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22 injured in London Underground bomb attack

22 injured in London Underground bomb attack

At least 22 people were injured after a bomb detonated on a packed London Underground train during the monring rush hour on Friday in what police are treating as a “terrorist incident”. Witnesses reported seeing passengers covered in blood and with facial burns and hair coming off at Parsons Green station in west London after […]

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41-year-old UK man arrested for raping 81-year-old woman in London

41-year-old UK man arrested for raping 81-year-old woman in London

An elderly 81-year-old woman was raped by a man who followed her after she got off a bus on a busy high street. The elderly woman victim was taken to hospital after the attack, she was followed by a man after she had left the number 155 bus in Balham High Road, south London On […]

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Rowhani on course to claim victory in Iran’s presidential election

Rowhani on course to claim victory in Iran’s presidential election

June 15, AP – Rowhani, a former nuclear negotiator, has over 50 percent of the more than 10 million ballots counted so far. His nearest challenger, Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf has tallied about 16 percent, and four other candidates trail more distantly, with between 1 and 13 percent of the total. Rowhani needs 50 percent to […]

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IEA: Carbon dioxide emissions rose to record high

IEA: Carbon dioxide emissions rose to record high

June 11, STOCKHOLM (AP) — The world’s energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose 1.4 percent in 2012 to a record high of 31.6 billion tons, even though the U.S. posted its lowest emissions since the mid-1990s, the International Energy Agency said Monday. In its annual World Energy Outlook report, the Paris-based IEA said top carbon polluter […]

June 11, 2013 | By More
Police arrest 10th suspect in British soldier’s slaying case

Police arrest 10th suspect in British soldier’s slaying case

LONDON (AP) — The 50-year-old man was detained in Welling, east of London, on suspicion of conspiring to murder 25-year-old soldier Lee Rigby, Scotland Yard said. Police didn’t provide further details about the suspect’s identity. Police on Monday arrested a 10th suspect in connection with the vicious killing of an off-duty British soldier on a […]

May 27, 2013 | By More
London: 7 men convicted of sex crimes against underage girls

London: 7 men convicted of sex crimes against underage girls

May 16, LONDON (AP) — The guilty verdict followed five months of testimony indicating the pedophile sex ring exploited girls between 2004 and 2012 in the Oxford area, some 60 miles (95 kilometers) northwest of London. Charges include rape, trafficking and child prostitution. Seven men were convicted in London on Tuesday for sexually abusing underage […]

May 16, 2013 | By More
Accelerating diplomacy: US, Britain press Russia on Syria

Accelerating diplomacy: US, Britain press Russia on Syria

May 14, AP – ‘Syria’s history is being written in the blood of her people, and it is happening on our watch,’ Cameron said. Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron sought to build momentum behind a new US-Russia sponsored conference on Syria, now expected to take place in June, as they met at the […]

May 14, 2013 | By More
Beyonce reigns as Queen Tara in animated movie ‘Epic’

Beyonce reigns as Queen Tara in animated movie ‘Epic’

May 8, LONDON (AP) — Queen B has gone from pop royalty to screen royalty, becoming the forest queen in an animated movie that she hopes her 15-month-old daughter Blue Ivy will be proud of one day. The film was her first work since giving birth and she says her hormones were raging. Beyonce loved […]

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