• 4 boys, ages 12 to 14, arrested for rape

    NEW CASTLE COUNTY -- Police in Delaware are investigating a disturbing crime involving the rape of a girl by four boys all under the age of 15, and they fear more victims may be out there. The attack happened inside a home on the unit block of Auckland Drive back on December 11th. New Castle County officials say one 14-year-old, two 13-year-olds, and one 12-year-old forced the girl inside a home. The alleged assailants, who we are not identifying because of their ages, then attacked her. One teen reportedly threatened the girl with a gun, warning her not to report it. All four have been charged as juveniles with felony rape. If you have any information on the attack or other victims, contact

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    Priyanka Chopra debuts honey-blonde ombre

    Priyanka Chopra posted a picture to her social media of her sporting new honey-blonde ombre highlights alongside a caption revealing that in ten years she has "grown" into the woman she is today. Photo: Instagram The 36-year-old actress - who married Joe Jonas last month - showed off her new honey-blonde ombre look while reflecting on the way she's changed in the last 10 years, and also teasing the announcement of a new project. Speaking to her 34.6 million followers on Instagram, Priyanka wrote: "With this #10yearchallenge taking over the internet, it's got me thinking about the past ten years of my life, like probably all of you. So much has changed! Not just my hair or my clothes (or my husband!),

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    Fleeing Saudi Arabia: Asylum seeker numbers triple

    The number of asylum seekers from Saudi Arabia has tripled, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The UN agency says there were more than 800 cases reported in 2017. There were less than 200 in 2012. A number of Saudi men and women have reportedly fled the kingdom due to fear of persecution or retaliation against them for political activism. The recent case of Saudi teenager Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun who was granted refuge in Canada has drawn international attention. Bessma Momani is a professor at the University of Waterloo in Canada and senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation. She joins us on Skype from the city of Waterloo to discuss this.

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    Serena Williams ousts world number one Halep at Australian Open

    American tennis star Serena Williams has knocked out world number one Simona Halep to reach the quarterfinals of the Australian Open, staying on course to equal Australian Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 Grand Slam wins.  The seven-time champion powered past her Romanian opponent in Melbourne on Monday night, sealing a hard-fought 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 fourth round victory in one hour and 47 minutes. "It was a really intense match and there were some incredible points but I love playing tennis... It's really cool to be back out and playing again on this court," Williams said in her courtside interview. "I really needed to elevate my game, she's the number one player in the world and there's a

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    Iran air force chief threatens to make Israel 'vanish from earth'

    The commander of Iran's air force, Brigadier Aziz Nasirzadeh, said that Iran will “eliminate Israel from the Earth” in a fiery statement to the Young Journalist Club, a website supervised by state television. This comes after Israel's military said on Monday it struck Iranian Quds targets inside Syria and warned Syrian forces not to attack Israeli territory or forces. The Israeli air strikes and ground-to-ground missiles killed at least 11 fighters including two Syrians, a Britain-based war monitor said.

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    Mohammed bin Rashid visits Hatta

    His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has ordered concerned government entities to speed up the execution of projects related to Hatta's comprehensive development plan, that seeks to turn the city into a key touristic and investment hub that offers all requirements for decent life to its residents. During his visit to Hatta today, His Highness stressed the importance of giving priority to service, environmental and heritage-related projects, given its significance in preserving the national identity and heritage. Sheikh Mohammed was accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Mohammed bin Rashid

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    Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo fined $21m in tax evasion case

    Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has pleaded guilty to tax evasion, accepting a fine worth 18.8 million euros ($21.4m) and a suspended 23-month jail term after a pre-agreed deal with Spanish tax authorities last year.  The 33-year-old Portuguese captain appeared in a court in the Spanish capital, Madrid, on Tuesday, over accusations of using shell companies outside Spain to hide income made from image rights. The five-time world footballer of the year is unlikely to serve a jail term under the deal because Spanish law states that a sentence of under two years for a first offence can be served on probation. Ronaldo, who plays for Italian club giant Juventus, came out of the courtroom smiling, pausing