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Spain protesters decry 9-year sentence for men in gang-rape case

Thursday  20:26,   26 april 2018
AFP

The men avoided the more serious charge of rape, sparking protests.<br>The men, aged 27 to 29, had been accused of raping the woman, then 18, at the entrance to an apartment building in Pamplona on July 7, 2016, at the start of the week-long San[...]

Bloodbath in Cancun: Five dead bodies are found in a car at vacation hotspot

Thursday  20:10,   26 april 2018
Daily Mail

Police didn't say how the men died but the grisly find stoked fears of yet another drug cartel hit.The silver Mazda sedan was found outside Hall Gym about 7am on Wednesday with a dead man in the front and others piled in the back. Police didn't[...]

White House says Trump to visit UK in July

Thursday  19:20,   26 april 2018
Associated Press

<p>President Donald Trump will visit the United Kingdom on July 13 for a "working visit" with Prime Minister Theresa May.</p>That's according to White House press secretary Sarah[...]

Pakistan court removes foreign minister in blow to ruling party

Thursday  19:10,   26 april 2018
AFP

<p>A Pakistan court disqualified Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif for violating the country's election laws.</p>Load[...]

At least 10 youths missing in flash flood in southern Israel

Thursday  18:21,   26 april 2018
Reuters

At least 10 youths were missing after they were swept away by a flash flood in the Negev Desert in southern Israel on Thursday, and seven others were in critical condition, police and emergency services said. Military helicopters and security forces [...]

S. Korea credits Trump for opening door to talks with North

Thursday  18:11,   26 april 2018
CNN

<p>South Korea's foreign minister has said she believes President Donald Trump is largely responsible for bringing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to the negotiating[...]

Alfie Evans' parents to meet doctors in bid to take him home

Thursday  18:11,   26 april 2018
Associated Press

<p>The father of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans said Thursday that he plans to meet doctors to discuss taking his son home from a British hospital.</p>LONDON — The father of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans said Thursday that he plans to [...]

Armenia to pick new PM next week as tide turns in protest leader's favor

Thursday  15:36,   26 april 2018
Reuters

<p>Armenia will get a new prime minister next week after nearly two weeks of street protests.</p>The demonstrations, driven by public anger over perceived political cronyism and corruption, looked to have peaked on Monday when Serzh Sarksyan[...]

Experts doubt N. Korea nuke test site collapse claims

Thursday  15:12,   26 april 2018
AFP

<p>Experts have cast doubt on Chinese scientists' claims that North Korea's main underground nuclear test site has been rendered unusable.</p>A study by seismologists from the University of Science and Technology of China suggested[...]

Project Habbakuk: Britain's WWII ice warship

Thursday  13:56,   26 april 2018
CNN

The remains of Project Habbakuk, Britain's secret 1942 prototype of an indestructible iceberg ship, still lie at the bottom of Lake Patricia in Canada.To gain the upper hand against the deadly German U-boats, the British had come up with a[...]

The people Kim is bringing to the summit

Thursday  13:41,   26 april 2018
BBC News

<p>North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un will be bringing an elite group of confidantes and advisers along with him when he crosses into South Korea.</p>Load[...]

Stolen saint's heart found in park

Thursday  13:36,   26 april 2018
BBC News

<p>The 800-year-old heart of an Irish saint has been recovered six years after it was stolen from a Dublin cathedral.</p>The heart of St Laurence O'Toole was found undamaged in the city's Phoenix Park by Irish police following "an[...]

Stolen saint's heart found in park

Thursday  13:31,   26 april 2018
BBC News

<p>The 800-year-old heart of an Irish saint has been recovered six years after it was stolen from a Dublin cathedral.</p>Load[...]

Suspicious behaviour near Macrons' holiday home prompts two arrests

Thursday  13:11,   26 april 2018
AFP

Two drunken men were arrested near the holiday home of French President Emmanuel Macron overnight after their suspicious behaviour caught the attention of security forces, police said Thursday. The men drove their car several times in front of the[...]

Coin Thought To Be Fake Turns Out to Be Worth Millions

Thursday  13:06,   26 april 2018
Newsweek

<p>One coin collector now know it's always worth getting a second opinion after a piece he was once told was a fake, ended up being valued at millions of dollars.</p>Load[...]