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Rave revolution: Protesters call for removal of Georgia PM over ‘baseless’ nightclub raids

When authorities in Georgia ordered raids on two nightclubs in the capital of Tbilisi, they could never have expected the party to be brought to them in protest. That’s exactly what happened when around 4,000 protesters from a group called ‘White Noise’ turned up at the Georgian state parliament, many with speakers pumping out dance music, to demonstrate against police ...

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FBI raids Trump's private lawyer in what he calls ‘total witch hunt’

FBI agents have raided the home and office of President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen, seizing business records that reportedly include details of payments to porn star Stormy Daniels. Daniels (real name Stephanie Clifford) claims to have had an affair with Trump a decade ago, and was paid $ 130,000 in the weeks before the 2016 election to keep ...

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Putin urges Netanyahu to avoid dangerous escalation following Syria raids

Following Israel’s air raids in Syria, Vladimir Putin has urged the Israeli PM to avoid any actions that could further fuel confrontation, while Benjamin Netanyahu claimed Israel’s right to “defend against aggression.” The Israeli Prime Minister held phone conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Saturday after an alleged Iranian drone infiltration into ...

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Syrian air defenses respond to new Israeli raids near Damascus – state TV

A new confrontation with Israeli forces in Syria has been reported by Syrian state TV. Earlier in the morning, an Israeli cross-border air raid resulted in one fighter jet being shot down by Syrian air defenses. The “new Israeli act of aggression”, as it was described by the Syrian media, took place near capital Damascus. Earlier in the morning, according ...

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‘Night Watcher’: Manhunt launched for violent suspected soldier who raids homes of the rich

A thief, dubbed the ‘Night Watcher’ by police, is terrorizing the homes of millionaires in the stockbroker belt. The burglar – believed to have served in the army – has stolen over £7 million ($ 9.8 million) worth of valuables. The “highly trained professional” stalks his victims and keeps tabs on their homes for weeks before striking, using what police ...

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Uber used secret program to block office computers and thwart police raids – report

Apart from evading law enforcement and flouting local laws and bans, ride-hailing company Uber allegedly used special technology to remotely lock down equipment in order to protect files from police raids. Read more From spring 2015 until late 2016, the firm’s employees in San Francisco regularly deployed the secret tool to shut off computers in Uber foreign offices to hide ...

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Saudi-led air raids kill 68 Yemen civilians in one day – UN

Published time: 28 Dec, 2017 09:37 Edited time: 28 Dec, 2017 09:55 FILE PHOTO: Sanaa, Yemen © Khaled Abdullah / Reuters Sixty-eight people were killed in just one day of bombing carried out by the Saudi-led coalition, the UN reported. Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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Chicago bakery loses one-third of staff to immigration raids

A Chicago, Illinois bakery that makes McDonald’s hamburger buns is struggling after a third of its workers were detained by immigration enforcement. The company is facing pressure to raise wages in order to attract replacements. About 800, or 35 percent, of the workers at Cloverhill Bakery had to be replaced, reported Bloomberg News, citing the Zurich-based Aryzta AG. The company ...

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Terror raids in Sydney: Four arrested as armed police storm suburbs and ‘find bomb'

Around 40 riot squad officers stormed a Surry Hills terrace house at 4pm local time before raiding properties in Lakemba, Punchbowl and Wiley Park.  An “explosive device” was discovered at the Surry Hills property and deactivated by a bomb squad, according to The Seven Network.  Shouting and screaming could be heard as a man with a towel draped over his ...

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Six 'with links to Islamic State' arrested in raids across Europe

The arrests, organised by Spanish police in conjunction with police in Germany and Britain, detained four people in Palma de Mallorca, one in Britain and one in Germany, the ministry said. The police forces from the different countries co-operated using European Union agencies set up to help share information related to fighting crime within member states – Europol, Eurojust and ...

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