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Oklahoma judges reverse execution decision after political pressure
Lawmakers in the state of Oklahoma have launched a campaign to oust state judges who suspended the executions of two prisoners, ruling for the first time that they had the right to know what was in the drug cocktail that would be used to kill them.

24.04.2014 20:48

​200 Neo-Nazis celebrate Hitler’s birthday in French village
A celebration of Adolf Hitler’s birthday by 200 neo-Nazis in a French village has sparked outrage in the country, with the main opposition party demanding an explanation from the Prime Minister on why the party was allowed and police did not interfere.

24.04.2014 18:08

Authorities advise state companies to send employees to Russian resorts - Putin
State corporations have been advised to send their staff on vacations to Russian resorts, and President Vladimir Putin has told reporters that in his view private Russian companies should follow suit.

24.04.2014 12:43

LA cops accused of cutting power to marijuana clinic, planting guns
Two former Los Angeles County deputies were charged Wednesday in connection with allegations they switched off electricity at a medical marijuana dispensary, disabling a surveillance camera and possibly planting firearms there.

23.04.2014 22:23

3 inmates hold officer hostage in Ohio jail
​Three inmates at the Trumbull County Jail in Warren, Ohio held a correctional officer hostage in a jail cell for some four hours, according to local news reports.

23.04.2014 23:28

Washington state euthanizes 300 cockfighting birds
After discovering a suspected cockfighting farm and arresting the man believed to be running the operation, Washington state officials euthanized hundreds of chickens found to be raised on steroids.

23.04.2014 14:39

​FBI ‘intentionally and unlawfully’ used No Fly List to recruit Muslims as informers
The FBI used a no-fly list to recruit four US Muslims as informants, violating their constitutional rights to freedom of speech, association and religion. That’s the claim being made by four US Muslims in a New York federal court Tuesday.

23.04.2014 04:49

'Kiev junta turned to Berkut special forces out of fear of losing power'
The fact that, after dismantling the Berkut special forces, the new government in Kiev is trying to bring them back shows how desperate the government is, not having enough people to actually support them, journalist and broadcaster Neil Clark told RT.

23.04.2014 09:01

Rio’s Olympics neighborhood hit by riots after killing blamed on police
Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro has erupted into violence after a popular TV dancer was allegedly killed by police in a slum, just a few hundred meters away from a venue for the 2016 Olympics. Angry local residents bombarded police with homemade weapons.

23.04.2014 09:44

Police may stop drivers based only on anonymous tip, rules Supreme Court
Law enforcement officials may now stop US drivers based only on the information gleaned in an anonymous tip phoned in by a caller who dialed 911, the Supreme Court ruled in a tight decision Tuesday.

23.04.2014 00:39

NYPD Twitter campaign implodes, flooded with photos of police abuse
Just before 2pm EDT, the New York City Police Department called via Twitter for photos of citizens with its officers. Almost immediately the campaign #myNYPD seemed to backfire, as users flooded the hashtag with photos decrying alleged police brutality.

22.04.2014 20:59

Albuquerque police kill third person in 5 weeks
A 19-year-old woman was shot and killed by police in Albuquerque, New Mexico early Monday after being suspected of stealing a truck. This week's death of Mary Hawkes now marks the third time in five weeks that Albuquerque cops have killed a civilian.

22.04.2014 18:25

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