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Retiree on trial for sexual assault says 12-year-old boy made the first move

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

SINGAPORE – A retiree on trial for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy at a park toilet in Tampines last year said on Thursday (July 20) that the boy had made sexual overtures to him. 564 more words

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Helen's visit to The National Archives, and 17th century problems with Hopwas Bridge

I went to The National Archives a few weeks ago, between the 13th and 16th of June. The purpose of my visit was to view assize records that might relate to issues with flooding and waterways in Staffordshire. 527 more words


O.J. Simpson Drawing World Attention During Plea For Freedom

LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will command the world’s attention once again Thursday when he pleads for his freedom on live TV. 532 more words


A Former Credit Suisse Banker Has Pleaded Guilty in an U.S. Offshore Tax Case

A former Credit Suisse Group AG banker from Switzerland pleaded guilty on Wednesday to participating in a wide-ranging scheme to help Americans hide millions of dollars in offshore accounts to evade U.S. 312 more words


The Run of His Life

Well, I’m surprised that it took seven months, but once again I find myself nearly incapacitated (as in, practically on the floor and crying in pain… 1,125 more words


Singaporean woman rescued after being kidnapped in Manila

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A Singaporean woman abducted by a Chinese syndicate was rescued after a security guard in Manila spotted her leg wriggling outside an apartment door as she was being pulled back. 643 more words

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