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Smugglers Get Long Prison Terms in U.K. for Their Roles in Killing 39 Migrants

Smugglers Get Long Prison Terms in U.K. for Their Roles in Killing 39 Migrants

Smugglers Get Long Prison Terms in U.K. for Their Roles in Killing 39 Migrants Smugglers Get Long Prison Terms in U.K. for Their Roles in Killing 39 Migrants LONDON — Four smugglers convicted of killing 39 people from Vietnam who died in the back of a container truck as it was shipped to England were sentenced Friday to between 13 …

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Gunmen Storm Wake in Mexico, Killing at Least Nine

Gunmen Storm Wake in Mexico, Killing at Least Nine

Gunmen Storm Wake in Mexico, Killing at Least Nine Gunmen Storm Wake in Mexico, Killing at Least Nine MEXICO CITY — At least nine people were killed in central Mexico as gunmen opened fire at a wake late Thursday, the local authorities reported, with images on social media showing bloody bodies strewn near a coffin and people who had collapsed …

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George Floyd’s killing sparked mass protests – but did it change anything?

George Floyd’s killing help force national conversation

George Floyd’s killing sparked mass protests – but did it change anything? George Floyd’s killing sparked mass protests – but did it change anything? Y ou did not need to watch all of the more than eight minutes of footage, to realise this was extraordinary by any standard. For what felt like an age, Derek Chauvin, a 44-year-old white officer with the …

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New Arrests in Killing of White South African Farmer

New Arrests in Killing of White South African Farmer

New Arrests in Killing of White South African Farmer New Arrests in Killing of White South African Farmer The murder attracted global attention: A white South African farmer was shot dead in his home last year, not long after seeing his vineyards invaded by shack dwellers. The farmer, Stefan Smit, reported receiving death threats after seeking to evict the squatters, …

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Italy Charges Egyptian Security Agents in Student’s Killing

Italy Charges Egyptian Security Agents in Student’s Killing

Italy Charges Egyptian Security Agents in Student’s Killing Italy Charges Egyptian Security Agents in Student’s Killing Italy announced on Thursday that four officials with the Egyptian National Security Agency had been charged in connection with the abduction and murder of an Italian doctoral student in Cairo in 2016. The indictment, which accused the four officials of the “aggravated kidnapping” of …

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Iran Claims Arrests in Killing of Top Nuclear Scientist

Iran Claims Arrests in Killing of Top Nuclear Scientist

Iran Claims Arrests in Killing of Top Nuclear Scientist Iran Claims Arrests in Killing of Top Nuclear Scientist The Iranian authorities have detained a number of people accused of involvement in the assassination of the country’s top nuclear scientist last month near Tehran, a parliamentary adviser told an Iranian state-run broadcaster on Wednesday. The adviser, Hossein Amir Abdollahian, did not …

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A Hotter Planet Is Already Killing Americans, Health Experts Warn

A Hotter Planet Is Already Killing Americans, Health Experts Warn

A Hotter Planet Is Already Killing Americans, Health Experts Warn A Hotter Planet Is Already Killing Americans, Health Experts Warn Rising temperatures and environmental pollutants are already endangering the health and well-being of Americans, with fatal consequences for thousands of older men and women, a team of public health experts warned Wednesday. Their report, published in The Lancet, called on …

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Car Plows Into Pedestrians in German City of Trier, Killing at Least 2

Car Plows Into Pedestrians in German City of Trier, Killing at Least 2

Car Plows Into Pedestrians in German City of Trier, Killing at Least 2 Car Plows Into Pedestrians in German City of Trier, Killing at Least 2 BERLIN — At least two people were killed and several others seriously wounded in the city of Trier in southwestern Germany on Tuesday, when a man drove an S.U.V. down a pedestrian street in …

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Ex-CIA boss says Ted Cruz ‘unworthy’ of Texas during Twitter row over Iran killing

Ex-CIA boss says Ted Cruz ‘unworthy’ of Texas during Twitter row over Iran killing

Ex-CIA boss says Ted Cruz ‘unworthy’ of Texas during Twitter row over Iran killing Ex-CIA boss says Ted Cruz ‘unworthy’ of Texas during Twitter row over Iran killing Former CIA director John Brennan called senator Ted Cruz “unworthy to represent the good people of Texas” as the two argued online about the killing of a top Iranian scientist believed to …

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Toronto’s Van Killing Case Goes to Trial

Toronto's Van Killing Case Goes to Trial

Toronto’s Van Killing Case Goes to Trial Toronto’s Van Killing Case Goes to Trial TORONTO — On a beautiful spring day, Cathy Riddell was making her way to the public library when she was slammed by a van plowing down the sidewalk. Her body flew into the air, and crashed down on a bus shelter, with glass “raining down on …

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