Mexico to investigate case of 43 missing students

Mexico City: Mexican prosecutors will investigate officials who under the previous government handled a "discredited" probe into the 2014 disappearance of 43 student teachers, the attorney general's office says. The abduction and apparent massacre of the trainee teachers by corrupt police working with a drug gang sparked international condemnation of Mexico and seriously damaged the reputation of then-president Enrique Pena […]

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Jeremy Clarkson plans vegetable patch, potting shed and plant room

Is Jeremy Clarkson set to swap Ferraris for fuchsias? Grand Tour host plans to install vegetable patch, potting shed and plant room on his 312-acre estate He originally had planning permission to create a ‘sensational party barn’  Clarkson’s new request has been lodged with West Oxfordshire District Council He once derided gardening as ‘a pointless way of passing the time […]

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Academic arrested as she knew Tehran’s links to Bahrain uprising?

Was British-Australian academic arrested in Iran because she knew of Tehran’s links to Bahrain uprising? Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert has been in solitary confinement in Iran for almost a year The academic is believed to have been researching a subject regarded as controversial in Iran  Dr Moore-Gilbert is an expert in Islamic Studies and Middle Eastern History Jolie King and Australian […]

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Hand-drawn swastika found in Homeland Security office building

A hand-drawn swastika was discovered inside an office building at the Department of Homeland Security Nebraska Avenue Complex, a source confirmed to ABC News on Saturday. The hand-drawn image was removed and the matter was referred to the Office of Inspector General and the Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. “This display of hate and cowardice does not represent […]

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Arab coalition says it will counter threats to Saudi assets, oil supplies

DUBAI (Reuters) – A Saudi-led coalition battling Yemen’s Houthi group said it was investigating drone attacks against Saudi oil plants on Saturday that were claimed by the Houthis, and would confront “terrorist” threats to global energy security. “Investigations are ongoing to determine the parties responsible for planning and executing these terrorist attacks,” coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki said in an […]

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Sam Gyimah becomes sixth MP to defect to Lib Dems

Former Tory leadership contender Sam Gyimah becomes sixth MP to defect to the Lib Dems this year as he claims Government is ‘picking and choosing what laws to respect’ Sam Gyimah has crossed over to the Liberal Democrats from the Conservatives The former Conservative party member had the Conservative whip removed after he rebelled against Boris Johnson earlier this month Jo […]

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Trump floats possible defense treaty days ahead of Israeli elections

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had spoken with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about a possible mutual defense treaty between the two nations, a move that could bolster Netanyahu’s re-election bid just days before Israelis go to the polls. “I had a call today with Prime Minister Netanyahu to discuss the possibility of moving […]

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