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Why do people think this ‘manspreading’ video is a Kremlin hoax?

Image copyright Anna Dovgalyuk Image caption A still from Anna Dovgalyuk’s anti-manspreading video Millions of people around the world have watched a viral video that appears to show a woman taking direct action against “manspreading”. So why do some think it is actually Kremlin-backed disinformation? A woman creeps up to unsuspecting men on the St Petersburg Metro. The men are ...

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Why more young people are using Crimestoppers

Image copyright Crimestoppers Image caption James Atherley was jailed for a minimum term of 26 years Anonymous crime reporting service Crimestoppers is busier than ever. Almost half of those who contact it are under 35, and one in five is from black or minority ethnic groups. Why is that? When 20-year-old Callum Lees died after being stabbed in the neck ...

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‘I Like Brave People’: Medal of Honor Bestowed on Vietnam Veteran

President Donald Trump presented Marine Sgt. Maj. John L. Canley with the Medal of Honor during a White House ceremony Wednesday afternoon. The president spoke about how Canley repeatedly risked his life to rescue fellow Marines during the Vietnam War. “On several occasions, despite his own wounds, he rushed across the fire-swept terrain to carry wounded Marines to safety,” President ...

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Eighteen people killed in armed attack on Crimean college

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Eighteen people were killed and dozens injured at a college in the Black Sea region of Crimea on Wednesday when at least one attacker set off a bomb in the cafeteria and went through the building shooting at random, officials said. Law enforcement officers stand in line at the scene of a fatal attack on a college ...

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Thirteen people killed in armed attack on Crimean college

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Thirteen people were killed when gunmen burst into a college in the Black Sea region of Crimea, set off a bomb in the cafeteria, and went through the building shooting anyone they saw, officials and the college’s director said on Wednesday. Emergency services carry an injured victim of a blast at at a college in the port ...

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At least five people killed in flashfloods in southern France, waters rising

PARIS (Reuters) – At least five people were killed in flash floods in the southwestern Aude area of France after several months worth of rain fell in just a few hours overnight, the local government prefect said on Monday. Rescue helicopters were waiting for clearer weather before they could launch rescue operations, the prefect of Aude, Alain Thirion, told BFM ...

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The puzzle of the people least likely to vote Tory

Image copyright Getty Images Black and ethnic minority communities are as diverse in their values and beliefs as the rest of the population. So, why do these voters overwhelmingly support the Labour Party over the Tories? The Conservative Party faces a serious challenge when it comes to securing the support of non-white voters. About three-quarters vote Labour, while fewer than ...

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