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Hoda Muthana: Trump says IS woman barred from US return

Image copyright AFP US President Donald Trump says a woman who left the US to become a propagandist for the Islamic State (IS) group will not be allowed to return. On Twitter, he said he had instructed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo “not to allow Hoda Muthana back into the country”. Mr Pompeo had earlier stated that the 24-year-old was not a US citizen and would not be admitted. However, her family and her lawyer maintain that she has US citizenship. Ms Muthana, who grew up in Alabama, travelled to…

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Mum of woman disabled by measles on responsibility to vaccinate

Facebook has been under increasing pressure to remove anti-vaccination groups, which are spreading false information about the dangers of life-saving vaccines and promoting unfounded alternative treatments. Jo Walton’s daughter Sarah was left severely disabled when the measles virus returned 24 years after her initial childhood infection. Jo believes parents should be fined for not vaccinating their children. Lottie Daley has three children, and partially vaccinated her first child but after she fell ill she has decided against further vaccination. She is also a member of various anti-vaccination groups on Facebook.…

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Caster Semenya unquestionably a woman, say her lawyers before court case against IAAF

Caster Semenya won 800m and 1500m gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games Caster Semenya’s lawyers say the world and Olympic 800m champion is “unquestionably a woman” before a court case against athletics’ governing body. Semenya is challenging a proposed IAAF rule that aims to restrict the levels of testosterone in female runners. The Times reported that IAAF lawyers will say Semenya, 28, is a “biological male” as well as classified as female. The IAAF denied on Wednesday it will class any athlete with “differences of sexual development” (DSD) as male.…

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Sofija Kaczan death: Mugger jailed for killing 100-year-old woman

Image copyright Derbyshire Police Image caption Waszkiewicz had denied manslaughter and robbery but was found guilty on Wednesday at Derby Crown Court A mugger who killed a 100-year-old woman whose neck was broken in a handbag robbery has been jailed. Sofija Kaczan died of pneumonia brought on by her injuries on 6 June in Normanton, Derby. Artur Waszkiewicz, 40, of Wolfa Street, Derby, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Judge Nicholas Dean QC said Waszkiewicz was a “cowardly petty criminal” whose dangerous attack had led to “awful consequences”.…

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Alesha MacPhail: Woman denies killing six-year-old schoolgirl

Image copyright Facebook Image caption The body of Alesha MacPhail was discovered in the grounds of a former hotel on 2 July last year A woman named by a murder accused as the person who killed six-year-old Alesha MacPhail has denied being involved in her death. Toni McLachlan was giving evidence during the trial of a 16-year-old boy, who denies abducting, raping and murdering Alesha last July. The teenager, who cannot be named because of his age, has claimed it was Ms McLachlan who killed Alesha. Ms McLachlan told the…

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Alesha MacPhail murder accused, aged 16, blames woman

Image copyright Facebook Image caption The body of Alesha MacPhail was discovered in the grounds of a former hotel on 2 July last year A boy accused of abducting, raping and murdering a six year-old girl is blaming someone else for the crime. The 16-year-old went on trial charged with killing Alesha MacPhail on the Isle of Bute in July last year. The teenager – who cannot be named because of his age – pleaded not guilty when he appeared at the High Court in Glasgow. Brian McConnachie QC lodged…

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Stafford house fire: Man and woman arrested are bailed

Image copyright Police handout Image caption (L-R) Keegan, Tilly Rose, Olly and Riley died in the blaze in the early hours of Tuesday A 24-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence following a house fire that killed four children have been released on bail. Riley Holt, eight, Keegan Unitt, six, Tilly Rose Unitt, four, and Olly Unitt, three, died in the blaze in Highfields, Stafford, on Tuesday. Source link

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Russian woman ‘eaten by pigs’ after collapsing

Image copyright SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Image caption Media reports say an investigation into the incident has been launched. File image A 56-year-old woman has been eaten by pigs after collapsing in their pen, Russian media report. After venturing out to feed the animals in a village in the central Russian region of Udmurtia, the farmer reportedly fainted or suffered an epileptic seizure. Her husband later found the body. She reportedly died of blood loss. Their farm is in a village in the Malopurginsky district of Udmurtia, east of the city…

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Police report: Steelers’ Brown pushed woman to ground

Pittsburgh Steelers wideout Antonio Brown allegedly pushed the mother of his daughter to the ground last month in Florida, according to a police incident report obtained Wednesday by ESPN. FILE PHOTO: Dec 30, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) looks on during warm-ups before the Steelers host the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field. Brown has been ruled out of the game due to injury. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports – 11918974 The alleged incident took place Jan. 17 in Hollywood, Fla., when the woman…

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Woman accused of buying winning lotto ticket with stolen credit card

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lottery tickets in Toronto, Canada A winning lotto ticket in Canada will likely not be paid out because it was bought with a stolen credit card. The woman who allegedly bought the ticket was arrested by police while on her way to the lottery offices. Police were following up on a report of a stolen wallet and discovered the victim’s credit cards had been used to buy lottery tickets. The suspect was identified with security footage from the Newfoundland store where the tickets were…

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