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Police kill suicidal 84yo veteran who faced losing home in support dogs dispute

An 84-year-old  veteran was shot dead after wielding a gun at officers in Florida. He was facing eviction from his apartment because of his two service dogs. Raymond Bishop threatened to kill himself on Monday in a telephone call so four police officers were called to Hidden Grove apartments in Homestead, Florida,  according to the Miami Herald.   Read more An ...

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Amazon settles tax optimization dispute with French authorities

Amazon has signed an undisclosed deal with the French tax authorities, Amazon told the AFP. From 2006 to 2010, Amazon operated in France using its subsidiary in Luxembourg. This way, the company could pay less taxes. But French authorities think French sales should be taxed in France. That’s why they were asking for $ 252 million in unpaid taxes (€203 ...

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‘Macedonia is Greece!’ Thousands march through Athens in country-naming dispute (VIDEO)

Thousands of Greeks have taken to the streets of Athens to protest the name of Macedonia, as the Greek government tries to resolve a decades-long dispute over what the neighboring country should actually be known as. Protesters arrived by bus from all over the country, waving Greek flags and chanting “hands off Macedonia” and “Macedonia is Greece,” clearly unhappy with the ...

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Grumpy Cat wins $710,000 payout in copyright dispute

The owners of the world-famous cat, which became an internet sensation due to its gloomy expression, have won a copyright dispute over the use of their kitty’s name and image. A California federal jury has ordered US coffee company, Grenade, to pay $ 710,000 in damages for copyright and trademark infringement, as well as a $ 1 nominal damage fee ...

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Russia-EU pork dispute: Moscow challenges ‘baseless’ EU trade sanctions demand

Published time: 8 Jan, 2018 21:08 Moscow has rejected an EU demand for €1.39 billion in compensation over a Russian pig and pork import ban by calling it “baseless.” The order will be challenged in a court of arbitration. Moscow has fulfilled all the requirements stipulated by the World Trade Organization (WTO) with regard to its pork and pigs import ...

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Ohio officers accused of excessive force after tasering men in domestic dispute call-out (VIDEO)

Two law-enforcement officers in Ohio are being accused of police brutality after footage emerged of them tasering suspects during a domestic dispute call. One of the victims suffered a collapsed lung as a result of the incident. The video, captured on a bodycam, shows two officers responding to a domestic dispute in Cincinnati. The call was made by Angela Brown, ...

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Canada dumps Boeing fighter jet deal over trade dispute with US

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 13:52 Plans to buy 18 Boeing Super Hornet fighter jets have been scrapped by the Canadian government due to the deepening dispute with the US aerospace company, sources told Reuters. Read more According to the sources, next week Ottawa will announce it intends to acquire a used fleet of older Australian F-18 jets. It’s the ...

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‘War on men’: Pastors defend Roy Moore, dispute allegations

Pastors across the southern US are coming to the defence of Republican senate candidate Roy Moore amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct spanning decades, with some citing a “War on men” while others allege it’s just the Democrats playing dirty. Approximately 50 pastors signed a letter of public support for Moore back in August, before the allegations came to light, ...

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Charlamagne Tha God And Rolling Stone Settle Transphobic Dispute With NBJC Donation

Charlamagne Tha God Settles Rolling Stone Transphobic Dispute With NBJC Donation 8/31/2017 3:54 PM PDT Charlamagne tha God and Rolling Stone have settled their beef in a charitable way … teaming up to make a donation after the magazine printed a headline falsely accusing him of making transphobic comments.  We’re told the money will go to the National Black Justice ...

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'Pretty Little Liars' Star Brandon Jones Gets Jail Time for Gun Dispute with Neighbor

‘Pretty Little Liars’ StarGets Jail TimeFor Gun Dispute with Neighbor 8/28/2017 3:44 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE “Pretty Little Liars” star Brandon Jones will be doing some jail time after all in his gun case, but it won’t be for nearly as long as it could’ve been … TMZ has learned. The L.A. County DA tells TMZ Brandon pled no contest Monday to ...

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