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Snow, avalanche risks strand 13,000 tourists in Zermatt

Jan 9, 2018

Swiss authorities near the famed Matterhorn peak have closed roads and train service into the nearby town of Zermatt amid a heightened avalanche risk, with some 13,000 tourists stuck inside

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Singapore arrests 17 suspected in Shell oil heist

Jan 9, 2018

Singapore police arrest 17 men, seize tanker, $2.3 million linked to theft of oil from Shell refinery

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Hearing delayed for Canadian ex-hostage Boyle

Jan 8, 2018

Canadian ex-hostage Joshua Boyle's case has been put off until next Monday while his lawyers work on a bail plan

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Minister: Norway to extradite cleric if Italy convicts him

Jan 6, 2018

Norway's justice minister says an Iraqi-born cleric suspected of enticing recruits to fight in Iraq and Syria will be extradited if a court in Italy convicts him

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IOC member resigns amid claim he assaulted former girlfriend

Jan 5, 2018

International Olympic Committee member Camiel Eurlings has resigned amid allegations he assaulted a former girlfriend in 2015

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CAS clears Russians to race in non-Olympic skeleton, bobsled

Jan 4, 2018

7 Russian bobsled and skeleton athletes have been cleared to carry on racing in World Cup events despite being banned from the Olympics for life as doping cheats

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Norway court clears ways for controversial Arctic drilling

Jan 4, 2018

A court in Norway says the Norwegian government can hand out oil drilling licenses in the Arctic, dealing a blow to two environmental groups which had filed a lawsuit against the Norwegian government for further drilling in the Barents Sea

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Danish man jailed for 2 years after jet ski crash killed 2

Jan 4, 2018

A Danish court has sentenced a 24-year-old man to two years in jail for aggravated manslaughter after crashing his jet ski into a boat, killing two American students in 2016 in Copenhagen

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Canadian theater founder suspended amid harassment claims

Jan 4, 2018

A prominent figure in the Canadian arts world has been suspended by the theater company he co-founded amid four lawsuits by actresses who allege he exposed himself, groped them and otherwise sexually humiliated them

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Ex-hostage Boyle makes video court appearance

Jan 3, 2018

Canadian ex-hostage Joshua Boyle will remain in jail following a brief appearance via video link at a preliminary hearing after he was charged with sexual assault and other offenses following his release from captivity in Afghanistan

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