Saturday, 31 Oct 2020

Aurora police investigating double homicide Friday night

Two people were shot and killed in southwest Aurora on Friday night, and police say they do not know what led to the shooting. Around 11:51 p.m., police responded to a reported shooting at 11763 E. Cornell Circle, authorities said in a blog post. When they arrived, they found a man and woman suffering from […]

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FBI team heading to Beirut to join explosion investigation

The cause of the fire that ignited 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate at the port of Lebanon’s capital remains unclear. A team of FBI investigators is due to arrive in Lebanon this weekend to take part in an investigation into the massive explosion that devastated Beirut earlier this month. David Hale, the US under-secretary for […]

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A WW2 hero and a reckoning with Japan’s past

The last Japanese soldier to formally surrender after the country’s defeat in World War Two was Hiroo Onoda. Lieutenant Onoda finally handed over his sword on March 9th 1974. He had held out in the Philippine jungle for 29 years. In interviews and writings after his return to Japan, Lt Onoda said he had been […]

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Iran's president says UAE made 'huge mistake' with Israel deal

(Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates has made a “huge mistake” in reaching a deal toward normalising ties with Israel, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday in a speech furiously condemning what he called a betrayal by the Gulf state. The Iranian hardline daily Kayhan, whose editor-in-chief is appointed by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali […]

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