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Pa. man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 5, while bathing her

Pa. man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 5, while bathing her When the woman confronted her husband about it, he abused her, after which she took both the girls to the Vakola police station and lodged a complaint, senior inspector Kailashchand Avhad said. Police arrested Gregory Sherrod, 53, and authorities have charged him with carjacking, abduction, strangulation and assault. She later fled to a relative's home, where she called police. [Full Article...]

Timeline: key events in the case of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur

Timeline: key events in the case of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur Previous identified victims were Andrew Kinsman, Soroush Mahmudi, and Skandaraj Navaratnam. Police are also waiting for warmer weather to investigate other properties associated with McArthur, Idsinga said. McArthur was interviewed by police during that project but it was closed in 2014. As of now, the charges against McArthur haven't been proven in court. [Full Article...]

Turkey proposes new draft law on child sexual abuse

Turkey proposes new draft law on child sexual abuse Parents of young children have poor knowledge about the law against child sexual abuse and most information that parents have about the crime is through programmes conducted by schools, revealed a recently survey. "And when you see a blue bow we would like to you to think that's a child who's been hurt, that's a child who has experienced a trauma". "It's really to bring awareness to the importan... [Full Article...]

European Union launches €410m venture capital fund for start-ups and SMEs

European Union launches €410m venture capital fund for start-ups and SMEs In February, the commission the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum in partnership with the ethereum startup ConsenSys, an effort it would invest €300 million in blockchain-related projects. The partnership is tasked with allowing member countries to share experience and expertise in the emerging technology in order to create a path for a Digital Single Market that will benefit the private and p... [Full Article...]

Lakers Shock 10-Year G-League Vet Andre Ingram With NBA Contract

Lakers Shock 10-Year G-League Vet Andre Ingram With NBA Contract It's a dream come true kind of day for Andre Ingram . "It was once in a lifetime", said Ingram, who was still in awe after the game. Tuesday night's game between the Rockets and the Los Angeles Lakers didn't have much riding on it, but it was the most important game in the world for Andre Ingram . [Full Article...]

Iran vows response to Israeli airstrike on Syrian air base

Seven European army employees were killed on Monday at the strike about the Tiyas, or T4, air base near Homs, as stated by the Iranian news agency Tasnim. Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman made it clear that Iran's continued military expansion into Syria must be stopped. Syria, Russia and Iran have blamed Israel for the attack, which Tehran had initially said killed four military adv... [Full Article...]

Man bites off finger of police officer and swallows it

Man bites off finger of police officer and swallows it No charges have been launched for the 12-year-old. Paramedics also treated and transported his passenger to the hospital in stable condition after she sustained an ear injury. A city man faces charges after police said he fractured a woman's jaw during an argument. Police declined to specify the type of instruments. The vehicle crashed near Edgewater Drive and Hambleton Avenue, police said. [Full Article...]

Bayern Munich vs. Sevilla live stream info, TV channel

Bayern Munich vs. Sevilla live stream info, TV channel They are a team who press really well, but we know what we can do. However, they are on course to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League for an eighth successive season as they enjoy a 3-0 lead in their tie with Juve. Versatile full-back Alaba has missed Bayern's last two matches with back problems while midfielder Vidal picked up a knee injury in the first leg. [Full Article...]

Latin America unfazed by Trump bypassing summit

Latin America unfazed by Trump bypassing summit In that time, however, he has undertaken more distant trips to Europe, Asia and the Middle East on several occassions. Trump vowed Monday that the United States would take swift action in retaliation for the suspected chemical weapons attack on civilians in Syria , which has been blamed for the deaths of at least 49 people in the opposition-held town of Douma, outside the Syrian capital Damas... [Full Article...]

Federal deficit to hit $1 trillion earlier than expected

Federal deficit to hit $1 trillion earlier than expected But they, too, did little to offset the loss of revenue from the tax cut plan . Economic growth is projected by the CBO to jump above three percent this year, exceeding the Trump administration's goal and far above the less than three percent the CBO projected before the tax cuts and spending bill. [Full Article...]

Syrian army says Israel behind attack on T-4 air base

Syrian army says Israel behind attack on T-4 air base Worldwide condemnation grew over a suspected poison gas attack in a rebel-held town near Damascus said to have been carried out by the Syrian government , while Syria and its main ally, Russia, blamed Israel for airstrikes on a Syrian air base Monday that reportedly killed 14 people, including four Iranians. [Full Article...]

Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal 'no longer critical' after poisoning

Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal 'no longer critical' after poisoning The former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal, is conscious and can speak, according to the Sky News television channel. "They (the British) must have something to hide". Investigators later found that their front door showed the highest concentration of the nerve agent used against them. "We have told our British colleagues that 'you're playing with fire and you'll be sorry'". [Full Article...]

Trump lets loose after offices of his attorney raided

Trump lets loose after offices of his attorney raided The agency reportedly gather records on various topics, such as the $130,000 non-disclosure payment Cohen made the adult film actress Stormy Daniels shortly before the 2016 U.S. President Donald Trump slammed the FBI's raid on the offices of his longtime personal attorney, Michael Cohen . "What's more disturbing is that, in the wake of these reports, the President appears to be using this u... [Full Article...]

Why Donald Trump is holding off on withdrawing troops from Syria

Why Donald Trump is holding off on withdrawing troops from Syria Russian-backed Syrian government forces launched their offensive against eastern Ghouta in February. Also on the losing end of Trump's decision to withdraw: Israel. "We continue to be focused on the defeat of ISIS". The Trump administration drove the Islamic State from its strongholds by working with Kurdish proxies despised by Turkey. [Full Article...]

National Guard deployed to Texas-Mexico border within 72 hours

National Guard deployed to Texas-Mexico border within 72 hours Trump signed a memo Wednesday providing for the deployment of National Guard members to the US border with Mexico , but details have yet to be finalized, CNN reports, although today he estimated the number of troops needed at 2,000 to 4,000. [Full Article...]

Australian PM dismisses reports of Chinese military base talks with Vanuatu

Australian PM dismisses reports of Chinese military base talks with Vanuatu Australia has warned Vanuatu against any moves to allow a greater Chinese military presence in the Pacific nation. "If it turns out there are one or more Chinese bases. "We are not interested in militarisation, we are just not interested in any sort of military base in our country", he said. "We would view with great concern the establishment of any foreign military bases in those Pacific isl... [Full Article...]

Hungary election: Viktor Orban's Fidesz party hopes for third straight term

Hungary election: Viktor Orban's Fidesz party hopes for third straight term His critics said his stance has fueled xenophobia. Since 400,000 people passed through Hungary in 2015 on their way to Western Europe, Orban has made migration the near-exclusive focus of his government. "Unfortunately, for those on the right who are disappointed with Orban, there is no democratic conservative alternative like Germany's CDU or a French Macron-type party", said Paul Lendvai, a ... [Full Article...]

Israeli forces using excessive force against Palestinians

The UN office noted that Israeli security forces are required by worldwide human rights law to respect the rights to peaceful assembly and expression and to use, to the extent possible, non-violent means to discharge their duties. A Palestinian journalist shot by Israeli forces during a mass demonstration along the Gaza border has died of his wounds. But they stopped short of specifically threaten... [Full Article...]

Fatal Trump tower fire: No sprinkler system in apartments

Fatal Trump tower fire: No sprinkler system in apartments Not long after news of the fire broke, President Trump, who was in Washington at the time tweeted , 'Fire at Trump Tower is out. Mr. Trump tweeted shortly after the fire broke out that his building is "well-built". Fire sprinklers were not required in New York City highrises when Trump Tower was completed in 1983. Todd Brassner , 67, who was in the apartment, was taken to a hospital but ... [Full Article...]

European Union asks whether Israel used 'proportionate' force in Gaza

The deaths brought to at least 31 the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli fire since last week. The Israeli military has said it will not allow anyone to breach the border fence and has beefed up forces in the area, with snipers and other special units. [Full Article...]


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