Criminal

Federal executions in U.S. restart in July

Four death-row inmates, including a white supremacist, have been scheduled for execution by the U.S. Justice Department, and will be the first prisoners to be put to death since 2003. The Justice Department set new dates for …

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Shooting a Louisiana memorial service injures 13

Thirteen people were shot Saturday night as a large group gathered in a Louisiana city, the U.S., for an impromptu memorial service for a man whose body was found earlier this month, authorities said. No one was killed, but one …

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James Bond guns stolen from property in London

Five deactivated guns that were used in a number of James Bond films have been stolen from a property in North London. The iconic Walther PPK handgun used in Roger Moore film A View to a Kill and the Beretta 'Cheetah' and …

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Russian Kirill Firsov arrested in U.S.

U.S. authorities have arrested Russian national Kirill Firsov who ran a hacker "storefront" that took in at least $17 million by selling stolen personal data and other illegal products and services, according to court …

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Man who shot nine dead in Germany had far-right views

A gunman suspected of shooting at least nine people dead at two shisha bars in a Germany reportedly revealed he had far-right political views in a confession letter he left behind.  The rampage late on Wednesday in Hanau, a town …

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Hanau shooting: victims number increases to 9

The number of victims of the shooting in Germany’s Hanau has increased to nine, local police said. "The number of victims, mortally wounded at the Heumarkt and Kurt-Schumacher-Platz scenes, have increased to nine," the …

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German far-right extremists planned attacks on mosques

Members of a far-right group arrested in Germany were planning attacks on mosques, politicians and asylums seekers, local media report. The 12 German nationals, allegedly belonging to Der harte Kern (The Hard Core), were detained on …

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Thieves steal Dali works from Stockholm gallery

Thieves stole bronze sculptures and etchings by surrealist artist Salvador Dali from a gallery in Stockholm in the early hours of Thursday. The Couleur gallery, in Stockholm’s upmarket Ostermalm district, was holding an …

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Numerous cars burned during New Year’s Eve in France

Vandals in Strasbourg, France, marked the start of 2020 by setting countless vehicles on fire. Police have not disclosed how many cars were torched, but a source told AFP that the figure was larger than the previous year. A number of …

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Georgian woman abandons newborn baby in rubbish bin

Police in Greece have arrested a 24-year-old Georgian woman after a newborn baby was found dumped inside a rubbish bin. The baby boy was found abandoned inside an in-ground rubbish bin in the southern city of Kalamata. He was …

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Berlin launches diplomatic attack on Moscow

German Foreign Ministry has declared as personae non gratae two staffers of the Russian embassy in Germany in connection with the killing of a Georgian citizen in Berlin at the end of last summer. The decision is "effective …

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