretly implanted mind-control devices in dogs’ brains »

12 Dec, 2018
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The CIA created remote-controlled dogs by operating on their brains during a bizarre mind-control experiment, according to freshly declassified documents.

During the top-secret

Comedian pulls out of university charity event

Comedian pulls out of university charity event »

12 Dec, 2018
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What CAN I joke about? Comedian pulls out of university charity event after snowflake students ban him from sexism, classism, ageism, ableism, transphobia

Grace Millane murder suspect wrote apology for his ‘arrogance and selfishness’ before Brit backpacker was killed

Grace Millane murder suspect wrote apology for his ‘arrogance and selfishness’ before Brit backpacker was killed »

12 Dec, 2018
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The suspect went on to claim he had been suffering with anxiety before saying sorry to anyone he had hurt.

Earlier

McClatchy is struggling to close Tribune Publishing sale

McClatchy is struggling to close Tribune Publishing sale »

12 Dec, 2018
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Tribune Publishing hit a new 52-week low of $13.13 in intra-day trading Tuesday before closing at $13.17, down 5.8 percent — suggesting there

Nanny accused of trying to kill baby by shoving a wipe down guilty

Nanny accused of trying to kill baby by shoving a wipe down guilty »

12 Dec, 2018
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BREAKING NEWS: Nanny accused of trying to kill baby by shoving a wipe down the boy’s throat to stop his crying is found

Brussels to put pressure on PM to agree softer Brexit deal for more Irish backstop assurances

Brussels to put pressure on PM to agree softer Brexit deal for more Irish backstop assurances »

12 Dec, 2018
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Euro MPs will push for the UK to accept a Norway-style trading relationship as the best way to avoid the hated border solution

The shocking story behind explorer’s Titanic discovery

The shocking story behind explorer’s Titanic discovery »

12 Dec, 2018
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The man who found the remains of the Titanic said in a recent report that his discovery was part of a “top secret” deal

Man Steals Foot-Long Sub by Stuffing Sandwich Down His Pants, Hilarity Ensues Thanks to the Police

Man Steals Foot-Long Sub by Stuffing Sandwich Down His Pants, Hilarity Ensues Thanks to the Police »

12 Dec, 2018
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Florida police are asking residents of Polk County to help them locate a man who stole a foot-long sandwich.

While theft in any

Exclusive: Airbus staff error led to fatal Mali copter crash – German official

Exclusive: Airbus staff error led to fatal Mali copter crash – German official »

12 Dec, 2018
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BERLIN (Reuters) – The fatal crash of a German armed forces helicopter in Mali last year was caused by the failure of

Canada court grants bail to Huawei CFO; Trump might intervene

Canada court grants bail to Huawei CFO; Trump might intervene »

12 Dec, 2018
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VANCOUVER/BEIJING (Reuters) – A top executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd wanted by the United States to answer to fraud

Twitter mocks Mike Pence for closing his eyes in Oval Office meeting

Twitter mocks Mike Pence for closing his eyes in Oval Office meeting »

12 Dec, 2018
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‘Weird time to introduce the new Pence statue to the White House’: Twitter has a field day with the catatonic Vice President after

Basketball fan cops ball to face after being distracted by her phone

Basketball fan cops ball to face after being distracted by her phone »

12 Dec, 2018
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Ouch! The hilarious moment basketball fan cops a ball to the face after being distracted by her mobile phone A Melbourne basketball fan

DA: Evidence linking suspect to 2016 rape was overlooked

DA: Evidence linking suspect to 2016 rape was overlooked »

12 Dec, 2018
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A North Carolina district attorney says authorities last year didn’t investigate DNA evidence linking a 2016 rape to a man accused

Michael Flynn requests probation, community service ahead of sentencing in Russia probe

Michael Flynn requests probation, community service ahead of sentencing in Russia probe »

12 Dec, 2018
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President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser is asking for probation and community service in his false statements case stemming from the special

Chicago Man Is Shot on Facebook Live While Campaigning For Political Candidate

Chicago Man Is Shot on Facebook Live While Campaigning For Political Candidate »

12 Dec, 2018
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A Chicago man was recording himself on Facebook Live canvassing for a political candidate when he was shot multiple times in the leg

When did Nancy Astor become the first female Minister of Parliament in the UK and what's her story?

When did Nancy Astor become the first female Minister of Parliament in the UK and what's her story? »

12 Dec, 2018
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But who was Nancy Astor, when was she elected, and what did she achieve? Here's what you need to know…

When did

Afghan veterans ‘pitied’ by public because of TV, Army head claims

Afghan veterans ‘pitied’ by public because of TV, Army head claims »

12 Dec, 2018
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Afghan veterans are ‘pitied’ by the public rather than respected due to TV shows portraying them as mentally ill, Chief of Defence Staff

14 tourists injured in Disney World bus crash

14 tourists injured in Disney World bus crash »

12 Dec, 2018
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — A driver of a Walt Disney World bus was ticketed for careless driving after a crash that sent

Former Malaysia PM Najib Razak charged over 1MDB report tampering

Former Malaysia PM Najib Razak charged over 1MDB report tampering »

12 Dec, 2018
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Latest 1MDB charges relate to removal of references to financier Jho Low in 2016 audit report; former CEO also charged.

Former Malaysian

Egyptian lawyer held for wearing yellow vest as sales restricted: activist

Egyptian lawyer held for wearing yellow vest as sales restricted: activist »

12 Dec, 2018
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CAIRO (Reuters) – An Egyptian prosecutor ordered on Tuesday that a lawyer be detained for 15 days after the publication of a picture

What’s ‘immoral’ about caring for America’s poor first?

What’s ‘immoral’ about caring for America’s poor first? »

12 Dec, 2018
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Congressional Dems are butting heads with President Trump over his demand for ­$5 billion to continue building a wall along the southern border.

Feds find girl, 2, strapped to chest of teen boy caught crossing US-Mexico border

Feds find girl, 2, strapped to chest of teen boy caught crossing US-Mexico border »

12 Dec, 2018
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Can Trump, Democrats bridge the gap on border security?

SAN DIEGO – Federal officials are trying to track down the mother

Who is Sir Graham Brady? Chairman of the 1922 Committee who announced vote of no confidence

Who is Sir Graham Brady? Chairman of the 1922 Committee who announced vote of no confidence »

12 Dec, 2018
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Here's everything you need to know about the Tory MP for Altrincham and Sale West, whose announcement this morning left the nation reeling.

Sealed with a kiss: Yemen's rivals agree to swap 16,000 prisoners

Sealed with a kiss: Yemen's rivals agree to swap 16,000 prisoners »

12 Dec, 2018
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Deal will cover 8,576 people detained by the Houthis, including teachers and children, and 7,487 Houthi fighters.

Rimbo, Sweden – Yemen’s warring sides

Star flutist was paid $US70,000 less than the oboe player, so she sued

Star flutist was paid $US70,000 less than the oboe player, so she sued »

12 Dec, 2018
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Boston: On a winter's day 14 years ago, the Boston Symphony Orchestra announced that it had finally found a new principal flutist. The

After hitting 20-month low, where is the pound heading?

After hitting 20-month low, where is the pound heading? »

12 Dec, 2018
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Sterling fell sharply against the euro and dollar on fears of a no-deal Brexit and analysts expect it to remain weak.

London,