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A skeleton with a hole in the head found in 1975 is no longer just a ‘Jane Doe’ — thanks in part to Internet sleuths

Thursday  20:01,   19 july 2018
washingtonpost

A skeleton with a hole in the head found in 1975 is no longer just a ‘Jane Doe’ — thanks in part to Internet sleuthsThe human skeleton stuck in the mud along the banks of the Rocky River took the three boys by[...]
World / US News

How the Obamas managed to become invisible in Washington

Thursday  19:56,   19 july 2018
washingtonpost

How the Obamas managed to become invisible in WashingtonThe conventional move for a post-presidency life is back home: a return to roots, a presidential library and distinguished service. No modern president has remained in the nation’s capital[...]

Four-week-old baby ‘safe and well’ after car-jacking ordeal

Thursday  19:56,   19 july 2018
msn

The girl was on the back seat of the car when it was taken in Birmingham.Dozens of officers had been deployed to search for a grey Audi A3 S-line in connection with the incident, and social media flooded with a police public appeal for help, on[...]

Maria Butina, explained: the accused Russian spy who tried to sway US politics through the NRA

Thursday  17:30,   19 july 2018
vox

She met with Donald Trump Jr. and lived with a Republican consultant. Where will this investigation lead? Amid the sprawling scandal over Russian interference with the 2016 election, there’s long been an odd subplot over Russian ties to, of all[...]

Commemorative china celebrates Charles’s 70th

Thursday  17:05,   19 july 2018
msn

The Prince of Wales reaches his milestone birthday on November 14.Heir to the throne Charles reaches his milestone birthday in[...]

Revealed: The mystery of why a Confederate submarine sank, after becoming the first in the world to sink an enemy warship, has been solved… the crew failed to release a 1,000lb block that would have allowed it to surface

Thursday  16:55,   19 july 2018
dailymail.co.uk

The Hunley and its eight crewmembers disappeared in February 1864 in Charleston Harbor shortly after signaling it had placed explosives on the hull of the Union ship the USS Housatonic.  The Hunley had delivered a blast from 135 pounds of[...]

The Story Behind TIME's Trump and Putin 'Summit Crisis' Cover

Thursday  14:25,   19 july 2018
time

The Story Behind TIME's Trump and Putin 'Summit Crisis' Cover © Photo illustration by Nancy Burson for TIME (Digital imaging by John Depew. Source photographs Trump... The composite image, by visual artist Nancy Burson,[...]

EU states told to step up 'no deal' Brexit preparations

Thursday  14:21,   19 july 2018
news.sky

EU member states have been told to step up their preparations for a possible "no deal" Brexit.The European Commission said "everyone must now step up preparations for all scenarios and take responsibility for their specific situation"[...]

Reporters, Facing a Hostile White House, Try a New Tactic: Solidarity

Thursday  14:05,   19 july 2018
msn

At a West Wing briefing, a reporter from The Hill ceded the floor to an NBC correspondent as Sarah Huckabee Sanders tried to move things along.It was a subtle exchange, about 20 minutes into yet another clamorous White House press briefing, and a[...]

Trump's Consideration of Putin's Request to Question 11 Americans for Unspecified Crimes Sparks Concern

Thursday  13:51,   19 july 2018
time

Trump's Consideration of Putin's Request to Question 11 Americans for Unspecified Crimes Sparks Concern Even as the White House said the offer, made by Putin to President Donald Trump at their summit in Helsinki on Monday, was under[...]

Israel's Parliament Has Passed a Controversial Jewish Nation Bill

Thursday  13:25,   19 july 2018
time

Its critics warn that the legislation sidelines minoritiesThe government says the bill, passed in the early morning hours, will merely enshrine into law Israel’s existing character. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called its passage a[...]

From the Start, Trump Has Muddied a Clear Message: Putin Interfered

Thursday  13:06,   19 july 2018
msn

From the Start, Trump Has Muddied a Clear Message: Putin InterferedThe evidence included texts and emails from Russian military officers and information gleaned from a top-secret source close to Mr. Putin, who had described to the C.I.A. how the[...]

Family's tribute to teen boy who died in reservoir

Thursday  13:05,   19 july 2018
news.sky

The family of a 14-year-old boy whose body was recovered from a reservoir in Scotland have said their "lives will never be the same" without "our little comedian".Ben Thomson died at Glenburn Reservoir in Paisley, Renfrewshire,[...]

Murders and knife crime rise in England and Wales

Thursday  12:50,   19 july 2018
news.sky

Murders have risen by 12% and crimes involving knives or sharp instruments by 16% in England and Wales. The rise in the murder rate is the fourth consecutive increase with 701 cases, the figures show for the year ending March 2018.Knife crime[...]

How an undercover operation foiled an attempt to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May

Thursday  12:50,   19 july 2018
washingtonpost

Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman was convicted Wednesday at the Old Bailey courthouse in London of preparing acts of terrorism. He had been arrested in November 2017 and will be sentenced at a later date.The resident of north London, who has given[...]