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World Convicted killer escapes from Mission Institution
Author: 0 Convicted killer escapes from Mission Institution

A convicted killer who went missing from a minimum-security prison in Mission has now been recaptured. Police say they won't be commenting further while the investigation is underway. Wellwood and Moffat lured 18-year-old Langford teen Kimberly Proctor to Wellwood's home, bound her hands and feet with duct tape, and gagged her with a sock before subjecting her to repeated sexual assaults, before attempting to choke her to death.

Author: 0 Palestinian kills British tourist in Jerusalem

Bladon started her studies in January at the university and was set to complete the program in September. The British embassy told the Guardian that it was in touch with local authorities following the incident, but didn't comment beyond that.

World J&K poll violence: Congress demands Mehbooba resign
Author: 0 J&K poll violence: Congress demands Mehbooba resign

As the day began with small queues of voters outside polling booths, slogan shouting mobs attacked polling stations in Budgam, damaged EVMs and prevented voters from exercising their franchise. Following the escalation of violence on Sunday, internet services have suspended in entire Kashmir Valley till Anantnag by-polls on April 12. Protesters earlier set ablaze a school building - the second in two days - in Shopian that was a designated polling station for the April 12 by-poll, the ...

Author: 0 Syria vehicle bombing kills at least 24 evacuees

The huge auto bomb on Saturday came as a much criticised population transfer deal stalled as the government and rebels bickered over who should be evacuated. Another 5,000 people were evacuated on 75 buses from northern rebel-beseiged towns of Foua and Kfraya, according to Abdul Hakim Baghdadi, a pro-government interlocutor who helped negotiate the transfer from the latter two towns.

World State of emergency should start after midnight
Author: 0 State of emergency should start after midnight

In February and March over 355 Christian families were forced to flee their homes in Northern Sinai, after horrific killings of Copts by Islamists. The Islamic State affiliate in Egypt claimed responsibility for the attack. "The authorities have received warnings before that the church is being targeted", one person said. "Terrorism hits Egypt again, this time on Palm Sunday", he tweeted.

Author: 0 Car bomb kills at least 39 Syria evacuees

Syrian state media said at least 39 were killed. A Facebook page belonging to the pro-government Foua and Kfraya villages said all those in three buses were killed or are still missing while a rebel official said at least 30 opposition fighters who were guarding the evacuees were killed in the blast.

Author: 0 Rangers look to rebound in Game 3 from tough overtime loss

The Rangers got off to a better start than in the series opener, controlling the play and getting the game's first three shots. Trailing 3-2 with the clocking ticking down in regulation and an 2-0 series deficit looming, the Canadiens tied it with 18 seconds remaining in the third period before Alexander Radulov sent the Bell Centre crowd into a frenzy with his goal with 1:26 left in the first overtime period to give Montreal a 4-3 win over the New York Rangers.

World Japan, China remain on United States 'monitoring list' for currency
Author: 0 Japan, China remain on United States 'monitoring list' for currency

Upon announcing his candidacy in 2015, Trump said China's currency practices were making it impossible for USA companies to compete and declared, "They're killing us". While China has been criticized for years by other countries for its heavy-handed efforts to keep the yuan undervalued, Beijing has lately been doing the opposite, by trying to prop up its currency.

World Dortmund CEO considered withdrawing from Champions League
Author: 0 Dortmund CEO considered withdrawing from Champions League

Around 100 investigators from the German Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) are looking into the incident, one of whom spoke to the Welt am Sonntag newspaper on Saturday. He traveled to Turkey in March 2015 and remained in contact with members of IS after arriving in Germany in early 2016, prosecutors said. "The investigations are continuing in all directions and are running at full-speed", she said, adding that about 100 officers were participating in the probe.

World Milan derby 'great advert' in Asia: Montella
Author: 0 Milan derby 'great advert' in Asia: Montella

The highly-intense historical Milan derby 2017 is set to be contested in the morning, possibly for the first-time ever. This was was Milan's first game since their protracted takeover by Chinese investors was finally completed. But until Zapata's bundled effort hit the crossbar and bounced over the line following a corner in the seventh minute of added-on time , the Rossoneri were on their way to defeat.

Author: 0 North Korea Rolls Out Missiles During Founder's Birthday Celebrations

North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister has issued an ominous warning after US President Donald Trump called the country a "problem [that] will be taken care of". North Korean soldiers march and shout slogans during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang .

World Here Are The Winners Of The 2017 Pulitzer Prizes For Journalism
Author: 0 Here Are The Winners Of The 2017 Pulitzer Prizes For Journalism

For a centenarian, the Pulitzer Prize appears to be as spry as ever. In the blog entry, Berehulak thanked Filipino colleagues, among them Dondi Tawatao, Noel Celis, Raffy Lerma, Carlo Gabuco and Patricia Evangelista, saying: "If it wasn't for their strength and their resilience, the work that I did wouldn't have been possible".

World Activists to use Tax Day to tell Trump: Show us your returns
Author: 0 Activists to use Tax Day to tell Trump: Show us your returns

Some Capitol Hill Republicans have envisioned the nightmare scenario for 2017, and it goes like this: No ObamaCare repeal. One of Trump's key advisers, National Economic Council chair Gary Cohn, is a corporatist Democrat, who may well prefer fewer tax cuts and more infrastructure spending to spur economic growth.

Author: 0 Republicans survive election scare, win Kansas House seat

In the campaign's final weekend, the NRCC spent close to $100,000 on the race, and the GOP-allied Congressional Leadership Fund super PAC paid for tens of thousands of get-out-the-vote phone calls. Estes gained ground through the evening and ended up with 53 percent of the vote over Thompson's 46 percent. On Monday, Estes had another influential GOP name stumping for him - Texas Sen.

World Basque group ETA says has given up its arsenal
Author: 0 Basque group ETA says has given up its arsenal

ETA declared the end of its bid to establish an independent Basque state in northern Spain and southern France in 2011 but has only handed over part of its weapons cache to authorities. Eta, founded in 1959, says its pledge confirms it has brought the curtain down on its armed campaign for a Basque homeland, a territory that straddles the border between northwest Spain and southwest France.

World Trump admin. declines to brand China a currency manipulator
Author: 0 Trump admin. declines to brand China a currency manipulator

However, the report did caution that six major U.S. trading partners warrant being placed on the monitoring list for special attention: China, Germany, Japan , Korea, Switzerland and Taiwan. "The United States can not and will not bear the burden of an worldwide trading system that unfairly disadvantages our exports and unfairly advantages the exports of our trading partners through artificially distorted exchange rates", it said.

Author: 0 Bashar Assad Tells AFP That Chemical Attack Was Western 'Fabrication'

The United States and its allies say the Syrian military carried out the attack, something Syria has already denied. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, along with his Iranian and Syrian counterparts at a trilateral meeting in Moscow today denounced last week's US attack on Syria.

Author: 0 Russia, Iran and Syria issue warning to US

A senior Russian diplomat says the United States and Russia are again exchanging information on a hotline created to prevent midair incidents over Syria, but that the formal agreement on such exchanges has not been renewed. Moscow offered the explanation that regime aircraft hit a chemical weapons facility controlled by rebels on the ground. Tillerson, visiting Moscow on Wednesday, addressed the issue of the chemical weapons attack but he stopped short of calling it a war crime.

World Clashes leave 50 students injured in Kashmir
Author: 0 Clashes leave 50 students injured in Kashmir

She said some female students were also brought to the hospital who fainted after inhaling teargas fired by security forces. Witnesses told Deccan Herald that two police vehicles stopped at the entrance of Degree College Pulwama in the morning which provoked the students.

World One Killed in Srinagar as Security Forces Fire on Protesters
Author: 0 One Killed in Srinagar as Security Forces Fire on Protesters

A youth was killed while another was injured when security forces opened fire on protesters in congested Batamaloo area of Srinagar on Saturday evening. "The matter is being investigated", he added. A police official said that a group of young people were shouting slogans and pelting stones at security forces near Degree College in Pulwama town in the afternoon.

World Leicester working with Uefa to investigate fan trouble
Author: 0 Leicester working with Uefa to investigate fan trouble

He said: "Why not?" "I think there are people deciding that and it could only be good for the game", Albrighton said of VAR. They were warned that if they did not accept the terms agreed between the lawyers they could face a long wait in jail on remand before a full trial.

Author: 0 North Korea flaunts long-range missiles in massive parade

Other senior officials joining Kim at the parade podium included Kim Won Hong, who the South Korean government had said earlier this year was sacked from his job as state security minister, presumably over corruption. The parade went on for more than two hours as thousands of North Korean soldiers marched in lockstep through the city's main square. An official from South Korea's defence ministry couldn't immediately confirm whether any of the rockets represented a new type of ICBM.

Author: 0 White House partially to blame for Syria chemical attack: McCain

He added: "We've got to be frank with them and we shouldn't just allow the Americans to go off and do that". In other words, Islamic State, not Assad, is still the priority in Syria for the US. Moscow hit back at Britain, saying his decision to pull out of the meeting shows a lack of understanding of events in Syria. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran's Hassan Rouhani said in a phone call that aggressive USA actions against Syria were not permissible and violated worldwide law, the ...

Author: 0 Donald Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'

At that briefing, the official also noted, "We know the Russians have chemical expertise in-country". This is viewer supported news. "It would be a fantastic thing" if the two nations got along better, Trump said, but cautioned that "it may be just the opposite".

World Liberals blast NDP promise of yearly $400 rent rebate in BC
Author: 0 Liberals blast NDP promise of yearly $400 rent rebate in BC

Anyone who owns a home in B.C. but doesn't pay income tax in Canada will have to pay the new tax, which it estimates will raise $100 million in this fiscal year. "If homeowners can have homeowners grant, renters should be able to have a grant as well". How will Horgan pay for this? British Columbia's Liberal government has ignored renters for the past 16 years and it's high time someone offered them a helping hand, New Democrat Leader John Horgan says.