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Cannibal Stefano Brizzi Dies in Prison

The 50-year-old throttled PC Gordon Semple while high on crystal meth before chopping up his body with saws. The court heard Brizzi was a fan of the US TV sho...


Danish foreign minister calls for continued sanctions in Ukraine

EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini has expressed concern about the deteriorating situation in Donbas. "It's qui...


China capital outflows slow in January, worldwide reserves dip

Reserves fell by US$12.3 billion last month to US$2.998 trillion, compared with a drop of US$41 billion in December, official data showed on Tuesday (Feb 7). ...


China's Foreign Reserves Near 6-Year Low

SAFE reported foreign currency reserves now stood at $US2,998 billion. Since the reserve's peak in June 2014, China's monetary authorities have used the equival...


New Zealand leader has 'sensible, polite' talk with Trump

The Prime Minister took his first call from the US President today, saying he outlined New Zealand's position on the controversial policy. By contrast, Englis...


Trump calls negative poll numbers 'fake news'

On Saturday, the US government suspended enforcement of the so-called travel ban after a federal judge in Washington state temporarily blocked the ban, marking ...


Now hire Uber cab for upto 12 hours

Instead, they just book an Uber once and can use the same cab for nearly the entire day. Coming back to UberHIRE , the company mentions that the passengers a...


Large meteor spotted streaking over several states, including Indiana

The meteor was also accompanied by a sonic boom that shook the region. He says the object likely broke up and that pieces might have ended up in Lake Michiga...


Judge bans teen from sex before marriage after rape conviction

Faced with five to 15 years in prison, Judge Randy Stoker suspended the sentence and told Herrera he must complete a "free-rider" programme. If he can complete ...


Afghan civilians killed, 7920 wounded in 2016: UNAMA

It attributed 61 percent of civilian deaths and injuries to anti-government elements, mainly the Taliban . The increase was put down to a surge in casualties f...


Leader of Al-Qaeda in Yemen Mocks Trump After Raid

Al-Rimi identifies all 25 purported victims of the January 29 raid and claims that scores of us troops were killed or wounded. The raid was the first milit...


Afghan diplomat killed by his guard in Pakistan

The killed diplomat was Zaki Adu, a third political secretary based at the consulate, Hamid Hamdard, an Afghan diplomat at the embassy in Islamabad , told Al J...


Killer of US Tourist in London Pleads Guilty in UK Court

Judge Robin Spencer sentenced 19-year-old Zakaria Bulhan on Tuesday, a day after he pleaded guilty to manslaughter by diminished responsibility in the August 3 ...


Three ways to buy EURJPY puts for France's elections - #SaxoStrats

The 62-year-old hopeful was the favourite to defeat Front National's Marine Le Pen until the satirical weekly Le Canard Enchaine accused him of paying his w...


China's Foreign Reserves Fall Below $3 Trillion

Against the US dollar, the yuan strengthened by 1.14 percent in central parity rate and by 1.04 percent in the market rate in January. The contraction was 87....


Ryanair profit slumps on weak pound

Ryanair reported a fall in profit to €95m (£82m) for the third quarter to the end of December. Despite this, passenger numbers climbed by 16 per cent to 29m,...


Former Catalan president defiant before trial over secession vote

A large march has been held in support of the former president, and against the policies of the central government in Madrid. Inside, Mas - who was president ...


Seven per cent of Catholic priests accused of child abuse: inquiry

The landmark royal commission was set up in 2013 to investigate allegations of sexual and physical abuse in religious, educational and sporting institutions in ...


Flight attendant shares story after saving girl from human trafficking

The stark contrast between the two set off alarm bells in her head. "They fixed on me and I knew something was wrong and I needed to help her", said Fredrick, a...


Australian woman killed 'after jet ski crashes into partner's' in Thailand

Her partner, identified by Australian media as Tom Keating, suffered minor injuries. Friends took to Facebook to express their shock and pay tribute to Ms Col...


Witness shoots diaper theft suspect at Florida Walmart, police say

A third person believed to have participated in the attempted shoplifting is still on the loose, deputies said. Orange County Sheriff's Office spokesman Ange...


Chicago Loop Synagogue Vandalized: Windows Smashed, Swastikas

Police received a call at 12:20 a.m. Saturday for "criminal damage in progress" at the temple at 16 S. Clark St., according to Chicago Police. Swastikas were pl...


Major cocaine bust in NSW

All three have been charged with importing a commercial quantity of a border controlled drug. The AFP said the arrests marked the end of a joint two-and-a-hal...


Tamil Nadu: Over 30 persons injured in Jallikattu

Similarly, prizes were awarded to the owners of the animals if their bulls wriggled out of the bull tamers' hold. 916 bulls and 721 bull tamers have been regist...


Gov. Fallin delivers State-of-the-State Address on Monday

Mary Fallin's view. Fallin's proposal holds most department budgets flat and gives increases for some. Needs include a new Department of Health laboratory and...


Choudhary four-fer gives India A impetus in practice game opener

However, Mahmudullah and Tamim played out the rest of the overs safely. India-A - 1st innings: Priyank Panchal (retd. hurt.) 103, Abhinav Mukund c Imrul Kayes...


Jammu and Kashmir is core dispute between India and Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan is continuing its moral and diplomatic support to Kashmiri people. The main event of the day in Muzaffarabad will be the joint session of Azad Jammu an...


Thousands Gathered at Landmark Stonewall Inn for an Anti-Trump Rally Today

A federal judge later that day blocked its implementation. Several local politicians delivered speeches calling for an end to Trump's travel-related restricti...


Bali hotel suitcase killer issues weird YouTube confession

Louis resident said in a written statement to the paper. As the wire notes, Heather Mack was convicted along with then-boyfriend Tommy Schaefer in the murde...


China's foreign reserves drop below $US3 trillion to six-year low

China's foreign exchange reserves have fallen to a six-year low following an outflow of capital that prompted Beijing to tighten controls on outbound investment...


Canada reintroduces bison to its oldest national park

Environmental historian John Sandlos, of the Memorial University of Newfoundland, said plains bison were exterminated in Canada in the late 19th century, mostly...


600-plus people pledge to take Polar Plunge

The event raised $900,000 for Newark-based Special Olympics Delaware. The Christina School District's REACH Program was one of the top fundraising organizat...


Buddhist monk arrested in Myanmar with 4 million meth pills

He was pulled over by the police while he was driving from the village Shwe Baho to the town of Maungdaw, next to the Bangladesh border. An anti-drugs task fo...


Blogger Alexander Lapshin extradited from Belarus to Azerbaijan

Later, the Minsk City Court upheld this decision. The operative part of the ruling was read out by the judge of the Supreme Court in the presence of the media. ...


GM workers to receive profit-sharing checks of up to $12000

In China, GM's largest sales market, the company and its joint ventures sold a record 3.87 million vehicles past year and increased sales 7.1 percent. GM shrank...