• Slender Man case: Morgan Geyser, 14, in not guilty insanity plea
Slender Man case: Morgan Geyser, 14, in not guilty insanity plea

Ms Weier pleaded not guilty previous year. Both Geyser and Weier will be tried as adults on the charge of first-degree worldwide attempted homicide. Police found Geyser and Weier walking nearby, with a knife in one of their rucksacks. Leutner recovered from her wounds and returned to school that fall.

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  • United Nations concerned about Saudi airstrikes on Yemen
United Nations concerned about Saudi airstrikes on Yemen

The group, also known by its French acronym MSF, said it made the decision after Monday's attack on Abs Hospital in Yemen's Hajjah Governorate that killed 19 people, including one MSF staff member. "Coalition officials repeatedly state that they honor worldwide humanitarian law, yet this attack shows a failure to control the use of force and to a...

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  • USA to send delegation to Turkey for Gulen probe
USA to send delegation to Turkey for Gulen probe

Another auto bombing hit police headquarters in the eastern Turkish city of Elazig late last night (NZT) killing at least five people, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. A vehicle bomb and a roadside explosion killed nine members of Turkey's security forces on Thursday and injured more than 100, the Dogan news agency reported.

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  • Hartlepool Labour Party members give leader Jeremy Corbyn 'overwhelming support'
Hartlepool Labour Party members give leader Jeremy Corbyn 'overwhelming support'

Speaking at the hustings event, the left-wing veteran conceded Labour would have to appeal to people who have previously considered voting for the Conservatives. There was also an amusing moment when Birmingham Erdington MP Jack Dromey was giving an interview to ITV criticising Mr Corbyn, but was forced to cut himself short as the Labour leader arr...

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  • China, Myanmar vow closer ties as Aung San Suu Kyi visits Beijing
China, Myanmar vow closer ties as Aung San Suu Kyi visits Beijing

Key to both sides is the $3.6 billion Myitsone dam project in northern Myanmar, funded by Chinese power interests but suspended in 2011 by Myanmar's former military-backed president, Thein Sein. In 2011 a quasi-civilian government halted the project - originally created to supply most of its electricity to China - in a surprise move after local pro...

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  • Judge orders Clinton to answer questions on email use
Judge orders Clinton to answer questions on email use

The judge gave Clinton 30 days to respond - so if Judicial Watch procrastinates, it's possible Clinton could delay answering the questions until after election day on November 8. The statement comes in the wake of a New York Times report that says Powell encouraged Clinton to use a private server for non-classified emails.

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  • Another insurer leaves S Carolina's health exchange market
Another insurer leaves S Carolina's health exchange market

In the statement , Aetna said it would continue to offer off-exchange products in 2017 to individuals "in the vast majority of counties " where it offered coverage via public exchanges this year. Aetna now covers some 900,000 people through the ACA exchanges. Sabrina Corlette, a research professor with the Georgetown Health Policy Institut...

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  • Boy, 3, killed in dog attack in Essex named as Dexter Neal
Boy, 3, killed in dog attack in Essex named as Dexter Neal

Mother-of-five Lisa Smith, 43, who lives in Parker Way, said the family who lived at the address behind the police cordon "kept themselves to themselves" and had not lived in the street as long as her other neighbours. "I just feel really sorry for them. I could hear the man counting "one two three four" like they were doing CPR". He added that a...

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  • Again, Jonathan denies link with Niger Delta Avengers
Again, Jonathan denies link with Niger Delta Avengers

They took the decision at a meeting attended by the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, and chairman of Amnesty Implementation Committee, Kingsley Kuku; Bayelsa state Governor, Seriake Dickson; President General of Ijaw Youth Council, Udengs Eradiri and Victor Ben Ebikabowei, aka, Boy Loaf.

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  • Godzilla Animated Movie in the Works at Toho
Godzilla Animated Movie in the Works at Toho

The first time an anime Godzilla character appeared on Japanese television was in a crossover with Crayon Shin-chan on July 22. The Japanese franchise also inspired two American animated series: one from Hanna-Barbera that ran from 1978 to 1980, and Godzilla: The Series, from Sony, which served as a follow-up to the 1998 film.

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  • Really happy to win a silver, gave my heart out: Sindhu
Really happy to win a silver, gave my heart out: Sindhu

Sindhu's proud parents, who were watching the match live along with relatives and friends on television at the academy, erupted in joy as she defeated Japan's Nozomi Okuhara 21-19, 21-10 to ensure at least a silver medal for India. Sindhu once again opened up a 3-0 lead, but the Japanese soon clawed back and grabbed a slender 5-3 lead with the Indi...

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  • Wednesday Forecast: Becoming less humid as dry air moves in
Wednesday Forecast: Becoming less humid as dry air moves in

Late tonight high pressure starts to gain control, and we are left with mainly clear skies heading into Friday morning. Long-range forecasts have some rain showers for Monday afternoon and Monday night. It'll be slowly moving over us, which means chances of rain increase. Highs in the low 90s. The cooler trend continues Sunday , wi...

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  • Obama says Islamic State is lashing out as it loses ground
Obama says Islamic State is lashing out as it loses ground

For five years Russian President Vladimir Putin has steadfastly supported the regime of Bashar al-Assad, offering worldwide cover, military aid and in the last year carrying out its own strikes in anti-Assad areas. "More than 14,000 strikes so far", Obama said when briefing the media. "If we remain steady and steadfast and vigilant, but also take t...

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  • OLYMPICS/ Tears flow after women's table tennis team wins bronze medal
OLYMPICS/ Tears flow after women's table tennis team wins bronze medal

The dominance of China in the sport of table tennis will not be stopped at the Rio Olympic games in 2016. The Chinese men's team would once again win gold in team table tennis, this time in Rio de Janiero, Brazil . The Chinese women's team coach, Kong Linghui, also spoke of the strength of their Japanese opponents, saying that their early ex...

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  • Carlsberg sales hit by decline in eastern Europe
Carlsberg sales hit by decline in eastern Europe

Analysts polled by FactSet had expected net profit of 1.38 billion kroner on sales of 31.56 billion kroner. Danish brewer Carlsberg A/S (CABGY.PK) reported that its net profit attributable to shareholders for the first-half of 2016 rose to 1.867 billion Danish Kroner or 12.2 Kroner per share from 1.495 billion Kroner or 9.8 Kroner per share in th...

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  • Paul Manafort Helped Pro-Russians In Ukraine Move Money To US Firms
Paul Manafort Helped Pro-Russians In Ukraine Move Money To US Firms

Not doing so can land you five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. OF ALL the murky financial links to Russian Federation and Ukraine involving Paul Manafort, the just-demoted campaign chairman for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, the most disturbing so far was published Tuesday by the Associated Press .

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  • Thailand issues arrest warrant for second suspect in deadly blasts
Thailand issues arrest warrant for second suspect in deadly blasts

Police General Pongsapat Pongcharoen said that authorities were putting together the jigsaw to identify the network behind the attacks that hit Hua Hin in Prachuap Khiri Khan province, plus six southern provinces, including Phuket. Suthep Thaugsuban, a pro-military leader of protesters who blockaded Bangkok for months in 2014, said he believes "t...

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  • Airstrike hits Doctors Without Borders-supported hospital in Yemen, kills 11
Airstrike hits Doctors Without Borders-supported hospital in Yemen, kills 11

The United Nation's children agency, UNICEF , confirmed the attack warning that "with the intensification in violence across the country in the past week, the number of children killed and injured by air strikes, street fighting and landmines has grown sharply".

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  • Duterte slams United Nations for 'interfering' in Philippine drug war
Duterte slams United Nations for 'interfering' in Philippine drug war

With regards to the Communist Party of the Philippines, President Duterte said his government would continue to pursue the peace negotiation with the communist rebels with or without CPP-National People's Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) founding leader Jose Ma.

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  • US says $400M payment was contingent on release of prisoners
US says $400M payment was contingent on release of prisoners

The Iranians wanted money they were owed, but the US only released the money after the detainees were released, she said . A new Wall Street Journal report says Iran couldn't take the U.S.' settlement money until Iran released the American prisoners it was holding.

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