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Harley-Davidson delays its $30,000 electric motorcycle after unexpected quality check findings

Daily Mail - Tue, 2019-10-15 19:45
Harley-Davidson's long anticipated electric motorcycle the LiveWire will be delayed a little longer after the company saw some unexpected findings during final quality check.
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Former Thomas Cook boss grilled by MPs

Channel 4 News - Tue, 2019-10-15 19:45

“You must right the wrong… and put something back”.

That’s what the former boss of Thomas Cook was told today by MPs.

Peter Fankhauser said he was “deeply sorry” for the distress caused by the collapse of the travel company.

But he claimed Thomas Cook could have been saved if the government had stepped in.

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Impossibly cute adopted girl describes the first time she met parents

Daily Mail - Tue, 2019-10-15 19:42
A little girl named Gaby who was adopted by a family based in Dallas, Texas, has gone viral after an adorable video of her talking about the first time she saw her adopted mom was shared online.
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Man who had body in his vehicle killed four members of his family, police say

CNN - Tue, 2019-10-15 19:39
The man who confessed to police that he had a dead body in his vehicle and had killed three other people at his home was identified by police as Shankar Hangud, a 53-year-old from Roseville, California.
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Brexit: Hopes rise for Brexit deal amid frantic negotiations

Channel 4 News - Tue, 2019-10-15 19:38

f the optimistic mood music emanating from Brussels is to be believed, a draft Brexit deal could be published as early as tomorrow.

It appears Boris Johnson has made major concessions to EU demands over the Irish border.

But if he has, eurosceptic Conservative MPs suggest they’re still on board to vote for an agreement.

However, amid the optimism, a reality check: even if a deal is reached, how on earth can it be turned into law before the end of the month?

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Heart-pounding moment angry lion is only feet from tourists' safari car

Daily Mail - Tue, 2019-10-15 19:34
The footage was taken in Atal Bihari Vajpayee Zoological Park in Karnataka, India, where the tour group spotted the big cat. As the vehicle drives down the path the animal chases after them.
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Triple homicide suspect 'told hostage that he wanted to be a serial killer'

Daily Mail - Tue, 2019-10-15 19:32
Stanley 'Woo Woo' Mossburg, 35, held hostage overnight until Monday an elderly man who came home to find his Florida roommates tied up and both were eventually stabbed to death.
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Tory MP Tom Tugendhat on Syria: UK hasn’t ‘been firm enough with US’

Channel 4 News - Tue, 2019-10-15 19:27

Tom Tugendhat is the chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee.

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British volunteer Lizzie Irvine: Kurds ‘furious and disgusted’ about US withdrawal from northern Syria

Channel 4 News - Tue, 2019-10-15 19:25

Lizzie Irvine is a British volunteer with the Kurds in northern Syria.

We asked her what the situation was on the ground.

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New front in Syria's war: Why Manbij matters

Al Jazeera - Tue, 2019-10-15 19:23
As Turkey presses ahead, strategic city becomes a potential flashpoint between its allied forces and the Syrian army.
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UK bans new arms sales to Turkey amid war crimes claims

Channel 4 News - Tue, 2019-10-15 19:22

WARNING: Some viewers may find some images in the report distressing.

The UN has warned that Turkey could be “deemed responsible” for alleged summary executions that may amount to war crimes, while Britain has banned all new arms sales to Ankara, but has stopped short of putting a halt to shipments of arms already ordered.

On the ground, Russian and Syrian government forces have moved into areas previously held by the US military as American forces speed the other way.  I have the latest from the Turkish border town of Sanliurfa.

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Time for a different approach to music festival deaths

Sydney Morning Herald - Tue, 2019-10-15 19:00
NSW seems further than ever from a rational policy to stop drug-related deaths of festival-goers.
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Carl Williams is back: Gyton Grantley returns to life of crime for third hit

Sydney Morning Herald - Tue, 2019-10-15 19:00
The actor will return to play the baby-faced killer and drug dealer in Nine's new show Informer 3838.
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Bulgaria set to release Australian Jock Palfreeman from detention centre

Sydney Morning Herald - Tue, 2019-10-15 18:47
Bulgaria is set to release Jock Palfreeman from an immigration detention centre, more than three weeks after a court granted parole to the Australian convicted of murder, a senior interior ministry official said.
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Apple TV+ is paying Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston $2million per episode

Daily Mail - Tue, 2019-10-15 18:45
The show itself costs $15million an episode totally $300million for both seasons, mostly due to the big paycheck Witherspoon and Aniston negotiated.
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Woman tells how she lost TWO husbands who suffered from haemophilia to contaminated blood

Daily Mail - Tue, 2019-10-15 18:43
Liz Hooper, 53, told an inquiry into the NHS scandal how her husbands were 'cruelly' taken from her and revealed that she was forced to sell her house after her second husband, Paul, died.
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Hollywood pimp Scotty Bowers, who 'arranged trysts for King Edward and Cary Grant', is dead at 96

Daily Mail - Tue, 2019-10-15 18:43
Scotty Bowers, the World War II veteran who said he had threesomes with Cary Grant and set up Katharine Hepburn with around 150 women over 39 years, died at home in California on Sunday.
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Cannibal killer chopped up young mother, cooked and ate her

Daily Mail - Tue, 2019-10-15 18:42
Former Darlington officer David Davies discovered the partial body of mother-of-four Julie Paterson in 1998 after a cannibal killed and ate her legs after luring her back to his flat.
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Police Scotland stopped and searched 3,000 children

BBC News - Tue, 2019-10-15 18:38
Analysis of Police Scotland data shows that officers found nothing in almost two thirds of cases.
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