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Yesterday’s News

Family of girl (7) who died in Border Patrol custody dispute official story on her death

The parents of Jakelin Caal said she had been given food and water and appeared to be in good health as she travelled through Mexico.

Trump's interior secretary denies he is quitting over the multiple investigations into him

In his resignation letter, Zinke said there had been “vicious and politically motivated attacks” against him.

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Saturday 15 December, 2018

Donald Trump is losing another member of his administration

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will quit at the end of the year.

Friday 14 December, 2018

Shakira charged with tax evasion in Spain

The musician allegedly failed to pay more than €14.5 million between 2012 and 2014.

7-year-old girl dies in custody after Border Patrol arrest

The Washington Post reports the girl died of dehydration and shock more than eight hours after she was arrested.

Thursday 13 December, 2018

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries

The two cases ratchet up pressure on Canada, which is holding Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies.

Police release image of Strasbourg attacker suspect as Irish visitors to France told to exercise caution

Two were killed and one person left brain-dead after the shooting at the Christmas market in Strasbourg.

Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Is Joe Biden the next US President? He's going to talk to family about it over Christmas

Biden served as Barack Obama’s Vice President for eight years.

Jailed former Trump lawyer says he felt he was duty-bound 'to cover up his dirty deeds'

Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison.

Monday 10 December, 2018

Irish-born priest may be deported from Chile after serving sentence for sexually abusing girl

John O’Reilly was convicted of sexually abusing a young girl while he was a chaplain at a prestigious school.

Outrage builds over video of NYPD officers ripping toddler from mother's arms Child Welfare This post contains videos

Outrage builds over video of NYPD officers ripping toddler from mother's arms

The woman has been charged with a number of offences.

Sunday 9 December, 2018

Juvenile with irritant spray may have caused fatal Italian nightclub stampede

Six people died in the incident.

Saturday 8 December, 2018

For the first time - prosecutors have connected Trump to a federal crime

The filing stopped short of accusing the president of committing a crime.

Charlottesville protests: Man (21) who drove into crowd found guilty of murdering woman

James Fields has been convicted of the first degree murder of Heather Heyer.

Friday 7 December, 2018

Trump nominates lawyer who served under George HW Bush as attorney general

Trump made the announcement while departing the White House for a trip to Missouri.

Donald Trump expected to announce former Fox News journalist as ambassador to the United Nations

Heather Nauert was a reporter for Fox News before becoming State Department spokeswoman last year.

Thursday 6 December, 2018

Death row inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection, second inmate to do so in last two months

Both David Earl Miller and Edmund Zagorski before him chose the electric chair over lethal injection.

Monday 3 December, 2018

David Attenborough:'The collapse of our civilisation is on the horizon'

The TV presenter (92) issued an appeal to world leaders at a UN climate summit.

Court rejects 69-year-old Dutch man's request to be 20 years younger

Emile Ratelband said “The rejection of (the) court is great… because they give all kinds of angles where we can… appeal.”

Sunday 2 December, 2018

'Urgent threats': Climate talks kick off in Poland today

Envoys from almost 200 nations have gathered in Poland’s southern city of Katowice.

Saturday 1 December, 2018

Neil deGrasse Tyson investigated by TV networks over sexual misconduct allegations

The astrophysicist has written numerous books and hosted 2014′s Cosmos TV series.

Thursday 29 November, 2018

Former Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress over Russian business deal

The US president called Michael Cohen a “weak person” who is lying to get a lighter sentence.

Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Ivanka Trump says use of private email user is not the same as Hillary Clinton's

“All of my emails are stored and preserved. There were no deletions,” President Donald Trump’s elder daughter told ABC News.

Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Sleeping pilot overflies Australian island destination by almost 30 miles

The pilot, who has not been identified, was the only person aboard the twin-propeller plane.

Police investigating nooses found by Mississippi Capitol before US Senate runoff

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety says the nooses were accompanied by handwritten signs referring to today’s election.

Sunday 25 November, 2018

'Thank you President T': Trump congratulates himself for falling oil prices

In a separate tweet, he called on Mexico to stop caravans of Central American migrants from trying to reach the US border.

Thursday 22 November, 2018

'Could there be a shutdown?': Trump issues Thanksgiving threat to close US-Mexico border

Trump’s border threat came days after a federal judge put the administration’s asylum policy on hold.

Indian police struggle to get body of American killed by arrow-shooting tribe

John Chau (26) was apparently shot and killed by arrows, but the cause of death can’t be confirmed yet.

Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Trump and US Chief Justice engaged in unprecedented war of words

John Roberts’ criticism is the first time the Republican-appointed leader of the federal judiciary has pushed back against Trump.

Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Chicago hospital gunman had been kicked out of firefighting academy

Four people were shot dead during a shooting at a Chicago hospital yesterday.

Colorado man avoids death penalty for killing his pregnant wife and their two young daughters

Christopher Watts pleaded guilty to killing his wife Shanann Watts and two children Bella and Celeste last August.

Four people, including hospital staff and police officer, killed in Chicago shooting

Authorities said that the gunmen targeted a woman with whom he was having a relationship.

Monday 19 November, 2018

Evacuations urged near Guatemala’s erupting Volcano of Fire

The 3,763-metre volcano is one of the most active in Central America.

Saturday 17 November, 2018

CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi killing Mbs

CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi killing

The Washington Post reported on the claims last night.

Friday 16 November, 2018

Judge rules that White House must return Jim Acosta's press credentials CNN

Judge rules that White House must return Jim Acosta's press credentials

Donald Trump called the CNN reporter a “rude, terrible person” at a press conference last week.

Take a weight off: Definition of kilogramme set to change

Researchers are expected to approve the use of a scientific formula to define the exact weight of a kilogramme.

Thursday 15 November, 2018

Judge says Florida election problems make it a 'laughing stock of the world'

The judge also rejected a request to extend the deadline for all of the state’s counties to submit the results of a machine recount.

Judge delays ruling over revoked White House credential for CNN reporter

US District Court Judge Timothy Kelly delayed the announcement until tomorrow morning.

Trump security adviser leaves role after unprecedented public rebuke from first lady

The First Lady said that Mira Ricardel “no longer deserves the honor of serving in this White House.”

Texas executes Mexican man who killed his wife and two young children

Mexico and human rights groups have long maintained that Roberto Ramos was not informed of his legal rights.

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