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Yesterday’s News


Yesterday’s News

No legal duty for laughing teens to rescue a drowning disabled man, says judge

“Never in my life would I have ever thought we would need a law to make this happen,” the local mayor said.

The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse

Yemen’s rainy season could accelerate the outbreak, agencies have warned.


Thursday 20 July, 2017

Cecil the lion's son Xanda shot dead in Zimbabwe trophy hunt

Cecil’s killing sparked international outcry in 2015.

Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Police have identified another victim of American serial killer John Wayne Gacy

Gacy was an amateur clown who is remembered as one of history’s most bizarre killers.

Police examine if North Korean defector in propaganda video returned willingly

The woman defected in 2014 and police in South Korea are trying to determine whether she was abducted in China.

Tuesday 18 July, 2017

There's now a war of words between the voice of Kermit and the makers of the Muppets

Longtime voice actor Steve Whitmire was dismissed from the show.

Relatives want answers after Australian woman who called 911 killed by US officer

Reports say that Justine Damond had called to report a sexual assault when she was shot.

Sunday 16 July, 2017

'We don't have any gays': Chechnya's leader strongly denies his country tortured and killed gay men

Ramzan Kadyrov has faced wide international criticism since reports of serious human rights abuses.

Saturday 15 July, 2017

'One word says it all. Asian': Racist Airbnb host forced to pay fine

The woman has agreed to attend a course in American-Asian relations.

North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator?

Like father, not necessarily like son.

Friday 14 July, 2017

'Please help. I'm stuck in here': Texas man gets trapped inside at ATM

Some customers using the ATM dismissed the notes as a joke.

Australian senator resigns after finding out he is a New Zealand citizen

The constitution states that a “citizen of a foreign power” is not eligible to be elected to the Australian Parliament.

'I am devastated': Kermit the Frog voice actor fired after 27 years

Steve Whitmire took over as the Muppets’ famous frog when Jim Henson passed away in 1990.

Thursday 13 July, 2017

'If he was suffering we wouldn't be up here fighting': New evidence in Charlie Gard case

Proceedings grew heated today, with Gard’s parents storming out of the courtroom at one point.

Shia LaBeouf apologises for racist tirade against policeman

“I am deeply ashamed of my behaviour and make no excuses for it,” the 31-year-old wrote on Twitter.

Wednesday 12 July, 2017

'Where does it end?': Selfie-taking monkey at centre of copyright lawsuit

Pictures taken by the monkey ended up in a wildlife book.

Trump's pick to lead FBI says there's 'no witch hunt' against the President on Russia

Christopher Wray struck a tone closer to former FBI director James Comey than the President on the Russia investigation.

'In retrospect I probably would have done things a little differently': Trump Jr under fire for meeting Russian lawyer

Trump Jr said yesterday the meeting “really went nowhere” and that he never told his father about it because there was “nothing to tell”.

Monday 10 July, 2017

'It went nowhere but I had to listen': Trump Jr met Russian lawyer for information on Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump Jr has said he’ll cooperate with the Senate Intelligence Committee after confirming the meeting took place.

Trump joins Angela Merkel in defending Ivanka's presence at G20 summit

Ivanka’s presence at the summit has been criticised.

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Pregnant woman loses baby after fatal shooting at gender reveal party

The shooting happened near Cincinnati in the US state of Ohio

Saturday 8 July, 2017

Man breaks out of high-security prison using wire cutters and a drone

The 46-year-old who was convicted of kidnapping was recaptured at a Texas motel two days later.

Scientists baffled by appearance of pink sea creatures off Alaska

The tropical, filter-feeding spineless creatures are usually found along the equator.

Cars torched, supermarkets looted and 200 officers injured in anti-G20 protests

Police have been attacked with iron rods and petrol bombs.

'Heel' or 'face'? What does the pro-wrestling world make of Trump's insult act?

Wrestling aficionados say the US President has borrowed heavily from the tactics of the squared circle.

Friday 7 July, 2017

US man who barricaded himself in bank and claimed to have a bomb dies after police stand-off

The man claimed to be an Iraq war veteran.

Protesters and police clash violently on first day of G20 summit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the violent protests as “unacceptable”.

Police arrest teenager at Liverpool airport over Manchester bombing

Twenty-two people were killed on 22 May attack at an Ariana Grande concert.

Apartment block collapses in Italy leaving up to eight people trapped inside

The collapse happened in a seaside town near Naples.

Thursday 6 July, 2017

New photo could hold clues to what happened to Amelia Earhart

The image is featured in a new documentary out this Sunday.

Wednesday 5 July, 2017

An Italian farmer has turned his field into a giant Putin portrait ahead of the G20

As an artist, he’s outstanding in his field (sorry).

Netherlands vows to prosecute anyone suspected of shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight

Most of the 298 victims were Dutch citizens.

Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Canada agrees to pay former Guantanamo detainee who admitted killing US soldier $10.5 million

Omar Kadr’s case received international attention after some dubbed him a child soldier.

Gay man sues mental hospital in China over forced 'conversion therapy'

He was forced to take medicine and receive injections.

Monday 3 July, 2017

Canadian-Irish Gotham star appeals for help in finding missing daughter

Jade Logue was last seen in Brooklyn on 26 June.

Boston taxi driver injures 10 after stepping on accelerator rather than brake by mistake

The incident has been attributed to ‘operator error’ with authorities saying it does not appear to be an intentional act.

Chris Christie says he didn't get any sun while using beach he shut down to public because 'he was wearing a hat'

Christie defended his use of the beach, saying he had previously announced his vacation plans and the media had simply “caught a politician keeping his word.”

Sunday 2 July, 2017

Eviction ordered after 28 people injured in Arkansas nightclub shootout

At least 24 rounds were fired in about 11 seconds, according to a video of the incident believed to be gang-related.

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