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3 hrs ago | Newsday

New clashes in Rio over dancer death

Brazilian police have clashed with residents of a Rio de Janeiro shantytown that was hit by deadly protests on Tuesday.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,

7 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

Vice Correspondent Simon Ostrovsky Released In Ukraine

Vice News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky, who has been held by pro-Russia separatists in Eastern Ukraine since Monday, has been released.


11 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Judge OKs partial release of Attica riot papers

A New York judge has approved public disclosure of two remaining volumes from an investigation into the 1971 Attica prison riot and aftermath, but he is excluding grand jury excerpts.


11 hrs ago | USA Today

Judge OKs partial release of Attica riot papers

A judge agreed Thursday to a partial release of records related to the bloody Attica prison riot of 1971, the deadliest prison uprising in the nation's history.


Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Attica Correctional Facility

12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Court: LIRR Gunman Who Killed Six, Wounded 19 Tried To Incite Prison Riot

A New York court says the gunman who killed six and wounded 19 people on a New York commuter train about two decades ago tried to incite a deadly riot at an upstate prison.


Related Topix: Prison, Upstate Correctional Facility, State Prisons

12 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Colin Ferguson, LIRR shooter, hoped to 'riot and kill'

The notorious Long Island Rail Road gunman who killed six passengers and wounded 19 more in 1993 was hoping to shed more blood behind bars.


Related Topix: Prison, Upstate Correctional Facility, State Prisons, Franklin County, NY

14 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

25 years ago in Tiananmen, one man defied a tank

Nearly 25 years later, photographer Jeff Widener is left with bittersweet memories of that day and place.


18 hrs ago | CU Independent

Tyler, the Creator to play the Fox Theatre one year after "riot situation"

Police suited in riot gear blockade the steps leading to the Fox Theatre amidst the snow March 11, 2013 in Boulder, Colo.


Related Topix: Boulder, CO

22 hrs ago |

Shocking gang rape of girl, 8,

POLICE are investigating the gang rape of an eight-year-old girl on troubled Mornington Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria.


Related Topix: Australia, World News,

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Samoa News

Pussy Riot members sentenced to 2...

A Moscow judge sentenced three members of the provocative punk band Pussy Riot to two years in prison on hooliganism charges on Friday following a trial seen around the world as an emblem of Russia's intolerance of dissent.


Related Topix: Activism, Amnesty International, Charitable Organizations, Vladimir Putin

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Upcoming App Tells The Story Of Tulsa Race Riot

Pictures taken from 92 years ago are rarely seen by the public. They tell the story of the Tulsa Race Riot.


Related Topix: Tulsa, OK


VIDEO: Calm returns to Rio favela after riots

Relative calm has returned to the central Rio de Janeiro favela, or shanty town, that was rocked by violence between locals and riot police.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News

The Washington Post

Warhol's Riot to Calder's Fish Fuel $500 Million Auction

Major works by Francis Bacon, Andy Warhol and Mark Rothko are set to fuel Christie's auction of postwar and contemporary art in New York next month with a target of $500 million.


Related Topix: New York, Painting, Arts, Business News


1 Dead in Rio de Janeiro After Long Night of Violent Protests

One person is dead after protesters clashed with police in a violent riot on Tuesday night near Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,

Death of TV dancer sparks violent riot in Rio slum

A resident gestures during a protest against the death of a man in Pavao-Pavaozinho slum, in the Copacabana neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro A RIO DE JANEIRO slum has erupted in violence following the killing of a popular local dancer, with residents starting fires and hurling home-made explosives and bottles in the city's main tourist zone.


Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News

Bangkok Post

Riot officer succumbs to injuries

A crowd control policeman died in hospital from his injuries after he fell while descending on a rope from a helicopter during a rescue drill over Vibhavadi police station on Wednesday, reports said.


St.Petersburg Times

Case Against Local Artist's Red Square Act Dropped

Investigators have dropped the hooliganism case against a St. Petersburg artist who nailed his scrotum to the cobblestones of Red Square in November due to a lack of evidence, his lawyer said.


Tue Apr 22, 2014


Venezuela news: Gruesome protests, bloody riot photos emerge

Warning: Graphic images of the Venezuela protests are referenced in this article, therefore viewer discretion is advised when visiting the slideshow video link.


Related Topix: Activism

The St. Petersburg Times

Troitsky Remains Cautiously Optimistic

Troitsky pictured at Tallinn Music Week late last month, where he moderated a panel on freedom of expression.


Daily Mail

Crooked solicitor caught in undercover sting arranging sham...

The rise of Philadelphia's preppy drug gang: How rich leader, 25, moved home after splitting up with his girlfriend, 40, and then hired 18-year-old partner who dropped out of college with lacrosse injury 'You're dying... b****!' Court hears audio tape homeowner made of himself shooting dead injured teen burglars with 'clean finishing shot to the ... (more)


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Wedding