Daily Archives: April 9, 2018

Australia vows investigation after 2,400 sheep die aboard ‘death ship’

The deaths of 2,400 sheep on a live export ship has led to the Australian government on Monday to vow to investigate the conditions aboard the boat after video showed horrid conditions. Continue reading

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Malaysia elections set for May 9 with short campaign period

Malaysia’s Election Commission says it has fixed May 9 for general elections, that could determine scandal-plagued Prime Minister Najib Razak’s political survival. Continue reading

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Trump extols Qatar on anti-terror, reversing past critique

President Donald Trump is hosting the ruling emir of Qatar for a White House meeting, welcoming a leader whose tiny gas-rich nation he once accused of funding terrorism at a “high level.” Continue reading

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Trump and allies mull possible joint response in Syria

President Donald Trump is threatening an imminent military strike against Syria, vowing to respond “forcefully” to Saturday’s apparent chemical weapons attack on civilians and warning that Russia or any other nation found to share responsibility will “… Continue reading

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Job licensing details trip up storm-displaced Puerto Ricans

Many of the tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans who have relocated to the U.S. mainland since Hurricane Maria struck last September are struggling to find jobs in their fields. Continue reading

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Colombia jails ex-rebel on US drug warrant in blow to peace

Colombia’s peace process has been rocked by the surprise arrest of a former top leader of the disbanded FARC rebel army on charges of trying to smuggle several tons of cocaine into the U.S. The arrest on Monday of Seuxis Hernandez, a blind former peace… Continue reading

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25 years urged for buyer of rifles used in terror attack

Authorities say a man who bought the weapons used by terrorists to kill 14 people in a 2015 attack in San Bernardino, California, should get 25 years in federal prison. Continue reading

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Historian appeals Australian court’s palace letters ruling

A historian is appealing a court ruling that continued to keep secret letters that might reveal what Queen Elizabeth II knew of her representative’s plan to dismiss Australia’s government more than 40 years ago. Continue reading

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Kim Jong Un briefs party leaders on future dialogue with US

North Korea’s official media say leader Kim Jong Un has briefed top ruling party officials on his vision for the future direction of dialogue with the United States and his upcoming summit with South Korea’s president. Continue reading

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Virginia woman accused of beheading boyfriend, shouting ‘let me get my heads’

A Virginia woman accused of beheading her boyfriend allegedly shouted during her arrest that police officers “have to take me back and let me get my heads.” Continue reading

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What Happens To LGBTQs When They Die?

What Happens To LGBTQs When They Die?

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Mom says exhibitionist Kat West wasn’t murdered but fell to her death, citing drunken antics

The mother of the small-town Alabama mother who lived a double life as an exhibitionist said she believes her daughter’s death was a result of her alcoholism. Continue reading

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Mark McGwire says he ‘definitely’ could have hit 70 home runs without PEDs: report

Mark McGwire thinks he could have hit 70 home runs even without the use of performance enhancing drugs. Continue reading

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Woman’s armless, legless body found in NYC park

New York City police were investigating the death of a woman whose body was found without arms or legs Monday evening, according to multiple reports. Continue reading

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Police: Boy robs ice cream driver at gunpoint in Virginia

An ice cream truck driver told police in Virginia that a boy pointed a gun at him and robbed him. Continue reading

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Brazil’s Lula presidential bid to be registered on deadline

Jailed former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will register his candidacy to return to the country’s highest office at the deadline for October’s election. Continue reading

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Border fence construction underway in New Mexico

To strengthen the nation’s border wall, a new 30-foot fence is under construction in Santa Teresa, New Mexico. Continue reading

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Ground broken on high-priority stretch of Trump’s border wall in New Mexico

On a remote stretch of border in New Mexico, the newest installment of President Donald Trump’s border wall began construction Monday. Continue reading

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Nicaragua forest fire burns almost 9,000 acres

A forest fire in Nicaragua that has been burning out of control for a week has blackened almost 9,000 acres (3,585 hectares) in a southern nature reserve. Continue reading

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2 men sentenced to probation for gang-rape of 13-year-old girl, triggering backlash

A family in Colorado is outraged after two men, who were accused of gang-raping a 13-year-old girl with their brothers and cousins, were only sentenced to probation. Continue reading

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