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Spanish police arrest 24 protesters in Madrid after anti-austerity demonstration

Spanish police detained 24 people during street violence late on Saturday following a large anti-austerity demonstration in Madrid in which dozens were injured, a police spokesman said. Tens of thousands of people, some having walked from the farthest……

Brazilian dentist burned to death in her home by robbers who stole $15

A dentist died in her suburban Sao Paulo office after three robbers set her alight with alcohol because they could steal only $15 from her, a police spokesman said Friday. The spokesman told AFP that three assailants burst into the office of 46-year-old Cinthya Magaly Moutinho de Souza Thursday and…

One dead, one injured in German chemical plant blast: police

An explosion at a German chemical plant killed one person Saturday and left another injured, rescuers and industrial park administrators said. The explosion of a tank at the Evonik Degussa plant in the western town of Marl sent black smoke billowing over the town, and residents were warned to stay indoors, with their windows…

Eight killed in California hair salon shooting

LOS ANGELES — Eight people were killed and one remained in critical condition after a gunman opened fire in a packed hair salon in a small California beach town, police said. The suspected gunman, a white male, was arrested a short time later about half a mile away from the…

Man jailed after filming himself driving 140 mph

PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) – A man who filmed the speedometer of his car while driving more than 140 miles per hour so he could post it on YouTube, ended up in jail on Saturday and the video confiscated, police said. Stanislav Vadimovich Bakanov was pulled over by police on Oregon…

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