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Graphic video shows suspect firing on Arkansas police before fatal shooting

In order to quell rumors spread on social media, the North Little Rock Police Department has released disturbing dashcam footage that shows 17-year-old Charles Smith firing a gun at officers before being shot dead. During a Wednesday press conference, North Little Rock Police Chief Mike Davis said it was necessary to release footage of the shooting in order to clear ...

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South Korea readies ban on cryptocurrency trading after police & tax authorities raid exchanges

Published time: 11 Jan, 2018 03:58 South Korea’s justice minister has announced legislation is in the works to ban cryptocurrency trading after police and tax authorities reportedly raided the country’s biggest exchanges in a tax evasion probe. “There are great concerns regarding virtual currencies and the justice ministry is basically preparing a bill to ban cryptocurrency trading through exchanges,” Park ...

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Paris police chase ax-wielding gang after multi-million euro Ritz jewellery heist

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 21:26 Edited time: 10 Jan, 2018 22:01 A group of thieves have reportedly made off with millions of euros worth of jewellery following a daring smash and grab raid at the Ritz hotel in Paris. Up to five men reportedly stormed the hotel with axes at around 6:30pm local time Wednesday, with three of the ...

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Teacher handcuffed by police for criticizing pay rise at school meeting (VIDEO)

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 12:24 A Louisiana teacher was arrested on Monday after voicing opposition to a superintendent’s wage increase at a meeting of the school board, in an incident caught on camera. Deyshia Hargrave was handcuffed and removed from the meeting before being brought to the local police station. Hargrave, an English language teacher at the Rene A. ...

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Israeli police fail to respond to crimes against Palestinians – rights group

Published time: 7 Jan, 2018 17:56 Israel’s police fail to bring Israeli citizens to justice for ideologically motivated crimes against Palestinians in the occupied territories, bringing charges in little over 10 percent of all cases, a rights group says. Israeli human rights group Yesh Din monitored 225 complaints into hate crimes committed by Israelis against Palestinians from 2014 to August ...

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‘Particularly heinous’: Pennsylvania police chief charged with sex crimes

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 07:40 Leechburg, Pennsylvania Police Chief Michael Diebold, who gained national attention after losing part of his arm in a fireworks accident last summer, has been arrested and charged with various sex crimes. Diebold, 40, was arrested on Friday at a designated meeting location in Westmoreland County by agents belonging to the state attorney general’s Child ...

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Freemasons are discriminated against, says leader amid claims group is blocking police reform

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 09:45 Freemasons in England are forced to be secretive because they are discriminated against, said leader David Staples. This week, Masons in the police were accused of covering up for fellow members and favoring them for promotion. Staples, chief executive of the United Grand Lodge of England, wrote a letter to a number of UK ...

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‘Let me see my son’ asks mother of Kansas man killed by police in ‘swatting’ prank

Almost a week after police killed a Wichita, Kansas man responding to a hoax ‘swatting’ call, his mother is demanding police let her bury her son. A California man who made the call may face murder charges. Andrew Finch, 28, was shot and killed by Wichita police last week. On Tuesday, his mother Lisa wrote a letter to Wichita mayor ...

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Remove homeless people before royal wedding, Windsor council leader tells police

Windsor council leader Simon Dudley has called on police to clear the streets of rough sleepers and beggars ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding in May. His comments were branded “disgusting.” The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead councillor wrote to Thames Valley police on January 2. The letter called on authorities to enforce legislation stipulating that rough ...

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1 dead, 2 injured in Ireland stabbing attack – police

Published time: 3 Jan, 2018 14:37 Edited time: 3 Jan, 2018 15:00 One man was killed and two others injured in what Irish police are describing as a random street attack. An 18-year-old man, reportedly from Egypt, has been arrested. The incident happened shortly before 9am on Wednesday in Dundalk, Co Louth, 80km north of the capital, Dublin. The dead ...

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