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November 2, 2017 1:41 PM New York truck attack: Donald Trump wants the death penalty for Sayfullo Saipov

THE wife of the Uzbeki national accused of murdering eight people in Manhattan denied any knowledge of her husband’s planned rampage. The Washington Post reports that a person who spoke to Sayfullo Saipov’s 24-year-old wife, Nozima Odilova, on Tuesday evening said she seemed “shocked” and had no idea of what her husband was planning. At the time, the feds were at her Paterson 5

November 2, 2017 12:45 PM The Latest: Central bank warns of cost of Catalan crisis

Spain’s central bank is warning of the economic costs of the Catalan political crisis, which it says could damage the country’s growth. The Bank of Spain assesses the consequences of two possible scenarios. The first is a temporary period of uncertainty in the fourth quarter of 2017, which it predicts could shave 0.3 percentage points off forecast growth 12

November 2, 2017 12:11 PM Catalonia crisis: Spain's prosecutors ask for eight leaders to be jailed

Prosecutors in Madrid have asked for eight sacked members of Catalonia's regional government to be jailed over their role in October's disputed independence referendum. Nine Catalan officials testified at Spain's high court over accusations of rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds. Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four others disregarded 26

November 2, 2017 10:39 AM Puigdemont stays away as ousted Catalonia deputies attend court

Some sacked members of Catalonia's regional government have appeared in Spain's high court for questioning, accused of rebellion and sedition in the wake of October's disputed independence referendum. Nine officials turned up, while ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four others stayed away. The deposed leader, who is in Belgium, said: "This 27

November 2, 2017 3:39 AM Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi makes visit to crisis-hit northern Rakhine

YANGON: Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived on her first visit to conflict-battered northern Rakhine State on Thursday (Nov 2), an official said, an unannounced trip to an area that has seen most of its Rohingya Muslim population forced out by an army campaign. Suu Kyi, a nobel laureate who leads Myanmar's pro-democracy party, has been hammered 3

November 1, 2017 9:58 PM US charges NY suspect who 'felt good' about attack

NEW YORK: The Uzbek immigrant charged with federal terrorism offenses over the New York attack "felt good about what he had done" and began planning a strike a year ago, a charging document alleged on Wednesday (Nov 1). Prosecutors unveiled the terrorism charges against 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov, saying he had waived his rights and openly confessed 10

November 1, 2017 11:16 AM Best Buy won't let customers buy the iPhone X outright in response to complaints that it charged a $100 fee

Hell hath no fury like that of an angry consumer with a Twitter handle. Best Buy learned that the hard way last week after consumers complained on social media about the retailer's decision to charge a $100 premium on the new iPhone X when purchased without a wireless contract. It explained that when it sells a phone already activated on an installment 5

November 1, 2017 5:20 AM Loyang murder suspect brought back to crime scene

SINGAPORE — A 50-year-old man charged with the murder of his wife was brought back to the crime scene in Loyang on Wednesday (Nov 1). Krishnan Raju, accompanied by police officers, arrived at his home at Loyang Gardens condominium around noon. Dressed in a red T-shirt and shorts, Krishnan was seen gesturing and answering questions from the officers as they walked 28

November 1, 2017 2:44 AM Japan killing spree 'lasted 2 months'

TOKYO: A Japanese man arrested after police found nine dismembered corpses rotting in his house has confessed to killing all his victims over a two-month spree after contacting them via Twitter, media reports said Wednesday (Nov 1). Authorities were quizzing 27-year-old Takahiro Shiraishi, who has reportedly confessed to hacking the flesh off the bodies 4

October 31, 2017 9:00 PM FBI indictment just the first salvo by special counsel

With his job approval ratings at historic lows, President Donald Trump now faces a clearly widening probe into his campaign aides' potential collusion with Russia to interfere in last year's presidential election. Washington was rocked on Monday by the FBI's indictment of Paul Manafort, the President's campaign manager who resigned in August last year, and Richard 6