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June 29, 2018 11:29 PM Slasher drains neighbour’s pool in noise feud

A RETIRED engineer was caught on camera slashing his neighbour’s swimming pool because he hated to hear children playing in it, a court heard. Stephen Gee, 63, was so fed up with the noise made by Jason Little’s children in the outdoor pool that he carried out a commando-style attack. Gee crept into his neighbour’s garden in Puxey, Dorset, armed with a bladed 26

June 29, 2018 6:07 PM Lavrov warns Russia might leave chemical weapons watchdog

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has warned that Russia could walk away from the global chemical weapons watchdog after member nations voted to allow the group to assign blame for chemical attacks. In an interview with Britain's Channel 4 News, Lavrov denounced a vote this week empowering the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical 26

June 29, 2018 11:20 AM Ashley Judd takes MeToo message to South Sudan

Actress Ashley Judd has told survivors of sexual assault “I see you, I love you and I’m here for you” as she visited civil war-torn South Sudan, a country where rape is a widespread weapon. The global ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund, surrounded by women in a maternity hospital in a UN camp in the capital Juba, wiped tears from her eyes and told the mothers 45

June 28, 2018 3:53 PM Indiana man charged after child fires gun inside Ikea store

FISHERS, Ind. (AP) - A suburban Indianapolis man accused of dropping a loaded handgun in an Ikea store that was found - and fired - by a child has been charged. Sixty-two-year-old Francis T. Wright of Camby was charged Wednesday with one count of criminal recklessness committed with a deadly weapon. He faces a July 11 initial hearing. Fishers police 36

June 28, 2018 7:19 AM Florida man, 33, arrested for holding a woman at knife-point and demanding she worship Satan with him

A Florida man was detained after deputies stated that he held a woman at knifepoint and ordered her to worship Satan. A woman shared with Dade City deputies that Fidel Valle, 33, became angry and demanded that she worship the devil. Valle was then said to have pulled out a knife, once the woman refused. He held it to her side, and then was said to have drove 21

June 27, 2018 4:00 AM Man denies he was headbutt attacker

A CYCLIST has told a jury how a man lunged at him a couple of times with a screwdriver and headbutted him on a Selby street in the early hours. Gary Rowntree said he had followed a man immediately after his bicycle was stolen from outside his flat, believing he was the thief. He said the headbutt gave him a “white out” so that he couldn’t see and felt dizzy 25

June 26, 2018 3:07 AM Sheriff: New Zealand man shot trying to enter teen's US home

GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) - A New Zealand man who traveled to the U.S. home of a 14-year-old girl he had communicated with online was shot by the girl's mother, a sheriff said Monday. Troy George Skinner, 25, was shot Friday after he allegedly smashed a glass door and tried to enter the home in Goochland, Virginia, said sheriff James Agnew. The Goochland County 31

June 24, 2018 9:07 AM Han Solo 'blaster' fetches $550,000 in New York

A "blaster" used by Harrison Ford's character Han Solo in the film Return of the Jedi has sold at auction in New York for $550,000 (£415,000). The weapon, made mostly of wood, had previously spent more than 30 years in the possession of the film's art director James Schoppe. It sold for more than a lightsaber used by Mark Hamill in the first two Star Wars films 45

June 24, 2018 3:33 AM Han Solo's Blaster from 'Return of the Jedi' tops auction

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Han Solo's Blaster from the "Return of the Jedi" has sold for $550,000 at a Las Vegas auction. Julien's Auctions says Ripley's Believe It or Not bought the item Saturday. The sci-fi weapon was the top-selling item at the Hollywood Legends auction. This photo provided by Julien's Auctions shows character Han Solo's BlasTech DL-44 blaster 34

June 22, 2018 12:51 AM Well, well, well ... now what doo we have here: Police respond to reports of a man with a gun only to find a musician with a 4ft didgeridoo

When police received five calls from concerned members of the public about a man carrying a gun in a town park, they wasted no time in responding. A riot van was despatched to the scene on Tuesday to block the suspect’s exit from the park until an armed response unit could arrive. But when Mark Sleigh, 39, returned to the vehicle and officers ordered 47