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​Magnum force cops: ‘If you’re holding a hammer, everything looks like a nail’
US law enforcement is increasingly using military weapons for everyday tasks. Instead of hiding behind heavy armor, they should be building trust with the community, Peter Bibring, attorney for the ACLU of Southern California, told RT.

24.09.2014 17:13

Over 1,000 arrested in Europe crackdown on organized crime – Europol
European police have arrested more than 1,000 suspects in an unprecedented nine-day swoop on organized crime. At least 30 Romanian children have been saved from child traffickers and over 2,000kg of drugs have been seized.

24.09.2014 11:58

Ex-Holy See ambassador faces 1st Vatican child sex abuse trial
The Vatican has put its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Josef Wesolowski, under house arrest ahead of a trial on pedophilia charges. It’s the first time in modern history a senior Vatican official has faced such a serious prosecution.

24.09.2014 06:16

Turkey lifts headscarf ban in schools for girls as young as 10
The Turkish government is now allowing girls as young as ten years old to cover their hair while attending school. This amended previous laws that prohibited the wearing of headscarves by students, an act considered to be public expression of faith.

23.09.2014 17:17

‘Social housing, not social cleansing!’ Homeless mothers & kids fight back by occupying London flats
Protesting against the lack of affordable social housing in an East London borough, a group of 29 homeless single mothers and their children have occupied a block of flats to demand action on the city’s housing crisis.

23.09.2014 15:36

‘Humiliating’ STD tests in classrooms: Parents attack Sussex pilot scheme to test students during lessons
British schools should consider offering students STD tests during lessons as a blanket national policy, public health experts claim. A recent scheme to offer students such tests in Sussex has roused sharp criticism from parents, however.

23.09.2014 10:38

IDF: Suspects in 3 Israeli teens’ kidnapping killed
The Israeli army says it has killed two Palestinians suspected of kidnapping and murdering three Israeli teenagers in June, an incident stoking tensions in the region and eventually leading to sustained Gaza bombings.

23.09.2014 04:51

Texas woman breaks windshield to save baby from hot car
A one-year-old baby has been rescued from a hot, parked car by a woman who broke the windshield, crawled into the car and unlocked the door. The woman ignored warnings from security guards and the apprehension of onlookers.

22.09.2014 08:45

Florida man fatally shoots daughter, 6 grandchildren
A grandfather shot his daughter and her six children in Bell, Florida on Thursday. The local Sheriff's Office said the incident was an apparent murder-suicide. The children ranged from three months to 11 years in age.

19.09.2014 00:13

‘My son the only Italian’: Mother says her boy solo at school among 65 foreigners
An Italian mother has written to her city’s mayor claiming her son is the only Italian of all 66 children at his nursery school. She added that integration has been reversed, with Italian children scarce among a large group of foreigners.

18.09.2014 07:41

15 Syrian children dead following UN measles vaccination campaign
The UN has halted a measles vaccination campaign in northern Syria after at least 15 children died after receiving shots, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed in a joint statement.

18.09.2014 00:02

Real-life ‘Breaking Bad’: Chemistry teacher brings date-rape drug recipes to school
A Houston-area chemistry teacher had recipes for date-rape drugs in her possession when she was arrested at school Friday. Police have found a cache of drugs and a loaded shotgun in her home.

16.09.2014 19:21

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