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A 35-year-old man from Melbourne, Australia, has admitted to killing his wife in front of their three children, allegedly after a dispute over his decision to join Isis in Syria. The three children, all under six years old, who witnessed the crime, told police they saw their father "slaughter" their mother with a knife in the lounge of their Broadmeadows home in June 2016, Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported, citing court documents. The body "was nothing but blood", one of the children reportedly told police.
The Russian dark web marketplace RAMP (Russian Anonymous Marketplace) has been taken down by Russian law enforcement authorities. RAMP was allegedly one of the largest underground markets, believed to be the go-to place to purchase drugs.
Sky News has learned that the UK Government has told the messaging service, WhatsApp, to give it access to encrypted messages from suspected terrorists.
Markets will be watching carefully to see how the Federal Reserve describes recent trends in inflation, which has been moribund for much of 2017 despite a spike in August amid rising energy prices
A Canadian marijuana grower said Tuesday that its medical pot had been certified by an Ottawa rabbi — the first time in the country that ganja was ruled kosher, the Ottawa Citizen reported. The certification merges two key Jewish values, said Rabbi Levy Teitlebaum, director of Ottawa Vaad HaKashrut, who signed off on the kosher kief. "(It) shows the value placed on proper etiquette for kosher and for being able to care for people," he told the newspaper.
Borgward, a German brand brought back to life with the help of Chinese truck maker Beiqi Foton, showed off its Isabella concept car, inspired by the 1950s model.
The Open Skies deal allows US and EU airlines to operate in each other’s countries. US airlines have told the UK to move faster to ensure passenger and cargo flights to Heathrow, Stansted and other airports will continue without disruption after Britain leaves the EU. The aviation trade body Airlines for America, whose members include United, American Airlines and FedEx, says the multibillion pound traffic in both directions will be put at risk unless politicians concentrate their minds on the impact Brexit will have on the industry.
Land Rover challenge: captain of the Navy's new aircraft carrier takes a voyage of Discovery
The backstories of young refugees arriving in Britain are still not adequately being shared with councils who go on to take responsibility for them, according to the body that represents local authorities. The chair of the Local Government Association's asylum, refugee and migration task group, David Simmonds, has told Sky News that while the vast majority of young refugees settle in well, the information that councils receive from the Home Office often fails to give them the full profile and potential risks of an individual. Mr Simmonds was speaking following the news that the two suspects in custody over the Parsons Green terror attack had both arrived in the UK and had been fostered as part of their resettlement from Iraq and Syria.
Any football fans who were hoping to see the Baltimore Ravens beat the Cleveland Browns and to find out what variant of the ACTN3 gene they have went home half-disappointed this past Sunday. The Ravens won 24-10 but “rescheduled” a promotional event known as ‘DNA Day’ in which a stadium full of fans would have received free genetic-testing kits on their way to their seats. After inquiries from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid as well as the Maryland Department of Health, the event—originally set for this past Sunday—has been postponed, though no new date has been announced.
The first two are recognizable as bosses of the notorious Five Families, as the leading organized crime outfits of New York and other areas of the country were once known, and the third obviously belongs to the president of the United States and his famous New York real estate family. Other than location, location and location, the three names also have something else in common: aggressive federal investigations. At least that’s the analogy made by one former federal prosecutor and current law professor in describing the tactics undertaken by special counsel Robert Mueller as he delves into Russia’s alleged collusion with the Trump campaign last year, as well as into the president’s finances.
Apple (NasdaqGS: AAPL - news) 's new mobile operating system will drop support for older apps as the technology moves to using faster processors. Alongside the iPhone 8 and iPhone X , Apple is beginning to roll out the newest version of its operating system, iOS 11 , on Tuesday. The software is freely available for Apple customers and will arrive with a range of improvements on the previous operating system.
The artist spoke about his experiences in his youth and how they have driven him to take part in a new exhibition.
The motorway was shut between junction 14 at Milton Keynes and junction 15 at Northampton after the item was discovered at about 7.30am during the morning rush hour. Bomb squad officers were at the scene throughout the day - but shortly after 5pm, police confirmed the object did not contain explosives and no terror link was suspected. Thames Valley Police said "highly corrosive material" had leaked across two lanes of the motorway - meaning further misery for evening rush hour drivers in the area.