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Source: The Guradian

Human rights body calls on US school to ban electric shocks on children

Today 10:50 GMT

An international body entrusted with upholding human rights across the Americas has called for an immediate ban on the controversial use of electric shocks on severely disabled children in a school outside Boston.

The Judge Rotenberg Center in Canton, Massachusetts, is believed to be the only school in the world that routinely inflicts high-powered electric shocks as a form of punishment on vulnerable children and adults.

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Source: The Guradian

Canelo Álvarez pours it on in three-round destruction of Rocky Fielding

Monday 02:23 GMT

The brave Fielding made it to his feet after the third knockdown from another left to the body, but referee Ricky Gonzalez correctly waved it off at the 2:38 mark after he was sent down a fourth time with a right hand upstairs.

The 28-year-old superstar dropped Liverpool’s Rocky Fielding four times in a little over eight minutes on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden to win the WBA super middleweight championship and join an elite group of Mexican fighters to capture world titles in three different weight classes before a sold-out crowd of 20,112.

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Source: Fox News

Giuliani on whether Trump will sit down with Mueller: “Good luck -- over my dead body'

Monday 13:35 GMT

Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani told "Fox News Sunday" that President Trump will sit down one-on-one with Special Counsel Robert Mueller "over my dead body" amid bombshell new revelations in the false statements case against ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, whom Giuliani said was "railroaded" and "framed." In a spirited back-and-forth with host Chris Wallace, Giuliani also reiterated his claim that Trump initially "didn't know about" the hush-money payments made to two women made by former Trump attorney Michael Cohen that prosecutors have alleged constituted campaign finance violations.

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Source: BBC

'Canelo' Alvarez v Rocky Fielding: Mexican eases to win at Madison Square Garden

Monday 05:08 GMT

With the likes of Hollywood actor Bruce Willis, tennis legend John McEnroe and world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua ringside at Madison Square Garden, Alvarez quickly showed his intent by walking Fielding down to whip a left to the body which crumpled the Liverpudlian.

Fielding's corner complained in the changing room of Alvarez prior to the bout, accusing the challenger's corner of 'stacking' his hand wraps.

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Source: Fox News

Walmart employee uses intercom to announce he’s quitting: ‘Nobody should work here - ever’

Sunday 17:13 GMT

A rogue Walmart employee used the store's intercom to make an announcement – that he was quitting and no one should work there.

Walmart told Fox News that the company was looking into the incident and would follow up when they have more information.


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