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Officer Fires on Rioters Outside Swedish Capital

February 21, 2017 |

At least one police officer opened fire on rioters Monday in a Swedish neighborhood with a large immigrant population, CNN reports. According to the AP , the unrest started while officers were attempting to arrest a resident suspected in a drug crime. Bystanders threw rocks, one of which hit an officer…
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Tom Hanks’ Debut Book Due in October

February 21, 2017 |

Tom Hanks is putting his love of vintage typewriters to good use—his collection of short stories will be published in October, the AP reports. The Oscar-winning actor’s first book, UNCOMMON TYPE: Some Stories, features 17 stories, each in some way involving a different typewriter. It’s due out Oct. 24…
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Milo Yiannopoulos Leaves Breitbart

February 21, 2017 |

Milo Yiannopoulos’ very bad week continues: After CPAC rescinded his invite and Simon & Schuster canceled his book contract over his past comments about sex between men and boys , the alt-right firebrand has now resigned from Breitbart News. The former Breitbart editor calls the decision his and his alone in…
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Cop Saves 10-Year-Old Girl … From Homework Emergency

February 21, 2017 |

When you’re 10 years old, a tough math question can definitely feel like a life-or-death emergency. So when Ohio fifth-grader Lena Draper couldn’t figure out the answer to (8 + 29) x 15, she turned to the Marion Police Department. “I’m having trouble with my homework,” ABC News reports Lena…
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Despite Milo Move, Author Won’t Let Publisher Off Hook

February 21, 2017 |

People are buzzing about Simon & Schuster pulling Milo Yiannopoulos’ upcoming book, Dangerous , over past pedophilia comments—but one person not giving him, or the publisher, a pass is Roxane Gay. On her Tumblr , the Bad Feminist author digs into S&S, noting that no, “they did not finally ‘do the…
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Cops: Man Who Shot Officer Is Newly Paroled Gang Member

February 21, 2017 |

“This is a senseless, senseless tragedy that did not need to be,” says a California police chief after a gang member paroled earlier this month allegedly killed a relative and a police officer . At least two officers had responded to the scene of a vehicle accident in Whittier around 8:…
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Ex-Agent Going to Jail Over CIA’s Rendition Program

February 21, 2017 |

A Portuguese court has ordered police to extradite a former CIA agent to Italy, where she is due to serve a four-year prison sentence after being convicted of involvement in a US program that kidnapped suspects for interrogation. Police took Sabrina de Sousa to a Portuguese jail where she is…
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‘Dr. Death’ Sentenced in Texas

February 21, 2017 |

Mary Efurd came out of back surgery in 2012 unable to use her legs and missing a third of her blood. Her Texas neurosurgeon has now been sentenced to life in prison as a result, reports the Dallas Morning News . A jury found Christopher Duntsch, 45, guilty of intentionally causing…
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National Zoo Says Last Goodbye to Bao Bao

February 21, 2017 |

The National Zoo in Washington is saying a final goodbye to its panda cub Bao Bao. The zoo is packing up the US-born panda for a one-way flight Tuesday to China, where the 3-year-old will eventually join a breeding program, the AP reports. Bao Bao is scheduled to leave the…
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Scores of Bodies Wash Ashore in Libya

February 21, 2017 |

Scores of bodies of African migrants washed ashore in Libya, in the western city of Zawiya on the Mediterranean Sea, a spokesman for the Libyan Red Crescent says. The drownings—at least 74 bodies were found in Zawiya—are the latest tragedy at sea after migrant deaths rose to record…
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