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Audi boss arrested in Germany over diesel emissions scandal

Munich prosecutors have arrested Rupert Stadler, the head of Volkswagen’s luxury arm Audi over his alleged participation in the automaker’s emissions test cheating scandal three years ago. “As part of an investigation into diesel affairs and Audi engines, the Munich prosecutor’s office executed an arrest warrant against Mr Professor Rupert Stadler on June 18, 2018,” the Munich prosecutor’s office said ...

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Pablo Escobar’s hitman Popeye arrested in Colombia

Published time: 25 May, 2018 22:24 Pablo Escobar’s former hitman, Jhon Jairo Velasquez Vasquez, AKA Popeye, was captured on Friday after he appeared at the prosecutor’s office in La Alpujarra, Medellín, Colombia. Vasquez was wanted for aggravated conspiracy and extortion. The investigation is being carried out by the Prosecutor General and the Metropolitan Police of Medellín. “He intended to recover ...

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Russian rights body seeks Europe’s help in release of RIA Novosti journalist arrested in Ukraine

Treason charges brought by Ukrainian authorities against journalist Kirill Vyshynsky are ungrounded and should be lifted, the Russian human rights council said in a message to the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights. In a statement on Monday, Russia’s Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights said that it had made a request to the Council of Europe ...

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Date from hell: Woman arrested for stalking, threats, and 65,000 texts to online dating match

Jacqueline Claire Ades took to online dating to find love and settle down. After obsessive stalking, threats, and 65,000 text messages to her match, she’s now imprisoned in Arizona awaiting trial. Originally from Miami, Florida, 31-year-old Ades told reporters from jail on Thursday that she wound up in Phoenix Arizona “looking I guess for love.” Searching on Luxy, a dating ...

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‘Golden State Killer’ reportedly arrested after 40+ years, identified as ex-cop

Police in California have arrested a man believed to be the notorious “Golden State Killer,” who was allegedly responsible for 12 homicides, 45 rapes and 120 home invasions in the 1970s and 1980s. Former police officer Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, was arrested on two counts of murder by Sacramento police on Wednesday morning, reported NBC News. Sacramento District Attorney Anne ...

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Toulouse riots: Police attacked as woman arrested for refusing to remove Islamic face veil

A deprived district of Toulouse, France has been rocked by two nights of furious riots, triggered by the arrest of a woman who refused to remove her Islamic full-face veil for police. Some 18 people were arrested. Hundreds of police units were deployed after young residents threw stones, torched cars and set fire to garbage cans, police told the AFP. ...

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Parkland teacher arrested for leaving loaded gun in public toilet

A teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the site of the February shooting that claimed 17 lives, has been arrested for leaving his loaded pistol in a public toilet, where a homeless man later fired it. Chemistry teacher Sean Simpson, 43, was using a bathroom stall at the Deerfield Beach pier on Sunday and took out his Glock 9mm ...

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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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