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Relief, anger over Russia journalist's staged death

Relief, anger over Russia journalist's staged deathNews that the supposed murder of a prominent Russian journalist and Kremlin critic was actually staged by Ukraine to thwart a real attempt on his life provoked both relief and anger on Wednesday. In a stunning development barely 24 hours after he had been reported killed, Arkady Babchenko appeared at a press conference where he admitted participating in a “special operation” to catch the alleged mastermind of a Russian plot to kill him. European Parliament President Antonio Tajani said he was “relieved” that Babchenko had not been killed, after earlier denouncing the supposed murder as a “hideous crime”.



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Anger spreads across Puerto Rico over lack of basic services

Anger spreads across Puerto Rico over lack of basic servicesSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's Senate has ordered government agencies to explain why tens of thousands of people in rural areas remain without power or appropriate shelter as anger grows about the lack of basic services more than seven months after hurricanes Irma and Maria.



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Shooting motivated by video blogger's anger with YouTube, police say

Shooting motivated by video blogger's anger with YouTube, police sayAn Iranian-born woman who blogged about surviving in a world filled with “injustice and diseases” opened fire at YouTube’s California headquarters because she was angry at a site she believed was suppressing her videos, police said on Wednesday. In a series of Persian and English-language online postings, Nasim Najafi Aghdam, 39, had railed against the video-sharing site owned by Alphabet Inc’s Google before wounding three people and killing herself on Tuesday at its offices in San Bruno, just south of San Francisco. In an English-language video posted to her YouTube account before the channel was deleted on Tuesday, Aghdam said, “I am being discriminated.



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Hearts ache, anger surges after Siberian mall fire kills 64

Hearts ache, anger surges after Siberian mall fire kills 64KEMEROVO, Russia (AP) — Trapped inside a movie theater at a burning shopping center, 11-year-old Vika Pochankina made a panicked phone call to her aunt. "I'm suffocating. Tell Mama that I loved her," the girl said.



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In Turkey's Kurdish heartland, anger over Syria war finds a stage

In Turkey's Kurdish heartland, anger over Syria war finds a stageBy Daren Butler DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Turkish Kurds turned an annual cultural festival into a rare mass political protest on Wednesday against the government’s two-month-old military campaign against a Kurdish militia in neighboring Syria. At a rally to mark the spring festival of Newroz in the southern city of Diyarbakir, demonstrators said Ankara risked provoking violence at home if it pressed on with its Syria offensive. The event was the first major public demonstration against the campaign in Syria, in which the Turkish army has battled a Kurdish militia, the YPG, which Turkey says is an extension of the banned PKK, or Kurdistan Workers Party.



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Anger as Israel denies its forces shot Palestinian teen

Anger as Israel denies its forces shot Palestinian teenIsrael on Tuesday denied its forces shot a Palestinian teenager and said he suffered a severe head injury when he fell off his bicycle, sparking outrage from activists and his family. Mohammed Tamimi, 15, confirmed to AFP that after being arrested from his home in the middle of the night he had told Israeli interrogators the cause of his misshapen skull was falling off his bike, not being shot. A cousin of prominent jailed Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi, he says he was shot in the head with a rubber bullet during a protest in the occupied West Bank in December, leaving part of his skull missing.



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United Airlines ends NRA partnership and tells group to remove airline's details from website, as anger mounts over gun laws

United Airlines ends NRA partnership and tells group to remove airline's details from website, as anger mounts over gun lawsUnited Airlines has ended a discount agreement with the National Rifle Association, as companies across the US cut ties with the pro-guns group in the wake of the school shooting in Florida. “United is notifying the NRA that we will no longer offer a discounted rate to their annual meeting and we are asking that the NRA remove our information from their website,” the airline said on Twitter. The move came shortly after rival airline Delta announced a similar move, ending the NRA’s contract for discounted rates through their group travel programme.



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Anger, dejection grows as only half of Puerto Rico has power

Anger, dejection grows as only half of Puerto Rico has powerSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The revelation that more than 660,000 power customers across Puerto Rico still lack electricity more than three months after Hurricane Maria has sparked outrage, surprise and resignation among some islanders who accuse officials of mismanaging their response to the Category 4 storm.



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Democrats Erupt In Anger After 'Corrupt' Tax Bill Passes The Senate

Democrats Erupt In Anger After 'Corrupt' Tax Bill Passes The SenateDemocratic senators unleashed their anger on Twitter after Republicans voted to pass their tax bill through the Senate shortly before 2 a.m. on Saturday.



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Grief, anger as relatives learn of Argentine sub blast

Grief, anger as relatives learn of Argentine sub blastRelatives of the 44 crewmembers aboard Argentina’s missing submarine erupted in a welter of anger and grief Thursday after the navy released news of an explosion onboard, effectively ending hopes of survival. Itati Leguizamon, wife of sonar operator German Suarez, said that days of false hopes had left the families feeling manipulated by the navy which had repeatedly retained information about the crew’s fate. Around 100 family members had been waiting hopefully inside the Mar del Plata naval base, the perimeter fence of which is festooned with messages of encouragement for the crew, religious images and Argentine flags and banners.



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