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World Cup-winning captain Lloris pleads guilty in drink drive charge

By ethan / September 12, 2018

French World Cup-winning captain Hugo Lloris has been fined £50,000 and banned for driving for 20 months after admitting being twice the drink-drive limit when stopped by police in his Porsche in the early hours of August 24. The Tottenham goalkeeper admitted the charge at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday. The incident occured when the […]

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Who’s in charge here? Trump bucks Pentagon, from Space Force to transgender troops

By ethan / August 7, 2018

President Donald Trump often says that is the US military’s biggest fan. On more than one occasion, though, his announcements have caught the Pentagon off-guard, from the ban on transgender troops to setting up the ‘Space Force.’ Declaring that mere presence in space was not enough and that American dominance was required, Trump directed the […]

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XXXTentacion shooting: Police charge suspect with first-degree murder

By ethan / June 21, 2018

Published time: 21 Jun, 2018 13:29 Edited time: 21 Jun, 2018 13:44 Police have arrested a man suspected of killing hip-hop artist ‘XXXTentacion’ during an apparent robbery in Florida on Monday night. Dedrick D Williams, 22, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder following the death of the 20-year-old rapper, real name Jahseh Onfroy outside […]

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‘They can’t indict Trump’: Giuliani says Mueller ‘understands’ he can’t charge sitting president

By ethan / May 16, 2018

Special counsel Robert Mueller has acknowledged to President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani that a sitting president can’t be indicted under current rules, meaning that the year-long Russia probe is unlikely to unseat Trump. “The Justice Department memos going back to before Nixon say that you cannot indict a sitting president, you have to impeach […]

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S. Korean official in charge of cryptocurrency crackdown found dead

By ethan / February 20, 2018

A government minister involved in Seoul’s regulatory crackdown on digital currencies was found dead at his home on Sunday, reportedly from a heart attack. Jung Ki-joon, 52, was head of economic policy at the Office for Government Policy Coordination. The official coordinated measures for developing new legislation to curb cryptocurrency speculation and illicit activities, according […]

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US judge keeps key charge against Menendez, strikes down 4 of 13 counts

By ethan / January 25, 2018

A US judge has kept the most serious charge in place in the retrial of Senator Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey), who is alleged to have purposefully filed false financial disclosure statements. A court hearing in the federal corruption retrial case against Menendez took place in New Jersey on Wednesday. US District Court Judge William Walls […]

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Doctor facing first female genital mutilation case in US has sex charge dropped

By ethan / January 16, 2018

A federal judge has dismissed the most serious charge of ‘criminal sexual activity’ against a Michigan doctor charged in the first female genital mutilation (FGM) case in the US. US District Court Judge Bernard A. Friedman dropped the count – the most severe charge Dr Jumana Nagarwala was facing as it carried a sentence of […]

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Glamor model accused of joining ISIS released without charge

By ethan / December 28, 2017

Published time: 28 Dec, 2017 14:27 A former topless model suspected of joining the ranks of Islamic State has been released without charge. Kimberley Miners was alleged to have shared IS videos on Facebook and contacted a British fighter in Syria. Miners was thought to be posing under the name Aisha Lauren al-Britaniya and allegedly […]

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