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Yesterday’s News


Yesterday’s News

Chilean military plane 'disappears' with 38 passengers on board

The C-130 Hercules carried 17 crew members and 21 passengers.

Friday 6 December, 2019

R Kelly charged with paying bribe before marriage to 15-year-old Aaliyah

Kelly was 27 when he married a then 15-year-old R&B singer Aaliyah in 1994.

Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Bangladesh court sentences seven militants to death for 2016 café attack

Twenty hostages were killed, including 17 from Japan, Italy and India.

Monday 25 November, 2019

US Supreme Court rejects bid for new trial in case covered by popular podcast Serial

Adnan Syed is serving a life sentence after he was convicted in 2000 of killing 17-year-old Hae Min Lee.

Sunday 24 November, 2019

New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg launches US presidential bid

The 77-year-old officially launched his campaign online this morning.

Pope Francis condemns nuclear weapons while visiting Nagasaki

Thousands of Japanese people came out in heavy rain to hear the pope speak.

Saturday 23 November, 2019

Dog rescued by police after driving unmanned car in Florida

The dog was trapped and clambering around in the car by locals in Port St Lucie.

Thursday 21 November, 2019

'It's a tainted investigation': Benjamin Netanyahu's reaction as he's indicted on fraud and bribery

The Israeli prime minister has called the allegations part of a witch-hunt.

Republicans asked to stop promoting 'politically driven falsehoods' at Trump impeachment hearing

It was the final day of a week of explosive testimony at the impeachment inquiry.

Actor Jussie Smollett suing city of Chicago for 'malicious prosecution'

The Empire actor says the city should not seek payment from him to cover the cost of the investigation into his claim that he was a victim of a racist and homophobic attack.

Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Two prison guards arrested and charged in relation to Jeffrey Epstein's death

The city’s medical examiner ruled Epstein’s death a suicide.

Monday 18 November, 2019

US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories illegal

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the change in position today.

Saturday 16 November, 2019

US inmate due to be executed next week granted stay amid claims new evidence could exonerate him

Rodney Reed (51) was sentenced to death for the 1996 killing of 19-year-old Stacey Stites.

Friday 15 November, 2019

Twitter specifies how it will ban political ads but it will allow campaigns on 'social causes'

The social media giant shared details of its poltical ad ban.

Long-time Trump ally Roger Stone found guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

He was charged in a seven-count indictment.

Thursday 14 November, 2019

Disney's new streaming service adds disclaimer to classic films about racist stereotypes

Disney Plus attracted 10 million subscribers in just one day.

Sunday 10 November, 2019

Mormon community leave Mexico in convoy after attack which left nine women and children dead

Monday’s deadly attack occurred as the women travelled with their children to visit relatives.

Inflatable baby Trump balloon stabbed and deflated during Alabama football game

The balloon has been flown at protests around the world, including in Dublin and London.

Friday 8 November, 2019

Facebook deleting name of potential whistleblower at centre of Trump impeachment probe

The whistleblower’s lawyers have said their client’s personal safety is at risk following threats.

'It's like showing up at the nursing home at daybreak': White House official pens anonymous book on Trump

Excerpts of the book, released on 19 November, were published in the Washington Post.

Sunday 3 November, 2019

Indigenous Amazon land defender killed by illegal loggers in ambush

A logger also died in the attack on Friday night in Maranhao, Brazil.

Saturday 2 November, 2019

Special delivery containing an oven for baking cookies and sports car parts sent to space station

The space station is currently home to three Americans, two Russians and one Italian.

Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Woman killed by explosion at gender reveal party in Iowa Knoxville This post contains videos

Woman killed by explosion at gender reveal party in Iowa

A homemade device that was meant to discharge a coloured powder instead exploded like a pipe bomb.

Monday 28 October, 2019

Officials warn ISIS still a threat as it regroups following death of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

The Islamic State leader was killed in a US-led raid in Syria at the weekend.

Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Berlin state cabinet agrees five-year rent freeze to cool housing market

The measure would apply to apartments that were built before 2014.

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

School guard in US rehired after being fired for repeating n-word while telling student not to say it

The school district has said it has a zero-tolerance policy on employees using racial slurs.

Friday 18 October, 2019

Johnson & Johnson recalls 33,000 bottles of baby powder in US over asbestos concerns

The recalled lot consists of bottles which were distributed last year.

Wednesday 16 October, 2019

British family detained for almost two weeks after 'accidentally crossing border into US'

A three-month-old and two-year-old twins are among those being detained.

Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Ronan Farrow claims NBC didn't want to publish Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct story

The broadcaster has denied not supporting the journalist’s work.

Texas police officer charged with murder for shooting woman in her home

Aaron Dean (34) was jailed last night.

Monday 14 October, 2019

Woman shot dead in her home by Texas police officer was playing video games with nephew

A neighbour had called a non-emergency line to report the home’s front door had been left open.

Saturday 12 October, 2019

Jackie Brown and Breaking Bad actor Robert Forster dies aged 78 RIP This post contains videos

Jackie Brown and Breaking Bad actor Robert Forster dies aged 78

Forster earned an Oscar nomination for his comeback role in the 1997 Quentin Tarantino film.

Friday 11 October, 2019

'Lock him up!': Trump hits out at Bidens and defends decision to withdraw from Syria

The US President is seeking to use an impeachment probe against him as a weapon on the campaign trail.

Cuba Gooding Jr. faces new charge in New York sex misconduct case

The new charge is contained in a sealed indictment.

Thursday 10 October, 2019

British IS fighters known as 'The Beatles' taken into US custody

The US has moved some Islamic State prisoners amid fears they could escape custody as Turkey invades northeast Syria.

Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Nine-year-old child charged with five counts of first-degree murder after fire in US

Three children and two adults died in the fire in April.

Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Sunday 6 October, 2019

Four dead and five injured in shooting at Kansas bar overnight

Authorities said the shooting stemmed from an earlier altercation.

Saturday 5 October, 2019

Teenager in serious condition after being shot in fresh Hong Kong protests

The incident is understood to have triggered another wave of mass protests overnight.

Tuesday 1 October, 2019

One person dead and ten injured in 'violent incident' at Finnish college

Police said they were forced to use a gun to stop the violence at the Herman shopping centre.

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