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Kim Wall's headless torso prompts investigators to reopen 1986 cold case

Kim Wall's headless torso prompts investigators to reopen 1986 cold case Though the circumstances of her death have elicited global attention-Birgitte Borup, a reporter for Danish TV, told me it was "the most spectacular murder case in Denmark's recent history"-Wall's former professors at Columbia chose to focus on the woman at the center of the story , writing for CJR about a passionate young journalist committed to pursuing her innate curiosity ". [Full Article...]

After China, Russia too is preparing response to latest United States sanctions

After China, Russia too is preparing response to latest United States sanctions Moscow has fired back at the latest round of USA sanctions targeting Russian interests, as Washington blacklisted one Russian company and four individuals for their alleged dealings with North Korea. China is pushing back against recent US sanctions relating to North Korea's missile and nuclear programs. The U.S. Treasury Department said the new sanctions targeted those helping already-desig... [Full Article...]

Protesters Injured by auto in St. Louis Intersection

Protesters Injured by auto in St. Louis Intersection Police told the Riverfront Times the vehicle had honked its horn and attempted to drive around protesters before it was surrounded. Police say that protesters surrounded the vehicle and began striking it. Police and those present at the vigil are giving different accounts of how the situation escalated. The three protesters reported minor injuries, but refused medical attention on the ... [Full Article...]

McConnell, Ryan Created Debt Ceiling 'Mess' by Ignoring Me

McConnell, Ryan Created Debt Ceiling 'Mess' by Ignoring Me Mnuchin said he would be visiting the site in Kentucky in part to personally attest that the gold is part of the national assets. The idea of a raising the debt ceiling in conjunction with the VA bill was raised before the August recess, a Senate GOP aide told Business Insider. [Full Article...]

Baba Ram Rahim verdict: Curfew-like restrictions in Chandigarh, Panchkula

Baba Ram Rahim verdict: Curfew-like restrictions in Chandigarh, Panchkula But it was only in April 2002 that an anonymous complaint by the victim reached the Punjab and Haryana high court. The Centre has assured all possible help to the Punjab and Haryana governments to deal with any situation. "We have installed drone cameras". Educational institutes would remain closed in Panchkula district and its neighbouring city Chandigarh till Friday, officials said. [Full Article...]

Web host will turn over anti-Trump site visitor info to Feds

Web host will turn over anti-Trump site visitor info to Feds Federal prosecutors seeking to make a web hosting company comply with a search warrant that could implicate the IP addresses of 1.3 million visitors to an anti-Trump website promised a D.C. The government filed a motion to show cause in D.C. Superior Court on July 20, demanding DreamHost explain why it had not complied with a search warrant sent earlier that month. [Full Article...]

Federal Judge Cuts Down Texas Voter ID Law

Federal Judge Cuts Down Texas Voter ID Law Paxton, a Republican, added that changes to the law passed by the legislature included all those asked for by the 5th Circuit. But the new voter ID law still discriminated against minority voters, Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos announced on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Dutch police nab suspect linked to planned terror strike

Dutch police nab suspect linked to planned terror strike Dutch police said Thursday that they had prevented a terrorist attack at a rock concert in the city of Rotterdam after receiving concrete information from authorities in Spain, where a night of assaults last week left 15 people dead. And in November 2015, 130 people were killed in Paris when as part of a series of attacks jihadists hit the Bataclan concert hall where USA rock band Eagles of De... [Full Article...]

Ambassador to Sudan found dead in swimming pool

Ambassador to Sudan found dead in swimming pool The Sudanese foreign ministry first broke the news and it was later confirmed by the Russian foreign ministry on Wednesday evening. The diplomat died while swimming in the pool of his residence, according to state broadcaster Russian Federation 24. [Full Article...]

Kmart Stores Closing List 2017: 28 (MORE) Locations Announced

Kmart Stores Closing List 2017: 28 (MORE) Locations Announced All but one will close in mid-November, with a store in Florida remaining open until mid-December. So far in fiscal 2017, Sears has shuttered approximately 180 stores (all were previously announced for closure ), with an additional 150 stores (also previously announced) expected to go dark by the end of the third quarter. [Full Article...]

Powerball ticket worth $1 million sold in NC

Powerball ticket worth $1 million sold in NC The 53-year-old from Chicopee, Mass ., said on Thursday that she was just starting to come down - barely - from the shock and overwhelming excitement of discovering that she held the lone winning ticket . history - US$758.7 million - and promptly quit her job of 32 years at a hospital. Winners have a year from the drawing date to claim prizes. But it's not just Wanczyk who will cash in. [Full Article...]

US Navy identifies 1 dead USS John McCain sailor, suspends ocean search

US Navy identifies 1 dead USS John McCain sailor, suspends ocean search The Navy will be relieving the vice admiral in charge of the 7th Fleet after four collisions occurred during the a year ago, including two during this summer. naval vessel and a merchant ship in Asian waters in just three months. Five U.S. sailors were injured in the crash . The USS America, docked at the same Singapore pier as the McCain , is also providing food and shelter to sailors... [Full Article...]

Taliban Kill 7 in Attack on Afghan Army Convoy

Taliban Kill 7 in Attack on Afghan Army Convoy In addition to four soldiers, a girl and two women were among those killed, Zwak said, expressing fears that the death toll could rise further. He said most of those wounded were students at the Madrassa. On Tuesday, the USA president Donald Trump rejected the Taliban's call to pull United States troops out of the country and instead vowed to continue fighting in order to avoid what he described a... [Full Article...]

NK threats call for 'game-changing' missile defense system: U.S. lawmaker

NK threats call for 'game-changing' missile defense system: U.S. lawmaker North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has ordered more solid-fuel rocket engines despite reports that his stand-off with Donald Trump was cooling off. Trump made the comment at a "Make America Great Again" rally in Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday, adding that "maybe, probably not, but maybe something positive can come about". [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un orders military to boost production of solid-fuel missiles

Kim Jong-un orders military to boost production of solid-fuel missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has ordered more solid-fuel rocket engines despite reports that his stand-off with Donald Trump was cooling off. "I respect that fact very much". Tensions between the rogue state and its enemies, South Korea and the USA, have been heightened in recent months, since it was revealed that North Korea had developed its weapons to the point where the U.S. [Full Article...]

Maajid Nawaz On Why Britain May Never Leave The European Union

Maajid Nawaz On Why Britain May Never Leave The European Union Officials will claim it is neither "necessary [nor] appropriate" for the ECJ to have " direct jurisdiction " over a non-member state, adding that "there is no precedent driven by EU, UK or global law" which demands that a UK-EU agreement be enforced by the European courts. [Full Article...]

DOJ Seeks to Narrow DreamHost Data Seizure

DOJ Seeks to Narrow DreamHost Data Seizure DreamHost refused to comply with the warrant, saying it violated its First Amendment and Fourth Amendment rights because it would require releasing contact information, email addresses and photos of people who had visited the website to "exercise and express political speech". [Full Article...]

SEA Games: PH champ Daniel Parantac aims for 3rd career wushu gold

SEA Games: PH champ Daniel Parantac aims for 3rd career wushu gold Strapping Wong gave himself a belated birthday gift with the hammer throw gold and shouted with delight as his fourth throw soared over the SEA Games mark to a record 65.90m in his tussle against Thailand's silver placed Kittipong Boonmawan who cleared 65.49m. [Full Article...]

The Best And Worst Potential Champions League Groups For English Clubs

The Best And Worst Potential Champions League Groups For English Clubs This will have some impact on United's fortunes if they can avoid Spanish giants Real Madrid in the group stage. The 21-year-old midfielder, who joined Celtic from Manchester City in the summer transfer window for a fee reported by BBC Sport to be worth £4.5 million, is a France Under-21 global and grew up in Paris , according to The Scottish Sun . [Full Article...]

Daddy and mummy Obama check Malia into Uni dorm

Daddy and mummy Obama check Malia into Uni dorm Cell phone captured her walking near Harvard Square. The Cambridge eatery "celebrates the modern New England table" and serves contemporary New England cuisine using local ingredients. According to the Boston Globe , Malia Obama politely "brushed off" one of their reporters when she was asked for an interview. Malia Obama with President Obama during White House years. [Full Article...]


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