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Gov. won't appeal special election case

Gov. won't appeal special election case

Last week, a Dane County judge appointed by Walker ruled the governor had to call special elections to fill those vacancies. Walker has been admonished by two state circuit court judges for dragging his feet and, in their view, violating a state law that requires Wisconsin governors to call special elections for vacancies "as promptly as possible".


Nikki Haley: US won't pay over 25 percent of UN peacekeeping anymore

Nikki Haley: US won't pay over 25 percent of UN peacekeeping anymore

This year's peacekeeping budget asks the U.S.to pony up 28.5 percent of the peacekeeping budget. The U.S. had been paying 28.5 percent of the UN's peacekeeping budget prior to the announcement, and Haley said the U.S. Describing UN peacekeeping operations as "a remarkable enterprise of multilateralism and worldwide solidarity", the UN chief emphasised that they nevertheless also suffer as a result of unrealistic demands, and as a result, both lives and credibility are being lost.


Robber Implied A Weapon During Tulsa Store Robbery

Robber Implied A Weapon During Tulsa Store Robbery

He was described as a darker-skinned male in his 20s, around 5 feet 11 inches tall with scruffy facial hair and wearing a large, tan-colored winter coat. The robberies were reported in Portland, Westbrook, Falmouth and Cumberland starting March 20. KWT Cluster Commander Brigadier Luntu Ngubelanga praised the members of the police for their thorough investigation and swift response.


Decision to release rapist John Worboys overturned by High Court

Decision to release rapist John Worboys overturned by High Court

Worboys, who became known as the " black cab rapist ", offered female passengers champagne spiked with sedatives to celebrate a fake lottery win, before attacking them. The two women who challenged the decision - who can not be named for legal reasons - said something had gone "badly wrong" with the Parole Board's decision to free him.


Putin blames 'criminal negligence' for deadly mall blaze

Putin blames 'criminal negligence' for deadly mall blaze

The blaze tore through the Winter Cherry mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo on Sunday while it was packed with families on the first weekend of spring break. Many locals do not believe the official death toll of 64 and suspect that hundreds of people were killed in the blaze and that a cover-up is under way, something Putin has flatly denied.