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News: World

Westminster killer smiling day before deadly attack

Thursday  15:06,   20 september 2018
news.sky

Westminster attacker Khalid Masood joked with hotel staff the day before he killed five people, after he told his mother: "They'll say I'm a terrorist. I'm not."The details from the final days of the attacker, who was shot dead after...[...]

Lotto winners' disappointment as $1 MILLION jackpot is claimed by FORTY people – leaving them with just $25,000 each

Thursday  07:53,   20 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Winning the first division lottery is supposed to be the prize of a lifetime - but the ecstasy of a lucky ticket was quickly soured for 40 New Zealanders.But the ecstasy of a lucky ticket was quickly soured for 40 New Zealanders when they realised...[...]

Deputy to ISIS leader Baghdadi is sentenced to death by Iraqi court

Thursday  07:06,   20 september 2018
washingtonpost

Ismail al-Ithawi was the highest-ranking member of the Islamic State to stand trial in Iraq.Ismail al-Ithawi was part of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s inner circle and was responsible for religious edicts, finances and designing the educational curriculum...[...]

CBP Report: Border Wall 'Breached' 13 Times In Tests

Thursday  06:50,   20 september 2018
newsweek

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection report on President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall shows more than a dozen points “breached” during tests along the Mexican border.Prototypes for the proposed physical barrier between Mexico and the U.S....[...]

Florence: Death toll climbs to 36 as women in sheriff's van drown

Thursday  06:30,   20 september 2018
aljazeera

Two women died when a sheriff's van taking them to a mental health facility in the US state of South Carolina was swept away by floodwaters, bringing the death toll from Hurricane Florence to at least 36 , authorities said.According to...[...]

Son's reaction to sewer cleaner's death sparks outrage in India

Thursday  05:26,   20 september 2018
aljazeera

Photographs of a boy crying next to the body of his father who died while cleaning a sewer last week in India prompted social media users to raise nearly $70,000 to support the family.\"/> [...]

'No-kill' Texas animal shelter euthanized 'multitude' of animals, under criminal investigation: report

Thursday  05:26,   20 september 2018
foxnews

A "no-kill" animal shelter in Texas is reportedly under criminal investigation after a "multitude of animals" brought in from a hoarder were allegedly euthanized. A "no-kill" animal shelter in Texas is reportedly under criminal investigation after [...]

Cody Wilson, man behind controversial 3-D printed gun, accused of sex assault

Thursday  04:26,   20 september 2018
foxnews

Cody Wilson, the Texas man behind the controversial 3-D printed gun, is accused of sexually assaulting a juvenile female, according to a police affidavit obtained by Fox News. Austin police said they conducted a forensic interview in late August...[...]

Texan Great-grandma Kills Alligator in Revenge Attack

Thursday  04:05,   20 september 2018
newsweek

Judy Cochran is also mayor of a Texan town.Judy Cochran—a great-grandmother—shot the 12-foot alligator with just one round because she believed it had eaten her miniature horse. Killing the animal was just the start of Cochran’s plan. She told USA...[...]

Oklahoma Domino's Pizza customer arrested for placing employee in headlock over wrong order

Thursday  03:51,   20 september 2018
foxnews

Milton Ray Davis, identified as the customer by police, reportedly called night manager Mike Merkle around 11 p.m. to make a complaint about the incorrect order. According to Merkle, he offered to make the man a new pizza.“I apologized to him and...[...]

Giant spider web stretches 1,000 feet across lagoon: They're having 'a party'

Thursday  03:05,   20 september 2018
foxnews

A lagoon in western Greece is starting to look more like an abandoned home's basement than a picturesque shoreline. The greenery surrounding the lagoon in Aitoliko is buried in thick, sticky cobwebs.The webs are filled with Tetragnatha spiders...[...]

Major airline spells own name wrong on plane

Thursday  02:51,   20 september 2018
news.sky

A major airline had to send a plane "back to the shop" after spelling its own name wrong. Cathay Pacific became Cathay "Paciic" after an all-important "f" was left off its branding.The Hong Kong carrier confessed to the error on Twitter, where it...[...]

French police seize 20 tonnes of miniature Eiffel Towers

Thursday  02:51,   20 september 2018
msn

French police seize 20 tonnes of miniature Eiffel Towers as part of a crackdown on the souvenirs which are offered illegally to tourists at visitor hotspots around Paris, security sources told AFP.The small metal trinkets are sold for as little as...[...]

Police: 3 injured, suspect dead in Wisconsin office shooting

Thursday  01:53,   20 september 2018
msn

A shooter opened fire inside a Wisconsin software company on Wednesday, wounding three people before responding officers fatally shot the assailant as workers ran from the office building or hid inside, according to police and witnesses. Middleton...[...]

Trump says he wants Kavanaugh accuser to testify

Wednesday  21:51,   19 september 2018
thehill

President Trump on Wednesday characterized the assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a "very tough thing," but indicated he wants to hear from his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford. "I really want to see her. I...[...]