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June 23, 2018 5:38 PM Dancers compete in World Cup despite 24-hour flight delay

A group of dancers delayed for almost 24 hours have made it to the second part of the "biggest competition of their lives". The girls, aged between 10 and 13, missed the first part of the Dance World Cup event in Barcelona. But the team, who are from a Cardiff club and representing Wales, made it to the display on Saturday evening. Airline Vueling blamed 46

June 22, 2018 11:50 PM Doctors raise obesity fears over Costa Coffee with at least one of their outlets at nearly half of major hospitals

Doctors have raised health warnings over the prevalence of Costa coffee shops in hospitals. The chain, which serves sugary drinks alongside calorie-heavy cakes and snacks, has at least one outlet in two in five major hospitals in England and Wales. But this rises to two in three in London – with one hospital having four of the coffee shops on site. Experts 47

June 21, 2018 12:02 PM Police officer charged with raping teen submits resignation

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama police lieutenant charged with forcibly raping a teen relative has resigned. Al.com reports Birmingham Police Lt. Pete Williston submitted his resignation Tuesday. Defense attorney Scott Morro says Williston is remorseful and he and his family along with the police department need "healing." Morris Police Chief Mike Nazarchyk 26

June 20, 2018 9:13 PM Income tax could decide school funding

The federal government is being tight-lipped on a proposal to link funding for private schools to the amount of income tax paid by parents. The National School Resources Board is expected to recommend the government use data-matching tools to examine tax returns and child enrolments, Fairfax Media reported on Thursday. "The board is consulting widely 31

June 20, 2018 4:02 PM Senegal coach's intense three-pump goal celebration makes him 'the meme of the World Cup' after they won 2-1 against Poland in their opening match

Senegal's coach Aliou Cissé's celebration when his team scored the winning goal against Poland in their World Cup opening game has become an internet sensation. When M’Baye Niang put Senegal up 2-0 in Moscow yesterday, Cissé made intense eye-contact with the camera and did a triple fist-pump. The video clip of the dashing manager's fist-pumping celebration 31

June 20, 2018 9:02 AM Wife locked away for 16 years by violent husband

A VIOLENT husband who kept his wife a prisoner for more than 16 years while subjecting her to regular beatings and abuse has been jailed. Aziz Rehman, 47, would only allow 36-year-old Zeenit Bibi to leave the house to do the school run and prevented her from seeing doctors about the injuries he inflicted on her. The evil thug would often batter his wife and on one occasion 24

June 19, 2018 2:01 PM Rare postcard written by a maid on the Titanic set to fetch more than £20,000 at auction

A POSTCARD written by a maid on Titanic to a friend which said "wish you were here" is expected to fetch more than £20,000 at auction. Sarah Daniels wrote to pal Nell Green on April 11, 1912 – four days before the doomed liner hit an iceberg and sank with the loss of 1,503 lives. The pencil-written postcard, which bears a black-and-white picture of Titanic 35

June 19, 2018 12:01 PM 'I want to attempt to kill Theresa May': What ISIS fanatic, 20, unwittingly told MI5 spy as he plotted suicide mission to blast through Downing Street gates then stab the PM to death, court hears

An ISIS fanatic planned to stab Theresa May after blowing up the gates of Downing Street, a court heard today. Naa'imur Rahman, 20, plotted to detonate explosives at the security gates near Number 10 in a 'full frontal suicide mission' on 28 November last year, it is alleged. Rahman modified his coat and backpack with IEDs and was arrested by anti-terror 35

June 18, 2018 6:52 PM Pliskova's Wimbledon hopes are grassed again at Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) - Karolina Pliskova left spectators puzzling yet again why her powerful game has never translated to grass-court glory when she lost in the first round of the Wimbledon warmup at Birmingham on Monday. The 1.85-meter (6-foot-1) Czech with the superbly steep serve who appeared to have the world at her feet when she became No. 1 last year, was outplayed 24

June 18, 2018 4:56 PM US watchdog to pay anti-extremist UK group in settlement

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A liberal watchdog group is apologizing and paying more than $3 million after labeling a British organization and its founder as anti-Muslim extremists. The Southern Poverty Law Center issued statements Monday saying it was wrong to include the London-based Quilliam and Maajid Nawaz in a "Field Guide to Anti-Muslim Extremists 36