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Missing Scotsman discovered days later, married to new woman

Thursday  17:27,   16 august 2018

His wife was fearing for his life - until she saw his new wedding photos.A Scottish man who mysteriously disappeared, leaving his wife terrified and sparking a widespread manhunt, has been discovered alive - married to a new wife in the[...]
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Woman, 18, claims she does 'feel bad' about pushing friend, 16, off a 60-foot bridge as prosecutors say she may be charged

Thursday  06:06,   16 august 2018

Jordan Holgerson, 16, suffered five broken ribs and a punctured lung when she was shoved off a bridge by her friend Taylor Smith.Jordan Holgerson, 16, suffered five broken ribs and a punctured lung when she was shoved off Washington state's Moulton[...]

A day in the life of seven migrants crossing Mexico

Thursday  06:06,   16 august 2018

From the southern border with Guatemala to the northern border with the United States, AFP spent 24 hours traveling with migrants who are crossing Mexico to chase their American dreams. Here are seven of their stories.© Provided by AFP Migrants and[...]

Colorado baker: No cake for gender transition celebration

Thursday  04:56,   16 august 2018

A Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds has sued the state over its opposition to his refusal to bake a cake celebrating a gender transition.Jack Phillips, owner of the Masterpiece Cakeshop in[...]

Couple trapped in cave burn everything including their hair to keep warm: 'We knew we were in some deep trouble'

Thursday  04:56,   16 august 2018

Spencer and Jessica Christiansen, who were stuck in a cave in Wyoming for 30 hours before being rescued, said they had to burn everything including their hair to keep warm.A couple was excited for their picturesque hike in Wyoming last weekend - but [...]

Schumacher set for $50m move

Thursday  04:06,   16 august 2018

Michael Schumacher is reportedly on the move to a $50m mansion on the Spanish island of Majorca, with his condition still a closely guarded secret.The mayor of Andratx, a municipality on Majorca, confirmed the news to Swiss magazine[...]

Alleged Trump Hollywood Star Vandal Pleads Not Guilty, Defends "Rightful and Just Act"

Thursday  03:50,   16 august 2018

<p>The man who allegedly took a pickaxe to the star of Donald Trump along the Hollywood Walk of Fame has pleaded not guilty.</p>The man who allegedly took a pickaxe to the star of Donald Trump along the Hollywood Walk of Fame last month,[...]

John Lennon's killer is up for parole for 10th time

Thursday  03:50,   16 august 2018

The man who killed John Lennon is up for parole again. Mark David Chapman is scheduled to go before New York's parole board next week, in what will be his 10th attempt to win release. A decision is expected within two weeks of the parole hearing.The [...]

Newborn girl abandoned in a CESSPIT by her mother is rescued by a taxi driver in China

Thursday  03:30,   16 august 2018

The infant was discovered by shocked residents who heard cries coming from the toilet in Jilin city. They immediately alerted emergency services as the baby's mother was nowhere to be found. As the opening of the cesspit was only about 20[...]

Shipwreck from only WWII battle in America found off Alaska

Thursday  03:30,   16 august 2018

A World War II veteran who survived two attacks on a ship whose stern was recently discovered off Alaska's Aleutian Islands recalls trying to save men slicked by oil.Daryl Weathers remembers trying to pull men from the sea off Alaska's Aleutian[...]

State of emergency declared in wake of Genoa disaster

Wednesday  23:51,   15 august 2018

39 people died when a motorway bridge collapsed.Rescue efforts are still ongoing in at the scene of the disaster but there is fading hope of pulling any further survivors from the[...]

Omarosa Book: Devos Thought Black Students Were Stupid

Wednesday  21:05,   15 august 2018

The claim is one of a number of shock allegations from Omarosa's tell-all tome.In another cutting suggestion that members of the Trump administration—including President Donald Trump himself—are racist, Manigault Newman hit out at the education[...]

At least 22 children drown on their way to school as their boat sinks in the River Nile in Sudan

Wednesday  18:30,   15 august 2018

The vessel went down when the engine failed because of a strong current, around 470 miles north of the capital Khartoum with more than 40 children on board.A woman also died when the vessel went down around 750 kilometres (470 miles) north of the[...]

'I went down with the bridge… I don't know what saved me': Soccer player who was driving on collapsed Genoa road tells of his terror as the ground vanished from beneath him and he plunged 150ft

Wednesday  14:30,   15 august 2018

Davide Capello, 33, goalkeeper for amateur side Legino, was rescued from his smashed car at the bottom of the Genoa bridge, having ridden the fall on top of huge pieces of concrete. His car was among tonnes of twisted steel and concrete debris that[...]

Italian professor warned of potential disaster 2 years before Genoa bridge collapse

Wednesday  02:56,   15 august 2018

A raised highway in the Italian city of Genoa crumbled to the ground due to possible structural weaknesses exposed during a violent storm - and a professor may have predicted the disaster two years ago. At least 20 people were killed and more than[...]