Zimbabwe’s president returns amid economic crisis, protest crackdown

Harare: Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived in Harare late Monday, local time, after cutting short his fundraising trip in order to address the country's economic crisis and protest crackdown. Mnangagwa was welcomed at Harare International Airport by Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, former army commander who was in charge during the President's week-long absence and when the government launched a widespread clampdown in […]

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Washington Man Lived For Days With Parents' Dead Bodies Before Committing Suicide, Say Cops

Police in Washington believe that a 34-year-old man lived with his parents’ dead bodies for several days before killing himself. The King County Sheriff’s Office confirms investigators believe Matthew Ficken killed both of his parents — Lorraine and Robert Ficken — inside their Issaquah home either the evening of Jan. 10 or Jan. 11. Lorraine, 68, worked as a realtor […]

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Doner kebab chef ‘killed belly dancer daughter and chopped her up into pieces’

A doner kebab chef allegedly killed his daughter and chopped her into pieces with the huge blade he used at work. Hasan Uslu has been arrested after the discovery of 32-year-old belly dancer Didem’s body in woodland in Kesan, Edirne Province, Turkey. Uslu, who makes doner kebabs for a living, is alleged to have murdered Didem after an argument and then […]

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Kenneth Fenton, man convicted in death of Const. Sarah Beckett, granted limited day parole

Kenneth Fenton, the man convicted of the drunk driving crash that killed a Victoria-area RCMP officer nearly three years ago, has been granted limited day parole to attend alcohol abuse treatment. Fenton is being held at the Matsqui Institution in Abbotsford and Monday was his first appearance before the parole board since he pleaded guilty in May 2017 to the […]

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Senior lost $250K in sweepstakes scam, Lethbridge police say

Authorities in southern Alberta are warning people to be aware after an 81-year-old senior was defrauded of $250,000 in a sweepstakes scam. Police in Lethbridge say they were contacted last week by the woman’s son, who said his mother had been persuaded by scammers to send large sums of money — mainly in the form of bank drafts — almost weekly since last March. She […]

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