Daily Archives: August 10, 2017

Lawyer's daughter, 18, gets jail for 'horrendous' acid attack on her school orchestra love rival – Acid becoming weapon of choice among teens in London amid growing attacks – NYC girl pours boiling water on 11-year-old girl's face during sleepover, police say

This is the barrister’s daughter who attacked her school orchestra love rival with acid after she started dating her ex-boyfriend. Related Image Expand / Collapse Molly Young was left with permanent scarring after the acid attack.  (Facebook) Jealous Emily Bowen, 18, poured drain cleaner into fellow pupil Molly Young’s viola case in a revenge attack that has left the victim ...

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Taylor Swift testifies: 'It was a definite grab. A very long grab'

Taylor Swift testified Thursday that a former radio DJ reached under her skirt and intentionally grabbed her backside during a meet-and-a-greet photo session before a 2013 concert in Denver. “He stayed attached to my bare ass-cheek as I lurched away from him,” the pop star testified in Federal Court during a trial over the claim. She said “it was a ...

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International monitors cautiously optimistic about Kenya election process

International observers on Thursday praised the handling of Kenya’s presidential election, with the European Union mission saying it had seen no sign of manipulation despite opposition complaints and scattered protests. Police fired tear gas at rock-throwing opposition supporters in one Nairobi neighbourhood, residents said, but most of the capital and the rest of the country were calm after four people ...

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Tim Hortons on hiring spree as it expands across U.K.

It appears Tim Hortons is set to invade the United Kingdom. According to current job postings, the coffee chain giant is ramping up its global expansion by opening multiple locations in Glasgow, South Wales and Greater Manchester. It’s also reportedly planning to set up shop in Northern Ireland. Tim Hortons announced last year it was expanding to the U.K. and the Philippines, adding ...

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Smart folks know stock market euphoria can't last forever: Don Pittis

As U.S. President Donald Trump’s over-the-top comments on North Korea this week have shown, it doesn’t take much to frighten a market that has been soaring for so long. “They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen,” Trump warned, which seemed to imply he is willing to engage in a nuclear duel with another capricious leader on the other side ...

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Winnipeg protesters surveilled, threatened with arrest by private security firm

The owner of the Parker Lands is contemplating using a private security firm to arrest protesters camped out on the property in Winnipeg’s Fort Garry area. Kevin Toyne, the lawyer representing two numbered companies that own the partly-wooded plot of land south of downtown said his clients are willing to move against protesters who’ve set up an encampment on the land. ...

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Fish fly takes Ontario town by storm during breeding season

It was only around for days last week, but it stormed the small town of Caledonia, Ont., by the tens of thousands in a fast and furious way. The fish fly, an insect named after the horrid smell created when crushed underfoot, breeds in large swarms over the course of a few days after emerging from the water, creating a spectacle in the town ...

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