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White police officer files lawsuit after killing black man

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Canyon Boykin's lawsuit alleges he was fired because "he is white and the deceased was black."  



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South African police, protesters clash ahead of Zuma's speech

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By Wendell Roelf CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African police fired stun grenades on Thursday to disperse crowds outside parliament, hours before the annual state-of-the-nation speech by President Jacob Zuma, whom the opposition accuse of mismanaging the flagging economy. Backed by several armored vehicles, mounted police...(more) 




52 inmates killed, 12 injured in fiery Mexican prison riot

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A fire and riot broke out Thursday at a prison in northern Mexico, and local media said numerous inmates appeared to have died.  



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NATO sends warships on Aegean migrant mission

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NATO launched Thursday an unprecedented naval mission in the Aegean Sea to tackle people smugglers taking refugees and migrants from Turkey to Greece, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said. The alliance will deploy at least three warships after alliance members Germany, Greece and Turkey called for help...(more) 



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Tanzanians charged with British wildlife pilot murder: court

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Nine Tanzanians have been charged in connection with the murder of a British conservationist whose helicopter was shot down while he chased suspected poachers, a court official said Thursday. Roger Gower, 37, died when suspected poachers gunned down his helicopter during a patrol of the Maswa...(more) 



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Raw: Deadly Fire Breaks Out At Mexican Prison

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A fire and riot broke out Thursday at a prison in northern Mexico, and local media said numerous inmates appeared to have died. (Feb. 11)          



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2 Uber execs facing jail in France amid tensions with taxis

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PARIS (AP) — Two of Uber's top European executives are appearing in criminal court in France on charges of running an illegal taxi operation, and they could face jail time. 



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Raw: Fargo Police Officer Severely Wounded

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A Fargo police officer was shot during a standoff with a domestic violence suspect and is not expected to survive his injuries, police in North Dakota said early Thursday. (Feb. 11)          



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Austria reports rise in conscripts volunteering for border duty

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Austria has reported an increase in the number of conscripts volunteering to extend their stay in the army for a tour of duty at the southern border on the main route for migrants traveling from Turkey into the heart of Europe. Austria, at the center of...(more) 



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At least 30 dead in Mexico prison riot: reports

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At least 30 people died in a pre-dawn prison riot in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey on Thursday, as smoke billowed from the building, local media reported. Riot police and ambulances were deployed at the Topo Chico prison as broadcaster Televisa reported that 30 died...(more) 



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Erdogan threatens to send refugees to EU as NATO steps in

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday threatened to send the millions of refugees in Turkey to European Union (EU) member states, as NATO agreed to deploy ships to the Aegean Sea to ease the migrant crisis. In a speech in Ankara, Erdogan stepped up his...(more) 



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Poland approves child benefits to aid families, boost births

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish lawmakers have passed a new child benefit scheme under which the government will make monthly payments of 500 zlotys ($125) for all second and subsequent children in a family. 



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