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Troops storm Rio slums to catch gang leaders

/ Aug 6, 2017

Troops storm Rio slums to catch gang leaders

Thousands of Brazilian army troops raided Rio de Janeiro slums in a pre-dawn crackdown on crime gangs Saturday, leaving parts of the city looking like a war zone on the first anniversary of the opening of the Olympic Games. Five favelas were targeted by around ...

Minnesota mosque for Somalis bombed; no injuries

/ Aug 6, 2017

Minnesota mosque for Somalis bombed; no injuries

The FBI was searching for suspects after an explosive device tore through part of a suburban Minneapolis mosque on Saturday as people were preparing for morning prayers, damaging a room but not causing any injuries, authorities and witnesses said. The blast happened at around 5 ...

/ Aug 2, 2017

Man shoots at Chinese Consulate in LA, takes own life

A man opened fire outside the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning before turning the gun on himself and taking his own life, police said. The man, a Chinese citizen, fired "multiple rounds" at the consulate building in the Koreatown neighborhood, said a ...