An admitted pedophile is running for Congress

An admitted pedophile in Virginia who did time for threatening to kill Barack Obama says he is running for US Congress because his perverted views resonate with voters “tired of political correctness.” Nathan Larson, a 37-year-old independent candidate, acknowledged in an interview Thursday that he supports white supremacy, pedophilia and violent rape, the Huffington Post reported. “A lot of people […]

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Ready to 'deal': Trump says Kim summit back on but don't expect too much too soon

Washington: US President Donald Trump announced Friday that the summit meeting he had cancelled with North Korea's leader would be held this month after all, the latest head-spinning twist in a nuclear-edged diplomatic drama that has captivated and confused much of the world. The president rescheduled the June 12 get-together with the North's leader, Kim Jong-un, barely a week after scrubbing […]

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Middle schooler traumatized by unannounced active shooter drill: mom

A middle school principal in Virginia has apologized to parents for an unannounced active shooter drill that seemed to real for some students – including one who “literally thought she was going to die,” her mother said. While unannounced safety drills aren’t new in the district, Short Pump Middle School Principal Thomas McAuley acknowledged in an email that Tuesday’s exercise […]

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Populist Italian parties reach deal on new government

Rome: Italy appeared on Thursday to step back from the brink of a continent-rattling political crisis, with officials agreeing to a deal that averts the threat of fresh elections and puts two populist parties in charge of the euro zone's third-largest economy. The agreement was the latest twist in a topsy-turvy week for Italian politics, one that on Tuesday had […]

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Spain's new leader takes aim at corruption, austerity

Madrid: Prime Minister-elect Pedro Sanchez vowed Friday to root out the corruption that helped bring down Spain's outgoing conservative government and pledged to help people affected by years of public spending cuts under his predecessor, Mariano Rajoy. Spain’s incoming prime minister Pedro Sanchez has vowed to crackdown on corruption. Minutes after narrowly winning a no-confidence vote in parliament, the Socialist […]

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Four more die in E.Coli outbreak linked to lettuce

Four more people died from an E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday, bringing the total toll to five. Twenty-five more people have taken ill since the last update from the agency on May 16, with 197 patients from 35 states now affected, the CDC said. The patients who […]

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Spain vote LIVE: Pedro Sanchez becomes PM as Mariano Rajoy is ousted

Spain vote LIVE: Pedro Sanchez becomes PM as Mariano Rajoy is ousted after no confidence vote Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy admits defeat ahead of no-confidence vote over corruption as arch-rival Socialist Pedro Sanchez is set to take power  e-mail 9 View comments Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s six year reign ended today after a successful no confidence vote sparked […]

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