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Residents emerge in shell-shocked Ukrainian city
... ike that. It is just vegetables in one soup after another." At midday, a group of rebel fighters led a motley convoy made up of Night Wolves biker gang members and several battered military vehicles on a ride through the city. While a Night Wolves truck modified to look like a wolf leading the column ...
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Chillin’ with the bad boys
... cters, including novice shoplifters, gangbanging street elites, stickup men, r ... ith us, only now he doesn’t have a gangster face; now he has a jihadi face. ... This has a special resonance for gang members with a guilt complex, which ... y so many Western jihadis are former gang members and why Islamic State is dir ...
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Is it World War III or just Twitter?
... s up to his boss, who is upset by his impolitic behavior, asking if “we really want to risk going back” to “girls not allowed in school, roving gangs of men with whips enforcing Sharia law, a safe haven again for al-Qaida”? When Carrie oversees an airstrike in Pakistan to take out the No. 4 t ...
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Girls raped; authorities shrug
... ite and working class, were raped by gangs of Pakistani men while the local au ... ite and working class, were raped by gangs of Pakistani men while the local au ... tention should be paid: to the girls gang-raped or doused with gasoline; to th ... multiculturalism: Here are immigrant gangs exploiting a foolish Western tolera ...
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Teen girl shot in leg in northwest valley, police say
... to University Medical Center with nonlife-threatening injuries. Metro's gang unit responded to a call at about 7 p.m., though Yatomi said it is unclear ... ll at about 7 p.m., though Yatomi said it is unclear whether there was any gang involvement. ...
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Pakistan nabs militants linked to attack on Malala
... t the extremist group in North Waziristan, a tribal region along the border with Afghanistan that has long been a militant stronghold. "The entire gang involved in the murder attempt... has been busted," Bajwa said, adding that the "terrorists" were part of Tehrik-e-Taliban, an umbrella group encompa ...
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Union: Prison learned of escape plans day earlier
... tement Friday. The unit is designed to hold inmates with proven safety threats because of the notoriety of their crimes, testimony they have given or gang threats, the committee said. An April inspection by the committee noted ongoing security concerns at the unit. Security management "remains a conc ...
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J Street shooting leaves man dead, police say
... Metro Police Lt. Barb Schmidt. The victim was transported to University Medical Center and pronounced dead. It is unclear whether the shooting was gang-related. The Metro homicide team is responding. This is an active investigation. ...
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Vegas pick ’em: NFL week 2 winners against the spread
... team for an actual bet, but the discrepancy in firepower between the Saints and Browns make this resemble a militia going up against a two-man street gang.   Guesses (2-2-1) Jacksonville Jaguars plus-6 at Washington Redskins Now feels like an inopportune time to saddle Robert Griffin ...
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New Jersey lets MGM keep half of Borgata casino
... artner in Macau, but a buyer was never found. The partner's father is suspected by New Jersey regulators of having organized crime ties to Chinese gangs, but MGM and the family of Pansy Ho deny the allegations. MGM says Ho's control of the Chinese company has lessened, and that her father, Stanley Ho ...
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Felon caught on Twitter holding guns faces prison
... gang member who posted photos of himself on Twitter holding guns even though he ... onvicted felon, Kwmaine Davis isn't allowed to ... BOSTON — A Boston gang member who posted photos of himself on Twitter holding guns even though he ...
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Colleges rethinking sexual-assault education
... qual access to sports. Schools that violate Title IX can lose federal funding. Johns Hopkins is under investigation for its handling of an alleged gang rape of a Towson University student at a fraternity house, Pi Kappa Alpha, in the spring of 2013. Since the allegation became public in May, more Hop ...
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A new flood of migration to US looms
... tral America because of persistent drought. The driving force behind the recent influx was a mix of economic distress, lousy living conditions and gangs terrorizing the migrants’ neighborhoods. In many cases, migrants were in contact with family members already in the United States and saw this cou ...
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When whites just don’t get it
... s like Nurse-Family Partnership; early education initiatives like Educare and Head Start; programs for troubled adolescents like Youth Villages; anti-gang and anti-crime initiatives like Becoming a Man; efforts to prevent teen pregnancies like the Carrera curriculum; job training like Career Academies; ...
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Lieutenant governor candidates Flores and Hutchison square off in Hispanics in Politics debate
... ov. Jim Gibbons to lead Nevada’s legal challenge of the Affordable Care Act, and Flores, an attorney who has a well-documented story of rising from gang member to political office, the discussion quickly turned to the floundering education system. On education, there was consensus that the Silver S ...
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Iraqi prime minister pledges to root out militants
... Sunni militants from areas they control in the country. "All Iraq will be a grave for those infidels, and we will send all the IS (Islamic State) gang to death," he added. Hours before the visit, humanitarian aid began flowing to the town. Four trucks loaded with food and medicine arrived afte ...
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He has a dream
... ake his hand” — has evolved from agitator to insider since his demagoguing days when he falsely accused a white New York prosecutor and others of gang-raping a black teenager, Tawana Brawley, and sponsored protests against a clothing store owned by a white man in Harlem, after a black subtenant who ...
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Centennial defense holds Palo Verde offense captive in shutout victory
... d level, hard-hitters like junior Tishawn Barnaby, senior Dieyon Scott and junior Demetrious Goodman waited to pounce. Centennial’s transcendent gang-tackling ability was apparent from the beginning. The Bulldogs stuffed the Panthers on the opening drive of the game, forcing a punt after six plays. ...
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Mexico operations thwart child, family migrants
... that U.S. border patrol agents have long played with Mexican migrants farther north. But for now, the effort shows no sign of abating. Criminal gangs who used to prey on migrants on the train, threatening to throw them off unless they cooperated, are hiding in the woods near the highway checkpoint ...
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Titus: No easy solution to child migrant crisis
... where they have a much higher standard of living,” she said. Titus also said the U.S. could do a better job with its existing programs to fight gang violence in Latin America and suggested an audit of those federal programs. Titus corroborated President Barack Obama’s comments Thursday that t ...
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American woman is being held hostage in Syria
... timated at least 30 journalists have been kidnapped or have disappeared in Syria — held and threatened with death by extremists or taken captive by gangs seeking ransom. CPJ described the widespread seizure of journalists as unprecedented, and largely unreported by news organizations in the hope that ...
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Victim critical after being shot several times in the back
... eek help, was taken to University Medical Center in critical condition being treated for gunshot wounds in the back, Valenta said. Metro called in gang detectives to help investigate. ...
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Deported Mexicans find new life at call centers
... . Some wear tattoos they got while in U.S. street gangs. "We have employees who, unfortunately, fell ... being deported to Tijuana in 2001, quit crime and gangs, and joined Firstkontact about three years ago a ... hose button-down shirts partly cover a California gang tattoo on the left side of his neck, makes $150 a ...
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U.S. officials: Video shows American’s beheading
... l report last November, CPJ concluded that the missing journalists are either being held and threatened with death by extremists, or taken captive by gangs seeking ransom. The group's report described the widespread seizure of journalists as unprecedented and largely unreported by news organizations in ...
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Police: Men shoot, throw molotov cocktail at east valley home
... hrew a molotov cocktail into the residence before fleeing the scene, Liberty said. None of the three people inside the house were hurt. Metro's gang unit is investigating the crime. ...
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Four injured in drive-by shooting in northeast valley
... hitting four victims in two cars, he said. Police found 11 shell casings on the scene. The shooting is currently being investigated by Metro's gang unit. ...
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Police: Woman arrested in shooting had been beaten, robbed
... “BOSS” on her throat, was reported to be a member of the 004 Hoodsmen gang, police said. Jones was known to have been a member of the Piru gang, poli ... dsmen gang, police said. Jones was known to have been a member of the Piru gang, police said. Douglas is in Utah awaiting extradition. ...
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Critics: Police equipped like armies going too far
... criminals," Levin said in a statement Friday. "We intended this equipment to keep police officers and their communities safe from heavily armed drug gangs and terrorist incidents." Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., plans to introduce legislation when Congress returns in September to curb what he describes a ...
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Is a difficult life inherited?
... nstraint is just a low income, as opposed to other pathologies such as alcoholic, drug-addicted or indifferent parents or a neighborhood dominated by gangs (I would argue that the better index of disadvantage for a child is not family income, but how often the child is read to). Too often, wealthy pe ...
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Agent gives Hollywood edgy look with ‘real’ people
... lled with burglars, bank robbers and gang members, all trying to break into .. ... lled with burglars, bank robbers and gang members, all trying to break into th ... trying to get them away from street gangs. "Don't ask me why and how I fou ... ight have kept representing ex-cons, gang members and their associates if trag ...
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Lauren Bacall’s legend more than just acting and Humphrey Bogart
... e, yet as wise, and as jaded, as he was. They threw all-night parties, laughed at the snobs, palled around with Frank Sinatra and others and formed a gang of California carousers known as the Holmby Hills Rat Pack. After Bogart's death, she continued to forge her own distinct path. On television, in ...
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One person shot by police after shooting at apartment, car pursuit
... gang-related incident in which two suspects shot a per ... it belonged to the suspects. The Metro Police Gang Crimes Bureau is now investigating this possibly ... Crimes Bureau is now investigating this possibly gang-related incident, McCarthy said. This is a dev ...
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South side has its own struggling stretch of Strip
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Window opening for local home buyers
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Cicadas: The neverending summer alarm clock
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Married gay veterans’ next battle is for equal VA benefits
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Football helps former gang member gain his focus
... remaining, at a table full of rival gang members. A teenager at another table ... jail, that’s code for: Who is your gang leader? It was Bellows’ initiat ... ” he admitted. Bellows joined a gang in ninth grade. By 15, he had been a ... obber, you are a murderer, you are a gang member.” In January 2013, a Cla ...
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Immigration woes point to bigger problems
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Gunman, homeowner killed in hostage standoff in California
... 's SWAT team stormed the home in the Los Angeles suburb of Pico Rivera around 1:30 a.m., a Los Angeles County sheriff's statement said. Ramirez, a gang member with local ties, was wanted for car theft and being an ex-felon in possession of a gun, authorities said. He ran when deputies tried to arrest ...
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Honduran man waits for asylum after 12-year fight
... r parents. Many say they're escaping gangs back home and hoping to reunite wit ... Kids seeking asylum based on fear of gangs often have trouble convincing immig ... o's holding a gun to their head or a gang member. They're fleeing for their li ... He also said he'd been harassed by a gang from a nearby village and they'd thr ...

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