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Inside cartel’s twisted cells that torture kids and carry out brutal murders

The Jalisco New Generation Cartel has become one of Mexico’s most feared cartels, using brutal violence to assert itself across the country. In the past, its members have downed an army helicopter with a rocket-propelled grenade, killed dozens of state officials, and hanged the bodies of victims from bridges to intimidate rivals. Many of the […]

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A Transformer Perfect for a Picnic

Food52’s helpful carrier can quickly become a small table for entertaining. By Florence Fabricant Flip this compact plain wood carrier for food, drinks and utensils and it becomes a low table for serving or eating poolside, on a beach blanket or on a coverlet in the grass. The sides and legs fold up to turn […]

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Brits worried about people seeing their faces again after lockdown

Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! One in three Brits are ‘apprehensive’ about seeing more people face-to-face again – due to worries about their appearance. A study of 2,000 adults found 32 per cent have become more self-conscious about how they look following 18 months of […]

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Paedophile gave girl, 15, alcohol and cocaine before ‘extreme sexual abuse’

A paedophile martial arts instructor groomed a 15-year-old girl in care before subjecting her to "extreme sexual abuse". Martin Yankey, then 34, targeted his victim between February and May 2019. He took her from a children’s care home to his property in Atherton, Greater Manchester, where he would ply her with drink and drugs. The […]

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Horror landslide crushes bridge and leaves nine tourists dead

India: Batseri Bridge destroyed by horrific landslide We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Nine people are known to have died during […]

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Hayden Wilde’s bronze-medal win puts triathlon ‘back into the spotlight’

“A heck of a moment”. That’s how Hayden Wilde’s Olympic bronze medal win has been described. His family, fans and former coaches say the “massive” achievement was well-earned and had put triathlon “back into the spotlight”. The Whakatāne athlete, who now calls Tauranga home, brought home New Zealand’s first medal of the Tokyo 2020 games […]

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Loyal guide dog who was going blind didn’t let owner know and kept guiding him

A loyal guide dog who was going blind didn't let his owner know and continued guiding him. Abel was a golden Labrador who helped his owner Ken Williams commute around the city in the outskirts of Cardiff in the 1970s. However, the seven-year-old guide dog was slowly turning blind, unbeknownst to Ken, the Mirror reports. […]

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Tunisia: President Kais Saied sacks prime minister and suspends parliament after violent protests

Tunisia’s president has been accused of staging a coup by his opponents after he dismissed the prime minister and froze parliament following violent demonstrations over the country’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement on Tunisia’s state television, President Kais Saied said he would assume executive authority with the support of a new prime […]

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Toyota Led on Clean Cars. Now Critics Say It Works to Delay Them.

The Toyota Prius hybrid was a milestone in the history of clean cars, attracting millions of buyers worldwide who could do their part for the environment while saving money on gasoline. But in recent months, Toyota, one of the world’s largest automakers, has quietly become the industry’s strongest voice opposing an all-out transition to electric […]

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Friends in shock: Heartbreak, tributes over NSW Covid-19 victim

A woman in her 30s who died of coronavirus in Sydney over the weekend has been identified as a 38-year-old Brazilian national with no pre-existing medical conditions. Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced the death on Sunday and extended her condolences to the woman’s family. “I want to extend my heartfelt condolences to those families, the loved […]