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Hogan sex video trial continues for third day in Florida Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., (AP): Testimony will continue Wednesday for a third day in the Hulk Hogan sex video trial, with Hogan's attorneys expected to call more witnesses. The former pro wrestler, whose given name is Terry Bollea, is suing Gawker Media for $100 million for posting an edited version..

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Doctor with fake academic certificate arrested Saturday, March 5th, 2016

KATHMANDU: A doctor based at the District Hospital in Doti with fake academic credentials has been arrested by police. Sujit Kumar Shrestha working as a medical officer at the hospital was arrested by police from his home in Thankot, Kathmandu on Friday. He has been charged of submitting fake..

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Turkish court jails two Syrians over drowning of toddler Aylan Friday, March 4th, 2016

ISTANBUL, (REUTERS): A Turkish court on Friday sentenced two Syrians to four years in jail over the drowning of five people including toddler Aylan Kurdi, the image of whose dead body sparked global sympathy last September over the fate of migrants, Dogan news agency said. Three-year-old Aylan,..

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Woman kills self Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

MAHOTTARI: A woman of Bardibas Municipality-2 in Mahottari district has committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of the house. Married to Bimalendra Kumar Mahato just a year ago, Monita Devi Mahato, 20, killed self on Saturday night, Assistant Sub-Inspector of Nepal Police Birendra..

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Hotelier killed Monday, February 29th, 2016

BHIMDUTTANAGAR: A hotelier was found murdered in his hotel at Jhalaripipaladi Municipality-11 in Kanchanpur district last night. Body of Damodar Awasthi, 40, the owner of Hotel Baitadi was recovered from his hotel this morning after Awasthi’s younger brother informed the police about the..

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B.C. court overturns India extradition in honour killing case Saturday, February 27th, 2016

By Camille Bains, VANCOUVER: The British Columbia Appeal Court has overturned an extradition order against the mother and uncle of young woman murdered in India over concerns that they will be tortured. A B.C. Supreme Court judge ordered the surrender of Malkit Sidhu and Surjit Badesha to police..

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Two traffickers arrested, girls rescued Friday, February 12th, 2016

KAKADVITTA: Police have today arrested two human traffickers from Galgaliya, the border area in Jhapa district. The arrested are Sabina Tamang, 24, of Sarlahi and Munnu Tamang, 35, of Panighatta in India, according to the District Police Office, Jhapa. A team from the Sana Hath Haru Nepal,..

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Man nabbed, 4 kg charas seized near Nepal-India border Sunday, February 7th, 2016

BIRGUNJ: Customs sleuths today seized four kg contraband charas valued at Rs 40 lakh in international market from a smuggler at Raxual on Nepal-India border. Acting on a tip off, the Customs team nabbed one person after chasing his auto rickshaw for some distance at Raxual, Assistant Customs..

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Dalit woman gang raped in Rautahat Monday, February 1st, 2016

RAUTAHAT: A Dalit woman was allegedly gang raped at Bishrampur VDC in Rautahat district early this morning. A gang comprising some six persons raped the woman taking her some one kilometre away from home after tying up her husband at the house. The gang had entered the victim's house at 1:00..

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6 Cleveland police officers fired for actions in fatal 2012 chase Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

By Eliott C. McLaughlin, (CNN): Six Cleveland police officers have been fired in connection with a November 2012 car chase that ended with officers firing 137 bullets at a car, killing Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, said Detective Steve Loomis, president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen's..

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Mexico Probes Possible Money Tie Between Actress, Drug Boss Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

MEXICO CITY, (AP): There are indications that drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman had business dealings with actress Kate del Castillo, who arranged a meeting between the drug boss and actor Sean Penn, Mexico's attorney general said in an interview published Tuesday. Arely Gomez told the newspaper..

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Crimes at refugee homes on the rise, say German Criminal Police Monday, January 18th, 2016

GERMAN, (DW): Germany's Criminal Police Office has registered a growing number of crimes in refugee and asylum centers. Now the interior minister said he wants to keep track of crimes committed by and targeted at migrants. In an interview with the mass-market "Bild am Sonntag" newspaper, Federal..

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Villa end winless run, United held Thursday, January 14th, 2016

LONDON, (REUTERS): Aston Villa beat Crystal Palace 1-0 to win a Premier League match for the first time since August while a late goal from Paul Dummett earned a 3-3 draw for Newcastle United against Manchester United on Tuesday. Joleon Lescott’s second-half header, fumbled in by keeper Wayne..

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Nepal beat Sri Lanka 1-0 Bangabandhu Gold Cup

KATHMANDU: Bimal Gharti Magar scored the solitary goal as Nepal registered a 1-0 victory over Sri Lanka in the Bangabandhu Gold Cup today. The win at the Bangabandhu National Stadium ended Nepal’s 11-match winless streak that included two draws and nine losses since their 2-1 victory over India..

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Nepal crisis: solution likely but concerns remain

By Pratim Ranjan Bose, KOLKATA: The good news is the five-month-long anti-constitution Madhesi agitation in the plains of Nepal, bordering the States of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, may be resolved in a month, leading to resumption of normal trade through the Raxaul (Bihar)-Birgunj (Nepal)..

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