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North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile tests, shut down test site

Saturday  07:15,   21 april 2018
The Washington Post

<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared he will suspend nuclear and missile tests starting Saturday, and that he will shut down the site where the previous six nuclear tests were conducted.</p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has[...]

CDC Warns Against Eating Any Kind of Romaine Lettuce After E. Coli Outbreak

Saturday  06:40,   21 april 2018
Time

American consumers are urged to stay away from salad for the time being, after an E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce has spread to 16 states.&nbsp;American consumers are urged to stay away from salad for the time being, after an E. coli[...]

Democratic Party sues Russia, Trump campaign and WikiLeaks alleging 2016 campaign conspiracy

Saturday  05:51,   21 april 2018
The Washington Post

The Democratic National Committee seeks millions in damages and acknowledgment of wrongdoing from Trump aides, WikiLeaks and others.The Democratic National Committee filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Friday against the Russian government, the[...]

Holy guacamole! Man jailed for million-dollar fajita theft

Saturday  05:40,   21 april 2018
Sky News

A former juvenile detention centre employee has been jailed for 50 years after stealing $1.2m (£974,000) worth of fajitas over a period of nine years. Gilberto Escamilla, 53, arranged for deliveries of the Mexican meal to the Darrell B Hester[...]

The Windrush Scandal Is Just The Tip Of The Immigration Iceberg

Saturday  05:20,   21 april 2018
Huffington Post UK

Earlier this week the Secretary of State for the Home Office acknowledged in Parliament that her department has lost sight of individuals. We see this day in day out in practice.&nbsp;We see this day in day out in practice. The creation of[...]

Police ‘identify key suspects’ in attempted assassination of Sergei and Yulia Skripal as Russian ambassador claims they were ‘poisoned with nerve agent by British authorities’

Saturday  04:46,   21 april 2018
Daily Mail

British intelligence have identified key suspects in the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. The attempted assassins are now believed to be residing in Russia.The attempted assassins, thought to be now residing in Russia, targeted[...]

Calls for Portman to lose Israeli citizenship

Saturday  02:30,   21 april 2018
Sky News

An Israeli politician has called for Natalie Portman to be stripped of her citizenship after she pulled out of a prestigious Jewish awards ceremony.  The Oscar winning actress was born in Israel, but left for the US with her family when she was [...]

North Korean leader suspends nuclear and missile tests, shuts down test site

Saturday  02:15,   21 april 2018
The Washington Post

The surprise announcement comes less than a week before inter-Korean summit.North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared he will suspend nuclear and missile tests starting Saturday, and that he will shut down the site where the previous six nuclear[...]

Man arrested over botched burglary in Hither Green

Saturday  01:40,   21 april 2018
Press Association

Billy Jeeves, 28, is alleged to have been involved in the raid on Richard Osborn-Brooks’s home.Billy Jeeves, 28, is said to have fled the scene in Hither Green, south-east London, after Henry Vincent was fatally stabbed by the[...]

Queen Elizabeth Is Turning 92 Years Old. Here's Why She Has Two Birthdays.

Friday  21:00,   20 april 2018
Time

Get ready to celebrate: It’s the Queen’s birthday!&nbsp;Queen Elizabeth II will turn 92 years old on Saturday, her 66th birthday since she ascended the throne in 1952. However, that won’t be the only birthday she celebrates this year. As always, [...]

Friday hits 26.1C as warm spell continues

Friday  20:50,   20 april 2018
Press Association

The Met Office said rain could hit parts of the country on Saturday © Getty People enjoy the hot weather on Richmond riverside in Richmond, Surrey. St James’s Park in London reached 26.1C – more than 10C above April averages – but[...]

Opinions | Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400. Here are the tapes.

Friday  20:15,   20 april 2018
The Washington Post

Posing as ‘John Barron,’ he claimed he owned most of his father’s real estate empire.The official was John Barron — a name we now know as an alter ego of Trump himself. When I recently rediscovered and listened, for first time since that year, to[...]

Alfie Evans' parents lose latest legal battle

Friday  17:25,   20 april 2018
Sky News

The parents of 23-month-old Alfie Evans have lost a second appeal request for the Supreme Court to hear their case. Tom Evans and Kate James, who are both in their early 20s, made another application to the Supreme Court after losing a second fight [...]

How to See the 2018 Lyrid Meteor Shower

Friday  15:55,   20 april 2018
National Geographic

One of the oldest annual showers on record, the Lyrids will put on an good show this year thanks to dark, moonless skies during the peak.Sky-watchers will get a chance to witness one of the oldest known annual meteor showers this weekend—and[...]

How Did Marijuana Become Associated with 4/20?

Friday  15:26,   20 april 2018
Newsweek

The term 4/20 was actually created by a group of high school buds in California.So what’s the real story behind how this counterculture holiday began? According to Dave Reddix, it all started with his five friends in Marin County,[...]