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‘Jihadi Jack’: I’d love to come home, I won’t blow up Brits

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A suspected Islamic State militant from the UK, dubbed “Jihadi Jack”, has told Sky News he regrets what he did and feels guilty for what he put his parents through. Speaking from the prison in Syria where he is being held by Kurdish authorities, Jack Letts urged mum Sally Lane, 57, and dad John Letts, Read More

Iran ‘executes ex-defence employee accused of spying for US’

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By Tania Snuggs, news reporter Iran has reportedly executed one of its former ministry of defence employees suspected of spying for the US. Jalal Hajizavar was a contract employee for the aerospace organisation, according to reports on Saturday. He left his post nine years ago and was convicted by a military court after an investigation Read More

U.S. judge tosses former SAC Capital trader’s insider trading guilty plea

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday threw out the 2013 insider trading guilty plea of a former trader at SAC Capital Advisors LP, the hedge fund once run by billionaire Steven A. Cohen, saying recent changes in the law meant there were not enough facts to support the plea. FILE Read More

Martin Shkreli settles all litigation with his former company Retrophin

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, has settled all outstanding disputes with Retrophin Inc, the biopharmaceutical company he founded in 2011 and which ousted him three years later. FILE PHOTO: Former drug company executive Martin Shkreli exits U.S. District Court after being convicted of securities Read More

No apology Trump to five men wrongly convicted of 1989 rape

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City’s Central Park 30 years ago, saying “they admitted their guilt”. Known as the “Central Park Five”, the five men were teenagers when they were convicted and said they were coerced Read More

Kidnapped backpacker used Facebook to raise alarm after rape

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A backpacker has told how she sent desperate pleas for help over Facebook after being chained up and sexually abused by a farmer in Australia. Davine Arckens, from Belgium, waved her right to anonymity to describe her two-day ordeal in February 2017 after Gene Charles Bristow was convicted of her kidnap and rape. The 24-year-old Read More

Netanyahu opens Trump Heights – a non-existent settlement in illegally-occupied Golan

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Standing under an oversized sign for a village his temporary government has no authority to build, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu took his friendship with Donald Trump to a new level by inaugurating Trump Heights in the Golan. “It is a historic day,” said Israel’s prime minister, standing next to US ambassador David Friedman. “Many years Read More

Netanyahu’s wife convicted for misusing public funds after racking up $50k in catering bills

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Sara Netanyahu’s lawyer has accused her embattled husband’s political opponents of orchestrating a case against his client after she was convicted of using public money to order food to the prime minister’s residence. The judge in a Jerusalem court ordered Sara Netanyahu to pay NIS 55,000 ($15,210) as a fine and compensation on Sunday, after Read More

Iconic Italian actress faces jail after attending charity banquet alongside Putin

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An Italian court has told actress Ornella Muti that she could go to jail if she fails to pay damages after being convicted of forging a doctor’s note so she could attend a charity dinner alongside Vladimir Putin. Muti was due to perform on stage for three nights in December 2010 but called in sick Read More