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  1. Alice suspect murdered his wife but was let in to UKRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This Is Somerset

    A Latvian builder named as the prime suspect in the disappearance of teenager Alice Gross murdered his wife with "no remorse" in 1998, his former mother-in-law has said. Police are looking for Arnis Zalkalns, 41, who went missing a week after the 14-year-old schoolgirl disappeared on August 28. He was convicted of bludgeoning and stabbing Rudite Zalkalns to death in Latvia and served seven years in prison, prompting questions over why he was allowed into the UK.

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  2. Suspect in missing schoolgirl hunt murdered his wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    Police search outside the home of Latvian builder Arnis Zalkalns, 41, in Castlebar Road in Ealing Broadway, as detectives have revealed that the Latvian builder they are searching for in connection with the disappearance of schoolgirl Alice Gross is a convicted murderer. Photo credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire THE chief suspect in the disappearance of London schoolgirl Alice Gross served seven years in prison for murdering his wife.

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  3. Clukey wins again at USA Luge start championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Clukey won the women's title for the seventh time, Mazdzer took the men's race, and the doubles team of Justin Krewson and Tristan Jeskanen all prevailed Friday night at USA Luge's annual start championships, held on the indoor ramp at the team's training facility. Clukey beat Emily Sweeney by 0.006 seconds in the two-run competition for her third straight women's crown, with 2014 Olympian Summer Britcher third and Raychel Germaine placing fourth.

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  4. Police find bike belonging to Alice Gross suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    A MOUNTAIN bike belonging to a convicted murderer wanted in connection with the disappearance of schoolgirl Alice Gross was yesterday found by police. Scotland Yard said they were no longer appealing for help finding Arnis Zalkalns' red Trek bike but would not say where it had been recovered or in what circumstances.

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  5. Latvian murderer hunted over missing Alice Gross has slipped in...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The Latvian killer being hunted over missing Alice Gross has slipped in and out of the UK dozens of times, it emerged last night. Arnis Zalkalns, 41, came to work here in 2005 - shortly after he was released early from an eight-year prison sentence for battering his wife to death.

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  6. Missing Alice Gross: Police find two bikes and raid second house linked to Latvian killerRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    A black bike was removed from a house where Arnis Zalkalns is believed to have lived while a red bike has also been found, reports David Collins in Riga Latvian builder and convicted killer Arnis Zalkalns, 41, is known to have cycled past a spot where Alice, 14, had been on the day she went missing on August 28. A black Trek mountain bike was removed today by officers in protective suits from a West London house where Zalkalns is believed to have once lived. A red Trek bike CCTV showed him riding on a canal towpath in Hanwell just 15 minutes after Alice Gross has also been found but Met Police officers would not say where or in what circumstances.

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  7. Sailing School Appeals to Seafarers with Educational ContentRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MacMegasite

    The love of the open sea is universal among mariners, whether they're sailing beginners, motorboat captains or working seamen. That's why Sailing School, available now for just $4.99, appeals to seafarers of all kinds with its videos, animations, questions, and other safety and education content.

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  8. Alice suspect 'heartless killer'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Milford Mercury

    Detectives investigating the disappearance of Alice Gross are treating 41-year-old Arnis Zalkalns as a suspect in her disappearance. A Latvian builder named as the prime suspect in the disappearance of teenager Alice Gross murdered his wife with "no remorse" in 1998, his former mother-in-law has said.

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  9. Missing Alice Gross: Police searching for schoolgirl find killer suspect's mountain bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Detectives say they are no longer looking for Arnis Zalkalns' red Trek bike - but won't reveal where or in what circumstances it was recovered Scotland Yard says detectives are no longer looking for Arnis Zalkalns' red Trek bike but would not say where it had been recovered or in what circumstances. Zalkalns, 41, became the prime suspect in Alice's disappearance after he was identified in CCTV footage riding the bike past the same spot where she had been seen 15 minutes earlier on the afternoon she went missing three weeks ago.

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  10. Listing of Citadele Eastern European Small and Mid Cap Fund units on the Baltic Fund listRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    ASDAQ OMX Riga decided on September 19, 2014 to list a zCitadele Asset Management" IPAS investment fund units of open-ended Citadele Eastern European Small and Mid Cap Fund on the Baltic Fund list as of September 23, 2014: Prospectus and Fund rules were registered with the Financial and Capital Market Commission on August 13, 2014 and were published on the Exchange web site on August 28 .

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  11. Missing Alice Gross: Mum of killer suspect's victim says...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mirror.co.uk

    Arnis Zalkans battered and stabbed wife Rudite to death in 1997 - his victim's mother says she has always feared he might kill again The chief suspect in the disappearance of Alice Gross battered and stabbed his first wife to death before burying her body in woodland. Two years later, Zalkalns was arrested on suspicion of indecently assaulting a girl aged 14 in London but never charged.

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  12. Erika RozentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Northborough - NORTHBOROUGH - Erika Rozentals , 78, of Northborough passed away peacefully on September 14, 2014 at Beaumont Rehabilitation in Northborough after a short illness. Her husband Alfreds Rozentals died in 2009.

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  13. Ciolos: Latvian farmers will receive compensation payments by end-yearRead the original story

    Yesterday | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Compensation payments to farmers for the losses caused by Russia's embargo will become available by the end of the year 2015, however, their amount is currently unknown and will depend on the Agriculture Ministry's estimates, the European Commissioner for Agriculture Dacian Ciolos told the press representatives in Riga yesterday, cites LETA.... Read more...

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  14. Number of tourists in Sigulda grew by 28% in H1Read the original story

    Yesterday | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    In the first half of the year 2014, compared to the same period last year, the Latvian town of Sigulda registered a 27.8% increase in the number of guests staying at local accommodation establishments, LETA was informed by the Sigulda Regional Council.... Read more...

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  15. My troops could be in NATO countries in days, says PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    British foreign secretary Philip Hammond said the Vladmir Putin and the Russian leadership had 'blood on its hands' over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in July. Photo: Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin privately said he could invade Poland, Romania and the Baltic states, according to a record of a conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart.

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  16. DIARY - Top Economic Events to Sept 30Read the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Japan Finance Minister Taro Aso and U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will hold a bilateral meeting. The two sides will likely discuss the economic situations of their countries as well as the world economy.

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  17. Why was he ever allowed into the UK? Prime suspect in hunt for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    But after just seven years inside he was free to move here without immigration officials or police knowing of his murderous past. And he is now at the centre of an international manhunt in the case of 14-year-old Alice who vanished three weeks ago in west London.

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  18. Interview with the grieving mother of Arnis Zalkans' murdered wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    'Once he had tasted blood, I feared that he would strike again': An extraordinary interview with the grieving mother of the wife Latvian fugitive battered to death After meeting Arnis Zalkalns by chance at a nightclub in Latvia, she was seduced by his chiselled looks and soon fell madly in love with him. Despite her mother's concerns over his temper she agreed to marry him at the tender age of 19. Within three years, she was dead.

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  19. Alice Gross: Outrage at suspect Arnis Zalkalns living in Britain despite murdering wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Record

    Latvian Arnis Zalkalns. Detectives investigating the disappearance of schoolgirl Alice Gross have appealed for the public's help to trace the builder Campaigners have spoken of their fury that Alice Gross suspect Arnis Zalkalns was allowed into Britain despite having a A conviction for murder in his home country.

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  20. Latvian Culture Ministry supports preserving former KGB headquartersRead the original story

    Thursday | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The Culture Ministry of Latvia supports preserving the notorious former KGB headquarters in Riga, known by locals as the ''house on the corner'', as a historical landmark and memorial, LETA was informed by the ministry.... Read more...

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