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British banker found guilty of murdering Indonesian women in Hong Kong apartment

He said: "They've delivered a verdict that I can not and will not have an objection with". He also said he was haunted by his actions and the pain he had caused to the victim's families. The former history and law student, who lived in a flat boasting a rooftop pool after moving to Hong Kong in 2013, debated for his college Peterhouse and was secretary of the history society.

Pakistan official wants to stop deportation of famed refugee

UNHCR, the refugee arm of the United Nations, said over 350,000 Afghan refugees (both documented and undocumented) have been repatriated from Pakistan this year. He said Gula's return to Afghanistan was final but it was not known if she would depart for Afghanistan tomorrow or a few days later. Pakistani officials say she applied for the fraudulent ID card in Peshawar in 2014.

Scotland seeks to block Brexit talks without its approval

A Leave.EU spokesman said in a media statement: "This will remind the government/politicians and the establishment, including the court, that they can not ignore the democratic vote of the people in the referendum". However, one thing is clear: the British people voted to leave the European Union and Parliament must follow that instruction. The government insists it will stick to its timetable for Brexit whatever the outcome of the court case, a message relayed by May in phone calls ...

Allow women of all ages to enter Sabarimala temple, Kerala tells SC

The UDF government backed the ban on entry of women, arguing that the restriction on entry of women in the menstrual age group can not be tested on the ground of fundamental right to equality since it involves essential and integral part of practising religion, which includes the "right to exclude persons".

No charges against Clinton after new email review

The FBI said on Sunday it stood by its earlier finding that no criminal charges were warranted against Clinton for using a private email server for government work, lifting a cloud over her presidential campaign two days before the USA election.

Syria Kurds announce start of campaign to retake Raqqa

US -backed Kurdish-led Syrian forces announced their plan Sunday to retake the Islamic State group's de facto capital of Raqqa, saying they hoped Turkey would not "interfere in internal Syrian affairs". The tensions are exacerbated by Russian and Syrian forces on one side and Turkish forces on another. In the south, Iraqi and coalition forces have retaken the town of Hammam al-Alil, and are moving slowly toward Mosul's southern borders amid waves of vehicle bombs and suicide attacks by ISIS ...

Kurdish-led Syrian forces announce start of campaign to retake Raqqa

Unlike in Iraq, where the coalition has a coherent government to work with, the US and its coalition partners in Syria are relying on a hodgepodge of local Arab and Kurdish opposition groups, some of which are fierce rivals. The Observatory also said IS detonated two vehicle bombs targeting the advancing forces. Last week, the commander of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve said the offensive needed to start soon, because American intelligence has detected signs that ...

Katy Perry Shows Support for Hillary Clinton at Political Rally in Philadelphia

Entry to Clinton's rally Monday at Independence Mall, where Jon Bon Jovi is set to perform, will begin at 4 p.m. Trump's next rally in Pennsylvania is scheduled for Sunday at 8 p.m.in Moon Township in Allegheny County. "I have my family", said Trump. Clinton campaigned in Florida Saturday amid a sudden downpour that cut her speech short. Not a hair was out of place as she announced the musical performer, Katy Perry! On Friday night, Clinton was on stage with rapper Jay Z and his ...

Kaine: "If Hillary wins Florida, it's over"

Polls will be open Tuesday from 6 a.m.to 7 p.m. across the Commonwealth. While on stage, Kaine challenged Trump's stance on things like climate change and social security, but focused on his character, specifically his claims that the election system is rigged.

FBI director tells Congress that Clinton should not face charges over emails

In July, he chastised Mrs Clinton's use of the private mail server but said that the bureau would not be recommending criminal charges against the Democratic nominee. "We are glad to see that he has found, as we were confident that he would, that he had confirmed the conclusions he reached in July and we are glad that this matter is resolved", said Jennifer Palmieri, Clinton's communications director, speaking with reporters after the news broke.

Insurgent offensive in Aleppo kills dozens of civilians

Friday's ceasefire came a day after the rebels launched a second offensive to break the government siege. Rebels detonated an explosives-laden vehicle in a suicide operation targeting the government-held New Aleppo district, according to the al-Qaida-linked Fatah al-Sham Front, which circulated footage of the blast on its social media accounts.

M&S to close dozens of high street stores under Rowe

Rowe is also said to be planning to shut a number of shops as he attempts to revive the fortunes of the slumbering giant of the High Street. Like many other retailers, M&S is grappling with changing shopping habits as increasing numbers of purchases are made online.

Bail denied to Afghan woman Sharbat Gula

The Afghan woman who became famous across the globe after an image of her was used for the front cover of National Geographic in 1985 has been refused bail following her arrest over identity fraud allegations. They have been charged under sections 409, 419, 420, 468, 471 and 109 of Pakistan Panel Code, Section 5 (2) of Prevention of Corruption Act, and Section 30 of the Nadra Ordinance.

Two injured in stabbing at Abbotsford secondary

The high school will be closed Wednesday, he says. Both Abbotsford Senior Secondary and Abbotsford Junior Secondary were on lockdown as of about 2:30 p.m. Anxious parents waited anxiously for hours for their kids to be released from the schools. "Out of respect for the family, we are asking that the video not be shared further and not be broadcasted", Rich says.

'Assertive' Russia trying to intimidate Europe with nuclear presence, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation warns

In recent weeks the Kuznetsov, along with its escort ships, steamed through the North Sea and into the English Channel, drawing a wary eye from European countries that increasingly see Russian Federation as a threat to their security. "They're using all these tools that they have in their inventory to enhance the effect that they want to create on the battlefield", he said. Defending the deployments in an interview with the German broadcaster, Deutsche Welle, the outgoing American deputy ...

Day 2: 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' vs 'Shivaay'

Nevertheless, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil hasn't been able to touch the Rs 50 crore mark. The evening and night shows will remain low and we are expecting the occupancy to be in the same range as morning shows. The title track ADHM has been released digitally On 30th August 2016. After earning 26.4 crores in two days, the movie remains strong on Sunday as well.

Melbourne Cup Betting Preview: Hartnell, Oceanographer, Jameka Odds, Analysis

PUNTERS have come for Godolphin, which has its largest representation and strongest hand for this year's edition of the Melbourne Cup after nearly two decades of trying to win the great race. "The big track is key to his chances". Challenging Godolphin for numbers is leviathan owner Lloyd Williams, a four-time victor of this race, who has four horses trained by two different men on opposite ends of the world.

Some blacks and women pay more on Uber

In Seattle, they found that African-American riders were likely to face a 29 to 35 percent longer delay in having their requests accepted by UberX drivers. Unlike with Uber, Lyft drivers can see potential passengers' names before they elect to pick them up, meaning they wouldn't have to accept a ride before declining it.

Iraqi special forces join Mosul offensive against IS

Army general said Wednesday . An Iraqi forces T-72 tank takes position near the village of Tall al-Tibah, some 30 kilometers south of Mosul , on October 19, 2016, during an operation against Islamic State group jihadists to retake the main hub city.

Venezuelan Opposition Announces Historic March against President Maduro

The country's opposition-led parliament voted on Tuesday to open a trial against Mr Maduro, whom MPs accuse of violating the constitution. Venezuela's government has been accused of "absolute authoritarianism" after officials closed off the last legal avenue for an increasingly restless opposition, raising concerns of fresh unrest against the deeply unpopular president, Nicolás Maduro.

As Trump falters, more Republicans say they'll block Clinton

Former Senate Leader Dean Skelos, who is facing prison time, is also from Long Island. Trump has alleged in recent weeks, as his poll numbers have dropped, that the November 8 election is being "rigged" in favour of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton with early voting already having commenced in some states.

Collusion Between McAuliffe, Clinton and the Federal Bureau of Investigation?

The Wall Street Journal reported in an October 23 story that a political action committee operated by Terry McAuliffe gave $467,500 to a state senate candidate in 2015. A McAuliffe spokesman denied that the governor's support for McCabe was tied to FBI investigations. Please Wait while comments are loading. McAuliffe, of course, is a confidant of the Clinton family.

Asian Champions Trophy: India vs Pak in grudge match

Pakistan then took the lead through strikes from Muhammad Rizwan Sr.in the 31st and Muhammad Irfan Jr.in the 39th. They were trailing 1-2 before Ramandeep Singh's field goal and a powerful penalty corner conversion from Rupinder Pal Singh turned the match around for India .

Somalia Pirate frees hostages after five years in captivity

Four of them are now receiving medical treatment in Galcayo, Somalia. "We have achieved what we achieved today by getting elders, religious community and local leaders and regional government all involved to put pressure on these guys to release the hostages", Mr Steed said.

Strong economic development expected in PH-China agreements

Trade and investment cooperation with the United States will continue despite President Duterte's pronouncement that he is cutting military and economic ties with the world's largest economy, the Philippines' trade chief vowed yesterday. A day after he provoked fresh diplomatic alarm over ties with the US, Duterte was attempting to clarify his announcement regarding his "separation" from Washington.

Russian Federation offers to secure rebel evacuation from Syria's Aleppo

At least 81 civilians died on Wednesday in Aleppo after more than 50 airstrikes blamed on Russian Federation and the Syrian regime struck the eastern sector of the embattled Syrian city. "There is no change in the Russian strategy: the goal remains the destruction of rebel presence in Aleppo ", Syria analyst Thomas Pierret told AFP news agency.

Boko Haram release 21 school girls to Nigerian government

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday welcomed the release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls by the extremist group Boko Haram to the Nigerian government following more than two years of captivity. Twenty one Chibok girls have been released on Thursday by the insurgent group Boko Haram , the presidency said. Abana, the father of one of the released girls, has been living in Nasarawa state neighboring Abuja , expressed anxiety as numerous girls reportedly have been forced to marry Boko ...

Tiger Woods reviews the golf games of Presidents, jokes about Trump

How is that possible? Keep reading for what he had to say about his 'best friend'. Colbert has gone live several times on Late Show this past year to cover the presidential election, most recently after the third and final debate on Wednesday.

Weak retail sales result makes Canada rate cut more likely

Prices were up more on a year-over-year basis in September than in August in every province except Alberta and British Columbia, where they posted smaller increases. Food prices were up 0.1 per cent, the sector's smallest year-over-year increase since February 2000. Food purchased from stores saw it's first year-over-year decline since March 2008, when it fell 0.9%.

UK sends warships to watch Russian ship in English Channel

The UK is working alongside North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners to monitor the warships. The 'Admiral Kuznetsov' was commissioned in 1990 and is so far Russia's only aircraft carrier. "This is not a friendly port call". The Russian military are predicted to pass through the narrow stretch of water between the United Kingdom and France as soon as Thursday evening (20 October), resulting in the Ministry of Defence (MoD) sending the Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan up from Portsmouth ...