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Knife-wielding man shot dead on Times Square


August 14th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) A man, carrying an 11-inch knife in New York city, had to be shot down just as he attacked the police and could not be calmed ... Read more...

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Shuttlecock shooters to control crowds in Russia


June 7th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a novel step to control crowds, Russian police have ordered new trucks equipped with non-lethal guns that will fire giant shuttlecocks at unruly protesters.The ... Read more...

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Disney pepper-spray video goes viral


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police had to use pepper spray on a man at the Disneyland over the weekend. A video of the incident shows officers struggling to subdue ... Read more...

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Days of iron fist rule long gone, says Nasheed


February 20th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 20 (IANS) Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has said the days of iron fist rule in the country had long gone and today one cannot seize control of ... Read more...

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Not moving in with Soha, says Kunal Khemu


January 9th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Kunal Khemu rubbishes reports that he is moving in with his girlfriend Soha Ali Khan."I am not moving in with her...yet. We haven't made any concrete ... Read more...

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Police arrest 31 Occupy DC protesters


December 5th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Police arrested 31 Occupy DC protesters and removed several others clinging to a wood structure erected in McPherson Square near the White House ending an hours-long ... Read more...

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Anti-nuclear protesters clash with police in northern Germany


November 26th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Anti-nuclear protesters clashed with police in Germany on Friday as a train carrying nuclear waste edged its way across the country, the dpa news agency reported on Saturday.Protesters ... Read more...

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Black Friday deal hunters in US turn violent


November 26th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) Hunting cheap deals, Black Friday shoppers turned violent in at least seven states, including California, where police say a woman doused fellow shoppers with pepper ... Read more...

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To avoid abduction, Israeli troops to carry tear gas


November 24th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Nov 24 (IANS) The Israeli military plans to issue tear gas dispensers to all its non-combat personnel as part of efforts to prevent them from being abducted by militants.The ... Read more...

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Occupy Oakland protestors find a new camp for their campaign


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oakland, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Occupy Oakland protesters have found a new camp for their campaign. The group made up of about 30 protesters have camped at a foreclosed property in Oakland. ... Read more...

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Thousands protest pepper spray at California campus


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) As a crowd of thousands protested over police using pepper spray against Occupy protesters at University of California Davis last week, the university chancellor apologised and ... Read more...

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California cops on leave after pepper-spraying sparks outrage


November 21st, 2011 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) After a video of two police officers pepper-spraying non-violent protesters at point-blank range sparked nationwide outrage, the University of California at Davis has placed them on ... Read more...

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Police arrest masked superhero in Seattle


October 11th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seattle, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A modern day superhero has been arrested by the police. 23-year-old Phoenix Jones is accused of assaulting several people with pepper spray but he claims that is ... Read more...

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Around 700 people arrested for taking part in the Wall Street protests


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) About 700 protesters were arrested over the weekend following mass protests in the United States in solidarity with the protests in Wall Street. Protesters say they ... Read more...

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Susan Sarandon shows her support for the Wall Street protestors


September 28th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon has expressed her support for the protesters who have overtaken the Wall Street. The protesters have camped in Zuccotti Park and this ... Read more...

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Lil Wayne attacked with pepper spray


August 20th, 2011 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Montreal, Aug 20 (IANS) Singer Lil Wayne was attacked with pepper spray at his after-party following his "I Am Still Music" tour in Montreal, Canada.According to TMZ, the "Lollipop" rapper ... Read more...

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Pennsylvanian man says ‘My mom is Satan’ during car attack


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pennsylvania, Mar 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Pennsylvanian man slammed his car into another car three times claiming that his mother is satan. Witnesses say as the man slammed his car into ... Read more...

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Giant ray gun to control unruly prisoners in US


February 6th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) A giant beam-emitting weapon that triggers a painful burning sensation but apparently causes no tissue damage is being tested here to break up fights between prison inmates.Officials at ... Read more...

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Meet Phoenix Jones, the masked vigilante protecting streets of US town


January 7th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): A masked "superhero" vigilante going by the name Phoenix Jones is said to be protecting the streets of an American town.Jones, who wears a bulletproof vest and stab ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson left shaken by stalker


January 4th, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) "Baywatch" beauty Pamela Anderson was left terrified after a crazy stalker confronted her on a train.Anderson was followed along a platform by the young man at Liverpool ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson’s fan dragged off Liverpool train


January 4th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Liverpool, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pamela Anderson was left stricken with fear when a man got inches close to her in a railway station in Liverpool. The actress was going back ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson’s train terror over fan arrest


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Liverpool, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pamela Anderson got scared on Sunday in Liverpool when a fan tried to board the same coach that she was taking to London. She was ... Read more...

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New Zealand to use pepper spray to tackle prison inmates


November 28th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Nov 28 (IANS) Police officials in 10 prisons in New Zealand have been trained to use pepper sprays to tackle rowdy inmates.Over 300 staff from the 10 prisons were trained for ... Read more...

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US cops tame drug-fuelled naked attacker who had mouse up his butt!


November 11th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 11 (ANI): A naked man in the US, who attacked, and bit and kicked police officers, who were trying to bring him under control, was discovered to have a whole ... Read more...

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World’s hottest chilli is ‘hot enough to strip paint’


October 21st, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, 0ct 21 (ANI): Brit growers continue to hold the record for the world's hottest chilli for the third time in a year.The new record holder is the Naga Viper chilli from ... Read more...

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Reward Offered for Tips Leading to Arrests in ‘Earth, Wind & Fire’ Riot


August 24th, 2010 - 1:41 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The authorities are offering a reward for any tips which lead to the arrest of rioters who were involved in the ‘Earth Wind and Fire’ concert riots ... Read more...

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TV presenter Jack Hanna wards off a grizzly bear with pepper spray


July 28th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Montana, July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jack Hanna, who is popular TV presenter and manager of the Columbus Zoo said that he foiled a grizzly bear attack by using a pepper ... Read more...

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Jack Hanna Fends Off A Grizzly Bear By Utilizing Pepper Spray


July 28th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 63-year-old Jack Hanna happens to be an American animal specialist, who has attained the status of a celebrity. Hanna presently functions as the director ... Read more...

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Jack Hanna Fights Off Grizzly Bear With Pepper Spray


July 28th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Few will disagree to the statement that it is the presence of mind that works best at the time of any sudden crisis and in the ... Read more...

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UN: Fight elephants with pepper spray


July 20th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Abidjan, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has told farmers of particularly third world countries to try and use pepper spray and ... Read more...

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The United Nations Recommends That The Farmers Utilize Pepper Spray To Frighten Wild Elephants


July 20th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The United Nations (UN) had a piece of advice on Monday for farmers, whose crops have been attacked by wild creatures like elephants. The ... Read more...

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When the Israeli raid went very wrong, very fast


June 1st, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 1 (ANI): A video released by the Israeli military shows that its "Operation Sea Breeze" went very wrong, very fast.According to the New York Daily News, one tape posted ... Read more...

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Muhammad cartoonist Lars Vilks attacked during lecture


May 12th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Swedish cartoonist - Lars Vilks, who had outraged Muslims over his cartoon of Prophet Mohammad in which he had been depicted as a dog, has ... Read more...

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Swedish Cartoonist Responsible For The Controversial Depictions Of Prophet Muhammad Attacked


May 12th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A Swedish artist, who generated a worldwide uproar by representing the Prophet Muhammad as a dog, was attacked as he bequeathed a sermon in a ... Read more...

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Muhammad Cartoonist Lars Vilks Assaulted


May 12th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Stockholm, May 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Swedish artist Lars Vilks who angered Muslims all over the world by depicting Prophet Muhammad as a dog was reportedly assaulted while he was ... Read more...

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