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Benjamin Mendy: Manchester City defender pleads not guilty to eighth count of rape ahead of trial

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has pleaded not guilty to an eighth count of rape ahead of his trial. The footballer appeared at Chester Crown Court on Wednesday for his trial. He has already denied seven counts of rape, one count of attempted rape and one count of sexual assault. He pleaded not guilty to […]

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Canada

Ontario man pleads guilty to threatening Trudeau at campaign stop last summer | CBC News

A Kitchener, Ont., man has pleaded guilty to threatening Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a campaign stop in nearby Cambridge last summer. An assistant crown attorney with the Waterloo Region Crown Attorney’s Office confirmed Thomas Dyer was charged with uttering threat to cause death and uttering threat to cause bodily harm. Last week, Dyer pleaded guilty […]

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Health

Tennessee Man Suspected in 1990 Point Loma Slaying of Sailor Pleads Not Guilty

Murder victim Larry Joe Breen. Courtesy San Diego Police A man accused of killing a Navy sailor in Point Loma more than three decades ago pleaded not guilty Friday to a murder charge. Brian Scott Koehl, 51, is accused in the 1990 murder of 32-year-old Larry Joe Breen, whom prosecutors say was stabbed in the […]

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Canada

Ottawa judges’ clerk pleads guilty to obstruction after telling fiancé he was subject of wiretap | CBC News

A judges’ secretary was fired from her job and pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice after she looked at a wiretap warrant — only to find out her own fiancé was a target in a murder probe and their shared home had been bugged. The case of Samantha Lewis reveals not just the lengths Ottawa prosecutors […]

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Business

Man accused of duping Secret Service by posing as Homeland Security agent pleads guilty

One of two men accused of impersonating federal law enforcement officials in a scheme that duped Secret Service agents and others pleaded guilty Monday to multiple charges in Washington, D.C. Arian Taherzadeh’s plea came nearly four months after his arrest with Haider Ali exposed allegations that they compromised Secret Service agents with access to the […]

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UK

Desperate pet owner pleads with neighbours to stop feeding her cats

Arlo and Simba (Image: Fiona Keddie Ord / Facebook) Fiona Keddie Ord took to Facebook to issue her plea on the community page YourAmersham as her two cats – Simba and Arlo – have been wandering off for long periods of time. She believes they are being fed at other houses, which she fears is […]

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World

Erdogan to meet with Putin in Sochi as Russian leader pleads for drones from Turkey

It has not been confirmed exactly what the meeting is hoping to achieve, however, the visit has been planned for just one day. AFP announced the news on Twitter on Tuesday. This comes as the Russian leader has been pushing for Ukraine’s drone supplier, based in Turkey, to make weapons for his army. President Erdogan […]

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Science

Zelensky pleads for more air defence to protect against Russian strikes: ‘No time to rest’

The news comes as the war rages on following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which has seen huge amounts of lands seized by Russian forces in the east of the country. Western arms have started to make an impact on Russian advances, forcing Moscow to resort to older and less accurate long-range missiles to pound […]

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World

Ukraine’s first lady pleads with US for more weapons: ‘Help us stop this terror’

The Ukrainian first lady, Olena Zelenska, appealed to US lawmakers on Tuesday to provide more help to her country as it struggles against a five-month-long Russian invasion she called “Russia’s Hunger Games”, saying US weapons could help assure a “joint great victory”. “We remain completely broken when our world is destroyed by war. Tens of […]

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US

Woman pleads guilty in 2019 crash that killed beloved Anson County teacher

ANSON COUNTY, N.C. — Nearly three years after a beloved teacher was killed in a crash in Anson County, the woman who caused the crash has pleaded guilty, authorities confirm. Authorities said Bethany Haywood pleaded guilty to felony death by vehicle and driving while impaired for her role in the 2019 crash that killed Anson […]