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News of last year:
Again, Jonathan denies link with Niger Delta Avengers
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 21:44:00 +0200
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja President Goodluck Jonathan has again denied allegations that he is sponsoring the Niger Delta Avengers. The former President said this in a statement by his spokesman, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze, on Thursday. Some national newspapers had...
© The Punch
US golfer Lewis grabs Olympics lead from Ariya
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 21:23:00 +0200
RIO DE JANEIRO - Ariya Jutanugarn shot even par in the second round of the Rio 2016 women's golf tournament, and fell three shots behind American Stacy Lewis and Inbee Park of Korea.
© Bangkok Post
SEE IT: Rampant wildfires cause ‘firenadoes’ in California, Color
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 21:09:46 +0200
Fire tornadoes are erupting out of rampant wildfires east of Los Angeles, according to local media reports.
© NY Daily News
Navy rescues merchant tanker from pirates in Rivers
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 21:07:59 +0200
Fidelis Soriwei, Abuja The Nigerian Navy has rescued a British merchant tanker identified as MT Vectis Osprey from sea pirates. The Director of Information of the Navy, Commodore Christian Ezekobe, said in a statement on Thursday that a Navy warship,...
© The Punch
China woos Suu Kyi with red-carpet welcome
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 21:04:00 +0200
BEIJING - China is ready to work with Myanmar's new government to push relations to a new level, Premier Li Keqiang told State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi Thursday in Beijing.
© Bangkok Post
New Jersey child porn bust brings 40 arrests, in all 21 counties
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 21:01:58 +0200
The six-month probe tracked sickening images of child exploitation to the homes of pervs in every corner of the Garden State.
© NY Daily News
Long Island man confesses to drowning his mother in pool
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:59:47 +0200
Denis Cullen, Jr., was charged with murder in the second degree for killing Elizabeth Cullen, 63, behind their $1.8 million manse in Cold Spring Harbor on Wednesday.
© NY Daily News
In wake of Donaldson-Gibbons run-in, a look at six other MLB dustups: Griffin
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:48:42 +0200
Blue Jays had moved on as soon as bus left Yankees stadium, but we look at other memorable clashes in the MLB.
© The Star
Twitter finally rolls out quality filter to all users
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:44:15 +0200
Twitter is finally letting all its users filter notifications in order to avoid abuse and harassment.
© NY Daily News
Twitter suspends 235,000 accounts for promoting terrorism
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:38:41 +0200
Twitter suspended 235,000 users in the past seven months for tweets promoting or threatening terrorism, the company announced Thursday.
© NY Daily News
Steven Avery ‘1,000 percent confident’ he’ll be free
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:36:08 +0200
Steven Avery is certain his name will be cleared in the very near future.
© NY Daily News
Don't expect Ryan Lochte to be extradited to Brazil
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:35:45 +0200
While the Olympians look to avoid legal trouble, they could still be punished by USA Swimming.
© NY Daily News
Vt.inmate who wanted to kill Justin Bieber plotted anthrax scare
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:35:35 +0200
The Barre courthouse on Wednesday received an envelope containing white powder and a note claiming it was anthrax.
© NY Daily News
Man travels to every NFL stadium in VW van in new documentary
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:16:17 +0200
Rhett Grametbauer was down on his luck. His pursuit of a PhD was not going well, his marriage was over and he wanted to change his life.
© NY Daily News
Toronto bidding wars pushing out home inspections
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:16:06 +0200
Buyers should be getting inspections before they bid, say realtors and inspectors.
© The Star
Renditions: Another Ipid disciplinary case looms
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:14:50 +0200
Following the dismissal of Matthews Sesoko, Ipid’s former spokesman Moses Dlamini will also face charges related to the illegal rendition of Zimbabwean nationals.
© Cape Times
National Park Sevice is in complete chaos: report
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:11:45 +0200
Call it Panic At National Parks.
© NY Daily News
Blind busker gets proper home at last
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:09:22 +0200
“My dignity has been restored,” George Saliti said after moving to a formal house after spending over 20 years living in a shack.
© Cape Times
Man shot in leg by shopkeeper
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:09:12 +0200
A shop owner handed himself over to police after he allegedly shot a man who he accused of stealing from him.
© Cape Times
Gautrain strike not off the cards
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:08:20 +0200
Untu and Bombela failed to reach an agreement at the CCMA following threats of union members going on strike due to wage disagreements.
© Cape Times
#IOLYMPICS: Schoeman’s hard work pays off
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:01:00 +0200
Henri Schoeman became South Africa’s first Olympic triathlon medallist following his third place finish in Rio.
© Cape Times
12-year-old Free State boy mauled by lion
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:52:19 +0200
A 12-year-old orphan was mauled by lions at the Otavi Farm in Parys.
© Cape Times
Day 13: Rio Olympics in pictures
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:51:46 +0200
AFP photos The post Day 13: Rio Olympics in pictures appeared first on Punch Newspapers.
© The Punch
Disturbing statue of nude Donald Trump pops up in Union Square
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:49:50 +0200
The Trumperor has no clothes.
© NY Daily News
Bombings targeting police kill at least 14 in Turkey
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:48:56 +0200
Authorities blamed the Kurdistan Workers' Party for the attacks, which injured at least 220 people.
© NY Daily News
Most important news of last year:
ATO’s property deal shocker
Thu, 19 May 2016 00:16:00 +0200
Property owners dealing in housing valued at more than $2m should brace themselves for an unpleasant surprise.
© The Australian
Sex out ‘but marriage stands’
Wed, 01 Jun 2016 16:00:00 +0200
When is a marriage a real marriage and not a fraud? What if your wife won’t have sex with you, not just now, but ever?
© The Australian
Mavuso stokvel sex death
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 08:07:00 +0200
He picked her up from what is known as a Mavuso stokvel. Not long after, the young woman was dead in his room.
© Cape Times
Pole 'hacked' and killed in UK’s Bolton
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:38:12 +0100
A 39-year-old Polish man was killed after he was attacked with machetes by hooded men in Bolton, northwestern England.
© The News
Christian fed to Q&A ‘lions’
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 14:44:00 +0100
Lyle Shelton’s views on same-sex marriage and the Safe Schools program earned the wrath of a vocal audience.
© The Australian
Opec set to win battle against US shale oil
Sat, 12 Sep 2015 02:01:00 +0200
Saudi Arabia gained the whip hand yesterday in its battle against America’s shale industry as new figures showed oil production...
© The Times
Jeremy Clarkson: my worst year
Sat, 19 Mar 2016 12:55:53 +0100
I am on holiday with Jeremy Clarkson in Barbados. Sorry, I am working and he is working. He’s out here filming...
© The Times
Revenge will be ours, pledges Turkey’s most wanted man
Tue, 15 Mar 2016 01:01:00 +0100
There was a lull in the breeze and a low, menacing whine was suddenly audible, drifting down from the cloudless...
© The Times
Koran find queries Islam history
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:29:00 +0200
A copy of the Koran that may predate the Prophet Mohammad could rewrite the early history of Islam, scholars believe.
© The Australian
Woman jumps to her death from Midtown high-rise building
Thu, 10 Mar 2016 20:10:37 +0100
A woman leaped to her death from a Midtown luxury high-rise Thursday morning, officials said.
© NY Daily News
Murder mystery after mom’s body found
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 07:30:00 +0200
The mysterious circumstances surrounding Zarah Hector's disapppearance and murder have sparked rumours on social media, some from hoax accounts.
© Cape Times
Super plan could hit 9.5m savers
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:00:00 +0100
Malcolm Turnbull risks punishing more than nine million workers with higher taxes on their retirement savings.
© The Australian
Kindness for Tyshawn after unimaginable cruelty
Mon, 16 Nov 2015 13:56:00 +0100
The funeral director and the barber bent over the red coffin as they applied the finishing touches on the body of fourth-grader Tyshawn Lee. The gunshot wounds had been sealed and smoothed with wax, including one to each temple. Cuts and scars near his...
© Chicago Tribune
Palmer yacht a $5m rust bucket
Tue, 01 Mar 2016 14:00:00 +0100
A $5m super yacht sits rotting outside Clive Palmer’s Gold Coast mansion.
© The Australian
Treasury eyes super lifetime cap
Tue, 10 Nov 2015 14:00:00 +0100
A lifetime cap on every retirement nest egg is being examined as a way to inject more fairness into super­.
© The Australian
Saudis’ cheap oil gamble will cost us all dear
Wed, 20 Jan 2016 01:01:00 +0100
Traditionally cautious, the Saudi royal family has been sailing close to the wind since King Salman came to the throne...
© The Times
Ingrained culture of complaint
Sun, 22 Nov 2015 14:00:00 +0100
It’s not disadvantage that drives young Muslims to jihad.
© The Australian
Blue Cross eliminates most popular individual plan
Fri, 09 Oct 2015 17:45:00 +0200
Big changes are coming next year for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois individual health plans, causing stress among some consumers before open enrollment on the state's health insurance exchange begins Nov. 1. The state's largest health insurer...
© Chicago Tribune
Welcome to hell, Aussie citizen
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:00:00 +0200
When you go to hire your removalist, you could be investigated, prosecuted and fined by the Australian government.
© The Australian
What we know about Omar Mateen's second wife, Noor Salman
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 22:37:02 +0200
The couple apparently lived apart before Orlando shooting.
© NY Daily News
Truth about my Q&A ‘hero’ dad
Wed, 11 May 2016 16:00:00 +0200
The ABC presented him as ‘new national hero’ but Duncan Storrar’s son, Aztec, paints a very different picture of him.
© The Australian
Teen killed in Tokai forest
Tue, 08 Mar 2016 05:28:51 +0100
A 15-year-old girl who veered off while jogging with her family in Tokai Forest has been found murdered.
© Cape Times
Mehajers’ mansions and squalor
Fri, 01 Jan 2016 14:00:00 +0100
Inside the Mehajer family’s world of mansions and squalor, the drug dens hosting ­desperately poor conditions.
© The Australian
Unknown girl found dead in 2007 has a name and a sad, violent past
Fri, 18 Sep 2015 21:52:00 +0200
She was Jane Doe for eight years.
© Chicago Tribune
Ex-classmate says Orlando shooter Omar Mateen was gay
Tue, 14 Jun 2016 04:41:59 +0200
Omar Mateen was no stranger to Pulse according to patrons who recognized him.
© NY Daily News
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