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Walsall Council wins Muslim graves High Court battle

2019-01-22 05:46:39 Image caption Atta Ul-Haq wanted to install the barrier at Streetly Cemetery in Walsall A Muslim who said his human rights were breached by a council's refusal to permit a marble edge around a grave has lost a High Court battle.Atta Ul-Haq was refused permission to install the barrier on his father's grave at Streetly Cemetery in Walsall.He said his religion as a Barelvi Muslim forbade people walking
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Mark Gago: Man kills 4 family members, is shot as he tried to kill another girl, Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office says

2019-01-22 05:42:21 Portland, Ore. — A rural Oregon man killed four members of his family at the home they shared and was shot by sheriff's deputies as he tried to kill a girl, authorities said. Mark Leo Gregory Gago, 42, killed his parents, his girlfriend and their infant daughter Saturday night before deputies shot him, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office said. The victims were not shot, The Oregonian reported. Neighbor Alice
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Paul Whelan had Russian ‘state secrets’ when he was arrested, lawyer says

2019-01-22 05:09:58 Whelan, 48, was arrested in Moscow on December 28 on suspicion of carrying out an act of espionage, Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) has said. He was found with "evidence that constitutes state secrets" when he was detained, his lawyer Vladimir Zherebenkov told CNN before a pretrial hearing in Moscow Tuesday. Before his arrest, Whelan had been given a thumb drive which he believed contained vacation photographs, Zherebenkov
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Brandon Truaxe, founder of Deciem skincare firm, has died

2019-01-22 05:03:12 Truaxe launched the brand, best known for its affordable skincare line The Ordinary, in Toronto in 2013. Since then it has since expanded worldwide, with stores in the US, the UK, South Korea, Australia, Mexico and the Netherlands."Brandon, our founder and friend. You touched our hearts, inspired our minds and made us believe that anything is possible," a Monday post on Deciem's Instagram reads. "Thank you for every
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China demands US drop extradition request for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou amid trade and diplomacy standoff

2019-01-22 04:54:22 China demands release of tech executive Beijing -- China on Tuesday demanded the U.S. drop a request that Canada extradite a top executive of the tech giant Huawei, shifting blame to Washington in a case that has severely damaged Beijing's relations with Ottawa. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Meng Wanzhou's case was out of the ordinary and Canada's extradition treaty with the U.S. infringed on the "safety
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Emiliano Sala: Argentinian soccer star was on missing plane

2019-01-22 04:48:38 The 28-year-old had recently signed for English Premier League club Cardiff City for a reported £15 million ($19.3 million). The plane, a single turbine Piper Malibu, was flying to Cardiff from Nantes in northern France when it disappeared from radar just before 8.30 p.m. local time Monday.Sala's name was on the list of passengers, Frederic Solano of France's Directorate General for Civil Aviation, told CNN.Cardiff City said Tuesday
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Paul Whelan accused by Russia of being a spy due in Moscow court on espionage allegations today – Live updates

2019-01-22 04:26:54 A Russian court on Tuesday rejected an American man's bid for release on bail and instead granted an extension to his detention pending a trial on espionage charges, according to Russia's state-run Interfax news agency. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said last week that Paul Whelan was caught "red handed" trying to recruit Russian nationals to provide intelligence to the U.S. It was not immediately clear whether Whelan appeared
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Londonderry alerts ‘designed to frustrate’ bomb investigation

2019-01-22 04:16:34 Image caption The alert at Southway was the second in the Creggan area on Monday A series of security alerts in Londonderry on Monday were designed to "frustrate" an investigation into a bomb that exploded in the city centre, police have said.Three alerts - triggered when two vehicles were hijacked by masked men and a delivery van abandoned - ended in the early hours of Tuesday morning.Police said
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Suspect in 4 Nevada murders, Wilbur Martinez-Guzman, may be in U.S. illegally

2019-01-22 04:15:24 RENO, Nevada -- Authorities investigating four recent killings in northern Nevada say murder charges are pending against a man suspected of being in the U.S. illegally. Wilbur Martinez-Guzman, 19, was arrested Saturday in Carson City and is being held on possession of stolen property, burglary and immigration charges.Authorities say they expect to file murder charges against him in the coming days in the shooting deaths of an elderly