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New York truck attack suspect charged with terrorism

Media playback is unsupported on your device An Uzbek immigrant has been charged by US prosecutors with causing the deaths of at least eight people in New York by mowing them down in a truck. Sayfullo Saipov, 29, is also accused of providing material support and resources to Islamic State (IS) group. He was shot and injured by police at the scene of the attack, and received treatment in hospital. Prosecutors say he spoke freely to them, waiving his right to avoid self-incrimination while in custody. Tuesday afternoon’s attack saw ...

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Ex-Trump aide Manafort charged with US tax fraud over Ukraine work

Media playback is unsupported on your device Donald Trump’s former presidential campaign manager, Paul Manafort, has been charged with conspiring to defraud the US in his dealings with Ukraine. The 12 charges brought against Mr Manafort and one of his business associates, Rick Gates, include conspiracy to launder money. Mr Manafort and his lawyer have arrived at an FBI office in Washington. The charges are the first to stem from an inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the US 2016 election. However, they do not relate to Mr Trump’s campaign ...

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Nuneaton bowling alley siege: Man charged

A man has been charged with a number of offences following a four-hour siege at a bowling alley in Nuneaton. David Clarke, 53, of Nuneaton, faces charges including false imprisonment and possession of an imitation firearm, Warwickshire Police said. Armed officers were called to MFA Bowl in Bermuda Park at around 14:30 BST on Sunday following reports a gunman had taken two people hostage. Mr Clarke is due before magistrates later. He has been charged with two counts of false imprisonment, one count of criminal damage and two counts of ...

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Parsons Green attack: Man in court charged with attempted murder

An 18-year-old man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder in connection with the bomb attack on a London Tube at Parsons Green. Ahmed Hassan, of Sunbury, Surrey, is also accused of causing an explosion likely to endanger life or cause serious injury on 15 September. Hassan confirmed his name, date of birth and address at Westminster Magistrates’ Court. He was remanded in custody and is due at the Old Bailey on 13 October. A 17-year-old man who was arrested by counter-terrorism officers investigating the attack has been released ...

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Wayne Rooney charged with drink-driving

Everton striker Wayne Rooney has been charged with drink-driving, Cheshire Police have said. Rooney was arrested shortly after 02:00 BST after officers stopped a black VW Beetle on Altrincham Road, Wilmslow. Cheshire Police said Rooney, 31, had been charged with driving whilst over the prescribed limit. The ex-England captain has been released on bail and is due to appear at Stockport Magistrates’ Court later this month. Rooney, who retired from the national team last month, is England’s all-time record goal scorer. He rejoined his boyhood club Everton this summer, 13 ...

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Man charged over Buckingham Palace incident

A man has been charged after an incident near Buckingham Palace where three police officers were injured. Mohiussunath Chowdhury, 26, of Luton, was charged under the Terrorism Act 2006 for “engaging in conduct in preparation for giving effect to his intention to commit an act or acts of terrorism”. It is alleged he drove at police and reached for a 4ft sword last Friday. A second man was also arrested, but released without charge on Wednesday. No members of the Royal Family were in Buckingham Palace at the time of ...

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Lorry drivers charged over M1 fatal crash

Two lorry drivers have been charged in connection with a crash on the M1 in which eight people died and three were left with life-threatening injuries. Six men and two women were killed when the minibus they were in was involved in a collision with two lorries near Milton Keynes early on Saturday. This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. If you want to receive Breaking News alerts via email, or on a smartphone or ...

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Oxford University employee charged with Chicago murder

An Oxford University employee has been charged with murdering a 26-year-old in Chicago. Somerville College’s Andrew Warren, 56, and US professor Wyndham Lathem, 42, are accused of fatally stabbing Trenton Cornell-Duranleau in Mr Lathem’s flat. Chicago Police charged the pair with first-degree murder after they were returned to the city from California. Mr Cornell-Duranleau, a hair stylist, was found with more than 40 stab wounds on 27 July. Mr Warren was suspended from his university job as senior treasury assistant after the body was found. A post-mortem examination showed Mr ...

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US attorney general says four charged in crackdown on leaks

Media playback is unsupported on your device The US attorney general has said four people have been charged over leaks as the Trump administration launched a crackdown on embarrassing disclosures. Jeff Sessions said the suspects were accused of divulging classified material or concealed contacts with foreign intelligence officers. America’s top prosecutor said the administration has tripled the number of active leak probes since January. President Donald Trump has criticised Mr Sessions as “very weak” on leaks. Leaks ‘staggering’ At Friday’s news conference, Mr Sessions said no government could be effective ...

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Romford doctor Manish Shah charged with 118 sexual offences

A doctor from east London has been charged with 118 sexual offences, the Met Police has said. Manish Shah, of Brunel Close, Romford, is accused of 65 counts of assault by penetration and 52 counts of sexual assault. The 47-year-old has also been charged with sexual assault on a child aged under 13 years. Dr Shah has been released on bail and is due to appear before magistrates in Barkingside on 31 August. A dedicated phone number for anyone who has concerns or questions has been set up by the ...

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