Atlanta ‘Pedal Pub’ Driver Charged with DUI After a Crash That Injured 15 People

Atlanta Police arrested and charged the driver of a multi-person party bike for allegedly driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol after crashing with over a dozen people on board. The police did not specify what substance the …

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Police Arrest Nine Over Building Collapse in China

Fourth EstateA collapsed six story building in the city of Changsha, central China's Hunan Province - China News

Chinese police arrested nine people on May 1 over the collapse of a building in the southeast city of Changsha in Hunan province. Police said on social media that officers detained the owner of the building and three other people …

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Egypt Convicts 2 Singers Over Belly Dancing Video

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) announced that an Egyptian court sentenced two singers to a year in prison and fines over a belly dancing video that was deemed “immoral”. The singers, Hamo Beeka and Omar Kamal were found guilty of “violating …

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Michigan Man Charged With Hate Crimes After Allegedly Threatening Black Lives Matter Supporters with Nooses

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Authorities charged a Michigan man with hate crimes after he allegedly threatened supporters of Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests by leaving nooses and racist handwritten notes, the Justice Department announced on April 27. Authorities charged Kenneth Pilon, a 61-year-old retired …

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Minneapolis Police Department Engaged in Pattern of Racial Discrimination, State Investigation Says

A state investigation found that the city of Minneapolis and the Minneapolis Police Department engaged in a pattern of racial discrimination in violation of the Minnesota Human Rights Act. According to the investigation released by the Minnesota Human Rights Department …

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Disabled Malaysian Man Executed in Singapore Despite Protests and Condemnation

Fourth EstateNagaenthran K. Dharmalingam holding his nephew - Courtesy Dharmalingam Family

Singapore executed a mentally challenged Malaysian man who was sentenced to death for drug offenses on Wednesday, despite international pleas to save him. Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam, aged 34, was sentenced to death over a decade ago after being found guilty …

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Metropolitan Police Name Four People Killed in Bermondsey Stabbings

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Metropolitan Police on April 26 identified the four people stabbed to death in a house in southeast London. Denton Burke, 58, and his partner Dolet Hill, 64, were killed at their home in Delaford Road, Bermondsey, on April 25. Hill’s …

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Nun and Priest Stabbed in French Riviera

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A French knifeman described as mentally unstable stabbed a 59-year-old priest and a 72-year-old nun multiple times in an unprovoked attack in a church on French Riviera in Nice. Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin said on Twitter that the priest’s life …

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