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Sadistic killer Jason Marshall jailed for 39 years

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWebcam footage captures killer Jason Marshall with his victimSadistic killer Jason Marshall, who was filmed murdering a man during a bondage sex session, has been jailed for 39 years Marshall, 28, posed as an MI5 agent before torturing and smothering 58-year-old Peter Fasoli to death in his home in Northolt, west London Mr Fasoli's death...

Palestinian kills three Israelis on West Bank

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The attacker, a 37-year-old father of four, shot dead a police officer and two guards and critically wounded another, before other officers opened fire and killed him at a checkpoint at the northern entrance to Har Adar, a settlement north of Jerusalem The man, identified by Israeli security services as Nimer Aljamal, had a permit to work in the settlement and approached the booth in a group of...

'Great anger': Trump praises booing of NFL stars

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Mr Trump's rhetoric has been condemned by players, owners and NFL sponsors The protests started more than a year ago when former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the national anthem as a protest over police treatment of minorities Reacting to events in Arizona on Monday night in a series of tweets, Mr Trump said ratings for the NFL were "way down", except...

North Korea appears to bolster defenses after flight by U.S. bombers as rhetoric escalates

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President Donald Trump had declared war and that it would shoot down US bombers flying near the peninsula Tensions have escalated since North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sept 3, but the rhetoric has reached a new level in recent days with leaders on both sides exchanging threats and insults Speaking in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said war on...

Newmarket Racecourse music events 'not for children'

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Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Little Mix A racecourse which received complaints about aggression and drunkenness after it staged a Little Mix gig says it will no longer sell children's tickets for evening music events Instead it said "customer feedback" had driven the change More than 20,000 people, many of them young children, went to see Little Mix at the racecourse But after the...

Palestinian gunman kills three Israelis in West Bank

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The gunman, a 37-year-old from a nearby village, was also shot and died later It came as US envoy Jason Greenblatt arrived in Jerusalem to try to revive Israel-Palestinian peace talks The White House has tried to lay the groundwork for a resumption of negotiations since Donald Trump took office in January, but there has been no sign of progress Peace talks between the two sides broke down amid...

Watch: Woman bundled into car in suspected kidnap

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Police in the city are appealing for information to help identify and locate the woman CCTV shows a light grey four-door sedan reversing before coming to a stop on West 79th Street, where a man gets out and approaches a female pedestrian The woman can be seen briefly escaping but is pulled back inside The car then pulls away One witness, who did not want to be named, said the victim shouted: "No...

Mexico in three-day countdown to search for earthquake survivors

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Luis Felipe Puente, coordinator of Mexico’s Civil Protection agency, told Reuters that rescuers would continue working at four sites but that they would hand-pick through the debris until Thursday Forty-three people were still missing, including 40 who may have been trapped beneath a collapsed office building in the Roma district of Mexico City, Puente said One person was believed missing at each...

Russia: US approach to N Korea is a 'dead end'

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Following reports that the US dispatched B-1B jets to South Korea over the weekend, Russia's foreign ministry said Washington's approach to Kim Jong Un's regime is a "dead end" China has echoed Russia's remarks, and said war on the Korean peninsula would have "no winners" Video:White House dismisses North Korea's claim that President Trump has declared war It followed Donald Trump's claim that Mr...

Sir Terry Wogan named greatest BBC radio presenter

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Image caption Sir Terry did two stints as Radio 2's breakfast show presenter Sir Terry Wogan has been named the greatest BBC radio presenter of the last 50 years in a Radio Times poll of broadcasting experts Sir Terry presented Radio 2's breakfast show for a total of 28 years John Peel, who discovered dozens of new bands during his long BBC career, was in second place The top 10 includes four...

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