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Washington police stand by initial conclusion of no foul play in Russian media tycoon's death

Metropolitan Police have said they still believe the death of the Russian media tycoon in Washington in 2015 was an accident. The latest assertion comes in light of a secret report alleging Mikhail Lesin was “bludgeoned to death.” “MPD [Metropolitan Police Department] stands behind its original assertion that Mr. Lesin’s death was not a homicide,” the MPD’s press office said ...

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68 killed in Venezuela police station riot & fire

At least 68 people have been killed at a Venezuela police station, where an apparent riot and escape attempt resulted in a fire. The casualties have been confirmed by the country’s prosecutor general. The fire took place in the General Command of the Carabobo Police in the city of Valencia. After the fire, dozens of relatives gathered outside the station, ...

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School bomb threat suspect says she was ‘testing police response’

A woman arrested for phoning in a bomb threat against seven public schools in Oklahoma claimed she was “testing the police response.” The suspect, identified as 48-year-old Stephanie Louise Montgomery, was arrested on a felony complaint of making terrorist threats after she was identified by Claremore Police Department as the sinister caller. The caller said there were numerous bombs in ...

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‘Chief of police got my brother killed’: Protesters storm Sacramento City Council meeting (VIDEO)

The brother of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man killed by police in Sacramento last week, led protesters as they disrupted a city council meeting to voice their anger at the city’s mayor. Stevante Clark entered the Sacramento City Council meeting chanting his brother’s name before jumping up on the desk where Mayor Darrell Steinberg and city council officials sat. ...

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‘His life matters’: Protests sweep Sacramento after police fatally shoot unarmed black man

Huge protests have gripped Sacramento after a video of police fatally shooting an unarmed black man was released. The distressing footage which quickly went viral showed the moment officers mistook the man’s cell phone for a gun. Demonstrators filled the streets of California’s capital on Thursday evening.  They were heard chanting “It’s not a gun, it’s a phone.” READ MORE: ‘Gun, ...

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'Gun, gun, gun’: Police mistake cell phone for firearm, shoot suspect 20 times (VIDEO)

Harrowing footage of the moment police apparently mistook a cell phone for a gun before firing 20 bullets into a suspected vandal has been released. Sacramento police are investigating the shooting of the unarmed black man. Stephon Clark, 22, was confronted by police officers and shot dead in the backyard of his grandmother’s home last Monday, the Sacramento Bee reports. ...

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Police release video of fatal Uber driverless cab collision (GRAPHIC)

The moment a woman was run down and killed by an experimental driverless Uber taxi was captured in a shocking video. Police in Tempe, Arizona, released the clips taken by onboard cameras. A dashboard camera shows the car driving along a road at night in the suburb of the state capital, Phoenix, on Sunday night. A woman wheeling a bicycle ...

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Austin bomber suspect dead after shootout with police – reports

The suspect behind the bombings in Austin, Texas is dead after a shootout with police, local media say. Law enforcement confirmed that officers are dealing with the suspected bomber and are at the scene. On Tuesday, a woman was injured in an explosion at a FedEx facility near San Antonio, Texas. The package was reportedly destined for Austin, which has ...

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