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Man arrested after threatening to open fire at Pennsylvania polling place

Man arrested after threatening to open fire at Pennsylvania polling placePennsylvania authorities arrested a man on Tuesday after he allegedly



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Twitter 'deeply sorry' for failing to act on threatening tweets sent by bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc

Twitter 'deeply sorry' for failing to act on threatening tweets sent by bomb suspect Cesar SayocTwitter has apologised for failing to take action against the man suspected of mailing pipe bombs to critics of US president Donald Trump. Cesar Sayoc, 56, came to the attention of the social media company two weeks before the alleged attacks when he sent a threatening tweet to Democratic strategist Rochelle Ritchie. Ms Ritchie’s complaint was rejected by support staff at the social media giant, who decided the message did not violate the rules against abusive behaviour.



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New York Man Arrested For Threatening To Kill Senators Over Kavanaugh Confirmation

New York Man Arrested For Threatening To Kill Senators Over Kavanaugh ConfirmationLong Island resident Ronald DeRisi, 74, was arrested Friday and charged with



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At Kavanaugh hearing, Cory Booker tells Republicans threatening his expulsion to 'bring it'

At Kavanaugh hearing, Cory Booker tells Republicans threatening his expulsion to 'bring it'Brett Kavanaugh’s hearing turned into a fight over Senate rules, with arguments about documents and threats of expulsion.



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British Thai cave rescue hero sends legal letter to Elon Musk threatening to sue over paedo accusation

British Thai cave rescue hero sends legal letter to Elon Musk threatening to sue over paedo accusationThe British caving expert who coordinated the rescue of 12 Thai children trapped underground has informed Elon Musk he is preparing to sue him, after the Tesla founder labelled him a “paedo” on Twitter.  Vernon Unsworth, 63, enraged the billionaire when he rejected his offer of sending a submarine to assist the rescue, pointing out that it was not a workable solution, and deriding it as a "PR stunt". He said Mr Musk could "stick his submarine where it hurts." Mr Musk hit back, calling Mr Unsworth a “paedo guy”, in a now-deleted tweet. He then issued an apology, and said he had tweeted “in anger”. Elon Musk, founder of Tesla But on Tuesday he reignited the controversy by mocking Mr Unsworth for not following up on his threat to take legal action. On Wednesday it emerged that Mr Unsworth’s lawyers had in fact sent Mr Musk a letter on August 6, informing him of their intention to sue for the “false and defamatory statements.” “You published through three different tweets to your twenty-two million followers that Mr Unsworth engages in the sexual exploitation of Thai children, and you did so at a time when he was working to save the lives of twelve Thai children,” wrote L. Lin Wood, an Atlanta-based defamation expert, in a letter obtained by BuzzFeed.  “You did so without any basis. According to a subsequent Twitter post, you did so out of anger.” A Tesla representative did not respond to The Telegraph’s request for comment. Mr Unsworth told Sky News on Wednesday: “It's all being dealt with, that's all I can say."



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Man who died after jumping out of restaurant freezer and threatening staff with knife was suspected cold-case killer

Man who died after jumping out of restaurant freezer and threatening staff with knife was suspected cold-case killerA man who died after jumping out of a freezer at a New York restaurant brandishing a knife was a suspected murderer in a cold case, police have said. Carlton Henderson, who had just been released from a Boston prison, screamed, “Away from me, Satan!” as he leapt from a walk-in freezer at Sarabeth’s restaurant in Manhattan. Staff took the knife from Mr Henderson and wrestled him to the floor, where he went into cardiac arrest on Sunday, according to police.



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Volcano Kilauea Floods Geothermal Plant, Threatening Hawaii’s Energy Source

Volcano Kilauea Floods Geothermal Plant, Threatening Hawaii’s Energy SourceOfficials are scrambling to replace this resource.



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Man charged with threatening to bomb Harvard University event for black graduates

Man charged with threatening to bomb Harvard University event for black graduatesA man who allegedly threatened to bomb a Harvard University event honouring the achievements of black students has been arrested. Nicholas Zuckerman is accused of publishing a string of sinister posts on the prestigious institution’s official Instagram account in May 2017. The 24-year-old from Arizona has been charged on two counts of transmitting in interstate and foreign commerce a threat to injure the person of another, Massachusetts prosecutors said.



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New York man caught on camera threatening to get Spanish-speaking restaurant workers deported

New York man caught on camera threatening to get Spanish-speaking restaurant workers deportedA New York man has sparked outrage by assailing restaurant workers who were speaking Spanish with customers. “My guess is they’re not documented, so my next call is to [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] to have each one of them kicked out of my country,” he says, waving his cell phone. Video of the incident posted to Facebook by Edward Suazo had been viewed more than 4.7m times by Thursday morning.



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A Mysterious Group Is Threatening to Publicly Shame Pennsylvanians Who Don’t Vote

A Mysterious Group Is Threatening to Publicly Shame Pennsylvanians Who Don’t Vote"What if your friends, your neighbors, and your community knew whether you voted?"



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