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‘He’s no diplomat’: Code pink protester removed from Pompeo hearing &arrested

A ‘Code Pink’ protester was removed from Mike Pompeo’s confirmation hearing for his new appointment as Secretary of State. She told RT that as a former diplomat she thought that Pompeo was not fit for the job. A number of Code Pink protesters, dressed in pink, held up signs demonstrating against Trump’s choice. “No more wars, no Pompeo,” they chanted. ...

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Comedian TJ Miller arrested for alleged bomb threat

Comic actor TJ Miller was arrested at LaGuardia Airport in New York on Monday for allegedly calling in a false bomb threat while aboard an Amtrak train last month. Miller was charged on Tuesday with intentionally conveying to law enforcement false information about an explosive device, a charge that carries a maximum penalty of five years imprisonment. He was released ...

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Activists arrested at Chuck Schumer’s Manhattan office following Gaza protest

Eight Jewish activists have been arrested at US Senator Chuck Schumer’s New York City office, following a protest over Israel’s crackdown on Palestinians in Gaza. The protesters blocked the door to Schumer’s office for 90 minutes on Monday morning, demanding that the senator condemn Israel’s brutal crackdown on Palestinian protesters in Gaza, which saw at least 30 people killed and ...

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Cosby courthouse chaos: Topless woman arrested as retrial starts (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

A topless woman protesting outside the Pennsylvania courthouse where US comedian and actor Bill Cosby is due to be retried on sexual assault charges has been arrested. The woman struggled with police officers on the pavement outside Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown just as Cosby and his lawyer approached the building. Footage taken by onlookers show that at one point ...

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Vatican's former top diplomat in US is arrested over 'child pornography allegations’

Vatican police have arrested a clergyman and diplomat who has reportedly been identified as a suspect in a child pornography case. Monsignor Carlo Alberto Capella was detained by Holy See security officials on Saturday, the Vatican said. The suspect formerly worked as a Vatican City diplomat to the US, reported La Republica, but was suddenly recalled from his position in Washington ...

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Man arrested for detonating 2 ‘explosive devices’ inside California store

California police have detained a man they believe detonated two small explosive devices inside a store in Ontario. No one was injured in the incident, but authorities had found “additional materials” inside his car. The incident happened inside a Sam’s Club store in Ontario, about 45 miles east of Los Angeles, on Thursday afternoon. Around 3:40pm, the Ontario Police Department ...

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Designer of waterslide that decapitated child arrested at airport

US Marshals arrested the designer of a Kansas waterslide that decapitated a 10-year-old child in 2016. John Schooley, 72, was arrested at Dallas Fort Worth Airport as he returned from China. Schooley was indicted on charges of second-degree murder, aggravated battery, and aggravated endangerment of a child following the death of Caleb Schwab on the ride in a Kansas City ...

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Ukrainian prankster arrested in absentia over ‘fake reports’ on fatalities in Kemerovo mall blaze

A Ukrainian prankster has been arrested in absentia for allegedly spreading fake reports about a highly exaggerated death toll in the Kemerovo mall fire. The tragedy shook the Russian city of Kemerovo in Siberia on Sunday, and the number of victims was still rising when fake reports emerged claiming that officials are hushing up information on the real number of ...

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Israeli teen arrested & fined for urinating on Auschwitz memorial

An Israeli teenager was reportedly arrested at the Auschwitz-Birkenau museum for urinating on a victims’ memorial in the former Nazi concentration camp. The unidentified 19-year-old was taken into custody on Wednesday. At around 1pm local time the student, who was part of a visiting tour, was spotted by a guide at the former death camp urinating on the steps of ...

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From ‘hero’ to terrorist: Savchenko arrested in Ukrainian parliament for plotting terrorist attack

Ukrainian MP Nadezhda Savchenko, once glorified as a Ukrainian “hero” persecuted by Moscow, has been detained again – this time by her fellow countrymen. The former pilot is now suspected of plotting a coup and a terrorist attack. Read more Savchenko was arrested by Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) officers right in the building of the Verkhovnaya Rada (the Ukrainian parliament) ...

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