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Chicago protest against violence disrupts some traffic

Chicago protest against violence disrupts some trafficCHICAGO (AP) — About 200 demonstrators briefly shutdown Chicago's Lake Shore Drive as they marched through one of the city's more affluent neighborhoods Thursday to draw attention to gun violence in the city's poorer areas.



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Powerful quake hits central Papua New Guinea, disrupts oil and gas operations

Powerful quake hits central Papua New Guinea, disrupts oil and gas operationsBy Charlotte Greenfield and Sonali Paul WELLINGTON/MELBOURNE (Reuters) – A powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea’s Southern Highlands province early on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, disrupting communications and oil and gas operations. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties, although PNG’s disaster management authority did not respond to a request for comment.



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Bosnian Serb warlord Ratko Mladić disrupts genocide verdict hearing

Bosnian Serb warlord Ratko Mladić disrupts genocide verdict hearingRatko Mladić, the Serb warlord who terrorised Bosnia in the 1990s, was on Wednesday forcibly removed from court after a shouting outburst delayed the reading of the verdict in his trial for the last genocide committed in Europe. The delay was extended as rumours began to circulate that the former Bosnian Serb commander, who had appeared healthy when sitting in court, had suddenly been taken ill. As he entered the ICTY courtroom, Mladic had infuriated relatives of the victims as gave a broad smile and gave a thumbs up to the cameras.



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