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Stolen Dachau 'Work will set you free' gate is recovered in Norway

An iron gate from the former Nazi concentration camp in Dachau, Germany, bearing the slogan “Arbeit macht frei” (“Work will set you free”) has been found two years after it was stolen, police said Friday. “Due to an anonymous tip-off, police in Norway’s Bergen have secured an iron gate with ...

Philippine police murdered town mayor: investigators

Dec 6, 2016

Philippine police murdered town mayor: investigators

Philippine police murdered a town mayor while he was helpless in a jail cell, justice department investigators said Tuesday, contradicting claims by the accused and President Rodrigo Duterte that he was killed in a gun battle. The accusations by the National Bureau of Investigation ...

Ghana shuts down bogus U.S. embassy after decade of visa scams

Dec 6, 2016

Ghana shuts down bogus U.S. embassy after decade of visa scams

A fake U.S. embassy that operated for “about a decade” in Ghana’s capital issuing counterfeit and fraudulently obtained visas has been shut down, the U.S. State Department announced. The scam was orchestrated by “Ghanaian and Turkish organized crime rings” and a Ghanaian attorney, a ...

Dec 5, 2016

Gunman enters Washington restaurant hit by fake news reports

A man who said he was investigating a conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton running a child sex ring out of a pizza place fired an assault rifle inside the Washington, D.C., restaurant on Sunday injuring no one, police and news reports said. Metropolitan Police ...