Extremism

U.K. Attacker Was Probed for Extremism Links

LONDON—Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday the man suspected of carrying out the rampage outside Parliament was British-born and had been investigated by authorities over extremism concerns, but wasn’t seen as “part of the current intelligence picture.”<p>In a speech to Parliament the day after …

The Wall Street Journal

Video of Israeli policeman hitting Palestinian driver draws anger

<b>Israeli police are investigating after a video emerged showing an Israeli policeman beating up a Palestinian lorry driver.</b><p>In the footage, which has been widely shared on social media, the policeman headbutts, slaps and kicks the driver as they quarrel beside the lorry.<p>The incident happened at Wadi …

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Aberdeen acid attack: Two young boys hospitalised after cowardly assault on 12-year-olds

Police urge anyone with information to come forward following senseless attack on two 12-year-olds<p>Two young boys have been horrifically burned in …

International Business Times (GB)

Police confirm arrests in raids after Westminster terror attack

Several arrests have been made in raids in London, Birmingham and elsewhere linked to the Westminster terror attack.<p>Mark Rowley, the Met's senior anti-terror officer, said six addresses were raided overnight.<p>He spoke as MPs were returning to Parliament in a show of defiance.<p>Mr Rowley said it was …

The Telegraph

New York sword attacker 'targeted black men'

<b>A white US Army veteran with a hatred for black people travelled to New York City and confronted a black man before killing him with a sword, police say.</b><p>James Harris Jackson, 28, is said to have taken a bus from Baltimore to New York with the intention of targeting black men.<p>When he came across …

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U.K. Police Arrest 7 After Attack Outside Parliament

LONDON — A day after one of the worst terrorist attacks in Britain in more than a decade, the police said on Thursday that they had detained seven people across the country and that the assailant appeared to have acted alone, inspired by international terrorism.<p>Mark Rowley, the assistant …

The New York Times

Trevor Brooks, Abu Izzadeen, Mistakenly Named As London Attack Suspect Despite Being In Jail

Channel 4 News has since apologised for the error.<p>The man mistakenly named in reports and on social media as the London terror attack suspect was last night still behind bars after being convicted last year of breaching an anti-terror order.<p>Trevor Brooks, also known as Abu Izzadeen, was first named …

HuffPost UK

Westminster terror attack: Seven arrests made following raids in Birmingham and London

Four people including policeman and suspect killed following 'sick and appalling' attack in the capital.<p>Seven people have been arrested in Birmingham …

International Business Times (GB)

Tobias Ellwood MP praised for attempt to save police officer's life

Foreign Office minister who lost a brother in 2002 Bali bombing came to aid of officer stabbed outside Westminster but could not prevent his death<p>Foreign Office minister Tobias Ellwood attempted to resuscitate the police officer fatally attacked outside parliament and stemmed the blood from …

The Guardian

London attack: UK police arrest 8 in massive pre-dawn raids

British police said Thursday that six homes were raided and eight arrests were made in connection to the terror attack that left five dead, including the attacker and a police officer.<p>Armed police carried out the raid in the central city of Birmingham, about 130 miles north of London. Police said …

Fox News

Police Brutality Around The World: Chinese Officers Tortured Man Killed In Custody, Henan Department Says In Rare Admission

A Chinese police department in the country's central province of Henan acknowledged that some of its officers may have tortured a suspect who died …

International Business Times

Syrian mothers forced to trawl photographs of the dead to find out if their sons and husbands are alive

A new documentary will hear from Syrians who have made it out of Assad's clandestine prisons, and the families who have been forced to scroll through pictures of corpses in the hope of finding their loved ones. <i>The Telegraph</i> speaks to a mother who knows all too well the horror of not knowing whether …

The Telegraph

Alleged terrorists called themselves the 'three musketeers', court told

Four men, three of whom used moniker for a messaging group, are on trial at the Old Bailey accused of preparing terrorist acts<p>A group of men who called themselves the “three musketeers” denied planning a terrorist attack last summer as they went on trial at the Old Bailey.<p>Naweed Ali and Khobaib …

The Guardian

Cambodian court jails man for killing government critic

| PHNOM PENH<p>A Cambodian court on Thursday jailed a man for life for killing prominent government critic Kem Ley, in a murder case that raised suspicions of a political motive though the convicted killer testified that it was over a debt.<p>Kem Ley, 46, was shot in Phnom Penh in broad daylight last …

Reuters

Violence in Brazil Has Gotten So Bad, an Activist Was Murdered by Gunmen in His Hospital Bed

A Brazilian land rights activist was shot dead: He was in the hospital recovering from a previous attempt on his life days before.

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SoMa Crime: Man In Wheelchair Set On Fire, Victim Catches Robber After Taxi Chase, More

Here's another edition of your local crime blotter, taken from daily updates provided by the SFPD. Here is a recap of some of the criminal activity …

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Before Parliament violence, other attacks on Britain

LONDON (AP) — Britain has been targeted anew by what authorities are calling a terrorist incident. A look at other attacks on the country in recent years:<p>MARCH 22, 2017<p>An attacker stabbed a police officer at Britain's Parliament before being shot by police, while a vehicle ran over pedestrians on …

Associated Press

Love jihad: Muslims of Rajasthan village boycotted after man elopes with Hindu woman

A mahapanchayat in Rajasthan’s Hanumangarh district has decided to boycott Muslims of a village after a man eloped with a Hindu woman, described by …

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Venezuela shocked as children arrested for soldiers' killings

<b>The authorities in Venezuela say they have arrested six children in connection with the killing of two soldiers.</b><p>The soldiers, two sergeants from the national guard, were stabbed to death near a bar in the capital, Caracas, last weekend.<p>The crime has shocked the country, as the ages of the children …

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Two suspects 'arrested' after car 'ploughs into pedestrians on Westminster bridge'

Two people have allegedly been arrested after reports of a car ploughing into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge.<p>Police have confirmed an officer was …

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Westminster attack: Murdered officer named

The attacker was also killed by armed officers outside Parliament, taking the death toll to five.<p>The murdered officer has been named as 48-year-old …

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Rugby star filmed attack on ex-wife's 'new partner' after bugging her home to catch them together, court hears

A rugby star filmed an attack on his estranged wife's 'new partner' after bugging her home to catch them together, a court heard.<p>Simon Danielli, 37, stands accused of assaulting former model Olivia Danielli and her friend Michael Browne, and of damaging his wife's mobile phone.<p>The father-of-three …

Crime

Cheryl Grimmer case: police arrest man over murder of toddler 47 years ago

Detectives arrest 63-year-old man, who will face Wollongong local court, over toddler’s abduction and murder<p>A 63-year-old man will face court charged with the abduction and murder of toddler Cheryl Grimmer in Wollongong 47 years ago.<p>The man was 16 when the three-year-old disappeared from outside a …

The Guardian

Man followed, beaten in 7th Ward by suspect 'trying to sell him drugs': NOPD

A man was beaten Tuesday night (March 21) during a fight with a stranger who first followed the man and tried to sell him drugs in the 7th Ward, New …

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Radical Hindu chief minister launches moral crackdown

The Hindu cleric newly appointed to run India’s biggest state has ordered a crackdown on butchers and men loitering in public, in a moral campaign …

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Broadmeadows man murdered wife in front of children, cut out her eye, police allege

A man police suspect is an aspiring jihadist is accused of murdering his wife in front of their children, cutting out her right eye and flushing it …

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Jailed gay men promised compensation in Germany

Thousands of gay men prosecuted and jailed under an arcane German law were due to get compensation after the government passed a draft bill on Wednesday to quash their convictions.<p>About 50,000 men were punished under the law that was drawn up in the 19th century, strengthened by the Nazis and only …

Reuters

Seized and held in Afghan jail for 10 years, UK hears victims' case in secret

The case of two Pakistani men who were subjected to extradordinary rendition by the UK in 2004 is to be heard in a secret court, angering human …

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Mass trial in PNG over killing of people suspected of sorcery

Ninety-nine men have appeared in court in Papua New Guinea to stand trial for the brutal killing in 2014 of five men and two children they believed …

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Pak court asks for final arguments in Saeed's detention case

A Pakistani court has directed the Punjab government and the JuD counsel to present their final arguments on March 27 on a petition challenging the …

DNA India