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Art attack: 5 masterpieces that have been damaged by vandals

The famous Russian painting ‘Ivan the Terrible Killing His Son’ was intentionally damaged in an attack on Friday – the latest in a long line of art vandalism stretching back to the Vandals invasion of Rome in 455 AD. The renowned 1885 work by Ilya Repin was severely damaged when a man, who later blamed his actions on a shot ...

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‘You sign off on genocide’: Protesters attack Haley over Palestine (VIDEO)

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley received the wrong kind of welcome at the University of Houston when she was met with chants accusing her of having blood on her hands and of signing off on genocide in her support for Israel. Haley was mere moments into her speech at the university on Tuesday and had just referred to the “very busy ...

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Trump hotel shootout: Florida police release footage of gun attack (VIDEO)

Florida police have released dramatic bodycam footage of their gun battle with a suspect at the Trump National Doral Golf Club Friday. Suspect Jonathan Oddi, 42, reportedly entered the lobby of the hotel and began shouting anti-Trump remarks before opening fire. Terrified patrons and employees of the hotel fled immediately. Officers from the City of Doral and Miami-Dade Police Departments ...

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Russian air defenses down drone in Syria’s Khmeimim in suspected air attack

An unmanned aircraft of unknown origin has been shot down near the Russian Khmeimim airbase in Syria. No one was injured in the incident and the base did not sustain any damage, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The flying object came close to the military facility late on Monday and was destroyed by the base air defenses. Khmeimim airfield continued ...

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ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Orthodox church in Chechnya

Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the Saturday attack on an Orthodox church in Russia’s Chechen Republic, which left a worshiper and two police officers dead. The terrorist group took the credit for the attack, issuing a statement through its online mouthpieces, the SITE Intelligence Group reported Sunday. Four terrorists, armed with blades, incendiary devices ...

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Nationalist mob attack Thessaloniki mayor at remembrance ceremony (VIDEO)

The mayor of Greece’s second-largest city, Thessaloniki, was attacked by an angry mob of at least a dozen people, believed to be nationalist extremists, during a remembrance event on Saturday. Yiannis Boutaris was hospitalized following the assault and treated for injuries to his head, back and legs. Footage from the event shows the 75-year old being heckled by a group ...

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2 officers, 1 worshiper killed in attack on Orthodox church in Chechnya

Two officers and a worshiper were killed as armed militants attempted to storm an Orthodox church in Russia’s Chechnya. The attack was thwarted by law enforcers, who shot dead four militants. The Church of Michael the Archangel in Grozny, the capital of Russia’s Republic of Chechnya, was attacked on Saturday by a group of gunmen, who attempted to take parishioners ...

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French authorities thwart possible attack using highly toxic ricin or explosives – interior minister

French authorities have thwarted a possible attack using either highly toxic ricin gas or explosives, the country’s Interior Minister Gerard Collomb has said. Just a few grains of ricin powder is enough to kill an adult human. Two men of Egyptian origin were arrested in connection with a foiled attack using powerful ricin poison or explosives, Collomb told French BFMTV ...

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‘Irreparable harm’: Google bemoans India’s attack on its ‘dominant position’

Google has lashed out against a $ 20 million fine it was slapped with by India’s antitrust watchdog, saying that the pressure and restriction may cause “irreparable” harm to the way the company conducts business in the country. The tech giant slammed the verdict, claiming that it requires the firm “to change the way it conducts business in India on a ...

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Cutting Assange off from the world is ‘torture,’ ‘attack’ on mental health – ex-Ecuadorian president

The former president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, says the current government’s denial of the WikiLeaks founder to receive visitors in the embassy in London amounts to “torture” and badly affects Julian Assange’s wellbeing. Rafael Correa, who was in office when Assange found refuge in the Ecuadorian Embassy in the British capital in 2012 and has since supported the whistleblower, called ...

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