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NYC store security guard filmed tackling teen to the ground, charged with assault (VIDEO)

Shocking footage of a department store’s security guard tackling and punching a teen who was suspected of shoplifting at the lower Manhattan, New York premises has led to the employee being charged with assault. Video of the incident, which happened Friday night, shows the teen being pinned to the ground by three Century 21 security officers as the youth shouts ...

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Guilty: Bill Cosby convicted of sexual assault

A jury has found actor Bill Cosby guilty on three counts of aggravated indecent assault over a 2004 incident in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Cosby, 80, faces up to 30 years in prison. After deliberating for over 14 hours, the jury decided that Cosby sexually assaulted Andrea Constand without her consent and while she was unconscious and intoxicated. Each count carries a ...

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India’s rape crisis: New assault case emerges amid sex assault protests and hunger strike

With pressure mounting on India’s government over investigations into the gang rape of an 8-year-old girl, another brutal sexual assault and murder case is highlighting violence against minors and women in the country. Last week, protesters took to the streets of Jammu and New Delhi over the death of Asifa Bano, an 8-year-old girl reportedly gang raped and murdered in ...

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Two PyeongChang Olympians banned for life over sexual assault

Two South Korean male mogul skiers, who competed at last month’s PyeongChang Olympics, have received life bans for the sexual assault of female teammates during the Freestyle Skiing World Cup in Akita, Japan. Choi Jae-woo, 24, and Kim Ji-hyun, 23, have been accused of “physically and sexually abusing female athletes” and will be prohibited from registering as skiers at the ...

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Walmart raises gun purchase age limit to 21, stops online sales of items resembling assault rifles

US retail giant Walmart became the second major arms seller in a day to impose restrictions on firearm sales, raising the age limit to 21. It comes after Dick’s Sporting Goods said it is halting the sales of assault-style weapons. Keeping ahead of the gun control debate and the profit-hurting wave of liberal fury, Walmart, the biggest gun seller in ...

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Full front page assault: Here’s 5 times Britain’s right-wing press went too far

Ruthless anti-Jeremy Corbyn coverage by the right-wing media has actually boosted support for Labour’s campaign group Momentum, new data reveals. However, it’s unlikely the revelation will stop future attacks. Here are some just some of the times British tabloids took their sensationalist coverage a little too far. ‘Right-wing propaganda’ Some of Britain’s most-read tabloids, including the Sun and the Daily ...

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Not-so-snow White: Shaun White’s snowboarding gold clouded by sex assault allegations

US snowboarder Shaun White romped to a record-breaking third gold medal at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on Wednesday, but his celebrations were overshadowed by the resurfacing of past sexual assault allegations. White’s 97.75 in the men’s halfpipe on Wednesday ensured that he became the first snowboarder in history to win three Olympic gold medals. The American had previously ...

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‘Reckless assault on Mother Earth’: Seneca Nation fights fracking treatment plant

The Seneca Nation has come out against a proposal that would see 42,000 gallons of fracking wastewater dumped in a river in Pennsylvania, in the latest fight between the energy industry and indigenous Americans. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) is reviewing the proposal for a fracking wastewater treatment plant by the Allegheny River, upstream from the Seneca Nation ...

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Sexual assault of cows leads pensioner to be banned from all UK farms

A pensioner has been banned from every farm in Britain after he was found guilty of sexually abusing cows in a UK field in the summer of 2017. The 80-year-old man is currently on bail awaiting sentencing, but has been ordered to keep off farms, where judges fear he may find more bovine victims. John Curno was spotted masturbating while ...

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Russian combat engineers test new advanced assault suit (VIDEO)

An advanced battle suit has been put to the test by a new unit of the Russian Engineering Corps. The contingent is tasked with carrying out engineering functions and be a formidable fighting force at the same time. The full body armor suit is specifically designed to protect soldiers in intense urban warfare. It’s made from composite materials that provide ...

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