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Murdered mother and friend were ‘lured’ to remote spot by stun gun-brandishing members of anti-government group ‘God’s Misfits’

Blood, glasses and a broken hammer found on Oklahoma highway after two women went missing, according to court documents obtained by The Independent

<p>Veronica Butler, left, and Jilian Kelley, right, disappeared on 30 March while going to pick up Butler’s children. Police believe they have been murdered </p>

Tropicana hotel demolition: Vegas chooses cash over legacy

The Tropicana has been synonymous with old-world Las Vegas glamour for nearly seven decades – but the legendary landmark has now closed its doors to make way for a $1.5 billion baseball stadium. As historians scramble to preserve the Tropicana’s colourful past, the site’s sporting future exemplifies the city’s ever-changing identity, writes Sheila Flynn

trump on trial

Why can’t Trump stop verbal assaults on judges and prosecutors?

‘He ascribes all kinds of terrible motives and characteristics to them, many of which are simply images of himself that he rejects and puts on other people,’ Harvard psychiatrist tells Gustaf Kilander


Netanyahu is a ruthless opportunist who will do what’s best for him

Having faced increasing pressure from Western allies over Israel’s conduct during the war in Gaza, the Israeli prime minister has had those same allies rush to help over Tehran’s attack, writes Kim Sengupta. He will not want to squander that goodwill

<p>Benjamin Netanyahu with his war cabinet. The Israeli PM has often been accused of using war to his political advantage </p>





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