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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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Immigration woes point to bigger problems
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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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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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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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2 survive shooting near busy Las Vegas intersection
... able condition today as Metro Police gang-unit detectives ... Two people s ... able condition today as Metro Police gang-unit detectives continued to investi ... were immediately available. Metro gang-unit detectives were investigating, ... determined whether the incident was gang related, Meltzer said. ...
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GOP is absent on immigration
... id claim for asylum. Most of the children in the current wave are from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador — countries plagued by violent street gangs that often force young boys to join their ranks and force young girls into prostitution. According to the United Nations, Honduras has by far the hi ...
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Attacking Mongols’ trademark is wrong
... all aspects of criminal activity. We cops often referred to them as “gangbangers on bikes” due to the massive effort to recruit Hispanic street ga ... ngbangers on bikes” due to the massive effort to recruit Hispanic street gang members into the club during the 1990s and early 2000s. Their conduct also ...
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Dave Koz is bringing saxy back, talks L.V., ‘Summer Horns’ and coming out 10 years ago
... New medleys and solo songs, songs from the “Summer Horns” album, songs from these great bands like Sly & The Family Stone and Kool & The Gang. It’s high energy and with an all-star band of eight people. It will be a lot of fun and a lot of smiles. Why a second tour with Mindi A ...
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Immigration courts speed up children’s cases
... 16-year-old Elmer Sandoval said he's worried about what might happen in the proceedings but not more than he was about staying in El Salvador, where gang members threatened to kill him if he didn't join their ranks. His older brother, who left the country for similar reasons 14 years ago, sent $7,000 f ...
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Police release video of shooting at Las Vegas Strip mall
... lved in the fight may have been affiliated with a gang, but the incident does not appear to be gang moti ... th a gang, but the incident does not appear to be gang motivated. Anyone with information about this ... about this incident is urged to contact Metro’s gang crimes bureau at 702-828-3309 or to remain anonym ...
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4 teens charged with murder in USC student’s death
... o life in prison without possibility of parole because of their ages. All four are being held without bail. USC's urban campus is within a mile of gang-plagued neighborhoods with historically high crime rates. Since the 2012 killings, USC has added 60 security cameras, including some license plate ...
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Las Vegas gang member pleads guilty to drug, racketeering charges
... the Las Vegas Playboy Bloods street gang pleaded guilty to one count of racke ... the Las Vegas Playboy Bloods street gang pleaded guilty today to one count of ... ard after he had asked him and other gang members to leave the property, the d ... ederal resources to prosecute street gang members who commit cowardly and horr ...
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Perry’s border campaign
... Guatemala and El Salvador. Many have been fleeing gang violence and following the rumors spread by human ... de and its root causes, particularly violent drug gangs. Many of the drug gangsters received their stree ... particularly violent drug gangs. Many of the drug gangsters received their street schooling in the Unite ...
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A meeting place for nations divided
... ca’s failed immigration enforcement. On a busy night, thousands of people slipped into the United States illegally. It was so easy to cross that gangs of Mexican thieves waited each night on Southern California hillsides, ready to prey on the migrants and occasionally to battle Border Patrol agents ...
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Everything you want to know about death in Las Vegas
... ams that doubled as bingo cards and a memorial in which members of a biker gang revved their hogs in a synchronized salute as their comrade was laid to re ... ams that doubled as bingo cards and a memorial in which members of a biker gang revved their hogs in a synchronized salute as their comrade was laid to re ...
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U.S. weighs refugee status for youth from Honduras
... me one of the most violent regions in the world in recent years, with swathes of all three countries under the control of drug traffickers and street gangs who rob, rape and extort ordinary citizens with impunity. Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina, speaking to reporters in Washington ahead of th ...
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House, Senate advance competing border proposals
... anging the 2008 law, but there has been a backlash from immigration advocates who say kids would be sent back to their deaths at the hands of vicious gangs in parts of Central America. Now most Democrats say they are strongly opposed. "I'm willing to compromise on things, but it depends on what," Sen ...
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Felon with gang ties gets 12 years for guns, drugs
... gang known as the Gerson Park Kingsmen was sentenced today to 12 years and 11 m ... as well as five years of ... A man affiliated with a Las Vegas street gang known as the Gerson Park Kingsmen was sentenced today to 12 years and 11 m ...
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With invective directed at refugees, where is Lady Liberty?
... rs, the policy for this new batch should be a kick in the butt home. Is lack of political freedom in Cuba more onerous than conscription into violent gangs or death, rape or beatings by them — and the police? I know. We can’t take in everyone. We can, however, consider the totality of circumstanc ...

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