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'Miracle' recovery for boy after meat skewer pierces head

A 10-year-old boy in Missouri is recovering after he was attacked by wasps, fell from a tree house and impaled in the face by a meat skewer.The metal skewer that went through Xavier Cunningham's head "miraculously" missed his eyes, brain, spinal cord and major blood vessels.He fell 4ft (1.2m) down from a tree house when the freak accident occurred on Saturday. He was taken to hospital.Kansas University Hospital told local media he is expected to recover fully.A team of Kansas University doctors successfully removed the square rod - which made for a trickier surgery than a rounded skewer due to...


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18 men framed by 'corrupt' Chicago police sergeant have convictions overturned

The work of a "corrupt" police sergeant is still being undone in Chicago as 18 more wrongful convictions tied to his cases were overturned. With the 18 vacated convictions announced today, that brings to 42 the total number of cases overturned that involved Sgt. Ronald Watts. All of the cases vacated today were connected connected to convictions following narcotics arrests. "I'm just happy that, you know, I'm able to move forward with my life," said Martez Wise, who spent four years in jail for a narcotics conviction after an arrest involving Watts. "It's been four years out of my life...
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US almost doubles aid for Rohingyas in Bangladesh, Myanmar

US almost doubles aid for Rohingyas in Bangladesh, Myanmar >> US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a news conference at UN headquarters in Manhattan, New York, US, September 20, 2018. Reuters The United States almost doubled its aid for displaced Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh and Myanmar, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced on Monday as she pushed for UN investigators to brief the UN Security Council on the crisis. A Myanmar military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine last year after attacks by Rohingya militants on police and army posts drove more...
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US government report accuses Myanmar military of Rohingya atrocities

US government report accuses Myanmar military of Rohingya atrocities >> A Rohingya man carries an infant to the shore from a boat that arrived at Shah Porir Dwip in Bangladesh from Rasidong in Myanmar on Sept 12, 2017. Photo: mostafigur rahman A US government investigation has found that Myanmar’s military waged a planned, coordinated campaign of mass killings, gang rapes and other atrocities against the Southeast Asian nation’s Rohingya Muslim minority. The State Department report, reviewed by Reuters ahead of its expected public release on Monday, could be used to justify further US sanctions or other punitive measures against Myanmar...

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Singapore fines Grab and Uber

SINGAPORE: Singapore slapped ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber with fines and finalised restrictions to open up the market to competitors after concluding that their merger in March has driven up prices.Uber Technologies Inc sold its Southeast Asian business to bigger regional rival Grab in March in exchange for a 27.5 per cent stake in the Singapore-based firm.While the combined S$13 million ($9.5 million) fine was small compared with the firms’ multi-billion dollar valuations, that and the other measures imposed by the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore on Monday represent the strongest censure by a regulator since the deal was...
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Dominic Raab confident of UK clinching Brexit deal with EU

LONDON: British Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said on Monday that he was confident that the United Kingdom will make progress and eventually clinch a Brexit deal with the European Union.“We keep on negotiating in good faith, we try and get the best deal we can, but we are ready for all eventualities,” Raab told TalkRadio. “We’ll keep negotiating in good faith, I’m confident we’ll get there.”Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday that Brexit talks with the EU had hit an impasse, defiantly challenging the bloc to come up with its own plans after EU leaders savaged her proposals.However, Raab...
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Thomas Cook warns on profit as hot summer hits demand

LONDON: British holiday company Thomas Cook cut its 2018 profit forecast, blaming a heatwave in northern Europe for more discounting and tougher competition in the most profitable later part of the summer season, sending its shares plunging.The stock lost 22 per cent of its value by 0745 GMT on Monday after it said profit would be 13 per cent lower than expected, and as the company warned that poor demand in the latter part of its financial year was spilling over into next year.In a separate statement, Thomas Cook also said it would replace its chief financial officer.Thomas Cook makes...