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Woman streams aftermath of fatal officer-involved shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Philando Castile's head slumps backward while he lies dying next to her, Diamond Reynolds looks into the camera and explains a Minnesota police officer just shot her fiancé four times.<p>The nation is, by now, accustomed to grainy cell phone videos of officer-involved shootings, but this …

Thirty killed in four days in Philippine war on drugs | Reuters

(Reuters) - Thirty “drug dealers” have been killed since Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as Philippine president on Thursday, police said, announcing the seizure of nearly $20 million worth of narcotics but sparking anger from a lawyers’ group.<p>Members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) …

Peggy Knobloch case: Remains in German wood 'probably' of missing girl

<b>Remains found by a mushroom forager in a German forest are "most probably" those of a nine-year-old girl who went missing 15 years ago, the Bavarian state prosecutor has said.</b><p>A huge search was mounted when Peggy Knobloch failed to come home from school in 2001, but she was never found.<p>One man …

Terrorist group releases British 'suicide bomber' martyrdom video

Abdul Waheed Majeed smiles and poses for the camera with fellow fighters minutes before he carries out what is believed to be the first suicide attack by a Briton in Syria<p>Looking calm and relaxed, it is hard to believe these are the last moments of Abdul Waheed Majeed's life.<p>The jihadist, thought …

Madeleine McCann: a breakthrough that could be devastating

There is no doubt that the breakthrough announced by the Metropolitan police in the Madeleine McCann inquiry is significant. Identifying a potentially linked series of sex attacks, as detectives on the inquiry have done, has been the key to solving similarly high-profile cases of sexually motivated …

Scotland Yard Searches for Local Intruder in Madeleine McCann Case

In another development in the ongoing search for Madeleine McCann, Scotland Yard said today it is appealing to the public for information on what …

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Almost 100 hate-crime murders linked to single website, report finds

People charged with the murders of almost 100 people can be linked to a single far-right website, according to a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).<p>The White Nationalist web forum Stormfront.org says it promotes values of “the embattled white minority,” and its users include …

Air safety investigation into drone incident with triathlete

Civil aviation authorities will investigate a drone incident on Saturday that left a female triathlete needing stitches to her head.<p>Raija Ogden was completing the running leg of the Endure Batavia Triathlon in Geraldton, Western Australia, when, she says, she was struck by a drone falling from the …

Kids' football: when dads go bad

It is Sunday afternoon on a windswept sports field in the depths of south-east London, and the quarter-final of the London under-13 youth cup is under way. There are 30 or 40 family and friends gathered on one sideline. Some are shouting a mix of encouragement and advice to their children, most of …

Portraits Of Boston Marathon Survivors See Runners Returning To The Finish Line To Look Back

It has been nearly a year since the Boston Marathon bombing. So to reflect on the events of April 15, 2013, Boston Marathon survivors returned to the finish line with uplifting messages painted on their skin.<p>Photographer Robert X. Fogarty of Dear World, a message-on-skin photography project, …

Brazil police clash with squatters in Rio de Janeiro

Police and squatters have clashed in Rio de Janeiro as officials moved in to evict up to 5,000 people from a building belonging to a local telecommunications company.<p>The squatters had been occupying the area for 10 days and Brazil's courts ordered the repossession of the plot a week ago.<p>Julia …

Risk Management – Fighting Corruption in Brazil

Fighting Corruption in Brazil<p>by and | December 16, 2013 at 10:00 am<p>As Brazil prepares to capture the world’s attention when it hosts the World Cup in …

Riot police, fans clash after World Cup celebration in Argentina turns violent

Police in Argentina arrested at least 120 people Sunday after a World Cup celebration in downtown Buenos Aires got out of hand, state news agency Telam reported.<p>Fans had gathered to celebrate Argentina's best performance in the World Cup in almost a quarter century.<p>The celebrations went on …

Former Belfast leader of Continuity IRA Tommy Crossan shot dead

The former Belfast commander of the hardline anti-peace process paramilitary group, the Continuity IRA, has been shot dead in the city.<p>Tommy Crossan, 44, was killed near the Peter Pan light industrial complex on Springfield Road in Belfast at around 4.45pm on Friday.<p>The murdered man, who comes from …

Dutch suspect in webcam abuse may have targeted British girl

A British teenager may have been among the victims of a man who has been arrested in the Netherlands on suspicion of inciting 15-year-old girls to perform sex acts on the internet.<p>Britain's National Crime Agency said Dutch prosecutors had started proceedings against the unnamed 35-year-old Dutch …

Celebrate Independence Day By Looking At These 10 Interesting American Houses

To all our American readers, Happy 4th of July (Independence Day), and to celebrate, here are 10 interesting American houses we’ve featured over the …

The World's Deadliest Fireworks Accident

Americans associate fireworks with our Fourth of July holiday, but they have been popular all over the world for a long time now. The highest death …

As the company celebrated its 100th anniversary, thousands turned out to witness the annual hotdog eating competition

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These Large Pivoting Doors Are Designed To Revolve 360°

Anyway Doors have added these fascinating pivoting doors to their line of custom doors. Over-sized to create a dramatic presence and able to act as …

This new apartment building in San Francisco is a bold addition to the street

With space at a premium in San Francisco, this new building was designed to have two separate dwellings behind an attention getting black …

The 100 best photographs ever taken without photoshop

Nature and humankind are both great artists, and when they join forces, amazing masterpieces can be produced.<p>Today <b>Bright Side</b> has collected for you …

What a shot! 22 amazing sports photos

Take a look at 22 amazing sports photos from June 28 through July 4.

The 5 Biggest Furniture Recalls In U.S. History (And How Ikea Compares)

Ikea’s recent recall was massive–but before there was Malm, there were folding chairs and beanbag furniture. Here’s how they rank.<p>After news leaked that they would be recalling up to 29 million chests and drawers in the wake of the third child death in three years, Ikea USA president Lars Petersson …

Exploring Ecuador and Mexico Off the Grid

Three years ago, Montreal-based photographer Benoit Paillé left everything behind, fitting his entire life inside a 21-foot camper. He’s anchored to …

July 4th Fireworks Around the Country: Pictures

The 13-Year-Old Pageant Girl Who’s Challenging Racism in Brazil

“Maysa is proud of her skin, her beauty, her African hair,” Brazilian photographer Luisa Dorr says of her thirteen-year-old muse and close friend, …

Juno Made It! Backstage At NASA’s Successful Encounter With Jupiter

The Juno spacecraft successfully locked in its orbit around Jupiter. Now comes some really cool science.<p>“Welcome to Jupiter!”<p>At 11:53 p.m. ET, after a five-year journey, the Juno spacecraft successfully inserted into Jupiter’s orbit a second ahead of calculations to begin 20 months of unprecedented …

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