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US investigators find black box of crashed Seattle plane

Monday  12:55,   13 august 2018

US investigators on Sunday said they found the flight data recorder of the Horizon Air plane stolen by a troubled Seattle airport worker amid plane wreckage on a sparsely populated island in Washington state. After falling through several 100-foot[...]
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Selfless woman who rescued injured dog from 11,000ft mountaintop claims pooch helped save her family

Monday  12:55,   13 august 2018

Selfless woman who rescued injured dog from 11,000ft mountaintop claims pooch helped save her familyTia Vargas was trudging her way up the final strides of the 11,106ft summit of Table Rock, Idaho, when she spotted an English springer spaniel[...]

'No impunity for Boris': Muslim Council of Britain demands full disciplinary inquiry into ex-Foreign Secretary in letter to PM amid ‘rise in Islamophobia’ over his burka comments

Monday  12:35,   13 august 2018

The Muslim Council of Britain says Islamophobic incidents have risen since Mr Johnson (pictured yesterday) compared women in veils to bank robbers and letterboxes. The organisation is today writing to Mrs May demanding a full disciplinary[...]

Why the Vatican continues to struggle with sex abuse scandals

Monday  11:01,   13 august 2018

Pope Francis’s track record has been mixed.In Chile, prosecutors have raided church offices, seized documents and accused leaders of a coverup. In Australia, top church figures are facing detention and trials. And in the United States, after the[...]

Children among dead in Syria arms depot blast

Monday  09:56,   13 august 2018

An explosion at a weapons depot that toppled buildings in a rebel-held town of northwest Syria killed at least 39 civilians including a dozen children Sunday, a monitor said. An AFP correspondent at the site in Sarmada in Idlib province[...]

Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang; date not yet fixed

Monday  09:56,   13 august 2018

The rival Koreas have agreed to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime before the end of September. The agreement comes amid an ongoing nuclear standoff between Washington and Pyongyang. The exact date of the summit[...]

Secrets of clan fortress on Scottish island of Islay set to be revealed by archaeologists

Monday  09:16,   13 august 2018

Secrets of clan fortress on Scottish island of Islay set to be revealed by archaeologistsA team of 40 archaeologists and other scientists plan to spend three weeks on the island in the Inner Hebrides as they investigate the ruins of Dunyvaig Castle[...]

Brother of boy killed in 'arson attack' arrested

Monday  09:15,   13 august 2018

The brother of seven-year-old Joel Urhie, who was killed in a suspected arson attack, has been sent back to prison after recently being released following his drug dealing conviction in 2016. Sam Urhie, 21, was arrested on Friday "on an urgent[...]

As Venezuela disintegrates, a new breed of pirates threatens the Caribbean

Monday  09:15,   13 august 2018

Boarded ships, terrorized fishermen and lawless coastlines. It’s a 21st-century version of an old menace.“We be lookin’ for our red fish as normal, thinkin’ they be fishin’, too,” said Jimmy Lalla, 36, part of the crew that had dropped lines in[...]

Omarosa Manigault Newman releases recording purportedly made in White House Situation Room

Monday  06:15,   13 august 2018

Such a recording would constitute a serious breach of security protocol.Omarosa Manigault Newman, the fired White House aide seeking publicity for her new memoir about her time in the Trump administration, said in an interview Sunday that the way[...]

Off-duty officer stabbed in attempted moped robbery

Monday  05:45,   13 august 2018

Police are appealing for witnesses after an off-duty officer was stabbed when he tried to stop a robbery in south London. The 37-year-old saw four men on mopeds trying to steal another moped at about 5.45pm on Saturday.According to Scotland Yard,[...]

Boris Johnson avoids burka row in new column

Monday  05:15,   13 august 2018

Boris Johnson appears to have moved on from the row sparked by his comments on women wearing the burka after he avoided the subject in his latest Daily Telegraph column. The former foreign secretary came under fire after writing that Muslim women[...]

The Iraqi Spy Who Infiltrated ISIS

Monday  04:55,   13 august 2018

The story of the mole who posed as a jihadist in the Islamic State, and the most important antiterrorism agency that most people have never heard of.With every jolt and turn, his pulse quickened. Hidden in the truck’s chassis was 1,100 pounds of[...]

Painting bought for £165k by collector who was told it was created by an artist who taught Winston Churchill is a FAKE, experts reveal

Monday  02:10,   13 august 2018

Debate has raged for years over the authenticity of Glass Jug With Plates And Pears, which was reputed to be the work of William Nicholson. It was bought for £165,000 in 2006 when it was believed to be an original.But five years later the still life [...]

MH370 could have been brought down by a STOWAWAY who snuck on board to sabotage the plane, claims aviation expert

Monday  01:25,   13 august 2018

Aviation Security International editor Philip Baum claims someone snuck onto Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 with plans to sabotage the flight after it took off from Kuala Lumpur in March 2014. The plane went missing in March 2014 while en route to[...]