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President Trump's military parade is now expected to cost $92 million - more than THREE TIMES the initial maximum estimate

Friday  01:05,   17 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

The White House budget office earlier estimated to Congress the parade would cost between $10 million and $30 million. It will be held in Washington DC on November 10, the eve of Veterans Day. Although plans have not yet been confirmed by Defense[...]
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Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dies at 76

Friday  00:35,   17 august 2018
news.sky

<p>The Queen of Soul - who first performed in a gospel choir as a child – achieved worldwide fame and performed for over 60 years.</p>Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died at 76. Her representative, Gwendolyn Quinn, said she died on[...]

Six held after four teens stabbed in south London

Friday  00:15,   17 august 2018
news.sky

Six men have been arrested after four teenage boys were stabbed in Camberwell, south London. In what police are calling a "senseless" crime, the four injured teens were taken to hospital after the attack on Elmington Estate, Camberwell Road."[You][...]

The 'world's oldest cheese' has been found inside a 3,000-year-old Egyptian tomb

Friday  00:10,   17 august 2018
inews.co.uk

The 'world's oldest cheese' has been found inside a 3,000-year-old Egyptian tomb"The material analysed in this study is probably the most ancient archaeological solid residue of cheese ever found to[...]

Man charged with murdering nurse who performed on BGT with NHS choir

Thursday  21:30,   16 august 2018
msn

Desmond Sylva will appear in court on Friday.Desmond Sylva, 40, was charged on Thursday over the death of 31-year-old Simonne Kerr who was found fatally stabbed in her home in Battersea, south-west London, Scotland Yard[...]

Labour party complains to press regulator about 'wreath-laying ceremony' coverage

Thursday  19:40,   16 august 2018
inews.co.uk

Labour party complains to press regulator about 'wreath-laying ceremony' coverageThe pictures of the 2014 ceremony prompted an international row after the Daily Mail claimed that they showed Corbyn laying a wreath close to the grave of[...]

Father-to-be clung for hours on side of Genoa bridge

Thursday  19:30,   16 august 2018
news.sky

The thought of his unborn child gave a man the strength to cling to dangling wires on the collapsed Genoa bridge for hours until he was rescued. His pregnant girlfriend, Giulia Organo, 28, said Gianluca Ardini, 29, held onto wires 65ft above the[...]

New CCTV released of murdered teen Lucy McHugh

Thursday  19:21,   16 august 2018
news.sky

Police have released new CCTV footage showing the last known movements of murdered schoolgirl Lucy McHugh.  The 13-year-old was found stabbed to death in an area of woodland at Southampton Sports Centre on 26 July, having last been seen the[...]

India’s most respected right-wing prime minister is no more

Thursday  19:00,   16 august 2018
qz

Former Indian prime minister and statesman, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, passed away today (Aug. 16) in New Delhi following a prolonged illness. He was 93. He…He breathed his last at a little after 5pm at the capital’s All India Institute of Medical[...]

Trump Staffer Tried to Recruit Lobbyists for Russian Oligarch Roman Abramovich

Thursday  18:20,   16 august 2018
thedailybeast

Trump Staffer Tried to Recruit Lobbyists for Russian Oligarch Roman Abramovich © Catalyst Images LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 03: Roman Abramovich attends the press night after party for The Sovremennik Theatre Season at the May Fair Hotel[...]

Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul

Thursday  17:46,   16 august 2018
msn

Raised on gospel, bathed in rhythm and blues and fluent in jazz and pop, Aretha Franklin came to be known as the "Queen of Soul" through seven decades of electrifying performances. From her father's church to the hallowed grounds of the US [...]

Genoa: Up to 20 people could be missing after Morandi bridge collapse

Thursday  17:10,   16 august 2018
news.sky

<p>At least 39 people are dead as the country's Five Star and Northern League parties take aim at elites over the disaster.</p>At least 39 people died in the disaster, which has prompted a year-long state of emergency to be declared in the [...]

How The World Learned China Is Holding Over A Million Muslims In Internment Camps

Thursday  16:56,   16 august 2018
msn

How The World Learned China Is Holding Over A Million Muslims In Internment CampsIt’s a scale of tyranny that’s hard to imagine — a sprawling system of detentions for political “re-education” and a growing surveillance network outside the camps,[...]

NHS nurse, 30, hanged herself after being 'sworn at, bullied and given the worst shifts by colleagues at mental health hospital'

Thursday  15:36,   16 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Pictured: Rhian Collins, 30, ended her life after allegedly being bullied at work, an inquest heard. She worked at Cefn Coed Hospital in Swansea, Wales, but struggled to cope with stress.Rhian Collins, 30, was allegedly sworn at and picked on by[...]

Mummy Yields Earliest Known Egyptian Embalming Recipe

Thursday  14:06,   16 august 2018
nationalgeographic

The salve predates the peak of mummification in the region by some 2,500 years. But this early recipe is remarkably similar to the later embalming salves used in extensive rituals to help nobles like King Tut pass into the afterlife.“It's really[...]