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Saudi crown prince approved 'intervention' against dissidents, report says

World Mar 18, 2019

Saudi crown prince approved 'intervention' against dissidents, report says

More than a year before the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved a secret campaign to silence dissenters, The New York Times reported on Sunday. The campaign included surveillance, kidnapping, detention and torture of Saudis, said the ...

Asia Pacific Mar 16, 2019

New Zealand massacre puts focus on semi-automatic weapons

The horrific death toll in the New Zealand mosque massacre has put the spotlight on the lethality of the semi-automatic weapons used by the Christchurch gunman and in numerous attacks in the United States. At least 49 people were killed and dozens wounded when the ...

Reputed Gambino crime boss gunned down in New York City

World / Crime & Legal Mar 15, 2019

Reputed Gambino crime boss gunned down in New York City

The reputed boss of New York's Gambino crime family was gunned down outside his home, dying a virtual unknown compared with his swaggering 1980s-era predecessor, the custom-tailored tabloid regular John Gotti. Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali, 53, was found with multiple gunshot wounds at his red-brick ...