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US authorities have charged the leader of a Japanese crime syndicate with conspiring to traffic nuclear materials from Myanmar for expected use in Iranian nuclear weapons. Takeshi Ebisawa, 60, and his co-defendant Somphop Singhasiri, 61, trafficked in drugs, weapons, and nuclear material, “going so far as to offer uranium and weapons-grade plutonium fully expecting that
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Renowned US skier Catherine ‘Kasha’ Rigby has died in an avalanche in Kosovo, her fiancee has said. Rigby, 54, known as Kasha, died on Tuesday at Brezovica mountain resort in Kosovo, Magnis Wofe Murray said in a message response in Facebook. Mr Murray said on Saturday: “We were to be married in September. Now I’m
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A car has crashed into an A&E department in Texas – killing one person and injuring five others. A child is in a life-threatening condition after the vehicle smashed into the lobby of the emergency room at St David’s North Austin Medical Centre shortly after 5.30pm on Tuesday. The driver received CPR but died at
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Five US marines have been killed in a helicopter crash in California.  The aircraft, a CH-53E Super Stallion, went down on Tuesday night during stormy weather in mountains outside San Diego. The helicopter was discovered on Wednesday morning near the mountain community of Pine Valley, about 45 miles from the city. Image: A still image
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Donald Trump does not have presidential immunity and can be prosecuted in an election interference case, a US appeals court has ruled. The court ruled that there was no basis for Trump to assert that former presidents have blanket immunity from prosecution for any acts committed as president. The ruling means he can be prosecuted
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An American porn star has sparked anger after visiting Iran – despite the risks of being detained and sentenced to the death penalty. Whitney Wright, 32, filmed herself in Tehran and visited the abandoned US embassy which has been turned into an anti-American museum. In remarks made on social media, Wright, whose real name is
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