• Bond set for Tucson couple in shocking child-abuse case

    Bond set for Tucson couple in shocking child-abuse case

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    Authorities declared that the Tucson couple was taken into custody shortly after one of the children escaped the house and sought refuge in a nearby convenience store. For their deeds, the Tucson couple has been arrested and charged with aggravated child abuse. David Turpin, 57, and his wife, Louise Turpin, 49, allegedly chained the home-schooled children to their beds and only allowed them to shower once per year.
  • Turkey warns pro-Syrian forces in Afrin of 'serious consequences'

    Turkey warns pro-Syrian forces in Afrin of 'serious consequences'

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    The PKK was formed in the late 1970s at a time when the Turkish government banned Kurdish language and culture. Speaking at a joint news conference alongside his Macedonian counterpart Gjorge Ivanov in Ankara, Erdogan said there was a movement towards Afrin by Shia militias which were interrupted after they were shelled.
  • White House petition calls for military funeral for Florida shooting victim

    White House petition calls for military funeral for Florida shooting victim

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    Peter Wang has been remembered as a hero for helping to save escaping students in the Florida school shooting. "He died a gentleman holding the door for other students", Wang's friend, Kelsey, told CNN . Service members in uniform were expected to attend Wang's funeral, and his family is reportedly receiving hundreds of military patches and coins in their son's honor.
  • Rainfall warning in effect

    Rainfall warning in effect

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    Toronto will experience a slow rise in temperatures this week which will contribute to steady rainfall and potential flooding . The heavy rain, coupled with melting snow, could cause flooding in various areas of the GTA. On Monday afternoon, many regions outside of the City of Toronto were upgraded to rainfall warnings. On Wednesday, Toronto could see another record-breaking high.
  • Confusion reigns over 300 dead Russians in Syria

    Confusion reigns over 300 dead Russians in Syria

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    Russian officials have told reporters that five Russian citizens may have been killed in clashes with US -led coalition forces. The Russian defence ministry initially insisted it had no servicemen in the eastern province of Syria . CIT has reported it is linked to Yevgeny Prighozin, nicknamed "Putin's chef" for his close ties to the president and who was indicted by the United States last week for his alleged role in funding an internet troll factory.
  • Troops deployed as Cyclone Gita prompts state of emergency in New Zealand

    Troops deployed as Cyclone Gita prompts state of emergency in New Zealand

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    On Feb. 20, 2018 NASA's Terra satellite captured this visible light image of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Gita over New Zealand . Air New Zealand has cancelled all flights in and out of the capital, Wellington, in the North Island. It then rapidly strengthened as it grazed Niue and headed towards the islands of Tonga , which was badly hit . "This is not a good situation for those in seafront properties", he said.
  • Rape-accused dragged out of Arunachal Pradesh police station by mob, lynched

    Rape-accused dragged out of Arunachal Pradesh police station by mob, lynched

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    The crowd lynched the two rape and murder accused. The two were accused of abducting and raping the girl on February 12. After receiving information, Officer In-charge, Wakro, Thomas Pertin accompanied by IRBN personnel launched massive search to work out the blind case and successfully nabbed two accused Sanjay Sobar (30) and Jagdish Lohar (26) both from Assam within 22 hours from Namgo village after after registration of the case.
  • Iran Aircraft killed 66 On Board, Wreckage Not Confirmed

    Iran Aircraft killed 66 On Board, Wreckage Not Confirmed

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    However, Pouranfard said that the teams have not yet recovered any form of debris or body from the crash site. The ATR-72 flight operated by the Aseman Airlines crashed on Sunday morning 50 minutes after taking off from Tehran's Mehrabad Airport, and did not make it to Yasuj, a mountainous city in western Iran.
  • Oxfam sex scandal: Staff reportedly bullied witness in Haiti inquiry

    Oxfam sex scandal: Staff reportedly bullied witness in Haiti inquiry

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    The findings were part of a previously confidential report released by Oxfam on Monday as the charity responds to newspaper stories suggesting it covered up allegations that seven employees used prostitutes on the charity's property while working in Haiti after the 2010 natural disaster that devastated the country.
  • New charge filed in Russian Federation probe

    New charge filed in Russian Federation probe

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    He allegedly lied to investigators about his last communications with Gates, who was indicted in October for consulting work he did with ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in Ukraine. Gates met Manafort almost three decades ago while he was an intern at Black, Manafort, Stone, Kelly - one of the most powerful lobbying firms in DC.
  • Facebook to Fight Russia with Postcards

    Facebook to Fight Russia with Postcards

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    They are laughing their asses off in Moscow. Special counsel Robert Mueller's indictment against the Internet Research Agency, other Russian associates and companies alleges that Russian entities did have - quote - "a strategic goal to sow discord in the USA political system, including the 2016 US presidential election , and acted toward that goal".