“Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor”: The power and the peril of a catchphrase
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“Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor”: The power and the peril of a catchphrase

After all-too-common acts of police brutality against Black women, the hashtag #SayHerName” now peppers social media timelines. The phrase, codified in 2014 through Kimberlé Crenshaw’s Say Her Name campaign, serves as a long-standing reminder that Black women are often erased as victims of police violence. Following the March 13 shooting death of 26-year-old EMT Breonna […]

Fires erupt in Beirut square - protests rage over explosion that killed hundreds
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Fires erupt in Beirut square – protests rage over explosion that killed hundreds

A fire broke out in a Beirut square where protesters had gathered demanding the fall of Lebanon’s government, witnesses said. Several other smaller fires broke out in the vicinity of the protest area yesterday. It is not clear whether the fires created any damage or injuries. Demonstrators were angered by Tuesday’s devastating blast, which officials […]

Caroline Flack killed herself after being told prosecution was certain
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Caroline Flack killed herself after being told prosecution was certain

Television presenter Caroline Flack hanged herself at home after discovering she was definitely going to be prosecuted for assaulting her boyfriend and feared press intrusion, a coroner has ruled. Coroner Mary Hassell said the fact the alleged assault case was “played out in the national press” was “incredibly difficult for her”, and she feared the […]

Beirut port director arrested after blast that killed 135 and injured thousands
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Beirut port director arrested after blast that killed 135 and injured thousands

The Beirut port director has been arrested following the devastating explosion that killed 135 and injured thousands, according to reports. Hassan Koraytem has reportedly been detained by Lebanese Police Military Police, under the supervision of the Attorney General. It comes following news authorities had taken 16 people into custody as part of an ongoing investigation […]

Caroline Flack killed herself after being told she would be prosecuted
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Caroline Flack killed herself after being told she would be prosecuted

A coroner has ruled that TV presenter Caroline Flack killed herself at home after discovering she was going to be prosecuted for assaulting her boyfriend. Returning a determination of suicide, Coroner Mary Hassell told the inquest into her death the fact the alleged assault case was “played out in the national press” was “incredibly difficult […]