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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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Women's anger transformed the 2017 elections. Get ready for 2018.

Women's anger transformed the 2017 elections. Get ready for 2018.Voters weren’t just voting against Donald Trump, they were taking action on years’ worth of accumulated grievances that had no outlet in districts where the only candidates running were Republicans. Take the case of Virginia’s 73rd House of Delegates district, outside of Richmond. In 2012, a proposed transvaginal ultrasound law in Virginia became a major issue in the presidential race and part of that year’s War on Women narrative.



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China's anger at West to overshadow tougher action on North Korea

China's anger at West to overshadow tougher action on North KoreaBy Ben Blanchard and Philip Wen BEIJING (Reuters) – North Korea’s latest nuclear test is likely to pile more pressure on China to take tough action against its neighbor, but Beijing already doubts economic sanctions will work and says it is not its sole responsibility to rein in Pyongyang. China has lambasted the West and its allies over recent weeks for promoting the “China responsibility theory” for North Korea, and been upset by Seoul and Washington’s own military drills that Beijing says have done nothing to cool tensions. “The United States has to play its own role and should not be blindly putting pressure on China to try and squeeze North Korea,” said Ruan Zongze, a former Chinese diplomat now with the China Institute of International Studies, a think-tank affiliated with the Foreign Ministry.



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