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Hundreds Pay Respects at Funeral of Slain US Capitol Officer

ADAMS, Mass.—The flag-draped casket of U.S. Capitol Police Officer William Evans was carried into a Massachusetts church on Thursday by his fellow Capitol officers as dozens of state police troopers stood in the street in a steady downpour and saluted. Evans was killed this month when a driver struck him and another officer at a […]

Italians pelt police with stones, set off fireworks as hundreds descend on PM’s office to protest Covid curbs (VIDEOS)

Hundreds of protesters have traveled to Rome from all over Italy to vent their fury at Prime Minister Mario Draghi and his government’s strict Covid-19 measures, which are making life tough for small businesses like restaurants. At least one protester was injured as a 500-strong crowd gathered in the capital on Monday, some of whom […]

Vigil honoring S. Carolina shooting victims draws hundreds

Hundreds gathered Sunday at the vigil for the prominent South Carolina physician, his wife and two of their grandchildren — all dead at the hands of former NFL player Phillip Adams authorities said — to reflect on the lasting impression they made on their communities. People settled on camp chairs and picnic blankets for the […]

Massive Child Sex Ring Busted at State Youth Facility—Hundreds of Kids Tortured and Raped

(Support Free Thought) – Concord, NH — According to a recent investigation by the state of New Hampshire’s attorney general’s office, a state-run youth detention center has been ground zero for an utterly horrifying child torture and sex abuse ring spanning the course of decades. According to officials and a recent lawsuit, hundreds of victims have come […]

Hundreds of detained anti-coup protesters released in Myanmar – media

More than 600 detainees have abruptly been released from prison in Myanmar, media have reported, citing lawyers and eyewitnesses. Almost all of those released had been detained during the crackdown on the anti-coup protests. The detainees were released from Insein prison of Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, on Wednesday. Some 16 buses carrying the freed protesters […]

Myanmar junta frees hundreds held for anti-coup protests

Hundreds of people imprisoned for protesting last month’s coup were released Wednesday in the first apparent gesture by the military to try to placate the protest movement. AP news agency cited witnesses outside Insein Prison in Yangon as saying they saw busloads of mostly young people, looking happy with some flashing the three-finger gesture of […]

Fire At Rohingya Refugee Camp Destroys Hundreds Of Shelters

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — A devastating fire raced through a sprawling Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh on Monday, destroying hundreds of shelters and leaving thousands homeless, officials and witnesses said. The fire at Balukhali camp in Cox’s Bazar district broke out in the late afternoon and spread quickly through at least four blocks, […]

Australia: Hundreds rescued as severe floods hit Sydney and the New South Wales coast

Australia’s most populous state of New South Wales (NSW) on Sunday issued more evacuation orders following the worst flooding in decades. The NSW State Emergency Services responded to 640 calls for help on Saturday night, including 66 for flood rescues. New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian said hundreds of people have been rescued from the […]

Hundreds attend CCL synagogue safety seminar following rising crime rate

About 200 people attended a recent safety seminar organized on March 7 by the Concerned Citizens League (CCL) synagogue members in response to an alarming rise in Chicago crime rates, particularly carjacking. Instructor and synagogue security director Craig Lawrence said that the most important thing we can do for our loved ones is “to ensure […]

Watch: Hundreds Rally for Michigan Restaurateur Jailed over Gretchen Whitmer Coronavirus Orders

HOLLAND, Michigan — Hundreds of supporters rallied for Marlena Hackney Saturday, the Michigan restaurateur jailed after refusing to comply with coronavirus orders. Hackney, an immigrant who fled communist Poland as a teenager, was arrested Friday on a misdemeanor contempt of court charge. She was denied bond and remains in an Ingham County jail. Her restaurant, […]

Solar storms, magnetic pole shift loom as hundreds of dolphins and whales wind up dead worldwide

Hundreds of dolphins and whales are recently washing up dead on different shores across the world in what might be an ominous sign of the times. Experts are still investigating the cause of death, but there is speculation that intense solar activity and Earth’s weakening magnetic field likely contributed to the deaths. Mass die-offs in the sea Eighty-six dolphins […]

Did the FBI Seize Civil War Gold Worth Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Pennsylvania?

FBI agents were looking for an extremely valuable cache of fabled Civil War-era gold — possibly tons of it — when they excavated a remote woodland site in Pennsylvania three years ago this month, according to government emails and other recently released documents in the case. On March 13, 2018, treasure hunters led the FBI […]

Hundreds hold a vigil in Yangon against coup and to honour victims

Hundreds defied a curfew in Yangon to hold vigils in honour of those killed in demonstrations against the military. People sat in the middle of the street, holding candles and singing songs. Demonstrations have continued in the country since the military seized power in February. At the funeral of 25-year-old Chit Min Thu, crowds held […]

Hundreds protest over 14-year-old’s murder in Arab Israeli town

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Hundreds Protest On The Eve Of Derek Chauvin’s Trial

Hundreds Protest On The Eve Of Derek Chauvin’s Trial By Adolfo Flores, Buzzfeed. March 9, 2021 Above photo: Protesters march in Minneapolis on March 7. Nicholas Pfosi/Reuters. Jury selection for Derek Chauvin, who is charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter, is expected to start Monday. A day before jury selection in the murder trial of […]

Breaking COVID rules, hundreds crowd for Brooklyn hasidic rabbi’s funeral

Hundreds of men flouted public health rules to crowd into a study hall in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn Sunday afternoon for the funeral of Yechezkel Roth, a Hasidic rabbi who lived in the neighborhood. Roth died Sunday morning of a heart attack at 86 years old, according to Hamodia. So many people turned […]

Hundreds of Danes protest against COVID restrictions in Copenhagen

At least eight people were arrested at an anti-COVID demonstration in Copenhagen on Saturday as Danes protested the government’s handling of the pandemic. Several hundred people took part in protest in the Danish capital organised by the “Men in Black” activist group. Carrying flares and torches, and chanting “Today Denmark has had enough! Freedom for […]

Hundreds Of Cows Have Been Trapped At Sea In ‘Hellish’ Conditions For 2 Months

CARTAGENA, Spain (Reuters) – More than 850 cows that spent months aboard a ship wandering across the Mediterranean are not fit for transport anymore and should be killed, according to a confidential report by Spanish government veterinarians seen by Reuters. The cows were kept in what an animal rights activist called “hellish” conditions on the […]

Gunmen kidnap hundreds of girls from boarding school in Nigeria

More than 300 girls have been abducted by gunmen from a school in Nigeria’s north-western Zamfara state. Witnesses reported seeing the girls being forced into vehicles, whilst some fifty students managed to escape. A joint search and rescue operation by police and the military is underway to find them. Mamumda Inuwa works in security at […]

Israeli lawmaker, mayor wounded in clashes with police as hundreds protest violence in Arab community

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Amnesty says Eritrean troops killed hundreds of Ethiopian civilians

Eritrean soldiers killed hundreds of civilians in Ethiopia‘s ancient town of Axum between November 28 and 29, rights group Amnesty International said on Friday, one of several mass killings reported during a conflict that erupted nearly four months ago in the northern region of Tigray. “Over an approximately 24-hour period, on 28-29 November 2020, Eritrean […]

Israel secretly agreed to purchase hundreds of thousands of COVID vaccines for Syria in deal to free Israeli

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Haitian police fire tear gas on hundreds of protesters

Haitian police fired tear gas on hundreds of protesters who are marching against President Jovenel Moise in Port-au-Prince, and attacked journalists covering the demonstration, in the latest clashes to mark the country’s political crisis. The protesters accuse Moise of illegally extending his term. Moise says it lasts until February 2022 — but the opposition argues […]

Hundreds of asylum seekers, migrant workers – and nuns – flock to Tel Aviv for COVID-19 vaccine

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Hundreds of Thousands Running Out of Water in Southern China

Months of drought in southern and eastern China have left more than 300,000 people with drinking water shortages, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported on Sunday. Recorded rainfall since October in regions south of China’s Yangtze River has been 50 to 80 percent lower than usual, the Chinese Ministry of Water Resources said on February […]

Hundreds March Through Copenhagen to Protest Covid-19 Lockdown & Plans for Vaccination Passports

Hundreds March Through Copenhagen to Protest Covid-19 Lockdown & Plans for Vaccination Passports Activist Post / Activist Post By RT People opposing the Danish government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic marched through the capital in a fresh protest on Saturday. Unlike some previous events, this week’s gathering remained peaceful and prompted no arrests. The protest […]

Hundreds march through Copenhagen to protest Covid-19 lockdown & plans for vaccination passports (VIDEO)

[embedded content] People opposing the Danish government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic marched through the capital in a fresh protest on Saturday. Unlike some previous events, this week’s gathering remained peaceful and prompted no arrests. The protest was organized by the ‘Men in Black’ group, who are unhappy with Denmark’s partial lockdown and the looming […]

Hundreds of rescued migrants taken to Italian port, including eight with COVID-19

A rescue ship carrying 422 migrants docked in the Sicilian port of Augusta on Sunday. Eight of the passengers tested positive for COVID-19 in health checks by the Italian authorities. SOS Mediterranee, the humanitarian organisation that operates the vessel Ocean Viking, said Italy had granted permission to dock just as rain and strong winds were […]

Israel to brief hundreds of defense officials, fearing they may be arrested after ICC ruling

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Hundreds of protesters descend on Romania’s health ministry after deadly fire engulfs Covid hospital

Hundreds of protesters descended on Romania’s health ministry in the wake of a deadly fire at one of the country’s major hospitals for Covid patients which claimed at least five lives. Demonstrators demanded Romania’s president Klaus Iohannis, the health minister and the head of emergencies step down. The inferno erupted early on Friday on the […]

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