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Secret papers reveal teen shot at Queen Elizabeth in failed assassination attempt

Secret papers reveal teen shot at Queen Elizabeth in failed assassination attempt According to the docs, Lewis meant to kill Elizabeth, but was never charged for it. Official believed that the incident would damage the country's chances of another royal visit, so they only sought firearms and robbery charges against the teen, the documents suggest. [Full Article...]

Russian fugitive charged with attempting to kill lookalike with poisoned cheesecake

Russian fugitive charged with attempting to kill lookalike with poisoned cheesecake Detectives say that both women have the same dark hair, the same skin complexion, and both speak Russian. She has written for MSNBC.com and was editor-in-chief of NYU's Washington Square News. After being treated at hospital, the woman returned home to find that her passport had been stolen, along with a gold ring and cash. The attempted killer had been on the run from the worldwide police lon... [Full Article...]

How much tax to withhold? New calculator to help figure it

How much tax to withhold? New calculator to help figure it The IRS and Treasury Department teamed up to introduce a new online calculator . That's because the new tax law changed the underlying structure on which withholding allowances are based, particularly by eliminating the personal exemption and changing the eligibility for a now-expanded child tax credit. [Full Article...]

Bangladesh accuses Myanmar of deploying troops at border

Bangladesh accuses Myanmar of deploying troops at border Suu Kyi has been widely criticised over her response to violence against the Rohingya Muslims, described by the United Nations as "ethnic cleansing". Along with Shirin Ebadi from Iran and Mairead Maguire from Northern Ireland, Karman visited Cox's Bazar and heard the horrific stories Rohingyas faced before fleeing to Bangladesh, the report said. [Full Article...]

Hamilton: I'm ready to race despite limited testing

Hamilton has recently said he expects their rivalry to get even more heated in the upcoming season, saying: "Hopefully if I am performing at my best there will be issues because they will be upset about it". The mix of tyres underlines the difficulty of reading true competitiveness from the list of headline times - and that's before considering that the teams will also have had varying fuel loads ... [Full Article...]

'Beast from the East' savages Europe

'Beast from the East' savages Europe Northern and central Italy are more acclimatized to snow but schools in those areas were also forced to close as temperatures plunged. The city which is not equipped to deal with snow emergencies, asked other areas to send in snow ploughs to help clear roads. [Full Article...]

Trump warns of 'phase 2' against N.Korea

Trump warns of 'phase 2' against N.Korea The US Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control today formerly announced the measures, which are created to disrupt North Korean shipping and trading companies and vessels and to further isolate Pyongyang. " The more partners we have , the more resources we have to dedicate to the effort", said Chris Ford, assistant secretary of state for worldwide security and nonproliferation. [Full Article...]

Ancient tattoos uncovered on 5000-year-old Egyptian mummies

Ancient tattoos uncovered on 5000-year-old Egyptian mummies Another mummy, a female one, known as "Gebelein Woman", has several tattoos; a series of four small "S" shaped motifs can be seen running vertically over her right shoulder. "Only now are we gaining new insights into the lives of these remarkably preserved individuals", said Antoine in a statement. Until now, scientists thought only women sported tattoos , but the practice was apparently enjo... [Full Article...]

Nintendo isn't interested in a mid-cycle Switch refresh (not yet, anyway)

Nintendo isn't interested in a mid-cycle Switch refresh (not yet, anyway) Sources speaking to the WSJ said that Nintendo now has "no plans" to release a Switch 2.0, at least not in the near future. Considering some of the stranger peripherals Nintendo has released over the years (not to mention Nintendo Labo ) it could be anything. [Full Article...]

Guns: Empower victims to shoot back - and let teachers pack heat

Guns: Empower victims to shoot back - and let teachers pack heat Representative Ryan's lack of courageous leadership, even to help himself, is still one more reason for my renewed hope that this time, this fall, the outcome of the gun debate will have a different outcome. Pelosi said Thursday that there is sense of urgency on a gun bill that differs from when lawmakers worked on legislation to benefit young immigrants known as "Dreamers". [Full Article...]

Rassie Erasmus named new Springboks coach on 6-year contract

Rassie Erasmus named new Springboks coach on 6-year contract Columnist Mark Keohane argued from the day Coetzee was appointed that he should not have got the job because "Allister was not among the top 10 coaches in the world". Coetzee refused that offer in a letter highly critical of SA Rugby's management and which was leaked to the media at the start of the year. " I believe that we have managed to assemble a strong and experienced Springbok coaching an... [Full Article...]

Prince William to visit Palestinian Territories

Prince William to visit Palestinian Territories Mark Regev, Israel's ambassador to Britain, said that "Israel looks forward to welcoming His Royal Highness this summer for what promises to be an exciting and historic visit". The royal couple is expecting their third child in April. Last year, it was reported that there were plans for Williams father Prince Charles to visit Israel in an official capacity but the trip was reportedly canc... [Full Article...]

Lawmakers Call On Florida Gov. To 'Immediately' Suspend Broward County Sheriff

Lawmakers Call On Florida Gov. To 'Immediately' Suspend Broward County Sheriff First as a trickle, then as a flood, the mismanagement and dereliction of duty displayed by the force led by Sheriff Scott Israel has gone from troubling to downright damning. "If ifs and buts were sweets and nuts, O.J. Simpson would still be in the record books", Israel said. On Wednesday, he participated in a televised town hall that the network hosted in South Florida that included survivors ... [Full Article...]

Syria regime strikes rebel enclave as United Nations aid trucks wait

Syria regime strikes rebel enclave as United Nations aid trucks wait Airstrikes and shelling on Eastern Ghouta have prevented humanitarian aid from entering the besieged enclave as well as medical evacuations five days after the adoption of a UN Security Council resolution demanding an immediate nationwide cessation of hostilities, according to a group of global humanitarian organizations. [Full Article...]

Wallace: 'The Long Knives Are Out for Jared Kushner'

Wallace: 'The Long Knives Are Out for Jared Kushner' Peter Mirijanian , spokesman for Kushner's lawyer, Abbe Lowell , said in a statement that Kushner "has had no role in the Kushner Companies since joining the government and has taken no part of any business, loans, or projects with or for the Companies after that". [Full Article...]

Korean-Founded Church Members Worship With AR-15 Rifles, Terrify Pennsylvania Community

Korean-Founded Church Members Worship With AR-15 Rifles, Terrify Pennsylvania Community The Sanctuary is led by 38-year-old pastor Hyung Jin Moon , son of Unification Church founder and self-professed messiah Sun Myung Moon. Sean Moon, led the ceremony on February 28 and prayed for "a kingdom of peace police and peace militia where the citizens, through the right given to them by almighty God to keep and bear arms , will be able to protect one another and protect human flourishin... [Full Article...]

Kingsmead Test: South Africa keep Australian batsmen in check

Kingsmead Test: South Africa keep Australian batsmen in check Commenting about the loss, Smith said, "That wasn't a great time, it was a bit of a low point for Australian cricket, but, I think, since then, we've made some really good strides and the cricket we've been playing, particularly back home in the Ashes, was magnificent". [Full Article...]

Nation bids tearful adieu to legendary Bollywood actress Sridevi

Nation bids tearful adieu to legendary Bollywood actress Sridevi The graphic coverage of Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor's death by Indian media has been criticised by friends, colleagues and fans. Stars could not cope up with the grief about her passing and took to social media to express their feelings after seeing Sridevi for the last time. [Full Article...]

President Trump Wants To Crack Down On Drug Dealers And Drugmakers

President Trump Wants To Crack Down On Drug Dealers And Drugmakers You know, if you shoot one person, they give you life, they give you the death penalty. "These people kill 1,000, 2,000 people and nothing happens to them". "I mean, what they are doing, the distribution". You have people who go to the hospital with a broken arm and the come out addicted. Trump's interest in executing drug dealers fits a pattern that's seen him advocate for law enforcement so... [Full Article...]

Cellphone catches fire, delays takeoff of Vancouver-bound flight

Cellphone catches fire, delays takeoff of Vancouver-bound flight As soon as fire broke out, it was extinguished by in-flight crew members and there was no damage to the aircraft. The woman, who was not immediately identified, was injured but managed able to walk off the aircraft. However, it's not clear what caused the phone to catch fire. Police responded and determined there wasn't any criminal wrongdoing in relation to the phone catching fire. [Full Article...]


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