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Social media snafus: Are liberals more likely to be let off the hook than conservatives? (VIDEO)

Another day, another celebrity gets embroiled in a social media furor of their own making, as figures from both sides of the political spectrum have their past and present tweets dragged in front of the court of human decency. The new bloodsport of trawling through the closet of social media accounts in a bid to find some politically incorrect skeletons ...

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Sandy Hook ‘hoax’ claim: Alex Jones sued by parents of massacre victims

Parents of two children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre are suing Infowars frontman Alex Jones for defamation. Jones has consistently claimed the shooting was a hoax and the parents of the victims are actors. The 2012 shooting, perpetrated by 20-year-old Adam Lanza, resulted in the deaths of 20 elementary school children and six adults. Despite this, noted ...

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Most Erdogan guards accused of beating protesters during Washington visit off the hook – reports

US federal prosecutors have reportedly dropped the charges against the majority of the Turkish president’s security guards in connection with their stand-off with protesters during a visit to Washington in 2017. Charges were initially brought against 15 of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s bodyguards, adding to the strain in relations between the US and its NATO ally. But prosecutors have ...

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14K empty shoes commemorate all victims of school shootings since Sandy Hook (PHOTOS)

Gun control activists and volunteers laid 7,000 pairs of shoes on the lawn of the Capitol building in a haunting memorial to all of the children killed by gun violence in the US since the Sandy Hook massacre. “There’s nobody in those shoes, it’s like the emptiness in our hearts from gun violence,” said Tom Mauser, 66, whose son was ...

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Slim chance UK will let Assange off the hook as judge to rule on arrest warrant appeal

Julian Assange, holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for over five years, is set to find out whether a warrant for his arrest is dropped. He is wanted by Britain for skipping bail when he sought refuge at the embassy. Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot said she would make her ruling on the arrest warrant on February 6. The ...

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‘Unnecessary personnel’ compromised Sandy Hook evidence – police report

A new report on one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history reveals that police allowed civilians to enter the crime scene, step on bullet casings and compromise the integrity of evidence before it was processed. The Connecticut State Police (CSP) released an After Action Report on Friday, detailing the agency’s response to the 2012 Sandy Hook mass shootings ...

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Sandy Hook: The fight for gun control 5 years on

On December 14 2012, 20 children and six staff members were shot dead at Sandy Hook Elementary School, spurring urgent calls for gun control. RT asks if anything has changed in the five years since the deadly mass shooting. The small town of Newtown, Connecticut was left devastated when gunman Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary school and opened ...

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Undercover Michigan police no longer off the hook for sex with prostitutes

Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 04:14 Sex with prostitutes in Michigan isn’t legal, but until Wednesday, undercover police in the state couldn’t be prosecuted for sleeping with streetwalkers. Police agencies deny ever using the law or training officers to do the horizontal hula with hookers. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder (R) signed into law on Wednesday two pieces of legislation repealing ...

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Kate Middleton's uncle pleads guilty to punching wife unconscious with ‘left hook’

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 12:57 Edited time: 14 Nov, 2017 13:24 The Duchess of Cambridge’s uncle has pleaded guilty to beating his wife after a night drinking in central London. Gary Goldsmith, the brother of Kate Middleton’s mother Carole, admitted knocking his fourth wife unconscious with a “left hook.” Julie-Anne was knocked down to the pavement outside the couple’s ...

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FBI files reveal Sandy Hook shooter interested in pedophilia

Published time: 26 Oct, 2017 00:50 Edited time: 26 Oct, 2017 00:52 Nearly five years on from the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the FBI has declassified 1,500 pages of documents relating to the fourth most deadly shooting in modern US history. On December 14, 2012, Adam Lanza killed his mother at their home before ...

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