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Boy only survivor of light plane crash in east Indonesia

Sunday  08:55,   12 august 2018
msn

Rescuers in Indonesia say a 12-year-old boy is the only survivor from the crash of a light commercial plane.The Swiss-made Pilatus PC-6 Porter single-engine plane operated by Dimonin Air was reported missing Saturday during a 45-minute flight from[...]
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Ex-monk charged with killing Coptic bishop

Sunday  08:30,   12 august 2018
bbc

Egyptian Bishop Epiphanius was found dead at his monastery in a case that shocked the Coptic Church.Bishop Epiphanius, 64, was found dead in a pool of blood at Saint Macarius Monastery in Wadi Natroun, north-west of Cairo, on 29[...]

'I told Harry it would be better if I was dead': What Meghan Markle's father said to the groom while recovering in hospital from a heart attack following the staged paparazzi photos scandal

Sunday  02:32,   12 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Prince Harry was understandably furious having learned Mr Markle had cooperated with the paparazzi to stage photos of him apparently preparing for the Royal Wedding. Though they have never met, after being introduced by Meghan on the phone, Harry[...]

Burying ‘One Child’ Limits, China Pushes Women to Have More Babies

Sunday  00:31,   12 august 2018
msn

Worried that an aging population imperils the economy, Beijing is scrambling to stimulate a baby boom after decades of harsh restrictions on births.Almost three years after easing its “one child” policy and allowing couples to have two children, the [...]

Lie keeps a daughter and father apart for 51 years, but now they have found each other

Saturday  23:30,   11 august 2018
usatoday

Mary Jane, just 10 days old, was whisked away by her mother to a new home in Madison. Her dad, Tom, was cut out of the picture.The deception in this story spanned half a century, and it kept Mary Jane Millehan from her real father, Tom Peters, from[...]

'Keep out!': China sent 6 warnings to a US Navy plane, but the US didn't back down

Saturday  21:56,   11 august 2018
businessinsider.com.au

China sent six warnings to a US Navy plane operating in the South China Sea on Friday, ordering the American crew to "leave immediately and keep out."A US Navy P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance plane flew past China's garrisons in the Spratly[...]

Immigration Lawyer for Melania's Parents Rebukes Trump

Saturday  21:30,   11 august 2018
newsweek

President Trump has previously criticized chain migration, the same method that allowed Viktor and Amalija Knavs to become American citizens this week.Michael Wildes told CNN Friday that the president’s opposition of chain migration—by which family[...]

Donald Trump Launches Twitter Blitz After N-Word Allegations

Saturday  19:51,   11 august 2018
huffingtonpost.co.uk

Donald Trump will have awoken on Saturday morning to a storm of headlines alleging he is a “racist” and tapes exist of him repeatedly using “the N-word”. The claims have been made by former White House aide Omarosa Manigault[...]

Containers of Hurricane Donations Found Rotting in Puerto Rico Parking Lot

Saturday  16:56,   11 august 2018
msn

The containers, collected from private donors by a group controlled by Puerto Rico’s first lady, are sitting in a state parking lot, crumbling and infested with rats.Radio Isla, a local radio station, posted a video Friday showing cases of beans,[...]

White House slams Omarosa over her book

Saturday  16:06,   11 august 2018
cbsnews

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the former White House staffer's book is "riddled with lies and false accusations"White House press secretary Sarah Sanders responded to questions about Manigault Newman's[...]

Indonesian island lifted 10 inches by deadly quake

Saturday  10:05,   11 august 2018
msn

Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters (10[...]

Group asks Trump to unblock 41 Twitter users after court ruling

Saturday  03:31,   11 august 2018
reuters

<p>A U.S. free speech group on Friday asked President Donald Trump to unblock 41 Twitter users after a federal judge in May ordered him to restore access to a group of individuals who filed suit</p>U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in[...]

Head teacher busted sitting student's exam

Saturday  02:32,   11 august 2018
bbc

Burundian Benjamin Manirambona wore a blue uniform to try to blend in with the schoolchildren.Police officers burst into the exam hall where Benjamin Manirambona took the test after a[...]

Rowan Atkinson defends Johnson over burka 'joke'

Friday  23:32,   10 august 2018
news.sky

Boris Johnson has been defended by comedian Rowan Atkinson following his recent comments about burkas. The actor, best known for playing Mr Bean and Blackadder, described the remarks as funny.The former foreign secretary has also won the support of [...]

Bali Nine’s Renae Lawrence feels ‘sad’ and ‘confused’ in the lead up to her release from prison, where she has spent more than 13 years for heroin trafficking

Friday  22:51,   10 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Convicted drug mule Renae Lawrence has revealed she has mixed emotions about returning to Australia when she gets her first taste of freedom in 13 years.&nbsp;The Bali Nine member, 41, has been behind bars in Bali since she was convicted of drug [...]