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Caracas explosions were household gas, not drones sent to kill Maduro, AP sources claim

Sources who spoke to AP on condition of anonymity have claimed that there was no assassination attempt behind the blasts that rocked the Venezuelan capital on Saturday. The commotion was caused by a gas tank explosion, they said. A version purporting to explain the loud blasts and resulting chaos during Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro speech has emerged, contradicting the official ...

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Swedish police kill man with Down syndrome carrying toy gun

Stockholm police are being investigated for misconduct after officers fatally shot a young man carrying a plastic toy gun. The victim had Down syndrome and autism and his parents insist he was harmless. The Special Prosecutor’s Office in Stockholm confirmed the investigation of the officers involved in the killing of a disabled man on Thursday, but declined to provide details ...

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Swedish police kill man with Down syndrome carrying toy gun

Stockholm police are being investigated for misconduct after officers fatally shot a young man carrying a plastic toy gun. The victim had Down syndrome and autism and his parents insist he was harmless. The Special Prosecutor’s Office in Stockholm confirmed the investigation of the officers involved in the killing of a disabled man on Thursday, but declined to provide details ...

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72yo Florida man arrested for arson attempt told cops he planned a ‘small BBQ’ to ‘kill all Jews’

A resident of a Miami Beach condo was arrested just before he set his apartment complex, with “all of the f**king Jews” inside, on fire. The 72-year-old Neo-Nazi told cops arresting him that he’d wanted to have “a small barbecue.” After being served with an eviction notice, Walter Stolper, 72, apparently decided to take revenge and burn down the building ...

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Photos of US female hunter posing with rare black giraffe ‘trophy kill’ spark outrage

Images posted by a US hunter of her “dream kill” –an 18-year-old rare black giraffe she shot down in South Africa– have sparked outrage online and have prompted the hunter to defend her actions. The photos, actually taken in June 2017, had resurfaced online after they were shared by a local South African website, AfricLand Post, a couple of weeks ...

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Black communities mentally scarred when cops kill unarmed African-Americans – study

Fatal shootings of African-Americans by police have negatively impacted the mental health of their communities, says a new study that comes amid nationwide outrage over the death of yet another black teen. The study, published in The Lancet journal on Thursday, examined mental health survey data and a database of police shootings to compare the mental health effects on black ...

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Calls to ‘kill the Boer’ make all farmers targets, not just whites – South African official

Calls to kill Boers in South Africa are directed against farmers of all races, not necessarily whites, according to the head of the agriculture department, Mike Mlengana. “That is not the stance of our government… by the way if it is ‘kill the Boer, kill the farmer,’ it’s killing me, because I am the Boer,” said Mlengana, as quoted by ...

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Trump’s tariffs to kill thousands of US jobs – study

US President Donald Trump’s trade war is supposed to create more jobs, but a recent study shows the reality may be more bitter for the ‘America First’ policy. Read more The US recently imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum coming from its allies in the European Union, Mexico and Canada. The trade penalties, 25 percent on imported steel and 10 ...

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Iran’s FM calls on world to save nuclear deal, as Netanyahu heads to Europe in a bid to kill it

While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu bids for Europe to nix the nuclear deal with Tehran, Iran’s Foreign Minister urges them to stand up to the bullying and condemn the US for violating the accord. Rallying for a tough line against its arch-foe, Iran, Netanyahu set off to Europe, determined to convince German, French and British leaders, signatories of the ...

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The INF treaty calmed the Cold War 30yrs ago. Now the US appears set to kill it off

This week marks the 30-year anniversary of the INF treaty between the US and the Soviet Union, a deal that saw thousands of missiles destroyed and sped up the end of the Cold War. Now the US seems to want to torpedo the agreement. The INF (Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces) treaty was signed in December 1987. Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev came ...

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