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Boy mauled by dingo at Australian tourist spot

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A six-year-old boy has been mauled by a pack of dingoes at Fraser Island, a popular tourist spot in Australia. The animals “wanted blood” according to the father of six-year-old Michael Schipanski, who is currently recovering from his ordeal in hospital. He had been swimming with his family and had tried to race up a Read More

Funeral held for Polish mayor after fatal on-stage stabbing

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Thousands have attended the funeral of Polish mayor Pawel Adamowicz after he was stabbed to death on stage at a charity event. The 53-year-old mayor of Gdansk died on Monday after being attacked the night before during a fundraiser to help provide money for hospital equipment. He underwent five hours of surgery for wounds to Read More

Former US marine Whelan charged with spying was caught ‘red-handed’ – Lavrov

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Moscow didn’t nab American citizen Paul Whelan with plans to swap him for Russian nationals being held overseas, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. Whelan, who is an American, Canadian, British, and Irish national, was apprehended and detained in Moscow because he “was receiving certain materials he wasn’t supposed to receive,” Lavrov said at a Read More

Two Ukrainian hackers indicted for targeting Wall Street regulator

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Hackers from Ukraine broke into the computer system of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and stole thousands of files including confidential corporate information, according to the US Department of Justice. The DOJ named Artem Radchenko (27) and Oleksandr Ieremenko (26) of Kiev, Ukraine, in the 16-count indictment unsealed on Tuesday in the District Read More

Ex-Barclays trio 'cheated global financial system', Euribor trial told

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LONDON (Reuters) – Three former Barclays (BARC.L) bankers cheated the global financial system to gain an unfair edge over counterparties in a five-year plot to rig Euribor interest rates, a London prosecutor alleged on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Banker, Colin Bermingham leaves Westminster Magistrates court in London, Britain, January 11, 2016. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls James Waddington, a Read More

‘Heroes’: Budapest lauds Hungarians who allied with Nazis to invade USSR

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The official Facebook page of the Hungarian government has called its soldiers, who were killed in the Soviet Union while assisting Nazi Germany’s invasion of the country, “heroes who fought for Hungary.” The mind-boggling statement is meant to commemorate the Hungarian casualties of the so-called Ostrogozhsk–Rossosh offensive, an operation of the Red Army in what Read More

China sentences Canadian man to death amid Huawei row

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A Canadian man has been sentenced to death in China in a case set to escalate tensions between the two countries after the arrest of a Huawei executive in Vancouver. Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was convicted of being an accessory to drug smuggling after his plea of innocence was rejected at a sudden retrial in the Read More