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In one photo, a woman is dancing with a smiling man in an orange prison uniform; in another, the women are surrounding a prisoner and seem to have lifted his shirt. Smalberger says: "We want to apologise to the citizens of South Africa for this incident, which indeed is very disturbing. This type of conduct is unacceptable, particularly in a correctional facility where security is of paramount importance".
  • Tourist trap: 8ft blue shark terrifies holidaymakers in Mallorca

    Tourist trap: 8ft blue shark terrifies holidaymakers in Mallorca

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    The shark managed to swim back out to sea, but was later spotted in shallow water on a beach along the coast in Can Pastilla. The beaches have now been closed as the area continues to be monitored. Officials were not sure if the head injury on the shark happened before or after it was seen near the beach. "The lifeguards were shouting that the red flag had been raised here on the Cala Major beach and that there were three sharks - the smallest of which was a meter-and-a-half long".
  • 'Father's Day for Philando' protest outside St. Anthony Police Dept

    'Father's Day for Philando' protest outside St. Anthony Police Dept

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    July 7: Protesters converge overnight at Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's official residence in the state capital of St. Paul. "Sir, I have to tell you, I do have a firearm on me". ABC News has the story of the acquittal of the police officer who was accused of second-degree manslaughter. A Ramsey County jury found Yanez not guilty on all counts in a verdict delivered Friday afternoon, following 27 hours of deliberations.
  • Toronto Pride parade draws thousands of rainbow-clad revelers

    Toronto Pride parade draws thousands of rainbow-clad revelers

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    The two were casually dressed, with Trudeau wearing a blue blazer and pink shirt and a temporary tattoo of a rainbow maple leaf plastered on his cheek. He mostly spoke on the topic of dress code, adding that just "because I probably wear a uniform that has done the most damage to the LGBT community - the Christian Church - I would say don't ban what's offensive to some, reform it to the benefit of everyone".
  • Terrorist suspect shot dead after failed bombing in Brussels

    Terrorist suspect shot dead after failed bombing in Brussels

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    Still unsure whether it was an attack, he took time to take a photo but dashed off when he heard a second blast and shots. Several media outlets ran unsourced reports saying the dead man was 37 and came from Molenbeek, the inner city borough with a big Moroccan population which was home to some of the figures in Islamic State attacks on Paris and Brussels in 2015 and 2016.
  • Investigators Release Dashcam Video From Shooting of Philando Castile

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    Officer Jeronimo Yanez killed Castile previous year in Minnesota. Here's the squad video and initial call audio from Yanez to his partner that's he's pulling Castile over, via Ramsey County. Jeronimo Yanez shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights last July, and the aftermath was live-streamed on Facebook by his girlfriend.
  • TN concerned over 'attacks' by SL Navy on fishermen

    TN concerned over 'attacks' by SL Navy on fishermen

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    The latest arrest was made on Saturday (24) when a total of 14 Indian fishermen who were poaching in Sri Lankan waters, were arrested in three separate incidents in the seas off Delft Island, Kovilan Point and Talaimannar. A few days back, five fishermen from Tamil Nadu, who were arrested by the Lankan authorities, were lodged in Sri Lankan jail. He added that the state government was taking steps to convert "trawling boats to long liners and gill netters in the shortest possible period".
  • Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations

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    President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dismissed calls for Turkey to close a military base in Qatar and said a wider list of demands issued by four Arab states was an unlawful intervention against the Gulf emirate's sovereignty. Yousef al-Otaiba said in an interview. Qatar's neighbors have voiced loud concerns over its ties with Iran and it is echoed with the demands. Turkey yesterday denounced the demands put by Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies blockading Qatar as ...
  • South Korea's Moon Jae-In heads to US as North threat grows

    South Korea's Moon Jae-In heads to US as North threat grows

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    South Korea began developing Hyunmoo-2 after a 2012 agreement with its US ally to increase the range of its weapons by 497 miles and raise the warhead limit to 1,102 pounds. On Friday, a spokesman of the North's Foreign Ministry issued a statement denying that Warmbier had been abused or tortured. Korean President Jae In Moon says the 2017 World Taekwondo Championships could represent the start of future unification in the Korean Peninsula .
  • Freed US student `brutalised´ by North Korea captors - father

    Freed US student `brutalised´ by North Korea captors - father

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    Dr. Daniel Kanter of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center told a news conference that Warmbier "shows no signs of understanding language, responding to verbal commands or awareness of his surroundings". He said Trump was very kind and concerned about his son. He said he and his wife grew frustrated with the lack of word about their son from former President Barack Obama's administration, which they said instructed them to keep a low profile to avoid upsetting the North Koreans.
  • Cyberattack on United Kingdom parliament exploited weak email passwords

    Cyberattack on United Kingdom parliament exploited weak email passwords

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    To prevent the attackers from gaining access to vital data, Parliament has limited the ability of MPs to access the legislature's computer network remotely. United Kingdom security services believe the attack is more likely to be state-sponsored than carried out by group of hackers, according to The Guardian , which cited an unnamed security source as saying it was a brute force attack that appeared to be state-sponsored.