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I will raise world to reduce Russia to ashes: Tymoshenko leak

Ukraine’s former prime minister and opposition leader has said that it is time for the world to rise against Russia and reduce that country to ashes.

Weapons Safety Demonstration by DEA Agent Goes Very, Very Wrong

Lee Paige, DEA Agent and motivational speaker, was talking to high school students about the “dangers” of guns when suddenly his credibility went down the toilet.

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Overzealous Heathrow security officials 'confiscate' Toy Story cowboy Woody doll's miniature gun

A bemused air traveller has claimed on a social networking site that the figure was examined at Heathrow by security staff - who then subsequently confiscated the doll’s tiny firearm.

SNCF faces ban in US over Holocaust role

France's state-owned rail company SNCF faces the prospect of being barred from bidding for a €4.4 billion project in the US because of its role in transporting Jews to concentration camps during World War Two.

Boy, six, suspended from school for four days after he was found to have a packet of savoury biscuits in his lunchbox

A six-year-old boy who went to school with a bag of Mini Cheddars in his packed lunch has been suspended for four days after teachers said it contravened its healthy eating policy.

Father sentenced to 6 months in jail for over-paying child support

A father will spend half of 2014 behind bars for doing too much for his son. After overpaying child support and seeing his son too often — breaking terms that were secretly modified without his knowledge — a judge decided that no good deed should go unpunished and sentenced him to a lengthy jail sentence.

Father sentenced to 6 months in jail for over-paying child support

Hacktivist Who Leaked the Steubenville Rape Video Faces 10 Years in Prison as Culprit Walks Free

Remember that awful case in which a couple of high school football stars in Steubenville, Ohio, raped a young girl? Trent Mays and Ma’lik Richmond were brought to justice thanks to an anonymously hacked cellphone video that revealed the teenage victim was in fact unconscious at the time of the crime.

Let's blow all Iran nuclear sites up: US lawmaker

Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert says the United States should be prepared to take military action against Iran despite an interim nuclear agreement.

Berlin doggy deli sparks howls of 'decadence'

Germany's first restaurant for dogs and cats opened in Berlin over the holidays, drawing charges that the luxury eatery for furry friends is "decadent".

UK flood protection jobs to be axed as part of government austerity

The Environment Agency has confirmed that jobs in flood protection in England will be cut as part of a major restructuring of the organisation.

French pub fined €9,000 after customers returned empties to bar - because it's 'undeclared labour'

French officials have fined a pub in Brittany €9,000 for “undeclared labour” after a customer returned some empty glasses to the bar.

England and Afghanistan could play match at Wembley to mark end of war

A match between the England and Afghanistan football teams to mark the end of the 12-year war could be held at Wembley after a major new programme to boost the game was launched by David Cameron and the former England player Michael Owen.

Dead dictator set to lose honorary law job

Madrid's Bar Association said on Wednesday it will decide in a vote next week whether to remove Spanish dictator General Francisco Franco as its honorary dean, 38 years after his death.

Woman protester who kissed Italian policeman charged with sexual violence

The woman who kissed a riot policeman during protests near the northern Italian city of Turin in November has been detained for "sexual violence" and "offence to a public official".

Child lies dying at school as his life-saving inhaler was locked in the principal's office

Ontario schools should allow students with asthma to carry puffers with them in case of emergencies, says the mother of a 12-year-old boy who died when no one could get his inhaler in time because it was locked in the principal's office.

Congressman: US should nuke Iran nuclear facilities if needed

A hawkish US congressman calls on Washington to use “tactical nuclear weapons” to destroy Iranian nuclear facilities if military action becomes necessary.

IAEA suggests Fukushima consider ‘controlled discharge’ of toxic water into ocean

The UN nuclear watchdog has advised the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to consider dumping toxic water into the ocean after lowering the level of radioactive materials to below the legal limit.

UK school makes 'changing her accent' an official target for teacher after schools inspector comments

A teacher has been instructed by her school to lose her northern accent and sound ‘more southern’.

The woman, who works at a secondary school in West Berkshire, was told to focus on ‘sounding less Cumbrian’ as one of her official performance targets by her bosses.

Calls to quit EU are unpatriotic according to UK deputy PM

Eurosceptics who want Britain to leave the EU have been branded ‘unpatriotic’ by Nick Clegg.

The Deputy Prime Minister tore into the Conservatives and the UK Independence Party who want to sever ties with the European Union, claiming it would leave many people ‘poorer’ and the country as a whole ‘weaker’.

Torture as entertainment - "Smash Dude" app is available to children as young as 12

Smash Dude is a popular game rated as suitable for 12 years and older which has you interacting with a wooden human-like figure that’s chained to a wall.

The warmites just can't help themselves.

Like a chronic gambler on a losing streak but with significant "flesh in the game", the global-warmites just can't help surpass themselves when it comes to dire predictions and insane fixes to problems that are little more than figments of their fevered imaginations and flawed computer algorithms.

France recognizes new Syria opposition

France became the first European power to recognize Syria's new opposition coalition as the sole representative of its people and said on Tuesday it would look into arming rebels against President Bashar al-Assadonce they form a government.

EU's Rehn: Latvia could join euro zone in 2014

The small Baltic state of Latvia could become the 18th member of the euro zone in 2014 if it continues on its current economic course, EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn said on Thursday.

Zionists Deny 9/11 Guilt; Blame Zionists Instead

Yes, you heard me.

But he does the classic deadly spin, blaming all Zionists for the questionable behavior of one group, Labor Zionism.

Making the world a more dangerous place - the eager role of Julia Gillard

Australia has 40% of the world's uranium, all of it on indigenous land. Prime Minister Julia Gillard has just been to India to sell uranium to a government that refuses to sign the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and whose enemy, Pakistan, is also a non-signatory. The threat of nuclear war between them is constant. Uranium is an essential ingredient of nuclear weapons. Gillard's deal in Delhi formally ends the Australian Labor Party's long-standing policy of denying uranium to countries that reject the NPT's obligation "to pursue negotiations in good faith on effective measures relating to cessation of the nuclear arms race at an early date and to nuclear disarmament".

Retirees should do charity work to earn state pension

So says member of the UK's upper house who receives a £120,000-a-year taxpayer-funded pension from his former employment.

Why Europe Did Not Deserve a Nobel Peace Prize

Yes, indeed, it is a little-acknowledged feat of miraculous life-saving power that Europe has not gone to war with itself -- other than that whole Yugoslavia thing -- since World War II.  It's as clear a demonstration as anything that people can choose to stop fighting.  It's a testament to the pre-war peace efforts that criminalized war, the post-war prosecutions of the brand new crime of making war, the reconstruction of the Marshall Plan, and ... and something else a little less noble, and much less Nobel-worthy.

Nobel bailout? European Union wins 2012 Peace Prize

The EU enthusiastically welcomed the announcement, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel calling the decision “wonderful,” and vowing to press for closer integration in the EU. "The fact that the Nobel Committee has honored this idea is both a spur and an obligation, also for me in a very personal way," she told reporters.

Martin Schulz, president of the EU Parliament said he was “deeply touched and honored” by the prize. “The EU is a unique project that replaced war with peace, hate with solidarity.”

Victoria Nuland: Arming Assad 'morally bankrupt'

Any country providing military help to Syrian President Bashar Assad is "morally bankrupt," a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said Friday.

Jim Rogers: Nobel Farce Prize won't save EU from pain, cuts & riots

The Nobel academy's decided that 2012's best example of delivering peace and harmony is - the EU! Its prize is a million euros - money it can certainly do with right now. But it'll be tough to swallow for the hundreds of thousands of Europeans who've been angrily and violently protesting for years against governments forcing harsh cuts and tougher living conditions on them. For more, RT talks to international investor James Rogers, author of 'A Gift To My Children'.

Jim Rogers: Nobel Farce Prize won't save EU from pain, cuts & riots

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