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Kansas shooting raises safety concerns for foreigners in US: 'Do we belong here?'

FBI investigation into whether the shooting of two Indian men was a hate crime likewise raised questions about the White Houses rhetoric around immigration

The FBI is investigating whether the shooting of two Indian men at a rail in Kansas could be a hate crime, … 823 more words

The State Supplies Arms to Criminals: Robbers Raid 9 SAI Battalion Base, Steal R4 Rifles.

Regular readers of this blog may have noticed that I permit myself more than occasional spells of righteous indignation. Any sentient person held hostage by the machinations of the incumbent South African government and its president would themselves likely be familiar with such emotions. 588 more words

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The War On Drugs Didn't Work, So Why Should We Expect It To Work With Guns?

Back in 1963 I got a summer job in a Kentucky shingle mill and reported to the foreman of my shift, a redneck named Slim.  And Slim assigned me to go around the plant helping out ‘that boy sittin’ over there.’ It turned out that the ‘boy’ was a Black man named Gladys Turner who was sixty years old.  612 more words

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Shocking drive-by shooting caught on Missouri dash cam

Dash cam video captured a brazen and shocking drive-by shooting in Kansas City, Missouri on Monday night.

The video shows an SUV come to a stop beside another vehicle, before a passenger in the back seat of the SUV points a gun out the window and open fire. 211 more words

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Kansas shooting raises safety concerns for foreigners in US: 'Do we belong here?'

FBI investigation into whether the shooting of two Indian men was a hate crime too raised questions about the White Houses rhetoric around immigration

The FBI is investigating whether the shooting of two Indian men at a bar in Kansas could be a hate crime, … 826 more words

Bocas del Toro Hotspots

12 nights locked in before we’d even seen the place. We were 4 weary travellers all in need of a break. A break from the buses, a break from looking for accomodation, looking for things to do everyday, packing up our bags and lugging everything we owned again and again. 1,448 more words

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