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Jamaican cops say slain Queens woman likely knew her killer

A globe-trotting Queens woman who was murdered in Jamaica likely knew her killer, the lead investigator told the Daily News Friday. Jamaica Constabulary Force Supt. Michael Phipps said investigators believe Desiree Gibbon, 26, partied with a mysterious acquaintance the night before she was found on the side of ...

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Trump-Russia: Michael Flynn charged over false statements to FBI

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFlynn ignored reporters’ questions as he arrived at court President Donald Trump’s ex-national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has been charged with making a false statement to the FBI in January. Mr Flynn was forced to resign the following month after misleading the ...

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Men in blackface invade council, school for racist Black Pete

Men in support of a racist blackface caricature have hijacked debate around the offensive “Black Pete” by disrupting schoolchildren and government meetings. It is early December, which means that discussion of Black Pete has once again taken hold of the Netherlands, a progressive country that every year goes ...

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Numbers given extra exam time soaring

Image copyright PA Image caption The number of pupils being given extra exam time keeps increasing The number of pupils in England given 25% extra time in GCSEs and A-level exams because of a special need has almost doubled over five years. There have been warnings about schools gaming the ...

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Argentina ends missing sub rescue mission

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Hope of finding the ARA San Juan with surviving crew members has faded The Argentine navy has said it has abandoned attempts to rescue 44 crew members on board a submarine that disappeared two weeks ago. “Despite the magnitude of the efforts made, it has ...

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UK repeats condemnation of Trump far-right retweets

Image caption Amber Rudd said the UK would not “tolerate” groups that spread hate UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd has repeated Downing Street’s condemnation of Donald Trump’s retweeting of videos posted by a far-right group. Ms Rudd told MPs the US president had been “wrong” to share the Britain First ...

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