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6 hrs ago | via Times Observer
Two New York State men have been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with the theft of firearms from multiple retailers, including one in Tionesta. Ben McCormack, 31, Jamestown, N.Y., and Jason William Thorn, 36, New York, have been charged with possession of stolen firearms and possession of firearms by a convicted felon, according to a Tuesday press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 21 | via Times Observer
A jaguar used in an Olympic torch relay ceremony was shot to death after it escaped its leash and tried to attack a soldier, the Brazilian army said Tuesday. The army's press office said that Juma the jaguar was on display as part of ceremonies Monday at the Jungle Warfare Instruction Center in Manaus. Comment?
Monday Jun 20 | via Times Observer
Again, the left attacks the gun, and ignores the ideology that made the killer. I don't personally like the military style rifles with $$ eating high capacity magazines, but I understand why someone wants one. Comment?
Thursday Jun 16 | via Times Observer
The Russian soccer hooligans who have fought with rival supporters at the European Championship in France have at various times been both an asset and a liability to the Russian authorities. While the often-nationalist hardcore fans provide a reserve of support for adventurous foreign policy moves and a bulwark against domestic protests, they can also threaten public order at home and embarrass Russia abroad as it seeks global prestige by hosting the 2018 World Cup. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 14 | via Times Observer
His voice breaking with emotion, the father of Reeva Steenkamp testified in a South African court on Tuesday that her fatal shooting by boyfriend Oscar Pistorius "devastated" his family and that he thinks of her constantly, even trying to imagine the horrific moment of her death. "Oscar has to pay for what he did," said Barry Steenkamp, adding that he would like to talk to the former track star in private at a later stage. Comment?
Friday Jun 10 | via Times Observer
Journalists at the Stade de France were requested to leave the media center for about 10 minutes as a precautionary measure while police with sniffer dogs came in for a security check before the tournament opener. France has been in a state of emergency since the deadly attacks on November 13 that killed 130 people around Paris and injured hundreds more, rocking the city to its core. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 7 | via Times Observer
Brock Turner began his short-lived career as a swimmer at Stanford University two years ago amid renewed efforts by the prestigious California school and other U.S. colleges to prevent campus sexual assaults. Stanford required new students to complete online training over the summer that covered topics such as acquiring affirmative consent for sex and the need for bystanders to intervene. Comment?
Monday Jun 6 | via Times Observer
A Frenchman who amassed an arsenal of weapons, explosives and tactical gear was plotting to attack the European Championship soccer tournament and was arrested trying to cross into the European Union from Ukraine, officials said Monday. Ukrainian agents had been following the man since December, and allowed him to buy five machine guns, two rocket-propelled grenade launchers, 125 kilograms of TNT, 100 detonators and other arms. Comment?
Tuesday May 31 | via Times Observer
Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes will report to Triple-A Albuquerque for a rehab assignment on Wednesday, the day after he completes his suspension for violating Major League Baseball's new domestic violence policy. Reyes did not participate in spring training and was suspended through May 31 after being charged with domestic violence for an altercation with his wife in Hawaii last October. Comment?
May 24, 2016 | via Times Observer
A Warren woman who assaulted police officers at Bob Evans Restaurant last December pleaded Tuesday, avoiding the most serious charge. Samantha Ann McGaughey, 28, Warren, entered a guilty plea before President Judge Maureen Skerda to simple assault, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and harassment. Comment?
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