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Source: Common Domain

Corruption Currents: Dead Man, Rickshaw Driver Become Billionaires in Pakistan

Tuesday 22:49 GMT

(Bloomberg). A dead man and a rickshaw driver each became billionaires in Pakistan after mysterious deposits appeared in their bank accounts.

(Guardian). An employee in Tanzania of a mining firm was charged with corruption; he pleaded not guilty and has been granted bail. (MR). As the U.S. special counsel's probe continues, it isn't a major political issue in the elections set for next month.

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Source: The Guradian

Dennis Hof, pimp running for Nevada legislature, found dead at 72

Today 09:58 GMT

Dennis Hof, a pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his brothel business and who fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for the Nevada state legislature, was found dead hours after his 72nd birthday party, authorities said Tuesday.

Besides the HBO series, Cathouse, the flamboyant Hof wrote a book titled The Art of the Pimp, a play on Trump’s book The Art of the Deal.

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Source: Fox News

Dennis Hof, Nevada brothel owner, dead at 72

Today 06:07 GMT

Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof, a legal pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his business, has died, Fox News has learned.

"We received a 911 dispatch call around 11 a.m. for an unresponsive male and when officers arrived at the scene, the patient, Dennis Hof, was located deceased.

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Source: Washington Post

Dennis Hof, ‘Bunny Ranch’ owner and GOP candidate for Nevada legislature, found dead after party

Today 09:58 GMT

Dennis Hof, the Nevada brothel owner and Republican candidate for state assembly, died Tuesday at one of his brothels after a birthday party, officials said.

Hof, a candidate for the state Assembly in a district in southern Nevada, died in his sleep in the hours after a celebration that featured pornography star Ron Jeremy, former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio and anti-tax activist Grover Norquist, according to his campaign manager Chuck Muth.

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Source: BBC

US official resigns over dead baboon photo

Today 02:26 GMT

A photo of him smiling while holding a family of dead baboons, including a bloodied baby, sparked the most outrage among colleagues and online.

Perhaps the most publicised case in recent years was Cecil the lion, who was killed in 2016 by an American dentist.

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Source: The Guradian

Crimea college hit by deadly bomb blast

Today 13:36 GMT

At least 10 people have been killed and many more wounded in a bomb explosion at a college in Crimea that one witness told local television also involved an attack by armed gunmen.

The bomb blast took place in the city of Kerch, which is the entry point for a new 19km bridge linking Crimea to mainland Russia. On local television, the head of the college described an armed rampage with attackers gunning down pupils and teachers, leaving bodies strewn throughout the building.

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Source: Fox News

Missing Wisconsin girl, 13, possibly spotted in Florida after parents found dead in home, police say

Today 02:26 GMT

A teenager considered missing and "in danger" may have been spotted in Miami, Florida just hours after her parents were found dead inside their Wisconsin home, police said Tuesday.

WISCONSIN GIRL, 13, 'MISSING AND IN DANGER' AFTER PARENTS FOUND DEAD IN HOME, SHERIFF SAYS. Investigators have enlisted the help of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the FBI, which has agents who specialize in missing children cases, Fitzgerald said, and police have gone to Jayme’s school to speak with her friends and acquaintances for information in the search.

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Source: Global News

17 dead after gunman storms college in Crimea, setting off bomb

Today 15:26 GMT

At least 17 people were killed and dozens injured at a college in the Black Sea region of Crimea on Wednesday when a student went through the building shooting at fellow pupils before killing himself, Russian law enforcement officials said.

Eighteen-year-old Vladislav Roslyakov turned up at the college in the city of Kerch on Wednesday afternoon carrying a firearm and then began shooting, investigators said.

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Source: Fox News

Mississippi toddler found dead in oven, grandmother to face murder charge

Today 09:58 GMT

Authorities in Mississippi said Tuesday that a grandmother will be charged with first-degree murder after her 20-month-old granddaughter was found stabbed and burned inside an oven.

Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson said an autopsy found Robinson had died from heat injuries sustained in an electric oven.

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Source: Fox News

Mississippi toddler found dead in oven, grandmother charged with murder

Today 01:32 GMT

A Mississippi grandmother was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday after her 20-month-old granddaughter was found stabbed and burned inside an oven.

Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson said an autopsy found Robinson had died from heat injuries sustained in an electric oven.

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Source: Fox News

Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, dead at 65, family says

Tuesday 19:07 GMT

Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, died on Monday from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, his family said in a statement.

Allen, a "noted technologist, philanthropist, community builder, conservationist, musician and supporter of the arts," passed away in Seattle, Washington, his family said through Allen's company, Vulcan Inc. Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, died on Monday from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, his family said in a statement.

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Source: The Guradian

British cyclist shot dead by hunter in France

Monday 03:19 GMT

A 34-year-old Briton was shot dead by a hunter as he sped down a wooded track on a mountain bike in the French Alps, officials have said.

The victim was “perfectly identifiable” and was on a well-used but hard to access mountain track when he was shot by a 22-year-old hunter, who was taken to hospital in shock. A spokeswoman for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office said: “We are in contact with the local authorities about the death of a British man in France, and we are providing assistance to his family.”

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Source: Fox News

Wisconsin girl, 13, 'missing and in danger' after parents found dead in home, sheriff says

Tuesday 22:47 GMT

Police are searching for a 13-year-old girl considered “missing and in danger” after her parents were found dead inside their home in northwestern Wisconsin on Monday, the sheriff’s office said.

That's our only goal right now," Fitzgerald later said at a news briefing, adding that the girl was not considered a suspect in her parents' deaths.

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Source: Global News

Paul Allen dead: Microsoft co-founder dies from cancer aged 65

Tuesday 23:40 GMT

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died at the age of 65 from complications arising from his non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, his family said in a statement.

“As co-founder of Microsoft, in his own quiet and persistent way, he created magical products, experiences and institutions, and in doing so, he changed the world,” Nadella said.

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Source: The Guradian

Emaciated, mutilated, dead: the mental health scandal that rocked South Africa

Sunday 23:40 GMT

And hundreds of other patients with mental health problems who died in gruesome circumstances – has come to be known as the worst human rights scandal to hit democratic South Africa.

The former director of Gauteng’s mental health services Dr Makgabo Manamela drew up the relocation plan and was physically present at removal sites. She also allowed the organisations to begin operating even though they had not signed service contracts, which meant they went unpaid and were consequently unable to buy food or supplies for the new patients.


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