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Political pawns? Wives of French police officers demand govt action amid suicide epidemic

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Rising street violence coupled with government inaction has created intolerable conditions for France’s police force, according to wives of officers who spoke with Ruptly. Their concerns come amid a spike in police suicides. Weekly Yellow Vest demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron’s austerity measures have strained France’s police force, which was already experiencing fatigue due to Read More

Russians turn flooded streets into Riviera with boats & airbeds (VIDEOS)

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Some savvy residents of the southern Russian city of Krasnodar did not let the citywide flood caused by torrential rains get them down. Instead, they turned the misfortune into a fun fair. The rain, which has poured over the city since early Sunday July, 21 has made 30 low-lying streets of the city completely flooded Read More

Iranian media releases 1st PHOTOS of ‘captured CIA-linked spies’

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Photos purporting to show several of the 17 alleged captured CIA-linked operatives have begun circulating in the Iranian media. “The identified spies were employed in sensitive and vital private sector centers in the economic, nuclear, infrastructure, military and cyber areas… where they collected classified information,” Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence said in a statement broadcast on state Read More

A history of Prince George being adorable in honor of his sixth birthday

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Prince William and Kate Middleton’s sweet message for royal baby Despite rumors of a feud between the royal couples, Prince William and Kate Middleton shared a sweet message for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry following the birth of their newborn baby son. The kind words came after months of reported royal in-fighting among the couples. Read More

‘He is criminal’: Imran Khan vows ‘no air conditioning, no TV’ for jailed ex-PM Sharif

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Pakistani PM Imran Khan promised he would make sure that a billionaire ex-PM who is now serving a seven-year sentence for corruption does not get any perks such as home-cooked meals, TV, or air conditioning behind bars. Addressing reports that Nawaz Sharif, a former Pakistani PM who was sentenced to seven years in prison in Read More

Protester attack on Beijing’s Hong Kong office is hurtful to ‘all Chinese people’ – envoy

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China’s envoy to Hong Kong has lashed out at demonstrators who attacked Beijing’s Liaison Office in the autonomous territory, describing their vandalism as hurtful to all Chinese people. “These (acts) have seriously damaged Hong Kong’s highly cherished rule of law spirit… and seriously damaged the feelings of all Chinese people including seven million Hong Kong Read More

Toyota fetches new way to use AI, self-drive tech in Tokyo Games

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Miniature remote controlled cars have proved to be a crowd pleaser at track and field throwing events, but for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Toyota Motor Corp is upping the game with a hi-tech way to fetch javelins and hammers: pint-sized, self-driving A.I. robot cars. Toyota Motor Corp. demonstrates Tokyo 2020 mascot robot Read More

Iranian TV shows national flag flown on seized British ship

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Iranian state TV has released footage showing the UK-registered oil tanker Stena Impero with an Iranian flag hoisted over it. The vessel appears to be docked at the port of Bandar Abbas on Iran’s southern coast. In a video posted by Press TV on Sunday, the Swedish-owned ship that sailed under the UK flag is Read More

Graphic VIDEO shows men armed with sticks thrashing commuters after Hong Kong protest

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A group of masked men in white T-shirts was filmed brutally assaulting train passengers with wooden sticks shortly after a massive opposition rally ended in Hong Kong. Some 45 people were injured, one critically. A video surfaced on social media showing a group of men, many of them wearing surgical masks and armed with what Read More

This Day in History: July 21

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On this day, July 21 … 1999: Navy divers find and recover the bodies of John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife, Carolyn, and sister-in-law, Lauren Bessette, in the wreckage of Kennedy’s plane in the Atlantic Ocean off Martha’s Vineyard. Also on this day: 1861: During the Civil War, the first Battle of Bull Run is fought at Manassas, Read More