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A San Antonio police officer was shot and killed on Sunday while sitting in a squad car during a routine traffic stop outside the Texas city’s police headquarters, authorities said.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 19 (Reuters) – A police helicopter in Rio de Janeiro crashed Saturday evening, killing four officers after a day of intense firefights between law enforcement and suspected criminals in the slum known as City of God.

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This boy may be small, but he’s got a big heart.

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By James M. Dorsey Politics’ incestuous relationship with soccer came full circle this week with the mass resignation of executives of the Turkish football federation and the firing of scores of officials, including referees, as part of the government’s witch-hunt against followers of controversial Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen and other government critics.

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As the world continues to grapple with the tragic events that unfolded in Paris on Friday night, stories from survivors have offered a sober reminder of the terrible violence that comes with acts of terrorism. Isobel Bowdery, who was attending a concert at the Bataclan, where 89 people were killed , shared this powerful post about her terrifying experience. As of this writing, it has gotten nearly 1 million likes and over 370,000 shares

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DALLAS, Nov 10 (Reuters) – A Texas grand jury issued indictments on Tuesday to 106 people for engaging in organized crime in connection with the May shootout among rival bikers that left nine dead and led to mass arrests. Out of the 177 people arrested at the May 17 battle at Twin Peaks Sports Bar and Grill in Waco, 71 cases were not presented to the grand jury on Tuesday and will be heard at a later date, said McLennan County District Attorney Abel Reyna. “We’re not done

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The seafaring empire of Tonga in the South Pacific Ocean once spanned more than a thousand miles, serving as the hub through which distant settlements exchanged artifacts and ideas, researchers say. This finding could help explain the rise of monumental structures throughout the Pacific starting about 700 years ago, scientists added.

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