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Boston Suspect in Prison

Boston Suspect in Prison. Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been moved from hospital to prison, US police say. The US Marshals Service said the 19-year-old had been moved from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to a facility at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. He has been in hospital since his imprison subsequent a vast police operation a week ago. …

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Nickel Sells for $3.1m

Nickel Sells for $3.1m. A century-old US five-cent coin, once branded a forged, has been sold for $3.1m (£2m) at auction. The 1913 Liberty Head nickel, one of only five such coins, had a pre-sale probable price of $2.5m. The coin’s fascinating origin – it was unlawfully cast, found in a car crash, believed a forgery and deserted for decades …

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Teachers Riot in Mexico

Teachers Riot in Mexico. Teachers infuriated by far-reaching education change have attacked the buildings of political parties in Mexico’s south-western Guerrero state. For more than a few hours, masked protesters started fires and attacked the offices with pickaxes and sticks, spraying slogans on the walls. The state governor has called for hold up from the federal government. The reforms oblige …

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Two Tibetan Monks Die after Immolation

Two Tibetan Monks Die after Immolation. Two Tibetan monks have died after setting themselves in flames in southern China’s Sichuan province, reports say. The monks, aged 20 and 23, place themselves on fire at the Kirti monastery in Aba county, said Radio Free Asia and Free Tibet. The monastery has been a central point of protests in recent months. More …

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Desmond Tutu in hospital

Desmond Tutu in hospital. Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu checked into a South African hospital Wednesday for dealing of a unrelenting infection, his foundation announced. Tutu, 81, also will undertake tests at the hospital in Cape Town to determine the cause of the infection, the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation said. Particulars of the infection were not …

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Obama Warns on ‘family tattoo’

Obama Warns on ‘family tattoo’. US President Barack Obama has cautionedhis daughters that if they get tattoos, he and his wife will get identical ones on the same place on their bodies. In an interview on NBC’s Today s how, Mr Obama said he hoped the “family tattoo” threat would dispirit teen rebellion. Mr Obama said he had warned Malia, …

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Hacker Leader Arrested

Hacker Leader Arrested. Australian police declare they have arrested a “self-proclaimed leader” of the hacking group LulzSec. The 24-year-old from New South Wales is accused of offending  and disfiguring a government website former this month, a police statement said. Lulzsec has asserted accountability for quite a few high profile cyber-attacks, including in opposition to Sony Pictures and the CIA. It …

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French Parliament Approves Gay Marriage

French Parliament Approves Gay Marriage. France has become the 14th country to support a law permitting  gay marriage. The bill, which also legalizes adoption by same-sex couples, was passed by 321 votes to 225 in the French parliament. The judgment follows a disruptive public debate with some of the biggest protests seen in France in current years. Hundreds of opponents …

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LAPD to Payout $4m to Women

LAPD to Payout $4m to Women. The city of Los Angeles will pay $4.2m (£2.8m) to two women shot by police as they hunt for an ex-policeman on a murder spree. Margie Carranza and her mother Emma Hernandez were distributing newspapers early on 7 February when officers fired about 100 bullets into their car. Ms Hernandez was shot in the …

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Teacher Accused for Rape of High School Student

Teacher Accused for Rape of High School Student. A previous math teacher and girls’ basketball coach at a Utah high school has been arrested on charges of raping a 17-year-old female student. Courtney Jarrell, 22, resigned from Riverton High School on Friday after being charged with two felonies, object rape and aggressive sexual abuse. According to charging documents get hold …

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