• Lawyers seek to free inmate featured in 'Making a Murderer'

    Lawyers seek to free inmate featured in 'Making a Murderer'

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    The 7th US Circuit Court of Appeals, agreeing with a judge's decision in August, said that " no reasonable court" could find his confession was voluntary. Dassey to relitigate his guilty verdict and sentence", Koremenos said. Brendan Dassey could soon be a free man . Dassey has been in prison for more than a decade.
  • Police consider manslaughter charges over Grenfell Tower fire

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    Derek Myers, who was the chief executive of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in 2013, when Grenfell Tower underwent renovation, also resigned from the board. So far the Government has received samples from 14 high-rise buildings where cladding has failed safety tests. The detective superintendent also said she's anxious that the authorities might not have a true sense of how many people were in the building, in part because people who lived there or knew someone who did might ...
  • DRC: High Commissioner Zeid welcomes creation of global investigation into Kasais

    DRC: High Commissioner Zeid welcomes creation of global investigation into Kasais

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    The UN Human Rights Council in Geneva is due to decide this week whether to authorize an investigation into the Kasai violence, Reuters reported. Adopted by the 47-member council, the resolution, however, fell short of a call from United Nations rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein for a fully-fledged "independent, global investigation" following attacks in the region that he qualified as "horrific".
  • USA shoots down armed Iran drone over Syria prompting Russian protests

    USA shoots down armed Iran drone over Syria prompting Russian protests

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    Russian Federation warned on Monday that it would track coalition aircraft with missile systems and military aircraft, but it stopped short of openly saying it would shoot them down. It did not say if Australian airstrikes had resumed or when or if they would. The staunch USA ally in September said it would widen the scope of targets in the air war against IS by allowing its pilots to strike jihadist support and logistics resources in Iraq and Syria.
  • Mexico's Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup

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    For this, I think it is going to be an wonderful opportunity to show something. "But like I said - the only team not the champion of their respective continent is us". We have 26 or 27 players to choose from but we have incredible belief. "We have four points and we have to congratulate the team". The good news for the hosts is that the equation is simple and they have their fate in their own hands: victory would take them through to the semi-finals.
  • Thief returns human toe used for special cocktail

    Thief returns human toe used for special cocktail

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    The desiccated human digit, which made national news when it disappeared last week, was mailed back to the Downtown Hotel June 22 complete with an apology from the apparent thief, according to police. Coulbourne received the express mail package Thursday, and says the toe was - crucially - packed in a bag of salt. To ensure the package was safe to open, Corporal Jeff Myke from Dawson City RCMP attended the location to open it.
  • Russia checking out reports ISIL leader killed

    Russia checking out reports ISIL leader killed

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    The claim of al-Baghdadi's possible death comes almost three years to the day after he declared himself the leader of an Islamic caliphate in Iraq and Syria , from a historic mosque in Mosul . If confirmed, it would mark a major military success for Russian Federation, which has conducted a military campaign in support of Syrian President Bashar Assad since September 2015.
  • Silence Opens UK's Glastonbury Festival

    Silence Opens UK's Glastonbury Festival

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    The previous record, held by festival goers at the Ithaca Festival in 2009, consisted of 5,815 revelers. According to NME they pulled in 15,000 revellers. Radiohead have become somewhat synonymous with Glastonbury over the years. He said the Glasto organiser had asked him to pay tribute to the victims, adding: 'Could we please use it as a chance to send our hopes and our prayers for love, life and freedom - the things that we are here to celebrate.
  • Trump administration to defend 'sanctuary cities' ban in Texas lawsuit

    Trump administration to defend 'sanctuary cities' ban in Texas lawsuit

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    It prevents municipalities from implementing policies that block local law enforcement officials from sharing immigration-related information with federal immigration officials and gives the state the option to fine jurisdictions that refuse to cooperate - even allowing the state to threaten uncooperative law enforcement officers with jail time.
  • Kovind to file nomination in Modi's presence

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    Meanwhile, BJP's Tripura unit is all gaga for Kovind. On Thursday, the Congress-led opposition declared former Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan as its presidential candidate. BJP veterans L K Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, both of whom were seen as probables candidates for the high profile post, were also present. In the fourth set, proposer Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will be present.