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Nashville Police continue manhunt for naked waffle house killings suspect Travis Reinking (VIDEO)

Tennessee police have begun issuing murder warrants for the suspected nude gunman, responsible for killing four people and injuring three others at a waffle house in Nashville in the early hours of Sunday morning. Police have named Travis Reinking, 29, of Morton, Illinois as a “person of interest” in the case, as the gunman’s vehicle was registered in this name. ...

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‘The city won’t give us land, so we’re taking it’: Police & protesters clash in Cape Town (VIDEO)

Violence erupted at an informal settlement outside Cape Town, South Africa as authorities evicted locals illegally occupying land. Police opened fire as protesters looted stores and set nearby vegetation on fire. Protesters, who say they are fed up with overcrowding and a lack of housing in Vrygrond, have earmarked a piece of land they want to move to and erected ...

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Moment police punch, wrestle naked Harvard student to ground (VIDEO)

Disturbing video footage shot in Cambridge, Massachusetts, shows the moment police tackle a black Harvard University student to the ground and repeatedly punch him in the stomach, as bystanders watch from the sidewalk. Though the incident happened on Friday night, video footage of the arrest was only released by the police on Monday. In it the man, identified as 21-year-old ...

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Toulouse riots: Police attacked as woman arrested for refusing to remove Islamic face veil

A deprived district of Toulouse, France has been rocked by two nights of furious riots, triggered by the arrest of a woman who refused to remove her Islamic full-face veil for police. Some 18 people were arrested. Hundreds of police units were deployed after young residents threw stones, torched cars and set fire to garbage cans, police told the AFP. ...

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‘Military-style training’ ban: Durham becomes ‘first US city’ to halt police exchanges with Israel

Published time: 17 Apr, 2018 12:22 Edited time: 17 Apr, 2018 12:58 Durham City Council, North Carolina, has voted to abolish international exchanges with Israel, under which officers receive “military-style training.” The council wants to prevent the “militarization” of law enforcement. Late on Monday, after a heated debate in the city council, the members voted 6 to 0 in what ...

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Israeli police use stun grenades against ultra-Orthodox rioters in Jerusalem

Israeli police launched stun grenades at hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem, who were protesting against plans to arrest a female draft-dodger. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said that law-enforcement units dispersed rioters ‘with stun grenades’ after four policemen sustained minor injuries in clashes. Police units in Jerusalem dispersed an ultra religious illegal demonstration with stun grenades after 4 police officers ...

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French police use tear gas & water cannons against thousands of eco-activism protesters (VIDEO)

Activists clashed with police for a sixth day in western France. Law enforcement officials used tear gas and water cannons against crowds protesting the demolition of their ‘eco-camp’ on the site of an abandoned airport. Saturday’s demonstration drew nearly 7,000 people in support of occupants of the ZAD (French abbreviation for ‘Zone to Defend’) anarchist commune, France 24 reported. The ...

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French police oust protesting students from iconic Sorbonne University (PHOTOS)

Police removed some 200 students who occupied the famous Sorbonne University in Paris. Several universities across France remain blocked by protesters raging against a new educational reform. The demonstrators in the University of Paris, commonly known as the Sorbonne, occupied the spaces inside the building on Thursday afternoon. The university authorities attempted to negotiate with the protesters but when three-hour ...

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Protesters stand off against police bulldozing ‘eco-camp’ to build Airport

The activists are refusing to budge or abandon their encampment as they face bulldozers that are razing down their barracks that are built on a site destined to become the largest airport in western France. Activists of ZAD, the French abbreviation for Zone to Defend, have been protesting the demolition of their camp since Monday, covering the area with barricades ...

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Philadelphia police arrest 12yo carrying loaded AR-15

Police in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania have arrested a 12-year-old boy they found walking down a street carrying a loaded AR-15 rifle. An 18-year-old carrying a handgun was also arrested. The Philadelphia Police Department posted a picture of an officer with the seized weapons on Twitter, and warned parents to keep their guns secure at home. The police originally identified the handgun ...

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