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Britain jails two men for inciting riots on Facebook

LONDON — Two men who attempted to use social networking site Facebook to incite riots during last week’s unprecedented civil disorder in Britain were on Tuesday both jailed for four years, police said. Jordan Blackshaw, 20, from Cheshire and Perry Sutcliffe-Keenan, 22, from Warrington, were imprisoned after setting up Facebook…

Manchester riots on scale not seen in 30 years: police

LONDON — The rioting and looting that hit Manchester was an act of “senseless violence and senseless criminality” on a scale not witnessed in 30 years, a senior police officer said Tuesday. The violence, committed by people with “nothing to protest against”, has brought “shame on the streets” of the…

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