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Several people wounded in axe attack at petrol station


Switzerland: A teenager has been arrested after several people were wounded in an axe attack at a petrol station in northeastern Switzerland. The teen, a 17-year-old from Latvia, allegedly assaulted an unknown number of people at...

Shark knocks terrified teen out of kayak

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A courageous father has saved his teenage daughter from a rampaging four-metre great white shark off Normanville, South Australia, declaring that if he'd taken 10 seconds longer, "I'd have one less child".

Ruben McDornan miracle: How fisherman survived terrible night at sea


It would have been almost impossible to see anything. But the sounds are what will stay with Ruben McDornan forever.The sole survivor of the Queensland fishing tragedy that has claimed four lives somehow managed to squeeze through...

The top 5 lessons Donald Trump has taught us

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US President Donald Trump has taught the world many lessons since his time in office - mostly on how not to govern, opines John Colarusso for The Conversation .

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Trapped hikers found dead, locked in embrace

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By the time the bodies of Rachel Nguyen and Joseph Orbeso were discovered in Joshua Tree National Park, the two hadn't been seen for nearly three months.


Watch: UK man shows police one of his hostages

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A man armed with a sawn-off shotgun showed police one of his hostages after he stormed a bowling alley packed with children.

Accusers: Weinstein fell - why not Trump?

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Almost a year after New Yorker Jessica Leeds and other women stepped forward with harrowing accounts of being sexually assaulted by a powerful man, another scandal with similar elements exploded.

The killer drug epidemic sweeping the UK

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Ian Birrell of the Mail on Sunday on why we should take notice of the new fentanyl epidemic sweeping the US, UK and worldwide


Vote could follow Madrid's tough plan


In a bold stroke to quash a popular secessionist movement in restive Catalonia, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy vowed to sack the region's leaders, assert control over the upstart government, and press for a fresh round of elections...


What's inside the secret JFK assassination files?

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Secret government documents to be released this week are expected to contain new details on what the CIA knew about Lee Harvey Oswald before he murdered President John F. Kennedy, assassination experts say.President Trump tweeted...


Las Vegas hotel will not rent out mass killer Stephen Paddock's room again

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The hotel room used by mass killer Stephen Paddock who murdered 58 people in Las Vegas earlier this month will not be rented out again.Paddock sprayed shots on a crowd attending a concert from a corner suite on the 32nd floor of...


Thank Oliver Stone's sensationalized 1991 movie for the JFK document release


If and when the last remaining government documents about President John F. Kennedy's assassination are made public next week, historians may have to hold their noses and thank "JFK" - a 1991 blockbuster that conflated the historical...


Man arrested in Hong Kong for calmly shoving cleaner onto rail track

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A man from Southeast Asia was arrested in Hong Kong on Saturday morning for pushing a cleaner onto a rail track in the town of Yuen Long.The incident was captured on CCTV footage that has since gone viral and which appears to show...


Forces fighting Islamic State in Syria: they will not hesitate to kill foreign-born fighters


The forces fighting the remnants of the Islamic State group in Syria have tacit instructions on dealing with the foreigners who joined the extremist group by the thousands: kill them on the battlefield.As they made their last stand...

Saturday, Oct 21

Dramatic moment child rescued from car after locking himself in it

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A two-year-old who locked himself inside his family's vehicle was saved in the nick of time by local Florida law enforcement.Apollo Rubin had been shopping with his family in Orlando, Florida, when the boy snatched the keys from...

Drunk teen walked into hotel freezer and died

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New photos and details are expected to be released in the death of a 19-year-old woman whose body was found in a four-star-hotel hotel freezer last month.

Anti-trust watchdog searches BMW's headquarters

BMW's headquarters in Munich has been raided by the EU as it looks for evidence the car giant was part of a cartel with its German peers.Investigators from the EU anti-trust watchdog searched the company's offices earlier this week,...

Retired 'Navy SEAL' praising Trump on Fox News was a fake

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Fox News ran a story on Oct. 8 about a decorated Vietnam War Navy SEAL and glass artist who created an enormous presidential glass seal he hoped to give to President Trump. On Thursday, 11 days later, the network retracted the story...

Friday, Oct 20

Gwynne Dyer: Grown-ups between Trump and red button


Here's the scenario. Late one evening Donald Trump is watching Fox News and a report comes on that North Korea is planning to launch a missile that can reach the United States. (Kim Jong Un's regime has said it is going to do that...

Ukraine millionaire's daughter allegedly kills five pedestrians in horror crash


A millionaire's daughter has been detained over a horrific car crash in which several people were killed and a heavily pregnant woman was left in a serious condition.Police allege heiress Alyona Zaitseva, 20, jumped a red light...

Husband walks in on male nurse having sex with his wife's corpse

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A male nurse has been arrested after being caught having sex with a patient who had just died from lung problems by her astonished husband.The pervert received a beating from the grief-stricken partner before being handed over to...

Lulu the dog flunked out of CIA bomb-sniffer school because she just didn't care

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Terrorists might be heading to United States airports with explosives-packed suitcases right now. Violent extremists could be fashioning pipe bombs in their basements. Thousands of US security officials spend their days and nights...

Thursday, Oct 19

Lying in wait: Rigged toys and teddy


Isis fighters fleeing their self-declared capital in Raqqa, Syria, have left behind an unprecedented array of deadly improvised explosive devices, US officials say, forecasting whats expected to be a years-long effort to purge them.Only...

Terror groups planning another 9/11, US security chief warns

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Islamic State fanatics and other terror groups are planning another massive attack on the scale of 9/11, a top US security chief warned today.

US brewery fights white supremacists with offer of free beer


When US brewery Alligator Brewing Company found out that white supremacist Richard Spencer was going to be visiting its hometown, they came up with a plan to draw people away from him.When the brewery heard that Spencer was giving...

Trump may want to study Lincoln, master of the wrenching art of presidential condolences


On May 25, 1861, Abraham Lincoln sat down to write a New York oyster salesman and his wife what was probably his first condolence letter of the Civil War."My dear Sir and Madam," he began, "in the untimely loss of your noble son,...

Wednesday, Oct 18

Tyerell Przybycien on murder charge after helping friend Jchandra Brown kill herself

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Weeks before her death, 16-year-old Jchandra Brown confided in her friend, Tyerell Przybycien, that she wanted to kill herself. When Przybycien, 18, asked another friend what he should do, the friend encouraged him to talk her out...

Pastor rips out child's gravestone over payment row

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A grieving couple has experienced their second heartbreak after a pastor repossessed their 5-year-old son's grave.

Is this terror group the new ISIS?

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A young girl accused of adultery is forced into a hole in the ground and buried up to her neck in front of about 1000 spectators who have come to the football stadium to watch her death.

The defeat of ISIS in Raqqa tests US commitment to Syrian Kurds


US backed forces in Syria claimed that they had full control of the Islamic State's onetime capital of Raqqa, heralding an end to the militants' presence in their most symbolically important stronghold and raising new questions about...