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Kidnapped Mexico 🇲🇽 students dissolved in acid 😱

Three Mexican film students kidnapped last month in the western Jalisco state were later killed and their bodies dissolved in acid, local officials say.

They say the male students, all in their 20s, were killed by the Jalisco New Generation Cartel gang, who likely confused them with rival gang members …

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Israel 🇮🇱 scraps plan to forcibly 👀 deport African migrants

In a written response to the country's Supreme Court, the government said forced removal of the migrants "is no longer on the agenda".

On Monday, 18 Democratic members of the US House of Representatives reportedly wrote to Mr Netanyahu saying they were "dismayed" and "disappointed" that he had dropped the …

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Supreme court 🔨 upholds teenager's 241-year prison term 😱

The US Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a man sentenced to 241 years in prison for a crime he committed when he was 16 years old.

Bobby Bostic committed several violent crimes in 1995, including armed robbery, but his lawyers argued his sentence was unconstitutional.

They cited the …

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Statue of suffragist, Millicent Fawcett, unveiled

A statue commemorating the life of the suffragist, Millicent Fawcett, has been unveiled opposite Parliament. She campaigned for women's right to vote during the early 20th Century and is seen as one of the most influential feminists of the past 100 years. Prime Minister Theresa May paid tribute to the …

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'Bin Laden bodyguard' on German welfare

A Tunisian man who once allegedly protected Osama Bin Laden has lived in Germany since 1997 and gets €1,168 (£1,022) a month in welfare payments. The figure was revealed by a regional government after the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) asked about the man, known as Sami A …

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Spain's Palma to ban holiday rentals after residents' complaints

The Spanish resort city of Palma, on the island of Majorca, is to ban flat owners from renting their apartments to travellers, becoming the first place in Spain to introduce such a measure. The restrictions follow complaints from residents of rising rents due to short holiday lets through websites and …

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Flight Records Illuminate Mystery of Trump’s Moscow Nights

President Donald Trump twice gave James Comey an alibi for why a salacious report about the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow couldn’t be true: He never even spent the night in Russia during that trip, Trump told the former FBI director, according to Comey’s memos about the …

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Trump begins state visit with Macron discussing his polls

President Donald Trump served up a dinner of Dover sole and political talk on the first night of his inaugural state visit, with intensive discussions over the Iran deal and Syria still to come on Tuesday. Trump's friendly discussion with French President Emmanuel Macron at Mount Vernon on Monday evening …

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Top UK diplomat calls Golden Temple a mosque, apologises after backlash

Simon McDonald, the head of Britain’s diplomatic service in the Foreign Office apologised on Tuesday for calling Golden Temple a mosque during a visit to Amritsar. On Monday he tweeted referring to the Golden Temple as the ‘Golden Mosque’ and was widely criticised on social media. Campaign group Sikh …

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Billionaire Bollore Held by French Police in Africa Corruption Case

Billionaire Vincent Bollore is being held for questioning by French judicial police Tuesday as part of an investigation into possible bribes of public officials in two African countries. The probe -- which could result in charges against Bollore -- is looking at contracts awarded to his company for the operation of container …

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Yemen war: Houthi political leader Saleh al-Sammad 'killed in air raid'❗

Yemen's rebel Houthi movement says a senior political figure has been killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike.

Saleh al-Sammad, head of the Supreme Political Council, was "martyred" in the city of Hudaydah last Thursday, the group's overall leader announced.

Abdul Malik al-Houthi declared that Mr Sammad's killing was a …

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