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Novichokolate from Putin? Graffiti irony near Russian embassy tackles nerve attack

Novichokolate from Putin? Graffiti irony near Russian embassy tackles nerve attackOpponents of President Vladimir Putin used graffiti on Thursday to take an ironic swipe at Russia over the nerve toxin attack on a former double agent. Britain and Russia have been trading public insults over the use of a Soviet-era nerve agent called Novichok to strike down former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English city of Salisbury. “Dine at the Russian Embassy,” read the white graffiti stenciled onto the pavement near the Russian embassy in London.



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Cop Tackles Man Seen Hitting Police Station Windows With Baseball Bat

Cop Tackles Man Seen Hitting Police Station Windows With Baseball BatThe man is allegedly seen in surveillance footage trying to smash windows of a West Covina, Calif., police station.



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Supreme Court tackles hot social issues as 2016 election looms

A general view of the U.S. Supreme Court building in WashingtonBy Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court are set to wade into contentious social matters in their new term beginning on Monday including affirmative action, union powers and voting rights, and could add major cases involving abortion and birth control. The justices, five appointed by Republican presidents and four by Democrats, often divide along ideological and political lines on pressing social issues. In a major battle over the future of affirmative action in college admissions, the justices for a second time will consider a lawsuit brought by Abigail Fisher, a white applicant who was denied admission to the entering class of 2008 at the University of Texas at Austin.



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