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Mom of three killed over $35 manicure: boyfriend

A mother of three in Las Vegas was killed while trying to stop a customer from walking out without paying for a $35 manicure, police and her heartbroken partner said. Nhu Nguyen, a 53-year-old mother and grandmother of two, was working at Crystal Nails & Spa on W. Flamingo Road last Saturday afternoon, when a […]

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Qatar complains to UNSC after UAE violates airspace

Qatar considers UAE fighter jet entering Qatar’s airspace a flagrant violation of its sovereignty. Qatar has complained to the UN Security Council after the United Arab Emirates violated its airspace. In a letter to the secretary-general of the United Nations, the Qatari delegation said a UAE fighter jet entering Qatar’s airspace was a flagrant violation of […]

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Turkey-based TV airs Egypt tapes on Jerusalem

Mekameleen TV airs tapes of Egypt official telling influential TV hosts to persuade viewers to accept US Jerusalem move. A Turkey-based TV station has released audio recordings it said were of an Egyptian intelligence officer asking influential hosts in Egypt to persuade their viewers to accept a US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. […]

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Eight dead as Kashmir base raid ends after 36 hours

Gun battle at base in southern part of Indian-administered Kashmir leaves five soldiers and three gunmen dead. Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – A marathon gun battle at a paramilitary base in Indian-administered Kashmir has ended after almost 36 hours, with the killing of the last remaining gunman fighting off Indian security forces. The fighting at the […]

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Poland: Holocaust happened but Auschwitz is not Polish

Polish parliament outlaws references to Auschwitz and other Nazi-run concentration camps as “Polish death camps”. A bitter diplomatic row has climaxed between Poland and Israel after the Polish parliament passed a bill rejecting the phrase “Polish death camps” to describe Auschwitz. Israel has summoned Poland’s charge d’affaires to the foreign ministry on Sunday, the ministry […]

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Parents charged with chaining 13 children in California home

Police say the children were found malnourished and unwashed, with some chained to their beds. US police have charged a couple with torture after their 13 starving children were rescued from the family home – some chained to their beds. One of the children managed to escape and alert police in California. The California couple […]

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Northern Ireland future unclear post-Brexit

Without a functioning government in Northern Ireland, details of the post-Brexit relationship with the Republic of Ireland remain unresolved and, more than esoteric trade laws, the very peace deal that ended ‘the Troubles’ could be at stake. It’s been a year since the government of Northern Ireland collapsed. Politicians from both sides of the divided […]

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UK, China sign $13bn worth of trade deals

British Prime Minister Theresa May hopes to secure a free trade agreement before leaving the European Union in 2019. British business leaders have started a three-day trip to China by signing $13bn worth of trade deals. British Prime Minister Theresa May hopes to secure a free trade agreement before leaving the European Union in 2019. […]

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Myanmar army accused of gang-raping Rohingya women

The Myanmar government has banned the UN’s top human rights investigator from entering Rakhine State to document crimes and seeking justice through the international system may be impossible. Myanmar military has been accused of using gang rape as part of an ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya. Rights groups say the attacks occurred during a […]

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CES 2018: Robots and smart devices at tech show

The Consumer Electronics Show, or CES, featured thousands of smart gadgets, artificial intelligence devices and hi-tech cars. The biggest consumer technology expo in the world is wrapping up in Las Vegas. The Consumer Electronics Show, or CES, featured thousands of smart gadgets, artificial intelligence devices and hi-tech cars. One of the main trends in the […]