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Stash of bullets discovered near Christmas market in Berlin not linked to terrorism – police

Published time: 10 Dec, 2017 22:14 Edited time: 10 Dec, 2017 22:46 A “large amount” of ammunition was discovered Sunday evening near a Christmas market in Berlin, prompting the police to sweep the area. Authorities, however, claim the discovery is not uncommon, and unlikely linked to terrorism. The ammunition, according to the publication, was discovered by a tenant of an ...

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Fireball blazes across NJ night sky in Police dashcam VIDEO

Published time: 9 Dec, 2017 07:41 Police dashcam has captured a dazzling fireball brightening up the night sky in New Jersey with a lime green light. Witnesses across more than a dozen states said they saw the “shooting star” streak across the sky. The footage, which is now being shared online, was released on Facebook by the police department of ...

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Thousands of mentally ill people are being unlawfully detained by police

Published time: 8 Dec, 2017 16:38 Up to 2,000 people a year needing mental health care have been unlawfully detained because there is no hospital bed for them. Some people have been held in police cells for several days, the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) says. Under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, officers have 24 hours after an ...

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Chief investigator names police and municipal clerks as most ‘corruption prone’ professions

Published time: 8 Dec, 2017 09:41 The head of the Russian Investigative Committee has revealed the latest statistics on corruption crime, which reveal that most cases involve law-enforcement agents, military servicemen, municipal clerks, teachers and doctors. “Representatives of law-enforcement agencies, officials from municipal bodies and enterprises, people working in the spheres of education and healthcare, and also the military,” said ...

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Police officer filmed claiming black people commit more crime cleared of racism

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 17:04 A London police officer who was recorded telling a popular DJ that black people are statistically more likely to commit crime has been cleared of intentional racism, following an investigation by the city’s Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC). DMO Deejay, 27, made headlines in January when he posted a video of himself, being pulled ...

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Violent clashes in Athens as protesters mark anniversary of police killing of teen (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 07:14 The Greek capital has erupted in violence as masked protesters clashed with police on the anniversary of a teen being shot dead by police in 2008. Rioters threw Molotov cocktails at officers, torched cars, and toppled rubbish bins. Hundreds of students and left-wing groups took part in the protest in Athens on Wednesday evening, ...

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New Mexico police repeatedly pulled over ICE agent ‘driving while black’ – ACLU

The ACLU has filed a lawsuit on behalf of an immigration deportation officer, who claimed she was racially profiled by New Mexico police. The African-American woman says she was stopped three times in less than a month without probable cause. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico filed a lawsuit against the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) Wednesday, ...

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Interpreter signs ‘gibberish’ in major police press conference (VIDEO)

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 14:49 Edited time: 6 Dec, 2017 14:53 A breakthrough in a US multiple homicide investigation is being overshadowed by reports that an American sign language interpreter used by the Tampa Police Department was bogus or at the very least off their game. The arrest of Seminole Heights murder suspect Howell Donaldson Jr. was announced at ...

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Protesters break into Greek labor ministry, clash with riot police (VIDEO)

Published time: 5 Dec, 2017 22:36 Crowds of angry protesters in the Greek capital of Athens have forced their way into the country’s labor ministry, smashing security barriers and clashing with police. Demonstrators voiced discontent with a number of proposed reforms, including the right to strike. The shuttered entrance of the ministry in the center of Athens was forced open ...

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About 50 injured as trains collide near Dusseldorf – police, cited by broadcaster

Published time: 5 Dec, 2017 19:49 Edited time: 5 Dec, 2017 20:00 Up to 50 people have been injured after a passenger and a freight train collided in Meerbusch in western Germany, according to local police and firefighters. Authorities are already on scene but rescue efforts to remove passengers have been hampered by a fallen power line. Meerbusch is a ...

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