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Bin Laden Spokesman Arrested

Bin Laden Spokesman Arrested. A man portrayed as a spokesman for Osama Bin Laden has been detained and will be tried in New York City, the US has confirmed. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was captured within the last week in Jordan, Congressman Peter King said on Thursday. Mr Abu Ghaith is Bin Laden’s son-in-law and played a part in plotting the attacks …

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5.6 earthquake northeastern Taiwan

5.6 earthquake northeastern Taiwan. A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake hit at a depth of about 10 kilometers (6 miles), the USGS said. Its epicenter was 36 kilometers north-northwest of the city of Hualian, according to the USGS.

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Lion kills woman at California park

Lion kills woman at California park. A lion has killed a volunteer intern at a private big cat park near Fresno, California, officials say. The 26-year-old woman was attacked and killed when she go into the lion’s enclosure, Project Survival founder Dale Anderson said in a statement. Fresno County police say they found her harshly injured, still lying inside the …

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‘Cannibal Plot’ Case to Conclude

‘cannibal Plot’ Case to Conclude. A jury is set to hear closing arguments in the case of a New York City policeman’s alleged plot to kill his wife and cannibalise women. Gilberto Valle, 28, is charged with scheme to kidnap and using police databases to make a list of targets. Defence lawyers dispute it was part of a role-playing fantasy. Ahead …

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Bulgarian Mobster Evelin Banev’s daughter kidnapped

Bulgarian Mobster Evelin Banev’s daughter kidnapped. The 10-year-old daughter of a Bulgarian gangland boss has been abducted outside her house in the capital Sofia. Evelin Banev’s daughter Lara was being driven to school when the kidnappers pulled up in a vehicle, and shot the driver previous to seizing her, police say. The driver is expected to survive the attack. Police said …

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Small knives to be Allowed on US Plane

Small knives to be Allowed on US Plane. The US transport safety authority has said it will permit some small pocket knives aboard US flights for the first time since the 9/11 attacks. From 25 April, passengers may bring blades shorter than 2.36in (6cm) and narrower than 0.5in in plane cabins. Fixed blades, razors and box cutters will still be …

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Bolshoi Ballet dancer behind director’s acid attack

Bolshoi Ballet dancer behind director’s acid attack. The person who prearranged the acid attack that blemished the artistic director of Russia’s illustrious Bolshoi Ballet is a leading dancer with the troupe, Pavel Dmitrichenko, Russian police said Wednesday. The director, Sergei Filin, was coming home around midnight January 17 when a masked attacker flung concentrated acid at him on a Moscow …

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Bullying led to 12-year-old boy’s death

Bullying led to 12-year-old boy’s death. Bailey O’Neill’s parents just wanted him to  see his 12th birthday.The next day, they took him off life support. The serious injuries that led to Bailey’s death Sunday were the tragic cost of bullying at school, his parents said. Rob O’Neill said his son was punched throughout a bullying event at recess at Darby Township …

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Wedding ring ‘found on carrot’

Wedding ring ‘found on carrot’. A Swedish woman has discovered her wedding ring on a carrot budding in her garden, 16 years after she lost it, says a newspaper. Lena Paahlsson had long ago lost expectation of finding the ring, which she designed herself, reports Dagens Nyheter. The white-gold band, set with seven small diamonds, went missing in her kitchen in …

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Former Cop to be Executed

Former Cop to be Executed. Manuel Pardo, 56, is listed to be executed Tuesday by lethal injection in a Florida State Prison. Pardo is an ex- Florida police officer who killed nine people in 1986 over the course of three months, reports AP. Manuel Pardo’s execution was set for 6 p.m. EST at Florida State Prison in Starke. A federal judge would not …

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