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Florida cops won’t charge man in shocking parking lot shooting over state’s ‘stand your ground’ law

A Florida man who shot and killed another man in front of his children during an argument over a handicapped parking space will not face charges after the sheriff said the incident falls under the state’s “stand your ground” law. Michael Drejka, 47, escaped a murder charge after shooting father-of-three Markeis McGlockton, 28, in the chest following a row outside ...

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Trump praises Kim Jong-un’s leadership, wants Americans to stand to attention for him too

US President Donald Trump spoke in admiring terms about North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, praising Kim’s ability to get his people to “sit up at attention,” and wishing he could do the same. “He’s the head of a country, and I mean he’s the strong head,” Trump said. “He speaks and his people sit up at attention. I want my ...

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Iran’s move toward uranium enrichment is message to EU to stand up to US, but it might be too late

Iran’s move to get ready to enrich uranium is an attempt to send a message to Europe, encouraging it to resist US pressure to abandon the nuclear deal, experts told RT. But Germany, France and the UK might be ready to give up. On Monday, Iran announced it’s moving to “upgrade” its uranium enrichment facility in Natanz, which was suspended ...

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Stand for anthem, put up a cross, celebrate Columbus Day: 5 pushbacks against woke tide

Across the West, values and traditions that shaped its civilization are being revised and dismantled – literally, if they are a Confederate statue. While nominally conservative, in such a climate these five moves are rebellions. Crosses on Bavarian buildings “The cross is a fundamental symbol of our Bavarian identity and way of life,” said Markus Soder, Bavaria’s leader, when introducing ...

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Drone footage shows US troops’ last stand & dramatic escape from Niger ambush (VIDEO)

Newly released footage from the Pentagon shows how US troops ambushed in Niger prepared for their last stand, the aborted French airstrike on Islamic State militants, and friendly fire by Nigerien rescuers. The US Department of Defense has put together a 23-minute video showing the October 4, 2017 ambush of US special forces operatives and their Nigerien hosts outside the village of ...

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Russia & allies will stand up to attempts to ‘divide’ Syria – Lavrov (WATCH LIVE)

Published time: 28 Apr, 2018 11:35 Edited time: 28 Apr, 2018 11:52 Moscow and its allies, Iran and Turkey, will resist any attempts to “divide” Syria and undermine a peaceful solution to the crisis, Russian FM Sergey Lavrov said, while condemning the illegal US-led strike on Syria. Russia’s Lavrov, Turkey’s Mevlut Cavusoglu and Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif have gathered in ...

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Western media silent as Rodchenkov's Russian doping claims fail to stand up in court

Russian officials plan to sue Grigory Rodchenkov, whose testimony played a key part in the country’s Olympic bans, after a sports court rejected his claims. But most believe it’s too late to reverse the impact of the doping saga. The scandal over Olympic doping has been running since 2014, and most of the allegations have been known for years. What’s ...

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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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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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Ex-Bolivia president to become first former head of state to stand trial in US

A federal judge has ruled that the former president of Bolivia must face a civil trial in the US. The case alleges the Bolivian military massacred at least 50 citizens in extrajudicial killings in 2003. A judge in Florida ruled last week that former Bolivian President Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada and his former defense minister, Jose Carlos Sanchez Berzain, must stand ...

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