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5 Britons arrested over ‘pornographic dancing’ in Cambodia (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Five British men are among a group of young tourists being held in Cambodia after they were allegedly photgraphed engaging in “pornographic dancing” at a local bar. WARNING: Contains images some may find disturbing The group of eight men and two women, ranging in age from 19 to 35, hail from Britain, Canada, The Netherlands, Norway and New Zealand. They ...

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'Fake news, I'll gun you down': Man arrested over phone threats to CNN staffers

A Michigan man has been arrested after allegedly calling CNN and threatening to “gun down” employees at the Atlanta headquarters of the network. Brandon Griesemer of Ann Arbor, Michigan, made 22 calls to CNN on January 9-10, according to an affidavit which was unsealed Friday and cited by the news network. Four calls, which were recorded, contained threats. “Fake news. ...

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Saudis may squeeze more than $100bn from arrested billionaires in ‘corruption purge’

Saudi Arabia may collect more than the originally planned $ 100 billion from the detainees in the world’s most luxurious prison – the Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh – Bloomberg reports, quoting its sources. The so-called anti-corruption campaign is expected to conclude by the end of the month, according to the media. The amount expected to be collected is roughly equivalent to ...

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2 boys arrested for vandalism that killed 500k bees

Police in Sioux City, Iowa have arrested two boys over a rampage that killed half a million bees at a local beekeeping business. The boys, ages 12 and 13, have been charged with criminal mischief, agricultural animal facilities offences, burglary, aggravated misdemeanour and possession of burglar’s tools. As they are underage, their names have not been released. The damage to ...

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Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrested and charged with DUI

Five-time NBA champion Dennis Rodman spent the night in a California jail after being found by police to be driving under the influence of alcohol in Newport Beach on Saturday. Rodman was stopped for an unspecified traffic violation and was taken to the station after failing the standardized field sobriety test. His breathalyzer results showed he was over the .08 ...

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‘Arabian Warren Buffett’ arrested in Saudi corruption purge bargains for freedom – reports

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the wealthiest people in the world, is negotiating settlement terms with the country’s government, Reuters reports. The billionaire was held amid a massive anti-corruption purge. The grandson of the first Saudi king, who has been labelled the “Arabian Warren Buffett,” owns the renowned Kingdom Holding Company. He was arrested in November last year ...

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Man arrested for decapitating 5 cats, but ‘Croydon cat killer’ may still be at large

Published time: 7 Jan, 2018 01:24 A 31-year old man has been arrested in Northamptonshire in connection with the murder and mutilation of five cats in the area between August and November 2017. The suspect, arrested in connection with arson and cat mutilations, has been released, but is still under investigation. Northamptonshire police confirmed they are liaising with London’s Metropolitan ...

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11 Saudi princes arrested for protesting utility bills at ruling palace – media

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 13:36 Saudi Arabia’s Royal Guard reportedly arrested royal family members over a protest at one of the king’s palaces in Riyadh. The princes apparently demanded utility payments be canceled, and compensation for a relative’s execution. The royals, whose names were not disclosed, were sent to Saudi Arabia’s largest maximum-security facility – Al-Ha’ir – located south ...

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Suspected Kosovo organ-trafficker arrested in Cyprus

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 05:50 A man suspected of trafficking in human organs has been arrested in Cyprus. Israeli national Moshe Harel faces extradition to Kosovo, where he is accused of luring kidney donors from Turkey and the ex-Soviet Union a decade ago. Harel is accused of promising up to $ 14,500 in payment to donors, with the extracted ...

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Man sues after being wrongfully arrested and injected with psychotropic drugs

Published time: 4 Jan, 2018 20:44 A Pennsylvania man is suing a medical center and the police after he was wrongfully arrested and forced to take psychotropic drugs. He claims he told police and medical personnel they were mistaking him for somebody else. “The experience that I went through, this should never happen to anybody. It’s very simple to check ...

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