November 22, 2018

Review Category : People

9 bodies, 2 severed heads, found in Tokyo flat: reports

9 bodies, 2 severed heads, found in Tokyo flat: reportsJapanese police have found nine bodies, including two with their heads severed and dumped in a cool box, in a flat in the Tokyo suburbs, media reported on Tuesday. Police confirmed to AFP they had arrested 27-year-old Takahiro Shiraishi, who lives in the apartment in Zama, south of Tokyo. Jiji Press said Shiraishi had told police that he chopped up the bodies in a bathroom and a saw was found in his room.


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After Kenyatta win, all eyes on Kenya's embattled opposition chief

After Kenyatta win, all eyes on Kenya's embattled opposition chiefKenya was once again left waiting Tuesday, as embattled opposition leader Raila Odinga prepared to lay out his strategy following a boycott of last week's protest-hit elections that handed President Uhuru Kenyatta a landslide win. Thursday's contest saw Kenyatta winning a decisive victory with 98 percent of the vote, hailing the result as a vindication of his victory in an initial August poll which was later overturned by the country's Supreme Court. "This was nothing more than a revalidation of (the voters') general will," Kenyatta said in his victory speech, in which he admitted the result was likely to face further legal challenges.


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George Papadopoulos: Trump's former campaign adviser 'small part of large-scale investigation' into Russia links

George Papadopoulos: Trump's former campaign adviser 'small part of large-scale investigation' into Russia linksA former Trump campaign adviser who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI is cooperating with the government in a broader investigation into potential ties between the campaign and Russia, court documents reveal. Newly unsealed court records detailed the government’s case against George Papadopoulos, who was swept up by special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into whether Donald Trump’s presidential campaign colluded with the Russian government. Mr Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to misleading the FBI about his conversations with a Russian-linked operative who promised “dirt” on Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and introduced Mr Papadopoulos to other Russian actors intent on arranging a meeting with the Trump campaign.


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Death toll from California blazes rises to 43, after teen dies

Death toll from California blazes rises to 43, after teen diesBy Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The death toll from the deadliest rash of wildfires in California history has risen to 43, after a 17-year-old girl who was badly burned in the fires earlier this month died at a hospital, officials said on Monday. The spate of wind-driven wildfires erupted on Oct. 8 in the heart of California wine country and consumed at least 245,000 acres (99,148 hectares) across several counties north of the San Francisco Bay area. The latest victim, 17-year-old Kressa Shepherd, died on Sunday at a Sacramento-area hospital, a clerk with the Sacramento County Coroner's Office said.


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