A young woman accused of murdering a teenage boy and injuring four others by smashing into them with her car has wept in a Perth court while watching a police interview in which she insisted she only wanted to 'threaten' them. … [Read more...] about ‘Vengeful’ woman, 22, accused of deliberately running over and killing a teenager and trying to murder his friends ‘because they bullied her brother’ sobs in court
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He said she had been planning to find the boys so she could inform police of their whereabouts, and it was up to the prosecution to prove Hishmeh had intended to cause them serious harm and had not simply taken the corner too fast. … [Read more...] about ‘Vengeful’ woman, 22, ‘deliberately ran over and killed a teenager because he beat up her little brother’
Trump-ability: Barring a major political realignment in the liberal fortress of California, things can't get much worse for Democrats at the state level. In Congress, however, Mr Trump has a decent shot at expanding the Republican Senate majority in 2018, given that Democrats have to defend 10 seats in states that Mr Trump won last year. … [Read more...] about What marks does Obama’s presidency deserve?
Hishmeh admitted she had been 'fuming' when she learnt her younger brother had been struck in the face during a brawl between rival groups of boys at a park and her sister had later been slashed on the arm. … [Read more...] about ‘Vengeful’ woman, 23, who drove a speeding car into a group of teenagers – killing one – ‘because they bullied her brother’ is CLEARED of murder – as confronting footage of the crash emerges
After the Liberation, his work on behalf of prisoners won him quick election to parliament, and a cabinet post when still just 30 years old. For nearly half a century thereafter he rarely disappeared from the public eye. He was anything but a populist, or a riveting orator. But he had astonishing personal magnetism. The journalist Françoise Giroud left a memorable description of Mitterrand's effect on women: "When he unwound, he was irresistible … If he had wanted to, he could have seduced a stone – economical in his gestures, his eyes shining with mischief, his voice velvety, his words enveloping you like a shawl." The same qualities helped him to forge powerful friendships with men as well, and to attract a large cadre of political supporters. It also helped that, like many other great politicians, he was a wholly convincing and absolutely shameless liar. As Georges Pompidou once remarked: "Never let Mitterrand impress you. No matter what he tells you, … [Read more...] about Mitterrand: A Study in Ambiguity by Philip Short – review